Category: community

The I Word

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Didymos finally up and did what they’ve known for ages they needed to do: changed the name of their popular i*dio weave to something less offensive. In this case, they’ve chosen “prima” meaning first, since the prima design was one…

Diva Milano is #sorrynotsorry

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On Sunday, Diva Milano released a statement about the plagiarism controversy. It appeared on their Facebook page, where it’s garnered over 345 comments, most of them negative. It’s one of the most #sorrynotsorry statements I’ve seen from a wrap company…

Diva Did A Bad, Bad Thing

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On January 20th, Italian wrap company Diva Milano used Facebook to debut their new line of budget wraps. Diva Essenza 100% cotton twill wraps retail at 77 Euro – about 83 USD. Diva went bare-bones simple with these, and wove…

I Want a (Sister) Wife

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Tomorrow I will wake up alone. Yes, there will be three other people in my bed, all of them clinging to me, all of them under five. But I will be, for all intents and purposes, alone while Il blearily…

Don’t Shoot, Baby

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The zombie apocalypse is not yet upon us. So I sort of choked when I read the article Iowa Mother Teaches Babywearing and Gun Carrying Workshop. Lots of American mothers think they need to conceal-and-carry, and having a baby doesn’t change…

The Babysitters Club is Dead

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Childhood nostalgia is in. And back then, we all wished we could be as awesome as Kristi, Mary Ann (and especially) Claudia, and Stacey, the 1980s fab four who started the eponymously-named Babysitters Club. Three times a week, they –…

When Trying Is Not Enough

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I have major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. I have suffered from these conditions since I was seven years old. Beginning at age 18, I have tried: St. John’s Wort, B vitamins, Sam-E, Zoloft, Wellbutrin, Gabapentin, Vistiril, Xanax, Klonopin,…

The Violence of Colorblindness

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Every time racial issues arise, parents like you come out of the woodwork. You mean well. You say it on every article about race: “I’m raising my kids to be colorblind,” you insist. “We don’t see race,” you tell us.…