Obama Loses Stay-at-Home Moms’ Support (If He Ever Had It)

Mom at home

There's quite a brew erupting in social media over remarks by President Obama this week about stay-at-home mothers.  I am reminded, as I was when he made the infamous remark in 2011 about not wanting his daughters to be "punished with a baby", that the President and I reside in different universes on social issues.Speaking yesterday in Rhode Island, the president called for more taxpayer-spending on early education programs in order to "make sure that women are full and equal participants i … [Read more...]

Diocese of St. Augustine Honors the Virgin Mary, Breastfeeding Mother

Our Lady of La Leche

On Saturday, October 11, the Diocese of St. Augustine will honor Mary in her role as a new mother nursing her infant.Bishop Felipe J. Estévez, head of the northeastern Florida diocese which is the oldest diocese in the United States, has declared the Feast of Our Lady of La Leche to be celebrated throughout the diocese.He also instituted a Jubilee Year in commemoration of the Blessed Mother, celebrating the 450th anniversary of the founding of America's oldest city at the site of the cu … [Read more...]

Michigan Governor to Sign Breastfeeding Law Today

Breastfeeding

At 3:30 this afternoon, Michigan's Governor Rick Snyder will sign into law the Breastfeeding Anti-Discrimination Act, which will ensure women's right to breastfeed their babies in public.SB 674 is intended to normalize breastfeeding and give mothers protection when providing human milk for their infants.The issue of breastfeeding has been controversial in Michigan.  In 2011, a "flash mob" of a dozen breastfeeding moms were interrupted by mall security at the upscale Somerset Mall in … [Read more...]


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