Just a heads up for all you nursing single moms out there, August is Breastfeeding Awareness month, and next week is World Breastfeeding Week. So whip out your boob some place public and tell objectors to shove it. Or handle it politely, whatever.
Also, starting today, the Workplace Accomodations for Working Mothers act takes affect, requiring Colorado employers with more than 2 employees to provide reasonable break time and a private place that’s not a bathroom stall to pump breast milk during work. Read more about it here and here, and have your boss do the same, if need be.
Also, totally un boob related, here is a cool article I read on Grist today about green and affordable grocery shopping. Most of this stuff I already do, but for whatever bizarre reason, I still like reading about it.
Have you ever encountered negative reactions to your nursing in public? Just Saturday some old dude at Sweet Tomatoes was giving me dirty looks, thats about the most I’ve ever gotten. Oh yeah, and one time at the Aveda Salon I overheard some dude saying to the chick he was with, “Why do people have to do that in public?” I wanted to tell him, “Specifically to freak out prudes like you”.