Did you read last weeks’ post? I was wondering whether I’d hear from any of my July clients on Friday, and I did! All three of them, and I have to tell you how grateful I am for reliable and talented backup photographers. I feel so fortunate to have found a lovely community of wonderful and supportive birth workers who dropped their plans at the drop of a hat to help support my clients. Once I got over the chaos of the day, I realized … because I took a light load in August, I’m practically off call for the rest of the summer! Woo! Scroll on for links!
“In so many cases rapists have help in the moment and forever after, and the help is often so powerful, broad, and deep—well, that’s why we call it rape culture.”
The rise of coffee shaming
“Lord Almighty,” she says, “folks of privilege don’t understand how $17 can ruin you.”
On cultivating joy in the face of injustice
If men carried purses…
Diverse toys for the kiddos in your life (again, representation matters!)
Speaking of kids: be a sportscaster, not a referee
Here’s why you should read what your kids are reading
I look forward to these nature photos every year
If you’re in Minneapolis and St. Paul, check out these fantastic businesses:
Hola Postpartum: a fantastic postpartum meal delivery service
Northern Natural Gardens: a sustainable landscape company specializing in native plants, pollinator gardens, and invasive plant removal and I am so stoked about their mission
Tare Market: helping the planet by providing resources to reduce waste
On a personal note, I’m offering a special on my intimate Real Postpartum sessions in celebration of the upcoming World Breastfeeding Week. I’d love it if you’d spread the word! Have a great weekend!