Mamavation Label GMOs Challenge

We all have a right to know. We all have a right to know what is in the food we purchase and eat everyday. There are nutritional labels for calories, fat, and preservatives already. Why don’t we lablel whether a food is genetically modified (GMO) or not? I think its very important for those of…

Labeling GMOs: Join the Evangelist Team for Prop. 37

I’m passionate about food. In my lifetime, I’ve lost close to 200 lbs. over pregnancies. The more I lost and got serious about my health, the more I started to consider where my food was coming from. For most things, all the information is right there on the label… …except for genetically engineered foods. So…

VBS Sky Church Summer Camp Gave My 6 Year Old Soda

Today my son came home from his summer bible study church and he had a blast. It was water day and all the kids went swimming and played with water. I’m sure they had squirt guns, slides, etc. AND they had these really yummy things called “Root BOB Floats”……..*record scratches…..HOLD THE FORT!!!….WTF?* Me: You mean…

Attachment Parenting, Mommy Wars & Time Magazine

When I saw this picture today, it was through the eyes of a group of bloggers in Los Angeles that personally knew the 26 year old mom in this photo, Jamie Lynne. I’ve personally never met or interacted with Jamie. I do think she is drop dead gorgeous and the picture definitely plays up all…

Victory: Strong 4 Life Billboards Coming Down

Next month, the current Strong 4 Life billboards are coming down. Close to 700 mom & dad bloggers, fitness professionals, Registered Dietitians, doctors and other concerned bloggers rallied together for a common cause–The end of shame. We demanded the Strong 4 Life campaign take down billboards we believed created an environment in Georgia that perpetuated…

Empowerment Creates Change, Not Shame

Here are some of the comments I’ve witnessed from people over the time I’ve been involved promoting the Ashamed movement. “Just get off your fat ass and exercise. There. Problem solved.” “Fat parents should be ashamed of themselves” “Fat children should be shamed because they are fat. Maybe that will encourage them to stop eating…