Violated and Grateful, Lessons from ‘Our Father’ on Netflix

Written by Bianca Sprague + Meg Kant Violated and Grateful, Lessons from ‘Our Father’ on Netflix: The horrifying documentary showing the undeniable truth that the world hates women Note on language: for the purposes of this article we will be using the term women/woman, however we want to acknowledge that not all people who have…

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How Our Rage Can Change the World

Written by Amy C. Willis How Our Rage Can Change the World     Anger can be tremendously powerful for those who identify as women but only if we are aware that we’re experiencing it and are interested in cultivating our capacity to harness it.  This can be a challenge in and of itself for…

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5 Reasons Why Alcohol Is a Feminist Issue

Written by Amy C. Willis 5 Reasons Why Alcohol Is a Feminist Issue     April is Alcohol Awareness Month so we thought we’d take this opportunity to bust some myths and share some accurate, evidence-based info on the risks and harms that go along with consuming alcohol.   We’re not here to tell everyone…

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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021 Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR). On November 20th each year, we recognize, honour and remember the lives, experiences and contributions of the transgender folks who have lost their lives to transphobic violence. We also recognize, honour and remember the trans lives lost to suicide, mental health crises, addiction…

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Is there a conspiracy behind attachment parenting?

There is just too much to rebut in the recent controversial blog post asking “Is Attachment Parenting a Plot to Force Women Back Into the Home”?  – but what annoys me the most is the discussion around the motives of those who promote attachment parenting, as well as the inaccurate description of what attachment parenting is, so I will…

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Can we just move past new Barbie's looks?!

  New Barbie, New Body!  The new Barbie bodies Mattel launched yesterday has everyone talking! As if we have not been discussing Barbie’s body and her unrealistic proportions for decades now, the conversation is continuing, and at least shifting slightly. Mattel has been slipping down the ranks for the last several years and recently was…

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Internet in the bedroom… and not in a sexy way!

  1 in 5 of the bebo mia birth clients we serve have gone through some form of fertility assistance, whether it is charting support, medications, IVF, IUI or some other support. This means that there is a period, sometimes years and years, of trying to conceive (TTC). What I learned from watching Natasha I…

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Are You Dad Enough?

  Julian Coutts, Hypnobirthing client and father extraordinare to 13 month old Tycho! Ok, so we are well aware that a picture of a dad wearing his baby in a sling is not nearly as risky as a mom breastfeeding her 3 year old while he stands on a wooden chair, but for some men,…

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