The winner of the Tula is…..

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There were over 1200 entries for our Tula contest. Thank you so much to everyone that liked, shared, posted, commented, and answered. We’re super excited to announce the winners. But the real winners are all of you.. and we don’t mean that in a silly immeasurable way… we mean… WE’RE STILL GIVING AWAY PRIZES TOMORROW! Come back for more… we haven’t run out yet! Thanks for so much fun, Maria & Denise  

More ways to win our Tula Giveaway?

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Wish you could enter even more times to win our Tula Giveaway? If only there was a way….. 🙂 Well now there is! See we’d love to get to 1000 likes on Facebook, so if you tag a friend HERE on the comments of THIS BLOG POST, and they come and like our FB page, we’ll give you 5 more entries into the rafflecopter giveaway. That’s right 5 more entries PER friend who likes us! So get tagging! To get the additional entries make sure you go back to the rafflecopter widget: http://thebirthingspace.ca/15-days-of-spring-contest-is-here-win-a-tula/ or use the mobile link and answer the secret question with “1000 likes” …

15 Days of Spring Contest is HERE! Win a TULA!

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Announcing our Top Three Prizes! Win a Tula from Tula Baby Carriers, along with two other top prizes. From April 1st until April 15th, enter each day to win one of the three grand prizes. Multiple ways to enter so gather as many entries as you can. Contest Starts Noon on April 1st.* AND! Watch for daily pop up prizes announced on our Facebook page. Come back each day. One prize will be announced and given away EVERY SINGLE DAY between now and April 15th (okay, we might take a break for Easter holidays. 😉 )   a Rafflecopter giveaway …

15 Days of Spring Contest Starts April 1st – We’re giving away a Tula!

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And we’re NOT fooling! We’re giving away* a brand new, discontinued and soon to be hard to find “The Flock” pattern Standard-sized Tula to a lucky parent in our area. Retail value of almost $200 (Canadian). And we’ve also lined up 15 days of great prizes. We’re giving away prizes for parents from all around Waterloo Region. One per day (and maybe a few extra too 😉 Come back and check this blog April 1st for how to enter, and keep coming back for more entries all contest-long! 15 Days of Spring – is almost here! *No affiliation with Tula Baby …

How the Similac Mommy Wars Ad Creates the War it Pretends to End

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Today I was told that I was wrong to debate the new “feel good” Similac mommy wars ad by raising concerns over its ethics. (I am posting the donotlink version here so they don’t get yet more traffic: http://www.donotlink.com/framed?620434) But shouldn’t it be central to “feel good” advertising that it be ethical? How can we feel good if what or how a company is advertising doesn’t feel good? One definition of unethical marketing is having the outward product or message of the ad not match the underlying rhetorical and persuasive techniques, analogies and metaphors that construct the presentation choices in the …

Even MORE ways to win a Tula?

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TIME WARP! We hid this blog post months in the PAST, just to see if you would find it. Gain 5 more entries by sharing the link: http://thebirthingspace.ca/15-days-of-spring-contest-is-here-win-a-tula/ on your Facebook wall/timeline. =) To get the additional entries make sure you go back to the rafflecopter widget: http://thebirthingspace.ca/15-days-of-spring-contest-is-here-win-a-tula/ or use the mobile link and answer the secret question with “Shared from the Past” and the date you posted this to your wall/timeline. 🙂 The question is labelled Secret Entry 4 on rafflecopter).

The True Meaning of Sorry

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http://www.theholisticparent.ca/#!The-True-Meaning-of-Sorry/cah3/1 When I was pregnant and had very small babies, I thought that I never wanted to be one of those people who made their children “say sorry.” I can’t stand forcing a small child to use words they don’t understand, in a social world that simply demands things of them that don’t make sense. I wanted my children to understand sorry from the heart, not just say it. At the same time, I didn’t want to never teach my children explicitly what sorry is — a family that never says sorry, never deals with hurt, never goes back and …