Thursday, May 03, 2007

Guppy Gala at the National Zoo - May 11, 2007 6:00pm -8:30pm

The National Zoo is hosting a fun party for all the guppies in your house aged 2 to 12 - the Guppy Gala. There will be a mock construction site, rock-climbing walls, moonbounces, mazes, arts and crafts, costumed characters, jugglers among other things.

It will be fun for all. Click the link below to get tickets. Children 2 and under are free. Anyone 2 and over $20.

(Scene from last year's Guppy Gala)

A Good Reason to take some Mommy-time -- join us for Tea!

Please Join Us For A Mocha Manual Power Tea
At DC's Famous Akwaaba Inn, a historic townhouse in the fashionable Dupont Circle area...
The afternoon kicks off with a networking session followed by tea. Kimberly Seals-Allers, author of the NAACP Image Award Nominated "The Mocha Manual to a Fabulous Pregnancy," Tamara Richardson-Williams, founder & Ceo of Taceri Footwear and Gretchen Cook-Anderson, co-founder and CEO of Saphia Water will share their personal success stories and pearls on empowering women to pursue their passion.
Sunday, May 6th
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Akwaaba DC Bed & Breakfast
1708 16th St. NWWashington, DC 20009
Door Entry Fee: $10.00 (includes tea and desserts)

Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Join Rep. Maloney to Host Capitol Hill "Nurse-In"

A Cool Post from DC Baby:

May 10: Rep. Maloney to host Capitol Hill “Nurse-In” with local moms

Are you an advocate for breastfeeding and women’s rights? If so, you might be interested in this news out of U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney’s (D-NY) office: She’s hosting a Capitol Hill “Nurse-In” on Thursday, May 10 to reintroduce the Breastfeeding Promotion Act to Congress. It will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Cannon Terrace, New Jersey and Independence Ave. SE on Capitol Hill, and all local moms are welcome. The proposed legislation would protect the rights of nursing mothers who return to the workplace after having a baby, by amending the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with a new clause. The bill would also provide tax incentives for businesses that establish private lactation areas in the workplace, allows families to deduct all breastfeeding pumps and equipment from their taxes, and would provide a performance standard for breast pumps. For more details on the “Nurse-In,” contact Rep. Maloney’s office at 202.225.7944