Combating the Black Maternal Health Crisis with Birth Queen

May 18th, 2021

If you’ve read the staggering statistics, you know there’s a Black maternal health crisis in our country.   These statistics barely scratch the surface of the disparities, but they’re more than enough to indicate there’s work to be done—and Rachel Nicks is getting to work. The New-York-based doula, lact...
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8 Low-Key Ways to Fill Your Cup on Mother’s Day

May 6th, 2021

The overwhelm of the past year (and young parenthood in general!) has left us feeling a need for less rather than more as we consider how to celebrate and honor ourselves on Mother’s Day this year. Rather than going big after a year of juggling so much, we have put together a list of ways to care for your...
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How babywearing keeps me close to my ancestors with Olivia

April 12th, 2021

Mother and writer Olivia is the first mama in a new series on the Solly Blog featuring stories of mothers wearing their babies throughout history. Olivia shares with us her own journey wearing her son, and how her choice to baby wear fits into a larger story of her maternal ancestors wearing their babies....
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An Open Letter to My Growing Children

March 22th, 2021

We’ve been lucky enough to have our friend and writer Ka’ala Byndon grace our blog in the past, and we’re honored to have her back today with a letter to her daughters that will tug at your heart strings. We could go on for ages about how beautiful her words are and how they make you feel all the things,...
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