This is a project I’ve been marinating for over a year, and I’m finally ready to push publish. I’m so excited about the possibilities, the places this can go, and the people it can touch. I hope you’ll be able to participate in some way, either by sharing your story, sharing this project with your friends and family, or- my ultimate goal- taking the spirit of A Good Day In The Village with you, and lifting other parents up in whatever ways you can in your day to day life.

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A waiter helping new parents by feeding their baby a bottle while they eat, parents publicly showing love and support instead of judgement for a family who lost their child to a freak accident, a man who buys a breastfeeding mother a meal while she nurses her baby- these are all great examples of A Good Day In The Village.

I want to celebrate and amplify the moments when people put judgement aside, and step in to support parents, and I want to share YOUR stories. Have you had A Good Day In The Village? Tell me about it! 

We are looking for blog posts to feature here on BabyRabies.com!

Parenting is exhausting and confusing, it’s stressful and isolating sometimes. We are all better together, and the people who benefit the most from a strong village are our kids.

The goal of this project is to shine a positive light on people who are lifting parents, children, and families up. We want #AGoodDayInTheVillage to be a hashtag that pulls up stories that inspire and we want the guest posts here to fill the echo chamber of judgement and critical open letters with moments of joy and camaraderie.

Submit your story by filling out the form here. 

Thank you for your support. Thank you for being a part of the village.

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