Manda Aufochs Gillespie Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/3517 en United Arab Emirates forces women to breastfeed and America freaks out http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/united-arab-emirates-forces-women-breastfeed-and-america-freaks-out United Arab Emirates forces women to breastfeed and America freaks out, but should we follow suit instead?<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/united-arab-emirates-forces-women-breastfeed-and-america-freaks-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/united-arab-emirates-forces-women-breastfeed-and-america-freaks-out#comments The Green Mama Opinion america breastfeeding Green health Middle East mommy bloggers political commentary The Green Mama United Arab Emirates United States Sat, 01 Feb 2014 07:19:00 +0000 Manda Aufochs Gillespie 17792 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Has anyone seen Mukha? Search for lost dog unveils heart and soul of people on Vancouver's Downtown East Side http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/has-anyone-seen-mukha-search-lost-dog-unveils-heart-and-soul-people-vancouvers-downtown-east A thin line separates those who are secure from those who are struggling, a truth laid bare by a search for a beloved dog through Vancouver's DTES.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/has-anyone-seen-mukha-search-lost-dog-unveils-heart-and-soul-people-vancouvers-downtown-east" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/has-anyone-seen-mukha-search-lost-dog-unveils-heart-and-soul-people-vancouvers-downtown-east#comments City BC SPCA CATS & DOGS DTES Downtown Eastside Safety DTES Vancouver missing Mission Possible Sat, 03 Aug 2013 21:21:00 +0000 Manda Aufochs Gillespie 16071 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com What happens when two ordinary Canadians decide to make an extraordinary difference? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/what-happens-when-two-ordinary-canadians-decide-make-extraordinary-difference At the Project Somos Children's Village in Guatemala, this little girl is already experiencing the joy of volunteering.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/what-happens-when-two-ordinary-canadians-decide-make-extraordinary-difference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/what-happens-when-two-ordinary-canadians-decide-make-extraordinary-difference#comments The Green Mama children children's village guatemala orphans Project Somos Vancouver Tue, 04 Jun 2013 01:42:00 +0000 Manda Aufochs Gillespie 15513 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com What YOU need to know about protecting your breasts after Angelina Jolie's mastectomy http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/what-you-need-know-about-protecting-your-breasts-after-angelina-jolies-mastectomy What Angelina Jolie can teach you about how to keep your breasts <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/what-you-need-know-about-protecting-your-breasts-after-angelina-jolies-mastectomy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/what-you-need-know-about-protecting-your-breasts-after-angelina-jolies-mastectomy#comments The Green Mama Angelina Jolie breast cancer breasts disease prevention healthy how to how to prevent breast cancer The Green Mama Sat, 25 May 2013 04:49:00 +0000 Manda Aufochs Gillespie 15418 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Election promise fulfilled: Vancouver's first flexible childcare opens http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/2011/12/05/election-promise-fulfilled-vancouvers-first-flexible-childcare-opens What to do when your preschool's hours and yours don't match?<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/2011/12/05/election-promise-fulfilled-vancouvers-first-flexible-childcare-opens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/2011/12/05/election-promise-fulfilled-vancouvers-first-flexible-childcare-opens#comments The Green Mama Education Buddings childcare Flexible childcare Mayor Gregor Robertson Tue, 06 Dec 2011 09:28:00 +0000 Manda Aufochs Gillespie 9910 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com The raw milk debate: Did Canada just give away your right to choose what you consume? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/2011/10/17/raw-milk-debate-did-canada-just-give-away-your-right-choose-what-you Canadian court says: "No right to milk."<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/2011/10/17/raw-milk-debate-did-canada-just-give-away-your-right-choose-what-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/2011/10/17/raw-milk-debate-did-canada-just-give-away-your-right-choose-what-you#comments The Green Mama Commentary Alice Jongerden america food food rights Foodies Michael Schmidt Ontario courts raw milk Wisconsin Tue, 18 Oct 2011 06:41:00 +0000 Manda Aufochs Gillespie 9113 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Antibacterial hand soap: the real danger lurking in school bathrooms http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/2011/09/16/antibacterial-hand-soap-real-danger-lurking-school-bathrooms Our children are back in school and the dangers lurking in the school bathroom are real. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/2011/09/16/antibacterial-hand-soap-real-danger-lurking-school-bathrooms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/2011/09/16/antibacterial-hand-soap-real-danger-lurking-school-bathrooms#comments The Green Mama Environment anti-bacterial antibacterial BC schools green school green-101 greening schools hand-soap Health Canada healthy schools school bathrooms schools soap The Green Mama Sat, 17 Sep 2011 11:24:00 +0000 Manda Aufochs Gillespie 8711 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com How to green your child's school http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/2011/08/27/how-green-your-childs-school Sick of school or just a sick school? The Green Mama shows you how you can make a real difference in the health of your child's classroom.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/2011/08/27/how-green-your-childs-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/greenmama/2011/08/27/how-green-your-childs-school#comments The Green Mama Education Environment education Green green schools green-101 healthy school lunch healthy schools how to green schools indoor air quality school lunch school lunches sick schools The Green Mama Sun, 28 Aug 2011 11:52:00 +0000 Manda Aufochs Gillespie 8447 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Who pays for Vancouver's hockey riot damage? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/2011/06/15/who-pays-vancouvers-hockey-riot-damage On Wednesday night when the Canucks lost in game seven of the Stanley Cup to the Boston Bruins it was reminiscent of their 1994 defeat in game seven to the New York Rangers. The disappointing game...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/2011/06/15/who-pays-vancouvers-hockey-riot-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/2011/06/15/who-pays-vancouvers-hockey-riot-damage#comments Commentary City Bruins Canucks children fans parents police property damage riots Stanley Cup playoffs VPD Thu, 16 Jun 2011 13:38:00 +0000 Manda Aufochs Gillespie 7669 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouverites are bad sports, but who pays? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/2011/06/15/vancouverites-are-bad-sports-who-pays On Wednesday night when the Canucks lost in game seven of the Stanley Cup to the Boston Bruins it was reminiscent of their 1994 defeat in game seven to the New York Rangers. The disappointing game...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/2011/06/15/vancouverites-are-bad-sports-who-pays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/2011/06/15/vancouverites-are-bad-sports-who-pays#comments Commentary Canadian prime minister Canucks Canucks vs Boston Bruins fans Football hooligans Premier Christy Clark property damage Riot Soccer Thu, 16 Jun 2011 13:20:00 +0000 Manda Aufochs Gillespie 7668 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com