Just in time for Earth Day, we’ve got the scoop on how to save help save the planet and 20% on your next car seat purchase. Meanwhile, the effort to normalize breastfeeding is getting some major attention this week, thanks to a nursing mama with eyes on the governor’s mansion… and we are loving it! The Kardashians, on the other hand, not feeling much love for NBA star Tristan Thompson. Rumor has it, the dude is kicked out of his own house. Ouch. It’s all right here in our Weekly Links.
- Our heart skipped a beat this week when we saw this political ad: in the first few moments of democrat Krish Vignarajah’s commercial, she is seen breastfeeding her new daughter. A political candidate nursing on TV? You’ve got our attention. Over video of her nursing session, the Maryland gubernatorial candidate stresses the importance of more mothers and women in government. We love and are inspired by her effort to normalize breastfeeding.
- If you’re a first time mama, or are working on a nursery for a new little one, this WaPo story is a must read. They’ve gathered all the most up to date guidelines in one easy to read post to help you make sure your nursery is safe for your little bundle.
- Khloe Kardashian has given birth to baby True Thompson, and in true Kardashian fashion the drama got real. The reality TV star found out just days before she went into labor that BF Tristan Thompson was cheating on her… now rumors are: she’s totally kicked him out of his own house and is parenting baby True solo in Cleveland. We’re still waiting on the the first baby picture *refreshes instagram feed*.
- Target has brought back it’s wildly popular car seat trade in just in time for Earth Day. April 22 through May 5, bring your old car seat in to any Target and get 20% off a new one. Target says it’ll recycle the used car seats, turning them into things like grocery carts and plastic buckets.
- Doing their part to go green Safety 1st has just come out with an incredible new travel system made from recycled materials, including the brand’s own car seats! The RIVA Ultra Lightweight travel system is also made in America, and rings up at just $199. Yes, please!