March 27, 2015
You know how there never seems to be enough time? It moves so quickly! Babies grow before our eyes, information whizzes through our brains, and our bodies transform in a flash. What if you could slow it all down, even just for a moment, would you?
The gDiapers team has been participating in Earth Hour since its inception in 2007. It was created as a lights-off event to raise awareness about climate change, a cause near and dear to our hearts. One hour, once a year, when individuals, organizations and even countries slow it down, turn it off and just … unplug. One hour. No TV. No laptop. No streaming audio or video. Just the space you’re in with the people you want near. And do you know what’s particularly special about that one hour? It’s a moment, slowed down. And that moment can be truly powerful.
Continue reading Earth Hour, the gift of time
February 27, 2015
As I write this post, I am sitting on a plane en route to Kilimanjaro. I am catching my breath from the whirlwind of the last few weeks and find I’m pinching myself that this is actually happening. Every Mother Counts, g, Tanzania. These aren’t random pieces of a marketing strategy or socially responsible programs that were chosen by focus groups. This is the manifestation of people, issues and places that I have been passionate about my entire life.
Continue reading g and EMC: the beginning
February 13, 2015
March 11: Final Round!
This is it! We’re down to the final two colors of the competition. It’s been a long and wild road – let’s take a look at the bracket to see the path that brought us to the finish line…
Continue reading go back to the future! Vote for your favorite gPants
February 12, 2015
Just like our babies who seem to grow up so fast, our little company is also growing up. That’s right, we are 10 this year. That big milestone into double digits that says we aren’t so little anymore.
Continue reading g10: g is for growing up…
February 7, 2015
by Kim Graham-Nye, gDiapers co-founder
Two physical activities that should not happen simultaneously:
Being in labor. Walking up to 26 miles.
I couldn’t imagine walking across the living room when I was in labor, so the idea of having to walking up to 26 miles to seek emergency care in that physical and mental state is beyond comprehension. Yet this is the reality for countless women around the world in medically underserved regions. Even more alarming is that a woman dies every 2 minutes due to complications around pregnancy and birth, and astonishingly 98% of those deaths are preventable. When our son Fynn learned about these facts, he summed it up perfectly by saying, “If they are preventable, then WE HAVE TO help prevent them.” And I couldn’t agree more.
Continue reading Every Mother Counts: Running for maternal health