The Antunovic Family’s Babywearing World Travels, A Look Back

by Heatheron February 10,2012 in Baby CarrierBaby_WearingBehind the ScenesFamily JourneyNatural Parenting StyleTravel

  A trip down not-so-distant memory lane with the Antunovic family, as highlighted in this previously-published www.babywearer.com spotlight. Enjoy the great recap of how Boba got started as Sleepy Wrap, the Antunovic family’s international travel with their young children, and the passion and joy that inspires it all as told by Boba founder Elizabeth Antunovic. […]

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Boba Baby Carrier Video Contest Winners Announced!

by Heatheron February 09,2012 in Baby CarrierBaby_WearingBoba NewsMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting Style

Kelly's My Favorite Baby Carrier Contest Entry

We loved each and every one of the submissions we received for the “My Favorite Baby Carrier” Video Contest. We had moms, dads, babies, toddlers and pets (oh, my!). There were songs, there was dancing, there were baby wraps and SSCs! And above all, there were smiles, smiles, smiles! Thanks to everyone who submitted and […]

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Pregnancy and the Nutrition of Our Experiences

by Nicholeon February 07,2012 in BirthHealth and WellnessMommy CareParenthood

When we are pregnant, it is easy to think of feeding our bodies a diet rich in clean, healthy foods. We try to avoid processed foods for the most part, instead choosing whole foods to keep our own bodies strong and healthy, and to keep our absorption and digestion functioning well. The quality of water, […]

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2012 Cribsie Award Nomination: Boba Carrier 3G

by Heatheron February 06,2012 in Baby CarrierBoba NewsEvents

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  We’re thrilled to be nomiated for a 2012 Cribsie Award for Comfiest Way to Wear Your Baby. Boba Carrier 3G, the newest release of our popular soft-structured baby carrier, was nominated by fans near and far to make it into the finals for this annual online baby gear recognition event, and we’re honored! Thank […]

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Top Five Gentle Parenting Baby Shower Wish List

by Heatheron February 05,2012 in BirthFamily JourneyNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

At sixteen weeks pregnant to date, I’m feeling my baby move a bit and getting a little more horizontal in the belly region. We’ve interviewed a great doula, are considering midwife-assisted vs. unassisted birth, and starting to talk about the stuff we might need before the baby arrives. In pondering baby shower registries and requests […]

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Natural Birth With Multiples: Yes You Can Do It!

by Jillon February 02,2012 in BirthMommy CareMommy Success StoriesNatural Parenting Style

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[youtube]cDteQp2mfuI[/youtube] When I found out I was pregnant with twins six years ago, my first emotion was happiness but the second was fear. How would I manage a natural birth and practice attachment parenting with two babies at once?! Having a natural birth with multiples is absolutely possible despite the lack of support from mainstream […]

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Boba Interviews a Breastfeeding Motocross Mom

by Bunmion February 01,2012 in BreastfeedingFamily JourneyMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting Style

A few weeks ago I stumbled on a beautiful photo of a woman breastfeeding her toddler while all decked out in her motocross gear. I reached out to her to ask if we could post the photo on the Boba Facebook page and interview her. She agreed! Caroline has two boys, ages 25 months and […]

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Five Things You Need for Your Unassisted Birth

by Bunmion February 01,2012 in BirthFamily JourneyNatural Parenting Style

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One of my favorite YouTube videos features birth advocate Laura Shanley speaking to Bob Berkowitz and Donna Barnes about unassisted birth. [youtube]f8Q_zCyjaw8[/youtube] She speaks about the flight or fight fear response that makes birth so painful and difficult for women around the world, and surprisingly, it seems as if the newscasters start to see where […]

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Kangaroo Care Eases Parental Anxiety

by Elizabethon January 29,2012 in Family JourneyGrowthHealth and WellnessKangaroo CareUncategorized

Six weeks out of the year about 40 horses run wild in the open space behind my house. While attempting to lure them close to the barbed wire with carrots and long green grass, I met two ten year old twin boys and their mother. After complementing me on my three kids, she went on […]

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How To Explain Co-Sleeping to Family and Friends (and Keep the Peace)

by Heatheron January 29,2012 in Co-SleepingFamily JourneyNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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  As my partner and I prepare for the arrival of our first child (due in July), it’s becoming more and more apparent that our preparation requires a little preparation of others, namely my partner’s Chilean family. While there are a few very small pockets of families who practice a natural parenting style (i.e. attachment […]

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