Top Five Must-Haves For Fall Babywearing

by adminon September 13,2014 in Baby Carrier CoverBaby_Wearing

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Fall is almost officially here, are you ready? While some people are sad to say goodbye to summer, if you’re a carrier or wrap fanatic, you know this is optimal babywearing weather. Sure, we wear our babies year-round, but something about that crisp weather, walking through crunchy leaves with a pumpkin spice latte in one […]

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The Trifecta of Easier Mothering: 3 Basics Every New Mom Should Know

by Heatheron June 17,2014 in Baby_WearingChild DevelopmentCo-SleepingFamily JourneyHealth and WellnessMommy CareNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

I’m sometimes blown away by the sheer volume of products and practices marketed to new and expectant mothers. I’m sort of the eye-rolling type, so I get a little cross when I see lists to the effect of “THE Top 100 Lifesaving Inventions Every New Mom Needs to Not Go Crazy and Take Us All […]

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You Know You’re A Mom When…

by Jillon May 08,2014 in Family JourneyJust For FunParenthood

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  Just in time for Mother’s Day! You Know You’re A Mom When…. 1. You don’t think it’s weird at all to eat your kids’ food scraps. 2. You’ve lost the social cue that reminds you not to talk about bodily fluids with people who can’t handle it (anyone without kids). 3. You kinda sorta […]

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Building a Community With Babywearing

by Lin Snowon February 26,2014 in Baby CarrierBaby_WearingFamily JourneyHealth and WellnessMommy Success StoriesNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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It’s not unusual to find me swaying slowly in the grocery store while browsing different brands of crackers. Or bouncing slightly through the produce aisle. Or humming softly. Sometimes I just say “shhhhh” and rock my body back and forth. I know you do this too, so you’re probably used to the confused glances and […]

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Traveling Family Spotlight: The Adventures in Parenthood Project

by Jillon February 21,2014 in Adventures In BabywearingFamily JourneyHealth and WellnessMommy Success StoriesParenthoodTravel

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  Meet Meghan! She and her husband love to hike and climb around their *gorgeous* town of Banf, Alberta, Canada. They strive to continue this love and pass it on to their baby daughter. Their enthusiasm for the outdoors goes beyond pleasure as they both also work in the field and have contributed much writing […]

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Boba Has a New Voice on Twitter: Welcome Emily To the Team!

by Heatheron February 20,2014 in Behind the ScenesBoba NewsFamily JourneyMommy BloggersMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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When we started the Boba Ambassadors program a few years back, a select few mamas stood out to us for their advocacy in babywearing, their love of Boba, and their possitive attitude. For us, Emily Chapelle (creator and author of JoyfulAbode.com and SoDamnDomestic.com) was part of the cream of the crop. She’s got a great […]

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Breastfeeding on Demand: a Cross-Cultural Perspective

by Nicholeon January 06,2014 in BreastfeedingHealth and WellnessHow-To TipsMommy Care

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I discovered the work of Gwen Dewar, Ph.D when ParentingScience.com covered her 2008 work on breastfeeding on demand, also known as “baby-led” and “on-cue” feeding. The basis of this practice is that baby, with the means they have developmentally at their disposal, initiates feedings with their mother. Feeding sessions begin with baby’s request and finishes when […]

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Counting Down and Counting Our Blessings, New Year Family Traditions In the Making

by Heatheron December 26,2013 in Family JourneyHolidaysJust For FunParenthood

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  I’m still on the gratitude kick (even if I’ve failed miserably at keeping up with my daily 365 Days of Gratitude writing on Facebook). Thinking about New Year’s has me thinking about the year-(almost)gone-by. The Christmas holiday just behind us, I’m also shoulder-deep in a desire to set more traditions in place in general […]

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This “Hackschooler” Will Make You Think Differently About Education

by Jillon December 18,2013 in Child DevelopmentFamily JourneyLearningNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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    Thirteen year old Logan LaPlante doesn’t go to school. Technically, he homeschools but he and his family go about it in a different way than most homeschooling families. He calls his self-developed education “hackschooling” and many other families are doing the same thing. In this Tedx video, Logan demonstrates how schools today are […]

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How I Use (and LOVE) a Great Stretchy Baby Wrap

by Heatheron December 18,2013 in Baby_WearingFamily JourneyHow-To TipsNatural Parenting Style

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I’m going to start by letting you in on a BIG secret: I LOVE Boba! No kidding? NO KIDDING! Ha ha, right? The truth is that this is the truth. I wouldn’t be working for the company in myriad capacities over the years along with making sure every dear friend I have gets their products if […]

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