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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Why Mommy Wars and What I Do To Stay Out of Them (Best I Can)

by Jillon August 20,2013 in Family JourneyMommy CareNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

When I first thought about the topic of mommy wars, I pictured current social media: critical Facebook posts and parents tearing each other apart in the comments of a blog. This is what I’ve seen and experienced. I keep wondering though, why its happening. Are parents so insecure in their parenting choices that they are […]

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That First Year’s a Doozie: Tips to Thriving In New Mamaland

by Heatheron August 14,2013 in Baby_WearingFamily JourneyHealth and WellnessMommy CareNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

We recently celebrated our daughter’s first birthday. Approaching the big anniversary of her turn around the sun, I was sort of all a twitter. I prepped and prepped and prepped for a big party, mobilized family and other helpers, planned my daughter’s outfit (forgetting mine), and searched recipe upon recipe to find the perfect “healthier” […]

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Book Review: The Other Baby Book, A Natural Approach to Baby’s First Year

by Nicholeon January 08,2013 in Baby_WearingBehind the ScenesBirthBreastfeedingChild DevelopmentHealth and WellnessMommy CareNatural Parenting StyleParenthoodResearch

Ready to get your cradle rocked? The Other Baby Books, A Natural Approach to Baby’s First Year, greets readers with this inviting question, before jumping into a wide range of family-centered topics that are delivered by the wonderfully likable voices of writers, Megan Massaro and Miriam Katz. The Other Baby Book creates a community of […]

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Diaper Free in the Summertime with Elimination Communication

by Jillon May 01,2012 in Family JourneyHealth and WellnessNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

    Have you ever wanted to try Elimination Communication (also known as Diaper Free or Infant Potty Training) but were intimidated by lots of wet bulky clothes and cold weather? You don’t have to make a full time commitment to practice this method with your baby or child. Summertime is the perfect time to try […]

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Keep It Simple: Creative Parenting Solutions Using What We Already Have

by Nicholeon May 01,2012 in Family JourneyJust For FunParenthood

It seems like more and more families are looking to keep it simple when it comes to what they register for or buy themselves to use with their families. It was the same for my husband and me; we registered for children’s books to build our family library and then some essential items like swaddles […]

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Mayim Bialik Takes Readers Beyond the Sling with New AP Book

by Heatheron March 10,2012 in Baby_WearingLearningMommy BloggersMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting Style

You may remember her as the young cigarette-smoking CC Bloom (Bette Midler) in Beaches and from the 90’s TV hit Blossom, but these days Mayim Bialik is making a name for herself as not only a current-day TV and film actress with a PhD in neuroscience, but also as an Attachment Parenting advocate and author […]

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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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A Whopping 41 Reasons to Go Diaper Free with Elimination Communication, No Potty Training Required

by Elizabethon January 09,2012 in Child DevelopmentHealth and WellnessLearningNatural Parenting Style

  No, the babies just don’t pee all over the floor and on your couch.  No, it’s not just  for the mama with dreadlocks, or for obsessive compulsive personality types.  It’s as natural as listening and responding to your baby’s need to be held, fed, or consoled.  Although it takes a genius to see out […]

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Nine Reasons Not to Carry Your Baby Facing Out

by Elizabethon October 11,2011 in Baby_WearingChild DevelopmentFeatured BlogGrowth

Dr. Catherine Fowler of Australia, as reported by CBS.com in 2011, made a comment that parents who face their babies out are “cruel and selfish“.  Actually for the record she said they were “inadvertantly cruel”.  I am not here to judge you ladies and gentleman; a walk around the block with your baby in the […]

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