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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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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Unschooling Basics: Understanding What Unschooling Really Is

by Jillon September 20,2013 in Family JourneyLearningNatural Parenting Style

    “Before I talk about what I think unschooling is, I must talk about what it isn’t. Unschooling isn’t a recipe, and therefore it can’t be explained in recipe terms. It is impossible to give unschooling directions for people to follow so that it can be tried for a week or so to see […]

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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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Homeschooling: A Natural Progression from Attachment Parenting

by Jillon March 28,2013 in Child DevelopmentFamily JourneyNatural Parenting Style

  Many parents start out practicing attachment parenting (AP) without really thinking about where it will lead them and without thinking about what parenting style they will use  as babies grow older. When reading up on AP you may notice that the information is mostly based on babies and toddlers. It makes sense since with […]

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Traveling Family Spotlight: Worldschool Adventures

by Jillon September 27,2012 in Family JourneyTravel

  Meet The Worldschool Adventure Family for our next traveling adventure series post! This family of four travels for six months out of the year while unschooling and taking life slow. The blog offers insight on how to achieve a goal of traveling with lots of tips for planning and preparation. Enjoy! Tell us a […]

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Must-Read: Radical Homemakers

by Bunmion December 02,2011 in Family JourneyLearningNatural Parenting Style

Before the industrial revolution, families were units of production rather than consumption. They lived, worked and played together. Children were “educated” by working alongside their parents or in their communities, learning specific trades that would help them integrate into their local communities while supporting their future families. A few months ago I stumbled on a […]

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Recess from Seatwork, Natural Learning in Mathematics

by Heatheron October 30,2011 in Child DevelopmentFamily JourneyGrowthLearning

One of the things that fuels my passion for unschooling and my desire to spread the word about this option (what to some is an unheard-of idea), are the memories seared into my brain of children I love struggling with numbers on paper. It can be downright painful sometimes. No one likes to see a […]

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Mom Blogs: Finding Your Online Tribe

by Bunmion August 25,2011 in Mommy BloggersMoms Who Inspire

On the surface, the world of mom bloggers seems like just a vast, endless sea of first-person online journal entries, giveaways, and product reviews by anonymous women often represented with animated avitars. To those of us who have delved deeper into this mysterious world and stayed submerged over time, it is clear that mom bloggers […]

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This thing is FANTASTIC!!!!

by adminon April 21,2009 in Uncategorized

“Dear Boba Baby Wrap, I am a mother of 5 and I am so mad I did not have your baby carrier for the last four kids!!!!! This thing is FANTASTIC!!!! So comfortable, very easy to put on and get off even when my baby is sleeping (which is usually 5 min. after I get […]

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