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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Hey Girl, Babywearing Ryan Gosling

by Bunmion March 06,2012 in Baby_WearingJust For FunNatural Parenting Style

We’ve all heard of the popular meme “Hey Girl” featuring Ryan Gosling spouting a variety of sensitive phrases. Last night we created our own Breastfeeding Activist Ryan Gosling which got us thinking… why not a Babywearing, Baby Carrier-loving Ryan Gosling? I personally think this Hollywood heart throb will be ALL about babywearing once he has […]

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A Response to The Dangers of “Crying it Out” by Darcia Navaraez

by Jillon January 06,2012 in Baby_WearingChild DevelopmentNatural Parenting StyleResearch

“Crying it out.” Just reading the words makes me shudder. The belief that babies can be spoiled by being given too much attention and care is just plain wrong. Babies do not need to be left to their own devices in order to learn how to sleep. There is a lot of information about why […]

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Five Fun Responses to Critical Parenting Questions

by Bunmion December 22,2011 in Baby_WearingBreastfeedingFamily JourneyNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

Every parent knows that always-someone out there: friend, relative, even the passing stranger, who feels as if they need to critique the choices you’ve made for your family. Instead of getting angry or defensive, I’ve created a few snappy responses! Use at your own risk Breastfeeding: “When do you plan on stopping nursing?” Response: “Not […]

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International Travel: 10 Tips to Traveling With a Baby

by Abbyon December 21,2011 in Baby_WearingFamily JourneyParenthoodTravel

As a family with the “adventure bug,” I will admit that having a baby put us in a bit of an upside-down state. Gone were the days of randomly getting in the car and getting lost somewhere, leaving for the weekend on a whim or even spending the day in the mountains with little to […]

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How Not To Hurt Your Back When Using a Baby Carrier

by Elizabethon November 06,2011 in Baby_WearingHealth and WellnessHow-To TipsMommy Care

Even the most state of the art baby carrier that has incredible weight distribution may not be enough to keep your back from aching.  We need to remember that we need to be proactively focusing on keeping the weight we are carrying off of our lower backs. How do we carry our babies without ending […]

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Mom’s Who Inspire: Holli Zollinger

by Abbyon October 23,2011 in Mommy BloggersMommy Success StoriesMoms Who Inspire

Here at Boba we often get questions about where our beautiful designs come from, and with the new Boba 3G print collection there is one name that seems to be coming up every few minutes. Holli Zollinger is not only the amazing designer of both the Lila and Soho prints as part of the new […]

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Lipdub de Portabebes Kangura

by Abbyon October 17,2011 in Behind the ScenesBoba NewsEvents

Last month, Kangura, the Boba distributor in Spain, brought their community together to celebrate babywearing in a very exciting and special way. A “lipdub” is a type of video that combines lip synching and audio dubbing to make a music video and is typically made by filming individuals (or a group of people) lip synching […]

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Boston Moms Rock Babywearing Week With Huge Flash Mob

by Heatheron October 14,2011 in Baby_WearingEventsMommy Events

This afternoon, about 50 moms converged on downtown Boston in the biggest babywearing flash mob we’ve ever seen! In celebration of International Babywearing Week, organized by Boston Babywearers, and sponsored by Boba, these moms wore their children in baby wraps and soft structured baby carriers while dancing to their uniquely penned version of The Wheels […]

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Babywearing: A Better Way to Move Through Life

by Elizabethon October 13,2011 in Baby_WearingChild DevelopmentNatural Parenting Style

Bringing your little one along for the ride is better for the both of you. Have you heard? Carried babies… Cry less. 43% less overall and 54% less during evening hours. 1 Are Healthier. They gain weight faster, have better motor skills, coordination, increased muscle tone, and sense of balance. 2, 5, 7 Get a […]

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