Five Pros And Cons To Having A Large Family

by Jillon April 17,2014 in Parenthood

    I’ve been thinking a lot about large family dynamics. With four naturally spaced  kids the age difference gets pretty big between the oldest and youngest. Even though two children is seen as average, (in some places it is even looked down upon to have more than two)  in my circle if friends, many […]

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Our Unassisted Home Birth: A Family Affair

by Jillon January 16,2013 in BirthFamily JourneyNatural Parenting Style

    I wanted to have an unassisted birth pretty much as soon as I found out it was possible. Now in hindsight it’s one of those things that I can’t believe I never thought of myself. I never thought I would want a homebirth or to homeschool my children when my first child was […]

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Basics of Multiple Baby Care

by Jillon January 06,2013 in Baby_WearingFamily JourneyNatural Parenting Style

At Boba we receive lots of questions about multiple birth and babies. Many parents wonder how it can work with babywearing and other natural parenting methods. When parents find out they are expecting multiples it can be a little scary to consider how it may change parenting choices.  While there are no perfect solutions (except […]

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Using Positive Birth Affirmations to Heal Birth

by Nicholeon November 27,2012 in BirthGrowthHealth and WellnessLearningMommy CareParenthood

Affirmations are uncomplicated tools that literally change our thoughts, therefore changing our experience and as a result will change our lives—for the better. They are simple truths that we can reintroduce into our lives, either by repeating them aloud while charging them with prayer or powerful intention, or written with the same energy behind them […]

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All Sorts of Things To Do With That Placenta After Birth

by Heatheron March 11,2012 in BirthHealth and WellnessNatural Parenting Style

My partner and I took a long road trip to visit friends in the south of Chile last week. They live in the country surrounded by dairy farms and sprouting fields. We visited one of the farms to buy some of their great cheese and enjoyed the fields filled with pasturing cows. Apparently as part […]

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Best of the Web: Mom Tries to “Get it (Labor) Started” With Funky Dance

by Bunmion November 20,2011 in BirthJust For FunMoms Who InspireParenthood

Both of my children were “overdue” – my first by 10 days, while my second waited 9 extra days to greet me face to face. I no longer believe in due dates and think that babies come when they’re ready. I’m not a big fan of the scare tactics that are used to pressure women […]

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Will You Watch Dr. Nancy Salgueiro’s Live Birth?

by Bunmion October 11,2011 in BirthMommy EventsMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting Style

You’ve probably watched “A Baby Story” on TLC at one time or another. This show follows pregnant women through their birth and the first few days of life with their new baby. A sweet as this sounds, I don’t recommend this show to expecting women as, like any television show, the emphasis is on intense […]

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