My (Un)Glamorous Expat Beach Mama Routine (A Day In the Life)

by Heatheron July 23,2013 in BreastfeedingFamily JourneyNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

I’ve talked here before about how I left the states to travel, fell in love on my first major stop (Chile), stayed, had a baby and am now living the expat mama life on a beach where I fell in love. It’s been a few months, and inspired by Jill’s Day In the Life post, I thought […]

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Leaves of Change, Family Travel Keepsakes From Nature

by Heatheron November 14,2012 in Family JourneyGrowthJust For FunTravel

Sitting here today, watching the southern hemisphere spring emerge, I started thinking of the leaves changing, flowers budding, things growing just as my young baby is growing before my eyes. I thought of my trip back to Boulder last summer and how I plucked some leaves to steal back with me to a wintery Chile […]

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The Movie Babies: Parenting and Playfulness

by Elizabethon December 26,2011 in Family JourneyJust For Fun

I saw a picture today of a hairy camel smiling.  The little girl in front of him was smiling the same smile.  It reminded me of the little Mongolian boy on the movie Babies, when he first steps out of his Mongolian yurt.  The priceless smile, the crisp air, almost an innate understanding of the […]

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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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