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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Trending Video • Twin Girls and Their Daddy’s Guitar

by Nicholeon April 25,2013 in Just For Fun

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to7uIG8KYhg[/youtube]     Originally shot in August 2012, this video has now garnered over 15 million views on YouTube and has been featured on programs for both ABC and NBC. Take a peek and you will see why. These adorable girls rock and sway side-by-side to their daddy’s guitar playing while snacking on peas. And […]

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The Importance of Baby Carrier Foot Straps

by Heatheron March 21,2012 in Baby CarrierBaby_WearingNatural Parenting StyleProducts

The Boba 3G baby carrier features new, improved foot straps especially good for toddlers. Moms say they LOVE the foot strap feature on this carrier, but why? Like all things that go into the design of Boba Carrier, the name of the game is comfort – for caregiver and child. Boba’s patent-pending foot straps give a […]

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What is a Blessingway Birth Ritual Celebration?

by Jillon February 26,2012 in BirthFamily JourneyMommy CareNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

Not sure what a Blessingway is? Imagine being in your final weeks of pregnancy surrounded by the women you love – fellow moms, sisters, friends (I decided to have my two daughters attend mine). They are gathered to celebrate you and encourage you on your journey to motherhood. As opposed to a shower where the […]

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Need a Positive Birthing Boost? Sing Out!

by Bunmion February 17,2012 in BirthFamily JourneyMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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One of my favorite YouTube homebirth videos features a laboring woman singing. You can see on her face when she’s having contractions and it’s beautifully clear that her song is helping her work through the tension. I find this video wonderfully calming. It’s an affirmation in itself. The birth process can be full of faith, […]

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Win $380 In Prizes, Enter the My Favorite Baby Carrier Video Contest!

by Heatheron January 23,2012 in Baby CarrierBaby_WearingEventsNatural Parenting Style

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2011 was a great year for Boba! We consolidated our brands Boba and Sleepy Wrap, launched our new baby carrier the Boba Carrier 3G to awesome reviews, introduced the new Boba Pack, unveiled a whole new website, launched the Boba Blog, started the Boba Amassador Program, and saw huge growth and sharing in our online […]

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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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