Creating Winter Traditions With Your Family

by Jillon December 19,2011 in Family JourneyHolidays

  No matter what winter holiday a family celebrates there’s always one thing in common: parents want it to be a special and magical time for their family, especially for their children. With all the focus on receiving gifts and rushing about, making time for family and remembering what really matters is good for children […]

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Five Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas Children Love To Help With

by Bunmion December 14,2011 in Family JourneyHolidaysNatural Parenting Style

Two weeks ago I posted about a book by Shannon Hayes called “Radical Homemakers”. In her book, Shannon advocates for simpler lifestyles with transitioning families to units of production rather just consumption being key. The idea is simple: before you buy something, ask yourself if you REALLY need it. With the holidays coming up, the […]

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Simplicity and Connection Through Family Gift Making

by Jillon December 08,2011 in Family JourneyHolidaysNatural Parenting Style

Holidays with children are so magical but can also be hard if we don’t remember to stay calm and present. With family, traveling, cooking, decorating, spending money and pressure to create good memories for your kids, it’s no wonder parents everywhere stress at the thought of the winter season approaching. One way to slow down […]

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Happy Holidays! Win a Boba!

by Heatheron December 08,2011 in Boba NewsHolidaysNatural Parenting StyleProducts

Happy Holidays from Boba! We’re celebrating the season with a special Boba Giveaway. One lucky winner will be given their choice of any one of our Boba babywearing products. If you win, you can choose a Boba baby wrap, the new 3G Boba baby carrier or Boba Pack in any color/print. This giveaway is focused […]

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Five Tips for Keeping the Holidays Simply Joyful

by Bunmion November 02,2011 in Family JourneyHolidays

It doesn’t take long after the Halloween decorations go into the compost heap for stores to start rolling out their holiday campaigns. All of a sudden, Christmas music can be heard everywhere. Thanksgiving plans start being set in stone. I for one, love the winter holidays. There’s a spirit of love in the air and […]

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Where You Gonna Get That Baby Bird Costume Anyway?

by Heatheron October 13,2011 in Family JourneyHolidaysJust For Fun

I love handmade. I love local. Who doesn’t love a beautiful hand-knit sweater, a table carved from a tree in the woods behind your house by a neighbor down the street, a home cooked jar of blackberry preserves tied up with ribbon by your old Aunt Sue? No one, that’s who! But in this day […]

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