The Antunovic Family’s Babywearing World Travels, A Look Back

by Heatheron February 10,2012 in Baby CarrierBaby_WearingBehind the ScenesFamily JourneyNatural Parenting StyleTravel

  A trip down not-so-distant memory lane with the Antunovic family, as highlighted in this previously-published www.babywearer.com spotlight. Enjoy the great recap of how Boba got started as Sleepy Wrap, the Antunovic family’s international travel with their young children, and the passion and joy that inspires it all as told by Boba founder Elizabeth Antunovic. […]

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Pregnancy and the Nutrition of Our Experiences

by Nicholeon February 07,2012 in BirthHealth and WellnessMommy CareParenthood

When we are pregnant, it is easy to think of feeding our bodies a diet rich in clean, healthy foods. We try to avoid processed foods for the most part, instead choosing whole foods to keep our own bodies strong and healthy, and to keep our absorption and digestion functioning well. The quality of water, […]

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Top Five Gentle Parenting Baby Shower Wish List

by Heatheron February 05,2012 in BirthFamily JourneyNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

At sixteen weeks pregnant to date, I’m feeling my baby move a bit and getting a little more horizontal in the belly region. We’ve interviewed a great doula, are considering midwife-assisted vs. unassisted birth, and starting to talk about the stuff we might need before the baby arrives. In pondering baby shower registries and requests […]

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Boba Interviews a Breastfeeding Motocross Mom

by Bunmion February 01,2012 in BreastfeedingFamily JourneyMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting Style

A few weeks ago I stumbled on a beautiful photo of a woman breastfeeding her toddler while all decked out in her motocross gear. I reached out to her to ask if we could post the photo on the Boba Facebook page and interview her. She agreed! Caroline has two boys, ages 25 months and […]

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Five Things You Need for Your Unassisted Birth

by Bunmion February 01,2012 in BirthFamily JourneyNatural Parenting Style

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One of my favorite YouTube videos features birth advocate Laura Shanley speaking to Bob Berkowitz and Donna Barnes about unassisted birth. [youtube]f8Q_zCyjaw8[/youtube] She speaks about the flight or fight fear response that makes birth so painful and difficult for women around the world, and surprisingly, it seems as if the newscasters start to see where […]

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Kangaroo Care Eases Parental Anxiety

by Elizabethon January 29,2012 in Family JourneyGrowthHealth and WellnessKangaroo CareUncategorized

Six weeks out of the year about 40 horses run wild in the open space behind my house. While attempting to lure them close to the barbed wire with carrots and long green grass, I met two ten year old twin boys and their mother. After complementing me on my three kids, she went on […]

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How To Explain Co-Sleeping to Family and Friends (and Keep the Peace)

by Heatheron January 29,2012 in Co-SleepingFamily JourneyNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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  As my partner and I prepare for the arrival of our first child (due in July), it’s becoming more and more apparent that our preparation requires a little preparation of others, namely my partner’s Chilean family. While there are a few very small pockets of families who practice a natural parenting style (i.e. attachment […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Use a Baby Carrier

by Jillon January 27,2012 in Baby CarrierFamily JourneyNatural Parenting Style

      1. With you is your baby’s favorite place to be. After nine months of being as close as can be your baby wants almost nothing else but to be with his or her mama. 2. Carriers make for easy nursing access. Baby and mama are ready for feeding or comforting at any […]

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Top 10 Activities Benefited By Babywearing

by Nicholeon January 18,2012 in Baby CarrierBaby_WearingChild DevelopmentFeaturedFeatured BlogTravel

It seems like every parent I know, myself included, is trying to get more out of their days, to stretch time to get it all in. Well, here at Boba, we have the secret that everyone has been looking for, and we are very glad to share. The secret is babywearing. Babywearing (using a baby […]

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Ted Talk: What Adults Can Learn From Kids

by Bunmion January 17,2012 in Family JourneyGrowthLearning

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We often say we want to learn from children, but do we really? Lately I’ve been watching my own two kids through the eyes of a student and have been soaking up their creativity, unassuming ways, and intolerance for pretenses. When we let go of the idea that we are “above” children and that our […]

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