Celebrating Gratitude, Giving Thanks As a Family

by Heatheron November 18,2013 in Family JourneyHealth and WellnessHolidaysParenthood

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Each autumn in the U.S. and Canada (October), we commemorate the celebration of harvest and peace between European settlers to the continent and local native inhabitants (check out this simple history of Thanksgiving from Kids National Geographic). We commemorate the pilgrims’ gratitude with our own gratitude for all we receive throughout the year, and with […]

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Touching, Unguarded Portraits of Sleeping Parents-to-Be

by Nicholeon November 12,2013 in Health and WellnessJust For FunParenthood

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I first came across Jana Romaova and her work in September, when Jordan G. Teicher did a feature for Slate.com on her totally captivating photographic series, Waiting, in which Romanova photographs 40 couples during their pregnancies. One photo of 40 different couples, one for each of the 40 weeks of what is considered a full-term […]

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Toddlerwearing: A whole different kind of babywearing

by Jillon November 03,2013 in Baby CarrierBaby_WearingNatural Parenting StyleParenthoodTravel

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    Aficionados know, babywearing is not just for babies. There are so many reasons to continue using baby carriers once a child can walk and many carriers that can comfortably accommodate a toddler or preschooler. Some people don’t realize though that wearing toddlers is an option until their kids actually reach that age. Then, […]

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Adventures in Babywearing: Happy Halloween!

by Nicholeon October 30,2013 in Adventures In BabywearingHolidaysJust For Fun

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Babywearing is fun, so creating Halloween costumes that incorporate babywearing is a no-brainer for families across the globe. Here are some of our favorite babywearing families to inspire you to get creative with your own costumes. And for more clever and festive babywearing costume ideas, check this out!   “This is me as Pippi Longstocking […]

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Motherhood As a World View, Sort Of

by Heatheron October 28,2013 in Family JourneyHealth and WellnessMommy CareNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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There are a few things I’ve had on my mind lately: How to free up space for quality “mama alone time“, when my family and I might be ready for a second child, and how being a mother can blossom into a more loving world view. That and how to do less laundry, spend less […]

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How To Get More Mama Solo Time and Why It Really Does Matter

by Heatheron October 22,2013 in Baby_WearingFamily JourneyHealth and WellnessMommy CareNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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On my recent trip to the U.S. from where I live in Chile, I traveled with my 14 month old daughter and my partner was unable to come with us. We visited family and friends in two states, enjoyed eight different planes and six different airports. Though I was certainly not alone too much, being […]

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Traveling Alone with a Baby, Lessons Learned, Flight Tips Enclosed

by Heatheron October 09,2013 in Baby CarrierBaby_WearingFamily JourneyHolidaysTravel

I just got back from a fairly whirl-windy visit to the states with my 14 month old and though it wasn’t easy, I did find a few ways to to make it as low-key as possible (and made a few mistakes I won’t be repeating). While it can be a challenge to navigate all the […]

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Adventures in Babywearing: Babywearing at Work

by Nicholeon October 08,2013 in Adventures In BabywearingBaby CarrierHow-To TipsMommy Success StoriesMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting Style

They are the mother and daughter babywearing powerhouse duo heard round the world: Licia Ronzulli and daughter, Victoria. Ronzulli, an elected Member of the European Parliament for Italy, brought Victoria to Parliament when she was just six weeks old back in September 2010. Rozulli was operating under European laws that allow for and protect women who […]

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Unschooling Basics: Understanding What Unschooling Really Is

by Jillon September 20,2013 in Family JourneyLearningNatural Parenting Style

    “Before I talk about what I think unschooling is, I must talk about what it isn’t. Unschooling isn’t a recipe, and therefore it can’t be explained in recipe terms. It is impossible to give unschooling directions for people to follow so that it can be tried for a week or so to see […]

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