Our Unassisted Homebirth

by Heatheron August 28,2012 in Behind the ScenesBirthFamily JourneyNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

On July 15, 2012 at 2:05 pm we welcomed into the world our darling daughter, Violeta. She arrived after two hours of hard labor and two and a half hours of pushing, all twenty four hours after premature rupture of the membranes (water breaking) the morning before. Here’s how it all went: On Saturday morning, […]

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Invest in Your Community: Five Ways to Support a Family With a Newborn

by Nicholeon August 21,2012 in Mommy CareNatural Parenting StyleParenthoodUncategorized

  It has been almost two years since our son was newly born, but I can still remember how loved and supported my husband and I felt by our community during that incredibly precious window. Those of you with children know that having a newborn come into your life is a real game changer. No […]

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Adventures in Babywearing: International Travel

by Nicholeon August 16,2012 in Adventures In BabywearingBaby_WearingFamily JourneyParenthoodTravel

Travel is an incredible way to bond as family while also experiencing other cultures through their food, geography and daily life. But as any traveler knows, there is also a lot to manage when you are away from home. Your tickets, passports and luggage are just a few of the items you need to keep […]

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Traveling Family Spotlight: Tres Americas

by Jillon August 08,2012 in Family JourneyTravel

  For this Traveling Family Spotlight, I interviewed the Zapp family from theTres Americas blog. They are an Argentinian family of six traveling the world, each child born in a different country. Cande and Herman dreamed of a traveling life since they were children, now they are doing it and have written a book to […]

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Enter the Boba Air $1000 Dream Vacation Pin-It-To-Win-It Giveaway

by Heatheron July 17,2012 in Baby CarrierBaby_WearingBoba NewsEventsNatural Parenting StyleProductsTravel

Do you love to travel? Are you on Pinterest? Then you’ll want to enter our first pin-it-to-win it contest to win a $1000 travel voucher from Apple Vacations and a new BobaAir, the world’s lightest, sportiest baby carrier. Enter July 17 – 23 and you could be the lucky randomly-selected winner announced on July 24! […]

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Traveling Family Spotlight: Meet the Bradley Family

by Nicholeon July 03,2012 in LearningMommy BloggersMommy Success StoriesParenthoodTravel

1) Could you start us out by telling us a little bit about yourself and your family? We are the Bradley family! Billy is a classically trained actor and wellness coach, and I am a writer and stay at home mom. Our little one is Kaya Alaqua, who turned 4 in March. 2) Why do […]

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How to Relax and Slow Down Your Child’s Play Time

by Jillon June 27,2012 in Family JourneyNatural Parenting Style

    “Play is a child’s work. ” This short quote by Jean Piaget says so much about children. Play is one of the most important things in a child’s life, it’s right up there with nourishment, shelter, and love. I wrote about the importance of play in this article telling about how crucial free […]

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Diaper Dude Boba Carrier 3G Father’s Day Giveaway Winners!

by Heatheron June 15,2012 in Baby CarrierBaby_WearingEventsFamily Journey

One thing’s for sure: DADS RULE! Thanks to all the ladies who submitted videos to nominate their man for our special Father’s Day Giveaway of the new Special Edition Diaper Dude Boba Carrier 3G and matching Diaper Dude Bag! Though winners were selected by random, we’re so inspired by those below. Congratulations to our winners […]

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Families Who Inspire Us, Yours Included

by Nicholeon June 14,2012 in Family JourneyMommy BloggersNatural Parenting StyleTravel

You may start noticing something different in the blog posts that you will be seeing here at Boba Family. Where many of our previous posts focused on babywearing, our company’s bread and butter, we are now focusing on something even bigger: Living Your Family’s Dreams. As a writer, I am thrilled to have a client […]

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Babywearing All-star Feature: Charlotte Kaufman’s Inspired Life

by Heatheron June 12,2012 in Baby_WearingFamily JourneyMommy Success StoriesMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting StyleTravel

Meet Charlotte Kaufman, founder and owner of Red Charlotte, a popular baby carrier accessory shop on Etsy, and a Boba Babywearing All-star. Charlotte designs and produces all sorts of things to make life while babywearing even easier and more enjoyable for mom, dad and baby, like sucking pads and stuff sacks (she helped Boba in […]

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