Please, Thank you and What Really Matters

by Nicholeon April 15,2014 in Child DevelopmentDisciplineGrowthParenthood

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  You know the drill. A well-intended adult dangling a desired object just out of your child’s grasp, and with a flash of a smile and saccharin-sweet voice, “Now what’s the magic word?”  If the magic is word is offered up quickly,  situations like these are relatively painless, but they also leave the impression of […]

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Five Cough Remedies You Might Not Know About

by Bunmion April 04,2014 in Health and WellnessNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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It’s that time of year again. Each year as winter melts into spring at least one of my three children will develop a cough. Not just any cough, the kind that keeps them up through the night. The thick liquid cough remedies of our childhood are no longer recommended so I’ve polled friends and experts […]

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Five Ways To Build Your Confidence As a New Mom

by Heatheron April 02,2014 in Family JourneyMommy CareParenthood

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Do you want to get emotionally pushed around at every slant eye in-law stranger online meanie comment that gets thrown your way the first year? Of course you don’t! Want to be a strong, confident, believe-in-yourself mom who puts happy before perfect-in-eveyone-else’s eyes? Why, yes ma’am, I believe you do. I did, too. I just didn’t […]

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Autism On The Rise: 1 in 68 Children Diagnosed: The Internet Fallout

by Bunmion March 28,2014 in Natural Parenting StyleParenthood

From: OurKids.net

The rate of autism is increasing, according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention office in a report released yesterday. In 2012, 1 in every 88 children was diagnosed with autism. HuffPost Parents reported: According to the new report, among 8-year-olds living in one of 11 CDC surveillance areas across the country in 2010, roughly […]

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What DOES a Stay At Home Mom Do All Day?

by Bunmion March 26,2014 in Parenthood

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We live in a society that is quick to equate the contributions of an individual to their net worth. When “success” is measured in dollars, it’s no wonder that stay-at-home parents (we can’t leave dads out of the equation) often feel as if they need to justify their daily agenda to family, friends, even strangers. […]

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Traveling Family: Meet the Kuuhotti Family

by Nicholeon March 14,2014 in Adventures In BabywearingHealth and WellnessParenthoodTravel

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      You may recognize Ali, the mom from our latest family in our Traveling Family series, as the mom from past promotions for our  Boba Wrap and the Boba Carrier. Since shooting photos with our team, she and her husband, Greg, have added two daughters to their family of two boys. I caught up with […]

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Building a Community With Babywearing

by Lin Snowon February 26,2014 in Baby CarrierBaby_WearingFamily JourneyHealth and WellnessMommy Success StoriesNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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It’s not unusual to find me swaying slowly in the grocery store while browsing different brands of crackers. Or bouncing slightly through the produce aisle. Or humming softly. Sometimes I just say “shhhhh” and rock my body back and forth. I know you do this too, so you’re probably used to the confused glances and […]

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Traveling Family Spotlight: The Adventures in Parenthood Project

by Jillon February 21,2014 in Adventures In BabywearingFamily JourneyHealth and WellnessMommy Success StoriesParenthoodTravel

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  Meet Meghan! She and her husband love to hike and climb around their *gorgeous* town of Banf, Alberta, Canada. They strive to continue this love and pass it on to their baby daughter. Their enthusiasm for the outdoors goes beyond pleasure as they both also work in the field and have contributed much writing […]

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Boba Has a New Voice on Twitter: Welcome Emily To the Team!

by Heatheron February 20,2014 in Behind the ScenesBoba NewsFamily JourneyMommy BloggersMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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When we started the Boba Ambassadors program a few years back, a select few mamas stood out to us for their advocacy in babywearing, their love of Boba, and their possitive attitude. For us, Emily Chapelle (creator and author of JoyfulAbode.com and SoDamnDomestic.com) was part of the cream of the crop. She’s got a great […]

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Sleep: Can’t Live Without It… But Sometimes You Have To

by Jillon February 06,2014 in Child DevelopmentCo-SleepingNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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    Oh, sleep. The always sought after prize of adulthood. Somewhere along the line we stop trying to avoid sleep and realize it’s pretty much the best thing ever. For parents, there just never seems to be enough. Sleep is almost even optional… not in the sense that we get to choose whether we […]

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