Breastfeeding When It Don’t Come Easy, Our Story

by Heatheron November 11,2012 in BreastfeedingFamily JourneyNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

  Note: I wrote and published a follow-up post to this one about our success! Feel free to check it out: Our Little Breastfeeding “Miracle” **************** This morning, I awoke to my nearly 16-week-old little girl scooting closer and nuzzling in for her morning wake-up nurse. A couple hours later, we settled into the rocking […]

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How To Keep Your Family’s Travel Spark Alive Between Trips

by Nicholeon November 04,2012 in Family JourneyJust For FunParenthoodTravelUncategorized

For those of us with a solid case of wanderlust, it can be tough to be too long between travels. Your ears search out exotic notes in the voices around you, your belly begs for street vendors and ethnic take-out and your passport looks down right pitiful gathering dust, it’s last inking a distance memory. […]

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Home Birth: My Birth Altar

by Nicholeon November 01,2012 in BirthGrowthMommy CareParenthood

  I was raised in a devoutly Catholic family. In all seasons and times of the year, we had altars throughout our home. My mom maintained one wall altar, which centered around a crucifix where our palm branches from Palm Sunday would be braided and hung. There was another wall altar of a print of […]

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How to Use Your Public Library to Help Grow Your Child’s Love For Books

by Nicholeon October 04,2012 in Child DevelopmentFamily JourneyGrowthLearningParenthoodUncategorized

There are his words, and his dance moves that are so perfectly in cue with the beat, there is his love of running as quickly as he can, and jumping in place while hooting with glee. He is enjoying his body and all the ways he can move and express himself with it all. As […]

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Adventures in Babywearing: Family Hiking and Backpacking

by Nicholeon September 05,2012 in Adventures In BabywearingBaby CarrierBaby_WearingHolidaysJust For FunParenthoodTravel

  Hiking and backpacking as a family is great way to get into varied terrain and wild places that are protected from life’s modern day trappings. Look for destinations that have natural features that appeal to you. I choose trails that weave along lakes and streams. My husband looks for routes with elevation gain. Wherever […]

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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: 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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Interview with Diaper Dude “Main Dude” Chris Pegula

by Heatheron June 08,2012 in Baby CarrierBaby_WearingBehind the ScenesBoba NewsFamily JourneyParenthoodProducts

In preparation for launching the stylish new Special Edition Diaper Dude Boba Carrier 3G and Father’s Day Giveaway, we caught up with Diaper Dude founder Chris Pegula to talk inspiration, babywearing and dad fashion. Enjoy… Heather for Boba: Diaper Dude is such a popular brand and your products are very cool. Congratulations on your success! […]

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