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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Traveling Family Spotlight: The Miller Family

by Bunmion May 31,2012 in Family JourneyLearningMoms Who InspireParenthoodTravel

We continue our spotlight on traveling families with this interview with the Miller Family. Their open-ended world travel as a family of six is inspiring to us and we think might be inspiring to you, too! We asked mom of the family, Jenn Miller, about their experiences on the road and how they made the […]

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Me and The Boys, Relaxed Family Life In London

by Amelda Farradayon May 16,2012 in Family JourneyLearningNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

As an expat mommy living in London, let me tell you it has its challenges. Yes, it’s the best city to live in and the quality of life is what keeps me here, but it has come with a lot of sacrifices too. My husband and I met here in London, a few months into […]

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Diaper Free in the Summertime with Elimination Communication

by Jillon May 01,2012 in Family JourneyHealth and WellnessNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

    Have you ever wanted to try Elimination Communication (also known as Diaper Free or Infant Potty Training) but were intimidated by lots of wet bulky clothes and cold weather? You don’t have to make a full time commitment to practice this method with your baby or child. Summertime is the perfect time to try […]

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Keep It Simple: Creative Parenting Solutions Using What We Already Have

by Nicholeon May 01,2012 in Family JourneyJust For FunParenthood

It seems like more and more families are looking to keep it simple when it comes to what they register for or buy themselves to use with their families. It was the same for my husband and me; we registered for children’s books to build our family library and then some essential items like swaddles […]

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