Preemie Care: Mother’s Impact is Awesome

by Elizabethon March 14,2012 in Baby_WearingBirthFamily JourneyFeatured BlogHealth and WellnessKangaroo CareMoms Who Inspire

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In the NICU, the primary value is high tech nursing.  The preemie is the patient.  His care is the priority.  He is considered as independent of the mother when he leaves the womb.  Mother often stands on the periphery as an outsider while the nurses take control and care for the baby.  But, get this. […]

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Mayim Bialik Takes Readers Beyond the Sling with New AP Book

by Heatheron March 10,2012 in Baby_WearingLearningMommy BloggersMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting Style

You may remember her as the young cigarette-smoking CC Bloom (Bette Midler) in Beaches and from the 90’s TV hit Blossom, but these days Mayim Bialik is making a name for herself as not only a current-day TV and film actress with a PhD in neuroscience, but also as an Attachment Parenting advocate and author […]

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How Simplicity and Frugality Helps Our Kids

by Heatheron March 05,2012 in Child DevelopmentFamily JourneyMommy BloggersNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

A recent article at Mothering.com by Laura Grace Weldon talks us through a very compelling five reasons why forgoing expensive life and child-raising bells and whistles is good for our families, namely their littlest members. Her article Five Ways Frugal Living Benefits Kids asserts among other things that living “with less” simply makes us and […]

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Three “Nomadic” Family Blogs You’ll Love

by Bunmion February 28,2012 in Family JourneyGrowthMommy BloggersTravel

On a recent episode of the popular television show “Up All Night” about a couple navigating through new parenthood, the topic of traveling with young children was tackled. The mom and dad were at a crossroads: were they going to give up traveling until their baby was up and out of the house, or would […]

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Need a Positive Birthing Boost? Sing Out!

by Bunmion February 17,2012 in BirthFamily JourneyMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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One of my favorite YouTube homebirth videos features a laboring woman singing. You can see on her face when she’s having contractions and it’s beautifully clear that her song is helping her work through the tension. I find this video wonderfully calming. It’s an affirmation in itself. The birth process can be full of faith, […]

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Kelly’s “My Favorite Baby Carrier” Video

by Heatheron February 14,2012 in Baby CarrierBaby_WearingJust For FunMoms Who Inspire

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We were all kinds of happy when we watched Kelly’s video highlighting her reasons for loving the Boba Carrier 3G. Her smile, those pigtails, that music, all the fab info… well, here you can see for yourself why it’s so groovy! [youtube]V5slQSGbh5k[/youtube] Kelly’s creative upbeat baby carrier video won her the grand prize in our […]

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Boba Baby Carrier Video Contest Winners Announced!

by Heatheron February 09,2012 in Baby CarrierBaby_WearingBoba NewsMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting Style

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We loved each and every one of the submissions we received for the “My Favorite Baby Carrier” Video Contest. We had moms, dads, babies, toddlers and pets (oh, my!). There were songs, there was dancing, there were baby wraps and SSCs! And above all, there were smiles, smiles, smiles! Thanks to everyone who submitted and […]

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Natural Birth With Multiples: Yes You Can Do It!

by Jillon February 02,2012 in BirthMommy CareMommy Success StoriesNatural Parenting Style

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[youtube]cDteQp2mfuI[/youtube] When I found out I was pregnant with twins six years ago, my first emotion was happiness but the second was fear. How would I manage a natural birth and practice attachment parenting with two babies at once?! Having a natural birth with multiples is absolutely possible despite the lack of support from mainstream […]

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Boba Interviews a Breastfeeding Motocross Mom

by Bunmion February 01,2012 in BreastfeedingFamily JourneyMoms Who InspireNatural Parenting Style

A few weeks ago I stumbled on a beautiful photo of a woman breastfeeding her toddler while all decked out in her motocross gear. I reached out to her to ask if we could post the photo on the Boba Facebook page and interview her. She agreed! Caroline has two boys, ages 25 months and […]

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Baby Carrier Front to Back Shimmy in Boba 3G

by Heatheron December 22,2011 in Baby_WearingHow-To TipsMoms Who Inspire

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“How do I go from front carrier to back carry in my soft-structured baby carrier?” you may ask? Well look no further! Boba fan Amanda (aka @BoulderMoms) and two of her sweet children put together this video The Baby Shimmy in the Boba featuring the Boba Carrier 3G to help you out! Thanks Amanda! And a special […]

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