Moms Who Inspire
Mothering & Professional Work: The Process of Balance
When we become mothers… the whole balance of our life is completely different. From having to quit our jobs sometimes, to adjusting to the new demands of night feedings, more laundry and waking up to someone always needing you. It is a process. A process that takes balance… A few years back I decided to […]
Preemie Care: Mother’s Impact is Awesome
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. […]
Mayim Bialik Takes Readers Beyond the Sling with New AP Book
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 […]
How Simplicity and Frugality Helps Our Kids
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 […]
Three “Nomadic” Family Blogs You’ll Love
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 […]
Need a Positive Birthing Boost? Sing Out!
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, […]
Kelly’s “My Favorite Baby Carrier” Video
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 […]
Boba Baby Carrier Video Contest Winners Announced!
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 […]
Natural Birth With Multiples: Yes You Can Do It!
[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 […]
Boba Interviews a Breastfeeding Motocross Mom
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 […]