Daily Affirmation: Lost Myself

by Heatheron July 29,2014 in Family JourneyHealth and WellnessMommy Success StoriesParenthood

Mother Daily Affirmation: Lost Myself

Some days I have thought, “Where did I go?” I have wondered what happened to my dreams along with my character. I have wondered if they would ever find their way back to me, or me to them. I have wondered at times if this losing of myself is a sign that I made the […]

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Daily Affirmation: Speak Kindly

by Heatheron July 25,2014 in Health and WellnessMommy CareParenthood

Daily Affirmation: I Will Speak Kindly To Myself

Mostly, I was raised to be nice. I’ll admit I retained a certain amount of my feather-ruffling tendencies, but for the main part I got the message: be liked, be nice, be popular. So, I’ve spent a lot of energy in my life trying to modify my behaviors to be in line with this. Over […]

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Three Natural, Easy Mosquito Repellents

by Nicholeon July 03,2014 in Health and WellnessJust For FunParenthood

For many of us, it’s summer time again- the time of year for running through the sprinkler and chasing down the ice cream truck as it sings and lumbers down the street. Unfortunately, it also means the reappearance of the universally despised mosquito. Even the Dalai Lama is rumored to smack a biting mozzie. They […]

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The Trifecta of Easier Mothering: 3 Basics Every New Mom Should Know

by Heatheron June 17,2014 in Baby_WearingChild DevelopmentCo-SleepingFamily JourneyHealth and WellnessMommy CareNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

I’m sometimes blown away by the sheer volume of products and practices marketed to new and expectant mothers. I’m sort of the eye-rolling type, so I get a little cross when I see lists to the effect of “THE Top 100 Lifesaving Inventions Every New Mom Needs to Not Go Crazy and Take Us All […]

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Three Keys to Staying Present with Your Child

by Heatheron May 22,2014 in Family JourneyHealth and WellnessMommy Success StoriesNatural Parenting StyleParenthood

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We all want to be more available, less distracted, more tuned in to our children. We know it helps them and it helps us. Being present is really at the heart of choosing parenting methods that are considered more “conscious”, more “AP”, but many of us notice that we can’t just apply attachment parenting methods […]

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Three Tutorials For Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

by Bunmion April 20,2014 in Family JourneyHealth and WellnessHolidaysJust For FunNatural Parenting Style

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Happy Easter! Most of us who celebrate this holiday grew up hunting through bushes and our homes for decorated eggs. It was always so much fun to imagine the Easter bunny leaving goodies for us.

Now that we’re parents ourselves and know that the food coloring traditionally used to dye eggs isn’t the best option and we find ourselves at a crossroads.

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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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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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