The Daily Mail reported recently that scientists have discovered that breastfeeding mothers protect their young in a way that mirrors how grizzly bear mothers protect their cubs. Apparently, moms who nurse their babies are more fearless and maternally aggressive when it comes to looking after their young. â€śIn what is thought to be the first…read more >
Iâ€™m a mom, writer, and social media lover who lives in MontrĂ©al, Canada by way of California. When Iâ€™m not on Twitter, Facebook, Mashable or reading a parent blog you can usually find me exploring the ins & outs of my French Canadian city with my two daughters.
Iâ€™m passionate about empowering parents to be who they are and am excited to work with a company that is also. Building relationships with online moms & dads for Boba Inc. means that I get to share our companyâ€™s values with the new leaders in media and Iâ€™m honored to do so!
My media credits include Entrepreneur.com, WomenEntrepreneur.com, Mothering.com, Clever Parents, and Simply Home magazine. Business credits include INC.com and being listed by ABCâ€™s View From the Bay as a top resource for businesses-minded parents.
Before the industrial revolution, families were units of production rather than consumption. They lived, worked and played together. Children were â€śeducatedâ€ť by working alongside their parents or in their communities, learning specific trades that would help them integrate into their local communities while supporting their future families. A few months ago I stumbled on a…read more >
photo from Curbly.com When people started to get more savvy to the harmful chemicals in their everyday cleaning items, the natural solution was to search out brands that were eco-friendly. Now greenies are taking it to another level by creating their own surface cleaners, laundry detergents, and dishwasher detergents! I like to get my kids…read more >
Both of my children were â€śoverdueâ€ť â€“ my first by 10 days, while my second waited 9 extra days to greet me face to face. I no longer believe in due dates and think that babies come when theyâ€™re ready. Iâ€™m not a big fan of the scare tactics that are used to pressure women…read more >
Iâ€™m always on the hunt for the next website that will change my life. Pinterest changed how I search for DIY projects, crafts, and recipes. Etsy changed how I shop for gifts. I wasnâ€™t looking for a website with online audio stories but Iâ€™m pretty sure SparkleStories.com is going to change my familyâ€™s bedtime routine…read more >
It doesnâ€™t take long after the Halloween decorations go into the compost heap for stores to start rolling out their holiday campaigns. All of a sudden, Christmas music can be heard everywhere. Thanksgiving plans start being set in stone. I for one, love the winter holidays. Thereâ€™s a spirit of love in the air and…read more >
When I first moved toÂ MontrĂ©al two years ago I had experience with French; I studied it in college, my dad speaks it as do many of my friends. But being thrown into a society where the first language is not your own is a whole different story. Something as simple as getting a driver’s license…read more >
Youâ€™ve probably watched â€śA Baby Storyâ€ť on TLC at one time or another. This show follows pregnant women through their birth and the first few days of life with their new baby. A sweet as this sounds, I donâ€™t recommend this show to expecting women as, like any television show, the emphasis is on intense…read more >
Oscar-winning Actress Jennifer Connelly doesnâ€™t only have a beautiful mind, this mom of three totes an adorable babe as well! The 40-year old mum was seen carrying daughter 4-month-old Agnes through Tribeca earlier this week in a Boba Twilight. We love it! Fall is upon us so we can imagine how chilly NYC is…read more >
How the Internet has helped millions of mothers find the support they need to raise their children amazes me daily. Iâ€™m in awe of how this open network of people has evolved due to the sheer determination of countless individuals and how it continually empowers people in every corner of the planet. September 24-30th is…read more >