‚ÄúRules and regulations have no place in the mother-baby relationship. Each mother and baby dyad is different and what works well for one mother and baby may not work well for another mother and baby. The important thing to do is to look at the mother and baby as individuals.‚ÄĚ‚Äď Andrea Eastman, MA,…read more >
First and foremost I am a mother to four amazing people. They are so incredible to me and have changed and shaped almost every part of my life.
Because of them I am an advocate for children, a radical unschooler, and an attachment parent. I am passionate about birth and babies. I love to cook, create, and play with my kids as I watch them grow.
I have watched Boba grow from the beginning. I love their carriers and have used them for three of my four children. I am so honored to be contributing to a wonderful company and to the parenting community as a whole.
Many parents start out practicing attachment parenting (AP) without really thinking about where it will lead them and without thinking about what parenting style they will use¬† as babies grow older. When reading up on AP you may notice that the information is mostly based on babies and toddlers. It makes sense since with…read more >
I wanted to have an unassisted birth pretty much as soon as I found out it was possible. Now in hindsight it’s one of those things that I can’t believe I never thought of myself. I never thought I would want a homebirth or to homeschool my children when my first child was…read more >
At Boba we receive lots of questions about multiple birth and babies. Many parents wonder how it can work with babywearing and other natural parenting methods. When parents find out they are expecting multiples it can be a little scary to consider how it may change parenting choices. ¬†While there are no perfect solutions (except…read more >
Meet The Worldschool Adventure Family for our next traveling adventure series post! This family of four travels for six months out of the year while unschooling and taking life slow. The blog offers insight on how to achieve a goal of traveling with lots of tips for planning and preparation. Enjoy! Tell us a…read more >
For this Traveling Family Spotlight, I interviewed the Zapp family from theTres Americas blog. They are an Argentinian family of six traveling the world, each child born in a different country. Cande and Herman dreamed of a traveling life since they were children, now they are doing it and have written a book to…read more >
“Play is a child’s work. ” This short quote by Jean Piaget says so much about children. Play is one of the most important things in a child’s life, it’s right up there with nourishment, shelter, and love. I wrote about the importance of play in this article telling about how crucial free…read more >
Meet Sara Janssen from www.walkslowlylivewildly.com! Her blog is an amazing blend of fun colors and inspirational stories of traveling, simplicity, and family life. The Janssen family traveled the United States living in RV’s full time for 5 years, and now after the birth of their third daughter they have just bought a pop-up…read more >
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…read more >
If you‚Äôve had or are having twins, you know that you have to re-think your parenting choices. Not necessarily change them but figure out how to parent the way you want with two babies at the same time. Breastfeeding and babywearing can be challenging with twins, especially if you want to breastfeed while…read more >