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Adventures in Babywearing: Weddings!
Weddings are occasions that bring together family and friends, both near and far. They mark new beginnings and allow us to witness the love and commitment between two people. They also are fertile grounds for awesomely awkward toasts from distant relatives and a chance for your kooky cousin to show his best Macarena moves. And […]
Touching, Unguarded Portraits of Sleeping Parents-to-Be
I first came across Jana Romaova and her work in September, when Jordan G. Teicher did a feature for Slate.com on her totally captivating photographic series, Waiting, in which Romanova photographs 40 couples during their pregnancies. One photo of 40 different couples, one for each of the 40 weeks of what is considered a full-term […]
Adventures in Babywearing: Happy Halloween!
Babywearing is fun, so creating Halloween costumes that incorporate babywearing is a no-brainer for families across the globe. Here are some of our favorite babywearing families to inspire you to get creative with your own costumes. And for more clever and festive babywearing costume ideas, check this out! “This is me as Pippi Longstocking […]
What’s the Deal with “Dear Mom on the iPhone”?
With so many responses to “Dear Mom on the iPhone” zipping around the web these last few months, I figured that I should go see what all the huff (counter-huff and supportive-huff) was all about. Last November, a blogger named Tonya Ferguson, who writes her family blog 4littlefergusons, wrote a post that she title, “Dear […]
Trending Video • Twin Girls and Their Daddy’s Guitar
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to7uIG8KYhg[/youtube] Originally shot in August 2012, this video has now garnered over 15 million views on YouTube and has been featured on programs for both ABC and NBC. Take a peek and you will see why. These adorable girls rock and sway side-by-side to their daddy’s guitar playing while snacking on peas. And […]
Boba Mom Shareable Facebook Favs
Here’s a taste of our most recent all-star social media posts gathered from around the web and shared on our Boba Facebook page. Enjoy and share to your heart’s delight! Source: Gestando Arte Source: Unknown Source: The Skeptical Mother Source: Sandra Bianco Photography Source: Huffington Post Source: Everyday People Cartoons (Source: idontwannagrowup.com) (Source: Single Dad […]
Mom Has a Potty Mouth? It is Time to Own Up!
I cuss. I do. I have wanted to write this post for a while, but honestly I am embarrassed that I use some coarse language on an almost daily basis. I didn’t grow up in a home where cursing was a regular occurrence. In fact, it was rarely heard, even though many a situation could have justified […]
Leaves of Change, Family Travel Keepsakes From Nature
Sitting here today, watching the southern hemisphere spring emerge, I started thinking of the leaves changing, flowers budding, things growing just as my young baby is growing before my eyes. I thought of my trip back to Boulder last summer and how I plucked some leaves to steal back with me to a wintery Chile […]
How To Keep Your Family’s Travel Spark Alive Between Trips
For those of us with a solid case of wanderlust, it can be tough to be too long between travels. Your ears search out exotic notes in the voices around you, your belly begs for street vendors and ethnic take-out and your passport looks down right pitiful gathering dust, it’s last inking a distance memory. […]
Adventures in Babywearing: Family Hiking and Backpacking
Hiking and backpacking as a family is great way to get into varied terrain and wild places that are protected from life’s modern day trappings. Look for destinations that have natural features that appeal to you. I choose trails that weave along lakes and streams. My husband looks for routes with elevation gain. Wherever […]