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 >
Natural parenting is a whole-family journey.
Babywearing is just one practice that many natural parenting advocates adopt. We believe parenting is a journey that need not be separate from life itself; that the “natural” approach is one of togetherness and freedom, exploring and growing. Here, we are growing a blog that we hope helps you see and share the journey. Maybe you are part of the community of attachment parenting advocates, maybe you just love the joy of having your little one close to you, and maybe you just want to hear about how other moms are journeying through everyday life. Here are a few posts to help, encourage, and inspire. Enjoy. Comment. Share. We’re happy to have you.
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Weapons, violence, and kids are touchy subjects these days and itâ€™s understandable that in our world today people are concerned about kids being violent and growing up to be violent adults. The media tells us that crime levels and violence continue to rise and toy weapons and television get a lot of blame,…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 >
One of the things that fuels my passion for unschooling and my desire to spread the word about this option (what to some is an unheard-of idea), are the memories seared into my brain of children I love struggling with numbers on paper. It can be downright painful sometimes. No one likes to see a…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 >
Iâ€™m laying here in bed with a six-year-old snoring in my ear on one side, a six-month-old nursing on the other side and the other six-year-old next to the baby. My husband is sleeping on the next bed down and the nine-year-old is watching a show at the end of the bed while…read more >
Every now and then its so important to take a break from the chaos of the day and ENJOY spending time with those around you. Here at Boba we do just that â€“ we devote our days to running an amazing company and occasionally have some fun together, unwind and enjoyâ€¦ GO CARTS! Nothing de-stresses…read more >
I love handmade. I love local. Who doesnâ€™t love a beautiful hand-knit sweater, a table carved from a tree in the woods behind your house by a neighbor down the street, a home cooked jar of blackberry preserves tied up with ribbon by your old Aunt Sue? No one, thatâ€™s who! But in this day…read more >
I’m a sucker for a good lullaby. A few years ago (um… eleven), I came across a CD of lullabies from around the world that can still calm me in an instant. I was in my mid-twenties and looking for a few soothing sleep-helpers amidst the roller-coaster experiences inherent in that age and my new…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 >