Cristina Staten, Author at Homeschool Base

About Cristina Staten

Cristina loves writing about travel, mothering, teaching, history, and lifestyle. She is a self-professed geek/techie with a B.A. in Linguistics. She has spent the last few years freelance tutoring.

What Modern Moms Think About Breastfeeding: It's Unrealistic

Posted in Lifestyle on April 9, 2017

Breastfeeding Taboo

I read a lot about natural health. And recently, I read a handful of articles and a study discussing modern perceptions of breastfeeding. Because I think this will be insightful to a lot of moms, I’m essentially going to combine the data from several articles into one. Breastfeeding is about as natural as it gets. Read More »

Mom Society Presents: The Best Baby Bouncers for 2017

Posted in Reviews on April 2, 2017

The light grey BabyBjorn Bouncer

Here's why you need a baby bouncer If there were such a thing as a ‘Mom Peace Award,’ then baby bouncers should get it! Not kidding, this is one of the more useful baby products I ever purchased. Thanks to my little mom society, we get to exchange products, or opinions, and to test them Read More »

Save Time: Here's the Top 5 Best Convertible Car Seats of 2018

Posted in Reviews on April 2, 2017

Best Convertible Car Seats of 2017

You can't go without a car seat. The larger the family, the more important it is to have a car seat that grows with your children, and is durable to be reused for multiple siblings. When it comes to car seats, you need one and you need a good one. With the help of my local parenting community and coop, I did the hard work for you. Read More »

A Busy Mom's 20 Bite-Sized Advantages of Homeschooling

Posted in Homeschooling on March 30, 2017

Advantages of Homeschooling

Not everyone has time to read a lengthy article that lists every positive benefit that home education has to offer. So here are the advantages of homeschooling in quick bite-sized bullet points. I could come up with hundreds more, believe me, but these are the most essential. Your child will enjoy a vastly superior individualized Read More »

The Best Nursing Covers that Don't Scream, “Look at Me I’m Breastfeeding”

Posted in Reviews on March 26, 2017

Mother nursing

Finally, someone understood the plea of the mothers worldwide – we just want a nice looking, practical nursing cover that won’t be screaming, “Hey, look at me, I’m breastfeeding here!?” Well, finally, we can. For a while now, the only covers that were available to us were more attracting attention instead of giving privacy. The Read More »