The Spooky Side of Babywearing

Despite the title, this is NOT a fear-mongering post.  I’m talking little kid spooky, fun and games, trick or treat… I’m talking about our (now) Annual South Austin Spooktacular Meeting!! This year the meeting lands on Friday, October 30th and will start at 10 am, just like our regular meeting…. EXCEPT this meeting will be […]

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Babywearing and Travel

Even after doing a TON of work for our awesome Babywearing Birthday Bash and Community Expo, Katie has found the time to write up October’s Babywearing 102 post on Traveling while babywearing.  Maybe next month, she’ll let us in on some time-management secrets!  Take it away, Katie! Travel season is upon us and that means […]

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Secrets from our upcoming Birthday Bash and Community Expo

Well, our biggest FUNdraiser of the year is happening in just a few days.  There has been TONS of hard work done on this event and it promises to be the BEST yet! We welcome ALL babywearers to our bash, their families, friends, and babies.  It promises to be a great time had by all. […]

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Gearing up… IBW 2015 is almost here! Embrace the Excitement!

International Babywearing Week starts in FOUR days, FOUR!  We can not contain our excitement around here. We hope to see you at ALL our events this year!  I am particularly excited for our events on Sunday (kick off party at San Marcos Outlets), Monday (our North Austin Meeting), Wednesday (Hike at Walnut Creek), and Saturday […]

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A True Texas Toddler Trial

We do occasionally write carrier reviews here, but we have rules, people!  The way it works is that you send us a carrier you want reviewed, we get to keep it for our library, and it lives a happy life snuggling the babies of Central Texas. I write the review, the manufacturer gets zero input […]

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The Hole

“Hi friend.  Sit down.  I know it’s dark in here, but I assure you, we aren’t alone. There are lots of us down here and several more on their way down. Familiar faces and people you would never suspect.  It’s not lonely down here, for sure. How did you get here?  Only you can answer […]

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International Babywearing Week 2015

The week that we celebrate… YOU!! And your worn baby… and the awesomeness that is worn babies in general. A wear-stavaganza!! In general, International Babywearing Week is characterized by a week-long celebration of events topped off by our HUGE GIGANTIC Babywearing Party!! So this week, we are devoting our post to previewing our IBW (International […]

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Babywearing Cross Training

I’ll admit that when Lori and Katie told me that this month we were doing cross training, I said, “Nope.”  I, in case you didn’t know, have a true hatred for sweating and working out, but mostly sweating and I try to experience everything if we are going to write it as a group post. […]

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Sharing is Caring. Our Community Swap and Share

We here at BWI Austin believe in Community Outreach. I mean, EVERYTHING we do here is a labor of LOVE. My vast blogging salary is $0 and even though the educators make four times that, they really aren’t doing it for the money. Part of our commitment to community is about wearing all the babies. […]

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The Unofficial TBLR Recap

You: Hey Cyn, why is this the unofficial recap? Me: Because it’s just my experience.  Everyone had a different experience.  I understand that some leaders stayed at the hotel, others saw family, others went out downtown! This is just what I saw and experienced.  But I do know one thing for sure: We Came.  We […]

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