Baby Carrier Care and Laundering

In April, our Babywearing 102 is Baby Carrier Care and Laundering! Thanks to Katie for this great blogpost: There are a few standout moments in life when we realize just how much has changed once children enter our lives. I distinctly remember a rare moment browsing for clothing for myself, finding something I loved, and […]

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When Size Matters… (and doesn’t)

I never thought I’d say this… not in a million years… but, please don’t congratulate me on how thin I look. You don’t understand, my whole life I have struggled with issues of my weight and self-image. Although I’ve never considered myself fat, the message that I got as an adolescent and young adult was […]

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Start Here. (The I’ve Been Wrong Post)

I’ve been wrong. For nearly seven years now, I have been a babywearing advocate.  Before I was a volunteer with BWI Austin, before I was their bloggess, before I carried around cards and thanked random strangers for babywearing in public, I still loved babywearing and was wanting to share. I gifted carriers whenever possible, lent […]

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Babywearing on a Budget

This week Katie has come up with an INCREDIBLE RESOURCE!! We, of course, are all about practice and not product, but WHAT does that look like in the real world?? Bookmark this ish for the answer. There’s no doubt about it. Caring for children can be an expensive task. In the babywearing world, it can […]

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2015 — Year In Review

Hello from the other side… 2016!!  The hustle and bustle of the Holiday Season has passed and we are now almost a whole month into 2016, but before we go any further, I want to quickly talk about 2015.  It was a helluva year. To kind of give you and us an idea of the […]

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Babywearing During Pregnancy

A new year is upon us and we’re jumping right in with a topic we frequently hear questions about from expectant caregivers but is so often shrouded in mystery: Babywearing while pregnant! I anticipated wearing my firstborn throughout my second pregnancy, but due to the luxury of horrendous morning sickness (which, let’s face it, should […]

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Comfort and Joy… (AND FREE CARRIERS!!!!)

You know what I’ve never done?  Bullfighting.  That’s ok. But something that I’ve never done that I’m doing right MEOW??? Our Blog’s FIRST Give-A-Way!!!! This December, our theme is “Comfort and Joy.”  Yes, it’s part of a famous Christmas carol, but more than that it is the finite definition of the feelings one has when […]

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Cold Weather Babywearing

I only have one cold-weather wearing tip for yall, babywearers… use your wrap shorties as a cute scarf! That way you are always warm while your toddler does this… Or (more likely) this… BUT you’re ready for this… And… that’s all I’ve got.  Good thing we let Katie (edu-blogger extraordinaire) do the informative posts!  Take […]

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30 Days of Thanks, The Grand Finale!

So… we’ve been doing our #30daysofThanks on Instagram and we’ve realized that really we could go the whole darn year thanking people who make our organization a possibility… but we tried to squeeze it into thirty days because it makes a better hashtag. We also wanted to write this blog as a sort of omnibus […]

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Thank You, Volunteers

Here are BWI Greater Austin, we consider our incredible educators and volunteers that help facilitate and teach babywearing meetings FOUR times a month, our greatest asset. It’s easy to see that we have a dedicated team of babywearing educators here in Austin.Every month hundreds of babies are lovingly fit into carriers by our certified Volunteer Babywearing […]

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