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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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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Texas Babywearing Leadership Preview, a Q&A with Lori

This weekend, we’re honored to host some of the foremost leaders in our industry (really, I previewed them here) for our Texas Babywearing Leaders Retreat.  A LOT of time and energy has gone into this weekend so, of course, I decided to corner the lady who made this idea a reality, Lori Post, with some of […]

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Take My Babywearing Selfie

So… there are LOTS of dangerous things to do while babywearing…  fire walking, scuba diving (really, anything that ends in the word diving), welding, and lots of others come to mind.  These things you should NOT DO while babywearing (among others).  If I ever decide to, oh I don’t know, tightrope walk while babywearing, please […]

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Hiking is for everyone aka The Hike It Baby Post

Just a quick programming note: I know that we usually come to y’all on Mondays with our MMM and Wednesday with our topic for the week; but this week, we’re shaking it up a bit so that we can share this post before an event mentioned within (happening the 25th and 29th).  Enjoy. –Cynthia I am a […]

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Traditional Carriers

At BWI Austin, we stand firm in our belief that ALL babywearing is good babywearing. We see the simple beauty of using the carriers and carries of our ancestors.  It was through BWI that I learned how to use the carrier of MY personal ancestors, the rebozo.  I also learned the “tucked rebozo.” My mother […]

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MMM– Meet Tori

Hi friends, meet Tori.  Tori is our lovely secretary, a Chapter Support Volunteer, and has a great story!  If you’ve been to one of our meetings, you’ve likely been greeted by her smiling face!  Now for a little more on one of the non-education faces behind the magic, Tori! Hi, I’m Tori! I have a […]

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The Texas Babywearing Leaders Retreat

Here at BWI Greater Austin, we consider our incredible educators and volunteers that help facilitate and teach babywearing meetings FOUR times a month, our greatest asset. These same volunteers devote countless hours to online Q&As, behind the scenes administration, and continuing education. But the truth is that, there are lots of communities throughout Texas with the […]

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MMM — Lori, VP of Education

Originally published December 9, 2013, this is one of my favorite MMMs, but Lori, that over-achiever, has now expanded her role in the organization to include some work at the National level and organizing our Texas Babywearing Leaders Retreat.  So, I’ve asked Lori to come back and allow me to share her original MMM and […]

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