Silver Spun Paige Review

Let’s start with what it is… Silver Spun Paige is a wrap woven with real, actual silver.  True Story.  A product of the Silver Lining Sling Company, the tester we had here had a SilverSpun weft which is 87% NC combed cotton, 11% Pure Silver, and 2% polyester and a mercerized cotton warp.  The Silver yarn […]

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Bumpin’ and Babywearing – Your Guide to Babywearing While Pregnant

The lovely, talented, and pregnant, VBE Katie Eaton had decided to grace us with some pointers for babywearing while pregnant! I hope you will enjoy this post as part of out Babywearing 102 series. Every month we choose a new Babywearing 102 topic to tackle… and this month… we’re tackling the baby bellies (figuratively, of […]

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TBW – Something Dear to My Heart

Hi y’all! I don’t normally post here, but wanted to make an exception for a really special occasion. Many of the current generation of babywearers (generations are short in the babywearing world, I’m talking about 2 years here, ha!) have only known online babywearing in terms of Facebook communities. If that’s the case for you, […]

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Why become a member…

As we are transitioning to Austin Babywearing, I have no doubt you have seen our group talking memberships.  International Babywearing Week is upon us and a great chance to renew or become a member! So, WHY should you become a member.  I’m so glad you asked. The  Benefits to Becoming an Austin Babywearing Member! 1. […]

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How to take a Babywearing Selfie

I love a babywearing selfie, so much so that I would take one everyday and almost do.  So, that I feel like I can offer up some pointers (with the insight of my BWI brethren)… In fact… and if you don’t find my personal insight as helpful (that’s cool), I got some professional help! I’d like […]

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Beyond Wearing Babies

What am I going to take away from this time? What will I have after I’ve “aged out” of babywearing? For most, you will have great memories, a strong bond with your babies, and maybe a legacy carrier that you want to keep in some way or another. But what I hope to leave this […]

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An Enviable Position

We all look down at our babies from time to time and think, “man, that’s nice. I wish some one would carry me.” And sometimes adults DO get carried: One of my friends in my mom’s group posted this recently: And who wouldn’t like to be snuggled and warm, carried, and comforted?  In an enviable […]

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MMM — Pencil, Heather Pencil, that is.

Today we hear from my favorite bright-haired VP, Heather Pencil.  Heather is the VP of  Outreach and the group librarian.  She is responsible for the maintenance and care of our lending library.   She also schleps it around to our meetings, which is no small task!  Heather also has the distinction of being a member […]

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MMM — Emily

Always more behind-the-scenes, Emily makes things happen here at BWI Austin!  We’re excited to have her in our corner…. and see her smiling face at our check-in desk!  Our Vice President of Operations, Emily, on Meet-A-Member-Monday, today! Background: My name is Emily Rodriguez and I’m the group’s Vice President of Operations and a certified VBE. […]

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Breastfeeding While Babywearing

Nursing in a carrier is hard, y’all.  It is NOT one of those things that came natural to me.  Until recently it was easier for my Little Bit to feed me in a carrier than for me to nurse her. Thanks to the support of the VBEs in our group and lots of practice, I […]

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