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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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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Emergency Babywearing

Anytime you leave your house without a carrier, you will end up wishing you’d brought it along. Babywearing Code §104, §107(n). And when times get desperate… it’s important to learn some solid emergency babywearing techniques.  Here’s our VP of Outreach and Master Babywearing Educator, Pencil, wearing her little in a pair of yoga pants! #likeaboss So […]

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MMM– Autumn, Madam President

  Our beloved President has really dedicated so much of her time and energy to this organization.  We would not be here today if Autumn had not been able to build upon and grow from an awesome foundation in the last year and a half.  Truth be told, I’ve been looking forward to this post […]

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I Dream of Diva: A Diva Essenza Review

      I’ve said it before that one of our greatest assets is our library!  With over 300 carriers for the caregivers of Central Texas to try out on their babies, it’s an incredible caregiver resource!  One of the ways that we grow our library is by writing reviews of products in exchange for […]

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MMM — Meet Katie, Our Newest Blogger!!

I’m so excited to welcome Katie to our team at the BWI of Greater Austin Blog.  Where I (Cynthia) write reeeeeediculous blog posts at time, our blog is a resource for ALL things babywearing, especially educational posts.  Katie, a VBE, will be doing the educational and Babywearing 102 posts.  Perhaps you’ve already read her post […]

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That baby looks great on you, Daddy!

We’re super excited to continue our Babywearing 102 Series with the help of our educational blogger, Katie! She recently wrote a post about Water Wearing and we’ve got another great post from her today.  Enjoy! Few things make our hearts swoon like daddies wearing babies! In honor of Father’s Day this month, we’ll be highlighting some […]

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What Does My Membership Buy

We are in the midst of our Membership Drive. This year, we’ve decided to do something exciting and REALLY push ourselves.  Last year, we were able to add or renew 52 memberships during our membership drive.  This year, we are trying for 75. Yes, SEVENTY-FIVE!!!  We decided on the bigger, loftier, higher goal because our […]

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Lillebaby Complete, The Total Package on a Texas Trial Run.

Let me start by saying that I do occasionally write reviews in exchange for free carriers for our library.  That said, you don’t get any input over what I write. None.  If I think your carrier stinks, I’m going to write that, but if you send a dozen gluten free treats, I will say your […]

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