Hey Baby(wearer), you can drive my… membership!!! (what does that even mean??) aka A VERY important announcement.

Hello, Babywearers!!  It is once again time for the most spirited FUNdraiser of the year, our BWI Membership Drive!  And although traditionally March is the month of “madness,” we here at BWI Austin are going to level up by bringing the INSANITAAAAY…to May!  Get ready! Starting May 1st, we are beginning our Membership Drive. Technically, […]

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That time I thought I was wearing a baby, but wasn’t…

I always think I’m wearing a baby.  Mostly this baby… Isn’t she cute?  The reality of the situation is that although I THINK I am wearing that baby, I’m REALLY wearing this baby… And I know what you’re going to say, but I won’t hear the “T-word.”  Nope.  That is a BABY. But to help […]

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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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The One with A Parents’ Worst Nightmare…

So, I wasn’t going to write about this.  I didn’t even post it on facebook.  When it happened I asked for prayers, happy thoughts, light, love, and good vibes in a few mom’s groups, but otherwise went silent. It’s been almost a year.  But this is the blog post that haunts me as if this story […]

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You go Girlfriend, Esq.

Making the round in babywearing circles is the story of Stacy Ehrisman-Mickle.  A self-employed attorney who is doing her thing and established her own firm.  She had a beautiful baby and expected to be able to take maternity leave.  Little did she know, the judge in the case would refuse to move a hearing that was […]

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Keep it Simple: 12 Reasons I love a Mei Tai

I Lurve a Mei Tai. And in my deep contemplative moments… I have tried to put my finger on exactly why. The answer is simple.  Mei Tais keep it simple.  Elegant it it’s simplicity, it is easy to use, clean, size, and wear.   So, I took that simple answer and (like only a lawyer would […]

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Lending Library FAQs

We are very proud of our lending library.  We have worked hard to have over 300 carriers available for you to rent.  By FUNdraising, winning online contests, shamelessly begging for donations, and being willing to rent out this blog, we are continuously building our library with the newest carriers while simultaneously meeting the growing demands […]

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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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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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11 Dos and Don’ts of Sick-baby Wearing

So, this is what I imagine all of you look like.  Happy and babywearing and generally enjoying this adventure together… Except when you don’t because sometimes, you won’t.  Sometimes your baby will be sick.  Like REALLY gut-wrenchingly sick.  Sometimes your exclusively breastfed baby will be so congested, she can’t breathe and when she can nurse, […]

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