Wrapped in Cloth – The (almost) Definitive Guide to Wrapping

Wrapping. Wrapping eluded me in my babywearing career for a VERY long time. With my first kid almost 9 years ago, we could have easily made one of those parody, viral wrapping videos currently floating around Facebook. Only it wouldn’t have been a parody. While we did eventually master front wrapping, back wrapping largely confounded […]

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Keep Austin Babywearing in Atlanta

Every two years, an extraordinary babywearing event takes place. Hundreds of babywearing educators and enthusiasts from all over the country and world will descend upon a single location and gather for four days of sharing our passion for babywearing with each other.  This year, the International Babywearing Conference will take place from July 14-17th in Atlanta, Georgia. […]

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1-on-1 Carrier Workshop – 20 Minutes to Improved Babywearing

  Are you new to the world of babywearing, or perhaps looking to master a more advanced carry? We have the PERFECT opportunity for you to do just that! Babywearing International of Greater Austin will be hosting a carrier workshop on July 9th, 2016 at BabyEarth (http://www.babyearth.com) following our monthly meeting. You’ll have the opportunity to reserve a time […]

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The Big Baby Bash Preview – and a BIG GIVEAWAY!!!

When I first became a parent (almost 9 years ago *gasp*) everyone talked about the importance of having the right tools in my toolbox. These were tools that I could turn to in order to make baby and toddlerhood more manageable or enhance our lives. The right tools were the tried and true things (and people!) that I could rely […]

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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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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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Happy 2 Year Blogiversary!!

It was this week two years ago that I thought (after our epic battle with the Corn Ninjas) that somewhere, we should preserve this level of cockamamie to be re-lived by the internets forever.  To be honest when the then President of BWI Austin (Heather) gave me a log-in for the website, I’m not sure either of us […]

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Must Read for New Caregivers: Be a Kangaroo, Yo.

If there was one thing that I wish I would have known from my first pregnancy to my second, it would be all the scientific data that supports Kangaroo Care.  Sure, snuggling and wearing my baby close feels (and smells) great, but the data that supports the advantages is really overwhelming.  I just want to […]

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Babywearing and Travel

Even after doing a TON of work for our awesome Babywearing Birthday Bash and Community Expo, Katie has found the time to write up October’s Babywearing 102 post on Traveling while babywearing.  Maybe next month, she’ll let us in on some time-management secrets!  Take it away, Katie! Travel season is upon us and that means […]

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Babywearing Cross Training

I’ll admit that when Lori and Katie told me that this month we were doing cross training, I said, “Nope.”  I, in case you didn’t know, have a true hatred for sweating and working out, but mostly sweating and I try to experience everything if we are going to write it as a group post. […]

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