When Size Matters… (and doesn’t)

I never thought I’d say this… not in a million years… but, please don’t congratulate me on how thin I look. You don’t understand, my whole life I have struggled with issues of my weight and self-image. Although I’ve never considered myself fat, the message that I got as an adolescent and young adult was […]

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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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Happy [Babywearing] Father’s Day!

Fathers come in all shapes: stepdads and adoptive dads, dual-dad families and single-parenting dads, old dads and teen dads, Granddads and ‘like a father to me’ dads who aren’t technically family at all. Regardless of the type of “dad,” they love their children fiercely and completely just the same.  Today we hear from our favorite […]

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Water Wearing

The VERY FIRST carrier I borrowed from the lending library was a water wrap and I proudly wore my weeks-old baby over my postpartum belly in a centered Poppins!  I was desperate to keep things as normal as possible for my four year-old who suddenly wasn’t the only child anymore and “normal” meant being at […]

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Toddlerwearing

So… you’ve taken our scientific test and found out that the baby you are wearing is actually… a toddler.  The first step is admitting you are wearing a toddler. It’s a big deal.  Congratulate yourself.  BUT… don’t pack up the babywearing just yet! Lori, our VP of Education is here to teach us the toddler-wearing […]

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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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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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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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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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