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 Fashionista – A Guide to Accessories

As babywearers, we are always enthusiastic about finding solutions to make life easier with little ones. Babywearing provides us with a way to free our hands and continue to keep our babies close while meeting their (and our) needs! Once you’ve discovered which carrier provides the best fit for your family, you may find that […]

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Ah-MAY-zing Mei Tais

This month we’re so excited to discuss all things about the mei tai! The mei tai (pronounced May-Tie) is a highly versatile carrier excellent for infants to toddlers and beyond. I have a deep, enduring love for the mei tai as it was one of the first baby carriers I ever owned way back in […]

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Baby Carrier Care and Laundering

In April, our Babywearing 102 is Baby Carrier Care and Laundering! Thanks to Katie for this great blogpost: There are a few standout moments in life when we realize just how much has changed once children enter our lives. I distinctly remember a rare moment browsing for clothing for myself, finding something I loved, and […]

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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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Start Here. (The I’ve Been Wrong Post)

I’ve been wrong. For nearly seven years now, I have been a babywearing advocate.  Before I was a volunteer with BWI Austin, before I was their bloggess, before I carried around cards and thanked random strangers for babywearing in public, I still loved babywearing and was wanting to share. I gifted carriers whenever possible, lent […]

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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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2015 — Year In Review

Hello from the other side… 2016!!  The hustle and bustle of the Holiday Season has passed and we are now almost a whole month into 2016, but before we go any further, I want to quickly talk about 2015.  It was a helluva year. To kind of give you and us an idea of the […]

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