• International Babywearing Week 2017
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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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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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Comfort and Joy… (AND FREE CARRIERS!!!!)

You know what I’ve never done?  Bullfighting.  That’s ok. But something that I’ve never done that I’m doing right MEOW??? Our Blog’s FIRST Give-A-Way!!!! This December, our theme is “Comfort and Joy.”  Yes, it’s part of a famous Christmas carol, but more than that it is the finite definition of the feelings one has when […]

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Cold Weather Babywearing

I only have one cold-weather wearing tip for yall, babywearers… use your wrap shorties as a cute scarf! That way you are always warm while your toddler does this… Or (more likely) this… BUT you’re ready for this… And… that’s all I’ve got.  Good thing we let Katie (edu-blogger extraordinaire) do the informative posts!  Take […]

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30 Days of Thanks, The Grand Finale!

So… we’ve been doing our #30daysofThanks on Instagram and we’ve realized that really we could go the whole darn year thanking people who make our organization a possibility… but we tried to squeeze it into thirty days because it makes a better hashtag. We also wanted to write this blog as a sort of omnibus […]

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Thank You, Volunteers

Here are BWI Greater Austin, we consider our incredible educators and volunteers that help facilitate and teach babywearing meetings FOUR times a month, our greatest asset. It’s easy to see that we have a dedicated team of babywearing educators here in Austin.Every month hundreds of babies are lovingly fit into carriers by our certified Volunteer Babywearing […]

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Babywearing is Selfish.

Yep, I went there. This post has been in my brain for a while and it could not have been titled anything else.  There will be an opportunity for you to log your official complaint; but before we go there, I am hoping you will hear me out. Sometimes, it really is all about me. […]

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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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