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

Our meetings can be big, bustling places. And perhaps the monthly meeting times don’t match up with your schedule. Or maybe you just want a quieter setting to be able to concentrate on learning something new. If you’ve ever wished you could schedule an appointment with one of our educators for babywearing help, here is […]

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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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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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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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When it’s over…

It’s been an emotional week here at Casa Soliz.  After going on a girls-only cruise with my college besties for five days, my Little Bit weaned and thus ended our two and a half year nursing relationship.  I tried to remember the last time I nursed her and whether I remembered it being the last […]

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The Spooky Side of Babywearing

Despite the title, this is NOT a fear-mongering post.  I’m talking little kid spooky, fun and games, trick or treat… I’m talking about our (now) Annual South Austin Spooktacular Meeting!! This year the meeting lands on Friday, October 30th and will start at 10 am, just like our regular meeting…. EXCEPT this meeting will be […]

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Gearing up… IBW 2015 is almost here! Embrace the Excitement!

International Babywearing Week starts in FOUR days, FOUR!  We can not contain our excitement around here. We hope to see you at ALL our events this year!  I am particularly excited for our events on Sunday (kick off party at San Marcos Outlets), Monday (our North Austin Meeting), Wednesday (Hike at Walnut Creek), and Saturday […]

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