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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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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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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The Hole

“Hi friend.  Sit down.  I know it’s dark in here, but I assure you, we aren’t alone. There are lots of us down here and several more on their way down. Familiar faces and people you would never suspect.  It’s not lonely down here, for sure. How did you get here?  Only you can answer […]

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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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Warm Weather Wearing

Baby it’s… HOT outside! In my hometown, it snowed less than two weeks ago. Here in beautiful central Texas, temperatures are already reaching into the 90s and it is barely May! Each year at this time, we start to get a lot of questions about babywearing in the heat. Keep in mind that when you […]

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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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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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Silver Spun Paige Review

Let’s start with what it is… Silver Spun Paige is a wrap woven with real, actual silver.  True Story.  A product of the Silver Lining Sling Company, the tester we had here had a SilverSpun weft which is 87% NC combed cotton, 11% Pure Silver, and 2% polyester and a mercerized cotton warp.  The Silver yarn […]

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