People always have something to say when they see me wearing my 3.5 year old daughter in a baby carrier. Some are judgmental in tone, others just inquisitive or slightly concerned for the both of us. I understand the curiosity. Toddlerwearing is not something that people are used to seeing in much of theContinue reading “Toddlerwearing – A Primer on Toddler Carriers”
Tag Archives: Ergo
Review: Olives & Applesauce – A Carrier To Grow With
Though many of you reading this may be new to Olives & Applesauce Soft Structured Carriers – these carriers are actually old-timers in this category. They have been collected and coveted as early as 2008… years before my daughter was even born. In June of 2013 Olives & Applesauce came under new ownership, and lotsContinue reading “Review: Olives & Applesauce – A Carrier To Grow With”
I’ll Always Love the Ergo
An ErgoBaby carrier was not the first carrier I had. It isn’t even my favorite out of all of the many that have passed through here. Yet still, it holds a very special place in my heart. I am quick to recommend them, and to defend them against the barrage of Tula recommendations that accompaniesContinue reading “I’ll Always Love the Ergo”
Is It Too Hot to Babywear?
As the temperature creeps up around 90 here in Northern California, I can’t help feel for those in even hotter climates right now. My sympathy especially to those in late stages of pregnancy or nursing a newborn all day. My Gemini daughter was born right in the middle of June back in 2012, and IContinue reading “Is It Too Hot to Babywear?”
Can I Breastfeed in this Carrier?
Breastfeeding a baby is hard work. With all the unrealistic portrayals of breastfeeding in the media and in crappy parenting books, many new moms find themselves completely unprepared for the sheer quantity of time it takes to feed these little babies. For breastfeeding to work, those first few weeks (er… months) it really starts toContinue reading “Can I Breastfeed in this Carrier?”
How to Choose a Baby Carrier
Help! I need a baby carrier! Yes, yes you most definitely do. How did you make it this long without one? Never mind, you’re here now. Let me assure you that no matter your preferred parenting philosophy… this will be one of the best decisions you can make as a caregiver to a child. BabywearingContinue reading “How to Choose a Baby Carrier”
A Podcast About Babywearing & Fathers
We Wear Babies
What started out as a simple parenting tool, has become a bit of an… um… obsession? It all began with the Moby wrap. I had come across one at Target when I did my baby registry, so I went ahead and asked for one. I didn’t really know anyone who “wore” their baby, but IContinue reading “We Wear Babies”