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 accompanies […]

What is Babywearing?

When I tell people that I am a Babywearing Educator, more often than not I get a very puzzled response. “Baby – what?” they ask. “Babywearing”. I am sure that the first image that comes to mind for most is a baby hanging in a front pack on their dad’s chest, a la The Hangover. […]

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 to […]

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. Babywearing […]

Tutorial: Nursing in a Soft Structure Carrier (SSC)

This is a tutorial for nursing a toddler in a Soft Structured Carrier. The carrier used is a Toddler Sized Wrap Conversion Full Buckle (WCFB) by Anaira Creations. It is converted from a Natibaby Linden woven wrap.

Tutorial: Front Wrap Cross Carry (FWCC) with a Toddler

This is a Front Wrap Cross Carry tutorial for a toddler. This is a great carry for nursing, or for snuggling with a sick toddler. It has multiple passes for support, and is one of the few front carries I can still use comfortably with my toddler. I am using a Size 5 Elevill Zara […]

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 I […]