Review: Pemberley Muse – Another Luxurious Hit from Risaroo Wovens

As Risaroo Wovens celebrates their 1st year as a company, I thought it would be appropriate to review the Pemberley Muse tester that I just had the pleasure of hosting. It is the sophomore release in their Orelia collection, and a welcome addition to the world of Toddler-worthy woven wraps. This was not the firstContinue reading “Review: Pemberley Muse – Another Luxurious Hit from Risaroo Wovens”

Making A Seat in a Woven Wrap

When I first dove into the world of Woven wraps, I found back carries to be really daunting. I was not exactly flexible enough to reach the high-up places on my back that I thought I needed to in order to make a “secure seat”. That combined with an arching, leg straightening toddler… meant thatContinue reading “Making A Seat in a Woven Wrap”

Tutorial: Double Hammock Torso Carry

This Double Hammock variation on a torso carry is a very supportive multi-pass torso carry. This is best done with your base size wrap. Here I am using a Size 5 (4.2 meter) Natibaby Passiflora. Great for those with picky shoulders or less cooperative kids. It can be done with a longer wrap, whereas aContinue reading “Tutorial: Double Hammock Torso Carry”

Review: Wrap Conversion Fly Tai – for the Win!

As always, the folks at 5 Minute recess sent me something totally awesome and budget friendly to review. This time it was one of Fidella’s new Wrap Conversion Meh Dai’s, called the FlyTai. I ended up liking the tester so much that I ordered a few for our local carrier Learning Library. Besides fitting nicelyContinue reading “Review: Wrap Conversion Fly Tai – for the Win!”

Review: A New Budget Line to Swoon Over

Back in November, I received this Vena Cava Tester from Smitten With Wovens. It will be the Freshman release for this budget line woven at a mill here in the United States. I can’t help but love when I find a company to support locally, even more so when it is at an accessible price.Continue reading “Review: A New Budget Line to Swoon Over”

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.Continue reading “What is Babywearing?”

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?”

Tutorial: Double Hammock Finished with a Single Sling Ring

This Kerrington Pearl tester from Risaroo Wovens really inspired this carry. It is thin and soft and glides pretty easy, making it the perfect candidate for this fancy finish.

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”

Tutorial: Ruck With a Sling Ring Finish

Ruck back carry with a toddler, finished with a Sling Ring. I am using a Size 4 Navy Stripes *secret tester* and a Large Sling Ring.