At a recent meeting, Sylvia* introduced us to her two and half-year-old daughter, Emily. Sylvia and her extended family are going on a vacation later this year and wanted to learn about their options for using a carrier for Emily as her custom wheelchair will not go off-road. You see, Emily has cerebral palsy, a… Continue reading Babywearing & Cerebral Palsy
Many babywearing parents love mowing the lawn while wearing their little ones. The rhythmic motion of walking, the fresh air, the steady noise of the mower can soothe even the crankiest baby. It feels great for a parent to soothe their baby while getting some exercise and yard work done. But some will express concerns… Continue reading Mowing the Lawn
Are water-slings really necessary? What other considerations are there for enjoying the pool or beach with baby? Why use a sling in the shower?
One of the more simple pleasures of babywearing for a parent is the ability to cradle your baby close AND hold a cup of tea/coffee/cider. However, like a litigious woman at a McDonald’s drive through know, accidents can happen. And when scalding liquid is involved it can be tragic. Never drink or eat hot things directly over… Continue reading A Hot Cuppa: Eating and Drinking While Babywearing
Winter is here! Here are some ideas for keeping you and baby warm while out and about– whether you prefer to improvise, DIY, or buying. Plus some ideas about car seat to carrier transitions.