Tag Archives: babywearing

adventures in twinwearing

When I found out I was going to have twins, one of the things I was most excited about was trying out slings with two babies. I learned a lot about tandem babywearing during my School of Babywearing peer support … Continue reading

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review: pink nova cloudless birds of paradise

The kind folk at Pink Nova recently offered me the opportunity to test and review one of their new woven wraps. The lovely ‘Cloudless Birds of Paradise’ is 75% Egyptian Cotton and 25% Mulberry Silk, with a density of 240 … Continue reading

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sh*t people say to twin parents

Ever since I found out I was pregnant with twins, people have said some bizarre, ill thought-out and downright offensive things to us. I’ve consulted with some other twin parents and this appears to be the norm, unfortunately – along … Continue reading

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book review: ‘a baby wants to be carried’

I was recently asked by publishing house Pinter and Martin to review a copy of a new babywearing book: A Baby Wants to be Carried. I love learning more about babywearing and was excited to receive a review copy. The book has … Continue reading

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lenny lamb toddler mei tai

We’ve just added a Lenny Lamb toddler mei tai to the library, so Lucas and I tried it out for a walk. He was in it for about 30-40 mins. He started off nice and high but as you can see, … Continue reading

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review: just so festival

Last Saturday, we headed to the Cheshire/Staffordshire border for the Just So Festival. Held at Rode Farm Estate, Just So is a weekend-long music/arts/literary festival aimed at families with young children. Our excitement had been building for weeks, as we … Continue reading

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review: wompat carrier

I’m looking for the perfect buckled carrier. I’m a wrapper at heart but sometimes you just can’t beat the convenience of buckles for quick ups and downs. They’re also extremely handy when travelling, as we found in Paris with our … Continue reading

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DIY mei tai

It may not have escaped your notice that I am passionate about babywearing. I love carrying Lucas in a sling and I cherish each trip we take as a slinging duo, knowing that we’re getting closer to the day when … Continue reading

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review: tula toddler carrier

I’m looking for the perfect buckled carrier. I’m a wrapper at heart but sometimes you just can’t beat the convenience of buckles for quick ups and downs. They’re also extremely handy when travelling, as we found in Paris with our … Continue reading

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