Tuesday, August 1, 2017

2017 World Breastfeeding Week: Nursing While Babywearing

Some of you may already be aware that August 1 - 7, 2017 is World Breastfeeding Week. WBW is annually sponsored by World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, which according to its website, is a global network of organizations whose mission is to protect, promote and support breastfeeding worldwide. For the 25th year of World Breastfeeding Week, we wanted to discuss how babywearing can help you on your breastfeeding journey.

World Breastfeeding Week logo

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Beat the Heat in Kansas While Babywearing

It's that time of year again, with the average temps in the 90's, humidity at 100% and the Great Plains weather is.... well, not so great. But you can't hide in the air conditioning forever! Those little ones are going to want to get outside and go to the zoo, the splash pad or the park. Do you know everything you need to know about baby wearing in warm weather? If not, read on!

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Wrapping 101

Wrapping 101

It you're new to the world of wraps, chances are you're extremely overwhelmed. When I was first learning about wovens I felt like it was a special club that spoke in secret code so no one else could understand!  While it might take a bit of learning and immersion in the topic, understanding and loving wraps isn't so hard.  Once you have the basics down, you'll be well on your way to perfecting that DH TAS (and if you know what that is, you can probably skip this wrapping 101 post).

Some of the terms used for wrapping can be confusing when you're first learning. Hopefully these images in connection with the text will help you navigate you're way through your first few wrap jobs. 

Friday, December 19, 2014

Soft Structured Carriers (SSCs) and How They Fit Your Child

Soft structured carriers (SSCs) are both easy to use and acquire, making them one of the most common carriers used in the United States.  While they are easy to use, they are not a “one-size-fits-all” carrier – especially without modifications.  Yes, you can use your SSC from infancy through toddlerhood, but there are some key tips to make baby more comfortable in your journey. 

Friday, November 14, 2014

Babywearing in Cold Weather

The weather finally seems to be cooling down and it's time to start thinking about some tips and tricks for wearing your little one in the cold.  We often worry about in-numeral things while caring for a child, but you don't have to worry too much about keeping your special kiddo warm during the cold months.  There are many easy ways you can be sure that you and your little are snug and warm no matter the weather!