My baby drools, eats messily, my life is busy and my wheelchair tends to roll over everything I own at one point or another. My carriers are no exception to these rules. So when I noticed my favourite carrier, a woven wrap meh dai, was getting pretty filthy, I knew it was time to act. I headed to the laundry room and started to wash my Fidella Fly Tai this week, and realized afterwards that I had never read any instructions about washing woven wraps and baby carriers. I needed to wash it, and I trust my machine, so I…
We know there are only 3 trimesters of pregnancy, but many top doctors, scientists, and psychologists, agree that a fourth trimester occurs outside the womb once baby is born. This busy, and somewhat intimidating, transitional period is a great opportunity for babywearing to truly shine! You can achieve skin to skin contact, breastfeeding on demand and establish bonding- all from the convenient hands-free use of a baby carrier. As an attachment parenting follower, Newborn Babywearing in the fourth trimester was wonderful for me.
As a Mommy Blogger who focuses on natural parenting, I love to bring you reviews of Baby Carriers. If you are one of my regular readers, you’ll know that I’m disabled and use a wheelchair. I babywear using various baby carriers out of necessity, and sometimes the waist belts can get uncomfortable. My able-bodied husband has also expressed that he would be more comfortable while using a carrier that didn’t use a waistband. He prefers back carries and for these reasons, I started looking into Onbuhimo carriers.
We are gearing up for International Babywearing Week next month, so you might notice an influx in Babywearing posts and giveaways. This one here is an exciting opportunity from Mama Bananas Adventures! She’s giving away a fantastic Chimparoo Trek Air-O babycarrier and we are helping her out by sharing this giveaway with you today! When you convert a gorgeous woven wrap into a buckle carrier you get an amazing thing. Woven wrap soft structured carrier conversions are highly sought after. They’re beautiful and supportive, but soft, and stand out from their cotton print and canvas counterparts. However, they can be…
Tula Baby Carriers have become extremely popular with parents world wide. They have an amazing product that makes baby carrying easy! The Mama Knows has teamed up with a group of bloggers to bring you the chance to win one of these gorgeous Baby Carriers in the ‘Blossom’ print. We are excited to participate in such an amazing giveaway!
Is your baby chewing on everything they can get their hands on? Including you, your hair and your baby carrier? There’s special teething jewelry you can wear that’s baby safe and gives them something to chew on that isn’t you! But with so much different chew-able jewelry out there, which ones should you choose? In today’s article, I’ll investigates all their features and provides you with a guide on what to look for.
I’m sure you don’t know many moms in wheelchairs, but I am one. In fact, I became a wheelchair user the day I became a Mom. It was October 2004, and I received an epidural injury during the birth of my first child. My left leg is paralyzed and I use a wheelchair as my primary source of mobility.
Are you a plus sized mom or dad? Do you enjoy babywearing? Did you want to enjoy babywearing, but couldn’t make it work? If you have any experience, good or bad, with Plus Size Babywearing- I need to hear from you! I’m preparing a guide for plus sized moms and dads, to help them successfully babywear. But I don’t want to limit my guide to my own plus size babywearing experiences. I need to gather lots of data, and that’s where you come in!
Worried about how to pay for a baby on the way? Thinking about everything that you are going to need to raise a child can be overwhelming- but there are ways to cut costs. Some things can’t be avoided, like car seats, but you can definitely stick to a reasonable budget overall. Here are five simple simple tips to make having a baby more affordable.