Babywearing Everyday, Everyday Babywearing

Is it possible to mother four children WITHOUT babywearing? I think not. Logistically, my life would not be possible if I wasn’t able to wear Eli and thus, be hands free. Because Eli wants to be close (and I want him close!) and Reid’s face needs to be wiped and Max needs help zipping his coat and […]

Win a Lenny Lamb Carrier!

I’ve joined up with The Pierogie Mama to give away a Lenny Lamb carrier! I know, I know, so exciting! I have personally experience the high quality of Lenny Lamb — featured here — and am crossing my fingers that YOU win this gorgeous soft structure carrier! Continue reading to learn more and submit your […]

Aunt Hannah Meets Reid

If you recall, I was due with Reid on December 28th. My sister, Hannah, and her husband flew in on December 21st; the plan was for them to be with us for Christmas and hopefully Reid’s birth. Their flight left at 9am on New Year’s Day and when they left home for the airport I […]

Win a Didymos Wrap!

Today is such a wonderful treat!    I have absolutely fallen in love with woven wraps; they’re such a fabulous part of the babywearing world! I first started using woven wraps during my pregnancy for belly support and now that Reid is here he has fast become my wrapping guinea pig. We’ve been rocking the […]

Slinging With My Newborn

Reid is newborn-ish. Two months tomorrow, in fact! And yes, I can hardly believe it. 60 days with this little treasure in my arms or very close by. Where has the time gone? With 3 littles he has been forced to be my easy going baby. We’re on the go often and when we’re home, we’re […]

29 + 30 Weeks

How far along: 30 weeks, 1 day Gender: A very active little boy Weight gain: Plus 20 pounds so far.  Sleep: Lame. But isn’t it always when your belly is this big and you have to wake up to roll over. I adore my naps more than every now. Probably the best two hours of sleep I get all […]

Babywearing Older Kids

You know what it’s like to snuggle up in your favorite blanket with a good book and nothing on your to do list? Add a warm drink and soft rainfall pounding the windows. Maybe your (or my) favorite score playing softly in the background. That’s what I imagine it’s like when I scoop my little […]

Thoughts on Toddlerwearing

Welcome to the May 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Ages and Stages This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have talked about their children’s most rewarding and most challenging developmental periods. Please read to the end to […]

Style File — Sakura Bloom Dreamboard

Sakura Bloom is hosting a fabulous giveaway over on Instagram – all the details are here! For my first entry (you can enter up to 6 before April 9th!) I created a market mood board … everything I’d toss on Max and I for a toddlerwearing stroll at the farmer’s market downtown. Dream board is […]

Onya Baby Carrier Review — Wearing My Little Koalas

Ok, ok – my kiddos aren’t real koalas, but I can’t help but feel like I’m their mama koala and they are my sweet baby koalas when wearing them close in our Onya Baby Carrier. We were given the opportunity to review the Outback in this luscious burnt orange and slate gray and it’s a […]