Parenting

Ear Muffs for Babies

Ear muffs

If like me you're constantly babywearing your little ones for naps, consider getting baby ear muffs so you don't have to always creep around like a mouse! We use Em's 4 Bubs ear muffs which you can get online. The band on these ear muffs comes in a range of colours and fashionable patterns. We got this pair before having our first daughter Miss A…

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Use Bandana Bibs as Carrier Teething Pads!

Teething pads

When babies are around 4-5 months, they start chewing everything. So if you have them in a baby carrier a lot, you might find they start chewing the carrier straps. You can get proper teething pads that wrap around and protect the straps (or bibs for the front if you have a forward facing carrier) but they aren't cheap considering you…

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Parenting

How to Eat While Holding a Sleeping Baby

Eating while holding

1. Forget the one-arm hold. It handicaps you. Use a baby carrier! I use an Ergobaby. It leaves you with two hands free to eat with and also covers up bub. Don't use a sling where their arms are able to grab you if they suddenly awaken. Last thing you want is to drop anything on them. 2. You thought the…

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Parenting

Babywearing a Newborn: The carriers I use to wear my baby

2 Weeks PP

With my first daughter we had to learn about babywearing on the fly. It was definitely a shock to learn how much babies hate being put down! This second time around, we learned from our experience and armed ourselves with every carrier imaginable. After the initial sleepy two weeks of loving being put down, Miss E now demands a warm body under…

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Parenting

What is babywearing? My experience with it

Babywearing

Babywearing is a term used to describe carrying a baby close to you in a soft sling or structured carrier. It was something I had always planned to do, but how much I actually ended up doing it definitely surprised me. Before having kids, I really thought all babies liked going out in prams. Surprise, surprise! Some don't. Mine definitely…

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