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Tag Archive: baby wearing

Baby Registry Etiquette & How To
February 24, 2017 8:00 am | by

Sometimes pregnant mothers can be confused about how to register for baby gifts before a baby shower without seeming tacky or rude. Here are some tips to help. Is a Baby Shower Gift Registry Tacky, Rude, or Inappropriate? No! Most people appreciate being able to quickly and easily find a baby shower gift that will be something they are sure you will need or want. This is especially helpful for matching nursery d├ęcor, infant items in a certain color theme or for subsequent pregnancies when you may already have many baby items. Shower guests and other well-wishers may still choose

Summer Babywearing
July 15, 2014 6:25 pm | by

Babywearing has been a lifesaver for me since my little one was a newborn. It has made my shopping trips smoother, has freed up my hands, and has allowed me to create a bond with my little one that is like no other. With that being said, babywearing during the summer months can sometimes be a little difficult. With high temperatures and humid weather it’s important to not only keep your little one cool, but yourself as well. Here are some tips for summer babywearing. Keep Cool. If you live in a rather warm climate investing in a lighter material

Outdoor Fun With Toddlers
March 13, 2013 2:00 pm | by

Now that the weather is warming up for most of us, you’ll notice there are a lot more opportunities to get outside and have some fun with your kids at organized events such as farmers markets, music festivals, art festivals, and other local or civic events. We are particularly blessed to live in a large urban area that offers a ton of family friendly activities. One of our favorite activities is a nearby art festival, which we can walk to from our house. Over the past few years, we’ve taken our children as babies and toddlers to various events and

Why I LOVE Babywearing
March 21, 2012 2:18 pm | by

I bought my first pouch sling at a farmer’s market in Salt Lake City when Addie was about six months old. I was wandering around wearing her in some awful strap and clip contraption when I saw a mannequin wearing the sling. I asked if I could try it and as soon as Addie’s round little rump took a seat in the sling, I handed over my money and never looked back. Since I discovered babywearing so late with Addie, I couldn’t wait for the day that I could wear a tiny little newborn. I never tried any other sling

Baby Wearing: Should we offer safety checks?
September 20, 2010 11:03 am | by

We noticed comments on the Cotton Babies Facebook page this weekend about a picture posted of a mama wearing an older baby on her back using a stretchy wrap. She was shopping our Cloth Diaper Garage Sale this weekend and clearly enjoying her day… Understandably, a few people were very concerned about the way she was wearing her baby. Don’t go look, to protect her privacy we deleted the photo. However, this raised a pretty hairy topic this morning that I thought we should discuss with you. The way the baby was being worn isn’t recommended by the manufacturer. It