When the number of kids is greater than the number of hands, the holiday season isn’t quite as magical, 24/7. What do you do when there are five kids, two hands, and ten packages to get into the post slot? How do you shop for Christmas presents when you have three of the kids in the buggy? As a mother of five children, 8 years and under at one point, I am going to share my survival tactics and hope that it will make your holiday season just a little bit merrier. Do Not Expect Picture Perfect Whoops, did I
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To many parents, the idea of having more children than hands strikes fear into their hearts. How do I hold the baby? What if they run off in a public place? How will I ever get anything done again? Never fear – parents have been working, traveling, and living with multiple children for thousands of years. And across the span of cultures and times, there has been one common strategy that helps moms and dads stay sane: babywearing. To “wear” a baby simply means to carry him or her on your person by the means of some sort of carrier.
Share the Love hosts are filled with plans for The Great Cloth Diaper Change tomorrow. If you are also planning to attend, you may see them there changing alongside you, at an informational booth, or even hosting your local event. We now have 106 host volunteers in 42 states. They want you to know they are there, ready to receive your donations and get them out to families who need them. Don’t know your local host? Look for them in the official Share the Love host tshirt the day of the event or email firstname.lastname@example.org to help your local site.