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Tag: babywearing

Double Hammock Series: Wendy’s Tied at Shoulder

Most Double Hammocks have uneven tails, meaning the wrap is not centered even of baby’s back so one tail is longer than the other. Since one tail wraps around your body more than the other, starting off uneven ensure your tails are even for…

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Double Hammock Series: Sweetheart Finish

I am going to take a pause on the “water finishes” for a second to take advantage of the beauty of a double-sided wrap. What is a double-sided wrap? Simply, a wrap that is different on each of its two sides. The Bijou Wildchild…

Double Hammock Series: Front Cross

This variation is actually one of my favorites. But we had ZERO cooperation from either my two kids or Alacrity Photography’s son to shoot it. I apologize that carry in these photos aren’t as smooth as usual. And I hope you can still get…

Double Hammock Series: Introduction

The infamous Double Hammock. That ever so versatile woven wrap back carry. Mastering it is a sure fire signal that you are truly wrapper. I spent most of 2016 getting through a difficult pregnancy and did not get to wear as much as I…

Tandem Two Wraps: Front Cross Carry and Ruck with a Waist Belt

A fun tandem carry to try with two longer wraps. Start with a front wrap cross carry in the front for the child that will want to go up and down as needed. In my case, this was my 3-year-old. On the back, a…

Short Front Wrap Torso Carry

Want the support of front wrap cross carry but the comfort of a torso carry? Well, you can totally have both! Try a Front Wrap Torso Carry, and with a short wrap tied under bum! Starts like a nice supportive Front Wrap Cross Carry,…

Two Methods to get Toddler on Your Back in an SSC

If you can get your toddler to stand still long enough to get them into an SSC, give one of these methods a try to get them on your back! First is Superman Toss. Simply picking toddler up and flying them over your shoulder,…

Indestructible Back Carry 

The very first day I put Jack in a carrier at 3-days-old, he screamed while I got him secured. Seat popping, leaning, and wiggling—all the things that make wearing frustrating. But once I finished, he was happy and never wanted to be taken out….

Forward Facing Outward In A Wrap

I already talked about Forward Facing Outward in a Wrap in my Newbornwearing: Best Seat post, : Oh, the controversial facing forward. In a nutshell, there are several arguments for not facing baby forward. It can be overstimulating, uncomfortable for wearer and wearee, no…

Can You Hike In It: Smitten Gertie Mesozoic

Before I review this wrap, I need to provide full disclosure. I met the owners of Smitten. They lived in the Bay Area the same time I did and I ran into at various local babywearing/mutual friend things. I am also currently a Brand…

Newborn Front Wrap Cross Carry with a Twist

A Front Wrap Cross Carry is a wonderful basic carry, both beginners and experts come back to time and time again. But, the crossing the passes under a newborn’s tiny little legs can add too much pressure. A simple lexi twist under baby’s bottom…

Toddlerwearing: Best Seat

You finally made it to toddlerhood! They are (hopefully) sleeping through the night, feeding themselves, and saying good-bye to diapers. But this newfound independence may make wearing a challenge. Having to chase them into the carrier. Hair pulling or being smacked with random toys….