Where can I find a Kangaroo Korner Adjustable Pouch?

Kangaroo Korner poucheAny long-time reader of our blog knows that the Kangaroo Korner Adjustable Pouch was one of our favorite baby carriers.  Sadly, Kangaroo Korner closed their doors in 2009 and the pouches are no longer being manufactured.  If you are dying for one of these fab pouches (they were made in fleece, cotton and mesh), Ebay is your best bet.  They also pop up on babywearing For Sale or Trade boards (such as those at The Babywearer).

Why am I writing this blog post now?  Because believe it or not, 5 years later, we still receive regular email and telephone inquiries about it!  I hate that people are still googling it and not finding any information.  So I thought I’d put the information in writing, so that people can easily find the info.

While we still miss the coziness and ease of use of the fleece KKAP, there are lots of great carriers still available that can be used similarly.  Your best bet for similar simplicity and ease of use is a ring sling, such as the Maya Wrap Ring Sling or the Sakura Bloom line of ring slings.  For the newborn stage, we also love a stretchy wrap.  These may seem complicated to put on, but once you have the wrap tied on, you can just pop baby in and out without much (if any) further adjustments.  Easy-peasy!

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Babywearing and fitness

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Happy New Year!  If you’re feeling as energized as I am about getting the new year off to a great start with fitness, this post is for you! This is a guest post by Tiff!  (http://instagram.com/namastetiff). Tiff is proof that you can keep in shape and include your little one in the experience. Thank you […]

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3 Great Baby Carriers for Gifting

Sakura Bloom Ring Sling

Ask any babywearing mama what’s on her wish list and, no matter how many carriers she already has, chances are very high that she would LOVE another one.  Here are five carriers that are pretty much guaranteed to be a hit! Sakura Bloom Silk Ring Sling Sakura Bloom’s utterly gorgeous silk ring slings are to […]

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Encouraging your Babysitter to Babywear

BabyLegs Fade to Tan model

When I was a new mom and reluctantly heading back to work, I really really wanted my babysitter to wear my son.  She said she would and possibly did sometimes, but I would have liked her to wear him a lot more!  So I was excited when Rachel Thomas, an ex-babysitting pro, offered to write […]

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Babywearing Dad – guest post by Justin Wojslaw

Babywearing Dad Justin wears Sakura Bloom Essential Ring sling

Some Dads take to babywearing right away, but many of them need a little convincing!  Today’s post is a lovely little piece of one Dad’s babywearing journey, along with some lovely photos.  This piece originally ran on Goodnight Mush, a great blog about parenting, babywearing and more.  If you love gorgeous photography and honest writing, […]

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Sakura Bloom Ring Sling Fabrics: A Comparison

Sakura Bloom slings

Sakura Bloom ring slings come in so many gorgeous fabrics that it can be hard to figure out which one to buy!  One of our most commonly asked questions is about the differences between the various silk and linen sling fabrics.  Today’s post, by Jill from Goodnight Mush, will  help you decide!  Jill is an […]

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Celebrity Babywearing Watch: Gisele Bundchen LOVES her family AND her Ergobaby Carrier!

Gisele Bundchen holding baby Vivian close enough to kiss in an ERGO baby carrier

I’m loving these gorgeous pics of Gisele Bundchen wearing her  Ergobaby Carrier in River Rock.  I’ll admit, a celeb wearing a buckle carrier isn’t anywhere near as exciting as seeing Kate Hudson wearing a ring sling but it’s still not something you see every day, especially in this pretty green carrier with the funky pattern hood.  […]

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