The Motrin Ad That Shook the Babywearing World

The Babywearing World is in uproar over a recent Motrin ad that implies that babywearing is painful for moms (hence they should presumably use Motrin). In fact, so many people wrote to Motrin to complain that they actually took the ad off their site and posted an apology on their site. Wow! Here’s the print […]

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The SlingLady’s Holiday Gift Guide

For those of you who celebrate the holidays, it’s that time of year again: time to start thinking about presents!   Carry Me Away stocks many wonderful gifts for new and seasoned babywearers alike. If you’re the kind of person who buys throughout the year and is already one with your shopping, we congratulate you! For […]

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Ode to the KKAFP

O, Kangaroo Korner Adjustable Fleece Pouch, how I love thee! Let me count the ways… 1. Fleece is the perfect fabric for a pouch – soft & snuggly yet supportive. 2. The depth of the KKAFP works for a newborn and also for a toddler. I’ve used my KKAFP on a near-daily basis with Maddy […]

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Baby Carriers are Like Handbags

New babywearers often ask me for recommendations for one carrier that can be used from birth to toddlerhood, that can be used in any situation for any length of time.They say they only want to buy one carrier, so it needs to last. My answer?Baby carriers are like handbags.Yes, it’s entirely possible to own only […]

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Ooh baby, it’s hot outside!

Dear SlingLady: We’ve had a heat wave and DS (8 months) and I are sweating to death in our fleece pouch!  Do you have any recommendations for a carrier that would be comfy for us in the sweaty, humid weather in DC? -Amber Dear Amber: Unfortunately, no one has yet invented a baby carrier with […]

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