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On our travels… Mamaruga Zen sling, Toddler Beco Cool & Moby Aria

It has been a long time since I’ve written anything so I hope my attempts of trying to write about our experiences will help others on deciding on their next carrier… Going on holiday with a toddler is hard enough, … Continue reading

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The 4th Trimester

Arriving home with a newborn baby, parents often have huge expectations about how life will be. It can be daunting, confusing and frustrating for new parents to find that this longed for baby doesn’t conform to either their ideas, or … Continue reading

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Reflections and Changes

As we start our 4th  year of operating it is useful to reflect, but also to appraise our work. It has been quite a journey and involved much learning, but the big positive is that we have not just survived, … Continue reading

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Connecta Toddler Review by Lucy

We tried the Connecta toddler carrier with petite straps. There is also a standard and pre school size available. All can be bough with either standard or petite straps. From their website: ‘We make the best baby carrier in the … Continue reading

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Review of the Fidella Fusion

This sling is made by Fidella who have carried out a conversion whereby a woven wrap, (also made by Fidella) is transformed into this toddler size full buckle carrier. This means you get all the cushiony softness of a quality … Continue reading

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Isara Toddler Carrier Test Run

I was eagerly anticipating trying this new buckle carrier. Designed by a mum, who is also a baby wearing consultant, the Isara toddler carrier does not disappoint. Its adjustability, comfort and ease of use make it a fantastic option for … Continue reading

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What Matters To Me About Babywearing

What matters about babywearing to me is just that- you are baby wearing and you and your baby are benefitting from this. There are all sorts of ways to do this and what suits you, your baby and your life … Continue reading

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It’s A Wrap

After two years of operating the one area of the sling world that we felt wasn’t getting the love it deserves locally, was woven wraps. Perhaps wrapping is the area with most mystic and where the learning curve is steeper; … Continue reading

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Here Comes Summer

As we approach May thoughts turn to the Summer and holidays, and I often receive requests for holiday carriers. Being able to reserve and borrow slings for special outings is one of the benefits of having a local library. We … Continue reading

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Making Choices

When parents come to me to find a carrier it is always great to be able to marry their needs with the functions of different carriers and find the one that is right for them. For many it is the … Continue reading

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