Monthly Archives: June 2009

When Illness Strikes

A sudden (serious) illness hit us a few weeks ago and there were several things I was really glad I’d had the forethought (for once!) to have at home, so I’m sharing. It was a very high fever, sudden in … Continue reading

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One Week as a Wrapper – Day 5

The day begins with a fairly fear-free ruck for a walk to the shops. I have a spring in my step as I feel like I’m starting to become a ‘real’ wrapper. Yes, one of those awe-inspiring babywearers who will … Continue reading

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One Week as a Wrapper – Day 4

I’ve drifted into using a ruck for back carries – an ironic twist for a former ruck-impaired BWCC fan. But the more I practice the more I like it – quick, comfortable and easy now that I realise the baby … Continue reading

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One Week as a Wrapper – Day 3

I’m finding that the wrap is just as comfortable as a mei tai or structured carrier for long carries and it doesn’t really take that much longer to put on. It’s not as if I’m on a tight schedule – … Continue reading

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One Week as a Wrapper – Day 2

No rushing around this morning, so I feel relaxed as I toss Meena onto my back for a trip to the library. She laughs at herself in the bedroom mirror and gives me the time to get my SHBC perfect. … Continue reading

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One Week as a Wrapper – Day 1

I need my ring sling! It’s 7 a.m. on a miserably cold, grey morning and I’m standing in the car park at the local shops, struggling to get Meena into a pre-tied FCC for what is supposed to be a … Continue reading

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