Monthly Archives: May 2012

Encouraging the Man in your Baby’s Life to Get His Sling On

Some Dads, Uncles, Grandfathers and caregivers embrace baby wearing whole-heartedly. Take Paulus: he finds out he loves slings, decides to start Australia’s first babywearing online group, spawns a generation of retailers, sling groups and bloggers. Others need a little encouragement. (Apologies … Continue reading

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Legacy Carriers

A legacy carrier is a sling that you hold onto for your child to carry their babies in. But what makes a good legacy carrier? Should they only be wraps? What if you don’t wrap? Will a buckle carrier last? … Continue reading

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Babywearing: A Dad’s Experience

This is a reprint of the article Paulus wrote for thebabywearer.com back in early 2004.  Introduction When I found out that my wife was pregnant a few months after our wedding, I was both overjoyed and terrified. I was really … Continue reading

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COCAM: Babywearing Gets You There

Welcome to the Carrying On Campaign (COCAM) Week Two! This post is part of the blog carnival hosted by Kanga Collective and we’re thrilled to be a part of it! I’m not much good at sitting still. I get restless. … Continue reading

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What Does A Sling Library Need?

Do you need thousands of dollars, a really large cupboard and a gigantic suitcase to wheel it all about in? Or can a sling library function on the “less is more” philosophy? What’s the purpose of a sling library anyway? … Continue reading

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Start Your Own Sling Meet

There are many great sling groups popping up all over Australia and New Zealand. If you’re keen on joining in, then check out Slingbabies in New Zealand or Babywearing Australia on Facebook to find one. But perhaps you’ve looked and … Continue reading

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