Author Archives: emmadavidson

About emmadavidson

An addict who started dealing to support my habit, I have been using baby slings and carriers for a few years now. My children (Sophia, born 2004; Jools, born 2005; Billy, born 2007) are happy to be lugged around town in mei tais, ring slings, soft structured carriers, and occasionally a tablecloth.

Tips on Tuesday: The Curious Toddler

My little baby is not so little anymore – two years old and walking. But I still carry him near busy roads, or when he’s overtired and needs settling down. Problem is that he’s old enough now to know what … Continue reading

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Tips on Tuesday: Mei Tai troubleshooting

I’ll be posting a quick babywearing tip every Tuesday – today’s is basic mei tai troubleshooting. First, tie the waist strap on so baby’s weight will be at your belly button or higher. Better for your centre of gravity, and … Continue reading

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Australia’s Biggest Mother’s Group Meeting: Homebirth Rally Sling-spotting

Unless you’re a mum who’s been under a rock for the last few months, you’ve probably heard that there was a huge Homebirth Australia rally in Canberra on Monday 7 September. As the ACT Branch President of Maternity Coalition, and … Continue reading

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Getting the washing done

Yes, this is a babywearing problem. Anything within a five metre radius of my kids will end up covered in mud, mashed banana, puke, poo, glitter, glue, dog hair (don’t know how that happens as we don’t have a dog)… … Continue reading

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The Colour Purple

I’ve had a lot of carriers go through my hands. I often refer to the beginnings of my retail business as “dealing to support my own addiction”. But I don’t think I’ve ever owned a purple sling. And yet, this … Continue reading

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Canberra Babywearers Meet

Canberra Babywearers have a regular meet on the last Tuesday of the month from 10am in the Belconnen Community Centre. Belconnen Community Centre is next door to the old Belconnen bus interchange, and across the road from Westfield. Something to … Continue reading

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