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Toddler tantrums and the strap carry

It happens to all of them, sooner or later. The reasons are many and varied: a crowded supermarket, a big family function full of adoring relatives, one too many cupcakes. Whatever the cause, when your toddler melts down in public … Continue reading

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Enticing Mr/Ms Independent on to your back

Many toddlers go through an independent phase when they don’t want to be worn at all, or only in certain carriers/carries. Emmy became very resistant to back carries at about 20 months and would scream and struggle if I tried … Continue reading

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Why I still wear my three-year-old

“You’re too big to be carried,” said the woman in the office, as Emmy climbed onto my back, ready for the walk home through the chaotic Indian traffic on market day. “You should be using those legs of yours!” “But … Continue reading

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