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Monthly Archives: June 2017

  1. Babywearing In Warm Weather

    Babywearing In Warm Weather



    So the weather is definitely summery and it's turned hot. In this heat, it's hard not to 'glow' (my French teacher once chastised me for using the term sweat - she would always say 'pigs sweat, men perspire & woman glow'). Glowing or not, I freely admit to being a sweaty bundle in this heat!


    But there are a few things you can do to stay as comfortable as possible when carrying (this list isn't exhaustive; if you have your own top tip, please do share).


    • Drink or feed often, both of you.


    • If you can stay out of the sun, do, especially when it's at its peak.


    • Remember that

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  2. A Wonderful Week of Meh Dais

    The Didymos Didytai



    This week it’s all about meh dai / mei tai style carriers - padded shoulder, wrap-strap shoulder, combo-style, oh and half buckles too.


    I’m not going to bore you with exact dimensions of straps and padding.  What I am going to do is show you the dimensions - this is much more meaningful in terms of use.


    I’m going to use a slightly tall and solidly built 3 year old as the ‘baby’ in the carrier.  Why?  Well, it’s relatively easy to imagine a newborn or smaller baby in a mei tai, right?!  What’s not so so easy, is to imagine a big weighty toddler in them.


    Sure, you don’t have to keep

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