Beth Beaney

  1. When Should You Stop Carrying Your Baby in a Sling?

    When Should You Stop Carrying Your Baby in a Sling?

     

    Babies and parents alike need physical contact right after birth, and the need doesn't stop there. One of the most natural, affirming ways to deepen your relationship with your child is to carry them in a sling.

     

    Carrying your baby brings a plethora of benefits for you and your young child. But how do you know when the time has come to stop?

     

    Every child is different, which means that there's no age that every parent should stop carrying their baby. But as a parent, it helps to know what to look for and think about when you're making this decision.

     

    If you want to make an informed, child-centred decision about when to stop carrying,

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  2. Why You Should Buy Wooden Toys For Your Toddler

    Why you should buy wooden toys for your toddler.

     

    Choosing toys for your kids can be a challenge. It can be a difficult task given the numerous options available, each with its pros and cons.

     

    A lot of childrens toys include plastic and electronic parts - not ideal for babies and toddlers, and not good for the planet, either.

     

    An attractive alternative would be to go for wooden toys - a great option if you wish for children to stay away from anything plastic. With a simple and reduced design, combined with beautiful colouring and a naturally textured surface, wooden toys are suited to children of all ages, and are played with over and over again.

     

    Today, we will explore the benefits of wooden toys and how children can be encouraged into deep play through the simple design and

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  3. Which Is the Best Baby Carrier?

     

    You're having a baby! And while you're undoubtedly excited to welcome your new addition into the world, you're also scrambling to get your hands on the right baby products. Right now, you're looking for a baby carrier, in particular.

     

    The question you have, however, is this: what is the best baby carrier? There are tons of great options available. So, below, we're going to review some of the top choices and help you make the ultimate decision. Let's go!

     

    How to Choose a Baby Carrier

     

    Baby carriers come in a range of different styles and are made out of a variety of different materials. In other words, they possess a great deal of variation. So, how do you choose the right one? By doing the following.

     

    Make

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  4. European Customers & Brexit

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    European Customers & Brexit - Good News!

     

    What to expect in the New Year…

     

    Well, we are very fortunate to be able to say that nothing changes for us, or for our amazing, valued customers and friends in the EU. This is because we are still in the EU single market.

     

    We will continue to ship to all countries in Europe and our customers will NOT have customs checks, tariffs, paperwork or any extra charges, when ordering from us. Everything will remain exactly the same, both for us and you. Happy days.

     

    This allows us to trade with our amazing wholesalers in Europe and to send our amazing parcels to European customers in exactly the same way as always.

     

    For our awesome customers and friends i

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  5. Tula Preschool Carrier Review

    Tula Preschool Carrier Review

    We have been waiting for this carrier for ages! The amazing Tula Preschool Carrier is HERE and we love it! It’s the carrier for your much-bigger kid - 4 years +. It’s the same Tula Carrier we all come to know and love - the same gorgeous prints, the same amazing design and the same ergonomic support and functionality.

     

    Tula Preschool Carrier Review Mason

     

    What’s different though is the size - it’s the largest Tula Carrier yet with a panel of 51.1 x 50.4c

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  6. Love And Carry One Plus Cool Review

    Love And Carry One Plus Cool Baby Carrier Review

    The Love & Carry ONE+ Cool is a really smart carrier. It has all the amazing features of the standard Love And Carry ONE+ Baby Carrier with an added extra - the main panel can be rolled down and neatly tucked away to reveal a mesh panel, to help keep you both cool on hot days, or if you or your little one run warm, it’s ideal to help you keep cool whatever the weather.

     

    So let's dive in a take a look at the main features of this baby carrier:

    • For babies 0-24 months, weighing 3.5 to 15 kgs.
    • Made from 100% cotton.
    • Fully adjustable width and height of the back panel.
    • Keeps the baby's hips in an ergonomic position - the M-position.
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  7. Love And Carry One Plus Baby Carrier Review

    Love And Carry One Plus Baby Carrier Review

    We’ve been babywearing specialists for 11 years. In terms of trying new baby carriers and slings, it’s safe to say we have seen hundreds! Each carrier is hand-picked by our expert team of babywearing consultants, tried and tested by parents, for parents.

     

    Now, not all make it into our store; after babywearing for over a decade, we are super-choosy! We choose each sling for the shop as if we were choosing it for our own babies. Carriers that are suitable for newborn have extra boxes to tick - no mean feat when you’re trying to impress the babywearing experts!

     

    Love And Carry One Plus Key Features

    So enter the new Love And C

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  8. Minu Baby Wrap Review

    Minu Baby Wrap Review

    New to the UK market, Minu Baby Wraps are exceptional in the stretchy wrap world. The first soft, lightweight, breathable and eco-friendly 100% Lenzing Modal Baby Wrap, made in Prague. It’s the perfect, ethical and sustainable baby wrap from those precious newborn days onwards. When I say soft and lightweight, I mean really soft and really lightweight.

     

    With your baby wrapped close, you have your hands free to safely take on the world together, while feeling elegant, stylish and well dressed. The exclusive fabric is breathable and keeps both you and your baby comfortable and close.

     

    Minu Baby Wrap Dusty Mint

     

    Minu baby wraps are specially knitted f

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  9. How To Use A Ring Sling

     

    Some people can be a bit put off by ring slings, thinking that they are difficult to use or not as supportive as other types of baby carrier given that baby's weight rests on one hip. But ring slings are fantastic, and once you get the hang of them they are one of the easiest types of slings to use.

     

     

    You can use the pouch to set the seat - some call it a perch, a rope, or a band - use it by setting it behind baby's knees, in a straight line from one knee to the other. This will help create that nice deep seat that you want.

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  10. The Best Lightweight Baby Carriers and Baby Slings For 2020

    The Best Lightweight Baby Carriers and Slings For 2020

     

    So summer is finally here! Summer is fun, I love summer; although having said that, anything over 20C I find a bit melty. And that's even before I start babywearing! But there's nothing better than being out in the sunshine with your wee one in a sling, chatting away and having fun together, pointing out the sights and sounds.

    It goes without saying that it can take a little bit of extra thought and effort when babywearing in summer, and choosing the right baby carrier can make all the difference.

    Baby carriers that work well in summer and / or warmer weather generally speaking fall into 2 categories:

    • those that are lighter / less structured, and therefore naturally cooler in themselves,
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