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Just for hippies?

We get lots of people who come into the library lots of different circumstances, and lots of people who aren’t sure if using slings/carriers is ‘for them’. Luckily we’re entirely adaptable to any circumstances, we’ll find the route that is right for you. Laura came inot the library not sure if we could help but …

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Grandparents

Hello Grandma, hello Grandad, hello Nana, hello other named Grandparent! Thanks for joning us, it’s exciting isn’t it, being a grandparents, it’s like loads of the good bits of parenting without the bad bits! It’s also a bit strange isn’t it, parenting is so different now to how it was when you did it, you …

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Sources

A few days ago I discussed some of what what I look for when I choose the slings/carriers for the library. I mentioned buying from a reputable source and here’s why. You may notice that I often steer people towards lovely UK retailers who have supported the library. These are usually wahp (work at home …

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Provenance

We added a pair of Guinea Pigs to the chaos in the librarian household, they came from Warrington Animal Welfare (they have lots of pets to adopt if you’d like one or two!), here they are! I bought them a new hiding place and found the label interesting (And reassuring!): You can see that it …

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We all have those days

Andy is a peer supporter. And a daddy (He has written about that too! http://wawishslingmeet.co.uk/uncategorized/babywearing-daddies/). And he wraps. And he’s amazing at soothing frayed nerves. He has a lovely little speech he gives people who are new to wrapping, I made him write it down for me to share with you. When it arrived I …

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Anna’s reviews

So, this summer Anna went on holiday, and two fo the library’s newest purchases went with her, she was under very strict instructions to use them thoroughly and then write a review. Anone who has spoken to Anna at our library sessions knows that Anna is VERY funny so this is both informative and entertaining …

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Lynsey’s story

Lynsey wrote all about how babywearing features in her life for us to add here. What always amazes me about Lynsey is that she is enthusastic about pretty much anything sling or carrier that passes through her hands, so a high end hand woven wrap gets just as much respect from her as, well, I’ll …

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Peer Supporters

It occurred to me I haven’t introduced you to our new peer supporters! These ladies are volunteers who have used slings and carriers with their own children but also done a day’s training with the School Of Babywearing so they can help you with yours. I ask them to only do what they are confident …

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