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Melt Away the Meltdowns

Close enough to kiss. Breathe in the sweet newborn smell. That new little body wrapped on your chest. Those sweet cheeks are pressed against your skin. Those little fingers. Those little toes. Time stands still for just a minute or two. There are days when they seem to cry for hours on end until someone holds them or wears them. And sometimes even that doesn’t always do the trick but that little being needs you and you’re there for them. And when they relax, you can relax.   [Image provided by Courtney Scruggs. A white woman wearing her toddler on her back in a natty topographical map patterned woven wrap and her newborn on her front in a navy and...

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Tales of a Ring Sling Tail

Ring slings are quick to learn, and adjust easily from one caregiver to another! Most folks let the tail hang, but if you want to get it out of the way, there are a variety of ways to do so! What is your favorite? Photo graphic of six images of a tan skin bespectacled Asian woman wearing a sleeping toddler on her front in a saturated bright teal and deep periwinkle ring sling with large abstract plaid cross hatch pattern and purple rings (Plaidass Juliette). They're outside in the snow. Let it hang This is a great way to show off both sides of your beautiful baby carrier.  As the tail passes through the rings we get that flash of...

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#4Carries1Size

Early February, we started a challenge, a laid back challenge. We’re talking about using one size of woven wrap and wrapping in four different ways. Got a base length wrap that has been sitting uninspired? Challenge yourself! Got a base minus 3 giving you the side eye from the shelf? Grab it! Got a travelling wrap visiting that needs some breaking in? Break it in! No matter the brand, the type, the price tag, we want to see you. Tag us @BijouBabywearing and use the hashtag #4Carries1Size on social media! If you would like help brainstorming ways to carry, check out Wearing Wiki online or ask in the Facebook group Bijou Buzz where we will be playing along as well....

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Ring Slings and Short Wrap Pre-Tied Carries

Ring slings and shorter wraps in pre-tied carries can be quick, comfortable options for both those hot summer days AND those cold coat-wearing days. You can get the carrier all ready to go before even leaving your home! RING SLINGS For a carrier that is easily adjustable among wearers and made for newborns and toddlers, ring slings check the boxes. Bijou Wear offers a variety of ring slings in different fabric blends and lengths. To find out more about which length is best for you, click here. The learning curve can seem daunting at first, but once you get the hang of it, you can do it in your sleep (many of us are half asleep most of the week...

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