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Videos: How To Use a Ring Sling!

So you're a visual learner? Me, too! I just need to watch someone walk me through, step-by-step, and then I'm good to go wear my baby!  Our friends at Tandem Trouble have created a video tutorial series for how to use a ring sling using Bijou Wear's Skya Graphite (available on Amazon Prime)!  Tandem Trouble says, "A ring sling can be the newborn to independent toddler carrier for your babywearing journey ... I am demonstrating the Skya ring sling from Bijou Wear. The Skya is likely the lightest weight ring sling I have worn with truly astonishing breathability.

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Black Babywearing Week

Black Babywearing Week is a gift, really, our sharing of our Melanated Magic and reminding the babywearing community at large that we are not an "other." We are not a "minority." This our culture, our heritage, our family connection to each other and our ancestors.

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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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