Hints And Tips

Babywearing & Other Parenting Articles
If you enjoy Babywearing, then by nature you enjoy being with your children and want them to experience the best that life and love have to offer. Have a browse through our articles, hints, tips, stories, and news items and see what you might learn to give you and your baby the most fun, most love, and most adventures
  • Fathers can often feel a little left out of the whole bonding and parenting side of thing. Mums carry the baby inside their body and have a natural bond with the new born; by using a babywearing from newborn Dads too can feel this bond, a Mei tai can be a perfect carrier for dads
  • Larger people don’t necessarily just need a larger carrier, your proportions might be different from smaller babywearers and different styles of babywearing might not be as comfortable for you as for others. Here are some of my ideas which should help you find a perfect fit for your perfect size.
  • Babywearing can seem like a daunting thing at first, how do I learn all the different carries and holds, how can I make sure baby is safe, what can I and can’t I do when carrying my little one. Hopefully these few simple tips will get you on the right track and give you a stress free introduction to the wonderful world of Babywearing.
  • How to make sure you take care of bath you and baby when Babywearing in cold weather, a few top tips and must haves to make the cold as inviting as the warm!
  • A day out in London with a baby can be full of all kinds of wonderful activities. I lived in London for 15 years and share with you some of my must do’s if you are spending some time in England’s capital city with a little one, and also why babywearing is the best way to explore London and all it has to offer.
  • Everyone is full of parenting advice, but what are the no nonsense secret tips which no one ever says. Here are my top ten, you might agree, you might strongly disagree, let me know what are your tips for a stress free first few years.
  • Babywearing with Twins might seem frightening and daunting but you’ve been carrying them for 9 months, so why stop now they are born. They will love being close to you and each other.
  • Taking your baby out for a hike or a walk in your carrier needn’t be a Bear Gryll’s style mission, it can be a great and easy day out, it just takes some planning. Have a read through my tips to see what I recommend to make it stress free.
  • The Babywearingworld guide to some of the best babywearing books for sale. Including THE Babywearing Book (pretty much the babywearing bible), a childrens book on babywearing, and a book for new dads, a fun guide to fatherhood for dad’s who enjoy babywearing and baby bonding.
  • An insider’s guide on how to get around England’s capital city with a baby in tow! Babywearing is the best way to navigate the city but I also offer tips on getting around with a buggy or stroller. With links to London tube maps and walking maps.
  • A quick checklist for new Mums & Dads to print out and keep as a handy guide to make sure you have all the essentials with you when you take Baby out for a day out in your carrier, sling, mei tai or wrap.
  • Take a look at our suggestions for Babywearing with Newborns. What carriers and carrying styles are safe for newborn babies.
  • Sometimes a difficult birth can lead to a colostomy bag being fitted, and many other issues in our modern times can also result in stoma’s and colostomy bags, this doesn’t mean Babywearing has to be an obstacle for you, just slightly adapting can make it a pleasure.
  • With so many Apps on the market how on earth can you know whats going to be helpful and whats going to be a pain in your i-Ass! Here is my top ten of Apps which I found fun and useful.
  • Busy Mums and Dads lead busy lives and sometimes technology can lend us a helping hand. There are hundreds of products and gadgets out there promising an easier life, today we take a look at The Kindle and see what it can offer us as busy Babywearing parents.
  • Fed up of finding dribble all over your iPhone or finding out your little monster called Aunty Leela in Australia whilst you were out of the room. Fisher Price have solved all your problems with the Apptivity Case, turn your iPhone into a baby toy!
  • Is it safe to Babywear when pregnant, and also is it easy? Well, the easy answer to both of these questions is yes. As long as you decide on the right babywearing technique for you and your changing body then it couldn’t be easier.
  • Babywearing in the correct manner and with the correct baby carrier can actually ease back pain in parents from carrying their babies and young children
  • Bookshops parenting departments are often full of bulging shelves, everyone has a favourite parenting book, and a look at Amazon has tens of thousands of choices for any mums or dads looking for a bit of help. Here are my favourites, hope they can be of some help to you too.
  • London has thousands of hotels, B&Bs, guest houses and hostels and choosing one to stay in will leave you feeling like you really need a holiday! Using recommendations from people I really trust and using by own experience of living in London, and working in the cutsomer service industry here are my top tips for staying somewhere stylish, clean and above all very family friendly.
  • Some men just don’t buy into the whole Babywearing thing, they think they are going to look stupid with their baby attached to them, thats for girls. Well here are a few tips to get your man enjoying babywearing as much as you.
  • Zach Galifianakis in the brilliant comedy movie The Hangover spends quite some time carrying around baby Carlos in a Babybjorn Carrier. The image has become quite iconic and introduced men to the art of Babywearing.
  • It takes time and discipline to keep a journal but the rewards and benefits are wonderful. Here are some ideas of books to keep treasured moments in and ways of storing your memories
  • Choosing a Baby Carrier is a always a tough choice, whats best for you and your baby. If you want to choose a carrier to wear whilst breastfeeding have a read of our quick guide looking at the highs and lows of nursing a child whilst babywearing before you make up your mind.
  • One of the worse things to experience as a parent can be a colicky baby, just what is colic and how can it be treated? I will try and answer these questions and offer a little bit of help to soothe a colicky infant