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Babywearing Rear View Mirror Review

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View of the precious cargo behind

View of the precious cargo behind

Over the course of three and a half years, I’ve racked up more hours of babywearing that I can possibly count.  Once both of my babies have reached about six months old, they were over the 95 percentile for weight, so I’ve done the majority of babywearing on my back.  As much as I like the cuddly front carries and kissing the top of a fresh little head, I don’t particularly like the feeling of being perpetually pregnant, which is sometimes how I feel when I have a fat baby on my front.  Back carries are great because not only are your hands free, but you can also bend over easily.  The only problem with a back carry is that you can’t always see what’s going on back there, and many times you can’t reach back there to ‘feel’ what’s going on either.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had to ask my husband, or even my three year old daughter to ‘just have a peak at the baby and see what she’s doing‘.   I ask even more frequently if my baby is small and has fallen asleep, just to make sure that the airway is clear (of course, it always is, I just always want to double check). Read the rest of this entry

Onya Baby Carrier Product Review

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There's a kid onya :)

Aleshia, from Onya, came across my blog and sent me this sample Onya baby carrier months and months ago.  She seemed super friendly and it turns out that she used to live and surf right near where we live now!  How cool! Read the rest of this entry