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Month: February 2014

A request to my feminist friends ?>

A request to my feminist friends

The more I have been around the ‘Babywearing community’ and parenting in general, the more I have seen a strange dichotomy unfold.  I have seen and been a part of many conversations about feminism and gender roles.  I’ve seen the growth of the Pink Stinks campaign, the growth of A Mighty Girl books and movies, the arrival of Goldieblox engineering toys for girls and lots of other similar things.  And if I’m honest I’m starting to get a bit fed up of it all. Allow me…

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Lir Slings Realt Aodh(Snow) Ring Sling ?>

Lir Slings Realt Aodh(Snow) Ring Sling

I felt very privileged to be asked to review some of the new Lir Slings recently.  I thought I was getting one to try, so when the package arrived from Ireland I was very pleased to find two lovely wraps in the bag. I’m going to cover these as two separate reviews as they are both very different.  So here goes… First off, this is one of the classiest wraps I’ve seen.  It looks beautiful with silvery grey and white…

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Carrier Review: Rock Solid Slings Pod (podaegi) Wrap Conversion ?>

Carrier Review: Rock Solid Slings Pod (podaegi) Wrap Conversion

One of the nicest things about having a website like this is when people send me stuff to try out, especially new companies.  Rock Solid Slings are one of  the newest, and rather than stepping into the mass of companies offering Mei Tai’s, Buckled carriers and Ring Slings, Carrie, the brains and sewing machine behind Rock Solid Slings,  is focusing on a less well known carrier:  The Podaegi, or as its usually referred to the Pod. A pod is a traditional…

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