Instinctive Parent Blogs

Why Facebook Can't Tell You What Baby Carrier To Buy

Posted by Palestina Baronas on

Facebook is pretty awesome, am I right?  You are able to find a Facebook group on every topic there is, even topics within a topic. Did you know there is even a group for Whovian Babywearers, for example? From baby carriers to cloth diapers, there are forums for everything. Due to the specific nature of many of these public forums, an intimate camaraderie is found with like minded strangers who quickly become like friends. (Image Source) The only down side to this wealth of information, well informed or not, is it gives many users the sense that it is the...

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Instinctive Parent's First Workshop

Posted by Palestina Baronas on

Today was my first time running an introduction to baby wearing workshop. I was filled with jitters, but mostly excitement. The host space was located at South Shore Home Birth Midwifery in Hingham. It was spacious, homey, and just perfect for the workshop. Three ladies (and one gent!) attended and I was able to go over a brief history of baby wearing, basic safety and a general overview of all the carriers I sell. After I was done with what I had prepared, I was able to let the moms and dad try carriers and we even had a couple...

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Just another day

Posted by Palestina Baronas on

Just another day

Today was just another day baby wearing. I've heard it said that babywearing is difficult. This statement gives me the feeling of it being a seriously conscious act. As if carrying your child was a dedicated hobby, making it more complicated than it actually is. A sort of elite mommy club that only the most skilled can be a part of. In our household, it certainly is a way of life. But the thought process is pretty simple- Baby Girl is fussing while sitting on the floor. I know she wants up. I have things to do. I grab a...

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