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Your Baby is NOT a “Bad” Sleeper: Common Sense Thinking About Infant Sleep

Let me let you in on an important secret that society doesn’t seem to want us to know about sleep.  Babies wake up.  Sometimes a lot.  Older babies wake up too.  So do toddlers.  Even school aged kids wake up.  And you know what?  Adults often wake in the night…

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How To Buy a Woven Wrap

Woven wraps are definitely far more high profile and more readily available in greater variety than they were even five years ago when I started babywearing.  The question “how do I choose my first woven wrap?” pops up frequently.   And with good reason!  With so many brands, so many…

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Book Review: Pushed: The Painful Truth about Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care

   Jennifer Block’s Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care is one of those books that’s been on my “to read” list for ages.  I finally had a chance to give it a read over the holiday break and wanted to briefly share my thoughts. As I’m a…

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Shopping…With a Conscience

Since it’s Black Friday/Local Saturday/Cyber Monday season, it’s hard to avoid thoughts of shopping.  I admit…I like to shop…too much probably.  Like most Americans, I have a bit of a consumerism problem (I could bore you at this point with my long academic ramblings on the subject…but I’ll spare you!).…

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Let’s Make a Meh Dai (or Onbuhimo)!! Part II: Putting It All Together

Welcome to Part II of my meh dai/onbuhimo tutorial!!  Now that you’ve gotten all your pieces assembled from Part I (which you should read first if you haven’t already)…time to sew!!   I’m going to describe the order in which I put things together.  Remember, there are some different ways to…

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