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Last Call for Fundraising Raffles!

Raffles, Raffles, Raffles! Why are we fundraising and doing some raffles right now? We are a volunteer run organization. We don’t pay ourselves for time, for gas, or other incidentals. We use this money primarily to get new carriers for the lending library, whether it is to buy something used, something new that a company…

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Raffles, Door Prizes, and Fundraisers, OH MY!!!

We can’t tell you about all the fun goodies that are being handed out or raffled off this week without thanking all the supporters for our group.  Being able to celebrate together at wonderful locations, with fun prizes (and fundraising options), learning with great library carriers, is all possible BECAUSE of the folks and companies…

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CatBird Baby Pikkolo Review- and a thank you!

If you’ve been to a meeting, you’ve probably realized we talk a lot about Catbird Baby products.  Catbird Baby Pikkolos and Catbird Baby Mei Tais are well loved in our group.  We’d like to send some huge thank you’s and point out why they are such a hit here!  We received a donation of two…

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Nursing in Carriers

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, we figured it was a good time to talk about nursing in carriers.  We celebrated World Breastfeeding Week with the Breastfeed, Chicago group.  Sara and I presented a session on breastfeeding while babywearing after The Big Latch On was complete.   Here is some info about their group for…

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Mundelein’s February Meeting

Mundelein’s morning meeting was alot of fun!  We had alot of new moms with us as well as older members of our group.  We went over the various types of carriers that are used. There are 5 main types of carriers mei tais, ring slings, wraps, pouches and SSCs (soft structured carrier). Within all of…