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IBW Bash Platinum Sponsor Highlight: Tekhni Wovens

  Babywearing International of Chicagoland would like to say a huge thank you to Alisa DeMarco and Tekhni Wovens for once again being a platinum sponsor of our third annual International Babywearing Week Bash!     Tekhni Wovens is a local business in Grayslake, IL, just north of Chicago. Tekhni woven wraps come in a variety…

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IBW Bash Gold Sponsor Highlight: Marsupial Mamas

  Marsupial Mamas is a store that sells a large variety of baby carriers and babywearing accessories. The store is an online store but one of the lovely ladies behind the store happens to be local to us. Not only is she local, but Tabitha is one of the founding members of our babywearing group!…

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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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Thanks for celebrating with us!

Celebrate! This past week was about being able to celebrate.   Celebrating by spreading the “love” and sharing how your life is made easier by using carriers.  Celebrating through socializing, and enjoying each other’s company.  Celebrating by capturing those moments on film.  Celebrating and trying something new, like a ballet class with a child in…

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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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Thank you for the Goodies!

We’re gearing up for International Babywearing Week (IBW), and life is pretty hectic for our group right now.  We actually have 9 events planned over 6 days next week!  Can you believe it?  All of our events are listed on our blog calendar HERE.  And we did a preliminary post HERE.  We have gotten two…

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IBW Week 2013- Get Carried Away!

We have been busy planning activities to celebrate during IBW week next month.  Are you wondering what IBW week is? It’s a great time to celebrate, first and foremost.  So, every cause and group has a special celebration time, right? Well next month is OURS!  It’s called International Babywearing Week, and this year it will…

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Thank You’s and a chance at some Goodies-

We want to announce some fundraising efforts and thank some people and businesses, both local and online.  I know some of you have been waiting VERY PATIENTLY to hear what we have this year.  But first we want to introduce you to the folks who’ve made these donations (in no particular order)…  We are so…

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MEMBER STORIES

Today we want to feature a few friends who have written blog posts about their babywearing journey. To make it easy on us, we’re going to provide a few links from friends who’ve already posted their stories online.  🙂 We hope you read, enjoy, and comment! ***************************************************************** Mandi’s Story Mandi, one of our members, wanted…