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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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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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Mundelein Meeting Changes

Group Growth It’s no secret that we’ve been outgrowing the space at Cygnus for the monthly morning meeting in Mundelein.  As our group has grown we’ve been evaluating options for the Mundelein Meeting.  This is a good problem to have, but a problem none the less.  The meetings have gotten so busy that it has…

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A Generous Donation

THANK YOU ACTION BABY CARRIERS! This summer, a leader of our group contacted Action Baby Carriers to request carrier support for our lending libraries.  Our group has grown dramatically, and we’ve struggled to keep up with the requests.  As we’ve grown, our lending library has been split into 5 different sections based on meetings/leaders and…

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Finding the Buckle Love

(Sibling Babywearing) Soft Structured Carriers We get a lot of questions in our group about different types of carriers, and today I wanted to talk a little about Soft Structured Carriers (also known as SSC’s or buckle carriers). I think one of the greatest benefits for babywearing families is that SSC’s are really daddy friendly.…

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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…