Rape is…

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Rape is a violation. Rape is a bodily invasion, a brutal rending, a robbery. Rape is a physical body entering your own. It leaves you struck dumb and powerless, unable to speak or move. Rape is a lack of consent.…

Chrysalis Shmetterling Review

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LaLu Wovens contacted me to review one of their wraps, and ended up mailing me a mouthful: Chrysalis Shmetterling. That long German word means butterfly, so it’s fair to say that this gorgeous gray wrap is the crown of their Chrysalis…

Mimi Wraps Review

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I’ve always liked mei tais. I think they’re the perfect carrier for the casual wearer, and more than that, perfect for maybe-I’ll-be-carrying, not-so-quick-ups-and-downs. You can roll one up in a ball, stuff it in a bag, and take it hiking.…

Diva Milano is #sorrynotsorry

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On Sunday, Diva Milano released a statement about the plagiarism controversy. It appeared on their Facebook page, where it’s garnered over 345 comments, most of them negative. It’s one of the most #sorrynotsorry statements I’ve seen from a wrap company…

Diva Did A Bad, Bad Thing

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On January 20th, Italian wrap company Diva Milano used Facebook to debut their new line of budget wraps. Diva Essenza 100% cotton twill wraps retail at 77 Euro – about 83 USD. Diva went bare-bones simple with these, and wove…

Is the K’Tan Dangerous?

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I’ve seen a few mamas rocking the Baby K’Tan. They used both the x-piece and the band (i.e. all of it, as recommended), and baby was tight: upright, tummy-to-tummy, without an angle that would encourage him to go chin-to-chest and…

Halloween Parenting

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For most of the world, Halloween is bats and pumpkins, skeletons and spooks. It’s costumes: painted faces, full-body suits, flirty dresses and high heels. People go to parties replete with fake spiderwebbing, where the crudites are served with skeleton hand…