Category: budget babywearing

C&C Review – Win It for Your Library!

The French often complain about English creeping into their language. And Americans famously butcher French words – think “croissant” and “au revoir.” So it’s no surprise that we’ve abbreviated the French wrap company Colimaçon et Cie to a simple C&C.…

Only Need One: The Wrap-Up

Couldn’t resist that pun. So I’ve gone through 7 days of the Only Need One Challenge. For one week, I’ve used only the One Wrap, a Didymos Mystic Petrol hemp old standard. It’s on the thin side (190-200 g^m), super…

Only Need One, Day One

  Only one carrier? That means serious changes to our babywearing routine. For the Only Need One Challenge, run through the Facebook group Everyday Babywearing. mamas are committing to using only one carrier for a whole week. I’ve picked The…

Only Need One Challenge

Starting Monday, the Facebook group Everyday Babywearing is having an “Only Need One” challenge. For one week, participants will use only one carrier. Because, as we try to tell everyone: despite the stash shots, the wrap fads, the buy-buy-buy latest-and-greatest mentality, you…

Tekhni Aplos: Tale as Old as Time

Tekhni Wovens owner Alisa DeMarco has worked hard to make babywearing affordable. Arche has proven so successful that other companies have jumped on the budget bandwagon: both Poe Wovens and Vaquero have recently released similar pricing schemes. More budget options…

Nunamoochie: Elephant Ears Review

The wrap world is, all around, fairly impossible to pronounce. Did-e-moose or did-e-mus? Jeer-a-sul or heer-a-sol? Teck-nee or tek-nay? Most of us can hardly pronounce “mei tai” correctly (for the record, it’s may-tie, not my-tie), so expecting us to manage…

Babywearing and Class

You walk into a room in your easy-to-find, off-the-rack carrier. You bought it at Target, or a consignment store, or even a yard sale. You know it’s not the best thing out there, but it’s what you’ve got, and you…

Tekhni Arche

First of all: It’s Ar-kay, people. Make sure you say it right in Phoenix. Didn’t know the International Babywearing Conference is in Phoenix this year? That’s good: it means you’re the target audience for Tekhni’s new budget line. Alisa DeMarco…