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Mundane Mama Problems

Photo by Kim MyoungSung,

I stared at the pile of dirt I’d swept off my living room floor. My dirt piles are always way too big and way too varied to be respectable: we’re not talking about some stray mud, a decaying leaf, and…

Avoid a Swamp Scam in Ten Easy Steps

It’s called The Swamp for a reason. Back in the halcyon days of The Babywearer.com, before the advent of Facebook babywearing, there weren’t many scammers. This isn’t because of some hippie good vibes – there weren’t many babywearers around to…

Rebozo Wraps … And a Giveaway!

“Traditional carrier” is a problematic term in the babywearing world. We use it to refer, generally, to babywearing methods that predate Didymos and Snugli-type carriers in Europe and the Americas. Excepting the welsh shawl carry, most of these methods are…

Swamp Listing: The Fine Print

 FSOT: random indio in EUC, size 5. Used lightly in a large stash; selling because it’s just not my color. Soft enough for littles but supportive for bigs in a multi-layer carry! Asking (insert less than I paid here) ppd…

Amish Ladies Out-Crunch You

Recently, we visited Nana’s Amish  next-door neighbors (and by “next-door,” I mean “the next farm down the road”). And somewhere in between the pickle-canning, the organic turkeys, and the barefoot herd of children, I realized something. I will never out-crunch…

Thank You, Village

As you might have noticed from the giant zucchini pics on my instagram feed, the manic pixie clan is in the Northeast visiting Nana this week. Bear had a week-long-out-of-town work thingie, so the boys and I decamped to a…