How to secure your woven wrap - knots and other finishes.

Woven wraps are hard to beat when it comes to closeness, snuggliness and flexibility of use. However, despite all these pros many parents are very worried about the knotting part. They are worried it will be difficult, or they will get it wrong and their wrap won't be secure. There are actually 4 different waysContinue reading "How to secure your woven wrap - knots and other finishes."

Front Double Hammock with a Long Woven Wrap Tutorial

Front Double Hammock is a fabulous carry for newborns. It is one of my personal favourite carries because; It is very snuggly and supportive carry for both the parent and baby. For the baby the two "hammock" layers over baby's back really cocoons and gently holds them in their natural posture. For the parent theContinue reading "Front Double Hammock with a Long Woven Wrap Tutorial"

Self Confidence and Baby Carriers and why "easier" isn't always best

Self Confidence, or lack thereof, can be the biggest barrier to carrying.  So often parents are worried.  Worried they won't do it right.  Worried they will make a mistake.  Worried because they are tired and exhausted and learning so many things and this is another thing to learn.  Worried because the first time they tried itContinue reading "Self Confidence and Baby Carriers and why "easier" isn't always best"

Half Price Woven Wrap Hires for February

With lockdown continuing at least until the 8th of March (and very likely beyond), I've seen a rise in the number of parents considering woven wraps. Wovens are hugely verstile. Soft and snuggly, they are brilliant for wearing around the home and out and about. They can be super supportive but often parents are nervousContinue reading "Half Price Woven Wrap Hires for February"

Calin Bleu Stretchy Wrap Review

The Calin Bleu Stretchy wrap is hands down the best budget stretchy wrap on the market.  It is quite simply a truly lovely lightweight option availible at a tiny price.  If your looking for an excellent quality wrap that won't break the bank, the Calin Bleu is simply a brilliant option.   At this point IContinue reading "Calin Bleu Stretchy Wrap Review"

Top 10 Hired Slings in 2020! And 2020 in numbers.

2020 has be one weird year. I don't think anyone will be surprised to hear that I hired less slings, saw less families, ran less consults, workshops and sling clinics than in previous years. BUT, as I reflect back on the year I was still able to see and support 116 families hire 113 slingsContinue reading "Top 10 Hired Slings in 2020! And 2020 in numbers."

Sheen Sling Services under Tier 4/ Lockdown

This week brought the news that London has now moved into Tier 4/ Lockdown. How does this affect the services I can offer and how you access baby carrier help? Online Consultations and Hires are continuing as normal and are completely unaffected. Online consultations via Zoom or WhatsApp can be a great way of exploringContinue reading "Sheen Sling Services under Tier 4/ Lockdown"

High Shoulder Carry with a Lightweight Buckle carrier

One of things that I love about being a carrying consultant is that I get to go off manual. I get to apply my knowledge of how carriers work, of infant positioning and development and I can use that to go off piste when needed. A couple weeks ago I had a client come toContinue reading "High Shoulder Carry with a Lightweight Buckle carrier"

The Lowdown on Anti-Microbial Carriers

Two days before the second national Lockdown in the UK, Ergobaby announced the release of their first ever anti-microbial carrier. But what does this even mean? Should you get one? Is this something you need? This is one of those rare moments where my past job collides with my current job. As many of youContinue reading "The Lowdown on Anti-Microbial Carriers"

BundleBean Babywearing Cover Review

The BundleBean babywearing cover is one of those rare products that truly are UNIVERSAL. Many things claim to work with everything else and then in reality are all a bit hit and miss. But not so for the BundleBean cover. It truly is 100% waterproof, and it truly fits every carrier and every sling I'veContinue reading "BundleBean Babywearing Cover Review"