You hippy, baby-wearing weirdo!

You hippy, babywearing weirdo!

Okay, I admit… When I was pregnant, I assumed that “baby wearing” was for hippies. You know the kind, the ones who refuse to spend the time with a razor more then once every 12 months, have multi colored beads in their dreadlocked hair, and wear earthy toned cloth pants and leather sandals.

I am far from being a “hippy” … (Well, I’m not the cheesecloth wearing, dreadlocked kind – as for shaving? Well… When I have time)

I had no idea what baby wearing was all about and it was actually an AMAZING tool!

More and more I was hearing about Mei Tai’s, Ergo carriers, Baby Bjorns, Manduca, so on and so forth and thought that perhaps, maybe, this could be a tool that a “normal” mum could use. Surely it wasn’t restricted to hippies, right?

After a few weeks researching, I decided to invest in an amazing Ergo Sport carrier for my belly bub. When she was born, let me just say this.

Best. Thing. Ever.

I am a pretty lazy person, and will confess, the idea of strapping a watermelon sized baby to my chest and carrying her around was less then appealing.
But now having used my Ergo, almost to the point of needing (read: wanting) a new one… I actually feel lazy that it’s that simple to just strap her in and off we go!

So any way… Moral of my story is.. When you’re a new mum, don’t let stereo typed products turn you off. Research every piece of product information to the hills, try, test, and re-test before you buy. Something that was first considered a luxury for me, is now a necessity!

I could rave about my ergo until the cows come home…! But don’t worry… I won’t J

Until next week…. Sincerely, your new-age-hippy-friend xx

Cup Cake Maker

Lauren is a stay at home mum to her beautiful daughter born in 2012, Leila. She am also the owner and creator styling little babes at my very own small sewing business, Ooh La Leila. She certainly leads a very busy life, but also enjoy some peaceful reflection whenever she can.

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