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#1 of 8 Old 05-11-2010, 05:14 PM - Thread Starter
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My 2 year old had been cranky, moving from tantrum to tantrum with barely a break for a few hours, fighting a nap and generally making me crazy. Within a min. of wrapping her up I had this. Blessed Peace!

Why is babywearing awesome for you?

Kristy, wife to Josh proud mama to Katie: since 3/08 and Emma since 8/12.

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#2 of 8 Old 05-11-2010, 05:25 PM
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Yay for babywearing!

I think it's awesome bc:

1. I can get around w/out lugging a huge stroller that my lo doesn't even want to sit in.

2. I have 2 free hands to hold my older boys hands, push carts, browse merchandise, etc., etc.

3. I look so darn cool doin' it!

Wife to dh, Mommy to ds1 12/2002, ds2 9/2005, and ds3 9/2008.
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You ladies are making me long to wear my 2 y.o.! I haven't been able to do it in a while because I'm pregnant and due to have this baby anytime now. Can't wait till I'm back in babywearing action again! My carriers are getting lonely.

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because DS loves it, because I can be active with him and unencumbered by a stroller, and because I get so many double takes when I carry him. It's our bonding time and this weekend we'll go for a walk in our first HBC.

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Aw...that is too cute

Since ds is nearly two the free hands has really been dear.

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Sounds like our days have been quite similar! Survival Ok, mine doesn't sleep but if it stops the whining and tantrums....

Becky- Wife to DH, Mama to "Nani" (July '08) "Coco" (July '10) and expecting one very wiggly baby boy in May 2013!

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1) It calms dd down
2) I can get things done
3) I can snuggle and do what I need to do at the same time
4) No strollers!
5) Easy to fit a carrier in my purse/diaper bag
6) Great for ECing
7) Portable napping
8) I can kiss dd's head whenever I want
9) Convenient
10) Promotes bonding
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