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Forum: Babywearing   06-13-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By ABO Mama
The lightly padded shoulder on the maya is super...

The lightly padded shoulder on the maya is super comfy.  I actually prefer it over SBP.
Forum: Babywearing   05-30-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By ABO Mama
How are you with wrapping?  A sturdy woven wrap...

How are you with wrapping?  A sturdy woven wrap would work, and be easier to carry on a hike (added bonus, it can be used as a blanket for a picnic).
Forum: Babywearing   04-20-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By ABO Mama
SleepingBabyProduction has very affordable rs. ...

SleepingBabyProduction has very affordable rs.  I also like the shoulder on the maya rs.  FYI, if you find the tail on your rs to be too long, you can wrap the tail around the rings, getting it out...
Forum: Babywearing   03-28-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,447
Posted By ABO Mama
I know that some of the infantino mt have been...

I know that some of the infantino mt have been poorly made...I'm not sure if this has been fixed or not.  If you do get one, I'd give the straps a good hard tug at the seam where it connects to the...
Forum: Babywearing   03-15-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By ABO Mama
A moby is going to be really hot.  If you like...

A moby is going to be really hot.  If you like the wrap (I prefer wraps for newborns), there are cooler fabrics to choose from.  Wrapsody has one, and there are also gauze wraps.  Another option is...
Forum: Babywearing   02-23-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By ABO Mama
For lots of ups and downs, I really like the...

For lots of ups and downs, I really like the scootababy.  I can leave it on my waist, and quickly get the baby in and out.  It is one shouldered, so if I'm going to be wearing for a longer time,...
Forum: Babywearing   02-22-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By ABO Mama
I have a monkey pocket...

I have a monkey pocket (http://monkeypockets.blogspot.com/search/label/Wool%20and%20Fleece%20Monkey%20Pockets) that is wool...plenty warm enough for us.  They can also be ordered with fleece lining...
Forum: Babywearing   12-30-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By ABO Mama
Wool wraps should not go in the dryer. because...

Wool wraps should not go in the dryer. because the wool will felt, and weaken the fabric.  As the pp said, cotton, linen/cotton, hemp/cotton are ok in the dryer.
Forum: Babywearing   12-18-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By ABO Mama
When you hold him in your arms, what position is...

When you hold him in your arms, what position is he in?  Can you do the same position with a carrier?
Forum: Babywearing   12-15-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By ABO Mama
I'd check on thebabywearer, especially in the...

I'd check on thebabywearer, especially in the special needs forum.  I think the bjorn is a bad choice for dyplasia.
Forum: Babywearing   12-06-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By ABO Mama
Have you tried one leg out in the anglepack?  ...

Have you tried one leg out in the anglepack?
 
You can use a woven wrap for all kinds of carries, well into toddlerhood.  You can do comfy hip carries with a woven.  You can do a hip carry with...
Forum: Babywearing   11-14-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By ABO Mama
For a one time trip, I would use what you...

For a one time trip, I would use what you already have. 
Forum: Babywearing   11-10-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,386
Posted By ABO Mama
I love stretchy wraps, like moby's, for...

I love stretchy wraps, like moby's, for newborns.  The lifespan of a stretchy wrap is about 15lbs (after that, it's just not a comfortable), so don't expect to be able to use one for a toddler.  Mei...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-06-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 368
Posted By ABO Mama
Uhh, no.  Kiss him sure, but tooth brush no.

Uhh, no.  Kiss him sure, but tooth brush no.
Forum: Babywearing   11-06-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By ABO Mama
The BabyHawk OhSnap will fit a woman's size 22,...

The BabyHawk OhSnap will fit a woman's size 22, or man's xxl.  Try a local babywearing group to see if there are any to try on, or buy a used one (thebabywearer has a FSOT forum).
Forum: Babywearing   10-28-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By ABO Mama
I prefer a wrap with a newborn.  I agree that it...

I prefer a wrap with a newborn.  I agree that it is a lot of fabric to deal with.  For shopping, I tie the wrap on at home (under my jacket if it's cold out), and then pop the baby in once we...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-28-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 307
Posted By ABO Mama
Reese's Pieces, rhymes, of course.   I'm so...

Reese's Pieces, rhymes, of course.
 
I'm so glad we don't get trick-or-treaters at our house!  Having the boys bags siting on the counter is going to be bad enough Monday night :)
 
Forum: Babywearing   10-28-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By ABO Mama
Well, it does depend on how cold it is outside. ...

Well, it does depend on how cold it is outside.  I try not to put too many layers on DS, because he gets plenty of body heat from me.  Between the warmth from me, and the extra layers from the...
Forum: Gardening   10-25-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By ABO Mama
I'm considering this with my beets, but haven't...

I'm considering this with my beets, but haven't tried it before (sorry, not much help!).
Forum: Babywearing   10-25-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By ABO Mama
I prefer to wear DS next to my body.  I don't...

I prefer to wear DS next to my body.  I don't like the feel of wearing a carrier over my big jacket.  It's also much easier to have DS under my jacket, especially when going in and out of warm...
Forum: Babywearing   10-25-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By ABO Mama
Onsburg fabric is another good choice for a diy...

Onsburg fabric is another good choice for a diy wrap.
Forum: Babywearing   10-06-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By ABO Mama
I'd also say OhSnap.

I'd also say OhSnap.
Forum: Babywearing   09-23-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By ABO Mama
I would say a shorty wrap, tied in a rebozo.

I would say a shorty wrap, tied in a rebozo.
Forum: Babywearing   09-20-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By ABO Mama
Have you checked the FSOT on thebabywearer?  You...

Have you checked the FSOT on thebabywearer?  You can usually find deals there.
Forum: Babywearing   09-08-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
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Views: 739
Posted By ABO Mama
You can use a shorter woven wrap.  Another...

You can use a shorter woven wrap.  Another option is to make your own stretchy wrap with cotton knit fabric.  I made my own stretchy wrap (no-sew, the only "work" involved was cutting the fabric),...
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