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Forum: Babywearing   09-30-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By finn'smama
Another recommendation for a woven shorty. You...

Another recommendation for a woven shorty. You can do hip and back carries, they fold up small and can double as blankets and scarves. It may be a bit of a learning curve but well worth it for the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-11-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By finn'smama
Hi mamas,   It's been awhile since I posted...

Hi mamas,
 
It's been awhile since I posted here, but I need some serious help.  I'm at my wits end with my middle boy, 4.5 yo.  He and his older brother (6) always squabble, but lately my 4 yo...
Forum: Babywearing   01-14-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,252
Posted By finn'smama
It's great! In fact, it's a benefit to have a...

It's great! In fact, it's a benefit to have a baby who will nap on you no matter where you are or what you're doing, especially if you have another LO to occupy. And fwiw, I wear my ds for naps a...
Forum: Babywearing   01-14-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,718
Posted By finn'smama
I also would (and do!) choose a woven wrap...

I also would (and do!) choose a woven wrap because of comfort and versatility. I have a really small babywearing "stash" 2 wraps and an Ergo (plus a DIY ringsling and mei tai) and I use my wraps...
Forum: Babywearing   09-10-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 948
Posted By finn'smama
nope. But we don't really believe in things...

nope. But we don't really believe in things being 'gender specific'. If the boys want to wear pink or dresses than that's fine http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif: I choose...
Forum: Babywearing   09-02-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,577
Posted By finn'smama
Quote: Originally Posted by Carrruth...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Carrruth http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15801707)
Here is a great video showing the dangers of...
Forum: Babywearing   09-02-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By finn'smama
I will echo suggestions for a high back carry or...

I will echo suggestions for a high back carry or hip carry with whatever carriers work for you. I learned to do a high rucksack with a woven around that time because ds only really like to be worn...
Forum: Babywearing   09-02-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,577
Posted By finn'smama
Imo, the carriers you listed are not ideal for...

Imo, the carriers you listed are not ideal for back carries. a woven wrap or an SSC like the Ergo are great. A wrap has a steep learning curve but well worth it since they are really versatile,...
Forum: Babywearing   09-02-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By finn'smama
Absolutely! I have variety of carriers for...

Absolutely! I have variety of carriers for different purposes, but I could definitely get by with just one. For me it would be a woven wrap in size 5. And I don't baby my carriers at all, my Ergo...
Forum: April 2010   08-24-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,847
Posted By finn'smama
Quote: Originally Posted by ann_of_loxley...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ann_of_loxley http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15767520)
DS1 used to just put himself to sleep...
Forum: Babywearing   08-23-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By finn'smama
nak i agree, go for a wrap! i like a...

nak

i agree, go for a wrap! i like a stretchy for a newb and it is pretty east to learn a Pouch wrap cross carry. there are two stretchies for sale on the tp for less than $35 right now.
Forum: April 2010   08-23-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,847
Posted By finn'smama
Wow, that's a lot of detail! I can give a...

Wow, that's a lot of detail!
I can give a rough idea of Henry's day

Wakes for a feed around 5:30 or 6am, maybe awake for 10 min and then back to sleep, usually until 10am!!
Nurses, offered...
Forum: Babywearing   08-17-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By finn'smama
Those pics of older siblings bwing are...

Those pics of older siblings bwing are awesome!http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: Vaccinations   08-17-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By finn'smama
Quote: Originally Posted by loveneverfails...

Quote:
Originally Posted by loveneverfails http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15745198)
Right off the bat, I wholly admit to...
Forum: Babywearing   08-15-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By finn'smama
Nothing but compliments! I used to have a mesh...

Nothing but compliments! I used to have a mesh ring sling, but i didn't really feel completely hands free, so I made a mesh buckle-tei and I LOVE it!
Here it is...
Forum: Babywearing   08-15-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By finn'smama
I think that's pretty normal really. At that...

I think that's pretty normal really. At that age, if ds was alert/awake he wanted to be looking around or staring at my face, not wrapped up and that was only for brief periods. Otherwise he was...
Forum: Babywearing   08-13-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By finn'smama
The Ergo. And nothing else,...

The Ergo. And nothing else, http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif He wears them froggy style until they're big enough to have legs out, and then switches to his back when...
Forum: Babywearing   08-13-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,378
Posted By finn'smama
I think you'll have lots of success with the...

I think you'll have lots of success with the Ergo mama. I'm using a wrap but I have an Ergo that we've used for all the kids. My ds is 4 mo also, and I almost exclusively wear him on my back and...
Forum: April 2010   08-03-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By finn'smama
Aw, mama....

Aw, mama. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif I don't really have any advice. I'm not sure what's in the realm of normal in terms of bonding, so I'm not sure what I would do....
Forum: April 2010   07-30-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,832
Posted By finn'smama
finn'smama, Henry, born at home April 7, 2010

finn'smama, Henry, born at home April 7, 2010
Forum: Babywearing   07-29-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By finn'smama
I would totally bowl while bw. I would also ride...

I would totally bowl while bw. I would also ride a bike under certain circumstances http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif:
Forum: Babywearing   07-29-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By finn'smama
With a little baby I like a nice high ruck tied...

With a little baby I like a nice high ruck tied tibetan. My LO is almost 4 months and we have started to practice the DH and it's great, but he definitely sits a little lower for it to be comfy....
Forum: Babywearing   07-28-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By finn'smama
There is a thread about it over at...

There is a thread about it over at Thebabywearer. It seemed to get pretty good reviews! I think it's against the UA to link it so just go over and do a search, they also come up on the FSOT over...
Forum: April 2010   07-28-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,297
Posted By finn'smama
All wrapped up...

All wrapped up (http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs203.snc4/38479_10150230570640106_608775105_13744066_7973057_n.jpg) http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif 3 and a...
Forum: April 2010   07-26-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By finn'smama
Quote: Originally Posted by Cecilia's Mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cecilia's Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15667137)
Cecilia absolutely does that too. When...
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