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I’m Nikki, the mom behind April & October. April & October is a lifestyle blog, that focuses on parenting and babywearing.

What is babywearing? Babywearing is keeping your baby close while you’re able to do daily tasks. I wear while shopping, for nap time, while taking a walk, while gardening, even school pick up. It’s been a convenient tool that I’ve appreciated so much.

Where did you learn to baby wear? My mother taught me. She wore my siblings. My grandmother also wore my mother and her siblings.

How many kids do you have? Do you wear them both? I have a 1 year old we call Dumpling, a 4 year old, we call Tot and an 8 year old, we call Birdie. I wear the youngest daily and Tot here and there.

Nikki

I'm Nikki. Work at home mama that loves to eat & travel. I am totally obsessed with my children, crafts, and baby wearing. April & October is a life blog about my family's adventures. Read More

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  • Slowly falling asleep in Tropical Rainbow. ⁣
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In house dyed wrap by @emmelinetextiles⁣
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  • Sometimes you wear The Child and that’s okay. ⁣
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Bonnet | @kingknits ⁣
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  • My review of @waywardwovens Everdeen is up on the blog! We loved having this Tencel and Bourette silk tester for a few days. ⁣
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  • Bring me back to Christmas Day dinner 🍴 I wish I could have some lobster tails 🦞 almost every day. This was such an awesome meal. ⁣
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What do you eat when you celebrate for different holidays?  We do ham on Easter, turkey on Thanksgiving, and callaloo for New Years. I can’t wait for Chinese New Year - that’s my favorite meal 🧧 ⁣
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  • The rain is gone! It’s so sunny ☀️ And it’s supposed to be in the high 60s for about a week - so excited 🎉⁣
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The older kids got electric scooters for Christmas🎄 but haven’t been able to take them out because of the rain. Now we are going out multiple times a day. It’s good exercise. No major injuries, yet. ⁣
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  • Checking out this bourette silk tester, Everdeen from @waywardwovens has been fun. I love checking out new fibers and seeing their wrap qualities. I’ll  have a more in-depth review on the blog later this week 💕⁣
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  • I was so excited to try out these #japanesecosmetics! I’ve heard so many good things about @cureaquagelofficial and it’s always sold out on different websites. I was #gifted these products to try out. ⁣
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The #naturalaquacuregel has been amazing with this winter weather. My skin has not been agreeing with it. It’s so dry and flaky - which has really ceased with the use of the #gentleexfoliator. ⁣
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  • Happy Holidays! 🎄  I hope everyone is having a great couple of days off. ⁣⁣
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Yes, the bottom of our tree isn’t fully decorated. #ToddlerProbs⁣
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We had a fun Christmas! It’s always wonderful to get together and see everyone. A is already back at work and the kids have cabin fever. They want out, but it’s rainy and wet. They want to play with their new toys 😂🤷🏽‍♀️ ⁣⁣
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  • We love our @bananascollectibles Hugger Bananas! You can find them at @target. #ad⁣
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We are completely obsessed with ours. They have been coming along for every adventure in our pockets and hanging onto our fingers (and toes!) every chance that we get. ⁣
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