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Black Babywearing Week & Meetup

If you haven’t seen it on my Instagram account, June 10-16 is Black Babywearing Week. Here is the mission on BBWW: Black Babywearing Week is for us, by us. We are here to uplift and inspire black babywearers and to unify our community of black educators, bloggers and black-owned babywearing companies. We are here to make babywearing carriers, options, and education available and accessible to all black caregivers.We are here to bring light to our history and embrace the future of black babywearing. Babywearing is important to me. It’s been a part of my family for generations. I remember my…

Review: Tekhni Wovens Adamas Panda

Tekhni Wovens Adamas Panda 55% cotton, 45% linen $$ Machine woven Support: Average Best for: All babies Carries: Great with all! I haven’t been able to play with a Tekhni in a minute, so it was nice to get one back in the house. We were able to play with Adamas Panda, which is one of their newer designs. It’s a mixture of floral and geometrical designs. In the photos, it looks like a black and some kinda of silvery color, but it’s really the natural linen weft. That natural linen weft really makes the black look shimmery. First look:…

And then there were FIVE…

This is one of the happiest blog posts that I get to write. Honestly, I wasn’t sure if I was ever going to get the chance to, but I’ve always wondered how this blog post would go. This blog has been a part of my life for years. It has seen me through almost everything, and I knew I had to share the news. A and I could not be more excited about this. He’s so happy, and he basically sings the news to strangers. It’s quite adorable. I know it seems like we’ve waited a while to tell the…

Review: Emmeline Textiles Besought Dots

Emmeline Textiles Besought Dots 100% cotton – blend of mercerized and unmercerized cotton $$$ Machine woven Support: Average Best for: All babies Carries: Great with all! Look at these colors y’all! This wrap is gorgeous! This wrap is the last of the Peacock collection. Look at that blue. That purple is a hand dyed weft, by Emmeline Textile’s own Ali. I just love looking at this wrap. I was able to check out this wrap before it was released, and I fell in love. It was just the perfect wrap for me. The colors, the texture, the support. It was…

Review: Coco-N Garden Zen Neptune

Coco-N Garden Zen Neptune 35% ELS cotton, 35% linen, 30% cotton $$ machine woven Best for: all babies Carries: all I was so excited to check out Garden Zen when it came to visit us! I haven’t played with a Coco-N wrap before, so this one was totally new to us. I was completely surprised with how floppy it was, right out of the box, despite it not being fully broken in yet. It was also pretty dense, due to the weave – but still floppy nonetheless. I think once the linen breaks in more, this wrap could be even…

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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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