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  • In the Catbird Seat: The Pikkolo is a Surprising Best Seller

    Having run an online and brick and mortar babywearing business for over two years now, its surprising to me the difference between which carriers sell best through the website, and which I sell most of in person.  From the online shop, our best sellers are Tula Standard carriers and Sakura Bloom ring slings.  These, however, […]

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  • Extinguishing: 100 Years of Baby Care Mythology – A Series

    I’m planning a new series of blog posts about a number myths that have been generated about parenting and infant care in the last century or so.  From the late 1800’s until the present time, a number of “experts” came up with new ideas about how mothers should care for their babies and disseminated the […]

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  • Postpartum Doula Diaries: Wearing an Older Child

    As we know, most newborns need to be held essentially all the time.  They need it, but it can be stressful not to mention physically taxing for parents to carry their babies in arms as often as they need to.  Traditional societies have found ways to use a textile to variously attach babies to their […]

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  • Black Friday at Bringing Home Baby

    This year we’ll be offering our Black Friday Sales online and in our Silver Spring, MD shop.  The sales will go online from 12:01am on Black Friday until 11:59pm on Cyber Monday.  Nearly everything will be on sale, include almost every baby carrier in our shop; a considerable sale now that we’re now one of […]

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  • Should I Use a Pacifier?

    Pacifiers, little artificial nipples made of a bit of rubber or silicone, can be a topic of enormous controversy.  Some parents love them and think of them as nearly miraculous sanity savers, and other people treat them as if they’re poison.  Like a number of other topics in infant care, it can be hard for […]

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  • Pre-Black Friday Giveaway: Win a Sakura Bloom Pure Sling from Bringing Home Baby

    Bringing Home Baby has really been growing this summer.  We’ve nearly doubled the size of our baby carrier shop this year.  One of the most exciting editions has been Sakura Bloom, makers of some of the most awesome ring slings on the market.  We carry the full line of Sakura Bloom Slings, include the exciting […]

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