Store Closing

As I said in my previous post, we’re sorry to say that I have to shut down the shop.  It’s been a long time coming, and the result of a catastrophic spinal cord injury last year.  My family has been helping me keep the business running the last year, but at this time, it’s been […]

Saying Goodbye

My family and I have been trying to figure out exactly when I should do this for months. I’ve got to shut down Bringing Home Baby.  The business really has been shut down from a practical point of view for over a year.  I’ve kept the web shop up, but not advertising.  I haven’t taught […]

Looking at the Question of Whether Probiotics “Go Through the BreastMilk”

Recently I’ve been seeing advice, sometimes from professionals of different sorts, that mothers of colicky babies should take probiotics internally (by mouth) so as to pass them on to the baby through the breast milk.  The idea based on some fairly good ideas that babies who acquire healthier gut flora earlier will have less gas […]

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, […]

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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