Don't be alarmed if the airline charges you "taxes" for your baby to travel with you. I was shocked the first time we were charged, but I realize now that it is the norm for many airlines. They will add your baby's name and birth date to your reservation.
You may be wondering how I came to this conclusion (or you might not be, but stick with me here).
Here's why I think you should choose to dance:
How is it even possible that 2017 has come to an end?
This month, Sarah and I will be celebrating our 2 year anniversary as work wives - and my, what a journey it has been! Our honeymoon phase has long passed and we spent the early part of 2017 learning how to work smarter, got into a great groove and began functioning like a well-oiled doula machine!
A common barrier to babywearing for some parents may be the huge market of baby carriers. There are so many brands, types, price points etc., that some parents may feel overwhelmed and not know where to begin.
First and foremost it is important to know that the type of baby carrier, or the brand of baby carrier is not at all important.
When my daughter was around four and a half months old one of the great moms I had befriended in pregnancy asked if I wanted to do a dance class called "Salsa Babies".
My first reaction was to not take the class.
Babywearing is the practice of carrying your baby in a carrier. This catchy term was coined in the 1980s by Dr. Sears. The practice of babywearing is much older, going back centuries in many cultures. There are a variety of ways to wear a baby, all with many benefits to both baby and caregiver. I tried to narrow it down to just 5: