There are a ton of deals happening between now and Cyber Monday, but which options are really the best for families? Keep reading to see a roundup of offers perfect for the whole family happening now through Black Friday (and some even after)! This list will get updated as new deals come in so check back often. Read more
Savvy Every Day had the pleasure of attending the ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas for the very first time last week, and though it was just for one day boy is there a lot to share with you! This annual expo hosted over 900 companies that offer products/services for babies and kids and all of these companies showcased what’s coming to the market in 2017— It’s amazing. But of all these cool products there were a few new trends and extra exciting updates that I just had to share with you. Keep reading for exciting baby & kiddo product design trends to expect in stores soon. Read more
Lt. Lance Lormand and his wife, Danielle, have been babywearing since their daughter, Sophie, was born nine months ago. The family is currently reserve status in Fort Worth, Texas, about to go active duty, and loving all they’ve learned from their local babywearing chapters. Keep reading to learn more about why this family babywears, and how it can be beneficial to both parents. Read more
After 10 years of marriage (97 percent of that active duty) and 6 kids ranging from about 5 months old to 8 years old, Active Duty Airman Patterson and his wife, Chelsea, have become big advocates of babywearing. “We love that we get to help teach and spread the word about babywearing and support our fellow military,” shares Chelsea. I think I just might ask for their marriage secrets for another post but in the meantime, keep reading for this amazing couple’s babywearing story, and tips for new parents interested in learning how to wear their own kiddos. Read more
Managing a newborn and the day-to-day isn’t easy without a little bit of help — Which is why so many parents love babywearing. Savvy Every Day partnered with The Carrying on Project, a nonprofit that makes babywearing accessible to those in the military, to create a series about military personnel (and their spouses) who babywear. Every two weeks between Memorial Day and Labor Day a new family will be featured. Follow along as these parents share what babywearing means to them, and any tips they may have for parents new to the world of babywearing. Want to be a part of the project? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. This week’s post is from Erin C., an Air Force Reservist, full-time working toddler mom and military spouse in Colorado. Read more
Over 572,000 people pledged to spend time as a family outdoors on May 21 for National Park Trust‘s National Kids to Park Day. This special day in May was created by National Park Trust, whose mission is to preserve parks today and create park stewards for tomorrow, as a way for parents and kids to learn more about their nearby parks. I took Savannah to the park since we weren’t able to visit a national park that day, and it was amazing. There’s something about unplugging and breathing in fresh air and the natural surroundings around where you live — It’s good for your eyes, parent-child relationship, and spirit. It’s just not that easy to actually get out and going with the family, though, right? Well, I may not have all the answers but I do have 3 tips for getting outdoors with your family this Summer (and a pretty awesome baby carrier giveaway). Keep reading for more info! Read more
Strollers are so much cooler now than they were 5 years ago, and filled with way more tech, too! Check out the latest stroller system that’s made its way to the U.S. below, it’s so pretty (and pretty amazing).
Bailey Rankins started her babywearing journey with a simple DIY wrap, then learned more about the options available at a local cloth diapering meeting. This Bakersfield, California mama started wearing when her son was just 4 weeks old and is still going strong now that he’s one. Bailey share how babywearing doesn’t need to be expensive, and that you don’t need to have a ton of wraps/carriers to do it successfully. Keep reading to find out how babywearing helps her get things done in her family. Read more
Manteca, California babywearing mama, Jennifer Silva, has worn both her kiddos since birth. Though her aunt first introduced her to the art of babywearing, she says that the support of other moms via in-person meet ups through groups like La Leche League (LLL) and local babywering groups have really helped her along the way (and allowed her to help others just starting out in the world of mommyhood). Keep reading for her advice to moms considering babywearing, and to find out which types of carries she prefers for different ages in this Q&A from the Journey of a Babywearing Mama Series.
Sara Andrews —a Baton Rouge, Louisiana mama— has worn her kids (now 5 years, 2 years, and 2 months old) since her oldest son was just 2 days old. Babywearing means something different for every mom, but for Sara it has meant treasured time that could have been lost since it allowed her to hold all three of her sons after c-sections when she otherwise couldn’t. With the arrival of her youngest, Sara continues to babywear as well as learn about so many more reasons why it’s so important to her family. She’s a moderate/experienced babywearer who is sharing her babywearing journey and knowledge in this post for The Journey of a Babywearing Mama series. Keep reading to find out what Sara tells moms new to babywearing, and learn why she loves to wrap. Read more