Author Archives: emeriminni

About emeriminni

My name's Emily and I'm a pragmatic mum to 2 inspirational children, happy wife to eternally patient James, Sling Librarian, business owner/manager, part-time student & chronic craft enthusiast. I love reading, ranting, learning and making things & I'm interested in philosophy, psychology, babywearing & practical, natural-ish parenting, and all sorts of creative things (esp. crochet, dyeing, sewing, beading and baking).

Carrying in the Cold

It’s well and truly autumn and we’re all feeling it!  Whether we’re using a sling or not, we’re having to think a lot more about what we dress our babies – and ourselves – in when we go out, and … Continue reading

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Summer Holidays 2013

Announcement about South London Sling Library services July to September 2013: Drop in Open Sessions: I’m currently planning that the regular West Norwood drop-in Open Sessions will continue as usual so there will be at least one opening day every … Continue reading

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Right Royal Carriers! Sumptuous Slings that we think would be perfect for carrying a King or Queen to be (and their less regal alternatives)!

I give in! It’s all over the news and I love planning for babies so I’m joining in the excitment over the Royal baby-to-be and indulging in some more whimsical silliness this evening…. so please do take this post with … Continue reading

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Poly-sling-philia: The abnormal love of slings and baby carriers….

A little post-bank-holiday silliness going on at SLSL HQ this evening! When people ask why I set up the Sling Library there is a sensible answer, which involves meeting the needs of local parents and how much I enjoy the … Continue reading

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Carrying Two! Adventures with Tandem Carrying

Do you have children who are close in age?  You may have thought about carrying one or other of them (many slings and carriers are suitable for comfortably carrying a very wide range of aged babies and toddlers), but have … Continue reading

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