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 Two! Adventures with Tandem Carrying

I’m now lucky enough to be looking after the lovely 6 month Baby A once a week when I have my day off with my just-turned-3-year-old Izzy.  Baby A loves being carried and Izzy is more than happy to walk … Continue reading

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Why are Slings like Shoes?

Ok, so I know this might sound a bit odd, but run with me for a minute. I use the analogy of baby carriers and slings being like shoes an awful lot, and I’m realising that there’s even more to … Continue reading

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Please support the SLSL by voting for us now!

I’m currently taking part in a competition for Lambeth business women with the best vision for their business.  On Tuesday 19th I’ll be delivering a 5 minute pitch at ITV studios to present my vision for the South London Sling … Continue reading

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A Very Important Subject

In my last post (here) I stated that close physical contact with your baby (especially for the extended durations possible when using a suitable sling or baby carrier) can reduce the symptoms of postnatal depression (1). Now I’m ready to … Continue reading

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5 Reasons a Sling or Carrier is a Newborn Essential

Human babies are not best adapted to being left alone and so there are a whole host of benefits associated with carrying your newborn baby. By using a sling or baby carrier to help support your back and keep your … Continue reading

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