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).

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

Posted in Pictures and Reviews

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

Posted in Baby Carrier Instructions

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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