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Baby Carrying

10 Ways Not To Use A Baby Carrier

Posted by on August 25th, 2014, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Babywearing and parents go together like apples and cheese. Wait, is that only me? It’s a thing, I promise. Anyway, wearing babies is not only an amazing, comfortable way to be mobile with your bundle of boy or girl, it’s also fashion forward. Or forward facing, if you will. But you have to do a […]

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Bad Product Idea #7: Baby Hjölster

Posted by on February 29th, 2012, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

[ click the image to enlarge ] If this was a real product, it wouldn’t just be for the recently-parented couple with a wagon-wheel coffee table and more pairs of boots than shoes (though it’d be mandatory for those). The Baby Hjölster infant holster carrier would be perfect for anyone who was a little bit […]

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“How Not To” Instructional Diagram: Baby Carriers

Posted by on May 10th, 2011, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

  It has been said that “for every way to do something right, there are a thousand ways do it wrong.” Instruction manuals tend to concentrate on how-to’s, but trust us, the ways you can do or use something incorrectly is far more interesting. Whether it’s helpful is really secondary at How To Be A […]

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Dude To Dad: A Birth Story, Part I

Posted by on April 25th, 2011, under NOTEBOOK

I read (or rather my wife reads to me) a mammoth number of birth stories from “mom blogs”. I’ll admit it: I love hearing about how babies are born. I said “born” not “conceived” you sick, sick individual. Each story I read is so cathartic and sometimes gross. But after I’ve read them, I’m left […]

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