Milling Around

When I scrolled through the dedicated Woven Wings Facebook group ‘All Things Woven Wings’ and saw a competition to visit their Mill, I was incredibly excited to enter, but didn’t expect much from it. The competition was to reinterpret the classic Woven Wings Geometric design. There were so many beautiful and creative entries, that I…

A Letter to my Carried Companion

You are 3 years and 6 months old and growing up fast. You are my carried companion and it makes me sad to think that the end could be coming soon. I cherish every up, as if it’s my last. I make sure I cuddle you close, sniff your head and accept every slingy smooch…

‘The End’ for Baby-wearing

“When are you going to stop carrying him?” This is a question that I get asked a lot. Along with “isn’t he a bit big to be in a sling now?” and “you should let him walk around.” When I first started baby-wearing, I always wondered how long we’d be doing it for. I saw…

Spotting a Sling Dad

The Sling Dad can be at times tricky to find, but when you do, he is truly a treat for the eyes. Normally found carrying his offspring on either the front, back or hip, Sling Dad is a social creature and extremely close to his children. Adorned with colour and pattern, Sling Dad wears his…