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Shannon McLaughlin

Tips & Tricks

Tips for flying with your newborn baby

Photograph above © Janneke Reid It seems to be flying season lately, as we've had quite a few moms posting in our Facebook group about their experiences while traveling with baby, as well as how much babywearing has helped them cope. So I asked our Ubuntu Baba mamas to comment…
Shannon McLaughlin
March 29, 2017

To an angel

This morning I feel something. I feel something different that I’ve never felt before. I really really miss my toddler. Like really. So much that it hurts. He’s 2 and a half now, the age where you generally want to get away from the little brats as often as possible,…
Shannon McLaughlin
March 19, 2017
Health & Wellness

Back pain & your new mom body

When I fell pregnant, I was in pretty good physical condition. I walked 5kms daily, practiced yoga, ate really well throughout my entire pregnancy, and as far as pregnancies go, I'd say I had a good one. After my baby arrived I expected that I would bounce back within a…
Shannon McLaughlin
February 19, 2017
Lessons Learned

7 Reflections on my 2nd year as a Mom

"I can't believe he's turning 2 years old, where has the time gone?" is what most of my friends and family have been saying lately. Well just check out these grey hairs and these rings under my eyes... and I can tell you a couple stories about where the time has gone!…
Shannon McLaughlin
August 16, 2016

Project Wrap Conversion!

When I first discovered babywearing I had no idea how deep the rabbit hole would go. Just under 2 years later and here I am literally losing my mind over a woven wrap conversion we just made, if you don't know exactly what that is yet... here's a little behind the…
Shannon McLaughlin
July 31, 2016