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Babywearing Meet 3 at Gymboree!

September 27, 2011

Babywearing invaded Gymboree last weekend!!

We tried for a controlled environment this time (A belated apology to Starbucks Fort – the organizers are sincere in saying it was so unexpected). As usual, I had so much fun, but I was so tired afterwards! #pagodatragedy

Can I just tell the tale in pictures?

The organizers were myself, Benz of N@w and W@W, Jenny of Mama.Baby.Love, Jen of Next9, Denise of Indigo Baby, Hannah and Pam of Bosom Buddies, Abbie of Maya Wrap and Buding of SaYa Carrier/Blissful Babes.

It was nice to meet people I know only from my blog and through Twitter.

Jen made a presentation on the different kinds of baby carriers from all over the world, and said a little about babywearing safety.

We broke out into groups and people headed over to the corners where you can learn how to wear the different carriers.

A bit of serendipity led Jenny to discover Bailey Wrap on Facebook. We invited them to participate at the last minute. Finally, a local wrap maker!

And of course, group picture!!!

‘Twas so much fun!! It’s so nice to see that there are a lot parents out there willing to embrace babywearing. If you guys missed the meet, don’t worry! We’ll plan another one soon, maybe in an area near you!

Super super thanks to Gymboree Shangri-la for hosting Babywearing Meet 3, giving a 50% discount on 2-hour gymplay to our participants and giving out free class passes for everybody! Thanks Gymbo!

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27 Comments leave one →
  1. September 27, 2011 3:07 pm

    i loved it! smaller but better and organized! haha! here’s the FAB BW4 😉

    • Eliza permalink
      September 28, 2011 12:24 am

      Yes!! Hey I want to see the Moby.

      • October 2, 2011 9:30 am

        Is the Bailey Wrap the same as the K’Tan? The one I use?

      • Eliza permalink
        October 2, 2011 1:11 pm

        The K’Tan is more like the SaYa, but the SaYa doesn’t have that band that connects the loops. The Bailey Wrap is more like the Moby.

  2. September 27, 2011 5:28 pm

    love it! nice to finally try a wrap! 😀 can i have a copy of me trying out the wrap with my baby? hee 🙂 and di mo na pala natry yung mei tai!

    • Eliza permalink
      September 28, 2011 12:23 am

      Sure! Send me a message through my contact form (it’s on the Contact Me page) so I can email it to you. 🙂

      Oo nga eh! We were so busy I forgot all about the mei tai. Next time! 🙂

  3. September 27, 2011 8:56 pm

    Congratulations MOMs! 🙂

    • Eliza permalink
      September 28, 2011 12:28 am

      Thanks Michelle! 🙂

  4. Trina Madrid permalink
    September 27, 2011 9:44 pm

    That’s my cute baby in the saya! Hehe! Thanks for the picture eliza! 🙂 had lots of fun and it was nice to meet you! 🙂

    • Eliza permalink
      September 28, 2011 12:32 am

      I still remember how she INSTANTLY calmed down after you put her in the SaYa. It was so cute!!! See you next time! 🙂

  5. September 28, 2011 9:47 am

    Great job mamas! The Mei Tai is the BEST for Basti’s age. You should try it.

    • Eliza permalink
      September 28, 2011 9:55 am

      I really want to try it! You used one right? Do you still have any lying around that’s safe enough to use? Baka you want to sell them? 😉

      • September 28, 2011 5:13 pm

        Sorry, I sold it in a garage sale years ago. You have to get a good one with good straps if not it’s masakit. It feels like a backpack.

      • Eliza permalink
        September 30, 2011 1:44 pm

        Let’s see if I’m not too cheap to buy one, haha!!

      • September 30, 2011 2:43 pm

        Eden is coming up with a line of carriers called Ruxpin and we have our own version of a Mei-tai (among others)…it’s super nice! Drool! Improved, edited and redesigned… abangan!!!

      • Eliza permalink
        September 30, 2011 2:49 pm

        Can I not have a preview???? Please??? :))

  6. September 28, 2011 1:09 pm

    It was fun!!! Thanks to Benz who made Jenny and I kulit the very very very first time!

  7. Tess permalink
    September 28, 2011 10:17 pm

    Hi Eliza,

    It was nice meeting all of you 🙂 See you again next time.

    • Eliza permalink
      September 30, 2011 1:43 pm

      Likewise! 🙂 Till the next meet!

  8. Terry permalink
    September 29, 2011 2:17 pm

    Ooooh! i’m gonna buy the moby and the ring sling! 🙂 hope by BW4 i’ll be successfuly wearing my baby na … it was nice meeting all the moms and dads!

    • Terry permalink
      September 29, 2011 2:22 pm

      ooops bailey wrap pala not moby hahha sorry

      • Eliza permalink
        September 30, 2011 1:44 pm

        hehe! You can do it Terry! 🙂 See you again next time!

  9. September 29, 2011 6:42 pm

    the meet was so much fun. enjoyed seeing the mommy bloggers that i follow. 😀 nice to finally see you eliza! thank you for giving my family and i a reason to visit shangri-la plaza mall. it’s been years since i’ve been there. 😀

    • Eliza permalink
      October 2, 2011 1:06 pm

      Same here Hana! 🙂 And my brother says thanks for dropping by The Bayleaf!

  10. September 30, 2011 2:46 pm

    Great post, Elai! What a fun day….looking forward to more meets. Thank you for being the SaYa sling expert and babywearing advocate that you are! It’s a greeeaaaat time to have a baby with insightful blogs like yours…Kudos!!!

    • Eliza permalink
      September 30, 2011 2:50 pm

      Well, thanks for making the SaYa! It saved my sanity so many times!!

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