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September 2015 meetings

International Babywearing Week is October 4-10th!  In September BWI of the Triangle will host 4 general meetings beginning with a Babywearing 101 demo, followed by hands on help with our carriers or yours. Read on for the full schedule. BWI of the Triangle General meetings – Babywearing 101 demo followed by hands-on help. Lending Library available for carrier checkouts. Durham – Thursday 9/10, 6:30-8pm at Nido [902 Broad St., Durham, NC 27705] Chapel Hill – Saturday 9/12, 10-11:30am at Women’s Birth Read more…

By Tamara, ago
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Some exciting changes coming for BWI-Triangle!

We will be transitioning to lending libraries that are dedicated to the location you visit.  Chapel Hill Library, North Regional Library, and Sweetbottom Baby Boutique meetings will each have a third of the existing carriers, which we have divided equally.  We have bought some carriers to fill in some holes, like size 2 wraps, and mei tais. What this will mean for you is that you will have to decide which meeting is your “home Read more…

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Where are you?

In an effort to better serve our audience, we’d like to get an idea of which areas of the Triangle are more populated. If you can, please add your general location to this map. So everyone has an easier time, here’s how you put your marker on the map: click “additions” click on either “add marker-simple” or “add marker-detailed” depending on how much information you want to input with either suggestion, a pop up will Read more…

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Want to become more involved?

Interested in becoming involved in the leadership of our group? There are two methods: become a volunteer babywearing educator (VBE) or general leadership member. Both require the person be a dues-paying member of Babywearing International of the Triangle and be actively involved in the group. A non-VBE leadership member could assist by coordinating meeting times, group outreach, hospitality and greeting members, etc. We have also started a VBE trainee system where those interested in becoming Read more…

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Black Caregivers Do Babywear

First, I’m white. And Babywearing International of the Triangle’s membership is heavily dominated with white women. As is babywearing in America.  You probably already know that. The purpose of this post isn’t to talk about why that is. Read Decolonizing Babywearing and Race and the Babywearing Community to get started on that topic. This post is a list of links to videos, blogs, Facebook pages from black babywearing educators and representatives. And a list of Read more…

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August 2015 meetings

In August BWI of the Triangle will host 4 general meetings beginning with a Babywearing 101 demo, followed by hands on help with our carriers or yours. Read on for the full schedule. BWI of the Triangle General meetings – Babywearing 101 demo followed by hands-on help. Lending Library available for carrier checkouts. Chapel Hill – Saturday 8/1, 10-11:30am at Women’s Birth and Wellness Center, Suite 304 [930 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd #202, Chapel Hill, NC] Durham – Read more…

By Tamara, ago
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July 2015 meetings

In July BWI of the Triangle will host 4 general meetings beginning with a Babywearing 101 demo, followed by hands on help with our carriers or yours. Read on for the full schedule. Are you south of the Triangle area? Our sister chapter, BWI of the Southeastern Piedmont will we hosting a meeting on July 11th, 10am at Harnett Co Public Library, Lillington. For more information see their Facebook page or email them at BWISoutheasternPiedmont@gmail.com BWI of the Triangle General meetings – Babywearing 101 Read more…

By Tamara, ago
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June 2015 meetings

In June BWI of the Triangle will host 4 general meetings beginning with a Babywearing 101 demo, followed by hands on help with our carriers or yours. Read on for the full schedule. The Tuesday 6/16 meeting at North Regional library has been rescheduled for 6/23. Any carriers due on the 16th will now be due on the 23rd. If you need to return a carrier and will be unable to attend the meeting please email Read more…

By Tamara, ago
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Spring Fling Family Picnic!

Please join us for a family picnic Sunday May 17th, 10am-2pm at Lake Wheeler park in Raleigh, shelter #5. We have a lovely lake side shelter reserved at Lake Wheeler park in Raleigh! Bring a lunch and enjoy the outdoors with fellow babywearers. The park has a playground and offers boat rentals and fishing (for a fee). At the shelter we will have tables set up for a carrier swap and a babywearing photo shoot! Carrier swap – bring Read more…

By Tamara, ago
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May 2015 meetings

In May BWI of the Triangle will host 4 general meetings beginning with a Babywearing 101 demo, followed by hands on help with our carriers or yours. We also planning a few special events this month. Read on for the full schedule. Are you south of the Triangle area? Our sister chapter, BWI of the Southeastern Piedmont will we hosting 2 meetings on May 2nd: 9-10am at Xtreme Challenge All Stars Gym, Fuquay-Varina and 11-noon at the Harnett Co Public Library, Lillington. For Read more…

By Tamara, ago
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April 2015 meetings

Please bear with us this month and check meeting dates carefully! We had to make a number of changes due to availability of our meeting spaces. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact us at triangle@babywearinginternational.org if you have any questions. Our Durham evening meeting starts this month!! We are really excited to have a general meeting (with carrier lending library) in Durham again, AND in the evening for caregivers who can’t make it to morning meetings! If Read more…

By Tamara, ago
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March meetings

In March, BWI-T will have 3 general meetings with a demo before hands-on help and 2 demo only meetings. Our meeting at North Regional Library is moving to Tuesday mornings due to availability of the library meeting room. Our meeting at Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique will be a week later than usual this month. If you are in the Fuquay-Varina and Lillington area, check out the meetings hosted by Babywearing International of the Southeastern Piedmont! General meetings Read more…

By Tamara, ago