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About emeriminni

My name's Emily and I'm a pragmatic mum to 2 inspirational children, happy wife to eternally patient James, Sling Librarian, business owner/manager, part-time student & chronic craft enthusiast. I love reading, ranting, learning and making things & I'm interested in philosophy, psychology, babywearing & practical, natural-ish parenting, and all sorts of creative things (esp. crochet, dyeing, sewing, beading and baking).

*~* Christmas Holidays 2012 *~*

Lots of news and updates for the next month – please read carefully for closure dates, special offers and building works…… Christmas Holiday Special Hire Offer! All hires taken out from the Sling Library during the next two weeks before … Continue reading

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South London Sling Library Shop!

The South London Sling Library now stocks sling and baby carrier accessories that you can buy from any open session.  Much of the range available is listed on my seperate shop site here, though prices at open sessions will be … Continue reading

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Introducing a Donations Box

I’ve finally decided to listen to the many friends and library users who’ve suggested this and set up an honesty box to collect donations at Sling Library Open Sessions. At the moment I run the sessions for free (that is, … Continue reading

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Wrap Straps

Today I’m enthusing about Wrap Straps! Wrap Straps are carrier shoulder straps that are extra wide (about 30cm) and often unpadded. You’ll find them on Asian Style Carriers like Mei Tais, Half Buckle Mei Tais and Podageis and they’re usually … Continue reading

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Why do you still need a carrier for your 2 (or 3, or 4) year old?

I get asked this quite a lot. And I don’t mind being asked When I was first pregnant the idea of carrying or needing to carry such a large (and surely walking) child seemed rather silly and unnecessary. But then … Continue reading

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