Integra Lives

Harris Tweed: the perfect choice for winter babywearing

One of our favourite Integra Baby ranges is our gorgeous selection of Harris Tweeds – and if you’re looking for a sling that will see you through the winter in style it might just be the perfect choice. Harris Tweed is 100% pure virgin wool, dyed, spun and handwoven...

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Rainy day babywearing

When it’s cosy and warm inside and the rain is lashing against the windows it can be a challenge to motivate yourself to go outdoors with little ones. Sometimes, though, there is no choice – whether it’s the school run or an urgent trip to the post office there are...

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Babywearing in the city

One of the things that always strikes me when I’m in central London is how few small children there are around. There are of course other areas of the city as you move further out where little people are much more commonplace, but in the centre they are rarely to be...

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Building resilience through babywearing

We’ve written before about the positive impact babywearing can have on wellbeing for parents and children alike, but did you know that the act of wearing your baby can go a long way to building the secure attachment that will help your child thrive during their...

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Why real men wear babies

If you were watching breakfast television this morning, you may have heard a certain outspoken presenter opining on the subject of babywearing dads. Specifically he claimed that it somehow makes a man less masculine to be seen carrying his child in a sling. Putting...

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On babywearing and literacy

Now that older children are back at school after the summer break, it is the perfect opportunity to spend some quality time with the youngest member of your family, enjoying the relative peace and quiet both at home and out and about. With the increasing pressures...

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Babywearing into Autumn with style

After a long, hot summer there is no denying that autumn is finally here. The nights are drawing in and though when the sun shines it still feels warm on the skin there is an unmistakable chill in the air. Leaves are turning fast from green to gold, and the scent of...

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How to fold your Integra

One of the very best things about the Integra Baby Carrier is how compact it is, and how easy to slip into a handbag or rucksack when you're out and about. Whether you like to have the option of wearing your baby or using the pram, or your toddler likes to be able to...

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Babywearing: great for older siblings too

The summer holidays can be a challenging time for parents, not least because of the need to keep children of different ages happy and entertained. Babywearing can be a brilliant way to achieve this, meeting the needs of the tiniest member of the household whilst...

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