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my new best friend

is this awesome sling. I finally pulled it out of the closet yesterday when Kate was being super needy. She did not want to swing or snuggle in her bed. She wanted to snuggle on me. Don't get me wrong, my favorite thing in the world is to snuggle with her but I can't sit on my butt all day. I got her all snuggly in the little kangaroo pouch and away we went around the house and did our chores. It was wonderful until I tried to wash my face. I couldn't bend over to wash the soap off my face or else I would have slammed her into the vanity so I took a wash cloth and cleaned myself up. I then attempted to put my face on (make-up) and realized I was also getting make up on her. So I had to stand side ways with my face turned away from her so none of it would drop on her. We did some laundry, cleaned the dishes and then Riley threw up. Seriously? As if trying to wash my face and put on my make up weren't challenging enough I now had to get on the floor and clean up this mess. I took Kate down with me and we did it. I can now do anything with her snuggled in her pouch on my stomach. Thing thing will be going grocery shopping with us, to church, you name it, it's there!...it is our new best friend!

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Drew and Kristi said…
soo funny! my mom used a sling for her last four kids and now for her grandbabies! she absolutely LOVES them! I never got into using one, but she swears by them! lol

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