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Toddler Wearing: Parents Have Many Reasons For Carrying Bigger Kids

Like extended breastfeeding, toddler wearing seems to raise a lot of eyebrows. People wonder if toddlers are too old or too heavy to be carried by their parents in slings or carriers. But, for some parents, wearing their child into the toddler years offers a lot of benefits.

Just check out these #toddlerwearing posts from Instagram.

I think he really hates going for walks 😜 #tulalove #toddlerwearing #hekicksmelikeimhisponywhilebouncingintheseat

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She woke up sooo sad so toddler frontsnuggles to calm down. It worked

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Some times toddlers just need up even if mommy still has to cook dinner #babywearing #toddlerwearing #torsocarry #carrythem

A photo posted by Kaitlyn Breederland (@kaitlyn_bee) on







#igfmmomnmemonday

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Yesterday's beach party ended like this.

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