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    World #BabywearToThrive Day Giveaway Package #7

    Giveaway Prize Package #7*XOXO Buckle Wrap Baby Carrier*Cookiie Pie Co. Embrace Soft Structured Carrier - Doggy Days on Blue*DIDYMOS Baby Wraps size 4, Hearts (Currently 1 of only 2 made!!)*Babylonia BB-Sling Unpadded Ring Sling and Doll Sling----------How to enter:1) Like Lift Me Up: Babywearing To Thrive, XOXO Baby Carrier, Cookiie Slings, DIDYMOS - Das Babytragetuch, Babylonia on Facebook2) Answer this question in the corresponding Facebook post comments: What has babywearing taught you ...  Read More...

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    World #BabywearToThrive Day Giveaway Package #6

    Giveaway Prize Package #6*Baby TULA - Toddler Coast Foxgloves*Wrapsody Hybrid: Kristen Wrap*Wildbird Single Layer Linen sling in "Dove"*Euphoric Herbals $50 Gift Certificate----------How to enter:1) Follow @liftmeupbaby @tulababycarriers @wrapsodybaby @mywildbird @euphoricherbals2) Use this hashtag in a public Instagram post: #babyweartothrive3) Double tap the corresponding Instagram postSharing is not necessary, but greatly appreciated!This contest is open worldwide and will close at ...  Read More...

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    World #BabywearToThrive Day Giveaway Package #4

    Giveaway Prize Package #4*Onya Baby Cruiser - Lapis Blue*Baby K’tan Original Carrier (you choose size)*Sakura Bloom - Black Currant Chambray Ring Sling*Baby TULA Blanket Set - 'Love Violette'----------How to enter:1) Like Lift Me Up: Babywearing To Thrive, Onya Baby, Baby K’tan, Sakura Bloom, Baby TULA on Facebook2) Answer this question in the comments of the corresponding Facebook post: Tell us... who introduced you to babywearing? -AND- Who do you want to introduce to babyw...  Read More...

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    World #BabywearToThrive Day Giveaway Package #5

    Giveaway Prize Package #5*My Heart Creative Little Stone mei tai*Beachfront Baby Water Wrap*Sleeping Baby Productions Linen Ring Sling*Tekhni - Your choice of In-stock Hipsack bag How to enter:1) On Instagram, follow @liftmeupbaby @myheartcreative @beachfrontbaby @sleepingbabyproductions @tekhni2) On Instagram, tag @liftmeupbaby in public post 3) Double tap the Instagram post that coordinates with this giveaway (prize package #5)Sharing is not necessary, but greatly appreciated!Th...  Read More...

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    World #BabywearToThrive Day Giveaway Package #3

    Giveaway Prize Package #3: *LÍLLÉbaby CarryOn- choose from in-stock carriers on the website*Cari Slings Woven Wrap - The Game Is On size 6*Cookiie Ring Sling - Legacy Ikkat on Tuscan Yellow*Oscha Slings Baby Wraps and Carriers - Roses Aphrodite Toy Wrap---------- How to enter:1) Like Lift Me Up: Babywearing To Thrive, LÍLLÉbaby, Cari Slings, Cookiie Pie Co., Oscha Slings on Facebook2) Answer this question in the corresponding Facebook post comments section: Since this is WORLD&nbs...  Read More...

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    World #BabywearToThrive Day Giveaway Package #2

    Giveaway Prize Package #2: *Standard Tula – Aviary*Moby Wrap Classic - Mint*Didymos DidySling Flower of Life Garnet*Kush Textiles $50 Gift Certificate ----------How to enter:1) Like Lift Me Up: Babywearing To Thrive, Baby Tula, Moby, DIDYMOS - Das Babytragetuch, Kush Textiles on Facebook2) Comment on coordinating Facebook post showing World #BabywearToThrive Day logo as profile picture (must remain as profile picture until 8:00 AM EST 4.26.17)3) Like the coordinating Facebook pos...  Read More...

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    World #BabywearToThrive Day Giveaway Package #1

    Giveaway Prize Package #1: *Baby TULA Free-To-Grow Wonder*Chimparoo Amethyst wrap 4.5m*Beachfront Baby Water Ring Sling*Anaira Creations Doll/Toy Meh Dai----------How to enter:1) Like Lift Me Up: Babywearing To Thrive, Baby TULA, Chimparoo, l'Écharpe Porte BOnheur, Beachfront Baby, and Anaira Creations on Facebook.2) Tag a friend on corresponding Facebook post who needs a #babyweartothrive t-shirt. One friend per comment. Each comment is one entry.(You can buy one here!   Read More...

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    World #BabywearToThrive Day 2017 Giveaway Details!!!

    #ispy....the best #giveaway prize package ever!!Who's READY for World #BabywearToThrive Day 2017? WE ARE!!! Giveaways start tomorrow, April 21st!   Read More...

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    Cultivating Friendships

    My husband and I moved to Maryland with George four years ago when he was two. All of our family is in the Jersey/Philadelphia area. We moved here basically knowing no one.   Read More...

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    World #BabywearToThrive Day 2017!

    We're celebrating the 3rd annual World #BabywearToThrive Day! Get ready to join with us on April 23, 2017 with fun prizes and giveaways on Facebook and Instagram (@liftmeupbaby) AND by buying your t-shirts today!This day is in honor of all the children with special needs across the world that benefit from babywearing. Lift Me Up officially launched on April 23, 2014, and we have served over 1500 families in 45 states and Canada.   Read More...

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    Adventures With George - Holiday Magic

    This month has been crazy! Wait, what? You mean December is crazy for you too?!   Read More...

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    Adventures With George-Thankful

    So I had a huge scare last month. It started with an overabundance of rain. I've mentioned before that we live on an island, so when we get enough rain the roads will get washed out at high tide.   Read More...

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    Adventures With George- #EmbraceYourSelf

    I'm not sure where the kid with the poor quality of life is, he never showed up instead we got George. He may move a little slower and a little differently but he gets where he wants to go and when he needs a little help, we wear him in his Kinderpack.Summer time is our absolute favorite time of the year. We live on an island and both of my kids are like fish.   Read More...

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    Adventures With George-Superheros

    June started off a little crazy for me. George had gotten new braces and they were causing him some pain. I usually feel that all is right with the universe and that I would not change a thing...except when my sweet boy is hurting.   Read More...

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    Adventures With George

    Join us in welcoming Michelle to our growing list of Lift Me Up volunteers. Michelle is sharing her talents of photography, writing and willingness to tackle any outing with two energetic kids by her side (or on her back!). Michelle is one of the first Lift Me Up recipients and has been wearing her son George in a pre school size Kinderpack for the past year and a half.   Read More...

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    Here it is... The Thrive Drive 2015!

    #ThriveDrive2015Support your local Babywearing International GroupHelp more families who have children with special needs #babyweartothriveWIN a Beco Toddler carrier!!!!WIN a Kinderpack!!!Enter your Babywearing International Chapter to win scholarship $$To find out out all the details about our Thrive Drive, please go to HERE!   Read More...

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    World #BabywearToThrive Day GIVEAWAYS!

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    Carrier Connection- made a SUCCESS by YOU!

    The Carrier Connection by Lift Me Up is a special way for you to join the #babyweartothrive movement. We feature families through these Carrier Connection campaigns so you can learn their stories and support them personally. These families have a special need for larger sized carriers so older toddlers or preschoolers can also receive the benefits of babywearing.   Read More...

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    Join us for World #BabywearToThrive Day!

    Celebrate World #BabywearToThrive Day on April 23, 2015! This day is in honor of all the children with special needs across the world that benefit from babywearing. Lift Me Up officially launched on April 23, 2014.   Read More...

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    T-shirts and a GIVEAWAY!!

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    Joining hearts with Lalu Wovens

    We are fortunate to have many wonderful businesses join us in our mission to provide carriers to families who have children with special needs. Lalu Wovens was founded in 2015 by Teresa Aaron, a mother and designer who, after moving to Atlanta and having her first child, fell in love with babywearing. Her talented sewing and finishing team is also made up of local moms who handle the details of each wrap with the utmost care.   Read More...

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    Shop @ Home - every purchase helps a family with special needs

    Welcome to our Shop @ Home Fundraiser! Looking for Mother's Day gifts? Easter ideas?   Read More...

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    Carrier Connection- partnered for success!

    Since launching only 10 months ago, Lift Me Up has provided ergonomic babywearing carriers to HUNDREDS of families who have children with special needs. As we've been growing and thriving, we've quickly learned that many of our applicants are families with preschool children. These children have diagnoses that include cerebral palsy, osteogenesis imperfecta, Down syndrome, and many more.   Read More...

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    Amazon Smile- Shop and Support Lift Me Up!

    Now you can do your everyday Amazon shopping and support Lift Me Up at the same time! Just click on the "Get Started" button to set Lift Me Up as your charity on Amazon Smile. Once you do this, every time you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will make a donation to Lift Me Up.---It's THAT easy!Lift Me Up Inc**Please note**---You MUST shop through the link smile.amazon.com for the donation to be made. This link is the SAME business, product, and service- even the same shopping cart that you ...  Read More...

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    Another Carrier Connection Fundraising Success!

    Another Lift Me Up Carrier Connection kid will soon be Babywearing to Thrive!Giovanni is a happy 7 year old boy. He suffered an anoxic brain injury during birth (lack of oxygen). Because of this he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy that affects his whole body.   Read More...

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    Finding Ways to Serve More Families

    We mamas here at Lift Me Up strive to serve families effectively and efficiently. One way we do this is through budgeting: our funds and our time. After much discussion on how we can keep Lift Me Up “thriving” we have decided to implement a $10 shipping fee once an applicant is notified that a carrier has been assigned to them.   Read More...

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    Why donate to Lift Me Up? Here's why:

    We are serious about using your donations wisely. When we say that every dollar goes to helping families with special needs so they can ‪#‎babyweartothrive‬, we really mean it! While we were spending 2 years planning the path for this organization, we wrote (our first ever!) grant and received enough money to cover the start up expenses for Lift Me Up, Inc.   Read More...

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    Meet our newest Carrier Connection kid

    Yesterday on our Facebook page, we introduced our newest Carrier Connection kid. Click here to meet Giovanni, a happy 7 year old boy with cerebral palsy. Read about his challenges in life and how you can help him thrive!All donors will be thanked here on our website once Giovanni's ergonomic carrier has been fully funded.   Read More...

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    Carrier Connection update!

    When you click that "DONATE" button on our webpage, every dollar goes directly towards helping families #babyweartothrive. Because we believe so strongly in the direct connection between you- the donor- and our special families, we have provided you with a way to connect with them personally. Last month we introduced you to our Carrier Connection, a place where you can 'meet' our qualified families and support them directly.Because so many of our applicants are older children and require toddler...  Read More...

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    #givingtuesday 2014

    We had a wonderful #givingtuesday at Lift Me Up!We celebrated the day with Ergo by taking over their Instagram feed. It was SO MUCH FUN and we are so thrilled to have Ergobaby's full support. They really believe in our mission to provide carriers to families who have children with special needs.For example, look what was delivered to us yesterday, on #givingtuesday of course! Thank you, Ergo!On #givingtuesday, we also introduced our newest Carrier Connection cutie!   Read More...

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    The Carrier Connection continues

    Our Carrier Connection kids are THRIVING! Thanks to you!Carrier Connection cutie, Jaymee, just received their ergonomic carrier and are loving it! They are so grateful for your support so they can #babyweartothrive.In case you missed it, the Carrier Connection by Lift Me Up is a way for you to "meet" our qualified applicants.   Read More...

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    Introducing the Carrier Connection!

    So many of you have asked- How can I help? How can I be a part of this movement to help families #babyweartothrive?We are excited to introduce a new way you can support these families personally- the Carrier Connection.The Carrier Connection by Lift Me Up is a way for you to "meet" our qualified applicants. We'll be featuring children who have a need for a special kind of carrier- a toddler sized carrier- which is both costly and hard to obtain.   Read More...

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    Girasol Harper Street charity auction

    We three mamas are working hard connecting with businesses, gathering carriers, getting to know our applicants and their needs, raising funds to pay for more carriers and shipping costs, and of course packaging and shipping out carriers to our grateful recipients! There is so much to do, and we are blessed to be carrying out this mission.As volunteers, we are so grateful to have many businesses and companies be a continual support to our mission of helping families with children who have special...  Read More...

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    Buy One Give One with Myheartcreative

    We are so pleased to share this opportunity for you to be a part of our #babyweartothrive movement!For the month of October, Myheartcreative is offering a Buy One Give One opportunity for YOU to be a part of our mission! For every Ring Sling purchased on their website, they will be GIVING away a brand new myheartcreative Ring Sling to Lift Me Up. The more ring slings YOU purchase from Myheartcreative, the more ring slings WE can provide to our qualified applicants.   Read More...

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    International Babywearing Week Wrap-Up!

    We had a wonderful time celebrating International Babywearing Week! There were so many exciting things that happened this week, here's a recap in case you missed anything!First of all, BIG NEWS: We met our goal for our Pre-Order Fundraiser! You guys snatched up so many Lift Me Up #babyweartothrive T-shirts and Totes, we are now able to ship ALL of the Beco carriers so generously donated to us by Beco at MommyCon in Philadelphia!   Read More...

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    A huge surprise from BECO at MommyConPhilly!

    We had a wonderful time at MommyCon in Philadelphia this weekend! It was truly amazing to see so many businesses and individuals excited about our mission. Here's a quick run-down in pics in case you missed it!   Read More...

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    Grand Opening

    We are THRILLED to announce the grand opening of our LIFT ME UP STORE! This project has been in the works for a long time, and we appreciate your patience. We know so many of you are excited to finally be able to purchase our custom decals and key fobs, and now we have a sweet surprise for you!   Read More...

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    Fundraiser Auction, just one day left to bid!

    Just one more day for this fabulous auction that was so generously put together by Anaira Creations and Vaquero Wovens! 100% of the proceeds goes towards Lift Me Up. Yes, you heard it right- 100%!These two have joined together to create a gorgeous one-of-a-kind carrier for this auction.   Read More...

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    Anaira Creations teams up with Vaquero Wovens

    Have you heard....?!? Anaira Creations and Vaquero Wovens have been working together on a beautiful project! They have designed a one-of-a-kind grad plaid wrap conversion mei tai which they are auctioning off to raise funds for Lift Me Up.Their dedication to supporting our organization has stood out, and we wouldn't be where we are today without their generosity and faithfulness.Vaquero Wovens and Anaira Creations team up to create a one-of-a-kind piece of art!Vaquero Wovens creates jacquard wov...  Read More...

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    Charity Giveaway for Lift Me Up

    Did you hear? Joy and Joe Baby and Up and Away Carriers have put together a fabulous charity fundraiser! When asking their Facebook fans WHO they wanted to support, Lift Me Up was nominated over and over.   Read More...

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    This is Just the Beginning...

    After years of extensive planning, we three mamas just launched Lift Me Up: Babywearing to Thrive only four months ago. Can you believe it's only been four months?? We sure can't!   Read More...

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    Bebe Sachi Auction raises funds for Lift Me Up

    We are very grateful to have so many businesses joining us in our mission and helping us with fundraising. This week we are proud to have the support of Bebe Sachi, maker of exquisite hand loomed baby wraps which are produced in Bangladesh under fair trade conditions.Using traditional weaving methods, Bebe Sachi is reviving a dying art of handloomed fabrics to produce exquisite baby wraps. For centuries, Bangladesh’s fine handwoven fabrics were highly sought after by European courts but the adve...  Read More...

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    Sarah's Story

    Sarah is a mama of three boys and a co-founder of Lift Me Up: Babywearing to Thrive. She has her doctoral degree in physical therapy and currently practices in pediatrics. Knowing the developmental and physiological benefits it provides, Sarah recommends babywearing to her patients whenever appropriate.   Read More...

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    Kristin's Story

    Kristin is a mama of four boys and is a co-founder of Lift Me Up: Babywearing to Thrive. She has a bachelor's degree in marketing and advertising from Columbia College Chicago. She also has a background in bookkeeping.   Read More...

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    Rachel's Story

    Rachel is a mama of two little boys, and a co-founder of Lift Me Up: Babywearing to Thrive. Although we all collaborate together and have a unified mission, each of us three co-founders have different roles in the project. We tend to call Rachel our "Social Media & Blogger Extraordinaire." She's the one connecting with you on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and updating you via our blog and website.   Read More...

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    FAQ

    What is the mission of Lift Me Up: Babywearing to Thrive?Lift Me Up is a non-profit organization that provides ergonomic babywearing carriers to families who have children with special needs. Babywearing is a wonderful therapeutic tool that can benefit not only the child with a developmental need, but can also be beneficial to the caregiver. Our goal is to offer this tool to as many qualified families as possible, thereby spreading the gift of babywearing to new places.   Read More...

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    T-shirts AND a giveaway?! What more could you want!

    It's here. What you have all been waiting for. Lift Me Up T-SHIRTS!We're selling our first t-shirt release as a Booster fundraiser!   Read More...

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    A Peek into the Process

    This past month has been such an exciting time for us. As we’ve launched this non-profit, we’ve been overwhelmed by the response that has poured back to us. We love how many people are as excited as we are about what Lift Me Up can do for families who have children with special needs.   Read More...

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    A Special Kind of Babywearing

    >We love babywearing. We love newborn wearing. We love toddler wearing.   Read More...

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    Behind the Lens

    At Lift Me Up, we sure are experiencing a lot of Firsts! First fundraiser, first donations, first applicants, first tweets and instagram pics.. the list goes on!   Read More...

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    Who Can Apply?

    By now you’ve heard that Lift Me Up is distributing babywearing carriers to families FREE of CHARGE! But who can apply?It’s simple. Any family with a child that has a developmental special need, who does NOT already own an ergonomically correct carrier, can apply for a FREE carrier.The child to be worn does not have to be the child with special needs.   Read More...

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    The Building Blocks of Babywearing

    So let’s learn a little bit more about babywearing. Can it be done safely? Is the child comfortable while being worn?   Read More...

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    How Can My Donation Help?

    Lift Me Up has a clear mission. We want to give a babywearing carrier, free of charge, to every desiring family who has a child with special needs. The benefits of babywearing are staggering.   Read More...

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    The Benefits of Babywearing

    Lift Me Up: Babywearing to Thrive. You've heard of us. You're here.   Read More...

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    lifting up...."lift me up: babywearing to thrive"

    Welcome to Lift Me Up: Babywearing to Thrive! We're excited that you have found us and we would love to share with you all that babywearing has to offer! Did you know that babywearing can help reshape your baby's head?   Read More...

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