Guest Blog: When Your Spouse is Deployed and You Only Have Two Hands

Guest Blog: When Your Spouse is Deployed and You Only Have Two Hands


Whenever my husband was deployed, I hated going to the grocery store. I know there are more options these days such as grocery store pick-up or affordable delivery services, but during our previous deployments, we didn’t have any of that. And that might not be an option in your area.

Once I had three kids, it became a big issue. I could sometimes get around this by going to the grocery store when my older two were in school, or trade with a friend. However, there were sometimes when I still had to take all three and head to the store. Or really anywhere I needed to go.

There are different tools out there that can help us during our solo parenting days. In those times when I did have to take all three of my children out somewhere, that baby carrier was a lifesaver. I only had two hands, with three little kids, I needed a solution.

A baby carrier helped me with my babies, especially when I had to take all three kids to the grocery store. My baby would go in the carrier, he would stay close, then I would have two free hands to shop, and help my other children.

I could also use this carrier if we were going out to a special event or even a birthday party. I had a stroller as well, but a baby carrier is easier to use in some situations where a stroller would not work.

A lot of military spouse moms bring a carrier to MOPS or other types of playgroups. This allows them to move around, while still keeping their baby close. There are so many benefits to owning one, even if your husband is not deployed.

Finding the right carrier is important. You want to find one that you like, that works for you and your baby, and is supportive.

The Explore Baby Carriers by Baby Tula would be a fantastic choice!

  • This carrier is versatile, easy-to-use and the first Tula carrier that allows you to use it in an ergonomic front-facing position.
  • There are a variety of prints to choose from, so you should be able to find something you love.
  • They have adjustable panels to use as your baby grows so you can use this Baby Tula from 7-45lbs.
  • They have a military discount! Yay! 15% off for active duty, veterans, and retired military. Your military status will be checked by a 3rd party.

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This sponsored guest blog was originally posted by Julia's website, Soldier's Wife, Crazy Life, here


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