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5 fall adventures made even better with babywearing

Explore while keeping baby safe and happy.

5 fall adventures made even better with babywearing

The best adventures are often found when you stray from the beaten path, and that's especially true during the fall months. Whether hunting for the perfect pumpkin or taking the scenic route on an evening walk, there is much to discover—and appreciate—in the autumn season.

When on a mission to enjoy the crisp weather with baby in tow, babywearing really is the best way to go further and explore more. Just in time, LÍLLÉbaby's New Serenity Collection is intentionally designed with adventures in mind—the multi-position seat means finding your own personalized fit is never a problem, and the ergonomic construction means an aching back won't put an end to the fun. It's comfortable for both you and baby.

While writing that fall bucket list, be sure to include these adventures made possible by babywearing:

1. Visiting the aquarium

Experiencing nature with your child means experiencing it with a renewed sense of wonder, but that doesn't need to end with summer. On cooler days, visit an aquarium and introduce your child to fish of all shapes and sizes. Plus, with LÍLLÉbaby's Serenity Collection carriers, you don't have to lug along a separate backpack—there are multiple built-in pockets and a matching storage pack.

2. Leaf-peep

The beauty of fall is that most streets and roads are covered with gorgeous leaves in every color of the rainbow. Suggest a family walk and narrate all you are seeing, smelling and hearing to your forward-facing baby. With the wide, padded waist belt and lumbar support of LÍLLÉbaby's Serenity Collection carriers, taking the scenic detour won't come at the expense of your back.

3. Explore an art fair

Go explore a local art fair and introduce your little one to new colors and shapes (and maybe some tasty treats!) Rather than getting stroller wheels stuck in the mud, babywearing lets you explore until you've found the perfect new piece for your home. In case the fair turns into a marathon event, keep a toy clipped onto baby's carrier for added entertainment.

4. Cheer for your favorite team

Football season is the perfect opportunity to introduce baby to your local sports scene. Coordinate in your team's colors and keep your little one close for a pre-game round of cornhole. It also helps to have a carrier that doesn't require a degree to figure out how to easily put on or take off.

5. Shop the farmer's market

If you are up early and ready to tackle the day, stop by a farmer's market! Stock up on fresh fruits and veggies for the family while introducing your child to bright berries, hearty greens and other favorites. You'll have a much easier time navigating the rows of vendors if you're babywearing and hands-free. And no problem if some fruit juice gets on the carrier—just toss it in the wash.

By keeping baby close and cozy through it all, you're really getting the best adventure of all: The chance to share the experiences—together.

This article was sponsored by LÍLLÉbaby. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Motherly and mamas.

There is rightfully a lot of emphasis on preparing for the arrival of a new baby. The clothes! The nursery furniture! The gear! But, the thing about a baby registry is, well, your kids will keep on growing. Before you know it, they'll have new needs—and you'll probably have to foot the bill for the products yourself.

Thankfully, you don't have to break the bank when shopping for toddler products. Here are our favorite high-quality, budget-friendly finds to help with everything from meal time to bath time for the toddler set.

Comforts Fruit Crisps Variety Pack

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If there is one thing to know about toddlers, it is this: They love snacks. Keeping a variety on hand is easy when the pack already comes that way! Plus, we sure do appreciate that freeze-dried fruit is a healthier alternative to fruit snacks.

Comforts Electrolyte Drink

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Between running (or toddling!) around all day and potentially developing a pickier palate, many toddlers can use a bit of extra help with replenishing their electrolytes—especially after they've experienced a tummy bug. We suggest keeping an electrolyte drink on hand.

Comforts Training Pants

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When the time comes to start potty training, it sure helps to have some training pants on hand. If they didn't make it to the potty in time, these can help them learn their body's cues.

Comforts Nite Pants

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Even when your toddler gets the hang of using the toilet during the day, nighttime training typically takes several months longer than day-time training. In the meantime, nite pants will still help them feel like the growing, big kid they are.

Comforts Baby Lotion

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Running, jumping, playing in sand, splashing in water—the daily life of a toddler can definitely irritate their skin! Help put a protective barrier between their delicate skin and the things they come into contact with every day with nourishing lotion.

Another great tip? Shopping the Comforts line on Comfortsforbaby.com to find premium baby products for a fraction of competitors' prices—and follow along on social media to see product releases and news at @comfortsforbaby.

This article was sponsored by The Kroger Co. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Motherly and mamas.

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