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The idea for the Kanoe arose when we had our first baby. Being an active and busy person and now with a baby, I constantly struggled to find the perfect way to have my baby near me yet not always on me. Not surprisingly, I noticed that one of the most soothing place was in my arms or in a sling tied around me. I started day dreaming of a hammock that would give the comfort and security of being held and that could be easily moved around from room to room. I searched and searched with no avail. Then, with a year of intense searching and research, I decided to create my own ideal hammock. A hammock that would encompass all the benefits for baby and me. My baby absolutely loved the baby hammock I made for him. Actually, so did my sister's babies, and many friends' babies and even friends of friends. After making individual hammocks for friends and family, I started to get demands from various people that had seen or heard of the…

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  • Born on January 24
  • Joined June 10, 2008

About

The idea for the Kanoe arose when we had our first baby. Being an active and busy person and now with a baby, I constantly struggled to find the perfect way to have my baby near me yet not always on me. Not surprisingly, I noticed that one of the most soothing place was in my arms or in a sling tied around me. I started day dreaming of a hammock that would give the comfort and security of being held and that could be easily moved around from room to room. I searched and searched with no avail. Then, with a year of intense searching and research, I decided to create my own ideal hammock. A hammock that would encompass all the benefits for baby and me. My baby absolutely loved the baby hammock I made for him. Actually, so did my sister's babies, and many friends' babies and even friends of friends. After making individual hammocks for friends and family, I started to get demands from various people that had seen or heard of the hammock, this is when I realized that it was time to create a company and introduce the baby hammock to the people beyond our circle of family and friends. I have spent the first two years refining, redesigning, and sourcing everything we would need to make this project happen. Now, the Kanoe baby hammock is a reality and we feel as though the seed that took root so long ago is at long last coming to fruition.

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