Wordless Wednesday: Alternative Caregivers

This week we asked: What do alternative caregivers look like?

(Read more about providing consistent and loving care in this week’s articles on the theme.)

From Jorje: Uncle Brandon brings entertainment to the hotel so Mommy & Daddy can deal with the NICU and picking up Spencer! He also took care of Sasha so Spencer could be conceived.

Sasha’s mommy blogs at Momma Jorje.


From Charise at I Thought I Knew Mama: Baby is lucky enough to have six grandparents who will make the effort to drive here from out of state to spend time with him as much as possible.

From Luschka: “My parents have been very respectful of our parenting choices, and have taken our decisions on board more than I ever expected. Even though we live 20-hours by air apart, when they do spend time with Ameli, I have complete confidence in them, because they have always questioned, and then respected our choices. And I’m not really sure which of them is fonder of the other – Ameli’s had my dad wrapped around her finger since the day she was born.”

Luschka blogs at Diary of a First Child.

Shannon says, “Moira took this picture of our once a week baby sitter while they were playing a game.”

Shannon blogs at Pineapples & Artichokes.

Tell us: What do alternative caregivers look like in your family?

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11 Responses to Wordless Wednesday: Alternative Caregivers

  1. Melissa Vose  

    Great photos!! Everyone from grandparents to sitters. Lots of people to love on those cute babies!!

  2. Lauren  

    So sweet! I love seeing our little ones bond with other people who are dear to us.

  3. Julie M.  

    Nice pictures! Love to see babies being loved on!!

  4. Lani @ Boobie Time

    These are great! I love Jorge’s pic and caption!!

  5. Jennifer W.  

    So important to have loving alternative care so we parents can recharge once in a while. Love it!

  6. The Healthy Moms Magazine  

    Great images! You can view my WW here:
    http://su.pr/45TIxd

    Have a wonderful afternoon!

  7. Gaby@Tmuffin  

    Is it weird that I wished my alternative caregivers looked like Jorje’s uncle Bandon?

  8. Amy @ Anktangle  

    Lovely! It’s so wonderful that our kiddos can be attached to other loving, nurturing adults in their lives.

  9. Momma Jorje

    Such sweet pics! Our little ones are very lucky to have these extra people loving them. :D

  10. Luschka  

    Totally gorgeous pics! (So glad to finally be able to get one here again!)

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