[Ansteorra] OT?: SCA baby

Stefan li Rous StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Mon Jul 9 22:36:11 PDT 2007

Lady Grainne Kathleen NicPadraig MacDaniel asked:
> In previous threads on this list that I actually paid attention to,  
> I've
> noticed tips and such for parenting in the SCA. That's awesome. I  
> don't
> remember really any of it. My questions for all of you are these:  
> What can
> one do to make baby furniture look period? (Things such as  
> playpens, swings,
> etc) Do people camp with their younglings? What time of the year do  
> you camp
> if you do? What's considered baby courtesies in the SCA? (Obviously  
> one
> should remove themselves from court if said baby starts crying, but  
> what
> about in camp?) Really, I'd love some pointers on how to introduce  
> a new
> baby to the SCA, if everyone can reply privately so as to not gum  
> up the
> list since this more of a call for advice than for discussion.

Lady Grainne, I'm going to reply to you publicly since I think some  
of this information might be of use to others with babies, whether  
this is their first one or not.

Check these files in the CHILDREN section of the Florilegium:

babies-msg       (103K)  2/ 2/01    Camping with babies.
baby-gifts-msg    (20K)  4/13/98    Period-type and SCA-useful baby  
baby-slings-msg    (9K)  2/ 2/01    Cloth slings for carrying your baby.
child-wagons-msg   (7K)  9/27/99    Wagons for hauling children at  
p-cradles-msg      (5K)  9/ 7/01    Period baby cradles.
teething-toys-msg (22K)  1/ 5/01    Period and SCA teething toys for  

THLord Stefan li Rous    Barony of Bryn Gwlad    Kingdom of Ansteorra
    Mark S. Harris           Austin, Texas           
StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
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