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Comfy Joey Custom Ring Slings

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I love wearing my babies. When I wore Jayden, we used a wrap, pouch slings, and structured carriers. With Jaxon, we used a wrap very briefly and dove right on in to structured carriers. Structured carriers have been my goto, but now that it’s warmed up, I’ve been wanting a little more freedom from buckles and padded straps and something a little more dainty. I’ve always wanted a ring sling and the main thing that’s held me back was price.

When searching for rings slings comparable to a popular and more expensive brand… I discovered Comfy Joey and I literally squealed in excitement. Comfy Joey’s ring slings are SO gorgeous and their prices are right. They offer slings for everyday wear and special occasions. There’s something for everyone. Prices start at $62.50 for the linen blend and $72.50 for the linen slings. They also offer custom slings (available in silk as well) that range from $97.50 to $227.50. It all depends on how fancy you’re feeling.

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While my budget is best fit for the linen blend and linen slings, let me share with you how fabulous the customs are. Ayesha of Comfy Joey let me design my own linen ring sling which I absolutely love (disclosure). It took me a bit to decide on the colors as I had so many vibrant color choices! I chose a color scheme that would compliment most of my earthy wardrobe. I chose ginger-chai as my main color and coral-rose, chocolate-brown, and lemon-grass for the tail panels.

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The slings from the Design Your Own Sling Collection are luxurious. They feature a versatile CJ Hybrid Shoulder, which allows the fabric to be spread wide to hug the shoulder or gathered to eliminate pressure points and offer freedom of movement for the ring-side arm with very little bulk. I love these features because I can adjust the sling to our comfort as Jaxon grows.

To add to Comfy Joey’s fabulousity, they also offer toddler-width linens with a hybrid shoulder for extended wearing as well as sling to wrap conversions. All Comfy Joey Slings are made to order in the US with an estimated turnaround of 3-4 weeks. For a faster turnarond, Comfy Joey Slings can also be purchased at in-store and online retailers.

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I don’t want to sound overzealous or anything… but this sling is everything. And because I’d love to be rewarded in store credit, I’ve signed on as an affiliate of Comfy Joey. So if you’re thinking about making a purchase, I’d love if you’d mention me and/or use my unique URL. It’s pool and beach season, so you may want to check out the mesh water slings. Hint hint, nudge nudge. ;-)

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Sheena Tatum

Hey, I'm Sheena! I married my jr. high sweetheart and together, we raise three tiny humans in NW Indiana. I'm an introverted free-spirit and serial dreamer obsessed with all things tropical and carefree. I love inspiring others to live wholly and find beauty in the mundane. I don't always get it right, but I'll keep trying anyway. :) Email: [email protected]

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38 Comments

  • Carolyn Barnett June 8, 2013 at 10:56 AM

    This look like it would be very comfortable for the baby!

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  • Beignet Mamas June 7, 2013 at 7:35 AM

    Aww, I so miss wearing my little one. Slings and wraps are so convenient, and work like a charm for a fussy baby. My baby’s a year old now, and while I do have a carrier for her, she wants to walk everywhere! Getting her in the carrier now is a serious struggle! LOL

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  • Brutus Duffy June 6, 2013 at 10:25 PM

    I don’t have any human children. Wish i could carry my chiweenie this way. :) Looks very cozy for you and your baby.

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  • Keonté June 6, 2013 at 3:37 PM

    I have got to get Liam a pair of those moccasins. Too cute.

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    • Sheena June 12, 2013 at 8:05 PM

      They are vintage circa 1970ish. I just scored him another pair. Both found on Ebay for about $6. You can check Etsy too!

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  • Betty June 5, 2013 at 9:44 PM

    You have a beautiful baby and I love that baby sling. we were stationed in Korea (way back when) and they always wrapped their babies so they were carried on the back.

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  • lizzy June 5, 2013 at 8:20 PM

    This is so cute. I wish that I still had babies little enough for it!!! I could never find anything this cute when mine were little!

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  • ewhatley June 5, 2013 at 6:49 PM

    looks like a comfy and safe wrap and I love his little moccasins

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  • Amanda Jillian June 5, 2013 at 5:17 PM

    Lovely wrap! I used a sling with my son and got a mobywrap for my daughter, heard they were better for premmies then went to the maya wrap and loved it!

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  • Vicki Wurgler June 5, 2013 at 4:55 PM

    my kids are grown but my daughter received a sling as a gift and loves it

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  • Nichole Spencer June 5, 2013 at 2:29 PM

    I love this! I’ll have to remember this for when I decide to have kids. Or, keep it in mind for the next baby shower I attend. Your baby is absolutely gorgeous!

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  • Valerie C. June 5, 2013 at 11:19 AM

    These look fantastic! My sister is expecting and I’m sending her a link to this page. What a beautiful baby you have!

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  • Korrine June 5, 2013 at 11:05 AM

    I used the structured carriers when my daughter was young and she hated them! I wish I would’ve known about these. They look so much more comfortable. And you did a great job picking colors. I’m never good at that kind of stuff.

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  • Idaho Jill June 5, 2013 at 10:00 AM

    I love that sling – especially the colors you chose. I baby-wore my daughter, but was always too intimidated by ring slings. No more babies for me, but it would make a special present for a baby shower for sure!

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  • sharon June 5, 2013 at 9:57 AM

    I would have loved to have had this option when mine were tiny. Mom and baby both look comfortable and happy.

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  • Mari June 5, 2013 at 9:46 AM

    This would make a nice baby shower present. Research has shown that babies benefit from skin to skin contact with their mothers, both emotionally and physically.

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  • letessha June 5, 2013 at 9:28 AM

    I love the color choices for the sling and the baby is so beautiful.

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  • Jacquie Haymon June 5, 2013 at 8:40 AM

    I was never able to figure out how to wear my kids. With Jada I was given one of the structured ones but I never quite got the hang of it. With Jason I tried a sling but I was always afraid I was gonna smother him so I gave that up too lol. These look easy and comfortable to wear! I have a nephew coming in September so I may have to hook my sil up with one!

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  • Nannypanpan June 5, 2013 at 8:35 AM

    Like the linen fabric for breath ability for thebaby and like the muted color choices

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  • Shari June 5, 2013 at 8:18 AM

    I love that these are styled to wear with every day outfits or fancier outfits.

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  • Kristie June 5, 2013 at 8:00 AM

    What a beautiful sling! It’s like an accesory to your outfit! ;-) Looks like your little guy is comfy in it too, which is a definite must for a sling :-)

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  • Jennifer B June 5, 2013 at 7:57 AM

    I really this they had these things when I had a baby. My niece is expecting I bet she would love one of these.

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  • valerie June 5, 2013 at 7:53 AM

    I’ve been looking for a nice sling like this. The way you wear it with your baby makes it seems so easy and comfortable. I may just get this for myself

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  • Stephanie Phelps June 5, 2013 at 7:41 AM

    I love the wider shoulder because the strain can get hard! Having babies that are born weighing 10 + lbs they grow fast so having something so stylish and comfy is fantastic as well as the fact its made in the USA! Thank you for the review!

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  • gina June 5, 2013 at 7:00 AM

    You make it look so easy & comfortable! When I had my son I really wanted to get a decent sling, but didnt. I did get something that never fit well, so I was discouraged & ended up using a baby Bjorn. I will look into Comfy Joey if I have another baby, which will hopefully happen!

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  • Kathleen June 5, 2013 at 6:56 AM

    I saw your photos of this sling on Facebook, and admired how pretty it was. It reminded me of those awfully expensive Sakura Bloom slings, but more affordable. I like the idea that you can customize your sling too. Your colors are great together; they really accessorize your wardrobe nicely (and that baby too!).

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  • Manda June 5, 2013 at 6:49 AM

    I am interested in baby wearing and love new ideas. Thanks

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  • Jennae June 5, 2013 at 6:46 AM

    You are my baby wearing idol! I am so clueless when it comes to how the wraps and slings work, but you make it look so effortless! I’ll definitely keep Comfy Joey in mind in the coming months ;) because I LOVE the idea of a water sling for the pool or the beach,, and the linen and linen-blend slings are just my cup if tea :)

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  • Nadine L June 5, 2013 at 6:25 AM

    I have been looking for one of these for a friend’s shower. I will definitely check it out when I am ready to buy (and use your url so you get the credit)

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  • Tanyetta June 5, 2013 at 6:16 AM

    You look so comfy and relaxed wearing your baby boy!! I love ring slings and your choice of colors for this sling. Baby wearing Is so important and it’s a greet way to bind with your baby! I wore my son and daughter. Awwww I miss those days :-)

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  • Maria Malaveci June 5, 2013 at 6:16 AM

    Baby is so precious…. I would have loved to have had one of these wraps when my kids were babies. Thanks for the review!

    mmalavec(at)med(dot)umich(dot)edu

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  • Tabathia B June 5, 2013 at 6:15 AM

    I used a baby carrier with my youngest daughter and enjoyed it. The thing that made me very uncomfortable about baby slings and wraps is that they didn’t seem 100% secure. In the picture it seems as though you’re holding the bottom for support.

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    • sheena June 5, 2013 at 10:59 AM

      It’s a habit of mine personally. I hold him/rest my hands when he’s in a structured carrier too. Since I was posing for photos, my instinct was to rest my hand nearby. I can wear him up higher with his legs spread more to get more support. He’s a heavy lil dude.

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  • Katherine June 5, 2013 at 6:15 AM

    I never found one that was comfortable for me but this one looks great. What a cute lookin little guy

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  • Paula Hafner June 5, 2013 at 6:12 AM

    I love baby wearing. These look like they would be comfortable for both the baby and the parent. I like that the material looks like it would be stretchy instead of stiff. I’m curious how it would hold up in the wash.

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  • Ashley June 5, 2013 at 6:10 AM

    These are simply gorgeous! I’ve never seen something so wonderful looking that is also functional. (And it definitely looks less heavy than structured carriers!)

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  • Michele June 5, 2013 at 6:06 AM

    What an easy way to carry around your baby or toddler. I really do like the pattern and colors you were able to create. It is a bit pricy but would make a great baby shower gift for a family member, maybe in the silk? Of course the linen is a bit more affordable and probably would last longer.

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  • DARLA KIDDER June 5, 2013 at 6:02 AM

    Those baby slings sure weren’t around when my kids were babies.

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