Do as the natives do. Or...whatever. Basically, just do stuff you can't do in New York.
I'm going to just say it: the Ergo (pictured above with infant insert) is the best thing that has ever happened to urban motherhood.
Thank you to everyone who recommended it back in my crying-in-Babies-R-Us days!
Remember that feeling-gross-foods-and-guessing-what-body-part-they-represent game you played when you were a kid?
Over on Celebrations, I laid out the how-to.