So, you have a stroller you love and it works great for you and your baby. You rave about it to friends and acquaintances. You never leave home without it! But what will you do when your family starts to grow and your beloved single stroller no longer meets your needs? Depending on the age of your children, you may want to consider a sit and stand stroller. Lots of families turn to double strollers that accommodate multiples, but sit and stand stroller tend to be really convenient for older toddlers and preschoolers.
VIDEO: Watch this demo of what an easy-folding stroller looks like with the “Maclaren Five Second Fold.”
Let’s talk about what a really good stroller looks like. It’s the kind of stroller that never gives up, is never a burden to use, and lasts longer than your child needs a ride. One of my personal favorites, the Maclaren Quest Stroller, fits just that description—and Viewpoints reviewers agree. The Maclaren Quest Sport Stroller (92/100) does not disappoint. It provides a safe and secure place for your little one without all of the hassle of a large and complicated stroller.
For families on a budget, quality and affordability are incredibly important when shopping for baby gear. Strollers tend to have a wide range of prices, ranging from less than $20 to nearly $1,000. The many choices available, coupled with the huge range of prices, make for a confusing shopping experience for lots of moms and dads. Sometimes it’s more important to know what strollers to avoid, rather than what features to look for.
More people are taking advantage of the benefits of online shopping for everything from shoes to appliances and groceries, but parents stand to benefit more than others. Shopping for large and bulky items without small children in tow can make the whole process easier—not to mention safer! In this Diapers.com review, it looks like the site strives to keep parents from stressing out about basic purchases, and pays close attention to details like rewards points, affordable shipping and baby registries to entice new customers to make repeat visits to their site.
When searching for quality baby products, new parents might see terms they never heard of. They know what a stroller is, and they know they need a car seat, but what is a travel system? Travel systems consist of a car seat base, an infant car seat, and a stroller that combines seamless travel from car to your next destination. While many convertible car seats safely support newborns as small as 5 lbs., a travel system can be quite convenient! Transporting baby during inclement weather can be much more efficient with a travel system. But a travel system doesn’t always mean “best for travel” since the strollers are generally larger and heavier than ideal travel strollers.
For the past 50 years, Italian brand Chicco (pronounced “kee-ko”) has been producing quality products, and parents in the US are big fans. From lightweight umbrella strollers to full travel systems with infant car seats, Chicco has products for almost any family.
Any parent with more than one child knows that getting from point A to point B can be a challenge, no matter what baby gear you own. Whether you’re exercising, commuting, or taking a walk to a park, there are great strollers to choose from. We’ve picked out some of the best strollers for multiple children.
by Alison Muller, Viewpoints Baby Products Contributor
For parents looking to get fit, there are some obvious barriers, time being the biggest one. One idea is to take up running or jogging, since you can safely take your children along with you while getting a real workout. Running with a jogging stroller has come a long way in recent years because manufacturers are advancing technology and amenities faster than you can run that Saturday morning 5K.
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