While this review has been live on our site for a while, I wanted to be sure that you all saw it. I have been loving our TwinGo to use with my girls (aged 7 weeks and 2 years) as I manage a busy life! Check out the review for a full outline of the carrier and the accessories (which I highly recommend). I also swallowed my pride and posted a couple of videos filmed at 7 weeks post-baby. You’re welcome.
Quick run-down as to why I love this carrier so much:
It allows me to carry both of my smaller kids when I need to NOT have a stroller and they just can’t walk. This happens often.
The carriers can be used together for two kids OR as a single carrier. TwinGo even has Mei Tai straps that you can add on to make it more versatile. Tons of different options for wearing
Kid in front, kid in back
Single carry on front
Single carry on back
Single carry with Mei Tai Straps
The large pockets hold the accessories for quick access as I change up my use of it (single, double, front, back, etc.)
It’s made well, has great hoods, and is super comfortable.
It saves my sanity …what could I not LOVE about that?!?
Wearing as a single carrier with the Mei Tai straps:
They’re saying around here that “April is the new June” (as far as tourist influx). Which, no offense at all to any tourists, but is rather overwhelming. I am hoping it is just because it is National Parks week and people are taking full advantage. And it’s not too late to help celebrate either! April 16-24 is FREE admission to any of our more than 400 parks nationwide. It’s truly the perfect time to take advantage of these lands set aside for the enjoyment of the people.
Are you taking advantage this week??
We are also gearing up around here big time for the Centennial on August 25th. There are all sorts of events being planned, and we will be sharing posts on our Instagram especially as things ramp up this summer.
National Geographic Kids has some great books to help get kids (and families) excited about the Parks this year as we celebrate.
All four of them are packed full of fun facts, activities and ways to get kids thinking about the Parks. I think National Geographic Kids does an especially exceptional job with covering our national parks and truly feel as though these are ones that every kid should see. Personally, sometimes we get stuck in our little “Yellowstone bubble” and forget to explore (and teach our kids) about all the other Parks around the country. We’ll be working on that this summer especially.
Also, over the course of the summer, we will be sharing our best tips for seeing Yellowstone. However, you can start by checking out these posts:
Boiling River <– one of our favorite quick hikes and soaks (but oh so much better in the winter…)
Win National Parks books to celebrate!
One of you will win a package of National Parks books to use this summer as you explore and travel, visiting some of the most beautiful lands in our country. Thanks to National Geographic Kids for this giveaway!
As usual, please use the Rafflecopter Widget below to enter to win. The winner will be emailed and announced on this post in the Rafflecopter Widget. Have questions? Please don’t hesitate to contact me at mountainmamatales(at)gmail(dot)com so I can help! This giveaway is open to the U.S. only.
I have a baby attached to me 90% of my waking hours. Sometimes for her sake (she is a baby and wants to be held!) and sometimes for mine (I want to go on a walk/hike/chase my other kids). However, while I think baby-wearing is the #1 thing that has saved my sanity over the years, it definitely takes some getting used to. Sometimes I love having her right there, and let’s be honest, sometimes I just want no one touching me for 5 seconds thankyouverymuch.
Besides all that, my biggest challenge is the changing conditions throughout the day as I am wearing her: going outside, staying inside, storms coming in, sun coming out, etc. While wearing an extra large jacket or throwing a light blanket over you (and the baby) sometimes works, it’s certainly not ideal. I rely heavily on a few pieces of gear that help me get out with her and not have to think too much about it.
I want to highlight my newest “BBF” (babywearing best friend), but will be listing and linking up to a bunch of other products I use and love (and recommend, of course).
Meet Little Goat Carrier Cover. I use this every single day (and not JUST for over my carrier). It also works over car seats, strollers, and as a blanket for any kid in a pinch. **be sure to see a giveaway for this one at the end of this post!**
As usual, please use the Rafflecopter Widget below to enter to win. The winner will be emailed and announced on this post in the Rafflecopter Widget. Have questions? Please don’t hesitate to contact me at mountainmamatales(at)gmail(dot)com so I can help! This giveaway is open to the U.S. and Canada.
Little Goat generously provided us this gear in order to facilitate this review. However, as always, the opinions expressed here are completely and honestly our own. You can find my full disclosure here.
*This post is sponsored by Kohls. They are now carrying a full line of camping gear – great news for all of you who love shopping the Kohls sales!* The weather is trying to turn here into something resembling spring and that means many people are starting to plan their get aways and camping trips […]
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