Friday, 2 March 2012
Greetings from eastern Pennsylvania!
Joovy’s biggest fans, aka, the Joovy Posse (from left: Greyson, Sofia, and Della).
We are big advocates of your Zoom 360 jogging stroller hence we managed to convince each other to get them (instead of other great contenders out there; such as the BOB). Our experience has been very positive and we can’t stop raving about them to our friends who inquire about jogging strollers. By far this is the BEST deal out on the market for a great quality product at an affordable mid-range price. If you ask us mamas what we love about the Joovy, we would say: “We love the price, we love the high bar handle, we love the real bike tires, we love the shocks, hence we love how smooth it rides, we love how it’s easy to pack-up, we love the fun name. ”
Contributed by the Joovy Zoom Posse from Pennsylvania!
Tuesday, 28 February 2012
A new Ergo Caboose for this serviceman and his beautiful family (at The Biggest Baby Shower Los Angeles)
Thursday, 9 February 2012
Joovy Scooter Review
With a Joovy Scooter, you know that both you and your precious child will get the best because of the simple fact that it is made by a reputable company. This stroller comes with all sorts of wonderful features that parents have grown to love and appreciate.
What’s great is that this carrier is equipped with the latest in stroller technology and this means that you get high-quality performance. It is lightweight and spacious, which will allow your little bundle of joy to comfortably stay in place while you are out and about. If you try to do your bit of homework about this product, you will instantly see why you should also have a Joovy Scooter of your own. To top it off, it is reasonably priced at around $100.
More reasons to love the Joovy Scooter
A lot of parents like this particular carrier because of its style and quality features. It weighs only 18 and a half pounds with comfortable seating that measures 14 by 18 inches. With a Joovy Scooter, your child will always remain safe and comfortable because it comes with parts and accessories such as a sun-shielding canopy.
Another plus point about this stroller is that you can use it for your baby up to the time he becomes a toddler since it has a capacity of 55 pounds. Of course, you will also be delighted with its soft and padded 5-point harness system that is also adjustable and reflective. Remember that this is something you should look for when trying to find the perfect carrier for your child since it will keep him securely fit during each ride.
As you go through various write-ups about the Joovy Scooter, you will also run into comments that dwell on how well its bumper bar swings. You will get utmost convenience because it is easy to detach and even serves as a car seat adapter for brands such as Graco.
As mentioned earlier, your baby will always be comfortable since the leg part of this carrier can be adjusted in two different positions. Your little angel will be able to explore the world in a roomy stroller that is great for outdoor activities and nature adventures. Kids can also sleep soundly because the seat goes halfway back and it has a strap system that can virtually recline to any position up to 149 degrees.
Remember that if you want a stroller that enables you to quickly get from point A to Z with a high level of maneuverability, while allowing your child to ride safely and smoothly, the Joovy Scooter is the best choice.
- Includes signature oversized canopy with a retractable sun visor – for maximum protection
- One-hand recline system that locks in infinite positions, all the way down to 149 degrees for a near flat position
- Bumper bar that can be used as a car seat adapter for all Graco infant car seats
- Linked rear brakes for extra security while the stroller is parked
Monday, 26 September 2011
The right gear makes all the difference in running a 5K!
As parents, sometimes we don’t do enough for ourselves. With childhood obesity rates rising in America, the best thing we can do for ourselves to to set an example for our children. One way is to get off the couch and to run (or walk) a 5K race. You can even get your kids involved — by signing your older kids up for a shorter race or take a younger child along with you in a jogging stroller! If you are taking off, with child in tow, we have some recommendations.
1. Make your your child has good head control (babies should be over 6 months –I’d recommend over 8 months).
2. Be safe — if you are running (or walking on a straight path), lock the front wheel (wheels), make sure your child is snugly harnessed in, and loop the safety strap around one of your wrists.
2. Your child should be wearing sunscreen and sun/wind protective clothing. Make sure the sunshade is down and they keep cool. If its a really hot day, you may have to change your plans and go solo.
3. Make sure you have hydration for you and your child. Pack a small cooler, in an accessible part of the basket or in a parent console, with at least two cups or bottles for your child — you may be able to grab the open cups of water on the trail, but it’s going to be messy for your child.
4. Leave the heavy diaper bag in the car, take a large ziploc with a change of clothes, a couple of diapers, changing pad, wipes, and 1 outfit — in case you have to stop and change a diaper on the way.
5. Make it fun! Sing to your child, talk to him about what you’re seeing, have fun!
For jogging, Joovy’s got two models, the Zoom 360 and the Zoom ATS. The Zoom ATS is a fixed front wheel jogger for serious runners, and the Zoom 360 is a swivel front wheel version for maximum
maneuverability. If you want a rugged stroller that can also be used as a jogger and/or bike trailer, the new Joovy Cocoon is a great option.
Contributed by Nancy Johnson Horn
Wednesday, 13 August 2008
It’s a “Joovy” kind of day!
We received our new stroller last week and I couldn’t wait to take it out for a test drive. Chris put it together on Saturday and we decided to give it a try at the local mall later that evening. We were a little worried if Ryan would stay on the back of the stroller. He did well except for when he would see a store he wanted to go in (the book and toy stores!) and jump off the back while in motion. We had to explain to him several times that he must ask first if he wants to get off. He isn’t a fan of boo-boos so when I told him that he could get a boo-boo if he fell, he pretty much stayed on after that!
I told myself that I would take the kiddies for a walk everyday (as weather or time permits)once the stroller arrived. Sunday, Lauren came over for lunch and then we got a quick walk done in between rain storms. We had a bit of cold front come through over the weekend and we had an interesting few days of fall like weather. It was a welcome change from the record 90 degree weather we’ve had in July and early August. It was very strange to wear sweatshirts in August though?!
Monday morning I fed the kids, packed some water for Ryan and I and headed out for another walk around the neighborhood. It was still 60 degree weather that morning so I had to make sure they were both bundled up. Kara looked so cute in her sweater jacket (it was Ryan’s when he was baby- it’s nice to be able to reuse it for Kara now).
Ryan can sit or stand. So far he prefers to sit except when he wants to play with Kara’s feet!
Cozy baby and silly boy!
She sure loves her car seat!
Tuesday was a day of rest! I had a few errands to run and that’s enough exercise for me after taking both shopping by myself. I get a great arm workout with lugging Kara in her car seat around and great leg work as I try to keep Ryan from running all around the store! Sadly, I don’t look forward to shopping anymore!
Today, Lauren came over again for lunch (Lauren-thanks for the yummy pizza and watermelon!!) and a walk. She and her fiance have started the process of finding their first home and were thinking about purchasing a home in our area. We decided to go check out a few because they were within walking distance from my house. We started our walk with a trip to see a small pond with duckies. I brought some bread so Ryan could feed them. It was fun to watch him feed the ducks and see the excitement in his face as they would come close to get the food! We thought the houses wouldn’t be too far but we ended up taking a VERY long walk. We walked at least 2 miles which isn’t too bad but when half the walk is uphill, that’s tough with pushing two little ones in a stroller. The Joovy is 21 pounds (and we got the ultralight weight one- can you image the weight of the original Joovy?!), add a 30 pound little boy and 8 (we think) pound baby and you have almost 60 pounds of weight!! Lauren and I were very sweaty and tired at the end of that walk. Both Kara and Ryan were ready to be done by the end as well. I am sure I will feel the pain tomorrow but it was worth it. I think we might stick to our normal course next time and visit the playground!
Our community ducks!
Ryan really enjoyed feeding the duckies!
I DON’T WANT TO GO HOME!
We ALL had a good rest after this walking adventure!