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This month we want to give you a sneak peak into Piggyback Rider, the brand, and how this whole thing got started. Read more below to find out about the product, the owners and all things Piggyback Rider! As always, visit our website to order your very own Piggyback Rider and don’t forget to tag us on social media and use the hashtag #piggybackrider on all your posts.





Q: When did the Piggyback Rider start?

2009

Q: Who started the Piggyback Rider?

My brother Jonathan and I (Wayne)

Q: How did you come up with the Piggyback Rider?

I was cleaning the house and my 2.5 year old wanted to be held at the same time. I figured there had to be something out there that would free my hands, allow me to carry my child and clean at the same time. There wasn’t, so I invented it.

Q: Tell us more about the recent viral video that made the Piggyback Rider so popular.

The video proves that there’s a huge market of parents looking for a way to carry their toddler for short spans.

Q: What is your favorite feature or perk of the Piggyback Rider?

The handles. This is a key design feature to keep kids’ hands out of your eyes and from pulling your hair.

Q: Where is your favorite place to take the Piggyback Rider?

For me it has been the two Obama inaugurations since it allowed my kids to see over the crowds

Piggyback Rider Uses

The Piggyback Rider is more than a child carrier, it’s a way to connect with your family like never before. Whether you’re traveling, find yourself in crowds, or hiking a mountain, the Piggyback Rider has your back, literally.Keep Your Kids CloseWe’ve all been there as parents. A crowded place, like a parade or the zoo, [...]

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Parent's Day

National Parent’s Day is a day to celebrate the people in our life who have guided us and helped us along the way, and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate with the Piggyback Rider. This day was established in 1994 to honor the importance of being a good parent and the role a parent [...]

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Best Places To Take Your Piggyback Rider Around the US

Summer is in full swing which means you and your family probably have lots of fun trips ahead of you before school starts back up in the fall. We think the Piggyback Rider is the best travel buddy and we love seeing all the great adventures you and your family going on. There are so [...]

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Hydration Day

June 23rd is National Hydration Day, and having our headquarters located in Arizona, we know the importance of staying hydrated. This week the temperatures will be up to 115+, as well as being hotter than normal in other parts of the country. It will be extra important that everyone is staying hydrated, especially when using [...]

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Father's Day & Best Friend Day

With Father’s Day just around the corner and Best Friends Day having just passed on June 8, we thought we would take some time to appreciate the special guys in our lives, Dads! A dad is a daughter’s first love and a son’s first best friend, which is perfect for both of these national days. [...]

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Heat Awareness

Summer is just around the corner which means it’s getting hot, hot, hot. May is Heat Awareness month and because we promote so much outdoor activity, we think it’s important to also promote safety measures for being outdoors in the summer time. First and foremost, it is so important to stay hydrated. Dehydration can happen [...]

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Mother's Day Activities

Mother’s Day is this weekend, and we’re ready to celebrate! The moms in our lives do so much for us, and we’re more than happy to give them a day off, filled with love. Whether you’re spending the day inside for a craft filled Sunday, or opting outside with your Piggyback Rider, we’ve got you [...]

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Earth Day

Earth Day is one of our favorite days because it’s just one more reason to break out the Piggyback Rider and enjoy this beautiful planet we get to call home. You can use your Piggyback Rider on Earth Day for recreation or maybe even use it for the betterment of the planet! Here are some [...]

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Easter Egg Hunts

Easter is just around the corner and we can’t wait for all the candy, egg hunts and overall celebration that comes along with the holiday. You may not think the Piggyback Rider would come in handy on this day, but we’ve got a great way to incorporate riding the bar into your Easter this year. [...]

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