backpacking with kids

Every now and then when I take my monthly road trips, I’ll come across a full interstate map of the U.S at a truck stop and just stare at it for a while. First I’ll plot where I am, normally… Continue reading

 

CLEVER KID CARRIER MAKES PIGGYBACK RIDES DISCOMFORT-FREE OF CHARGE + SECURE

Each parent knows the piggyback phase – that particular time when your little one begs to ride on your back at each opportunity. It gets tiring, though, and once… Continue reading

The Piggyback Rider is Making Family Travel Easier

Here in the beautiful Upper Mid-Atlantic, we’re slowly moving out of the polar vortex of what has been one of the worst winters ever, and into the marvelous light of spring. For… Continue reading

Phoenix, AZ 2014

Piggyback Rider standing child carrier receives the 2014 Travel Goods Association Award for Most Buzz at the Annual Industry Trade Show. We’re adding it to the trophy wall.

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For parents with small kids, it sometimes seems like enjoying the outdoors is impossible.  Carrying a 3-year-old for any amount of Piggyback Riderdistance isn’t going to happen, and they certainly can’t walk as far or fast as their parents.  That’s where… Continue reading

by Julie Davis of Sweet Relish

Work + Home = Crazed Mom. 6 Simple Tips Every Working Mom Can Use

Sometimes that calculus class you almost flunked in college doesn’t look so bad compared to achieving a harmonious home/work balance… Continue reading

But you really say it, “like, cool gear” dude. Another sweet shout out for the Piggyback Rider as an uber cool piece of essential family gear.

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Hey Kids, Want To Go For A Piggy Back Rider? The Guy Corner NYC has something for you.

Now my kids are way too big for me to start using this but I came across a product that I think is… Continue reading

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Super fun the your child and super comfy for the parent!

  • Piggyback Rider standing child carrier
  • Made with safety in mind – child harness, hand hold straps, wide foot bar for stability,… Continue reading

So, they say that necessity is the mother of all invention; but in these cases- it’s actually the father. In the past, Dad would return home from his 9-5 job, put his slippered feet up and read the paper while… Continue reading

If you’re meeting up with the kids along the way, or heading out for a day hike with the whole family, don’t forget how wimpy children can be. Wimpy in the most adorable way, of course. Nothing brings a beautiful… Continue reading

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Family Memories

No matter how or what you intend to celebrate this holiday season, this one thing remains: the kids will have a break from school. And that means you’ll all have a… Continue reading

Sweet Relish is now writing about the uber cool stuff Piggyback Rider and the many uses for parenting fun.  Read more here…

Sweet Relish reviews: Everyone has seen it- the parent struggling to carry the weight of their child on… Continue reading

Just a shortie, kinda like a selfie, but shorter.

KUTV Utah Outdoor Retailer Show
The Outdoor Retailer Show is going on right now at the Salt Palace – and there’s a lot of hot gear this… Continue reading
By Mary Kavanagh and Laura Morrison, for CNN Travel

Every traveler needs cool stuff. Everyone else needs December gift ideas. Behold, CNN Travel 10-step solution to both problems.

The season of joyful tidings is more often a season of panic… Continue reading

At the end of the year, we often spend some time reflecting. It is always important to know (1) where you come from and (2) how far you have come. As Piggyback Rider, we went in search of where we… Continue reading

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Piggyback Rider child carrier is a back-back repeat winner of the RedTri Most Awesome Award for Outstanding Outdoor Gear, besting some big names like The North Face, Kelty, Merrell, and Camelbak.

TOTAL VOTE COUNT: 206,650

Piggyback Rider has already won… Continue reading

The Mom Show does a featured post.

I have recently learned about a product called The Piggyback Rider kid carrier! Basically, this is a child carrier that allows your child a “piggy back ride” whenever you’re out walking!

One of the… Continue reading

This is an updated blog and review from Ruff Ruminations from their Calgary Zoo Ranch tour with the Piggyback Rider kid carrier.

You can start by checking out what I had to say at Family Fun Calgary, our first… Continue reading

You know what we’re all for? Anything that helps get kids outside and away from the screen (computer or TV).

For that, and given the time of year, we applaud programs like this one in Vermont that lets young hunters… Continue reading