The Piggyback Rider

Hiking Gear Review

Review courtesy of www.justtrails.com    Earlier this summer we had a problem, our 2 year old. Well, he wasn’t really the problem but his mode of transportation on the trails was. He had no interest in riding in the Kelty backpack carrier that saw us through last summer. No, he wanted to hike but his little legs would poop out after a half mile. He’d sit on the trail, whine and refuse to get up. Then I’d be stuck trying to haul him and our baby back to the car. Ugh. I needed a carrier that he could easily get in and out of by himself. A product that would let him walk or ride depending on his level of...

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Is Your Dad Rad? The Great "Piggyback Rider" Giveaway

Win your Dad the Ultimate Father’s Day gift…the Piggyback Rider. Not every Dad wants a tie or fishing gear for Father’s Day. Is your Dad Rad? Tell us why you have the World’s Greatest Dad and why he needs the Piggyback Rider. Submit a photo of your dad, along with your story. Get 2 submissions to the contest by making a 15-30 second video. We will pick one dad, with the best story, to WIN a Piggyback Rider this Father’s Day.Submit your stories/photos/videos on our Piggyback Rider Facebook page or tag us on Instagram using @thepiggybackrider and using the #thepiggybackrider (Make sure your Instagram is not set to private during this contest so we can see your entries! You can always...

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Make Summer Travel Easy with the Piggyback Rider

Summer is coming to a close, but there is still time to get in a few last minute vacations. Travelling with toddlers can be difficult sometimes, but don’t let the terrible twos or any stage of toddler scare you away from having a great vacation. Here are some tips on how to use the Piggyback Rider to make your summer vacay run smoothly. Before you even get to the destination it is important to think of the actual traveling aspect. Busy airports and train stations can be scary when traveling with small children and it is often times hard to keep track of them. Forget the leash and strap on your Piggyback Rider to make moving through these crowded places...

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Father Daughter Take a Walk Day

Looking for a way to put your Piggyback Rider to use? Look no further, July 7th is National Father Daughter Take a Walk Day! With Summer in full swing, there is no better time to take your daughter outside for a walk around the block. This day was created not only to promote physical activity and a healthy lifestyle, but also to encourage fathers and daughters to spend more time together. An article on Huffington Post lists some of the health benefits of being outside including brain functionality, increased vitamin D intake, and stress reduction. Additionally, Father Daughter Take a Walk Day is a great way to make memories while spending quality time with your daughter. We all know how...

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Celebrate the Fourth of July with the Piggyback Rider

When the Fourth of July rolls around, you know Summer is in full swing. Long sunny days, backyard barbeques and endless swimming pool fun. America’s birthday also means big crowds, which is where the Piggyback Rider comes in. The Piggyback Rider is great for hiking and outdoor adventures, but it’s also perfect for holidays like these and here are a few reasons why. Firework Displays The part everyone looks forward to at the end of the night, the spectacular firework show! But for toddlers it may not be as visible. The Piggyback Rider will allow your toddler to have a 360 degree view above all the adults. All they have to do is strap in and ride the bar, for...

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