A Day in NYC with my Ergobaby 180 Reversible Stroller

This is a sponsored post for Ergobaby, in which they provided a free product for review. I will also receive a small commission when you purchase an Ergobaby product after clicking my referral links. Although sponsored, all opinions are my own!

For the past few months Auden has been requesting that we take her to Central Park “when it’s warm and sunny” and last weekend we were able to do just that! I was really excited when the forecast said that it was going to be in the high 70s (FINALLY!! Has this felt like the endless winter to anyone else??) and thought, “Perfect! What better time to break in my new stroller?” Ergobaby graciously sent me their newest product – The Ergobaby 180 Reversible Stroller and ohmygosh guys, it’s incredible!

The 180 Reversible Stroller weighs a little under 20 pounds and is literally the easiest thing to fold up – no more of those 9 step folding mechanisms, all you need to do is pull up on the fold strap that is conveniently located in the seat and…done! Such a game changer, especially when you have to fold it up quickly, hypothetically speaking, just before running through a train station like a couple of crazies trying to catch a train while your 3.5 year old yells, “DID WE MISS IT?!?!” the whole time. Yeah, you can laugh.

I thought about what I would highlight in this post as my most favorite thing but honestly, I couldn’t think of just one so I’m going to briefly talk about a few key features that I absolutely love.

  1. You can easily switch from facing your baby to having them face out to see the world without having to make any adjustments to the seat! That’s what makes the 180 reversible – you can move the handlebar without having to remove your baby from their comfortable seat.
  2. (This feature is my husband’s favorite) The handlebar is height-adjustable! Since my husband Mike is 6’4 the majority of strollers that we’ve tried leave him having to hunch over to reach the handlebar. With the 180 Reversible, the handlebar comes UP to him! I legit cheered when he held the handle and was still able to stand up straight!
  3. SO. MUCH. STORAGE. I’m trying to embrace minimalism in my home and really be intentional about the items I bring into our household (toys, furniture, clothing, etc.) but one look into my diaper bag would have you thinking otherwise. That bag is stuffed with snacks, spare clothes, snacks, shoes, snacks, diapers, lotion, wipes, and I’m pretty sure it weighs about 15 pounds. Guess what though? Neither Mike nor I had to carry it because of the cavernous under-seat basket that was able to accommodate all the things. 180 Reversible Stroller, our backs thank you.

Here are some photos from our day in the city!

Holding hands, waiting for our train 
On our way! 
Taking in the sights! 
Eating crepes in Central Park 
It’s starting to look like Spring!
Taking in the sights at the Rock! (Auden’s turn in the stroller :))
One-handed pushing like a boss 
See? He’s able to stand up straight! All the praise hands for the adjustable handlebar feature. 

Taking on the Fair in my Ergobaby Omni 360

This is a sponsored post for Ergobaby, in which they provided a free product for review. I will also receive a small commission when you purchase an Ergobaby product after clicking my referral links. Although sponsored, all opinions are my own!

I have been a mama for a little over three years and one of the very first items we purchased when I found out I was pregnant, was an Ergobaby baby carrier. I had researched so many different brands and found that Ergobaby had amazing reviews as a newborn baby carrier all the way up through toddlerhood – so I was sold. After Auden came home from her extended NICU stay, I used my carrier every single day and it really helped me bond with my teeny little preemie baby. I can still remember how she would fall asleep within minutes of me securing her into my carrier and it just made me feel like I was doing something right.

Fast forward to last fall when we welcomed our newest baby Joona, I knew that I would be wearing her all the time. This go around, since I had both a newborn and toddler to look after, being hands free was key. Wearing Joona allowed me to not miss a beat with my interactions with Auden and it made our transition from 1 to 2 children much easier.

You’ll imagine my excitement when I was sent the newest (INCREDIBLE!!) carrier: the Ergobaby Omni 360 to try out and review!
First of all, this all -in-one carrier can be worn in 6 positions – including the tried and true forward-facing, and offers babies a 360-degree view of the world. One thing that I really loved is that the Omni carrier literally grows (by simple velcro adjustments) with your child! You no longer need an insert during those infant months (all the praise hands) and you can continue to use the carrier until your little is a big  – up to 36 months!

When I received my happy mail, I immediately wanted to try it out. After reading the step-by-step instructions, I put Joona in the carrier in the front carry outward facing position and she fell asleep, no exaggeration, within 2 minutes. So good.

We decided to break it in by taking the Omni to The Big E (hugest fair in New England) and it did not disappoint! Joona happily kicked and squealed, clapped and danced the entire evening. Oh, I forgot to mention, this carrier also has a detachable FANNY PACK!! You know I stuffed that thing full of supplies for our adventure. I think I’m in love, guys.

Before I go any further, here’s a 10% off promo code for you to use at ergobaby.com! Just copy and paste >> jo8KbuYBBM and as always, shipping is free :).

Picture time!

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Armed with my fork and my Omni 360

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Just hanging out!

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That right there? Deep fried cheesecake. Have mercy.

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Taking in all the sights.

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On the carousel with Auden 🙂

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Mesmerized by all the flashing lights.

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Me and my girls

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