Praises of a Wife and Mommy was created for mom's like me. I like to share secrets, parenting advice, deals, the many arts and crafts that we do at our at home preschool, and most importantly share my faith. My many roles go beyond mom they also include, preschool teacher, Children's church teacher, youth pastor, wife, and one role I love Christ follower. Praises of a Wife and Mommy started small but is cotinuing to grow. I love to review products and hold giveaways.
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Freeloader Review with Coupon Code!
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The First Child Carrier Built Specifically for Toddlers! A New, Better Child Carrier built to ensure the entire family can join every adventure!
Compact, lightweight and portable, the Freeloader child carrier uses advanced materials and design to create a better experience for parents who love spending time with their kids. Whether you are traveling by air, going to the zoo, or hiking with your little ones, the Freeloader is ready to help carry the load. When not in use, the Freeloader's integrated aluminum seat folds up neatly to the size of a daypack.
The Freeloader is a perfect fit for parents that want a lighter, more versatile carrier.
The Freeloader features an easy-to-use, 5-point safety harness. The safety harness is specially designed to fasten securely and safely out-of-reach of your child.
The Freeloader provides wide, ergonomic shoulder and waist straps to evenly distribute your child's weight to your hips and core. The contoured shoulder straps are adjustable and provide extra padding for comfort and support. Padding in the back panel and seat offers extended comfort for your child.
The Freeloader is small enough to carry-on and stows away neatly, making it perfect for air travel, road trips and more.
NEW Stirrups for foot support on every carrier!
Ergonomic waist and shoulder straps to evenly distribute weight to the body's hips and core
Open back design helps maximize airflow to keep your back cool and dry
Easy-to-use, 5-point child safety harness
We only use lead-free and phthalate-free nylon materials
Lightweight, strong and portable
Meets or exceeds all CPSC standards
Product weight: 5.8 lbs.
Carrying capacity: 25-80 lbs.
Minimum Age: 2 ½ years
Standing height: 33"-50" tall
I know my 6-year-old should really not need a carrier but I wanted to review this item so I could pass it on to a friend. Let me be really honest for a minute though... even today at the apple orchard I did end up giving my 6-year-old a piggyback ride so I guess this would have been so much handier. He is only 34 pounds... (he has my genes) so it wasn't challenging for me to carry him. The only thing that was strange was I'm short and he has some length so we look a little silly in the pictures. The Freeloader is an extra tool to help parents get out and do more with their kids! Kids are easily tired so providing a time for them to rest will provide the family with more memory making.
So this particular day we put this on we had a long day in the sun and I wanted to water all the flowers at church. So we opened the box and put it on. It took no assembly and really just a couple buckles and we were off doing the gardening tasks. Titus even held the hose and did some watering. He is 6 so he was able to clearly communicate that the Freeloader is comfortable! He has even asked to use it a couple times for a family walk but I told him he was a big boy and could use the walking.
What I really like about this product is the ability for the child to cuddle up in the back and get rest. It is harder for toddlers to find comfort in carriers but this one Titus said he could fall asleep if we kept going!
So, I have officially given it to a friend who has a newborn and a toddler. I image they will get some great use from it! I will try to post some pictures after my friend uses it for her daughter.
Since you all loved the other cookie giveaway I did last week I thought a St. Patrick's Cookie Giveaway would be another great one for those of you who have a sugar tooth. :) This giveaway is sponsored by Gourmet Cookie Bouquets ! I personally have not tried these cookies but looking at the pictures of all the cookie bouquets made me ready to try them! I absolutely love the creativity in all their Holiday Bouquets! 2 Lucky winners will win a fun St. Patrick's Day Bouquet that is valued at $50. GOOD LUCK! I hope one of my readers wins!! Use the rafflecopter widget below to enter the St. Patrick's Day cookie giveaway. The mandatory entry is commenting on this post, but once that entry is completed, various other entry options will become available. Any option is acceptable, but the number of entries per person are limited to the number indicated in the contest rafflecopter form. Entries will be reviewed and duplicate or uncompleted ones will be removed
MY MEMORIES SUITE Review and giveaway! (#1 rated scrapbook software) The above is one of the scrap pages I have created. Super easy and super fast. I only took a couple minutes to create a 8 page photo book. I am still going to do some more with adding more embellishments! The below is one I created all from scratch and it only took me about 5 minutes! :) SO EASY! Here is a great video explaining more about the product. There are also tutorials available on youtube.com I am not sure if you are like me but I have spent hours online trying to upload photos to the web to place them into something I was trying to create. THE BIGGEST BONUS to My Memory Suite is the fact that it is downloaded to your computer so you do not have to wait forever for a picture to upload! It made my experience much quicker then other programs I have used online. The scrapbook software was very easy to download on my computer and did not take long to learn how to create. :) One feature t
Last week we tried out the fizzing sidewalk chalk- click here to read that review. This week it is liquid chalk spray. They are a bit similar but yet different. Here is how to make it: Supplies: 1 tsp. washable tempura paint 1 cup of hot water 1/2 cup of cornstarch squirt of dishwashing liquid 1 squirt bottle- I found them at the dollar store 1. Add cornstarch to one cup of hot water whisking to mix so that there are no clumps. 2. Add one teaspoon of washable tempura paint and a quirt of dishwashing liquid. Mix well. 3. Pour it into your squirt bottles and shake well. 4. Go have fun!!! This kept my daughters attention much longer the the fizzy chalk last week. I also think this was easier to work with and just more fun in general. I love seeing the chalk wet but then to see it dry. I think it dried darker so it was fun to see the changes. :) Ready, Set, Go! Have some fun! She is my little model... she kept saying "take my picture mom." She is like her