Stroller Review – Stokke® Scoot, Plus #Giveaway ($599.99 Value!)

stokke-scootMy first impression of the Stokke® Scoot stroller was while it was still in the box on my doorstep. I have a bit of an obsession with baby products, specifically strollers (this is my 6th stroller!) so I am no stranger to dirty mangled boxes being delivered to my house. With the Stokke® Scoot, this was not the case. The packaging was intact. The box wasn’t dirty or covered with tape and it was clearly marked. I was able to open the box without a knife, scissors or a struggle and slide the stroller right out. I easily assembled my new toy with zero help from my husband, relying only on the manual which was simple to follow.

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Leave it to October in Pennsylvania to allow me test Stokke® Scoot in all types of weather in under a week! Our first outing was to a local farm. I really wanted to enjoy some one-on-one time with my two year old daughter Fiona so we planned our trip around the same time eleven month old Hazel naps.

When we arrived at the farm, I was able to take sleeping Hazel from her car seat and gently lay her in Stokke® Scoot at the full recline position without her making a peep. It was unseasonably hot and extremely buggy outside, so I zipped on the mosquito net to keep the gnats from bugging her.

I was able to maneuver Hazel around the pumpkin patch with one hand and hold Fiona’s hand with the other – never once did I wish I had an extra hand as I do most days. This stroller is the absolute easiest stroller to push one-handed and it turns flawlessly. The wheels swivel all the way around letting Stokke® Scoot spin in a complete 360. I think I could push and turn this stroller with my finger tip, it’s that user friendly!

Just a day or two later we were in the midst of a ton of rain. I had to run out to the grocery store for just a few items. I decided to keep Hazel in the stroller because I could zip on the rain cover; Fiona and I just made a run for it in our fun rain gear. Once again Stokke® Scoot aimed to please. Once we got inside, my moody little tot insisted I carry her. Sooooo….. I did. I was able to carry Fiona around the store, push Hazel with one hand and throw a few necessities into the roomy basket below – oh and somehow I had my diaper bag hang off the back of the canopy to free up my hands even more. Being 6 months pregnant you can imagine all this activity made me hungry. We decided to grab lunch at the café located in the store, I kept comfy Hazel in her stroller and pulled her right up to the table to eat. The high seat feature on the Stokke® Scoot is genius and definitely keeps my antsy almost one year old pretty chill. In her lower to the ground umbrella stroller she’s constantly fussing, I usually end up caving and taking her out.

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Another great feature that my husband and I noticed on Stokke® Scoot is the adjustable handle. I keep the handle on the lowest setting as I am only 5’2″ (on a good day!). My husband stands at 6’2″ tall, yes there’s a whole foot between us. He likes the handle extended to the highest setting. It leaves more space between him and the stroller, keeping him from kicking the wheels/stroller as he’s walking.

This ‘nothing to it’ one hand fold, compact stroller is very easy to carry (did I mention – with one hand!). It’s so light, weighing  in at 31lbs, I never have to strain myself. Stokke® Scoot is the perfect fit for a pregnant mommy like me with two toddlers by her side and a lot to load into her SUV. Everything that comes along with Stokke® Scoot screams uncomplicated, manageable, smooth and most importantly no sweat! I look forward to turning the seat around to face me, utilizing the Stokke® Scoot Softbag and keeping my new baby boy warm, cozy and connected to me this winter.

Everybody knows that the stroller is every modern mommy’s biggest best accessory - I certainly appreciate the chic urban style of Stokke® Scoot helping me hold on to every bit of edge I have left while keeping my little ones comfortable, safe and happy.

Buy the Stokke® Scoot for $599.99 and choose from 8 different colors!

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