Have you heard about the Mockingbird stroller brand? Check out a breakdown of the features of the Mockingbird single-to-double stroller here!
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One of the most important pieces of baby gear is your double stroller. If you choose wisely you can use it for several years and it will make each outing and errand just a little less stressful. Note that the most important part of that statement is that you MUST choose wisely.
For some families, that’s where the Mockingbird stroller comes into the picture. The Mockingbird brand has become desirable due to its marketing and sales strategy. They are a direct-to-consumer company.
What does that mean, exactly? Well, that means that you can’t just run over to Target and grab one on a Tuesday afternoon. They are only sold on their own website. BUT, that also means that you save some serious money on this purchase.
This is one of the most affordable strollers on the market and it hits many of the must-have points for families. To be honest, we aren’t sure that there is much not to love about the Mockingbird single-to-double stroller.
Let’s take a look at some of the features of this stroller to help you make your decision about purchasing this double stroller.
This stroller is pretty customizable, even for a single-to-double stroller. It has four different canopy choices, two pattern choices for the inner accents, and two frame and trim choices to choose from. Personally, I love the black with the sea colored canopy. Which one will you get?
Okay, so the price of this stroller is a huge selling point for twin families. We are all used to our gear being so much more expensive than singleton gear. This stroller comes in at just under 500! That’s a bargain for a good double stroller!
This stroller has more than 13 configurations when used as a double. You can use this with a newborn with the bassinet (called a carriage) or a car seat, but the seats also lay flat so technically you don’t really need the additional attachments, just the newborn inserts.
Is the Mockingbird stroller twin-friendly?
This stroller takes two car seats! Yes! But the fun doesn’t stop there. This stroller has the exact same weight limits for both seats! There is nothing like getting your twin stroller and setting it up to find out that the second seat is only good until a lower weight, making it useless for twin parents after only a year or two. No need to worry about that with the Mockingbird single-to-double stroller.
That being said, we MUST point out that your twins will lose a bit of legroom in that back seat. After about 2 years, you will find that this stroller isn’t as great if you have twins. So, yes, it is great for younger twins (under 2) but not so much after.
Decent weight limit
Get 45lbs out of each seat. That should buy you at least a few years with this stroller. That definitely makes this one a good long-term investment.
This Mockingbird double stroller is easy to assemble and swapping out attachments is a breeze. Everything clicks into place quickly and securely.
Fold this stroller one-handed with both seats attached. Many strollers make you take off the second seat to fold it, but not the Mockingbird single-to-double stroller.
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Each seat or bassinet comes with its own canopy. And you get to pick from the four colors independently. Want one blue and one pink? One black and one pink? Cool, no problem here. And each canopy has a peek-a-boo window to keep an eye on your little ones while on the move. They are also each 50+ UPF.
This large storage basket will hold up to 25 lbs! Shove your diaper bag, purse, and even books in there. We love the storage on this stroller, especially because the setup is great as the first seat is high enough that you don’t completely lose it when the kiddos need the extra legroom.
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The foot brake is white, making it hard to miss in a pinch. Each seat also features a 5-point harness. We know how important both of these features are for twin parents who are often outnumbered when they leave the house with their little ones. This Mockingbird stroller also features locking front wheels, making it good for any surface.
Use with 2 singletons
When set up for two, the Mockingbird double stroller can absolutely be used with 2 singletons. You can purchase the single and then the 2nd seat kit to make it a double. Then, once one grows out of it, you can easily take that second seat off and return it to its original single stroller form. That’s great for families with two singletons. However, you might want to consider the fact that when you use the bassinet or car seat for the top seat, the bottom one must be rear-facing. It might not matter much to your child but it’s absolutely worth noting. Of course, for twins, this won’t matter.
Included wet bag
Out and about and your little one leaked through a diaper? It’s happened to almost every parent on Earth, hasn’t it? Mockingbird thought about that when they decided to throw in a wet bag with this stroller.
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This stroller folds easily, we know that. But it also folds compactly. Store it in your cars’ trunk or a hall closet easily.
This handlebar easily adjusts to accommodate just about any height. And the best part is that it is incredibly easy to switch back and forth for multiple caregivers.
The snack tray is an add-on. You will have to purchase it separately and to be honest, it is unusable when you have a bassinet or car seat in the front seat. Again, for twin families, this won’t matter much.
Check this out, you guys! The Mockingbirdnow has a riding board for the twins plus one crowd! The riding board holds up to 55 pounds and is recommended for ages 3-5 years. This board attaches to the single and the single-to-double models and attached to the left-hand side of your stroller so you can walk while your little one rides. Why don’t all stroller companies do that?
A cup holder isn’t included. You have to purchase it separately but it does attach and come off easily.
Like most stroller brands, there is a compatible parent-organizer you can purchase. It’s comparably priced to other brands at around $20. It includes a zippered pouch to keep track of your phone or keys, too!
We really like this Mockingbird single-to-double stroller. To be honest, we like it more than we thought. But you have to decide what you need for your family. Some of these features are pretty impressive so you might overlook the few downsides we found to this stroller.
Overall it’s great for twin families and is well within many budgets. The Mockingbird single-to-double stroller is definitely a contender in our opinion.
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