When you’re out and about as a busy city parent, chances are your baby’s gonna do a fair amount of snoozing in the buggy.
One mama pal told me it’s reached the point where her little one will only nap in the pushchair and screams if she’s laid down in the cot.
I think she’d be an instant fan of the SnoozeShade, a clever product designed by Cara, a mum of one.
Tired of watching parents struggling to drape blankets and scarves over their strollers, Cara set to work creating the ideal mobile sleeping environment for babies and toddlers.
The SnoozeShade is essentially a black-out blind that fits over any stroller to block out daylight disturbances (including cooing strangers) that threaten your baby’s nap time.
You can use it rain or shine as it’s got UPF 50+ (the highest sun protection) and will stay secure under most standard rain covers.
I like the funky lime green velcro straps that attach to the stroller frame and the zippered window at the front that lets you peek to see if baby’s stirring. I also enjoy the element of mystique the SnoozeShade lends your mini passenger. It’s a bit like chauffering a celeb around in a car with tinted windows.
My 21-month-old often has annoying little ‘power naps’ in his pushchair that leave us both frazzled by the end of the day, but once I popped the SnoozeShade on he slept for a good hour.
Definitely a ‘babe about town’ essential!
Win a SnoozeShade!
The SnoozeShade retails at £19.99 but Cara has kindly offered us one to give away to a Babes about Town reader for absolutely FREE.
Simply email us with the answer to this easy question:
What size stroller is a SnoozeShade made to fit? (clue: answer’s on the web site)
Deadline is Wed Nov 24 midnight GMT. Winner will be chosen at random and notified via email on the blog,
Visit the SnoozeShade web site