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Double Buggy or Buggy board?

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cedar12 Tue 05-Jul-11 10:32:49

Will have 2 2year olds in september for one day, 1 2year old for the other days. Is it worth getting a double buggy? Already have a Maclaren stroller. Remember lots of my friends not getting well with a buggy boards.

CristinaTheAstonishing Tue 05-Jul-11 10:37:28

Not from a CM p.o.v. but I'd say get the double buggy. You can bet they'll both want to be in the buggy at the same time.

cedar12 Tue 05-Jul-11 10:57:37

That what i thought will check ebay for a bargin

Jasbro Wed 06-Jul-11 19:28:25

I have a double buggy and buggy board for the day I have my daughter and her friend (they are both two and a half) plus a baby. The friend won't hold on all the time, and fell off once so I can't let her go on it again. My daughter loves being on the buggyboard for a while, but it's not fun when she decides she's tired and needs to swap. Try and find a double buggy secondhand - I got my Maclaren double for £40 on Netmums and it folds up nice and compact and goes in the understairs cupboard when we don't use it.

NannyBeth Wed 06-Jul-11 20:57:11

Jasbro - depends on your buggy but a friend of mine rigged up the buggy at her nanny share with a sit-on buggy board and a pair of reins so she could put the 15mth old on that and didn't have to use the maclaren double which is a massive pita!! Could you try that?

I would advise getting a double - if you ever take a day trip and they both want to sleep you'd be stuck!! My youngest charge (as a nanny) was 2 in Feb and doesn't always sleep during the day any more and prefers to walk but we still take the buggy everywhere as she will decide in a split second she is tired and won't walk, plus I use it as discipline (if she runs away, won't hold my hand/the buggy, doesn't listen etc then in she goes for 5mins and then I give her the choice of in or out. Is very helpful to have it though!!

dmo Thu 07-Jul-11 09:53:43

i have a double buggy and a buggy board too (picture the clampits) i need this set up 3 days a week and in the rain the board is not good

deff go for a double buggy

i used to have a triple buggy but got stuck everywhere couldnt even get down my own path

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