As a mom of 3 kids, I’ve gone through a lot of swings through the years. My middle child Max slept in his swing until he was about 5 months old, and his little sister Penelope has also taken a liking to sleeping in the swing for naps and for most of the night. We’ve even got 2 swings in the house right now, just to save the trouble of lugging one up and down the stairs. Those 2 are swings number 4 and 5 for us, so I’ve definitely figured out what I like and what works.
I was super excited to check out the Taggies Swing ‘N Go Portable Swing, especially since good swings are usually so hard to move around. I put it together and was surprised at how compact it was… and was pretty quickly blown away at how much came in such a small package.
It runs off of batteries, but unlike some other battery powered swings, it’s really got some power to it. I put Penelope in and started it up, and she liked it just as much as she likes her full size swings (and we all know that with a swing, it’s really about whether baby likes it or not…).
One of the really cool features that I actually wish was included on our big swings is the awesome little buckle cover. It’s a soft material cover that velcros over the straps and buckle – now that Penelope is starting to grab at things, it kept her from getting her fingers tangled up in the straps.
The cover has a little pocket in the front, and a sweet little Taggies caterpillar attaches inside. Penelope is just starting to control her hands, but can see how if she were a bit older she’d love the little guy.
The controls are on the front, and super easy to use. I really liked how I didn’t even have to lean down – a simple toe tap could change the music or increase the speed of the swing.
The swing is also super easy to fold up. You just grab the top and bottom edges and pull them up, which folds the seat neatly in half. Then you just grab the handle in the middle of the horizontal brace on the bottom and pull up, and boom! You’ve got a compact swing that you can easily take anywhere.
If you’re on the go a lot, or if you’re traveling with a small baby, this swing will be an absolute life-saver for you. It’s small, light, and easy to carry, but when you set it up, it’s just as good as a full-size swing.
You can head over and buy the swing here, or check it out over on the Taggies website. If you want to follow Taggies on social media, head over to the Taggies Facebook page or their Instagram account.
This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Kids II. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine.