Every parent ends up spending a chunk of their lives pushing a stroller around.
For the most part it’s inevitable; babies and toddlers are more or less the equivalent of medium-sized kangaroos when left to their own devices in a mall or on the street. Turn one loose and look away for two seconds and they are able to cover a lot more ground and instill a lot more damage in a few swift moments then any of us could ever possibly imagine.
Plus, every stroller is priceless come nap time when you’re out and about.
So the invention of a device in which young, wild critters can be strapped in and wheeled along without too much trouble, was sure to catch on when the first giant pram or whatever was conjured up.
But just like anything else, something that becomes so popular and so useful and so much a part of so many people’s lives ultimately goes through a variety of changes as time goes by. Strollers are no exception. They are being shape-shifted even as we speak.
Yet, of all the various ways and styles in which this indispensable invention seems to continually morph into the “next best thing,” as a regular daddy of two kids with a fixed budget, I guess am still mostly drawn to the eye-popping aesthetic changes. In fact, to be honest, the only time I really get excited about strollers anymore is when I catch a glimpse of one of these ones that some creative savant has souped up or detailed or attacked with so much paint and glue and ingenuity that it is impossible not acknowledge the fact that the damn thing is truly a one-of-a-kind work of art.
Wanna see some?
I thought you might.
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