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Why I Regret Not Buying a Glider

Why I Regret Not Buying a Glider

After four kids and countless hours spent breastfeeding and bottlefeeding, I wonder to myself, why did I not buy a quality, solid nursing chair from the beginning?

My hunched over back and poor posture continue to linger despite the fact that I am now finished my baby feeding experiences.

This is what I sat in. Can you believe it? I mean it is a nice chair for decorating your home with. The colour is lovely, the height is perfect for our high roof. BUT, do you see any recline to this chair? I sat in this chair and nursed and fed four children for a total of at least 5-6 years. I wish I had done the math about the hours but let's just say it adds up to hundreds if not thousands.

Gliders and rockers are an investment and one that most of us don't jump into lightly.

In retrospect, I wish an experienced mama had enlightened me about how much time I would ultimately spend in this chair and how uncomfortable I would be with my vintage wingback. Why didn't someone tell me that I could have comfort with style.

Where was the rocking? Where was the gliding? So many nights I had to stand up and pace around my child's room wishing I had a glider that could do the moving for me.

With the birth of each child I kept saying to myself that this each was our last child. Why invest in a chair now? We will only use it for another year. Well, we all know how that ended. Did I mention I had FOUR kids?

Nonetheless, I am sharing this with you because I strongly believe this is one of the most important investments you can make when planning for your baby. I don't want you to make the same mistake I did!

A new mama visiting the shop reiterated this to me one day. She was admiring our Monte Design gliders and rockers and shared the same experience with me. Why did we do this to ourselves? Why do we torture ourselves? Why do we invest our hard earned money in fancy decorations, over the top toys and useless gadgets when we should really be invest in self care.

Monte Design chairs are handmade in Toronto, Ontario. The quality is second to none.

Made using sustainability harvested woods, recycled steel frames and flame retardant free.

Fully stuffed on the inside (aka - more sturdy and long lasting) and made with quality materials. You can even purchase a wool or leather version of several styles.

We love that these gliders and rockers are not specific to new parents - we have many individuals who like the style and esthetic of these chairs and they do not have kids or their kids are long grown up.

The Luca Glider is our most popular seller - designed perfectly for feeding baby. Your arms sit at just the right height and the recline is ideal for good posture while still maintaining comfort.


The Como Glider is your standard lounge chair - cushy, cozy and plush. Sit in this chair and you will never want to get out. Don't say I didn't warn you. This is going to soon have a swivel base option as well!

The Joya rocker is a stylish and modern take on the traditional rocking chair. Rocks smoothly and comfortably. This is not your ordinary rocker! This chair looks fantastic in the leather options!


If you live in the Kingston, Ontario please stop in our shop to discuss with us and see these gorgeous chairs in person. You can try from one of two styles - Luca and Como (and soon we will have the Joya in stock as well). If you live outside of town give us a call at 613 344 0390. We would love to share our experience and knowledge with you and help you make the best choice for your family.

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