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Introducing the Fisher-Price Grow with Me High Chair

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Earlier this year I was lucky to score a sneak peek at some of the new products Fisher-Price had planned for release in Australia this year and I must confess that when I saw the Grow with Me High Chair I got more than a little excited as it ticked so many of the items on my ideal high chair list!

The chair functions as both a baby high chair and a toddler chair that can be used with or without a tray. Let me show you what I mean…

Fisher-Price Grow with Me High Chair Baby Chair

This is the Grow with Me high chair set up with high back and seat pad for babies starting solids who often need additional support when sitting (obviously here the tray is not attached).

Fisher-Price Grow with Me High Chair Baby Set Up

The seat pad is easy to install and remove and machine washable. The high back clicks on and off easily for conversion from a baby high chair to a toddler chair.

Now I am a big believer in family dinner times and our previous high chair was one that could be used with little ones at the table. Right from the time she started solids Immy sat at the table. We have also used the same approach with AJ – sitting directly at the table for mealtimes, but with my little Velcro baby there have been many times where I wished for a chair with a tray so that I could sit her close by me to snack or play when I am busy preparing meals in the kitchen. Fortunately, I can do both with the Grow with Me. It is simple and quick to swap from using the tray to removing it for use at the table, and it is super light and easy to move around.

Fisher-Price Grow with Me High Chair Toddler with Tray

The tray can be used when the chair is in both baby high chair and toddler chair modes. It is dishwasher safe and features a Sure-Grip spot to help stop bowls and plates from slipping about. The tray easily clicks on and off.

Fisher-Price Grow with Me High Chair adjusting height

The chair features an easy click, two-position height adjust, important for joining the family at the dining table.

Fisher-Price Grow with Me High Chair can also be used without the tray at the dining table

And just in case you need more convincing of my love for Fisher-Price’s Grow with Me High Chair… here are three more reasons;

  • It’s super easy to wipe clean – no unnecessary nooks and crannies for food to get stuck in,
  • It’s white – nice and neutral colour wise, and
  • It folds for better space saving storage.

Fisher-Price really have thought about everything that parents are looking for when designing the Grow with Me High Chair.

GIVEAWAY: Win a Fisher-Price Grow with Me High Chair

Grow With Me High Chair

One Australian Childhood 101 reader will win a Fisher-Price Grow with Me High Chair.

Entry is simple. This is a game of skill and entries will be judged based on creativity and originality. To enter, leave a comment on this post in response to this question:

What are the top 3 things you look for when choosing a high chair?

Australian entrants only. Entries close 5PM AEDST, 29th October, 2013. Full terms & conditions here.

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Comments

  1. I want to win! In need of a high chair.

  2. Emma Brown says:

    I would check to see if the high chair:
    Would be comfy for bub’s posterior,
    Look great with my house’s interior,
    And that the ease of use was superior!

  3. ashley perez says:

    the top 3 things i look for is easy clean up, durability, and space saving.

  4. Gwendolen Monteiro says:

    When it comes to high chairs; I’d want something that’s easily adaptable, cleanable and of course durable.

  5. Cathy Mac says:

    My most important things to look at when choosing a high chair (and EVERY other product) are safety and comfort. Somewhat further behind in importance comes ease of cleaning. (after those factors all met, which one looks great and doesn’t cost a fortune :) )

  6. Susie Hogan says:

    3 top things that I look for:
    Safety and is it sturdy?
    Easy to clean – removable tray and straps
    Adjust to use for different ages and uses…..sitting at a table etc

  7. Tiffany fitch says:

    A decent high chair is important to me because it makes teaching your little one to eat solids a much easier process. My perfect high chair would be one that supports my child through various stages in life, it would be easy to clean and is made by a well known, respectable brand.

  8. There are many things i look for when buying a high chair. It needs to be perfectly stable and very safe. Not only that but it needs to be a brand i trust that will produce great products. Finally it needs to be a high quality material which is easy to clean for messy kids!

  9. A good high chair must be safe, practical and well priced!

  10. The things I have been looking at whilst in the look for my first high chair is
    1. Safety
    2. Easy to adjust
    3. Easily cleanable

    :-))

  11. I need a highchair that the slippery, runny, squishy food that gets tossed, dropped or spat out can be wiped off easily, ready for next time.

    I need a highchair that will go up and down, up for when I am trying to multitask and cook food, wash up and pay bills while keeping her entertained with afternoon tea in the kitchen, and will go down when we are at the dining table so I don’t get a bad back.

    I need a highchair that looks nice, because although I am almost immune to my messy, toy filled house, it’s nice to have a high chair that is nice.

  12. I need a highchair that the slippery, runny, squishy food that gets tossed, dropped or spat out can be wiped off easily, ready for next time.

    I need a highchair that will go up and down, up for when I am trying to multitask and cook food, wash up and pay bills while keeping her entertained with afternoon tea in the kitchen, and will go down when we are at the dining table so I don’t get a bad back.

    I need a highchair that looks nice, because although I am almost immune to my messy, toy filled house, it’s nice to have a high chair that is nice.

    I appologise if this shows twice, I had a little trouble getting my comment to load.

  13. would love to win this high chair. The things I look for in a high chair are
    -stable, wont easily tip, collapse, be knocked over
    -comfortable for bub with padding for smaller babies that can be removed for washing or when bubs grows bigger
    -height adjustable so bub can eat with us at table or breakfast bar etc.
    -roomy, so bub can fit in it for while
    -5 point safety harness which is easy for me to unclip without hurting hands, pinching fingers
    -easy to clean
    -lastly the design something that is appealing to me, I am going to have to look at it everyday for who knows how long

  14. kaitlin frayne says:

    When choosing a highchair the 3 most important things to consider for me are:
    * Safety: How much weight it can hold, restraint straps to secure my child and lockable wheels.
    * Adjustable: Is the height adjustable to sit comfortably up against my dining table, island or counter.
    * Storage: Does it fold up easily to pack away out of sight.

  15. Simon Wilson says:

    I want one that is safe, easy to clean, and can ‘grow’ with the toddler – just like this one.

  16. Graham Buckingham says:

    I have one beautiful little girl that is currently sitting in her pram for meals since we don’t have a high chair yet.

  17. Crystal Anderson says:

    We don’t have a chair at the moment but I want to look for one that:
    1. has a seat for her bottom
    2. A table for her food and
    3. Legs for it to stand off the ground

  18. Crystal Anderson says:

    We don’t have a chair at the moment but I want to look for one that:
    1. has a seat for her bottom
    2. A tray table for her food and
    3. Legs for it to stand off the ground

  19. Bel Gater says:

    vegemite toast all over the floor
    mess, mess and then some more
    I need a chair for him to sit
    so I don’t need to clean up his…
    mess one bit!

  20. What 3 things are most important to me? A high chair that can be easily cleaned – I’m sure my little one will be VERY messy when he starts solids next month! I also love foot support as my Community Health Nurse told me stability is important when bubs are learning to eat! And finally, a reputable brand – who can go past Fisher Price! :)

  21. Easy to clean – for messy loving monster
    Easy to store – for limited space planet
    Easy to adjust – for fast growing creature

  22. 2 grandkids under two!!
    Rosie needs to vacate her baby high chair and be upwardly mobile, into a Fisher Price Grow with me highchar, to show her big sister status, and join the family dinner.
    Easy to clean and dish washer safe is important because Rosie is very independent and insists on doing it all, herself. Things get very messy!
    Best of all is the Sure Grip Spot, so Rosie can’t throw her dish to express her point of view when ‘things’ are not quite what she desires.

  23. Cate Russell says:

    How easy it is to clean, that the tray is at the correct height when my child is sitting in it and that the harness is easy to do up and undo (my son’s grandparents find our current one a challenge to undo!)

  24. 1 sure grip spot!
    & Easy 2 Clean
    3 grow with me, sounds perfect 4 me

  25. The posture for my child, The comfort, and Safety.
    I don’t mind about the silly things like décor, or what not. If my child is comfortable, and safe it could be any colour/material/how ever ugly it is! :)

  26. I guess first is always safety and material.
    Then it comes down to what and where you will be using it. For us it is a chair that isn’t bulky and it should be light but remains comfortable for bubba. We have a cosy little house so saving space is important.
    Of course, a chair that can be used for everything – art time- check, food time- check!!

  27. I would look at safety as the priority, then comfort and durability of the product. The most important thing in the world is my child, so ensuring that they have a safe environment to grow and develop, and be comfortable in is always number one.

  28. Michelle Gray says:

    The ability to fold up and fit down the side of the fridge, a surface which wouldn’t be stained by spaghetti, and study enough to hold up to a game of “who can climb to the top of the castle first”.

  29. 1) Comfortable and safe for Bub
    2) Easy to keep clean
    3) Easy to move around the house and store when not in use – easy fold, good quality locking castors.

  30. Comfort, sturdiness and last but definitely not least price! Yes I’m a bargain hunting tight ass, but you’ve got to watch every penny when you drop down to one wage and have kidlets!

  31. Cost, quality and how long it will last!

  32. When looking for a high-chair
    I can’t go past 3 S’es
    The first one is for Safety, is it sturdy,
    Second is for Style, it must look fine
    and last bust not least, Size, for space at our place is limited.

  33. Jenni Braden says:

    Easy to clean, comfy and stylish.

    Toes crossed.

  34. sam greenwald says:

    easy clean up, durability, and space saving

  35. 1. Safety
    2. Durability
    3. Easy to clean

    makes everyone happy!

  36. Fisher-Price, makes everything nice
    i look to see if it’s comfy for the toosh
    easy to clean up after the kids moosh!
    if my baby is going to sit to be stable!
    Grow with me high chair is top for my table!

  37. keekee sands says:

    Safety, style and adjustability
    Checking the weight capacity, a unique design, that fits your home, and is the height adjustable to sit comfortably up against your dining table, island or counter.

  38. Rebekah Ballingall says:

    Three most important things easy to clean, durable and adjustable

  39. My top three are: safety, ease of cleaning and comfort for baby (and me!).

  40. Because we are in Australia, I expect every chair that makes it to market will meet safety standards – with that out of the way, the three things that are not negotiable for me are:
    1. Easy to clean – there are so many things to do with a little one around, not to mention when you have more than one. If, its hard to clean – I will be selling it on Gumtree or giving to some other sod who won’t mind (yes for free)!
    2. Stand the test of time – having children is expensive. I don’t want to buy a highchair that will be useful for 6 – 12 month and then have to sell it for a fraction of it’s original price, just to get something more suitable later. It’s time consuming and expensive.
    3. Comfort – if my little one isn’t comfortable, it won’t matter how much I love it, whether it looks good in my house or what it costs, it has to go! A baby that cries *every time* it goes into its highchair, is stress I can do without.

  41. Kylie Darracott says:

    1) One that I can win off a fantastic website childhood101 (winner of best parenting blog ;)
    2) Obviously got to be safe, ( did I mention you can win it off an amazing website childhood101!!)
    3) Its got to look fantastic with my house decore – which amazingly this does!! And you can win it off the fabulous website CHILDHOOD101!!! :)

  42. Rosalie Bernacki says:

    Safety is no 1…..
    That its lightweight and easy to clean
    Dad friendly – to use too…

    Lastly that the highchair is great for many more babies to come….

  43. Jill Smith says:

    Safe and secure for a baby who maybe a little tired and stressed

    Easy to pack away and store or to take to nannies house too

    A trusted brand that knows what new families need.

  44. Michael B says:

    Room to eat and play
    Easy to get bub in and secure
    Lightweight and easy to store

  45. Randall Barnett says:

    Dad friendly
    Meets Australian safety standards
    A fun place for our angel to enjoy her meals at the dining table, where she can intereact with everyone

  46. Rachel O'Nneil says:

    Comfortable for the child
    Easy to clean
    Adjust for when the get bigger

  47. Rebeccah Huntley says:

    3 things in my mind when it comes to buying high chairs is the safety aspect, I have 3 children 4, 3 and 4 weeks old. The high chair would need to be high enough for the other children not to reach my youngest, not be able to push the high chair over or move it, no fingers or hair getting caught in the chair.
    It’s needs to be able to be easily cleaned and with babies growing up do fast I would like the chair to have another use for example it could be changed into a bath chair

  48. Michael Goodridge says:

    Stability, comfortibility and durability

  49. 1. *must* be easy to clean
    2. *must* be easy to clean
    3. *must* be easy to clean!

    Safety goes without question, and in my experience it doesn’t matter what bells and whistles it has, or how it looks, if you can’t clean it easily it will drive you nuts and you will want to get rid of it. Like I want to get rid of mine and replace it with this one! :-)

  50. A well padded seat so when he’s sulking and saying “no more” he’s at least comfy while the rest of the family eat dessert and start to clean up.
    The tray needs to slide in close enough that he can’t self-evacuate by slinking through the bottom.
    And if I was choosing a new one in-store it would have to be reasonably priced.

  51. bubble936 says:

    1.Easy to clean with no nooks or cracks for the food to get stuck .
    2. After removing the tray it should easily attatch to the dinning table so that the toddler feels that he is a part of table members.
    3.compact -Does not take much space – both when open or when folded away..

  52. #1 think I look for is easy cleaning high chairs do not want to waste time everyday cleaning a high chair. Also look for colours and space saving highchairs.

  53. I would like my high-chair to be self-cleaning, self-storing, and double as a piece of objet d’art.

  54. Mariah Bovey says:

    1. The high chair must be able to go uner the dining table.
    2. The chair must be easy to clean, if needed to be hosed down and the seat pad machine washable.
    3. Light weight and portable to use at other peoples homes.

  55. Mariah Bovey says:

    1. The high chair must be able to go under the dining table.
    2. The chair must be easy to clean, if needed to be hosed down and the seat pad machine washable.
    3. Light weight and portable to use at other peoples homes.

  56. Lauren Maylea says:

    1) Comfortable for baby with appropriate support
    2) Durable and will last a long time for baby, toddler and all their brothers and sisters!
    3) Easy to clean! Must be able to wipe down and put away easily.

  57. The first, three things I would look for in a high chair
    1) Appeal – Must be attractive and comfortable so the child wants to use it, not become a meal time problem, because the young one doesnt want to sit in it and trying to climbing out it constantly or refuses to get in it at all.
    2) Unique features and design – What sets the high chair apart from the rest.
    3) Amount of space it takes up at the dining table, does it allow the child to be part of the meal without being seperated too far from the table and the ability to transport it in the car.

  58. A toddlers perspective….

    It must be a comfy chair,
    In which I can take my time,
    To eat up all my mashed peas,
    Even though they look likes slime.

    I often make a real big mess,
    So my chair has to be easy to clean,
    This would make my mummy happy,
    And give her more time for her caffeine.

    Lastly, my chair has to be really strong,
    As sturdy as can be,
    Cause I have a habit of breaking things,
    So I need super strong things for me!

  59. This looks like a great Highchair! I look for easy cleaning (not food traps!), A safe harness and a chair that easily fits in with the rest of my furniture (no crazy colours). With two kids needing chairs at the moment this piece would be a great addition to our household.

  60. Katrina C says:

    Safety comes first for me, so I would make sure its

    - Safe
    - Easy to clean
    - Not to big

  61. Amanda Eastment says:

    The three things I look for in a highchair are…
    1 Is it easy to clean?
    2 Is it easy to clean?
    3 Is it easy to clean?
    :D

  62. tanya clarke says:

    Three things I look for in a high chair – safety, easy to use and clean, quality – going to last at least a few years!

  63. sarah morley says:

    comfortable
    Durable
    easy to clean

  64. Easy too clean
    something nice and safe so bubby cant escape
    and how well the tray works (easy for us too work, clean, no little sharp parts that could hurt our girls )

  65. Safety in seating- 5 point seat belt were possible.
    Soft washable paddling.
    Doesn’t over crowd the kitchen area, so others trip up over the legs.
    Thanks for the opportunity to enter.

  66. Rachel Tilbury says:

    If its adjustable, easy to clean, and make sure it folds up

  67. My 3 are needs to look good. It needs to be comfy amd it needs to be safe

  68. Julie bennett says:
  69. tashana purkis says:

    sturdyness
    comfort and if it will grow with my girl