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Child Passenger Safety Week – Could You Have The Wrong Seat?

Child Passenger Safety Week – Could You Have The Wrong Seat?

  Take the time to spread the message of how important Child Passenger Safety week really is! Did you know that every 33 seconds a child under 13 is involved in a car crash in the United States? That probably isn’t the first thing you think about when you are hauling your kids to school, the grocery store, or anywhere else around town. And really, you shouldn’t have to worry about whether or not your child is … Read entire article »

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Is Your Child Really In #TheRightSeat?

Is Your Child Really In #TheRightSeat?

If you have kids that are still in a car seat or booster seat – this is a message you do not want to take lightly. Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children 1 to 13 years old. And every 33 seconds a child under 13 is involved in a car crash in the United States. Many times deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, booster seats, … Read entire article »

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Getting Your Kids to Buckle Up #KidsBuckleUp

Getting your kids to buckle up is something you need to start from a young age- both to keep them safe, and to help them develop good habits when it comes to being safe. We all know that getting our kids to do what we say can be a challenge, but this is one that you can’t let go of. You are the parent.  It’s your job to keep your children safe, even if they … Read entire article »

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Car Seat Checks for Child Passenger Safety Week

Car Seat Checks for Child Passenger Safety Week

As a mom, this is a sobering fact: Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for children age 1 to 13 in the USA. We often take for granted plopping our kids in the car, buckling them up, and heading out for our day. Our babies (no matter how old they may be!) are precious cargo. As parents, it is our responsibility to make sure they are safe, whether they are in our … Read entire article »

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New Britax ClickTight on Frontier and Pinnacle Makes Installation a Snap

New Britax ClickTight on Frontier and Pinnacle Makes Installation a Snap

My husband is the car seat installer around here. I gave him the new Britax Frontier 90 with ClickTight technology without comment to see what he said. After poking around the manual for a few minutes, he installed the seat in about 10 minutes and excitedly called me over to share what he had discovered. He said that you simply lift the panel, thread through the seat belt, and “click”…the seat is tightly and properly installed. I’ve … Read entire article »

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Stay Rear-Facing Longer: Britax Advocate 70 CS Review and Giveaway!

Stay Rear-Facing Longer: Britax Advocate 70 CS Review and Giveaway!

Saying a baby product is “a life saver” is a cliche but in the case of Britax car seats, it is the literal truth. I accidentally crash-tested our children’s Britax car seats a couple of years ago and, thankfully, the children emerged without a scratch. Later, I visited Britax’s factory and saw how dedicated they are to keeping our children safe. From their product development, personnel training, quality control, and even their marketing, safety is their … Read entire article »

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Britax Reminds Us to Check the LATCH

Britax Reminds Us to Check the LATCH

Working with Britax on reviews and as a volunteer member of their blogger advisory board, I have been very impressed with their commitment to child car passenger safety. In every case, they’ve chosen to promote safe car seat use first and their products second. So, I’m more than happy to help them spread the word about checking your car seat before your summer travels. Check Your Car Seat Before Starting Summer Travel By: Sarah Tilton Britax Child Passenger … Read entire article »

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Best Products for Traveling with Baby

Best Products for Traveling with Baby

We’ve taken our kids to Lisbon (thanks, Voyage.Tv!), on a road trip to Mystic, on a cruise (thanks, Disney!), to Savannah, and in and out of Manhattan more times than I can count. Back in the B.C. (Before Children) Era, my husband and I loved traveling all over the globe. While we have scaled back out travels a bit, we still enjoy traveling with our kids. You can travel with a baby, toddler, or other young … Read entire article »

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Britax Advocate 70 CS Review and Giveaway

Britax Advocate 70 CS Review and Giveaway

There are a lot of safety issues about which I try to stay informed…but there is one issue about which I am a true zealot: car seat safety. Proper Use of Car Seats Saves Lives For children between the ages of 2 and 14, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death. According to the CDC, “child safety seats reduce the risk of death in passenger cars by 71% for infants, and by 54% for … Read entire article »

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New Britax Car Seat Technology: 70 Series

New Britax Car Seat Technology: 70 Series

At the beginning of June, Britax invited me and a handful of other bloggers down to their factory to learn more about their product line. One of the most impressive things I saw there was the next generation of convertible car seats, announced at the end of June. The video really says it all: The key here is preventing head injury. Britax has designed this new generation of car seats with an eye to reducing … Read entire article »

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