If you have children, it is probably your first instinct to KNOW that they must be in a car seat from the time they leave the hospital until they are old enough to move to a booster seat, and then to simply buckling up in a seat belt. But how do you know when that […]
Never Give Up Until They Buckle Up #KidsBuckleUp
If you have ever been in a vehicle accident, especially one where your kids were in the car, you understand just how scary that feeling really is. On impact, you are first startled and then your adrenaline is rushing through your body – you are ready to break out into tears. But then you look […]
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, […]
Is Your Child Really In #TheRightSeat?
Many parents do not realize their child is in the wrong car seat. Visit Safercar.gov/TheRightSeat and make sure your child is riding safely. #therightseat.
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 […]
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!) […]
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. […]
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…
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…
Best Products for Traveling with Baby
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 child (or even several of them) and have a great time, with a little preparation and a lot of patience. The challenge is in traveling light without forgetting any essentials. Over the last five years, we’ve paired down our list so that we can get enjoy our trips without breaking Dad’s back. Here are my top picks for traveling safely and in style with your baby…