Current EU Booster Seat Regulation Changes

New booster law

  Changes to Current EU Booster Seat Law Goes Live in March This is something that’s been discussed back and forth and it’s been circulating around the net for a little while now. However I have seen a lot of wrong info regarding this new amendment to the law – so I have taken itRead more

Child Seat Safety: The 55cm Gap!

crash testing 55cm gap

    Today’s addition to the #Tipoftheday Series shows us the importance of not having our front seats too far back in the car. I see far too many vehicles with the front seats almost in the lap of the children behind them and it’s really unsettling – because in the event of an accidentRead more

There Is A New Car Seat Law On The Way?

A couple of weeks ago I opened my email and was pleasantly surprised to find a small article published on the Nursery Today website regarding the new car seat law confusion. What made me all giddy though was reading that there is going to be an open seminar discussing all this! And we will ofRead more

Head Flop vs. Upper Body Disproportion – only one kills

Head Flop vs. upper body disproportion

  PDF File downloadable from here: CLICK ME     It  goes under numerous names; head flop, head drop, head loll, head this and head that. And did you know that it’s an extremely common thing to happen to children in car seats? Did you also know that this is actually not a medical safetyRead more

It’s not your fault! You didn’t know…

What matters is this- What will you do now-

It’s not your fault you didn’t know. But now that you do know, what will you do about it? That’s the question I find myself asking a lot of parents, carers, childminders and more. What are you going to do with the information you have been given? You didn’t know some of it, maybe youRead more

Infant Car Seat Safety – 90 min Rule! (UPDATED)

remember 90 minutes!

There’s been a lot of media coverage recently on the baby who died while sleeping in a car seat. Unfortunately this is not new news and sadly this tragedy happens or almost happens far too often. Some people might be under the impression that its all just media. It’s all just scaremongering, so I wantedRead more

TÜV-approved Child Car Seats + Professional and Industry Recommendations

Going on holiday? Bringing the kids? Then you are definitely wanting to know what car seats are TÜV-approved. TÜV-approved means that the seat has been tested and approved by TUV Rheinland to be suitable for use on an aircraft. List of TÜV-approved car seats:     Manufacturer model TÜV ID group Bébé Confort Pebble 0000023572 0+ Bébé ConfortRead more

Can’t live without it! The Car Seat Travel Bag review.

car seat travel bag review

If you are like me; likes to travel, has kids, probably a dog… right? Your car looks like a tip a lot of the time (yeh…you know what I mean! Biscuits!) the dog is in the back, hair everywhere!! I feel like pulling my hair already. haha Then you might find this review very useful.Read more

How We Use Car Seats When Travelling – yes it is possible! [Guest Post]

Travelling with car seats

Hi! I’m Elizabeth from Dutch Dutch Goose. I’m an ex-pat mom of two littles and I recently moved my family from Colorado to the Netherlands. In addition to moving abroad, we do a lot of travelling! Ever since we added our first little, we’ve been travelling with the car seat in tow. Keeping kids safe whenRead more

Back To School – 5 things you need to know about child safety on the school run

Back to school is advertised everywhere. But what isn’t advertised so highly is the safety aspect of it all, and how to make sure we still keep our little ones safe in the car at the school runs. Every year over 2,200 under 15s are killed or seriously injured, with a further 15,000 sustaining minorRead more

A Look Into: Car seat testing -and what can change one’s life in seconds…

This is a resurrected post from a good ole while ago, happy reading. Earlier I posted on the blog’s Facebook page a video that shows us a deep look into the world of car seat’s, testing and real life experiences. It talks about testing, and especially the sort that you read about in magazines, the “Best Buys”, theRead more

That Frikki’n Twisted Car Seat Harness Problem!

Like many parents with kids in car seats, I come across this problem from time to time. It’s very annoying, but most importantly, it’s a very dangerous thing to not fix because for the harness to work properly in the event of a crash, it needs to be flat without twists and snug against theRead more

Is Your Child Escaping the Car Seat Harness?

  Any parent’s worst nightmare is an escape artist. But what most parent’s might not be aware of, is how dangerous it actually is when your child is not wearing their harness correctly, maybe not even wearing it at all – like in the picture above. So what is the big deal you might ask?Read more

I did a guest post #1 – Hot Weather, Children and Cars.

I wrote a guest post for Victoria over at Verily Victoria Vocalises !  Head on over and have a read and comment! I wrote about the heat  and how to keep the kids cool in the car among other things, so please do go have a read, especially as the weather is now getting warmer!!     Read more