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

The Mug of Mugs! The Mightymug [Review]

Mighty Mug Review

Every year, about 500,000 children under the age of five go to hospital because of an accident at home. More accidents happen in the lounge than any other room in the house. A baby’s skin is 15x thinner than that of an adult. Imagine the damage a hot cup of tea or coffee can do knowing that.Read more

FREE Child Car Seat Workshop Now Open!

free child car seat workshop

The Scottish Good Egg Child Seat Campaign is pleased to bring to you a FREE car seat workshop (normally £25!) – sponsored by Cosatto.   Come along and meet other Mums and Dads, and find out useful information for keeping your baby safe in the car! Learn lots of useful hints and tips to keepRead more

New ERF seat from Graco? With extended FF harnessing?! (Updated)

Graco Milestone car seat

Browsing through Facebook I come across a post from a friend where she has discovered a mysterious car seat on Smyth’s Toys website. Looking at it my first thought is that …no way… this can’t be true! Is Graco really brining out a new car seat that actually covers ALL groups?!   UPDATE 1:  ItRead 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

Please vote for ‘A Rear Facing Family’ in the MAD Blog Awards

It’s that time of the season again, and the doors have been opened for the MAD Blog Awards 2015! If you like reading my posts, have found my car seat advice helpful, simply enjoy my blog or viewing my videos, then please would you consider nominating  A Rear Facing Family.  To vote click on the badge below: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

Global Road Safety Week 2015 – Tip #4

It’s day 4 of Global Road Safety Week, and I hope you will find today’s tip as useful as you have hopefully found the last three.  Today we’ll be covering the first stage car seat, the same one you take baby home from the hospital in, that’s right – the infant “carrier”.       Read more

Hide Your Identity – Photo Guide

Hide-Your-Identity Tutorial

I spotted a guide like this on a different blog, and I thought ‘I should make one too!’  hehe. I have therefore made one using three different solutions and three different programs. All are completely FREE to use, one is downloadable, one comes with every PC and the last one is online. With the internetRead more

You Should NEVER Buy a Used Car Seat!!

  This is extremely important to know. I am well aware that at times, money just doesn’t go very far and that many families struggle and any car seat would then be better than no car seat, but a car seat you have no idea about the history of? That is not something you want,Read more

The Rear Facing Car Seat – Install Tips Video

  [tweetthis]The safest way for your young child to travel – is in a rear facing car seat. #ERF #MYWHY[/tweetthis] Following on from my previous post about Forward Facing car seat install tips, here is the Rear Facing car seat install tips post.  As parents there are so many things we hope he have doneRead more

The Forward Facing Car Seat – Install Tips Video

    [tweetthis twitter_handles=”@GoodEggSafety”]Every child deserves to have a correctly installed car seat – no matter what way it faces! [/tweetthis]   That is a fact, and even though I am a huge promoter of ERF for it’s many important benefits, I think its well worth the time to give you a few of myRead more

When The Unavoidable Happens

how to taxi

When The Unavoidable Happens Like the title says it just happens sometimes. A couple of days ago I had just such a thing happen. I was ill, I couldn’t walk properly because my hip was acting up really bad and I had a lot of joint pain, BUT I had to get my daughter fromRead more