What happened when the blog went offline?

Today has NOT been a good day for me… but I am happy to at least say that the blog is back up again after a major fck up from my self, totally my own fault and it’s just one of those things where you just have to take the experience as a learned lessonRead 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 my self asking a lot of parents, carers, child-minders and more. What are you going to do with the information you have been given? You didn’t know some of it, maybeRead 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