Turning Children Back Rear Facing – what’s the big deal?

Turning Children Back Rear Facing

    “I have just read that turning my 3-year-old back rear facing is safer but I’m afraid he’ll hate it!” This is one of the most common subjects I come across while spreading awareness of extended rear facing. The child isn’t always 3, some times they are actually 2 or even 4 – soRead more

Happy Birthday Caitiebelle! :)

On the 13th of January 2012 it was decided that Caitlyn Anabelle had to come out with an emergency C-Section. She was then 34W gestation and we had been in hospital for 12 days. The whole pregnancy with Caitiebelle was really hard. I was quite ill with a condition called ‘Hyperemesis Gravidarum’ (HG) which isRead more

A Car Seat Harness Problem Solution with help from LulaClips! [Winner announced!]

Did you ever have issues with your car seat harness either twisting or being in the way all the time when you tried to put baby in the car seat? If you are one of those people you should definitely check out this product from LulaKids! =)     We were lucky enough to productRead 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

To you baby-wearers out there

I’m telling you – right now – this has to stop!  I can’t deal with this any more! This constant showing off! All you do is post about your latest wrap, sling, carrier, custom – it’s either bamboo, silk, wool or something with everything mixed in, its perfect for the weather, the season, that outfit,Read more

WIN a ‘Kick Cover’ from BeSafe! #giveaway

   Welcome to my GiveAway!  To celebrate reaching 600 Likes on Facebook (THANK YOU!) I am hosting this awesome give away! A chance for you to win your very own BeSafe Kick Cover  in either ‘Princess’ or ‘Robo’!  The kick cover protects the vehicle seats from both dirty shoes and dents in the interior, so notRead 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

Child Passenger Safety Week (September 14-20, 2014)

In celebration of this year’s CPSW I have made a little collage in remembrance of my kids on their RF journey.  Sadly I do not have any photos of Caitlyn as a baby, but she used the same baby Graco Junior seat as Henry is pictured in. She transitioned to the BeSafe when she was aroundRead more

RECARO sneak peak!

After finding out that our beloved Britax Two Way Elite is from around 2006, possibly older (yupp…I got it 2nd hand! Never again….) we aren’t confident in using it any more. We feel that because we got it 2nd hand and it being so old it just added onto a worry and questions about theRead more

Messy-play with sensory fun!

  It’s important to take a step back and let the kids just do their own thing from time to time. Kids love messy play and to just make a mess don’t they? haha What better way then to just set them up outside in the garden on a sunny day with some toys, pot’nRead more

You’re in MY seat!

Going out with toddlers is always quite an experience…..hehe Yesterday I decided to change the cat litter tray, only to find out after I changed it that we were out of litter… And with nothing open… (Easter..yey) that wasn’t really ideal. :wacko: So  today I had to take the kids to Tesco and pick up someRead more