The Facts of Extended Rear Facing Car Seats

FACTS OF ERF

Most people are aware of the infant car seats being rear facing, or facing backwards as some would say. This is the first car seat you buy when having a baby. But did you know that when it’s time to buy a new car seat for your baby – once they have outgrown their infantRead more

Exclusive ‘Recaro Zero 1. Elite i-Size Car Seat ‘Sneak-Peak’!

Recaro Zero 1. Elite Sneakpeak

Our Recaro Zero 1. Elite “Sneak-Peak” Yesterday we took a drive down to Berkhamstead! (Fun fact – we used to live in Leighton Buzzard! hehe) It was a trip down memory lane. I had no idea the car seat demonstration was so close to our old home. Anyway… so we took a drive down. The demonstrationRead more

My Response to Netmums’ Article on Extended Rear Facing Car Seats

Netmums’ Article on Extended Rear Facing Car Seats Today I came across an article published by Netmums called ‘Extended rear-facing car seats – the facts’. I think it’s brilliant that Netmums are focusing on the importance of extended rear facing, and that they wish to make parents aware of this. They are such a hugeRead more

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

Concord Reverso.Plus Car Seat Review!

Concord Reverso Plus Review

  Concord Reverso.Plus: Dimensions: L 80 x W 44 x H 46 cm / Support leg: 76 – 100 cm Car Fitting List: http://bit.ly/2iYalO8  –  Car Seat Manual: http://bit.ly/2iyiXYP Suitable from BIRTH to 23KG & 105CM standing height! Top Harness Slot: 37CM Cabin Space Needed: 78.5CM RRP: £299.99 ISOfix PLUS Tested iSize (R129) Newborn insert used upRead more

Diono Radian 5 – A Toddler’s Point of View

R5 car seat review

  Presenting to you our car seat review of the new car seat from Diono – the Radian 5. Or R5 as I like to just shorten it to. In this review I will be going through both rear and forward facing – though the seat is currently being used in the rear facing mode.Read 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

Why watching this video can save a child’s life.

What matters is this- What will you do now-

  Doctors and child safety experts worldwide agree rearward facing as long as possible is the safest way to go. When a child is riding rearward facing the car seat absorbs a frontal impact, better protecting the child’s head, neck and spine many times more than forward facing. – Joie Baby 2015     TheRead 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

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

The Rear Facing Car Seat – Install Tips Video

  [tweetthis]The safest way for your young child to travel – is in a #rearfacing 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.  Fitting Errors As parents, there are so many things we hope he hasRead more

Eye-opening happenings at Kiddicare 18/10 !

        On Saturday I was desperate for a car seat “shopping” trip. If only I had won the lottery….ha ha I decided that a trip to Kiddicare was in order, it’s been a few months since I was there last. I wish I lived closer! Peterborough is about 30-40 minutes away dependingRead more

Silent Sunday #8

          * * Follow me [powr-social-media-icons label=”Enter a Label”] ERFmama Therese has completed the ‘Advanced Child Car Seat Training Course’ at TRL (Transport Research Lab) and is a CPD accredited car seat expert. She blogs about in-car safety, car seats, tips, reviews, give-aways and advice. She’s a mum on a missionRead more

Joie Stages – ‘Too short seat-belt’ syndrome fixed (guide)

  The Joie Stages is a fab seat. It’s affordable, it has nice safety rating and it lasts from birth to about 7 years old (55 lb). It rear faces from birth to 18 kg (40 lb) which is around 4 years old and then after the child has outgrown it (by weight, because it’s quite tallRead more