Axkid Minikid is here!

Sneak peak of our “new” car seat (that we are borrowing, thank you Cydney!) that we are lucky enough to have for a bit. Really happy with it!         Axkid UK retailers: Securatot Limited Rear Facing Car Seats For Toddlers My Precious Cargo Rear Facing Car Seats Mama Chic In Car SafetyRead more

The Twisted Harness – And How To Fix It! (Guide)

One of my biggest annoyances when buckling the kids up in their car seats – is when the car seat harness strap(s) twist themselves! I bet we’ve aaaaallll been there….. And it’s also got this sickening habit of happening when you really really…really… need to be somewhere… or when it’s raining cat’s and dogs…  Today itRead 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

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

Finally action is taken!!

Quite a while ago I posted about a “car seat” that was being sold on eBay etc and it was spread on Facebook. We got news that maybe several child minders had bought this product along with other parents who thought this was a good deal and ofc. action had to be taken!! The postRead more

Joie I-Anchor – The Review!

Not that long ago now I approached Joie Baby by email because I really really wanted to become one of their “Ambassadors”. I was super happy when I got an answer back stating they would be happy to work with me and let me review one of their car seats! The seat I was sentRead more

The BeSafe i-Size is here soon!

    It’s all most here! Due to be released in June! (May 15th in Scandinavia) The BeSafe iZi Kid i-Size! (Make note of the clothing the children are wearing in a typical Norwegian winter. And how they are undressed before being strapped in! And what they are wearing in the seats. This is *important*Read more

SHOCKING Study Finds 60% of Car Seats Are Installed Incorrectly!

Shocking Study

And 99% of parents think they are correctly fitted! According to Good Egg Safety, on a national level, 6 out of 10 car seats are installed incorrectly! That is scary!  “Figures released by Good Egg Safety indicate a 13% rise in badly fitted child car seats in the four year period 2010-2013. The figures – whichRead more

The “Bottom Flooring Compartments” problem…

Some of the content of this post is taken with permission from http://addictedtobabystuff.com  I have thrown up a reblog of the whole post (found here), but I thought since it’s such a long post, I’ll just post the actual email in a separate post. The email is from Robert Bell who is considered an expert in this field. RobertRead more

3 Years Rear Facing! And still going strong!

Today we celebrate 3 whole years of rear facing and 2 years of Extended Rear Facing. Happy Birthday Caitlyn Anabelle! We will continue to rear face for many years more!! If this is new to you, please have a look at http://rearfacing.co.uk/facts.php and http://www.rearfacingtoddlers.com/why-rear-facing-is-safer.html to understand why rear facing is so important! It’s never tooRead more

Britax Two Way Elite – A Toddler’s Point of View

UPDATE:   Happy Holidays!  :D Our holiday started off with a bang, and we are currently cruising around in a 5-door hatchback Fiat Punto 2003 model! Not to worry, hubby is OK, but our car is not, so my wonderful father in law has lent us he’s stepson’s car for a while. So with no furtherRead more

The Holidays Are Coming!

…And with it comes cold weather, icy roads, snow and too many accidents!! Remember now in the cold to keep your little ones safe in their car seat!!  No heavy jackets or snow suits!! If a knitted jumper or fleecy jacket isn’t enough, use an extra blanket in the car to cover them with afterRead more

New car seats from Joie!

The Joie Tilt has been on the market for quite some time, but it was sold as a rear facing 0+ seat (up to 13KG). Now, you can use the Joie Tilt rear facing until the seat is fully outgrown at 18KG! ERFmama Therese has completed the ‘Advanced Child Car Seat Training Course’ at TRLRead more

A Look Into: Car seat testing, recommendation – and what can change one’s life in moments…

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”, the “Parents recommend” and so forth. These seats are, all most always,Read more