The ‘BeSafe Izi Plus’ – A Toddler’s Point of View!

Following on from my previous post on the BeSafe Izi Plus here comes my complete review of it , with pictures, from a Toddler’s point of view.   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 aboutRead more

Nania Trio Review (Reblogged)

Nania Trio Review. My fellow car seat expert Kat, has written a review on the Nania Trio, the car seat available for £25 at A.S.D.A and Kiddicare to name a couple of retailers. As a small ‘sum it up’ this is the same car seat that went viral on Facebook a few weeks ago now.Read more

BeSafe Izi Plus – Best Investment Ever!

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, giveaways and advice. She’s a mum on a mission to change the law and raise awareness. She is also a breastfeeding advocateRead more

Mystery Shopping – ‘Mothercare’ #1

Yesterday I decided that while I was in Milton Keynes to get some bits and pieces I would do “Mystery-shopping” at Mothercare. They have just released a new catalogue, they even have five extended rear facing seats available for purchase now! (And one coming out in October!) If not in store, then you can findRead more

Recall Announcement! Joie Stages – Midnight (not current)

This Recall does NOT apply to any Joie Stages car seats produced after 2013!   The Joie Stages has had a recall announcement from Toys R Us. You can find it here: http://www.toysrus.co.uk/info/general/trubw-productrecalls.jsf JOIE STAGES Colour: Midnight It’s been recalled in Toys R Us: Products Affected: Product SKN 717665 Car seats with the date code:Read more

Group 1 seats!

“IS there a difference in testing and quality?” A reblogg of a friend of mine’s exelent information post on Group 1 seats and the difference between ALL the testing that we do here in Europe. She also brilliantly explains why, in car seats as with a lot of other products, you really do get whatRead more

BeSafe – Baby

Not too long ago I decided to try and switch the kids around in the car. As a result, Caitlyn ended up in the ‘Joie’ , and Henry ended up in the ‘BeSafe’. So this is now how they look in the car, all happy and jolly. The ‘BeSafe’ is higher up then the ‘Joie’,Read more

Joie Stages – A Toddler’s Point of View!

So recently I decided to switch the little ones around, putting Henry (9 mo) in the ‘BeSafe’ and Caitlyn Anabelle (29 mo) in the ‘Joie’, and see how that would work out. I wanted to see how much room she would have, just to give me a clue really, I’ve seen a lot of questionsRead more

Joie Stages – A closer look

Henry is very comfy in the Joie Stages. It rear faces to 18KG and can then be used forward facing as a HBB (high back booster) to 25KG. (more info on this car seat can be found –> HERE!) As you can see he has tons of room. The headrest is adjustable with ease. YouRead more

“How long does a 0+ car seat last?”

This is Henry in he’s Graco Junior. He’s 8,5 months old at the picture, he’s in a cloth nappy which does take up a bit more space then a disposable so keep that in mind. He’s a 98th percentile child of 76 CM (30inch) long and 10.5 KG. (approx. 21lb) He has a longish torsoRead more

The ‘Joie Stages’ now @ Babies R Us

The most magnificent thing has happened – it’s almost boarding on a miracle, there is now a highly affordable Extended Rear-facing Car seat on the market! And it’s at Babies R Us of all places!! It’s the Joie Stages. It has a rear-facing limit of 18kg (40lb), and a forward facing limit of 25kg (55lb).  Basically a veryRead more