When your car seat manual does’nt agree with the expert…

This post is part of my #tipoftheday Series! That car seat manual… In 99.7% of cases – I will always ask you to follow the car seat manual. Why? Because its instructions are put together by the team that crash tested your car seat and also those who designed the car seat. But then it’s thatRead more

Dear Mr. Derek Bavaird of Jan Stewart Prams…..you’re $h***ing me!

Earlier this week Facebook suddenly got interesting. The car seat world was popping my news feed up up and away! So much that I just had to find out what the fuss was all about…  And there it was…. I can’t say I’m majorly surprised, I mean.. here we are actually  fighting with claws grabbing onRead more

Demonstrating the dangers of padded clothing under the car seat harness! [Video]

Winter is here and with it comes the cold weather! Here we demonstrate the dangers of heavy/padded/bulky clothing like coats/jackets/snow-suits etc. and why you should never use them *under* the car seat harness.           I hope you found it informative! Lets keep the kids safe AND warm now in the coldRead 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

Thursday – Online Retailer Recommendation!

I’ve decided to start a weekly recommendation of retailers! Every Thursday I will make a post on a retailer I have either just found and want to recommend, or it can be an old one I already have on my list. I’ll be pondering about a name for this tradition as well, feel free toRead more

The Sun KILLS!

Summer has reached us for full force all around parts of the world, and in this time of sunshine and happiness tragic things occur. Every year there is sadly at least one incident in the media of a parent leaving their child in the car. Luckily this doesn’t always end in tragedy, but far tooRead 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

Carsickness – NOT a reason to Forward Face!

Carsick…most of us has been there, and at some point most parents will have a child who suffers from it. Maybe not on a regular basis, but sometimes it happens. So what do you do about it? Too often I hear (or read..) that a parent chose to turn their child around FF (forward facing)Read more