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

Britax TWE & BeSafe izi Plus in our Ford Mondeo -04

Caitlyn Anabelle is 3,5 years old, and Henry is now 19 months. Both very comfy and happy. 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 aRead more

3 Stages of a Collision

When one vehicle collides with another, the damages go far beyond that of broken headlights and smashed glass. Every car crash has three stages!  The first stage is the car crashing into something. Then comes the second when the people inside the car crash into the car’s interior. Hopefully the seat belt and air-bags! Then comesRead 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

Bottom Compartments and ERF Car seats (Reblogged)

Bottom Compartments and ERF Car seats (Reblogged) The short version: This is completely safe!!! 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 aRead 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

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

“ThumbsUP! THURSDAY” #2

I mentioned in my last Thursday post that I was going to start doing this every week. I would like to introduce to you “ThumbsUP! Thursday” which is what the Thursday retailer post is going to be called. It might also be a “ThumbsDOWN” at some point… we’ll see how we get on. This week’sRead more

Recall Announcement! Joie Stages – Midnight

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: 130524 are not affected. The Date code sticker is located on the back of yourRead 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

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

And Then There Was i-Size!

I must apologize for not posting too much these days, I have so much I want to write about.  Thinking of it I should really try putting up more drafts when I have time, and then have them publish then and then! hehe It’s just the summer time isn’t it? We don’t have time 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