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

Head on Over!

I wrote a guest post for Victoria over at Verily Victoria Vocalises !  Head on over and have a read and comment! I wrote about the heat  and how to keep the kids cool in the car among other things, so please do go have a read!        Follow me [powr-social-media-icons label=”Enter a Label”] ERFmamaThereseRead 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.   ERFmamaTherese 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-carRead 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

“Thumbs UP! Thursday” #4

This will continue to come on every other week, as having it up every week is just too much and too little time to find what I need.         This past week I have been trying to make my mind up on who was going to be this Thursday’s “winner”. hehe ThisRead more

“ThumbsUP! Thursday” #3

It’s once again Thursday and with it comes this weeks retailer recommendation! This retailer is someone I happen to know personally. She’s a hard working woman with a knowledge base like Google. I swear I have yet to see there’s something she doesn’t know about car seats. hehe Lets hear it for…   Rear FacingRead 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

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

“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