The European Standard FINALLY has TWO Aircraft Approved Car Seats!!

nachfolger TT plane approved

If you are a travel-loving family or parent, the fact that the ECE standard now offers TWO car seats that are approved for the plane, as well as being extended rear facing in the car, this news should make your heart do that pitter patter heart flutter. Flight Approval A couple of days a goRead more

How To Safely Pack Your Car Seat For Travel in 4 Simple Steps!

packing your car seat for holiday

It’s that time of the year again! And instead of blasting you with a wall of text on how to safely transport your car seats when travelling (obviously when not in use) I have taken the time to give you a nice short and informative “infographic”. Now, when it comes to aeroplane travel and bringingRead more

Welcome To Miami! Top 9 Things To Do

If you’re soon going to be visiting Miami, you’re bound to be super excited. Here are the top 9 things you should consider doing when you’re in the area! Visit Miami Beach Miami Beach is technically outside of the Miami municipality as it is located on an island. However, it’s well worth a visit andRead more

WIN Hands On Magnets, by Mama Smartz!! The Ultimate Car Parking Safety Tool for Kids!

Hands on magnets

  Hands On Magnets are a parent’s best friend whenever you find yourself with your kids around moving cars. One of the best things about using Hands On Magnets, is that it teaches your kids a simple, consistent and safe way to get out of cars, and how to behave when there is other cars or traffic around.Read more

The BubbleBum Booster Review

BubbleBum Review

A little while ago I approached BubbleBum and asked if it would be possible for us to review their car seat. Being the kind of person I am (always wanting to try new things in the car seat world!) I decided that now was the perfect opportunity to get to try a product I had soRead more

No GPS Necessary: Navigating The Costs Of New Cars

You know your car’s going to be expensive. There’s no getting around it. Even older cars tend to be some of the most expensive assets you’ll ever own and the costs don’t stop once you have the car. Getting the best deal at the start means considering the lifetime of costs that will come withRead more

Tick This Checklist Before Going On Your Road Trip

Tick This Checklist Before Going On Your Road Trip

It will be one of the most exhilarating, exhausting and unforgettable experiences of your life. From persisting up steep mountains, admiring a waterfall, to standing in the middle of the world’s tallest bridge, in the future you’ll think back with the fondest memories. The people around you at the time of this epic adventure areRead more

How To Correctly Tighten Your Child’s Car Seat Harness

How To Correctly Tighten Your Childs Car Seat Harness

One of the most common errors with car seats is that the harness is not correctly fitted on the child. An incorrectly fitted harness is a serious mistake – and it will make the car seat unable to do its job properly.  It doesn’t matter if your car seat is rear or forward facing, theRead more

Top Tips: Things You Need For a Long Car Journey

Happy easter

]   It’s the easter holidays and the kids are off school! Maybe you are going on a trip? Holiday? If so – you might find this post very useful. Driving with children can sometimes be a battle. As a driver and passenger it can sometimes be hard to keep the back seat happy, especiallyRead more

UK Taxi Law Requires You To Use a Car Seat?

You need a car seat in a taxi by law

UK Taxi Law Requires You To Use a Car Seat Despite popular belief by the common man – a normal taxi is not exempt from car seat use.  The difference lies in the distinction between a licenced taxi and a public hire vehicle (PHV). Most taxis that pick us up at home when we order aRead more

Are we there yet? Fun Travel activities for kids

Are we there yet? Fun Travel activities for kids

Are we there yet? Fun Travel activities for kids   There’s nothing more precious than spending time with your kids. Well, at least until you have to take a long car ride. In a confined space, such as a car, children can become restless and moody. As they look for fun ways to entertain themselves,Read more

[Our ERF Journey] – Louise’s Story…

My ERF Story - Louise

I didn’t always know about ERF and how much safer it was! When my eldest was born in April 2008 (1 month early the little monkey!) I knew little more than other first time parents. I had done a bit of research, chosen the Britax First Class SI and got the retailer to check theRead more

TÜV-approved Child Car Seats + Professional and Industry Recommendations

TÜV-approved car seats

Going on holiday? Bringing the kids? Then you are definitely wanting to know what car seats are TÜV-approved. TÜV-approved means that the seat has been tested and approved by TUV Rheinland to be suitable for use on an aircraft. List of TÜV-approved car seats: I will keep this list up to date, but the list can also beRead more

Can’t live without it! The Car Seat Travel Bag review.

car seat travel bag review

If you are like me; likes to travel, has kids, probably a dog… right? Your car looks like a tip a lot of the time (yeh…you know what I mean! Biscuits!) the dog is in the back, hair everywhere!! I feel like pulling my hair already. haha Then you might find this review very useful.Read more

How We Use Car Seats When Travelling – yes it is possible! [Guest Post]

Travelling with car seats

Hi! I’m Elizabeth from Dutch Dutch Goose. I’m an ex-pat mom of two littles and I recently moved my family from Colorado to the Netherlands. In addition to moving abroad, we do a lot of travelling! Ever since we added our first little, we’ve been travelling with the car seat in tow. Keeping kids safe whenRead more