A safe ride for Edison: the Britax Chaperone infant car seat

infant car seat

In 2010, when we needed to choose an infant car seat to bring home Quincy, we selected the Britax Chaperone. With safety features like the anti-rebound bar and true side impact protection, not to mention previous experience with the Britax brand, it was an easy choice for us. Luckily, Britax sent us a new Chaperone to use for Edison so he could be just like his big sister when she came home two … [Read more...]

Are you using the right car seat for your child?

car seat safety

This is a sponsored post for Chicco written by me on behalf of Mom Central. I do not have experience with Chicco car seats and the content provided here is informational only. Car seat safety is a hot topic. Believe me, I know it's not an easy task. It seems the rules change "all the time" and with so many seats on the market, it's not easy. I have THREE in car seats, from an infant bucket seat … [Read more...]

Seattle readers & Bloggers – Here’s your chance to win 1 of 2 SnugRide Car Seats! #GracoSafety

graco event

If you follow me on Twitter, or have seen my posts this week, you know I'm hosting a fun event at the Alderwood Babies R Us this Saturday! Jess from My Child Centered Life and I will be there to teach you all about the new SnugRide® Click Connect™ 40 from Graco! We'll have celebrity baby trivia and the a car seat demo where we will tell you all the amazing features of this seat! Oh! And did I … [Read more...]

Bloggers! Attend the #GracoSafety Event in Seattle & be entered to win a trip to #BloggyBootCamp!!

Are you a Seattle area blogger that covers baby products? Then you won't want to miss the Graco Safety Event I am hosting at the Alderwood Babies R Us this Saturday! Bloggers who attend this event will be entered to win the following: a free SnugRide carseat of their very own AND an all-inclusive trip to the Bloggy Boot Camp stop of their choice in 2013.  {Airfare, hotel, and conference … [Read more...]

You’re Invited! Seattle Area Babies R Us Graco Event – Join The Maven on Oct. 20th! #gracosafety

Snugride Click Connect

Do you have a little one under 18 months old? Are you expecting? Trying to conceive? Then I want to see you at the Alderwood Babies R Us on October 20th, where I'll be hosting a special event for Graco! You'll have the opportunity to learn about Graco's BRAND NEW carseat, the SnugRide® Click Connect™ 40. It's the only Newborn to 2-year infant car seat that keeps your baby rear-facing for a full … [Read more...]

Why I am keeping Quincy rearfacing in her Britax Advocate and other car seat safety tips.

20 months and 18 pounds, happily rearfacing.

Quincy came home from the hospital in a Britax Chaperone at 5 weeks and 1 day old. She turned 1 year old last June. She's just a few months shy of her 2nd birthday and she still weighs under 20 pounds. It goes without saying she only fits half of the OLD guidelines of forward-facing at 1 year and 20 pounds. Actually the NEW recommendation from the American Association of Pediatrics is to leave … [Read more...]

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