Author: Dana

Safely Carrying Your Car Seat

So, you did the hard work: you picked out a car seat.  High five! Whether it’s the lightest on the market or the heaviest, once your baby gains some precious weight it’s no longer a breeze to lug it around.  In order to avoid personal injury you have to know...

Pardon Me, Your Car Seat Is ALL WRONG

In life, and in parenting, most of us try to follow the Golden Rule: treat others as you would want to be treated.  This generally means kindly, with respect to the person and their situation… basically, just don’t be a jerk.  Sometimes this means keeping our mouths shut when our...

Are Convertible Car Seats Safe For Newborns?

When it comes to car seats, one thing you can count on is options.  You have options within a budget, within a weight bracket, within a height bracket, and options for vehicle fit. There are two types of car seats that will fit infants; convertibles and rear-facing only. Convertibles can...

Women’s Self Defense: Heads Up, Fight On

Okay, so for those of you who know me this next sentence you’re about to read won’t come as a shock: I am a worrier. I worry about pretty much everything. I worry about car crashes and stairs. I worry about their heads when they are on bicycles and I...

How To: Install a Car Seat in an Extended Cab Truck

“My truck doesn’t have tethers in the back seat, I’ve looked all over for them!” If I had a quarter for every time I heard that phrase I would play so many claw machine games, let me tell you… But chances are your truck DOES have tethers; they’re just not...

So You Were In A Minor Car Crash – Now What?

It is a statistical probability that one will end up in a car crash an average of 3-4 times in their lifetime.  Of course, that number could be higher or lower and it only takes into consideration certain types of collisions.  Most people understand that car seats should be replaced...

Visionworks and PAW Patrol – Sponsored Post

Yep, that’s right: it’s time to start thinking about back to school.   I know, it seems like we’ve only just started vacation but alas, time stops for no-one.  If your children have switched schools or are about to start kindergarten this year (*raises hand*) you’ve already filled out a...

LATCH vs Seat Belt… Which Comes Out On Top?

You’ve done all the shopping, all the research into the safety of a seat and how to use it… and now comes the fun part: installation! Okay, so my definition of fun may vary from yours.  But if it’s gotta be done, it might as well be fun, right? One of...

Mifold Booster Product Review

I was the meanest mom ever today. My family had just spent a lovely evening at a friend’s house about 1.5 hours away from home.  We ate s’mores, we played with lambs and goats, we ate too much guacamole.  All it all it was a pretty successful trip, and unsurprisingly...

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