Author: Dana

Is Your Child Ready For A Seat Belt?

If I had a dime for every time a caregiver asked me how to tell when their child will be able to stop using their booster seat, I’d have so many dimes.  So. Many. Dimes.  So let’s answer that question: Your child is ready for the seat belt alone when...

Turning Teen: How To Talk To Your Tween About Puberty

If you have a child near puberty age then I’m sure you already know what I’m about to tell you: it’s awkward.  But it doesn’t have to be… well, for us parents anyway.  We did our time on that roller coaster and now it’s our job to supervise the next...

When Your Tires Suffer From Potholes You May Be Eligible for Reimbursement

If you’ve been on the roads in the past few weeks you know what I’m about to tell you: they are in bad shape, my friend.  And if you’ve been on social media at all during this same time frame I’m sure you’ve seen more than a few complaints about...

What To Expect From a CPST

One of the most common refrains that I hear when finishing up a seat check is “I didn’t expect there to be so much information!”  I choose to take it as a compliment.  There’s really quite a lot to learn!  You don’t know what you don’t know until someone tells...

Car Seat Safety – Outside of the Car

We all know that car seats are life savers. We’ve seen the viral photos of seemingly unscathed car seats pulled from the wreckage of a crash; grateful parents praising the seat for saving the lives of their children, vowing to never buy another brand ever again. But what’s most important...

Is Your Vehicle Under Recall? Probably

In July of 2016, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a recall of over 34 million vehicles due to a defective airbag mechanism.  This faulty mechanism can cause the front passenger airbag to literally explode when deployed in a crash; basically, all passengers will be at risk for shrapnel...

Christmas Lights in Clinton Township

This hidden little gem of a home is on the west side of Moravian Rd south of Harrington St.  The lights are even synchronized to Christmas music (tune to 106.9FM). There’s no sidewalk on Moravian but you can pull onto Kelmar St to watch – and listen to – the...

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...

Car Seat Safety: My Doctor Isn’t The Expert?

Whilst attempting to prove me wrong, my husband actually said to me the other day, “What, you don’t believe me?  Google it like you do everything else!” Yep.  He got me there.  I like to ask questions.  Most of us do! We ask our BFFs how long a fever should...

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