Wow - this one's a bummer as we loved our Bumbo Seat.  But even more interesting, upon a search here on Mommies with Style and Bumbo Seat reviews, I see that Julie posted about a recall back in 2007 of Bumbos for the SAME reason.  Yikes. The Huffington Post reported today that Bumbo Seat has recalled more than 4 million Bumbo Seats due to … [Read more...]

We are a big family on the go. With three kids we have countless activities, playdates, carpooling, and all of that involves driving around in the car. Add to that trips to the shore during the summer and vacations during the year, and we are pretty much non-stop. I am lucky enough to drive a mini-van (yes, I am serious!) and typically have an … [Read more...]

The day has finally come where my son no longer fits in his infant seat. I put it off as long as possible, but since we are coming dangerously close to the maximum weight limit, I had to bite the bullet and find the right convertible car seat for my son. Normally, I go back and forth for days trying to figure out exactly what I want, but this time … [Read more...]

While the weight limit for moving out of a booster seat varies greatly from state to state  - over 40 lbs in some states; over 80 lbs in others - at some point your 5, 6, or 7 year old will likely outgrow their 5-point harness carseat and need to move to a booster seat. (See a complete list of state-by state seat belt laws here.) Britax has … [Read more...]

Having a new baby in the house can be daunting for about a zillion reasons, just two of which are picking the right stroller and car seat. has made it easy on a new Mom by releasing a list of their top 10 Car Seats and top 10 Strollers from 2010 based on sales on their website. The neat thing too is that the Car Seat list is … [Read more...]

Introducing a new line of baby products from Safety1st, the S1.  Pictured above, don't you just love the great colors and designs? The S1 Series from Safety 1st is the first collection designed to meet exceptional standards of safety and style, providing parents with high quality products for travel, meal time, and play. With S1, parents can … [Read more...]

My youngest child has been out of diapers for over a year now so buying diapers and shopping somewhere like has not been on my radar. Until recently, when I received a note about participating in a campaign for to purchase and use the site for more than diapers. More than diapers at  I was curious to see how … [Read more...]

Through Sunday, September 19th, Babies R Us and Toys R  Us stores are holding their Great Trade-In event providing their customers with the opportunity to trade-in any used car seats, strollers, cribs, bassinets, travel systems, play yards, toddler beds or high chairs in exchange for a 25% off savings on the purchase of a new baby item, in any … [Read more...]

Britax has just redesigned and are relaunching their convertible car seat line. Called Next Generation (Next Gen), the car seats offer 360 Degree Protection with Head Safety Technology - designed to reduce the risk of head injury and provides protection from all sides in the event of a vehicle crash. While it's tough to hear, head injury is the … [Read more...]

Safety 1st® Nature Next™ Bio-Plastic Booster Seat ($11) is just perfect for my 4 1/2 year old son - who still needs a booster seat. We were using a soft booster seat for him, but it kept falling off the chair (with him) when my son would fidget. This eco-friendly seat now also comes in a bright blue. Safety 1st® Nature Next™ Bio-Plastic … [Read more...]