I'm always impressed with the safety lengths that Britax goes to with their car seats and their newest release - the updated Frontier 85 - is no exception. The Frontier 85 is a combination forward-facing, 5-point harness car seat from 25 up to 85 lbs. as well as a belt-positioning, high-back booster seat up to 120 lbs. This new Frontier 85 car seat … [Read more...]

Looking for a new car seat?  Evenflo's Symphony 65 has been getting great reviews for both safety and ease-of-use. Some of the specs: -Evenflo's SureLatch system, making install incredibly easy -the Infiniate Slide Harness Adjustment System makes for easy height adjustment without having to rethread the whole strap -Rear facing 5-35 pounds, … [Read more...]

First, a giveaway!  Britax has generously donated a Roundabout 50 car seat to one lucky winner from Mommies with Style. To enter, visit the Mommies with Style Message Boards and leave a comment in the Britax Giveaway discussion which asks: what car seat are you currently using? (Doesn't have to be a Britax to enter, just let us know what you … [Read more...]

The First Years' latest booster, the B540, is a somewhat new and reasonable choice on the booster seat market. For starters, it folds in half, making it appealing from a storage perspective.  With a quick fold, you can have it in the trunk of your car for those days you're carpooling or taking an extra kid home with you.  (I only have two kids … [Read more...]

So we took the dreaded minivan plunge earlier this summer.  My husband's older car got swapped out a Honda Odyssey, while he now drives my old car - the Honda Pilot. During the process of this family car-shuffling, I decided we needed to update both car seats and boosters - at least one of our car seats was just over five years old and over the … [Read more...]

My infant carseat expires in about 3 months... not quite enough time to use the old seat for my new baby. So I've been surveying the aisles of Babies R Us, Target, and the like for a new seat. And, really, if I'm going to get a new seat, I might as well get a travel system to make life easier, right? The Bertini B5 catches my eye time and again … [Read more...]