Infant seats have come a long way since my oldest was a baby and it could not get safer than the onBoard™35 infant seat featuring Air Protect™ Side Impact Technology. Here are some features on the onBoard 35: Rear-facing 4-35 pounds and up to 32” in height Featuring Air Protect™ revolutionary side impact technology - LEARN … [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...]

Britax Child Safety, Inc. announced a safety recall on its Chaperone Infant Car Seat. A problem with the manufacturing of the chest clip could cause the clip to break.  The recall includes Chaperone car seats with Model Numbers of E9L95P2, E9L95P3, E9L95P5, E9L69N9, (Sold in the US) E9L69P2, E9L69P3, and E9L69P5 (Sold in Canada)  manufactured … [Read more...]

Through Sunday, September 19th, Babies R Us and Toys R ť 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 of … [Read more...]

Is there anything more daunting than that last day in the hospital? When all the forms have been signed, all tests have been completed, and mother and baby have been cleared to go home. You and your infant walk through those hospital doors and that feeling hits – Oh my gosh! They’re letting me take this baby home? Don’t they know I have no idea … [Read more...]

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...]