Graco SnugRide SnugLock Extend2Fit 35 Review

We learned very quickly that the SnugRide SnugLock Extend2Fit 35 – or SnugLock E2F 35 for short – is a valuable car seat in its own right, filling a need for a rear facing only seat that fits newborns well yet can be used comfortably for longer than a year.  The tall shell height, extra legroom, and 35 inch height limit all add up to a long-lasting option for families on the go.

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Consumer Reports Combination Car Seat Report

We maintain that age is the best determinant of when a child is ready to move to a booster seat, not weight. We stand by the industry standards.  NHTSA requires that today’s car seats meet or exceed Federal Safety Standard 213 and all car seats, including the ones mentioned in the Consumer Reports article, meet or exceed that standard.
We absolutely respect what Consumer Reports is trying to do with this reporting but we’re not so fond of the fear-provoking headlines.

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Maxi-Cosi Magellan Review

The Magellan has a lot of interesting features and is so well-padded that even the pickiest of passengers should find it comfortable.   Unfortunately, the number of installation challenges we faced along the way don’t put the Magellan at the top of our list for easy to use car seats. Families who are looking for a very plush car seat, have a roomy vehicle and are willing to be extremely patient while installing the Magellan may find it exactly what they need.

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Evenflo Maestro Sport Review

The Evenflo Maestro has long been a popular forward facing only combination car seat. It’s gained quite a following as a lightweight, easy to install car sat for travel. Evenflo has updated this old favorite with a few new features, including updated cupholders and a much larger belt path while keeping it just as versatile and affordable as the original.

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A Growing Family’s Guide to Car Seats

When a newborn joins your family, it’s an exciting and overwhelming time! In anticipation of the newest little’s arrival, there are so many items to research and purchase. But only one of those new items is a critical purchase that’s designed to keep your baby safe in the event of a crash — baby’s first car seat. We’ll look at some important factors to consider in choosing baby’s first ride.

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Cybex Sirona M Review

Cybex is a name well known to those in search of trendy, unique seats.  The Cybex Aton and Aton Q are compact, colorful rear facing only seats, and the Cybex Solution boosters are well-featured, padded, colorful additions to the booster world. And now, Cybex has introduced a convertible to the US Market! Let’s take a look at the new Sirona M.

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JPMA 2018

What do you get when you combine a spring snowstorm, Washington DC and an intimate gathering of baby gear manufacturers eager to show off some new items? That’s right, the JPMA Baby Show of 2018! This author was supposed to attend but got snowed out (is that a term?) and stuck in Southern California for

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Cosco Scenera NEXT Review

When the Cosco Scenera NEXT convertible car seat was released in 2015, we were eager to meet this low priced, lightweight convertible car seat.  Since that first meeting, the Scenera NEXT has become a mainstay of the car seat world and a popular travel seat.

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