On May 14, 2015, a safety advisory was issued by Graco Canada, in conjunction with Transport Canada, regarding 1711 Snugride 22 rear facing only car seats with specific dates of manufacture and sold in 2013 and 2014. It was discovered that certain combinations of restraints and bases did not pass compliance testing.
Now that your little has outgrown her seat, you may want to keep it safely stored away for future use. Unsure about how to do it properly? You’re not alone. While there is no one singular “correct method” for storing an unused restraint. Different things may work for your particular climate and storage space.
*This seat has been discontinued* Car seat manufacturer Kiddy is originally a German company and continues to be a strong contender in the European market in children’s goods. Kiddy currently offers three seats in the United States: the Kiddy World Plus, the Cruiserfix Pro, and the Evolution Pro. Unlike many brands of child restraints, Kiddy seats
Eddie Bauer is a child restraint brand manufactured by Dorel Juvenile Products, which also produces the Cosco, Safety 1st, and Maxi-Cosi brands in North America.
The Deluxe Highback 65 is a combination seat, meant for forward facing children using a 5pt harness and also to transition into a high backed booster for older children. The Deluxe Highback 65 is a combination seat, meant for forward facing children using a 5pt harness and also to transition into a high backed booster for older children. With a 65lb 49″ forward facing harness limit, and a 100lb 52″ booster limit, this seat promises to last a child for a long time, hopefully until that child is ready for a no back booster.
One question we see a lot as CSPTs is, “how do I protect my vehicle’s seats when a car seat is installed?” It’s a valid question, especially for expectant parents who wonder what the car seat will do to a vehicle’s interior which was previously untouched by car seats and ground goldfish crackers.
Kiddy USA generously offered us a Kiddy World Plus for review, and I was eager to try one. Unlike any other child restraint in the US, this seat has a protection shield instead of a 5-point harness. This type of restraint is new to the US, but is fairly common in Europe, where restraints similar to this one are seen more frequently.
Frequently, on our Facebook group page, parents ask about torn, dented, or otherwise damaged car seat boxes that have been delivered in. Sometimes these boxes are pretty beat up looking. The good news is that the cardboard boxes, even though they seem flimsy, are actually designed to protect the item they contain during the shipping process.
Winter can be tough! Getting your Littles from the house to the car without getting too cold can be such a challenge. Bulky winter coats keep those kiddos warm but they present a safety risk when worn in the car. One option that keeps Littles warm and safe at the same time is the Cozywoggle. We’d heard so many great things about this product, we couldn’t wait to try one on our own Littles!
Graco has four convertible car seats that are essentially the same seat: MySize and Size4Me. In this review, we’ll take a close look at the MySize. The features and measurements mentioned in this review apply to all variations of the seat.