Keeping Cool: Car Seats with Cooling Fabrics

Families of all types and from all corners of the world are part of our Facebook group.  We make every effort to answer their questions and provide consistently correct information to guide their car seat selection and usage questions.  One question that we see on the regular is about which car seats help to keep

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Evenflo LiteMax DLX Review

The Evenflo LiteMax is a staple of the rear facing only segment of the car seat market.  There are a few models — the base model LiteMax that fits children starting as low as 3 pounds, the fully-featured SecureMax and  in the middle of the product line is the LiteMax DLX.  This seat takes the

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Recall: Diono Cambria 2 Booster Seats

The Issue Diono is recalling certain Cambria 2 Booster Seats model numbers 31200-US-01, 31201-US-01, and 31202-US-01. The seats that are part of this recall were manufactured between 09/05/2020 – 11/30/2020 The Fix In the event of a crash, a crack between the headrest and backrest can occur, allowing the headrest to separate. Diono will notify

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Britax B-Safe Gen2 Review

The Britax B-Safe line of rear facing only car seats are a well-regarded staple of the car seat world. Caregivers generally find it easy to install and use properly. The B-Safe 35 has been retired and in its place is the B-Safe Gen2.  The updated version of this seat takes the seat we’ve known and

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Boosters for Smaller Big Kids

Many moons ago, the minimum weight for almost every type of car seat was different than they are today. It’s living proof of “know better, do better.” As more research is done, more and more children walk away from car crashes thanks to children riding in the right seat at the right time, the car

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Chicco KeyFit 35 Review

If you’ve ever worked a car seat check event, read our Recommended Seats page, or searched the internet for a great rear facing only car seat, it’s pretty likely that the Chicco KeyFit 30 or 22 made some type of appearance.  It’s a well-featured, easy to use car seat that’s served many families well over

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KidsEmbrace Backless Booster Seat Review

Our friends at KidsEmbrace make some really fun forward facing harnessed car seats and booster seats.  They have one basic design for each type of seat — the forward facing combination seat, high back booster seat, and the backless booster seat.  The magic happens when they add some exciting licensed characters to the seats.  We

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