The Dream on Me Coupe backless booster has lots of great qualities and will appeal to many families for different reasons. This booster is affordable, narrow and comes in subtle colors. Do your not-so Littles often ride with other drivers? Do you often transport other booster age children in your vehicle and need spares? Are you working with a tight space and need to have three seats side by side? The Dream on Me may be right for you.
There are so many backless boosters, how do you choose the one that will work best for your not so Little? Maybe you have an older, bigger child who just isn’t ready to go without a booster. The Stack-it! is a bigger booster that may be a great fit. Let’s check it out!
*Updated 6/6/15* This link will take you to the full information available from NHTSA. It also includes a VIN lookup to see if your vehicle has been affected. http://www.safercar.gov/rs/takata/index.html
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a consumer advisory for vehicles containing airbags made by Takata.
For those who have been around the car seat world long enough, Jané is a familiar name. In 2003, Jané brought boosters with lower anchor capability to the US. Jané has been quiet for a while in the car seat world though, in the US anyways. They introduced the Montecarlo R1 to their European market and just now brought it here to the US. Let’s see what this new seat has to offer.
Why do children keep growing? I’m guessing so I can keep buying seats. Our newest addition is the Cosco Pronto (also found as the Safety 1st Crossover). With the seat belt geometry of our van, my 10-year-old needs a high back booster still in the third row. He was pushing the height limit of his
It’s finally here! The day we’ve all been waiting for. Clek Foonf’s little sister has arrived, Fllo! The Clek Fllo is just as stylish and modern looking at the Foonf and this Tank color is pretty awesome. The weight was definitely a welcome surprise! Dragging it up the stairs was not the work out the Foonf had been. So let’s dive in!
Parents always worry if their child is in their harnessed seat correctly. Is the harness at the right height? Properly tightened? Chest clip on the chest? No one thinks about boosters much though. Put kid in, buckle, and go. Many boosters are used incorrectly though and in turn do not provide the proper protection.
This year’s Child Passenger Safety week is focusing on #mywhy. What does that mean, exactly? It’s sharing your reason for your passion for child passenger safety: your WHY. By using #mywhy, caregivers can pledge their commitment to proper car seat usage and explain why that’s important to them personally.
The focus of the 2014 Child Passenger Safety Week is “Don’t Delay- Register Your Car Seat Today.” Why do car seats need to be registered though? Unfortunately, like anything else that is manufactured, there are sometimes recalls on car seats. Often they are simple and you can continue to use the seat until the fix is available, but occasionally, the recall is stop, do not pass go, do not use your car seat again until fixed. This is obviously important information to have as the faster you can get this information, the better.
You’ve chosen the car seat and you’re ready to install it. Where does it go? Middle? Sides? Use the lower anchors? Seat belt? Tether the car seat or not? All of these things need to be considered when choosing that perfect spot for the car seat. First things first.