That first trip home with your newborn baby can be so daunting. Here you’ve just gone through an overwhelming yet exhilarating experience by adding a tiny new member to your family, now you’re expected to safely transport that tiny new human on a regular basis. This is absolutely where we come in, your friends here
Our readers from Canada know all too well that the options for narrow child restraints available in Canada are quite slim (pun intended), so when we heard that Graco was releasing their SlimFit3 LX into the Canadian market, we practically begged Graco to allow us to review it. The SlimFit3 LX is the first narrow
More than a few times, we’ve seen caregivers struggle to install their child’s convertible or multimode car seat securely. It’s often a matter of that last little bit of tension in the lower anchors or vehicle seat belt. One of the easiest ways to minimize this struggle and maximize the secure-ness of an install is
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
When we first published this article back in 2013, it featured a boy named Matthew who is now 6’3” tall and is driving. Does this make us old? We hope not! Since this article has become a staple in our lineup of educational articles and remains relevant seven years later, we’re updating this article to
As families grow, so do the size of their vehicles. From the zippy little two seater (we all wish!) to a more practical and professional four door sedan, to a larger SUV, the size of our vehicles often changes as our family grows. But once your family includes that fourth child, even a large SUV
When the CSFTL team goes strolling through the aisles at the local baby store, we are often sidetracked by the car seat aisle. That should come as no surprise since car seats are what we do! The seats on display do a terrific job of showing the car seat’s features, giving caregivers a chance to
Let’s pretend you’re going out alone or with only adults (impossible, I know, just bear with me for a moment here). You unlock the car, put your bag on the floor and your bum in the seat. Then you reach for your trusty seat belt, pull it across you, and buckle it. Easy, right? Without
It’s possible to make kids safe in a used car, purchasing one just may take more time and effort and thought than purchasing a newer vehicle.
Raising a booster seat’s headrests is a pretty simple process that many parents don’t know needs to happen. Instead, they take their child out of a booster seat too soon, which is the last thing we’d like to see! If your child is having trouble fitting into that high back booster, the first thing to do is to raise the booster seat’s headrest. You can make your kiddo safer and much more comfortable with just a squeeze!