Car Seat Basics — Stowing ALL THE Projectiles!

It’s inevitable: having Littles in the car often leads to lots of stuff in the car, and as every parent knows, it seems to multiply. The issue of projectiles small and large is so prevalent that the standard car seat check form includes a box to tick for discussing projectiles with parents and caregivers.

Unfortunately, in a crash, all of this stuff can instantly become airborne. We have to take this stuff in the car, so let’s look at the best way to stow all the gear in a way that minimizes the risk.


Vehicle Safety

Driver safety and safety features in vehicles are evolving as fast as technology allows. Many of the things we learned during drivers’ education are now absolutely wrong, thanks to advances in occupant protection.  There have also been advances to occupant protection that have nothing to do with what I learned in driver’s education but are

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The Noggle Review

At CSFTL, we advocate for best practice when it comes to putting your Littles in car seats. That includes riding rear facing for as long as your Little’s convertible car seat allows.

A question that comes up quite often in our Facebook group is “how do I keep my rear facing child cool in the summer?” The companion question to that is how to keep a rear facing child warm in the winter. We’ve got one answer for both scenarios: The Noggle.


Keeping Car Seats Cool

For most of you, summer is just beginning. For some, it never left. For others, it’s been around for awhile now. Here in Georgia, it can’t seem to make up it’s mind. One of the most common questions we get asked this time of the year is, “How can I keep my children cool in the car when it’s so hot out?” This question comes up most commonly with children who are rear-facing, as the air-flow tends to sometimes not reach them quite as well. NEVER FEAR! This blog is full of tips to keep your little ones safe AND cool, while still practicing extended rear-facing.