>How to outsmart a squirmy worm in a booster – Use the AUTOMATIC LOCKING RETRACTOR. Learn how below…
> PROBLEM: Do you have a squirmy worm riding in a booster seat? Is your 6 year old half way across the back seat, but still buckled into their booster? Do you tell your child in a seat belt to “sit still” a dozen times a car ride and it doesn’t seem to work? SOLUTION: … Read more
>It’s the disappearing center seat! Why should you care? The center of the back seat is the safest place of the car Studies show kids are 43% safer if they ride in the center instead of the side What does a “normal” center seat look like? 2010 Honda Accord SedanCenter: 15 inches wide What car … Read more
>This is not the typical mistake Monday – as there aren’t even any car seats in most of the pictures! The sad part is that these “mistakes” appear in real vehicles – and they make installation of car seats/boosters quite a challenge. Unfortunately, there were many more vehicles with humps & hinges I could have … Read more
> When buying a vehicle (new or used) it’s important to make sure that it will be safe for everyone – the kids & the adults. Deciding which vehicle to buy can be overwhelming, but here are some must-have safety features that might help narrow down your list. The Car Seat Lady feels that the … Read more
> Cocco (the Combi Coccoro) rides the subway to the NY Auto Show Oh my gosh… I am one exhausted car seat lady! 186 different vehicle models and 7 hours of schlepping a car seat + laptop + camera… but it was all worth it. Stay tuned for the highlights (and the strange but true) … Read more
>ANSWERS: (please see bottom of page for teaching points on LATCH) MISUSE The lower anchor belt & vehicle shoulder/lap belt are BOTH used The lower anchor belt is used in the center seat – in a vehicle which only has the lower anchors for the two side seating positions in the back seat The vehicle’s … Read more
> This is a forward-facing Britax Boulevard installed in the center of a 2006 Honda Pilot (for those who are curious, the top tether is attached properly – it just isn’t shown in the picture). Stay tuned for some great teaching tips tomorrow on LATCH when I post the answers.