Graco Snug Ride 30: Shoulder straps come in the WRONG slot for NEWBORNS

featured image snug ride 30 4 slots

When you take a Graco Snug Ride 30 out of its box you will notice that the shoulder straps come from the 2nd of 4 slots – not from the 1st slot as you would expect.  Apparently, Graco thought that most newborns would be too big for the 1st slot (as the seat is designed … Continue reading

“center LATCH” club

Infant in a Graco Snug Ride 35 (yes, the harness straps are buckled & snug - the blanket is OVER the straps, giving the baby a snug swaddled feeling

We’ve moved! See here – http://thecarseatlady.com/car-seats-allowing-center-latch/

Tips for Safe (and Convenient) Taxi Travel

NYC Taxi: 1y/o rear-facing in Combi Coccoro & 4y/o in Ride Safer Travel Vest

AVOID REGRETS: TIPS FOR TRAVELING SAFELY IN TAXIS In NYC in 2000 (the most recent year for which data are available) 2,600 children were injured in 17,000 taxi-related accidents.  Studies show that NYC taxi passengers are 2.5 times more likely to be seriously injured or killed than the passengers in the other vehicle involved in … Continue reading

Tips for Buying a Safe Vehicle

Airbags - frontal, side curtain & knee

TIPS FOR BUYING A SAFE VEHICLE When buying a vehicle (new or used) it is important to make sure that it will be safe for everyone – the kids in the back and the adults in the front. Deciding which vehicle to buy can be overwhelming, but here are some must-have safety features that might … Continue reading

Infant Car Seats by starting weight

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Car Seat Tips for Preemies & Small NewbornsAre you taking home a baby weighing less than 5 pounds? More than 1 in 10 parents take home a baby weighing less than 5 pounds. Every year, more than 10,000 US babies go home weighing less than 4 pounds!  Just like infant-sized clothes are too big for … Continue reading