New Car Seat Policy Keeps Kids in Booster Seats Much Longer

If you think it's time to graduate your child out of her car or booster seat, you may want to take a look at a new policy released today by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) which significantly modifies the last guidelines, issued in 200...
The AAP now calls for toddlers to stay in rear-facing car seats until age 2.

Booster seats - Some brands not as safe as others

When I bought both of my daughter's car seats, I did so with the idea in mind that eventually, they would use them as boosters. Silly me. Both came with good safety ratings, sure, but earlier this month, both appeared on the "not recommended" list of...

Alternative to the booster seat

Every now and then a new baby or toddler product comes out that turn me into a old timer saying things like "We didn't have that back in MY day!" or "Wouldn't THAT have made life easier?!" The Bumbo did it. Now the Kaboost is having the same effect o...

New Car Seat echoes the dot com boom

Remember back when all you had to do to make a gazillion dollars was to add "dot com" to the end of something? Yeah, those were the days. If you had an internet start-up and wanted to be taken seriously, one of the things you absolutely had to have w...

Video of the Day: Importance of the 5-Point Harness Carseat

Video online is increasing at an alarming rate. You probably heard that YouTube was sold for 1.65 billion USD to Google. (Unless you've been living under a Diaper Genie.) I think that video -- like photos, blogs and other social media -- is an import...

Sydney booster seat from Piccolini Online

My daughter Alex is rapidly outgrowing her booster seat, and it might be time to purchase another one.  I found this great one on Piccolini online:  the Sydney Booster Seat, which comes in a variety of wood hues to match your furniture.&nbs...


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