Britax Car Seat options for Children

When my oldest was a baby we had a Britax car seat given to us, actually two different models of Britax were provided from a family who no longer needed theirs. Having a well built car seat helps ensure that you feel safe with your child riding in your car or a family members car. The only downfall I had, as a parent who shared custody was that we had to transfer the car seat back and forth. This became no problem later on as a child car seat was purchased for both vehicles; his and mine. There are so […]

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Are We Sheltering our kids Just a bit Much?

Every year I have the wonderful annual pediatrician visit for the three munchkins and just like every previous year I leave dumbfounded with the things pediatricians recommend you do to “protect” your child.  I leave the children’s pediatrician’s visits wondering how the heck I ever survived and lived to talk about it. Seriously. BOOSTER SEAT til 4’9″ Okay, I get it, you all want your child to be safe in the car and years ago many children could just bounce around unbuckled in the car. I am not for that. However, when my child is over 100lbs and is 57″ […]

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November is National Child Safety Protection Month

November is National Child Safety Protection month and is the time for you to think about your home safety levels. When I had my first child, nine years ago, I was told about electric outlet safety covers, door knob covers that children couldn’t open and baby gates plus so much more that it seemed overwhelming. With so many safety products on the market these days it seems parents don’t know what is too much and what is just enough. I believe that you can never be too safe with children around, but then I have seen people who go to […]

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