Posts Tagged ‘Convertible Car seat’

10 Ways to Master the School Carpool Line

When your child heads to elementary school, you have two choices when it comes to transportation: the big yellow school bus OR the family school bus, also known as YOU. We’re going to guess that you’ve decided to drive your child to school, but why do we discuss ways to master the carpool line now with only a few weeks until summer break?

Well, if you’re like many moms, your child is about to graduate preschool and will be going to kindergarten for the first time. While you may be an expert when it comes to stocking up on new clothes and fulfilling a school supply list, chances are that you have little to no practice when it comes to dropping off your kid at the curb. Furthermore, if your child attends a year-round school, you only have a few weeks off until the new year, and there are things you need to know before school starts. Which is why now is a perfect time to give you 10 brilliant ways to help you avoid dirty looks from other parents at your child’s school.

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Car Seat Guide: Pria 85 Max by Maxi Cosi

Of all the decisions we have to make as parents, choosing a good car seat for our child is one of the most important ones we’ll make. In fact, you legally need a car seat from the moment you take your baby home from the hospital until he or she is big enough to safely fit into adult seat belts. Up until recently, this requirement would have most parents spending hundreds of dollars on infant carriers, convertible car seats, and boosters. But what if you could buy one car seat that would fit your child for as long as they needed to be in a car seat?

Today we’ll look at Maxi-Cosi’s Pria 85 Max and how it is changing the way we approach car seat safety from 5 to 85 lbs.

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Car Seat Guide: Britax Advocate ClickTight ARB

When it’s time to shop for a new car seat for your growing baby, the options can seem endless. There are so many different brands that have so many different features, it can be hard to decipher which one is the best for you and your family. The first and foremost thing on any parent’s list is safety. They want to be ensured that their baby, toddler, or older child is safe in their seat. After that, parents often look towards other factors – comfort levels, ease of installation, and the ability to grow with your child. Britax is one company that is synonymous with safety, and their line of car seats have all those features and more, in their convertible car seats. They have several different collections, but their newest – the Advocate ClickTight ARB Convertible car seat – takes those features to a whole new level. 

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Ultimate Gift Guide for Holiday 2016 #DMHoliday16

Holiday shopping can be both joyous and a bit stressful at times. This is especially true when you are in search of the perfect or elusive ultimate gift for the special someone in your life. Ultimate gifts are the gifts that aren’t always expected but they are welcomed with open arms. The “Ultimate” gift means something different to every recipient. For some it may be something tech related while for others it could be that missing piece of furniture in their sitting room. Whatever your special someone is interested in, we have compiled a vast selection of amazing gifts that absolutely cannot be beat. 

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Car Seat Guide: Diono Radian RXT

Here at Daily Mom, we’ve always been huge fans of Diono car seats, and it’s easy to see why. These seats boast some of the highest safety standards on the market, offer high rear-facing and forward-facing weight limits, and they’re incredibly plush and comfortable for our little ones to ride in. We’re psyched to be able to share with you the latest addition to the Diono family – the newly improved Radian RXT

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Win It: Performance Sport and Roadster XL Car Seats from Recaro

Purchasing a car seat is almost like purchasing a new car. You research safety standards, size limitations, comfort ratings, and of course, expense. You compare and contrast brands, styles, and prices endlessly. When it comes to the safety of your child, no amount of research and debate is ‘too much’. This is why we love companies that put safety first and foremost when it comes to providing products for our families, and Recaro‘s car seats are no different!

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Car Seat Guide: Cosco High Back Booster (Bang for Your Buck!)

Venturing into your local baby store can cause a serious case of sticker shock. Whether you’re on baby number one or baking the last member of your basketball team, buying that one essential item that gets used everyday is no fun (or cheap) task. Once your baby has outgrown her infant carseat or smaller convertible seat and makes the switch to forward facing, it’s time to once again trek to the store to buy yet another carseat to add to the collection.

This time around, go easy on your wallet, but still rest assured that your child will be safe and secure while traveling in the car. The COSCO High Back Booster gives you serious bang for your buck, which all moms can appreciate!

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The Comprehensive Guide to Choosing a Car Seat

If you’re a parent to young kids, you know that car seat guidelines have changed dramatically in recent years. So much so, in fact, that what you followed for your oldest may be different from what you’re currently doing with your youngest!

Sorting through the laws and recommendations is overwhelming enough, but then there’s confusing, often conflicting, data regarding:

  • Rear-facing versus forward-facing seats
  • Infant versus convertible seats, and
  • Five-point harnesses, booster seats and seat belts.

With so much information out there, it can make you just want to clip your babe in the Ergo, and hoof it everywhere. But you don’t have to do that! Behold: your comprehensive guide to choosing a car seat.

Did you know that September 13th-19th is known across the United States as Child Passenger Safety Week? Daily Mom is a huge advocate for practicing extended rear-facing for as long as possible. Please be sure to refer to our post on Rear-Facing: Just The Facts.

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Car Seat Guide: Safety 1st Grow & Go 3-in-1 Convertible Car Seat

There are very few real “must haves” when it comes to having a baby, but having a proper car seat is one of those items that is an absolute necessity. Unfortunately, the cost of an infant car seat, convertible car seat and booster seat can put a lot of strain on our bank accounts. Thus, we were thrilled when Safety 1st announced the addition of the Grow and Go 3-in-1 Convertible Car Seat designed to be the first and last car seat that parents and caregivers will ever need, making it simple to keep our little ones safe in the back seat. 

Today we’ll share with you all the reasons why we are loving this car seat!

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Car Seat Guide: Chicco NextFit Convertible Car Seat

If you’re searching for a car seat that will safely carry your precious cargo from infancy through preschool (from 5-65 lbs!), the Chicco Nextfit convertible car seat is just what you need. Designed to be the “easiest convertible car seat to install” in any vehicle, both rear and forward facing, the Chicco Nextfit combines top-notch protection with comfort and eye-catching design.

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Car Seat Guide: Combi Coccoro

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The Combi Coccoro is the lightweight and compact car seat that you’ve been looking for if you are searching for a seat that will fit 3 little ones in a second row of seats! While not the only convertible seat you will ever need, the Combi Coccoro is a great option for parents who wish to skip the infant seat. This seat offers the convenience and features of a larger seat, but in a more compact design that is sure to delight babies and parents alike.

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Making the Switch: Infant to Convertible Car Seat

With all the information out there regarding car seats and car seat safety, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and anxious about whether or not your baby is as safe as they can be. It doesn’t help that more often than not the guidelines and recommendations for car seats change. It’s easy to be left behind and left wondering if you have it all right. Is it time to ditch the bucket seat? Is my baby big enough? Will they still be safe? Where do they sit now? We’re here to set you straight when it comes to wondering whether or not your baby is ready to move up to a convertible car seat.

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Recaro Performance Ride Giveaway

If you have a child that is quickly outgrowing their infant seat or just looks plain uncomfortable, then your next step is a convertible seat. Recaro is a German engineered, US assembled company that is all the rage right now. They make some of the safest seats on the market and one of the best ones manufactured to grow with your child! It begins as a reclining, rear-facing seat for newborns as small as 5 lbs. and can grow with your child into a forward facing booster seat suitable for children up to 65 lbs.- and we are thrilled to be giving one away today!

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