Car seats for babies and children can be a bit of a minefield can’t they? There are literally so many car seats around for children it can be hard to sift through them all and make a decision, and that’s before you’ve tried to work out how to fit it.
Thinking back to when we expanded our family to a family of six, we were on the look out for a bigger car! We obviously needed a seat for everyone but also needed space for a pushchair and all the other paraphernalia that comes with having four children…including a guitar played by our eldest.
Here’s part one of our hunt for a suitable family car, the Mitsubishi Outlander.
As your babies start to grow into toddlers and then older children, your needs will change. Take cars, for example. At first, you might have been fine with driving around in a small hatchback, but, as you have more children, you’ll soon run out of space. You will then need to get a bigger car […]
Designed for the safety of babies and children traveling in a vehicle, convertible car seats are so called because of the ability to get them installed rear or forward-facing, depending upon your requirements. A convertible seat should be used for toddlers and generally not for infants. However, these days there are a number of convertible […]
Choosing a car seat can be a total minefield for parents. I’ve always thought that the group 2/3 car seats, those highback booster seats, are the hardest to select though. I can’t quite put my finger on why that is but it’s probably that transition from a five point harness to the regular seat belt […]
Guest Post by Francesca Sinclair: Francesca shares her travel tips online by contributing her articles to a variety of travel websites and blogs. Do you love the freedom of being able to travel by car? Are you a single parent thinking of going on a road trip with your kids? If you’re traveling a long […]
Choosing a car seat can been a hellish process. Not all car seats fit all cars well, they aren’t all as good as each other and sometimes you can spend a fortune and then realise your children just aren’t comfy in them. Isofix for me is what I prefer from a safety point of view […]
Driving with your children in the car can be extremely hazardous. They can often cause you to become distracted. Sometimes they need you to stop at the side of the road, and other times, they can start wreaking havoc in the back while you’re trying to navigate a tricky junction. It’s rare for a toddler […]