Selecting a Car Seat

Did you know that, according to Safe Kids, 75% car seats have some sort of mistake? Some studies say up to 90%. Either way car crashes are the leading cause of preventable death for children ages 1 to 13. Selection is the first step.  But which seat is the best car seat or the right…

Safe Driving During Pregnancy

Generally, your baby is well protected during pregnancy. While traveling by car is inherently risky, it’s even more so during pregnancy. So how do you ensure safe driving during pregnancy? The University of Michigan estimates an average of 170,000 pregnant women experience a car crash every year.  These crashes are the leading cause of death…

Child Car Seat Safety: Know the Numbers

The car seat safety statistics show that motor vehicle crashes are the the leading cause of death to children ages 3-14 in the United States. During September we recognize Child Passenger Safety week and put extra focus on educating parents about the importance of car seat safety. In 2011, more than 650 children ages 12…

Family Road Trip and Car Seats

Remember as a kid yourself the family road trip? It was an exciting adventure. The car itself was rather boring. But the discovery of new places was exciting. Who doesn’t love a good old American family road trip? Some people fear the thought of traveling with kids on a road trip. But the cost of…

What to Pack for Spring Break with the Kids

What to Pack for Spring Break With Kids It may only be January, but spring break will be here before you know it and many of us will be preparing to go away. No matter where you’re going or how long you’ll be gone, you’re most likely going to need some sort of essentials packed…