Monthly Archives: April 2011

Choosing the Best Convertible Car Seat for Your Child

Every parent wants to make the safest choice when choosing the right car seat for their child but value for money is important for many new parents as well, since as we all know babies are far from cheap to raise! Many parents find that convertible car seats meet their needs very well and begin shopping around for the best convertible car seat they can find.

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The Importance of Booster Car Seats for Older Kids

Every parent knows that when their child is a baby they need to be secured in a car seat every time they ride in a vehicle of any kind. What is less clear cut though is whether or not you need a booster car seat for an older child or if they are ready to use the adult sized seat belts supplied in your car. The recommendations from medical experts actually state these days that children of up to 4’9” should be secured using a booster car seat which could mean that even a shorter teen has to use a booster seat at all times. But is that really realistic, and what is it that a booster car seat does anyway? Read more on The Importance of Booster Car Seats for Older Kids…

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New Booster Seat Requirements Explained

If lawmakers have their way things are about to change for a great many children who could be considered “tweenagers” as the booster seat requirements for children traveling in cars have been updated by the American Academy of Pediatrics as a part of an overall rethink about car seats and car safety for kid of all ages.

Though these guidelines are not yet law many states already have booster seat requirement laws in effect so these new guidelines may affect them and cause state lawmakers to rethink their booster seat requirements as well. Read more on New Booster Seat Requirements Explained…

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Understanding Baby Crib Sets Dangers

When shopping for baby crib sets and other bedding items and preparing the nursery for a new arrival many parents are very concerned about the way things look and the safety of the baby crib sets and accessories is not always of the highest priority. That however should be a major concern as using the wrong items of bedding that may be contained in a baby crib set can prove dangerous – if not fatal – to a young baby. Read more on Understanding Baby Crib Sets Dangers…

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Tips for Choosing the Best Booster Seat for Your Child and Your Car

Even when kids have outgrown their baby car seats most states mandate that they be secured in booster seats whenever they travel in a car. It is also actually the recommendation of the American Academy of Pediatrics that children of as old as 12 remain in booster seats in a car, or until they reach 4’9” in height.

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Lightning McQueen Bed Choices for Extra Bedtime Fun

Toddlers tend to love to sleep in novelty beds and lots of them also like Lightning McQueen, the hero of the Disney movie Cars. So in a lot of ways it makes sense that a Lightning McQueen bed is a big seller, even a few years after the movie first came out.

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Round Baby Cribs that Offer a Unique Bedtime Experience for Baby

There is no rule that says baby cribs have to be rectangular, In fact some parents prefer round baby cribs for a number of reasons. One of the biggest reasons that parents consider round baby cribs is that aesthetically they are a little unusual and certainly very stylish. Another is that sometimes a round baby crib can fit into an oddly shaped corner of a room where a more traditional rectangular baby crib could not, a boon for those parents who have decided that Baby will be sharing their room for a while before graduating to their own nursery. Read more on Round Baby Cribs that Offer a Unique Bedtime Experience for Baby…

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Choosing the Best Crib Mattress for Comfort and Safety

Amid all the excitement of picking out just the right baby crib and the accompanying uber- cute baby crib bedding choosing the best crib mattress can tend to become a bit of an after thought. After all a mattress is mattress right?

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Is a Used Crib the Best Baby Cribs Choice?

There are approximately 4 million babies born in the United states every year. On the flip side there are about 1 million new baby cribs sold, so that means that an awful lot of parents choose to save money (or continue a family tradition) by having their child sleep in a used or hand me down crib. Using the crib you had as a child, the one that your own parents have had sitting in their attic might be a sentimental choice that will safe you money as well but are used cribs really the best baby cribs choice? Read more on Is a Used Crib the Best Baby Cribs Choice?…

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Are Prefold Cloth Diapers the Right Choice for You?

As concerns about the effects that disposable diapers have on the environment have grown more and more parents have returned to using cloth diapers. Modern cloth diapers can be found in several different styles but the most popular by far are prefold cloth diapers.

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