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Car seats are a major investment, so you may be hoping to resell yours after your kids outgrow it. Most parents know that using a secondhand car seat is frowned upon, and that may leave you wondering whether it is actually illegal.  Selling a used car seat is not illegal in the United States. However, selling a recalled car seat is illegal, and you may be subject to civil penalties for knowingly selling a defective…

Traveling along with a car seat on a flight can be burdensome because it’s extra baggage to carry. If you do not hope to use the car seat around the airport or on the flight, check it in.  The car seat does not count as a checked bag rather it is referred to as a baby item. Most airlines will permit you to check-in one baby item per child for free. It also implies that…

Car seat trade-in programs are a great opportunity to recycle old car seats. By recycling our children’s car seats, we can save more children that are exposed to the dangers of motor vehicle accidents while also saving the Earth.  Target Car Seat Trade in program is the best trade in program for 2020. Sadly, it seems that the Walmart trade in program is not going to happen this year. During normal years the Walmart program…

Shopping for a car seat can be a confusing and pricey experience. The average cost of a car seat is increasing every year as manufacturers are forced to deal with stricter safety standards. Higher prices are only part of the problem, there are many new car seat models coming out every year. Each one with a host of new features.  Given all of that, it’s no surprise that many parents have considered buying a used…

Many Parents asked why they should not use winter coats in a car seat? Dr. Leah Alexander did extensive research to answer this important question to our dear readers. Winter is approaching, which means it is time to dress warmly for outdoor activities. As you prepare for this weather, you layer on the heavier onesies, sweaters, coats, and hats. Then, putting your child into the car seat requires you to remove a layer. You look…

Car seat expiration dates ensure that your child stays as safe as possible! Many parents are often confused about car seat expiration. It may seem like an unnecessary addition to a car seat, but these dates serve a very important purpose. Older car seats often lose their manuals, important parts, and may not have up-to-date safety features. Even if all of these features are included, car seats still break down with temperature fluctuations and time.…

When to turn car seat around is a big question. In this post, we attempt to answer all of those forward facing questions. Deciding when to turn a car seat forward can be a challenge for many safety-conscious parents. This is true especially since there is a lot of conflicting information presented to parents on this issue. In this article, we’ll cover all of your forward-facing car seat questions and more! In general, the NHTSA…

In this post, we are going to cover car seat cleaning tips. For example, we would address How to clean car seat straps? How to get blood out of car seat? How to get gum off car seat? How to clean Britax, Graco, & Chicco car seats? And Many More. When you have little ones around, you know that messes follow their adorable little feet. These messes happen everywhere, including the car. Car seat stains…