By Car: The First Years

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Baby Travel Systems

My 10 week old boy is 17 lbs and 25 1/2". He is about to outgrow his carseat. I never expected to have such a big boy. Does anyone have a suggestion on another travel system that I can buy that will not cost me an arm and a leg. Thank you!


Travel Potty Seat

Any suggestions on a good travel potty seat (not chair). I have been...


To Travel or Not...

I am about to start a full time job after freelancing for the last 7 years....

Booster Seat

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First Years Compass Booster Seat

I am looking for a first years compass b540 booster carseat . They have them everywhere for sale online but I want to see it before I buy it. I have called Target, Walmart, Lonestar baby, babies rus and burlington coat factory. Anywhere else they sell car seats that I may have missed? Is this a good booster seat? My daughter is 4 y.o. 58lbs and 44" tall. She is using a Britax marathon now and can barley buckle her with a jacket on.

Car Rides & Road Trips

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Car Seats and Travel Insurance for Plane Trip

We just booked our very first family vacation, complete with plane flight, with our 2.5 year old son. The flight will be about 3.5 hours. The first issue I'm considering is a car seat. I've seen people recommend one on the plane as they're more comfortable for kids to sleep in--we're flying during his usual nap time and are hoping he might be able to settle down for a short nap. He is super active and curious, and I thought the car seat might also help corral him and calm him down with something familiar. We could use the car seat in...


Long Car Ride

Does anyone have any ideas and tips on how to keep my 2 year old entertained...

Car Seats

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Car Seat ?

My son is 11 months and weighs about 22 pounds, woould it be okay to turn him around.I know you are supposed to wait until they are one and at least twenty pounds but he is really hating his car seat now and he looks a little silly being that big facing rear.He is crawling and has taken a few steps so he seems strong enough.Any thought would be appreciated.thanks

New Car

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Is First Years or Evenflo Breast Pumps Any Good?

When my son and daughter were born premature, the WIC offices where I lived provided a motorized Medella pump supplied from a medical supply store. Obviously this was very good. I know that Medellas are sold in Target but I also seen other brands. Is there an "off" brand ie, Evenflo, First Years, etc. that is comparable but without the price??


New Child Car Seat

My son will be turning one soon and I will need to purchase a new car seat. ...


New Car Seat

My son is just about to outgrow his first car seat. I would like to buy a...


Choosing a Family Car

I currently drive a Ford Escort that is on its' last leg. So we are looking...