Family Pets: Britax

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Carseat/booster for 5 Yr Old - Britax or Radian?

Hi Moms, I'm looking for a new carseat for my daughter who is on the small side; 50 percentile in height and 25% in weight. I can't decide between the Britax Frontier -- I think it may be too wide and she might get a sore neck if she falls asleep and her head falls sideways. Or the Sunshine Kids Radian XT or Radian 80 -- Will it be too narrow for her in a year or so? Is the height-adjustable headrest on the XT useful or can I stick with the 80? She is currently in a Britax Boulevard, this is for a second car but if she likes it better,...


Car Seat vs Booster

My 4 1/2 year old son threw up in the car yesterday. I tried cleaning out...

Pets with Children

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Infant Carseats: Need Help to Pick One Out

I want to thank all of you for your help with my other posts, I really appreciate it. You have all been so much help, I thought I would pick your brains again... It looks like they baby will be about 10 pounds when its born in the next couple of weeks and I still can't decide on a car seat. I want an infant carrier style and I am debating between the regular sized one that goes to 22 pounds and the newer models that go to 30 or 35 pounds. I don't want to waste money by having to buy another infant style car seat in just a few months...

Traveling with Pets

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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...