Traveling by Car: Meijer

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Britax Car Seat? Car Seat for Air Travel?

Hi ladies, we are in the process of looking for a new car seat for one of our cars. I read a request and lots of responses a couple days ago about reviews of convertible car seats and found lots of helpful information. Now that I'm looking into it more I have more questions though. I'm leaning towards a Britax because of their great reviews and safety ratings, but am not sure which model. Any of you have experiences with the Marathon, Decatholon, or Boulevard? Another thing that I'm thinking about is the fact that we will be flying to...

Car Rides & Road Trips

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Ideas to Occupy Children While on a Road Trip

Hello to all you wonderful mothers out there! I am in need of some advice. We have a family vacation that is coming up in a few weeks where my husband and I and our two children (5 year old girl and 15 month old boy) will be going on a four and a half hour trip up North. This is the first "long distance" trip we have taken together as a family and I am in need of some ideas on what to take along in the van to keep the kids occupied? Because we just purchased a brand-new vehicle, my husband will not allow markers or crayons for obvious...

Car Seats

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Shopping with Car Seat

I am a new mom who has the Chicco travel system. My question is that when I need to take my son with the car seat on to a shopping cart and into a store, this car seat doesn't seem to fit securely on top of the shopping cart. I have checked out the manual for the travel system and can't seem to find any helpful hints for this. So I have been putting the car seat with him right in to the shoping cart. Needless to say this takes up all the room. No room for groceries...anyone have this problem or am I just missing it...

New Car

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Need to Purchase a New Car seat...what Do You Suggest?

My baby, Emma, is no longer a baby and we are getting ready to make the transition from infant carrier to "big girl" car seat. I'm overwhelmed with all the choices and I understand that the most expensive does not always mean it is the best or the safest. I'm looking for suggestions...Which car seat do you prefer? If you were buying a new car seat today, which one would you get? Thanks for your help!!


Choosing a Family Car

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


New Car or Not

I just found out that we are expecting our second child I already have a 3yr...