It’s been years since I’ve needed to shop for a new car seat, but when I saw all of the innovative features on Cybex’s latest model – the Aton Q – I knew I needed to research and share.
My first thought looking at this was how does a stroller cost $1,200?? Then again, I bought the Bugaboo (which was not cheap) and this Orbit has features that cover all of the annoying issues that had. There are two main components: the base ($500) and the seat ($440), which also doubles as a car … Continue reading Orbit Baby Travel Collection G2: Easy Rider
Starting today, California, along with five other states, requires that tots be in car seats or boosters until eight years old or 4’9″ tall. The previous requirements were six years old or 60 pounds. Although kids are in an uproar, it’s all about their safety. A properly fitting seatbelt must go across the upper thighs, … Continue reading It’s the Law: Back in the Car Seat You Go!
I can’t believe I bought yet another car seat. For my trip to France, I needed a booster that would travel well (instead of my really great but super heavy Clek Oobr). Britax is the last word in car seat safety so it was an easy decision to go for the newest booster, the Parkway … Continue reading Britax Parkway SGL Booster Seat: Safety First but Convenient, too!
The same inventor of the clever Trunki Ride On Suitcase has now come up with the most ingenious invention to hit the car booster seat market ever. (Unfortunately, it is not yet available in the U.S., but more on that later). The Trunki BoostApack is a booster and backpack all in one. The hardshell is … Continue reading Trunki Boostapack: More Than Meets the Eye
Everyone always wants to know what Tot Snob’s favorite tot items are, and of course, not only do I have my absolute favorites that I make sure all my friends and family members put on their gift registry but I stand behind these as truly the best in value and function. So, without further ado, … Continue reading Tot Snob Favorites, Must Have Registry Items
My younger one gets motion sickness. So you know what that means when we get in a car, especially after a nice healthy meal. We have had a few road side cleanups that, well…I don’t want to gross you out with details, let’s just say, it was not pretty. After the clean up, she actually … Continue reading Nomie Replacement Toddler Car Seat Covers
The answer is of course to ALWAYS use a car seat. I recently heard that the leading cause of death for toddlers is not some horrid disease but from car accidents. Even without that mental torture in my head, I use a car seat at ALL times. But when traveling, things start to get tricky. … Continue reading To Car Seat or Not To Car Seat
There is nothing more important than safety and when it comes to car seats, nothing on the market is better than Britax. That’s just the bottom line. You pay more but it is a worthy investment. So, when I heard about this Amazon closeout sale on Britax car seats (up to $110 off!) I, of … Continue reading Britax Closeout Sale on Amazon!