In the world of car seats, technicians need to know the names of the car seats with which they’re dealing. We need to be able to identify seats so we can look them up on recall lists and to write them down on checklists for liability reasons. It’s important to our jobs. And sanity.
I’ve decided to document how various combination (harness/booster) seats fit my 4-year-old, 41 lb, 43″ tall son in booster mode. He’s at the size where most parents would be switching from the 5-pt harness to the vehicle’s lap/shoulder belt in booster mode if they had a combination seat with a 40 lb limit on the harness. In each case I’ll use […]
Sunshine Kids Monterey: A Versatile Booster Vehicle seat belts are designed to fit an average 160 lbs. man, not your average 4-10 year old child. That’s why we have booster seats. A booster seat raises the child up so that the lap portion of the lap/shoulder belt falls across the bony hips, not the soft, […]
As it turns out, Child Passenger Safety is a pretty narrow topic for a blog. It’s hard to be creative and come up with a new topic every day that isn’t a rehash of an old one. So, we occasionally mix in parenting issues, other child related products (especially if someone sends us one for […]
I had an interesting experience recently and I just have to share. I had a (non-CPS) meeting to go to and I was carpooling with a friend and her friend. The other friend (someone I don’t know) offered to pick me up from a prearranged location about 20 minutes from my house and drive me the rest of […]