Monthly Archive:: November 2012

Once You Go…Black BubbleBum Booster Seat!


We mentioned the new black BubbleBum a few months ago and also have a review of the BubbleBum Booster as well.  How can they top that?  All BubbleBum boosters are now retroactively rated to 100 lbs (for those super skinny 100 lb. kids whose bottom will fit in one!).  It’s now also available in black at for $39.99, just in time for Black Friday!



ABC Kids Expo 2012: What’s New from Britax, Cybex & Evenflo



Not much that was new or news (that we were allowed to preview)

  • New BOB branded B-Safe infant seat
  • A couple of new fashions




Current Aton fashions


Aton2 available [hopefully] by 2nd qtr 2013! Woot!

  • JPMA innovation award winner
  • Height-adjustable load leg; increases stability and improves crash protection
  • L.S.P. System (Linear side-impact Protection)
  • Will be in addition to regular Aton, not a replacement
  • Aton $249, Aton2 $299
  • 2013 colors Heavenly Blue, Violet Spring, Classic Black, Red Poppy and others


Combi Coccoro *Giveaway* – Week 2 of CarseatBlog’s Holiday Giveaway Bonanza!


For week 2 of our Holiday Giveaway Bonanza, we’ve partnered with our generous friends at Combi USA to offer a delightful Coccoro convertible seat! We have reviews of the Coccoro here and here and it’s on our list of Recommended Seats!  The Coccoro is cute, compact & lightweight. Plus, it fits newborns exceptionally well. Winner will have their choice of available Coccoro fashions.

This contest is now closed and a winner will be announced soon. Thanks for participating! 

There are three (3) ways to enter to win this adorable convertible!


  1. Leave a comment below (only 1 entry per household).
  2. LIKE the CarseatBlog Facebook Page (if you haven’t already) and leave a comment on our Coccoro giveaway post there (only 1 entry per household).
  3. LIKE the Combi USA Facebook Page (if you haven’t already) and leave a comment on the CarseatBlog & Coccoro giveaway post there (only 1 entry per household).


The winner must have a US mailing address (Alaska & Hawaii included).

Now for the fine print:

You are not eligible if you have previously won a carseat or any sponsor giveaway at during 2011 or 2012 (our own giveaways of bags and such don’t count if no sponsor was mentioned).  Blog writers and editors are also not eligible.  Only one entry per household/family, please.  If you leave more than one comment, only the first one will count.

We reserve the right to deem any entry as ineligible for any reason, though this would normally only be done in the case of a violation of the spirit of the rules above.  We also reserve the right to edit/update the rules if necessary.

The contest will close on Sunday night, 12/2 and a random winner will be chosen on Monday, 12/3. If a winner is deemed ineligible based on shipping restrictions or other issues or does not respond to accept the prize within 30 days, a new winner will be selected.

Good luck!

Please note:  If this is your first comment at CarseatBlog, or if you are using a different computer/device or a new email address, your comment may not appear immediately.  It will not be lost; it may just take a few hours for it to be approved.  Thank you for your understanding and patience as this is the only way we have to reduce comment spam.


Maxi-Cosi Prezi Unboxing


I know you’ve all been waiting for my very special unboxing of the Maxi-Cosi Prezi! It’s my best video to date. I’d fire my new camera-person, but I probably shouldn’t admit to hiring her in the first place due to child labor laws. Besides, she did it for free and you get what you pay for. Just keep in mind that the quality of the video isn’t any indication of the quality of the carseat!