A New Ride: The Britax Frontier

APR 19, 2008

ETA: The response has been overwhelming so this has turned into a 4-post detailed photo review of the Britax Frontier. All 4 posts are quite picture heavy, so I apologize in advance to dial-up users. :)

Here are the posts regarding the Britax Frontier:

> Post #1 – When we first got the Frontier with comparison pix next to the Marathon.

Post #2 – Answered some visitor questions with photos of my oldest 10 yo daughter in the seat.

Post #3 – Shows car’s belt measurements of the seat installed in my 2001 Ford Taurus.

Post #4 – Shows how high the head rest goes and how much the seat slopes in recline and upright positions. My oldest 10yo daughter is shown in the seat with head rest up.

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Update on The Safe Sippy

JAN 5, 2008

A momma from my forum emailed The Safe Sippy company to inquire of their manufacturing. Here is their response:

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Yet another toy recall…

NOV 8, 2007

CNN Article: Millions of toys recalled; contain ‘date rape’ drug

Made in ChinaI just can not believe we have yet another toy recall. Toys recalled this year have included many things from Curious George and Thomas the Tank Engine to Baby Einstein and Polly Pocket. Winnie the Pooh, Big Bird, Diego, and Dora are not safe either. Now being recalled are Aqua Dots. Thankfully few of the recalls have affected us, but that’s only because in the last year I’ve been really pushing to ditch the plastic and have only quality wooden toys. Kayla still has her Polly Pockets (a few of which has been on the recall lists) and Littlest Pet Shops. We also have American Girl dolls as well as a token Barbie or two and Breyer model horses. OK… maybe we still have a ways to go before really minimizing the China-made toys. But I refuse to buy from any company from now on that does not have strict policies on how their toys are made. Continue reading Yet another toy recall…