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Best Baby Car Seats

Top 10 Rated Baby Car Seats By Valerie Baldowski Parents looking for a safe infant car seat have the daunting task of wading through dozens of brands and models to find the one seat right for their child. We compared the seats on the market and chose which ones are the best ones based on […]

Graco Nautilus 3-in-1 Car Seat

Baby Car Seat  9/10 By Valerie Baldowski Graco has already made a name for itself for its other baby care products, including strollers, travel systems, play yards, swings, high chairs and baby monitors, so moms can go on an established track record when comparing the basic Graco Nautilus 3-in-1 to other infant car seats. This […]

More Car Seats

Babies “R” Us 65  7.5/10 Weight: 21.5 pounds 28 by 24.3 by 20.7 inches Babies “R” Us is advertising its own “exclusive” infant car seat, by Safety 1st. The Babies “R” Us Safety 1st Aquos 65 Convertible… read more Back to Best Car Seats

Car Seat LATCH System

By Valerie Baldowski Once upon a time the rules for installing infant car seats were informal and left up to individual families, but now the rules are much more stringent. In 2002 the government mandated the LATCH restraint system, (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) which is a standardized system to ensure their safety when […]

New Baby Trend Convertible Car Seat

By Valerie Baldowski Parents shopping for child safety seats at Toys “R” Us and Babies “R” Us are probably just now noticing another brand of seat on the shelves. Baby Trend, Inc. has launched its new trendz FastBack 3-in-1 car seat nationwide. The seats were scheduled to hit the stores on Jan. 9. The two […]

Some Car Seats are Less Intimidating to Use than Others

By Valerie Baldowski There are oodles of car seats on the market but not all of them are user-friendly. Some are pretty expensive, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re easy to install quickly when you’re in a hurry to travel with your baby or toddler. We’ve talked about the lightest, but what most parents want […]

When on the go, Give your Arm a Break with a Light Car Seat

By Valerie Baldowski Traveling and taking vacations can be fun, but parents with infants and young kids in tow usually have some extra baggage in the form of car seats. They can be rented, but bringing your own removes the guesswork from wondering what shape the seat will be in when you get it. Dragging […]

Need a Car Seat when Travelling? Make Plans in Advance

By Valerie Baldowski When traveling with babies or young children, finding a car rental agency willing to make the extra effort to find an infant car seat can be a hassle. No doubt parents have a long list of questions. How easy is it to find a reliable rental agency, and how safe are the […]

Sunshine Kids Diono Radian

Convertible Baby Car Seat  8.5/10 By Valerie Baldowski Doing side by side comparisons of the weight of each car seat, the Sunshine Kids Diono Radian R100 is the Mac Daddy of them all. It’s up there almost in the stratosphere, bested only by the expensive Peg Perego Primo Viaggio. But despite that, this seat is […]

The First Years True Fit Recline

Convertible Baby Car Seat  8.5/10 By Valerie Baldowski This is one of the heavier car seats in our Top 10 Review, but despite its weight, the True Fit Recline Convertible Model C650 is a good quality, well put together seat. It weighs in at 19 pounds, not as hard to pick up and carry as […]

Safety 1st Comfy Carry Elite Plus

Baby Car Seat  9.5/10 By Valerie Baldowski Parents on a budget can find an economical car seat in the Safety 1st Comfy Carry Elite Plus. This rear-facing model holds infants four to 22 pounds in weight and as tall as 29 inches. It features an adjustable infant insert for really tiny babies and an adjustable […]

Babies “R” Us 65

Convertible Baby Car Seat  7.5/10 By Valerie Baldowski Babies “R” Us is advertising its own “exclusive” infant car seat, by Safety 1st. The Babies “R” Us Safety 1st Aquos 65 Convertible carries babies from five up to 40 pounds in a rear-facing position, and children up to 65 pounds in the forward-facing position. Its features […]

Baby Trend Flex-Loc

Baby Car Seat  7.5/10 By Valerie Baldowski Unlike some car seats, the Baby Trend Flex-Loc comes with the base included so there is no need to purchase it separately. It’s designed to carry infants weighing between five and 30 pounds, no more than 30 inches tall. It has a five-point safety harness, a one-hand harness […]

Chicco KeyFit 30

Baby Car Seat  8/10 By Valerie Baldowski The KeyFit 30 is designed for an infant from four to 30 pounds, and has a removable insert for newborns and smaller babies. A five-point harness keeps the child secure, and installation is made easier by bubble levels and “center pull” adjustment. To make it easier to transport […]

Evenflo Titan Sport

Convertible Baby Car Seat  8/10 By Valerie Baldowski Evenflo has gained recognition in the baby care industry with its line of baby bottles, so making infant car seats is a logical progression for the manufacturer. The Titan Sport Convertible faces the rear for really young infants weighing five to 35 pounds, and then can be […]

Britax Chaperone

Baby Car Seat  7/10 By Valerie Baldowski Britax is another international baby products manufacturer, and its rear-facing Chaperone brand infant car seat has won several awards, including the iParenting Media Award. The Chaperone is designed for babies weighing four to 30 pounds, up to 32 inches tall and with a seated shoulder height of 6.5 […]