The ‘BeSafe Izi Plus’ – A Toddler’s Point of View!

Following on from my previous post on the BeSafe Izi Plus here comes my complete review of it , with pictures, from a Toddler’s point of view. 🙂

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Nania Trio Review (Reblogged)

Nania Trio Review.

My fellow car seat expert Kat, has written a review on the Nania Trio, the car seat available for £25 at A.S.D.A and Kiddicare to name a couple of retailers.

As a small ‘sum it up’ this is the same car seat that went viral on Facebook a few weeks ago now. You might have seen it? It was a little boy who then at 2yo, broke both he’s legs sitting in this very seat.
It is also the same seat to be recalled by Which? for it’s poor performance. Report <<HERE>>

Have a look at this video, the car seat is not compatible (but correctly installed in the car! ) with the car it’s installed in, a Rover 75, and this is what happens:

To me, this is scary to watch!

Have you ever come across this? Would you buy the car seat if after seeing this?

Welcome O’ Breastfeeding Mother…not

Like most breastfeeding mothers I choose to breastfeed wherever I am, no matter where that might be.

Usually I have no problems sitting down in public, or standing around or walking about if I’m wrapping. Your as likely to see me in the display section of A.S.D.A “whipping out the boob” so to speak (only I’ve actually never come across this as pretty much all ‘breast feeding tops’ are made to help you with the “oh so needed decency”…) as you are finding me in the car ‘topping him up’ before our journey home. 🙂

And sometimes… just… sometimes… I feel brave and wonder off into the unknown…
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“Thumbs UP! Thursday” #4

This will continue to come on every other week, as having it up every week is just too much and too little time to find what I need. 🙂

 

 

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This past week I have been trying to make my mind up on who was going to be this Thursday’s “winner”. hehe 🙂
This retailer was one of the first ones I came across when I was looking for ERF retailers. Like some of the others, it’s small and privately owned. 🙂

 

I present to you….

 

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Congratulations to rear facing specialist; Secureatot! 

 

 

Secureatot is owned by Jayne and Kirsty.
They offer specialist rear facing car seat advice, both online by e-mail and Facebook, and on phone. They also have two showrooms for you to come and try out car seats. 🙂
These are located in; Brinkworth and Malmesbury, Wiltshire.


Their website contains a mountain of factual information put to you in a simple way to help you understand better. 🙂

On Youtube you can find many of their install guides to help you install your seat if  you have bought it online. Their website has an online shop, though some of the car seats can only be bought from one of their Showrooms.

 

Our babies were nine months old when we first came across rear facing car seats. We were shocked at how much safer rear-facing car seats are compared to forward-facing and began researching straight away to find out the facts. We could not believe that this knowledge was not more widespread and that we as consumers were unable to make informed choices.

We discovered that rear-facing car seats are 5 times safer than forward-facing seats!

Kirsty did what a lot of people will do and tried to convince herself that forward facing was the way to go. After all, isn’t it more sociable?! Also, if it was that much safer, why could they not be bought in the UK (at that time the only option was to import from Europe)?

There were also a whole host of questions ‘where do their legs go’, ‘how can I see my baby’ etc, all of which were perfectly understandable and ones that many parents had asked.

In the end we couldn’t ignore the facts any longer and we decided to buy rear-facing seats for our babies. We were then both amazed that we had to import the seats from Sweden, which was time-consuming and costly.

So that’s why we set up this site – to help make information about rear-facing car seats more widely available and to give you the chance to buy some of the best seats available from our UK stock.

You can learn from our experience but you don’t just have to take our word for it… please read the evidence yourself… and then pass it on!

 

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday from 9am till 5pm
Saturday from 9am till 12pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Securatot-Limited/128766507212840

 

 

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‘Jaws’…six?

The smallest member of the family is teething…oh yes…  remember those days?
Not always the most pleasant thing to witness, we don’t generally want to see our children in pain, and teething is sadly one of those things where the baby/child is either;

 

  1. Coping well
  2. Coping bad
  3. Coping really bad or the one we all prefer,
  4. Suddenly just appearing to have a mouth full of teeth. 🙂

 

My first two children was nr 4. Didn’t seem to phase them at all, teething that is. They just suddenly had teeth. More then one in a row. I remember my daughter got four at a time! 😮 And she only had a couple of bad nights bless her, not as unlucky as her dear smaller brother who had a difficult time teething.

I’ve always been a firm believer in using things natural, so when I heard of using ‘Amber stone’ as a natural pain relief, I knew I had to investigate. 😀

My search took me to the Baltic Ocean believe it or not!

I’m going to put a quote up here from The Amber Artisans.

It’s just easier for all parts if I do that, instead of repeating lots of things and trying to make it my own words, when things are described so perfectly on their website. 🙂

What I can and will say though, is that for us, Amber teething necklace was a saver. And Henry couldn’t agree more! 🙂

 

Amberteeth

From ancient cultures to modern society, Baltic Amber has been a mystery, a fascination, and an enviable possession all over the world. Some people treasure it for its natural beauty and the variations of color that emanate from deep within each bead. Others consider it an historical relic to be prized. In most cases, amber is purchased because it is truly a collectors item of significant value.

For many hundreds of year, scientists and scholars have dedicated their careers or a significant portion of the professional lives studying amber and detailing its many facets. If you’re an aspiring “amberologist” or simply a lover of fine things Amber, you’ll find yourself in good company in our Amber Education Room.  Learn, explore and enjoy pages that tell the story of amber myths, the history of Baltic amber, and other useful educational articles.

I buy our Amber teething necklaces from http://dinodaisy.co.uk/ She has lots of nice beautiful ones, she also sells nursing necklaces and so forth! Well worth a look!

 

 

Warning!

Currently, the marketplace is flooded with fake amber! Read this article on how to spot fake amber and recognize real amber.

It is important that you buy from real amber artisans (like the one I buy from) and not fake ones as you have no idea, with a fake one, how the product has been processed or if it’s been treated with something iffy.

 

 

 

 

//Q: Have you ever used an amber teething necklace/bracelet/anklet?