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What do car seat expiration dates mean? My car seat has  EXPIRED!?  Is that a real thing?  It's not a gallon of milk!! How do they expire and does it really make a difference?   You’re probably wondering why you need to buy ANOTHER car seat if the one you bought 9 years ago was barely ever used and of course it was never in any sort of accident. Well here’s the answer:  SAFETY FIRST! FIRST THINGS FIRST:  Giving car seats an expiration date i sn't about money. It's about making sure your child's car seat is as SAFE as possible! Car...

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does airplane travel with kids send your ANXIETY through the roof? read up!  Rachel Rising Founder of Baby Logic. Mom Blogger. Child Passenger Safety Technician. Prenatal and Pediatric Chiropractor. Mom of 3 Boys. OK, here goes. I have a trip coming up. I am flying up to Canada to visit my family and I'm taking ALL THREE BOYS with me! We fly out a week from today. I need to prepare - both physically AND emotionally.  Traveling, including flying with kids, is a daunting task and definitely puts me on high alert. I want things to run as smoothly as possible,...

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Because babies are the BEST reason to throw a party! Who doesn’t like a party? If anyone is like me, you look for every reason to throw one. Babies are no exception. Baby showers are a celebration of new life and new beginnings. Whether you are experienced pros or you are first time parents, baby showers are always a good time and a happy day. However parties can be a little stressful sometimes for everyone involved. you want what? Friends and loved ones get flustered over what to bring and what parents might want for a baby shower gift. Parents...

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families on the go...read up! Lacey McBrideAssistant Store Manager. Gear Expert. Sociology Major.  Whether shopping online or in-store, parents can spend hours staring at a wall of car seats or scrolling page after page looking at strollers. Sadly, after all that time, most still end up confused and frustrated. Parents are daunted by the fear of falling victim to confusing and hard-to-use car seats and strollers. And we don't blame them! The last thing they want to do is stare at a half-installed car seat while muttering to themselves that it shouldn’t be this difficult. Or even worse, to have...

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I am sure at this point, you and your Doc (midwife) do coffee (decaf) regularly, have each other on speed dial, are basically old friends. And, you have probably had the induction chat.  There are several ways to be induced, natural and medical. And whatever you and your doctor come up with will be the safest and most comfortable route for you. They will not let you go later than this week, so I am a little teary eyed as I think about our relationship winding down.  Soon, you will be too busy to even keep relationships with your actual...

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