Tag Archives: Car

The mifold Grab & Go Booster

A few weeks ago we were sent two of the most advanced, compact and portable booster seats in the world, the mifold. Hubby was really excited by this as we have recently adapted our car from a five seater to a seven seater. Our boot seats are actually suitable to be used without a car seat (don’t ask me how …

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Kia Niro 2 Hybrid SUV Family Car Review

I am bringing a completely different review to the mix today. We were recently given the opportunity to experience an extended test drive of the Kia Niro 2 a few weeks ago. Now I am definitely not a car expert but I can drive so I hope that counts for something. We are a family of five with young children …

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Big Family Holiday To The Isle Of Wight – Day Eight

This is the last of our Isle Of Wight holiday posts, which I’m sure you are quite relieved about. There’s a link below so you can find all of them in one place if you fancied a recap and also a link with the IOW video playlist. I had tried to extend our trip by changing the time of our …

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Top Tips for Older Learner Drivers

Whilst many people learn to drive and pass their driving test as soon as they possibly can, others simply can’t afford the luxury. Whether you had driving lessons as a teen or young adult, failed your driving test years ago and never bothered trying again, or have simply never got round to learning to drive, trying to pass your driving …

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5 Important Things To Remember For Your Big Day

The weeks of taking lessons, practicing what you’ve been taught, learning your Highway Code and preparing for the driving theory test is about to hopefully pay off. The next step is to pass your practical driving test to enjoy the freedom and independence driving affords you.  Being prepared both physically and mentally is the key to giving yourself the best …

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Children Explain ISOFIX With Britax

Becoming a new parent brings you so many responsibilities. One of the most important things is keeping your child safe at all times. I remember finding car seats such a difficult thing to get my head around. So many technical words to understand and the actual fitting of a car seat such a stress. ISOFIX was something that confused the …

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Do You Have Road Rage? Take The Quiz

Road rage is something that I think that all road users must have, even if it’s just a tiny bit, my Hubby used to be very hot headed behind the wheel but thankfully that has mellowed down a lot over the past year or so. I love this little quiz about road rage, I’d love to know how you got …

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Nuna REBL Car Seat Review

It can get a little confusing when you have a baby. All the different products, technologies and safety requirements that come from the responsibility of having a baby. I remember when P1 was born and I wasn’t allowed to leave the hospital without the nurses checking that she’d been safely fitted into her car seat. Things have changed slightly since …

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10 Ways to Entertain Kids on a Road Trip

P1 has always been really good on car journeys, she’d fall asleep pretty instantly or she sits quietly listening to the radio and singing. However, P2 is growing completely differently and I miss the easy journeys we used to have. P2 gets very agitated and bored being in the car for a long amount of time. Party Bags & Supplies …

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“Today has been a productively strange day”

Today has been a productively strange day. With P1 away on a double night sleepover with her Great-Grandad, P2 woke up at 6:50am. She snuggled in bed with us for about ten minutes before I took her downstairs for breakfast and some cBeebies. It was a slow morning really, hubby joined us downstairs and we just mooched. Hubby then went …

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“The frustrating and daunting decision has come to say goodbye”

In January 2012 my little white 1995 Vauxhall Corsa with pink butterfly and flower stickers decided it wanted to keep breaking down on me. The last straw happened when it broke down in the middle of those yellow boxes and I was completely stuck with no help and many cars beeping and passing by. Luckily, it was opposite my work …

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Ruta Ett DVD AB Heroes Of The City Review & Competition

There’s a lot of speculation around technology and children. I have mixed emotions. I would never plonk the kids in front of The Walking Dead but I don’t see the harm in programmes like good old Mr Tumble. Educational programmes and apps, in my opinion, are fantastic!!!   We’ve been trying out a new app made by Ruta Ett DVD …

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Recaro Young Expert Plus & Monza Nova 2 Seat Fix Car Seat Review

My hubby has many skills. Car seats are not one of them. He gets in a right tangle with the traditional seatbelt fixing baby carrier so much so that he had an isofix base installed for his car – click and go! I wrote earlier in the week that we were expecting a car seat delivery from Kiddicare. Well they …

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“I definitely think the girls are about to travel like royalty”

The moment you see that positive pregnancy test your whole life changes. You spend every second of every day fighting to keep your little one safe. The impending fact that P2 will be needing a new car seat has been playing on my mind for a while. She’s becoming more and more squished inside the baby Maxi-Cosi CabrioFix and her …

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