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Quick Question: What’s The Best Way To Do A Third Row, Facing Forward or Backward?

I think we’re at a point in automotive history when three-row cars are enjoying a resurgence in popularity, and I’m all for that. The “way back” seat is a wonderful thing, partially because it’s the only mainstream car seat you’re likely to find that may be facing backwards. There’s two schools of thought when it…Read […]

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When Picking Out a Car Seat, Follow the AAP’s Safety Recommendations

A disturbing report published today by ProPublica about the safety of belt-positioning booster seats sold by Evenflo and other companies serves as an important reminder for parents: Always follow the American Academy of Pediatric’s guidelines for car seat safety first. A manufacturer’s recommendation for height and…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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I Already Found the Classiest Part of the New Porsche Cayenne Coupe

The 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe dropped today, boasting a steeply raked rear window and a name that does not mean what Porsche says it means. But no matter! Shut it down everyone—I’ve already found the best and classiest part of the car. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Quick Question: Have You Ever Used The Headrest While Driving?

I’ve talked about headrests in the context of one of these Quick Questions before, but it was in a biting context, not a use-it-for-its-stated-purpose context. So I feel like I owe headrests some real consideration. Now that I’ve considered headrests, I realized I’m not really sure I’ve ever actually used one while…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Stop Your Kid From Pushing Down the Car Seat Chest Clip 

The correct positioning of a car seat chest clip is at armpit level, right between a child’s nipples. This isn’t a suggestion, but a non-negotiable. Car seat safety advocate Heather Starr explains why in this Facebook post showing the chest of three-year-old girl after she was in a car accident. There’s some bruising,…Read more… Continue […]

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How A Car Crash Turned One Man Into The World’s Foremost Collector Of Vintage Child Seats 

The glory that you are currently beholding is one of the largest vintage child car seat collections in the world. Trust us, this is way more interesting than it sounds. A Jalopnik reader named Scott has spent the last 30 years collecting nearly 100 vintage car seats, some of which, he says, have even been […]

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What to Do When Your Kid Has a Diaper Blowout in the Car

Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert, advice columnist and author of the New York Times bestselling book, My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag … And Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha. Her flagship column, “Ask a Clean Person,” debuted in 2011. Here on Offspring, we’ve launched a new iteration of it, focusing on parenting…Read more… […]

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