Tag: family

May 08

Explore These Fun, Summer Grand Rapids Activities This Season

Summer Grand Rapids Activities - John Ball Zoo

Looking for something to do this spring or summer? Luckily for residents of Grand Rapids, Michigan and those of us nearby, the list of activities and possibilities is practically endless. Here are some fun summer Grand Rapids activities to keep in mind:   Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park – The warm weather brings out …

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Sep 15

Car Seat Safety Tips

When people plan to have a baby, they often think about food, housing accommodations, money, and other things babies require to have a full, healthy life. But they rarely think about car seat safety, or rather think beyond simply installing one. Take a look at Pfeiffer Used’s top car seat safety tips to help make your children safer. 1 – Know the Car Seat’s History Don’t buy a car seat if you don’t know its full crash history. Any seat that is broken or has been in a crash should be replaced. 2 – Check the Label Check the label to see if the seat actually appropriate for your child’s age, weight, and height. Also check the expiration date to make sure it is still safe. Most safety seats expire after six years. 3 – Make Sure it is Installed Properly About 73% of car seats are not installed correctly. If you tug at the base, it should not move more than an inch. If you pinch the strap at your child’s shoulder, there should be no excess webbing. Carefully check the car seat manual twice to ensure the seat is installed properly. You can check online checklists as well.

When people plan to have a baby, they often think about food, housing accommodations, money, and other things babies require to have a full, healthy life. But they rarely think about car seat safety, or rather think beyond simply installing one. Take a look at Pfeiffer Used’s top car seat safety tips to help make …

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