I know, I’m on a bit of a car seat run here, but just bear with me, this is the last car seat post for a while and it’s an important one.
I am not writing this to shame anyone, in fact, the truth is that I made nearly all these mistakes before I knew better and I have the picture evidence to prove it. As parents, we all try our hardest to do what’s right and keep our children safe, but we’re human and we make mistakes. And in the case of car seat safety, the mistakes can have pretty significant ramifications.
Since realizing the error of my ways, I’ve made a conscious effort to be more informed, and so, without judgment, these are 9 mistakes to watch out for to make sure your children are as safe as possible in their car seats.
Disclaimer: I am not a Child Passenger Safety Technician and do not pretend to be one. I have provided sources for more information on all of these topics and whenever in doubt, contact your car manufacturer, car seat manufacturer or a Safe Kids certified CPST for more information.
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