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Share the Joy of these Babies Safe #FirstRides Home

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 28th, 2014 2:53pm

Inspired by the real stories of New Yorkers going home with their newborns in taxis (an experience that does not legally require child safety seats), Mitsubishi recently launched its #FirstRide program in New York by giving three babies their inaugural ride home in one of America’s safest small SUVs, the 2014 Outlander, as part of Mitsubishi Motors’ “First Ride” program, which focuses on creating awareness and ...


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Be Safe and Smart with Car Seat ID Kits

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 30th, 2008 8:32am

Sometimes AskPatty stumbles across something that's so smart and such a no-brainer, we're ashamed we didn't think of it ourselves! Here is one of those things, found in a product review by Real Moms Review Panel Member Sara Lilly: the Chicks and Cubs "Car Seat ID Kit." "Why is this such a good thing?" you ask? Well, here's a scary thought. When I take my grandkids to crowded places, such as theme parks or on vacation camping ...


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Evenflo Recalls One Million Discovery Infant Car Seats

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 4th, 2008 9:30pm

Evenflo, a car safety seat manufacturer, issued a voluntary safety recall of one million Discovery Infant Car Seats after tests by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Evenflo. The tests showed that the car seat had the potential to separate from its base in high impact side collisions. To prevent potential problems, Evenflo will provide current owners a free supplemental dual-hook fastener that ...


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Car Seat Accessories: All The Things You Could Possibly Need, And Some That Are Just Cool

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 3rd, 2008 1:16pm

Car seats are car seats… and they aren’t all that snazzy in general. Some are really functional and others have cute designs, but it seems like there isn’t a single one that offers every convenience and accessory you could want. Ask Patty has scoured the internet for some rocking accessories and add-ons for your car seats and kiddies! Cool Car Seat Cover from Comfaset Keep Cool with this ...


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Don't Be a Turkey - Be Sure to Buckle Up!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 22nd, 2007 5:41pm

It was Thanksgiving Day 1992, I was feeling nervous about taking the long drive with my two boys young boys out to the desert from Los Angeles to visit my in-laws for the annual Thanksgiving family get together. My daughter, the youngest was spending the weekend with her best friends up in Solvang for the holidays, which later would turn into a blessing. I called my Mom in the morning to wish her and my Dad a ...


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6 Quick Resources for Infant Car Seat Info

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 4th, 2007 11:00pm

As a new mom-to-be I already worry. Will my son be healthy? Happy? Will we be able to adequately provide for him? Will I be able to keep him safe? Can I hold him without dropping him? Which end is up? Besides eating healthy and taking care of myself, one of the first safety issues I will face with my son is his car seat. Our hospital won't let us take him home unless we bring in a car seat. The nurses will show us ...


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ABC Channel5 in Boston Features Article from Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 27th, 2007 10:31pm

Ask Patty Around the Auto World Blog Carnival: February 27, 2007   POSTED: Tuesday, February 27, 2007 Ask Patty is back for another week around the auto world! Oscars are lighting up the scene and little girls are crying out "give us some Hot Wheels!" Thank you to all of our submitters this week as always! Click those seat belts! Car seat safety clinics are part of educational ...


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Baby Boy Trends Blogs About Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 18th, 2006 9:12pm

Britax Marathon Car Seat- My 1st Choice! Britax Marathon Convertible Restraint - in Granite is perfect for your growing man. I can tell you that car seats ARE expensive- yes they. There are cheaper ones out there for sure, but do this before you buy anything: Check with consumer reports to see the rating. Britax is rated very high, has a 5 point safety harness, and easy adjustment. Check ...


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