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These Gifts Make Travel More Fun

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 19th, 2017 8:00am

These Gifts Make Travel More Fun Want to make travel more for fun the frequent flyer on your lists?  Check out these suggestions based on their potential traveling companion(s). Traveling with… Kids. Traveling with children is in an enriching and rewarding experience for the entire family. But getting there can often be a pain in the parental unit. Good gifts for parents who travel with children include miniature, magnetic board games, a backpack ...


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NHTSA Tips to Keep Your Family Safe During The Holidays and All Winter

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 23rd, 2016 6:00am

NHTSA Tips to Keep Your Family Safe During The Holidays and All Winter With the holiday travel season upon us, we wanted to share these NHTSA winter safety tips to keep you and your family safe all winter and especially during your holiday road trips.   Get your car serviced – Start the season off right with a visit to your mechanic for a tune-up and other routine maintenance. Have your entire vehicle checked thoroughly for leaks, badly worn hoses, or other needed parts, repairs and ...


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AskPatty's Guide To Great Winter Family Escapes

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 6th, 2016 5:21pm

Looking for some great family activities during the cold winter weather? AskPatty has gathered a selection of great winter escapes for the family.   Winter can be a magical time to travel. Most of the warm-weather touristy crowds have vanished from popular destinations and have been replaced by local snow and ice festivals, Christmas villages, and unforgettable New Years celebrations. National parks and vast wilderness areas ...


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What Does the Typical American Family Car Look Like in 2015?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 13th, 2015 9:35am

“Whether you're carrying a lot of people, a lot of their stuff, or a lot of both, your family car needs to get it all where you need to go,” says Brandy Schaffels, automotive industry analyst and chief editor of automotive site AskPatty.com. “Young families need room for strollers and car seats, others need room for their kids' backpacks and sports gear.” ... Read More!


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Edmonds.com Family-Friendly Features on 2015 Model Cars - Jody DeVere Featured

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 10th, 2014 12:04pm

Edmonds.com Family-Friendly Features on 2015 Model Cars - Jody DeVere Featured ... Read More!


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Autos: Drive smart with family-friendly features - Indy Star

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 4th, 2014 3:07pm

Brandy Schaffels AskPatty.com Editor Featured Become a mom or dad and you'll quickly re-prioritize what features you want in your next vehicle. Car seat attachment hooks, roof styling and trunk access suddenly become much more important. ... Read More!


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Take Precautions for a Safe Summer Road Trip with Allstate Insurance

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 2nd, 2011 1:00am

Dreaming of the perfect summer getaway? You can see it now: Cruising on the open road, strolling on the beach or camping under the stars—but a trip to the ER or getting stranded at a service station? That’s definitely not part of the plan! In this feature are six pre-road safety tips to make sure nothing spoils your summer trip.


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Moms to Work Ho ho, Mrs. Claus to the rescue

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 21st, 2010 5:45pm

This fun poem from AskPatty.com made me think how many women I know are currently rescuing their families … buying last-minute gifts, organizing meals and visits to relatives, wrapping presents, managing expectations … To all you superhuman She- Santas, ho ho ho .. and thanks to AskPatty: ... Read More!


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Toyota's

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 6th, 2010 4:10pm

The "Swagger Wagon" folks have done it again, to hilarious effect. The "minivan rap" for the Toyota Sienna is new and creative and yet oh-so-familiar, as two self-absorbed, suburban parents (the "Sienna Family") show how the mundane details of raising kids (and their ride) are as hip as they are... or so they believe. ... Read More!


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Be Tire Smart and Drive Safely Into Summer

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 8th, 2010 8:05pm

Correctly maintained tires are critical to the safety of all members of the family, not to mention the safety of everyone else on the road. Is your vehicle – and your customers’ vehicles – ready for the summer? ... Read More!


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