Win A Carseat and More with @Safety_1st #OurSummerJourney

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If you are anything like us, you love to travel.  Near, far- anything for something new and exciting, or just a change of scenery. There is so much to see and do- and nothing like summertime to get the blood moving and one excited for travel.  However- just because summer is coming to an end doesn’t mean that travel has to, not by any means.  Fall travel is just as amazing- and lacks that sticky summertime heat as well, LOL.  Maybe less beach time, but apple picking and fall foliage is not to be missed.  Have you been to upstate NY or Vermont in the fall?  Amazing.  Don’t put your suitcases away yet- summer is still here, and fall leaves a lot to do as well.

P1010843While you are traveling, it’s important to keep the kids safe and entertained.  You will need snacks, drinks, toys and games to entertain them, and of course safe car seats and booster seats, depending on age and weight. When my son was smaller, I always kept a plastic potty and wipes (as well as Clorox wipes for the potty) easily available in the trunk- because potty emergencies were not to be trifled with.

My son is a big boy- while he’s only 7, he has outgrown most booster seats in both height and weight. We just got him his very first backless booster seat from Safety 1st, since the one he has is at it’s absolute max and can’t “grow” any larger- and it’s the biggest one on the market. It’s super easy to use- and it has the added bonus of having storage underneath the seat (as well as the must-have cup holders).

P1010842Here is a bit more information on the carseat-

“Take fun along for the ride with the Safety 1st Store ’n Go Backless Booster. This belt-positioning booster seat is designed for children from 40-100 pounds and features a pull out storage drawer that keeps kid’s gear easy-to-reach while they remain safely buckled into the seat. The drawer has a kid-friendly latch that keeps it closed once shut, but is easily opened while your child remains sitting securely in the seat. There’s also a built-in cup holder on one side and additional storage on the other, making it easy to keep a drink and snack close by during the ride.”

  • Belt-positioning booster: 40-100 pounds and 43-57″
  • Keeps kid’s gear easy to reach during the ride
  • Kid-friendly latch keeps drawer shut
  • Includes seatbelt positioning strap for a customized fit
  • Built-in cup holder and additional storage on sides of seat
  • Meets or exceeds Federal and ASTM Safety Standards

pic8Anyone who spends a long time in the car knows how annoying it is to have the sun in your eyes.  Not only is it bothersome, but also it’s not great for your skin or eyes.  Protect your little ones with cute window sun shades, also known as sun screens.  Some have suction cups that stick to windows, but those (just like the ones on your GPS unit) never stay “stuck on” for long, do they?  These cuties from Safety 1st are more durable- they glide right onto the window like a wall decal or bumper sticker- and yes, they are removable with no residue. Once you remove them, they never stick again quite right, so put it where you want it to go the first time.  The only drawback is that you can no longer roll down the kiddo’s window- but with small kids, you know you can’t really do that much anyway, or they will toss their toys out while you are driving, yeah?  Ha. You can open it a bit at the top as long as you position it right.  I say it’s the best of both worlds, and it’s what we have done more then 90% of the time since my son was born.

“Help protect your children from the sun’s harmful rays all year round with the Disney/Pixar Deluxe Sunscreen by Safety 1st. You’ll love the protection and they’ll love seeing Lighting McQueen up on the car window!”

  • Blocks the glare, not the view
    • Up to 85% UVA/UVB rays
  • Easy suction cup attachment
  • 16 3/4 inches wide by 13 inches high

P1010846My son, tall as he is, sometimes has a hard time with hotel beds- they can be very high and hard for him to get onto.  When he was little, he also had a hard time reaching the sinks.  At home, this was not a problem, but when were were out and about…..this was most troublesome at night, when he had to use the bathroom.  He would have to wake me up to help him (at least) back into the bed, and with the sink.  An easy remedy is to bring a small, light step stool with you.  The child can use it for the bed, and take it with them to the bathroom if they need to as well.  I love this Safety 1st stool- it also curves to the potty should you be training, and it has storage space inside (for extra diapers, underpants, and those ever-necessary baby wipes.)  It is also small, sturdy, and lightweight, so quite easy to travel with.

“Give your child a leg up with the Stash and Step Stool by Safety 1st. Specially designed to curve around the toilet, it’s more practical than a standard rectangular stool and  helpful when your child is potty training.”

  • Stool curves around toilet
  • Non-slip rubber feet
  • Lid comes off to reveal storage

One of you can win this exact prize pack!  Please feel free to enter to win by using the RC form below.  Note- ends Oct2, 2014.  Good luck!

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Comments

  1. Laurie Emerson says:

    I would keep this for my son as it is perfect for his age and his stage.

  2. Robert Pyszk says:

    I would be giving this to my sister to use

  3. Linda Bradshaw says:

    This would be great for my grandkids. I would give to them for Christmas.

  4. These things would be for my daughter. She is nearly 3 going on 13!

  5. Karen Drake says:

    I am so excited, I hope I win. I want this for my Niece, she is expecting a new baby this month and it would make a great shower gift for her.

  6. I would love to win the prize. I would be keeping it for myself if I did.

  7. RICHARD HICKS says:

    I want to winthis for my sisterinlaw who has a new baby. ” I am excited! I hope I win the prize”

  8. If I won this would be for my sister to use with my oldest niece. I am excited! I hope I win the prize.

  9. Paula Tavernie says:

    I would love to win this prize pack for my grandson! We could really use this when he comes to our house, we are always afraid we will forget to get his carseat out of his mommas car before she leaves!!

  10. tina reynolds says:

    I would keep for my youngest

  11. Marilyn Nawara says:

    I would like to win this so that I have my own car seat for my vehicle. When I watch the grandkids they have to leave me their car seat and it’s a pain to install it. Then, if I forget to have them leave me a seat we can’t go away. If I win I would have my very own seat and no more seat swapping — Grandma needs her own car seat!

  12. Allyson Bossie says:

    This would go to my youngest son. He is using the same booster than his older siblings did. The booster (similar to the one above) hasn’t changed, but he could certainly use a new one!

  13. Paula Michele Hafner says:

    I would give this to my son. He could use a booster seat for my husband’s car so we don’t have to always switch. He could use a step stool in his bedroom.

  14. this would be for my nephew. I am excited! I hope I win the prize

  15. I would love to win this for my son

  16. I have 2 nieces that are both pregnant right now ….I would love to win this for them. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  17. I’ll keep this!

  18. My first grandchild is due in January. So, depending on what my daughter gets at her shower, I will either give to her or keep at my house for visits.

  19. Tanya White says:

    I would keep this for my son his booster seat is a uncomfortable for him.

  20. Brittney House says:

    I would give this to my sister for my niece.

  21. I would use it for my 5 year old.

  22. Diane Hamel says:

    I can really use this for my job, young children counselor…

  23. jessica noah says:

    I can use this for my 4 and 5 year olds

  24. I would keep them for my son! I am excited! I hope I win the prize

  25. I would keep this prize for my son if I won, he will be out of his carseat and ready for a booster soon!

  26. Heather Freeman says:

    I have so many nieces and nephews, many of them are the right age for this. Plus, of course: ” I am excited! I hope I win the prize”

  27. I hope I can win this for a friend of mine who could really use a booster seat. and then maybe she can let me borrow it in a few years when I will need it!

  28. Sarah Hayes says:

    this is such a great prize! I would love to win these for my daughter. we could def use the booster one day.

  29. I’d keep this prize for myself! I know this may seem crazy but my husband and I have yet to conceive yet. However, we have started accumulating items for our ‘one day’ child–let’s just say we can’t wait.

  30. I would give this to my cousin for her little boy. I am excited! I hope I win the prize.

  31. I’m telling you right now, “empty nest” never happens! Not when you have grandkids! I could use this for ourselves! We never seem to go anywhere or do much without several of the grandkids with us. Nice prize.

  32. I’d love to won this for my niece, Olivia. I am excited! I hope I win the prize

  33. I will probably keep this for ourselves. I am excited! I hope I win the prize.

  34. If I win, I will be using this with my son! I love products from Safety 1st, and this would be a fantastic prize to win. Thanks so much for having this giveaway.

  35. It would be for my boys. We have four little guys (ages 8, 5, 3, and 15 months), and another on the way! We’d be thrilled to win!

  36. I would give this to my sister in law for her children. Thanks for the great giveaways!

  37. I would love to give this to my son. He’s old enough to want to do big boy things, but he is still really little in stature, so the stool in particular would be a big help.

  38. I would give this prize to my good friends whose amazing little boy is growing so fast. He is physically growing but also learning, inquiring, doing. I know they would all be appreciative and definitely would use everything.

  39. Kristin Schmidt says:

    I am excited! I hope I win the prize. I would keep it for my son, he’d LOVE it!!! Thank you so much.

  40. Darlene Sullins says:

    The prize would definitely be for my little girls to use! They could really use something like this! 😀

  41. Id love one for my son, Our state recommends 4’9 and under 100lbs to be in a booster seat. My son is 9 but only about 65 pounds and 4’4 so he will need one for a bit longer and his has taken a beating (not literally, its just been used for a few years and the cover is coming off). This is a great idea and not too babyish

  42. I’d like to win this prize for my young niece. I am excited! I hope I win the prize. Thanks.
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

  43. I would keep this prize pack for my youngest son who will be 3 in a couple weeks!

  44. Monique Rizzo says:

    My brother. They are about to have a baby and this would be perfect.

  45. janna johnson says:

    M sister is pregnant with her first baby. I would love to win some nice gifts for her baby shower! She would love it.

  46. megan tilley says:

    I am not sure if I would keep it for my daughter or give it to my brother for my niece. I am excited! I hope I win the prize

  47. I would keep this prize to give to my daughters. I am excited! I hope I win the prize.

  48. I am excited! I hope I win the prize These are great items will keep them at my house for incoming visitors of the little kids

  49. This prize would be for my youngest son, I would be beyond thrilled to win. Thanks so much for the chance. We had a Safety 1st car seat for my older son and had a great experience with it.

  50. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    I would be winning this for my grandbabies. It would be great to surprise my daughter with something so nice as a shower gift.
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  51. April Brenay says:

    I would love to give this to my sister in law for her two boys!

  52. Patricia Wojnar Crowley says:

    This would be for my sister!

  53. I’d use this for my little girl. This would be perfect for our SUV.

  54. Kathy Luman says:

    I would actually keep the it in my car so when I have my grandson he can use it. It’s pain switching them from car to car all of the time.

  55. robyn paris says:

    i would like to get this so i can give it to my friend. She is expecting in November and I think this is perfect for her and her baby.

  56. Katie Klein says:

    I would love to win this prize!!! I have two boys aged 2 and 4 so all of these items would be perfect for the two of them and are on my wish list right now!!

  57. Natalie J Vandenberghe says:

    I will give this prize to my oldest daughter–the mother of my grandsons (ages 1 1/2 and 4yo. She’s expecting a baby girl in November, too!)

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