What’s the one baby purchase that both my husband and I rave about? Our infant bucket seat: the Chicco KeyFit 30. After our first was born, we became those parents who told anyone in the market for baby gear who would listen about our love for this seat. Now, this behavior is not unusual for a mama, especially one obsessed with finding the best infant gear (me). But my husband? Now that’s something to write about! When it came time to move our eldest into a convertible seat, we both missed the ease of the bucket seat. (Side note: I think people who claim that their convertible seat is so amazing and so easy must not have used the Chicco. They just don’t know how [...]
When we found out we were having our first child one of the first things I thought about was the car seat. It is one of the most important things you can purchase for your child and it is not something you want to purchase without researching or “cheap out” on. We ended up purchasing the Chicco KeyFit 30 Infant Car Seat and Base and I am so glad we made this choice!
As I had no experience with car seats I started doing my research. I started with a popular ratings and review sites and interviewed my mom friends. When I narrowed it down to a short list, I went on retail websites and looked at the reviews people gave there.
What was I looking for? My number one [...]
The Chicco KeyFit 30 Infant Car Seat and Base is my favorite car seat on the market so far, and as a two time mom and toddler-group organizer, I have seen my fair share of car seats.
It is rated the #1 car seat in America. I have had my hands on a few others in friends’ vehicles and I feel spoiled by the Chicco KeyFit 30. The base looks and feels more solid, with more structure to ensure a proper seal with the car seat.
The built-in level on the base allows for easy installation. The UAS (LATCH in America) allows for easy installation in the car, without the need for tools. Simply tighten the straps until the unit no longer moves when nudged and voila, installation [...]