I Drive a Volkswagen, but I Love the Acura RDX Commercial (Thanks to Blondie)

 If you were a teenager in the 1980s then you'll remember Debbie Harry, the platinum-haired songstress known as Blondie....more

Seven Tips for Teaching Your Teen to Drive

One day, you find yourself on the wrong side of the car. And your rightful place, the seat behind the wheel, is occupied by your eager teen. Not only that, you have just voluntarily given her the car keys. Rules on teenage driving vary from state to state, but not matter how the law handles that transition, even after twenty lessons with a driving school, and even after having passed the road test, you still end up with one green driver at the wheel. Your wheel. ...more

One car households

We have two cars in our household. One is my husband's (the DaddyWagon) and one is mine (the MommyBus). I use my car to go to work, sit in traffic, drop our son off at school and run errands on the weekends....more

Nearly Wordless Wednesday: Baby On Board

Everyone knows or has heard of one person who has given birth in a car. The miracle of life defies location.But how often do you see a car giving birth to another car? ...more

Pitch it to me?

Having received more than one email stating "Try on our clothes, show them on your blog and you get to keep the clothes for free" emails of late today's challenge is to dream up an imaginary company pitching to me and what my post would look like. Okay...here you go their Pitch from that car company......more

The new mommy car

I went to Target today to pick up some last minute school supplies for my daughter.  I noticed that there were a lot of other moms with children also.  We went in to the store, got the supplies and proceeded to look for the car.  The only problem was I couldn't find my car.  It was definetly a mommy momment I could not remember where I had parked my gray SUV in the gigantic parking lot....more

Don't Get Taken Advantage of: 6 Must Know Car Tips

Even though women make up a majority of the car buyers in the U.S. and influence 84% of the buying decisions, they still take a back seat in the car buying negotiation process and are often overcharged when it comes to car upkeep. Avoid being scammed with the following advice:...more

5 Best Family SUVs Available This Summer

Summer is here and that means many people are hitting the highways for either cross-country road trips or weekend getaways. When you’re transporting your family, the most important considerations for your car are safety and space — you have precious cargo, of course! An SUV offers the best of both worlds....more

Reaching out to women gearheads!

Today in my search for blogging advice I stumbled across this site. It took me very little time to determine that this is a vast and dynamic community of women with all sorts of interests. My question is this: do many of you have an interest in the automotive world? To be clear, I am a man. While this is obviously a female-based community, I did not see any restrictions for men, so unless I'm asked to leave, I'd like to pick your brains! ...more

Think Twice Before Renting a Car Seat on Vacation

You've done all the planning and spending, and you're finally embarking on a much-needed family vacation. You've even reserved a rental car with a car seat for baby, so that you don't have to lug yours. So smart! Unless it's not, of course. While rental car companies offer infant and toddler car seats as an "added convenience" (and at an additional charge, of course), it turns out that the reality may be worse than you could've possibly imagined. ...more
tanyaoziel   I am a CPST aka Car Seat Tech.  You can find a CPST by checking cert.safekids.org ...more