Parenting Education: Car Seat Safety *CANCELLED*


TOPIC: Car Seat Safety
Speaker: Laura Thompkins, CPST
Date & Time: Saturday, 28th February 2015 (10:00am – 11:30am)
Location: LWTG Classroom
Safe Kids
Safe Kids

Speaker Laura Thompkins, CPST will hold a talk regarding Car Seat Safety, during which she will address the following key topics:

  • Rear-facing only car seats (aka baby “bucket” style car seats) and when to switch to a convertible car seat. Proper fit & installation. Why it’s so important to read the manual!
  • Why rear- facing is safer.
  • WA state child passenger laws, and why best practice keeps kids far safer.
  • Extended harnessing
  • Booster seat readiness
  • The 5 step test
  • Brrr it’s cold out there! Why puffy coats don’t mix with car seats (or seat belts).
  • Traveling with kids. Aircraft usage.
  • Why everyone needs a safety inspection. Resources for help with questions, recommendations & installation & usage.

A sign up sheet to attend this parenting education event will be posted on the noticeboard in the LWTG Classroom in February.

Laura Thompkins, CPST is certified by Safe Kids.