2015 was a milestone year for me. Granted, it was a milestone many people reach before I did. In 2015 I bought my Ford Focus. I was so proud, I felt like I had made it. Now, I realize most people buy a car before they are 27 but I had never needed one before. When I was in high school my older brother was happy to drive me places (I know I am super lucky to have a brother like that) and he would jump at any excuse to get behind the wheel of his car. When he couldn’t be my chauffeur, I would carpool with friends. Then I went to college and grad school where there was public transportation.
In 2013, I moved to New York and I relied on the subway or the bus along with what seemed like every single person in Manhattan. When I moved back home I couldn’t put it off any longer…I needed a car. After a ton of research and a few test drives, I bought my Ford Focus and I fell in love with it. It was a great deal and has all of the bells and whistles. Sunroof, leather seats, navigation, the works. But, its blessing is also its curse…it is a very small car. I am talking ‘barely fits an adult in the back seat’ small. So, in 2016 when I got pregnant the search for the best car seats for small cars was on. Continue reading