Quick Checklist for Buying a Family Car

Volvo XC90

In the market for a family car? You’ve got more things to consider now that you have children compared to when you were single. Aside from needing more room, you need to think about the well-being and comfort of your growing brood, among other things. So, if you’re about to be overwhelmed with vehicle choices and features, no worries. We’ve got you covered. Alpha Car Finance has put together this handy checklist to help you out with your car buying… Continue Reading “Quick Checklist for Buying a Family Car”

Vauxhall Crossland X Review

Crossland X

We have all seen the new Vauxhall Crossland X advert, haven’t we? With a tagline of “Raising a family and some eyebrows” the new Crossland X is family car and SUV crossover which combines space and style with a family friendly price-tag. If you haven’t, take a look: We were given the opportunity to put the Crossland X through its paces whilst on holiday in the Lake District. I am used to driving a big 7-seater car, but with Kian learning… Continue Reading “Vauxhall Crossland X Review”

H2O Remote Control Car from Project Mc²

In a bid to move Eliza on from never ending episodes of Barbie and My Little Pony we have discovered Project Mc² on Netflix. They’re the smartest girls in school and they’re also spies who use science and technology to catch the bad guys and now there is a range of toys that has arrived to encourage a love of science in little girls. We have been sent the H2O Remote Control Car to review and just like in the NetflixTM… Continue Reading “H2O Remote Control Car from Project Mc²”

Shopping Tips for Expectant Parents: What to Look for When Buying Your Baby’s Car Seat

Sebastian car seat

With almost 1.3 million people dying in road accidents every year, it’s no secret that car seats are seen as an essential component of any parent’s car. However, some may see car seats as an inconvenience and don’t take them seriously enough, simply by underestimating how important they actually are to a child’s safety when on the road. Buying the right car seat for both your child and the type of vehicle you have is vital, and is likely to… Continue Reading “Shopping Tips for Expectant Parents: What to Look for When Buying Your Baby’s Car Seat”

Milestone Moments

Sebastian car seat

Having a baby opens up a whole world of milestone moments. I always think that people should be given a pink flashing light to put on top of the car for baby’s first journey home as it is probably the slowest, most careful drive you have ever undertaken………well that and when carrying a delicate birthday / wedding cake in the passenger seat. Keeping babies and young children safe in the car is essential these days, although as a child of the… Continue Reading “Milestone Moments”