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CARES Travel Seat

Junior Jetset: CARES For Trips

Somehow our plane to Bermuda seemed more like a flight to Disneyland with the number of kids on board. Since I didn't have my own tot in tow, I fawned them.

One mom brought the Child Aviation Restraint System (CARES) along for the ride. Curious about the nifty contraption, I asked her for the lowdown. Instead of hauling the child's car seat through security and the terminals, she toted the one-pound sack in her carry-on. To find out how it works,

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She simply attached the strap to the seat back. After threading the airplane seat belt through the harness and buckling it, she snapped the breastbone clasp together.

The $75 gadget surely made this mom's life a whole lot easier during her travels. Generally made for kids ages one to five, I invest in one of these, too.

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