Diono Radian RXT Convertible + Booster Car Seat Giveaway – ends 2/26

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If you’ve been an avid follower of Everything Mommyhood, you know we are car seat fanatics when it comes to safety. In my opinion, Diono, is one of the very best car seat brands out there for your little one. Viva Veltoro and Thrifty Nifty Mommy have added some very important info below about not using winter coats/snow gear while in car seats and you need to know why this is a no no!!!


With the chilly temperatures outside, most of us are bundled into our winter clothes and snow gear to stay warm. If you have kids, it’s pretty likely that at some time or another you’ve overdressed them to the point where they can’t move. Unfortunately, even with the good intentions of keeping our little ones safe, we might be putting them in more danger by combining winter outerwear and car seats. Ruth from Viva Veltoro has all the information you need from Allana Pinkerton, Certified Child Passenger Safety Instructor and Global Safety Advocate for Diono, to educate yourself about the dangers of your children wearing puffy coats while in their car seats. Make sure you check out her post for a full list of Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to winter car seat safety.


Diono wants your little ones to be the safest they can be,
so they’re giving one lucky person a Diono Radian RXT Convertible + Booster Car Seat!

Here’s some information about the Radian RXT from the Diono website:

The Radian®RXT Car Seats are designed with your child’s security and safety as top priorities. Premium materials and thoughtful safety features like a steel alloy frame, aluminum reinforced side walls, energy absorbing EPS foam, and a five-point harness put your mind at ease as your little one stays safe and sound. The reinforced adjustable head support provides additional side impact protection.


  • Full steel frame and aluminum reinforced sides for unmatched safety
  • Comfortably seats rear-facing children from 5-45 lbs, forward-facing children from 20 – 80 lbs in a 5-point harness, then converts to a booster for children up to 120 lbs
  • Unique SuperLATCH system that makes installation easy
  • It also fits 3 across in most mid-size vehicles, folds flat for travel and is FAA certified
  • Booster mode from 50 – 120 lbs (40 to 57 inches)
  • NCAP crash tested, the industry benchmark for verifying child seat performance in severe accident condition
  • Infant body support cushions and memory foam for added comfort
  • Energy absorbing EPS foam and side impact protection provides added safety
  • Safestop® energy-absorbing harness
  • Additional forward-facing recline position to accommodate different types of contoured vehicle seats, 12-position adjustable headrest, 5 shoulder and 3 buckle positions deliver a comfortable ride
  • Rear-facing tether capability
  • Additional set of harness pads included to use only when the child is over 65 lbs in the 5-point harness
  • Expandable sides and long seat bottom allow proper leg support
  • Low-sitting profile makes it easy for your child to board
  • Angled cup holder keeps a variety of drinks upright and within easy reach
  • Cover is machine washable (we do not recommend one with an agitator) and dryable
  • Rubber bottom grips for no-slip installation
  • 10 year life

Also, be sure to check out Viva Veltoro’s review of the Diono Radian RXT and Thrifty Nifty Mommy’s review of the Diono Radian RXT to see these seats in action.

To enter to win a Diono Radian RXT, just use the Giveaway Tools form below.
Open to the US, ages 18 and up. Ends 2/26/16 at 11:59 PM EST.

Disclosure: Viva Veltoro, Thrifty Nifty Mommy, and the participating bloggers are not responsible for prize fulfillment. One winner will be randomly selected using the Giveaway Tools random selector and notified via email. Once notified, the winner will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest or Google. Void where prohibited.


  1. Linda Manns Linneman says:

    This car seat/booster seat for the little ones is great. It is so important that we take great care for our childs safety. Thank you for sharing this seat.

  2. Nancy Burgess says:

    Great review very nice car seat.

  3. Noelle Carroll says:

    I am so happy to read this review and see this giveaway! Until I had children, I had no idea that you had to “use” a carseat properly, because growing up we never even had carseats! My friend is a certified carseat person who looks at your carseat to make sure they are properly installed, and she shared so much useful information on how to properly use carseats and I am SO Happy that I listened! I want my kids to be safe and I have had so many conversations with others on how to do so! Like, especially in winter, not to have big bulky coats on when they are buckled in their carseats. I could go on forever about carseat safety. More mothers need to be education on how to use them properly to keep their children safe, especially the buckle at armpit level. Thank you so much for sharing this very helpful information! I will be sharing myself!

  4. Noelle Carroll says:

    I learned from Diono that they have 50 International Awards for safety, even more reason to purchase a Diono carseat!

  5. Colleen Boudreau (Collifornia) says:

    I learned that Diono Mighty-Tite debuted at the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) show in 1999.

  6. We choose to layer my son’s outerwear (thin fleece jacket then a light or medium weight coat on top) so that we can easily take off the outer coat before he gets in his car seat and buckles up. No bulky coat but all the warmth. He’s more comfortable that way as well.

  7. Karen Jaras says:

    I wish someone would do a twin giveaway!

  8. Aline Boutz says:

    Would like to win as I need one for my grandchild

  9. We are foster parents so there is always a need for these…I was not aware of the variety of Diono car seats available

  10. Love to have known about this convertible car seat before we bought one. Glad it’s strong and can use when child grows. Thanks for the review.

  11. Angela Hendricks says:

    My favorite feature that I learned about the Diono car seat was the new extra deep side walls providing enhanced side impact protection. That is awesome! I always worry about if I got into an accident would my child’s car seat protect her like it should. I feel like the Diono car seat would do that!

  12. I learned from Diono that their car seats are made of steel.

  13. Mainly I learned that the seatbelt doesn’t work as well when the child is wearing a bulky coat or snowsuit. It’s better to dress in layers so the seatbelt is in the right place for safety.

  14. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 75% of carseats are installed incorrectly.

  15. Juanita Pena says:

    I learned the correct way my grandchild would be safe using a car seat that is durable and safe that if installed and used properly would help protect him

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