Kristen Gardiner, CPST

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Kristen Gardiner, CPST is a writer, wife, and mother to three boys. Kristen has a Bachelor's degree (B.B.A.) in Marketing from Texas A&M and an M.B.A. from Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

Kristen developed a natural interest in car seat safety while caring for her own children. She became certified as a Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) by Safe Kids Worldwide in 2015 and loves to volunteer and help educate parents about car seat safety. She has a passion for all things related to child safety.

She writes about car seat safety and motherhood on her blog Driving Mom Crazy. In her spare time, she loves binging on Bravo shows while sipping a Diet Coke.

Kristen's Education:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Texas A&M University
  • Master of Business Administration, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
  • Child Passenger Safety Technician, Safe Kids Worldwide

Kristen's Work History:

  • Sponsorship/Advertising Coordinator, City Moms Blog
  • Freelance Writer
  • Business Coordinator, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

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Articles Reviewed by Kristen Gardiner

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Car Seat Safety Features to Look for When Buying

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Remarkable Convertible Car Seats for Your Little One

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Sustainable Options for Your Used Car Seats

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Car Seat Expiration Dates and How to Check Them

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Discover the Steps to Get a Free Car Seat Today

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How to Keep Your Baby Comfortable in Car Seat

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Child Car Seat Transitions for Maximum Safety

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The Right Way to Carry a Car Seat for Safety

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Secure Your Child's Safety with Car Seat Installation

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How to Clean Baby Car Seats the Right Way

Father putting his baby in a rear facing car seat

Best Practices for Rear Facing Car Seat Usage