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 Edited by Kristen Gardiner

What To Do With Old Car Seats (4 Clever Things You Can Do)
What To Do With Old Car Seats (4 Clever Things You Can Do)
Can Car Seats Expire? (Yes - Here's 3 Reasons Why)
The Importance of a Car Seat’s Expiration Date
How to Find a Free Car Seat Before Baby Comes (9 Clever Methods)
How To Get A Free Car Seat
How to Keep Baby Cool in Their Car Seat (5 Simple Tips)
How to Keep Baby Cool In Their Car Seat
When to Switch Car Seats? (Ultimate Guide)
When to Switch Car Seats? (Ultimate Guide)
How to Carry a Car Seat (Without Compromising Your Back)
How to Carry a Car Seat Without Compromising Your Back
How to Install an Infant Car Seat Safely (Without Losing Your Mind)
How to Install Your Baby Car Seat Properly
How to Clean a Baby Car Seat (7 Simple Steps)
How to Clean a Baby Car Seat (7 Simple Steps)
How Long Should You Keep Your Baby in a Rear-Facing Car Seat?
When Can Baby Face Forward In Their Car Seat?