To celebrate Eden’s birth and my ascent from postpartum hell, I have a fun review and GIVEAWAY for ya’ll!  Britax has generously given me three Britax Accessories to try out – the back seat mirror, ez-cling window shades and kick mats.  Without further ado, here’s what I think!

Britax Back Seat Mirror – Hands down, this is a must have for every new parent.  The first time we used this bad boy was 24 hours after I gave birth when we drive Eden to her first pediatrician’s appointment.  Newborn breathing patterns are so erratic it can make any parent paranoid.  This mirror allowed us to see if she was purple… or if she was still alive (because really that’s what we’re all thinking).  The mirror is large, much larger than our previous mirror we had from when G was a baby.  Not only is the mirror large, but it is very sturdy and thick – it gives you the impression that it is well made and will last through more than one child.  Also, the mirror is made to tilt so that you WILL see your baby in your rearview mirror.  It will even tilt so low as to see those itty bitty newborn babies.  The clips that attach to the headrest clip vertically and horizontally making it stay in position no matter how bumpy the car ride is.  Frankly, I’m in love with this mirror and I would be a nervous wreck driving around town without it.

Britax EZ-Cling Window Shades – These window shades are really handy – especially if your car is not tinted.  I have a Honda Element and my car is tinted very well, so I wasn’t sure that they would be helpful for me.  I was wrong!  When you have a baby, especially a newborn, it is super important to not let the sun (especially the Florida sun where I live) to get in their eyes.  These window shades can easily come on and off the windows making it simple to adjust the placement according to where baby needs it.  If you want to protect your baby’s eyes, these shades make it very easy!  These shades are very easy to get off – so easy that my three year old likes to take them down. :/  However, just like the mirror they are of sturdy quality – you can bend them just like a fold up sun shade you would put on your dash.  So far, the shades have withstood my three year old.

Britax Kick Mats – My three year old has taken this accessory quite literally – these are mats that he can kick.  Or maybe I never noticed him kicking our seats before?  Irregardless, these mats are long, thick and fit perfectly on the back of the two front seats of my Honda Element.  My car is so dirty from my boy, so I’m grateful that something is getting protected back there.  If I had to change one thing about these mats it would be to make the pockets that hold stuff big enough to hold books.  I have pockets on the back of my seats but with them covered up by the kick mats I have nowhere to put any books for my son to look at.  However, keeping him from damaging my seats is priority so we decided to sit the books next to his carseat.

Would you like to win these three Britax Accessories?  Of course you would!  To enter, please use the rafflecopter widget below to enter.  This giveaway ends on February 3rd.  I will contact the winner by email.  Good luck!

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136 Responses to Britax Accessories – Review and Giveaway!

  1. Jenny says:

    The mirror and sunshades will be awesome for our next baby (the one that’s not actually in the works yet).
    I love our Britax carseats and these would be so useful!

  2. Sheena says:

    With two big girls and another on the way the kick mats would do wonders to keep many van cleaner.

  3. Courtney says:

    That mirror looks awesome. We have one from when Cooper was a baby, and for some reason this time around I cannot get it adjusted right. It’s driving me crazy not to be able to see Georgia!

  4. .Melissa says:

    We still have our baby mirror from Q in the car! He’s 3 and just turnedaaround last month. We definitely need a new one and since I’m totally a fan on the Britax marathon he’s been in the last two years , these would be a great addition!

  5. Emily says:

    I would love the shades! We’re in the market for some, with the sun being so low on the horizon right now. I’m sick of trying to drape a blanket in just the right place. :)

  6. Jami says:

    The shades would be great for our newborn- we don’t have any.

  7. Rachel says:

    I would LOVE the sunshade for baby Dyl! We swapped the baby carrier/ car seat combo out when he was just a couple months old for the Britax infant to toddler seat and he’s loved the change! He’s a big baby so I think he needed a more comfy ride ;-) With that change, we lost the little hooded cover and now the sun is constantly in his sensitive blue eyes :-( I’ve been wanting a sun shade for some time but have yet to get around to it as a busy new mom. This would certainly help check one more thing off the to do list!

  8. Jami says:

    We could really use the kick mats. Plus the pockets are practical for all the “stuff” a toddler needs even when traveling.

  9. Jenny says:

    The mirror! That’s one of my number one things I want to have for Baby #2. :)

  10. Carolina says:

    The sun shades! These are actually in my Amazon cart right now. :)

  11. Holley says:

    I am pregnant right now, due May 2, and these would be useful to add to our baby arsenal!!

  12. denise says:

    the shades! I have the pull-down kind now and would love to try the sticky kind.

  13. Ashley says:

    Kick mats! My baby boy loves to kick so I know once he’s big enough to sit front facing my seats will be a target! These would be awesome!

  14. He mirror for sure! I was trying to put a pacifier in during car pickup without getting out of the car and poked my LO’s eye LOL

  15. Joanne Gregory says:

    Definitely the window shades. Sun in eyes makes a fussy baby.

  16. Window shades!No suntanned toddlers!

  17. I really need the kick mats. I have a toddler in a car with beige leather interior. Stupid…I know.

  18. Violeta V Gill says:

    The Kick mats! My boys love to kick the seats!

  19. Bianca says:

    The shades! I have a cheapie set that just don’t work.

  20. Erin B. says:

    I would love to win the mirror! I have been looking at this product and thinking of purchasing it!

    • Erin B. says:

      Oh, and mainly because I love the easy tilting with the mirror! I don’t have to readjust any straps to get it at the proper viewing angle.

  21. Amy Kelley says:

    The mirror sounds like it would be a perfect fit to be able to keep an eye on both kids in the back or trying to figure out if the littlest is crying because he needs his pacifier or his brother is picking on him :)

  22. Tina M says:

    The shades. I need them!

  23. Dorothy P says:

    I always wonder if Britax is worth the premium cost, but then I read awesome product reviews like yours and reassurance is mine!

  24. Mari King says:

    Loving the mirror! It would be great be able to see my little rear facing rider!

  25. julie sweet says:

    would love the kick mats! Would save my jeep seats! Thanks for the give away. Awsome!

  26. Natalie Jones says:

    The backseat mirror so I can see my sweet baby. :-)

  27. nici r says:

    The window shades! I have tried so many and none of them will stay!

  28. Stacey R says:

    The kick mats because my son makes a mess of my seats!

  29. Rachele W. says:

    The window clings!!! Even though our windows are very tinted, the sun still seems to creep through…and always when our little one is trying to nap. lol

  30. deena lamm says:

    back seat mirror. i have twins and am always checking up on them. would be great to do it in the car too

  31. Arlene S. says:

    I would love to win this, but not for myself! Instead, I want to gift this to my sister in law, Valerie, who is expecting her first little one in July! Im totally excited about being an Aunt, even though Im a mother of 2! She will love it!

  32. Clarisse says:

    I’d love to win the Britax Kick Mats because my toddlers love playing at the park, and always get my car interior dirty!

  33. Kristy F says:

    Kick mats for sure! This is one of my pet peeves when the babies in my life are kicking the new leather seats!!

  34. Lori Lewis says:

    Would love a mirror for baby, mind at ease that baby is OK while driving is a great thing!

  35. I would love the window shades or the carrier. I live our britax stroller and car seat!

  36. mandy Ruch says:

    The shades… our toddler is always complaining about the sun in his eyes, but never wants to wear sun glasses

  37. Mirror – obsessed with making sure baby is still ok while driving.

  38. Meggan colombo says:

    Love the mirror!

  39. The Kick mats! My little girls is only 8months but already swings and kicks her little left leg all the time to music!

  40. Shante W. says:

    I’m actually pretty excited about the backseat mirror. I’ve had my eye on it since it first came out.

  41. Angela says:

    I recently purchased a Britax car seat and could really use these accessories for the baby I am expecting. Thanks!

  42. Kailee says:

    Kick mats would be awesome! The back of our seats are taking a beating…

  43. Cindi O says:

    Britax Back Seat Mirror. I hate not being able to see how my little guy is doing!

  44. The window shades would be amazing!

  45. Jennifer Crewell says:

    well I am excited about everything because I have a two year old and 4 mo old… but maybe the sunshades!??!

  46. Window shades so the little ones stop squinting!

  47. Dana says:

    The window shades without a doubt! We are expecting in August and would love this pack!

  48. gina s says:

    kickmats – my 2 yr old loves to kick non stop at the seat in front of her

  49. Megan says:

    The mirror! It is so hard to find a good one that is actually safe for the seat.

  50. Sara vandemark says:

    Sun shades!!!

  51. Jennifer Nielsen says:

    The kick-mats would be great to protect the our car and add some organization too!!!

  52. Miranda Welle says:

    The kick mats! I need something to help keep our vehicle cleaner!

  53. Shellie Givens says:

    The easy cling shades because they seem so safe compared to the roll up ones.

  54. christy g says:

    Kick mats :)

  55. Lilia says:

    The kick mats! I could really use them for my 2 toddlers :)

  56. Anne W. says:

    The Kick Mats! Trying to keep the car as nice as possible :)

  57. Jessica Lee says:

    Would love any of them, but the window shades would be great! Sunshine in my baby’s eyes makes him unhappy lol!

  58. EZ Cling Window Shades! We don’t have tinted windows, so this would be great!

  59. Jessica V says:

    kick pads! my seats could use a break ans so could my shampooer!!

  60. Caitlin Armstrong says:

    Sunshades! With baby #2 on the way, DS will be moving nest to the window and need some major UV protection :)

  61. Stephanie PK says:

    The window shades, for sure. Ours our wayyy outdated.

  62. Melissa says:

    I need the kick mats!

  63. I would like to win the seat cover kick thing. We got a new car before Christmas and my younger son can’t keep his feet off the seat in front of him. Having space to stick his things in would be nice, too!

  64. Lindsey S says:

    I’d be so excited to win the Britax Back Seat Mirror! My little guy loves making silly faces! Thank you!

  65. Erin T says:

    The window clings. We just got a new van and the sun gets in my little guys and he gets so upset!

  66. Tina W. says:

    I’ve been looking for a good mirror to see our little one – this one seems great!

  67. Arwen says:

    This is a brand I trust. I would love to win anything you make.

  68. andrea says:

    the window clings! :)

  69. Olivia H says:

    Definitely need the kicking mat for my 4 years old especially in the winter

  70. Jessie G. says:

    The kick mats! Perfect for an energetic, 20 month old backseat passenger!!!! :)

  71. Chris z says:

    Definitely the kick mats…especially now that my 3 year old has started soccer- he kicks EVERYTHING all day long

  72. Jessica says:

    I am MOST excited to win the window shades. We live in New Mexico and the sun is brutal at this high elevation and our LO is due in April.

  73. Kady says:

    Love Britax! Kick mats sound like a must! As soon as my son is front facing I’m sure he will be kicking.

  74. Cassandra Eastman says:

    I’m most excited about the kick mats, my son kicks my husbands seat and it drives him nuts! I love the storage too!

  75. Candas says:

    The kick mats! My 5 year old kicks majorly! Although I don’t have a mirror for the baby yet so that’s also pretty awesome.

  76. Kathleen Rafoth says:

    My girls were just saying how they needed some sunshades :) and with a new one on the way the mirror would be great!

  77. christina says:

    The window clings! My little guy always complains when he’s in the bright sunshine!

  78. Rebecca B. says:

    I’d be very excited to win the mirror. I’ve been looking for a good mirror and this one fits the bill.

  79. tara says:

    Love it all :)

  80. Kristi Peshke says:

    The kick mats look great. My 2 yr old just started kicking so this is perfect.

  81. Heather G says:

    I have been wanting and needing the window clings. The ones I have are horrible and make it difficult to see out and don’t help block much sun.

  82. Katherine says:

    The mirror! We’re expecting our third baby in a few weeks and we need a new car mirror. Our second child had apnea and that mirror was essential for my piece of mind. Unfortunately, we seem to have lost track of it and it would be so nice to win one instead of having to buy another!

  83. Nicole Bear says:

    Would love to have the mirror most of all.

  84. Hannah says:

    I’m excited about the mirror. I had written it off, thinking I didn’t need it, but you’ve convinced me otherwise!

  85. Christina Jackson says:

    I’m most excited about the mirror. My husband and I are soon to be first time parents and so many of our friends have told us this is a must have!

  86. Nasly Perez says:

    The britax back seat mirror would be a lovely treat for my six month old

  87. Kaiya says:

    I’m excited about the mirror. I have had trouble with others in the past and this one seems easy to install.

  88. Chris says:

    Gotta love Britax!

  89. Kari says:

    The mirror–ours just broke!

  90. Amie Reed says:

    The Kick mats seem like they would come in handy, I remember being little and my mother always telling me to quit kicking her seat….whoops!!

  91. Zainab says:

    I am excited to win the kick mats, I’m a big fan of Britax.

  92. Cheryl says:

    I am excited about the kick mats since my kids always kick the seats with muddy feet.

  93. hmithanihina says:

    mirror!!! could really use one with a baby on the way and being so tight budget wise

  94. Melissa Revel says:

    The mirror and shades. I have a toddler and twins due July.I need to see everything.

  95. Emily Tschirhart says:

    The kick mats because my son’s legs are just long enough now to kick the back of my seat!

  96. Lisa Pimentel says:

    I really love all the products…they are all must have!

  97. really excited about the kick mats–they keep the seat clean and have storage!

  98. Mary Lou Ricci says:

    I’d love to get my hands on the Britax mirror! It would undoubtedly make car trips with the lil’ one so much easier. We’re big fans of Britax and their great accessories.

  99. Nicole Brown says:

    The mirror would be nice for my baby girl since she was premature and is small for her age so she will be rear facing for quite a while. and the kick mats are a blessing since I live in Utah and get lots and lots of snow!!

  100. Elena says:

    Kick mats! I never realized how much dirt my sons muddy boots can leave on the seat!

  101. Caroline L. says:

    The mirror would be great for long distance car rides.. we definitely need it!

  102. Jessica Pohlman says:

    I am currently pregnant and in need of all 3 accessories! They are all on my registry!

  103. The kickmat….I can foresee a need for that!!!

  104. JOyce says:

    You make all 3 products sound amazing. I would most want the kickmat – have you seen the back of my chairs?? THey are so dirty (I have light colored seats) they can’t even be washed off, i’ve tried. And yes, I agree, even though my windows are tinted, I still use a sunshade because the sun still come through right in the little ones eyes (we are in CA, so a lot like FL). And I couldn’t live without a mirror. I probably am looking back as often than I”m looking forward ;)

  105. Khanh says:

    I’m really excited about the EZ-Cling Window Shades, my son hates it when the sun is in his eyes!

  106. Keoammara says:

    Excited about the kick mats! My husband is a big clean freak and my son is a kicker!

  107. joanna garcia says:

    the kick mats! my girls are always making a mess of the back seat!

  108. Danielle says:

    The Mirror for sure. I love to be able to look at my baby!

  109. Chely frantzen says:

    the shade because in around 5pm (spring/summer) the glare of the sun is not fun

  110. stephanie alvarez says:

    I need these sooo bad! my poor little girl always has the sun in her eyes :(

  111. The window shade to protect my son’s eyes while we are driving in the car b

  112. Jillene says:

    I think the kickmats sound amazing, what a great solution to a bothersome problem!

  113. Christine Uniejewski says:

    I like the kick mats best

  114. Michele says:

    I love the kick mats!

  115. Anne Priess says:

    the kick mats. functional as storage and to protect the seat

  116. Jennifer Roberts says:

    I need a back seat mirror!!

  117. Dena Rushing says:

    would love the kick mats and shades!

  118. Rebecca Mitchell says:

    The kick mats! My DD is forever kicking the backs of the seats, and I am constantly washing the leather seats!

  119. Suehey De Jesus says:

    I would like to win because I know I will make it very useful for my children

  120. Jillian says:

    I would love to win the kick mats!

  121. JLin says:

    Britax Kick Mats keep my car clean

  122. Honestly, the window shades. We have some cheap ones, and the window clip was busted on one when we got them, (my husband refused to exchange them. :/ ) They’re not that good and we could really use some new ones.

  123. Wei says:

    love the Kick Mats keep my car seat clean all time

  124. Ren says:

    window shade to protect eyes

  125. Amanda Estes says:

    The window shades and mirror would be great with my first newborn due in Sept.

  126. Andrea says:

    The mirror would be awesome!

  127. tam childers says:

    EZ-Cling Window Shades because the ones i had broke

  128. Brittany McAnally says:

    So I don’t have a mirror I actually didn’t even know they existed (Can you tell I’m a first time mommy LOL) and as for the shades I don’t have one of those either! I wish I did so please pick me!

  129. The kick mats!!! My son will kick for hours!!!

  130. chi nguyen says:

    The kickmat my son loves to kick the back of my seat!

  131. Kat says:

    The mirror so I can see baby’s face and know she’s ok while I’m driving

  132. Debbie Peterson says:

    I’d love any of the above!!! I have a 15 year old, a 2 year old and a 4 month old. I need all the help I can get!

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