When it comes to keeping our kids safe in cars, there is nothing more crucial than making sure they are strapped in correctly to the right car seat. Mom Jenna Casado Rabberman knows this all too well. She and her two young sons were involved in a serious auto accident that highlights the importance of car seats.

Both boys are okay, and Jenna credits their car seats with saving their young lives. “I’m not one to post anything too heavy or personal on Facebook but guys… THIS is why you buckle your kids into their car seats correctly every SINGLE time,” she writes.

Jenna posted a photo on Facebook that has since gone viral showing the aftermath of the accident. It’s hard to believe her kids walked away, completely unscathed. But that’s what happened due to their car seats.

“We stopped for milk on the way home from preschool yesterday,” she writes. “We were minutes from home. Another car slammed into us. You never think it will happen to you. My boys escaped without a scratch but the paramedics told me it could have been very different had I not taken the extra 2 minutes to be sure they were buckled correctly.”

Her photo is an incredible reminder to make sure your kids are strapped in tightly, with the chest clips and harnesses in the correct position to prevent injury. This could happen to anyone! You want to take the extra time to buckle everyone in and check the straps. It’s best to always be on the safe side.

“I will be fine, my kids are fine, everything else can be replaced. Sending thanks to God for keeping us safe (along with Honda, Graco & Chicco),” Jenna says.

This mom shares her scary experience as a reminder to others to do everything they can to ensure proper car seat selection and installation. All parents need to be fully aware of the importance of car seats. It could save their child’s life.

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