Monday, March 12, 2012

Car Seats

So back in September I bought Shiloh a high back booster seat. She has done very well in it. But I have been doing a lot of reading on laws & recommendations for what type of seat she should be in & found that even though the seat says 3 yrs old & 30 lbs. the law says she has to be in a 5 point harness until 4 yrs old & 40 lbs. So after much research to make sure that this was correct for us here in Oregon & discussing this with friends one being a Pediatrician I decided to put her back in the 5 point harness. Since Gabbie is in Shiloh old seat we had to purchase a new one. So I found one less then $100 at Walmart that is still pretty & Shiloh approved:

So for now our current high back Graco seat will go into storage until she is at the correct weight & height for it according to state laws. I think  car safety is so important & that we all make sure our kids are in the correct seats & positioned properly. I highly suggest if you are a parent you make sure you child is in the correct seat & that you have it installed properly. Most states have a site or number you can get the information from & you can always look for workshops to attend too.

Now I will have more peace of mind when we are out on the road with all the crazy drivers.

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