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Forum: Family Safety   09-29-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Tmama
My son is 6 1/2 and is about 44/45 lbs. Height,...

My son is 6 1/2 and is about 44/45 lbs. Height, I'll get back to you but when is a child ready for backless mode? He is currently harnessed in my car in a 5 point but in DH car, he is in a Graco...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-28-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Tmama
My son is 6 1/2 and is about 44/45 lbs.  Height,...

My son is 6 1/2 and is about 44/45 lbs.  Height, I'll get back to you but when is a child ready for backless mode?  He is currently harnessed in my car in a 5 point but in DH car, he is in a Graco...
Forum: Family Safety   02-18-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Tmama
It seems like he wouldn't outgrow his Diono for...

It seems like he wouldn't outgrow his Diono for another few years yet.  Weight wise?  Never.  If anything, height first but not for some time.  So, that being said, I guess we'll get the turbo for...
Forum: Family Safety   02-17-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Tmama
Thank you but I'm confused how he can outgrow...

Thank you but I'm confused how he can outgrow the diono when it boosters to 120lbs and ff to 80...height wise?
Forum: Family Safety   02-16-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Tmama
I was hoping for some good booster seat recs....

I was hoping for some good booster seat recs. This is for my husbands car who takes him to school just in the morning, which is about 10 minutes away. In my car, he is still in a 5 point harness in...
Forum: Family Safety   02-27-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By Tmama
You know...I'm not positive actually...I think...

You know...I'm not positive actually...I think (going to check) that in my state, its 1.  I guess it's the AAP's recommendation and that doesn't exactly translate to the law...to FF at a 2 years of...
Forum: Family Safety   02-27-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By Tmama
Thanks.  I wonder how long it will take until...

Thanks.  I wonder how long it will take until she gets stopped though.  I saw her in November...so for 3 months of what I know, nothing has happened...who knows how long she was FF before I saw her...
Forum: Family Safety   02-27-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By Tmama
At my oldest son's school I met a mom and her...

At my oldest son's school I met a mom and her younger DD was FF and I knew she was only 11 months old at the time.  I spoke up and said "wow, she's FF already, look at that" and she goes "yeah..."...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-10-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Tmama
  How silly does this sound?  Okay so here is...


How silly does this sound?  Okay so here is the full story (and I'm sure it's a common one)
 
DS1 just became a big brother this past March 2011.  So he had 4 years (he turned 4 in May) of...
Forum: Family Safety   01-09-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,764
Posted By Tmama
One more question  now that we have DS1 FF in...

One more question  now that we have DS1 FF in the Radian.  His straps are above his shoulders and on the highest setting.  The setting lower than that one would be slightly behind him.  The problem...
Forum: Family Safety   01-06-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,764
Posted By Tmama
Well, I'm definitely not following that rule...

Well, I'm definitely not following that rule when I'm driving or I'd never be able to reach the peddles comfortably...
When you say one more click, do you mean on the seat?  Sorry for sounding...
Forum: Family Safety   01-06-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,764
Posted By Tmama
Update!   Had a seat tech install the seat...

Update!
 
Had a seat tech install the seat yesterday.  The tech (also a Sheriff) said it cannot touch and alas, we have maybe an inch of space b/w the seat and the passenger seat.  The passenger...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-04-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Tmama
Hello, I have checked with my LC and my own...

Hello,
I have checked with my LC and my own Dr. Hale book and cannot find anything on this:
 
Sodium Hydroxide.  I have an recurring ingrown toenail that I have been a slave with going back and...
Forum: Family Safety   12-26-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,764
Posted By Tmama
I think so too.  Worst case scenario is I RF my...

I think so too.  Worst case scenario is I RF my DS1s Marathon for a year or so (since I got time on that Marathon's expiration) until he can FF in the Radian as I mentioned.  I can only find car...
Forum: Family Safety   12-26-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,764
Posted By Tmama
Pretty much any convertible seat RF in my car...

Pretty much any convertible seat RF in my car will touch.  No way around it unless I use the angle adjuster on my Radian.  I could RF my DS1's current Britax Marathon - the older version that goes...
Forum: Family Safety   12-23-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,764
Posted By Tmama
I read both the child restraint and air bag...

I read both the child restraint and air bag sections and all I got from it was that the airbags will not inflate if it detects a child seat being used in the back. Nothing said "child seats cannot...
Forum: Family Safety   12-23-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,764
Posted By Tmama
It was just my DH who said he couldn't get an...

It was just my DH who said he couldn't get an install in the center seat in the back...it was my concern about the seat touching the front seat...nonetheless, what can I do?  Any convertible seat...
Forum: Family Safety   12-23-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,764
Posted By Tmama
Maedze,  I have one more question for you and...

Maedze,  I have one more question for you and hopefully you will see this to reply to.  Otherwise, I'll try PMing you on this...
 
I have a 2011 Ford Explorer - even with the RF infant bucket seat...
Forum: Family Safety   12-22-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,764
Posted By Tmama
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http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/biglaugh.gif
Yes, a very healthy 9 month old with good neck control.  However, I'm very conservative with safety.  So, if the 12 month rule is what they...
Forum: Family Safety   12-22-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,764
Posted By Tmama
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by chickabiddy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1339693/radian-or-britax-help#post_16799311)

If the...
Forum: Family Safety   12-22-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,764
Posted By Tmama
I have a good question for Maedze since I've...

I have a good question for Maedze since I've been very impressed on the knowledge you have for the subject matter:  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
 
I also purchased the angle...
Forum: Family Safety   12-22-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,764
Posted By Tmama
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by sosurreal09 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1339693/radian-or-britax-help#post_16799260)

I'm not...
Forum: Family Safety   12-22-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,764
Posted By Tmama
Either way then...still a great seat to get me...

Either way then...still a great seat to get me through many years with DS2.  DS1...well, I guess he's got 2 years or so in it...he's skinny but tall so...guess I can get an inexpensive booster when...
Forum: Family Safety   12-21-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,764
Posted By Tmama
Thank you so much!  Actually...the new Sunshine...

Thank you so much!  Actually...the new Sunshine Kids (now Diono) R120 converts to a booster to 120lbs.  Not sure if you knew that or not, so it ultimately is the only seat I would need.  At least I...
Forum: Family Safety   12-21-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,764
Posted By Tmama
Hey Mamas!  I'm looking into getting a new seat...

Hey Mamas!  I'm looking into getting a new seat for my 9 month old as he is growing out of the infant seat.  My 4.5 year old is currently in a Britax Marathon but I really want to get him into a...
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