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Aaron - 6 years, 6 months

Aaron at 6 years, 6 months old, 48 lbs and 47 inches tall.  Aaron is in the Britax Husky.  Aaron's brother Ryan is also harnessed past 40 lbs.

Mom's Notes:  When Aaron first reached 40 lbs, we chose to keep him harnessed because we had to fit three across the back seat of a sedan (Chevy Impala).  It was much easier to buckle him into his seat (then the Britax Wizard) than to try to buckle a booster next to another seat.  We purchased a van when Aaron was 5 years and 11 months old and 44 lbs.  At that point, we chose to keep him harnessed because we think that the harness provides more side protection than a booster seat, especially in a side impact or rollover crash.  Aaron also has some behavioral issues that compel us to keep him harnessed.  At this point, we don't feel that he is emotionally/mentally mature enough to sit correctly in a booster seat.  Since a booster requires the child to stay in the correct position at all times, we feel that the harness is necessary to keep him safe.
 

Aaron at 6 years old, 48 lbs and 47 inches tall in the SafeGuard Go.  We are currently using the Go as a spare seat for our car (Chevy Impala) which my husband drives.  Aaron has 3-4 inches of growing room until he is too tall for the harness.  The Go is nice because it can be quickly adjusted to fit all three of our older kids, ages 9, 6 and 2. 

 

Aaron is 5 years, 6 months old.  Aaron is 43 inches tall and weighs 45 lbs.  Aaron is shown here in the Britax Wizard. 

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