Ben - 3 years, 5 months
Ben is 3 years, 5 months old. He is 40
inches tall and weighs 41.5 pounds. He is shown here in the Canadian Graco
Ben's brother David is also harnessed past 40 lbs.
Mom's Notes: Ben was a big
baby so rather than passing on his brother's old convertible seats that
only rear-faced to 22lb, I bought him a new Century Accel which was the
only seat available to me in Canada at the time that rear-faced higher.
Unfortunately, that seat also has low top slots, so he outgrew it
forward-facing by height quite early.
Rather than moving him to one of our other convertibles with higher
slots, I figured I might as well go straight to a higher weight seat
since he would most likely reach 40lb well before he was ready to move
to a booster (he was 30lb at 16 months). So I got him an Ultra Cargo
which harnesses to 48lb in Canada. His weight gain has really slowed
down, so he will get a lot of necessary time weight-wise in this seat
before he's ready for a booster. I'm just hoping he doesn't outgrow it
by height first!