Have I mentioned lately that kids grow too darn fast? It felt like yesterday that my husband and I were choosing a car seat for my oldest. Now it’s that time again, to get him a new seat. Instead of picking this booster seat out as well, we thought it would be fun to let Logan choose his own.
Update:** After publishing this post I’ve realized that this car seat is not suitable for my child at this time. He doesn’t meet the age requirements. It’ll be a great car seat to grow into at a later time. Thank you all for your kind words and information. As mothers it’s important to educate one another with advice and encouragement. A lesson learned on my end and I hope that others may be advised to check the. Weight, length, and also age requirements.**
We’re trying to teach him that with growing older, opens new opportunities and responsibilities. Logan is at the age where he is excited to learn and be responsible. While other days he wants to act like his younger brother. So, it’s very important to express to him that being responsible has its advantages. Mind you that he is only 2-1/2 years old.
When the day arrived, he was so excited for our booster seat shopping trip. We viewed a whole isle of seats, some car seats and other boosters. His eyes lit up when he saw the Graco Turbobooster Seat. His exact words, “Wow, my cool seat.” So that’s the seat we carried home.
The seat all together was very easy to assemble and very reasonably priced. It’s made for children 30- 100lbs. The seat is equipped with arm rest covers, back support pad, head support, head support pad, a backrest, shoulder belt guide, and cup holders. Logan carries his sippy cup everywhere, so the cup holders were a bonus feature to us.
A car seat might not seem that exciting to most, but it was for us. We watched as Logan showed his younger brother his old car seat. He said, “Here you Go Bubby, your seat.” My husband and I watched a moment in brother bonding. My youngest was thrilled that he got his brothers old seat. Also, that his brother was interacting in a positive way as well.
As our children continue to grow, we try to remember the little things. A simple shopping trip to buy a booster seat will be one trip that we won’t forget. We’ll remember how my son’s eyes lit up and how he was so proud to pick out his own seat. We’ll also remember the excitement from my youngest that his brother gave him something! Also, the moment of bonding between the two brothers. Don’t let little things become just an everyday routine. Try to make every moment special because every moment is a memory in the making.