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Happy Mother's Day

Wishing all my fans a happy Mother's Day :O) we celebrated yesterday by building planter boxes and lowes. Then we went out and bought the newest car we ever have. It is sure to greatly improve our camping fun!
My husband still thinks it is his ;o)
I also got to buy a new car seat. You know you would really think this would be a fun and easy task.lol However my daughter is 4 years old now and in the 97th percentile for her height, however she only weighs 33 pounds. In the state of Texas she MUST be in a 5 point harness still. Until recently there was only 2 carseats that were tall enough to support her, the Graco Nautilus and the Evenflo Maestro, both GREAT car seats by the way. Yesterday the surrounding stores were out though and well she would have been so mad if she couldn't ride home in the new Jeep with daddy! So after 30 minutes of saying angry words I removed her car seat from my truck and put it in daddy's :OP Then I went on a car seat hunt. Mommy went on a car seat mission, and after measuring probably 20 different seats the store associate told me about a new one they just got in to sell. That is when I found out about a new car seat the stores just stared carrying the Safety 1st Guide 65 Sport Convertible Car Seat. I held my breath praying not to have to remove the car seat from the Jeep.lol Sure enough it is big enough :O) and was only $78. Bad news is that it is not a booster and goes only to 65 pounds. But with 3 inches of torso growth left, I'm not to worried.
Best part is it is bright pink and black
Give yourself piece of mind this mother's day that you are doing everything to project your child in the car. Check your state laws as they are all different at http://www.ghsa.org/html/stateinfo/laws/childsafety_laws.html but remember those are just guidelines :O) I always recommend using a car seat until your child cannot properly fit in one. You can never be to safe.

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Danielle S said…
Happy Mother's Day to you!

Danielle @ Royalegacy
LOVE MELISSA:) said…
I love the car seat! Happy Mom day!
Melanie Payne said…
Hope you enjoyed your day!! :)

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