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Cast Your Vote:

    • Yes, my 2+ year old is still RFing. -- Votes: 40
    • No, my 2+ year old is FFing. -- Votes: 49
The Tsukuno family 1 child; Beachwood, Ohio 596 posts
Jan 30th '13

Liam is 18 months on the 12th and still rear facing and will be till 40lbs or 40in and then harnessed till 65lbs ffacing.



It's sad almost all my friends turned their kids at a year old. And put their kids in huge coats in car's but guess most 14-18 years old dont do their research on carseat safety. I'm thankful for this site because I learned so much from you all.



P.s yes I have a friend (15 years old) who I know turned her kid at like 6 months because she wouldn't ride in the car without screaming and she was like 16lbs. It's asking for a death wish I swear.

lolajessup 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Beaverton, Michigan 44076 posts
Jan 30th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting The Tsukuno family:</b>" Liam is 18 months on the 12th and still rear facing and will be till 40lbs or 40in and then harnessed ... [snip!] ... 6 months because she wouldn't ride in the car without screaming and she was like 16lbs. It's asking for a death wish I swear."</blockquote>



I would be clueless about a lot of it weren't for this site :(

*Lindsey* 3 kids; Alberta 8816 posts
Jan 30th '13

My daughter was rear facing in her infant carseat till she was just over 2. She is in a convertable carseat now but not rear facing, She is almost 4.

Martian Child. 2 kids; Modesto, California 281 posts
Jan 30th '13
Quoting L☮J:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Kimber's Mommy:</b>" DD is still a baby baby, lol. she'll be ... [snip!] ... any different. Unless of course there's a safety reason like the other ladies and their kids choking themselves or vomiting."


And I totally could have left Bug RF longer. He didn't mind at all, he was used to it. But he went with my aunt once for the day and she had him FF whenever they were in the car. He would cry and make himself throw up after that. :x

Liam&Xander's Mama Due February 28; 1 child; Ohio 1062 posts
Jan 30th '13
Quoting hobbit*:" We made 2 years rf in December 8) no plans of ff anytime soon!"

same here. :)

The Tsukuno family 1 child; Beachwood, Ohio 596 posts
Jan 30th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Martian Child.:</b>" And I totally could have left Bug RF longer. He didn't mind at all, he was used to it. But he went with ... [snip!] ... aunt once for the day and she had him FF whenever they were in the car. He would cry and make himself throw up after that. :x"</blockquote>




Sometimes I wanna punch people for just do whatever they please with other people's children! I swear! I'm 20 years old and would never make a life or death decision for someone else's kid :(

Martian Child. 2 kids; Modesto, California 281 posts
Jan 30th '13
Quoting The Tsukuno family:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Martian Child.:</b>" And I totally could have left Bug RF longer. ... [snip!] ... they were in the car. He would cry and make himself throw up after that. :x"</blockquote> Sometimes I wanna punch peo"


Me too. I even installed it for her! She just turned it around "so he could be like the rest of the kids". I mean, I know she doesn't really know the difference as far as safety reasons, we never got into that. But I was pretty upset that she turned him around against my wishes.

LoveMyBubbaBoy Due October 4; 2 kids; 3 angel babies; Michigan 3214 posts
Jan 30th '13
Quoting Martian Child.:" Me too. I even installed it for her! She just turned it around "so he could be like the rest of the ... [snip!] ... as far as safety reasons, we never got into that. But I was pretty upset that she turned him around against my wishes."


That is crazy. You know how those 1 year olds are worried about peer pressure and stuff... :/



Seriously hope my mom doesn't try to pull this on me. I don't think she will, but I'll be so mad if she does.

The Tsukuno family 1 child; Beachwood, Ohio 596 posts
Jan 30th '13

Haha I straight u told everyone his rear facing up to 40lbs my dad made a joke saying he'll be in it till his 10, and I'm like yeah because the seat does go up to 10years old as a booster.



I don't care if his friends aren't in carseats. My kid won't be died when his neck is snapped from being thrusted forward. I wrote a paper over carseats\seatbelts on buses for college, cause it something I strongly believe in.



And I post a rear facing picture on Facebook every month

Momma Perham 2 kids; Florida 7625 posts
Jan 30th '13

My daughter is 29mos. & still RF, my son just turned 5yrs old today & is FF in a high back booster. We plan to keep our daughter RF until she outgrows the maximum requirements for it. We have awhile to go. =)

.free. 2 kids; Arkansas 36040 posts
Jan 30th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting *La Mom De Nathan*:</b>" DS just turned one and he's RR and will remain RR as long as possible, all my friends look at me like I'm stupid, they all started FF at around 9 months"</blockquote>




Its kinda sad its not the norm, huh? :(

CodaCadenceCyrus'sMommy! 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Fayetteville, North Carolina 2160 posts
Jan 30th '13
Quoting L☮J:" I do this every once in a while, just because I'm curious. Not gonna bash if you don't/didn't ERF. Is/was ... [snip!] ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sssIsceKd6U&feature=youtu.be"

I plan on erf past 2. DD will be 1 in less than 2 weeks. She has the same seat as your daughter the complete air one.

Mandy ♥ Hailey+Roo 2 kids; Middleton, Idaho 11788 posts
Jan 30th '13

I know I'm late, but yes. My 3 year old is still rear facing. I plan on keeping Roo rear facing as long as possible. His infant seat goes to 30 pounds. I want to get Hailey a Radian with our taxes and Roo one next year.

Kaibutsu 1 child; Virginia 3525 posts
Jan 31st '13

I switched my son to FF around 22 months old because during every car ride he would scream bloody murder, toys never helped..me and SO just about had a mental break down any time we had to drive any where so we caved and flipped him. He does a lot better now but still isn't too fond of car rides. :(

Alba's Mommy 1 child; 1 angel baby; Sacramento, California 4701 posts
Jan 31st '13
Quoting Martian Child.:" And I totally could have left Bug RF longer. He didn't mind at all, he was used to it. But he went with ... [snip!] ... aunt once for the day and she had him FF whenever they were in the car. He would cry and make himself throw up after that. :x"


I will require that anyone RF my child as long as she's RFing in my car. I will tell them the reasons why I want her RFing and if they don't like it, they don't get her. I'll make other plans if I need her watched or something.