All posts tagged: car seat

LittleMiss Car Seat Update

It’s been two months since I posted our family car seat outburst so here’s an update. LittleMiss no longer argue’s whenever I put her down and even manage to have a good snooze. How did we do it? Stay strong. Yes, it really is difficult to see your child crying (my heart is torn to pieces when this happen) but having your child strapped in the car seat is the safest way to travel. Ignore. She cried in her seat begging me to get her – ignore! V would start singing and tell stories but we all ignored her and she eventually stopped and started laughing with whatever Kuya V was doing. Mirror. 6ambabies at twitter gave me the  advise. It did wonders! She was busy for a good 20 minutes staring at herself 🙂 Toys. Something to keep her busy.   We don’t have any plans just yet on moving her to a forward facing seat specially after reading that rear-facing seat is the safest choice. Read links below. The Swedish (rear facing) car seat …

Car seat outbursts

This is not the usual cutie patootie posts about our LittleMiss. I don’t drive so I always sit at the back with the kids, C and I find the seating arrangement convenient so I can attend to whatever request V and LittleMiss needs (water, food, tissue, breastfeed – yes I’ve found a way to feed LittleMiss while both of us are buckled in the back). We bought V his car seat when he was around 3 years old and he never had a meltdown while seated. LittleMiss however started fighting getting strapped on to her car seat, carrier and stroller at 11 months. Most of the time I give in and end up letting her sit in my lap. Why? She starts crying, screaming and vomiting that we end up not having a fun family day. Once she ended having a mild fever from her car seat outburst from Al Qusais to Dubai Mall. Photos below taken while we were waiting for Dad C to come back. As soon as I put her down this happens. …