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    Booster recommendations for big kid

    Hi. I need booster recommendations for my 6 year old who is 48 inches tall and weighs 78 pounds (last we checked). We've tested several different boosters and none of the seats are wide enough to comfortably accomodate his thighs and tush. I don't have an exact measurement of his tush but I will when he gets home from school : )

    If anyone has any suggestions or actual measurements of the seat itself; on any booster seat, I'd be so grateful.

    thanks!

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    The Evenflo Big Kid or Everest fits much older/larger kids comfortably, and if you have head support and want a simple backless booster, the Cosco High Rise/Ambassador/Auto Booster is also a favorite of larger kids (like 12 year olds). The Jupiter Komfort Kruiser is discontinued but has a huge seat area and might be very comfy (and might be on closeout sale), and the Britax Bodyguard and Starriser Comfy have adjustable bases to fit large kids. The Parkway has no armrests, so there's more room for thighs, and it might work.

    Which boosters have you tried? The Graco Turbo is quite narrow, but I know a 73 pound 6 yo who loves his, so you never can tell what will work, for some kids.
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