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    i'm so worried...? on frontier or booster

    future carseat situation in abotu 3.5yrs away. OH my....i've been jotting down 1.5pages of info of "what ifs". when to buy a newER van; when kids will outgrow seats & the car postion shuffles.

    my biggest worrry is if we can't afford a newER van with headrests & TA in 3rd row we are doomed....james will likely HAVE to go to a booster at 5.5yo when i wanted him harnessed til at least 6yo in Regent. long story but my older boys will have to take over the capt chairs in the 2nd row that have TA retrofitted. my 2 younger kids will have to go in the 3rd row without the headrests & TA's (trust me i've tried to get retrofitted - its nto possible in the 3rd row)

    so which is better besides getting a new van....

    1. boostering my 5.5yo in say something like the monterey or the like ( for SIP & HIGH belt guides). would boostering a child that age be that terrible? he is tall for his age. currently in the 90%tiles

    OR

    2. buying a frontier to harness still that i CANNOT tether. i believe it has to be tethered beyond 65lbs? am i right? i do like the fact that the frontier makes an incredibly TALL booster. would he have any real harness room to be worth it?

    you know after i wrote this, i think i know what you're gonna say. LOL
    Last edited by ginny4; 10-04-2008 at 11:37 AM.

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