Good back up booster?

ttatink

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Currently Katie has a Turbobooster in DH's car. She only rides in there once in a blue moon so I'm OK with her being in it on those rare occasions. However, I'm not OK with how it fits her and I never have been (the lap portion is close to being over her tummy instead of her hips, the shoulder fits right). I HATE the seat as it is (I just don't like how flimsy it feels and that every time I pick it up the back comes off :mad:) so I'm trying to figure out what's a good back up for her.

What would you use for a back up booster that would be used maybe a few times a year? Obviously I want it to fit her well. ;) She's 41" and 40 pounds. Not at all chunky and mostly torso.
 

Chex

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It depends on how much room you have in your car. Some great, but wide boosters to look at are the Sunshine Kids Monterey and the Britax Monarch. Your dd seems a bit small for the Monterey still, though. Some people think they tend to fit bigger kids better. But it's hard to know without trying it out in person. There are 1 or 2 websites with Britax Parkways still for sale. That's a really great booster for smaller kids and it's skinnier, so it usually fits well if you need to do a 3-across situation. A lot of people like the Compass boosters too.

HTH!
 

ttatink

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Thanks! It's just a back up so the SK isn't an option (though I will get it when she outgrows the harness on her Nautilus) since it's pretty pricey. I LOVE the Parkway but DH is anti-Britax (don't ask :rolleyes:). I'll have to check how she fits in the Compass in person.
 

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