Kid Coddler?

Kellz625

New member
So I need to switch my almost 7 YO to a no back booster, we recently had our 3rd baby and it's almost impossible to buckle him (even for me and my husband) in his Vivo with 3 across. He still falls asleep in the car so I'm trying to figure out a way to keep him from slumping.

I looked at the Cardiff booster seat head rest, but it doesn't have great reviews and it's pretty pricey. Then I cam across the Kid Coddler, which is more affordable, but I can't really find reviews on it. It seems to be a pillow thing that buckles to the head rest, vs all of those pillows I see and know are unsafe, that attach to the seatbelt.

Any opinions?
 
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joolsplus3

Admin - CPS Technician
These have been around for so so so long, the kid I know who's mom got him one is now in 8th grade.... but anyway...(taking off old lady glasses...) yeah, depends on seat geometry, it worked pretty well for him, I think. See if there're Cardiffs in Swap. I know I got mine on Zulily for $34 so they can be found for less from time to time.
Vivo is such a pain in three across, you might even consider a seat with higher armrests (Parkway/AMP) or no armrests (Rodifix) as a last resort if no sleep supporter things work.
 

Kellz625

New member
We have an amp in DH's car and apparently my Kia Sorento isn't as wide as his thunderbird which surprised me lol. I tried it in my car and it doesn't sit flat against the back of te seat, it's too wide and touches the door.

I'll check here for a Cardiff but if I can't find one I think I may try the kid coddler. My son can sometimes fall asleep on the short ride home from school, lol, so we need something.
 

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