+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    4
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0

    Default My 2y/o gets his arms free in his car seat

    My little Houdini of a boy keeps escaping from his car seat while I am driving. He can't actually climb out of the seat but he can get his arms free so he can reach the window and the door handle (thank God for child locks!). I have purchased one of those add-ons to the car seat belt but he has worked out how to get out of that as well. Getting very frustrated because a 25min car trip now turns into a 65min car trip constantly pulling over. HELP!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    1,945
    Thanks
    1,166
    Thanked
    963
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Awards:
    Funniest Caption
    Subscribing!! I having the exact same prob with my 2yo dd. no matter how tight the straps are she manages to get her arms out... I have tried everything!!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    4,247
    Thanks
    160
    Thanked
    311
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    same here..my 21 month old did it 3 times yesterday.........it freaks me out as we are driving on motorways , speed limits like 110km/ hr etc etc so hard to stop and pull over and not to mention dangerous........

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    627
    Thanks
    39
    Thanked
    64
    Reviews
    5
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    You need a Houdini Stop! Brilliant little devices that stop little darlings escaping. Brilliant, inexpensive treasures they are! Google them for a stockist near you!

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to Pajamarama For This Useful Post:

    onedayatatime  (22-03-2012)

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    19,600
    Thanks
    3,256
    Thanked
    4,044
    Reviews
    8
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    ^^ friends have used Houdini stop & found them really good.

    Jasper started doing it but because I don't have my license & we never went anywhere without the 3 of us I road in the back with him until he stopped doing it! He still can because sometimes when we arrive somewhere he'll slip his arms out AFTER the car has stopped, but he's 3 & knows he gets in big trouble for slipping his arms out.

  7. #6
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    627
    Thanks
    39
    Thanked
    64
    Reviews
    5
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    You need a Houdini Stop! Brilliant little devices that stop little darlings escaping. Brilliant, inexpensive treasures they are! Google them for a stockist near you!

  8. #7
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Adelaide
    Posts
    573
    Thanks
    90
    Thanked
    120
    Reviews
    40
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Safe-n-Sound Protecta Child Safety Harness or something like that. I think target or Big W sell a different one that is longer one similar and its velcro instead of the clip so it doesnt catch on your childs skin.

    There are plenty around I suggest going to department stores, toys r us or Baby specialty stores to compare variety and price, to best suit what you are looking for.

  9. #8
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    online
    Posts
    1,146
    Thanks
    247
    Thanked
    461
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Well my one went a step further, not only did she get her arms free but she managed to open the door while driving (on the hire car, which obviously has no child lock)

    I just had visions of my child falling out unto the road while driving 80 km's an hour.

  10. #9
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Newcastle
    Posts
    14,956
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    634
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    We Houdini stops, best thing EVER!


 

Similar Threads

  1. Car accident & new seat belts/car seat?
    By AndrewTheEmu in forum General Chat
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 15-07-2012, 15:07
  2. Dairy free, grain free, sugar free
    By elleandsam in forum Recipes & Lunchbox Ideas
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 17-06-2012, 18:24
  3. Where can I get Egg Free, Nut Free, Dairy Free cake or Cupcakes in Sydney?
    By Lumpy in forum Food allergies & intolerances
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 29-12-2011, 20:04

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Life FertilityLife Fertility Clinic is a boutique fertility clinic located in Spring Hill, Brisbane. Our dedicated fertility and IVF ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Sisters' WeddingIssues with Family Members
Can we use this name?Choosing Baby Names
IVF Babies due Sep/Oct/Nov 2017 #2pregnancy and babies through IVF
looking for some help pleasePregnancy & Birth General Chat
IVF babies due March/April/May 2018pregnancy and babies through IVF
Yummy MummiesMovies / Music / Books / TV Chat
Joyous June/July TTC! #2Conception & Fertility General Chat
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›