Car Seat Blues

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My daughter HATES the car seat. She screams from point A to point B non-stop. She also arches her back while throwing a fit when trying to strap her in. She throws any toy I give her and putting appropriate music on doesn't even faze her. Any suggestions on what I can do?

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Bethany - posted on 08/27/2009

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My daughter loves her DVD player that we have in the car for her. She also loves to have her juice or snacks with her too

Kelly - posted on 08/26/2009

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I also put a mirror on the seat so he could see himself.....the one that i have, my mom bought it, has a little remote that when you turn it on it lights up and plays music....it does seem to go through batteries faster than i thought it would, but it definately makes the car ride better....i also have started to give him a sippy cup of water and juice, half and half, when we are in the car and that also has helped, but sometimes he just doesn't want to be in the seat.....good luck....hope this helped

Lea - posted on 08/26/2009

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I put up a mirror so that my son could see himself and that helped a good bit. Also, sometimes I give him a pacifier and he stops screaming.

Candice - posted on 08/26/2009

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my daughter isn't fond of it either. snacks seem to be the only thing that help...but then, she loves her snacks. i did recently put her in forward facing (i usually keep her rear facing since she's still within the limits, but she can technically go either way, and the car was small) and she preferred it...but still not for very long. i sympathize with you...i hate taking her anywhere in the car.

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