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AARRRGGHHH! DS (2.3) unbuckling seat belt and running around the car whilst I am driving!

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TeenTwinsToddlerandTiaras Thu 15-Nov-12 21:03:13

DS is a big lad and has grown out of his 'harness' type reclining car seat. He is now is a Group 2 full car seat which uses the car seat belt. Very quickly he learnt how to unbuckle the seat belt and I have had several occasions where he has leapt from the seat while I am driving and started running around my 7 seater car jumping on all the seats! He also unbuckles the seat belt when I stop the car and has great fun running from one end of the car to the other while I try to catch the little bugger (gritted teeth grin).

Patience is wearing thin now - how can I stop him unbuckling his seat belt PLEASE?

SamSmalaidh Sat 17-Nov-12 11:14:00

It does sound like he is too young - my DS is the same age and I don't think I could trust him to understand/remember the consequences of unbuckling himself, they are so impulsive at this age. Even if his group 1 seat is a bit snug, I'd put him back in it for a few more months too.

threepiecesuite Sat 17-Nov-12 20:14:59

I would too, and tell him it's because he can't be trusted in a 'big boy' seat. He needs to know it's no laughing matter in any way whatsoever.

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