When we first found out we were expecting our third child,
we were obviously excited. But, closely
followed our second thought – how are we going to fit three car seats in the
back of our car?!
were pregnant. You see, we have a Toyota
Yaris. I love that car, it gets amazing
gas mileage and works really well for us.
But, it seems like we were doomed when it came to three car seats in the
seats. Neither option was what we really
wanted to do. We are a one car family,
and like it that way. However, having
three children is going to pose a challenge in getting our entire family to one
parents who succumb to buying a minivan.
I actually don’t mind minivans at all.
They seem pretty practical to me, and get better gas mileage than SUV’s
most of the time. I’m happy to report we
were not impulsive, and instead decided to get our oldest into a high back
booster seat. A much more frugal option
and we are all about frugal at the moment, especially going from two children
car when we need to. And those three car
seats? They fit into her backseat. They would fit into our Yaris as well, but it
is a little too tight for my liking.
definitely will need a new option next year!
I am happy that we are used to having only one car, which means we
generally are home during the week, and able to forego car trips. And let’s be honest, I don’t expect that I am
going to load three littles in the car and go out for the day…especially not in
make a new car purchase because you added another child? How did you come to your decision?