« 6 Banyon Tree Temple (then and now) | Main | Madeline pics »

September 01, 2006

How's this for enthusiasm?

Carseat Andrew here, filling in for Donna for a moment.  She mentioned a couple of posts down that Gwen unrestrained in a car or plane is like a 26 pound overcaffeinated monochromatic Dalmation puppy, and Maddy isn't much better.  So we really had no choice but to buy child carseats for the trip home.   

As you may know, China is opposed to vehicle safety in all its forms, so even finding a carseat to buy is tricky.  We went to a giant department store catering to tourists, and found some cheapo Graco carseats on sale for i-kid-you-not about 10% of the cost of a new car.  We found only one other place that sells carseats, in this case a Chinese brand called "Goodbaby", listed in a product catalog under the heading "infantile products."  Ironically, we're considering using the Goodbaby carseats as timeout chairs once we're back in the states.

Anyway, as you can see, Gwen loves her new carseat!  We pick up Maddy's probably tomorrow, and then we can plunk our beloved babies in front of our tiny but invaluable portable DVD screen so they can watch the Two Minutes Elmo at eleven hundred hours every day.  Elmo in Grouchland is our current favorite -- great movie!  And we're fondly imagining that we might actually step out of the 747 with most of our hair still in place.

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d83451fbc969e200d834e2b37d69e2

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference How's this for enthusiasm?:

Comments

My Photo

My Other Accounts

Blogger Facebook Flickr YouTube
Pages

  • Follow Me
  • Join me on Facebook

Family Blogs

Most Recent Referrers

  • we picture {this}
  • www.flickr.com
    This is a Flickr badge showing public photos and videos from Donna & Andrew. Make your own badge here.

  • No Hands But Ours