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A Booster That Keeps Kids Cool, Comfy, and Safe

Little man is getting bigger…way too fast. His long legs draped over the end of his car seat, so lengthwise, he was ready for a booster, but at three he still needs the security of a car seat. He not only needed more room to be comfortable, but he tends to fall asleep often in his car seat because he gets so hot, and becomes wet and uncomfortable as a result.

I was recently introduced to the Snugli booster seat, which offers two designs: an All-In-One Car Seat and a Harnessed Booster. For my son, I chose to review the booster because it grows with him in the in-between stage – it converts from a traditional car seat with a five point safety harness to a booster chair that uses your car’s seat belts to hold your child in place.

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The Snugli grows with your child

The Snugli Harnessed Booster is a 2-in-1 car seat that accomodates children from 22- 110 lbs, with an internal harness up to 65 lbs. This means we can use it as a roomier car seat until he is much older, keeping him happy and comfortable, and when it’s time to remove the car seat padding and harness and use it as a booster, just convert to using the car’s seat belts to keep him secure. This will be the car seat/booster he uses until he is eight and no longer needs the added protection of a car seat.

The Snugli features advanced technology to prevent your child from overheating

The Snugli is designed to keep children from overheating in the seat with breakthrough OUTLAST® temperature management technology. This technology actively absorbs and stores excess heat (so no more kids passing out from being too hot), and it even maintains a balanced temperature to prevent chilling during cooler weather (the stored heat is released if your child’s temperature drops!). Your children are also more comfortable because they stay dry.

The Snugli is safe

Featuring three layers of foam technology, lumbar support with padding to support your child’s back, and tested for side impact, the Snugli Harnessed Booster can keep your child safe in the event of an accident. It has been tested for structural integrity at about two times the federal crash test standard, and just looking at it, it looks incredibly sturdy and safe. The sections that enclose your child’s head and sides are rigidly structured and heavily padded, and a child that is properly harnessed in with the adjustable belt should be very secure.

It really works

How do I know? Unfortunately, the baby still perspires in his own (non-Snugli) car seat, so I often take him out of the car to find his hair plastered to his head, and when it’s windy or cool out, I worry this will make him catch a cold. Meanwhile, my older son is cool and comfy during both short and long car rides. I obviously need to pick one up for the baby too asap.

I was sent a Snugli Harnessed Booster to review. Opinions are 100% my own.


  • Sounds like an awesome booster seat.

  • It gets SO hot here in Vegas, this would be awesome for my son!

  • Donna

    This would have been great when my son was younger.

  • What a cute seat! I just love the fabric pattern!

  • LyndaS

    It’s amazing how far technology has brought us in our everyday lives. That car seat is so cool.

  • I have something similar for my daughter.

  • I love the print, super cute.

  • Mellisa

    What a nice booster seat!

  • I was just talking to my mom about my little one getting so hot and sweaty in her seat. I will have to check this out. Thanks for the info!

  • That’s a really nice seat!

  • Oooh I really like the pattern! M is still rear facing but will keep this one in mind!

  • This is a great booster for a little boy.

  • I love that idea, my sleep number bed has the technology to heat or cool.

  • Jennifer

    What a great idea! My boys screamed their heads off because they were always overheating in their car seats. This went on until they were about 18 months old!

  • What a nice seat!

  • Leilani

    Looks like a great booster.

  • I am in the market for one! Looks great!

  • How wonderful that it converts and grows right along with your little one.

  • Nice booster seat!

  • I find that buying products like this that grow with the child really saves me money.

  • I need to get my daughter a new booster soon.

  • I really like this!

  • Love the print!

  • Mellisa

    I love the cameo pattern, I wonder if they make it in pink?

  • Looks like a great booster!