"If you guys would just let me do the driving, all problems would be solved!" My one major complaint with sleep training is that Blaine has a new cry for situations when he is hysterical: THE DEVIL SCREAM. It sounds like the devil has taken hold of his voice box and just LET LOOSE. He figured it out on night 1 of sleep training and now uses it in all sleep crying spells and on most car rides. Even if the drive is only for 1 mile. Before, when he was hysterical in the car, earplugs would block some of the noise and you'd end up at your destination pretty darn rattled and stressed. But you'd get there. Well now with the DEVIL SCREAM in his reportoire, when he is in the car, earplugs won't help you a darn bit and you won't arrive at your destination because you will either have turned around and gone back home, or you would've killed yourself. No joke. I honestly think that child is damaging his vocal chords by doing what he is doing and I know he's damaging my eardrums. If he is hard of hearing when he gets older I will know why.
A few people on my facebook suggested letting him face-forward. SERIOUSLY?!! Not only is that AGAINST THE FREAKING LAW IN OHIO it is 100% unsafe. I've read the suggestions and their reasons. That kid will not be facing forward until he is 2 or even older. I'm the parent and he's the child. I win in that decision.
So we will install another carseat and see how that goes. Wish us luck! I'm sick of not leaving my town just because my child is an absolute nightmare!