>:(Some of you people really dont understand, times are hard right now for low income families I know because Im in the same situation. Sometimes sparing even $50 can mean no dinner that week or no gas to get to work if your lucky enough to have a job. The car seat is truly not that unsafe its better than not having the child in a car seat at all. ;)Dont listen to all these negative nellys your car seat is beautiful, you made lemonade out of your lemons which is what we all need to be doing in these hard times. I hope things get better for all of us soon!