Rest Easy on That Long Drive

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Rest Easy on That Long Drive


When traveling in the car, parents always try their best to make sure the kids are comfortable and seated safely. Long road trips can be fun, but seeing your offspring sleeping uncomfortably in the back seat or not being able to get to sleep are problems no one likes. Cranky, overtired youngsters can make trips difficult, but one dad is revolutionizing family travel with his innovative headrest invention. The Cardiff Products Booster Seat Headrest provides support and comfort for a child asleep in a moving vehicle. By comfortably aligning the child's head and body upright in the seat as he or she sleeps, the headrest prevents children from experiencing the neck pain that results when slumped forward or to the side.

The device was created by Jason Arriola, a dad of twin boys who was tired of always seeing their heads bobbing around when they fell asleep in the car. "The support provided by the Booster Seat Headrest prevents the unfortunate head bobbing that occurs while sleeping in the car due to 'noodle neck' as we call it--or, even worse, the head bump that occurs when two sleeping kids gradually move towards each other to then suddenly wake up when their heads bump together," says Arriola. …

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