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This Viral TikTok Hack Shows You How To Fix A Twisted Car Seat Strap

If you’ve ever dealt with a car seat — like AT ALL — you are probably very familiar with the twisted car seat strap.

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Like, how does that even happen? It’s straight when you put the kid in there. But, go to take them out, and the strap has turned backwards.

I don’t know HOW it happens, but it definitely happens ALL THE TIME.

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You aren’t a real parent if you haven’t spent time trying to untwist a car seat strap, AMIRITE?!?

Well, this genius mom on TikTok has figured out a way to fix the twisted car seat situation. I’m just gonna say it, she’s a genius.

Not only does this hack fix the twisted car seat dilemma, but it’s almost TOO easy!

Do you know how many times I’ve struggled and fought with a twisted strap to try and fix it? I inevitably always ended up teaching my kids a few new fun words in the process.

If I would have just known this crazy simple hack, I could have saved so much time and energy!!

So, the first thing you do is unbuckle the car seat straps.

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Now, you want to pull the buckle of the twisted strap all the way down to the bottom of the seat.

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Then, you’re going to take the twisted strap, and make a right angle at the twist — make that high school geometry work for you.

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Next you just gently work the buckle up and over that right angle.

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VOILA!! Fixed.

Genius, right?!? Why didn’t I know about this hack sooner?!?

If you want all kinds of good car seat information, look no further than Emily Roberts’ TikTok page. She is a Child Passenger Safety Technician, so she really knows a thing or two about what she’s doing.

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