For 3 years, 2 months, 2 weeks and 2 days William was rear-facing in the car. We were waiting for William to hit 33 pounds (the maximum rear facing weight for his carseat) before turning him and he finally hit 33 pounds this week. In comparison, Zachary hit 33 pounds at 22 months! William has always been happy rear-facing but he is loving forward facing. As we drove down our street on his first forward facing ride he yelled "weeeeeeeeeeeee" like it was a roller coaster! It is fun to turn around and see his face back there.