(Closed) Is it okay for parents to do this?

posted 5 years ago in Parenting
  • poll: Do you think that's okay?

    No way! Not even for a minute.

    It depends

    I do it all the time

  • Post # 91
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    Bumble bee

    My parents did that with me all the time if they needed to call into the corner shop. there’s no way they’d have done it for a full grocery shop at the supermarket but s quick nip into the post office when they’re just outside, sure. 

    Post # 92
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2017 - Combermere Abbey

    I think it is perfectly fine to do this if it is a quick shop. Car robbery? Kidnapped by psychos? Please…you’d have more chance of something going wrong by trying to handle all three kids at the shop. 

    Post # 93
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    Buzzing bee

    I know this is an older post, but I actually JUST read this article by a mum who left her son in the car, and then happened to stumble upon this thread. I’m sorry if the article has been posted before; I didn’t read through all 7 pages of comments: 

    http://www.salon.com/2014/06/03/the_day_i_left_my_son_in_the_car/ 

    ETA: I just went back a few pages and see that it WAS posted already, sorry. Anyone who hasn’t read it yet – you should. It gives a very interesting perspective on this debate. 

    • This reply was modified 4 years, 10 months ago by  Soon2bmrs1.
    Post # 94
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2015 - Hotel Ballroom

    I was under the impression it was the LAW that you can’t leave your kids in the car now?

    I remember being a little kid and left in the car…I actually remember finding it upsetting. Like…why bring me along if you are just going to leave me in the car at the end?

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