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... I have too left my child in the car for a minute or two to run in to some where when he was that age. I didn't want to drag him out in the pouring rain or I just didn't want to drag him out. It was mostly gas stations that I ran into for a minute and I could see him through the window. ... (15 replies)
... oh good grief..... my mom used to leave us in the car for hours while she went for groceries.... so did everyone else's parents back in the day! this whole thing has just become ridiculous! ... (15 replies)
... I agree in some ways, but have had trouble thinking of any bad things that could happen. ... (15 replies)

... I think that if you ever got into an accident you would regret your decision to put your child forward facing for the rest of your life.....it's just not worth the risk. I think the risk of your son being hurt in an accident is far great than him chocking. ... (4 replies)
... since you can leave em home at any age? ... (21 replies)
... I would always leave my kids in the car while I ran in to pay for my gas. We live in a small town and it sounds very similar to yours. My son is now almost 13 but a couple of years ago, I was confronted about leaving my 2 girls in the car with my son. ... (21 replies)
... I hope you are still checking this thread. It would do my heart good to know that what my children and I went through did indeed have a greater purpose. ... (13 replies)
... Yes, it is very illegal! If someone does call the police, you will not get off with a warning, they will arrest you and charge you with child neglect and endangerment. It does not matter if you are in the store for 30 seconds or 30 minutes, in the eyes of the law, it's illegal. ... (21 replies)




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