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People who don't buckle up their kids are just plain lazy!

I am LIVID!! I just came back from picking up my god-daughter, and she was not properly strapped in the vehicle! Her chest straps weren't even around her chest! It was closer to her lap. To make matters worse, her carseat was just placed in the car. No seatbelt or any other kind of protection if (God forbid!) they had been in an accident. Her mother's excuse? I was i n a hurry. In a hurry?! OMG, I am willing to be a little late (and I am a very punctual person) in order to make sure my children are properly restrained and protected. Ok, vent thanks for listening!

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Asked by loving_mom7 at 4:42 PM on Aug. 20, 2009 in Kids' Health

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  • right there with ya, sister!!!!!

    Answer by CoreyLynn at 4:43 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • fact when i worked at a daycare, we were supposed to report any child unrestrained in the vehicle to DFS (which here is dept of family services). It aggravates me too!

    Answer by AmandaN1 at 4:45 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • Thank you! I had quite a few things to say to her needless to say.

    Answer by loving_mom7 at 4:48 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • I agree , but the other thing around here i see alot of is like 5 or kids piled on each other laps in the back of cars! this crap pisses me off!

    Answer by toledoohiomom at 4:48 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • i ment 5 or 6 kids

    Answer by toledoohiomom at 4:49 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • LAZY?? Try just plain retarted. I get SOOO mad when I see things like that. I know someone who does it all the time and I fix it right in front of her...she gets pissed but I don't care! I have called the police so many time being out and seing 2 year olds in the front with no seatbelt, or kids with no carseats. What are you thinking?? The best is when they're in "too much a hurry" to buckle their kids but they put their own seatbelt on...irrisponsible jerks who shouldn't have kids. Ok I guess I had to vent too lol!

    Answer by minimommy816 at 4:51 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • it bugs me 2 cept however... when i first had my DD i put her infant carseat in the base and forgot to strap her in a couple of times first time mama tired ! not lazy lol

    Answer by onefinenursemom at 4:51 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • Just plain lazy? No, 'lazy' is too kind.

    They are irresponsible.

    They are reckless.

    They are selfish.


    Answer by wildtamer at 4:53 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • I so agree with you, toledoohiomom, that pisses me off to no end! I wanna flag the parents (family member, whoever they may be) down and slap the crap out of them! onefinenursemom, I can understand a mistake (once corrected ya know?) But to say you were just in a hurry? Oh, man that is just laziness

    Answer by loving_mom7 at 4:56 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • That irritate me too. Will buckle my kids up even if im just going around the corner. I also hate to see children in the front seat.

    Answer by JayRo00 at 4:56 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

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