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do people really??

wear seat belts, make you kids wear them?
wear bike helmets, make you kids wear them?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:13 PM on May. 13, 2010 in General Parenting

Answers (30)
  • OMG - YES!
    chefronswife

    Answer by chefronswife at 4:14 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • yes stupid ..
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:15 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • yes...
    joycegina

    Answer by joycegina at 4:15 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • Yes! I always wear my seatbelt and my children are always properly restrained in their car seats and boosters! they always wear helmets, too!
    Courtney610

    Answer by Courtney610 at 4:15 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • I don't ride a bike so that is "N/A" for me. I trained my kids from toddlerhood that being on anything w/ wheels (bike, trike, scooter, wagon, etc) requires a helmet or that wheeled item is simply inoperable, period.... non negotiable. Now they know that they sit on nothing or get on nothing that moves without a helmet, it's second nature. They would never question it, since it was instilled so early on.

    My kiddos are both still in 5 point harness's and will be til they reach 85 pounds. I, sadly, rarely if ever buckle up. They have no reason to question this, though.... they know their safety comes 1st. Momma will take care of Momma.
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 4:21 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • Of course people wear seat belts, you would have to be stupid not to. I use to tell my kids when they were younger that the car wouldn't work if they weren't buckled up!!
    wallmom1

    Answer by wallmom1 at 4:22 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • yes. both are law here. Even if they weren't it only makes sense.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 4:24 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • yes we wear seat belts. My sons who are 2 and 4 are both in 5-point harness carseats. They wear bike helments, elbow and knee pads.
    laciD

    Answer by laciD at 4:24 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • I always wear a seat belt in the car. I don't wear a bike helmet, though. My daughter is only 9 months so she isn't riding a bike anytime soon. My husband wears a helmet when he snowboards, though, so I imagine that we will wear bike helmets when she starts riding.
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 4:25 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • I don't bike so I don't need a bike helmet but when my kids learn to ride bikes then helmets will be worn. It's the law and it's smart.

    As for seat belts...OF COURSE!!!
    What kind of mother wouldn't bother to buckle her children into their seats?????

    I always wear my seat belt. I need to do everything I can to ensure that my kids wont have to go through the pain of losing their mother. How irresponsible and lazy does someone have to be to not wear a seat belt? Geez.
    Laila-May

    Answer by Laila-May at 4:28 PM on May. 13, 2010

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