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Traveling with car seats??? EDIT

Posted by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 10:12 PM
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I'm sure it's been asked. But I didn't see it so it's my turn. We hav a 14hr road trip to make. We just started. We have 2 lil ones with us. The oldest is staying home. The baby is 11mo and ds is 2 1/2 yrs.



So when you travel do you make your kids ride the whole thing in car seats? I'm talking like more than a 4-5 hr car ride.



ETA: I made this post over a week ago. We had to go out of town for a funeral. 12hrs out of town actually. Yes my kids were in a car seat the entire way there and back. While securing them and our bags etc, I was thinking f how we traveled as kids. We didn't wear seatbelts or anything. Just grabbe a pillow and blanket and laid down in the back. That's what prompted this post.

I do not feel comfortable traveling with my kids not properly seated in a car. Thanks for all the sarcasm, but I was curious if anyone still did what we did as kids. I wasn't asking if it's ok.

Carry on...
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JenB1983
by Platinum Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 10:14 PM
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Is this a serious question?
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cLanief
by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 10:15 PM
Where else are they supposed to go? The trunk?
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 on Mar. 8, 2013 at 10:15 PM
Of course. If the car is on and in motion, they are in seats no matter how long.
mrstompkins
by Bronze Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 10:15 PM

Huh???

JenB1983
by Platinum Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 10:15 PM
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Duct taped to the luggage rack.......


Quoting cLanief:

Where else are they supposed to go? The trunk?

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Mrs.Pedro
by Platinum Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 10:16 PM
Uh... Yeah. That is where kids go if the car is in motion.
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svolkov
by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 10:16 PM
Im confused. Are you trying to not properly restrain your children?? Get out every two hrs and stop at a play area. Good lord
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bustybee
by Buzz Lightyear on Mar. 8, 2013 at 10:16 PM

I have never had to travel more than a 6 hour stretch but yes, the kids stayed in their carseats. we also only make 1 15 minute stop for bathroom, gas, and snackies. we *might* stop at a second location but only to pee n go. so if we had to travel 14 hours we would stop for about an hour every 350-400 miles.

mommybecky
by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 10:16 PM

No. We tie them to the back bumper and make them run. Kids need exercise. Come on!

Kris_PBG
by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 10:18 PM
Ummm... Of course!!!!!!
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