baby and convience store

Nicki - posted on 04/10/2009 ( 2 moms have responded )

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so i was on my way to take my son to the gymboree and was really hungry. there are not fast food stores on the way but there is a convience store. i was stuck on if i should leave my sleeping child in the back and run in or wake him up? in general what do you do?

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Libby - posted on 04/10/2009

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Are we talking about an infant???  Please don't leave your infant in the car.  I've seen a lady at my son's preschool leave her 2 year old twins in the car when she runs the older one into school.  She leaves her car running (but locked) so I guess she thinks it's ok.  But there have been about 3 break ins to steal purses this school year, so I would NEVER risk leaving my little one in the car like that.  Especially if I couldn't see the child the entire time I was outside of the car.  You just don't risk it!!!

Diane - posted on 04/10/2009

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I would take him in.Your really not left w/ant other options.If you did you risk someone calling the police on you.I remember my parents always leaving us in the car.Back then it was ok.Its a tough call but to be safe I always bring them in w/me.

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