Quoting Dr. Paradigm Shift:" <blockquote><b>Quoting khigh:</b>" I remember being 5 or 6 and driving from Oklahoma ... [snip!] ... the beach in the back of my dad's el camino at age 7 or so. I'm sure it'd be enough to give these seat nazis a heart attack."
Quoting Stephanie Onyembi:" Well it sounds like OP meant he was in the car just sitting in the seat with no carseat or booster seat. Which is sickening!"
Quoting britty06:" lmao. i'd hate for you to be my SIL... MYOB. her kids... not yours. i bet your mom... or even ... [snip!] ... bet your mom... or even your husband's mother didn't have you guys in car seats until you were 5.... HOW DID YOU SURVIVE? smh.".
Quoting Momma~2~Mayleigh:" Yes it 4'9 or 8 here and she was not in a car seat or a booster. The seat belt does not fit her correctly without it and it is against the law."
Quoting Coupon Lady:" My 4 yr old sometimes rides without one. Sometimes I need to get a ride and I don't carry her seat with ... [snip!] ... me, unless I know I need. It. I'm a car seat basically too. But I also mind my own buisness. It was one night give it a rest.".
Quoting Bubba Monster's Mommy:" My SIL turned her daughter forward facing at 6 months. I tried everything to educate her... and to top ... [snip!] ... to educate her... and to top it off she constantly gave me smurf for nit turning my son forward facing until after her turned 2."
Quoting Bubba Monster's Mommy:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Coupon Lady:</b>" Its funny cause I believe in Australia ... [snip!] ... my choice. Just as it is theirs. If they have the education and decide to do it different that's up to them. <shrug> lol."
Quoting Momma~2~Mayleigh:" I survived, but many children did not. And that is a terrible argument... I survived, so why not? I want my children and *gasp* my nieces and nephews to be as safe as possible."