Sunday, March 27, 2011

Car Seats

A week or two ago, my daughter posted on Facebook:

Today I had fun messing with my daughter, who is 9. I had her convinced that as part of the new car seat regulations she would have to now get a car seat and sit rear-facing in the back until she reached 5'4". She was getting all worked up, so I finally told her I was kidding - now she's really mad at me! :D

Honestly, I cannot imagine where she got this cruel lying streak that compels her to mess with an innocent child.

But, Amy, you really ought to check out this post:
Six Decades and Counting - Life Reinvented: Car Seats for Seniors


  1. That's too funny. I can see why your granddaughter believed her mother's story. These car seat regulations are getting more and more strict. My son in law, who isn't a big guy, said that if they'd had the rules the have now, he would have had to go to senior prom in a car seat.

  2. Remember the days when we crawled through the front seats to sit besides out parents because your brother wouldn't quit "almost touching" you.
    Your daughter is a hoot, think she fell close to the tree.
    Visited that other post and it was delightful if scary for a rapidly shrinking adult.

  3. How funny! When we heard about the new recommendation, I E-mailed my very short friend and told her the next time she rode in my car, she'd need a regulation seat. (She's late 50's...)

  4. Ahhhh yes, the *Nanny State* marches on.


    Oh and I went over to the blog you linked to, and wrote a comment, but....... She has the *dreaded* Word Verification Setting on. So I just left.

    Dang *dreaded* Word Verification Setting!

    Gentle hugs...

  5. How sad that would be if she never made it to 5'4". I'm 5'6" and my 15 year old is holding steady at just over five feet. She's tiny!


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