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

5 comments:

  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.

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  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.

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  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...)

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

    -sigh-

    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...

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  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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