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toddler harnesses

glowingsunglowingsun
posted 9 years 3 months ago
Candra used to run of on me and hide in stores so often I had to use a harness for her. I have to admit i felt so much better knowing no one could take her or having her lost. It was a bit of a hazard when she ran around and would start getting it twisted around her neck, but the leash was short enough for me notice right away for me to fix it.
The only person I have ever had criticize me for it was a lady who was waiting at the bus stop with me. She's like "Those things are so dangerous. Those are banned because my grandson was strangled by a harness." The only reply I gave her was " they're not banned". I don't know her whole story so I'm not going to be mean. But a few parents need to realize that saftey gear for babies and kids are not play things. I used my harness responsibly and kept it up high when it was not in use. You use the same precautions as with baby gates and high chairs, strollers and cribs.
So if there are people that criticize you say " Does it look like I'm not being responsible with it?"


LucyLucy
posted 9 years 3 months ago
take no notice i used one for Tom when i had a toddler and baby in the pushchair, i used a baby walker and bottle fed....so sue me! Moon

hapydazyhapydazy Moderator
posted 9 years 3 months ago
Before I had a child I thought they were horrible and degrading.... WTF did I know, I didn't have a kid!! Rolling Eyes

I never used one on Aaralyn but now that I'm a mom I can see how in certain situations they could be very helpful (such as big crowds, ect)

LucyLucy
posted 9 years 3 months ago
id rather keep my child with me then let him/her run in the road and get killed

hapydazyhapydazy Moderator
posted 9 years 3 months ago

Lucy said:
take no notice i used one for Tom when i had a toddler and baby in the pushchair, i used a baby walker and bottle fed....so sue me! Moon


and you have two gorgeous and normal children to show for it... ya done good!

crystalpaulacrystalpaula
posted 9 years 3 months ago
i use a wrist srap with my son and hes three and with her sister who is nearly two and one day a lady she told right at the begining of the 19 th centry all the little ones were on some sort of restaint and she praised me 4 using one people forget it only takes a few seconds to loose ur child or godforbid someone take so never feel least u now ur children are right beside u better safe than sorry. Very Happy

kristagkristag
posted 9 years 3 months ago
I see no problem with them at all. I had one for Jas that fitted nicely around her chest and back but had two little clips either side for the reign part. It wasn't long enough for her to get it around her neck but was just right for me not to lose her.

You do what's right for you hon and stuff anyone who says otherwise. A good parent wants to know where their child is and that they are safe and a harness just helps!

staceybstaceyb
posted 9 years 3 months ago
- My blog

Lucy said:
id rather keep my child with me then let him/her run in the road and get killed


thats exactly my thoughts. they are a lifesaver

candgsmumcandgsmum
posted 9 years 3 months ago
I used one with Lots and i still use one for George.

I remember having one when I was small as my mum said I was one of those kids that used to run for it...maybe thats where george gets it from LOL Embarassed

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