In an article in today's Wall Street Journal that is sure to get moms talking, Free Range Kids founder Lenore Skenazy suggests that laws that criminalize parents that leave their kids alone in a car are excessive. She argues:
"Is it really safer to drag kids out of a car, across a busy parking lot, or alongside the street as you rush back home for a kids-size life vest? The law says yes. Common sense says no. These laws are making criminals out of ordinary people doing ordinary activities that have an infinitesimal chance of ending badly. Except, that is, for the parents."
Do you agree with Lenore? Would you leave your young kids in the car for a quick errand?