Not too long ago my family and I took my son to the aquarium for his first time, and I seen a beautiful mother with her handsome four year old son with the anti lost wrist link. My first thought was wow! That’s cool! The little boy was having fun, in his own world of course and wanting to run off everywhere, all while Mom was doing her job, and well.. being Mom. I went to her and wanted to ask her where she got it from and as I approached her she immediately seemed very defensive but let loose once my question slipped. She told me she purchased them from amazon and then immediately continued to explain to me how they took their son to a fair and lost him in the blink of a moment, how scary it was for her and she couldn’t risk it ever happening in such chaos of places or anywhere for that matter again, then summed all that up with “I don’t care what people say or when I get dirty look and smirks underneath breaths. I’d rather deal with that than ever loosing my son again.” People. Why? I mean seriously why? First were bad parents when our child goes missing because we didn’t watch them closely enough, then we’re bad parents when we do everything in our power to prevent it.
Can we all please stop for a moment and think of all the things going on in this world. All of the things that CAN happen in just that “blink of a moment.” I mean people are looking to scoop up our children right in front of us while we shop now, and all you can think about is shaming that Mom, Dad or grandparent for using some sort of child loss prevention gadget (because let’s be honest, I don’t see my sons older grandparents running after him as he screams to go see the fishes in Walmart for the 8th time while they are trying to go cash out and finally leave. They are not as young with beautiful graceful legs and knees as you!) Please, everyone. Stop for a moment and extent some grace and understanding. They are not being harmed, they are obviously not dogs, and you are obviously not a “bad parent” for protecting your gems out in public.
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