I agree with you that you should not leave young kids in car, but at what age is it acceptable??If the children are teenagers they want to be left in the car as it is “uncool” to be seen with Mum and if you are dashing in to grab some milk I think this is acceptable as they all have mobiles and could ring you if needed, but for up to around 13 years old why would you leave them unattended in a car park?? Particularly babies, toddlers and preschoolers who are too young to ask for help if needed or do not know how to operate a phone etc. You did the right thing.
Posted by curlytops, 15th April 2013