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214. We occaisionally used one when in public.

And we knew our toddler would want to walk around and not hold our hands for a long period of time.


My kid loved it. The harness was a monkey and he liked to wear his monkey.
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  -Is putting a toddler on a leash a life saving act? Liberal_in_LA  Dec-13-10 07:40 PM   #0 
  - when I see toddlers on leashes  Skittles   Dec-13-10 07:41 PM   #1 
  - Toddlers have no more sense of danger than puppies...  hlthe2b   Dec-13-10 07:45 PM   #6 
  - The toddlers I've known, and I've known plenty the past ten years...  HuckleB   Dec-13-10 09:39 PM   #122 
  - You obviously have not traveled through crowded international  hlthe2b   Dec-13-10 09:43 PM   #124 
     - Yes, I have.  HuckleB   Dec-13-10 09:45 PM   #125 
        - Imagine arguing against an extra measure of protection...  hlthe2b   Dec-13-10 10:00 PM   #133 
           - Imagine putting words in the mouths of others, before responding.  HuckleB   Dec-13-10 10:01 PM   #135 
              - Actually you did so with me-- suggesting I was arguing for  hlthe2b   Dec-13-10 10:08 PM   #142 
                 - And you continue to put words in my mouth.  HuckleB   Dec-13-10 10:10 PM   #143 
                    - I am responding to your written words...  hlthe2b   Dec-13-10 10:11 PM   #146 
                       - You have responded to your own creation, not what I posted.  HuckleB   Dec-13-10 10:12 PM   #149 
                          - You, sir...  hlthe2b   Dec-13-10 10:15 PM   #150 
                             - I have, and I know what I wrote.  HuckleB   Dec-13-10 10:16 PM   #154 
  - that's actually not true at all...  snooper2   Dec-14-10 09:47 AM   #204 
     - Your 13 month old equates to a dog aged 7 years in maturity...  hlthe2b   Dec-14-10 05:22 PM   #226 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-14-10 10:23 PM   #229 
           - I did not set out to insult you..  hlthe2b   Dec-14-10 10:35 PM   #230 
  - Right you are  Gaedel   Dec-13-10 07:47 PM   #11 
  - I completely agree. Different families have different challenges. nt  ZombieHorde   Dec-13-10 07:59 PM   #30 
  - Challenges like twins  Eddie Haskell   Dec-13-10 09:11 PM   #112 
  - I agree.........If you think you need to keep your child on a leash to keep  TheDebbieDee   Dec-13-10 09:51 PM   #127 
  - I agree completely  slackmaster   Dec-14-10 09:24 AM   #200 
  - I believe they have their place.  CaliforniaPeggy   Dec-13-10 07:43 PM   #2 
  - I have no problem with it at all. Keeping them safe is what counts and  virgogal   Dec-13-10 07:44 PM   #3 
  - Back in 1947, my mom put me on a harness and leash in public.  MineralMan   Dec-13-10 07:44 PM   #4 
  - me too, it was accepted then  Rosa Luxemburg   Dec-13-10 08:24 PM   #74 
  - Likewise. I was very curious, and in city sidewalk traffic I could have easily gotten lost n/t  eridani   Dec-13-10 09:06 PM   #106 
  - My grandmother put my Dad on a leash tied to the clothesline. He took off his clothes and ran naked  KittyWampus   Dec-13-10 10:24 PM   #157 
  - I have a leash for my son. It's attached to a puppy backpack.  Luciferous   Dec-13-10 07:45 PM   #5 
  - I've seen those animal type backpack leashes. n/t  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-13-10 07:46 PM   #8 
  - those are cute  tigereye   Dec-13-10 09:58 PM   #131 
  - I used those for both my children when they first started running -  TBF   Dec-14-10 09:57 AM   #209 
  - Here in AZ, dozens of kids die each year in swimming pool accidents. It literally takes seconds for  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 07:45 PM   #7 
  - I remember the handcuff things. n/t  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-13-10 07:48 PM   #13 
  - With my own eyes, I saw a woman with her kid on a leash while she was carrying a dog  MrScorpio   Dec-13-10 07:46 PM   #9 
  - Are you a parent? nt  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 07:48 PM   #16 
  - Maybe the kid was too heavy to carry or fought being carried  Raine   Dec-13-10 07:52 PM   #18 
  - I don't have kids but  Skittles   Dec-13-10 07:56 PM   #25 
  - I was in a bathroom stall at LAX, had just dropped my jeans and was bending down when my son  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 08:02 PM   #37 
  - I found a small boy wandering away from a mall  Skittles   Dec-13-10 08:14 PM   #57 
  - my son hid in the racks at Macy's one time- not fun.  tigereye   Dec-13-10 10:00 PM   #134 
  - LOL, when my daughter was small we had a game we played in the restroom to keep her attention.  gkhouston   Dec-13-10 08:15 PM   #60 
     - LOL! nt  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 10:44 PM   #169 
     - I have put in my time in bathroom stalls  babydollhead   Dec-14-10 11:02 AM   #217 
  - You didn't give him an ass-kicking? That would have set him straight!  madinmaryland   Dec-13-10 08:33 PM   #81 
     - oh, he's still afraid of me now  Skittles   Dec-13-10 08:35 PM   #82 
        - Everybody (with sense) is afraid of you.  MilesColtrane   Dec-13-10 10:29 PM   #161 
        - The look on your face--I LOVE it! That look is an ass-kicking in and of itself!  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 11:23 PM   #177 
  - Kids don't always want to be carried.  Xithras   Dec-13-10 07:58 PM   #29 
  - But you CANNOT keep an eye on them every minute.  Codeine   Dec-13-10 08:07 PM   #41 
  - You don't "get" it?  uncommon   Dec-14-10 11:44 AM   #222 
  - I've never gotten the vehement objection to child leashes  LostInAnomie   Dec-13-10 07:47 PM   #10 
  - When I first saw them when I was young, I thought they were awful. Cribs also - lil jails  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-13-10 07:59 PM   #32 
     - Sounds familiar. I loathed them, then had a speedy toddle and wished I had one  uppityperson   Dec-13-10 10:12 PM   #148 
  - My brother wore one  Raine   Dec-13-10 07:47 PM   #12 
  - but not you?  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-13-10 07:48 PM   #15 
  - LOL I probably did  Raine   Dec-13-10 07:57 PM   #28 
  - Are you sure you weren't trying to use him as bait like  whistler162   Dec-13-10 08:11 PM   #51 
     - LOL I swear I wasn't anywhere near him!  Raine   Dec-13-10 08:31 PM   #76 
  - My daughter was a clinger no worries about her running off but my son....  nc4bo   Dec-13-10 07:48 PM   #14 
  - only at the Olive Garden  Kali   Dec-13-10 07:51 PM   #17 
  - We put a harness and leash on my grandson when we're  Greybnk48   Dec-13-10 07:52 PM   #19 
  - i dont mind the toddler on leash. i never took my eyes off the little ones.  seabeyond   Dec-13-10 07:54 PM   #20 
  - Microchip them.  flvegan   Dec-13-10 07:54 PM   #21 
  - frankly, I think people have actually talked about this!  tigereye   Dec-13-10 10:04 PM   #137 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-13-10 07:55 PM   #22 
  - Cages are a much better idea. Don't have to worry about the leash breaking.  JackBeck   Dec-13-10 07:56 PM   #26 
  - Fail nt  Raine   Dec-13-10 08:21 PM   #70 
     - Sarcasm fail. n/t  JackBeck   Dec-13-10 08:23 PM   #72 
        - Sorry  Raine   Dec-13-10 08:37 PM   #84 
  - Are you a parent? nt  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 07:57 PM   #27 
  - I've seen this all too often.  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:09 PM   #46 
  - In Britain they are called "leading strings" and no one bats an eye.  TygrBright   Dec-13-10 07:55 PM   #23 
  - We always called them 'Reins'.  jannyk   Dec-13-10 08:07 PM   #42 
  - many years ago, down in mesa verde, a couple was with their young daughter, who was on a harness.  niyad   Dec-13-10 07:55 PM   #24 
  - did we already forget the story of the 2 year old raped in a store?  Motown_Johnny   Dec-13-10 07:59 PM   #31 
  - Myself. my two sisters and every toddler I ever knew/met wore...  jannyk   Dec-13-10 08:00 PM   #33 
  - Those are adorable. I WANT ONE!  KittyWampus   Dec-13-10 10:25 PM   #158 
  - My sons knew better than to stray.  Sonoman   Dec-13-10 08:01 PM   #34 
  - "stern parenting" doesn't work...  pipi_k   Dec-14-10 09:18 AM   #198 
     - I never had a problem.  Sonoman   Dec-14-10 08:26 PM   #228 
  - Only if you're a bad parent.  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:02 PM   #35 
  - Really? Are you a parent? nt  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 08:03 PM   #38 
  - I'm an uncle.  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:07 PM   #40 
     - you sound like a harsh disciplinarian.  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-13-10 08:08 PM   #43 
     - Note the avatar, too.  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 08:09 PM   #45 
     - uh oh  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-13-10 08:10 PM   #49 
     - Yes, an anarchist avatar finding that child bondage is a result of bad parenting.  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:13 PM   #54 
        - Oh, your last sentence (the assumptions..." is making me HOWL.  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 08:17 PM   #63 
        - Wrong. My newphews and nieces act up around the parents but not me.  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:30 PM   #75 
           - My Nephew is 4 and is a handful of BRAT!!!  Odin2005   Dec-13-10 10:06 PM   #140 
        - So you are saying that the mental bondage that you are applying to the children...  yawnmaster   Dec-13-10 08:21 PM   #68 
           - I think that my values are certainly worth sharing.  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:33 PM   #80 
              - key word parent. non-key word, uncle. eom  yawnmaster   Dec-13-10 08:39 PM   #86 
                 - Works for me.  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:43 PM   #87 
     - Nah, two ways to get kids to respect you:  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:12 PM   #53 
     - Get back to us when you're a parent. Really.  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 08:14 PM   #58 
     - I like the deflection. Stroller = leash.  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:19 PM   #66 
        - Am I a bad parent? Put up or shut up. nt  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 08:24 PM   #73 
        - I see you chose to shut up. Very wise. nt  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 10:38 PM   #166 
           - My statements support my position.  joshcryer   Dec-14-10 07:47 AM   #191 
              - I'm a bad mom, check. Thatnks for clearing that up. does it make you feel better to say so  blondeatlast   Dec-14-10 09:45 AM   #203 
        - If you do put your child in a leash  Gaedel   Dec-14-10 08:34 AM   #195 
     - I have to agree with you on those two points.  cleanhippie   Dec-14-10 09:55 AM   #208 
     - meh  Kali   Dec-13-10 09:37 PM   #121 
     - An uncle--and you "know."  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 08:08 PM   #44 
     - Yes, I know.  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:10 PM   #50 
        - Riiight--your attitude and your avatar--interesting. nt  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 08:11 PM   #52 
     - Do you listen to Michael Savage?  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-13-10 09:05 PM   #104 
     - No.  joshcryer   Dec-14-10 07:46 AM   #190 
        - He said the same thing about autism  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-14-10 10:56 AM   #216 
     - This uncle agrees with you.  Odin2005   Dec-13-10 10:03 PM   #136 
     - "Uncle." all the bennies, none of the pain. nt  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 10:36 PM   #165 
     - Yeah, I remember when I, too, thought being an uncle qualified me as a parenting expert.  Warren DeMontague   Dec-14-10 12:15 AM   #182 
        - Oh, I'm by no means an expert.  joshcryer   Dec-14-10 07:53 AM   #192 
     - not necessarily...  tigereye   Dec-13-10 10:06 PM   #139 
     - Okay. Take care of them for a month, straight. By yourself. Just you.  Warren DeMontague   Dec-14-10 12:18 AM   #183 
     - Once I have a house they are more than welcome to stay.  joshcryer   Dec-14-10 07:45 AM   #189 
        - It's sort of like the difference between sitting in the cockpit and actually flying the plane.  Warren DeMontague   Dec-14-10 11:35 AM   #218 
     - there are some kids-both genders-who are very strong-willed high spirited  StarsInHerHair   Dec-14-10 10:50 PM   #232 
  - Really? So is a parent who puts their child in a stroller a bad parent?  Luciferous   Dec-13-10 08:09 PM   #48 
  - Possibly. I've seen kids stuck in baby seats for the duration of a shopping trip.  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:16 PM   #61 
  - Strollers are horrible and only bad parents use them. Hell, crib's are terrible, too.  Bunny   Dec-13-10 08:20 PM   #67 
  - Oh yes, hyperbole is certainly necessary.  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:32 PM   #77 
  - Uh huh.  Bunny   Dec-13-10 08:32 PM   #79 
  - don't forget diapers. They are a crutch for bad parents. When I was visiting my brothers house...  yawnmaster   Dec-13-10 08:37 PM   #83 
     - Ah, why try to reason with unreasonable people who want to justifiy their bad parenting.  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:39 PM   #85 
     - you shouldn't reason from such a narrow position, for one thing...  yawnmaster   Dec-13-10 08:44 PM   #89 
     - I've yet to see a leashed child whose parent I admired.  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:47 PM   #93 
        - of course it is; that's what I'm saying. eom  yawnmaster   Dec-13-10 08:48 PM   #94 
     - dude. You have no right to call people bad parents- walk a mile in their  tigereye   Dec-13-10 10:10 PM   #144 
     - Oh yes, hyperbole is certainly necessary.  uppityperson   Dec-13-10 10:16 PM   #153 
     - Hahahaha!  Bunny   Dec-13-10 08:44 PM   #88 
     - Hey their kids have never pooped their pants around me again!!!  yawnmaster   Dec-13-10 08:47 PM   #92 
        - Eh, potty training methods are much easier than teaching kids good behavior.  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:52 PM   #96 
           - Now that is odd. eom  yawnmaster   Dec-13-10 08:57 PM   #98 
           - What's odd?  joshcryer   Dec-13-10 08:58 PM   #99 
           - and with the added edit, it somehow gets even stranger. eom  yawnmaster   Dec-13-10 09:12 PM   #115 
     - ROFLMAO!!  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-13-10 09:08 PM   #109 
     - Good.  uppityperson   Dec-13-10 10:15 PM   #152 
  - IMO, there's far too much use of strollers as restraining devices.  HuckleB   Dec-13-10 09:42 PM   #123 
  - There's one in every crowd  slackmaster   Dec-14-10 09:25 AM   #201 
  - Yeah, thats not flamebait. No, not at all.  cleanhippie   Dec-14-10 09:51 AM   #207 
  - I used one with my son  cali   Dec-13-10 08:02 PM   #36 
  - OK by me  KT2000   Dec-13-10 08:03 PM   #39 
  - I used one with my daughter  noamnety   Dec-13-10 08:09 PM   #47 
  - When our youngest was small, we used one as a threat  liberal N proud   Dec-13-10 08:14 PM   #55 
  - my wife and i lost our daughter in a mall...  madrchsod   Dec-13-10 08:14 PM   #56 
  - Shopping is scary with toddlers  abelenkpe   Dec-13-10 09:09 PM   #111 
     - no....!  madrchsod   Dec-13-10 09:50 PM   #126 
  - They kept me on a leash in my uncle's sailboat.  Mojeoux   Dec-13-10 08:15 PM   #59 
  - Kids aren't dogs.  Lucian   Dec-13-10 08:16 PM   #62 
  - oh garbage.  cali   Dec-13-10 08:44 PM   #90 
  - You have your views, I have mine.  Lucian   Dec-13-10 09:02 PM   #102 
     - This particular view, or to be precise, your argument for your particular view, is illogical. eom  yawnmaster   Dec-13-10 09:09 PM   #110 
  - Why do you equate leashes with dogs? Think about it.  yawnmaster   Dec-13-10 08:52 PM   #95 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-13-10 09:02 PM   #103 
        - more illogic. I point out your logical fallacy and I'm now an idiot. eom  yawnmaster   Dec-13-10 09:08 PM   #108 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-13-10 09:11 PM   #113 
              - its best not to waste your time with logical arguments. Its better to focus on...  yawnmaster   Dec-13-10 09:14 PM   #116 
  - I have no problem at all with it. Unless...  yawnmaster   Dec-13-10 08:18 PM   #64 
  - I think I still have the one my mother used on my brother and I somewhere around here  NNN0LHI   Dec-13-10 08:18 PM   #65 
  - I hate them things, but...  somone   Dec-13-10 08:21 PM   #69 
  - Only if it's to keep them away from me. nt  asdjrocky   Dec-13-10 08:21 PM   #71 
  - asdjrocky FTW  MilesColtrane   Dec-13-10 10:43 PM   #168 
  - I leashed my toddler -  enlightenment   Dec-13-10 08:32 PM   #78 
  - Only if you're breastfeeding him in Olive Garden.  MissB   Dec-13-10 08:46 PM   #91 
  - Tragic  abelenkpe   Dec-13-10 08:55 PM   #97 
  - Surveillance video shows a baby sitting in a busy street in the middle of the night in San Antonio:  somone   Dec-13-10 09:05 PM   #105 
     - Wow.  abelenkpe   Dec-13-10 09:12 PM   #114 
     - A friend of mine was driving down a busy street on a snowy day  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-13-10 09:17 PM   #117 
  - I am learning to recognize your threads just by reading the title  Toucano   Dec-13-10 08:59 PM   #100 
  - I used one with my youngest  proud2BlibKansan   Dec-13-10 09:00 PM   #101 
  - Usually I read through all responses before I reply  kimi   Dec-13-10 09:08 PM   #107 
  - I'm a fierce advocate for their banning.  Chan790   Dec-13-10 09:22 PM   #118 
  - I disagree. please people child-tethers are NOT for assholes...  yawnmaster   Dec-13-10 09:26 PM   #119 
  - Your point?  Chan790   Dec-13-10 09:52 PM   #128 
     - oh, please.  tigereye   Dec-13-10 10:15 PM   #151 
        - It's not a broad brush if it's true.  Chan790   Dec-13-10 10:29 PM   #163 
           - arguing that all parents who use leashes are irresposible is patently absurd.  tigereye   Dec-13-10 10:42 PM   #167 
           - ...  Chan790   Dec-13-10 10:50 PM   #171 
              - curious - have you raised kids? Don't remember.  tigereye   Dec-13-10 10:54 PM   #174 
                 - Kinda, but not young ones.  Chan790   Dec-13-10 11:28 PM   #179 
                    - Two year olds are quite another matter than four year olds.  blondeatlast   Dec-14-10 09:48 AM   #205 
                       - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-14-10 08:10 PM   #227 
           - So demonstrate this truth. nt  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 11:18 PM   #176 
           - If its true it is still a broad brush, but you haven't given any argument for the premise that it...  yawnmaster   Dec-14-10 01:25 PM   #225 
  - How do you feel about banning Kids Meals? n/t  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-14-10 12:55 AM   #185 
     - You mean like Happy Meals?  Chan790   Dec-14-10 05:52 AM   #187 
  - Noway would I allow my child to be on a leash.  newcriminal   Dec-13-10 09:35 PM   #120 
  - Who gives a shit? What's the difference between that and holding the kid in your arms?  HEyHEY   Dec-13-10 09:56 PM   #129 
  - I think putting kids on leashes is disgusting.  Odin2005   Dec-13-10 09:58 PM   #130 
  - what bullshit  cali   Dec-13-10 10:20 PM   #156 
  - Do you think it's disgusting to buckle kids into a stroller?  noamnety   Dec-14-10 08:46 AM   #196 
  - Have no problem with restraining kids in big public areas.  TwilightGardener   Dec-13-10 09:59 PM   #132 
  - It seems as though most of those  SheilaT   Dec-13-10 10:05 PM   #138 
  - I used to think that leashes were strange  customerserviceguy   Dec-13-10 10:08 PM   #141 
  - Same here. My son was always a sprinter--now he wins awards for it; but back in the day...  blondeatlast   Dec-13-10 10:47 PM   #170 
  - There's a very short time window where it may be a good idea  jberryhill   Dec-13-10 10:11 PM   #145 
  - On the other end of the spectrum: Dad Faces Legal Action for Not Walking 7 y.o. to Bus Stop  HuckleB   Dec-13-10 10:11 PM   #147 
  - when I was 7 I was walking to school by myself, this was 1993.  Odin2005   Dec-13-10 10:28 PM   #159 
     - I walked to kindergarten alone.  HuckleB   Dec-13-10 10:52 PM   #172 
        - I walked to kindergarten in 1966, and kept walking to school until 1977 when I got my license.  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-14-10 12:59 AM   #186 
  - When I was little I got smacked for wandering off.  MilesColtrane   Dec-13-10 10:19 PM   #155 
  - My mom grabbed me by the ear when she caught me running off!  Odin2005   Dec-13-10 10:29 PM   #162 
     - I'm just glad they didn't have Triskelion shock collars back then.  MilesColtrane   Dec-13-10 10:34 PM   #164 
     - hopefully she alternate ears or does one drag on the ground?  whistler162   Dec-14-10 07:58 AM   #194 
  - my mom had to put my sister on a "leash" when she was 2-3  w8liftinglady   Dec-13-10 10:28 PM   #160 
  - Prolly depends on the toddler.  begin_within   Dec-13-10 10:53 PM   #173 
  - I find the concept appalling for a few seconds.  MrSlayer   Dec-13-10 11:06 PM   #175 
  - They are wonderful and encourage a good body and mind.  Boudica the Lyoness   Dec-13-10 11:23 PM   #178 
  - +1  hlthe2b   Dec-13-10 11:57 PM   #180 
  - Thank you, Madame Lyoness, for the wisdom. Oddly enough, leashes are freeing  blondeatlast   Dec-14-10 09:51 AM   #206 
     - +2  mwooldri   Dec-14-10 10:45 PM   #231 
  - Medically speaking, a harness is a lot safer  FloridaJudy   Dec-14-10 12:06 AM   #181 
  - I'd say it's no less a "life saving act" than banning Kids Meals. n/t  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-14-10 12:54 AM   #184 
  - I never leashed my children.  LWolf   Dec-14-10 07:37 AM   #188 
  - My mom hhad 2, me and my brother, 11 months apart  whistler162   Dec-14-10 07:56 AM   #193 
  - LOL, when I was a kid, I insisted on trying all the dog treats  lapislzi   Dec-14-10 10:21 AM   #213 
  - Maybe it's me, but just dont' understand the leash. And trust me I've been small and lost at a mall  LynneSin   Dec-14-10 08:57 AM   #197 
  - They do - I had one of those but they seemed to prefer the animal backpacks.  TBF   Dec-14-10 10:00 AM   #211 
  - You don't get to choose for others.  lapislzi   Dec-14-10 09:20 AM   #199 
  - I have no problem with parents using them when in large crowds.  Skidmore   Dec-14-10 09:29 AM   #202 
  - I wonder....  madmom   Dec-14-10 09:59 AM   #210 
  - lol  TBF   Dec-14-10 10:02 AM   #212 
  - We occaisionally used one when in public.  aikoaiko   Dec-14-10 10:27 AM   #214 
  - I can't believe I survived childhood unleashed!  rbixby   Dec-14-10 10:33 AM   #215 
  - You should read the threads on these at parenting forums or even the disboards (disney-related)  Roland99   Dec-14-10 11:39 AM   #219 
  - My daughter had a little monkey backpack with a leash when she was small -  uncommon   Dec-14-10 11:41 AM   #220 
  - Visiting the Grand Canyon  Catbird   Dec-14-10 11:43 AM   #221 
  - Forgive me for repeating this story, but I'm a mother of six -  hedgehog   Dec-14-10 11:45 AM   #223 
  - I dunno.  HuckleB   Dec-14-10 01:22 PM   #224 
  - Having taken care of younger cousins, I know how  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-14-10 10:54 PM   #233 
  - By the way, a leash is less confining than a stroller  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-14-10 10:58 PM   #234 
     - The objection to them is completely illogical.  Pithlet   Dec-14-10 11:34 PM   #235 
 

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