36 Things Parents Used To Do That Would Get Them In Trouble These Days

Parenting today is much different than what it used to be. Ilana from Mommy Shorts put together a collection of photos from her personal childhood and a few others submitted by her readers.

1. They didn’t really think much about our welfare in the womb.

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2. Or anytime after, come to think of it.

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3. They had absolutely zero regard for car safety.

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4. They also broke the cardinal rule and put car seats in the front seat…

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5. Tying it down with rope was their definition of ‘security’.

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6.  I mean, look at that car seat!

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7. Sometimes, they didn’t bother with car seats at all.

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8. .…or worse.

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9. We’ll all fit, they said. It’ll be fun, they said.

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10. No space, no problem!

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11. And if we couldn’t all squeeze into the car…

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12. A seatbelt around the elbow should work just fine, too.

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