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Grandma Takes Three–Year–Old for a Joy Ride

Next to my husband, the people I trust most with my daughter are her grandmothers. Each one cares for her as if she were their own. I know they won't put her in precarious situations that would warrant child abuse charges. One 54–year–old Florida granny made headlines as she put her three–year–old granddaughter on the roof of her car and drove around a Publix parking lot. Claiming she would never hurt her child, the grandma said she drove at a snail's pace and held onto the child's leg!

If she were my mother, I'd have serious doubts about ever leaving my child with her again. But this has become a legal matter as she was charged with child abuse. It sounds like the granny was looking for a good time, but I can think of a thousand other ways to entertain a tot.

What would you do if your mother did this with your child?

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macgirl macgirl 9 years
first off, at 54 she's not nearly old enough to be crazy because of her age (that picture is of a lady in her 70's, at least). That's just extremely poor judgement. My mother is 53 and would never even think of doing anything that stupid. I really don't understand what is wrong with people.
apma apma 9 years
I would be so angry. Someone needs some serious help.
jessie jessie 9 years
gramma needs some evaluation...yikes! holy toledo
skigurl skigurl 9 years
this is out of control! i can barely believe this story!
YayaOzoHead YayaOzoHead 9 years
I would have her committed!
kikidawn kikidawn 9 years
Wow! My kid wouldn't see grandma for a long time ... if ever again. And I would be taking grandma to the doctor.
Moms Moms 9 years
That'd be the last time my child saw Grandma.
CoralAmber CoralAmber 9 years
I can see my dad doing something like that (with an older child), but my mom wouldn't even let us ride in the back of a pickup.
crystalvillage06 crystalvillage06 9 years
They need to test that woman for drugs. At 54 I don't think she's old enough to be senile. She would never be alone with my child again.
vmruby vmruby 9 years
I'd whip Grandma's a$$ like she was a stranger......
bealotus bealotus 9 years
katedavis katedavis 9 years
What happened to reading a book?
sunnynight sunnynight 9 years
Might be time to get grandma on some meds.
Martini-Rossi Martini-Rossi 9 years
grandma's lost it. Never would I ever leave her alone with my child. Snails pace my @ss!
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