Do Your Kids Wear Helmets?

helmetI can appreciate that Teachermom01 asked this question: Do your kids wear helmets when riding bikes, scooters or skating? I just bought my 5-year-old son a scooter and all the important safety accessories for Christmas. I can't wait to see him all suited up! But I've definitely noticed that when his schoolmates are breezing by on their way to class in the morning, about half of them are helmet-less.


Shouldn't helmets be an absolute must? Is it that kids get sick of them and just stop wanting to wear them? I know, when we were kids helmets were stigmatized--the only children who wore them were the ones who were a harm to themselves. But we've come along way helmet-wise, yes? What's the deal, do your kids wear them?

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