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    Who sits where in your car?
    Usually im driving and the kids are in the back but on the weekends DH usually drives and i sit in the passenger seat.
    The thing is, my mum babysat last night and we went out form brunch this morn.
    I insisted that i sit in the back and mum sit in the passenger seat (DH was driving)

    Dh said i had it all wrong. My mum should sit in the back and i should sit in the passenger seat. Mum agreed.

    The thing is, my mum is a bit overweight and its a tight squeeze (between the boosterseat and the car seat) for her so, for her comfort i said id sit in the back.

    Its hard for her to put the seat belt on as theres not much room to move around. She evenually got it on but we were already half way home by the time she did.

    DH had a go at me so i got in the front on the way home.

    So, who sits where in your car??

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    In that case skinniest and most flexible person in the back. And definitely oldest in the front!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wise Enough View Post
    In that case skinniest and most flexible person in the back. And definitely oldest in the front!!
    See thats what i though. Shes 60 yo for god sakes, its hard enough for me to get in the back!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wise Enough View Post
    In that case skinniest and most flexible person in the back. And definitely oldest in the front!!
    Yep totally agree.

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    I'm guessing that the spare seat in the back was in the middle? If so I would say the smallest person sits there. Otherwise I sort of go the older person sits in the front ( with an obvious age gap like you and your mum, not with friends or something) Not my nan though cause she doesn't like sitting in the front seat.

    I sort of think it's polite to offer the 'guest' the front seat.

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    Did you ask DH what his issue was as logic clearly dictates smallest person in back amongst bubbas.

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    If my parents or my partner's parents are with us in the car, then whoever is not driving, would generally defer to the older person and offer them the front seat, as it's courteous.

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    I would always offer the front passenger seat to a guest, as I believe it polite to offer them the 'best' seat.

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    Depends on who the extra person is and where the spare seat is.

    Our spare is in the middle between 2 carseats so i will usually squeeze myself in. However the more preg i get the less ill do that.lol.

    My mum however likes to sit with the kids and the kids love having her sit with them.

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    Unless they are extremely arrogant i always sit in the back if someone older than me is coming too

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