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    Default Sahms who dont have a car

    Are any of you sahms who don't have a car at home?

    I don't really drive far (driving phobia but have my licence) but would if i really had to - like if ds had to go to the gp urgently etc.

    The car dh was borrowing to drive to work now needs major work done & needs to be towed so he will have to take our car until we can work something else out.

    The thought of not having a car at home during the day makes me anxious & i was just wondering how other people cope - what if your lo has to go to the doctors urgently etc?

    All family & friends either work full time or shifts. My mum just had an op & cant drive for the next 6 weeks. It takes dh an hour to drive home.

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    I didn't get my licence until DS was 15 months. I took the bus and taxis for urgent Drs appts .

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    I might have to do that. Ive never caught a cab with ds, im not sure how to go about getting one with a baby seat at short notice & i wont let him travel without one

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    is there anyway you could borrow your mums car?? perhaps you can arrange a few days that you take her where she needs to be, and you have her car some other times.?? marie

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    My mums car is a manual unfortunately otherwise I would, i cant drive a manual. My dads car is a manual too

    And i cant drive far enough to take her places, i cant drive to her house to collect her yet. I can just drive local streets & down to the local gp at a pinch

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    I only had 1 emergency when Ds was tiny and I had to rush him to the gp. I rang a taxi and just held him. I didn't have time to worry about a car seat. Looking back not the best thing to do but at the time wasn't a priority

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    Default Sahms who dont have a car

    Does your mum have a car? If so could you borrow hers since she can't drive for six weeks?

    *oops never mind, I've just read your updates

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    Is your hubby's car auto? Could you swap your mums manual with hubby and he take that if he drives manual and u have the auto?

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    I will ask my mum if hubby can borrow her car

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    I walk everywhere. We are only 15 mins walk from the doctors. If I needed to take him to A&E, I'd call a taxi.


 

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