I’ve been seeing them sprouting up more and more frequently, perhaps you out there reading this right now even has one…I’m talking about the strange phenomenon that goes by the name Scoot ‘N’ Pull.
Apparently designed to get your tired toddler home when they can’t be arsed to scoot (awwww diddums!), you have probably seen peeved parents towing their poor little cretins who are just TOO exhausted to function, or scoot, engaged in towing their sproglet behind them on the scooter using one of these.
Sorry but WTF?????!
If I had one of these, my toddler would probably never bother to scoot EVER AGAIN! I mean, why scoot when you can have mummy or daddy pull you along using a veritable lead, while you just glide along blissfully chillaxin’ on the scooter watching the world pass you by.
I’ve lost count of the times I’ve left the house with a toddler and scooter with the idea that it would be a good bit of exercise for them (is it really though? seeing as they’re only using one leg most of the time…I’m dubious) only to hear “Mummy, I don’t want to scoot anymore” five minutes later.
Am I going to whip out my Scoot ‘N’ Pull then, just so my toddler can get to the shops in lazy mode?
BAHAHHAHAHAH yeah right!
Seriously, everyone’s concerned about childhood obesity and then contraptions like the Scoot ‘N’ Pull come along and laugh in the face of exercise. You might as well just put every child on a hoverboard and annihilate all forms of exercise completely, while fanning them and peeling them grapes.
Quite frankly – in my opinion kids these days are damn lucky even to have a scooter. And if they are too tired to scoot; well, they can just bloody well walk!
What do you think about the Scoot ‘N’ Pull? Do you or would you have one? Or do you think it’s just another marketing man’s invention to extract money from exhausted parents? Leave a comment and let me know…
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