A New Zealand mother left her baby alone in the car while she shopped. She left a note for concerned passerbys but is that an excuse? The note read: "My mum's in doing the shopping, call her if I need anything," and also listed the mom's cellphone number. Some concerned people gathered around the car and decided to call the mom instead of the authorities. They actually felt sorry for her. "As parents ourselves we know it is hard to get a baby to sleep, and once you start moving them they can wake up," said one man. "We thought it was just a silly decision by a tired mother.