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The Parenting Thread • Page 101

Discussion in 'General Forum' started by Fucking Dustin, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. Sounds like what my sons school does here in LA too.
     
  2. Elder Lightning

    It is habbening. FACT. 17's are everywhere. Supporter

    I've posted about it before, but my sister-in-law runs a children's art studio in Boulder called Tinker and she just launched a subscription box for kids age 4-8. She also has some free projects/workshops on YouTube if you want to check it out:

     
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  3. Elder Lightning

    It is habbening. FACT. 17's are everywhere. Supporter

    When will we get the justice we deserve and have "Lego back" recognized as a serious chronic debilitating condition?
     
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  4. Brent

    Destroy What You Create Prestigious

    Took off the side of our kids crib tonight... put her down, immediately got up and started crying for us. Let it go for about 30 min and then my wife went in and laid on the floor next to her, tried sneaking out 15 min later... nope. It's been 1:45 min and she's out in the living room with us now. Help.
     
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  5. Colby Searcy

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    What's the harm of her just crying in her room?
     
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  6. Cameron

    FKA nowFace Prestigious

    Yeah I go back, and forth on it. He’s been great lately, but my two year old still has problems sleeping through the night. Tho I really do want to let him cry it out. It’s hard when he’s obviously wailing his head off for 10 straight minutes.
     
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  7. Cameron

    FKA nowFace Prestigious

    We got him a car bed. Haven’t put it together yet. He’s been sleeping p good this last month in his crib only waking up maybe once every night.
     
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  8. i know that dance. good luck tonight!
     
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  9. Brent

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    Losing our sanity.

    I eventually caved in and just had her get in bed with me, while my wife slept on the couch lol... We didn't wake up until just past 10 (I'm off work for the rest of the week). We're just putting the side back on tonight and trying again down the road since she's not climbing over it yet.
     
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  10. How old? I have no real advice and as a parent sometimes I find it triggering but then, we’re in this thread so I’ll say we’ve been there, done that, with our first. He was very co-dependent. Difference was we WERE able to sneak out after he was out. Of course we also learned where to and not to step so as not to creak the floor. He’s 5 now and still kinda wants a 5 minute cuddle before we leave him for the night, sometimes longer, and we’ve come to embrace it. Sometimes WE need the mental break from the day. I’m sure us making that work for us started back in the “lay on the floor” days.
    conversely, our 1y/o ONLY wants mom when he wakes. He’s MOSTLY sleeping through the night and waking to feed. Sometimes bottles will do for him and I do my best to let her get sleep but I’d say 80% of the time I’m in there for 30 or so before she has to lumber in and nurse him back to sleep. What I’m impressed by is our 5y/o sleeps right next to his crib and is relatively unscathed by the younger’s nightly wakes.
    All this is to say sounds like you’re only a couple days into this. Hopefully by next week or the week after you’ll start finding a stride. Best of luck!
     
  11. Brent

    Destroy What You Create Prestigious

    She's 2 1/2. We took the side off when our first kid was 20 months old and didn't have any issues. We tried laying down on the ground next to her (the one we're trying this with now) and then sneak out when she fell asleep but she just wanted us to read multiple books or lay in bed with her (not possible, with how small it is).

    Creek wise, our house is 80 years or so old, creaking almost every step down the hallway to/from (and our) room. So that's always fun.
     
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  12. ncarrab

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    Maybe she's ready for her own bed?

    We put both of our kids in their own bed by 2 1/2 and both times it was a total and absolute game changer.
     
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