If you need a nap and your toddler doesn't
Childproof a room of the house that has:
* a door or a baby gate (so your toddler can't "escape" and play in the toilet while you're resting)
* a bed or comfortable spot on the floor where you can lie down and nurse
* interesting toys that your toddler is likely play with without much interaction - some moms also put on a favorite video
* a snack and a drink for toddler
When you want to nap (or at least rest) while baby naps, close off the door so you can lie down with baby without worrying about what your toddler is getting into. A friend says she would lie on the floor with baby and let her toddlers use mom as a "road" for their matchbox cars - rest and a massage all "rolled" into one!
SOOO question is.. anyone done this? put toddler in room so you could nap with newborn napped? idk i think id feel guilty .. but idk .. any input on it?
Answer by mommy5409 at 10:07 AM on Jul. 23, 2010
Answer by Alejandra10 at 10:13 AM on Jul. 23, 2010
Answer by szeimetz at 10:32 AM on Jul. 23, 2010
Answer by cynprz at 10:41 AM on Jul. 23, 2010