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quick question...

My husband's friend just dropped of his son because he needs a last minute babysitter. My dd's love playing with him....but its their naptime. If they don't take their nap before 3, they will fall asleep around 6....and I'm sure you can imagine how our night would go.

Since they're so excited, should I just skip naptime....or let them play with their friend? I know....stupid question. But I'd still like your input.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:49 PM on Jan. 18, 2011 in General Parenting

Answers (8)
  • I'd let them play for a little while. Maybe for an hour or so then give them a little shorter of a nap so it doesn't completely mess up bedtime.
    AtHomeMommy-3

    Answer by AtHomeMommy-3 at 1:50 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • Skip it, let them play today.
    spottedpony

    Answer by spottedpony at 1:50 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • Let them play and do not let her sleep at 6:00 pm. Keep her occupied and she should sleep well into the night. A warm bath before bedtime is always a way to get her to relax. Good luck.
    AdrianaS

    Answer by AdrianaS at 1:51 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • As long as they're having fun and not getting too cranky, I'd probably skip the naptime and put the kids to bed a little earlier than usual.
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 1:51 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • Make them have quiet time, put in a movie, pop some pop corn, let them camp out in the living room, if they fall asleep, good, if not, that's fine too, as long as they are quiet during the movie....
    BabyBugsmama

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 1:52 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • what are the chances they would take a nap?
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 1:52 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • I would let them play for a bit but I would not skip naptime...at least at my house that could be disasterous!
    rebeccadac

    Answer by rebeccadac at 1:53 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • No, I'd have them take a nap.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 1:56 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

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