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Do you let your child....

Posted by on May. 3, 2013 at 7:04 PM
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Question: Do you let your kid climb UP the slide?

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Sometimes (please explain)


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climb UP the slide? It seems like parents are split on whether or not this is OK. I always remember doing it as a kid, but I don't let DS do it if there are other kids around (who might want to go down the slide). If he's alone, I don't care if he climbs up it.

by on May. 3, 2013 at 7:04 PM
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usmcwifey11
by Platinum Member on May. 3, 2013 at 7:06 PM
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Nope. They can do it the right way or not at all.
Xanbuttsmom
by on May. 3, 2013 at 7:08 PM
Sometimes. Like you said if there are other kids around they could all get hurt. If it's just him I let him
MommySwiggles
by Gold Member on May. 3, 2013 at 7:08 PM
Sometimes. If there aren't other kids at the playground, sure. But if there are others around, they must go down the slide properly.
KristenFowles
by Ruby Member on May. 3, 2013 at 7:10 PM
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 NO.

This is our park conversation.. Often..

"UP THE STAIRS DOWN THE SLIDE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

.. But HE'S climbing up the slide!

"I'm not his mom, I don't care.. YOU will go UP THE STAIRS AND DOWN THE SLIDE!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

 


   

Motherof3inNJ
by Gold Member on May. 3, 2013 at 7:11 PM

DD3 always tries, I constantly correct her. I hope it sinks in soon.

Anonymous
by Anonymous on May. 3, 2013 at 7:11 PM
If he's alone, I let him, if there are other kids he knows to go down and up the stairs, he is two and has already learned this.
sjenkins8208
by Silver Member on May. 3, 2013 at 7:12 PM
I doNt let him do it EVER. I think it's rude as hell! I see kids getting kicked in their little faces all the time while their parents WATCH them climb UP the slide and a kids is going to come down! Ds is almost 5 and knows better. He has even seen kids get hit in the face.
alexsmomaubrys2
by Ruby Member on May. 3, 2013 at 7:13 PM

 No. Slides are for sliding down, not climbing up.

justone_jen
by Gold Member on May. 3, 2013 at 7:14 PM
I try to divert her elsewhere. She's 14 months, so she's learning.
brandydesiree
by Platinum Member on May. 3, 2013 at 7:14 PM
Sometimes. Not at a public park, but he can on his playground in the backyard.
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