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would you leave your child?

Posted by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 4:22 PM
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In June we will be moving to Kansas. At the end of may we are planning to go down (or over, really lol) for a week to look at places to live and just check out the area. My MIL has offered to keep our son when we go. He's 3. We haven't ever left him that long and its 13ish hours away. My husband is ok with letting him stay with her. I'm just not sure. I trust her with him, but it's sooo far away! Would you leave your kids that long/far away? Am I crazy for all the "what ifs" that play through my head just thinking about leaving him? What would you do?
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try4baby20
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 4:24 PM
It's hard to say lol for 4-5 days ya but a week is just so long lol!!!
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love2jump
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 4:25 PM
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Mm I would have a really hard time with it for a whole week...but your house hunting might be more productive if you aren't trying to entertain a 3 year old too
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Dollyrot
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 4:26 PM
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I wouldn't. I super overprotective with things like that. My three year old has only ever even been away from me overnight once.. and that's because I was in the hospital having his baby brother. That was two nights and I went CRAZY. So yeah, no, I wouldn't leave him.

Doesn't mean you shouldn't.


Chelsey191
by Bronze Member on Apr. 25, 2012 at 4:26 PM
would never, he goes where i go. Ds is almost 4 and has never been further away then 1.5hrs and never for longer then 3 nights.
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MumsTheWord571
by Platinum Member on Apr. 25, 2012 at 4:27 PM
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I couldn't. But it's up to you.
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mom2monsterboys
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 4:27 PM
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I would. My mil and fil and my parents are more than capable of taking great care of the boys.

This sunmer my husband and I are taking a four day trip to Tennessee. My 8 & 2 year old will be at the inlaws :)
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isaiahsmomma86
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 4:32 PM
We left him for 4 nights in december but ONLY because my husband had to be rushed to a hospital in another state. I went crazy. That was only 3 hrs away.

Quoting Dollyrot:

I wouldn't. I super overprotective with things like that. My three year old has only ever even been away from me overnight once.. and that's because I was in the hospital having his baby brother. That was two nights and I went CRAZY. So yeah, no, I wouldn't leave him.

Doesn't mean you shouldn't.

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3rd2bedue
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 4:35 PM

I just took my two toddlers in the car on a 15hour drive. Traveling at night helps. I would take him with you, unless you have a good relationship with your MIL and trust her fully! 

airforcewife90
by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 4:36 PM

 I couldnt do it for a week, but I'll be gone for 3 months for basic and tech school for the Air Force so I cant talk lol.

 

Where in KS are you moving? We lived in Wichita for awhile

vegepunkstr
by Bronze Member on Apr. 25, 2012 at 4:39 PM
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I wouldnt have a problem with it. I left my oldest with my bff for a week when I went on my honeymoon and he was only 18 months. I also wouldnt have a problem with it because my mil is awesome.



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