View Poll Results: what age did you leave the kids overnight?
0-2 months 6 4.41%
2-4 months 12 8.82%
6-12 months 10 7.35%
1 year + 75 55.15%
Never left my kids overnight 33 24.26%
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:16 AM   #81
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I need an "other" box.

DD newest has never been left - she is 11 months
DD almost 2 - never DH stayed when I had her sister.
DS3 - spent the night once at my parents (his choice), as a newb when I had surgery
DS1 and DS2 - left for birth of DS3 with my mom (they were 6 and 7), left for two surgeries, they've spent the night at my parents house several times, we left them twice for the weekend starting at about age 5 (both times work related.)

In ten years we've left our kids twice - just the older ones once they were about 5 and both times for work related events. BUT the older ones leave us all the time ODSs have been to summer camp, friends houses, grandparents etc.


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Old 03-20-2013, 11:22 AM   #82
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Right after her 2nd birthday when her sister was born. I was gone for 5 nights at the hospital (traumatic c/s followed by a NICU stay). We haven't spent a night apart since then.

I have never spent a night away from YDD. She's almost 1.
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Old 03-22-2013, 04:47 AM   #83
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My son is 4.5 and we've never left him. If we lived near my parents I probably would have let him stay there by now but we don't and I don't trust anyone else for an overnight.
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