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so, when your camping, at night do you..........

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anniebear Sun 17-Aug-08 23:54:03

hear many children?

what about early in the morning? I presume my children are not the only ones who wake Ellie

they cant whisper for 2 hours!

Obviously I will take stuff for them to do, but usually at that time in the morning its DS lite for one DD and a dvd for the other

No way could they be quiet

Help!!!!!

sallystrawberry Sun 17-Aug-08 23:59:00

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anniebear Mon 18-Aug-08 01:02:38

nearly 7, but one has special needs

can be awake at 5.30 but this is getting more rare, usually is 6am

but the other one isnt much better! also 6am

but then keeping them quiet......hmm

sallystrawberry Mon 18-Aug-08 01:10:38

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saggyhairyarse Mon 18-Aug-08 08:16:35

People who don't want to hear kids should wear ear plugs. Do not concern yourself with this.

LazyLinePainterJane Mon 18-Aug-08 08:37:26

I find the early morning child wake up call is a trade off for those that stay up all night chatting and giggling.

If you want silence, you should go to a campsite that doesn't allow children. I know Fforest Fields has a quiet area which is a good idea.

I find that if you tire them out in the day and let them go to bed a bit later they sleep later. DS is a normal 7-7'er and stays up until about 8:30, combined with all the running around, sleeps until about 8am.

SammyK Mon 18-Aug-08 13:45:03

I agree it is a trade off, my dp is a late night chatterer which means he cannot and does not complain when we get up early and make noise.

I usally take comics for ds to read in a morning when we go camping - the novelty of them keeps him entertained a good half hour as he doesn't get them at home. We then have some cereal and I take ds and a cuppa for a walk. smile

anniebear Mon 18-Aug-08 14:36:51

Oh I wouldnt let them out of the tent untill I could hear a few other kids!!

they would be staying in till then

thats what I thought....we will be kept awake by people talking later, when we will be trying to sleep! we are then awake at 6....so tough!

Not really tough though!!!! I would end up feeling really bad and then stressed!

thanks

lol painterjane, I wish that would work! Unfortuantly one hasnt slept through since she was very ill at 8 months of age. I could put her to bed at midnight and she would still wake early!! !!!!!

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