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Rapid return- tell me it gets easier!!

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milkysmum Mon 27-Jan-14 20:23:26

So a few nights ago we took ds (2.4years) cot sides off and he is now in toddler bed. What a nightmare! he just keeps coming out of his room every 30 seconds like it is some hillarous game. last night I sat at the top of the stairs returning him quitely to bed for bloody hours and tonight here I am again- I must have returned him 50 times already! any words of wisdom out there from my fellow mumsneters?

OuterFromOutersville Mon 27-Jan-14 20:35:18

What about a stair gate on his door?it might not be as much fun for him then.

milkysmum Mon 27-Jan-14 20:47:47

I am thinking stair gate myself this very minute! I do think he would just scream at the gate though and drive his dd (age 5) absolutely mad!

OuterFromOutersville Mon 27-Jan-14 21:01:33

Well, yes, possibly grin.

We're doing this tomorrow - eek. DH is off to the shed to get the stair gate in a moment.

SweepTheHalls Mon 27-Jan-14 21:46:49

Stair Gate really helpssmile They can be stubborn though!

Victoria2002 Mon 27-Jan-14 22:20:44

Stay calm! He will surely cotton on eventually!

milkysmum Mon 27-Jan-14 22:46:54

oh dear we caved in and put his cot side back on! he seemed very happy after that and went straight to sleepgrin grin

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