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To send DD to nursery in damp knickers today?

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bozza · 22/03/2007 11:25

They were damp because she got them off the airer not because she had weed in them - and only slightly damp. She is 2 and Boots pants weren't good enough, she had to have Dora ones - so went running off and found them on the airer. They were only a little bit damp and at 7.05 this morning, DH away, me full of cold, I couldn't be bothered to argue.

My Mum would be at me ( she is always going on at me for not wearing tights with my jeans when I am wearing ballet shoes) and my MIL would have run out to the garage and given them a quick go in the tumble dryer.

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Blossomhill · 22/03/2007 11:26

I would have blasted them with the hairdryer


cathcart · 22/03/2007 11:26

lol bozza! I have done the same thing with my own clthes many times - I'm sure she'll be fine!


ScummyMummy · 22/03/2007 11:27

No. They'll have dried with her body heat within minutes. She'll be fine.


Gobbledigook · 22/03/2007 11:28

Ditto BH - i'd have put the hairdryer on them.


clairemow · 22/03/2007 11:28

don't worry about it. They'll be dry by now, and she's happy with Dora (here we can only wear bob the builder or dinosaurs...).

I don't get the tights thing - why on earth would you wear tights under jeans??


ScottishThistle · 22/03/2007 11:28

I wouldn't put damp pants on a child because I wouldn't wear damp pants myself unless it was a glorious summer's day!


Enid · 22/03/2007 11:28

i'd have put them in the dryer

but really its not a big deal


Gobbledigook · 22/03/2007 11:30

..but if she was happy I wouldn't think anymore about it. They'll be dry now anyway!


bozza · 22/03/2007 11:30

See at that time with a cold I am not as bright as you lot! DD even has her own hairdryer plugged in in her bedroom so it would have been no trouble. She knew they were damp but was trying to pretend in that stubborn 2yo type way that they weren't. And yes cathcart - if it was me I wouldn't have thought twice.

DS does the same. "I don't mind being cold, mummy" when he wants to play out in a football shirt and no coat.

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DrMarthaMcMoo · 22/03/2007 11:30

She will probably get chin cough. This is a mythical ailment, only heard of by my Mum (and her Mum before her, presumably) and you get it from sitting on damp steps/walls/the ground and letting your feet get wet. So I bet you get it from damp knickers too


powder28 · 22/03/2007 11:33

You have just reminded me of the time at infant school when i forgot to put my knickers on!


bozza · 22/03/2007 11:33

Enig dryer is in the garage accessed only by going outside, doing that would have thrown the routine and made us all late. I virtually never use the dryer and there were at least 20 pairs of knickers in her drawer.

Tights because you can't wear socks with ballet shoes in my Mum's opinion and you can't have bare feet at this time of year. So tights or pop socks I suppose....

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bozza · 22/03/2007 11:34

Well I hope she doesn't get chin cough because everything she gets she passes on to me, including this cold.

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wildwoman · 22/03/2007 11:48

microwave damp pants and socks, dp has to do it almosst everyday, oops


powder28 · 22/03/2007 11:53

Do you remember that old lady who put her dog in the microwave because it was wet?


wildwoman · 22/03/2007 11:55

lol no! Why on earth would you do that!?


powder28 · 22/03/2007 12:03

Perhaps she was watcing Gremlins...


mamhaf · 22/03/2007 13:31

Was my dh being unreasonable when he sent dd, then aged 3, to nursery in MY knickers? I'd gone off to work early, he'd dressed her..I noticed when I picked her up later that she seemed uncomfortable and fiddling with her undies all the time. Had to go in the next day and explain to the staff. Dd is 14 now and we still laugh about it (at dh's expense).


Loshad · 22/03/2007 14:50

mamhaf - pmsl


notsogummyanymore · 22/03/2007 14:59

ooh she'll get chincough!!


IdreamofClooney · 22/03/2007 15:07

a) what kind of pants where they? Can only hope not too racy?

b) you must have a v small bum - am sure my knickers would fall down around the ankles of anyone under 12


bozza · 22/03/2007 15:10

My black pants have ended up in DS's drawer and white ones in DD's but never been worn. I really can't imagine DD letting that happen - if she is so picky about which ones she wants that she will even wear damp ones rather than any of the 20 clean, dry pairs in her drawer she is not going to fall for a pair of mine...

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mamhaf · 22/03/2007 16:02

IDreamofClooney -
a) Even dh would've noticed racy ones - plain white, probably Tesco - so, to be fair, not too different to her own, apart from the size.
b)Size 10, not enormous, but significantly bigger than a 3-year-old's.
Now dd is older and the same size as me we're constantly bickering over socks - not pants though - she was obviously scarred for life by that early experience


notsogummyanymore · 22/03/2007 16:04

have just read all the posts and realised that chin cough is not an illness particular to just my family, is it airborn?!!!


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