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Old 10-12-2012, 06:43 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by carriek38
I'm seldom the one playing fast & loose, but I guess I am on this one. I started leaving DD so I could grab something (phone, drink, etc.), then progressively longer to change my clothes in the next room or put laundry away for a couple of minutes in DD's room (across the hall) or my own (next door) when she was around 18 mos or so...but even still, it's frequently punctuated by me hollering at her, "let me hear you sing!" I trust her to bathe alone safely, the only reason I don't do so is b/c of the inevitable water mess
Agreed. My DD is now almost 3 and plays in the tub for probably a half hour while I do other stuff. I can hear her the whole time because she plays in there. I started going in and out around 18 months but our old house was much smaller so even in another room I could see into the tub.
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