Can you lay LO down a little early, maybe 11. Wake them up 2 hours later, put them in the car and go to the gathering a bit late? That would my ideal situation.
ETA- you may still need an early bed time but sometimes that's nice.
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Cathy mama to Aurora
all natural hossy birth 6-7-09 and Valeria
fantastic home birth 11-28-10 and wife to my high school sweetheart john
9-8-07. we co-sleep, don't vax, ERF, baby/toddler wear, tandem BF (pumping/nursing).
Last edited by Cathypie; 12-28-2012 at 09:07 PM.