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#1 idignantlyright

Posted 24 November 2012 - 03:26 PM

DH took DD8yrs to a birthday party at about 12. She had chocolate crackles, fairy bread, cake made with heaps of food colouring and came home drinking a can of creaming soda.

Within 30mins of being home(about 2:45) she was fast asleep and is still asleep.


#2 StupidUsername

Posted 24 November 2012 - 03:32 PM

If she'd been hyper & bouncing off the ceilings when she got home from the party I could understand you wanting to offload her to someone else but what's the big deal if she is sleeping?  Isn't that a good thing? (or have I missed something?)

Edited by StupidUsername, 24 November 2012 - 03:33 PM.


#3 SplashingRainbows

Posted 24 November 2012 - 03:37 PM

I assume the op is bracing herself for the onslaught when dd8 wakes up?

#4 idignantlyright

Posted 24 November 2012 - 03:37 PM

I meant to add that giving her things such as polaramine & things that should make her drowsy, hype her up. Her system seems to be back-to-front. original.gif

#5 Coffeegirl

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:01 PM

Wow!  I'll take her.  But you have to take my 8yo DS who is absolutely feral and bouncing off the walls after parties for at least 24 hours after wink.gif



I'd be gently waking her up now though.  She'll be up until midnight if you don't  ffear.gif

#6 idignantlyright

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:17 PM

DH is up until midnight, so he could deal with her.


Nah, she woke up a few minutes ago. Now quietly colouring in with her sister.

#7 Mumma3

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:18 PM

Hmm, if I was you, I'd be getting a sickie bucket ready, just in case!

#8 aprilrain

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:22 PM

Yep, my dd6 would adore her! How much for postage? biggrin.gif

#9 Gudrun

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:41 PM

I don't get the problem either.

#10 Jenferal

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:51 PM

She sounds a breeze compared to my 2yr old. Sawpsies?




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