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    DS is 10 months and he has done 4 over nighters - 3 with my olds and 1 with MIL.

    Apart from that my mum probably looks after him every fortnight for a couple of hours.

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    Rarely, maybe 3-4 times a year at the very most (but often not that much).
    Once we have our third it will be never because we won't have anyone willing to take 3 kids.

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    Default how often do you go out and leave the kids with someone?

    Once or twice a month usually. Mum asks to have them and they are also old enough now to ask for sleepovers, they have a ball.
    She also works in a Wildlife Park and will take them to work with her some days, they love it.

    We only ask her to have them if we have a special event or I really need a break, usually we work out a date night on the nights she asks to have them.

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    Default how often do you go out and leave the kids with someone?

    I really am lucky!

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    I am lucky and have lots of family who I can ask to babysit, DD's Dad will have her if he is available, and he also has family who I can ask. I also have every second weekend to myself when DD is at her Dad's house.

    However - I am usually way too tired to bother going out. Last Saturday I went out for dinner for a good friend's birthday and the whole time all I could think about was going home and curling up in bed with my book. Yep I am lame.

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    Default how often do you go out and leave the kids with someone?

    I have in laws who live a 2 minute walk around the corner, they have our boys when ever we need and they will often offer to take them if we need to do the food shopping or have to drive up to the city or even just to the drs!
    My boys are 7 years and 11 months and DD due in December!

    We go on regular kid free dates Maybe once or twice a month, I think it is important for the grandparents and the kids to have special time together to create that special relationship they won't have with anyone else. It's also good for DH and I just to do adult things! Even if it's just a movie.

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    Default how often do you go out and leave the kids with someone?

    Never! We have no family of friends in the state so we are completely isolated.

    To be honest, I am not big on leaving my kids with anyone anyways. But certainly once or twice a year, a date with DH would be lovely!

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    Default how often do you go out and leave the kids with someone?

    Oh and once a week I leave the kids with DH all day and some of the evening and catch up with my close girl friends he understands that he gets quiet alone time at work (he's a musician) and he think I should deserve it too

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    I go out .. a lot.

    But not with a partner..

    every saturday and every wednesday night.

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    My mum has DD once a week while I work (although I work from home and they are usually here as well so probably doesnt count!) and she also stays with them once a month or so when we have things on. She is staying there this Sat night because it is our wedding anniversary and again in a few weeks when I have a graduation dinner.


 

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