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    So DS2 is fast asleep in bed and DS1 is due home on the bus any minute. Would you leave DS2 asleep while you walk 50m to the bottom of the drive to wait for the bus (will be out of house 10m) or wake him up?

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    I have been in this exact same situation. I waited outside until I could hear the bus in the distance then walked the 50m to arrive just in time for the bus then turned around and hot footed it back home. Our bus is usually on time to the minute most days.

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    And I was gone maybe 5 minutes at the most. But we live in a quiet area so I could hear the bus from quite a distance.

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    Do you have a baby monitor? I'm not sure how good their range is but maybe you could take it with you? But honestly, you're not going to be gone long and you're only walking to the end of your driveway. It's not like you're getting in the car and driving to the shops. I'd leave him, especially if you think he's not likely to wake up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DarcyJ View Post
    Do you have a baby monitor? I'm not sure how good their range is but maybe you could take it with you? But honestly, you're not going to be gone long and you're only walking to the end of your driveway. It's not like you're getting in the car and driving to the shops. I'd leave him, especially if you think he's not likely to wake up.
    You just reminded me that in the very early days I used a portable hand held 2 way with one unit set to activate with noise. That worked really well unless I forgot to recharge them which was very often.

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    If it's just the end of your driveway and you can see the house at all times and bub is obviously sleeping somewhere secure, I'd just leave them to sleep.

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    'Bub' is almost 3y and in his bed. Perfectly capable of walking outside to find me and knows that we walk to the bus in the arvo.

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    If it was a baby contained in a cot - yep.

    An almost 3 yr old in a bed - nup. He could get into lots of trouble in that 10 minute window completely unsupervised.

    I think it makes more sense for your eldest to walk up the driveway alone than to leave the youngest alone.

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    Yep. I would leave him. It's not like you're leaving the property.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grumpybump View Post
    If it was a baby contained in a cot - yep.

    An almost 3 yr old in a bed - nup. He could get into lots of trouble in that 10 minute window completely unsupervised.

    I think it makes more sense for your eldest to walk up the driveway alone than to leave the youngest alone.
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