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I need to vacuum.. but.. Arks Mama! ಠ_ಠ 1 child; Utah 2401 posts
25th Apr '13

DS flips a shit when I start it. It's not very loud..if he's upstairs or in a different closed room and hears it, he freaks no matter what.
What do?! We are moving furniture around and need to vacuum. :(

user banned Due November 3; 2 kids; Massachusetts 3782 posts
25th Apr '13

Vacuum as fast as you can and let him flip out over it for a couple minutes? Have SO take him outside? Idk... My kids loved the vacuum

MommyToWesley 1 child; Delaware 3847 posts
25th Apr '13

Have you tried wearing him? DS used to be scared of the vacuum and it was the only way I could get the house cleaned. He felt safe right next to me.
Or I just did it while he was sleeping.

Kimber-lily Due September 27 (girl); 4 kids; Nova Scotia 28962 posts
25th Apr '13

Just let him flip his shit. He will eventually get over it.

Alisha Murphy-Brancheau 1 child; Michigan 26 posts
25th Apr '13

My dd is like that with the vacuum but what i do is i take her and pick her up and let her help me vacuum and because of it she loves to help me vacuum now and is not afraid of it. Try that see if that works.

DeanJade&Mak's Mom 3 kids; Covina, CA, United States 8822 posts
25th Apr '13
Quoting Kimber-lily:" Just let him flip his shit. He will eventually get over it. "


this...




i watched my 1 friends baby and that was 1 of her rules no table foods, no snacks, 2 and half scoops of formula and i couldnt vacuum ummmm suuure...



but then again she calls me to go to her house 20 mins away my gas of course to hold the baby while she showers :roll:

Motherofatoddler 1 child; Kansas City, Kansas 2598 posts
25th Apr '13

maybe if there was music in the other room he/she wouldn't notice the sound?