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#1 B-B-M

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:01 AM

My neighbours have multiple kids dropped off in the morning. Around 4/5 cars stop in the morning so i'm guessing 4/5kids. Ages range from say 2-5. Plus her own (nearly 2 i think).

So that is atleast 5 kids, maybe 6.

I have 2.

I NEVER hear them - not ever. I hear my two (all.day.long!) - i hear my other neighbours kids (she has 3 boys). But i never ever hear these kids. Except in the evening when the (parents i'm assuming) come and pick them all up again.

How do you think they have 5 kids in the house without making a peep? Whats her secret? Do you think it would work with my noisy ones?! laughing2.gif



#2 LittleRB

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:05 AM

The walls are soundproofed.

#3 ~sydblue~

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:05 AM

She could be drugging them and they sleep all day, or they sit in front of the tv all day and eat.

Or they could all just love being at her place and are very well behaved children.

#4 ThreeLittleLambs

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:08 AM

huh.gif Wow i have no idea but would love to know her secret lol.

Mine sound like three car alarms going off all day!

Maybe they watch tv all day?

#5 CallMeFeral

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:08 AM

TV

#6 B-B-M

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:10 AM

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Wow i have no idea but would love to know her secret lol.

Mine sound like three car alarms going off all day!

Maybe they watch tv all day?
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Car alarms! LOL - such a good description that fits mine too!

If its TV i must be doing it wrong - even when mine are watching TV they are still LOUD!

#7 JKTMum

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:10 AM

I gather as she is running a family day care that she would have heaps of cool toys and activities set up for them to do all day to keep them occupied with stuff being rotated all the time. It's probably much more interesting than their own houses, where I know my kids used to get bored with their toys in 5 minutes and would constantly be bugging each other or whining that they were bored.  rolleyes.gif

#8 nouseforaname

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:10 AM

Busy children?

#9 Nofliesonme

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:10 AM

When you find out please do tell because my eldest 3 sound like a fire siren all day

#10 Crap Napper

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:13 AM

If she is a family day care person, then my guess is that a) the kids are better behaved, because they are at someone else's house, and b) she is sitting with them and engaged with them all.day.long. I know my kids are at their most noisy when they are doing their own thing.

#11 Therese

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:13 AM

She locks them in the cupboard Tounge1.gif

Seriously though I imagine that she is a family day carer or something and has lots of exciting stuff for them to do.

#12 lozoodle

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:15 AM

QUOTE (Schnitzelvonkrumb @ 21/01/2013, 09:13 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If she is a family day care person, then my guess is that a) the kids are better behaved, because they are at someone else's house, and b) she is sitting with them and engaged with them all.day.long. I know my kids are at their most noisy when they are doing their own thing.

Yep I agree with this. Also you can't really hear my kids (even though they are NOISY) from outside when they are inside. Its only when they are out on the deck, or in the backyard that you can hear them outside.


#13 MintyBiscuit

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:25 AM

Chloroform

#14 miinii

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:28 AM

WOw OP i have no idea but i sure as hell would be going over there to find out her secret lol


#15 B-B-M

Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:32 AM

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She locks them in the cupboard
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Chloroform
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WOw OP i have no idea but i sure as hell would be going over there to find out her secret lol
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I would but she doesn't speak much english beyond hello- which is why i'm on here contemplating how on earth she does it while listening to my 2 get louder and louder as the morning progresses sad.gif lol

Edited by B-B-M, 21 January 2013 - 08:32 AM.


#16 BadCat

Posted 21 January 2013 - 09:57 AM

She puts them in her secret soundproofed basement and forces them to print t-shirts with pithy sayings to sell on the internet.

She gets away with it because she calls it craft time.

#17 Rachaelxxx

Posted 21 January 2013 - 12:18 PM

Obviously she runs family day care and I'm guessing they are perhaps doing crafts and watching TV.  That or she does lock them in the downstairs dungeon lol

#18 BronR

Posted 21 January 2013 - 12:24 PM

I dunno but if she is a FDC I would be booking mine in and they could even learn a second language while there.  biggrin.gif

#19 CCLady

Posted 21 January 2013 - 01:53 PM

I dont know but if it's that's quiet I might ask her if I can come play there...   ph34r.gif  . So over the school holiday noise!

#20 libbylu

Posted 21 January 2013 - 01:58 PM

Knock on the door and ask to borrow something (a can opener because yours just broke?) and see if you can glean her secret!

#21 *melrose*

Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:05 PM

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She could be drugging them and they sleep all day, or they sit in front of the tv all day and eat.

roll2.gif

#22 Squeekums Da Feral

Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:11 PM

QUOTE (BadCat @ 21/01/2013, 09:27 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
She puts them in her secret soundproofed basement and forces them to print t-shirts with pithy sayings to sell on the internet.

She gets away with it because she calls it craft time.



Has to be this, or shes feeding them drugs

#23 FeralLIfeHacker

Posted 21 January 2013 - 02:15 PM

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Edited by lifehacker, 21 January 2013 - 05:08 PM.





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