am i in trouble?

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Offline geo driver

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« on: 18/06/2010 15:01:22 »
My daughter, only 3 years old, refuses to come out of the shower, she wants to stay in there for ever it seems.  and bribery just does not work!
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« Reply #1 on: 18/06/2010 17:02:49 »
Yeah, the first 30 years are the worst!

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« Reply #2 on: 18/06/2010 17:40:06 »
Switch off the water heater.
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« Reply #3 on: 18/06/2010 19:19:40 »
Ah, the old carrot and switch approach!

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« Reply #4 on: 18/06/2010 19:29:32 »
Flush the toilet a few times, the pressure surges will have her out in a flash. Failing that turn off the water at the mains.

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« Reply #5 on: 19/06/2010 00:22:26 »
Dude let her enjoy her quiet private time..its important time learning about female development and herself ...gives her space and a place of solitude and comfort in the warmth of the water..its relaxing.. Kids need space too.. life can be overwhelming at that age..and a shower helps an over stimulated body relax..personally  I take long hot showers sometimes up to an hour or until the hot waters I was a child also...Hot shower is one of the simple pleasures in life.. at least she is not glued to a television or video game at the time...
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« Reply #6 on: 20/06/2010 22:07:42 »
i have to ageree with all of you, and her having showers, can only be a good thing, well its that or she smells (we dont have a bath) however....  i need to have a shower too!
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« Reply #7 on: 20/06/2010 23:10:33 »
My 3 year old daughter won't get out of the shower half the time too.

But I have found that turning off the hot tap works a treat. Now, if she won't come out, just the suggestion that the cold tap might get turned on is enough to send her scurrying out in search of her towel...

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« Reply #8 on: 21/06/2010 00:45:37 »
I wonder if this has anything to do with the fact that, in some cultures at least, the women folk are expected to fetch the water from the well?

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« Reply #9 on: 21/06/2010 00:47:09 »
I gently coerce my 4 year old out of the shower with a loving parental gift of a few ice cubes. *le sigh*...the things we do for love.
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« Reply #10 on: 23/06/2010 18:13:26 »
Set a timer for her that makes an annoying noise.
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« Reply #11 on: 09/07/2010 12:26:10 »
Tell her that you are going to somewhere she wants. But try to make it real. Cheers
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