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Old 07-17-2013, 08:57 PM
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What do most of you all use for nap time?? Cots or mats or something else??
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Old 07-17-2013, 09:16 PM
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What do most of you all use for nap time?? Cots or mats or something else??
I use both plus sleeping bags.
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Old 07-17-2013, 09:18 PM
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We use cribs/cots!
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Old 07-17-2013, 09:24 PM
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I've been using the mats about 1 1/2 in thick, but they rip so easily and get all messed up, so I just purchased some cots and waiting for them. I think it is a better investment. I would have to buy cots at least 2 xs a year for each child, even though they are cheap it adds up as a constant cost.
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Old 07-17-2013, 09:25 PM
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Pack n Plays and cots. I love my cots. I have never liked mats
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:12 PM
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Kids bring their own sleeping bag. Pnp for younger kds.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:27 PM
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Pack and Plays and mats. I would much rather have cots, but right now we have mats.

I would like to switch to cots because they can be stacked a lot easier, and I feel like they are more durable.
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Old 07-17-2013, 11:03 PM
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Little ones have pack n plays, older ones have cots. I used to have the red/blue mats, but they tore all the time and I also read an article about their possible toxicity.
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Old 07-18-2013, 04:34 AM
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I have a naptime room with toddler beds. I also have cots just in case I need them. We use the mats for exercise time.
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Old 07-18-2013, 05:19 AM
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I love my cots!! Easy to clean and durable!!
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Old 07-18-2013, 05:52 AM
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I use mats and haven't had any issues. Love that I can fold them up and store them when not working. I use pillow cases to cover them so no issues with ripping. Years ago at a center in my area, a child rolled off his cot and broke his collar bone (he fell "funny" off the cot, the cot was standard height) I've always liked them closer to the floor for that reason.
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Matts....
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I bought a pack of 6 cots on school outfitters online for $134 including shipping
It is a cheaper brand of cots, but it still has a warranty of 20 years so I know they'll be food and last forever. Some of the other brands were very expensive like $50 or more per cot.
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Old 07-18-2013, 09:01 AM
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I use pack and play and mats.

I'm changing over to cots real soon. My kids are so rough with the mats that I'm always having to replace them.
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I use tri-fold kinder mats.

My two littles (under 2) sleep in PNP's.
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Old 07-18-2013, 09:16 AM
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Pack'n'plays and cots. I think it gives them more or a homey/comfortable feel. More similar to their crib/bed at home.
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Old 07-18-2013, 09:39 AM
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mats. wish I had the space for cots. The mats are just so much easier for me to store.
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Old 07-18-2013, 09:52 AM
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I use cots. They take up more room than mats, but the mats I had were always ripping. I've had quite a few that are movers when they sleep.
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Pack n plays and nap mats. I have a space and storage issue so for me the mats work better because they don't take a lot of space when I lay them out and I can easily put the blankets away and fold the mats up. When I get more space I will definitely be changing to cots.
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Old 07-18-2013, 12:17 PM
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going to try to make a poll
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