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Toddler keeps lifting mattress up and putting his legs into the mattress rack - how to prevent?

Does he scream, cry, get panicked when his legs get stuck in the supports? If "Yes" he'll eventually figure out that this is a bad idea and stop doing it. Most people learn from their ...
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Toddler keeps lifting mattress up and putting his legs into the mattress rack - how to prevent?

If I understand correctly, moving the mattress isn't the real issue, but that he puts his feet in and can't get them back out. I would not try to stop the mattress lifting. I believe that letting ...
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Toddler keeps lifting mattress up and putting his legs into the mattress rack - how to prevent?

If you're interested in simply toddler-proofing the mattress or bedframe situation, you can think about ways to secure the mattress to the frame without creating a choking hazard. One option might be ...
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Toddler keeps lifting mattress up and putting his legs into the mattress rack - how to prevent?

I would suggest to calmly remove him from his room every time he starts picking up the mattress. If the door doesn't have a lock, you can install a hook-and-eye lock on the outside to keep him out for ...
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Toddler keeps lifting mattress up and putting his legs into the mattress rack - how to prevent?

I wonder if he's enjoying the feeling of lifting a heavy (but soft) weight? I would see if you can provide opportunities for that sort of play (maybe the sofa cushions instead?) in the day, or if its ...
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How can I protect my children from a pedophile uncle?

There are some great replies and personal stories here already. While you have one identified threat you don't know who else may enter your children's lives as they get older. So it is a good idea to ...
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2 year old keeps pulling up the couch cushions and laying underneath them - is this a problem?

Kids are drawn to cozy/private spaces, and this is really normal behavior. But I can hear your concern that there's not much air under there. I would probably be anxious as well if my kids did that! ...
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2 year old keeps pulling up the couch cushions and laying underneath them - is this a problem?

No, it’s not a problem. It’s an innocent and fun activity. Keep your couch clean of spoiled food and let him do his thing.
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