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Question Ramp or Stairs?

I discovered by accident that my one year old baby absolutely LOVES looking out the window (I'm on the third floor). She can sit on the window ledge for hours just looking at the birds, trees, cars, people, etc. Since she's home alone during the day I'm grateful that she has something else to occupy her day til I get home. PROBLEM: how can she get up there without me putting her there? It's about 40 inches high so she'll need a ramp or something. Has anyone found a way to have their baby(ies) climb onto something without your assistance? Thank you all for your invaluable help during this first year. I couldn't've done it with you and Cesar Millan lol!!
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I know, so do our girls like to look out the window. Lucky that one of the beds is right even with the bottom of one window and we put a stool (sort of a big hassock) next to another window in the parlor...and then there is always the back of the couch.

If you could work out something I know your little one would stay there for hours (ours do). We are lucky to live on the water on one side and forest on the other so there is just birds and wild life but it all keeps them interested.

Oh and then the once in a while invisible monster that must appear and drives them into a frenzy of barking...we never see this intruder ourselves, just them!

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Are you sure she will be alright if a dog walks by. Some dogs can become barkers if left alone and confronted with things to bark at, if you know what I mean. I would video tape a trial first if possible.

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I know, so do our girls like to look out the window. Lucky that one of the beds is right even with the bottom of one window and we put a stool (sort of a big hassock) next to another window in the parlor...and then there is always the back of the couch.

If you could work out something I know your little one would stay there for hours (ours do). We are lucky to live on the water on one side and forest on the other so there is just birds and wild life but it all keeps them interested.

Oh and then the once in a while invisible monster that must appear and drives them into a frenzy of barking...we never see this intruder ourselves, just them!

Estelle and the Bella Sisters
Lol oh yes. I'm very familiar with the invisible intruder!
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Are you sure she will be alright if a dog walks by. Some dogs can become barkers if left alone and confronted with things to bark at, if you know what I mean. I would video tape a trial first if possible.
I actually thought about that. One advantage in my situation is that my 3rd floor condo doesn't face the street; it faces the rear parking area. So there's not a lot of dog-walking traffic at all. But point well taken.
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I actually thought about that. One advantage in my situation is that my 3rd floor condo doesn't face the street; it faces the rear parking area. So there's not a lot of dog-walking traffic at all. But point well taken.
Do a test run, get a camera and a friend with a dog. wait an hour after you leave and get your ACCOMPLICE lol to walk their dog back and forth. Hey never underestimate the powers of video. Good luck.

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Do a test run, get a camera and a friend with a dog. wait an hour after you leave and get your ACCOMPLICE lol to walk their dog back and forth. Hey never underestimate the powers of video. Good luck.
lol. i'll let you know how it goes.
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