My husband plays fortnite a lot and my daughter loves to sit in his lap, it is affecting my sleep: Help?

Alright, I need tips on baby daddy playing fornite and our daughter getting excited to the point she yells when she isn’t on his lap to watch. I swear I have no problem with him playing because when he gets home from work, he’ll spend time with us then go play or her watching because she loves seeing her dad play. It’s just he’ll stay up till 3 in the morning playing no matter what I say, and even at times, the baby is up, and my problem is when I try to sleep, they both yell then laugh about it. I swear it’s cute but not at three in the morning lol hellllp

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He needs to grow up and not be keeping your daughter up to 3AM so he can play a video game

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My husband and kids try that shit where they “buddy up” against me. It’s not ok!!!
It’s disrespectful af,! He is teaching your daughter to disrespect you!!! Fr fr!!! I’m not criticizing, I fight this same bs with my husband!!! And it’s just that b.s.! Neither of u are gunna think it’d cute later. Mark my words!!!

Unplug the wifi modem at night

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Well, for starters I’d get your daughter a healthy bedtime routine :).
My SO plays games too, but my daughter is in bed by 7-730, and he stays quiet.

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I say find the fuse box lol flip that switch

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He needs headphones so you don’t have to hear it and I agree on an earlier bed time for the little one :woman_shrugging:t3: my husband stays up that late playing video games but uses headphones to dont disturb my sleep.

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I say give your daughter a certain time limit of watching then bed. Make sure that he understands you need his support when it is time for her to go to bed. She can still have daddy time and you both can still sleep. That is what worked best for my family

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Maybe you can tell him to pretend to go to sleep and take a break for a little bit to put her to bed at a decent hour, that way she won’t freak out over being taken away for bed. Along with Elizabeth’s idea of getting him headphones so he can stay up without disturbing either one of y’all

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Definitely need to get baby on a bedtime routine. Get him a headset, and move him to a different room if necessary.

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ear plugs comes to mind. my husband is a gamer too. my daughters love to watch him play, well they watch both of us play, I hardly play due to a lot of things. I don’t mind them playing all night, but I do agrees not being loud while doing so. ask your baby dad to plug in headphones while playing at night so at least your able to sleep. the telling at the game on the other hand needs to be talked about. I mean was plugs only work to a point. I sometimes had to ask him to wait to play untill the girls were asleep. The only reason id play late at night/ early morning is if I couldn’t sleep. But I have insomnia, lol.

so best of luck and communications is the key

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Put her to bed at 7 or 8pm. She sounds like she isn’t on a bedtime routine. Maybe your husband can take a break for 15 mins at that time and help you put her to sleep.

Um he needs to go to sleep and act like a responsibile Dad and put his kid to bed. Child definitely before three.

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My son and boyfriend are up right now playing but we are night ppl. I work nights and my son is in home school. However, when I was on a different work schedule and my son was in regular school he still never went to bed at 8 but it was a lot earlier than now. And I did have to have many talks about my boyfriend being quieter. Is the game right in y’alls bedroom? Or u can hear them from another room?

Have him put her to sleep lol

Your kid is up until 3am. That’s ridiculous. You should be Concerned about that

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They are saying that fortnite is MORE ADDICTIVE THAN DRUGS? JUST SAYIN MAYBE NOT SUCH A GOOD IDEA FOR HER TO BE "SPENDING DADDY TIME WITH THAT VIDEO GAME? TRY WALKING /RUNNING /EXERCISING?

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My husband plays most nights in the living room. He uses a headset but still yells sometimes, majority of the time the kids sleep through it. It helps having a separate area to play. The kids go to their rooms, I go to ours and he stays out there. He moved the PlayStation to our room for like a month and my sleep was awful. Definitely don’t let your child stay up until 3am just because she likes to watch dad play. Get her on a better sleep routine and in the meantime, have him turn the game off for the night. Lately my daughter has been having troubles sleeping in her room and prefers sleeping on the couch a few nights a week. So he just hasn’t played very late those nights. Just communicate with him what’s going on and how you feel and try and come up with a solution.

Set bedtimes for everyone & put the games away from the bedrooms. Have Dad play video games w daughter until 7:30 pm (maybe more gentle ones than killing people!) then break to play IRL, calm down (bath?) & put her to bed.

Dad can then resume play until 11 pm & wrap things up by 11:30 when you unplug it. Or can you set parental controls to limit hours of play? When does Dad work that he can stay up until 3 am?

Hope you are getting out of the house into fresh air & doing some physical activity several days a week too.

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My husband uses a headset, and thankfully is considerate of me and the baby if we are sleeping. I know fortnite is down for 1 month so maybe you will be able to get him to calm down during this time? Just explain to him that you are super tired and need him to stop being so loud. When my hubby does get loud I shhhhh him like a rude ass lol.