1. Tell the host to go ahead to sleep because you're happy to take the "first watch".
  2. Ask if what you do here in the living room can easily be heard from the host's bedroom.
  3. Inquire about the response time of the home's security system.
  4. Place a baby monitor beside the sofa or bed you're sleeping in and stress it's just so "Pop-pop knows I'm okay".
  5. Specify whose bed you want your borrowed blanket to come from.