Jump to content
Would a child care centre be better?
3 replies to this topic
Posted 05 January 2012 - 07:47 PM
DD1 (32 months) seems to still have separation issues and is a nightmare when we get home - from both my Mum's and FDC. She's also dropped her day sleep, but is at that inbetween stage where she needs it, but won't do it.
Do you think DD1 would be happier at a childcare centre with more kids to play with? Would it help with the tantrums when we get home?
Posted 06 January 2012 - 07:38 AM
How is your daughter during the day when she is away from you? Is she crying a lot at FDC and at your mum's? Or is she just a nightmare at home? A child care centre could be even more overwhelming for her.
Could you try slightly shorter days at FDC and with your mum?
Edited by Sail to the Moon, 06 January 2012 - 07:39 AM.
Posted 06 January 2012 - 11:35 AM
DD can be overtired after daycare. It's generally when all the tantrums start. Daycare centres can be quite fullon. DD LOVES daycare but she is always really tired afterwards. I don't think putting her into a daycare centre will resolve anything. What hours is she in FDC for?
Posted 06 January 2012 - 03:47 PM
I dont think that would help. Probably more due to the dropping the day sleep. That can be a crappy time for most. I would just try to get her to bed early on daycare days. Both mine like daycare but do throw tantrums on the way home or at home afterwards (ages 2 and 4). So much better over the holidays when they dont go and they are less tired.
I would only consider changing if the daycare lady is complaining about tanturms and you thought she wasnt being cared for properly. I found when we changed DD to a preschool (daycare lady encouraged us for her sake) it was more disruptive in many ways and the behaviour was worse for at least 4 months.
Could you get the daycare lady to encourage a later sleep
0 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users
"It dawned on me that I could do some catch-up work while he fed, but I needed something to help me hold a bottle and my smartphone."
A new mum angered by people suggesting women who deliver their babies via caesarean section have not "given birth" has challenged that misconception by sharing a photograph of her scar.
Actress Olivia Wilde and her fiance Jason Sudeikis are parents again.
A newborn baby is without the tip of one finger after a nurse accidentally cut it off with scissors.
It's a long overdue move for kids and parents alike.
If you've ever shared a bed with a dyed-in-the-wool doona stealer you'll know how frustrating it can be.
Special rituals, as well as favourite cutlery and plates, can make dinner times less challenging and a lot more fun!
Most mums of toddlers have a funny horror story about the time they turned their back for 30 seconds only to find mayhem on their return.
Surgeons at a New York City hospital have separated a pair of 13-month-old boys who were congenitally joined at the head, completing a rare operation that carried a risk of death and severe brain damage, their mother said.
Babies can sometimes get themselves into unusual positions while sleeping, but this youngster has the makings of an acrobat.
In the park near our house my partner and I have a bench. We paid to have it put there last year after our twin boys Fred and John died.
Vaginal or caesarean, bottle- or breastfed: it all influences our gut microbes and future health.
Getting well and falling in love with my son has brought a feeling words simply can't describe. But I didn't expect it to be a little heartbreaking, too.
Haven't we all needed more hands when travelling with babies and toddlers?
Rather than hiding her postpartum hair regrowth, author Giovana Fletcher has photographed and shared it.
With his bald head, light goatee and bulging arms covered in dark tattoos, Officer Kenneth Knox is an imposing figure.
A mother of six from the US claims that Facebook disabled her account because she posted a photograph of herself tandem breastfeeding a stranger's baby along with her own.
Top 5 Articles
Enter now for your chance to win 1 of 4 trips for two to Hawaii, staying at Outrigger resorts in Waikiki.
Take a trip down memory lane with these vinage and retro toys that you may have had in your childhood or your parent's childhood.