Ssreddy - posted on 06/08/2015 ( no moms have responded yet )
My now 16 month old baby girl is going to day care from when she was 11 month old (5 days a week for 8 hours), she initially took around 3 weeks to fully adjust to day care and its a home based day care and I liked the setting and the one on one care they give , my baby also enjoys her time there.
now the grandparents are visiting for summer( 4 months ), My dielemma is to keep her in day care part time (2 days a week for 8 hours ) or pull her out for these 4 months and join her back when the grandparents leave .
But the risk of pulling her out is loosing her slot in her current day care and if she looses her slot we have to find a day care thats good ,convenient and which can take her in that exact time frame .Even if the slot is available in her current day care she might take time to readjust.
advantages of pulling her out is she can spend some time at home with grand parents as she any way has to go full time after grandparents leave/saving money , her part time day care 2days a week is 400 per month.
she seems to enjoy both at home and day care so that is not an issue here .
I also have a almost 5 year old boy who goes to private pre-k and will be starting kindergarten next year and he will be going to 3 days a week summer school this summer before his school year starts which is august end .he actually wants to stay home full time but gets bored if he is at home all the time , thats the reason why we enrolled him for 3 days a week summer school.
If at all i send my baby 2 days a week ,I will send her the same days as my son goes to summer school so that they can be home on same days .
I am feeling guilty that i will be sending them even when the grandparents are home ready to take care of them , at the same time worried that there schedules will be disrupted if they stay home all the time
I am unable to decide , Please let me know your experience /suggestions