Jan 30, 2012
I need some help. I work in a day care and my 4 year old recently started going there due to our babysitter (MIL) flaking out on us. To try and cut the story down here is the short part of how we got here. I went back to work the last week of November, only because my MIL was suppose to be moving down here and told me to find a job, she would take my son to and from school. My old job was hiring and hired me on the spot. Everything was going good until right before Christmas when she decided she was not moving. I was like oh crap what am I going to do, we had a couple family members helping us out until a few weeks ago and I had to pull him out of his pre school and put him in my day care center. I get half off, but it is still $85 a week. He HATES it!!!! I feel so bad, he cries and cries and screams for me. It just makes it all bad because I am in the same building. I am torn and don't know what to do. My Dad can watch him Mon, Tu., and Wed. I need someone Thursday and Friday. I mean he is almost 5 and cries like a 2 year old. It hurts me and makes me mad all at the same time. He is not a big crier, but today he cried from the minute he woke up to just right now when I said he can stay with my Dad. One of the biggest complains he has is nap time. He does not nap at home, and he is forced to lay down from 12:30-2:30. He does not have to go to sleep, but he has to stay on the mat and be quiet. Ugghhhh I don't know what to do, I can not keep coming home mad and stressed like this. I feel like I am going to go crazy!!!! Any tips, or advice will be greatly appreciated!