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    Default settling in....

    i am after some tips on how others settled their child into daycare?
    What did you do?

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    DS and I went to visit the child care centre a couple of times before he started. And I had planned to stay for an hour when I dropped him off for his first day, but as soon as we arrived he was happy to go and play so I left straight away...
    Most centres recommend visiting a few times first so it becomes a familiar environment.

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    Depends how old your child is.
    DD was 6 months and didn't react to me leaving her....fast forward 3 years and a new centre argh!
    I found she settles best when she is ready for me to leave. Sometimes it's only 5 mins of staying in the centre, then she says "ok mummy you go now". if I've gotta drop and run you can guarantee tears.

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    How old are they?

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    she is 2 yrs old

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    My boy is 13m and still cries at the door when he is dropped off by anyone.. I hate it I wish he would toddle off happy. But he always comes home happy and babbles to the Childcare lady as we leave so I take that as he had a good day but still hurts. No idea when it's meant to stop but people have told me its different for each child.. Some go happy at the same age as my crying ds


 

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