I'm a working parent who couldn't get a spot in child care. It was at the centre my DD1 was already at. Pretty sure I got screwed over. I asked every few weeks for 6 months if a spot was available and they said no, which I found doubtful. I returned to work and my parents had to mind DD2.
However I don't begrudge any SAHMs having their kids there, or when they pick them up.
If the facts are as they are being presented it's ridiculous.
My boys' childcare centre gives priority firstly to children who already have siblings in the centre. I'm not sure if they have priority for working parents over SAHP.. But I think if someone can't get their second child into the same centre as their first, it's not the fault of SAHPs, it's because the childcare centre policy is crap.
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