When my kids were younger I worked and could get care for one child at our local centre, but not the other as they were full. SAHM's had their kids booked in but there was no room for my child, and I had to work! I was very dirty about that. I'm not against SAHM's using childcare, but back then there was no priority for working parents. So I had to use 2 separate centres for my 2 children. It was ridiculous. Lash me if you wish, but that is how it was. Have a go at dropping 2 kids off at 2 different centres every day and collecting them in the arvo then tell me how unfair your situation is being a SAHM and being asked to collect your child early.