+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 13 of 13
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    5,705
    Thanks
    1,696
    Thanked
    2,489
    Reviews
    6
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    How stressful. Without knowing all the details I think they're being a little unfair to you. Will they discount the cost of the day if he can't be there past 2pm?

    I'm sure you've considered this, but are there other care options for you? FDC or a nanny, even if the care is shared between the centre and the nanny (ie they could pick up your DS and look after him for a couple of hours in the afternoon). It's tough when money is an issue, hopefully your DHs business is successful and you can scale back your work hours if that's what you want to do.

    Big hugs to your DS, it must be difficult for him too.

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    1,113
    Thanks
    70
    Thanked
    653
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by summastarlet View Post
    There was some biting and hitting to begin with, but that seemed to settle after he settled in. More socialising stuff now-not sharing, not wanting to participate in group activities, getting upset when asked to sit for circle time.
    If he was still biting and hitting then I would say they have grounds to say that but if he's not doing that any more I don't see why/how they can. The only thing I can think of is if he's being really disruptive or the only reason they have the hitting and biting under control is because they have someone there with him the whole time which would mean they have to put on an extra staff member or the other kids that need attention are missing out. I'd be having a meeting with them and asking them why they feel he can't be there when the support person isn't.

  3. #13
    Join Date
    Sep 2014
    Location
    Sydney
    Posts
    3,118
    Thanks
    2,008
    Thanked
    1,550
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    I would presume they have to give more notice than 3 days (not incl weekend)??

    They are within their rights to cut his hours/days, but have to give you notice.

    I believe it differs from state to state, but would presume 2 weeks is a minimum?

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to DT75 For This Useful Post:

    Renesme  (23-09-2015)


 

Similar Threads

  1. At what stage would you move your child from a child care?
    By dale78 in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 27-08-2015, 17:01
  2. Child Care Rebate - additional child question
    By gizmo in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 27-03-2015, 17:58
  3. Not being fed at child care. What should I do?
    By Mrs Tickle in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 65
    Last Post: 19-10-2014, 23:34

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Billington StreetFor stationery as unique as you are! ♥ Handmade, custom designed stationery for all of life's celebrations WINNER ...
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›