Hi! I have been a work-from-home mom for a year and a few months and am having some issues with finding a good social outlet for her. She's going to be 3 in May. I have tried playgroups and that's not really working out. I have a problem making friends and other familes aren't consistent in attendance so my little one has to go without. Her next birthday will be another with no little friends to help celebrate :-(
I am considering Mothers Day Out... I asked my husband if he would be open to it and I guess the tuition rates are a big turn-off for him (150-160/month) so getting him on board it going to be a problem.
Is Mother's Day Out an appropriate solution for this problem? If you have a child in MOD, what made you decide to enroll?
Answer by SThompson21 at 7:24 PM on Feb. 12, 2009
Answer by Arkaidy at 7:26 PM on Feb. 12, 2009
Answer by Kenzies_momma at 7:34 PM on Feb. 12, 2009
A lot of churches in my area do MDO/nursery school and when my first son was 15 months I enrolled him. I have never heard of MDO not charging you, they all do that here. He went 1 day a week the first year, then the next he went 2 days. Now he's in Preschool through our school district 5 days a week. I enrolled him in the first place because of his speech difficulties and his speech pathologist suggested it so that he would be with others in his peer group who were talkers. I haven't started my younger son yet...he just turned 2 last month. He's an avid speaker and I don't see the need yet, but next Fall I will be enrolling him for 2 days a week. I think it's a great opportunity for them to interact with other children in their peer group and it allows me to get some errands taken care of with out a toddler to cart around with me.
Answer by boizmom at 7:37 PM on Feb. 12, 2009
Answer by lauraslefthook at 9:59 PM on Feb. 12, 2009