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What do you do when you need to be somewhere at such time but can't?

My ds12 has very early practice my dh & I work even earlier.
What to do?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:09 PM on Nov. 12, 2013 in Tweens (9-12)

Answers (8)
  • Talk to the coach & see if any parents live in your area that would be willing to give your son a ride.

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 1:10 PM on Nov. 12, 2013

  • Offer someone money to take him with them?

    Answer by 2kids2dogs2cats at 1:12 PM on Nov. 12, 2013

  • The kid drops the activity or you work out a system where someone picks them up

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 1:20 PM on Nov. 12, 2013

  • Drop him off in the morning with a classmate on the same team. Offer to pay the parents gas to take them. Like $20 a week or so. Most Schools also have before & after school care for a fee but it is very pricey. You can drop the child off at school very early with that.

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 1:39 PM on Nov. 12, 2013

  • Then something has to be adjusted. Either you find an alternate wy for your son or one of you alters their schedule. Or son needs to drop out of the sport.

    Answer by Dardenella at 1:45 PM on Nov. 12, 2013

  • Put them in a cab with a pedophile. But a straight one, not a gay one.

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 2:28 PM on Nov. 12, 2013

  • Try to find a teammate that I could drop him with before I head to work.

    Answer by QuinnMae at 2:36 PM on Nov. 12, 2013

  • Tell your boss you absolutely cannot be there at that time. You must be home to drive your son. My husband used to take a car service often for work. We got to know the driver. He took my son to baseball one season when it was really early. We paid $20 each time.

    Answer by mompam at 2:45 PM on Nov. 13, 2013

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