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HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!(i wasnt allowed enough room as i prolly needed)

i baby-sit a 2 1/2 y.o. n my home. this lil boy was a terror the 1st day but since then hes been alot better. she would drop him off w/ a bottle of chocolate milk, hasnt started potty training him, hes about grown out of the largest sized diapers now this is a good sized boy nd hes pretty rough. hes accidently kicked my 10 m.o. in the face. he just doesnt realize how rough he is. i try to educate him. ive broke him of th bottle nd chocolate milk, helped her potty train him. at his age i feel he should b more 'kindergarden-ready'. he has alot of trouble just putting 2gether a very simple puzzle. he gets better w/ help. ive even helped his mom start potty train him. hes done very good. i try to get the mom more involved w/ him but i dont think she does. im afriad of this boy's future if she doesnt. my ?? is what should i do ? should i not watch him anymore ? how can i get the mom to work w/ him?or am i expecting 2 much?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:28 PM on Sep. 14, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Kindergarten ready at 2 1/2? You're expecting WAY too much! Back off! He isn't even expected to be potty trained at that age, what is your issue? The chocolate milk in the bottle, I can understand. At the age of 2 doing any puzzle is an ADVANCED skill, not something that is EXPECTED!


    Answer by Anonymous at 1:38 PM on Sep. 14, 2009

  • Give me a break!!!!!!!! You need to get educated yourself before you try and educate someone else. The chocolate milk thing is crap but really Kindergarten ready? He's 2 1/2!


    Answer by Anonymous at 1:47 PM on Sep. 14, 2009

  • i think ur right about the mom being more involved,mabe she needs to come early so she can sit with u guys for a half hour or something

    Answer by angelairelan at 1:53 PM on Sep. 14, 2009

  • HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! part2
    look i dont expect him 2 be einstein. i was trying 2 figure out the right word. maybe 'kingergaren rdy' wasnt the best choice of words. but this kid doesnt know ANY colors or numbers. i am getting an education myself. and if u think u can make a better baby-sitter then ill send them ur way, and u let me kno what i was doing wrong. i just dont kno how 2 get this mom 2 care more about her kid. she doesnt bring a toothbrush when i keep him overnight or even shoes.

    Answer by pigtailsnwrangl at 2:06 PM on Sep. 14, 2009

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