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What are you looking for in a child care provider - Best way to potty train a 2 yr old - How to create a great experience for a child who kind of whimpers when parents drop off?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:49 PM on Sep. 30, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • i look for someone that's CPR and First Aid certified, and has experience, either worked with children before or have their own. as for crying when they first get dropped off, that's totally normal. best thing to do is just give kisses, say bye and just leave. it's only worse if you're there. now, if you're going to a daycare facility, don't make an appt, just mention you were in the area and wanted to check it out. this way you can see them in actual action. when you call and make an appt, they always go around and make sure everything is correct and in its' place before you come. i know this from experience. i was a preschool/daycare teacher since age 15 til i had my son and became a SAHM. worked in 4 different daycares and they all did this. oh and i always check their curriculum, discipline policy, and if an in home one, their religious beliefs. GL

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:57 PM on Sep. 30, 2009

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    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:08 PM on Sep. 30, 2009

  • i look for toher kids that he can play with bc he's an only child. and price is a big one. what you can afford!!! and i potty trained my two year old son (i'm sooo proud) using jellybeans which only works if you don't give your kid too many sweets, which i didn't and it was a total hit. the first few times it was him sitting on the potty eating candy (just a couple of pieces) to get the idea. then waiting for a bit for him to tinkle and BOOM he caught on, pooping took a little bit longer but it caught on too. when i took away his tinkle candy and only gave him some for pooping. it only took about a month or so of training for him.
    angevil53

    Answer by angevil53 at 11:57 PM on Sep. 30, 2009

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