This fall I have to choose between taking my 2 year old to the babysitter and having him in Mother's Day Out 2 days a week or enroll him in 5 day preschool with extended hours. Sometimes I work 1 day and sometimes 5. I would only take him when I work except for the MDO. The babysitter is $30 a day. The MDO is $250 a month I think and the preschool is $150 a week.
Answer by lvpenguino at 1:10 PM on Jun. 28, 2010
The best choice is care in your home. You could find a mom to come to your home with her 2 year old so your child has a playmate. I used to do this when I was a single mom with young kids. The second best choice is a mom in her home that has no other kids she is caring for except her own. Third best is day care in a home setting with as few kids as possible and no babies. Group care is the worst choice. A 2 yo is not developmentally ready for life in groups of kids. Care providers can't give your child the attention he deserves.
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