My MIL seems to think that the fact that i have a daily scedule, chore list, and that my son has learning time is "not allowing him to be a kid".
His M-F scedule is like this
7:15 wake up, get dressed, make bed, and come down for breakfast, once he is done eating he does 1 of th following (which takes maybe 10 minutes) write his name 5 times, write 1-10, or do a work book page on color or shapes. (hes 4 soon to be 5), then he has free time until 8:15 when we brush teeth, get on shoes and leave. He usually plays with his v-smile, watches diego, or plays with his trucks.
He has pre-k from 845-1115 and the baby sitter picks him up. The scedule there for 2-4 yr olds is quiet play, lunch, nap, snack, free play, learning activity, free play till pick up.
When he gets home he had another work book page then dinner, then chore time (he wipes the kitchen table/chairs and coffee table off with vinegar water) see first post
Answer by fatcat0908 at 11:22 AM on Sep. 15, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 10:45 AM on Sep. 15, 2010
If your schedule is working for your child then everyone else needs to "But Out". Setting up structure before school starts is a big helper. Once they start school everything changes and continues to change. MIL needs to offer advice ONLY WHEN ITS ASKED FOR.
Answer by emerald53197 at 10:48 AM on Sep. 15, 2010
Answer by jolee0222 at 10:46 AM on Sep. 15, 2010
Answer by Happymom2-2 at 10:47 AM on Sep. 15, 2010
Answer by jolee0222 at 10:47 AM on Sep. 15, 2010
Answer by SabrenaLeigh at 10:48 AM on Sep. 15, 2010
Answer by mybella81 at 10:50 AM on Sep. 15, 2010
Answer by KARRIEMARIE at 10:54 AM on Sep. 15, 2010
Answer by aeneva at 10:57 AM on Sep. 15, 2010