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Surprising things your daycare judges you for...

Anonymous
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I'm an assistant director at a popular chain daycare. While I feel like I've seen just about everything, here is a short list of surprising things we judge you for:

1. Your child has dirty and/or super long fingernails. I've encountered incident reports that probably would have been less serious had the child not had long claws to scratch another child.

2. Your child wears old/stained/torn clothes(that they arrived in). If you can afford daycare, you can afford decent clothes for your child. Wal-mart isn't expensive! *I don't see where a child would get so dirty while at daycare. Our playground is shredded rubber mulch over concrete and all children wear long-sleeved smocks during any art project requiring paint or messy materials.

3. Your child's hair is a ratty mess. If you won't brush or comb it, keep it short at least!

4. Your child swears. Self explanatory.

5. You have 5+ children in daycare at once. Not aftercare, but daycare.

6. You send your child to school with Pop-Tarts for breakfast every day.

7. You repeatedly ignore our peanut-free policy.

8. You named your child something totally ridiculous and he/she is crying because he/she is the only one having trouble learning to write his/her name. Poor little Auhleoneeza and Jahericorm.

9. You are always late on your tuition and argue about the late fee every single time.

10. Your child is violent and hard to control.

You might find this list harsh, but remember that we are the ones who must somehow mold a variety of parenting styles into one harmonious bunch. Many of my teachers get paid $11-$15 an hour for the privilege of wiping your snowflake's nose and listening to him scream "cockballs!" 10 times an hour.
Posted by Anonymous on Apr. 27, 2014 at 8:13 PM
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RalphsMommy123
by Single Mom Tee on Apr. 27, 2014 at 8:15 PM
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I dont doubt this for a second. This should be obvious to people.
Danesmommy1
by Grammar Police on Apr. 27, 2014 at 8:16 PM
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Cockballs made me lol!!
Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Apr. 27, 2014 at 8:18 PM
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That was a fun 4 days :-/

Quoting Danesmommy1: Cockballs made me lol!!
angelenia
by Gold Member on Apr. 27, 2014 at 8:18 PM
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None of this is a surprise to me. Seems self evident.
thefiregoddess
by Ruby Member on Apr. 27, 2014 at 8:21 PM
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My three year old learned "oh shit" from when her grandma broke her hand.

She would have learned motherfucking fuck shit fuck, if she has been around when I broke my ankles.


Just saying.

But cockballs has me in tears laughing.. it's hilarious yet awful
Anonymous
by Anonymous on Apr. 27, 2014 at 8:21 PM
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I can imagine for all of these except for 2. My child has new clothes to start but if they get stained at day care...not gonna go buy more to get ruined. The moms day out my daughter was in had black mulch on the playground. I learned real fast to send her to school in not nice things.
owl0210
by Emerald Member on Apr. 27, 2014 at 8:22 PM
I hope my son doesn't scream cockballs lol.
PumpkinSpice8
by Gold Member on Apr. 27, 2014 at 8:22 PM
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Not surprised. I'm sure the same things are judged at grade school.
wldbry-magnolia
by on Apr. 27, 2014 at 8:23 PM

lmao

peanutsmommy1
by Ruby Member on Apr. 27, 2014 at 8:23 PM
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Our child care requested play clothes, I wasnt spending money on new clothes to ruin at art time
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