Wondeirng if anyone else is in this boat too- I have oe almost 2 and a 1/2 yr old and he is always with me or dh. Lately I find myself (and dh does too) burnt out- majorly- on trying to entertain him all day long and getting no down time. So I thinking of putting him in daycare maybe two short mornings a week to start.
If he likes it and I like it then it could be great all around. I need more rest and he needs more socialization and stimulation. But I am nervous about how te transition will go. I have only ever left him with dh's mom or my parents occasionally- so leaving him in day care may be really hard for us-- Has anyone else here had experience with this- how did your 2 yr old do transitioning from always being with mom to being in a day care a few hours a week? The thought of having some time to myself is so appealing and I Am alreayd trying to figure out what to do with him every day. The day care in my town I have heard is ok- it is not bad at all, but not amazing. I wouldceck it out as well as I cold and trust my feelings but I Am more curios about the initial transition- when I first start to leave him there I don't know if he will just be happy or freak out and feel abandoned.
what are your experiences? I Am very attached to him obviously.