Posted by: concerned | 2009/01/23


LO not coping at creche


my little one is 3, she just started creche and she used to be so clever, she could count to 10 and knew so many things and animals, but ever since crehe she keeps on saing she hates her teacher, she hates other kids and she is going to cry,
in the morning i sit her down and expalin that she needs to go to creche and play and learn she screams.
i spoke to her teacher and she is also surprised on how her performance droped. she even wets herself and whenever they play she sits by the gate and gets irritated of other children.

i know this can permanently affect her and i need help. should i put her at home for one more year or let her get used to it?

thank you

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Your little girl is obviously very miserable at this creche. She is going through a bad period of separation anxiety as well. While this may get less with time, she is so unhappy at the creche that you will do her a big favour by keeping her at home this year.

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Posted by: change | 2009/01/23

If you can' t keep her at home, try another creche or play school. She might need a smaller more caring environment initially or even just going for 2 mornings a week to a playgroup.

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Posted by: Same problem | 2009/01/23

Your child was thriving at home , There is no need and no advantages for her to be at chreche at this age..
Keep her home if you can, you seem to have been doing a wonderful job.

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