Avery's soapbox post or why it is ok to take your children to daycare.

3 years ago

So I have noticed a trend on the working moms board this week.  There are some mommys who feel guilty about working and taking their children to daycare.  Some people are even giving mommys a hard time taking children to daycare when they are not working.  My opinion is it is ok to take your children to daycare.  As a mommy who has had children in daycare for 6 years, I can assure you that it will be ok.  Take it from a mommy who had to start her daughter at daycare at six weeks old. That was the time I felt the most guilt and I still suvived.  It is even ok to take your children to daycare even if you are not going to work.  I have done this several times for many years.  I even took my daughter to day care 3 days a week during my 12 week maternity leave with my son. 

If someone is giving you a hard time about taking your children to daycare, do what I do and do not listen to them.  Most likely if they are giving you a hard time about this, they are either a. rude b. not empathetic and  not understanding of your situation.  Just ignore these people and move on to more important things, like potty training. 

Ok soapbox over

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