No daycare it sounds like Happy?My thing was that my daughter just completed her first week of preschool.
The first 2-3 days were hard for her since she has never been away from us at all in her life. She's 3 1/2.
After two days of crying and screaming :wtf:, she adjusted well. The next couple of days she was just sad, but no more crying and has enjoyed her time there (only goes for 3 hours).
We've noticed a change right away in her, she's talking more at home and has attempted things she previously avoided.
Best part is that she's at the same school where I teach.
My wife was able to take a nice 5 month maternity leave, but we then were faced with daycare with both working full time parents (no other options sadly, my folks are older and can watch her for short periods but no day to day help). So here we are with my little girl almost 17 months and she spent the last year going to daycare. Sure, we have had some issues with staff there, and the endless sicknesses (ear infections, hand foot mouth, virus after virus) but she absolutely loves it there. Especially Toddler Room One - it amazes me the amount of words she has already. Most days I'm convinced we have a much older child in our midst.
Thrilled to hear things turned around at preschool. And what a nice bonus having her at same spot.