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A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: Selecting the Right Preschool

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On Friday I went on a tour of a reputable preschool. We are considering our childcare options for next year. Although we are generally happy with our current situation everyone tells us that by the time our daughter turns three she “needs to be in school ”. So, I have begun touring preschools trying to find the one that is the right fit for us. I am concerned that we may have some challenges though. During Friday’s tour I inquired about the school’s disciplinary policy and the head master looked at me amazed. Then he commented that “We don’t have significant discipline problems because we’re so careful about the selection of the children at the front end. Children with significant disciplinary problems aren’t right for our school.” He also said that the children have to be potty trained before they join the school. I got nervous. Our daughter is VERY high spirited.   I think that she could use some discipline. She also is not potty trained. Indeed, she is kind of hostile to