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    Birth- 3 months
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    Just over 6 months - 12 months
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    Just over 12 months - 2 years
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    Just over 2 years - 3 years
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    Just over 3 years - 5 years
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    If both you and your partner want to work, what age would you send your child to a nursery?
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    (Original post by Surely_unsure)
    If both you and your partner want to work, what age would you send your child to a nursery?
    Around 18 months - 2 years. When they start to get really curious about other children, really. I think I'd send my kids to nursery part time, even if I stayed at home. They need to be able to socialise with children and start building relationships outside of the family home.
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    I was put into nursery at 6 weeks, and I've turned out alright... I think!
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    When they're just over a year maybe, by the time I'm gonna have a baby I'm hoping my mum or dad would be retired and could help look after the baby, but I'd want it making friends especially as I've got no siblings so my baby wouldn't have any cousins.
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    Between 2 and 3, depending on if I have another child due around that time or not.
    Got brothers and a sister and many cousins, so hopefully there will be other kids to play with already.
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    I hate make decisions on how to raise my child when I don't even have one.
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    I want my wife to be a stay at home mother and my kids to never go to nursery. I dont want minimum wage looking after my children.

    Where is that option?
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    (Original post by TheJudge)
    I want my wife to be a stay at home mother and my kids to never go to nursery. I dont want minimum wage looking after my children.

    Where is that option?
    Experienced, qualified nursery teachers can earn up to 40k.
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    Birth.
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    As soon as he/she shows FULL signs of interest..i.e in objects, sounds etc. I hope that will be around 12months. If not then my child will still go nursery at 12 months!!!!
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    (Original post by la fille danse)
    Experienced, qualified nursery teachers can earn up to 40k.
    40K to put my kids in porno films..... no chance i don't want some ******** looking after my kids.
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    My daughter started at 3 and a quarter. My son will be starting after he turns 3.

    edit : that's for 15 hours a week, so not full time (although she'd go full time if she could get her own way, she loves going).
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    If my future husband and I can afford it, I will be a SAHM, and any children I have would go to nursery (part-time) aged 3 which is when most children go. I do think children should go to nursery at some point before they start school at 4, so they get used to being in that kind of environment with other children, as early as possible.

    However, whether that will happen in reality, won't be known until at least 10 years time!
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    I would send them at 3 but only part time - I wouldn't use it as a babysitter.
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    (Original post by TheJudge)
    40K to put my kids in porno films..... no chance
    What nursery did you go to?
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    I really don't like the trend of putting kids in under 2... They need the initial bond with Mum and/or Dad that you don't get if they're away from them 8 hours a day, 5 days a week!

    It's too far ahead to say what I'd do but in an ideal world me and the hubbie would share parenting duties up until 3, then nursery a couple of days a week.
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    I would never put my child as a baby into a nursery ever ever ever.
    Part time from around 3 I think is reasonable before they go to school.

    I will never understand anyone who has kids just to farm them off to a nursery soon/a few months after they are born. If you cant afford or dont want to take the time off work to look after the baby, dont have kids.
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    (Original post by la fille danse)
    What nursery did you go to?

    Some nursery worker put children in paedophile porno very recently, it was front page news..... Do you read the news?
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    (Original post by TheJudge)
    Some nursery worker put children in paedophile porno very recently, it was front page news..... Do you read the news?
    Well, you could use this argument against letting children go to school.
 
 
 
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