I have always planned to be a working parent, partially so that we don’t go broke paying back my student loans and partially because I love what I do for a living. But I won’t lie and say that getting Eli adjusted to daycare wasn’t tough, because it was, but we’re a year in now (and 2 transitions down) and I feel like, though I am far from knowing it all, I have a good grasp on how to help ease this otherwise seriously tough transition. Every baby and every daycare situation will be different, but there are a few universal recommendations, (like these ones written by Rebekah last month, on preparing for daycare) that have been handed down to us that may be useful for other families imparting upon the same journey.
Now notably, all these tips are for babies. I still have no idea how to ease the transition for moms. I definitely cried on my way to work for the first few weeks. It does get better, I promise.
Every baby and every family will be different, but these are the best ways we’ve found to ease our transition and time apart. What worked best for your family and your baby?
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