I've been looking into getting Jordan in a MDO program around us. I feel like part of our behavioral issues have to do with her being bored. There are not that many options close to our home but I did tour one yesterday. The director told me that they had space in their 2 year old room but then I found out after I took the tour that they were full and I would have to be put on a waiting list. That irritated me. I also witnessed the children coming in from the playground and it was a bit hectic so I asked what system they use for making sure all of the kids make it in. She skirted around the question and then said the teachers had the kids in their room memorized so they would know if a child was missing. That really didn't sit well with me. I"ve worked in childcare and that wouldn't have cut it. So, I only know of one other MDO program near us. They are more expensive and I have to provide her lunch but I'm still thinking I should check it out.
Have any of you done MDO? If not MDO, what sort of things have you done to keep your toddler entertained? I want to be flexible but I do have Nora to take care of. We looked into the Little Gym but it's one day a week for 45 minutes and parents have to participate. I feel like it could be difficult to manage if Nora was fussy or needed to eat. Swim lessons would only be an option if I can find someplace that can do the lessons without me in the water. There is a YMCA nearby that I could call.
Any other thoughts? Advice?