Mum left furious after daughter's nursery refused to let her leave until she finished cleaning up
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A fuming mother has shared her beef with a nursery teacher who refused to let her two-year-old daughter leave until she finished cleaning up.
Normally, the mum doesn't have a problem with her child's tutor, Sasha, who expects daycare students to clear away their toys before they leave.
"The teacher, Sasha, is very nice. I am normally all for my daughter cleaning her own messes," the mum said.
However, after recalling one specific incident on Reddit feed AmITheA**hole users have now determined whether the Redditor is indeed an 'a**hole' or not.
The mum - who has been taking her daughter to the daycare centre for a few months - explained: "I find when I arrive, Sasha expects my daughter to finish cleaning up whatever she was playing with.
"Which again would be fine, but it delays us getting out the door and heading home, sometimes we have plans, etc.
"I started texting Sasha when I was so many minutes away, asking her to get my daughter ready and that seemed to work.
"My daughter would be in her jacket and reading a book, easy to put away vs a huge duplo project or similar.
"Until today. Things were crazy and I was in a rush. We had a lot to do this afternoon and I was running behind because I had car trouble."
Apart from running a bit late, the mum arrived to the school as usual and noticed that her 'daughter and some friends were in the middle of cleaning up a big mess'.
"I told my daughter that we had to go and to get her coat. Sasha said she needed to finish cleaning up her part," she explained.
"I said any other day, sure, but I am running late and we cannot miss this appointment."
It seems that Sasha was not buying the mum's excuse.
"Sasha tried arguing that the kids need to learn responsibility and I flat out said no," the Redditor continued.
"I grabbed my daughter, put her coat on and left.
"As I said, hectic afternoon so I only just now had time to check my texts.
"I had one from Sasha saying poor planning on my part doesn’t mean I can break rules.
"I pointed out this is not in the contract and I can bring my child home whenever I want.
"She accused me of undermining her authority."
The mum was then given 'a verbal warning' which she found to be 'ridiculous'.
With 500 plus comments, it was also determined by the Reddit group that the mother was not an a**hole - rather that title belonged to the teacher.
"I completely agree with the dayhome teacher's sentiment, BUT it is your kid and you can leave whenever you damn well want," one person wrote.
"Plus I hope the teacher isn't charging for those 20 minutes," another added.