This is the fourth year that my son is going to school but for the first two years, I did not hire any school service because the school is just one tricycle away. In addition my son is too young and I’m afraid to let him ride the school service without me.
Since he was still in Preschool, I accompany him in school and wait till his dismissal time. But when we transferred him to traditional school, my husband and I decided to hire a school service. Honestly, I was scared to leave him in school service because my son is only Kinder and for me he’s still my baby.
There are advantages and disadvantages of having a school service.
1.It is economical. Yes, I can save more if I avail the school service because commuting is more expensive.
2.It is safe. If we will commute, we have to ride two tricycle to reach the school. We have to cross the highway before riding the other tricycle and there is no stop light in that area so it is really scary.
3.It is comfortable than riding tricycle. It is not easy to commute during rainy season.
4.I can do more chores because I don’t have to go to school anymore.
5.If there are suspension of classes, the school service is just there to pick up your kids.
6.My son will learn to be independent and understand that I can’t be with him 24/7. I can’t always wait for him in school.
7.My son meets new people and have new friends.
1.I have to wake up my son early because he needs to be ready before the school service arrives. Our house is the first stop so I don’t want him to be the cause of delay.
2.There are times that school service is late so your son is also late in school.
3.You cannot deny that your son will meet other kids that are not nice. Spell bully.
4.You just have to trust the driver and assistant that they will take care of your kids. I’m a paranoid mom, so it is hard to trust especially what happened to my son last month. Read the story here. All I can do is pray for his safety.