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When in doubt, just ask daycare.

Posted by on Jun 9, 2011 in babies and teeth, daycare, daycare and teething, new mom, teething | 5 comments

For five months, I have said the phrase “he must be teething” at least once a week. Whenever Ryan gets a low fever, gets extra fussy or starts drooling a ton, I figure we’re finally getting some teeth. And then we don’t. So when Ryan started drooling like a maniac over the weekend, we were cautiously optimistic. “Maaaaybe...

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Sometimes all you need is one adult and two sticks.

Posted by on May 3, 2011 in daycare, fun activity, fun times in daycare, keeping babies entertained, the art of distraction | 3 comments

Now and then, by Sunday night, I’m excited for the work week to start because Ryan has been practicing his outdoor voice all weekend long and/or has decided that naps are for wussies. That’s why I can’t imagine working in a daycare. I’m there for 6 minutes every day, and that’s just about my limit. Someone is always crying or...

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We’re way more fun than those other parents.

Posted by on Apr 15, 2011 in crazy hair, daycare, new mom, theme week | 9 comments

This week was Theme Week at Ryan’s daycare. You remember these weeks from when you were in high school. School spirit day, funny hat day, twin day. I never was much into them, but somehow it’s much funnier to participate when your kid is just shy of seven months old. We were particularly excited for Monday. Crazy Hair Day. It’s amazing...

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