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My kid is the class favorite.

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 in favorite toddler in class, toddler favorites, toddlers and daycare, toddlers and school | 0 comments

I’ve written occasionally about Ryan’s daycare teacher, Ms. R. I have mentioned that she has a thick Yugoslavian accent that is awesome and sometimes difficult to understand. She loves my kid like a grandson and proudly tells us all the amazing things he does. He is her favorite. Of all time. I am sure of it. I will present my case… Top...

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Last one standing.

Posted by on Nov 30, 2011 in babies and daycare, leaving your kid at daycare, toddlers and daycare, working parents and daycare | 0 comments

Picture in your mind this scene: A child, standing outside an empty school at dusk… someone forgot to pick him up. You’ve seen the scene in movies and on TV a hundred times. His friends have long since gone home and are sitting around dinner tables full of warm and hearty food. But not this kid. This kid is near tears because he is alone, forgotten. That’s...

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It’s time for a new school.

Posted by on Nov 1, 2011 in babies and daycare, switching daycares, toddlers and adjusting to change, toddlers and daycare | 0 comments

Today is Ryan’s last day in his first daycare. He’ll get to hang out with Grandma for a couple of weeks and then he’ll start someplace new. We know it’s the best decision, the right decision. Now that we’ve moved to a new house, we needed a daycare that was closer to home. And this new one has the all-important good vibe. (And it’s a little cheaper, which...

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