Tag: daycare

Following your Mommy Intuition

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Following your Mommy Intuition

N’s father and I both moved into separate places in the east end of Ottawa about a month and a half ago. In the matter of one weekend, poor N had two new homes, plus a new daycare. That sure is a lot of change for a little two year old to deal with all […]

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Daycare Drop Off Drama

| August 23, 2013 | 3 Comments
Daycare Drop Off Drama

 I’ve been told never to let someone else’s bad mood influence how you go about your day.  While you have a role to play in being kind, if that doesn’t work, you’re probably not the problem.  I’m going somewhere with this… Little Man had been going through a bit of a phase – one that […]

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What to Look for in a Daycare?

| July 24, 2013 | 1 Comment
What to Look for in a Daycare?

This being my first post, I was having some difficulty choosing a topic to write about. Then my journey into choosing a daycare came to mind! Like most things related to parenting—you just want to do the right thing. I have been very fortunate to be able to stay home with kiddo for the past […]

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Wait. What? Pack a Lunch? Really?

| June 28, 2013 | 2 Comments
Wait. What? Pack a Lunch? Really?

    So, Little Man is starting a new daycare – again (read about the transition here).  In reading the reams of information provided to parents from this new place, I learned that he’s now required to bring his own lunch. From the time he was about 2, his weekday food needs were covered. The […]

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Priorities Change When You have a Child

| June 21, 2013 | 2 Comments
Priorities Change When You have a Child

This week at work has been a bit of a challenge. My role has changed in that I am an occasional teacher again, but work mostly exclusive to one school. On Monday, I was not able to pick up a job because my son’s daycare closed because of a fever outbreak. I thought all was […]

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Monkeying Around in Daycare

| March 28, 2013 | 2 Comments
Monkeying Around in Daycare

Choosing childcare is one of the toughest decisions you can make as a parent. There are so many factors to consider. Our little Monkeys love their daycare, it is so their thing! When we were looking for a daycare to put them in, childcare options in our area of the city were limited. After reviewing […]

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