Category Archives: Daycare

The 19-Minute Parent

While doing some reading online, I came across a startling article about working parents. The first sentence read: “A typical working parent spends just 19 minutes a day looking after their children, official figures revealed yesterday.” The purpose of the … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Snow Days Ain’t What They Used to Be

As a child I remember vividly the anticipation and excitement surrounding the possibility of my school calling a “snow day.”  A snow day meant school was closed.  I got to sleep in and perhaps even go sledding outdoors with my friends. Sledding … Continue reading

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Melt Your Heart

I recently did a story reading for my children’s preschool. It was very special to be able to read to the little ones that are their classmates. There was one particularly adorable moment that I thought was worth sharing. A … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 12.10.10

You’ll notice several holiday-related posts this week (they are a little hard to avoid this time of year) but all are a good read.  What better way to get in the spirit, right?  In case you forgot, the Biz e-Friday … Continue reading

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The Drop-Off

  The pain, agony and defeat of getting your kids to school   If you are a working mom, you know how stressful a morning drop-off to daycare, babysitter, or school can be. Now that we are officially in back-to-school mode, … Continue reading

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