Shaken Baby Syndrome

I recently attended a Shaken Baby Training for my child care program, and would like to share what I learned. Do have a plan to protect your child from Shaken Baby Syndrome? If you’re a parent you need one, because in as little as five seconds your child’s life can…

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New Baby at Our House

There’s a new baby at our house! Isn’t she a doll? Baby G joined our child care group just a little while ago and we all love her already. The older children love to talk to her, make her smile, tickle her toes, and pet her hair. She loves watching…

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Our Conference is SO Cool!

Last Saturday I spent most of the day at the Valley AEYC mini-conference. I’m co-chair with Nicole – she’s a family child care provider too, and one of my best friends. This is Nicole making announcements at the beginning of the conference – doesn’t she look official?   We had…

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Why I don’t do field trips

I don’t do field trips. Yes, I know they’re an important (and fun) part of the child care experience, but I’m just not meant to do field trips. Several years ago I planned a trip to a pumpkin patch. For $6 you took a hayride to a field where you…

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I must be crazy!

Why do I do these things to myself?! Why can’t I say no? Why do I like to be so busy I don’t know which was is up? I must be crazy! On Monday I agreed to design and maintain a website for Valley AEYC. Valley Association for the Education…

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