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What is "family child care" anyway?

Some people would call me a babysitter.  Excuse me while I cringe.  

Without getting too politically correct…  I don’t sit on babies.  The term “day care” is also used to describe what I do for a living, but that’s not quite right either.   823 more words

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Twenty-two has become a special number for me over the years, mostly (entirely?) in the context of the calendar. Our wedding anniversary is May 22. Two years before we were married, on June 22, the Gods of Rock smiled upon me and landed me in the front row, dead center, at a Pearl Jam concert. 224 more words


Customize Your Resume

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Customizing your resume is NOT an option in today’s job market. Resume customization is increasingly becoming more important and necessary more than ever; especially because they are stored in the employer’s resume database. 117 more words

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Let's Not and Say We Did

Whom do I speak to about getting my grown up license revoked?  It’s urgent.  I don’t mind changing the name of this blog to something more fitting if that’s what it takes. 461 more words

Looking for Forever Families

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Adoption Service are calling for potential adoptive parents from across Essex.

Thirty children are waiting to find a home and the Adoption Service is holding a number of informal open information sessions where you can meet members of the adoption team and an adoptive parent and have all of your questions answered. 208 more words

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Bike riding for growunups

Or, how to bike to work without ruining your “look”.

Sometimes the best way to be active is to just build it in to the things you do.

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I would rather be pairing my socks...

…than sorting out a new car. I like my old car! It did what it needed to do. It went from my house to work. work to the supermarket. 285 more words

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