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The Price of Childcare Today

In home day care we are paying 200 a week for our 18 month old. In Gaithersburg, my wife and I pay what works out to ~$70/day 4 days a week for our 8 month old to go to a DOE accredited day care center. 239 more words


Introducing New Providers to Respectful Caregiving in a Daycare Setting: The Observation

The Observation Process

After completing the Interview Process, prospective teachers have an opportunity to continue learning about the center’s respectful caregiving model by attending a series of observations.   1,239 more words


Pregnancy, BPD and smoking

“I went out there and was met with a nightmare vision: my girlfriend, with her pregnant belly and a lit cigarette in her mouth.”

The other day I was hanging out with a new friend. 728 more words

Borderline Personality Disorder

The High Price of the Summer Holidays

I find myself in a minority of mums most of the time when we talk about the school Summer Holidays. I LOVE THEM! This is possibly because my work is term time based so when the kids break up my work load drops. 1,515 more words

General Stuff

The beginning of the Adventure.

I feel like I should start off with telling you about me. I enjoy reading, watching K-dramas, painting/drawing, and spending time with my family and friends. 185 more words


Empty nest!

Once upon a time I never got a moment to myself. I wouldn’t be able to go to the toilet without the convoy of a twintastic mini me following me and chatting to me, sitting with me and cuddling me whilst I was trying to have a moment’s peace. 242 more words


The Mango Lady: Moms Who Have To Hustle

Sweat dripped down the middle of my chest as I did my second lap around Bryant Park on a Tuesday afternoon. I was on a hunt for the Mango Lady. 370 more words