I said good bye to our day care center last week. My daughter will be entering a full-time preschool program at a magnet school in the fall, we have other child care arrangements made for the duration of the summer and this is, for all intents and purposes, our last hurrah. There is no doubt… Read More Turning a New Page
I’ve been a work out-of-the-home (WOTH) mom for more than 12 years, so I would have to say that I have a pretty good grasp on the issues facing most WOTH moms. There’s guilt (Will my kid suffer?). There’s logistics (Which route from the office to the daycare center has the fewest traffic lights). There’s… Read More Childcare and Work Out-of-the-Home Moms
I have been remiss in not getting back to a few of you who left comments for me somewhat recently. No real excuse except for the usual busy-ness. It’s on my list, I promise. Nothing profound in this week’s post. Just an attempt to crowd-source a solution to a child care issue headed my way… Read More Daycare Dilemma: I Have No Idea What I’m Doing With My Three-Year-Old This Summer.
This is my nanny: And this is Miss Bloomfield 2013: Liz Wong is the current Miss Bloomfield and on Saturday she will be competing for Miss Connecticut as part of the Miss America organization. [Not to be confused with Erin Brady the Miss Connecticut who was recently crowned Miss USA.] Liz is our nanny. When I first met Liz I… Read More My Miss Connecticut pageant nanny.
Dear Max, Tomorrow is your first day of Kindergarten. Your back pack is packed, your new lunch box is set to go and your summer “homework” is in a folder ready to be turned in. In a way, it feels like it took forever for this day to get here, but in another, I can’t… Read More First Day of Kindergarten
I’m writing this post with tears streaming down my face. Over a week ago, my boys said goodbye to their teachers at daycare. We moved so they are attending another preschool. We had to give hugs and cards and thank yous to the teachers who have helped me raise my children since they were 3 months old.… Read More Saying Goodbye to Preschool