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Finding Child Care 2: Infant Care

Last time, I discussed some key points on finding quality child care for your child. Some readers mentioned they needed to find a place for their infant or toddler. While all the points covered in Finding Child Care are important for your infant, you need to take other items into consideration.

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Adventures in Babysitting (as the employer)

Mr. Sally J. and I have reached a new level of freedom as parents, a level not reached since early 2008. It’s the freedom of knowing the kiddos are in good hands on a Friday evening, and those good hands belong to someone other than yourself. 

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Sick Day Survival

Instead of my kids heading to school this week, we headed to the doctor. They are both sick, and it’s thrown the last week of summer into a tailspin. Here’s the thing about when your kids are sick- nobody else wants to be around them. Maybe you can con grandma, if she’s healthy, into coming […]