We seem to live in an ever-scheduled world, where if your preschool and older child isn't involved in at least 2-3 things a season that you're seen as a "bad" parent or a "lazy" parent. But really, you've got to wonder if the stress involved with transporting numerous children multiple days of the week is … Continue reading Finding Family Balance Between Activities and Leisure Time
This is an article I came across just the other day from another provider who is a director of a daycare center for 30+ years. I really love her content and will be featuring different articles in my blog over the coming months. She goes by "The Spunky Childcare Provider" and requests to be anonymous. … Continue reading “Dear Child Care Parents Please Be Considerate”
So you’re looking for daycare for your child. Great! You start looking up daycares along your commute and looking into their hours, program details, and pricing. You go on Facebook or Instagram to find a home daycare provider since you like more of a close-knit feel for your child. You ask about pricing and you … Continue reading Why is Daycare So Expensive?
"A Monte Cristo is a fried ham and cheese sandwich, a variation of the French croque-monsieur. In the 1930s–1960s, American cookbooks had recipes for this sandwich under such names as "French Sandwich", "Toasted Ham Sandwich", and "French Toasted Cheese Sandwich". Swiss cheese is typically used." Today for breakfast, I served these beauties for myself and … Continue reading Holly’s Recipe: Monte Cristos
The waters of parenting are challenging, mysterious, and deep. To do things the right way is challenging and not often so obvious, as we often know what the end result is but not how to go about achieving it. For instance, you might know that you want your child to accept it when you say … Continue reading Tell Your Child “No” Without Having a Meltdown