All posts tagged daycare

I Can’t Afford to Work Part-time

I’m a wedding and event planner and I only work about 15 hours a week. It suits me well and I love it! However, I’m barely breaking even after the costs of childcare. My husband travels for work so 90% […]

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Navigating a New City/Life

Um, we have a little problem... In my last post I wrote about how I needed some space. I've got plenty of downtime as my husband is travelling for

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Tackling Daycare Issues Head On

I’m going to admit it. I often still feel like a 20+ year old wondering why people call me ma’am at the grocery store. And wondering where the

Easter Daycare

Holidays in the Age of Pinterest

In the age of pinterest, blogging & Facebook bragging, it's easy to get caught up in the holiday crafting spirit. And as a working mom of two 10

Liberating Working Moms

Sick of the Sick

So far in January, between Lucy, Zach, my husband & I, we’ve had bad colds {negative for flu & RSV} along with pink eye, then RSV for both

Liberating Working Moms

How I Make It Work {Multiples Edition}

I shared a couple weeks ago why, as a mom of young twins, I chose to go back to work. Tracy & others have asked me how I

My sick leave is going down the drain.

Watching the Sick Leave Drain Away

Over the past few months, I’ve had to take several days of sick leave because baby boy had a fever.  It was a weird virus thing that seemed

Look mommy, NO DIAPERS!

When Their Friends Grow Up

This morning at daycare drop-off, it was quiet. None of the usual madness that comes with a post-holiday weekend drop off. No massive tears from the kids who

"So what you're saying is, you spend all day together without me?"

Where We Are All Day

My daughter has always been particularly articulate. She started talking at a young age and there have been many huge explosions in her vocabulary and comprehension since. The hubs and I are


Shangri-La It Ain’t!

I’ve noticed something for a little while now.  I’m a little insane.  And by insane, I mean – I keep doing the same thing day after day and

Scent Free Daycare

It Makes No Scents

No that isn't a typo up there, it's just my attempt at being witty. What I really wanted to say included the words "whore house" but I thought


Stealing Activities From Daycare {Contact Paper Mosaics}

I'll be the first to admit it. Daycare is better at entertaining my kid. I find myself pretty creative and resourceful but I get stuck in a rut.


What the Diaper Dictates

It's Sunday morning and I totally just rejoiced about a poop. Seriously these days we are excited, gleeful even as we open the toddlers diaper and reveal none other than

Landon and his go to crew

Growing Independence with Working Parents

I have been struggling with something recently.  I love that my child is independent.  Especially so when baby boy #2 is on his way. I am happy to

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The Sweet Part Of A Working Mom’s Day

I sluggishly get out of my car, after a 45 minute drive. A drive where I zoned out so many times and wondered how I remembered all the


Working Momism {2}

Working Moms: Why don't you just make our checks payable to daycare?   Do you dig our Working Momisms? If so, help spread the word. Pin it. Tweet it. Share

The Parent-Teacher Perspective

By Tracy, Managing Editor Sometimes I feel like I’m teetering on the ledge of a fence, trying to not fall towards one side too much. I’m a parent with

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