I'm the first to admit that day care workers and teachers have incredibly hard jobs. They have chosen to devote their lives to dealing with our kids for a minimum of 40 hours a week. One day care worker's discovery in a 1-year-old's diaper falls into the "I don't get paid enough for this" category.Read Full Story
My husband and I are both Christians, and we grew up in very religious homes. All that is to say that we are more than familiar with Christian “scare tactics” used in some churches. We’ve decided to loosen the reins quite a bit on our children. We believe in God and Jesus, but we are not going to force our kids into anything. We don’t want our children to have the picture of the same big, scary God we grew up with — the God who’s going to get you when you do something wrong.Read Full Story
Everything amazing my toddler learned, he learned at day care. I'm not sorry for it in the least. If positive peer pressure could teach my son to use a fork and say please in a group setting, that is money well spent.Read Full Story
You cut out fast food. Snacks are healthy. Sweets are offered on a treat basis once in a while. But a new study says that if your child is going to daycare regularly, he is 50 percent more likely to be overweight than if he stayed home.Read Full Story
Many moms have to work to support their families. But that doesn't make leaving a newborn baby in daycare any easier. The heartache caused by leaving a new baby in a stranger's care is a scary experience for a new mother. Here are some of the fears many moms experience when leaving their babies and ways to ease the anxiety when the time comes.Read Full Story
You think nothing hurts more than childbirth, until you go back to work. After all those weeks of bonding with your baby, leaving her behind to go back to the office can be a very painful experience. Nothing’s going to make it painless, but these tips can ease the transition.Read Full Story
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