Archive for tag 'preschool'

Our Childcare Choices

We've gone through several different childcare arrangements with K and D! In summary, we've done SAHM, WAHD, Grandmacare, and preschool - although we tried unsuccessfully to find a nanny at one point. Now for the long version: Back when K was born, I worked full time (outside the home with a longish commute), and took [...]

Lila excited on her first day in class

Choosing the right preschool for our daughter

The other night I went to the curriculum night at our three-year old daughter's preschool, and I can honestly say I learned so much and found the time I spent listening to the teachers completely worth it. It was parents only, and since we didn't have a babysitter for the night, my husband left work [...]


Getting ready for the first day of preschool

For the last three years I have sent each of my kids to their first days of preschool. I was talking to a mom who was recently sending her triplets off to college, and she called it their launch. I laughed a bit at the term she used because I really felt those first days [...]

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Off to School for Scribble--and Mama!

A few weeks ago, Scribble and I both started back to school!  I work part time as an instructor at a local junior college, and this semester I am teaching two classes. Additionally, this year I started back to graduate school, and am taking classes part-time, and soon will begin interning in a middle school. [...]

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First Day of Preschool!

Liam had his first day of preschool! He was so excited and it shows on his face. I can't believe my little baby is so big. Hold me. The night before his first day, we had a special "back to school" dinner. Even though he's just starting and not really going back, we plan to [...]

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Liam's Preschool Book

As Liam's first day of preschool crept up closer and closer, I started to feel very anxious about this big change in his routine. I have left him home with our beloved nanny since he was 4 months old, so leaving him somewhere while I went to work wasn't new for me. The difference though [...]

Getting Ready for (Pre)School

After we enrolled in the Montessori school and I started to get an idea of what the children will be learning to do, I began to work at home with the cubs to get them ready for this new shift in our daily life. At first I was afraid that we would have to introduce [...]

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