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Day Care is Important

We’ve always known we love Baguette’s day care center. It’s like paying a second mortgage, but totally worth it–we miss her, but we don’t worry about her. And when she’s there all day, that’s important. The teachers balance structure, creativity, and affection, and she loves every one of them. She also has friends, including a BFF who adores her. Really, can you put a price on all of that? We’re glad that we can (barely) afford it–although we are looking forward to the tuition drop when she turns 2.

But for the past two days I’ve had another reason to be grateful for day care: I’m sick. I have a nasty cold, and have taken two days off of work. And I don’t know what I’d do if I were a stay-at-home mom right now, because I don’t have the energy to get off the couch, much less manage an energetic 21-month-old.

Thank you, day care!

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2 thoughts on “Day Care is Important

  1. Tracy Wells on said:

    And when she is finally old enough to start school, it’s like getting a massive raise! When I had my boys in daycare at the same time, it consumed half my take-home pay. I was shocked at how much life improved when they were old enough to go to school.

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