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Moms of Infants

who do you trust?

my sister, parents & 1 of my friends.. that's about where I'm at right now!...

Work at Home Mommies

All girls day care..would you?

Are there any moms that would be open to the idea of an all girls day care? Or a place where you could drop off your daughter while you ran errands or went shopping? A place that is just for girls and had "girly" activities...manicures, pedicures, dress up, songs and dancing etc.... Is there a market for this? Input would be appreciated :smile:...

Working Mommies

What is a ballpark cost for daycare?

I'm curious about the cost for the following daycare options: - Private nanny in my home - Regular childcare facility - In the nanny's home group childcare I know it varies by area, but I'm trying to get a rough idea. Thanks!...

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Change nursery schools?

Hi, I am so happy to have found this site! My daughter is 2.5 years old and has been going to a nursery school for a little over a year now but I work from home and have tried to limit the time she is in school so now she usually goes three days a week for 5 hours a day. She is shy and loves to be held and I co-sleep with her and am still nursing and had her in a carrier until she was 18 months and last year she had a teacher who would hold her when we arrived but now her teacher does not want...

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What to Look for in a Childcare Program

By JustMommies staff

Whether you are expecting a baby or your child is already in school, if you are going back to work you will be needing childcare. The choices can be overwhelming. Do you want your baby or toddler in a large daycare center, smaller family daycare setting or with a nanny? Would your older child do better
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Nanny vs. Daycare: Which One is Right for You?

By JustMommies staff

Chances are that of the 4 million new moms in America, you might be among those looking for someone to mind your baby when you return to work. Studies show that 55 percent of women in the workforce have given birth in the past two years. Who is caring for their babies? It could be immediate family members,
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Five Things To Ask Before Choosing A Babysitter

By Nancy Da Silva

With so many more mothers in the workforce, the juggling act between children and career has never been so difficult. We want to be there for our children but we have to be able to provide for them as well. Trying to assuage our own guilt for having to do what’s necessary especially in these stressful
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Daycare Must Haves

By Maria T. Pepin

Most parents eventually need to go back to work after having a baby. Leaving your child in the care of others can be a little nerve racking, but if you take the time to pick a good daycare center, it will make the whole process less worrisome. Here is a checklist to help you choose a daycare that is
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Separation Anxiety: Helping The First Day Of Daycare Go Smoothly

By Nancy Da Silva

With so many more mothers in the workforce, the juggling act between children and career has never been so difficult. We want to be there for our children but we have to be able to provide for them as well. Trying to assuage our own guilt for having to do what’s necessary especially in these stressful
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