Month: February 2014

Good fun for everyone!

  Recently I took my daughter to a new indoor playspace, called Tree House. I had heard good things about it, but wasn’t sure what to expect. I have to say, overall, I was impressed.

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Teaching Degree = ?What?

We recently got these questions from a dayhome owner, and as a certified teacher myself, it certainly peaked my interest. After some digging and asking around, I thought I should share the answers with a greater audience. I have a teaching degree, but I want to open my own dayhome. What certification level do I […]

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The Misconceptions of Dayhomes Everywhere

In the past, day homes have been viewed as a way for mothers to stay home with their children, while at the same time minding other children to provide extra income. I feel that this is a very narrow view of the childcare options available.

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When did “nice” become a 4 letter word?

Be nice. Play nicely. If you don’t have anything NICE to say, don’t say anything. These are things I say to my children, both in my home and in my classroom. But more and more, I am seeing a trend away from nice. Then there are the sayings of “THATS nice…..”  “Nicely done…..”   These […]

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Meet Jenny! – blogger and dayhome owner extraordinaire!

Hi everyone, my name is Jenny Campbell. I live in Edmonton, Alberta and just turned twenty- four. A little background on me: I completed my diploma in Early Learning and Child Care from Grant MacEwan University in 2011 and then transferred over to University of Victoria Child and Youth Care program last year, where I […]

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