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Why Sick Kids Should “NOT” Be Allowed at Daycare

Why Sick Kids Should “NOT” Be Allowed at Daycare

Dr. Claire McCarthy, My name is Tori Fees.  I’m a Registered Nurse and veteran child care provider.  I have cared for kids in the capacity of private nanny, elementary school nurse, and home child care provider for thirty years. I came upon your article “Why Sick Kids Should Be Allowed at Daycare” published by Huffpost. ...

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21 Dec Health | 1 comment

The Daily Walk – Part 3

The Daily Walk – Part 3

The final blog in this series is about additional safety measures to consider when doing a daily walk. After having many years of experience walking children daily we have seen some patterns emerge in the children’s behavior and some reoccurring situations while out. My staff assistant Beeka Perks helped me come up with some of ...

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The Daily Walk – Part 2

The Daily Walk – Part 2

Some safety suggestions: The following safety advice is mostly common sense and things most providers would know intrinsically when they have even a little experience with their own kids going out. I’m outlining these for a completely new provider so many of the suggestions may be things you already know. Load the babies in the ...

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The Daily Walk – Part 1

The Daily Walk – Part 1

Many years ago I decided to add a daily walk around our neighborhood to our morning schedule. We started out small by walking around our long block. We clocked it in the car and found that it was six-tenth of a mile. That took about seventeen to twenty minutes depending on the skill set and ...

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To My Most Excellent Daycare Parents

To My Most Excellent Daycare Parents

Well we have had a  fantastic year at Nan’s house.    I’m proud to say,  all of the children who began 2011 with us are still here with the exception of our Precious Pebbles who went off to Kindy.  We have also welcomed  MyZay’s new baby brother who has quickly become everyone’s “little brudah”.  Being the ...

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