Tag Archives: child care

How to search for child care for your baby

Shortly after my first child was born, the very idea of going back to work left me with a sick feeling in my stomach. Sure, I loved my work, but how was I going to leave my baby? How was … Continue reading

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Toddlers, Transitions and Tantrums

A few months ago, I felt like I lost my grip on this mommy thing. Only now am I ready to share. It was about my daughter’s transition to child care: the most challenging mommy experience I’ve had to date. … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding and returning to work? Oh my!

Halton Region is celebrates World Breastfeeding Week 2011 from October 1-7.  Celebrate with us!  This post is the final in a series of three breastfeeding posts. It was 11 months into my year-long maternity leave when I could no longer pretend that … Continue reading

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Finding quality child care is easy with a plan!

This is the third post in our series about child care in Halton Region. Anna* needed child care for her two young children as their grandmother was caring for them but was starting to tire easily. Anna was worried about finding someone she could trust and who … Continue reading

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The Dreadful First Drop-Off

This is the second post in our series about child care in Halton Region. My heart is pounding, my hands are numb from being clenched into fists, my eyes are almost swollen shut from the days of crying.  I get my strength … Continue reading

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Do You Need Help with the Cost of Childcare?

This is the first post in our series about child care in Halton Region. Every day, I hear the giggles of children and the low rumblings of voices in nearby offices. Every day, there is a child enrolling in a … Continue reading

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Keeping Kids Healthy During Flu Season

Well the first day of fall has come and gone, and most of us have settled back into our regular routines.  For many of us that means kids are back in school or child care.  Wherever they are, they are … Continue reading

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