Day care

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I got riled by a radio ad for (?) Huggies the other day: boys' are blue with cars and trucks and were "cool", girls' are pink with princesses and "pretty". They're crap-catchers, people!

Madchen, Friday, 20 July 2012 08:10 (eight years ago) link

three months pass...

finally got a call from one of the fancier day cares about an opening, we're excited because it's literally right behind our house and has better healthy food options and seems more education-focused than where she's going now. but we somehow fall into the highest bracket on their sliding household income scale and it would cost almost twice as much per week, which we can't really swing (would be like $600 more per month). makes me feel shitty. like we're stuck with a mediocre day care because we make too much money to catch a break on the good day care. and we don't even make that much money!

congratulations (n/a), Monday, 12 November 2012 21:37 (seven years ago) link

guess we're going to not going to bother with trying to figure out how to pay for the switch and just try to adjust our attitudes about the current day care while also looking ahead to possibly finding a better preschool for when she turns 3.

congratulations (n/a), Tuesday, 13 November 2012 18:23 (seven years ago) link

You have my sympathy. Daycare is the worst.

One bad call from barely losing to (Alex in SF), Wednesday, 14 November 2012 13:27 (seven years ago) link

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