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April 26, 2015

Baby Love

June 2011


E.coli Woes

So by now you've probably heard "E.coli breakout at Tulsa childcare facility." Well my child goes to Boston Avenue Weekday School (BAWS), that very childcare facility, and I'm feeling a little defensive about it. Kind of like people are dissing my home team. I have this strong reaction because I absolutely love BAWS. Taking my then 9-month-old to a childcare facility was a necessary, but hard thing to do. I chose BAWS because people I trust, trusted them to take care of their children. I heard amazing things about Patty Baines, the school director, and just felt right about it when I toured. Almost a year later, I feel great about choosing BAWS. My son practically runs into his classroom and smiles instantly when he sees his teachers. I feel that he is safe and loved...

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Splash, Splash, Splash Park!!!

When I"m not in front of my computer, chances are I'm at a park, holding (aka: grasping tightly) an 18-month-old's hand, and looking like a bag lady. Between the diaper bag, camera bag and purse, I'm prepared for everything. Here lately though, I haven't had time to get the camera out. Toddlers are quick and seem to have a magnetism to danger. One moment taken to get the camera out is a moment that could end in disaster. Question: is climbing a phase or is this going to be an on-going thing? (I think I know the answer). Anyways, I'm saying all this because I don't have a photo of the Riverparks Splash Park we've been going to pretty much everyday. If you haven't been there, GO! It's so fun and the age range is 6 months to infinity. As soon as your kid is able to sit up, it's...

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