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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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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