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Our Au Pair program offers a culturally enriching, cost effective, and valuable alternative to traditional daycare.


Earn a part-time or full-time income
teaching children healthy cooking skills!


With a wide variety of stories, puzzles,
crafts and activities every month!

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Traveling with Children - Mammoth Mountain

Chairmom Sheri Castello, and Children Jonathan and Jessica in Mammoth, CA

Traveling with children can be an exciting and wonderful adventure. It can provide your family with many memories that will last a lifetime. Research, planning and a lot of organization can help make the difference between a vacation that needs a vacation to recuperate, or a vacation that was invigorating, adventurous and restful, all at the same time. Keeping in mind, you want your time spent with your family to be healthy and safe for everyone. In fact, family vacations also mean some special time for Mom and Dad to unwind for a few hours without the kids.....

How to Differentiate Flu, Cold or Allergy

2011 Tax Changes for Family Child Care Providers

As we see more instances of sickness in our daily lives, are our daycare environments a conduit to the common cold? Could it be the flu or an allergy? How does one differentiate between what is viral or bacterial? Here is a simple chart to help you find your way through simple plagues that hinder our workplace....

Cloth Diapers vs. Disposables

Cloth Diapers vs. Disposables

Your baby will spend about 25,000 hours in diapers. Your decision to use disposable or cloth diapers will have a great impact on your baby's comfort and health, and on your peace of mind and finances. Since your baby will spend so much time in diapers, let's take a closer look. There are many health concerns associated with disposable diaper use, as these products are filled with chemicals and gels to absorb odor and moisture. Some chemically sensitive children have allergic reactions and diaper rashes from these substances.

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