Health club daycare

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Health club daycare
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Tue, 08-25-2009 - 12:34pm

On the radio this morning one of the DJ's shared a real-life scenario that I thought might make an interesting debate topic.

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Sat, 08-29-2009 - 8:33am
Okey-dokey!
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Sat, 08-29-2009 - 9:12am

when Liza was little her daycare used to have a parents Christmas shopping night -- the kids came in jammies and had popcorn, watched movies, made christmas crafts and I got to go get all my shopping done -- it was heavenly - she had a blast and I got stuff done. I loved that.

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Sat, 08-29-2009 - 9:47am
My kids did not like chaos, and they were not particularly enchanted with seeing Santa, particularly if long lines were involved. Santa came to a party each year at our church and stayed for several hours, with only about 15-20 other kids around, so they were not deprived of Santa. But getting all wrapped up for cold temperatures, then going into the overheated malls, then tramping around from department store to department store, and standing in long lines....was not their idea of fun. It's a preview of hell for me, too.
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Sat, 08-29-2009 - 9:49am
The youth group at our church does that for a fund raiser every month. They have "Parents Night Out" where two adults and about five high school kids watch kids from the ages of 2-10 from 6-10 on a Friday night. It costs ten bucks per kid. They usually have a waiting list.
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Sat, 08-29-2009 - 10:54am
Mine was deprived of Santa :). I was going to take her to the Santa event at the Junior League one year but she got chicken pox, so I escaped lol. Freaky thing is that she remembers and was quite miffed, although we never did the Santa thing at home and she knew, even at 3, that it was just a story.
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Sat, 08-29-2009 - 10:57am
We've never been really big on the Santa story. My kids learned it from other kids, and we kind of played along, but Santa's never been the focus of our Christmas celebrations.
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Sat, 08-29-2009 - 2:13pm
I'm trying, but I can't even think of one reason why it would be wrong to swim at the health club pool rather than work out while the kids are in the gym daycare.
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Sat, 08-29-2009 - 4:02pm
I also happen to remember being put in the gym daycare while my mom went to work out. I thought it was fun, and I certainly wouldn't put it outside the realm of possibility that she may have cried "Freedom" or something similar on occasion. Heck, I may have thought that she meant I was free of her rather than the other way around, LOL.:-)









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Sat, 08-29-2009 - 4:21pm

"Heck, I may have thought that she meant I was free of her rather than the other way around, LOL.:-)"

LOL, how very true, and why don't people think of that side of it more often? I enjoyed being away from my parents as a kid. I was usually happy to come back home again, but being away for a bit had its own excitement, opened up new possibilities and gave you a chance to express different sides of yourself.

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Sun, 08-30-2009 - 11:26am

yay.