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Week of the Young Child

Week 4 into the back to work/daycare adventure and we are doing pretty well. I'm getting the hang of a loose morning routine and Augie is excelling at daycare. At the end of each day I get a sheet telling me when he napped, had diaper changes, ate (and how much), etc. The sheets also have an area for the child's disposition (i.e. fussy, happy, etc).  Up until last week nothing has been circled. I think everyone was still getting an idea of his personality. Last week Augie came home with three papers stating that he was cheerful! it. I thoroughly enjoy having a smiley kiddo.

The past week was Week of the Young Child at the Ryan Jury Center and nationally. The theme: "Early Years are Learning Years." To celebrate the week each different day had it's own dress up theme, which not only did the kids participate, but the teachers did too. Here's a run down of the days:

Monday-Pajama Day

Tuesday-Team Day-We aren't so into sports teams, so Augie wore a "Daddy's Allstar" sleeper. No picture...sorry...there will never be a picture of Augie wearing this outfit, because it was the first outfit to ever be thrown away. Augie had a MAJOR blowout at daycare, successfully covering Miss Jen, who was "this close" to giving the guy a bath....haha.

Wednesday-Crazy Mismatch Day

Thursday-Dress up Clothes Day-I was off this day so Augie didn't "dress up"

Friday-Tie-Dye Shirt Day- We were asked to bring in a white onesie or shirt so the teachers could dye them the room's colors. Augie's room color was purple. I was being frugal and took a white polo onesie that we already had and had them dye that. Augie looked pretty cool in his purple get up.

One a side note, I think the Ryan Jury Center is fabulous. The teachers and administrative staff have been nothing but nice. There is a parents room, where I can feed the munchkin at lunch time. They have an open door policy for parents to come and go throughout the day. Mostly Augie is having fun...


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