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The best gifts you can give to your childcare provider

I've been given a lot of gifts in my time; here are my favorites

by MaryP  |  57073 views  |  4 comments  |        Rate this now! 

Coming next week: The worst gifts I've ever given -- and what could have made them great instead.

About the Author

Mother of three (teens), step-mother of five (teens), home daycare operator of five (todders), and STILL SANE!! NOTHING is impossible...

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  • Thanks for the awesome inspired me to do something for my providers this week. They had to go without work for a week becuase there was no power after the hurricane - someone definately needed to do something nice for them!!

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Beaniemommie on 1st October 2008

  • I just closed my home daycare of seven years. I remember the gifts that I received each year at Christmas, but to me, it is those everyday gifts that are so special. I watched a beautiful little girl whose mother taught school 1/2 day. About twice a week, when she would pick up her daughter she would bring me lunch. She knew that I often didn't have time for myself. That made me feel loved and appreciated more than anything.

    Great article! Thanks for sharing.

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Angie M. on 29th September 2008

  • WOW! Awesome ideas. I do cherish my day care provider. She is so amazing and loves my children. Thanks for sharing.

    BELIEVE Success!

    Lisa Willard

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Lisa Willard on 10th September 2008

  • Wow Mary!!! I just read your "About the Author"...all those kids!! I think I just heard the heavens open up and angels singing -your a saint, girl! I can barely handle my one toddler!

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Beaniemommie on 9th September 2008