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Adventures with an autistic boy

- I got told off at work the other day. Not uncommon, the children always have an answer for everything, and I am constantly getting attitude and sass, but I just sass them straight back. I am teaching...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 18 Nov 2017

The Grand Opening

- If you read the newspaper regularly, you probably missed the news about the grand opening, for the simple fact, it wasn't reported by the media or tabloids. I am, of course, talking about the grand o...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 29 Oct 2017

Fashion 101

- Working with children, you're privy to some of their conversations. Overheard snippets as you walk past or sit next to them. Even the very young children somehow seem to be able to effectively commun...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 30 Sep 2017

Canada Food

- "My Uncle Patrick is in Canada," one young boy announced to me on Friday. I was on outside duty that afternoon and it was rather quiet, so I was standing on one of the boxes that the kids can climb u...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 26 May 2017

Thanks, boobies!

- I don't know if it's the children I work with or just children in general, but some of them are obsessed with the human anatomy. Whether it's the questions I have documented in my other stories, or p...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 05 May 2017

The Mum Goes Moo

- Sitting down with a group of children in the shade, on a very hot day, I was reading a story with them about farm animals. After the story was finished we played the "what sound does this animal make...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 08 Feb 2017

How would you like your bear meat?

- One of the funniest, yet simplest things I have ever seen since working with children happened on Thursday and even now, just thinking and writing about it, I have the giggles again. We have a 'family...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 20 Nov 2016

Summer time at the daycare

- Things are heating up at work. Apparently, spring didn't get the memo that it's her season, and us here in Hawkes Bay have gone straight to summer. It's not a major complaint, though, six months of su...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 06 Nov 2016

Kids say and do the darndest things!

- I work in childcare, a job I love and enjoy very much. No two days are the same and the children definitely keep me on my toes, but I would not change it for the world. I love my job. As you probably ...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 05 Oct 2016