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10 Things No One Tells You About Your Babies Starting Day Care

10 things no one tells you about your babies starting school

I struggled a lot with the decision to send our 2-year-old and almost-1-year-old to day care when we moved to Corpus Christi. They have never gone away from home for day care or babysitting, so I had grown used to having them home and terrorizing entertaining me when I took breaks from work.  But, when my sister when back to college in August (RUDE) and we weren’t able find the perfect nanny, we turned to searching for day cares. Unfortunately, neither of the schools we REALLY love had room for both of them. So not only did we start one day care, we started two. I knew that things like separation anxiety and a change of schedule would be hard on all of us, but I’ve been bombarded with a torrent of things I was not prepared for- you know what they say, you don’t know what you don’t know.  These are the things I DIDN’T know! 1.Save your vacation days If you think that you should go on one last fling as a family before shipping the kids off to school, think again. Within THREE days of starting school Bellie was home with her first cold and Graham followed suit two days later. Needless to say, our entire house was sick by the end of week one and we ALL spent more time in bed than at school/work for the next TWO WEEKS. Word to the wise: bank those days off and don’t be too proud to call in…