Animals are not uncommonly found in daycares and other childcare settings.

  • Sometimes, it’s good: animals can be entertaining, animal contact can have various benefits to children, and animals can be part of learning activities.
  • Other times, it’s not: such as the presence of species at higher risk for shedding certain pathogens, poor management that increases

I write a lot about reptiles, and while it’s usually in the context of their biohazardous nature, I actually like them. I’ve owned some before and it’s not outside of the realm of possibility that we’ll get more in the future (I might be safe with that statement since Heather doesn’t read this blog. However,

My youngest daughter Erin is in every-other-day kindergarten and goes to a child care centre on her non-school days. Overall, it’s a great place – excellent people, great learning environment and she enjoys herself.

During the initial interview at the centre, what I do for a living came up and we got into a discussion about