If you can go for it even with price then go for that new store! Sounds awesome. I can't always shop at Whole Foods because of price but I've been switching to more and more organic products since I've started Spark People. Whole Foods (an organic chain if you haven't heard of it) has a nut butter station :-) I'm soo excited for you you and for the rest of NY because Whole Foods is only in Long Island at this point. Now maybe the rest of NY will have a chance to experience a really good quality organic grocery store if this succeeds :-)
since the nap is a thing of the past, how about starting story time and reading fairytale(s) and children stories (library outings maybe?) at the same time every workday? Some employers prefer kids & Keep stay on premises for insurance/safety reasons- very understandable.
I used to do that and we all looked forward to it. they liked drawing while I read aloud. Housekeeping was kept up with and everyone was happy-
I have full confidence in your solution to collect the kids to a focus point and then move on with the rest of the afternoon.
Have fun! I love your posts. thanks for talking, your voice and day's story is a rigorously part of my daily sp program.
[ the only draw back is be prepared for child to prefer one or two stories more than ALL the others and want it read daily-LoL-believe me it was worth the sacrifice...] 1656 days ago