Daddy shkeat: Hello to all

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Daddy shkeat: Hello to all

Postby shkeat » Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:49 pm

Hi all,
I'm new in this forum and want to drop by to say Hi to all... :celebrate:

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Re: shkeat: Hello to all

Postby ChiefKiasu » Mon Mar 16, 2009 10:16 pm

shkeat wrote:Hi all,
I'm new in this forum and want to drop by to say Hi to all... :celebrate:


Welcome to KiasuParents.com, shkeat! Care to let us know more about yourself and your kids? Are you a mummy or daddy?

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Re: shkeat: Hello to all

Postby shkeat » Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:19 am

ChiefKiasu wrote:
shkeat wrote:Hi all,
I'm new in this forum and want to drop by to say Hi to all... :celebrate:


Welcome to KiasuParents.com, shkeat! Care to let us know more about yourself and your kids? Are you a mummy or daddy?


I'm a dad with a 2 years old daughter...:)

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Postby Addoil » Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:51 am

Hi shkeat

Welcome to KSP family. :D

Is your princess take care by your parents or in child care centre?

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Postby shkeat » Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:53 am

Addoil wrote:Hi shkeat

Welcome to KSP family. :D

Is your princess take care by your parents or in child care centre?


right now by my parent in Penang. Only get to see her once in a while. But bringing her back in June. That's why need to find a child care for her...

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Postby phantom » Tue Mar 17, 2009 5:05 pm

Hi shkeat, Welcome to KSP! Another daddy :celebrate:

Looking for a good and suitable childcare is sure no mean feat :roll:

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Postby shkeat » Tue Mar 17, 2009 5:07 pm

phantom wrote:Hi shkeat, Welcome to KSP! Another daddy :celebrate:

Looking for a good and suitable childcare is sure no mean feat :roll:


agree.. :celebrate:

I've actually shortlisted 2 (unless there's a better suggestion comes up.. :idea: )
1) YMCA at Tampines ST 83
2) NTUC at Tampines ST 45

anyone know whether they are good? Any recommendation? :?

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Postby MLR » Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:14 am

Hiya shkeat

Cool, get to have some daddys' views too.
Woh, must be hard to see your bb girl only once in a while.

Phantom is absolutely right, its a huge effort to find the right centre for the kiddo. It took us about 10 trips to 3 different centre before our recent move to finally find the right one.

About childcare, my suggestion would be to drop in unannounced during their lunch time(which is normally around 11.30 to 12 noon) and mid morning around 10am to see the situation. Cos those are the best times to see how the teachers/caregivers are to the children. If they are screaming or mad rush around, then its a under-staffed situation, which is always a bad sign. Hygiene is also a big issue to me, if the place smells of urine or stale and stuffy, the floor sticky, windows dusty, its a NO NO. I also always find excuse to use their toilets and asked to see their kitchen where they prepare food for the children.

Thinking about it, the poor kiddo spend about 10 to 12 hours there, which is more than the time you spend with her on your working days. Its worth the effort.

Hope this helps and good luck.

Cheers

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Postby shkeat » Thu Mar 19, 2009 1:10 pm

Thank you all for the support and advice.

I guess i will have to do a suprise visit to the centre to check it out... :wink:

Another thing i wish to get advice from you all. any recommendation for children clinic around tampines area? :?

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Re: shkeat: Hello to all

Postby ZacK » Thu Mar 19, 2009 1:45 pm

shkeat wrote:
ChiefKiasu wrote:
shkeat wrote:Hi all,
I'm new in this forum and want to drop by to say Hi to all... :celebrate:


Welcome to KiasuParents.com, shkeat! Care to let us know more about yourself and your kids? Are you a mummy or daddy?


I'm a dad with a 2 years old daughter...:)


Welcome! Another addition to boost the mummies to daddies ratio hahaha :P

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