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Katie Waite

Fairfax, VA

mom, teacher, writer

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Should Your Child’s Caregiver Be Your Friend, Too? 5 Ways To Navigate This Sometimes-Confusing Relationship

When mom of two Anam Khan, of Glenview, Illinois, hired her first live-in child care provider, she was excited and optimistic to welcome her as a new part of their family. However, it soon became apparent that the familial aspect of the relationship was starting to overshadow the importance of... more

6 Ways To Deal With The Guilt Of Leaving Your Child In Someone Else's Care

It was five years ago, but I still remember the pit in my stomach, the sweaty palms, the feeling that this just wasn’t right. I was crying, my mom was crying, even the dog was whimpering. The only one not crying was my son, blissfully asleep in his crib. Even... more