The Daycare Women

There are several groups of women (about thirty groups in all) who have dedicated their homes and their hearts to providing a daycare for very young children who have no one else to take care of them during the day.  These women are hard-working, kind, strong, and dedicated to their job. Their jobs are not easy.  Every day, except for maybe one to two days a week, kids are dropped off at their home (sometimes very early in the morning; it depends on when their parents go to work) until sometime in… Read More

Our Help with the Daycares

For three days, Lorna and Marty took my family and I to several different daycares.  We hopped around from one to another each morning after giving our presentation at the school, and spent anywhere from 5-20 minutes at each home.  While Lorna and Marty checked on the women’s plants, the rest of us handed out “sweeties” (little gummie worms) to the kids.  The kids’ ages ranged from about 1 – 6 or 7 years old. I felt a lot of different things when going to all these different homes/daycares.  I was sad to… Read More