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for two years now and we love her and my son loves her dearly. She has been taking care of him in her home since he was 6 months old. My husband and I never imagined how happy we would be with a
provider – we feel like we hit the lottery with
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cares for our son like we care for our son. She teaches the children about having compassion and being empathetic, as she lives and breathes those attributes. My son has learned such positive behavior from her, in addition to learning the alphabet/numbers/letters/colors. She is the reason he is thriving as she worked with him for a consistent schedule for napping, eating good foods, and drinking milk. With over 20 years of providing
, she knows a lot about children and she has a passion for her work. She is also state licensed. We highly recommend
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-Kellie B.

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"Camper care should be the first priority. They had great ideas for activities but very poor individual care. My 11yr old daughter returned with dozens of mosquito" bits, despite having a full can of spray and $100 is the camp store to buy more. The staff did nothing to ensure camper were ready before going into the woods. She was also told to hold her bladder during the night and she wet her bed. Then the clothes stayed in her laundry bag for 3 days. A very disappointing 1st time experience.

-Scott K.

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Couldn't be better. We moved from Wake County and a daycare center setting to Orange County in 2011 and toured all the available daycare centers and in home daycares in the area at the time before deciding to send our boys to
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. She is extremely caring, offers individualized care, and the boys love her. She handles any problems quickly, extremely professionally and with the utmost concern for the child. Educational programs are great, and both boys have really benefited from the low student:teacher ratio. Communication is great.
- Dianne L.
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It's a wonderful learning environment. The classes are taught by a loving and professional staff, including the director,
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. They also offer after class activities like soccer, dance, karate, piano lessons. It is not included in the tuition but for working parents it gives the children the opportunity to participate in activities they might not be able to do otherwise. I interviewed at least 10 other preschools and the
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was by far the best fit for my granddaughter. She will be attending for the next school year also.
- Zena R.
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It Was a very bad experience working for them. It was my first time in childcare and I was so ashamed to be employed there after I was hired and seen how it was ran. My first day I seen so much it made me decide I would never send any of my children to a
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center if they are ran at all like this one. The changing table and cots are never cleaned. On my first day I also witnessed a child being tied to a chair with a towel because she would not sit still, completely unacceptable! I brought it to the owners attention and nothing was done besides the towel was removed from that room the teacher was not removed but is still employed there. The baby room which is 6 weeks to 2 years old is ran by a 18 year old as a mom I personally do not want a childcare provided by an 18 year old who I have personally witness sit on here phone 7.5 hours of her 8 hour day on her phone. The baby room is the hang out for the baby room teacher, the teacher who tied the kid up, the owners daughter who just hangs out at the
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and the owner of the center. They paint each others nails do hair, do whatever they please. As a place of business that is not appropriate. There are few children in that room under 1 and the ones that are under 1 sit in a swing all day long unless they are being changed or fed. I personally heard the director make a comment to the baby room teacher when she was holding a baby she said to her " I'm surprised you are even holding her I have never seen you hold her" If that was my child who was obviously being neglected I would not be happy. When I took this job the owner came to me wanting to employee me I told her I have a son with a some short term disabilities and requires a lot of doctors appointments and physical therapy etc. so if that was as issue I cant take the job she told me no issue at all. 2 months later I texted my "boss" because that is the only way she communicates at 6am my shift starts at 8am to let her know that the night before my car had broke down and I wanted to give her a heads up because I was finding a ride to work in case I was a little late. She responded and told me numbers are low just stay home (which means we are low on kids for the day). I responded and told her are you sure? She never responded so like she said I took the day off. I texted her about 3 hours later because it was pay day and asked her for my check so I could have my car fixed while I was off so there was no complications the next day. I called and texted multiple times throughout the day and got no response till 4:30 pm. The response that I received at that time simply only said checks are ready. I immediately went there to get my check not only to get my car fixed but I also have 3 children who I provide for alone, I also had a childcare provider I needed to pay as scheduled. I then went to the bank to get my check cashed and get what I needed to done to make it to work even though its now late in the evening. When I arrived at the bank it was closed. We have also received our checks by 1pm on pay day. So when I realized the banks were closed I returned to
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to ask the owner what the deal was and why I was paid at 4:30 when the banks are closed and she knew what all I needed to get done and if there was any possible way she could cash it but when I returned she was gone. I attempted again to call and text still no response an hour after my last text I got a text message that stated this is not working out you need to much time off. Not only am I upset because I have a family to support and let her know the deal before I started she fired me through a text when I seen her 2 hours before the text. I have never met such an unprofessional person and been employed at such an unprofessional place. From my experience working here It would be very hard for me to ever send any of my children to a day care center now because of the bad I witnessed in this one. I hope I can save someone from using them as a childcare provider that place is not suitable to even be up and running!

- Tara C.
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Previously she cared for my children, but since they are all past the ages of needing her she only cleans. She is absolutely great with children, and raised her children & grandchildren. She is kind, patient, caring, and great with pets. She is very reliable and thorough. She has been working for me for 20 years, has a key to my home, and I would recommend her to anyone. She speaks English well, and is just very friendly. She truly loves what she does. She does light cooking, laundry, light clothing repairs, gardening, and does great housecleaning. She does it all!
- Linda C.
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AN EMERGENCY CALL WAS ANSWERED & COMPLETED IN 9/2014 WITH MATERIALS & SERVICES OF SECURITY ISSUES. WE HELPED THEM OPEN FOR THEIR LICENSE 9/2014 - WITH SECURITY ISSUES & PAYMENT WAS DUE UPON RECEIPT. WE RECEIVED A PARTIAL PAYMENT NEARLY 60 DAYS PAST DUE. WE HAVE NOT RECEIVED THE BALANCE DUE FOR MATERIALS & SERVICES COMPLETED IN GOOD FAITH. NO ONE HAS CONTACTED US TO MAKE PAYMENTS. THIS ACCOUNT IS HEADED FOR COLLECTIONS, DUE TO THE LACK OF PAYMENT RESPONSIBILTY.
- SHERRY A.
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Horrible Horrible Horrible.
BEWARE! BEWARE! BEWARE! We had a
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that started and quit within 2 weeks. She admittedly confessed to being on Valium and had a violent temper and mood swings. All the other parents that she met while in our employ at the kid's school and on playdates commented on her unprofessionalism and inattentiveness. The
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was not vetted and lied about her skills. After paying our fee (commission for a full time permanent position), the subsequent replacement nannies sent by
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were not qualified. One had less than two weeks experience. We asked for a partial refund based on the fact that the
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at best was a temp, but they kept our money and didn't even bother to reply to our correspondence. Better off looking for another agency. We also had our attorney contact them but they never responded. It would have cost more money to keep pursuing a refund. Keep looking!!
- Andrita A.
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We love it there. My daughter (now 7) is so excited to go and the kids and teacher love to have her come back to visit (they will even ask me when my daughter is coming because the all miss her). The Teacher/Owner even sends a birthday card to my daughter every year.
Here are some of the highlights of this childcare gem:
It is LICENSED!...More /> Teacher with Montessori background and Art Therapy training
Small and loving group environment (only 6 kids) allows for individualized attention for your children
Affordable rates - PT and FT!!!!
Very convenient location - Walking distance to Chase Lake Elementary and Swedish Hospital in
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Healthy meals included for all kids over 1
Non-smoking home with no indoor pets
Very nice backyard for outdoor playtime
I could go on and on and on - but hope you get the point.

- Jennifer P.
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I had
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come and sit for my children at my home for a wedding
that I couldn't find a sitter for. Before leaving we showed the sitter
they sent were all the kids games where that they loved Candyland and
Chutes an ladders, all the books, and what toys they liked.
While
at the wedding my husband received emails from Amazon letting us know
our children had watched SIX episodes of Bubble Guppies (at a cost of us
of 3.99 each). We left early from the wedding.
When we
arrived home we asked what the kids had done while away. We were
regaled with stories of Candyland and games and activities. No mention
of any TV. I was curious to what she would say so I asked if they had
watched any TV. The sitter replied" oh a bit." I walked away a little
upset. I came back and asked how much... "Quite a few episodes"
I
looked on our camera that we have for security and the TV went on less
than 20 minutes from when we left. The sitter was only watching them
for 4 hours while they were awake. So for $20.00 an hour plus a 15
dollar travel fee we got one good hour of care. On the surveillance
camera I also saw her looking through some stuff that we had on our
table.
I contacted the owner
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about this. Honestly, I
don't think she thought that it was a very big deal. In fact, she tried
to blame my son - it was him that had the remote. Yes, my son was the
one who pushed the button on the remote, but there was an adult there to
supervise- who was not supervising. She said that sitter was cooking
and that is why she was letting them watch TV. We had a thing of
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an
cheese and a
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that just needed to be warmed up.
On
review of the video- my kids were in no
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. The sitter was not
harsh or abusive. If you need a warm body to watch your children while
you are in town. They may be a decent option. I personally will not
use nor recommend this service to anyone.
The sitter we had
was acclaimed to have been one of their best and have worked with them
for quite a while. If this is how they "watch" children when they are
in a home with access to toys, games, and books. You can only imagine
what is going to happen when they are in a hotel room.
Incredibly disappointed.
Their services are $15 for the first child $5 for each additional child. Plus a travel fee for certain parts of the valley.
- Robyn J.

Day Cares in New York

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A B Sea Group Family Day Care

22 E 112th St Apt # 605
New York

A CHOICE NANNY

P.O. Box 399

A to Z Personal Touch Multi Services

1070 Middle Country Road
Selden

A.B.L.E. Inc

52 Van Reyper Place

ABC DAY CARE CTR

1019 CHURCH AVE
Brooklyn

ABC GARDEN GROUP FAMILY DAYCARE

8908 118st
Richmond Hill

Academic Enrichment Programs

29-13 31st Avenue
Astoria

Accentuating Service - Personal Concierge & Coach

405 East 63rd Street, #1G
New York

Adria's Playhouse

240 west 129th St.
Ny

Agnes'

Remsen Avenue,
Brooklyn

Aimmie's Babysitting Services

100 Cabrini Blvd
New York

ALL SEASONS DAY CARE

1701 NEREID AVE
Bronx

AlphaKids

223 Alps Rd

Angel Steps Daycare

24 Barrington Dr.
Wheatley Heights

Angela Rizzo

3707 147th St
Flushing

Anna-Maria Pittella Esquire

55 No. Bridge Ave. Ste 1

Annette Jules

1626 prospect pl
Brooklyn

Au Pair in America

1 High Ridge Park

Aunt Dee

917 Ellison Ave

AUPAIRCARE

600 CALIFORNIA ST

Barbara's Nanny Service

2765 Kings Bridge Terrace
Bronx

BARKING CAT STUDIO, INC.

219 Greenwood Ave
Brooklyn

Bronx Child Care Ctr

512 E 145th St - 5 H
Bronx

Brooklyn highlights Academy Daycare

1408 East 52nd Street
Brooklyn

BumbleBees R Us

5902 14th Avenue
Brooklyn

Bumblebees R Us Bulls Hieght

2734 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island

BUSY BEE ACADEMY INC

390 FAIRFIELD RD

CAMBRIDGE CHILDREN'S ACADEMY

24 CHERRY TREE FARM RD

CarePlanners

1280 Sunny Ridge Rd
Mohegan Lake

Carolina Palacio

59-10 Queens Blvd
Woodside

Carteblanche Collective Incorporated

19 Stanhope Street
Brooklyn

Celia Auqui

Brooklyn

Central Queens Y

67-09 108th Street
Forest Hills

Changing The World Family Group Care

73 Chestnut Street
Yonkers

Chappaqua Valet

Thornwood

Child Care by Rosemary Cutrona

73 Gary Place
Staten Island

CNT Rescue Training

73-13 Ditmars Boulevard
East Elmhurst

Coach Meg Swim

294 Euclid Avenue

College Tutors 4 You

2525 Amsterdam Ave
New York

Colombo Domestics

1305 Post Rd

Crawl, Run, Play, Grow Daycare

3357 olinville avenue
Bronx

DNA Paternity Transport

315 Madison Ave
Manhattan

DONNA'S BABYSITTING

2 DIVISION STREET
Cold Spring

Dual Language Academy

280 Laconia Avenue
Staten Island

Early Embrace Learning Ctr

1145 E 58th St
Brooklyn

Early Scholars

34-43 24th Street
Astoria

Edgewood Academy

18 Edgewood Ave

Emeli's Group Family Daycare

960 E 181st apt.1
Bronx

Emily's Little Angels, Inc.

6 norwich ct
Middletown

Empire's Aide & Services

244 Fifth Ave.
New York

Errands Weekly

40 Saint Nicholas Place
New York

ESPIE'S TANG SOO DO ACADEMY

35 FRONT ST
Port Jervis

Estella Ortiz

34-16 34th Street
Astoria

Eva Juarez

Port Chester

Eye Level of South Brunswick

3201 State Route 27

Family Matter's Group Daycare

135-23 26th st
South Ozone Park

FAS TRAC KIDS

1461 HYLAN BLVD
Staten Island

FIRST FRIENDS DAY CARE

97-38 89th street
Ozone Park

Florence Fancy

53 E 75th St
New York

Friendship For Tots

261 E. Lincoln Ave
Mount Vernon

Fun World Day Care

2 Clunan Drive
Coram

Gaskin Feurich Designs

193 Clinton Avenue
Brooklyn

Geri Halpern

301 Cathedral Parkway
New York

Growing Minds of NY

466 Main St
New Rochelle

Harmony At Home Services

5240 Merrick Road
Massapequa

Heart 2 Heart Child Care

4005 Danbury Rd
Brewster

HKM Services

107-40 Queens Blvd
Forest Hills

IDrive4_u

202-41 46 rd

In a Doulas Care

23 Florida Street
Long Beach

Inspero Day Care

21-07 Maple Ave

Investigation Hotline

550 Eglinton Ave. West

Irish Agency For Nannies

244 5th Ave
New York

Itzel Nava

Southampton

Jasso Daycare

541 Beach Ave
Bronx

JooeunArt studio

363 pine Lane

Julia's Babysitting

11 Super Fine Road

KARI'S DOLPHIN GROUP FAMILY DAY CARE

811 Crotona Park North
Bronx

KATT Ventures

1104 Bergen Street
Brooklyn

Kelly, Dr. Janine D

2470 N Jerusalem Rd
Bellmore

Kiddie Academy of Brick

920 Cedar Bridge Avenue

KIDDIE KAMPUS WEST

771 MONTAUK HWY
Bayport

Kiddie Korner Preschool

117 Remsen St
Brooklyn

Kids By The Bunch

6801 Jericho Turnpike
Syosset

Kids Count Child Center

1308 ENGLISHTOWN RD

kids prep

228 central ave

Law Office of Daniel Clement

104 West 40th Street
New York

Lawrenc OMallon DMD

3183 John F. Kennedy Blvd.

LearningRx

115 E. 82nd Street
New York

Levittown Friends Daycare

Levittown Friends Daycare
Levittown

Lil Sparks Montessori

649 Route 206 North

Little Angels Daycare

15 Macintosh Drive
Middletown

Los Ninos Training

535 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York

Loving Hands Montessori Preschool

20 South Saxon Avenue
Bay Shore

Loving Image Service

971 Hancock Ave 3rd Floor

Magnificent Kids Daycare

295 Seamans Neck Rd
Seaford

Mama Dukes Helping Hands

35 main St. Suite 2
Nyack

Mamagau Enterprise Inc.

1412 New York Ave suite 4F Brooklyn
Brooklyn

Maria's Group Child Care

2661 marion ave 3-F
Bronx

Marilyn Khemrajah

South Ozone Park

Medservhealthcare

4808 Hunters Glen Dr

Melodies Transportation Inc.

273 Walt Whitman Road
Huntington Station

Merril George

Brooklyn

Meticulice

196 Belle Meade Road
East Setauket

Mill Basin Day Camp

5945 Strickland Ave
Brooklyn

Mill Pond Nursery School

10 Mill Pond Rd
Stony Brook

MindfulNEST Day Care Center

45 Tompkins Street
Staten Island

Monday Morning Inc

726 Us Hwy 202

More Than A Nanny

1 International Blvd

Mushroom House Day Care

38-00 Ditmars Blvd
Astoria

My A+ Kids

8520 20th Avenue
Brooklyn

My Kiddie Kingdom

768 Harrison Street

mydaycarepayment.com

11 Musky Ridge Dr

Nancy's Cleaning Service

Po box 327
Southampton

NANNY CARE AND MORE

223 WOODCLIFF AVE

NANNY FINDER INC

52 VILLAGE LN

Nicole's Nannies

North Street

Noah's Ark Daycare

1775 CLAY AVE
Bronx

NYC NANNY FINDER

20 W 20th St Fl 2
New York

OKay Maid LLC

2816 Morris Ave St # 27

ORA SECURITY

1420 freeport loop
Brooklyn

Our Children the Leaders of Tomorrow

756 Myrtle Avenue
Brooklyn

Precious Minds Learning Play House

175 Trantor Place
Staten Island

Preschool of America

18601 73rd Ave
Flushing

PRIME TIME

11 SPRINGFIELD AVE

Queen's Little Hearts Daycare

176-27 120th Avenue
Jamaica

QUINNY200 SERVICES

270 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn

Rainbow Palace Child Care

3159 Spencer Drive
Bronx

Ramsey Concierge

450 Island Rd.

Rehoboth Baby Nursing

217 E 56th St
Brooklyn

Reliable Care and Services

133 Castle Ridge Dr.

Ria's Parties

PO Box 883
Farmingdale

ROK Health & Fitness

510 Ocean Ave
East Rockaway

Rosmarins Day Camp

12 School Road
Monroe

Ruths Maids

6803 Kennedy Blvd E

Shantee Manickchand

103-55 102nd St
South Richmond Hill

Sister2Sister child care

3463 3rd. Avenue

SitterCity

222 Merchandise Mart Plz

Sitters Studio

259 W. 30th St.
New York

Skip Trace Jobs

301 Lake Shore Dr

SOS Family Secure, Inc.

121 East Northport Road
Kings Park

Spa Smart Brooklyn

40 Brighton First Road
Brooklyn

Spring Lake Day Camp

234 Conklintown Rd

Sprinkle Stars Inc

PO Box 914
Bronxville

Story Book Hollow

38 Adirondack Drive
Selden

Sweet Blossom Daycare, LLC

68 Rosemary lane
Centereach

SwimJim

3 West 102 Street
New York

Synergy HomeCare of North West NJ

115 US Highway 46 West, Bldg. F

Teacher Tutors

225 Millburn Ave, #237

Tender Tales Nursery School

123 Merrick Ave
East Meadow

Tender Years Daycare Inc

120 Wilbur Place
Bohemia

Toadlers Pond Daycare

105-47 63rd Drive
Forest Hills

Trudi Walling

7 Lancer Ln

Tutor Time Childcare and Learning Center

543 Larkfield Rd
East Northport

Tutor Time Learning CTR

368 N Midland Ave

TutorsTeach.com, Inc.

www.tutorsteach.com --- Meet us on the Web!
New York

UPRISE Academy: Dance Classes For Kids

151 West 26th St, 6th floor
New York City

V & T Cleaning Service

Huntington Station

Watch Me Grow East side

361 E. 19th Street, 1st Ave.
New York

Wee Babysit

PO Box 1227

Young Child Expo

535 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York

Your Peace of Mind

P.O. Box 744

Zaireania's Palace

1505 Park Avenue, Apartment 15F
New York

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