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  • 3 Reasons to Come Work at Ladybug Right Now

    Posted on December 21, 2021 by Sharee

    Do you love working with kids? Great, because we’re looking for some awesome people to come work at Ladybug! Whether you’re a teacher or interested in another staff position, we’d love to meet you. Here are three big reasons to apply today: 1) Your Little Bug Can Come With You! That’s right, childre...Continue Reading

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  • A Welcomed Return to Thanksgiving

    Posted on November 22, 2021 by Sharee

    COVID has caused a lot of problems for people’s health and their traditions. Last year, many had to cancel Thanksgiving completely along with the rest of the holidays. But this year, things are starting to get back to a certain level of normalcy. Vaccinations are readily available and making it possible...Continue Reading

    Filed Under: About Ladybug, Tips for Parents
  • Fun Trick-Or-Treat Gift Ideas for All Kids

    Posted on October 14, 2021 by Sharee

    Halloween should be fun for everyone. Unfortunately, the reality is that dietary restrictions can make things tricky (get it?!). With that in mind, we have some suggestions to make things easier! Here are some good ways to include everyone in on the fun: Allergy-Conscious Candy Treats don’t have to in...Continue Reading

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  • 3 Apple-Licious Activities for Your Family This Fall

    Posted on September 9, 2021 by Sharee

    Our major theme for September is apples! What could be better for this time of the year? Apples are a big part of the festivities and aesthetic of fall, and we’re excited to share fun activities with all of the little bugs this month. But the fun doesn’t have to be limited to our classrooms. Your f...Continue Reading

    Filed Under: Activities, Tips for Parents
  • August 2021 Update: Staying Safe & Having Fun

    Posted on August 4, 2021 by Sharee

    We hate COVID. That’s not a shocker, but it needed to be said. This disease needs to go, but unfortunately, cases seem to be on the rise again in Minnesota. Organizations and retail stores are starting to require masks again and even the State Fair could have mask conditions this year. As much as ...Continue Reading

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  • July 2021 Update: Parents Are Welcome Back in the Classrooms!

    Posted on July 1, 2021 by Sharee

    This past year has been a whirlwind. So many big changes have happened that it can be difficult to keep track. Here’s a look at a few key dates: March 20th, 2020: Student pick-ups and drop-offs were moved from the classrooms to the front lobbies. December 4th, 2020: We changed our parental pick-up and...Continue Reading

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  • June 2021 Update: Our Lobbies Are Open Again!

    Posted on June 3, 2021 by Sharee

    As most of our Ladybug parents are aware, the CDC released new guidance late last month for vaccinated adults regarding masks and gatherings. Unfortunately, childcare centers, schools, and youth programs were specifically exempted from those recommendations. “On May 13, 2021, Governor Walz announced an...Continue Reading

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  • May 2021 Update: Allergies, Field Trips & COVID Update

    Posted on May 4, 2021 by Sharee

    April showers bring May flowers, but what do May flowers bring? … Allergies. Allergies can be rough starting this time of the year, so just a helpful reminder to stock up on allergy medications that you and your little bugs need for the next few months.  Speaking of the time of the year, ca...Continue Reading

    Filed Under: About Ladybug, Summer Programs
  • Happy 40th Anniversary to Ladybug Child Care!

    Posted on April 1, 2021 by Sharee

    Choosing childcare is very hard. Miss Connie, the Founder of Ladybug, faced the same questions and doubts as many parents when she was raising her children. In fact, that was her primary reason for starting Ladybug back in 1981. She had young children but also wanted to work outside the home. When Lady...Continue Reading

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  • March 2021 Update: Bye, Bye, Masks?

    Posted on March 18, 2021 by Sharee

    About a year ago, businesses started closing their doors and organizations began implementing new procedures in reaction to COVID-19. Since then, it’s been a year filled with learning about masks, handwashing, viral loads, vaccinations, and social distancing among other things. *Sigh*, it’s been a ...Continue Reading

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