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Save $75 on urbanMamas' Favorite Sitters & Nannies - Special Offer!

September 23, 2016

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Find child care help for all of your fall needs with UrbanSitter, an easy-to-use app and site where you’ll find Portland’s most trusted babysitters and nannies, including recommendations from your fellow urbanMamas

Whether you’re looking for a full-time nanny, the occasional babysitter for parents' night out, or a date night babysitter, UrbanSitter has you covered!

>Sign up now for a free $75 credit<


The Most Powerful Sitter & Nanny Search

Unlike other sites or agencies, UrbanSitter is smartly connected to your local parenting community, so you can browse lists of recommended sitters and nannies hired by fellow urbanMamas, parents at your child's school or your son’s soccer team.

Proven, Trusted Babysitters & Nannies

Babysitter and nanny profiles include reviews from parents, a video, a list of certifications including background check and languages spoken, plus average response time, number of repeat families, and more!

Easily Book Interviews & Jobs

With UrbanSitter’s easy-to-use site and app, you can book child care in minutes, even last-minute. Instantly access sitter calendars, then book interviews and jobs on-demand. At the end of the job, skip the ATM and pay with a tap. 

Join UrbanSitter for free now & receive a $75 credit to use toward your first booking anytime before September 30th! 

Save $75 on urbanMamas' Favorite Sitters & Nannies: Back-to-School Special Offer!

August 09, 2016

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Beat the rush to find your after-school sitter, carpool helper, part-time or full-time nanny with UrbanSitter, an easy-to-use app and site where you’ll find Portland’s most trusted babysitters and nannies, including recommendations from your fellow urbanMamas

>Sign up now for a free $75 Back to School credit<


The Most Powerful Sitter & Nanny Search

Unlike other sites or agencies, UrbanSitter is smartly connected to your local parenting community, so you can browse lists of recommended sitters and nannies hired by fellow urbanMamas, parents at your child's school or your son’s soccer team.

Proven, Trusted Babysitters & Nannies

Babysitter and nanny profiles include reviews from parents, a video, a list of certifications including background check and languages spoken, plus average response time, number of repeat families, and more!

Easily Book Interviews & Jobs

With UrbanSitter’s easy-to-use site and app, you can book child care in minutes, even last-minute. Instantly access sitter calendars, then book interviews and jobs on-demand. At the end of the job, skip the ATM and pay with a tap. 

Whether you’re looking for a full-time nanny this fall, a driving babysitter to assist with after-school activities, or the occasional babysitter for back-to-school nights, UrbanSitter has you covered!

Join UrbanSitter for free now & receive a $75 credit to use toward your first booking anytime before August 31st! 

..Play Academy Preschool is Now Enrolling! (Near OHSU)... SW Portland/OHSU/Council Crest Park

December 06, 2010

 

 

Play Academy, A Successful Start for Every Child

 

Hello. My name is Claudia and I'm the Owner/Director of Play Academy, a brand new, certified preschool right here in Portland near the city center. We are located in SW Portland in the Council Crest neighborhood by Healy Heights Park, only 1 mile from the OHSU Campus and Hospital, and 2 miles from downtown.  

 

At Play Academy, we are committed to providing your child with the highest quality of care and developmental opportunities available. Our approach is based on the belief that children learn and develop most effectively in a fun, social, nurturing, and inspiring environment. We blend the best of play and academics.

 

High-Quality Learning

I have over 10+ years experience with a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education with honors and my graduate thesis was in Math Acquisition. I'm certified at Step 11 in the Oregon Registry for Childhood Care and Education.

 

Child-Centered Care

We provide individualized programs to nurture the holistic development of your child. Our unique programs provide opportunities for growth in all five areas of child development - language, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical.

 

Kindergarten and 1st Grade Readiness

Our developmentally appropriate curriculum ensures your child will meet Oregon's standards, but we believe in supporting them to exceed them.

 

Structured Full-time Programs

* Toddler, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Programs

* Weekly Lesson Plans

* Ages 3 to 6

 

Flexible Hours for Working Parents

* Open Year Round, Monday through Friday, 6:30am to 6:30pm

* Optional extended hours available from 6:30pm to 7:30pm

 

Fully Licensed Child Care

* Licensed by the State of Oregon

* Healthy snacks are provided, organic food available

* Certified Eco-Healthy Child Care

 

References Available.

 

Schedule a Tour

Please call to learn more and schedule a tour of our academy. Call 503-719-5038 or, email me at claudia@playacademy.com Also, please visit our website at www.playacademy.com

 

Thank you.

 

  PlayAcademyClassroom

 

..Play Academy Preschool is Now Enrolling! (Near OHSU)... SW Portland/OHSU/Council Crest Park

October 24, 2010

Play Academy, A Successful Start for Every Child

 

Hello. My name is Claudia and I'm the Owner/Director of Play Academy, a brand new, certified preschool right here in Portland near the city center. We are located in SW Portland in the Council Crest neighborhood by Healy Heights Park, only 1 mile from the OHSU Campus and Hospital, and 2 miles from downtown.

 

At Play Academy, we are committed to providing your child with the highest quality of care and developmental opportunities available. Our approach is based on the belief that children learn and develop most effectively in a fun, social, nurturing, and inspiring environment. We blend the best of play and academics.

 

High-Quality Learning

I have over 10+ years experience with a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education with honors and my graduate thesis was in Math Acquisition. I'm certified at Step 11 in the Oregon Registry for Childhood Care and Education.

 

Child-Centered Care

We provide individualized programs to nurture the holistic development of your child. Our unique programs provide opportunities for growth in all five areas of child development - language, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical.

 

Kindergarten and 1st Grade Readiness

Our developmentally appropriate curriculum ensures your child will meet Oregon's standards, but we believe in supporting them to exceed them.

 

Structured Full-time Programs

* Toddler, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Programs

* Weekly Lesson Plans

* Ages 2 to 7

 

Flexible Hours for Working Parents

* Open Year Round, Monday through Friday, 6:30am to 6:30pm

* Optional extended hours available from 6:30pm to 7:30pm

 

Fully Licensed Child Care

* Licensed by the State of Oregon

* Healthy snacks are provided, organic food available

* Certified Eco-Healthy Child Care

 

References Available.

 

Schedule a Tour

Please call to learn more and schedule a tour of our academy. Call 503-719-5038 or, email me at claudia@playacademy.com Also, please visit our website at www.playacademy.com

 

Thank you.

 

 

PlayAcademyClassroom

 

...Play Academy Preschool is Now Enrolling! (Near OHSU)... SW Portland/OHSU/Council Crest Park

October 10, 2010

...Play Academy Preschool is Now Enrolling! (Near OHSU)...

SW Portland/OHSU/Council Crest Park

 

Play Academy, A Successful Start for Every Child

 

Hello. My name is Claudia and I'm the Owner/Director of Play Academy, a brand new, certified preschool right here in Portland near the city center. We are located in SW Portland in the Council Crest neighborhood by Healy Heights Park, only 1 mile from the OHSU Campus and Hospital, and 2 miles from downtown.

 

At Play Academy, we are committed to providing your child with the highest quality of care and developmental opportunities available. Our approach is based on the belief that children learn and develop most effectively in a fun, social, nurturing, and inspiring environment. We blend the best of play and academics.

 

High-Quality Learning

I have over 10+ years experience with a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education with honors and my graduate thesis was in Math Acquisition. I'm certified at Step 11 in the Oregon Registry for Childhood Care and Education.

 

Child-Centered Care

We provide individualized programs to nurture the holistic development of your child. Our unique programs provide opportunities for growth in all five areas of child development - language, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical.

 

Kindergarten and 1st Grade Readiness

Our developmentally appropriate curriculum ensures your child will meet Oregon's standards, but we believe in supporting them to exceed them.

 

Structured Full-time Programs

* Toddler, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Programs

* Weekly Lesson Plans

* Ages 2 to 7

 

Flexible Hours for Working Parents

* Open Year Round, Monday through Friday, 6:30am to 6:30pm

* Optional extended hours available from 6:30pm to 7:30pm

 

Fully Licensed Child Care

* Licensed by the State of Oregon

* Healthy snacks are provided, organic food available

* Certified Eco-Healthy Child Care

 

References Available.

 

Schedule a Tour

Please call to learn more and schedule a tour of our academy. Call 503-719-5038 or, email me at claudia@playacademy.com Also, please visit our website at www.playacademy.com

 

Thank you.

PlayAcademyClassroom

 

Toddler, preschool, homeschool, before/ aftercare and date night space!

August 23, 2010

Urban Roots Playschool is a new in-home, child-centered playschool in the Montavilla neighborhood, easily accessible via Trimet and freeway from both NE and SE Portland, as well as Vancouver and the West Side. We offer a variety of services for children ages 1-12, and their families, focused on the child as an individual. Our loosely structured, rhythm-based flexible curriculum focuses on growing and cooking food, creating art, active play and becoming responsible citizens of our children's "tribe". Though we are most influenced by Waldorf and Montessori philosophies, our community definitely has the personality of both the teachers and the "students".

Our "playschool" has 2 age groups: ages 1-4 (preschool), and 5-10 (homeschool). Each group is held Monday-Thursday 9-2, or 12-5 (overlap for lunch and freeplay). Early and late starts are both available. Both groups will engage in individual and group projects that "teach" math, science, literacy, art, music, language, and physical education, with long, gentle transitions and overlap between activities, creating a relaxing and fun atmosphere free of pressure to "perform". Meals and snacks are generally vegetarian, organic and gluten-free, and are usually made onsite (often by the children).

Friday is "playcare" day. There will be no "curriculum" but the general rhythm will be the same.

Before and afterschool care, transport from local schools, and weekend care offered as available.

"Playnights" are offered on Friday evenings, and consist of dinner, a "dance party", outdoor and indoor activities.

We are flexible on start and end times, as long as the children arrive during a "transition" time, so that no one is arriving or leaving without finishing a project, enjoying the fruits of their labor, or starting behind the other children. Make no mistake, this is our home, NOT a large center. However, we have the same (if not more) experience, expertise, love and commitment of a "traditional" school.

Our rates are as follows. We DO offer partial scholarships, sibling discounts, full-time discounts when possible, and also are willing to accept DHS or other supplemental pay.

1/2 day "school" program : $25 per day
full day 8-6 : $45 per day
hourly rates beginning at $6
date night 5-10:30 $25 per child (Add $15 for overnight up till 10am).

please check www.urbanrootsplayschool.com for more info, or call 503-683-2552

space available in child-centered community on the eastside

August 05, 2010

Do you need to work, shop, or just have some time to yourself? Are you worried that you will not be able to find (or afford) the kind of experienced, loving, and compassionate care that your child deserves? Are you tired of having to choose between expensive nannies or big impersonal centers? Well, look no further! Urban Roots Playschool is a home-based, child-centered community with space available, with the flexibility to match your lifestyle. We even have sleepovers and date nights, so you can relax after a hard week of work.

WE OFFER:

~DHS pay, scholarships, and sibling discounts available

~experienced care from a mother AND educator=love AND knowledge!

~loosely structured but flexible and educational schedule includes cooking, art, yoga, music, spanish, science, literacy, math, and outdoor play

~influenced by Montessori, Waldorf, and Reggio Emilia, with flexibility for the needs of YOUR child!

~ supportive of connected parenting, breastfeeding, attachment parenting, and NVC (non-violent communication)

~children who are not "potty-trained " are welcome. i will even help them along, if you wish! I will happily support cloth diapering and EC

~organic, gluten-free meals, understanding of allergies

~part-time, full time, and date night availability




For more info, check www.urbanrootsplayschool.com or find us on facebook! We are located in the Montavilla/ North Tabor neighborhood, easily accessible by Max, bus, and freeway from Vancouver, Outer SE and NE Portland, Hollywood, Belmont, Hawthorne, Alameda, and many other neighborhoods. Please contact me with any questions. I look forward to welcoming your family into ours.