When we first enrolled our son in daycare, there was a centre around the corner from us that looked so bright, happy, cheerful. When we put him on the wait list, we lucked out, as they opened a brand new centre next door, and he got in there. He was officially a “Kool Kids” kid. To be honest, it bugged me that they spelled “kool” with the K. When we decided to move to a different suburb, we kept driving up there because it was familiar for Nick and I wasn’t terribly confident in switching him to a new daycare and having to go through all the adjustment of it again. For his sake AND mine! Thankfully we finally moved him, albeit after 10 months! Now, he was a “Smarter Kids” kid.
I have to admit, my son did seem to get Smarter once he started at Smarter Kids, but that could have been somewhat coincidental with his age. The kids are obviously not old enough to really understand or care about what the name of their school is, but I wondered what the respective owners were thinking when naming their centers. What’s more, did parents make any decisions based on the name, or was I the only one totally over-thinking this whole thing?
I was more … tickled ? … that at the tender age of 3, he had gone from being a kool kid to a smart one. Hopefully, a smart one who would never spell cool with a “k”.
Does your kids day care centre name make you smirk? Giggle? Cringe?
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