I don't get too terribly uptight about people who misspell my daughter's name. It's a common name these days, and there are lots of ways to spell it. You can start it with a C or a K (I chose C) and you can end it with "in" or "yn" (I chose not to confuse her with too many "i"s and "y"s mixed together, so we went with the simple "in".)
The thing I have loved about her daycare is that they are very particular about spelling children's names correctly. There was another girl in the Toddler room with the same first name - and the exact opposite spelling. But nothing ever came home to us misspelled.
Until the transition.
First a care sheet with the misspelled name written over to cover the "y" that was used. Then the sheet on the wall that documents diapering and toileting events uses the "y". But the care sheets more recently have been spelled correctly, and all her "art" has come home with the correct spelling. So it's getting corrected with the new teacher.
This morning I was folding a blanket to send to daycare, when I saw writing on the label. It's one of the Aden and Anais blankets that I won in a giveaway from DaMomma, that I adore with my entire being, and that the Wee One loves too, because she allows herself to be covered with it long enough to sleep.
Writing. On my blanket. My A+A blanket. Writing.
At first I thought they had written the wrong kid's initials on my blanket, because the first initial was a "K".
So for Christmas, Miss C is getting name labels for all her stuff that goes to daycare. I'll probably even slap them on the diapers. Just because.
So, has anyone bought the Mabel's Labels? I've heard the clothing tags are really good. I was hoping someone might be able to vouch for that.
Or maybe I'll just buy a differently colored Sharpie and make my own graffiti on the labels.
I considered cutting the label off. But that would be defacement of my blanket! The horror! But what do I do instead, keep a blanket with incorrect initials on it?
So, labels it is. Now ... suggestions?
This post brought to you from the stressed out office of Dr. Crazy. Who is trying desperately to be prepared for both a Thanksgiving Dinner and End Of Semester at the same time. Not really, I haven't thought about Thanksgiving at all. Have too many other things to do before then, it's a whole week away, it will keep.