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  1. Shannan #

    We moved here from Ohio. We have 2 daughters, one is 2 and the other 3. We missed out on preschool as it was too late to enroll when we moved. We live in North Haven and need help desperately on a good preschool for our kids. Both are very attached to mom and I need a place that’s amazing and will take care of my babies and teach them. Any recommendations?

    November 7, 2012
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    Good Evening,

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    June 15, 2013
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