Mary Jo's Daycare - Maynard MA In-Home Daycare

12 Glendale St, Maynard MA 01754
(339) 674-8400
5 Reviews

About the Provider

Description:

I am just recently licensed in Maynard but have 30 years experience as a provider in Cambridge MA.  Love children-- spend a lot of time outdoors (have a daycare cart and go on adventures!) Love reading, music, and arts and crafts. CPR/First Aid certified.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 8
  • License Number: 9030161
  • Age Range: 8months-8 years
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations received Key to the City for my work in Cambridge
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Before and After School, Daytime, Full-Time, Part-Time

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Reviews

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James Aug 15, 2019
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

My wife and I had our first child (Claire) when living in Boston and working as researchers. We heard rumors of this amazing day care provider (Mary Jo) near Harvard, and somehow we managed to get a spot in her day care. Mary Jo was like a replacement for our moms (Claire grandmothers). We were nervous first time parents, and Mary Jo was such a kind, gracious, loving, and nurturing caregiver for our little girl. We now live in Montana, but think of Mary Jo often, and we miss her. We love you Mary Jo!!! Claire's family.

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Angela Aug 14, 2019
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

Mary jo is simply the best. She loved and cared for both my boys, now ages 9 and 6, from when the oldest was not yet 2. In all these years, I have not heard her speak to any of the children (or anyone for that matter) with anything other than patience and kindness. It is a testament to the positive impact she has on the children that I’ve seen many of her former charges, from upper elementary to college grads, return to visit and share a hug. She truly loves what she does, and my boys rarely wanted to leave come pickup time. She has so many fun activities for them, from trips in her amazing cart to local museums and playgrounds (leaf pile jumping! downhill races!), to arts and crafts, to reading aloud, to music group. I cannot imagine a more nurturing environment for my kids to have been a part of!

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Ilana Jul 29, 2019
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

Mary Jo clearly loves children and her house always felt like home to our three boys. Over the last few years she has become like part of our family and we miss her now that she has moved away from Cambridge. Mary Jo is kind and calm and patient. She has a very gentle nature and this is reflected in the behavior of the children in her care. The children observe every day life with Mary Jo, from cooking meals and waving to the recycling truck and mail delivery drivers at home, to visiting neighborhood locations like the bank and supermarket. She shares her interests in books and plants and makes an effort to nurture the interests of each child. My children especially enjoyed searching for worms in leaf litter, climbing on playground structures, playing silly games, learning songs, drawing, playing with play dough, lego, trucks and dinosaurs, looking up facts and sitting together reading books on the couch. Mary Jo creates a wonderful environment for young children and I always felt confident my children were safe and cared for and were enjoying themselves. I highly recommend Mary Jo's Daycare!

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Margaret Jul 27, 2019
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

Mary Jo is an excellent day care provider. She watched our two-year-old son for about a year (until she moved to Maynard), and we could not have been happier with the experience. Our son was always ecstatic to go to her house each day, and Mary Jo provided endless enrichment for the children under her care, from taking them to museums and sing-alongs, to devising creative arts and crafts for them to complete. Mary Jo is the kindest, most compassionate person you'll meet (the mayor gave her a key to the City of Cambridge when she moved! That's how beloved she is here!), and she will provide your child with a foundation in love and care that they can take with them their whole life. You cannot find a better person to entrust with your precious child.

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Judith Jul 27, 2019
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

Mary Jo has 30+ years experience and is very trustworthy and honest. She is unbelievably kind, calm, and sweet with the kids. She usually takes them out at least once a day to neighborhood playgrounds and the backyard. When Mary Jo moved to Maynard from Cambridge, the whole neighborhood threw a block party and even the mayor came to give a speech and to announce that June 8th will be "Mary Jo Clark Day" -- do I have to say more? She's a gem!

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