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- January 30, 2008

Office space meets child care

Cubes & Crayons mixes work space for professionals, 'kid space' for children

by Veronica Sudekum

New parents caught in between the competing responsibilities of work and home have a new champion — and as of this week, a new place where the office and child care center merge into a single, supportive environment.

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Posted by MenloParker, a resident of Menlo Park
on Jan 29, 2008 at 3:58 pm

Great idea brought to fruition! I hope this place does well - it's much needed.

Posted by Menlomom, a resident of Menlo Park
on Jan 29, 2008 at 4:20 pm

This is such an amazing resource. I'm so glad it's providing something I've needed for a long time.

Posted by Local Resident, a resident of Menlo Park
on Jan 29, 2008 at 4:27 pm

I was at the Cubes & Crayons Open House a couple of weeks ago, and this is going to be a fantastic resource for local parents. The office space is professional and cozy, while the kids were playing away right down the hall. Brilliant!

Posted by Resident, a resident of Egan Middle School (Los Altos)
on Jan 29, 2008 at 10:11 pm

Excellent idea. It is a dream of mine that you have made come true. Maybe someday I will have the opportunity to utilize your great facility. I hope you have great success and it becomes a trend for future business set up. Any thoughts on going in house to corporations? Or marketing to companies that allow telecomuters?

Posted by menloparkmom, a resident of Menlo Park
on Jan 30, 2008 at 6:52 am

Finally, someone who gets it!

Posted by CEO, Cubes & Crayons, a resident of Menlo Park
on Jan 30, 2008 at 7:28 am

Thanks everyone for the great comments. We are looking to link with corporations directly and partner with them for telecommuters. If you have insight on this, give us a call or email. Feel free to contact me at any time with questions, ideas, etc. at or 650.323.2551. I love that everyone is enjoying our company. It has been a dream of mine for a long time. Also, you can check out my blog that talks about all the ups and downs of owning the business at Web Link

Thannks again!

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