Helping Your Child Adapt to Child Care

4 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing A Preschool For Your Child

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As a parent, choosing a preschool for your child is definitely an important decision to make in this early stage of your child’s development. Choosing the right preschool ensures that your child is thriving and will be prepared for their educational development in the future. In order to choose the right preschool, it’s important that you avoid these four common mistakes: Visiting the Preschool Once: One of the most common mistakes parents make is visiting the preschool only once. The first visit should be a supervised one...

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How To Deal With Putting Your Baby In Daycare

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Placing your infant in childcare can be a heart rending moment for a parent, even if it is a necessity. While tips for helping children adjust to childcare are easy to come by, it can be more difficult to find ways to ease your own anxiety and nerves. The following strategies can help you get through the first few days. Tip #1: Take some time to drop-in After you choose your childcare provider but before you return to work, plan to drop in at the daycare a couple of times. Choose different times and days for your visits. This gives you a...

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Don’t Make These Mistakes In The Days Leading Up To Your Child’s First Day In Daycare

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If you’ve signed your toddler up for a child care program, you might not think there is much else to do to prepare your child for the days to come. As a result of that thinking, it’s easy to make a few mistakes that could make things a little tougher for you and your child when they first start going to daycare. Here are some things to make sure you avoid. Acting Concerned or Sad You may have complicated feelings about your child attending daycare. You may be excited for them, but it’s also possible that you are a bit sad...

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Summer Break Options For Childcare

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With summer just around the corner, many working parents of young school-age children are wondering what their child care options will be once school gets out. If you are one of these parents, the following are a few options to consider. Option #1: Hire a nanny This option isn’t just for the rich and famous. If you live near a college campus you may have access to students looking for summer employment. Some may even be studying child development or be in an education major, giving you top knowledge at a fraction of the cost of a full...

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