When you are a new parent, it might be hard for you to let anyone other than your spouse handle that brand new baby. You might wince in terror as your mother struggles to comfort your new daughter, or starkly refuse when your grimy little brother asks to hold the baby. However, after awhile, most parents loosen up. Unfortunately, if you get too laid-back about childcare, you might make decisions that could impact your kid's education. My blog discusses several aspects of child care, so that you can decide what will work best for your family. After all, a few difficult decisions now could impact your kid for many years to come.
13 November 2017
If your child has food allergies and you're actively looking for a daycare center for them, you need to be aware of how food allergies are handled in the centers you're considering. According to statistics, between 1997 and 2007 childhood food allergies went up by about 18%. Unfortunately, food allergies can pose serious risks for young children. When choosing a daycare center for your child, here are three questions you should ask regarding the handling of children with food allergies.
6 June 2017
When your toddler starts to lie to you, it can be hurtful and shocking. However, it is not an unusual occurrence. As your toddler starts to explore the world more and interact with others, he or she will likely experience a phase in which the truth and falsehoods are mingled together. Luckily for you and your toddler, the stage is usually temporary. To encourage your child to be more honest, here are a few steps you can take:
24 March 2017
If you teach a daycare class of students between the ages of two to four, take advantage of this spring and set-up activities that will help your students learn and understand what spring is about. Here are two great spring activities that will engage your students. Plant Pea Seeds In Bags One of the best ways to show young children how plants grow is by letting them take part in the process and experience it for themselves.
14 March 2017
If you are returning to work next week and your baby is going to daycare for the first time, then you may be confused about what items you need to bring with you. Since your baby will need many different things during the day, you should pack a special bag just for daycare and then restock it every evening when you get back home so it will be ready for the next day.
18 August 2015
Figuring out how to send a breastfed toddler to daycare and making sure they continue to receive the proper balance of breast milk and solids can be difficult for both you and your daycare provider. You will have to figure out a pumping schedule that works for you, maintain proper storage, and find a daycare provider that knows how to handle human milk. However, choosing to wean your child while they are attending daycare comes with other complications.