Finding Better Child Care
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Finding Better Child Care

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.


Finding Better Child Care

  • Is Your Child Ready To Move Up From Being Babysat By A Family Member? 3 Benefits Of Going To A Year-Round Preschool Center

    21 November 2019

    When your child was an infant, it might have been reassuring to know that you had a family member looking after them. After all, your young infant benefited from being in a nurturing environment that allowed them to receive most of your loved one's attention during the day. Now, however, your child is growing up and needs more stimulation. By the time a child reaches the preschool age, they are typically searching for more opportunities to socialize with their peers while they learn new educational concepts such as letters.

  • What Will You Do With Your Children Until You Get Home From Work?

    25 July 2019

    Maybe you waited for several years to enter the workforce again. If you waited until your kids were old enough to go to school, maybe you still have one pretty large concern. What will you do with the children while you're still at work and on your way home from work? Do you have a plan already? If so, that resolution was probably a huge relief. On the other hand, maybe you are still wondering what you will do.

  • Help An Autistic Child Adapt To A New Child Care Program

    18 December 2018

    If you need to move or if your current child care provider goes out of business, or even if you are choosing child care for the first time, your child with autism may have a harder time adapting to the change. Here are some things you can do to make it easier.  1. Visit the child care center several times before making the change. New places with new experiences can be overwhelming to children with autism.

  • Does Your Child Have Food Allergies? How To Ensure Their Safety While In Daycare

    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.

  • 3 Ways To Deal With Your Toddler's Dishonesty

    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: