Dear parent of a daycare-aged child, It's imperative that you have a plan for if and when you will need back-up care, even if you have your child in a daycare (whether a center or a home is no matter). There are events that may come up where you'll need to have someone ready to … Continue reading Parents, Save Your “Sick Days” at Work!
Before I was a daycare provider, I had enrolled my child in a daycare center and I wondered why they had rules about certain things. Like why you needed to call and let them know your child wasn't coming for the day, why they had designated times for drinks versus cups available all day, and … Continue reading Daycare Policies, Explained (Part 1)
Infants in most daycare programs take up 2 spots, mostly because they need a lot of care, one-on-one time, cuddles, reassurance, feedings, changing, sleep time, etc and because they cannot get around on their own. It's a lot of work! And infant supplies also are pricy, take up a lot of room, and it takes … Continue reading How to Prepare an Infant for Daycare
As a home daycare provider, I think a lot of times, parents think that they can just one day start enforcing boundaries and limits when a child turns 2 or 3 years old. But you really need to start early. Imagine having no rules or regulations at work for the first year and you could … Continue reading Don’t Wait Until Age 2 to Begin Guiding Your Child’s Behavior