"The teachers were really sweet; however, I was not made aware of their 5:30pm closing time until my son started the program. Also, there isn’t a conscious or coordinated effort to keep the older kids"
"Our son is very happy at this day care, he has a smile on his face when we drop him off and pick him up. It is clear that the providers love and take good care of him. As first time parents, we have..."
When I needed a daycare and a preschool for my girls, I spent days on Google, phone, and visiting in person. I toured 16 centers before settling for the one that felt right for us. Here are 10 tips to help you find quality child care more easily.Here are 10 tips to help you find affordable and quality child care. See More
During a child care seminar for parents and parents-to-be, I realized the differences between child care centers and home-based daycares were unclear to a lot of families. I was asked which environment was the best, center or home. My answer was simple...Which environment is better, a child care center or a home-based daycare? The answer is simple... See More
Entrusting your child to someone else is a big deal. In fact, is there a bigger deal? So, how do you choose the right people to care for your child? How do you know if a child care center is actually good? How can you tell, when your child is so young?Entrusting your child to someone else is a big deal. So, how do you know if the center is actually good? See More
Montessori, Waldorf, Reggio Emilia, High-Scope, Bank Street... Most likely you've never come across such terms, unless of course... you started looking for a preschool! Which preschool teaching philosophy is the best? Find out how they are different.Montessori, Waldorf, Reggio Emilia, High-Scope... which preschool teaching philosophy is the best? See More
Some children are more hands on than others, some prefer the abstract world, and some like tangible puzzles to solve. Everyone learns differently. Find out which teaching philosophy suits your child best (based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator).Find out which teaching philosophy suits your child best (based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator). See More
"How was your day?" you ask your preschooler. If you're lucky, you'll get "Good." "Why doesn't my little one tell me about her day?" you wonder. This is a parenting conundrum that baffles many. There are a few possible reasons..."How was your day?" you ask your preschooler. If you're lucky, you'll get "Good." Here's why... See More
How much does full time daycare cost? Is home daycare near me more affordable than a center? Use our Daycare Tuition Calculator to find out average daycare tuition rates in your zip code.How much does full time daycare near me cost? Is home daycare more affordable than a center? See More
For most families, child care is the highest single household expense. But, there's good news! Uncle Sam is here to help and can offset some of your daycare costs. Here are 10 things you need to know to claim your Child and Dependent Care Credit...Here are 10 things you need to know to claim your Child and Dependent Care Credit... See More