When you've sent your child to preschool, you want to be sure that he or she gets as much out of the experience as possible to be prepared for entering school a year or so later. One thing that is important for your child to develop in preschool is an interest in books — and, hopefully, some ability to read. Some children are capable readers when they leave preschool, while others are not.
20 April 2019
If you are a childcare provider, you know that each child poses his or her own set of challenges. In some cases, children have medical challenges that can actually impact the way you take care of them. In this guide, you will find tips for taking care of children who may have unique health needs while they are in your care. Diabetes In children who are diabetic, the body fails to produce enough insulin, leading to levels of glucose in the blood increasing dramatically.
30 June 2018
Few things are more emotionally gut-wrenching than leaving a crying toddler at daycare, but for many working adults, this is a familiar scenario. It is not uncommon for toddlers to cry when they are left at daycare for the first few times, but ongoing issues need to be addressed. Looking to make daycare drop-offs easier on you and your child? Follow a few tips and before you know it, your child might even be looking forward to daycare:
30 August 2017
Do you think that your children are shy around other kids? It may be that your family is so close that your children are only comfortable around their own siblings. If you want to help your children to be comfortable around other kids, from having scheduled play dates to choosing the right child care, here are some ideas for you to consider. Play Dates - Think about whether you want to include different ages in your play dates, or if you want your children to meet with other children individually.
29 August 2017
If your first child is about to go to a child care center, for pre-k 4 classes or even daycare, you are probably wondering what expectations and standards you can set for care providers. Here are some things you should definitely look for in a care provider. Great Staff Make Personal Connections with the Children You can certainly tell how much a staff values the children under their care by the personal connections they have with them.
29 August 2017
If your child is going to start preschool in a few weeks, you are going to want to make sure that they are ready for the transition. Here are a few changes that you can start making to your routine that will help make attending preschool easier on your child. #1 Stick To A Set Bed Time If your child's bed time currently varies a lot, the first thing you should do is figure out the best time for your child to go to sleep based on when they will need to be up for preschool.
26 July 2017