Adorable Terror? 3 Ways To Cultivate Social And Emotional Awareness In Toddlers

Somehow, the parenting books didn't warn you that your adorable little baby would morph into a biting, toy-stealing little runner overnight. Yet, you just can't get mad when they flash you that devilish little grin. As frustrating as it can be to find yourself caught in the middle of a playground spat, it is reassuring to know that this is just another stage of development. Now that your toddler is able to move around and meet new people, they are trying to figure out exactly where the boundaries lie for normal behavior. [Read More]

3 Ways To Attract More Families To Your Child Care Center

If you are looking to expand the number of families that you serve in your child care center, here are three different steps you can take to reach out to more families in your area and expand your operations. #1 Sign Up With Local Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies Research and get the contact information for the child care resource and referral (CCR&Rs) agencies that are in your area. These agencies are designed to help parents find child care centers that are licensed and registered. [Read More]

Childcare Center Vs. At-Home Childcare: Which One Should You Pick?

Did you recently have a child and are looking to return to work? If so, you may be considering your options for childcare while you are away from home. Two common options are to have your child go to a local childcare facility, or have a nanny come to your home for childcare. Here are some things to consider when selecting between these two options. At-Home Childcare Using a nanny for at-home childcare will be better in a few situations. [Read More]

Preschool Will Help Your Child Have The Confidence To Navigate Kindergarten

If you want your child to be socially ready for kindergarten, you need to enroll them in a preschool program. If you enroll your child when they turn 3, your child can get two years of preschool experience before they head off to kindergarten. Preschool will teach your child how to confidently navigate all the challenges that kindergarten will present that are unique to school settings. Here are a few ways that preschool will instill in your child the confidence they need to be successful when they get to kindergarten. [Read More]