2018

Understanding The Meaning of Quality Child Care

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To understand how your child will receive quality child care, you need to be aware of how certain factors complement each other. It is not just a matter of the surroundings or who is more fit to offer quality child care, but how care is given to your child. It involves everyone who comes into contact with the child from the parents, siblings, relatives, and teachers to other caregivers. Note these critical factors to ensure your child grows in a healthy environment.…

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3 Reasons to Choose a Kindergarten With Messy Play Facilities

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When you’re visiting prospective kindergartens and taking a look at their facilities and learning activities, one very important thing you should focus on is opportunities for messy play. Messy play encompasses various types of tactile, sensory activity that involve messy substances—from hand and feet painting to playing with foam. A good kindergarten should have messy play tables or trays available and plenty of messy play sessions on its schedule because messy play is highly beneficial to childhood development.…

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All's Well That Friends Well: The Importance Of Friendships In Daycare

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It won’t be too long before the summer holidays are over and it is time for children to return to daycare or school. The early days of daycare can be upsetting to younger children, but one way to relieve that stress is through friendship. As a parent who is sending their first child off to daycare, you have concerns about whether your child will make friends easily. Friendship from an early age is important, so find out why it is important and what you can do about it.…

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3 Ways Day Care Could Help Improve Your Child Get a Good Night's Sleep

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Are you struggling to get your child to sleep every night? Childhood sleep problems are a big issue for many families and can even interfere with parents’ sleep. Don’t fret if you’re having difficulty with bedtimes. One way you can help solve the problem is to enrol your child at a day care. Here are 3 ways a day a child care centre can make getting your child to bed a whole lot easier.…

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3 Ways A Nanny Agency Can Facilitate Your Life

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Your child is old enough and it is time to return to work. Now you need to find a suitable caregiver for your child. This can be a time of great turmoil as a parent. You will need to do background checks, reference checks and interviews. How do you know who will work for your needs? This is when a nanny agency can help the most. Here are 3 ways a nanny agency can facilitate your life.…

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3 Discipline Questions to Ask Prospective Preschools

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Discipline is an important part of your child’s development, which is why it’s important to find a preschool that disciplines well and fairly. Of course, given that preschool teachers have a whole class of children to look after, the way they discipline will always differ somewhat from the way a parent disciplines just one child at home. As a result, many parents aren’t sure exactly what to look for in a prospective preschool’s behaviour policy.…

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4 Ways to support your child's learning activities after school

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Most parents tend to leave all the teaching and learning responsibility to teachers, without finding ways of helping their kids out while at home. Supporting your child’s learning activities after school keeps them confident and allows them to get a better grasp of school learning material. There are simple ways you can keep your child productive even after school (without wearing them out). Here are four ways to do it.…

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4 Reasons why you should consider after-school programs for your child

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In most states around the country, children in the K-12 system leave school at around 3 or 4 pm on weekdays. Because many parents work full-time and they get home much later, children tend to go unsupervised between the hours of 3 and 6 pm. Your child may be home alone, in the care of a sibling or with a babysitter during those hours. However, leaving your child unsupervised often results in wasted time that kids could otherwise be engaging in productive activities.…

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