Preschool Care

When Should You Enroll In Infant Daycare?

Whether your decision to enroll your infant in daycare is because you have to return to work or because you want your child to socialize with other children the same age, the decision is never an easy one to make. There are many questions prospective daycare parents have and so many conflicting theories around whether […]

12 Infant Development Activities For Your Baby

The definition of the “infant stage” of life varies from one year to two, but one thing is certain – and that is that an infant’s development during this time is foundational for further development. During infant development, a child learns to communicate, sit erect and discover the world around them in a basic, introductory […]

Ways You Can Help Your Preschooler Make Friends At Daycare

Watching your child play happily with their buddies is something every parent hopes for. Some children have a natural ability to make friends and socialize, but other children need a little help. Just as you can help your toddler to get ready for going to daycare, or teach them safety skills that they need to […]

Infant Child Care: Understanding Your Infant’s Developmental Areas

A child’s emotional, social and physical development is largely dependent on the first couple of years, and even months of their lives. Their later childhood, teenage and adult years will be largely dependent on what the young mind and body are exposed to in infant child care. In particular, an infant’s first year of life […]

Fun & Creative Learning At Infant Daycare

As children age and develop, they go through many different stages requiring different kinds of stimulation and learning. When we think of preschoolers and children in kindergarten, the phrase ‘fun learning’ is easy to describe: we think of arts and crafts, basic science experiments, and a fair amount of input from the child. Learning is […]

Helping Your Toddler Get Ready For Daycare

Transitioning from home to a structured daycare can be a challenging time in a toddler’s development. The new caregivers, routine, and learning environment can be overwhelming, but there are ways to help young children prepare for the changes ahead. Here are three tips to help make transitioning to preschool easier and to help make the […]

Behavior Management: What Works In Child Care & What Doesn’t

Modifying a child’s behavior can be challenging for parents and teachers as techniques used at child care can differ from those used at home. Children model what they see and respond to adult’s conscious and subconscious teachings. Reinforcement techniques are often applied without intention, resulting in consistent behavior that can be considered deviant. We all […]

Toys That Teach Your Preschooler Speech Skills

Early Childhood Development (ECD) is the study and theory of a child’s development from birth to age six. Today, there are numerous tools and resources available to parents for speech and language development in their child. Similar practices, including during playtime, are now standard in preschool and Head Start programs around the country. In this […]

Preschool Learning – Safety Skills Your Child Should Know!

A lot of parents struggle with the idea of sending their kids to preschool for the first time, especially if the child’s safety is their number one concern. There are, however, a number of things parents can do to better prepare their children for preschool so that you can feel more at ease and better […]

Child Development Tips On How To Stop “The Gimmees”

Everyone has experienced the green-eyed monster at some stage of their lives, learning to manage it is an important part of any preschool child’s emotional development. As children grow, they become aware of their interests and desires. Often, they want what they want, and they want it now. Guiding them through those emotions can be especially […]

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