If you have been thinking about returning to the workforce next spring and will be in need of childcare for your toddler, you may be apprehensive about leaving your child with a stranger or relying upon family members or close friends to help you out. Use the advice below to assist with selecting a childcare facility and preparing your toddler for the transition from remaining home full-time into being cared for by someone other than you outside of your home.
18 December 2017
As a parent who has had a little one for a number of years, the idea of preschool might be both exciting and a little scary. You may be unsure how your child will act when they have to spend a few hours away from you, and you might not know how you can help them to prepare for this first foray into their education. Luckily, taking action in the following ways will prepare both of you for a preschool like Kid's Country Child Care & Learning Center.
15 September 2016
With a changing economy leading more families to become dual-income households, the need for daycare and after-school programs is growing. Although most kids can adapt to after-school care situations easily, this transition is typically harder for kids with autism or autism spectrum disorders. As the parent of a child on the spectrum, finding an after-school program for your child may require a bit more research than it might for neurotypical kids.
2 May 2016
If you're looking for early education for your special needs child, a Montessori school may be just the option you're looking for. Montessori-style education has been around for a long time -- it dates back to 1907 when Dr. Maria Montessori opened the first school based on her methods in Italy. Montessori has thrived in recent decades, with about 500 schools in Canada as of 2013, according to The Globe and Mail.
13 August 2015
When your toddler is about to start daycare, you may not be quite sure about how they will handle it. That's why it's critical to do as much preparation as you can before their first day. Here are some things you can do to make the transition easier for you and your child. Visit the Daycare Center More Than Once If you are like a lot of parents, you might have already visited the daycare center once to see what the place was like and to walk your child through the center.
7 August 2015