Finding Childcare for Our Special Needs Toddler

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Finding Childcare for Our Special Needs Toddler

My name is Ashley Grant. Thanks for stopping by my website; I hope to provide you with some helpful information. My husband and I have three children ages three, six and ten. I work part-time in the mornings while our two oldest are in school. I’ve always worked at least part-time so have some experience with childcare. The difference with our youngest is that she has Down Syndrome. She’s a sweet, easy toddler but obviously has special needs. We are very fortunate to have found excellent childcare for her. She is in a setting where she can socialize with a few other children while still getting the care she needs. I’m going to share how we went about finding childcare and how I was able to overcome the fear of leaving our baby girl with caretakers


Enrolling Your Child In A Preschool Program Before Kindergarten

During the early years of life, most children are not accustomed to interacting with other people because they spend the majority of their time at home. Due to living under such circumstances, going to kindergarten can be scary for a young child. However, you can make going to school more enjoyable by enrolling your child in a preschool program before they attend kindergarten. Not only will your child feel more at ease around strangers and being away from home for hours at a time, but you will have less anxiety as well. Read More 

How Parents Can Make A Solid Preschool Selection

Preschool is one of the more important developmental periods your child will experience as they transition to a classroom setting for the first time. If you use these search tips, you can be confident in the preschool program that your child ultimately goes through. Put Ample Weight on First Impressions The first impressions you have with a particular preschool are very important and can help you ultimately find the right program for your child. Read More 

4 Questions To Ask When Choosing A Daycare Center

Daycare can give kids the opportunity to spend time with children their own age while their parents go to work. Enrichment activities, playtime, and educational opportunities can help kids grow at their own pace. Here are four questions you can ask your daycare provider to ensure that your child has the daycare experience that is right for them. 1. How Does the Daycare Deal With Anxious Children?  It's normal for kids to feel anxious about spending time away from their families, especially when they're young. Read More