Aug 11, 2015 1:32:50 PM

Childcare & Your Taxes: Optimizing Tax Credits

Parents
Did you know how expensive childcare was going to be? For some, it might not even seem worth it to go back to work, depending on your income level. According to Care.com, the average family spends $18,000 a year on childcare. But the good news is that you are ...
Jun 30, 2015 9:55:31 PM

Types of Preschool Programs - Preschool Curriculum

Preschool | Daycare | ECE | Parents
Seems like only yesterday your little one was just a twinkle in your eye–and now it’s already time to start looking for a preschool. (Although in some markets, the time to start looking at preschools is precisely at the twinkle-in-your-eye stage, but that’s ...
Jun 30, 2015 9:39:37 PM

Top 5 Tools for Parents with Tots in Daycare/Preschool

Edtech | Preschool | Business | ECE | Parents
As the parent of a wee one, you might have a love-hate relationship with technology. On the one hand the convenience of your smartphone is undeniable, but at the same time you want to limit screen time for your child. Maybe you already have a bunch of apps on ...
Jun 9, 2015 10:01:25 PM

Preschool Age: When Do Kids Start Preschool?

Preschool | ECE | Parents
Most preschools start accepting kids around the age of 2.5 to 3 years old, but since every child is different, this isn’t a magic number. Preschool readiness really depends more on developmental factors than chronological age. Is your little one physically, ...
Jun 8, 2015 4:30:05 AM

Top 5 Questions to Ask on a Preschool Tour

Preschool | Parents
Finding the right preschool is no small feat. You’re looking for a safe, nurturing environment that will meet all the social, emotional, developmental, and academic needs of your child. Sound daunting? It doesn’t have to be if you’re well-prepared. Hopefully ...
Jun 7, 2015 4:35:59 AM

10 Tips for Eating Healthy in Preschool

Preschool | Parents
Your preschooler is growing by leaps and bounds, both physically and mentally. It’s your job to make sure he’s got enough nutrient-rich calories in his body that will help him keep up on the playground. Of course that can be easier said than done, as this age ...
Jun 7, 2015 4:29:45 AM

How to Transition from Nanny to Daycare

Childcare | Daycare | Parents
Your little one has been home with a nanny for a while, but now you’re taking the leap into daycare. Yes, this will be a huge shift for your child and your family, but with the right prep work and a positive attitude, we are confident you’ll all survive! (One ...
Jun 6, 2015 10:04:07 PM

Your Child’s Development in Preschool

Preschool | ECE | Parents
As the parent of a preschooler, expect to be constantly amazed at how your kiddo is changing daily from his experiences at school. Every day he’ll come home with new skills, new stories, new ideas–you’ll barely be able to keep track. Buckle up: These are ...
Jun 6, 2015 9:51:36 PM

How to Choose the Best Preschool for Your Child

Preschool | Parents
  We’re not gonna lie: Finding the right preschool is a daunting task, involving lots of research and hand-wringing.  If you’re not even sure where to begin, check out the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s advice. Start your search ...
Jun 6, 2015 9:47:34 PM

Preschool Preparation: Transitioning from Daycare

Childcare | Preschool | Daycare | Parents
  You did the research, toured the facilities, filled out the applications, and finally secured a preschool spot. Phew! Now what? The transition from daycare to preschool is an exciting milestone for your family. And with some careful preparation doesn’t have ...
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