How to Find the Right Daycare for Your Child

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While many parents would love to be able to stay home with their children full time, the realities of today’s economy mean that this dream is just not feasible for most families. If you are one of the countless parents who needs outside assistance to look after your children, our team at James A. Coleman Learning Day Care is here to help. In this article, we’ll provide a few expert tips on how to find the right daycare for your child.

How to Find the Right Daycare for Your Child

 

  • Ask Around- One of the best ways to start looking for daycare facilities is to simply ask for recommendations from your friends and family in the area. An especially good source of information is other parents whose children are the same age (or about) as yours, as they will be able to tell you where they send their own kids.
  • Check for Safety- Once you have a list of potential choices, we encourage you to reach out to each daycare facility to learn more about it and its team. Go visit the daycare to get a better sense of what it is like, and make sure to ask plenty of questions about its health and safety policies to make sure that your children will be in good hands.
  • Look at Educational Background- Another thing you should look into when comparing daycares is the educational background and experience of its staff members. Our team, for instance, was founded by a veteran teacher with nearly two decades of experience in education, and we make education a core part of our mission.