Day Care, Nanny or Au Pair: Making the Best Decision for Your Family

Returning to work after having a child can be nearly as stressful as giving birth. A million things factor into the decision of who to entrust your child to including safety, cost and logistics. Everyone will have an opinion about what’s best but in the end the decision is yours. Selecting a Nanny, Au Pair or Day Care in Aurora Nannies - Whether you choose a ‘live-in’ or ‘live-out’ nanny their job is to provide for your child’s overall well-being during the hours you can’t be Read more [...]

Before and After School Programs: Factors that Should Weigh into Your Decision

Selecting the right before and after school program for your kids can be a confusing, time-consuming process. Who will be responsible to transport the kids to and fro? How much should it cost? What are the qualifications of the people running the program? Is the program environment safe? These are just some of the questions you’ll need answers to. Selecting the Right Before and After School Programs in Richmond Hill Most before and after school programs in Richmond Hill are licensed and as Read more [...]

Tips to Help Your Child Get the Most Out of Preschool

Parents send their children to preschool for different reasons. For some it’s a form of child care. Others do it to help their children learn valuable social skills and grow accustomed to the school environment before heading off to kindergarten. Whatever the reason it’s important that your kids receive as much benefit as possible from the early learning experience and here are a few tips that may help you help them do just that. Don’t Leave Preschool at School It’s often hard to juggle Read more [...]

The Difference Between Nursery School and Playschool

In recent years the proliferation of names regarding organized activities for pre-kindergarten aged children has led to some confusion regarding what is what. What one facility calls “playschool” another calls “nursery school” and yet another may call simply “child care”. But don’t children play in every type of school? Don’t they learn anything in a playschool? Can it be called “school” at all if what’s going on is primarily play? These are all good questions and we’ll do Read more [...]

How to Effectively Coordinate Discipline with Your Child Care Provider

When it comes to outsiders handling discipline issues with their children, many parents have very strong opinions about what constitutes acceptable or appropriate. This is completely understandable but can lead to conflicts between child care staff and parents when discipline becomes necessary. But are these conflicts inevitable or simply the by-product of a flawed process? Here we’ll look at several things you can do to coordinate your beliefs and wishes with the needs and policies of your day Read more [...]