If you have always stayed home with your child but you have now decided to go back to work, it will take time for your child to get used to not being home with you each day. If you have chosen to put your child in child care and have found a great daycare already, there are things you can do to help make the transition easier on both of you.
7 November 2017
A child's education needs can be some of the most important for a parent to meet. Without a rigorous and quality education, your child may find that many opportunities in life are closed. While it may seem like this is only an issue that you should worry about as your child approaches college age, instilling positive learning habits and skills will start when your child is still fairly young. For a new parent, there are a few pieces of information that they should consider before making a decision about their child's school:
25 July 2017
Choosing the correct after school program for your child can be difficult. There are academic programs, social programs, adventure programs, and creative programs. If your child is struggling with their studies, you may decide to enroll them in an after school tutoring program. But not all tutoring programs will give your child the solid foundation they need to succeed in school. Below are a few aspects you should look for in a tutoring program if you want to see positive academic results.
26 June 2017
If you want to hire a tutor for your child, or sign your child up for a tutoring service, it's time to meet the tutor and discuss your mutual goals for the child's time during the tutoring sessions. You've likely already discussed this somewhat, of course, when you were first getting names. But now that you have a specific person or center in mind and are very interested in having them start tutoring, you need to look at details.
17 April 2017
When you are looking for a daycare or a preschool, you need to consider many factors. You want your child to be safe and to learn the basics: counting, ABCs, and socialization. Another thing you should consider is music education for your child. Numerous studies have shown that learning music offers your child a number of advantages. Before you register your child in a facility, inquire about their approach to music.
27 September 2016
A key part of preschool learning is establishing and enhancing handwriting skills. While a child learns a lot in the classroom, there are skills that can be further learned at home. By mixing both home lessons and school strategies, your child can advance their handwriting skills and word processing. Not only can the following five activities help with handwriting, but they can also help create improved fine motor skills. It's a good idea to try out each of the ideas and then move forward with the ones that your child responds best to.
8 January 2016
Have you ever heard your child care providers tell you what a sweet child you have, only to encounter a meltdown on the way home, a picky eater during dinner, and a monster at bedtime? You may wonder why your child seems to behave well when they are at day care but doesn't show the same self control and respect when they are at home. If you often wish that your child's behavior was more consistent between caregivers, there are three things you need to understand.
13 July 2015
A child's first years in preschool can cause many conflicts between teachers and parents as children adjust from living at home to spending a significant amount of time in a public environment. One area that you may not be prepared to discuss with your child's teacher is toilet training. However, it is important that you know your school's methods and policies regarding toilet training and share any complications your child may be having at home.
5 May 2015