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


Why Is Toddler Child Care The Right Choice?

Raising a child is easier when you have help. Professional child care is an excellent option for anyone who desires a reliable, nurturing environment for their children. Here are four reasons that many parents find toddler child care worthwhile:  1. It can relieve stress on your relationship. Having a child is a beautiful thing. However, it's also one of the most common stressors in many marriages. Young children require a lot of time and attention. Read More 

Benefits Of Choosing A Daycare That Allows Online Payments

There are several different ways that you can pay for your child's daycare. Many daycares allow you to pay with cash, while paying with your bank card at the facility's registration area is also an option. More and more daycares today are allowing parents to pay online. Being able to pay in this manner may not be the biggest thing that you think about when you're signing your child up for daycare, but it can be a perk that you grow to appreciate over the coming months. Read More 

Great Things About Becoming A Foster Parent

There are many children in the foster system who are living in group homes or other types of centers because there aren't enough foster homes for all of the children that need to be placed. If you have been tossing around the idea of becoming a foster parent, then you should really consider going through with it. There are a lot of reasons for becoming a foster parent and benefits to doing so. Read More 

4 Tips To Get Your Child Ready For Kindergarten

Starting school is a milestone in any child's life. However, it can also be a big transition. You can make it easier by preparing your child ahead of time. Here are four ways you can get your child ready to start kindergarten. 1. Read to your child. It's never too early to familiarize your child with reading. According to Rasmussen College, reading to your young child sets them up to be avid readers later in life. Read More 

Keeping Your Child Healthy While In Day Care

With the typical winter illnesses spreading around, including more serious strains of the flu, parents can become concerned about keeping their children healthy while attending child care programs. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do as a parent to help make sure you child stays in good health even when you people are getting sick. It's of course not a guarantee that a child can't ever catch a cold, but some healthy habits help to boost the immune system and prevent the spread of disease. Read More