Early Learning and Child Care
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Early Learning and Child Care

This blog is aimed at any parent who is looking for advice about child care and early learning. I do not work in this industry. My name is Keira, and I am just another loving parent who wants the best for her child. When my child was 2 years old, I decided to return to work. This was the beginning of my search for child care. Over the next couple of months, I learnt lots of useful things from other mothers and those who work in the industry. I hope this blog helps you to make the right choice when it comes to child care.

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  • 3 Safety Rules to Look for in a Child Care Outing Policy

    25 September 2018

    Going on outings to parks, shops and other local spaces can be an amazing learning opportunity for young children. By engaging in real world activities, children can build social and cognitive skills that are useful and relevant to daily life. That's why it's a good idea to choose a child care facility that will take your little one out on regular trips. Of course, leaving your child in the care of someone else in the safety of a child care centre can be stressful enough; allowing them to take your pride and joy on an outing in the big wide world is even more nerve-wracking.

  • How Having a Nanny Benefits You and Not Just Your Child

    28 August 2018

    When you have a child who needs to be looked after while you're out at work, there are a few options available to you. Many people go for a daycare centre or a similar form of group care, often because they don't really think there are other possibilities open to them. Hiring a nanny might cost a little more than sending your child to daycare, but you probably already realise there are huge benefits for the child.

  • How to Overcome the Guilt of Putting Your Child in Childcare

    9 August 2018

    Being a parent is a tough job, and being a working parent is even tougher. Not only do you have to juggle a million and one responsibilities throughout the day, but you also have to find a way to live through the guilt of leaving your child at a childcare centre. This guilt can plague parents of very young children who often feel like they need to be there for every moment of their child's day.

  • Tips for Creating a Strong Bond With Your Child's Preschool Teacher

    27 July 2018

    When the time comes for your child to start attending preschool, it is essential to create a relationship with the teacher that sees the kids through their daily activities. At the tender age of three, your child is still growing and learning. Therefore, since you won't be around to watch over them during the day, being able to freely talk to the person who spends time with them can help you know how your kid is fairing.

  • 4 Ways Family Day Care Centres Benefit Your Children

    25 July 2018

    Family day care centres are a relatively new concept and you may be indecisive about whether or not they are the right place for your child. Your worries and concerns are important and valid. Below are some ways a day care centre will be of benefit to your child. Easier transition A family day care centre is similar to the widely known commercial day care centre program but in a home setting.