I am a huge advocate for reading to children. I do alot of research on how important it is to start early learning. Parents do not realize how important it is to read to their child starting when they are infants. Read Aloud 15 Minutes is a great source about reading. Here is an info graphic about reading to children: Reading Aloud 15(…)
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Just like other stressful jobs and businesses, burnout is common in the child care business. Providers have other parent’s children sometimes more then they do. Children are sweet and a joy to have as “clients”, but as every parent knows, taking care of a group of children all ages can be cause for a burnout. What(…)
I am happy to announce that we’ve signed up with ABCMouse.com as part of our preschool learning activities. Yay!! I was IMMEDIATELY impressed with this program! You can navigate around the website very easily. So far, the children have been happy with all the site has to offer. I have ages three and four using the site and(…)
I’ve been hearing a lot about quinoa lately. I’m seeing it on blogs and in stores given out as samples. It’s not too bad tasting, and you can make lots of recipes using it. One of them being blueberry pancakes, which is a good thing. Because, kids love pancakes! Let me first tell you about quinoa…(…)
In our part of the world, it’s been below zero temps and snow every other day! We had no choice but to stay inside for a couple of weeks now. There has been a lot of energy not being released with outdoor playtime, so we’ve developed an exercise routine for the little ones while we(…)
We love making Christmas crafts during this season. When it’s cold and snowing outside, it’s nice to be all cozy inside, drinking hot chocolate and making gingerbread houses with the little ones.
Field trips are a fun part of running a daycare. It gives you a chance to get the children out of the same routine and a change of scenery. It can also be a learning experience as well. Depending where you live, there are different fun and educational places to plan. Here are a few(…)