Most children experts opine that sending your tiny tot to childcare is the best thing to do, especially if you and your spouse both work. If you are unsure if you should enroll your child in a childcare center, here is why you should!
Safe Haven: It’s natural to worry about your child. A daycare offers a stable and safe environment for your child while you are away from home. Daycare may also be a lot less expensive than paying for a babysitter who you may not even know!
Schedules Become More Stable: A childcare center can be a boon to working parents with inflexible work schedules. If a staff member at the facility is sick, there will be someone to watch your child. However, if your child’s caretaker calls in sick, you may have to stay home with your child.
Improves Social Skills: When you leave your child in a daycare center, he or she is likely to learn to mingle better than when left with a baby sitter at home. Kids attending childcare centers have a cheerful demeanor and get along better with children of the same age.
Makes Your Child Smarter: It is a known fact that your child’s brain grows rapidly in the first five years of his or her life. This is why early experiences are crucial. A good childcare center will keep your child busy with varied activities such as storytelling, art, and play time, which in turn will make your child smarter and ready for regular schooling.
Dorothy Hastings is the Director of First School, which are three preschool and child care centers located throughout Southern California. First School provides a hands-on approach to preschool education and Child Care programs that emphasizes all around child development. In addition to their intuitive academic approach, First School also focuses on developing a child’s social skills and self-confidence, which is made possible in their intimate learning atmosphere.