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June 2, 2021

Cloth Diapers vs Disposable, Which is Better?

Gary Direnfeld, MSW

Your baby will spend about 25,000 hours in diapers. Your decision to use disposable or cloth diapers will have a great impact on your baby’s comfort and health, and on your peace of mind and finances. Since your baby will spend so much time in diapers, let’s take a closer look….

How to Differentiate COVID-19, Flu, Cold or Allergy

Daycare and Coronavirus - Editor Opinion

As we see more instances of sickness in our daily lives, are our daycare environments a conduit to the COVID-19 virus?   Could it be the flu or an allergy? How does one differentiate between what is viral or bacterial? Here is a simple chart to help you find your way through simple plagues that hinder our workplace….

When is it Too Hot or Cold for Outside Play

When is it Too Hot To Play Outside

Watching the weather is just part of the job for daycare providers. Planning for playtime, field trips, or weather safety is part of the daily routine. The changes in weather require the child care provider to attend to the health and safety of children in their care. What clothing, beverages, and sun screen are appropriate? Dress children to maintain a comfortable body temperature…..

Milestones For Your Child’s Developement

Money Saving Tips For Daycare Providers

How your child plays, learns, speaks, and acts offers important clues about your child’s development. Developmental milestones are things most children can do by a certain age. Check the milestones your child has reached by his or her 5th birthday. Take this with you and talk with your child’s doctor at every visit about the milestones your child has reached and what to expect next. Download and use the Milstones Check List ro monitor your child’s development……