When you become a new mom, getting things done with only one hand while you carry your baby is a skill you learn quickly. Why? Because if you have a baby that is anything like my 5-month-old “Silver,” you fight between the two options: put him down and hear him whine/scream or hold him constantly. … Read more about 6 Tasks New Moms Can Master Quickly With Just One Hand
1. Find Playful Ways to Talk about Childcare You may be the most important factor in how your little one adapts to childcare. “Children can tell if a parent is not comfortable leaving. If you’re anxious, they will be too,” explains Stacey Minott of Child Care Aware, an organization dedicated to connecting parents with the local … Read more about 5 Ways to Prepare Your Child for Childcare
Making the Right Choice Most parents want not just safe childcare, but high-quality care that will help their children reach their full developmental and intellectual potential. Childcare is an enormous industry. With so many alternatives, there is a wide variation in quality among the offerings. Choosing the best for your child can be a daunting task. So how do … Read more about Childcare Checklist: Find the Best Option
Learning about your child’s temperament can help you decide. As parents, we want the best care possible for our children. This can make choosing appropriate childcare for your son or daughter time consuming, but rest assured—if you do your homework, you’re likely to find a suitable setting for your little one. Parents often look for a … Read more about Which Childcare Is the Best Match for Your Child?