Friday, 22 July 2016

Finding the Right Daycare That Resonates With Your Ideologies

While hunting for a Williamsburg-based daycare with one of my friends, I realized how important it is to find the right daycare for a child.
If you are looking for a daycare, it means that either you are working or you have other familial responsibilities because of which you are unable to care for your kid and hence require the assistance of a daycare. The caregivers and instructors at the daycare will do your job of looking after your kid while you are away.

As your child will be spending a major portion of his/her day at the daycare, it is all the more important for you to not leave any stone unturned while choosing a daycare for your kid. 
  • Firstly, you need to make a list of all your priorities (preferably on a sheet of paper) and arrange your priorities in decreasing order of importance.
  • In the next step, you need to visualize the interests and needs of your child and look for any clash of interest between your priorities and your child’s needs.
  • Following this, you need to start your search for the best daycare that accommodates many of your priorities and at the same time fortifies your child’s interests too. 
  • Work your way from the top of your priorities list and jot down your options in each category. 
  • From the list, strike out the unviable options. 
  • It is always best to look for a daycare within or in the vicinity of one’s neighborhood. If you live in Williamsburg, it makes sense for you to look for a Williamsburg-based daycare.
  • Post the search, you need to visit the daycare shortlisted by you in the previous step.  
  • While you visit these daycare, make sure to take a tour of the campus and interact with the staff and parents of the enrolled kids. A physical visit can be greatly beneficial as it gives you a real picture of the goings-on at the daycare. 

These pointers helped me and my friend find the right daycare for my friend’s child. As she was highly particular about not wasting time and energy on travelling, it was quite easy for us find a suitable daycare within Williamsburg which eventually turned out to be little Dorothy’s favorite place after the zoo. 

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for the tips. Selecting the right school for your kid is not as easy as it sounds. With a number of options out there, it gets very difficult identifying the best of the lot.