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Traveling with Children

Gary Direnfeld, MSW
Traveling with children can be an exciting and wonderful adventure. It can provide your family with many memories that will last a lifetime. Research, planning and a lot of organization can help make the difference between a vacation that needs a vacation to recuperate, or a vacation that was invigorating, adventurous and restful, all at the same time.....

Milestones For Your Child's Developement

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......

Money Saving Tips for Daycare Providers

In this trying economy we have all had to deal with the shrinking dollar and likewise less money to complete our daily tasks as daycare providers. The Daycare.com forum was recently abuzz with ideas from many directors, teachers, assistants and parents from across the country lending some great cost cutting and money saving ideas......

When is it Too Hot or Cold for Outside Play

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.....

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