How Can You Select The Right Day Care For Your Child To Take Care Without Your Presence?

April 29, 2023
Day Care

Day Care

The primary stress of working parents is involved in their children and their well-being. You will not be able to focus on your job unless you are assured that your children are safe. Many daycare services have flourished throughout the city but you need to select the right one for your child.

Obtain Referrals- When you have friends, relatives, and acquaintances, you should get referrals from them about the admission of their children to the daycare. As there are so many daycare centers mushrooming throughout your locality, you will get confused without any referrals. A good referral can help you to decide which one is the best for your child.

Check Location- The location of the daycare is a very important deciding factor. The daycare should be near your work or your home, whichever is convenient for you. You should prioritize the best for both your child and yourself.

Calculate The Ratio- You should be aware of the ratio of the child to the daycare providers. When only one caregiver is taking responsibility for 10 children that will not be good enough! As every child needs equal attention when the caregiver remains busy, your child may not get the deserved care. So it is very essential to check the ratio well beforehand.

Ask Questions And Visit- You can visit as many times as you like and ask as many questions as you prefer.  Make sure about the experience of the caregivers and the facilities available in the daycare center. In caterpillar daycare, every child gets equal attention and also works on improving their skills in them.

Techniques of discipline- Different daycare facilities use different disciplinary techniques. Make sure the techniques are aligning with your methods.

Hygiene And Food- Make sure that the food served is healthy and that the rooms are hygienic enough to keep your child.  You are required to pack food for your child or they are going to provide food? Check all the methods and processes so that you do not get confused. If they are providing food for your child, make sure they are nutritious. Check the nap rooms and the bathrooms whether they are clean and hygienic. You should ensure that overall hygiene is maintained in the daycare center before taking admission for your child.

Safety And Communication- Check all the safety features and the ways of connecting your child. Some of the modern-day care centers have also installed cameras for providing you with a live feed of whatever happening. When this method keeps you at ease, you should go with the daycare centers with the installed cameras.

Test Your Child- Check how your child is reacting to a particular place. When you and your children have positive feelings about the place, you should take admission.


You should not select a daycare very far from your house or your work. Make sure that your child does not get too tired during the journey to and from the daycare center. Besides checking the hygiene and the food, you should also check the disciplinary actions and the safety features before taking your final decision.

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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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