Childcare for Changing Shifts

3 ways integrating music into a preschool program can help children

Posted by on March 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 ways integrating music into a preschool program can help children

Music has long been known to be beneficial to children’s growing minds. More and more research is showing us the many benefits of starting music programs early, from as young as preschool age. Here are some of the reasons that you should look for a child care that incorporates music into its preschool program.  Music improves social skills Studies show that preschoolers who have been exposed to music are 6 times more likely to co-operate and show about 30 times more helpfulness. This makes for a much more pleasant learning...

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Obtaining a Much-Needed Place in a Child Care Centre

Posted by on March 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Obtaining a Much-Needed Place in a Child Care Centre

The most desirable childcare centres often have a long waiting list. If you are currently planning for your family and know that you will be needing a place in a long-term daycare centre, here are some tips to make sure that you move up the list.  Specify that you will be needing the place for work-related requirements Childcare centres usually follow a hierarchy of needs when considering different families’ applications for spaces. Preference is given to families needing respite due to child welfare issues, then work requirements...

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How Speech Therapy Can Help Cure A Child’s Stammer

Posted by on March 22, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How Speech Therapy Can Help Cure A Child’s Stammer

It’s not uncommon for young children to go through a phase of stammering.  Stammering often disappears without any form of therapy or intervention as the child grows older, but the affliction persists, you may need to seek the assistance of a speech therapist.  Read on to find out how a speech therapist could help a child who stammers. What causes stammering? Stammering usually appears during the phase of speech development when the child’s vocabulary increases and they are learning to form more complex sentences. ...

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Considerations When Making a Decision on a Child Care Centre

Posted by on March 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Considerations When Making a Decision on a Child Care Centre

Becoming a parent means that you will require child care services at one time or another. Your individual situation will dictate if this will be a long-term arrangement or an occasional requirement. However, not matter why you need these services, it is always best to ensure that you start your selection process early. This gives you ample time to find the most suitable child care centre that will meet your child’s needs as well as your personal preferences. Here are some of the things that you should consider when making a decision on...

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