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Picking A Daycare
|Picking A Daycare|
Perhaps you have
decided to be a career mom. If you don’t have any close friends or
relatives willing to watch your infant while you are away, you may
find yourself having to pick a daycare.
The next step would
be to call as many of the daycares on your list that you wish to
visit, and arrange for a walk through. Most daycare facilities
will not have any problem giving you information and letting you
view facilities before you make a decision. When doing your walk
through(s), check out the small details that would otherwise go
unnoticed. Check that outlets are properly covered, blinds are
free of pull-lines, and that shared toys are properly sanitized.
Watch to see if caregivers wash their hands often, ask about
their sick policy (for your child and for their caregivers), and
read all the fine print on every single piece of paper. It might
be a good idea to make yourself a list of questions and areas of
concern, and carry this list from place to place when conducting
your interviews. If the daycare gives you any opposition to a
reasonable request, or seems to be unaccommodating, take your
The daycare you
ultimately choose should be able to set your mind at ease. They
shouldn’t have a problem with any special instructions you have
for your child and should not have any opposition to you calling
and/or checking in when you feel the need.
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