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Daycare worries?

My son is 26 months and has had a private babysitter since he was 5 months old. I feel its time to get him into some interactive play with other kids but I am nervous about daycares. What are some things I should look for when searching for a good daycare?

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Rebecca25

Asked by Rebecca25 at 12:56 PM on May. 14, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • mealplans, certifications, location, rates, lesson they teach, rules the enforce...stuff like that
    sstokes86

    Answer by sstokes86 at 1:15 PM on May. 14, 2010

  • well when you visit.. make sure it's clean, make sure they are an accredited place, teachers/caregivers are CPR certified and have degrees in child development or early childhood education, of course what is affordable for you, if they offer food/snacks, do they help potty train and does that cost extra, what their cirriculum is, if they play outside at all, and most important what is the teacher/student ratio.
    Katie80620

    Answer by Katie80620 at 2:02 PM on May. 14, 2010

  • After visiting about a dozen, it was pretty clear which were good and which weren't.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:37 PM on May. 14, 2010

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