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What kind of questions should I ask a day care applicant?

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Asked by petnurs at 11:06 AM on Jul. 15, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • What is the total capacity in terms of number of children you will accept?
    What are your hours?
    Are you licensed? If so, for how long?
    How long have you been in business?
    What training or experience do you and your staff have?
    Do you smoke?
    Do you have pets?
    Do you hold infants during feeding?
    How much time do infants spend in the crib, play pen and/or walker?
    Describe how you would play with my infant.
    Describe how you deal with parent/child separation, particularly in cases of separation anxiety.
    What will I be expected to provide?
    Describe how you discipline?
    Describe how you handle toilet training.
    Describe organized activities you provide for children.

    I have never had a child in daycare but i found those questions that may be good to ask.

    Answer by JeccaBug at 11:15 AM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • Come read my journal on Daycares...PLease!Then go from there..(misdemeanor child abuse allowed in your daycare)

    Answer by BUSYMAMA5 at 12:40 PM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • Resume, background check, ref. at least five and not family members. Last couple states she lived in and do a felony check on her. While your interviewing her let her hold the baby to see how the interactions are between them

    Answer by LilMamaCrooks at 9:51 PM on Jul. 17, 2008

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