Safety 101: Questions To Ask A Daycare Center About Kids’ Safety

27 May 2016
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When you set out to choose a children's daycare center for your little one, you may have a lot of questions and concerns. After all, it will be a place where you leave your child to be nurtured, and it should provide a safe, caring atmosphere that helps children befriend one another and enjoy their time away from home. What Kind of Safety Training Do Staff Members Have? Staff members may have different safety certifications. Read More 

Precautions To Take When Sending Your Child To Preschool During Wildfire Smoke Season

18 May 2016
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As the weather heats up and Washington State prepares for another long, dry summer, wildfire season is just around the corner. In recent years, smoke from fires on the Olympic Peninsula, Cascades, Eastern Washington and British Columbia have all blanketed large portions of the state for days on end, making it increasingly important for parents to understand the potential risks and health hazards of exposing your child to this smoke. As you go about your daily schedule and send your child to preschool or daycare, keep these four points in mind to ensure you make it through wildfire season without incident. Read More 

How To Choose A Daycare Center When Your Child Has A Peanut Allergy

16 May 2016
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Choosing the right daycare center for a child is a huge decision to make, but this decision can be even harder if your child has a major allergy, such as a peanut allergy. Kids with peanut allergies cannot only not eat peanuts, but exposure to the smell of peanuts or foods that contain peanut butter can also trigger allergic responses. To make sure your child will be safe at the daycare center you choose, you may need to complete a few extra steps. Read More 

The 5 Developmental Delays To Look For In Elementary School

9 May 2016
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All children have their own strengths and weaknesses, but some children do struggle with developmental delays that can hold them back from doing things like their peers. Before your child starts elementary school, look for some of these signs of developmental delays. If you know your child is delayed, you can get the right special education program for your little one.  What Are Developmental Delays? There are five main kinds of developmental delays. Read More