Day Care

Tanya Hartman
45 Candleberry Drive
Queensbury, NY 12804
(802) 236-5899
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Nearly 11 million children under age 5 in the United States are in some type of child care arrangement every week. On average, the children of working mothers spend 35 hours a week in child care. About one-third of these children are in multiple child care arrangements so their parents can meet the need for child care during traditional and non- traditional working hours.

Articles of Interest to Parents

The following articles may be of interest to parents who are considering day care or preschool or to those who have children who are already enrolled in day care or preschool.

Day Care: Good Care Benefits Kids 30 Years Later - And Moms Too (TIME) Moms who choose high-quality child care tend to be more involved in their children's schools. And kids who attend high-quality day cares reap the benefits decades later.

Children who go to daycare may benefit from a wider variety of social situations (SCIENCE DAILY) Children who go to daycare may benefit from a wider variety of social and communicative situations relative to children who do not go to daycare, a recent study suggests. The former have a heightened ability to adjust their non-verbal communication to take into account the age of the person they are playing with.

The Hidden Benefit Of Daycare (HUFF POST PARENTS) A recent study has found that "mothers using childcare reap social, psychological, and even financial rewards."

6 ways daycare is healthy for kids - and moms too (FOX NEWS) Good childcare is a must for any working mother, but if you're worried about putting your child in daycare, take heed. A well run, quality daycare program can give you the reliable childcare you need and also be good for your child's health - and yours as well.