1. Tips For Working Parents on Managing Child Care

    Times change. Back in the day, families tended to be clustered together. Children usually had either one parent at home taking care of them, or a family relative helping out. But in today’s world, families are more often scattered across the country, or both parents need to work in order to make ends meet. As a result, day care for your kids can make scheduling tricky. As working parents, we kno…Read More

  2. Tips For Easy Daycare Pick-Ups

    Just imagine it. You’ve had a long and frustrating day at the office. You get out to your car, only to discover someone dented it. On the way to pick up your child from child care, you’re stuck in horrible traffic. You need something, anything, to go easily for you. But you have this sneaking sensation that, once you arrive, you’ll engage in a protracted battle with your son or daughter. You…Read More

  3. Separation Anxiety & The Disorder

    In our previous post, we touched on some helpful ways to prepare your child for child care if they struggle with separation anxiety. And while a few tips may help subside initial anxiety for them, we understand there is a lot more intentional work that needs to be done with a child to truly help them normalize into a school culture in order to be successful. Today we are going to hone in on more w…Read More

  4. Choosing Child Care

    All the statistics and factual findings in the world don’t have the ability to remove the emotions that often come when considering daycare for your child. Many working parents experience ‘daycare guilt’ with the idea of leaving their child in the care of someone else. With this guilt also comes some fear and apprehension not knowing if you’re making the best decision for your child. For t…Read More

  5. Why Choose Child Care

    For working mothers, child care is a necessity. While it is difficult to let your little one go to the arms of another caregiver, there are multiple benefits to having them placed in a good day care. At Yellow Brick Road, we specialize in creating a nurturing and encouraging atmosphere that will focus on your child’s strengths in learning, leading to more benefits for them as an individual. We k…Read More

  6. Drop-off Tips: Pt. 2

    Nearly every parent has been there. You’re fighting your little one before, or during, drop-off time at daycare. There are usually many tears, pleading, and a hard grip maintained just in case it helps change their mind. And don’t even get me started on the kids. While it is difficult to drop off your little one, we have some suggestions that may help. As we discussed in our previous post, the…Read More

  7. Daycare Drop-off Tips

    One of the most difficult things to do, as a parent of a young child, is dropping them off for daycare. Some parents struggle more on the first day, and are fine afterward. Some consistently struggle with the idea of having to leave their child in another’s hands on a daily basis. And then there are some parents who don’t mind any of the process, but have kids who find difficulty in being drop…Read More

  8. Professional Early Childhood Educators

    Currently, we are hiring professional educators for careers in Plymouth & Minnetonka, in the field of early education. If making a difference in children's lives and being treated like a professional interests you, consider these career opportunities. Enter your information on the right and send us a resume. We look forward to hearing from you!…Read More