1. 5 Tips For Building a Great Relationship With Your Day Care

    When you’re considering having a child, or you’ve just gotten pregnant, you may think that you have child care all figured out. But the fact is, things can change very quickly, and you might have to make all new plans. The world of picking a child care center, the right one for you and your kiddo, can become complex. However, like many things in life, the process doesn’t have to be complex. …Read More

  2. Tips For a Smooth Daycare Transition For Your Baby

    For those of us who are parents, we want to spend as much time with our children as possible. But sometimes, due to economic issues, family situations, or professional obligations, it isn’t always possible. It’s during those times that we need to find a child care center we can trust. Trust becomes even more important when we’re looking for daycare for our baby. Every child is unique, and ev…Read More

  3. Beginning The Transition to Child Care-Part 2

    As parents, there are a lot of milestones we’re privileged to witness in the lives of our children. The first word. The first time they walk. These moments are ones that stick with us our entire lives. But there’s another aspect of those moments. It’s the fact that our responsibility to our children is to guide them through in the most positive way possible. One of the biggest milestones is …Read More

  4. Beginning The Transition to Child Care

    As parents, there is one thing that all of us have in common. Without a doubt, every single one of us will make mistakes. We’ll screw up, frequently. We live in a world where we’re told that parenting is the most important responsibility a human being can have, but there aren’t any parenting classes to prepare soon-to-be moms and dads. Simply put, we muddle along, and you know what? That’s…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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