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  • Single Dad? 3 Tips For Choosing The Right Child Care Center

    As a single parent, it is important to surround yourself with support, and enrolling your child in a quality child care center lets you know that you have additional caregivers available who understand the importance of early childhood education. However, it is common to have many questions regarding how to determine if a prospective daycare program provides quality care. As you begin the process of choosing a child care center, use these tips to find one that fits your child's needs. [Read More]

  • 3 Benefits Of Classroom Observation By An Outside Company

    If you run a school, you and the other administrators likely spend at least some time observing the district's teachers in action. Classroom observation can have many benefits for both teachers and students alike, and it's something that's worth doing on a regular basis. That said, classroom observation can be time consuming as it requires the teacher and the observer to both be in the same room at the same time, sometimes for hours on end. [Read More]

  • Child Care For Multiple Children: Is Daycare Still Worth It?

    Child care for one young child can be expensive enough to finance, but what about when you have multiple children who haven't entered school yet? While hiring a babysitter instead of sending them to a child care facility seems attractive financially, there are many benefits to daycare centers as well. Here is the case for both options. Hiring a Sitter The main benefit of hiring a sitter for multiple children is that the costs of care don't go up as much when you add additional children. [Read More]

  • Ideas For "Twin Day" For Your Preschool Class

    When you run a preschool, you're always trying to think of new activities to keep the children occupied. Theme days can be particularly exciting for the class — you simply select a theme and then tailor the day's events around it. One worthwhile theme to plan is "twin day." For this day, you need the children to partner up with a friend; or you may wish to divide the group into partners if you want to encourage children to mingle outside their normal group of friends. [Read More]

  • Up Up And Away! 4 Steps To Help You Prepare For Flight Training

    If you've decided that the time is right to become a pilot, there are some steps you should take before you begin your training. While it might be tempting to jump right in with both feet, advanced preparation will make the process go much smoother. Here are four tips to help you get a head start on your flight training. Get Your Vision Tested If it's been a while since you had your vision tested – or you've never had your vision tested – now's the time to schedule an appointment with an optometrist. [Read More]

  • What Should You Look For In A Math Tutor?

    You've hired a math tutor for your child. That's the first step to getting your young student back on track. Whether she's not exactly thrilled when it comes to math class, she's struggling to understand basic concepts, or her grades are slipping, a tutor can help your child to succeed scholastically. Before hiring a tutor, check out this list of what you need to look for. Communicating with the Teacher [Read More]

  • Ways to Increase Your Air Conditioner's Efficiency

    As August rolls in, there's one thing that you can expect: heat and plenty of it. When it comes to combating brutal heat waves, one of the best things you can do for yourself is invest in an air-conditioning unit. However, such a unit is not necessarily the most inexpensive of endeavors. Luckily, there are a few things you can do that will help you combat costs while combating the heat. [Read More]

  • 5 Benefit Of Daycare Centers Every Parent Should Know

    Daycare centers aren't just all about playtime. When your child's growing up, he has needs that have to be met, from learning the alphabet to learning how to play nicely with others. Daycare centers can help when you're unable to be there. Whether you need to go to work or have to have a few hours off here and there for appointments or schooling, daycare centers can offer some major benefits. [Read More]

  • Avoid Road Rage Situations In Driving School With These Tips

    The highlight of driving school is finally being able to slide into the seat on a vehicle and pull out onto the road for the first time. While this situation can be a little intimidating, you can feel confident that you've received the right training in the classroom – and now it's time to implement what you've learned. As you practice driving along, turning and parking, you'll often be surrounded by other drivers – and some might not be overly patient with your novice status. [Read More]

  • 3 Ways To Stand Out As A Nanny

    Becoming a nanny requires more than just a desire to work with children. You have to take steps to ensure you stand out from other candidates so parents can actually envision you caring for their children. Here are some ways you can make a good impression on potential clients.   Expand Your Skills Parents need to know that you can care for their children in any situation. The more skills you have, the more confidently parents will view you. [Read More]