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The Daycare Business: What Your Baby Is Really Learning From Other Babies

  • Broadcast in Women
Host Naimah Latif

Host Naimah Latif


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Many mothers choose to put their children in daycare facilities so that they can return to work. Actually, being around other children can be a stimulating and rewarding experience, if the daycare professionals are nurturing, attentive, and skilled in guiding a child through the phases of learning and development. But, if it's just a business of numbers, a head count to rake in money without regard to what environment is created by the presence of the other children, you may want to rethink that daycare decision and find a private sitter. Children learn from other children, and what some parents allow their children to absorb may not be what you want your child exposed to. Daycare: is it good or bad for a young child? What should you look for when picking out a good daycare provider?