What We Are Doing in Anticipation of Christmas

Watch Me Grow Daycare Center certainly loves celebrating the holiday season. Christmastime is a festive time of year for both the adults and the kids at Watch Me Grow. Right after Thanksgiving, the kids got their start “decking the halls.” Well, not only the halls, but the classrooms, too. Besides making hand-made artistic Christmas decorations […]

The Health Benefits of Sending Your Child to Daycare

The demands on a person’s time these days can seem overwhelming. Paying bills, keeping up with The Buffalo Bills (win or lose!), doing laundry (there’s always laundry to do, right?), Facebook, and working, in general, keep a lot of adults very busy. Parents often have a hard time finding any time for themselves. That’s why […]

Signs of a Quality Daycare Program

If you’re going to hand over your child to adults working at a daycare center, you want to know they’ll be safe, treated nicely, and cared for, just like they’d be at home. What are some signs of a quality daycare? First, consider the daycare center’s reputation in the community. Parents talk and they can […]

Five Reasons to Send Your Child to Daycare

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  Dropping your child off at daycare for the first time can a difficult and emotional experience. It’s also tough on the second day, and the third, and the fourth, and the fifth—okay let’s just face it. Letting go of your baby never gets any easier. Still, considering the positive impact that daycare can have […]

How to Help Children Get in the Routine of Going to Daycare

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If you’re a child who is used to mom and dad and the safe confines of the family home, then going to daycare can be intimidating. It’s a totally new environment with new people.   A parent or caregiver can help a child get in the routine of going to daycare by literally taking them […]

The Boost That Comes With Spending Summer Outside

Remember the excitement of a summer day when you were young? If you were like most children back then, you most likely popped out of bed, threw some clothes on and ran outside to join the rest of the neighborhood children. You returned home—begrudgingly—once dinner was ready, or when the streetlights popped on.   It’s […]

3 Ways Daycare Can Help Socialize Your Child

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While many parents who are unable to stay home with their children would give anything to do so, sometimes sending their sons and daughters to daycare can be the best thing for them. Too many times, children who don’t attend any kind of childcare miss out on many things including socializing and developmental skills.   […]

Tis the Season for the Cold and Flu

The days are getting shorter and they are certainly getting colder. We’ve experienced our first snowstorm and the runny noses are not far behind. That’s right; it is officially cold and flu season. While we do our best to keep your little ones safe and healthy here at Watch Me Grow Daycare Center, you can […]

How a Reputable Daycare Center can Aid Parents and Children

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When it comes to deciding whether you want to send your child to daycare, it can be quite difficult. Honestly, it’ll probably be one of the most difficult decisions you have to make in your child’s young life.   And let us warn you: there will be nay-sayers. We get it. Daycare isn’t for every […]

The Importance of Children Engaging with Others Their Age

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When a child goes off to daycare, they do more than learn and play – they build friendships. Children who learn to make friends at a young age establish what comfort and support means. They learn what it means to have a friend and what it means to be a friend. It’s more than the […]