Parents need to be diligent in deciding on child care

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Cleveland Jewish News
July 26, 2017


Choosing a daycare can be a difficult decision for parents and some parents struggle with the initial search.

Carol Paull, child care consultant at Hanna Perkins School in Shaker Heights, and Linda Bensoussan at YABI Nursery and Childcare in University Heights, both said parents should start this search by visiting and observing the environments of the daycares in which they are interested.

“(Parents) really want to pay attention to what is going on, like the interactions between teachers and children and if it’s respectful,” Paull said. “Are the children working individually or in small groups? Are the teachers looking at the whole children, in all aspects like social, emotional, physical and cognition?”

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