Homeschooling curriculum for preschool

Parents who decide to homeschool their preschooler may feel overwhelmed with where to start. Many parents start looking for a formal curriculum that encourages a foundation for future education and find that there are a lot of options.

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How much does preschool cost?

Unfortunately in most of the United States there is no public preschool. This means that in most cases parents are paying out of pocket for early education, typically for 1, 2, or even 3 years before their children enter kindergarten at age 5 or 6. Preschool is more expensive than a lot of parents initially plan on.

Here’s how to understand what preschool costs and different ways to manage those costs.

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What to do when you and your partner disagree about child care

It’s common for parents to disagree many parenting issues so what do you do when you and your partner disagree about child care? We’ll walk you through a few key tactics for resolving child care disagreements so you and your partner can both be on the same page.

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How to figure out what child care arrangement is best for your family

With so many child care options, it can be difficult to determine which is the best arrangement for your family. 

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8 Most Common Types of Child Care

With the many different types of child care, how do parents know which ones are the best fit for their families? The type of child care you need is dependent on so many factors, including your individual child, budget, availability and more.

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What is the average cost of daycare?

Calculating the average cost of childcare in the United States involves several factors, including type of childcare, age group, and location. But currently, the national average cost of childcare is between $9,000 and $9,600 per year.

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12 Best Montessori Toys for Kids

Montessori activities and learning materials are what make the Montessori method of early education unique. This unique learning approach is also integrated into some of the best Montessori toys for kids to help further their education.

Activities in the Montessori classroom teach particular concepts or skills that allow children to learn and correct mistakes on their own. There are specific Montessori toys and books for each age group that can help promote the Montessori principles of learning, play, and exploration in the Montessori classroom… but you can also bring them into your home.

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When is it time to switch daycares?

Just when you thought you found the perfect daycare for your child, warning signs begin to pop up. Your child makes a fuss when getting ready to leave for daycare in the morning and comes home upset more often than not. Or perhaps you’ve noticed things that could be done better at the daycare, but you’ve been ignoring them. When do you know it’s time to find a new daycare?

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Should you choose daycare or a nanny?

Parents and caregivers know how difficult it can be to make childcare choices. Should you hire a nanny to take care of your child in the comfort of your own home, or should you enroll your child in a daycare? It can be a daunting decision. Below are some of the pros and cons for both options to help you make the best choice for your family.

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What is an in-home daycare?

An in-home daycare is childcare run out of a daycare provider’s home, rather than a daycare center. Children get to socialize with other kids in a safe and comfortable environment.

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