February 2022

Moms Benefit From Daycare, Too!

While there have been many studies showing that quality preschool programs give children a headstart in their schooling and early friendships, there haven’t been many studies showing the benefits of daycare for parents. Recently, University of Chicago sociologist Mario Small conducted a national survey of “3,500 mothers in 20 large U.S. cities, a survey of …

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Daycare Encourages Independence

In order to grow into a well-rounded, responsible adult who contributes to society, a child needs to have appropriate independence. This can begin earlier than you might think! In a daycare setting, children don’t have their parents or other relatives around. They must rely on themselves to communicate with teachers and other classmates. Children given …

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