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7 Tips for Dealing with Being on the Daycare Waitlist

You’ve done all the tours. You’ve read all the reviews. You’ve finally chosen the perfect daycare. Only one problem . . . there are no spots available and they’ve put your child on a daycare waitlist. It's an incredibly frustrating and disappointing experience to find a daycare that checks

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Tips to Teach Mindfulness to Toddlers

Toddler emotions can range from intense calm fascination to extreme frustration all in the span of a minute. When your toddler is in the middle of a tantrum it can seem like you can do nothing right and you’re at a loss as to how to help them. Teaching your toddler about mindfulness is a tool tha

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City Spotlight: Boston Nurture by Naps

Boston represents our second city launch and we are thrilled to be able to bring Upfront and the ability to search daycare prices to Boston parents. We also want to highlight other local resources for parents which is why we started “City Spotlight!” For our first “City Spotlight” post we h

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How To Get Your Baby to Nap at Daycare

One of the most common questions parents have before sending their infant to daycare is “How is my baby going to nap at daycare?” This is especially true for parents that have finally established a routine and nap schedule for their infant. A daycare is a whole new environment for infants and p

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How to Get Your Toddler to Wear a Mask

While there is hope that the pandemic will end with two newly approved vaccines, there is still a need for mask-wearing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. And, as recommended by the CDC, everyone over the age of two should be wearing masks. But getting a two-year-old to wear a mask can seem like an

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Daycare Teachers

As the holidays draw near and we’re finishing finding gifts for our family and friends one group that deserves a little extra appreciation this year is daycare teachers. In 2020 daycares have struggled to survive and those that have survived have had to take on many extra precautions and costs in

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How to See Santa at Home in 2020

It’s that time of year again. Time to untangle the lights, take out the reindeer shaped cookie cutter, and coordinate the perfect holiday-themed outfits for a picture with Santa. Or maybe not on that last item. Families are adjusting their special traditions this year due to the continued surge o

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Delaying Preschool or Daycare Because of COVID-19? Here’s What To Do.

While many parents start looking for a daycare as soon as they find out they are expecting some parents are delaying preschool or daycare and are choosing to start with a nanny. Before the age of two babies can get a great deal of social interaction from just their immediate family and a caregiver.

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Childcare Pricing: How to Evaluate the Value of Childcare

When choosing the best childcare option for your family, there's a lot to consider, including how to evaluate the value of childcare. To choose the best fit, you’ll want to include several elements in your decision. However, the price of childcare may be one of the biggest factors. Types of Ch

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Touring a Daycare? 7 Red Flags to Look Out For

As you search for the perfect daycare for your children, it's good to have questions ready and look for certain red flags. And one of the best ways to narrow down the right daycare is to go on a tour. It is a great way to interact with the staff, ask all of your questions and see how the children a

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