fbpx

7 Things to Do to Prepare For a Baby Financially

Preparing for your little one can be an exciting time. Whether you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, it’s important that you prepare for your baby financially. Many parents are unaware of the actual costs of raising a child. Getting wrapped up in the fun stuff such as putting together the

Read More...

The Big Debate: Disposable versus Cloth Diapers

Disposable versus cloth diapers? New parents have many decisions to make and the debate over what diapers to use is, like many parenting decisions, a tough one. Mainly because it can be a very polarizing choice for parents. Costs, convenience, and the environmental impact each play a factor in the

Read More...

Types of Preschool Programs for Your Child

How do you pick the right preschool program for your child? After taking into consideration location and budget, the next factor to evaluate is the actual type of preschool program. Choosing a preschool program is an important decision because it lays the foundation for your child’s education. Yo

Read More...

20 Daycare Hacks You Need to Know

Sending your child to daycare can be overwhelming, especially in the beginning. New people, new routine, new everything can make both the parent and child nervous. We rounded up the best daycare hacks to help make the new transition a breeze. From getting out of the house in the morning on time to

Read More...

Do you have questions about child tax credits in 2021? We break it down for you.

On Wednesday, March 10th Congress passed a landmark $1.9 trillion stimulus package. This package has immediate implications for parents, specifically around child tax credits. For many households, child care is the second-largest expense. Therefore any sort of reduction would be a major relief for

Read More...

City Spotlight: Boston Magic Beans

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 second “City Spotlight” post we

Read More...

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

Read More...

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

Read More...

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

Read More...

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

Read More...