I am looking for child care for my 2 year old (almost 2 1/2) for 4 days per week. I am thinking he would do best in a smaller preschool situation, but don’t know how to find ones that have openings and are reputable! Any suggestions? Thanks!
Alaflam, Home based preschool are awesome if you find the right situation, and usually less expensive than centers. Childcare resources rock, and a great way to find a licensed home. A few words of advise: A “real” preschool does not have to be licensed if they operate less then 4 hours per day, per shift. They may offer either am or pm, but the same children may not be present at both. Home child care that offers a preschool program is a great find. DEL of Washington has a web page to check for any complaints or ongoing problems, just by entering a phone number or name! Just remember to use your gut feeling, and feel free to drop in ANY time. I have a son that is now 28 that was abused in a home setting and became a non speaker. And also a much younger son that was mistreated in a preschool setting, this past year.