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Yellowbook Child Care Answers

Are child care providers required to be licensed or accredited?

Licensing and accreditation requirements of child care providers vary greatly from one state to another...More

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Are Small Schools Better?

Recent research, along with common sense, indicates that smaller schools do far better for a child’s education than those that are larger or overcrowded...More

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How do I find child care?

Finding the right child care provider isn’t an easy task, nor should it be...More

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When Should I Potty Train My Child?

This is a question that can’t be answered with a number...More

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How do I tell if my child has a learning disability?

It's important to remember that children learn at different rates of speed and respond to certain teaching styles better than others...More

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How do I get child care assistance?

If you are unable to afford child care, you should be aware of government programs that operate from state to state that provide help to low income families...More

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What is the child care tax credit?

The child care tax credit allows you to receive a federal credit of up to 35 percent of the amount of money you spend per year on child care...More

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How do I report a child care facility?

If you determine or suspect a child care facility of wrongdoing, illegal activity, or anything else that could put the lives or well being of the children they care for at risk, you have the obligation and the ability to report them to the state government...More

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How do I check if there are any complaints against a child care facility?

Determining if there have been any complaints against a child care facility that you are considering enrolling your child in, or that you have already enrolled your child in, is strongly recommended...More

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Does daycare harm children?

This is a question that’s been the source of many debates, but the majority of research seems to indicate that daycare itself doesn’t harm children...More

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What questions should I ask a daycare?

When trying to match your child up with the daycare center that will best serve their needs, it’s important to have discussions with the daycare center that satisfy your concerns...More

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Should I immunize my child?

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), all children should be immunized to protect them from the numerous risks they face if left exposed to certain viruses...More

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Where can I find registered sex offenders in my area?

The first step in protecting your children from sex offenders is to know where they live...More

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Is breast milk better than formula for my child?

The question depends largely upon who you ask, but for all intents and purposes the "breast is best" camp appears have gained the most amount of credibility in this debate...More

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What is postpartum depression and am I at risk?

Postpartum depression typically occurs within the first 4 weeks of delivery, but can occur immediately following or up to a year later...More

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Should I brush my baby's teeth?

Brushing your baby’s teeth is an important first step in ensuring the dental health of your child, but it isn’t something you should worry about for at least 4 months...More

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How do I know if my child is being bullied?

Most parents mistakenly feel that if their child is being bullied, they’ll be the first to know...More

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When can my child stay home alone?

Experts agree that most children should not be left home alone until they’re about 11 or 12...More

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How can I childproof my computer?

There are several things you can do to childproof your computer that will prevent your child from coming across any potentially damaging or disturbing images online, as well as keeping them away from falling prey to online predators...More

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What questions should I ask a baby-sitter?

Leaving your child in the care of a baby-sitter, whether that person is a complete stranger or someone you’ve known for a long time, is a frightening prospect for many...More

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