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  1. Are eating and sleeping areas clean, quiet and comfortable?
  2. Are parent references available?
  3. Are teacher-directed activities well balanced with free play time?
  4. Can I visit at any time?
  5. Does the staff-child ratio match legal requirements?
  6. Is the equipment safe, suitable and accessible to the children?
  7. Is there a variety of age-appropriate materials to help children develop?
  8. What age children do you accept?
  9. What do I do if my child is sick?
  10. Who is the director?

Are eating and sleeping areas clean, quiet and comfortable?

Our eating and sleeping areas are cleaned and disinfected regularly, as well as the toys and equipment. Sleeping areas are cozy, dimly lit with night lights, and we play soft, classical music.

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are parent references available?

Yes, upon request. See our page with references.

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Are teacher-directed activities well balanced with free play time?

We have both teacher-directed activities and free play. each activity, whether structured or unstructured, allow the child's own abilities to grow and develop naturally.

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CAN I VISIT AT ANY TIME?

Yes. We have an open door policy and encourage parents to visit. Please also feel free to call us at any time during the day. The Director's cell phone number is available to all, after hours or on weekends.

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Does the staff-child ratio match legal requirements?

Yes. The legal requirements for group family daycare is as follows:

1:5 ratio with children under 2 years old
1:6 ratio with all children over 2 years old, plus 2 after-school children.
"This is strictly enforced!"

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how do i know if my child is too sick for daycare?

See our health policy page!

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Is the equipment safe, suitable and accessible to the children?

All our equipment is age-appropriate and accessible. It is checked regularly for defects or recalls. We do our own safety assessment as well as the Office of Child and Family Services safety check.

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Is there a variety of age-appropriate materials to help children develop?

We provide a variety of age-appropriate materials and opportunities for your child to create, explore and communicate with other children and staff. ."Growing with your child."

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what age children do you accept?

6 weeks old through after-school children up to 12 years old.

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What do I do if my child is sick?

See our health policy page.

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Who is the director?

Tina Langsam has over 20 years of experience in the child care field. See page on "Our Director."

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