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Questions to ask about child care


Over a month ago a person wrote a letter about looking for daycares. I am going to extend on this by giving ideas to ask providers when looking for child care. Ask for references. From my personal experience this is one of the biggest indicators of why parents choose my daycare. What is included in the fees, meals, diapers, etc? What activities are offered? Some daycares may go on field trips or do other activities. Another important question is a schedule.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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