With an ever-increasing number of families dependent on both parents to bring in income, the need for quality childcare continues to be in high demand. With so many options and providers to sift through, how can you know if you’re making the right decision for your family? Let this short list of options help you decide which path is right for you. What is a preschool, what is a daycare, and how do they differ? Both preschool and daycare offer a place for your children to be supervised during their parents’ working

Meet Jordan, 2 ½’ s Teacher Why did you chose ABC’s & 123’s Learning Center? “I had the opportunity to have my own class and the consistency of the same children which helped me build a better relationship with the kids.” What is your favorite activity to do with the children “My Favorite activity is story time and art time.” What education do you have and goals do you have in regards to your education? “I’m currently working on completing my CDA and would eventually like to get my degree in elementary education.” What is your favorite

Meet Ms. Emily G - Two's Teacher Emily enjoys spending her days with children. She says “They are absolutely amazing! If we as adults pay attention, they will teach us many things. I’ve worked with children most of my life in various capacities (childcare, church ministry, camp and in the public-school system). It’s hard to label my favorite thing about children. I love their sense of discovery, their imagination, their zest for life, and their desire to learn. There’s nothing that can match the sound of child’s laughter or the hugs they give. I’ve

Ms. Parrish, our new Pre-K Teacher, is currently working on her Doctorate in Behavior Science and has almost 30 years of experience as an educator.  Why do you work in Early Childhood Education? I suffer from Dyslexia and when I see these children, I see myself and want to help each of them excel in their own way.  A teacher once called me "slow".  It has always been my passion to teach and give today's students a positive educational experience. What is your favorite thing to do with the children? I

Meet Two's Teacher, Ms. Emily! Why did you chose ABC’s & 123’s Learning Center? “ABC’s & 123’s has a great online reputation in the community and from my initial meeting all staff were friendly and outgoing. Management is involved in helping you meet you educational and professional goals. Dana, Bree, and Breanna are great!” What is your favorite activity to do with the children? "I enjoy doing art and reading centers with the children, especially books that they can act out and read along to. My class especially enjoys making animals out of paper

Your kids are your world, and the time has come to start considering options for childcare, which begs the question—what should you consider when deciding who will be taking care of your child? Aside from hiring a private Nanny, which can be costly and difficult to find the “right fit” for your family, there are two popular options—daycare and preschool. Check out this quick infographic that gives a quick overview of the main differences between daycare and preschool: From the image above, you can clearly see that all childcare options are not