ABC’s & 123’s Learning Centers has always made the safety and wellbeing of our children our top priority.   As we navigate through this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic together, we want to assure you that we are working harder than ever to provide a safe environment for your family. Enhanced Disinfectant Procedures Our strict cleaning and disinfecting procedures have always adhered to CDC guidelines, however, with the onset of this outbreak, we have taken further steps in our hand washing and disinfecting procedures.  All staff members wear face masks.  Teachers conduct a deep

Research shows that the first five years of your child’s life are critical in their development. These years set the stage for future success! The foundations of sensory-motor, physical, social, emotional and cognitive development are formed during these years. More than one million new neural connections are formed every second in the first few years of life. Your child's development at every age prepares them for learning as they get older.  Even in infancy, as young as seven months old, children learn social skills and language formation. They form gross motor skills and social interaction

When you leave your children with a childcare provider, you want to be sure that they’re in good hands. Security and safety is one of the top priorities for most parents who walk through our doors. We want you to have the peace of mind that comes with knowing they’ll be safe, so we put together a checklist of all the things you should expect to find at a high-quality, educational daycare and preschool.

Here are five ways to help your kids thrive before five: 1. Engage them in conversation. Children are constantly learning. And how to have and hold a conversation is a vital piece of their development. So how you talk to them and how they see you communicate to others is how they will also begin to communicate. Not only will this help them later in life to talk to people, but it will also help them to learn to express themselves. Whether it is how they are feeling at the time

When it comes to childcare in Indiana, you’ve got options! And while some parents are fortunate enough to have family members and friends available to help care for their children, others parents choose to send their children to a home daycare, use a private childcare center or enroll them in a part-time public preschool. All of these options have pros and cons, but there are a few basic things to look for when making your childcare decision: Indiana state law requires childcare providers to meet basic safety requirements that include: Acquiring

  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

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