What are the benefits of preschool vs daycare? Is preschool required?

Most parents mix up daycare and preschool quite often. Though both of it are related to childcare and child development, they both are different in India. Daycare — This is mainly for childcare. They also have childhood education trained staff. Preschool — It is a setup that can be considered as a less formal class before the kid moves … Continue reading What are the benefits of preschool vs daycare? Is preschool required?

What is better: a daycare or keeping children at home?

Daycare helps parents who are busy due to their own reasons to keep their kids in a safe and trustworthy place. The staff and the childcare providers in daycare are experienced and trained to take care of the kids. There can be many reasons to put the child in daycare. And I personally feel that … Continue reading What is better: a daycare or keeping children at home?

How can I tell if my 2 year old toddler is happy at daycare?

If the child happily gets ready and is excited to go the daycare most of the days and doesn’t want to leave his friends even when you come to pick him up, that’s the best way to know that your child is happy at the daycare. Your child will act a little cranky during dropoff … Continue reading How can I tell if my 2 year old toddler is happy at daycare?

Are Parents Whatsapp Groups Harming Your School?

There is a surprising recent trend in many schools in India to use WhatsApp groups to communicate with parents. Although free and easy to set up, it may be costing the school in numerous ways. School leaders need to consider the following implications before embracing this technological trend. Lack of controlSchool leaders have little or … Continue reading Are Parents Whatsapp Groups Harming Your School?

One-Stop Online Billing System for Preschool & Daycares

Illumine is the most powerful solution to automate processes at childcare centres and preschool programs, removing every operational burden for schools. In this article, I want to deep dive into billing — one of the most challenging areas to manage at a childcare centre and how Illumine abstracts the problem and solves it in an intuitive way. With … Continue reading One-Stop Online Billing System for Preschool & Daycares

How Illumine’s Childcare App Helps Daycare Providers Everyday

We know home daycare providers do not have it easy. You have to be a tax expert, a payroll expert, and a marketing expert — all while managing family relationships and most importantly taking extremely good care of the children. It’s like a whole company rolled into one person. That’s where a childcare management app like Illumine … Continue reading How Illumine’s Childcare App Helps Daycare Providers Everyday

Do you know why one of these girls will do better in school?

Read this to find out credit: nspk.org.uk Children grow up being exposed to very different language environments. Sara hasn’t started school yet. She is only three, and spends her days with either her dad or in her day care center. To outsiders, Sara’s dad might sound like a broken record. He prattles on about everything he does, … Continue reading Do you know why one of these girls will do better in school?