Enrollment Withdrawal

When your child is ready to attend Kindergarten or 1st Grade, or if there in another circumstance that requires you to withdrawal your child's enrollment, advance written notice of a minimum of two-weeks is required (and appreciated).  This time period allows us to plan the proper transition activities for your child, his/her friends, and us!  … Continue reading Enrollment Withdrawal

Special Needs and Considerations (includes Health Policy)

Special Needs My program is open to all children, no matter the level of their physical, emotional, or mental capabilities.  Special needs, like most anything, has a spectrum of considerations, so we will work with you one-on-one for the best care options; that being said, we are not trained in Special Education and are not qualified … Continue reading Special Needs and Considerations (includes Health Policy)

Parent Communications and Child Assessments

Parent Communications Phone calls, text messages and emails:  Because the children are being constantly supervised and cared for, if your family is not currently enrolled, we may not be able to answer or return your call right away.  Please allow up to one-business day for returned communications.  For families who are currently enrolled, we will always answer … Continue reading Parent Communications and Child Assessments

Behavior Policy

At no time ever will the children be yelled at, physically punished, have their personal rights violated, or be verbally harassed.  Regular disciplinary methods for verbal or emotional conflict: Calming situation down to a “neutral” state. Listening to each child’s issues and acknowledging his or her feelings. Helping the children understand consequences of their actions … Continue reading Behavior Policy

“One is not ideal for all, but all is ideal for one.”

I remember, with a frown and shake of my head, when my mother mentioned her confusion and disappointment at my choice of career in childcare after obtaining multiple degrees in intercultural studies and having my UC Berkeley degree focus in cultural ideology and the political economy of globalization.  It makes absolute sense to me though!  … Continue reading “One is not ideal for all, but all is ideal for one.”