Benefits of Daycare

Structure and Routine for Young Children: The Benefits

Children need the consistency of a structured routine to flourish, but a schedule can be hard to accomplish as a stay-at-home parent.    It’s easy to see how tantrums result from inconsistency. Why can’t special treats and trips happen every day? Why can’t your children watch more television even when you don’t have a deadline …

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Early Math Skills Are a Better Predictor of Success Than Early Reading

Most people envision early reading as a marker of a particularly smart kid. While reading has previously been a major indicator of intellectual and educational success, new research indicates that math skills are more important than reading in predicting future academic success. In fact, now experts are stating that early math skills need priority in …

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Benefits of Introducing Science Concepts for Young Children

All children are born with a great curiosity. From infancy, children are actively exploring the world around them.   And yet, children need adult help and supervision to safely explore their environment. Instead of seeing this as an inconvenience, adults should embrace the opportunity to see the world through a child’s eyes again. Additionally, there is …

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What’s a Normal Day at Bright Start Louisville?

When someone else is watching your child, it’s easy to wonder what occupies your child’s time. Are they learning? Getting physical activity? Making friends? Eating nutritious meals? Here’s a peek into what your child experiences at Bright Start Louisville. Gross Motor Activities  At Bright Start, we love to include gross motor activities! Exercise can help …

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Is a Nanny or Daycare Better Childcare?

If you’re looking for childcare options, you may be debating between hiring a nanny or using a daycare service. Let’s see how these compare! Socialization: Daycare vs. Nanny Because children are with peers all day long in daycare, socialization comes naturally and abundantly in this setting. At Bright Start, we have planned activities and free …

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Reading to Children: The Benefits

Adults are instinctively drawn to reading to children. A special bond develops as adults show children their world through books. Here are five benefits of reading to children. Improved Language Skills Children are born as blank slates concerning language; their brains are like sponges, readily able to absorb even multiple languages simultaneously. Reading, even from …

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How To Prepare Your 3 or 4-Year-Old for Early Preschool

Early preschool is a huge milestone for you and your child! While children who have attended daycare have the advantage of knowing Bright Start Louisville’s facility and teachers, their new classroom has more structure. Our experienced staff works through our exceptional curriculum, preparing them for kindergarten material. However, your child may still have an adjustment …

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