July 6, 2011

Corporate Chain or Family Owned & Operated?

Since 1978 Halsey Schools has been family owned & operated. As you start to visit preschools and daycare centers you’ll notice some are owned by large corporate chains and others are owned and operated by local families like yours. Your choice depends on your preference. Corporate franchised childcare can have bureaucracies to deal with. While […]

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April 6, 2011

Time to START! Starting Preschool & Daycare

Any change for a family requires some period of adjustment. Every child and every parent is different and will react in different ways. When starting school or daycare some parents and children are good to go on day one. Others take more time. Sometimes families do great on day 1 & 2 but then have […]

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April 5, 2011

Keep Communicating

We all know that if a bridge is not structurally sound, it will eventually collapse.  Likewise, if relationships are not built on a sturdy foundation, they too will fail. Sometimes parents and teachers can be intimidated by each other.  But by willingly beginning the home/school relationship with an open, sharing approach, we can build trust.  […]

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