Childcare Sourcebook

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If you've ever worried about the safety of a day-care center, the qualifications of a nanny, or the security of a day camp, The ChildCare Sourcebook is here to help. As a leading child-care advocate and parent, Ellen Tauscher understands your concerns, questions, and fears, and she's devised a program to help you avoid common pitfalls and problems she encountered. More than just theories and advice, The ChildCare Sourcebook provides all the hands-on tools you need to make child care work. Tauscher shows you how ...
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If you've ever worried about the safety of a day-care center, the qualifications of a nanny, or the security of a day camp, The ChildCare Sourcebook is here to help. As a leading child-care advocate and parent, Ellen Tauscher understands your concerns, questions, and fears, and she's devised a program to help you avoid common pitfalls and problems she encountered. More than just theories and advice, The ChildCare Sourcebook provides all the hands-on tools you need to make child care work. Tauscher shows you how to determine your child-care needs, find the appropriate provider, and manage that situation effectively.

The one resource you need for a trouble- and anxiety-free childcare experience, this handy book is packed with anecdotes, quizzes, and forms, and filled withe the information a parent needs not only to find appropriate and reliable childcare providers but also to manage them effectively with clear guidelines, skillful communication, and astute observation. The accompanying disk takes readers step-by-step through an easy-to-use program of questions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780028608181
  • Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/1/1996
  • Edition description: BK&DISK
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.07 (w) x 9.19 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Ch. 1 Why Is Child Care Such a Problem? 1
Ch. 2 Inform Yourself about Your Options 13
Ch. 3 Let's Get Legal 43
Ch. 4 Determining Your Personal Child-Care Needs 53
Ch. 5 Finding and Hiring Your In-Home Child-Care Provider 71
Ch. 6 Managing Your In-Home Child-Care Provider 107
Ch. 7 Finding and Hiring Family Day Care 137
Ch. 8 Finding and Hiring Day-Care Centers 171
Ch. 9 Care for Your Older Child: Before and After School, School Holidays, and Summer Vacation 193
Ch. 10 Templates 215
Appendix 1 Legal Kit 261
Appendix 2 Resources 289
Bibliography 291
Index 293
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