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Good Decision Making

Good Decision Making

What is the one thing we all do the most every day is make decisions. This of course is not different for children. A toddler must decide on what to wear, what toys to play with, what to say or how to ask for something, etc. From the moment a child wakes up till going...
The Importance of Gratitude

The Importance of Gratitude

Children only learn what they experience and learning gratitude is important. We value this at our center and know our parents do as well. Learning gratitude at an early age will carry out to be a caring adult. Gratitude is simply empathy, which is becoming sensitive...
The Importance of Child Care over Daycare

The Importance of Child Care over Daycare

During COVID parents have found even more the importance of childhood educational facilities. The administrators and teachers at Close to Home Childcare and Preschool, maintain the highest educational credentials to their positions and are always striving to learn how...
The Importance of Reading

The Importance of Reading

  Once entering any of our classrooms (babies, preschool, toddler, pre-school, pre-k or our after-school program) there you will notice books everywhere. We know that reading is critical to the development of a child. With each day planned out around a specific...