I opened my small family day care in 1979. My daycare consists of children newborn to five-years-old. I provide a full kindergarten curriculum.
I have both full-time and part-time space available in my daycare. I have a daily preschool program that I start when the kids are about 2 years old. By the time they start kindergarten all of my kids have tested at the top of their classes.
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Maureen's Family Daycare in Paradise currently (January 2022) has openings for children age 2 to Kindergarten. I do not currently have any openings for infants to 2 at this time. Maureen provides a full kindergarten curriculum with children moving on to school typically testing higher than average. Come have fun and learn with Miss Maureen.
Over the years, I have had the opportunity to care for hundreds of awesome children. To watch them grow up and become equally awesome adults is why I do what I do.
Maureen's Family Daycare in Paradise currently (September 1) has openings for children age 2 to Kindergarten. I do not currently have any openings for infants to 2 at this time. Maureen provides a full kindergarten curriculum with children moving on to school typically testing higher than average. Come have fun and learn with Miss Maureen.
It is important to introduce your child to a daily routine as much as possible. Routine brings a balance into the child's day and has multiple benefits to both the parents and the child.
5 Important Activities to Include in Your Child's Daily Routine Children thrive on routine. Including these 5 activities into your child's daily routine are beneficial in more ways than one!
A great way to teach your children responsibility is through daily chores. They should be appropriate for their age to allow them to succeed. We work on some of these in the daycare.
Don't underestimate your child - independence can start early at home!
Is your toddler having difficulties staying in bed at night? Some very good helpful hints could help everybody get a good night's sleep.
3 Mom Tricks to Help Kids Stay in Bed What do you do when a toddler keeps getting out of bed? On top of that, what do you do when it bleeds over into the preschool years?
Hilarious state park ranger explains viral mountain lion video There have been a lot of stories in the news this week about mountain lions, California’s big cat. The most viral story came out of Utah when a very mad mother mountain lion charged at a jogg…
Be mindful of the precious cargo you are carrying and ensure they are strapped into their seats correctly.
Child Safety Seats Buckling up is the single most effective thing you can do to protect yourself and your passengers in a crash. It is extremely important to make sure all children riding in your car be properly secured before every trip.
Bedtime stories are a great way to bond with your child. Sharing stories help your child develop the skills that they will need as they get older.
The Most Powerful Family Ritual? The Bedtime Story "We don’t just read to our kids, we read with our kids."
Routine is an important part of your child's development.
Boundaries, routines and early bedtimes: 13 habits that raise well-adjusted kids. With so much conflicting parenting advice, you may wonder how to raise a well-adjusted kid? Before you hide under the pillow, check out these 13 habits any parent can do.
One of the things as parents that we do with our newborns is watching for various milestones that help us gauge whether our babies growth is typical.
The Sweetest Baby Milestones (and When to Expect Them) All milestones in Baby's first year are special, but some are especially sweet. Moments like smiling and blowing kisses are also worth tracking on your infant development chart. Find out when to expect these developmental milestones and more.
Fire survivor gets tiny home in Paradise Another Camp Fire survivor is in a comfortable home back on the ridge.
At Maureen's Family Day Care we believe that reading to children expands their minds and imaginations. That is why we read together for one hour every day. We are proud to say that many of our children test at first grade levels as they enter kindergarten.
Children Have Sharper Vocabulary Skills by Age 3 When Parents Read with Them Early on: Study "Children respond positively to shared reading at an early age and doing so is one way to improve language skills for all," says the study's lead author
Modern technology has helped us improve many things in our lives. However, it is important that there is a balance in how much technology is introduced to a child in the very early years. Kids love books, that's why we read to the kids every day for an hour at Maureen's Family Day Care.
Toddlers engage more with print books than tablets: Study “The print book is a really beautiful object," said Dr. Tiffany Munzer.
A very sad story, but a very important reminder to parents. Car seats were not designed for babies to sleep in, once they have been removed from the car base.
Parents Lose 'Miracle' Twin to Napping in His Car Seat for 2 Hours at Day Care Rachel Jungling lost her son Anders suddenly when a day care worker left him sleeping in his car seat. Now, she's warning others not to do the same.
Sometimes we just don't know what is bothering a cranky baby. This may help in comforting them when you have gone down the list (tired, hungry, dirty diaper, etc) with no success.
To Soothe A Cranky Baby, Gently Massage These 7 Spots On Her Tiny Feet For parents, touching your baby’s chubby little feet is just an instinct. It’s something you do because they are simply too gosh-darn cute for words. You can’t help yourself! However, it turns out that there may actually be another good excuse for tickling your little one’s tootsies. Did you...
Maureen's Family Daycare in Paradise has immediate FULL TIME and PART TIME openings for children ages infant to kindergarten. We provide a pre-kindergarten curriculum. If you or your friends are looking for daycare in a loving home, please contact us at (530) 945-3439.
It is important to teach children life skills early. Chores help prepare them for adult life.
Kids Who Do Chores Are More Successful Adults When your kids balk, science is on your side.
At Maureen's Family Day Care we read to the children an hour each day. As it is said, "Reading is Fundamental" to life's journey.
This is so true. Even when they don't seem to be "listening," they pick up on a lot. ~MV
Love is so powerful. Hug your kids today.
New Study: The More you Hug your Kids, the More Their Brains Develop To borrow a phrase: love works in mysterious ways. We are born to love and, as it turns out, love
These are a fun thing to do with the kids for Halloween.
Children can think of 100 different things they need to do when it’s bedtime. This article offers solutions to making a smoother transition into bed. It also provides a chart for how many hours sleep a child should sleep based on their age.
Teaching a child to stay in their own bed at night Today I want to talk about how to keep your child in their own bed. Let me first take a minute to explain that your child will be healthier, do better in school, be more pleasant throughout the day, and just feel better overall, if they are getting enough sleep (no matter where that may be: your bed...
Routines are an important part in a child’s development. This is a great way to provide a visual to help transition from one task to the next.
Reading allows a child's imagination to grow while expanding their learning and understanding of love and empathy towards the world.
It's science: Reading aloud to your kids makes them smarter and kinder The best thing is that it’s completely free, it takes just 10-15 minutes a day, and anyone can do it.
Positive reinforcement is critical to a child's development. The words we use with children helps reinforce positive self esteem.
It is extremely important to ensure your child is water safe as early as possible. It can happen quickly. Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death among children age 1-4 in the U.S. For those age 5-19, it is the third leading cause of accidental death.
Sports medicine column: Swimming should be the first sport a child learns Finally, the weather is warm and summer heat means swimming pools and beaches will be filling with children and their parents.
Anybody that has ever had a toddler, can completely relate to this.
It is important for your child's growth to establish a schedule and have regular bedtimes.
Irregular Bedtime leads to worse behavior & slower development! Staying up later on the weekends? Studies show it is making their behavior worse, test scores lower & development slower. It also contributes to childhood obesity.
At Maureen's Family Daycare we encourage the importance of treating each other respect and using our words.
Your child's social skills in kindergarten are more important than their academics Here are five to focus on building in your kiddo.
Maureen's Family Daycare currently has an opening for full or part-time daycare in Paradise. Ages Infant to 5. Kindergarten curriculum.
Call (530) 945-3439 or leave a message on this page and we will get back to you within 24 hours.
It's never too early to begin to teach your child life skills and responsibility.
Chores By Age 3-14 Age-Appropriate Chores for kids ages 3-14
They are only kids once and not for very long.
Yes, yes and yes! ✔️
Parents are a child's biggest cheerleader.
As they say, reading is fundamental. Open up your child's mind and read to them daily.
I provide both full-time and part-time care in my daycare.
I have a daily preschool program that I start when the kids are about 2 years old. By the time they start kindergarten all of my kids have tested at the top of their classes.
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Paradise Pre-School, a non-profit parent co-operative which serve Ridge families with Kindergarten Readiness & Early Learning Programs.
Playing Around is a Summer Day Camp run in the Ridge area. Playing Around is a small business run through Paradise High Schools ROP programs.
Paradise Pre-School is a non-profit parent co-operative in Paradise, CA which serve Ridge families with Kindergarten Readiness & Early Learning Programs.