It is probably true to say that childcare is one of the most stressful areas of modern parenthood. Choosing the right type of childcare and right child carer is therefore among one of the most important decisions you will probably have to make. It is vital to get it right. This book will equip you with the vital information needed in order for you to make an educated decision about the type of childcare you require to meet your own individual family's needs. But it doesn't stop there - it will also help to: - Ensure that the relationship between your child, the carer and yourself works well - Know what to expect from your carer in terms of play and educational activities - Know what to do when either your child or your carer is ill - Understand the childcare contract - Know what to do when things go wrong. Plus there are important questions to ask to help you choose the right childcare for your child.
ALLISON LEE has worked as a childcare practitioner for over fifteen years. She has written over ten books and distance learning courses, which she also tutors, regarding all aspects of child care. She lives in Yorkshire with her husband of and two teenage sons.