Monitoring for Your Child

By Vanessa Rasmussen, © 2004, All rights reserved.

Every child deserves enough attention and care from parents as well as child caregivers. As a parent, your responsibility does not end at finding the right child care center for your child. Careful monitoring of your child’s progress as well as the functioning of the child care center is vital. Often, parents have made the mistake of giving due thought to the selection of the child care center only to later ignore the monitoring process.

Here are some guidelines for monitoring your child care:

Daily Guidelines

Weekly Guidelines

Monthly Guidelines

Even the best child care facilities may have occasional problems while dealing with your child. There are bound to be challenges as your child grows up, however, ensuring that you follow the above mentioned guidelines will help make this process as smooth as possible.

Copyright 2001, 2004. All rights reserved. Any reproduction of this article in whole or in part without written or verbal permission is strictly prohibited. For information about reprinting this article, contact the copyright owner: Vanessa Rasmussen, Ph.D, Starting a Day Care Center,