Why should I choose your
licensed home daycare?
I, your childcare provider, have gone through a lot to ensure you
and your child
We spend hours on curriculum planning each week.
My assistant and I have undergone a physical to ensure
We get tested yearly for TB.
have had extensive background checks
both statewide & nationwide.
been fingerprinted downtown to ensure
have no past or present criminal
and I have infant & child CPR, First Aid & Universal Precautions
that are renewed yearly
I claim all of the income that I receive from you on my taxes and pay, heavily. You also get to
off what you pay me
on your taxes.
inspections of my home
from the state and
surprise visits from the
Nursery to ensure the children
healthy, well balanced, sanitary meals.
smoke alarms &
I have fire escape plans posted as well as
We can go to my basement if there is a threat of tornado.
I have posted by the telephone police, fire, ambulance & poison control numbers.
I have notified the fire department of my childcare home.
I have taken a "Safe Sleeping Practices" class to reduce the risk of
I have a CDA or Childcare Development Associate
I complete at least 20 hours of professional development
I have a Bachelors degree from Indiana Wesleyan University.
I am willing to let the State come into my home, invade my and my husband space, get poked,
for the sake of
I know that there are plenty of unlicensed, wonderful providers, but ask yourself, "Would they be willing to do all of this for
my child?", then ask yourself, "Why haven't they?"