Beat The Bugs: How to get ahead of head lice

Every year at nearly every preschool, childcare center, day camp and nursery school, head lice affects one or more children; sometimes suddenly affecting many kids at a time. Most folks now know that there are misconceptions about head lice being caused by unsanitary conditions or poor hygiene, anyone can get lice. The good news is,…

Happy Father’s Day!

If you are the father of a child in day care, preschool or organized childcare such as our Prime Time Early Learning Center in Paramus, NJ, you have likely received or are about to receive a precious artifact of your child’s affection. Whatever it is, it was hand-made by your child with the help of…

Toilet-Training: The Developmental Approach

by Michael Reisman, M.Ed. If you are the parent of a toddler or preschool-age child, it is likely you are supporting your child’s transition from diapers to the toilet. As parent, coach, mentor and cheerleader you wear many hats as you search to provide the right support at the right time – prodding yet sympathetic,…

7 Tips for Vegetable Gardening With Your Toddler

by Julia Luckenbill, M.A. – University of California, Davis. Used with permission from the NAEYC It’s gardening season, and soon our vegetable gardens will be overflowing with tomatoes, zucchini, and beans. Well, some of our gardens will. Those of us who have small toddler helpers may not have the loveliest veggies to show for it,…

New CDA Credential Program at Prime Time

[ezcol_1third][/ezcol_1third] [ezcol_2third_end]Prime Time Early Learning Centers recently implemented a new and improved plan to have more of our teachers certified as Child Development Associates. The Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) is a nationally recognized credential in the field of Early Childhood Education issued by the Council for Professional Recognition. The CDA is designed for those…

Prime Time Early Learning Supports The March of Dimes

Prime Time Early Learning has long supported the critical child health research and services offered by by the highly successful March of Dimes organization. In 2015, Prime Time donated $1,000.00 to the March of Dimes, which was matched by another $1,000.00 from its Board of Directors, for a total donation of $2,000.00. The following is…

Prime Time Early Learning Partners with Local Police to Improve Center Security

At Prime Time Early Learning Centers in Bergen County, NJ and in Middletown and Farmingdale, NY, our first priority always is the safety and security of the children in our care. The good news is that we have our own security expert on staff. Prior to joining Prime Time, Prime Time’s Facilities, Safety and Security…

Why Professional Child Care Is So Valuable

Deciding to send your child to professional care can be a difficult, often heart rending choice for many parents to make.  When your job or other personal or professional responsibilities don’t allow you to stay at home with your child all day, it can be emotionally trying for your family to have your child transition…