This is a question that’s been the source of many debates, but the majority of research seems to indicate that daycare itself doesn’t harm children. The quality of the daycare, however, can.
A good quality daycare center that’s well staffed and run by professionals can offer your child much in the way of learning social skills, and can better prepare them for kindergarten. Poor quality daycare centers that are understaffed and over-enrolled can have the reverse effect, often resulting in more aggressive and needy behavior.
Find out more about the daycare centers near you before making your final decision on where to enroll your child.
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