FAQs

boy2What are your hours of care?
A Bright Beginning Child Care is open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

What are your prices?

At A Bright Beginning Child Care, we have a lot of different options to meet your needs. We offer part days from 8:30 to 1 and full days from 8:00 to 5:00. We also offer part time and full time care. Please contact us to inquire which schedule and price range is right for you.

What is the youngest child you take? Oldest?

We currently accept children between the ages of 6 weeks to 3 years old.

How many children do you have in your care at a time?

It really depends on the day of the week. We usually have between 8 and 10 children.

What is the adult/child ratio?
We have two adults to 8 children present every day.

What is your belief on discipline?

Here at A Bright Beginning Child Care, we focus on redirection and positive reinforcement. If a child is acting in a way that is not safe to themselves, we redirect them to an activity that is safe. We praise them for making a good choice. Should a child act out in a way that is unsafe or unkind to another child, we will ask the child to apologize and use gentle touches. We believe that each child can learn by example. In certain circumstances of time out's are used, i.e. repeated pushing, bullying, hitting,and/or biting.

What kinds of foods are served? How is it served?
We provide hot, nutritious meals daily. Candice is blessed to have a father who is a produce circletimebuyer in the central valley. He provides us monthly with organic fruits and vegetables, which we serve daily. We believe that children can eat healthy if they learn by example. We serve meals family style and model good eating habits daily.

What days are you closed? Holidays?

We are closed all major holidays with additional days centered around the holidays such as Christmas, New Years, and Thanksgiving.

What about vacation and paid holidays?

All national holidays are included in normal tuition fees. In addition, to national holidays, we are closed for one paid week in the summer and a few extra days centered around national holidays. We have a monthly newsletter that lists each closure with ample notice.

Do you travel with the children?
We do not travel with the children.

What is required to start child care?
We have a parent pack of paperwork available for each family who enters our child care. This packet, along with payment for the first month of care, must be turned in before the first day of care.

When are payments due?
Payments are due on the first of each month.

What is required for termination?

We have a 30 day notice policy for termination of care

We currently accept children between the ages of  6 weeks to 3 years old.