Is Your Child Happy With Their Care Provider?
When you are using the services of a child care provider it is extremely important and absolutely necessary for you to monitor the behavior of your child once they are no longer around the provider.
The sad truth is that there are people out there who will not treat your child with the best of intentions. I know we have all seen the TV shows or have seen it on the news when a child has been mistreated by a child care provider. That is why it is so important for you to monitor the behavior of your child at home to make sure they are being treated correctly and that they are happy with their child care provider.
The following chapter will discuss some of the common signs that a child is being mistreated while under the care of a child care provider. Pay close attention and retain this information as it is extremely important.
What to Watch For
There are some signs that you need to watch for when you are using the services of a child care provider. These signs are important to look for because if they are exhibited, something is wrong, and the better the child is removed from the setting the better.
The following are some signs that you should watch out for when using a daycare or home child care provider.
Is Your Child Afraid?
Does your child seem afraid of the daycare or child care provider? Do they scream or throw a fit every time you take them to the facility? This is a common sign of a child that is being abused or neglected at a daycare and it should raise serious concern. Is Your Child Becoming Dethatched? Does it seem as if your child is becoming socially detached from the world? Is your child beginning to isolate themselves? This is also another sign to look out for because children who are being mistreated will begin to shut themselves off from society in an effort to protect themselves. Is Your Child Becoming Less Interested? If you notice that your child begins to lose interest in things that once entertained them there may be something going on with your child care provider. A common sign of child abuse or neglect is a child becoming uninterested in things in life and becoming cold in sort of way.
Is Your Child Happy?
The most obvious sign of something going on with your child care provider is if your child begins to show signs of being unhappy. This sign does not even necessarily mean that there is abuse going on, the child might just not like the environment of the daycare or the child care provider. In either case, it is time to find another option for your child because it is important that you do everything you can to ensure that they are happy and content, at all times!