What if my child is not feeling well?

At Magnolia Day School, our certified child care personnel are well equipped to understand a child’s body language and non-verbal cues to gauge their general well-being. If we feel a child is ill we will separate them from the other students to prevent the spread of germs and will immediately call the parent to pick… Continue Reading →


I’ve always looked after my child at home and now I need to go to work. She’s just two years old and I have to put her in daycare. I’ve never done it before and I’m petrified. Should I be concerned?

Being scared is not unusual. Most parents are very uneasy the first time their children are enrolling in a child care program. With the safety and security features we have in place at Magnolia Dayschool rest assured your child will be safe and sound. Under no circumstances will your child not be supervised by a… Continue Reading →


People are always saying daycare is not good for children and that they should stay home with a parent until they reach kindergarten. Will daycare negatively affect my child?

The answer is “no”. In fact the complete opposite, daycare is actually good for a child. From studies we’ve researched when children are not placed into a school setting until 4 years old and up they have a harder time adjusting. They have a greater chance of having social anxiety. Children who start childcare at… Continue Reading →


At first, my child seemed happy at daycare. But now when we leave to go to daycare she cries and throws a tantrum which tears me apart. Why does this happen?

In our experience it’s quite normal for children to resist separating from their parents. Naturally your child will express her unhappiness at the “separation” that’s coming, by crying or clinging to you before you leave home. But you know what? Children soon become engaged in other activities when their attention is diverted. Your daughter may… Continue Reading →