Picking the right day care for your child can be a daunting and extremely stressful task. Every parent wants the best for their kid, and finding the right place and people to care for your little one takes time, research, and the know-how to ask the right questions.
While great childcare can be a parenting lifesaver, not-so-great childcare can be a disaster for the whole family. Keep reading for 17 key questions you should be asking the center and yourself before you make a commitment. From basics like accreditation and typical schedules to harder, more self-reflective queries (Does it feel like a good fit for your child?), these questions (and their answers) will help you feel confident in your daycare decision.