If you live in the suburbs of a major city, such as New York City or Chicago, there is an endless supply of daycare centers in and around these cities. However, most of the daycare centers in the big cities are frequently full and have waiting lists, while daycare centers in the smaller towns outside the city's limits have openings. These things, and a few more differences, are worth considering when you work in a big city but need to enroll your child in daycare.
If you can't watch your young child yourself because you will be at work all day, you might be thinking of hiring a babysitter. While there's nothing wrong with that, if you haven't considered dropping your child off at a daycare center on the way to work, perhaps you should take a look. Here are three ways you child can benefit from spending time at a daycare center.
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