OnFire Quotes – not just complements
"I take my grandson to ABC Academy, because I trust them. I have experienced for myself that they are knowledgeable in the care of children and infants, in their interaction with them. I feel very comfortable communicating with them about the needs of my child. He’s far ahead socially. He’s confident. He can verbalize what he wants. He could communicate via the sign language with three or four things before he could talk."
"I take my grandson there since he was a small infant and he’s over two years old now. He has done excellent as far as excelling in his vocabulary and motor skills, social skills. I’m very happy about that."
"Every day I can see what he ate, when he went to the bathroom, when he slept. I get an e-mail every day. It’s basic information regarding him. Tadpoles had pictures of things that he’s done throughout the day or any updates. It’s an app I have on my iPad, it’s very convenient. Just one touch of the finger, and you can then select if you want to look at daily reports, or the week, or the month. And, there’s videos. I’ve seen video of him interacting, singing, or doing the morning routine. I can see that he’s comfortable, happy and engaged. And he likes to watch himself, too."
"I always feel that the conditions are clean and sanitary there. I’ve never experienced otherwise. My grandson has never had an illness that I felt was associated to any type of unsanitary conditions there at ABC Academy."
"I see the staff daily, including the owner. They’ve very accessible. They’re right there by the entrance. I see them pitching in as well, as they don’t just stay at the desk. They’re up doing things if need be, and on top of things."
"They always are truly happy to see and greet him. All the teachers, not just his, as we come in through the hall, any staff member there is equally welcoming. And he’s happy to go there. I pick him up in the afternoon or evening, he is always engaged and interacting with the staff. I have to peel him away from what he’s doing to get him home."
"He knows his shapes. He knows his colors. He knows several of the alphabet letters, and he can count. He can say his ABCs and he’s only two. And, I don’t think it’s the structure. That does happen through play. By structure, I mean conventional teaching method. There’s no way his attention span could ever do that, so it’s through play for sure."
"They have them brush their teeth there, so that becomes part of the daily routine. Then at home, too, we can work on that and wash the hands. And politeness, learning to share and get along with others, and how to handle that verbally instead of physical altercations."
"The whole room is baby friendly so they are left to explore, with supervision. It’s the perfect area for them to cruise, grab onto things, and take their steps. The people that work there wear slippers once they’re in that environment so the babies have free range. Free range babies."
"The primary caregiver is very important in that they knew him and his little idiosyncrasies. And he transitioned very well from me to the caregiver there because he knew them. He didn’t show any indication that they were a stranger. They knew him well and would know how to soothe him, and would tell me at the end of the day how he acted and how he responded."
"I get him there in the morning at right about the time the breakfast cart comes around. I don’t have to worry at home before I get him off to daycare that I have to hurry up and feed him, because I know in five minutes, he’s going to be having breakfast, which is very convenient. I pick him up, he’s not starving in the afternoon either that I have to hurry up and get him fed, because I know he just had a snack. It’s helpful to know that they are hydrating them throughout the day, too."