In home childcare is regarded as the best for the child. Parental childcare or childcare under parental supervision is unmatched. As no matter how professionally qualified a person maybe ,the natural love and care which a parent can give his /her child cannot be replaced by the skills of a caregiver. Studies have proved that no matter how skilful a caregiver may be but what good mothers and fathers feel like doing for their child is usually the best of all.
In home child care does mean a whole lot of responsibilities and hard work. In spite of all this, for parents to watch their child grow and develop is one of the most fascinating experiences.
In order to enjoy the child one must try to provide the child with an environment conducive to his all-round development. The child should be provided with adequate love care and attention needed for his growth. As in this stage the child grows from being totally dependent to being partially dependent on his/her parent or caregiver.
In home child care need not be as complex if the parents follow their basic instincts and take basic precautions. With a little bit of advanced planning and knowledge one can provide the best possible care to their child. Parents should ensure that the toys used are safe for the child and there are adequate provisions in the house to prevent accidents like burning falling, choking, strangulation, falls, choking etc. Alongwith safety measures care should be taken into account to provide mental, physical and moral stimulation and growth of the child.
In home child care also includes a combination of discipline, motivation, instilling good moral values, a sense of confidence in the child along with an understanding of the Childs different needs in his/hers different stages of development.