San Diego Day Care Providers

in San Diego, CA

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Child Care reviews in San Diego

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I can confidently say it was the worst possible experience with a
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service. The establishment is managed by
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, who is as unfit as one can be for the position. She is rude, moody, and utterly unprofessional. As directed by her, the educators would call few times a day continually, to tell me my baby had fever, diarrea, that she was sad or that she was acting weird. As I would find out once I picked her up, my baby did not have fever or diarrea...
As I understand it is tough for a young toddler to adjust to a new setting of the kind especially since it was for the first time. But I realized that
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had neither patience nor empathy for a 16 month old toddler's needs.
The establishment made no effort to help my child transition, but instead would find excuses to send her home early. Meanwhile, I had paid tuition in advance.
The moment I decided to pull my baby out of
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was when the director casually came up to me as I was picking up my child, and coldly expressed that my child hadn't had one good day and that I should look for another daycare. Apparently my baby wanted to be held a lot and she had a favorite teacher and the director couldn't allow for this to happen. According to
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, one month was more than enough time for transitioning. Of course I understood then and there what a terrible mistake I had made and how much of a disservice I had done to my child by taking her there. I immediately dissolved the contract and never brought her back there.
- Eriona K.
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My son is starting his second year at
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(JMS). We chose JMS because we believe in the
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philosophy and method of education, and believe that JMS delivers on its commitment to this method better than any other (
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) school in the area. Our son is learning to love learning, to be independent, responsible, confident, empathetic, curious and a good citizen of our world. He'll need and use these outlooks and skills for the rest of his life, and he'll have them, thanks in large part to JMS.
- Taylor H.
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The
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who came needed to be completely trained, as she even told me that she wanted to talk to my previous
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, for me to give her instructions on how to interact with the children, and
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would not perform a full background check, and expected me to hire this
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without it! No family, who is going to completely entrust this
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with their children, would not have a full background check.
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also sent a "profile" of the
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, which consisted of about 4 sentences. I asked her if she could send more information, and she said this is the profile they send.
All was very unprofessional, she thought me asking for a complete background check was unacceptable and "too much" for her to do, and said I needed to send the money to her, even though the
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and I both felt unsure.
This is my first horrible experience with
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agency, and actually shocked at how she conducts her business.
Please saavy parents, do not even call this agency as I have had nannies since my children were born, and would never hire
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with the information that
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provides--which is nothing. Maybe hire a housekeeper though her as she would only perform a criminal background check. YET NOT
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FOR YOUR CHILDREN.
- Cindy L.
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After check in, my 3 yr old child was taken back to his class with the other children his age, where he spent his time learning, and playing through out the day.
He said he had fun, playing with other kids, and liked when he had his snack. He was learning about shapes and colors that day, and wanted to be sure he went the next day so that he could continue coloring the shapes, and working with his teacher.
I like the quality of care that my son receives at this facility, he likes to be picked up by their bus in the morning, and sometimes goes home on it as well if I have to work later.
It is always hard to find a place that isn't just a franchise stamped out place that actually cares about your child, and is willing to work with them in an educational sense.
The staff work hard to ensure that every day is a great day for my son.


- Kenneth M.
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One of the worst delivery experiences ever. Food arrived 2hrs and 15min after placing order (45-60min delivery time). When I called to ask about the status of my order the woman at the restaurant assured me it was on its way and that she would call back after she confirmed with the driver. I had to call her again and she still didn't know what was going on. When the food finally arrived the roti was mediocre at best and the flavor of the chicken left much to be desired. My wife was almost as unhappy with her veggie roti, although they did add a generous amount of
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for her. The portions were much to small for what we paid and the did not include any hot sauce or condiments on the side. It is unfortunate that this play didn't work out because the only good local roti place,
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's Restaurant on Church Ave by E 10th, unfortunately does not deliver.
- Michael K.
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Among many child care centers i have visited and toured and 3 child care my little one has been, this was great.
* The education was good and they took child's interest into consideration instead of forcing things on them.
* The place was very lighted, bright and spacious, a lot of space for the kids to do their individual activities and group activities.
* All of the teachers and staff were very polite, respectful and caring.
* Food was extra and not included in the price, it is both good and bad. Good for people that want a controlled diet, bad for people who want lunch everyday, hence the combined price in comparison to all inclusive child care was higher.
* Staff turnover was low, they have been their for couple of years their, I did not see any staff leave during the 1 year we stayed there.
* They have extended hours apart from school years.
* Above experience has been for a 3 year old to 4 year old, I have no experience in infant room, but the awesome experience can be extrapolated.

- Sujit M.
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Both my husband and I have been avid
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fans since our first meeting with them in 2012. All of the sitters we've used through this service have been wonderful in terms of being timely, professional, courteous, kind and caring to our family. We have instantly formed relationships with the sitters we repeatedly request, and the owner (
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) has always done a remarkable job in matching us with the perfect sitter.
Emails and questions to
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are always answered promptly and thoroughly. The website provides up-to-date information and we love the online booking/payment portal. For ever new sitter, we've had the opportunity to meet them (days ahead of time) at our home which allows them to get to know our child as well as our child to get to know them.
Above all, we are so happy with the service we receive from our two favorite sitters -
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M. and
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- as well as the overall experience created by
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. Our sitters take such care with our little boy. They don't just "watch" him, but actively engage with him through constant playtime and activity (which is needed for a 2-year old toddler boy).
In addition to being top-notch sitters, both of our sitters have always been on time and professional. They engage with us as much as our kiddo and that makes for such a wonderful overall experience.

- Ashlee W.

All Day Care Providers in San Diego, CA

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Advantage Plus Caregivers

22048 Sherman Way
Canoga Park

Anite

9710 Scranton rd

At the Dinner Table

2134 Carol View Drive
Cardiff By The Sea

Baby Angels Center

618 4th Ave
Chula Vista

Cavanaugh's Child Care

115 S. Midway Drive
Escondido

Child Custody and Divorce-Attorney Burkett

444 Camino Del Rio South Suite #100A
San Diego

ClearSwim

2550 E Rose Garden

Dedicated Domestics and Nannies

14 Corporate Plaza
Newport Beach

DELUXE TOWING (619) 316-2771

13465 CAMINO CANADA #106-444
El Cajon

E.R.I.L Preschool

7210 Lisbon
San Diego

Jungle Gym & Cafe

PO Box 710733
Santee

Lili's family Child Care

4804 Cardiff Bay Drive

LittleSteps Christian Childcare

841 Humphrey PL
Chula Vista

LOVE TO DANCE INC

11120 E OCEAN AIR DR
San Diego

LOVING NANNIES

1639 HAYDN DR
Cardiff By The Sea

MARION'S CHILDCARE

10424 Celestial Waters Dr
Spring Valley

Miss Mary's Family Day

2450 Gum Tree Ln
Fallbrook

Mollycoddlers~Nannies & Sitters

4310 Deer Valley Way
Oceanside

MoMs 4 ToTs

2175 Johnston Road
Escondido

Nanny Bunch

302 Washington Street
San Diego

NANNY CARE INC

PO BOX 231968
Encinitas

NewBridge School

12285 Oak Knoll Road
Poway

NEXT GENERATION EDUCATIONAL CENTER

1471 GRANITE HILLS DRIVE
El Cajon

Next Generation Educational Center

1471 Granite Hills Drive
El Cajon

Noonan Family Swim School, Inc.

10710 Thornmint Rd.
San Diego

NOT TO WORRY INC

7801 MISSION CENTER CT
San Diego

OLIVENHAIN COUNTRY PRESCHOOL

448 RANCHO SANTA FE RD
Encinitas

PACIFIC ATHLETIC CLUB

12000 CARMEL CO RD
San Diego

Pan Ning Ying Family Child Care

12921 Gambusa Way
San Diego

Rosaly's Daycare

9581 Summerfields St
Spring Valley

SAN DIEGO NANNIES

6313 OAKRIDGE RD
San Diego

Smartie Pants Daycare

2104 Pentuckett Ave
San Diego

SoCal Nannies, Inc

Carmen Valley Rd
San Diego

SOUTH BAY FAMILY YMCA

1201 PASEO MAGDA
Chula Vista

Sunsational Swim School

2535 Kettner Blvd
San Diego

Targeted Teaching

12726 bROOKSIDE lANE
San Diego

The Growing Tree Preschool

3133 Mandan Way
San Diego

The Studio: A Preschool Experience

1042 Mimosa Avenue
Vista

The Vine Learning Center

PO Box 711222
San Diego

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