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Safa Homedaycare

5.0

I have been coming to Safa Home Daycare for eight years now between my 2 children. Both of my children started as 3 month old newborns, and stayed with her until Pre K. The love and care Fatima has provided for my children over the years has been such a blessing for our family. She provides a...

- A. R

Wishing Tree

5.0

Wow...is all I can say, I dropped my 6 year old off here while during some shopping and she didn't want to leave. The place was clean and the staff was extremely friendly and hands on with my daughter. I immediately purchased a membership and plan to visit often.

- Nishay

Mini Bumblebees Kids Care

5.0

Our 3 children (ages 4,3 & 1) have been with Sofia this year (2018-19) and we have been very happy. She varies the activities the children can participate in and provides good early development. Our kids are in great spirits coming and going. The environment is clean and safe.

- David S.

Children's Paradise Home Daycare

5.0

I appreciate their care. It was fantastic.

- Scott T

Christine's Family Daycare

5.0

When my wife first returned to work, we were lucky enough to have family available to take care of our son. Recently, however, we had to find another option for daycare. After extensive searching we found Christine and we couldn't be happier. Christine treats our son like family. When visiting...

- Tim K.

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Safa Homedaycare

Safa Homedaycare

43744 McCollough Ct, Ashburn, VA

5.0

(1)

Hello all! My name is Fatima and for the past 20 years I have been a home daycare provider. Before starting this business about 20 years ago I worked at a big name daycare center. While my time there was great, I realized that for my own children I would prefer a smaller and less crowded space for...
5.0
"I have been coming to Safa Home Daycare for eight years now between my 2 children. Both of my children started as 3 month old newborns, and stayed with her until Pre K. The love and care Fatima has provided for my children over the years has been such a...

A. R


Wishing Tree

20400 Exchange Street, Ashburn, VA

5.0

(1)

Wishing Tree provides up to three (3) hours of childcare for children who are at least 3 years old, under 13, and are potty-trained. We are open seven days a week from 9am to 11pm in the heart of One Loudoun.
5.0
"Wow...is all I can say, I dropped my 6 year old off here while during some shopping and she didn't want to leave. The place was clean and the staff was extremely friendly and hands on with my daughter. I immediately purchased a membership and plan to visit often."

Nishay


Christy-Dom HOME Daycare

Christy-Dom HOME Daycare

20271 Seneca SQ, Ashburn, VA

Christy-Dom Daycare is committed to providing the best childcare experience for your little ones in a loving home setting. -Here you will find a nurturing, educational environment for children: -Conveniently located close to 7, Loudoun County pkwy, 28. -For 6 weeks - age 12. -We offer preschool...

Care1llc

43294 Rush Run Ter, Ashburn, VA

"This is , Soha I have new Home Daycare - providers ! Safe, nurturing, and educational environment for children ages 6 week to 6 years Convenient pick-up and drop-off services available Our home daycare offers: Experienced and qualified caregiver Small group sizes for personalized...

Break Time For Moms

43485 Whetstone Court, Ashburn, VA

Moms, are you looking for a quick break during the day for doctor's appointments, errands, lunch or just a little me time? Well "A Break for Moms" drop in childcare is here to help you. I am a mom of 2 little ones who understands the need to sometimes get things done without the kids and cannot find...

Mini Bumblebees Kids Care

Mini Bumblebees Kids Care

610 Giles Pl., Sterling, VA

5.0

(1)

Minibumblebees Kids Care is a play-based home daycare that was plan and created in 2016, with little children and their families needs in mind. We provide Top-quality care and learning experiences through hands-on activities that stimulate their growing and curious minds. Our curriculum is...
5.0
"Our 3 children (ages 4,3 & 1) have been with Sofia this year (2018-19) and we have been very happy. She varies the activities the children can participate in and provides good early development. Our kids are in great spirits coming and going. The environment is...

David S.


Children's Paradise Home Daycare

Children's Paradise Home Daycare

43786 Maison Blanc Square, Ashburn, VA

5.0

(3)

Children's Paradise Home Daycare provides nurturing infant care and personalized care for toddlers and preschooler. Toddler and preschoolers learn through circle time, story time, singing and projects. We also have outside play time 2x per day for fun exercise! We provide nutritious home cooked...
5.0
"The pre-K kids learn basis Spanish as well as reading and writing."

Maria S


Christine's Family Daycare

Christine's Family Daycare

167 Sulgrave Court, Sterling, VA

5.0

(1)

Hi! My name is Christine and I have a Family Day Care In Loudoun County, Virginia. I am located in the Countryside neighborhood of Potomac Falls. I have many years of experience in childcare having raised my own child (now 25), previously operated a home day care, worked in childcare centers, and...
5.0
"When my wife first returned to work, we were lucky enough to have family available to take care of our son. Recently, however, we had to find another option for daycare. After extensive searching we found Christine and we couldn't be happier. Christine treats...

Tim K.


THE LITTLE WORLD

THE LITTLE WORLD

22584 Scattersville Gap Terrace, Ashburn, VA

My Little World Home Daycare is now accepting applications for enrollment. Infant and Toddlers summer programs available Full Time and Part Time,weekend, overnights, After school care program pick up & drop off / Breakfast, Lunch & Snack include in the rates. GOOD REFERENCES. WE ARE LOCATED IN...

Mamma G's Childcare

43784 Maison Blanc SQ, Ashburn, VA

I will be including story time, circle time, arts and crafts, learning shapes, colors, ABC's and animals along with outdoor play (weather permitting). I will provide breakfast, lunch and snacks daily. I have flexible hours and very competitive cost. Central located off Loudoun County parkway and...

Jessica In-home Care

22578 Parkland Farms Terr, Brambleton, VA

I have a 4 year old and a 2 month old. Now that I have an infant and am a SAHM, I am available to babysit (part-time) in our house. As well as pick up/drop off from school and/or sports functions.

A Home Away From Home

129 Bickel Ct, Sterling, VA

A home away from home family environment that is loving, safe, interactive and fun. Small group only and many years of experience raising, caring for and loving children of all ages. Especially infants and toddlers. Virginia state registered and CPR/First Aid certified. Offering full-time,...

LePort Montessori Broadlands

LePort Montessori Broadlands

42945 Waxpool Road, Ashburn, VA

At LePort, we help our students acquire the essential knowledge, thinking skills, and strength of character required to flourish as joyous children today, and as successful adults tomorrow. Our unique program emphasizes the relationship between the academically challenging material presented in the...

Delighthomedaycare

21372 Springwell Dr, Ashburn, VA

Delight Home Daycare offers full- time and part-time childcare with early childhood education programs for children infants through 5 years. I provide young children a warm, inviting place to develop into smart, creative, and kind adolescents. Delight Home Daycare combines academics and structured...

Zip-A-De-Do-Daycare

22681 Settlers Trail Terrace, Ashburn, VA

NOW ENROLLING at Zip-A-De-Do-Daycare. We are a small family home daycare located in Brambleton. In order to ensure that each child receives individualized attention I plan on caring for no more than 4 children at a time, including my son. As a Mom to a 3 month old little boy I know how important it...

Carmen's Licensed Childcare

Carmen's Licensed Childcare

18119 Coachmans Rd, Germantown, MD

5.0

(2)

Located in Germantown Hours of operation Mon-Fri 7AM-5:30PM Accepting children ages 0-12 First Aid and CPR certified My daycare center provides a safe and fun environment for your child. I can prepare nutritious meals and snacks for your child. During the day I do learning activities such as...
5.0
"I can not ask for a better provider for my 19 month old daughter! I recently moved to the Germantown area and was nervous about finding a new provider from my daughter who has separation anxiety. I found Carmen on Care.com. I interviewed with her the same day and...

Janelle F.


Happy Days Daycare

Happy Days Daycare

1104 Tway Lane, Herndon, VA

5.0

(3)

Welcome to Happy Days Daycare! We are a home daycare (also known as a family daycare or in-home daycare) located in Herndon, VA. I specialize in children for children ages one month to four years old. Our goal is to provide a fun and safe learning environment for your child while encouraging a...
5.0
"I brought my newborn twins to this daycare and honestly it was one of the best decisions of my life. Being a single young mom and having to take care of newborn twins by yourself is a lot to handle, but Mrs. Amin was a sweetheart. Anytime I needed help - she was...

Amelia


Rising Stars Enrichment Academy

Rising Stars Enrichment Academy

14637 Lee Highway, Centreville, VA

5.0

(2)

Now enrolling for Spring Camp & Summer Camp Challenging Children to Grow. Promotes active and healthy lifestyles with indoor and outdoor fitness activities. We help children play group sports such as Kickball and Martial Arts and we help develop small motor activities inside such as Clay and...
5.0
"The staff is 'Great'. Our children love the program. Myself and wife love the program as well. Our children enjoy the Yoga and Zumba Classes that's offered. All extra activist are included in the tuition rates. Best program in the area by far!!!"

Matthew


Robin's Nest Child Care

Robin's Nest Child Care

13546 Travilah Rd, North Potomac, MD

5.0

(13)

We give developmentally appropriate care to children of all ages. We offer a preschool curriculum and serve nutritious meals. We are rarely closed and afford flexible hours. Situated on two acres of land, our bright 2,220 square foot facility was designed and built to take advantage of the outdoors...
5.0
"Robin's Nest felt and still feels like family. It was a nurturing, loving environment for my son, as he grew from 4 months to 2.5 years old. Robin's Nest is a great mix of the warmth of an in-home facility, attention to safety of a dedicated daycare facility, and...

Elizabeth


Grandma's Daycare and Preschool

Grandma's Daycare and Preschool

2132 Maleady Dr, Herndon, VA

5.0

(5)

Grandma's Home-Based Preschool (GHP) goes beyond just daycare. From infants to kindergarten-age children, highly trained teachers nurture each child to reach developmental milestones while ensuring they become confident, joyful and fully prepared students. Grandma's Home-Based Preschool (GHP) also...
5.0
"We are so thankful to have found Grandma's Day and Preschool. Our son has been attending the school full-time for 2 and a half years. We are constantly impressed by how much he is learning. It makes our job as parents so much easier. Mommy Shelem (as we call the...

Alison B.


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Drop-in child care can be an invaluable tool for parents to use when they need a few hours of flexibility or respite. Drop-in care centers provide safe,...

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