Being a parent is a full-time job and nobody said it would be easy. First-time parents may find themselves overwhelmed at times with the responsibilities of parenthood. Enrolling your child in a preschool or daycare can give the parents a little break, and a little help too. Here are a few ways the daycare can benefit both child and parent.\r\n\r\nSocial Benefits. Daycare can help the child with social development. In daycare, children have the opportunity to interact and grow with other children and adults. With these interactions, they are able to improve their social development. Parents also have a social benefit from daycare, they have an opportunity to meet other parents and maybe form new friendships or connections.\r\n\r\nLearning Benefit. Daycare isn\u2019t just a place to drop of the children for the day while the parents tend to other responsibilities. Daycare also serves as a place for education for the children, with many offering programs and curriculum to assist with the child\u2019s social development, cognitive development, emotional development, and many more. Parents can also learn from daycare such as new games to play with their children, how to help with their child\u2019s development, and many more.\r\n\r\nDaycare Provides a Schedule and Routine. Getting used to a routine or schedule is beneficial for the child\u2019s early development and will help prepare them for the routine of future education. The parents also benefit from this as they can schedule in other responsibilities or personal time during their children\u2019s daycare hours.