Home Daycares in Millis

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Infant (<15 mths)

Small-scale child care in Millis

When smaller is better, home daycare is the best. Find great options for infants & toddlers near you.

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Ms. Julie

Reggio Emilia Approach

I have been teaching for 13 years. I love the outdoors and live on 10 acres of land with a Christmas tree farm. My philosophy is that all children are competent and capable and should have the opportunity everyday to learn and play in an aesthetically pleasing environment. I teach a play based program that is Reggio inspired.


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Ms. Zilanda

Play-Based Learning

Children and parents love Ms. Zilanda’s daycare in Framingham for its small-scale, personal feel. Fully licensed by the state, her program focuses on infants and toddlers, and the mixed-age range helps children learn to socialize in a small group setting. Parents often prefer home daycare when looking for options that are closer to home, where they can develop a long-term relationship with the provider. Many come to see the provider as an extension of the family, leaning on them for advice on all sorts of parenting questions. Check out Ms. Zilanda’s full profile and take the survey to see if she is a good match for your family.


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Ms. Dina

Play-Based Learning

I have always been around kids! I was the oldest girl in a family of seven children, and so I was always taking care of my younger siblings as well as kids in the neighborhood. I also raised five children of my own, and so moving into a professional family child care program was a completely natural progression. Over the years, as more and more families have dual income homes, childcare has become a greater necessity. When I opened my program in 1992, there was a huge need and I knew I could fill it. I love working with children because of the discoveries they make every day. It makes everything new for me too, and I enjoy participating in their development. I believe that my over twenty years of experience working with young children enables me to bring the highest level of care to them every day. I can see how everything the kids do, from singing and dancing to playing with water in the sunshine is bringing them new skills. My comfort with kids allows them to have an easy day of play and learning, and eases the parents minds that their children are safe, happy, and receiving an education that will set them up for success for years to come.


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Ms. Dayse

Play-Based Learning

Every child blossoms in their own way. Getting to know the children as individuals is the most rewarding part of caregiving. After having my own son, I discovered how wonderful it is to watch a child grow. It’s an honor to be a small part of their journey. Each child in my program is treated as though they are my own, and the families of those children are also welcome!


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Millis

There are 8 licensed home daycares in Millis. Most parents don’t know that home daycare is regulated by the Department of Early Education and Care, just like the big preschool centers.

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Other daycares near Millis

All of these nearby daycares are licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care. While they don’t work with NeighborSchools, you can visit the government website here to try to contact them directly.

Laurie Caira-Gregory

217 Union Street, Millis, MA

License # 9037182

Licensed for 8 since 1994


Laurie Caira-Gregory runs a licensed Family Child Care program in Millis. As with all home daycares in Massachusetts, her program is licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care, which ensures that she’s completed trainings in childhood development, health & safety. Home daycares like this are a great option for parents looking for small-scale, personalized child care.
Kathleen DiMarino

103 Middlesex Street, Millis, MA

License # 9040101

Licensed for 6 since 1998


This home daycare in Millis is led by Kathleen DiMarino, a licensed Family Child Care educator. By choosing licensed child care, you can rest assured that the provider has passed a government-issued background record check, and that the home daycare environment has been inspected by the state licensing department. With a maximum of just 6 children, this program is a good option for parents close to home near Millis.
Valerie Richard

127 Orchard Street, Millis, MA

License # 9030003

Licensed for 8 since 1999


Home daycares like Valerie Richard’s are a favorite with parents who want a small-scale child care program near Millis. All daycares on NeighborSchools are fully licensed, so you know they’ve passed a background record check and educators have completed trainings in childhood development, health & safety. This daycare takes just 8 children, so each child gets lots of individualized care while learning to socialize in a small group setting.
Megan Keery

3 Ironwood Lane, Millis, MA

License # 9029949

Licensed for 6 since 2017


Family child care provider Ms. Megan runs this daycare out of her home in Millis, Massachusetts. She’s licensed by the state to care for up to 6 children, which means she’s completed required trainings and continuing education hours. Family child care programs can be a great fit for parents that want their child to get lots of individualized care and attention.
Robin Jean Hopkins

7 Southwoods Circle, Millis, MA

License # 9028411

Licensed for 6 since 1996


A small, local home daycare in nearby Millis, Massachusetts led by Ms. Robin. Many parents choose home daycares because the small group sizes can be great for infant and toddler development, and they are often more affordable than preschool centers. This child care program takes just 6 kids.
Mary T. Dellacamera

53 Timberline Road, Millis, MA

License # 9027484

Licensed for 8 since 1995


Parents looking for a small-scale child care often prefer home daycares, like this one with Ms. Mary in Millis, Massachusetts. Better ratios, more flexible schedules, and lots of love for the little ones are the keys. Most daycares take a mix of ages, which helps with childhood development as infants learn from toddlers, and the preschoolers act as role models for the babies. And this daycare takes a maximum of 8 kids total!
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Marsha Brule Nuovo

18 Village Street, Millis, MA

License # 9039369

Licensed for 8 since 2006

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Your family is unique to you, but some of your questions might not be. 😉 Here’s what most parents want to know when starting out.

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Hey there, nice to meet you 👋 We’re a new-ish startup that helps new-ish parents find daycare.

We know how hard finding good child care can be - especially for first-time parents. But really good care is what gives you the peace of mind to go back to work and feel confident that your child is getting the stimulation, socialization, and support they need to learn and grow.

So we created NeighborSchools to make this piece of parenthood a whole lot easier. We say “easier” because, let’s be honest, it’s still a big thing to figure out, but working together we can help you find some good options, understand the whole process, and choose a program you’ll feel really good about.

Most first-time parents don’t know exactly what they’re looking for, so we created a simple survey that will ask you questions about your lifestyle, your daily routines, and your preferences for child care. We’ll then share 3 personalized recommendations that we think might be a good fit. We’ll also give you a timeline that maps out when we would suggest you start touring programs, choose a daycare, and pay a deposit to secure a spot. Your timeline is based on when you want to start care - so you set the pace, and you decide when you’ve found the right match.

Nope. Our daycare recommendation service is free for parents. The other half of our business is helping these small-scale daycares with software and services that handle all their administrative tasks, like online contracting, payment processing, and licensing requirements. Before NeighborSchools, services like these were only designed for large corporate child care centers, and part of our mission is to level the playing field for small, independent child care programs. That’s why we picked the name NeighborSchools - we’re all about making child care more personal, more human, and more equitable for the incredible individuals who do this work and care for our children.

Generally, if you’re here, you’re ready. The survey lets us give you 3 recommendations to consider, but it’ll also help you better understand what factors to consider, and what questions to be asking right now. It’s simple things like where you live, your child’s date of birth, when you want to start care, and if you have any preferences around program philosophy or language of instruction. If you’re planning 6+ months ahead, it’s a great way to get started, and if you’re hoping to start daycare in the next 2-4 months, it’s definitely time to get started. Click here to start the survey.

Each program has a limited number of spots for each age range, so we need to know your schedule and child’s age before we can share availability. The survey covers these basics, as well as factors like drop-off and pick-up times to make sure that recommended programs fit your daily routine. Once we know your child’s age and schedule we can share rates and costs as well.

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