Praising Kids Child Care Center; 222 W. Center St., Medina, NY 14103 | Ph: 585-798-2121


As we stated on our home page, Praising Kids Child Care Center’s primary mission is to provide affordable, high quality child care for the families of our area.

Our positive environment promotes a child’s self-confidence, coping strategies, healthy habits, and a solid early education; all achieved by our nurturing staff through positive play, appropriate affirmations, and a stellar curriculum.

We strive to be an asset to our community in order to ensure a brighter future for our children.

Our Philosophy

  • We believe children learn best through play
  • We believe children respond best to gentle, consistent discipline
  • We believe that children are inherently loving and kind
  • We believe a safe environment fosters calm, secure children
  • We believe healthy food must be our first choice
  • We believe respected employees provide the best child care
  • We believe informed parents are supportive parents
  • We practice regular and frequent communication with parents to ensure the best path for each child

Our Center's Director

Kimberly Southcott
  • Associate in Science - Liberal Arts and Science: Teacher Education 
  • Child Care Administration Certification
  • Medication Administration Training (MAT) Certification 
  • Kitchen Manager Level 1
  • 6 years as a Center Director
  • 10 years as a Lead Teacher
  • All appropriate First Aid and CPR training

Interactive Map to Our Facility

Embedded below, is a Google Map of our location.