COVID-19 both put the brakes on many children’s lives and created a world of ever-expanding change. The last two years have been overwhelming for everyone, but children have fewer tools to help them make sense of everything.
The childcare industry has been on a roller-coaster ride for well over a year. In many cities, some centers closed entirely while new ones opened. Parents going back to the office want to find quality childcare but are hindered by the churn.
The United States is a land of immigrants. It has been from the beginning, and people from other countries continue to move here for the opportunities the US offers.
There is no doubt about it. The pandemic has worn the teaching profession a bit fine. According to a survey from the Center for State and Local Government Excellence, long work hours coupled with the difficulty of separating work from home life has reduced job satisfaction by over 15%.
Managing an afterschool program is a complex undertaking that is made simpler by following a few tips and using the right software to simplify scheduling.
Afterschool programs are an essential component of the overall childcare environment. Often preschools and daycares accept only very young children. However, older children and adolescents require nurturing and direction, just like toddlers and preschoolers.
When it comes to accounting software for your daycare, you have many options available. You can purchase or subscribe to general accounting software like QuickBooks, or you can select a daycare management software with built-in accounting tools.
As the country opens up, people are looking at summer camps again. Summer camps provide several benefits. They get kids outdoors, provide opportunities to improve their social skills, make friends, and build their confidence. In the end, they go home with some lasting memories.
Operating a childcare center in today’s world becomes a whole lot easier when you choose the right childcare management software to streamline your operations. Whether you run one center or an entire group, a childcare management solution makes it possible for you to spend more time on the children and less on paperwork.
Over half of childcare providers reported losing money by staying open during the pandemic. Just under half reported taking on debt using a personal credit card to pay for supplies and other necessities.
Before the pandemic, the bus was considered a safe option for transporting children to childcare. After the pandemic, carpooling seems less risky. According to a Cars.com survey taken between July 22, 2020, and August 4, 2020, nearly half of respondents said their kids took the bus before the pandemic. After COVID-19 came on the scene, it dropped to slightly less than a third. Carpooling, on the other hand, increased from nine percent to 11 percent.