Everyone wants to find their tribe, children included. A strong after school program can offer the opportunity to meet people outside the confines of the formal classroom. Also, it can be a safe space to practice skills, whether they are social, educational, or emotional, which is critical to the development of a successful adult.
Parents are the most critical part of the village it takes to raise a child, and even though parents entrust their children to another part of the village for several hours a day, they still want to be able to connect and understand that part of their children’s lives.
Cash flow management can be a challenge for any small business. If you are still performing your billing tasks manually, you are spending quite a few hours each month printing and distributing invoices then handling payment as it comes in.
There seems to be one thing kids share unstintingly, and that's germs. Every surface of your classrooms, play areas, lunchroom, and toys is assaulted on a daily basis. There's just no getting around it.
Aftercare or afterschool programs have proven to be of significant value to low-income and low-performing student populations, but they have several roadblocks to implementation, recruitment and continued operation.
A monthly newsletter, done well, will return your investment in time with increased client retention, engagement, and satisfaction. The very essence of a newsletter is its ability to provide relevant information on a schedule that allows parents and children to look forward to its publication.
Even though Tax Day comes three days later than usual, it still strikes tension, if not fear, into the heart of every self-employed person in the United States, including those who operate a daycare business.
It never pays to rush your selection of childcare software. There are solutions available with a wide variety of features and functionality; you need to decide ahead of time what problems you need to be solved so you can put together a list of requirements before hitting the search button.
Nothing grows a business faster than referrals. Why? Because a referral often comes from a trusted source and you are starting at a higher level with the person referred than with someone you cold-call.
There is no other part of the day at a childcare facility as chaotic as drop-off and pick-up time, especially if most children arrive and leave at about the same time. Parents are in a hurry to get to work, children are distressed at being dropped off, and you need all hands on deck to prevent mayhem.