Parents, Save Your “Sick Days” at Work!

Dear parent of a daycare-aged child, It's imperative that you have a plan for if and when you will need back-up care, even if you have your child in a daycare (whether a center or a home is no matter). There are events that may come up where you'll need to have someone ready to … Continue reading Parents, Save Your “Sick Days” at Work!

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Daycare Policies, Explained (Part 1)

Before I was a daycare provider, I had enrolled my child in a daycare center and I wondered why they had rules about certain things. Like why you needed to call and let them know your child wasn't coming for the day, why they had designated times for drinks versus cups available all day, and … Continue reading Daycare Policies, Explained (Part 1)

20 Secret Things Your Daycare Provider Does That Make a Big Difference

It's no secret that being a daycare provider has a lot of "behind-the-scenes" stuff, mostly bookkeeping, planning, shopping for groceries and supplies, etc. but there's a whole 'nother sector of home daycare, specifically my program, of things that I do on a regular/consistent basis that may go unnoticed. Here's the list! Cleaning- it seems a … Continue reading 20 Secret Things Your Daycare Provider Does That Make a Big Difference