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What do you think are must have items for home daycare? When I asked the question to a bunch of providers, I got a lot of interesting answers. Some providers said things like kids, art supplies, toys, books, songs, baby gates, reading glasses, cell phone, computer, sharpie markers, printer, copier, baby wipes, Lysol wipes, magic erasers, cheerios, bleach and things like that. Those are for sure must have items for home daycare. I mean, what would we be doing if we didn’t have kids.
I LOVE throwing Easter parties for my kids. I LOVE stuffing eggs, but I hate the idea of stuffing all of them full of candy. I think a little candy is fine, but baskets full is just overkill and not a good message to send our children. I love finding alternative things for stuffing Easter eggs for my kids.
Everyone has a really bad day sometimes. Have you ever read the book about Alexander’s? I love it. It helps us to see those bad days aren’t wrong and the people having them aren’t bad. Sometimes people just feel bad for some reason. Sometimes we are just tired or even burned out. Click here to see how to avoid burnout.
Contracts and policies for childcare are important for your business. Without them, your business will be much harder to keep a handle on. This is one way people burn out in this business. You NEED a daycare contract. If you are having trouble establishing your paperwork for your business, read on and find out how to develop it in a systematic and simple way.
What’s the difference between a good provider and a great one? Great childcare is a blessing to families and it’s rare. How can you grow your business and cut down on stress in your life? What are you doing to make sure your business is successful in the future? Would you love to know the magic formula for keeping daycare families and having a thriving home daycare? What makes a great daycare?
When you open a new family childcare business in your home, it’s hard to know what will work and what won’t. If you start your business and add rules, it’s much harder than beginning the business with your rules in place. You can have them already in your contract or policies depending on where they belong and you will save yourself a whole lot of headaches.
Every year we face the age-old question in childcare, should I get gifts for daycare kids for Christmas? Some providers give their families gifts, some just the kids, and some don’t choose to do that. It’s all relative to your budget, beliefs, and feelings about what is best for the kids. In today’s society, kids are very overindulged in most cases. Most kids don’t NEED anything else. Hopefully, this post can help you solve the dilemma and you can refer back to it year after year.
It’s a bit overwhelming to receive this letter about a ton of new requirements for childcare licensing in Oklahoma. and not know what a lot of these things mean. Oklahoma daycare has been changing for a while and will continue to do so in the future. First, take a step back and realize you have a free visit to learn about them. Second, we can break it down into small bites and it will be just fine.
When looking for in-home childcare or any other childcare, make sure you know what you are getting. Lots of situations could be avoided with good communication before you enter into a business relationship with someone.