“I know! I need to grow a backbone for dealing with parents.” I hear this from providers all the time. Believe me, I have been there too. As providers, sometimes we find it difficult to effectively enforce our policies with clients. That’s why today I will show you why growing that proverbial backbone and feeling confident in your client communication is so important for the childcare provider. So if you think you need to grow a backbone, keep reading! Providers need to Grow a Backbone
Child care policies
Usually, when a provider thinks about starting their childcare they think about all the things they want to do. We have grand plans for curriculum and caring for the children we hope to get. We probably rarely think about what are some things we don’t want to do. Well, today I’m going there. Here are some things that I stopped doing at my Childcare … and why.
One of the first things I hear from providers is what can they do to get tuition payments in on time. If you are a childcare provider I am almost certain you are saying a big AMEN right here. Which is one of the reasons I write about this issue regularly. Well, today I have a few EASY suggestions for how to encourage clients to get tuition in on time EVERY WEEK![Read more…] about These 3 things will Get Tuition On Time [INFOGRAPHIC]
So you’ve started your childcare and your enrollment is growing. Great! Everything is perfect, right? Well, yes and no.
For many providers, believe it or not, filling your open enrollment spots is only half the battle. Now you need those spots to be paying tuition.
Wait a minute! Of course, they are paying tuition. They enrolled, didn’t they?
Yes, they did. The only problem is many parents do not take the commitment of paying tuition as seriously as they should. This leaves many providers chasing parents every week to get paid.
Sound familiar? Well, today I am going to give you 3 easy strategies to get tuition on time – EVERY WEEK![Read more…] about 3 Steps to Get Childcare Tuition On Time
Have you ever considered being a peanut free childcare?
Today I thought I would address another issue that providers commonly face with children. The issue of food allergies.
I will discuss how to decide whether or not to accept children with food allergies, how to be trained to deal with children who have food allergies and where you can be marketed as an allergy conscious provider. Oh, and hang on till the end for a FREE gift just for you. peanut free childcare[Read more…] about Providers: Are you a Peanut-Free Zone? Becoming a Peanut Free Childcare