I probably don’t need to tell you that there’s a lot more to running a childcare than just watching the children. A childcare provider wears many hats. Most of them all at the same time. And while we try to find a balance between our provider and personal sides, sometimes we could use a little backup. So who’s got the provider’s back? Is there such a thing as The Child Care Enforcer?[Read more…] about Who is The Child Care Enforcer?
How do you get it all done? For most of us, the short answer is we don’t. At least that’s how I feel most of the time. I probably don’t need to tell you, providers are busy people (understatement).
It can be especially
Those little things like shampoo on the shower deck or the toothpaste left out. Seems minor but could easily garner a provider a citation and possibly a fine.
Don’t believe me?
I will never forget when a provider told me she was cited for leaving a chemical out. Guess what the chemical was. It was a jar of Vaseline. Yep, apparently that’s a chemical worthy of a fine!
Tell me do you cringe when you even think about the shape of your files? When was the last time you checked the batteries in the smoke alarms? When will your fire extinguisher need to be serviced?
I get it! I mean who can keep up with all this?
There is always something that needs doing.
So, today I’m throwing us providers a bone with some quick and easy tips & tasks for getting more than a few things done. Even better, you will be able to accomplish most of these tasks in 5-15 minutes tops! Like during naptime.
Because even though providers are crazy busy most of the time, there are stretches of time where we might be able to fit it a task or two.
Get these’s tasks done during naptime this week:[Read more…] about 5 Childcare Violations That Are Easy To Avoid
Sometimes the provider just needs a little help. Whether it’s regarding licensing issues or even a legal matter about their childcare business. The good news is there are actually some very good free legal resources for the childcare provider. Here are some invaluable, save for when you need them, legal resources for the childcare provider.
One of my favorite things to do on this blog is to share resources. And today I’ve got some really good ones to pass along. REALLY GOOD FREE ONES![Read more…] about Absolutely Free Legal Resources For The Childcare Provider
I firmly believe that to get parents to follow your policies and procedures you need to
constantly regularly remind them of what those are. Over time, I have come up with several ways to remind parents how we do things at the childcare. But today I want to share with you another, yet just as effective way of putting reminders on auto-pilot. Here is a quick and easy way to schedule reminders for this week, this month or even a year in advance. Oh, and did I mention it’s totally free? Yep, FREE!
Ever wonder how a childcare tour went? You think it was great, but what did the potential client really think of your business? Well, today I’m sharing a way for you to easily find out just how that last childcare tour went. Not only that, this method has the potential to make your next childcare tour even better. Today I’m going to show you how to use a post-tour survey or questionnaire to convert childcare tours.