Do you have your childcare website setup? No matter what type of business you have these days you need an online presence. A website is one of the first things people look for when seeking information about your business.[Read more…] about What Should you Include on Your Childcare Website?
Do you need help to keep your house from smelling like a diaper? Well just like the commercials suggest, we can go nose blind to the odors in our own homes. Sometimes the only time I can truly notice residual odors is when I have left the childcare and then return to an awful smell. Or, God forbid, someone enters my home and I see them turn up their nose.
Not a good feeling at all.
So today I thought I would give you 10 ways I use to keep my home smelling like a home and not a diaper pail, even with the childcare.[Read more…] about Keep Your House From Smelling Like a Diaper
In the past, I’ve touched on the idea of a fundraiser for your child care. So today I wanted to give you more than a few fundraiser ideas. Ideas for how you can make money at your child care other than the tuition that you receive. Some are typical, but with a spin and some are totally unique. So whether you use these ideas as fundraisers to purchase equipment, supplies, etc. for the childcare or use them to supplement your income while you’re growing your enrollment, here are a few that are sure to bring in some extra cash.[Read more…] about 7 Super Easy Fundraiser Ideas for Child Cares
It might seem strange that today I want to talk to you about why you should never give another childcare parent tour. As a childcare provider, one of the ways you gain clients is the parent tour. That is what you are trying to get to after you have posted your ad and a parent calls inquiring about your child care. I try to give just enough information to get the parent intrigued enough to make an appointment to come in. Once I can get them here, I know they will love it. So why should you never give a parent tour? Keep reading …[Read more…] about Why you should never give a childcare parent tour
Have you ever heard of a child care book club? Well, years ago I started a Book Club for my child care. I thought I would use books that we were reading at the child care and encourage the parents to read the books to their child at home.
Parents love the idea of reading more to their children. I knew a book club would boost interest in our child care program overall. Then I thought “wouldn’t it be great if I could sell those books to the parents and turn it into a mini fundraiser at the same time”?
And so our book club was born.
If you have ever considered having a fundraiser for your child care but wanted a unique idea, keep reading.[Read more…] about How to Start a Child Care Book Club