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Three Summer Crafts for Preschool

Get ready for summer!  I can’t believe that it’s going to be summer. This year has flown by so fast so far!  With a rocky spring, I’m ready for crafts that can be done outside if needed. There are three fun summer crafts I do yearly and the kids just love to do them! Flower Toilet(…)

How to raise your daycare rates

Like most other daycares, I’ve had raised my rates over the years. With the rising cost of living, it has to be done.  Parents may not like it, and sometimes you might lose a family in the process. Handling this process can be difficult and stressful, but you should never let a parent bully you into backing(…)

Daycare Meal Planning

One of the biggest responsibilities for providers is making sure that the children we care for will be provided with nutritious meals. So, to make sure that you provide the right foods, you should put together a meal plan. General guideline for planning a daycare meal: -Find out what your state licensing requires for a(…)

Yearly Home Daycare Marketing

Running a daycare can be one of the hardest businesses to run by yourself. There are lots of responsibilities to take care of. With the crazy schedules and balancing acts you need to keep, marketing is just one more task you’d rather not have to worry about scheduling. Why not make a marketing calendar to(…)

Daycare Provider tips: Supporting Breast Feeding Moms

Providing  care for infants requires special attention from providers. If you agree to take in an infant, you need to be prepared for the chance of the mother wanting to breastfeed their child. It is important that  child care providers are supportive of breastfeeding mothers and to make it an easy experience for mothers to be able(…)

Healthy smoothies to reduce sickness spreading in Home daycare

According to the latest CDC Report, flu is widespread across the states. The common cold is wide spread as well and as most know, daycares and schools are breeding grounds for sickness. Only because kids are just being “kids”. Wiping noses with hands and not covering mouthes when sneezing spreads germs. There are ways to help(…)

Daycare Provider tips: How many art projects a month?

Letting a child do artwork and crafts may not sound like a learning experience, but it is a big one! It teaches fine motor skills and helps to prepare for writing and even reading. So, how often should you offer craft/art projects for your daycare kids? It’s different for each daycare provider. Some believe in(…)

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