Introducing the New iCare Mobile Childcare App for Parents

Parents will appreciate the ability to manage their interactions with your childcare center all from their mobile phone anytime, anywhere through the new iCare Software childcare app for parents. And soon, teachers will be able to log into that same app to interact with parents seamlessly.  No need to worry about multiple apps on your …

How to Use Budgeting and Forecasting In Your Childcare Center

Most people don’t find budgeting and forecasting to be a fun activity, but for business owners, it’s an essential way of knowing how they measure up to their financial goals. One crucial aspect of budgeting is forecasting, which helps you see a projection of your business’s income in the future so you can make changes …

Case Study: Children’s Workshop Brings in Extra $8K

This case study will show you the impact that billing automation can have on your bottom line and on your staffing. Workshop is a childcare center located in a prominent shopping mall within a local commuter route. But because of the nature of the local work, parents needed flexible childcare Children’s schedules and requested that …

A Good Childcare Health and Safety Policy Inspires Confidence

Do you have a childcare health and safety policy? This can go a long way to assure parents that they made a good decision when they chose your childcare center.  Even before the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the childcare industry, many parents struggled to find centers that met their expectations and needs. Post-pandemic, there are fewer childcare …

Increase Subsidies with These Child Care Success Tools

iCare Journal Templates Customized by State There’s a very fine line between profitability and financial hardships when it comes to how to run a successful daycare business. Accurate documentation, billing and invoicing are all crucial in ensuring your success. Early childhood education software can be a huge asset to provide the necessary child care success …

Using Child Care Scheduling Software Can Help Improve Your Margins

Child care scheduling software can make it easier for your center to save money in staff scheduling. We know running a profitable childcare center is certainly not easy. Filling unfilled attendance spots means more revenue. But it also makes staffing more complicated because you can over schedule staff and lose revenue. The right balance is …

How to increase enrollment in daycare during slow economic times

At the start of the year, the childcare industry was thriving right alongside the economy. But as the year progressed, changes to everyday business practices in the fight to curb the coronavirus caused the economy to suffer and childcare businesses were no exception. It requires these businesses get creative about how to increase enrollment in …

What You Need to Know About Daycare Door Security

Electronic door locks ensure that only authorized individuals enter your childcare center. And they can help validate your attendance records through capturing photos and signatures for drop off and pick up. There are many electronic door locks on the market, but finding the right one can mean the difference in protecting the security of your …

Running A Childcare Business Successfully Is Easier With A Childcare App

Childcare businesses take so much time, effort and management. And it’s tough to know how you are managing your childcare compared to competitors. At times, administrators might feel hopeless or desperate in finding better balance in their lives. Plus, you want to improve your childcare finances.  But managing a childcare center shouldn’t feel that way. …

How to Attract Parents to Your Daycare and What to Do if They Don’t Choose You

A big question for childcare centers is how to attract parents to your daycare. You might find yourself in a situation where you give many tours of your facility but get very few new enrollments. It’s troubling and all that time giving the tours should pay off. So why aren’t you getting tons of enrollments …