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The Anatomy of a Great Childcare Center

Every childcare center is unique and uses various market differentiators to talk about itself and set itself apart from other childcare providers in the area. But, there are some guiding principles that universally make for a great childcare center.

Take a moment and think through what parents are looking for when they do a site visit to see if your childcare center is right for them. These are the items that make up the anatomy of a great childcare center. To help you plan and market yourself, let’s take a look at what you need to be a great childcare center.

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7 Little Changes to Make a Big Difference for Your Childcare Center

Some people hate the idea of being “trendy.” It’s a word that implies that something is here one day and gone the next. But if you’re avoiding certain childcare trends in your center, you might be the one that’s here one day and gone the next.

To help you stay up to date and competitive in the market, here are the 7 little changes that will make a big difference for your childcare center.

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The Next Big Thing in Childcare Centers

Part-time students are no surprise to you. Parents have been seeking part-time care for years, but as the internet grows and connects people more and more, it makes it easier to find flexible care beyond what childcare centers are currently offering.

We know what you’re thinking: more flexibility sounds like an accounting and scheduling nightmare. How can you compete with the semi-retired caregivers and stay-at-home moms marketing themselves on websites like care.com?

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A Director’s Role is Critical to Childcare Center

As the director of a childcare center, you play an important role. In fact, you play many important roles and ultimately are the glue that keeps the whole operation together.

It can be exhausting work, but with the right tools and the right team, you can see the important impact your work has on your staff and the families you serve.

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Getting the most out of Labor Day weekend with your children

Parents face a surprising reality each summer: you only get 18 summer vacations with your children before they become adults, and each year brings you one step closer to that milestone.

Be sure to soak it all in by making the most of Labor Day weekend as you wrap up summer and spend some added time with your little ones doing family activities.

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