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Daycare Communication of Holiday Hours and Time Off

You may be breathing a sigh of relief that the holidays have come and gone. However, now is a great time to evaluate your holiday hours and announce any changes you’d like to make.

Sending out an annual calendar with days you planned to be closed helps parents know what to expect from your center and plan for days off work if needed.

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3 Steps to Developing a Successful Childcare Center

Your childcare is your livelihood and your passion. Seeing its success is important to you. To help you get there, here are three steps to developing a successful childcare center.

Get tips from other business owners

While childcare centers are unique businesses and have nuances to them, you can still learn from other business owners about how they manage their business. Learn from other businesses how they do their marketing, where they post job openings, how they manage their finances and more.

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5 Professional Qualities that Standout in Childcare Centers and Preschools

Childcare can be a challenging profession. There are 5 qualities that the really great childcare professionals tend to have. Here are those qualities so you can watch out for them as you work to build a winning team.

Patience
A great preschool teacher or administrator is patient because young children tend to ask repeat questions and need constant reminders of the same things over and over again. Children have energy galore and may need to be pulled back into the learning scene repeatedly throughout the day as they try to expel all that energy.

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How to Get More Results Out of Your Childcare Software

If you added childcare management software to your center but haven’t seen a huge change, you might not be using it to its full advantage. Getting through the initial implementation phase for childcare software can be exciting, but then you lose focus and go back to your old habits of managing your center on paper.

We have recommendations for how to reboot your digital efforts to make your childcare center great and raise amazing children. Here’s how to get the most out of your investment in childcare management software.

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Sending your child to preschool could yield lifelong benefits

Children who attend preschool are four times more likely to graduate college. But it may not necessarily be why you think.

Proving that preschool improves test scores once a child reaches first grade is difficult, and many studies have shown it’s not necessarily all about what a child learns in preschool. It’s more about instilling a passion for learning at a young age and providing outstanding care and a safe place to play on a regular basis.

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5 Lessons Preschool Centers Learn From Superheroes

Halloween has passed, but as a preschool center or childcare center director, you likely still wear a cape every day. From solving the problem that ends the meltdown to sharing priceless moments on a field trip, you’re a superhero in the little moments. Here’s a look at the many characteristics childcare centers can learn from superheroes.

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