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 …

Case Study: Robindell Private School implemented iCare Software’s flexible billing software to automate complicated billing

Flexible billing software makes it easier for childcare centers to provide multiple program options that are attractive to parents. But with all that flexibility comes administrative headaches and time-consuming billing if you don’t have the right tools. Robindell Private School is a center serving 1,400 students that offers flexible programs and uses rule-based, flexible billing …

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 …

Child Care Billing Software Helps Free Up Admin Time

Without child care billing software, childcare accounting could be a full-time job. But as an administrator, you have so much more to focus on than just your books. These other tasks include marketing, staffing, enrollment, and communicating with parents about their needs and the needs of their children. To avoid focusing on your books all …

Billing Tools for Handling Field Trip Fees and Miscellaneous Items

Planning a fun field trip this school year but wondering how you’ll bill parents? Billing tools should not hold you back from creating a robust experience for your students, whether that’s art supplies for a special project or a day trip to the local zoo. Automating billing for these added fees can help you avoid financial impacts …

iCare is Your Best Virtual Assistant: Easy Childcare Reports and Documentation

Running a childcare center requires that owners be accountants, licensing specialists, customer service representatives and so much more. It’s a busy job, but one that automations and modern technology can aid immensely.

Childcare Parent Portal Builds Customer Loyalty, Saves Time

Offering the parents of the students who attend your childcare center an online childcare parent portal has two big benefits. A self-service childcare parent portal can both increase their customer satisfaction and save your center administrative time. And when customers and staff are happy, you are more likely to retain those customers and staff, which …

What is Childcare Software and Why Does it Matter?

Childcare software can truly transform your childcare center in many ways. It is a digital tool that enables you to manage all aspects of your business from classroom management to interactions with parents.

So why does it matter? Childcare software impacts various aspects of your business, but it also opens communication channels between you and parents and helps you better track child development in a secure platform.

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.

How to Get Better Results From 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.