Child Care Options: Benefits, Downsides & Costs

For most of us, child care is part of being a parent these days. Everyone needs another set of hands sometimes, even if only for the occasional sanity-saving evening out with friends. And single parents need a pinch hitter more than anyone. But child care costs, especially for the full-time variety so many working moms need, can bring on serious sticker shock. Taking careful stock of your options and weighing them against your needs will help you make the most cost-effective decision that’s still right for your child. And it’s a good idea to start your research sooner rather than later: If you need to make child care arrangements on short notice, you may make a hasty decision that isn’t the best one for your little one or for you. Here’s a primer to the various types and costs of child care, along with resources for more information.

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Communicating With Your Day Care Provider

Successful child care arrangements require teamwork. Here's how you can build a strong caregiver relationship so that you and your little one get the most from your day care provider.

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How to Attract Parents to Your Daycare?

Finding the right combination of child care marketing strategies can be difficult. To increase enrolment, you need to stand out from the competition in your area. Since millennial parents are very involved in research to find the best center for their child, it is important to establish your brand both on- and offline.

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