Cold & Flu Season: The Early Childhood Director’s Guide

For most people, the sound of a toddler letting out a little “ah-ah-AH-choooo” is met with an “awww”; for child care directors, the sound is met with an “AAAAAAAAHH!”rnrnNothing can take down your entire center quicker than a sick child, parent or teacher walking through the door. All it takes is one child to wipe their runny nose and then touch a toy, who then passes it to another child who puts it in their mouth, who then holds a teacher’s hand to go put on their coat, who then signs a form and hands it to you, before everyone you’ve got a full-blown outbreak on your hands.

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Planning To Invest In The Nursery Franchise Business?

If you have a caring nature, with a passion towards kid’s welfare and education, this segment is meant for you. In addition, the rise of working parents is also influencing educators to invest in this sector. However, it’s not just a face painting job. Running a childcare franchise business comes with lots of rules and regulations. In addition, it also requires abundant energy and patience as a franchisor. Consider these points for establishing a successful childcare business:

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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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