Choosing staff time clock software for childcare business

4 Tips to Choose a Staff Time-Clock Software

Time clock software come in all shapes and forms these days. You get them as free stand-alone products; as part of full-fledged management software packages; with or without roster apps, digital signatures and reporting features. Name it, and you have … Continue Reading

The benefits of heuristic play and treasure baskets

What You Should Know About Heuristic Play

Children are at their happiest when given space to explore. They scuttle around their environment touching, handling and chewing on anything they can grab with their tiny hands. But what do you think of an idea that turns this seemingly … Continue Reading

How to write incident reports in childcare or writing ouch reports

The Whys and Hows of  Writing Incident Reports for Childcare

Of all the documentation you wish you didn’t have to do as a childcare provider, incident reports aka ouch reports could be sitting right at the top of the list. When a parent entrusts their child in your care, it … Continue Reading

Billing and Invoicing for Childcare Business

6 Billing and Invoicing Lessons Childcare Businesses Should Not Ignore

A few small changes in the way you handle your billing and invoicing is all it sometimes takes to help you maintain your cash flow and cut down unnecessary delays in payments owed to you. 1. Set your terms and … Continue Reading

how to deal with angry parents

How to Deal with Angry Parents?

It’s sometimes surprising what the triggers can be for some angry parents who catch you completely off-guard with their rude outbursts. A confusion about their child’s grade. An error in an invoice. Lost property. A suspicion of neglecting their child’s … Continue Reading

Arranging your nursery space when starting a new day nursery

Starting a new Day Nursery: What Not to Do when Arranging your Nursery Space

So, you’re all set to start a new day nursery. Now, how do you go about arranging the nursery space, weaving in functionality, aesthetics and efficiency while avoiding some of the common mistakes nursery owners make when organising the activity … Continue Reading