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Daycare Insurance - Protecting Your Business


Daycare Insurance - Protecting Your BusinessWhen parents entrust their children into your care, you are responsible (liable, in insurance and legal terms) for keeping them safe. But no matter how carefully you watch the children in your facility, accidents can and do happen. This leaves you open to unique liability exposures. For example, parents could sue you for negligence if their child is injured while in your care. If you were found guilty and had no insurance, you would have to pay the child's family out of your own pocket....

Money Saving Tips For Daycare Providers

Money Saving Tips For Daycare Providers

In this trying economy we have all had to deal with the shrinking dollar and likewise less money to complete our daily tasks as daycare providers. The Daycare.com forum was recently abuzz with ideas from many directors, teachers, assistants and parents from across the country lending some great cost cutting and money saving ideas. We would like to share them with the hope that it will make your daily tasks a little less stressful. One Moderator, mac60, first posted "I am sure we all have our own little things we do to cut back and save a few dollars running our business".....

GRANTS = How To Make Your Daycare Stand Out

Lyle JamesonIn recent years, the Federal Government backed by empirical data-based evidence has been taking more and more interest to curtail typical societal problems that contribute to the poverty cycle. To get ahead on this, they have focused their efforts on early childhood development. Although your state agency is your local contact for licensing and accountability the state agency is following the policies outlined in the Child Care Development Block Grant Fund (CCDF) reauthorized in 2014. All states willingly comply with the guidelines....

When is it Too Hot or Cold for Outside Play

When is it Too Hot To Play Outside

Watching the weather is just part of the job for daycare providers. Planning for playtime, field trips, or weather safety is part of the daily routine. The changes in weather require the child care provider to attend to the health and safety of children in their care. What clothing, beverages, and sun screen are appropriate? Dress children to maintain a comfortable body temperature.....

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