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The Long Haul

The Long Haul

For the past eighteen years I have owned and operated a successful home child care. I started out in a 1400 square foot town home with three levels. In 2001 I moved to a house nearly twice that size with my then one year old son. I’ve been thinking lately about what it means to ...

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How To Set Child Care Rates

How To Set Child Care Rates

Child care is like every other business. There are many options for deciding your fees for services. Most centers have flat fees for each age group and allow clients to come and go anytime within those hours. Those hours are traditionally about twelve hours a day. The rates are higher to reflect the longer hours ...

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The Price of Daycare

The Price of Daycare

We’ve had a number of conversations recently about the poor economy and how it has affected the “going rate” for child care. Many providers across the U.S. are experiencing low enrollment and few inquiries of potential clients. The calls they are receiving are primarily part time variable shifts that are not within the hours they ...

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