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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,177
Posted By MissLisa08
Price increase 2022

Hello, I am already planning and figuring out what I'm going to change with the new year approaching. How much of an increase is good to do per year? Cost of living is going up and minimum wage will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By MissLisa08
The bag is for if you had to leave in the case of...

The bag is for if you had to leave in the case of an emergency. So earthquake or fire etc
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By MissLisa08
Wink Emergency Bag

I am updating my emergency bag. Making sure I have everything I need. Restocking anything needed. What do you keep in your bag? I am looking to add to it if you have some ideas I have not thought of.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By MissLisa08
That makes sense. I will definitely keep that in...

That makes sense. I will definitely keep that in mind. Thank you! At only 3 to 4 hours a day I feel like the kid would barely be getting comfortable and then they would be picked up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By MissLisa08
I think I will start a full time only. I so far...

I think I will start a full time only. I so far have 4 children full time. And it's great, I have them all on a schedule. I am fearful of what a part time would do.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By MissLisa08
Okay, thank you both so much! I'll let her know...

Okay, thank you both so much! I'll let her know that sounds more like drop in and I can't help her.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By MissLisa08
Pricing Problem

I have a mom looking for childcare. She told me she only needs 3 days, Monday - Wednesday and only for 3 to 4 hours a day. I charge by the spot taken not by hours of care. I am a new provider, so I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By MissLisa08
Awesome! Thank you this makes sense. Much more...

Awesome! Thank you this makes sense. Much more simpler then what I was trying to do.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By MissLisa08
Thank you all. This part of running a childcare...

Thank you all. This part of running a childcare can sometimes be confusing. Trying to make sure it's all covered. I'm glad I can come on here and get help. likethislovethis:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By MissLisa08
I was just wondering how to get parents to sign...

I was just wondering how to get parents to sign agreeing to my policy handbook without having to add everything to a contract as well. I understand now that certain things like price and hours are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By MissLisa08
So anything I want to hold up in court I should...

So anything I want to hold up in court I should add on contract 👍 thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By MissLisa08
Thank you! :)

Thank you! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By MissLisa08
:hug:

:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By MissLisa08
[ Thank you! I guess the only thing to put...

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Thank you! I guess the only thing to put in contrast is the most important. In my old contract I had a few detailed stuff like sick policy and vacation etc. But I never had a policy handbook....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By MissLisa08
Nice! I'll add that part onto the contract

Nice! I'll add that part onto the contract
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By MissLisa08
How Do I Do This??? Help

So I have my policy handbook that goes into detail of my child care rules and all. And I have my contract which is for them to sign. So how can I get what I need on the contract without writing it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,408
Posted By MissLisa08
Thank you! I'm in Ca and we are not shut down, I...

Thank you! I'm in Ca and we are not shut down, I am just not sure I want to open at this time. You gave some great ideas and I will be using telephone interviews for now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,408
Posted By MissLisa08
Thank you! That was very useful. I will start...

Thank you! That was very useful. I will start with the advice that was given.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,408
Posted By MissLisa08
New Daycare

Hello, I just got my license to run my home daycare. With everything going on I'm not sure if I should open now or wait. Is there a way to start advertising with an opening date at a later time?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,637
Posted By MissLisa08
AC/HEAT Help

First off I'm in California and opening a home day care. I did an addition onto my home for the day care room. What are the requirements as far as ac and heating? I was going to run the central ac...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,886
Posted By MissLisa08
I agree I will probably start off with my phone...

I agree I will probably start off with my phone and eventually buy a separate device for that purpose only. Thank you
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,886
Posted By MissLisa08
I'll definitely be looking into different apps,...

I'll definitely be looking into different apps, especially ones that were mentioned on here. One last question to go along with my others..do you buy a special device to use strictly for this? So...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,886
Posted By MissLisa08
What Do You Use?

I have seen that more and more providers are now using apps to sign kids in and out of care, as well as track sleep times, what they ate etc. Example of an app would be brightwheel. So what do you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,242
Posted By MissLisa08
Yes it helped & thank YoU

Yes it helped & thank YoU
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,242
Posted By MissLisa08
[QUOTE=Msdunny;711434]I set my tuition as per day...

[QUOTE=Msdunny;711434]I set my tuition as per day x number of days needed. So $45/day x days needed. That rate then become their permanent tuition, even if they don't use all the days. Part time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,242
Posted By MissLisa08
I'm running the numbers tomorrow and I'll figure...

I'm running the numbers tomorrow and I'll figure out how to make sure I'm making a profit. And I definitely need to be able to put money away. Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,242
Posted By MissLisa08
Same situation with where I live. I'll call...

Same situation with where I live. I'll call around tomorrow and see what centers are charging in my area. I've only tried to see what other home daycares charge.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,242
Posted By MissLisa08
This is kind of what it would be like for me. We...

This is kind of what it would be like for me. We live in a smaller town but everyone commutes to a higher paying area. Childcare over there is double what I'd be charging
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,242
Posted By MissLisa08
Thank you 😊 yes I will keep that in mind. So glad...

Thank you 😊 yes I will keep that in mind. So glad I have people that can help out with these uncertainties
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,242
Posted By MissLisa08
Thank you for your example 😊

Thank you for your example 😊
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,242
Posted By MissLisa08
I'll definitely go over all my monthly bills and...

I'll definitely go over all my monthly bills and see if what I'm charging is actually going to be making a profit. I only want full time children but I know I'll have parents ask about part time. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,242
Posted By MissLisa08
Question Figuring Out My Prices to Charge & Need Help

I have an idea of what I want to charge but need some advice or input. I'm going to try and get filled up with full timers, however I've seen that part time care is often needed by parents. So I want...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-16-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,138
Posted By MissLisa08
Thank you, I'll look into it

Thank you, I'll look into it
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-16-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,138
Posted By MissLisa08
Where Do Providers Get Medical Insurance?

I'm going to be opening my daycare and want to know where other providers get medical insurance. I've always got it through work, but now I'll be self employed. Is there anything not over priced but...