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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,945
Posted By amethyst
Child Care vs. Preschool

In my state (NJ), we are only allowed to have 5 children for family child care, but what if you are not providing full day child care-- what if you are just providing say 2 to 2 1/2 hours of...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 08-25-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,091
Posted By amethyst
I'm in NJ, but I don't think I can get it...

I'm in NJ, but I don't think I can get it licensed as a center because its a residential street. 5 kids is just not enough for me to make a good living.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 08-25-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,091
Posted By amethyst
We own a multi-family home and I was thinking it...

We own a multi-family home and I was thinking it would be great if we could use the first floor apartment (which is very large) for a daycare. Then I'd be able to hire people to work with me, too.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 08-25-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,091
Posted By amethyst
What Happens if You Have More Kids Then You are Licensed For?

I'm in NJ and can only legally have 5 unrelated children in a licensed center, however someone told me "unofficially" that you can get away with having more if the center is not licensed. I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,351
Posted By amethyst
I've found that kids this age love to play with...

I've found that kids this age love to play with ANYTHING! Maybe they're just tired of the same things and you can rotate the toys more often?

Some suggesstions:

A big bottle of soda/juice/water...
Forum: Daycare Insurance 07-24-2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,556
Posted By amethyst
Where to Find Insurance

I just opened a drop-in child care center in a gym. Although, I am located in a gym, it is my own business and I operate independently from the gym.

I have had a difficult time finding insurance...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,635
Posted By amethyst
Questions For In-Home Providers

1) What hours are you open?

2) Are you at full capacity?

3) How much do you charge?

4) Do you teach preschool?

5) Do you provide food?