Communication is the: Easiest component to mess up Most difficult component to do correctly Hardest component to fix Most necessary component in order to succeed. Communication is the foundation, the walls, the ceiling, the refrigerator and the couch of every relationship. Without great communication …. you’re in trouble! We all take communication for granted. We
The relationship between you and parents is a critical component of every center. I’m sure you have already experienced the good, the bad and the ugly of this fact. So, let me share a few thoughts about this relationship. Then, I’ll share some ideas to make it a great relationship. Notice that the title
Is there a child who is lost in the shuffle in your child care program? You have a group of only six children, and there are two staff members to care for this group. It seems like one adult should be able to give lots of attention to three children during the day. But then
Involving Parents in your Child Care Program If most parents had their choice, they would spend their child’s first five years taking them to the park, going to visit grandpa, making cookies, going to kiddie yoga, and teaching them to read. They wouldn’t spend what amounts to a house payment every month on child care.
Running a child care center is a big responsibility. There are many state and local laws that govern your actions. There may be corporate policies as well. You have your own rules. Is there room for parent input? Let’s take a quick look at the pros and cons of including parents in your center activities.
Are You Having Problems with Parents Paying for Child Care? There are very few businesses that don’t have some problems with all of their customers paying on time. Sometimes it’s just a bad habit for people who not pay on time. However, more often the parent has a cash flow problem – maybe too many