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Top Excuses Parents Give for Not Paying
I Can't Pay You Today....Excuses, excuses We asked providers to share the reasons parents have given for not being able to pay for childcare... Here are some of the top "excuses"... My best one was: "I can't pay you today because I need the money to go to Virginia Beach with my boyfriend this weeke...
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Childcare Collection Issues?
Brought to you by ProviderWatch 58% of childcare providers have had parents leave without paying for childcare services rendered! How many times have you heard stories like these? "'Susan' just had an emergency come up, her regular day care provider was not able to care for her children and if she d...
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Free Sample Childcare Contract
A good contract is the foundation of your daycare business! Copy and paste or simply get ideas! Sample Childcare Contract Thank you to Noah's Ark daycare Provo, Utah for the sample child care contract. Please feel free to use and adapt this sample child care contract  according to your needs. This...
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Contracts for Daycare
Brought to you by ProviderWatch Avoid expensive contract mistakes! For those considering opening their homes as a daycare or starting a daycare center, another item to create is a plan for "risk management". In other words, how your business is going to be run in order to reduce any financial loss.I...
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Common Contract Mistakes
Brought to you by ProviderWatch Important points to keep in mind The Missing Piece.Think about the last time you personally signed a contract at the gym, the bank, signing up for cable service, buying cellular phone service or contracting to have your septic system pumped. Did the contract only ask ...
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Chatting with Children
For children ages 1 to 6 Continue talking with your older child as you did with your baby. Talking helps him learn language skills and lets him know what he says is important. What To DoThe first activities in the list below work well with younger children. As your child grows older, the later activ...
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Baby Talk
For babies from birth to 1 year Babies love hearing your voice. When you answer her sounds with sounds of your own, she begins to learn that what she "says" has meaning and is important to you. What To DoTalk to your baby often. Answer her coos, gurgles, and smiles. Repeat the "ba, ba's" and......
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Becoming a Reader
Brought to you by ProviderWatch Every step a child takes toward learning to read leads to another. Bit by bit, children build up what they know. Over the first 6 years, most children: hear sounds, see moements, and make connections between what they see and hear talk and listen pretend to read ident...
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Home Playground Safety Checklist
Brought to you by ProviderWatch Ten points to keep in mind Install and maintain shock-absorbing surface around the play equipment. Use at least 9 inches of wood chips, mulch, or shredded rubber for play equipment up to 7 feet high. If sand or pea gravel is used, install at least a 9-inch layer for p...
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Find Out If Parents Are Bad Payment Risks BEFORE You Accept Them As Customers
It's a sad fact. Providers often face the hassles and stress of parents who are bad daycare payment risks. In many cases, these parents are just making the rounds... hopping from provider to provider. They may have a long history of non-payment or even childcare collection proceedings. If you had on...
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