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How to Collect Tuition and Child Care Payments on Time

The toughest question that most child care businesses face is this: How do I get parents to pay on time? Without a doubt, this is sometimes the most difficult and unpleasant aspect of the job. This is a tricky question, because it takes many different strategies to get parents to pay on time. Here are some suggestions to consider that could help: • First and foremost – parents need to meet their obligations. Your services are of value! The center has financial obligations too. • Set the tone immediately. Tuition policies should be covered thoroughly upon enrollment to prevent misunderstandings […]

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Keeping Kids Safe on the Playground

With warmer weather approaching, child care centers will be heading outside to the playground so the children can enjoy the fresh air and outdoor activities.  Your playground is an extension of your child care environment and will look different depending on the type of program you operate and the ages of the children in care. Safety is a big factor to keep in mind when planning that trip to the playground.  Consider some of the following statistics: More than 200,000 injuries occur on playgrounds every year.  Falls are the most common type of injury, accounting for more than 75 percent […]

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Provider Appreciation Day is Friday, May 11th!

The Friday before Mother’s Day is set aside for Provider Appreciation Day, a special day to recognize, honor, and thank the people who dedicate themselves to caring for, teaching, and nurturing our children every week. National Provider Appreciation Day was started in 1996 by a group of volunteers in New Jersey. This group saw the need to recognize the tireless efforts of providers who care for children of working parents. Momentum and support for this event have grown each year, and recognition currently includes individual and government organizations throughout the United States. It is estimated that 2.2 million people work […]

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Welcome to ChildWatch

Did you know that ChildWatch started out as a desktop program in 1997?  It ran on Windows across a local network…. In 2001, “ChildWatch Web” was released as an entirely web-based software service… Today is it simply known as “ChildWatch”.  Over the years, while retaining a taste of its original ideas and purpose, it has seen an abundance of change and a customer base reach nearly every U.S. state and more than a dozen other countries.  Users describe it as “affordable, feature-rich, and user-friendly”. We welcome you to become part of the ChildWatch success story!  Request a FREE DEMO today! […]

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