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CACFP Food Program

Is the hassle really worth joining the food program?

I get this question all the time. Is the hassle worth joining the food program? The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is designed to improve the nutrition of children. The US Department of Agriculture oversees this program. It’s a federal program that provides reimbursements for nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children enrolled …

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childcare program close

Common Reasons Childcare Programs Close

What are some common reasons childcare programs close, and how to prevent it? Failure is not something most childcare owners think about when opening a childcare program. Still, understanding why other childcare programs don’t succeed is important to know how to prevent the closure of your childcare program. Some common reasons childcare programs close include: …

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Business Structure

Choosing the Right Business Structure for Your Home Daycare

Choosing the right business structure for your home daycare business is essential. Common business structures include sole proprietor, partnership, limited liability company (LLC), and a corporation (S or C Corporation). Most daycare businesses incorporate their business to lower taxes and reduce personal liability. Therefore, before deciding which business structure to use, educate yourself on taxes …

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Create a Developmentally Appropriate Learning Space for a Daycare

Creating a Developmentally Appropriate Learning Space

Deciding to create a developmentally appropriate learning space for your home daycare will enhance the quality of care you provide beyond the minimum state licensing standard. The most effective way to improve the quality of care is to ensure that each age group’s experience in your childcare program directly impacts their development. The best way …

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6 Questions to Answer Before Starting a Home Daycare Business

6 Questions to Answer Before Starting a Home Daycare Business

Starting a home daycare business is an exciting and life-changing experience. Starting a home daycare business is also a huge responsibility, and I’m here to help you determine, “Is this type of business really for you?” To determine if this business is for you, answer the questions below, and if you answer yes to all …

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