How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Child Care Service: With Companion CD-ROM

How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful

Because parents must work outside the home, there will always be a demand for childcare. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 64 percent of married-couple families, both husband and wife work outside the home. There are nearly 12 million children under the age of five in child care each week in the United States. With concerns about quality child care, the trend is to move away from large operations and turn to the small services located close by work or home. This increase in small day care operations creates a huge opportunity for someone who loves children and wants to create a business dedicated to taking care of them. A child care service makes an ideal home based or part-time business. Start-up costs are low. You do not need an office. You do not need any costly special equipment. All you need to get started is an approved facility and a desire to succeed. Here is the manual you need to be successful in this highly profitable segment of the service industry.    The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version.  It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at [email protected] Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company ...

  • Brand: Brand: Atlantic Publishing Company
  • ASIN: 1601381158

Baby Playpen Kids Activity Centre Safety Play Yard Home Indoor Outdoor New Pen (multicolour, Classic set 14 panel)

Baby Playpen Kids Activity Centre Safety Play Yard

As your little one begins to walk and crawl, they are yearning for freedom. Are you worn out from chasing them about? Tired of constantly saying "No"?This multi-purpose play yard offers a number of features to keep your child safe and interacted, and prevents the hassle of you chasing them around all over the house. Safety started from design・The product promises complete safety and protection for the young guns. ・The anti-clip design of the junction safeguard kids from the danger of being stuck by the playpen. ・Its safety locks will guarantee you a sense of relaxation and surely engage your children in all sorts of playful activities within the enclosed limit. Excellent product come from Professional design・The height of the fence is long enough for the baby to stand and walk while the area inside the yard is plentiful for them to explore around. ・Psychologically, children are attracted to colours and animations which spontaneously makes them cheerful and turns on their mood. The use of professional colour design makes the yard eye-catching and gives children a sense of protection while they are playing. Quality found on material selection& production process ・As mentioned above, the product is 100 percent liable in terms of quality. It's made up of materials with ab...

  • Color: multicolour
  • Brand: Gupamiga
  • UPC: 603981884357

Olivia's Little World - Classic Wooden Nursery Center Hand-Crafted Dollhouse for Baby Dolls, Pink, 34.00"L x 21.00"W x 40.25"H

Olivia's Little World - Classic Wooden Nursery Center

Have your child bring home their dolls to their very own nursery! Shaped like a house with changing table on top with a pink mobile and little pink canvas drawers to stick clothes in. flip it around and find a built in high chair with compartments below for storage. Your children will love this space made just for their dolls!

  • Color: Pink
  • Brand: Olivia's Little World
  • ASIN: B00LXUVY24
  • UPC: 812401016685

Developing and Administering a Child Care and Education Program

Developing and Administering a Child Care and Education

Emphasizing the director's responsibility as a leader of both people and programs in diverse communities, DEVELOPING AND ADMINISTERING A CHILD CARE AND EDUCATION PROGRAM, Ninth Edition, covers the business and interpersonal skills child development professionals need to implement an effective program for young children and their families. It is written primarily for future early childhood educators whether or not they plan to work in the administrative aspects of the field, and is also a rich resource for practicing directors. In this thoroughly updated edition, the authors provide practical information on all aspects of directing a program, including curriculum selection; funding; budgeting; selecting, training, and supervising staff; housing the program and purchasing equipment; working with children and parents; accrediting and licensing an early childhood center; and carrying out program evaluation and quality improvement strategies.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 1305088085

1990 Press Photo College Child Care Center Children in Halloween Costumes

1990 Press Photo College Child Care Center Children

This is an original press photo. Halloween While the students and faculty at the college were enjoying themselves, dressed in their disguises, the preschool children of the college's Child Care Center, were getting their tricks or treats at a party just for them. Dressed in garb of a similar style as their elder counterparts, (L-R) Amanda Bebee, 4, the sunflower, Shannon Marks, 4, clown, Joey Eaton, 3, the Warlock/Magician (wearing tall black, pointed hat, white hair) and Jeremy Brokow, 4, as the little devil, enjoy their bags of Halloween candy. Photo measures 10 x 8 inches. Photo is dated 11-01-1990.

  • Brand: Vintage Photos
  • ASIN: B07TJM9997

Infection Control in the Child Care Center and Preschool

Infection Control in the Child Care Center and

"This book provides child care and preschool providers, pediatricians, family practitioners, and public health officials with an up-to-date, easy to read reference on infections and infection control for children in day care and preschool. The book covers both common and unusual infections and illnesses prevalent in this population, and offers practical guidance on issues of contagion, treatment, and transmission in this setting. Chapters also address special considerations for children who are at high risk of acquiring infection, or at risk of spreading infection in the daycare arena. The authors are infectious disease specialists who have spent their careers working in the areas they have written about, and they offer specific recommendations on how to deal with endemic problems of infection and transmission. The 8th edition is completely updated and includes new vaccines, new therapies, and a totally new chapter on Molluscum Contagiosum. This indispensable handbook continues to be the go-to source for best practices for treating and preventing the spread of infection in children in day care and preschool. Features: User-friendly handbook offering practical guidance and expert advice Specific focus on epidemiology, prevention, and treatment of infections seen in the day care...

  • ASIN: 1936287641

Child Care Millionaire: Secrets to Building a Profitable 7 or 8 Figure Child Care Business

Child Care Millionaire: Secrets to Building a Profitable

This book is written for early childhood business owners wanting to grow their business into a (multi) million-dollar company. Anyone from the home daycare provider that dreams of one day opening a center, to the small center owner who dreams of having a larger center or a single center owner that wishes to have multiple centers. Brian shares 101 golden nuggets to bring your business greater success. He shares secrets to successful operations, financial insights, management principles, employee management tips, and expansion strategies. He has also included business profiles of more than fifteen center owners who have all created seven figure child care businesses, so you can learn from and be inspired by their stories. If you are ready for the ultimate in child care business success, you’ll want to get yourself a copy of this gem!

  • ASIN: 1726776018

Melissa & Doug Mine to Love Baby Care Activity Center (Role Play Center, Dolls & Stuffed Animals Storage, 32.75" H x 23.25" W x 32.125" L)

Melissa & Doug Mine to Love Baby Care

This multi-functional doll and stuffed animal baby care activity center has everything kids need to nurture and play with their special babies! The sturdy wooden center includes a kitchen with refrigerator, sink, and high chair. A changing and bathing area features a bathtub with spray nozzle, flip-down changing mat, mirror, wipes dispenser, diaper disposal, and washing machine with clicking dial. The nursery area has a rocking cradle, clothing storage, and shuttered window with a card that can be flipped to a daytime or nighttime scene. Detailed assembly instructions are included. Kids 3 and up will love having their very own space to nurture and care for their babies! The Mine to Love Baby Care Activity Center makes a great gift for children ages 3 and up. It’s a fully-equipped and multi-functional care center that includes plenty of storage space for your child’s dolls and stuffed animals. This baby care center play set requires adult assembly and includes easy-to-follow instructions. Once it’s built, the Baby Care Activity Center measures 32.75" H x 23.25" W x 32.125" L and weighs 41 pounds. Adding the Melissa & Doug Mine to Love Twins Luke & Lucy Dolls will provide your kids with hours of screen-free play and entertainment. For more than 30 years, Melissa & Doug has cr...

  • Color: Multicolor
  • Brand: Melissa & Doug
  • ASIN: B07J9KH3RQ
  • UPC: 000772317016

HUGGIES Snug & Dry Diapers, Size 4, 192Count (Packaging May Vary)

HUGGIES Snug & Dry Diapers, Size 4, 192Count

HUGGIES Size Four Snug & Dry Diapers give your baby great protection at a great value. Four layers of protection absorb moisture quickly to help stop leaks for up to 12 hours, and a quilted liner helps to keep your baby dry and comfortable. Plus, Snug & Dry disposable baby diapers have a wetness indicator stripe on the outside that changes from yellow to blue when wet, which helps take the guesswork out of diaper changes. Featuring fun Disney Mickey Mouse designs, Snug & Dry Diapers are available in sizes Newborn (up to 10 lb.), 1 (8-14 lb.), 2 (12-18 lb.), 3 (16-28 lb.), 4 (22-37 lb.), 5 (27+ lb.) and 6 (35+ lb.). Join HUGGIES Rewards to earn points on every pack of HUGGIES diapers and wipes you buy.

  • Color: 192 Count
  • Brand: Huggies
  • UPC: 036000365474

Infection Control in the Child Care Center and Preschool by Leigh B. Grossman MD (2012-02-29)

Infection Control in the Child Care Center and

  • ASIN: B01F9QAQ1W

Ottomanson Jenny Collection Light Blue Frame with Multi Colors Kids Children's Educational Alphabet (Non-Slip) Area Rug, Blue, 8'2" x 9'10"

Ottomanson Jenny Collection Light Blue Frame with Multi

Learning comes to life with our Jenny Collection. This educational collection features vibrant colors, fun designs, letters, numbers and shapes that kids can identify and learn easily. This play-rug not only provides plenty of entertainment and hours of fun but also fosters kids’ natural curiosity for learning and discovery. Our Light Blue Frame with Multi Colors Kids Children's Educational Alphabet (Non-Slip) Area Rug depicts charming little animals and images that correspond to the letters from A to Z on the eye-catching blue edges AND solid letters and punctuation marks in the colorful blocks in the middle. It offers an extremely easy and fun way to introduce your kids the English alphabet and basic punctuation marks. High quality construction with non-slip rubber backing, soft nylon pile and reinforced overlock edges let this game rug offer years of entertainment safely.These long-lasting kids educational rugs are available in multiple sizes and ideal for daycare centers, pre-schools, nursery schools, kindergarten classrooms, childcare centers, children's bedrooms and playrooms. They are also ideal gifts for holidays, baby showers and birthdays and are guaranteed to put a smile on their faces.Pick a quality rug from our Jenny Collection to stimulate creative playtime and ac...

  • Color: Blue
  • Brand: Ottomanson
  • ASIN: B00KSNB16Q
  • UPC: 849928028310

Evenflo Versatile Play Space, Indoor & Outdoor Play Space, Easy & Quick Assembly, Portable, 18.5 Square Feet of Enclosed Space, Durable Construction, For Children 6 to 24 Months, Cool Gray

Evenflo Versatile Play Space, Indoor & Outdoor Play

Parents, daycare workers, and other grownups will appreciate the flexibility and versatility of Evenflo’s Versatile Play Space. This professionally designed and constructed play space for infants from 6 to 24 months is made of high-quality materials and build to precision manufacturing standards, ensuring that it holds up and is safe for frequent use. It has been designed for both indoor and outdoor versatility and offers over 18.5 square feet of safe, enclosed fun. For additional flexibility, this children’s playpen features our exclusive reversible legs, which have outdoor stakes for lawn stability and anti-movement, non-scratch floor pads for interior surfaces. Grown-ups will also appreciate how simple and fast the setup of the Evenflo Versatile Play Space can be. Thanks to its unique hinge design, grown-ups can simply unfold and connect the six interlocking UV- and weather-resistant panels. There are no additional tools or complex instructions needed for setting up or breaking down this play space. And the smooth edges and molded handle make it easy to take anywhere for safety on the go. Evenflo even offers you the flexibility of expanding your play space with two panel extensions (sold separately) that are easy to attach. For nearly a century, Evenflo has been a worldwid...

  • Color: Cool Gray
  • Brand: Evenflo
  • UPC: 032884195626

Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards; Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs

Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety

The fourth edition contains guidelines on the development and evaluation of the health and safety of children in early care and education settings. This guide features 10 chapters of more than 650 standards and dozens of appendixes with valuable supplemental information, forms, and tools.  KEY FEATURESMore than 100 updated standards and appendixesUpdated appendixes, including Signs and Symptoms Chart, Recommended Immunization Schedule, and Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health CareCompletely revised and updated topics on environmental health, infectious diseases, and nutritionTOPICS INCLUDEStaffingProgram activities for healthy developmentHealth promotion and protectionNutrition and food serviceFacilities, supplies, equipment, and environmental healthPlay areas and playgrounds, and transportationInfectious diseasesChildren with special health care needs and disabilitiesAdministrationLicensing and community actionAnd more …

  • ASIN: 1610022971

Melissa & Doug Feeding & Grooming Pet Care Play Set (24 Pieces)

Melissa & Doug Feeding & Grooming Pet Care

Give young animal lovers everything they need to care for their furry friends! Kids three and older will delight in feeding, grooming, and training the two adorable plush pets (a dog and a cat), or their other stuffed animals. The 24-piece collection includes food bowls, pretend food and treats, and fun grooming supplies like clippers that vibrate! There are two collars to personalize with stickers, and a reusable checklist to keep track of training and feeding schedules! Encouraging imaginative play and responsible pet ownership, this pretend play set makes an exceptional gift for kids ages 3 to 5 years. Add the Melissa & Doug Examine & Treat Pet Vet Play Set to round out the hands-on play experience and give kids another engaging option for screen-free fun. For more than 30 years, Melissa & Doug has created beautifully designed imagination- and creativity-sparking products that NBC News called “the gold standard in early childhood play.” We design every toy to the highest quality standards, and to nurture minds and hearts. If your child is not inspired, give us a call and we'll make it right. Our phone number is on every product!

  • Color: Feeding and Grooming
  • Brand: Melissa & Doug
  • ASIN: B075KYJ21Q
  • UPC: 000772085519

Baby Care Play Mat - Haute Collection (Large, Sea Petals - Grey)

Baby Care Play Mat - Haute Collection (Large,

Developed specifically for growing babies and children, Babe Care Play Mat provides hygienic and safe floor space for the family with little ones. Babies and children can play safely on the floor with stimulating and vibrant colors, characters, and educational elements such as letters and numbers. This play mat is an essential item for the safe growth and development of your baby and toddler. It protects children from hard floor surfaces, wrists and knees from potential impacts and injuries from crawling, standing, and falling. Simply lay it out in bedrooms, living rooms, play rooms, or any area for playtimes and much more!

  • Color: Sea Petals - Grey
  • Brand: Baby Care
  • ASIN: B01MY709TZ
  • UPC: 885637005372
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