How to Start a Home-Based Day-Care Business, 6th

Overview

 Have you ever dreamed of starting a home-based day-care business? Have you been hesitant to put your plans into action? Whether you’re interested in caring for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, or a mix of all three, this comprehensive guide can help you make that dream a reality.
 
Author Shari Steelsmith, a former editor with Parenting Press, offers down-to-earth advice and proven tips on everything from getting your day-care business off the ground, to managing your cash flow and staying profitable ...

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Overview

 Have you ever dreamed of starting a home-based day-care business? Have you been hesitant to put your plans into action? Whether you’re interested in caring for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, or a mix of all three, this comprehensive guide can help you make that dream a reality.
 
Author Shari Steelsmith, a former editor with Parenting Press, offers down-to-earth advice and proven tips on everything from getting your day-care business off the ground, to managing your cash flow and staying profitable once you are in business. With recommendations from day-care providers and handy worksheets, checklists, and sample forms, this guide will show you how to avoid common pitfalls and achieve your goals.
 
Learn all about:
 
Working out of your home
Setting fees and policies
Planning activities for children
Fostering good social skills
Screening parents and children
Solving common problems
Using discipline and guidance techniques
 
Use these special features and workbook pages:

Personal skills inventory
Sample medical consent form
Sample advertisements
Profitability worksheets
Sample menus
Internet resources

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762760855
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 1/11/2011
  • Series: Home-Based Business Series
  • Edition description: Sixth
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 515,730
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Shari Steelsmith and her husband are the parents of three children—two teens and one launched. A full-time mother and freelance writer, Shari is a columnist for parentingpress.com and the author of Go to Your Room! Consequences that Teach, the board-book series Feelings for Little Children, and Peekaboo and Other Games to Play with Your Baby

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