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

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

by Shari Steelsmith
 

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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

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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 homeSetting fees and policiesPlanning activities for childrenFostering good social skillsScreening parents and childrenSolving common problemsUsing discipline and guidance techniques Use these special features and workbook pages:Personal skills inventorySample medical consent formSample advertisementsProfitability worksheets Sample menusInternet resources

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762760855
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/11/2011
Series:
Home-Based Business Series
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
531,506
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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