|Author:||Patricia C Gallagher|
|Title:||Child care and you: A comprehensive guide to organizing a profitable child care business|
|Format:||lrf txt lrf doc|
|ePUB size:||1977 kb|
|FB2 size:||1121 kb|
|DJVU size:||1115 kb|
|Publisher:||Gallagher, Jordan & Assoc (1987)|
Patricia C. Gallagher. This helpful resource explains how to begin one's own day-care business, providing information on financing, legal aspects, and effective marketing techniques. Tips from experienced directors help minimize start-up problems.
Start Your Own at Home Child Care Business by. Patricia C.
Books by Patricia C. Gallagher, Raising happy kids on a reasonable budget, Child care and you, Start your own at-home child care business, So you want to open a profitable child care center. Created April 1, 2008.
You will learn how to: make sure the first interview with the parents and child goes smoothly, how to schedule the day so you have some time for yourself, and how to commemorate a child’s first tooth or first smile without making his mother feel left out. Whether you are a single parent, the parent of grown children, or a person who simply loves caring for children, Patricia’s advice is indispensable.
Patricia C. In fact, that's the focus of Gallagher's first three chapters: to assess whether one has the patience, stamina, and other aptitudes, and to set up appropriate forms, standards, and rules. Much of her book is devoted to creative ideas, from 25 sample daily activity plans to 15 craft recipes and a wealth of play and learning activities. Tips, sidebars, and sample forms help a fledgling caregiver prioritize the business start-up, while psychological advice-dealing with behavior problems, late-paying parents, and so forth-gives a commonsense grounding to those who might think kids are all play and no work.
Appended are current state child-care licensing offices, child-care organizations, and other sources of help. However, even in the 2010s, this book has great relevance. For example, the author detailed how she started advertising for her business. The index card method did not work. Unlike some other daycare start-up books I have found, Gallagher goes into specifics. For example, you get storytime at 9:30 . she lists: ~ABCs ~Count 1-20 ~Good Morning to You (sung to the tune of "Happy Birthday," naming each child) ~"Bullfrog" (with song lyrics and hand/finger actions) ~"Five Little Ducks" (lyrics with hand/finger actions) ~"Ten Little Fingers" (lyrics that inform you how to move.
Given the corporate ethical breaches in recent times, assess whether or not you believe that the current business and regulatory environment is more conducive to ethical behavior. Provide support for your answer.
Child Care and Your Community: What are the characteristics of the child care market in your community and how will that affect your decision to open a child care business? Who can you contact for additional resources and information? ■ Types of Child Care Businesses: Child care businesses can be defined in a variety of ways.