From The ABCs of Running a Family Daycare... qIf you are thinking about starting a family daycare in your home, the first thing you should do is to determine how serious you are. Running a family daycare is a full-time career and it demands a great deal of energy, time, and patience. Not to mention the stress you have to deal with on a daily basis! qIf you are planning to babysit for a while in order to pay some bills or until a better position comes along you should just take in a couple of kids and qbabysit.' Babysitting is far different from providing childcare as a service. Babysitters just watch kids. They let the children play as they go about their daily housework, watch the 'soaps, ' talk on the phone, fix dinner, and anxiously wait for the parents to come and get their kids. qA childcare provider, on the other hand, is a professional because, among other things, daycare is a business. It has joined the ranks of the fastest growing industry in the U.S. home-based businesses. Running a daycare is a way for mothers to work at home, have the luxury of caring for their own children, and avoid the high cost of daycare that other working mothers pay-all while making a higher than average salary....qFrom The ABCs of Running a Family Daycare.
|Title||:||The ABCs of Running a Family Daycare|
|Author||:||Jean L. Stewart|