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EZCare is pleased to announce the addition of the Schedule Loading Report to its growing family of Attendance Reports. Prominently displayed on the Dashboard, the Schedule Loading Report shows hourly scheduled attendance for the current day to help with your childcare staff planning needs. Staff planning is one of your more »

New Feature: Childcare Staff Planning at a Glance Using the Schedule Loading Report

New Feature: Childcare Staff Planning at a Glance Using the Schedule Loading Report

EZCare is pleased to announce the addition of the Schedule Loading Report to its growing family of Attendance Reports. Prominently displayed on the Dashboard, the Schedule Loading Report shows hourly scheduled attendance for the current day to help with your childcare staff planning needs. Staff planning is one of your more »

The Best Interview Questions to Help You Find DREAMY Child Care Staff

The Best Interview Questions to Help You Find DREAMY Child Care Staff

Have you ever found yourself searching for the best interview questions to ask? If you’ve answered YES, you’re not alone. Child care owners and directors often wonder and ask me during our coaching sessions: What are the best interview questions to ask these days? In this article, I want to more »

Child Care Staff Are Turning Into Robots!

Child Care Staff Are Turning Into Robots!

This post was contributed by Child Care Business Success Expert, Julie Bartkus. If the title of this article caught your attention, perhaps you can relate to the feeling of staff members who are more robotic in their functioning as opposed to being passion-driven with a deep sense of purpose for more »

How to Get Referrals for Your Child Care Center Without Breaking Your Budget

How to Get Referrals for Your Child Care Center Without Breaking Your Budget

One of the most important decisions a parent makes is choosing a child care center. Most parents do a lot of research on the local options for child care before deciding. Their decision depends on the reputations of the child care centers they’re considering. The best way to entice parents more »

4 Ways Child Care Providers Can Better Connect With Parents

4 Ways Child Care Providers Can Better Connect With Parents

A child care provider’s job is to treat other people’s children as good as their parents would while they’re away, but how can you assure parents of that? Today’s parents are hurried and can’t often stop to chat when picking up or dropping off their children. Still, thanks to technology, more »

How to Clean Out Your Classroom Using KonMari

How to Clean Out Your Classroom Using KonMari

Marie Kondo is the author and creator of the KonMari method of organizing cluttered spaces. In her view, anything that doesn’t “spark joy,” as one of her books calls it, has no place in your life and should be thrown away. One wonders if she has ever stepped foot in more »

How to Set Prices for Your Child Care Business

How to Set Prices for Your Child Care Business

Given the number of working parents today, child care is a vital service and demand will only grow as more parents join the workforce. A child care center can range from a small home-based setup to a substantial operation using commercial premises. So, you love children and providing quality care more »

How To: Send Parents Shareable Photos from Your Child Care Program

How To: Send Parents Shareable Photos from Your Child Care Program

Create Post-Worthy Pics for Parents with a Big Pack of Sidewalk Chalk and Little Imaginations Step #1. Get the EZSmiles parent engagement app. EZSmiles is the best way for child care providers to connect with parents. See for yourself why parents and providers alike love EZSmiles: Step #2. Break out more »

5 Benefits of a Parent Engagement App

5 Benefits of a Parent Engagement App

    Day-to-day business demands leave little time for staff to interact with parents, but numerous studies suggest that children perform better when parents are engaged. So what’s a child care provider to do? While adding yet another initiative on your full plate may seem like an impossible feat, technology more »

SofterWare, Inc. Received a Philly.com 2017 Top Workplaces Award

SofterWare, Inc. Received a Philly.com 2017 Top Workplaces Award

SofterWare, Inc., the parent company of DonorPerfect Fundraising Growth Platform, EZCare Childcare Management Software, and SafeSave Payment Services, has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by Philly.com. SofterWare is honored to celebrate their sixth appearance on Philly.com’s annual Top Workplaces list. This award is especially significant because it’s made more »

Join Us at NAA17 for a Talk on Parent Engagement

Join Us at NAA17 for a Talk on Parent Engagement

We’re thrilled to be part of the National Afterschool Association’s (NAA17) Convention on March 19-22 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas. The NAA Convention is the premier event for afterschool professionals. See the all-new EZCare! Make sure you stop by Booth #409 where we’ll be demonstrating our brand new more »

The All-New EZCare Is Here!

The All-New EZCare Is Here!

EZCare Software is an important next generation child care management solution, built on the foundation of 30 years of child care software experience. As a web-based, mobile-friendly application, EZCare makes it easy for centers and parents to access data anytime, anywhere, across multiple locations, on any device. Developed with the more »

The Top Child Care Tips of 2016

The Top Child Care Tips of 2016

We have recently ushered in a brand new year.  It’s a time for child care professionals to reflect upon the year that ended, review their successes and shortcomings, and renew their commitment to realizing both short and long term goals. EZCare child care management software has resolved to continue its more »

SofterWare President Named Philadelphia Inquirer Emerging Icon

SofterWare President Named Philadelphia Inquirer Emerging Icon

 Nathan Relles, President, SofterWareWho knew that more than 30 years after co-founding SofterWare with his friend and business partner, Doug Schoenberg, Nathan Relles would be recognized by his peers as an “emerging icon?” Nathan, who serves as President and Chief Innovation Officer of the Horsham, PA company, which designs user-friendly more »

See the all-new EZCare at NAEYC!

See the all-new EZCare at NAEYC!

EZCare is all new! Come check us out at NAEYC. This year, NAEYC’s annual conference takes place in beautiful Los Angeles, California. We’ll be there from November 2-5, and we hope to see you, too! Here’s what we’ve got for you at Booth #1622!   Get a first look at the more »