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Using mobile technology and parent engagement apps to provide real-time updates to parents is an excellent way to make the relationship between parents and childcare centers more meaningful. It can also be a great way to maintain a healthy bottom line and grow your successful childcare business. Parents Can Make more »

5 Reasons Parent Engagement Apps Work for Your Childcare Business

5 Reasons Parent Engagement Apps Work for Your Childcare Business

Using mobile technology and parent engagement apps to provide real-time updates to parents is an excellent way to make the relationship between parents and childcare centers more meaningful. It can also be a great way to maintain a healthy bottom line and grow your successful childcare business. Parents Can Make more »

Why Your Childcare Business Needs a Parent Engagement App

Why Your Childcare Business Needs a Parent Engagement App

Your everyday childcare business routine leaves day packed, and that leaves little room for your staff to interact with parents in a meaningful way. But can you afford to ignore the importance of parent engagement to the success of your students and your program? There are numerous studies that show more »

5 Parent Communication Strategies for a Thriving Childcare Business

5 Parent Communication Strategies for a Thriving Childcare Business

As a childcare professional, you know how important parent communication is to the success of your program. Sometimes, it can feel like you are working as hard at managing and engaging parents as you are at making sure your center is running smoothly, but how can you find the time more »

Five Ways to Make Your Parent Communications Stand Out in the Inbox

Five Ways to Make Your Parent Communications Stand Out in the Inbox

It’s Monday morning, and you have a flood of emails to get through before you start your week. In all likelihood, so do the parents of the children in your childcare or preschool program. So, how do you make sure your important parent communications don’t get lost in their spam more »

The Secret to Hiring and Retaining a Great Childcare Staff

The Secret to Hiring and Retaining a Great Childcare Staff

One of the greatest attractions your childcare business has to offer is your teachers! So where can you dig up these hidden gems, and how can you hang onto your best childcare staff once you’ve brought them in and invested in their training? Face it – if you’re trying to more »

10 No-Cost Ways to Market Your Childcare Business

10 No-Cost Ways to Market Your Childcare Business

  Use the “A” word. Say it with me… Accreditation. If you have achieved Accreditation from any agency, shout it from the rooftops! Today’s parents are competitive, and they are always looking for ways to help their little ones get an edge on their kindergarten counterparts. Brag about it – more »

8 Essentials of a Great Childcare Organization Website

8 Essentials of a Great Childcare Organization Website

As with any big relationship decision, there’s a fair amount of getting to know each other better before deciding if you want to pursue it. Today’s parents do tons of research before making a buying decision, and they rely on the internet to handle a lot of that load. Make more »

Four Easy Ways to Celebrate Children’s Book Week

Four Easy Ways to Celebrate Children’s Book Week

Grown-ups are busy, and when you are running a childcare business or managing a classroom full of little ones, you’re busier than most. So, if you haven’t had time to plan a book fair or decorate your classroom doors and bulletin boards to look like Dr. Seuss books, fear not more »

Effective Enrollment Forms – How to Get the Information You Really Need

Effective Enrollment Forms – How to Get the Information You Really Need

Enrollment is a necessary part of keeping any childcare business afloat. We use enrollment forms – whether online or the traditional paper variety – to capture all the basic child and family information we need to track to meet state and local requirements, or even just to stay organized. But more »

EZCare Community Celebrates a Year of Learning and Connection

EZCare Community Celebrates a Year of Learning and Connection

Happy Birthday, EZCare Community! It’s hard to believe it has been a whole year since we launched EZCare Community, our central hub for anything our users might have wanted to know or learn about EZCare. Since then, we’ve learned a few things about what you like and what you don’t more »

Four Things You Need to Know When Marketing to Millennial Parents

Four Things You Need to Know When Marketing to Millennial Parents

Millennials are becoming parents. Let that sink in a minute. In fact, Millennials make up roughly 90% of the childbearing population right now. If you aren’t creating a marketing strategy to draw Millennial parents to your childcare business, you are missing out on a big piece of the pie. Here’s more »

What Separates Your Childcare Business from the Pack?

What Separates Your Childcare Business from the Pack?

With all the options for childcare in your area, parents of prospective students need a reason to remember yours when deciding who to trust with their little ones. So, what makes your center stand out from the competition? Help parents understand why they should choose you over other centers they more »

Using EZ-CARE2: 5 Steps to the Easiest Enrollment Ever

Using EZ-CARE2:  5 Steps to the Easiest Enrollment Ever

It’s just about enrollment time, and that can bring up all sorts of questions for the coming year. How many families will be returning next year? How much room will you have for new registrations? Will you need more staff, more classes, more… anything? What will your cash flow look more »

EZSmiles New Feature: A Game-Changing Attendance Feature Your Teachers Will LOVE

EZSmiles New Feature: A Game-Changing Attendance Feature Your Teachers Will LOVE

EZSmiles is excited to announce the upcoming release of a game-changing feature for teachers and administrators – Attendance Tracking! EZSmiles has always been a great tool for keeping parents connected to little ones throughout the day, making sure parents are notified about all the necessities like potties, meals, and naps more »