What’s a lady to do if the little ones want a picnic in the middle of Winter?

What’s a lady to do if the little ones want a picnic in the middle of Winter?
First thought that comes to mind is to grab that blanket you use at the park in the summer and put it on the kitchen or family room floor and make yourself a picnic lunch - complete with sandwiches, watermelon slices, veggies and dip - everything except the ants! But here's another suggestion... A couple years ago, I just had two boys in my daycare one cold Winter Read morefacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

A dozen Myths regarding Home Daycare Rules in Ontario

12 myths re bill 10There is confusion about the new rules the Ontario government passed regarding childcare in Ontario. Questions abound concerning how Bill 10 will affect parents looking for childcare, as well as how the rules will affect providers. In this website, my goal is to provide you clear, accurate information about Read morefacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

How to increase your home daycare profits

Want to make your home daycare more profitable-Today, I want to help you out if you are struggling financially. Although you might prefer I mail you a cheque, or give you a winning lottery ticket to cash in, this may even be more helpful. You see, once that money would be spent, you'd still have an unmet need. If you learn and apply these principals, I hope to teach you how to make more money. In another article, we'll look at how to spend less of it, so the end result will be that you will have more. Read morefacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Do Child Care Providers in Ontario need to have First Aid Training?

First Aid and CPR Training for home daycare providers The Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 (CCEYA) and relevant regulations require staff in Licensed Centers in Ontario, and providers working under the supervision of a Licensed Agency, to have Standard First Aid/CPR training. Some erroneously believe that everyone who does childcare in their home must also legally have this training, but that is not the case. Read morefacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Bill 10 in a Nutshell

Bill 10 in a Nutshell
Bill 10 received Royal Assent and was passed as law by the Ontario Provincial Government on December 4th, 2014. It is also referred to as the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 (CCEYA).  There are many parents and providers who don’t even know new rules exist about childcare in Ontario, let alone what the new rules are. Read morefacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail