Child Care

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8 Tips for Anyone Starting a Child-Care Service
Starting a Business

8 Tips for Anyone Starting a Child-Care Service

We asked established child-care operators to share their best advice. Here's what they said.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Running a Child-Care Service? How to Keep Kids Safe.
Starting a Business

Running a Child-Care Service? How to Keep Kids Safe.

How to deal effectively with some of the main safety issues you'll encounter in your child-care business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The Benefits of Being a Company's Executive, Franchisee and Customer
Franchise Players

The Benefits of Being a Company's Executive, Franchisee and Customer

Nicole Carr wears many hats at Little Sunshine's Playhouse.
Kate Taylor
How to Hire the Right People for Your Child-Care Business
Starting a Business

How to Hire the Right People for Your Child-Care Business

Everything you need to know about finding and managing the staff you need to make your child-care service a success.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Your Employees Will Love You for Offering These 3 Family Benefits
Employee Benefits

Your Employees Will Love You for Offering These 3 Family Benefits

Nothing does more to stimulate employee loyalty than giving your team practical help balancing job and family obligations.
Matt Straz
Running a Child-Care Business? How to Build a Great Relationship With Parents.
Starting a Business

Running a Child-Care Business? How to Build a Great Relationship With Parents.

The relationships you develop with the parents of the children in your care are unlike any other customer relationship.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How to Set Prices for Your Child-Care Service
Starting a Business

How to Set Prices for Your Child-Care Service

Learn to determine pricing that will make you a profit but won't scare away parents.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Forget 'Lean In': Here's How to Define Your Success as a Working Mother
Child Care

Forget 'Lean In': Here's How to Define Your Success as a Working Mother

The key is in figuring how what works for you -- then asking for it.
Natalie Baumgartner
This 15-Year-Old Founder Is Raking in Six Figures With Her Booming Babysitting Business
Young Entrepreneurs

This 15-Year-Old Founder Is Raking in Six Figures With Her Booming Babysitting Business

Nannies by Noa has posted reported revenues of $375,000 after being founded three years ago by Manhattan-born tween Noa Mintz.
Geoff Weiss
How This Mompreneur Cut Down on Child-Care Costs
Child Care

How This Mompreneur Cut Down on Child-Care Costs

Trying to get a business off the ground is hard enough. This entrepreneur found a way to better manage her business to fit her children's schedule.
Amanda Steinberg
3 Fun But Unorthodox Employee-Motivation Hacks
Motivation and Retention

3 Fun But Unorthodox Employee-Motivation Hacks

Since even the most earnest workers long for the weekend, miss their kids and job and want to have some laughs, turn those into perks.
Pratik Dholakiya
Franchise Players: Why We Chose a Childcare Franchise
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Why We Chose a Childcare Franchise

Steve and Stefani Kulawik talk about the challenges and triumphs of opening a family business that reflects their values.
Kate Taylor
What Nannies Teach Us About Smart Regulation
Regulations

What Nannies Teach Us About Smart Regulation

The market can regulate products or businesses better than any bureaucrat. Just ask a babysitter.
Ray Hennessey
Franchise Players: Serious Challenges Didn't Stop This Franchise Duo
Franchises

Franchise Players: Serious Challenges Didn't Stop This Franchise Duo

It hasn't always been easy, but Rainbow Station franchisee power couple Parks Hunter and Michelle Mistele believe franchising is best done together.
Kate Taylor