Month: March 2015

Yogurt Bunnies

How to make Easter a meltdown free zone.

I was wandering through Easter Chocolate aisle at the grocery store last night and groaning at the thought of the chocolate high, and then crash, that inevitably comes with the Easter Bunny hop, hop, hopping into our home and yard each spring.

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Does your contract cover you?

I have been having quite a few conversations lately with parents who are leaving their dayhomes with a bad taste in their mouth (and one whom is even considering legal action) because the contracts they had with their dayhomes were not well written and did not cover all the possible issues. We want to help […]

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Childcare Regulations Across Canada

Wondering how Alberta’s dayhome regulations stack up against the rest of the country? Its fascinating (and a bit brain numbing)!  No two provinces handle things exactly the same.  In some its only 4 children allowed in unregulated, some its, 5, some its 6! Some provinces allow home daycares to apply for individual licenses, some have […]

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Ontario’s new Childcare Bill 10

Recently, as I have been getting more and more engaged with the childcare communities in and out of Alberta, I have been wondering how things differ across the country!  And it turns out, quite a lot!

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Some changes coming to the Homepage

We’re planning a small upgrade to the home and search pages this coming weekend and we thought we’d take a few minutes to walk you through them. The Cole’s notes version is that: The Register/List your dayhome button moves to the top right The testimonials move down the page a bit The homepage is now […]

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How to WRITE the RIGHT ad

Do you spend hours writing up your ads for Facebook and Kijiji, only to have NO ONE respond to them? OR, does your ad only seem to attract families you don’t ACTUALLY want to work with?

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Sensory Rice bin

A million ways with Sensory Bins

Sensory bins give you a BIG bang for your buck.  Using things you already have in your house, a new bin and some materials for the kids to dig in, you can create a sensory bin for less than $10. From helping children develop skills and resiliency, to pattern recognition to social skills, one bin […]

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