Retention and remuneration. Keeping the teachers on board, and on fire, while keeping the customers.
Be careful when you go outside. There are mud puddles everywhere, waiting to jump right on your head. But don’t hide, and don’t be scared. Get some yellow soap, and some self-funded journalism, and open your eyes!
Canada goes to the polls, and we could have the first Green government in history, if we can overcome our business-as-usual attitudes. This is bigger than childcare. This is the whole world.
This fall, I am privileged to spend my days in the company of a truly fantastic group of women. They inspire me, and empower me, and we work well together.
Who would have thought that a bunch of tiny onesies could provide so much value? The quest for the triple-win turns up all kinds of benefits.
Our needs for privacy have changed in the last 6 years, and the speed of technology means laws need to be updated. What about childcare? Has technology changed anything about it?
We need an attitude adjustment in our industry if we’re going to have parents and politicians respect us as professionals. First off, please, we have to stop calling them “Mom,” and “Dad.”
September has actually meant quieter afternoons at the daycare, especially compared to the frenzy of summer, but it’s perfect because this year we had a staffing switchover as well. September is training season, and getting them up to speed is a process. At least, it should be…
It’s a new tax-filing record: 44 minutes from start to finish, and a full week before cut-off. When everything is web-based, and online, filing’s a breeze. If you think you need an accountant to do it for you, I have a pleasant tax-time surprise for you: there are just 3 rules to follow to save money at tax time.
Childcare change is less constant than one would like. It’s time to switch gears. This blog has to cover more territory if it’s going to stay interesting (even for me personally…). In this post, I’m setting some ground rules. Maybe you have some suggestions…?