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Welcome To My Blog

Thanks for dropping by “How To Run A Home Daycare.”  This site is designed to help new and experienced child care providers. It helps answer the question “How do I start a daycare?” It also guides new caregivers through the first year of growing pains, and supports the experienced caregiver with fresh ideas and inspiration.

This site is organized into sections through the menu bar, so that you can quickly navigate to your area of interest (we understand you are pressed for time, naps only last so long!) and find the resources you need.


Latest Posts


Free Ebook – Work at Home as a Home Daycare Provider! Is this right for me?

Work from Home

Are you interested in working from home?  Is it important to be there when your baby takes his first steps?  Want to spend the whole summer home with your own children? Would you like to make an income while you eliminate your child care costs? Frustrated at constantly rushing your child (and yourself) in the…
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My #1 Summer Read Recommendation – The 5 Love Languages of Children

summer read 5 love languages

This post includes Amazon Affiliate links. As home daycare providers and parents our days are busy.  That is why I only recommend books and products that will improve your life and save you time.  If you find yourself with some down time this summer, I highly recommend The 5 Love Languages of Children by Gary…
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Sunscreen Your Toddler – No Fuss, No Tears with these 3 Tips!

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Why do children detest the sunscreen application process so much?  Some of my little ones hate to stand still, others don’t like the sensation of cream on their faces and the smallest ones simply scream and run in the opposite direction when they see me get out the sunscreen bottles. Through thousands of sunscreen applications…
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Kid Favorite -Iced Herbal Fruit Tea

Iced herbal fruit tea

It’s summertime and I need to keep my daycare children hydrated.  My group is delighted when I serve them a fancy, fruity drink on the deck at snack time.  I try my best to limit juice for the kids because of the high sugar content.  One of their favorite alternatives to juice is iced herbal…
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