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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


How To Prevent Car Sickness Using Peppermint Essential Oil

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Do you have a child who suffers from motion sickness? Car sickness can be a real problem for some kids. I’ve had a few children who suffer from it and it can be challenging when you have multiple children in the van. I take my daycare group on many field trips and weekly events so…
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How To Get Your Daycare Kids to Nap in 3 Easy Steps

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When I first opened up my home daycare I had to figure out how to get multiple children to nap well in the same room.  This was challenging at first but once I discovered the secret of a Sound Machine it was much easier!  Sound machines are also called sleep machines or white noise machines.…
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Should I Open a Home Daycare? The #1 Reason that helped me! – a video

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Are you thinking about opening up your own home daycare business? Do you have young children of your own? Are you wondering if this decision would be best for you? Watch this video to find out the number one reason that helped me decide to start my own home daycare! Tip – My How To…
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Mother’s Day Gift- DIY Car Diffuser with Essential Oils

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This year my daycare group made car diffusers for their Mother’s Day gifts.  I’m a big essential oil fan and I love how the scent of certain oils can clean the air, lift your mood and even prevent car sickness! (Stay tuned this month for my blog post on ‘Preventing Car Sickness’).  I came across…
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