Tips for Communicating with Child Care Parents

Between the morning drop-off rush and the desire to get home quickly after work, meaningful conversations with your childcare kids' parents are rare. However, communication is vital to your business. Here are a few tips for staying in touch:

  • Be approachable. A warm smile and approachable attitude can establish that you're available should a parent need to raise a concern.
  • Use email. Send updates on progress, ask for input when needed, or send reminders about pending events or payments.
  • Set up a private Facebook group for your families. Post real-time updates, reminders, tips, photos (you may need parental permission or media waivers before taking and posting photos), and more.