An example menu of meals offered at child care centers include waffles and fruit for breakfast, cheese and crackers for a morning snack, a grilled cheese sandwich as the main course for lunch and apples and yogurt for an... More » Family Parenting Child Care

Though qualifications may vary between institutions and states, most qualifications for working at a child care center focus on a day care or early child development certification along with some experience working in th... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations

Generally, day care centers are nurseries, safe places for parents to allow their pre-schoolers supervised socialization or baby-sitting services for working parents. Child development centers often focus more on academi... More » Family Parenting Child Care
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Child Care Aware offers free sample worksheets designed to help child care providers, such as day care centers, plan budgets. Worksheets offered on the site focus on cash flow projections, funding sources, start-up budge... More » Family Parenting Child Care

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