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What is the one thing you wish you had known before starting your own at-home daycare?

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Asked by lefultz87 at 5:52 PM on Jan. 6, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • Regardless of how much you like a child, or children, you will NOT always like the parent(s).
    And you know, you don't HAVE to like the parents.

    Answer by Serendipitydoo at 9:35 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • I can pass on some advice my friend ran up against. Type yourself up a form stating the rules for the parents- include what time the kids need to be picked up by, tell them you will charge more money at that cut off time. Also, she ran into a problem of releasing the kids to the parents after they had been drinking. She then put in a clause that she would NOT release the child if the parent was obviously drunk.

    Answer by m-avi at 10:59 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

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