Teach Kids Empathy: Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

It is essential that we teach children the importance of empathy. Empathy is the ability to understand and respond to the feelings of others. It is a critical life skill that has been shown to ease social interactions, decrease bullying, and help kids form more meaningful relationships. Empathy also directly impacts how successful kids will

Setting Goals for Your Childcare Business In the New Year

The beginning of January is a time for new beginnings. It’s a time to reflect on the past year and set goals for the new one. This is the perfect time for your childcare business to reassess your visions and set concrete goals for the upcoming year. What did you accomplish in the past year?

Top 4 Benefits of Electronic CACFP Recordkeeping

It’s hard to appreciate just how much time and effort that goes into managing the large amount of data required to participate in the CACFP (Child and Adult Care Food Program), maximize reimbursements every month, and stay compliant. It’s an enormous responsibility CACFP sponsors and their sites know very well.  Luckily, advancements in cloud technology

3 Strategies for Maximizing CACFP Reimbursements

When you participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), you obviously want to make sure you’re always maximizing your reimbursements instead of leaving any money on the table. There are many ways to go about it. Some strategies are easier than others. Some are program-oriented, while others are based in communication and

How to Apply for a Childcare Grant – Ultimate Guide

Whether you are starting a new center or are a seasoned center owner, grants are a great source of funds for your Childcare or Daycare centers. You can use grant money to enhance your program, purchase pricey equipment like a playground, kitchen equipment, and computer equipment, as well as for renovation projects and other things.

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CACFP Menus eBook

The creation of a CACFP menu is not easy! Nutrition and menu planning are often the most challenging tasks providers must to face. The food industry constantly changes, new products come out, and there’s an increasing demand for healthier options. There are so many factors that go into creating a creditable CACFP menu that it

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Tom Copeland & His Impact on the Family Childcare Industry

As you all know by now, Tom Copeland is retiring in May of this year. Family childcare providers have come to rely on his expert advice to help them maximize tax deductions, file their taxes correctly, and so much more. Tom has a huge heart, and we are honored to have partnered with him over

The Secrets Behind Great CACFP Menus, According to Our Providers

Everyone has a different approach to CACFP menu creation, but one thing remains consistent: it’s not easy! Nutrition and menu planning are often the most challenging tasks providers have to face. The food industry constantly changes, new products come out, and the demand for healthier options increases. There are so many factors that go into

Tom Copeland Tip – 2019 Child Care Tax Reports

It’s tax season, and Tom Copeland, the nation’s leading expert on the business of family child care, is here to help. Tom has years of experience working with family child care providers, and provides excellent tax advice. If you are a KidKare user and want to receive even more advice and tips from Tom, join

KidKare CEO Georgine Muntz

I am pleased to announce that Minute Menu Systems has a new CEO. Georgine Muntz comes to us with extensive experience in business strategy, software development best practices, and financial services. Georgine has a passion for supporting women-owned businesses, which describes many of our customers and the centers and providers they serve. When I met

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