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Childcare Tips for Center Owners

LifeCubby Blog

Childcare Tips for Center Owners

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Welcome to the LifeCubby blog, where you can learn how to make center life a breeze!

We're the only childcare software created by a center owner for center owner's, and we're sharing insights on how to create a more connected and engaged center.

Preventing Burnout in Early Childhood Educators

Employee burnout in early childhood educators is a real problem; it lowers productivity, leads to poor morale and ultimately staff turnover. It can also spill over to problems in the classroom if not properly addressed. Therefore stress management for early childhood educators is crucial. Center owners have dealt with burnout in early childhood educators for…

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Four Things to Add to Your Child Care Director Checklist

Being a center director is an enriching job, but it also requires wearing multiple hats and balancing a number of tasks throughout the day. Not only are you responsible for supporting teachers at your center, but you’re also tasked with ensuring student success and making sure families’ needs are being met. Thankfully, the team behind…

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Seven Self Care Ideas for Teachers

As rewarding as it is to teach the next generation of learners, it can also be mentally and emotionally draining. In fact, a recent poll showed that 46% of teachers experience high daily stress levels, which ties them with nurses for the most stressful occupation in America. As an educator, you’re constantly putting students’ needs…

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Six Halloween Crafts for Preschoolers

Break out your witch hats and broomsticks because it’s finally time to celebrate Halloween! At LifeCubby, we know how exciting this time of year is for the little monsters in your classroom. But, when it comes to planning the perfect celebration, finding easy and engaging in-class activities can be difficult. Thankfully, the former educators behind…

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How To Choose The Best Toddler Curriculum For Your Classroom

When you’re teaching toddlers, it can be difficult to know where to begin when selecting a curriculum for the year. There are a lot of options, and you should never blindly pick something and hope it’s right for your classroom’s needs. There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing a toddler curriculum –…

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Your Guide to Teaching Emotions to Toddlers

For young kids, every day can feel like an emotional rollercoaster. One second they’re crying over spilled milk, the next they’re laughing about a cartoon. But how do they understand normal and healthy emotional expression – and what can they do to regulate their intense feelings? As an early childhood educator, you play an important…

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