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Your Essential Child Care App
  • Improve communication with parents
  • Meet licensing requirements
  • Boost Covid-19 safety and readiness
  • Save time and money
  • Share daily activities and engage with families
  • Track development progress, plan lessons
  • Use sign-in Kiosk and track attendance
  • Manage staff and classrooms

Our mission

Help child care directors

Track real-time attendance with child/teacher ratios,
Easily send emails and newsletter to parents,
Manage employees, classrooms, children and parents.
Easily view communication between teachers and parents.
Approve photos before being sent to parents.
Easily accessible backup of all the data for regulation compliance.

Improve parent satisfaction

Parents know immediately what their kid is doing during the day. They don't have to wait for the end of the day to find out what happened. They can connect to their account anytime, whether they are at work, at home or away on a trip. It reduces the anxiety of being away from the child not knowing what's happening. Parents will be less stressed and more relaxed leaving their child at the day care.

A tool for caregivers and for parents

Parents can also enter information when the baby is at home. For instance they can tell at what time the baby woke up in the morning before going to the day care, or when he ate and how much. The day care staff will also have access to this information via the program, this information will be very important for the staff to know when to give the next feeding or the next nap. This information trail is also useful for day care shift change, and when the baby is going back home.

Better accuracy of record, better care for children

The information from previous days is easily accessible. Parents and caregivers can easily see what happened the previous day to find out if new patterns are emerging. They can also see what activity the child has done the previous day to develop a new activity or a new skill the next day.

An app for everybody

Daily Connect is available to everybody: as a native application on iPhone, iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire, or as a free web application from any browser. The application can be used by teachers, directors and by parents. Parents who don't want to use the app and register will still receive a summary email in their mailbox at the end of the day.


Daily Documentation

  • Daily reports and sheets: feeding, sleep, diaper/potty, photos, activities
  • Track needs, assessments, attendance, incidents, behavior, and more...
  • Reminder alarms for feeding, diapers, sleep check, medicine
  • Easily view activities from current and prior days
  • Hold unlimited data

Sign In Kiosk

  • Parents can sign in/out via unique pin code
  • Touchless sign-in
  • Parent survey / health check at sign-in
  • Ability to collect the parent signature
  • Lock the app to be use as self-service by parents
  • Real-time attendance for classroom teachers and for directors0


  • Daily, weekly and monthly attendance reports
  • Real-time attendance in each classroom with child/teacher ratio
  • Daily report for all parents, teachers and directors
  • Daily/weekly report about classroom activities for directors
  • Reports of menu served in the classrooms for directors
  • Report of children temperature reading for directors
  • Allergy and immunization reports
  • Daily/Weekly photo count for each child

Parent Communication

  • Email automatic daily reports sheets to parents
  • Free native app for parents for iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
  • Free Web portal for parents
  • Parents and staff can setup push notifications to be alerted of important communication

Covid-19 Safety and readiness

  • Transfer the information digitally instead of on paper handouts
  • Contactless sign-in via the sign-in kiosk
  • Health questionnaire from parents at sign-in
  • Collect digital signature of incident reports and sign-in forms
  • Save children temperature reading and produce reports

Director tools

  • Send emergency text messages to parents
  • Send newsletter documents or emails to parents
  • Centralized parent and child information
  • Approve photos from teachers before sending to parents
  • Easily manage roster, classrooms and teachers


  • Inform parents of upcoming events, closing days, form deadlines...
  • Intuitive daily, weekly and monthly calendar view
  • Parents are notified of upcoming events
  • Menus and lessons can also be shown on the calendar

Observations and Assessments

  • Easily record observations and assessments for children
  • Fully customizable to support most learning frameworks and practices
  • Easy-to-use assessment reports to track progress and areas for improvements
  • Support most common Learning Framework and State Standards

Children Portfolios

  • Build a child portfolio with important children activities, observations and milestones
  • Ideal tool to demonstrate student progress, save memories and communicate with parents
  • Share with parents via a slide show during parent-teacher conference
  • Export the portfolio as a pdf for printing, or for sending to parents


  • More than 100 built-in activities descriptions
  • Descriptions can be customized, new descriptions can be added
  • Adaptable to all ages, each classroom can be customized independently
  • Personalized branding and customization

Parent billing and payments

  • Automatically send invoice to parents
  • Parents can access a secure portal to pay you (Credit Card or ACH).
  • Funds are deposited in your bank account in as little as 24h.
  • Easily reconcile payments, no follow-up is required with automatic billing.
  • Electronic Audit Trail, certified PCI-DSS Compliant

What our users are saying

  • Parents will love you for it!
    [...] We post every moment and as much information as we can and parents absolutely love it! It's for sure some of the reason parents chose us over other programs!

    Jaime J.
    Daycare owner
  • Using Daily Connect makes the teacher's lives easier!
    The parents at our center love the app! They like that they can communicate to the teachers and the teachers can communicate to them. Posting photos is another plus for the parents especially when their child just starts, it's nice for them to see how well they are doing!

    Sarah P.
    Assistant Director
  • The Right Solution for our Childcare Centers
    We searched several app options for our chain of 14 childcare centers and Daily Connect was the best solution from functionality to cost to customer service. We have been with them around 2 years and very happy.

    Leah B.
    Child Care Marketing Director
  • Highly recommended!
    Our families love the real time updates about their child's day. We have referred many many people to the app.

    Abigail E.
    Assistant Director
  • Daily Connect is the Best!
    Daily Connect is a quick and easy alternative to a paper daily sheet. It saves money and the environment, and my parents love being able to check in on their children during the day.

    Amy N.
    Family Child Care Provider
  • The best family communication app!
    I am a teacher and this program makes it so easy to communicate and update families throughout the day. Families love that they can get notifications through the app, and love the pictures that we send. When the end of the year comes and it is time for the children to move to the next classroom it is is so easy to transfer their account to the next classroom. It's the best!

    Jessica H.
    Lead Teacher
  • Life Changing
    Daily Connect allows my parents to sign in and out without having to use paper. Parents get a report immediately after they sign their child out. It's quick and it's easy!

    Daniella J.
    Child Care Director
  • Get ahead of your competition!
    Daily Connect is one of the most popular things new families comment on when they join our school. Parents are use to using technology in their daily routines and felt that the "paper" reports were outdated!

    Terri R.
    Child Care Owner
  • Great to promote our center
    Prospective parents like the fact that they can see what is happening with their child in the classroom as it happens. They also appreciate the conversations they can have with the classroom teacher. It helps us maintain the ratios that we need to be sure to maintain.

    Elaine U.
    Child Care Director

Some Facts About Us

1,300 Billion
Events saved
Nannies and Child Care Professionals
50 Million
Photos uploaded


Daily Connect Demo

App Demo for child care teachers

Daily Connect on TV News

Baby Connect at Kinderberry Hill CDC
(CBS Local News)

Daily Connect on NBC News
(Omaha, NE)

Daily Connect on abc 6 News
(Rochester, MN)


• 0-100 children: /child/month
• 100-200 children: /child/month
• 200-500 children: /child/month
• 500+ children: /child/month
Free iPhone, Android, iPad, Kindle Fire or web application for staff and parents

Free trial

Cancellation and refund policy