Book CD-ROM. There are nearly 12 million children under the age of five in child care each week in the United States. The trend is to move away from large operations and turn to the small services. This increase in small day care operations creates a huge opportunity for someone who loves children and wants to create a business dedicated to their care. A child care service makes a ideal part -time or home-based business with low start-up costs. You need an office but no costly specialist equipment. All that is needed to get started is an approved facility and a desire to succeed. This book with CD-ROM contains all the relevant forms as well business plan to adapt to your own use.