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Brightwheel vs. HiMama

Brightwheel is a childcare solution to manage attendance, billing, enrollment and parent communication. HiMama is the perfect partner for your childcare center’s success, and that starts with being the #1 rated all-in-one childcare app.

Why Childcare Centers Prefer HiMama Over Brightwheel

HiMama’s dedicated Onboarding and Success teams help centers get the most out of going digital, and the Support team is always by your side. Yes, that’s real humans in real time!

HiMama is dedicated to sharing helpful research and insights through every day blog posts, webinars, and podcasts. Join free, weekly award-winning programming, including HiMama Helps Webinars, The Preschool Podcast, The Master Class, Early Childhood Education Blog, and more. Oh - did we mention that HiMama also publishes the industry’s leading annual Benchmark Report, produced in partnership with some of the world’s top experts in childhood education?

HiMama’s team of early childhood educators know a thing or two about childcare. As a HiMama customer, you will encounter them everywhere on the team, from Support to Community Ambassadors to even the Specialists who show you around the app. In a space as important as childcare, it’s critical to have childhood education experts on your side.

HiMama partners exclusively with Pearson to offer a quick and easy way to conduct assessments. Finally, offer insightful assessments that teachers LOVE to use, instead of a pain to complete. Each assessment is one step closer to a higher quality rating!

The HiMama family has become a network and support system for many centers, and childcare & business experts pop in frequently to lend a hand.

Track a child’s progress with regional learning frameworks in mind, and make it simple for parents to check in on their child’s progress.

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Built by educators and parents, the easy-to-use platform not only streamlines operations but offers loads of features to delight parents and support teachers!

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Still on the fence between Brightwheel vs. HiMama?

Game changer for our Child Care!

The Sales team and customer service are AWESOME! My sales rep still checks in to make sure we do not need anything. The webinars and help center are so in depth and helpful! They have Educators on staff to make sure it is teacher friendly! I think that in itself speaks very highly for the company!

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Game changer for our Child Care!

The Sales team and customer service are AWESOME! My sales rep still checks in to make sure we do not need anything. The webinars and help center are so in depth and helpful! They have Educators on staff to make sure it is teacher friendly! I think that in itself speaks very highly for the company!

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We could not be happier!

(...) Parents love the value and the extra channel of communication that they get with the easy with the ability to send messages directly to the classroom teacher. (...) Overall this application was one of the best investments we made at our Daycare, and I can truly say that no other app compares to HiMama.

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I am absolutely in love with it!

I run an at home daycare. That means that I hold every position, I am the cook, administrator, teacher, and janitor. (...) The biggest thing is this program was easy to learn, saves me time, and allows me extra time to be with the kiddos instead of doing paperwork.

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Best technology move ever!

(...) It meets our Quality Assurance measures, makes families happier (as they can see their child busy with happy faces) and allows me as Supervisor to see at a glance who is in, what reports are done, and keep track of the families using it and checking in! By far, the easiest and best piece of technology we have invested in!!

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Have everything taken care of, or start with the features that you need most right now!

COVID-safe: All the features you need to go fully contactless in 2021.

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Streamline Operations: Billing, attendance and staff management made simple.

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Delight Parents: Two way communications and updates to keep parents happy.

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Support Teachers: Digital documentation saves time, especially when everything’s already tied to local learning frameworks.

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These are just a few of the reasons 97% of customers say HiMama makes their program stand out from others!

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FAQ

Going digital is a major change for many centers, and HiMama is here every step of the way to make the transition easy. A dedicated Onboarding specialist will help you kickstart the process, and then a Success Manager will be there to help you get the most out of HiMama over time. HiMama’s Support team is there to assist anytime you need it.

In this case, you’re already familiar with going digital - now, just imagine everything getting a whole lot easier, with much better support. So many centers have switched from Brightwheel to HiMama over the years, and the team is here to help you adapt and thrive!

HiMama’s designed to fit your needs - if you want to start with a couple features to address some pressing issues, no worries! If you want the whole shebang, you’ll get the most bang for your buck. The team is happy to work with you to find a plan that works best, and you simply pay by classroom to make things even simpler.

HiMama’s been here since 2012, empowering early childhood educators from Day 1. We’re so glad you found us, and we would love for you to join the HiMama family!