About LifeCubby

LifeCubby is a child care management and parent engagement system that offers child care centers a single and centralized platform from which to manage documentation, communication and assessment services. Incorporating parent communications, daily sheets and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) portfolios as well as reports and lesson plans. LifeCubby aims to provide users with a simple and secure child care management solution.

With LifeCubby, teachers can create comprehensive daily sheets and lessons plans alongside Vine Assessments. Users can complete customizable lesson plans and share the information directly with parents. Similarly, users can generate daily sheets to share details and photos of everyday activities with parents. LifeCubby also enables parents to add their own memories, photos and videos to their account, thereby allowing them to help document and contribute to their child’s growth and development portfolio.

Since LifeCubby is available as a native mobile app on iOS and Android, parents have the flexibility to access this documentation on the move. The LifeCubby mobile app also allows teachers and parents to communicate quickly and conveniently via live messaging. Other features which LifeCubby facilitates are digital check-in and check-out, meal tracking and reporting. Moreover, LifeCubby ensures all data and images are secure by utilizing data encryption and performing regular back-ups.

Key benefits of LifeCubby

  • LifeCubby is available as a native mobile app on iOS and Android, affording parents the flexibility to access daily sheets and photographs on the move.

  • Using the LifeCubby mobile app, teachers and parents can communicate in real time via live messaging.

  • LifeCubby supports integration with ChildCareCRM, FunShine Online, and FrogStreet Curriculum to help users work more efficiently.

  • LifeCubby communication is SSL-encrypted, ensuring all images and data are stored securely.

  • LifeCubby includes customizable lesson plan forms, allowing teachers to add, edit and share lesson plans easily with parents.

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    Markets

    Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, United States

    Supported Languages

    English

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    Features

    Total features of LifeCubby: 78

    • Access Controls/Permissions
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Activity Management
    • Activity Tracking
    • Alerts / Escalation
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Archiving & Retention
    • Assessment Management
    • Attendance Management
    • Attendance Tracking
    • Authentication
    • Billing & Invoicing
    • Calendar Management
    • Chat/Messaging
    • Client Portal
    • Clock In / Out
    • Communication Management
    • Communications Management
    • Contact Database
    • Customer Accounts
    • Customer Database
    • Customizable Branding
    • Daily Reports
    • Data Import/Export
    • Document Storage
    • Electronic Payments
    • Email Distribution
    • Email Invitations & Reminders
    • Employee Management
    • Enrollments/Onboarding
    • Event Calendar
    • Event Logs
    • Immunisation & Allergy Tracking
    • Incident Management
    • Invoice Management
    • Learning Management
    • Leave Tracking
    • Live Chat
    • Mailing List Management
    • Meal / Nutrition Management
    • Member Database
    • Mobile Alerts
    • Multi-Channel Communication
    • Multi-Location
    • Newsletter Management
    • Parent Portal
    • Payment Processing
    • Personalization
    • Planning Tools
    • Portfolio Management
    • Project Management
    • Project Planning
    • Real Time Analytics
    • Real Time Data
    • Real Time Monitoring
    • Real Time Notifications
    • Real Time Reporting
    • Real-time Updates
    • Records Management
    • Recurring/Subscription Billing
    • Registration Management
    • Reminders
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Role-Based Permissions
    • SSL Security
    • Secure Data Storage
    • Secure Login
    • Self Check-in/Check-out
    • Student Management
    • Summary Reports
    • Task Planning
    • Task Scheduling
    • Third Party Integrations
    • Time Clock
    • User Profiles
    • Video Management
    • Video Support
    • Wait List Management

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    Reviews

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    4,2 /5
    (2 687)
    Value for Money
    4,4/5
    Features
    4,1/5
    Ease of Use
    4,1/5
    Customer Support
    4,4/5

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    Jasmine M.
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    • Industry: Computer Software
    • Company size: 1 001-5 000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    User friendly, efficient and immediate communication

    Reviewed on 2018/05/09

    Pros

    10/10 software! This platform was great to have as a dance instructor! This minimizes the need for paperwork and gets rid of it completely. I feel like LifeCubby is a great way to have communication with parents without having them in the room with us. I absolutely love the tuition tracking. This platform is every companies dream if they deal with little ones!

    Cons

    I wish LifeCubby had more reports, and some of the ones that they have really need improvement. I also wished they had for parents when a incident happen is to do finger signing to sign off on the report. The cons for this company are worth it because I believe LifeCubby is worth every cent.

    Response from LifeCubby

    Thank you for your review of LifeCubby Jasmine! Please call the office or email me with your thoughts on the reports! We value your feedback.
    614-423-7815

    Denise P.
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    • Industry: Education Management
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Life Cubby has made my life much easier!

    Reviewed on 2021/01/13

    We love Life Cubby! The technical support is amazing. Every time I have called with a question...

    We love Life Cubby! The technical support is amazing. Every time I have called with a question [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN] has answered my phone call right away and she always knows how to help me. I've received nothing but positive feedback from families also. I'm very thankful I decided to switch to Life Cubby!

    Pros

    The onboarding process was so easy since Life Cubby set up all the information and accounts for us. Adding new students is a breeze. The reports are very helpful and I love how easy it is for my teachers to communicate with families through pictures, videos, and messages. My favorite part about the system though is how it ties together lesson planning, observations and assessments. This has saved a lot of time for my teachers.

    Cons

    The system took a little bit to get used to. However, I think it was due to the fact that I was used to another software and Life Cubby being so different...in a good way!

    Heather C.
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    • Industry: Education Management
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    LifeCubby is Great!

    Reviewed on 2021/02/23

    Pros

    It's extremely easy and quick to initiate autopay to collect tuition payments. There are so many great features that I honestly can't list them all.

    Cons

    There are several features that are in the process of being fine-tuned by LifeCubby staff, I appreciate that. There are some things I do not like, but, they are so willing to listen and offer solutions as well as make the suggested updates. One thing I do not like is that I cannot manipulate what content I would like to run on some reports. Some I can download to Excel and work with, some I cannot. I do not like that I have to access several different screens to make some simple changes on a child's profile page. Unless you are familiar with the software, it's difficult to explain it here to make sense.

    Response from LifeCubby

    Thank you Heather for your review of LifeCubby!

    Kristy W.
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    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

    Teacher and Parent interface - Life Cubby Review

    Reviewed on 2016/12/07

    I use Life Cubby as a teacher in a toddler classroom, and as a parent of a preschooler. As a...

    I use Life Cubby as a teacher in a toddler classroom, and as a parent of a preschooler. As a teacher, it is cumbersome and frustrating, but as a parent gives me a clear snapshot of my child's day. The frustrating parts as a teacher include the following: when we "take our children to an activity" and track that, it doesn't allow us to track the diaper that happened on our way out the door, or the child who dropped off on the playground . . . when we make a classroom observation and want to add it everyone for evidence and assessment, you literally have to go into each child and repeat the process for that one observation each time . . . when you are lesson planning, you can not easily copy and paste an entire day to the next (we use the same curriculum on Monday as we do on Tuesday with different kids) . . . there is a lack of communication with regard to upgrades and when Life Cubby will be down for service. I have done two years worth of Vines this and last year, and have had to completely re-do them mid -year because of Vine revisions which change the entire criteria and do not populate into the new. This has been a complete waste of time and has been very frustrating . . . there is no button to delete a posting if you make an error, such as posting snack at 9:40 instead of 10:40. Once you do that, your entire tracking for the day is off . . . A few times, I have accidentally marked a student in an observation that wasn't included, and there is no way to untag that person - I have had to add a comment apologizing, which then feeds to everyone tagged in that observation . . . because Life Cubby is used in a busy classroom it makes sense that there should be more built-in safeguards or ways to detract postings if errors are made . . . In three hours, we track 72 entries (attendance and dismissal for 9, diapers for 9, snack for 9, and four activities for 9, so it tends to be slow and freezes, or "processes" often which is completely frustrating when you are trying to get it all in before dismissing the child. As a parent, it is a great product if the teacher is willing to put in the work and deal with all the cumbersome things...I get a clear picture of my child's day, observations from his class with pictures, newsletters, and notes all in one handy place. As a parent, I am grateful for Life Cubby, so as a teacher, I muddle through because I know it makes the parents feel connected. Thank you!

    Response from LifeCubby

    Thank you Kristy for your review and your feedback. I will pass on the information to our team. Upgrades to the app are coming in early 2017 that will allow more editing on the app.
    If you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call at the office at 614-423-7815.

    Kathy Y.
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    • Industry: Education Management
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

    LifeCubby

    Reviewed on 2021/01/12

    LifeCubby is a great basic software, but there is a LOT of room for improvement so that schools...

    LifeCubby is a great basic software, but there is a LOT of room for improvement so that schools like mine don't have to use multiple systems and softwares.

    Pros

    I like that the parents get an app to access their child's daily reports. Saves on paper!

    Cons

    I don't like that they haven't been able to update the software easily to adapt to the pandemic rules. Since it is common place now to have to ask the covid questions, it should of been added immediately so that we could enter it on the children's daily reports. The fact that they cannot add a space for us to include questions becomes EXTREMELY time consuming on our side. I don't like that we can't customize our attendance reports so that we can easily print them for our state reimbursements monthly. We have to add a bunch of data after we print the basic report.

    Response from LifeCubby

    Kathy, thanks for your feedback and review.

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    LifeCubby offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$30,00/month
    • Pricing model: Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    LifeCubby pricing is based on the size of the childcare program. 1-15 students: $30/month 16-30 students: $60/month 31-60 students: $100/month 61-100 students: $150/month 101-125 students: $185/month 126-150 students: $215/month 151-200 students: $285/month 201-250 students: $350/month 251-300 students: custom pricing, please call 614-423-7815

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    LifeCubby has the following typical customers:

    2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001+

    LifeCubby supports the following languages:

    English

    LifeCubby supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    LifeCubby integrates with the following applications:

    Authorize.Net

    LifeCubby offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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