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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,005
Posted By emosks
Here is what I sent: It is with much...

Here is what I sent:


It is with much regret that I am writing this email to let you know officially that *** *** Child Care will be closing in July 2012. Both of us, myself and ***, are ready...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 04-23-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,175
Posted By emosks
There are plenty of places! When I lived in...

There are plenty of places! When I lived in Grayslake I ended up using an in-home lady but I know that there are several around the area where I lived.

Where are you located?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,618
Posted By emosks
I have one that we will be selling when I close...

I have one that we will be selling when I close this summer. I'm in MI about 4 hours from Chicago if you are interested.

http://aplacetogrowchildcare.wordpress.com/photos/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By emosks
That's what I was thinking. I'd think that...

That's what I was thinking. I'd think that they'd have to at least still give you their own 2 week notice to let you know that when their last day would be?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By emosks
Best of luck! I had Hyperemesis 3x for the whole...

Best of luck! I had Hyperemesis 3x for the whole 9 months. I feel your pain!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By emosks
I believe it is in Water Tower which is a mall...

I believe it is in Water Tower which is a mall but it's downtown. I suggest you have a hotel lined up before leaving though and it's not cheap to stay anywhere in the Chicago area. Have toll money...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By emosks
To me...with ample amount of warning...I'd make...

To me...with ample amount of warning...I'd make her sit too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By emosks
We had one like that. Started around 8 months. ...

We had one like that. Started around 8 months. It took MONTHS for him to stop. Nothing helped. Nothing worked. It made for long days.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-12-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By emosks
I've never shown a profit. Keep all receipts and...

I've never shown a profit. Keep all receipts and enter them and they go in an envelope per month.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By emosks
Me: Cuptakes My Fitness Pal Pandora ...

Me:
Cuptakes
My Fitness Pal
Pandora
Shazam
MSNBC
Mint
Living Social
Groupon
Walgreens
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 12-05-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By emosks
Preschool and Mileage

Can I claim mileage to/from preschools for drop offs/pick ups?

My only thought for no is that my daughter goes to one of the schools that another DCG goes to. So I'm transporting both of them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,780
Posted By emosks
Mine only went to the upper level of the house...

Mine only went to the upper level of the house during the initial inspection to get my license. She has never come up there since. She has the same rules though about the bathrooms and such if they...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-28-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,932
Posted By emosks
Sounds like she is not interested in PTing your...

Sounds like she is not interested in PTing your child. But I'm not either. I require 100% participation at home before we even attempt it here in my daycare.

As far as vacation...you would not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By emosks
We moved our climber to the cot. We have a video...

We moved our climber to the cot. We have a video monitor on him so we know if he's getting out or not.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 05-16-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By emosks
I use Mozilla/Firefox and it spell checks for...

I use Mozilla/Firefox and it spell checks for you. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,196
Posted By emosks
I have an Etsy store where I sell children's...

I have an Etsy store where I sell children's items that are hand sewn.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,388
Posted By emosks
If the holiday falls on a contracted day for...

If the holiday falls on a contracted day for them...then they are required to pay.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,589
Posted By emosks
My first born was in daycare four days a week...

My first born was in daycare four days a week from 7a-5p. I worked from 7:30-4:30 straight (no lunch) so I could have Fridays off with him. If I didn't have the option of working that schedule he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,006
Posted By emosks
I'm in the same boat but it's more for outside...

I'm in the same boat but it's more for outside things like parking in my driveway. I've asked every month in our newsletter and even sent home notes with the kids for the parents to park in the road...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By emosks
If she is following your own sick policy then she...

If she is following your own sick policy then she should be able to bring them. My entire family is sick right now and I haven't gotten it and they've been sick for 3 weeks.

Now, if the kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,709
Posted By emosks
Exactly! If you are running a daycare by the law...

Exactly! If you are running a daycare by the law then you have nothing to worry about.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,762
Posted By emosks
I am a home DCP with a cleaning lady. I'm...

I am a home DCP with a cleaning lady. I'm sorry...but I work 11+ hours a day with the children. Then I have my own children to tend to the next 2 hours before bedtime....the last thing I want to do...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-04-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By emosks
Yikes! Glad you caught it!!

Yikes! Glad you caught it!!
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-04-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,118
Posted By emosks
Before you pull your child...the best thing to do...

Before you pull your child...the best thing to do would be to talk to the provider about your concerns. You might not be the only one with these concerns!
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-04-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,081
Posted By emosks
Not sure if it would be a deal breaker but I...

Not sure if it would be a deal breaker but I would for sure look for a center that has one.

I'm an in-home provider and my front door has a key code to it and we have an alarm on the door so we...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-06-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,910
Posted By emosks
Because each my husband and I have LLCs as well...

Because each my husband and I have LLCs as well as our personal and with both of us working 55+ hours a week each...and raising 3 kids...it's well worth every penny we pay our accountant.

To the...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-20-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,043
Posted By emosks
I break ours down by cable and internet. Luckily...

I break ours down by cable and internet. Luckily on our bill though it is already broken down so I just have to make 2 entries in MMK each month. :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,596
Posted By emosks
I have found some wholesale websites for ribbon...

I have found some wholesale websites for ribbon and supplies. I just buy the rest at Joanns or Hobby Lobby. My business partner for the daycare does blankets as well!! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,596
Posted By emosks
I make hair bows, headbands, hats, etc and then...

I make hair bows, headbands, hats, etc and then hand sewn items and toys for kids too!

I go to craft shows and have an Etsy site.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,090
Posted By emosks
Here is ours ...

Here is ours

http://aplacetogrowchildcare.wordpress.com/

It has all of our info from our handbook so that people don't have so many questions if/when they come for an interview.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,851
Posted By emosks
We will ask that you not bring your child if he...

We will ask that you not bring your child if he or she has a contagious disease, vomiting, diarrhea, rash, or fever (over 101*) because it is not fair to the other children since the virus may...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,153
Posted By emosks
I am right there with you but I have a 5 1/2, 4,...

I am right there with you but I have a 5 1/2, 4, and 20 month old. The older two boys are driving me nuts!!! So mouthy but from talking with other parents..it's normal. NOT what I wanted to hear!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,851
Posted By emosks
We stick to our contract.

We stick to our contract.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,578
Posted By emosks
Goooooood Luck!! :cool::cool:

Goooooood Luck!! :cool::cool:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,119
Posted By emosks
At age 4 they use cups from restaurants for kids...

At age 4 they use cups from restaurants for kids meals that I bring home. Only filled half full. For snacks in the daycare room they still use a sippy. Right now it's only my kids using cups.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,666
Posted By emosks
No, because we are taxed on what we make as...

No, because we are taxed on what we make as income. I take my percentage out of my split and put that in savings for taxes. But I'm also set up as an LLC too, not an individual.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,666
Posted By emosks
We take our weekly income and started off keeping...

We take our weekly income and started off keeping 20% in the account. Then split the remaining amount to pay ourselves.

Now that we have the account built up we are doing 15% for a while and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By emosks
May I ask then what was the purpose of this post?...

May I ask then what was the purpose of this post? :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,146
Posted By emosks
If it's in your contract then you should stick to...

If it's in your contract then you should stick to it.

Our contract isn't like that and we do have a mom who is done with work earlier in the summer and instead of working out at lunch she will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 789
Posted By emosks
My daycare is licensed for up to 12 kids. We are...

My daycare is licensed for up to 12 kids. We are a Group Home. My "assistant" is actually my business partner. We both own half of the business. That means we make the same amount of money but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,847
Posted By emosks
Um, yeah. Contact them ASAP. I could never...

Um, yeah. Contact them ASAP. I could never imagine treating a child like that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,129
Posted By emosks
Give her parents a bill for the toys she is...

Give her parents a bill for the toys she is breaking on purpose and that might stop her.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,645
Posted By emosks
My consultant in MI said that they must get 10-15...

My consultant in MI said that they must get 10-15 minutes of outside play every day regardless of weather...unless it's below 15*. Right now it's been in the 90s with very high humidity around...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 08-12-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,592
Posted By emosks
We do not post rates in ads. They respond and we...

We do not post rates in ads. They respond and we direct them to our website which has rates, fees, policies, rules, etc. We tell them to check it out and if they think we'll be a good fit to call...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,965
Posted By emosks
Full time (here all 5 days) is $35 a day. Part...

Full time (here all 5 days) is $35 a day.
Part time (here 1-4 days) is $40 a day.
Part part time (here 4 hours or less a day) is $25 a day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By emosks
Every full time family (here all 5 days) pays the...

Every full time family (here all 5 days) pays the weekly rate. Every part time family (here 4 days or less) pays the same daily rate.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By emosks
We have mats under the table that the kids eat at...

We have mats under the table that the kids eat at and do their crafts at.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,354
Posted By emosks
Nope....... ;)

Nope....... ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 33,510
Posted By emosks
Here was our last ad... We are a licensed...

Here was our last ad...

We are a licensed group home daycare in the Forest Hills area nestled in the back of the neighborhood on a cul-de-sac right next to a park.
Large fenced in back yard that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By emosks
I had a parent 5 minutes early but they are my...

I had a parent 5 minutes early but they are my first drop off and technically we are already open but it still threw my morning off!! :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Insurance 08-07-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,788
Posted By emosks
Right?!? :eek:

Right?!? :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,464
Posted By emosks
My insurance rep KNOWS we have a hot tub. It was...

My insurance rep KNOWS we have a hot tub. It was an option to add it in!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,232
Posted By emosks
I forgot to put that my avatar is part of our...

I forgot to put that my avatar is part of our logo. If you go to our website you'll see the rest of it.

http://aplacetogrowchildcare.wordpress.com
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,464
Posted By emosks
In Michigan you can use a baby pool but you can...

In Michigan you can use a baby pool but you can not put water in it until you are literally stepping into it. It must be drained the second you get out of it. You can not take your eyes off the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,763
Posted By emosks
When it comes to a situation like this and they...

When it comes to a situation like this and they ask you beforehand I don't charge. Just like when I have a mom that has to be to work at 7 (dad usually drops off) and she needs to drop DD off at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,876
Posted By emosks
We are open from 7a-5:45p.

We are open from 7a-5:45p.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By emosks
Have you taken classes, previous experience, etc?

Have you taken classes, previous experience, etc?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By emosks
Glad it's working out for you! A little less...

Glad it's working out for you! A little less stress off your back for now!! ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,232
Posted By emosks
I have a friend that came up with our name and...

I have a friend that came up with our name and then my husband's cousin's husband (I guess he's my cousin now?) had just graduated with his degree in graphic design and he created our logo!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,770
Posted By emosks
I wish it was like that here!!

I wish it was like that here!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,355
Posted By emosks
All of our policies/fees/etc are on our website. ...

All of our policies/fees/etc are on our website.

http://aplacetogrowchildcare.wordpress.com
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,770
Posted By emosks
I have a Facebook page for the daycare as well as...

I have a Facebook page for the daycare as well as a blog. I know my address is on the FB one and might be on the blog. My phone number is so someone could find my address by a reverse lookup from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,770
Posted By emosks
Considering that if you are licensed anyone can...

Considering that if you are licensed anyone can look up your address if you have your name on your business card, business or personal, so I don't see why you should leave it off.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,689
Posted By emosks
Are you asking if you are an unlicensed...

Are you asking if you are an unlicensed caregiver?

We got turned in and DHS showed up on our doorstep. I was in the process of getting my license so I only had to shut down for 2 months but it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,157
Posted By emosks
Are they eating a snack? I'd charge $10 just for...

Are they eating a snack? I'd charge $10 just for the spot!!
Forum: Daycare Insurance 08-04-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,788
Posted By emosks
:eek: Ours is only $580 a year and it's for...

:eek: Ours is only $580 a year and it's for $3,000,000 Liability with $1,000,000 maximum claim, $10,000 Medical Expenses, $50,000 Abduction Coverage!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,157
Posted By emosks
We charge $10 a day. She's here from 7:30-8:15...

We charge $10 a day. She's here from 7:30-8:15 and 4:15-5:30.
Forum: Daycare Insurance 08-03-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,788
Posted By emosks
We use a local company. I had a hard time finding...

We use a local company. I had a hard time finding someone that would do a group licensed home too. Not sure if my company would do an out of state though but it's Newaygo Insurance Agency...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,426
Posted By emosks
We use Desitin and tell the parents if the prefer...

We use Desitin and tell the parents if the prefer something else then they need to supply it. We have some that use Aveeno and Triple Butt Paste.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,453
Posted By emosks
http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r197/tomandrobi...

http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r197/tomandrobin/smileys/beatdeadhorse.gif
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,920
Posted By emosks
We have a box of gloves upstairs in the kitchen...

We have a box of gloves upstairs in the kitchen with that level's first aid kit and then one in the daycare area with the first aid kit down there. We only use them if there is vomit or blood. Not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,412
Posted By emosks
We opened our business account at my credit union...

We opened our business account at my credit union that I already have my own personal account, joint account with husband, car loan, and mortgage through.

I just transfer money to my personal...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,712
Posted By emosks
My consultant is fine with our technique. Got to...

My consultant is fine with our technique. Got to love the state and their "interpretation" of the law!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By emosks
Have fun! I'm stuck home all weekend while my...

Have fun! I'm stuck home all weekend while my husband is away on business for 4 days!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,453
Posted By emosks
I don't think it's that we don't respect your...

I don't think it's that we don't respect your opinions...but I personally felt like she was telling me that my families are liars when she has no clue who they are!

My comment about finding a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 785
Posted By emosks
It's amazing what kids can cry about!! And I...

It's amazing what kids can cry about!!

And I just said to my assistant...IS IT FRIDAY YET!?! :p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,712
Posted By emosks
We have just a regular changing pad with no cover...

We have just a regular changing pad with no cover on it. We use a Clorox wipe after each use and spray with Clorox Anywhere Spray at night.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 07-29-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 82,775
Posted By emosks
Our biter here does it right in front of us. So...

Our biter here does it right in front of us. So fast that sometimes you can't get their name out and it's over.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,666
Posted By emosks
I really wanted to do a garden with the kids but...

I really wanted to do a garden with the kids but I think my yard is too hilly. The only flat part is the front yard and pretty sure my husband won't let me till that up!! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,453
Posted By emosks
They were upstairs making their lunch while I was...

They were upstairs making their lunch while I was on the internet. :rolleyes:

But if you must know...there are 3 of us that work here and I jump on the board when I'm updating kids sheets or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,200
Posted By emosks
Each child has their own file jacket with all the...

Each child has their own file jacket with all the paperwork required by the state as well as signed contracts and permission slips, etc.

Then I have files for myself, other owner, and all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,750
Posted By emosks
Has he been evaluated by Early Intervention?

Has he been evaluated by Early Intervention?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,525
Posted By emosks
Try Craigslist or if we needed to advertise we'd...

Try Craigslist or if we needed to advertise we'd use our local 4C website. Good luck!

We are on a local message board of moms and luckily filled up from taking in friends so that's how we were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,453
Posted By emosks
I keep reading posts about how going on a date...

I keep reading posts about how going on a date every 6-8 weeks is sufficient and once a week is too much. Ever wonder why the divorce rate is so high? If I only had alone time (outside the bedroom)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,453
Posted By emosks
I guess the problem here is that you are reading...

I guess the problem here is that you are reading my words how YOU want to and I'm reading your words how I want to. That's the problem with the internet. I've never said "To heck with the children"...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,490
Posted By emosks
I say give it a shot. We've been able to turn...

I say give it a shot. We've been able to turn cat nappers (including our own!) into great sleepers!! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,385
Posted By emosks
We're a group home so there is almost always 2 of...

We're a group home so there is almost always 2 of us here.

In the under 2 room we have 2 that go down at 1:00 and 1 that goes down at 1:30 and we haven't had any issues of them waking each other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2010, 06:50 PM
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Views: 1,978
Posted By emosks
This! We are required to have transportation...

This! We are required to have transportation forms for each individual time we transport unless it's an ongoing thing. Plan your trips, get them to sign a form and if they won't consent then they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,453
Posted By emosks
Sorry to hear about what happened to your family...

Sorry to hear about what happened to your family member...but molestation occurs within families too you know.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,453
Posted By emosks
WRONG AGAIN! Who the heck are you? Do you live...

WRONG AGAIN! Who the heck are you? Do you live in my house? Do you attend my daycare? Didn't think so. Enough said.

Keep banging your head on that wall sweetie!! And I think you are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,453
Posted By emosks
Have you been reading my posts? The families...

Have you been reading my posts? The families that we have currently enrolled DO NOT DUMP THEIR KIDS when they are off of work! I don't care what Judy says that they are telling me lies about where...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,385
Posted By emosks
We have an "Under 2" room full of PNPs and an...

We have an "Under 2" room full of PNPs and an "Over 2" room full of cots and a bed.

We have 1 high chair (won't have 2 infants at the same time until December!) and 5 booster seats. 1 swing, 1...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,453
Posted By emosks
Oh I knew! I wanted all to know that our daycare...

Oh I knew! I wanted all to know that our daycare has great families too! :o:o
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,453
Posted By emosks
Same here! We terminated a family that was...

Same here! We terminated a family that was drama. No problems with that either.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,453
Posted By emosks
Sweet Jesus...here we go again. YES...we do have...

Sweet Jesus...here we go again. YES...we do have super, duper, great, fantastic families. You have crappy ones which is evident by your posts. :eek: Again, if my families take a day off and send...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By emosks
Pretty much the same thing! We have the little...

Pretty much the same thing! We have the little ones like that sort of "pet" the person they were hurting and repeat "Gentle Touches" with each stroke. They seem to understand pretty quickly too. ...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 07-28-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,231
Posted By emosks
My accountant said that if we forget to get a...

My accountant said that if we forget to get a receipt from the seller then to print the ad with the price on it. Usually we print the ad and then have them sign it.

Garage sales we just make a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,741
Posted By emosks
We use the tagline of "You like to work, We like...

We use the tagline of "You like to work, We like to play" on our website.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,453
Posted By emosks
Thank you Judy. I obviously as you have so...

Thank you Judy. I obviously as you have so nicely pointed out have no research since I'm basing my thoughts on the families we care for. We have no issue with parents going on vacations (back to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,453
Posted By emosks
Which is why I asked what you want to prove? ...

Which is why I asked what you want to prove? What research do you want me to come up with other than my own experience in running a daycare? You have me going in circles here lady!

I'm really...
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