Close

Not a member yet? Register now and get started.

lock and key

Sign in to your account.

Account Login

Forgot your password?

Safety  // Browsing posts in Safety

Why Sick Kids Should “NOT” Be Allowed at Daycare

Why Sick Kids Should “NOT” Be Allowed at Daycare

Dr. Claire McCarthy, My name is Tori Fees.  I’m a Registered Nurse and veteran child care provider.  I have cared for kids in the capacity of private nanny, elementary school nurse, and home child care provider for thirty years. I came upon your article “Why Sick Kids Should Be Allowed at Daycare” published by Huffpost. ...

Read more...

The Daily Walk – Part 2

The Daily Walk – Part 2

Some safety suggestions: The following safety advice is mostly common sense and things most providers would know intrinsically when they have even a little experience with their own kids going out. I’m outlining these for a completely new provider so many of the suggestions may be things you already know. Load the babies in the ...

Read more...

The Daily Walk – Part 1

The Daily Walk – Part 1

Many years ago I decided to add a daily walk around our neighborhood to our morning schedule. We started out small by walking around our long block. We clocked it in the car and found that it was six-tenth of a mile. That took about seventeen to twenty minutes depending on the skill set and ...

Read more...

Everywhere You Go – Everybody Knows

Everywhere You Go – Everybody Knows

On October 27th 23 year old Hillary Adams posted a seven and a half minute video on the internet. The video, taken in 2004, shows then 44 year old Aransas County Texas Court-at-Law Judge William Adams, a Family Court Judge, striking his 16 year old daughter with a belt. The video has taken the world ...

Read more...

What More Will It Take? – SIDS

What More Will It Take? – SIDS

Sadly there is yet another report on the news about a young infant dying in child care. This time it happened in my home state of Iowa in the city of Council Bluffs. Teresa Chapin, a 37 year old Registered Provider apparently laid five month old Lane Thomas on an adult bed to sleep. According ...

Read more...

Transporting Daycare Kids

Transporting Daycare Kids

I don’t transport kids. I’ve never put a day care kid in my car. The parents I work for were specifically looking for a provider that does not transport children when they began their child care search. There’s a thread on daycare.com about parents refusing to sign the permission slip for transportation. http://www.daycare.com/forum I know ...

Read more...

Surrender To The Baby

Surrender To The Baby

Surrender to the baby is a building block of tolerance that must be ingrained in children from the time they are very young. It’s a foundational behavioral tool for a non-competition mindset. It’s a system where the older children basically collapse, fold, turn their back and if possible move away to avoid any conflict brought ...

Read more...

17 Sep Product Review, Safety | Comments Off

Protected: Shockproof Safety Questionnaire

Protected: Shockproof Safety Questionnaire

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Read more...