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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,108
Posted By texascare
I advertise under my buisnss name on Google, but...

I advertise under my buisnss name on Google, but the problem I have w/Texas Licensing is they put out your address....I had a strange, and I mean very strange man show up at my door one day saying he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,965
Posted By texascare
What they throw out of the playpen stays out of...

What they throw out of the playpen stays out of the playopen. And I tell them that. Kids are smart even at a yuong age. I would let him do with out.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,995
Posted By texascare
Ok Tammy do you have 6 feet between each...

Ok Tammy do you have 6 feet between each structure? I cant tell from your pictures Do we have to put down a service or does it depend on what type of service service we can use. I am trying to avoid...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,995
Posted By texascare
Texas Providers--FAll ZONES

I am redoing my outside play area and had wanted to enclose it w/Landscape timbers. I was reading my manual from the state and I am completely confused on the fall zones etc. Can somone simplify it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,621
Posted By texascare
Blackcat you can write a novel anytime! I always...

Blackcat you can write a novel anytime! I always learn something from you! I have to agree though with what you wrote. I also say why go through the time and trouble of writing a policy if you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,193
Posted By texascare
I would just say to her that you notice she has...

I would just say to her that you notice she has been coming earlier than her contracted time (or your opening time) and that if she feel this is something that needs to continue that there wil be ***...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 17,656
Posted By texascare
There is an infant tummy gas medicine (Mylicon)...

There is an infant tummy gas medicine (Mylicon) that is pink. I have had kids spit that up and its neonish...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 09-12-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,753
Posted By texascare
I am in Texas and mine is working fine. One of my...

I am in Texas and mine is working fine. One of my clients is the CEO and she usually lets me know when its having issues.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 09-11-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,604
Posted By texascare
I am with Blackcat31. My son is a Type 1 Diabetic...

I am with Blackcat31. My son is a Type 1 Diabetic so I will be following this closely too!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,037
Posted By texascare
go with what Blackcat31 says! That woman can...

go with what Blackcat31 says! That woman can write beautiful letters and get the point across perfectly!!!;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,943
Posted By texascare
I am raising my rates after being here for 5...

I am raising my rates after being here for 5 years but I do not go up on current families. I have one that is pg now and I told her the new baby would be the new rate but the older sibling would stay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,336
Posted By texascare
If anyone saw the webinar that was posted last...

If anyone saw the webinar that was posted last week about illnesses the Dr said it was fine for them to go to daycare. I was shocked because I figure it will just spread!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,412
Posted By texascare
I have an Art teacher and she has to be at work...

I have an Art teacher and she has to be at work at 7:00 and gets off at 4:30-4:45. The child doesn't get here until later though because of dads schedule other wise i wouldn't be able to take him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,813
Posted By texascare
Make sure you have an Epi pen and some Benadryl...

Make sure you have an Epi pen and some Benadryl on hand! I have had several kids with allergies and a pen but for me it isn't a big deal because my son is a Type 1 Diabetic and I could in an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,592
Posted By texascare
Oh dear lord I am right there with you. None, and...

Oh dear lord I am right there with you. None, and when i say none I mean NONE of my kids slept today. I kept hearing giggling and squealing. It has been a long day!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,466
Posted By texascare
I would suggest meeting with the parents at the...

I would suggest meeting with the parents at the end of the trial period and asking how they are liking it and then tell them your worries. I have had parents interview just great and a year later had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,197
Posted By texascare
I hate to day it but you will have to get a back...

I hate to day it but you will have to get a back bone in this business or you will never make it. Start by something simple. Put a sign up by the phone that says "Only for Office Personnel". --or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,918
Posted By texascare
Is he even potty trained or does he wet just at...

Is he even potty trained or does he wet just at nap? I would call a meeting with the parents and they had better make the time for it as this is their child. You need to discuss this with them. Maybe...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,395
Posted By texascare
I have one that does the same thing with crying...

I have one that does the same thing with crying when parents leave. He is only 2 though. Has been doing it for almost a year and it drives me crazy. As soon as the door is shut he quits. He is doing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,875
Posted By texascare
My contract changes yearly and after 25 years it...

My contract changes yearly and after 25 years it is pretty detailed. I swear I put things in there just because of things parents do. Simple things. You have to pay me. I don not do this for free....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,266
Posted By texascare
You could charge by the week or day? I prefer the...

You could charge by the week or day? I prefer the week so you know what your income is. It means your child has a spot for care. You ar paying for a "spot". If you don't pay you can be replaced.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,537
Posted By texascare
Thanks for posting this! I am a bit shocked at...

Thanks for posting this! I am a bit shocked at what all he says kids can attend with! But it was a very informative seminar!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,637
Posted By texascare
I have found Carols Affordable to be one of the...

I have found Carols Affordable to be one of the best priced as well as organized ones around. All of the stuff fin there I can use. Alot of the other curriculum's the craft stuff is just too much for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,822
Posted By texascare
It will circulate. They are most contagious...

It will circulate. They are most contagious before they break out. Just bleach and Lysol and try to separate the kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,637
Posted By texascare
I just signed up for Kidssoup(the ABC Twiggels)...

I just signed up for Kidssoup(the ABC Twiggels) and have printed off so much. My kids mainley color as they are not even 2, but I do have 1 older that I use Carols Affordable Curriculum with and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,750
Posted By texascare
I have in my contract payment is due at time of...

I have in my contract payment is due at time of drop off or if the child is absent, then by 9 am that Friday so I can go to the bank at one time with all the checks instead of multiple times. Also if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,348
Posted By texascare
Do you have an illness policy? I would have...

Do you have an illness policy? I would have refused him at the door. I am 24 hour fever free over here. I would think that if they all have the same thing it will just keep getting spead back and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,729
Posted By texascare
It is totally up to you, but I can tell you from...

It is totally up to you, but I can tell you from my experience of over 20 years, keep it professional. I don't even ad them on FB. I am friendly with them but not their friends. When I talk about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
Posted By texascare
ok so after more searcning I did find this: ...

ok so after more searcning I did find this:
Question: Does a “listed” phone number have to be in the local phone book or only listed in the enrollment agreement I provide to parents?
A: For...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
Posted By texascare
I just asked several gals here in Texas and they...

I just asked several gals here in Texas and they said all you have to have is a working phone and it can be a CELL phone. I did find this on the state website FOR CENTERS:
Question: Does a “listed”...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
Posted By texascare
WHAT??? I am in Texas and have been registered...

WHAT??? I am in Texas and have been registered since 1992 and have NEVER heard of this rule! You can PM me if you want. What exactly does it say they cited you for on the paperwork
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,985
Posted By texascare
In my state you can go to the Licensing website...

In my state you can go to the Licensing website and it will tell you all that you need to have done BEFORE they come out to inspect you. Very simple. You should look into this because where I am, we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,434
Posted By texascare
I was thinking of getting this but my 97 lbLab...

I was thinking of getting this but my 97 lbLab would chase it around and try to pick it up a it moves!!! I have tile and I am so tired of sweeping all the time. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,119
Posted By texascare
The bottle needs to be introduced more by anyone ...

The bottle needs to be introduced more by anyone that can feed her. I had one who wouldn't eat the whole time he was here because they introduced the bottle so late. She may get hungry enough with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,430
Posted By texascare
Ignoring is the best thing. I terminated a family...

Ignoring is the best thing. I terminated a family last year and I see her every now and then at the grocery store and I just ignore her. If your son says something to you about abythung happening at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,342
Posted By texascare
no. I did before and I got screwed. I had parents...

no. I did before and I got screwed. I had parents drive up in new cars, have new phones, but say "oh can you hold my check until ***"....I also feel that once they enroll in childcare they should be...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-10-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 39,622
Posted By texascare
I have never chrged a yearly supply fee but I am...

I have never chrged a yearly supply fee but I am now! I spend so much extra on stuf for the kids it's unreal!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,968
Posted By texascare
Put some Aquafor on it if you have some.

Put some Aquafor on it if you have some.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By texascare
I have one now that is pregnant and due in Oct...

I have one now that is pregnant and due in Oct but has not asked me to watch the baby. I won't have an opening anyways, but i wonder why she hasn't said anything? She told me she was pregnant the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,264
Posted By texascare
All my parents bring in coupons and we share them!

All my parents bring in coupons and we share them!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,570
Posted By texascare
When we moved into our current neighborhood one...

When we moved into our current neighborhood one of the first calls I had was from another provider wanting me to take care of he kids so she could take more kids and make more money. I said well I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,949
Posted By texascare
uh. Me either! What is going on????

uh. Me either! What is going on????
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,136
Posted By texascare
I am blunt to. I find that I have to be at times...

I am blunt to. I find that I have to be at times becasue parents look at you with this dumb look on their face like huh? Or the mom that says, "well my child never coughs at home, she must only cough...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,979
Posted By texascare
My set up is right in the front of my house so...

My set up is right in the front of my house so most just walk in and pick up and leave. If they knock the dogs start barking so I just tell them they can walk in. I do have a house alarm so i hear a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,949
Posted By texascare
i was just able to get on

i was just able to get on
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,203
Posted By texascare
http://www.stepbystepcc.com/olympic I just...

http://www.stepbystepcc.com/olympic

I just found this. Looks like a few fun things to do!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,203
Posted By texascare
If anybody else has any Olympic ideas I would...

If anybody else has any Olympic ideas I would love to hear them! We don't usually watch TV either but I do love the Olympics.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,949
Posted By texascare
One of my mom is the COO of MM so I will ask her...

One of my mom is the COO of MM so I will ask her when she drops off but I am getting the same message! UH!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,720
Posted By texascare
I have a child who comes sometimes 3 days in a...

I have a child who comes sometimes 3 days in a row in the same clothes. I have mentioned it before and Mom just rolls her eyes and makes a comment about dad not changing his clothes but i started...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,203
Posted By texascare
yes we are! We made Olympic necklaces today. Just...

yes we are! We made Olympic necklaces today. Just cut up construction paper into strips and rolled into circles and taped them 1 by 1 through each other (like we did as kids at Christmas time with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,978
Posted By texascare
I email each family and I put a reminder on the...

I email each family and I put a reminder on the on the front door a few days before the event as a reminder.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,746
Posted By texascare
coud you send me one too Blackcat31?

coud you send me one too Blackcat31?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,102
Posted By texascare
I have had to put in my contract PARKING. I even...

I have had to put in my contract PARKING. I even drew it out for the parents since we live on a cul de sac. I told them where they could park and that the driveway is totally of limits. Period. She...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,004
Posted By texascare
I wish there was an emotion to show you I am...

I wish there was an emotion to show you I am patting you on the back! Doesn't it feel good to find your back bone and stand up? Congratulations for doing what is best for you and your daycare! Have a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,610
Posted By texascare
I would post a sign or notice on your front door...

I would post a sign or notice on your front door at eye level that says "no shoe zone." If they have shoes on at the door tell them they need to remove them and don't let them in. I don't tolerate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,641
Posted By texascare
I voted. I have both but DCP do not have cell...

I voted. I have both but DCP do not have cell number.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 07-27-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,243
Posted By texascare
I know cell phones are beginning to replace home...

I know cell phones are beginning to replace home phones but I never give my cell number out for this reason. They have access to you 24/7. If I have a parent call after hours I choose to answer it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,610
Posted By texascare
You poor thing that is awful! If she says one...

You poor thing that is awful! If she says one more thing you need to turn around and ask he point blank "do you have a problem with my son?". I have been in this situation and it was not fun. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,804
Posted By texascare
I do this as well. If you go through the trouble,...

I do this as well. If you go through the trouble, make it worth your while! That way you can go out for a nice dinner after work! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,205
Posted By texascare
Poor little girl waiting for he rmom to get there...

Poor little girl waiting for he rmom to get there by the cubby!! I can picture it! I had a parent just FORGET to come get his kid a few months ago. Yup just forgot he said. I close at 5:30 and about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,534
Posted By texascare
I have BlueBerry scentsy going right now!!! I...

I have BlueBerry scentsy going right now!!! I always have a candle or my scentsy going at drop offs and pick up times so the house doens't smell like diapers or smelly kids! I use bleach, Lysol,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,723
Posted By texascare
It is hard to keep it professional when they are...

It is hard to keep it professional when they are so chatty. I had several try to add me as friends on FB and I told them that I keep it professional and I don't add parents on FB. You just never know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6,222
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 717,189
Posted By texascare
Why do parents always have an excuse for their...

Why do parents always have an excuse for their child? Sometimes I really just want to say "OK look your child was behaving like a brat so she got sat in time out, it isn't going to kill her but she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,035
Posted By texascare
Vista print. You can get business card and...

Vista print. You can get business card and supplies very inexpensive. Also you can get a car magnet pretty cheap there too! Put your business cards out at any restraint that has a bulletin board and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,650
Posted By texascare
Chalk this up to a lesson learned. I personally...

Chalk this up to a lesson learned. I personally don't give two hoots if you are single or married. Money is money, it is all green, and the point is you owe money and you need to pay it. I am sick of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,901
Posted By texascare
I stay with primary colors that can go either way...

I stay with primary colors that can go either way and do educational wall things. I go to the teaching store and laminate everything that I buy. I do colors, numbers, animals and I always have a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,900
Posted By texascare
Why would you want to lower your income? I charge...

Why would you want to lower your income? I charge by the week and if they pick up early so be it but i don't give them a discount for it. I think it would get confused on who was coming at what time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,412
Posted By texascare
After 25 years in the buisness I always go back...

After 25 years in the buisness I always go back to Huggies. I have tried every kind of wipe. (even makiung my own)Everytime a new one comes out I try it. Pampers are too thin and Krogers are not as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,650
Posted By texascare
Your rules your policy. She is inconveniencing...

Your rules your policy. She is inconveniencing you. Stick to your policy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,632
Posted By texascare
I am in the Dallas area and when this came across...

I am in the Dallas area and when this came across on the news it just made me sick. They have 23 deficiencies and some of them are pretty bad. If this happened in a home they would shut us down but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,348
Posted By texascare
Keep us posted!

Keep us posted!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,484
Posted By texascare
I have my buisness in the front of my house so it...

I have my buisness in the front of my house so it doesn't bother me that they walk in. When they knock all my dogs start barking and that drives me nuts!!! I do have an alarm system that chimes when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,722
Posted By texascare
I get bored easily and want to change things up...

I get bored easily and want to change things up but my room is not that big. I get so many good ideas here i always go into rearranging mode when I see things like this!!!:lol:

I like your room!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,660
Posted By texascare
Go by what your contract states. They pay by the...

Go by what your contract states. They pay by the week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,833
Posted By texascare
certified mail

certified mail
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,833
Posted By texascare
It's your business and you don't need an excuse...

It's your business and you don't need an excuse however, if she asks for one simply tell her that you no longer think it is going to work out since she keeps coming back asking for hourly rates and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,164
Posted By texascare
To keep it "professional" I would stop texting...

To keep it "professional" I would stop texting him and go to email or letters that are registered. That way you have proof of your communications with him as you may accident;y delete the text...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,955
Posted By texascare
I do. I take 1 paid week a year and that is when...

I do. I take 1 paid week a year and that is when I take it. Depending on when Christmas is I will do the week of or after.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,951
Posted By texascare
Oh I forgot to add, on another note, I have a...

Oh I forgot to add, on another note, I have a parent who has been working with their child on potty raining since she was 9 months old and asked me to do the same!:rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,951
Posted By texascare
I think it depends entirely upon the child as...

I think it depends entirely upon the child as well. Do they understand the concept, can they control it, etc. I have a mom doing this new "3 day potty training" thing at home right now. I think a lot...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,164
Posted By texascare
Amen! If you take the time to write and draw up a...

Amen! If you take the time to write and draw up a contract you need to stand by it. Otherwise, what's the point of having one? In this business there will be issues her and there but that is why you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,396
Posted By texascare
Oh honey, didn't you know that we hung the moon...

Oh honey, didn't you know that we hung the moon untill we terminate? Then they hate us!:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,741
Posted By texascare
I have learned to keep it professional and not to...

I have learned to keep it professional and not to become "friends" with them. There is a difference in friends and friendly. I have learned not to keep neighborhood kids. If anything goes wrong you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,552
Posted By texascare
Leave it in their hands. Just explain that you...

Leave it in their hands. Just explain that you can't take another baby. Maybe they will find a temp solution until you have an opening? In this buisness you never know that could be tomorrow or in 6...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,728
Posted By texascare
I am open 7:30-5:30 and charge a flat rate per...

I am open 7:30-5:30 and charge a flat rate per week. I have in my contract that all children need to be here by 9:00 am. I hate my day being interrupted and them coming at all different times. Right...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,661
Posted By texascare
I charge a flat weekly rate weather the child is...

I charge a flat weekly rate weather the child is here or not. One reason is I need to know what income I have coming in. Just because a child is not here a day or two I still have bills that have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,379
Posted By texascare
Mrs

I hope I uploaded the document right. I don't write a letter I use this form.....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,378
Posted By texascare
May I please get an invite? Thanks!!!

May I please get an invite? Thanks!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,692
Posted By texascare
Mrs

Love it. This is what I had to do because parents and kids would walk in the entry way right into the living room and sit on my couch and start watching tv with my children. I could never get them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,830
Posted By texascare
I charge a flat rate per child per week weather...

I charge a flat rate per child per week weather the child is there or not. I also reserve the right to take 7 personal PAID days per year.If I was to go over that amount of days I would not charge...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,239
Posted By texascare
I tell each perspective client at the time of...

I tell each perspective client at the time of interview the policies and handbook are 25 years of learning and things that have come up in my business. I pre charge by 2 weeks and they pay a flat fee...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,653
Posted By texascare
No bags. Everything the child needs is here. I...

No bags. Everything the child needs is here. I have a separate sleeping room that I have some plastic bins that look like a dresser and each child has an extra change of clothes in there in a zip...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,260
Posted By texascare
LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!lovethislovethis

LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!lovethislovethis
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-12-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 27,612
Posted By texascare
As a parent of the child who is not fully...

As a parent of the child who is not fully immunized I would be upset that they are letting other people know know ab out it. I believe that is confidential information..... As far as that parent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,236
Posted By texascare
Why would you decrease your pay just because they...

Why would you decrease your pay just because they are not there. Why should you loose money? Let them know you are following your contract. I charge by the week. So it is a flat rate period.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,260
Posted By texascare
I have learned all money is not good money and...

I have learned all money is not good money and your sanity is worth more than any daycare parent could ever pay. I had a screamer for almost 2 years and it affected the group so bad I had parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,969
Posted By texascare
I have one like this, but it is because her feet...

I have one like this, but it is because her feet turn in and they aren't doing anything about it. If the child walks fast or runs she falls over. I would maybe mention to her parent that "wow ***...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,208
Posted By texascare
I have 4 dogs. 2 large and 2 small. They all are...

I have 4 dogs. 2 large and 2 small. They all are very friendly and love kids but for my own protection I keep them gated off from the kids. Every morning they lock through the gate but thats about...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-08-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,535
Posted By texascare
Leave it alone. You have tried to contact her...

Leave it alone. You have tried to contact her there is nothing more you can do. Who knows what is going on. At least you tried. If you keep going after her it may make her mad. Send a money order and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,941
Posted By texascare
You asked as good question. How is I don't face...

You asked as good question. How is I don't face book any of my clients, I don''t give out my cell number. I don't want them to have access to me 24/7. I wouldn't want my boss to either if I worked an...
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