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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By trix23
I live in a place that doesn't get snow, though...

I live in a place that doesn't get snow, though rain is a definite possibility. I'm thinking to get a transport van and carseats as a back-up in case of emergencies for my son or for bus stop pickup,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By trix23
I didn't think to ask/request that, but worth a...

I didn't think to ask/request that, but worth a shot. I'll have to figure out who exactly to call.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By trix23
ok, good idea. I'll maybe do that as well. I use...

ok, good idea. I'll maybe do that as well. I use a digital check-in system so they can do that from my phone.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By trix23
that's hard... but yeah, i would assume they're...

that's hard... but yeah, i would assume they're still on board and let them know of when the change is taking place and that you're excited to get settled into the new location and that their spot is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By trix23
Wow, that's absolutely crazy, both of those! I...

Wow, that's absolutely crazy, both of those! I definitely don't have someone work in my home when I'm gone for any reason, unless I've worked with them numerous times before and feel I can trust...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By trix23
I serve balanced meals and children can choose to...

I serve balanced meals and children can choose to eat or not, but they need to wait til the next meal/snack to eat if they choose not to. I'm not a restaurant or a short-order cook. I do vegetarian...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By trix23
Maybe open up your options of where you work for...

Maybe open up your options of where you work for a bit? Or save up $ to get a bike so that you could work a bit further away than just by walking. or find a place along a bus route. or open up a home...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By trix23
I would have a sub or assistant cover for you...

I would have a sub or assistant cover for you when you need to take him in to appointments and etc or even to help during his roughest time of day if you know when that is.

I think closing for a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By trix23
My Kindy Son and School Bus

My older son will be starting kindergarten this fall and I just found out details about his bus stop as far as times and etc. For the morning bus, it'll be before I'm open and so I can take him, no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By trix23
I feel that 1 day a week should be drop-in...

I feel that 1 day a week should be drop-in care... my part time is for 2-3 days and full time is 4-5 days. in that sense, drop-in care is given last priority for enrollment and is only done if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By trix23
If you only live 4 blocks from the school, why is...

If you only live 4 blocks from the school, why is she taking a bus? When I was in 1st grade I walked like 1.5 miles to school every day and I loved it. Depending on what time she'd need to be at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By trix23
i serve snacks promptly at the times listed in my...

i serve snacks promptly at the times listed in my schedule. if they leave before that time, then no snack. if parents arrive after it's been served, they can wait til we are done and take their child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By trix23
yep, it's 24-hours symptom-free. so if she's got...

yep, it's 24-hours symptom-free. so if she's got a fever later than 8:00am Sunday morning, cannot come on Monday. can always say that if you have to send home for illness, that the child cannot come...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By trix23
I would tell them that their hours are X-Y and...

I would tell them that their hours are X-Y and that if they want to stay later, you'll need to amend the contract and the pricing for that.

usually saying "amend the contract" makes them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By trix23
Drop-In Care for a Week

If a family needs drop-in care for 2 kids (4y 5y) on a Friday and then skip a week and then drop-in for a full week for both, do you quote them your Full Time rate for that or your Drop-In rate? For...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,510
Posted By trix23
I would state your potty training policy and that...

I would state your potty training policy and that they need to follow it. Call for pickup after the diapers run out and let them know that you are calling emergency contacts if they don't arrive...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 990
Posted By trix23
Yeah, if child can walk in, they should. I would...

Yeah, if child can walk in, they should. I would say to the parent "Can put X over the gate and say your goodbyes." They may just not be sure what to do, so I guide them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By trix23
~3 year old Taking Shoes Off

I have an almost 3 year old who will take shoes off 3x or more in the afternoons after PM snack is done and we are doing free play/ music. I've tried time outs, talking about keeping shoes on,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By trix23
What to Say If Prospective Is Asking Certain Questions

I'm curious as to what you all do if a prospective client is asking questions like if your sub is a male or female, if you have cameras, where your kids are (during an after-hours interview), how...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By trix23
Mostly cause I try not to judge people too...

Mostly cause I try not to judge people too swiftly but usually I am right with my intuition.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By trix23
Can you elaborate?

Can you elaborate?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,380
Posted By trix23
I would either change your hours to what you want...

I would either change your hours to what you want to work or be ready at your opening time. I switched mine to 8am for this very reason. :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,284
Posted By trix23
I think it's cause they partially don't know what...

I think it's cause they partially don't know what to say and partially they want to be their child's friend and not have to tell them no. They ask versus make statements. Only reason I'm good at what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By trix23
I don't think that's true, honestly. I've had...

I don't think that's true, honestly. I've had jobs where there's been cameras inside the store and I've never signed a waiver, so....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 812
Posted By trix23
I do 1 hour in the morning, after breakfast....

I do 1 hour in the morning, after breakfast. Every day unless it's lightning out.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By trix23
I have a 6-seat stroller by Foundations brand. I...

I have a 6-seat stroller by Foundations brand. I believe it was $700 new from Amazon and I love it. Used it to bring my son to pre-k so that I could keep all the littles contained.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By trix23
Interview Tonight... Should I Run from This Family?

Prospective parents asked if I carry liability insurance and who would pay for an ambulance.

Same parents asked how long I've been doing what I do and when I said 2.5 years, they asked if I've...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By trix23
They got away with only 1 thing of being a few...

They got away with only 1 thing of being a few minutes late past the drop-off cutoff cause they said they were having car trouble. That's the only thing i let slide once. Nothing else. :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By trix23
I haven't been accommodating them at all...

I haven't been accommodating them at all actually. Every time they've done something against policies, I've enforced my rules. That were only here 5 weeks or so
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By trix23
Well I think that they thought that because I...

Well I think that they thought that because I operate a home daycare program that I don't have rules and policies and things about how things function around here. Either that or they thought that I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By trix23
This is the first instance that a child has been...

This is the first instance that a child has been sick for drop-in care. I am the type of person that feels bad for that kind of stuff. They told me, after i sent them my policy on it, that that will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By trix23
Drop-In Care: Policy on If Child Doesn't Attend

I had a full-time client who recently switched to drop in care because of financial reasons and they booked their first day of drop in care for today about a week ago and then they messaged me over...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By trix23
8am-6pm currently, so 50 hours a week. I am...

8am-6pm currently, so 50 hours a week. I am thinking for next year (2020) to have standard hours be 8am-5pm and then if parents need extra time beyond that, they have to pay extra for it ($3 for 5:30...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By trix23
I would just say, in general "ok, it's lunchtime....

I would just say, in general "ok, it's lunchtime. let's eat!" and that's it. if they are hungry, they will eat, but i wish parents didn't feed their perfectly-able children... drives me batty.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 969
Posted By trix23
I make homemade meals for the daycare children. I...

I make homemade meals for the daycare children. I need to eat (and so do my own children) so it makes sense that I would cook. Also, this way, I can be sure they are eating healthy foods. Cause I've...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,881
Posted By trix23
Yeah, any parent that bops their child around...

Yeah, any parent that bops their child around with providers isn't really looking for their child's best interest... as a provider I now see how that's detrimental although I was guilty of that as a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,358
Posted By trix23
Sounds like she was a piece of work! I would...

Sounds like she was a piece of work! I would simply diffuse any comments made like:

"I am always in compliance with ratios" or
"This is a food program-approved meal" or
"If you prefer, you can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
Who is the troll?

Who is the troll?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
I uploaded the 40 page one AND my new 26-page...

I uploaded the 40 page one AND my new 26-page one. Where's the issue?

And all those that accused me, still waiting on apologies!!! Your beloved and idolized BC was dead WRONG about me AND my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
I can't really read that. Your point?

I can't really read that. Your point?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
So for all of you claiming that i copied her...

So for all of you claiming that i copied her content, you now have proof. Waiting for apologies!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
And for all of you demanding I submit my Handbook...

And for all of you demanding I submit my Handbook and that I copied her content, I'm waiting for apologies!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
Thank you for your input. What changes do you...

Thank you for your input. What changes do you suggest?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
she claimed that it looked too similar to hers,...

she claimed that it looked too similar to hers, so i changed it. the title page doesn't matter to me what's on it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
~40 pages one is from like Jan 2017 the one...

~40 pages one is from like Jan 2017

the one on Etsy is from literally yesterday/today

everyone's handbook is an evolving document.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
I don't know why all of you are on a power trip...

I don't know why all of you are on a power trip to get me "busted" but there's no funny business. My Handbook was too long for court and so I've been shortening it the past few months since earlier...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
Here's my ~40 page handbook, dated from earlier...

Here's my ~40 page handbook, dated from earlier this year.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
I am not "covering up my tracks". if I did indeed...

I am not "covering up my tracks". if I did indeed copy her material, i would have no issue with admitting it.

she commented and TOLD ME that my title page looks like hers and that if i changed it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
I whittled it down to 26 pages a few months ago. ...

I whittled it down to 26 pages a few months ago.

was 52

then 40

then 32

now 26.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
I very recently opened my Etsy shop. I opened my...

I very recently opened my Etsy shop. I opened my daycare Nov 2016. Started preparing for my business July 2013.

Any other dates you'd like to know???
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
If you guys wanted to see my Handbook, should've...

If you guys wanted to see my Handbook, should've just asked... would've had no issue uploading it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
ah, so you must be the one feeding the info. ...

ah, so you must be the one feeding the info.

I updated my handbook because of customer issues the past few days. and also because BC claimed that my title page looked too much like hers and that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
My Handbook. read before you judge.

My Handbook. read before you judge.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
I don't know what you mean about the Paypal or...

I don't know what you mean about the Paypal or check in the mail comment....

As I said before, will gladly email you my Handbook so you can see that I did not copy your content.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
I did not plagarize your content. I am more than...

I did not plagarize your content. I am more than willing to send you my Handbook over email so you can see for yourself that I did not copy your content.

I value everyone's input and advice and do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
I wouldn't know! It may look similar, but is it...

I wouldn't know! It may look similar, but is it impossible that 2 daycare providers can have a similar front page?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
I did not use her content. Anyone that thinks I...

I did not use her content. Anyone that thinks I did may see my Handbook, without issue. Please PM me and I will email it to you for you to see that I did not copy her materials.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
I will gladly provide my Handbook as well for...

I will gladly provide my Handbook as well for anyone to see that it is indeed my original content. The title page being the same isn't enough for copyright infringement.....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
So are all of you saying that you've read her...

So are all of you saying that you've read her Handbook and mine and agree that it's the same?

Not feeling any kinda burn cause it's simply not true.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
I'm asking what is copyrighted. From those 3...

I'm asking what is copyrighted. From those 3 pages on the sample, she's claiming copyright infringement?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
Are you claiming that I used your material in my...

Are you claiming that I used your material in my handbook? Because if you are that's pretty big deal.

What do you see that is "yours" supposedly? I spent 3 years refniing an editing my handbook.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
My Etsy page? What's that got to do with anything?

My Etsy page? What's that got to do with anything?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
When i was going over my Handbook with...

When i was going over my Handbook with prospective clients, no one was enrolling. :/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
Lol, that was a typo. I meant "I don't go back on...

Lol, that was a typo. I meant "I don't go back on my word." But it was a parent-requested conference, not mine.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
I am in Florida so I would have to tell them. ...

I am in Florida so I would have to tell them.

My drop-ins work if there's availability. And as it is, they are my 2nd weekday client.

And i want to be forthright with them, even if it's hard....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
If I do decide to cancel it, what should I say? ...

If I do decide to cancel it, what should I say?

I don't go bank on my word
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
I will be notifying them that i am recording the...

I will be notifying them that i am recording the call
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
The phone call is at 5pm tonight. I will be...

The phone call is at 5pm tonight. I will be recording it so that they cannot cause any funny business. I will be telling them that the late payment fee is past due and needs to be received by 6pm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,368
Posted By trix23
Pay her an hourly wage ($8-$9) and have her on...

Pay her an hourly wage ($8-$9) and have her on payroll. Unless she is investing significant $ to the business, it's nor a true partnership. Part of being a business owner is also taking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
Because I said I would, even though I don't want...

Because I said I would, even though I don't want to. That way they can't say that I didn't listen to their concerns or whatever.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
Daycare Services Termination Letter Friday,...

Daycare Services Termination Letter

Friday, August 25, 2017

Dear Family,

Based on what has been discussed thus far as well as your needs and expectations for care for DCK, I feel that you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
Daycare Services Termination Letter Friday,...

Daycare Services Termination Letter

Friday, August 25, 2017

Dear X Family,

Based on what has been discussed thus far as well as your needs and expectations for care for DCK, I feel that you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
Thank you all for your wisdom. I am going to...

Thank you all for your wisdom. I am going to humor them by doing this conference tomorrow (30 minutes) and then I will hang up the phone and email them my termination notice. Had enough of these...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
I was told by my mentor not to go over policies...

I was told by my mentor not to go over policies at the initial tour because it seems too harsh and they will lose interest.... :\

You have them initial on each line at the end of your tour? Or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
What would you say in response to all this? lol

What would you say in response to all this? lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
From my end, it seems like manipulation after...

From my end, it seems like manipulation after being enrolled and hoping that I will just do as they say. I don't want to come across as being rude/mean early on in the relationship with them, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
I had a feeling that this particular family would...

I had a feeling that this particular family would not be a good fit, but I never trust my intuition....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By trix23
DCM/DCD Seem Upset I Didn't Tell Them DCK Now On Nap Mats

Hi, me again. Same drop-in client that I'm having issues with (the one that wants a phone conference tomorrow) is saying that they have questions/concerns about eating and sleeping issues here.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
I'm going to be implementing a policy on...

I'm going to be implementing a policy on conferences and that they are limited to 1 conference every 6 months. Any more than that and it's $40/hr for phone calls or conferences if it's requested by...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
what specifically would you say?

what specifically would you say?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
I don't want people coming whenever or not...

I don't want people coming whenever or not knowing what time they are arriving. I cherish my sleep too much to wake up for nothing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 04:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
Thankfully they don't have any prepaid days left....

Thankfully they don't have any prepaid days left. But if the late pick up fee is brought up, I will say that it is not up for discussion, next question.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,610
Posted By trix23
New Client Feels "Mistreated" That They Have To Pay A Late Fee

I have a new client who was a drop-in for one day a week and they pay for the whole month in advance. The third day of care, the mom was late half an hour because she had asked me quarter to 4 if her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By trix23
When You Were A New Provider, Were You Flexible Or Strict

I still am having trouble with enrollment and I'm not sure why... I have strict rules that I enforce because they are important to me.

But is the fact that I'm new and strict shoot me in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,695
Posted By trix23
I would state that Venmo is the only acceptable...

I would state that Venmo is the only acceptable form of payment you take and that she needs to set it up right away.

If she's required to provide formula, then she needs to do that. Babies between...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By trix23
Kinda hindsight now, but always collect $ before...

Kinda hindsight now, but always collect $ before they start or on the day-of. Going forward, clearly state when payment is due (deadline date and time) and tell her that your son has a disability...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,327
Posted By trix23
I was told that an image of my own kids and their...

I was told that an image of my own kids and their activities would be better than a stock photo. :/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By trix23
Good idea on ignoring. I usually respond out of...

Good idea on ignoring. I usually respond out of kindness but seems better to ignore.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,327
Posted By trix23
I can definitely put the pictures in a different...

I can definitely put the pictures in a different order. That is going to be where art is displayed. I bought some wire and hooks to get installed there. We just got all that stuff in the room as of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,327
Posted By trix23
What specifically do you mean?

What specifically do you mean?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,327
Posted By trix23
I've updated my site (a lotttt) and also...

I've updated my site (a lotttt) and also refreshed my daycare room- check it out! :D

www.hollyspetitemaison.com
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,029
Posted By trix23
I do try to teach them "no touch" to the gate but...

I do try to teach them "no touch" to the gate but they don't listen. The one that wrecked it ran into it, technically didn't "touch" it. -.-

Just frustrated that this happened. If it was an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,029
Posted By trix23
You teach your kids not to touch the gate? Lol. I...

You teach your kids not to touch the gate? Lol. I would have a hard time with that with even my own kids. I'm strict where I need to be and lenient of other things.

Just because it happened "on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,029
Posted By trix23
The gate in its prime: $120

The gate in its prime: $120
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,029
Posted By trix23
He wasn't using anything to run into the gate he...

He wasn't using anything to run into the gate he just was walking fast and slammed into it a few times as I was coming back from changing a baby. The strength and force said he had was enough to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,029
Posted By trix23
Their behavior is insane and if it improves with...

Their behavior is insane and if it improves with my methods, then I'll keep them (I'll try for 1-2 months before giving in unless I just can't).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,029
Posted By trix23
I haven't mentioned it yet because I wanted to...

I haven't mentioned it yet because I wanted to have a plan about if I was going to charge or not.

And to say that you wouldn't let it happen: well of course i wouldn't either! I was coming back...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,029
Posted By trix23
New Sibling Set Ruined My Baby Gate And Curtain Rod Today

Siblings 3y 2y boys ruined my baby gate (plastic, 3 panel kind) and my tension-mounted curtain rod today. One purposefully ran into the gate several times and the other one intentionally pulled on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,327
Posted By trix23
What's wrong with having pack n plays close? We...

What's wrong with having pack n plays close? We have a small house
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,327
Posted By trix23
Yes, that was me. Endlessly frustrated by people

Yes, that was me. Endlessly frustrated by people
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