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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
I was told use a straight razor with warm soapy...

I was told use a straight razor with warm soapy water. Works great for me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,894
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
just purchased a swing set from walmart for $199....

just purchased a swing set from walmart for $199. 9 kids can ride at 1 time. so excited..waiting for it to arrive..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,590
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
i agree......my parents pay 2 weeks ahead that...

i agree......my parents pay 2 weeks ahead that way i dont have to worry and they dont either. they got tired of my text reminders so now i dont have to send them..happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,280
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
thanks...im standing up straight now...good advice

thanks...im standing up straight now...good advice
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,280
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Charging For Spring Break??

although im sure (i think) about charging a parent for spring break...why do i feel like im wrong?? i only have this chid in the morning for 1 hour then i take him to school. i charge $50 weekly. my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,695
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
how can that child not be dehydrated?? thats not...

how can that child not be dehydrated?? thats not normal!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
here we go again/sick again

i know i signed up for this but come onnnnnn....two weeks of blowing noses and kids coughing on me and each other......then two weeks without! now....the same child who started it all is sick again....
Forum: Daycare Insurance 03-11-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,804
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Liability Insurance????

Do you have liability insurance for your daycare and what company did you choose??
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,016
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
my kids nap at 10:30 till 12:30 it allows time...

my kids nap at 10:30 till 12:30 it allows time for learning n playing before nap then i can prepare for lunch and afternoon activities while they nap.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,872
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
depending on how many kids you have....you pay...

depending on how many kids you have....you pay the dh the full time amount of 1 child.. of course she/he would work full time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
my vista print yard sign was the most successful...

my vista print yard sign was the most successful and best money spent....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,266
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
I have sleeping bags but i feel terrible about...

I have sleeping bags but i feel terrible about having the kids sleep on the floor while the babies are comfy in a playpen. if i can find cots im buying them....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,394
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Parents knock on my door during daycare hours but...

Parents knock on my door during daycare hours but i make it very clear i never do interviews when the children are present for their safety...i trust no one!!!! I think it also makes the parents feel...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Thanks....now its stated in my contract as...

Thanks....now its stated in my contract as wellhappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Wink After much thought...ive decided to charge an...

After much thought...ive decided to charge an additional $10 to the original $30 flat rate because i find that not only do i not work for free but parents already take advantage of my kindness. if i...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
I Feel Like Im Charging For Every Second I Work....

i have a dcg before and after care $30 daily i drop off and pick up. now theres early release day for the county due to weather. i charge $40 for 10 hrs. shes already here from 6am til 8:45 then 3pm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,698
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
great idea thanks...i love this forum....so...

great idea thanks...i love this forum....so helpful....its like having an easy buttonhappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,698
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
How Do You Find An Assistant?

Can anyone tell me what is the safest easiest and quickest way to hire an assistant??? ive obligated myself to do drop off n pick ups for school but now im getting more kids and they cant fit in my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
thanks for ur help!!!happyface:Sunny:

thanks for ur help!!!happyface:Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Thank you!!!!happyface now I dont feel so bad....

Thank you!!!!happyface now I dont feel so bad....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
okay lol, so i charge $50 weekly as well. there...

okay lol, so i charge $50 weekly as well. there was no school for 2 days and the parents kept the child home. so i should still be getting the $50? and what about when theres a week off from school...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
thats exactly what i charge.... but do u still...

thats exactly what i charge.... but do u still charge when the before and after care child has no school and stays home with the parents??
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
okay so blackcat31....for ur dcg u charge a flat...

okay so blackcat31....for ur dcg u charge a flat rate weekly but if theres no school and the parents decide to keep her home do u still charge for the day?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Do you charge for school days off?

This one is hard to figure out for some reason. I have a child that I drive to and from school so it's before and after care. What happens on the days there is no school and the parents stay home...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,547
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
howdy...happyface

howdy...happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,547
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
thank you for taking the time to check it. ill...

thank you for taking the time to check it. ill fix that paragraph asap. and the cookies looked better than they tasted lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,547
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
lol i tried changing the font and it seems to be...

lol i tried changing the font and it seems to be stuck ill probably have to call godaddy to help...good eye lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 65,274
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Yes it does...thanks. I keep getting info about...

Yes it does...thanks. I keep getting info about the appearance needs to be bright etc. I'll go fix it now...thanks a bunch.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 65,274
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Thumbs up You can't hear the music from a cell...

You can't hear the music from a cell phone....Love your friends page! Thanks for the response.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,547
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Daycare Websites

After reading all of the info about websites I decided to create one on my own....1st time. I must have republished it 22 times in 2 weeks. I asked family and friends to check it out and clearly they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 65,274
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
website and facebook

After reading all of the info about websites I decided to create one on my own....1st time. I must have republished it 22 times in 2 weeks. I asked family and friends to check it out and clearly they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
love my dcp...

I have the best dcp ever! (knock on wood!) Not only are they going on a vaca from Christmas till 1 week after New Years but they paid me 1 month in advance and gave a $200.00 Christmas bonus!!! Woot...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
20 Min Nap Is Driving Me Crazy!!

I had this dcb from 4 months til now, 16 months and he would nap for 20 minutes max and then get up. Never a moments rest. Someone mentioned soundscapes to me. A cable channel that plays soft music....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Pls Hlp Me! Starting a Drop in Service

I'm advertising for a drop in service and I keep changing information on the advertisement because of feed back from family and friends after printing 30 copies. I'm not really sure how this should...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5,331
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 563,881
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Inspection....oooooops!

Inspection lady came 3 weeks ago and I was on a (daycare trip):) Sooooo I was aware that she would soon be back...Every thing is in order other than trying to keep toys in their place...and trying to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,666
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
thanks for making me laugh....just got a...

thanks for making me laugh....just got a dog....:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,666
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
these are my don'ts and those are your...

these are my don'ts and those are your do's...clients can come in to see the quality of my daycare then judge for themselves if the price is right.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,666
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Daycare Do's and Don'ts...

Not sure if this has been discussed but can we please discuss this?

Daycare Do's....
Do clean up the children before parents pick up.
Do hang children's work around daycare.
Do encourage...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,081
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
dont give prices over the telephone....

dont give prices over the telephone....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,847
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Ask her parents what types of food she eats at...

Ask her parents what types of food she eats at home. Maybe they are giving her foods that fill you up quicker and less healthier..??
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,675
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Although they are not looking at you...they hear...

Although they are not looking at you...they hear and absorb everything! I do circle time while they roam around me and do their own thing...
I know that it will all pay off when one day they blurt...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,123
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
I went on vistaprint.com and bought a yard sign....

I went on vistaprint.com and bought a yard sign. I added the word affordable on it. I put colorful windmills around it. Everyone who passes sees it. for $15 it paid off.
Forum: Curriculum 11-04-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,482
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
I sent home a marble notebook a few times a week...

I sent home a marble notebook a few times a week with dittos taped to every page and I dated the page. Not one parent seemed to be happy about sharing the responsibility of teaching their child. It...
Forum: Curriculum 10-31-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,588
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
if i knew how....still trying to find my way...

if i knew how....still trying to find my way around here. can you tell me how to add a pic? thanks
Forum: Curriculum 10-31-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,588
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Halloween Activity

Paint child's foot white. Have them step on black paper. Toes at the bottom. Draw eyes and ghost mouth on opposite end and waaaalaaa. Keepsake gift for parents. Easy to do babies feet..
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-30-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,186
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
For $5 I go to Walmart with a scan disk and put...

For $5 I go to Walmart with a scan disk and put together a bunch of pictures that were taken of their children doing different activities, field trips or holidays in a book-like photo album. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Now that's a way to look at it. :Sunny: Thanks...

Now that's a way to look at it. :Sunny: Thanks for helping me look outside of the box xoxo. I think I'm gonna love it here!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Questionable Birthday Gift From DCM

Every time I have adult friends over I get teased because I only offer chocolate milk, apple juice, orange juice, etc. It's a daycare home 24/7. So I installed a wine glass rack in my kitchen because...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 10-26-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,660
Posted By Auntie'sHouse
Hi, I'm Carol....Licensed daycare provider in Md...

Hi, I'm Carol....Licensed daycare provider in Md for 1.5 years now. Finally doing what I love although sometimes I wonder...I turn to the daycare forum often for everything. Can't wait to share and...
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