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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,162
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Noticed that you mentioned that mom breast feeds...

Noticed that you mentioned that mom breast feeds before sleep. How is his adjustment to bottles?
If this is an added cost to his non sleep, then term may definitely be in the works, unless the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By KiddieCahoots
THIS is why experience should count in our...

THIS is why experience should count in our records!!!

So glad to hear the second interview wasn't a bust happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,898
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Had a child in my care starting at 3 months of...

Had a child in my care starting at 3 months of age. When he was 10 months old, his aunt came to pick him up with court papers stating she had full custody and I was not allowed, under any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,307
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I agree. Sounds like the child is catered to,...

I agree. Sounds like the child is catered to, but only you can really know for sure by the background.
First child can be catered to by parents, 2nd or 3rd, by siblings.
Sometimes parents feel...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5,334
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 564,117
Posted By KiddieCahoots
When you know it's not the right fit!

When your 3.5yr pokes you in the breast with a toy drill pretending to shoot you in front of another parent. And the next day mom laughs while telling you that little So in So, admitted to "trying...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5,334
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 564,117
Posted By KiddieCahoots
A very wise woman once told me in so many words,...

A very wise woman once told me in so many words, that we need to adapt to the times and new issues this business brings.
And it's true!
You need to find a way to learn and adjust to what is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,327
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Same here....a lot of inquiries, not a lot of...

Same here....a lot of inquiries, not a lot of bites.
So....following to see if we can figure out the recipe for success here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,916
Posted By KiddieCahoots
And a lot of licensed providers are going...

And a lot of licensed providers are going underground because......?
Not saying I condone that, but the standards for upholding a license, or one with valued merits is getting a little off base.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,805
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Oh God! There are too many.....where we get the...

Oh God! There are too many.....where we get the experience behind our belts though....right!?
Guess it would have to be the mom who I suspected was a user, (but couldn't prove it), freak out when I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5,334
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 564,117
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Did you ever see Harry Potter and the family he...

Did you ever see Harry Potter and the family he lives with.....the Dursley's? I can't help but think this when I read this post.
If you feed it, it will flourish.....but the key is how you feed it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Why am I always broke? Lol!

Why am I always broke? Lol!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,017
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Separate the two to work with them individually. ...

Separate the two to work with them individually.
Like the saying goes..."safety in numbers".
Not saying it is a safety issue, but that the whole needs to be divided, but to work with the whole, you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,190
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I have to agree with Ariana, stop telling the...

I have to agree with Ariana, stop telling the parents about their wonderful "snowflakes"!
The more you promote their children, the more you will have this problem.
Not attacking you in anyway :)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Then integrate children one at a time to his play...

Then integrate children one at a time to his play space.
By the children he relates to best with his environment and play time/space, until you've involved the whole group.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,284
Posted By KiddieCahoots
It's also nice to add a clause in your hb stating...

It's also nice to add a clause in your hb stating you reserve the right to terminate immediately for clients that do not adhere, are argumentative, or are not respectful to the illness policies. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,561
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I've bought several of the hit book in the...

I've bought several of the hit book in the daycare right now....Dragons Love Tacos, for the kids to bring home and read with dad. Then we will make dragon head foot prints and make up a poem to go,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,271
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Idk....I kinda think lying that much would bother...

Idk....I kinda think lying that much would bother me. Almost like you were being cheated on....hahaa...
I mean our business relationships start with trust, and I know everybody lies to a degree. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,069
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Wet swiffer works great to clean up these mats...

Wet swiffer works great to clean up these mats too :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,567
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Would have no clue how to go about...

Would have no clue how to go about this......but....
You also have to take into account if she will be nursing.
That will take more time for her to accommodate her own child vs the other children...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,139
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I 1st use this...

I 1st use this https://www.safariltd.com/products/view/life-cycle-series-life-cycle-of-a-green-bean-plant-figurines-662416 for the kids to get an idea.
Then I get out the magnifying glasses and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,488
Posted By KiddieCahoots
So cute! I did this with my own children, she's...

So cute!
I did this with my own children, she's now 30yrs old, although we called it "tea and crumpets"....lol!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,725
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Sounds like she may have been late? If so, late...

Sounds like she may have been late? If so, late fees are a normal procedure in child care.
You really need to get a copy of the contract that YOU signed. That's what will be looked at in a court of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,767
Posted By KiddieCahoots
;) This is something Trump is known for. ...

;)

This is something Trump is known for.
My daughter will argue me that he has his companies in other countries making more from the outcome. But I will simply point back that that is the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,767
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Politics...Oui! A three ring circus that the...

Politics...Oui!
A three ring circus that the media sucks the life out of!
I don't like the violence that Trump elicits, but as a business man, I can't help but wonder what he could do for the US...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I could be wrong..... but what I'm reading so...

I could be wrong.....
but what I'm reading so far, is that you've given in to the one and most important thing he needs work with....detachment.
Social/emotional work is sometimes harder in one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By KiddieCahoots
One child over the others. The most perceptive...

One child over the others.
The most perceptive or just a P.I.P......(pain in the potootie!) ;)
Kinda funny....when the kids are having an off day, I'll refer to them as that. Only a few parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,358
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Your post kinda says what you know. Mom has not...

Your post kinda says what you know.
Mom has not been 100% on board with trust. But now she is using it as a "tit for tat" in regards to her own self inadequacies of non payment.
This is not how...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,586
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Np :) We try it every yr but don't always get...

Np :) We try it every yr but don't always get them. When the parsley grows in early and becomes dense quickly is when we attract them the most. Good Luck! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,787
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Lol! My mom once broke a toe trying to kick the...

Lol! My mom once broke a toe trying to kick the cat from taking all the Christmas bulbs off the bottom or our tree, but avoiding the hurt.....what kind of terrain are you walking in e.j.? Lol!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,586
Posted By KiddieCahoots
It's really hard to see the eggs. Like you...

It's really hard to see the eggs. Like you mentioned, they are usually on the underside of the leave, but as you know, parsley leaves are very small and vast. What I usually see is the caterpillar....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,501
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Everything is the same at all times. For...

Everything is the same at all times.
For parents...for licensing....for the business as I see fit.
Why would it be any other way?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,586
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Have done this and it's a blast! Says the...

Have done this and it's a blast! Says the science/outdoor nut....or just the Tom boy reliving her childhood experiences through the kids in care :D
Check out the butterflies that are native to your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,920
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I'm probably not the best person to respond to...

I'm probably not the best person to respond to this.
I buy the Bath and Body Works, gentle foaming hand soap.
It has no harsh chemicals to worry about with licensing, and as you probably do, claim...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,787
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Have thought long and hard on this...

Have thought long and hard on this issue...hahaha...
I wear crocs as my "house shoes". When it's hot, I take off my socks.
I like to paint the toe nails to tryyyyy and make them pretty, but lets...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Maybe I'm the only dufess that missed the 24hr...

Maybe I'm the only dufess that missed the 24hr time frame to reset....lol!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Lol!! Yes....been mia. Totally love everybody...

Lol!! Yes....been mia.
Totally love everybody here....don't get me wrong.
Daycare has been easy going lately. I find I come here the most with my daycare worries.
Not really the case now....just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Thanks a ton BC! :hug:

Thanks a ton BC! :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Perfect!! Lol!

Perfect!! Lol!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,115
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Ha! I'm doing the same with my...

Ha! I'm doing the same with my receipts/taxes.....again!:rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Merry Christmas :)

Wishing everybody a Merry and Happy Christmas!

I like that where we live allows the diversity to acknowledge our own type of celebration! :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I'm a little late posting..... What would be...

I'm a little late posting.....
What would be helpful in my area, now that the QRIS is becoming more established, and may be in your's too?....
Distinguishing QRIS requirements from state...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By KiddieCahoots
likethis..... Even good clients sometimes get...

likethis.....
Even good clients sometimes get stuck in a situation where they find they need child care at the last minute, but they're still respectful.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By KiddieCahoots
[/B] Absolutely! Survival of the fittest!...

[/B]

Absolutely! Survival of the fittest! Lol!

My kids had that experience too, although we put a little bit of a positive twist on it. Whenever that would happen, it'd give us a good reason...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Guess I'm the only one who didn't have a problem...

Guess I'm the only one who didn't have a problem with the humidity. Actually, I didn't have to do much of anything to get it right. :confused:....:o......:D......
We had two little hermit crabs for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,367
Posted By KiddieCahoots
All kidding put aside.... You have such a...

All kidding put aside....

You have such a huge heart for the children in your care and their families.
Learning your limits is not going to change how caring you are, but it will make you less...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,367
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Thrifty....since when did you throw in the towel...

Thrifty....since when did you throw in the towel as a daycare provider and become a nanny? ;)...:D....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,298
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I'm just as excited as the kids......bring it! :D

I'm just as excited as the kids......bring it! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By KiddieCahoots
First time moms are one thing. My radar goes...

First time moms are one thing.
My radar goes up for some of these moms.
When their child does actually have a difficult day and we relate....some of these moms seem to have ALL the excuses or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Thank you for sharing! I give this to my...

Thank you for sharing!

I give this to my parents.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1605541028?keywords=why%20children%20play&qid=1445658355&ref_=sr_1_1&sr=8-1
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,550
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Talk about wringing out the sponge for every drop...

Talk about wringing out the sponge for every drop of water!

Age 5 & 6 is that fuzzy age of dc/sa that I don't like.

Maybe ask mom to supply you with their favorite activity for those times. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,294
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Seeing the behavior has reached new levels, maybe...

Seeing the behavior has reached new levels, maybe enlist Nannyde's Bye Bye Outside program :D
That way dcm will have to do something about it to come back in, and the other children won't have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By KiddieCahoots
A yr and a half ago, I could've written your...

A yr and a half ago, I could've written your post.
After 15yrs, I'd hit a huge slump.
What helped me tons, was just being here and relating to others going through the same issues. It was a great...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By KiddieCahoots
My son did this too. Like previous posts,...

My son did this too.
Like previous posts, just a phase.
I did the same, giving my son ample time to compose his thoughts, without rushing him.
My sons pediatrician said it usually occurs at a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,378
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Lol! More like dictate, guilt trip, whatever it...

Lol! More like dictate, guilt trip, whatever it takes, to get you to do it her way.

Love that feeling of relief.....So happy for you happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,378
Posted By KiddieCahoots
likethis...... And then come back here to let...

likethis......
And then come back here to let us know how it went ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By KiddieCahoots
You're welcome :)

You're welcome :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I like this one.... ...

I like this one....

http://ocw.usu.edu/Family__Consumer____Human_Development/oer-power-of-positive-parenting/power-of-positive-parenting/A_Word_About_Fussy_Babies.html

And I did a training with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,698
Posted By KiddieCahoots
likethis With the paci, dentist are...

likethis

With the paci, dentist are constantly suggesting to parents to limit the use or take away altogether, for fear of crooked teeth in the future.

Anybody ever see Toy Story 2? In the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,300
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I don't think I would've excluded, but....most of...

I don't think I would've excluded, but....most of the time when a parent gives me a slight "heads up" about their child not feeling well, it usually ends up being 10x's worse than what they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,083
Posted By KiddieCahoots
As hurtful as that can be, try not to take it...

As hurtful as that can be, try not to take it personally.
Dcd is still sending his child to be in your care, and paying you. That speaks more volume than his ignorant comment. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,459
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I'd put all my efforts into advertising and...

I'd put all my efforts into advertising and signing up more clients.
This mom knows you don't have clients and is using this to her benefit.
I don't think she is going to abide your contact now,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,698
Posted By KiddieCahoots
This is a pet peeve of mine. I get it that it's a...

This is a pet peeve of mine. I get it that it's a developmental stage, but I don't feel I have to incorporate this in my home setting. :p
This bothers me so much that I put it in my contract that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,737
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Has anyone seen the latest reports on "super...

Has anyone seen the latest reports on "super lice".
They are showing resistance to the products that use to work getting rid of them :p
I'd swear those were the ones I had to deal with last Oct. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By KiddieCahoots
The ticks are terrible this yr! Keep an eye out...

The ticks are terrible this yr! Keep an eye out for the "bulls eye" at the site of the tick bite, that's a sign that they need to be treated for lyme disease. Treatment within the 1st 24 hrs is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,597
Posted By KiddieCahoots
My DS is in 2nd grade too. His teacher has been...

My DS is in 2nd grade too. His teacher has been teaching 4th grade for yrs and is teaching 2nd grade for the first time. Same thing here with the dang homework folders, my son keeps forgetting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Yes...yes....and yes! This was a long week,...

Yes...yes....and yes! This was a long week, can't wait to sleep in and get some zzzz's tomorrow morning :o
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,381
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I second that there is something not right there....

I second that there is something not right there.

Unclean is one thing, caked on poop, under clean socks :eek:...:confused:...

document that sh!t...hahaha....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,675
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Totally! They usually ask how long I plan to be...

Totally! They usually ask how long I plan to be in the business, (I usually respond....until I die...hahaha) and that's when I respond with asking them how long they have been employeed at their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,663
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Have a mom that does this......1st like BC tells...

Have a mom that does this......1st like BC tells me.....take the emotions out of it, it makes it so much clearer to see, and figure out the best course of action.
My dcm is like most, and needs to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,459
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I'm sorry, Melilley. With the experience I've...

I'm sorry, Melilley. With the experience I've had with the stars program, do it because you want to improve yourself and your daycare, and be proud of that! The system of it is totally whacked! ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,208
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Basically it was what started out as a cold, that...

Basically it was what started out as a cold, that would end up in the lungs. To the point of hospitalization with a breathing apparatus (an oxygen tent) and steroid medications.
Thank you Thrifty,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,208
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Has anyone noticed that tonsillectomys are not...

Has anyone noticed that tonsillectomys are not performed as often? Coincidence with the amount of increase in asthma patients?
I'm just one, but when I was younger and was sick with a common cold,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,208
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I haven't read on to see if anyone has...

I haven't read on to see if anyone has commented.....but has anybody talked about having your daughter's tonsils and adnoids removed?
I had infectious asthma when younger. Had the surgical...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Thank you ladies! I'll be diving in with this...

Thank you ladies!
I'll be diving in with this advice! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Putting dcb down to sleep is when it can get even...

Putting dcb down to sleep is when it can get even more tricky.
Because he's getting conditioned to be in dcp's arms while asleep, this is usually when he wakes up and wants that bottle back, to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Tips to Speed up This Poky Bottle Feeder

Have a 3 month dcb, who is being conditioned by dcm & dcd to take his bottle at will, while he drifts in and out of sleep, all while in their arms......I see their fb pics, and they've openly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,291
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Ladies, if I didn't know your ages, I'd swear you...

Ladies, if I didn't know your ages, I'd swear you had been around the block a few times (yrs wise).
The way you are able to write down in depth and logical thoughts, blows me away.
Love the points...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,353
Posted By KiddieCahoots
likethis.....agree! Get his needs tended to,...

likethis.....agree!
Get his needs tended to, then right off to 1st nap. Hopefully that will reel him back into a happier/healthier state of mind when he wakes, instead of that point of "no return"...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,206
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Don't bother washing the backpack. Cat pee...

Don't bother washing the backpack.
Cat pee smell does not come out with just one washing.....potent, nasty stuff :p
My daughter's cat that we owned yrs ago took to peeing in my cellar, when we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,407
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Ahhhh.....Gotcha! I'll keep my fingers crossed...

Ahhhh.....Gotcha! I'll keep my fingers crossed for you with more hot days, and extra patience for it to work your way ;)...:lol:....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,532
Posted By KiddieCahoots
So terrible and heart breaking. I'm so, so, so,...

So terrible and heart breaking.
I'm so, so, so, sorry :(
My cousin passed away from SIDS yr's ago.
I still cannot wrap my mind around why such a thing happens.
My heart and prayers go out to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,652
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Lol! Would definitely work on my hubby...

Lol! Would definitely work on my hubby :lol:...;)...:lol:...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,407
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I understand your concern about the substrate not...

I understand your concern about the substrate not being finished yet, and licensing hubub, but dcm not allowing the dcg to play outside is a bit much. That's what children do, and need. Really feel...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,652
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Switched purses last night and forgot to put my...

Switched purses last night and forgot to put my check book in this purse.

My bank is holding the fee for you, but for some reason has not issued the check yet.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,610
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Congratulations! A very sweet name lovethis

Congratulations! A very sweet name lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Yes, you are right, thank you. I realized I...

Yes, you are right, thank you.
I realized I should be notifying dcm when I wrote out the post....(funny how that works).
Thank goodnes for this forum, I panic and come here, like it's my daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Would you give the dcm of the 4 month, who was...

Would you give the dcm of the 4 month, who was here yesterday, a heads up?
Or would you consider that not necessary where they were not in contact of each other, other than the dcg being in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By KiddieCahoots
The 4month old was not here Friday. It's...

The 4month old was not here Friday.

It's passed on by person to person contact only?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Chicken Pox question

Dcg 5yrs has been diagnosed with Chicken Pox today.
She has not been in the daycare since last Friday.
I had a 4month old in the daycare today.
I'm trying to think logically right now, and not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,229
Posted By KiddieCahoots
My daghter is and has been highly allergic to...

My daghter is and has been highly allergic to peanuts.....needs epi pens, throat will swell up, etc.
I run the daycare in the way that keeps her safe, and will oblige others that need the same care,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,229
Posted By KiddieCahoots
:lol::lol::lol:...........Ohhhh... does that...

:lol::lol::lol:...........Ohhhh... does that bring back memories!
"I want another butter, peanut butter, sandwich cookie" :lol:..........

Sorry everybody....carry on....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,920
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I voted more yelling/screaming/crying That's...

I voted more yelling/screaming/crying
That's for the infants, although I'm still trying to figure out if "AP" methods are the factor there.
Have a few sa's, including my own son, and we have the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,493
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I'm not so lucky to have a healthy back. I have...

I'm not so lucky to have a healthy back. I have chronic back pain, doesn't matter what kind of carrier I use.

I have never heard of a child getting knee'd in the face by another person while in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,493
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I'm not fond of baby wearing either. But I'm...

I'm not fond of baby wearing either. But I'm talking about wee infants, not a 3yr old....they can walk!
As cute as it can be at times to wear an infant, I get too hot (hot flashes are killing me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,163
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Yes please, I would love if you could show me...

Yes please, I would love if you could show me this!
This is another area that I falter in. I have a way of filling in the awkward gaps of conversation by talking myself. If I'm asking the right...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By KiddieCahoots
likethis..... I also use the ASL sign for "no" &...

likethis..... I also use the ASL sign for "no" & "stop" to the interrupter, while listening and paying attention to the child, parent, whoever that is currently speaking. If they do not stop...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,163
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Interviewing...what do you look for? How do you know?

My personality type; easy going, always laughing or finding the humor in situations, trusting, optimistic, go out of my way to avoid confrontation (due to lack of self esteem), a loner, my own worse...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,874
Posted By KiddieCahoots
likethis.....:lol:....love it!......:lol:.... ...

likethis.....:lol:....love it!......:lol:....



Wish more parents were like you, happymom! Love your kind thoughts!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,111
Posted By KiddieCahoots
Just out of curiosity......what are the regs in...

Just out of curiosity......what are the regs in your state on a person caring for a child that is unrelated? Do they need a license?

The reason I ask.....if you do need a license to care for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 958
Posted By KiddieCahoots
I agree with pp, sounds like she may be a...

I agree with pp, sounds like she may be a pampered princess at home :rolleyes:

I'd give her toys she can use on her own, back to basic toys, as in baby toys. Not the toys for the older children. ...
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