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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By coolconfidentme
Parent's only care about their own world & how...

Parent's only care about their own world & how everything effects them. Just enjoy your new life!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,120
Posted By coolconfidentme
I guess I'm old school. I wouldn't let there be a...

I guess I'm old school. I wouldn't let there be a next time..., EVER! If she asks I would simply say "You failed to pay your fee for the last scheduled service." The. End.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By coolconfidentme
I wasn't planning on leaving the biz..., my plan...

I wasn't planning on leaving the biz..., my plan was to sell my DC home that I do not live in & move it to my rental property in a better location. The buyers wanted everything. They made me an offer...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By coolconfidentme
I guess I do reinvent myself. I use to be a...

I guess I do reinvent myself. I use to be a police officer until my son was hit by a drunk driver getting off the school bus. (He's fine now. He actually became a drill sgt in the Army.) During his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By coolconfidentme
I've been a blubbering mess today. Some kids have...

I've been a blubbering mess today. Some kids have been here since they were 3 months old.


Tonight I am going to a couple of haunted houses..., research! I plan on doing that for the next couple...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By coolconfidentme
You Guys & Gals Are The Best!

You have made me laugh. You have made me cry. You have taught me to bite my tongue. You taught me to speak my mine. Most of all you taught me to be ME!

With that said.., today is my last day at my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,455
Posted By coolconfidentme
A DCM asked me what I do away from DC, I told her...

A DCM asked me what I do away from DC, I told her on the weekends we hang out with our friends the Millers. I never mentioned it was Miller Lite! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,455
Posted By coolconfidentme
Only friends know for sure, lol. It's even on my...

Only friends know for sure, lol. It's even on my FB. My daycare life is much different than my real life. Mary Poppins doesn't live here. :cool:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,455
Posted By coolconfidentme
I LOVE THIS!!! My screen name is what...

I LOVE THIS!!!

My screen name is what people say about me...., I'm confident. :rolleyes: My g'son says I'm the coolest mimi out there. Ive got him fooled! :lol:

On a side note, my friends all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,084
Posted By coolconfidentme
(giggle)

(giggle)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,084
Posted By coolconfidentme
If it were my parents I would probably say, "All...

If it were my parents I would probably say, "All ya'll need to stop parking on the lawn before I have to throw roofing nails out there to catch who is doing it." I would smile of course & get away...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,084
Posted By coolconfidentme
If this doesn't work throw roofing nails in your...

If this doesn't work throw roofing nails in your lawn, lol. :D (joking of course)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By coolconfidentme
I have that girl too, LOL! It's a control thing...

I have that girl too, LOL! It's a control thing with her. Take the control back. They are your toys & you do not choose to share with rude little girls. Everything is a privilege & she has to earn...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,844
Posted By coolconfidentme
So. True.

So. True.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,844
Posted By coolconfidentme
I had a little girl throw up pink that smelled...

I had a little girl throw up pink that smelled like Pepto-Bismol & the DCD was quick to say it was strawberry milk. My response was, "I don't care if it was happy juice. Policy says I must exclude."...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By coolconfidentme
Let us know if you get someone from it!! Good...

Let us know if you get someone from it!! Good luck!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,318
Posted By coolconfidentme
Never hide the fact you have a dog. I always tell...

Never hide the fact you have a dog. I always tell potential clients I have a dog prior to the interview. Some people are dog peeps, some are not. My dog weighs more than I do & his size along can be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,415
Posted By coolconfidentme
Point to a piece of paper, she can't read, lol....

Point to a piece of paper, she can't read, lol. If she doesn't eat what you serve, also say, "Maybe you should eat at meal time & you wouldn't be hungry." If she says she doesn't like it say, "It's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,306
Posted By coolconfidentme
I think you hit the nail on the head! My DCKs...

I think you hit the nail on the head! My DCKs know the cannot negotiate with me, but know they can with DH. He gets so frustrated cuz they don't listen to him. DCKs know the rules, they don't need to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,415
Posted By coolconfidentme
Giver her a consequence for it. When a DCK does...

Giver her a consequence for it. When a DCK does that I say, "This tells me when we eat..." (pointing to the posted menu.) "...not this!" (pointing to her mouth.) "If you continue to be rude saying it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,339
Posted By coolconfidentme
Sa'weeet!

Sa'weeet!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,112
Posted By coolconfidentme
Talk up your DC where ever you go. Talk to...

Talk up your DC where ever you go. Talk to parents with kids. Have a handful of business cards ready to pass out. Take business cards to employment agencies & convenience stores. Post a flyer at the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By coolconfidentme
In my state I can go to the hearing & ask that it...

In my state I can go to the hearing & ask that it not be included in the bankruptcy. You tell them you need it for your livelihood & depend on the income to meet your basic needs.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,077
Posted By coolconfidentme
I send a quick text saying, "DCK was not brought...

I send a quick text saying, "DCK was not brought to DC at scheduled drop off time. She is has been turned in as absent on the report for the day. Hope to see you tomorrow!" If they try to show up, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By coolconfidentme
AWWW, thanks! The minute you choose to stand up...

AWWW, thanks! The minute you choose to stand up for yourself you get real quick with the comebacks & loving it.
:rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By coolconfidentme
Unfortunately I had to put it on hold this year...

Unfortunately I had to put it on hold this year because of some added hoops the state wanted me to jump though for the fire alarm system that were time consuming & expensive. (It's not required for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By coolconfidentme
I wrote this into my policy about holidays: ...

I wrote this into my policy about holidays:

We reserve the right to close on any federally recognized holiday. If open, XXX will impose a rate increase for holidays that fall during those hours....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By coolconfidentme
I go looking for them. Sometimes it's as simple...

I go looking for them. Sometimes it's as simple as sending a final bill to the last know address & print the words "Address Service Requested" on the envelope.

Read more :...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By coolconfidentme
I'm not right...

BACKGROUND: I termed a parent who was forever late & had a brat for a child. Hit, kicked, spit, etc. I took her to court & received a big judgment that included every minute she was late. Her wages...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,426
Posted By coolconfidentme
I have my good days & bad days...

I have my good days & bad days...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By coolconfidentme
Good luck & hugs to you!!!:hug:

Good luck & hugs to you!!!:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,426
Posted By coolconfidentme
I Think Providers Can Relate To This

Well..., at least I have good intentions of not caring.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,711
Posted By coolconfidentme
I am required to inform parents of DCKs exposure...

I am required to inform parents of DCKs exposure to a contagious disease. As hard it may be, you need to inform the parents. Think of the possible ramifications if you don't.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,596
Posted By coolconfidentme
THIS! Look for a replacement family ASAP....,...

THIS!
Look for a replacement family ASAP...., & stop with the potty training. Let DCD do it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,760
Posted By coolconfidentme
She stated twice, It is not necessary for...

She stated twice, It is not necessary for children to be excluded!

Fast forward..., I ended up terming DCK. Parent brought her in & she threw up within 1/2 hour. It was pink & smelled like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,760
Posted By coolconfidentme
The state’s Chief Nurse Consultant replied: ...

The state’s Chief Nurse Consultant replied:
Physician only needs to release and note not contagious. This is what was done. The note shows that the guardian received treatment/prevention...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,610
Posted By coolconfidentme
I've caught myself from saying that, but wanted...

I've caught myself from saying that, but wanted to so many times. I now say, "We require our employees to be able to read. " When they say they can, then I tell them to go read the ad.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,982
Posted By coolconfidentme
You might check your local pro se desk about the...

You might check your local pro se desk about the liability of the pet owner if the income lost is a direct result of the pet owner's violation of the law. I would let the neighbor know you DCP is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,348
Posted By coolconfidentme
Hallway maybe?

Hallway maybe?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,344
Posted By coolconfidentme
I just asked DCH.., he said you can, lol. :eek:

I just asked DCH.., he said you can, lol. :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,126
Posted By coolconfidentme
Parent know it, they just don't care. If I catch...

Parent know it, they just don't care. If I catch a kid picking their nose in front of a parent, I tell DCP, "You need to correct that behavior. If I catch them I will tell them to put it in their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By coolconfidentme
I had a table/chairs in the middle of mine...,...

I had a table/chairs in the middle of mine..., until they started running around it. It's back up against the wall; I have a big room though.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,814
Posted By coolconfidentme
Have you notified the other parents of being...

Have you notified the other parents of being exposed to something contagious? What is your policy for ringworm? I contacted the state over a DCK with my concern of ringworm. It was a crazy situation...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,682
Posted By coolconfidentme
That's funny, I think every neighborhood has one....

That's funny, I think every neighborhood has one. We actually have a real crazy lady over her. The neighborhood kids will yell "Code Red" when they see her & run in to whosoever back yard is closest....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,344
Posted By coolconfidentme
What is your potty training policy? As a...

What is your potty training policy?

As a provider, the child does not pee in the potty. Period. Tell mom he goes back to diapers until she corrects the situation. :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By coolconfidentme
YOU GOT THIS! Do you have any equipment at...

YOU GOT THIS!
Do you have any equipment at home? Treadmill? I would sometimes do the treadmill or P90X at naptime while training for a marathon. If you have any questions, hit me up. I've done it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,613
Posted By coolconfidentme
I give them the address. I have a big sign out...

I give them the address. I have a big sign out there too. Personally I don't get the part about not giving your address out, it's a business. You want it to grow. As a parent, I would want to check...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,604
Posted By coolconfidentme
This! I would tell her, "Thanks for the offer,...

This! I would tell her, "Thanks for the offer, but we are going to pass. I appreciate you considering us though!"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,613
Posted By coolconfidentme
Anymore I never reschedule when someone is a no...

Anymore I never reschedule when someone is a no call/no show. They would be the parent who would be forever disrespecting policy. Their money is not worth their hassle.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,696
Posted By coolconfidentme
Crazy as it sounds, when I term someone & really...

Crazy as it sounds, when I term someone & really need their income, my phone with ring with families looking for care as soon as I give the two week notice. Have faith something better will come...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,102
Posted By coolconfidentme
It's not harsh at all. How sad that respect is a...

It's not harsh at all. How sad that respect is a dying art.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,911
Posted By coolconfidentme
This what I do. If they continually do it, they...

This what I do. If they continually do it, they get a snap bib. I'm the boss, applesauce!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By coolconfidentme
This is the reason I have in my policy that a...

This is the reason I have in my policy that a parent needs to show up within 1/2 of scheduled time or the child is absent for the day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By coolconfidentme
Guilty...

Guilty...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,810
Posted By coolconfidentme
We tried it & he still cries. He wants to be held...

We tried it & he still cries. He wants to be held near his chest. DCM has him in a wrap most of the time she is up. Makes it hard for the little guy here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,329
Posted By coolconfidentme
She acts like she is 4 going on 24. I tell her...

She acts like she is 4 going on 24. I tell her mother she will be a handful when she is teenager.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,424
Posted By coolconfidentme
I would reply to her ad & say, "Thievery is the...

I would reply to her ad & say, "Thievery is the highest form & flattery. Thanks!"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,102
Posted By coolconfidentme
Kids who have consequences do not do that. Give...

Kids who have consequences do not do that. Give them consequences. If TO is your consequence, the parent will have to wait. Here, the TO doesn't start until the child is done crying or screaming....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,810
Posted By coolconfidentme
No blankets allowed until 12 mths old here. :(

No blankets allowed until 12 mths old here. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,810
Posted By coolconfidentme
I need an answer to that as well. I am only allow...

I need an answer to that as well. I am only allow to place sleeping baby, flat on his back in PNP. If he falls asleep in swing, he goes to PNP where he cries. Mom uses a wrap at home & I cannot. He...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,329
Posted By coolconfidentme
What the...

DCM says WTF all the time. I know her away from DC. DCG4 now is saying "What the...." A couple of times she almost said F***. I told her we do not say that here & explained some things are for what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,297
Posted By coolconfidentme
Doesn't Amazon have a print as it's purchased...

Doesn't Amazon have a print as it's purchased program? I remember reading this when my son was writing his book. I thought he used it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,514
Posted By coolconfidentme
Does the bus stop in from of your house? Can you...

Does the bus stop in from of your house? Can you watch though the door & when it stops, step outside for a second to get the child?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,623
Posted By coolconfidentme
I would tell her it sad he feels he has to be...

I would tell her it sad he feels he has to be entertained. Most kids have an imagination & seek out an adventure everyday. It's Daycare, not school.

Wasn't it Blackcat who said, "Boring kids are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,187
Posted By coolconfidentme
Why do parents think that is cute? Rude. Rude....

Why do parents think that is cute? Rude. Rude. Rude. Fail. Fail. Fail.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,786
Posted By coolconfidentme
I look like a color coordinated gym teacher....

I look like a color coordinated gym teacher. Today's color is blue.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,502
Posted By coolconfidentme
lovethislovethislovethis

lovethislovethislovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,297
Posted By coolconfidentme
Sa'weeeeet! ...

Sa'weeeeet!
http://www.amazon.com/Daycare-Whisperer-Doing-would-parents-ebook/dp/B00N6H3LLE/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1410864223&sr=1-1&keywords=doing+daycare
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By coolconfidentme
When you hold her, is she facing you or away?...

When you hold her, is she facing you or away? When I have a level 5 Klingon, I tend to hold them facing away from me & lower to the ground. When they want to sit in my lap it's a quick hug/love'n & I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
Posted By coolconfidentme
THIS! likethis We have hardwood floors & kids...

THIS! likethis
We have hardwood floors & kids can wear what they want here too. Most will take theirs off after we come inside, some will leave them on. Mine stay on.

Once we had a fire drill...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,494
Posted By coolconfidentme
I think it goes with the time of the year for me....

I think it goes with the time of the year for me. Feb is the hardest with being shut in & wanting to be outside more.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,617
Posted By coolconfidentme
Unfortunately I see that a lot in parents...

Unfortunately I see that a lot in parents anymore. Kids needing to be entertained at such a young age will make for a demanding child. I recently termed an 19 month old cause he needed 100% attention...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,384
Posted By coolconfidentme
I don't live at my daycare. I did it for a client...

I don't live at my daycare. I did it for a client who got made when I didn't open the door the minute he saw my car pull up. He contracted for an extra hour, not 1.5 hours. After a couple of days he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,679
Posted By coolconfidentme
I've gained a few, but I don't get to run as...

I've gained a few, but I don't get to run as often. I've started a new training program that should help me though. Have you tried to take a walk after DC? It relieves the stress & helps with your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By coolconfidentme
I leave the big stuff out like the kitchen,...

I leave the big stuff out like the kitchen, workshop, table & chairs, etc. I bought a bunch of the 3 stack plastic drawers with wheels & loaded *like* toys in each drawer. Once a month I change out a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By coolconfidentme
I had one like that & I decided to knuckle down...

I had one like that & I decided to knuckle down on her. The second she stepped out of line I asked her if it was appropriate or inappropriate. When she replied I asked her what happens when you are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By coolconfidentme
Pick up, imho. I wouldn't want to stress her work...

Pick up, imho. I wouldn't want to stress her work day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,995
Posted By coolconfidentme
I do see your point, truly I do. What if she gave...

I do see your point, truly I do. What if she gave her a term letter & request payment in full before care is given. If she doesn't pay, she doesn't come.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By coolconfidentme
Everyone called in here except one kid here....

Everyone called in here except one kid here. Looks like a bunch of parents are taking a 4 day weekend, lol. likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,995
Posted By coolconfidentme
Not trying to pick a fight, but I don't...

Not trying to pick a fight, but I don't understand this. How would refunding her money teaching her to follow the contract she signed & agreed to? She probably will not be polite over it either. She...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,894
Posted By coolconfidentme
I have $1 a minute for early drop off and/or late...

I have $1 a minute for early drop off and/or late arrivals. The first time they do it I tell them it's going to be an expensive morning coffee with the $1 a minute DC fee. I get a very shocked look...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By coolconfidentme
I have one too. New DCB17mths. He is fine all day...

I have one too. New DCB17mths. He is fine all day otherwise. At naptime he SCREAMS, rocks the PNP like he is mad & wants out. He may sleep 20 minutes from pure exhaustion. White noise or a radio...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By coolconfidentme
Sometimes I give them the most innocent,...

Sometimes I give them the most innocent, child-like look & say, "AH! That's where your child get's it from." When they get made, I fake the confusion look. :confused:

I figure if they don't want...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By coolconfidentme
(giggle)

(giggle)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2014, 09:20 AM
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Views: 1,170
Posted By coolconfidentme
"Aww..., You must be tired." <insert child in...

"Aww..., You must be tired." <insert child in PnP> :p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By coolconfidentme
I would say she has to earn her way playing with...

I would say she has to earn her way playing with your toys & your friends..., the kids. Separate her from everything & give her one non breakable toy she really doesn't like. Shadow her & have her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,920
Posted By coolconfidentme
Why would she ever think that was ok? People...

Why would she ever think that was ok? People never cease to amaze me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,491
Posted By coolconfidentme
Kids who SCREAM cuz it works at home.

Kids who SCREAM cuz it works at home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,890
Posted By coolconfidentme
Not only does he have late fees, he has a 2 week...

Not only does he have late fees, he has a 2 week cancellation notice. He told me to text him with a final bill & he will be by after work to pay it. DCG was here 12 hours & 45 minutes. He is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,890
Posted By coolconfidentme
I don't know... DCG has been here 2 years. I'm...

I don't know...
DCG has been here 2 years. I'm very sad over it. DCD recently took a new job & it must have a lot of OT. He failed to call/text when he knew he was going to be late. I'm not a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,890
Posted By coolconfidentme
Another parent just terminated this morning. He...

Another parent just terminated this morning. He said he needs to have someone there for him. I mentioned he should have called to let me know he was going to be late. (This is the same parent who was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,890
Posted By coolconfidentme
This is the reply from the Chief Nurse Consultant...

This is the reply from the Chief Nurse Consultant for my state:
"Physician only needs to release and note not contagious. This is what was done. The note shows that the guardian received...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,890
Posted By coolconfidentme
ps..., This is the same parent with DCG's rash...

ps..., This is the same parent with DCG's rash that resembled ringworm. What a fun nightmare that was. http://www.daycare.com/forum/showthread.php?t=72470
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,890
Posted By coolconfidentme
I had a parent terminate services because ...

....I am making her pay for last week when her child was out sick. How dare I think DC is based on her contract & not attendance. :rolleyes:

I reminded her there is a two week cancellation notice....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,260
Posted By coolconfidentme
They want the kid free Starbucks time....

They want the kid free Starbucks time....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By coolconfidentme
We, say, "Only food in your mouth.., not kids,...

We, say, "Only food in your mouth.., not kids, clothing or toys!" :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,433
Posted By coolconfidentme
My handbook says 25+ hours is considered full...

My handbook says 25+ hours is considered full time. I mirror the state voucher program with that one. :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,260
Posted By coolconfidentme
That's exactly what I did this morning, lol. I...

That's exactly what I did this morning, lol. I just sat there drinking my coffee as a DCD knocked on the door 25 minutes early. :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,190
Posted By coolconfidentme
I have 16 total...., the tally is now 751.

I have 16 total...., the tally is now 751.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,190
Posted By coolconfidentme
Does working as a police officer in the Child...

Does working as a police officer in the Child Abuse/Neglect division & Deaf School count?
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