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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By gbcc
I'm not worried about kids bc they get carried...

I'm not worried about kids bc they get carried in. I'm worried about the parents that stand on my wood floor saying goodbye to ten minutes and making a mess. The floor is starting to get water damage...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By gbcc
Anyone with a Shoe Sign?

With rain and snow season coming I thought I would do a please remove your shoes sign . I find it absurd I need to remind adults it's rude to walk into someone house with your shoes on but I do lol!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,475
Posted By gbcc
This was my first thought as well :( I have never...

This was my first thought as well :( I have never heard of police investigating a situation. Here in my state CPS would contact your daycare agency and work together to get answers. If police are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,904
Posted By gbcc
Something must be in the air today with parents...

Something must be in the air today with parents :rolleyes:

Stick to your gut. I have noticed if I bend one "tiney rule", I am expected to bend several "tiney rules" during the week from that point...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,272
Posted By gbcc
So Disgusted And Amazed At Lack Of Parenting!!!!

I am just completely floored by this new family that started care last week. I have done daycare for over six years and I have NEVER encountered such a rude, undisciplined, disrespectful child in my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By gbcc
I think you pointed her in the right direction....

I think you pointed her in the right direction. It's hard because you are all in close proximity. You don't really want to step on any toes or look like the jealous gossip. I would maybe just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,155
Posted By gbcc
I would get rid of the one causing the...

I would get rid of the one causing the aggression. As a daycare provider and parent I understand that accidents happen and children get hurt. However, these are not accidents. These are purposeful...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,005
Posted By gbcc
Just for a twist... What if you went to a home...

Just for a twist... What if you went to a home and you noticed that the provider had 2 children that appeared to be special needs and they were not from the same family. Would you be concerned it was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,803
Posted By gbcc
I think the worst thing I did was lock a parent...

I think the worst thing I did was lock a parent out. I had a family that would never come on time. I opened at 7:00 but they requested to come at 6am. So I agreed as I needed the money. Well they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,803
Posted By gbcc
I hope so, I was wondering the same thing :(

I hope so, I was wondering the same thing :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,149
Posted By gbcc
I have a family like this and they just don't get...

I have a family like this and they just don't get it at all. I don't speak up but I also don't do what they want. 3 year old dcg comes with hair a mess, and teeth not brushed. Sometimes they even...
Forum: Curriculum 03-01-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,964
Posted By gbcc
I found a great book that I have been following...

I found a great book that I have been following and using as a guideline! It's called WE CARE A Preschool curriculum for Children Ages 2-5. Written by Bertie W. Kingore and Glenda M. Higbee.

It...
Forum: Curriculum 03-01-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,740
Posted By gbcc
Dental Health Month

So I know it's late but here's the thing. My friend who is a dental hygentist was supposed to come in and do a presentation for my kids and give them baggies of toothbrushes, floss and pamphlets....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,106
Posted By gbcc
Where I live the school district is the entire...

Where I live the school district is the entire town but the bus wont go out of town to pick up a child. Under certain situations you can pay a yearly tuition to enroll your child in our school but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,479
Posted By gbcc
That was my first thought as well! :lol: ...

That was my first thought as well! :lol:

I'm sorry though. How aweful for you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,147
Posted By gbcc
That is the reason I am considering terming. One...

That is the reason I am considering terming. One child who is 8 years old even looked at me today and said "he needs to go like yesterday"



No apparently the school is on her case about it and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,147
Posted By gbcc
How Long Do You Give For Adjustments?

So a couple of days ago I asked for advice on the autistic boy I have. I have desperately tried the suggestions, redirection, and praises. Things were better until yesterday when he was just doing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,960
Posted By gbcc
I don't know how I ever did taxes or daycare...

I don't know how I ever did taxes or daycare without it! This year was so easy. I sometimes forget to put something in but you can easily change the entry date. I'm not on the food program but I use...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,353
Posted By gbcc
They don't use a picture system and they don't do...

They don't use a picture system and they don't do outside therapy for him.

Thanks for all the suggestions. He is very different than the other autistic boy I had. That boy just talks to himself...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,367
Posted By gbcc
Depending on how old the baby is, you could try...

Depending on how old the baby is, you could try to swaddle and hold him/her close to you the way her mother would when feeding. Sometimes just the warmth or comfort.

Are you preparing the bottle...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,353
Posted By gbcc
Ok. I see thanks for clarifying! I don't...

Ok. I see thanks for clarifying!

I don't know where he fits on the spectrum. He is in a 4 to 1 class. (1 teacher, 4 children). So I am thinking a bit more severe? He also has Sensory Processing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,353
Posted By gbcc
How would you explain that to another child...

How would you explain that to another child though? As they witness this child misbehave and then get rewarded? I can see this trickling on to the others. Do you just tell them honestly that this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,353
Posted By gbcc
His parents advice was to offer him a reward if...

His parents advice was to offer him a reward if he starts behaving better in the next few minutes. I don't agree with that. Any smart child can figure out "Hmmm be nautty and I'll get rewarded right...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,858
Posted By gbcc
Congratulations!! :)

Congratulations!! :)
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 03-29-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,423
Posted By gbcc
Welcome to the forums!:)

Welcome to the forums!:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,353
Posted By gbcc
So Today

I was told to Shut up and then called an a$$hole. All within the first hour of me opening up and by a 6 year old child.

Here's the thing. The child that did this is autistic. I do realize that his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,348
Posted By gbcc
This happened last summer with a Capri Sun....

This happened last summer with a Capri Sun. :rolleyes: A couple tried suing Craft saying there was some object in the juice pouch. People were being very gross and trying to say it was a fetus, a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,956
Views: 254,977
Posted By gbcc
I am feeling very positive today. I had an...

I am feeling very positive today. I had an interview for daycare last night. This morning the mother called me and said that they decided to go with me for daycare because they loved my son. They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,519
Posted By gbcc
Yes. In the morning I take the kids to our local...

Yes. In the morning I take the kids to our local school for a free Summer Rec program. 2-3 days per week I also will take them on field trips to parks, museums, strawberry picking, water parks etc....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,297
Posted By gbcc
I am so sorry for all your going through. I know...

I am so sorry for all your going through. I know it's easier said than done but just take a deap breath and relax. I'm sure things will be fine. I am a single parent and I am able to get by on just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,994
Posted By gbcc
Yep! :lol:

Yep! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,718
Posted By gbcc
Wonderful another thing we can be sued for. What...

Wonderful another thing we can be sued for. What if we are not aware of anything off target? The parent goes to the Dr and the Dr. notices. Then are we responsible because we didn't catch it a year...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,131
Posted By gbcc
Thanks everyone. It just breaks my heart to see...

Thanks everyone. It just breaks my heart to see what the other two children can do. She just has no desire to interact with them. Hopefully when she goes for her two year check up the Dr. will notice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,772
Posted By gbcc
Where's the like button!! :p

Where's the like button!! :p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,131
Posted By gbcc
I initially thought it was a speech delay but now...

I initially thought it was a speech delay but now with the other things added on such as being a loner and the gate it made me wonder.

I tried suggesting the "hearing" Mom did test at home and she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,527
Posted By gbcc
It sounds like she needs to see a Dr. There are...

It sounds like she needs to see a Dr. There are many nerve and muscle disorders that would cause the child to clinch her hands as you mentioned.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,131
Posted By gbcc
Autism??

I hope I am over reacting but I am very concerned about a daycare child. The child will be two within the next 3 months. I have brought up concerns with the mother but the mother will not accept...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,498
Posted By gbcc
Ugh. Funny you should say that. I was completely...

Ugh. Funny you should say that. I was completely discusted today when a parent dropped her child off at 7:30am (when I open) and then told me she didn't need to be to work until 1pm :(

This is the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,246
Posted By gbcc
Sounds good! Here in NY we also have to keep...

Sounds good! Here in NY we also have to keep daily health checks. We have to record if they have any scratches, bruises, strange behavior etc.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,128
Posted By gbcc
I do a lot of fresh but frozen meals. I will make...

I do a lot of fresh but frozen meals. I will make larger portions for my family and then what is left over I will give to the kiddos or freeze for another day. It's cheaper to make large crock pot...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,001
Posted By gbcc
It sounds more like a virus. DS uses it and it...

It sounds more like a virus. DS uses it and it never changed his color. Only the consistency.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 33,310
Posted By gbcc
That was my initial thought. I think she tried to...

That was my initial thought. I think she tried to cover something up and things just got out of hand way too quick and unexpectedly.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By gbcc
Activity Ideas

I have 3 children that will all be two between May and June. I would like to start doing activities and crafts that they can take home to the parents. Does anyone have any new ideas?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,082
Posted By gbcc
In NY we have to serve 2 of the 4 groups. If we...

In NY we have to serve 2 of the 4 groups. If we serve a fruit or veggie we can't serve juice. We have to serve water and another component.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 33,310
Posted By gbcc
Wow, thanks for posting that! Here in NY...

Wow, thanks for posting that!

Here in NY you need 3 years of experience in childcare. Thats great, except they consider being a mother as experience. Which I do not agree with at all. For good...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 33,310
Posted By gbcc
I can't watch the videos on my computer?...

I can't watch the videos on my computer? :confused:

Can someone fill me in? What is the latest?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,515
Posted By gbcc
I use the direct deposit method with minute menu....

I use the direct deposit method with minute menu. All of my parents choose this option but 2. The other two pay check but once they bounce it on me they need to sign up for the direct deposit or pay...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-03-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,474
Posted By gbcc
Daycare, great examples and comparissons you...

Daycare, great examples and comparissons you listed there! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,764
Posted By gbcc
I don't understand why they would choose not to...

I don't understand why they would choose not to participate? Do they expect you to buy fresh fruit and veggies and not be reimbursed. That is just disrespectful especially since as the pp said it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,071
Posted By gbcc
No, this mom gets out of work early and picks her...

No, this mom gets out of work early and picks her child up right away. She's very good about it. The mom of the child that was still here as been a thorn in my butt this entire week and has been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,071
Posted By gbcc
Lol! I wish I had thought to say that! And ask...

Lol! I wish I had thought to say that! And ask about retirement, vacation and medical benefits!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,071
Posted By gbcc
My Employer??

A dcm walks in and a child that is not normally here was still here. (A vent for another time!) She asked why she's still here. I said not sure, I haven't heard from mom (who was an hour and a half...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,082
Posted By gbcc
Ugh I have a dcm that tries to bring juice for...

Ugh I have a dcm that tries to bring juice for her 18mth old daily. It drives me nuts!! A treat is one thing but to expect juice all day is out of hand and unhealthy. She thinks it's ok because it's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,968
Posted By gbcc
((Hugs)) I hope things start to look up for you. ...

((Hugs)) I hope things start to look up for you.

I understand your confusion. I have been doing home daycare for 5 years now. I started because I wanted more time with my son. Well now my son is...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-03-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,474
Posted By gbcc
I completely agree with Momatheart! With a...

I completely agree with Momatheart!

With a home daycare your child will always know who the provider is. At a center they may change daily or twice a day. There is high turnover due to low pay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,104
Posted By gbcc
I know how you feel. My friends and family all...

I know how you feel. My friends and family all laugh at me and say I have a sign on my door that only the "special" families can see lol.

I have noticed though that I never ever like the new...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,069
Posted By gbcc
Michael, that may be what I was referring to! Lol...

Michael, that may be what I was referring to! Lol it's an ongoing debate that I tire from so I tend not to read those! :o
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,342
Posted By gbcc
That is exactly what my concern was. His father...

That is exactly what my concern was. His father was a drug user/seller and ran the streets with his "boys". He was the only black man he was ever exposed to. That is the image they portray to this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,333
Posted By gbcc
It is very yucky! I have also never felt this...

It is very yucky! I have also never felt this way. I just try really hard to focus on the good, which honestly can be difficult at times. He of course would never know that I didn't care for him. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,342
Posted By gbcc
Yes exactly :) Except the dad was black and...

Yes exactly :)

Except the dad was black and not in the pic so he was around his moms family who was all white. The moms family made comments about how "black people act" (in her opinion, not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,342
Posted By gbcc
I think maybe you weren't understanding the...

I think maybe you weren't understanding the comment! I was not saying parents of mixed race children in general did something wrong. I am saying this particular family did something wrong by telling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By gbcc
:lol::lol::lol: Sorry! I can see how it...

:lol::lol::lol:

Sorry! I can see how it would be embarassing!

Have you told him if he keeps doing it, it may fall off? :confused: Idk, a friend of mine said that and it seemed to work!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,333
Posted By gbcc
Good for you for opening your eyes and realizing...

Good for you for opening your eyes and realizing there is a problem here! To be honest if you decide to keep this child it is going to be a pi$$ing match for awhile. You just need to show her that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,342
Posted By gbcc
When I first started reading I thought you had a...

When I first started reading I thought you had a typo and meant to say the mother isn't black lol! What in the world :confused: That poor child.

I had a very good friend who had Biracial children....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,069
Posted By gbcc
There was a debate on this recently over in the...

There was a debate on this recently over in the parents forum I believe.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 03-02-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,257
Posted By gbcc
Hmmm, no matter what I change it to is seems to...

Hmmm, no matter what I change it to is seems to be stuck on 5. It's only an hour off now though, so not that bad!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2011, 04:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,342
Posted By gbcc
I live in a small, predominate white town so I...

I live in a small, predominate white town so I have unfortunately heard this saying many times. I never got it though, ya know what it meant or why they said it? :confused:

Anyways, good for you...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 03-02-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,257
Posted By gbcc
I clicked on the link but I can't seem to find...

I clicked on the link but I can't seem to find where to change the time zone? Can you tell me where specifically this is?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,851
Posted By gbcc
Thanks again for all the advice and support! ...

Thanks again for all the advice and support!

I ended up speaking with the mother today. She looked very embarassed as if it never occured to her that I would be upset and kept appologizing over...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,977
Posted By gbcc
Ok, I tend to be a softee with things but this is...

Ok, I tend to be a softee with things but this is a bit too far. Honestly, if the stools are white and you believe what you are reading online then I would call CPS. I know you will loose the money...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,851
Posted By gbcc
I didn't mean to sound like I was excusing the...

I didn't mean to sound like I was excusing the behavior! I definately don't!! Just trying to think outside the box. I will speak with her and based on her response I will decide if I will term lol....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,763
Posted By gbcc
I have 2 bags. One for in case of a fire and one...

I have 2 bags. One for in case of a fire and one for outings.

In the fire bag I have a first aid kit, hats and mittens in case we can't get to them in time, a small travel size fire extinguisher...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,851
Posted By gbcc
I can see both sides of this and that is what is...

I can see both sides of this and that is what is making it difficult. After reading some remarks maybe the mom is too comfortable. She is my mothers age and they used to be friendly acquaintances I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,851
Posted By gbcc
She has never disrespected me ever. That is what...

She has never disrespected me ever. That is what is so surprising. She always pays and is polite. This was like a different person.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,851
Posted By gbcc
I was in the playroom so I didn't see her walk by...

I was in the playroom so I didn't see her walk by me to the stairs. I have a gate up so I knew no children could get by so I wasn't really paying attention to the doorway. I thought she was just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,851
Posted By gbcc
No he is not allowed in my sons room. If my son...

No he is not allowed in my sons room. If my son would like to share something he can bring it down but it's his problem if it breaks.

I allow toys from home but I make it very clear that it is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,266
Posted By gbcc
I do this. If they are truely hungry they will...

I do this. If they are truely hungry they will eat it. I don't give anything gross that would be hard for them to eat like green beans, brussel sprouts etc.

Also, the food program just says you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,851
Posted By gbcc
Angry Should I Term

I am very upset by this daycare mother and I am considering terming the family over this one incident.

So this 9 year old boy "lost" his PSP charger. Now my rule is, you bring it, you watch it....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,455
Posted By gbcc
I feel the same way this wk! I think it's because...

I feel the same way this wk! I think it's because we had those sporatic 50 degree days. It was like we were let off our leash only to be duped by another snow storm the very next day :mad:

Lately...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,587
Posted By gbcc
It can be very frustrating. I have a boy who is...

It can be very frustrating. I have a boy who is in 4th grade and does these attention seeking things. Yes 4th grade! I just ignore them! Mom gets here and all of a sudden he has every disease,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,455
Posted By gbcc
So near Syracuse? That is the only thing I know...

So near Syracuse? That is the only thing I know that is East lol!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,909
Posted By gbcc
Spoiled Kids

Just when you think you have heard it all. I have this one boy that is just so beyond spoiled he makes my blood pressure rise :mad:

He has been disrespectful to adults by talking back and arguing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 02:53 PM
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Posted By gbcc
I enjoy my crockpot so technically I usually cook...

I enjoy my crockpot so technically I usually cook around nap time. If I don't do the use the crockpot I will start cooking at 5 as well. I have 2 families that stay until 5:30 but my son has to be to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,455
Posted By gbcc
We are both about half an hour South of...

We are both about half an hour South of Rochester! I know we had this conversation before but what part are your from again? Sorry bad memory!:o
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 33,310
Posted By gbcc
That was my first thought as well. Hopefully they...

That was my first thought as well. Hopefully they are just waiting for some solid concrete evidence before they officially file for manslaughter.

A person accidently kills someone in a DWI and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 33,310
Posted By gbcc
The extra child could have been her child as...

The extra child could have been her child as well. In some states your child doesn't count in your ratios you are allowed. Since she was so hystirical I wonder if her child was not one of the 5 left...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 33,310
Posted By gbcc
What a shame :( I wonder why she was not...

What a shame :(

I wonder why she was not able to get any children out? If she had too many that were not able to walk yet? It says she was 22, maybe just very young and not prepared to remain calm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,159
Posted By gbcc
I totally agree. I have a parent that uses the...

I totally agree. I have a parent that uses the sippy for naps and bed time. :rolleyes: To me, its a glorified bottle and I will not allow them at naps. I use them so that I don't have spills from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,159
Posted By gbcc
Ok great! I just wanted to make sure that rule...

Ok great! I just wanted to make sure that rule was not too harsh on a child!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,159
Posted By gbcc
Rules on Sippy Cups

What are everyone's rules for Sippy Cups? I usually let infants carry them around but I now have 3 that walk and steal each others cups constantly. They will be two this summer. I am thinking of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,014
Posted By gbcc
I would go with this as well! Hopefully she will...

I would go with this as well! Hopefully she will understand and respect your decision.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 02-24-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,257
Posted By gbcc
Mine has been off since I joined. It will say I...

Mine has been off since I joined. It will say I posted at 4am but there is no way that is happening lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,025
Posted By gbcc
OMG I know! The only thing I can think of is that...

OMG I know! The only thing I can think of is that 2 weeks ago dcm brought me and herself a Mocha Frappe from McD's. Well mom gave the child some of it. And another child in care. The children would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,118
Posted By gbcc
Does your contract have days and hours? If so...

Does your contract have days and hours? If so that would be sufficient for your proof.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,442
Posted By gbcc
Oh that is so nice when we get those few...

Oh that is so nice when we get those few appreciative ones!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,025
Posted By gbcc
Thanks for the suggestions! Dcm sent a text...

Thanks for the suggestions!

Dcm sent a text today that said the girl was feeling better. I replied... Thats good. Like I said I would guess it had something to do with eating and motion sickness....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,025
Posted By gbcc
Insulted And Need To Vent

So I have this dcm who seems bipolar lately and it's driving me nuts!

First it started off as her telling me my house was cold all the time. I vented a wk ago about this. She is the only parent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,559
Posted By gbcc
I would probably just be honest and up front with...

I would probably just be honest and up front with the family. If you know for sure you are terming just let them know that you don't feel the 8mth old is compatable with your environment right now....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,104
Posted By gbcc
No to all those! She is not lethargic, not...

No to all those! She is not lethargic, not cranky, no tantrums nothing lol. Thats why I was looking for advice. I just don't get it!

I am thinking... I love the parents to death and consider the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,104
Posted By gbcc
She is very pale but her family is pale as well....

She is very pale but her family is pale as well. No failure to thrive and normal on the charts. Her stools are often like little rabbit turds (Sorry if it's TMI)

I have never heard of Celiac...
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