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Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-14-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 31,969
Posted By Qpmomma
As a dog trainer....wow. You are better off...

As a dog trainer....wow. You are better off finding a DCP with no dog at all.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-14-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 24,797
Posted By Qpmomma
Just a thought: "Positive punishment" is...

Just a thought:

"Positive punishment" is adding something to the environent the child doesn't like to get them to comply.

"Negative punishment" is taking something away the child values to get...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-05-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,388
Posted By Qpmomma
We both came in t the same time every morning and...

We both came in t the same time every morning and dropped off our kids at the same time. We would be polite and talk in passing. I guess I am the only mom who talks with other moms? But I wouldn't...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-04-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,388
Posted By Qpmomma
The only think I wish she would have done was...

The only think I wish she would have done was call when it happened. Other than that I think she handled it VERY well. I did thank her for not letting her go. Her vacation is next week and I am...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-04-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,388
Posted By Qpmomma
We dropped off our kids together at the old...

We dropped off our kids together at the old daycare. I was always polite to her but didn't really like her. She used to make comments like "your daughter and my son are really great friends". My...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-04-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,388
Posted By Qpmomma
Angry Should I Have Called The Police?

So, I found out from my daughter's teacher that a mom from her old daycare came in, said she was my friend and tried to take my daughter out of the daycare! I don't really know this woman! Luckily,...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-02-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,953
Posted By Qpmomma
Talking Update On Us

We found an in home daycare that is perfect for us. She does preschool in the morning and play the rest of the day. The meals provided are healthy (yay!). Overall my daughter, husband and I love it....
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-15-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,969
Posted By Qpmomma
Our appointment is Monday night, so I will let...

Our appointment is Monday night, so I will let you all know how it goes. :D

Unfortunatly, mother's common sense has gone out the window. There is one mom at my daughter's DC that I cannot stand....
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-14-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,969
Posted By Qpmomma
Thank you! I would like to think I am a...

Thank you!

I would like to think I am a reasonable mom. One problem I was having at the other dayare was I was bringing in veggies, FRESH fruit (not canned), grilled chicken, ect. (food wasn't...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-14-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,969
Posted By Qpmomma
I think we found someone we both will like. She...

I think we found someone we both will like. She was recomended by our director. She's a licenced in home daycare and preschool. We are interviewing on Monday. I am going to look her up and check...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-13-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,969
Posted By Qpmomma
We want her to play with other kids, be...

We want her to play with other kids, be respectful and socialize. She's an only child and she may be an only child all her life. When she gets to kindergarten I don't want her to be that kid that...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-13-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,969
Posted By Qpmomma
I didn't mean to say the home daycare isn't...

I didn't mean to say the home daycare isn't great. I am trying to keep an open mind. We really want her in a classroom setting at some point. That could be a year from now, it could be 2 years from...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-13-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,969
Posted By Qpmomma
Question Need Advice

As I said in another thread, my 2 year old's daycare is closing next week b/c of lack of kids. It is a small church.

I interviewed a home daycare and another church daycare. The other churches in...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-12-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,344
Posted By Qpmomma
Decided to keep my baby in dc

I worked out a different work schedule with my boss and I am going to stay. I decided to still give my dd's dcp the 2 extra weeks pay as a bonus. I am taking vacation next week and I am still going...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-04-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,339
Posted By Qpmomma
Wow, I didn't realize what I was doing was so out...

Wow, I didn't realize what I was doing was so out of the norm! That's a little sad.

The director said it will be sad to my dd go, but she's happy that I have the opportunity to stay home with...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-04-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,339
Posted By Qpmomma
It's a small church daycare. There's 4 teachers,...

It's a small church daycare. There's 4 teachers, 2 assistants, and the director.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-03-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,339
Posted By Qpmomma
Thank you for the ideas. I talked to the director...

Thank you for the ideas. I talked to the director and she said Mattie can come by and visit anytime. I gave 2 weeks per my contract, however, I think I will pay an extra 2 weeks. I'm thinking about...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-03-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,339
Posted By Qpmomma
What To Do For My DCP?

I am quitting my job to stay home with my 2 year old. She's been with her DCP since she was 4 months. I am sad that I am pulling her out b/c I love these women. I really want to do something special...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,665
Posted By Qpmomma
OP, I'm in Indiana too! Do you plan on being...

OP, I'm in Indiana too! Do you plan on being licenced?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,192
Posted By Qpmomma
True, it just caught me off guard, lol.

True, it just caught me off guard, lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,192
Posted By Qpmomma
Omg! Too funny!

Omg! Too funny!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,192
Posted By Qpmomma
The other day I sent an "I love you" text to my...

The other day I sent an "I love you" text to my husband, or so I thought. My mom texted me back with "Aw, I love you to sweetie." lol, yeah, love you to mom!

Happens ALL the time! lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,833
Posted By Qpmomma
And my aunt just called and she wants care for...

And my aunt just called and she wants care for her 2 kids full time! So starting out I will have 3 full timers and one part timer. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,290
Posted By Qpmomma
It depends if it's a load bearing wall. If it is,...

It depends if it's a load bearing wall. If it is, you cannot remove it. Also, you may need a licences electrician if there are wires behind the wall. You get into drywall, insulation (if it's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,833
Posted By Qpmomma
And my cousin texted me, she wants to reserve the...

And my cousin texted me, she wants to reserve the part time spot. :D This may work out after all.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,530
Posted By Qpmomma
Could you have your friend or relative call for...

Could you have your friend or relative call for you?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,833
Posted By Qpmomma
Omg!!! My friend just RESERVED a spot!!! :D ...

Omg!!! My friend just RESERVED a spot!!! :D

And yes, I feel like I have sooo much to do, lol. I'm not going to be licenced. Maybe later. I took the class for licencing though. And they said I can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,833
Posted By Qpmomma
Talking This is Encouraging

I got the word out with family and friends about me starting a home daycare. A friend of mine got a hold of me and told me her and her sister take thier kids to a home daycare in my area and they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,572
Posted By Qpmomma
OMG! No way! You have a quaker?!? I have had...

OMG! No way! You have a quaker?!? I have had quakers for 10 years! I came up with my screen name "qpmomma" when I got my first quaker. The qp stands for "quaker parrot"!!!!

I also have an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,681
Posted By Qpmomma
I'm really doing it for my family and my...

I'm really doing it for my family and my mental/physical well being lol. But, I still need to pay the bills.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,681
Posted By Qpmomma
I Quit My Job Of 6 Years Today

And I don't know how to feel. I am trying to start up a home daycare and all that jaz. I am sooooo nerveous. What if I don't get kids? What if my rates are too high? What if I can't compete with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,732
Posted By Qpmomma
If you are holding the baby I would hope you...

If you are holding the baby I would hope you would notice if he's not breathing or turning colors, lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,878
Posted By Qpmomma
Wow! You are one of the lucky ones! I...

Wow! You are one of the lucky ones!

I agree, everyone seems to think babies should sleep through the night well before a year old. Sleep training often involves an infant screaming in his crib...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,649
Posted By Qpmomma
Question Registration Fees and Supply Fees

Do you have parents pay these? If so, how much do you charge?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,586
Posted By Qpmomma
My daughter was breastfed and refused to go from...

My daughter was breastfed and refused to go from breast to bottle or sippy. I was told to either use a spoon, medicine dropper or cup. So she cup trained early. My lactation consultant told me to try...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,406
Posted By Qpmomma
My daughter is in daycare with all boys. I feel...

My daughter is in daycare with all boys. I feel sorry for the boys lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,715
Posted By Qpmomma
Honestly, she's probally lying. I work with all...

Honestly, she's probally lying. I work with all types of people, from the very rich to the very poor. The millionares don't act like millionares. They don't brag about what they have. Yeah, they are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,286
Posted By Qpmomma
I've thought about that and honestly, there is a...

I've thought about that and honestly, there is a need for daycares to be opened for 12 hours. And the job I have now I get in at 7:30am and I may work until 1-2 the next morning and I still am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,286
Posted By Qpmomma
Thanks for the replies! No, my mom owns another...

Thanks for the replies! No, my mom owns another company and she needs to be there too. She can pay me to start out until we get kids. I need either 3 preschool age kids or 2 infants to be able to do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,286
Posted By Qpmomma
Home Daycare

Ok, I may be taking the plunge and quit my job and start a home daycare. My mom has a vacant house that just sits, and she wants to do something with it. My husband isn't all for it. At my job now I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,184
Posted By Qpmomma
Just a few months ago my pedi told me to have my...

Just a few months ago my pedi told me to have my baby sleep in her carseat when she had a cold to drain the fluid. And what about when theysleep in the car for car rides?? I drive an hour one way to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,826
Posted By Qpmomma
Yes, you can. But as the baby gets bigger it will...

Yes, you can. But as the baby gets bigger it will sag a lot. I had to stop using mine when my baby was 9 months old b/c I thought she would break it! lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,184
Posted By Qpmomma
Is she breastfed at home? If so, you may want to...

Is she breastfed at home? If so, you may want to try other ways of feeding.

My baby (breastfed) was colicky. Daycare would put her in a vibrating bouncy seat and rock her with thier foot when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,091
Posted By Qpmomma
And you wonder why parents are paranoid with DCP?

And you wonder why parents are paranoid with DCP?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,415
Posted By Qpmomma
This isn't about you. It's about her. She mad a...

This isn't about you. It's about her. She mad a bad decision npt to change her baby and now needs someone to blame for it.

It's odd to me that she is so concerned with keeping her baby healthy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,079
Posted By Qpmomma
Kids get fixated on all kinds of things. I have a...

Kids get fixated on all kinds of things. I have a boy cousin who loved dresses, asked for Barbies for Christmas, carried purses, and call chapstick lipstick. He grew out of it, but we didn't care....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,703
Posted By Qpmomma
Question Outdoor Playground?

My mom and I are starting a daycare facility in Indiana. We think we found a building, but we don't know if we have to have an outdoor playground. Does anyone know about this? We plan on having an...
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