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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 471
Posted By Mom2Two
Yeah, I'm with the others who are thinking...

Yeah, I'm with the others who are thinking developmental delays.

"All healthy, young mammals play."

Some kids have more creative ideas than others, but they learn from each other. They are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 575
Posted By Mom2Two
:lol: :lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 575
Posted By Mom2Two
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By Mom2Two
I didn't quite catch what the agreement is with...

I didn't quite catch what the agreement is with mom. Make sure it's in writing.

I don't know that I would be willing to have brawls with a kid over homework. It's just like trying to get a kid...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Mom2Two
Do you mean that you are business partners? If...

Do you mean that you are business partners? If you are just employees at a center, I wouldn't think you would be the ones to deal with terming care.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 1,941
Posted By Mom2Two
Wait...I got edited by Michael. What did I...

Wait...I got edited by Michael. What did I say????



Truth



likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By Mom2Two
I had one kid was was constantly sticking his...

I had one kid was was constantly sticking his hands down the front or the back of his pants. He had a few other issues.

I told mom and dad it was a hygiene issue (truth). Fortunately, mom and dad...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Mom2Two
I'll always try to fixit or work with the bad...

I'll always try to fixit or work with the bad behavior if I can, but I remember reading about your experiences with this kid, and really, this is a case for the school district. Imo the best thing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 1,941
Posted By Mom2Two
Yep! Exactly. I have never bothered having a...

Yep! Exactly. I have never bothered having a wait list. The parents find other care. They aren’t all just waiting around with no daycare.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By Mom2Two
Hugs :hug: Screaming babies is one of the...

Hugs :hug:

Screaming babies is one of the worst things in daycare imo. Are they bringing baby longer to get a break from the screaming?

It sure doesn't sound normal. Can you probe more into...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By Mom2Two
Sounds like you're a new provider with a rough...

Sounds like you're a new provider with a rough baby.

If it were me, I would be first asking for info on the calorie needs and weight gain. Baby might not be feeling good, and they can be fussy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Mom2Two
Like Pestle said, it's a bit hard to tell if you...

Like Pestle said, it's a bit hard to tell if you are talking about an unlikable child or families who blame everyone else or a child who acts snobby.

But as far as unlikeable goes, it's sad but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,595
Posted By Mom2Two
Well, another old thread resurrected. :lol: ...

Well, another old thread resurrected. :lol:

But I'll add to it. I do have it on good authority (published in creditable magazines) that there were evacuations like this from NYC NICUs on 9/11. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Mom2Two
If the dad is driving her crazy, then it's her...

If the dad is driving her crazy, then it's her business...because it's her daycare business. Nobody wants to hate their job. But for us, if we want to love our job it's on our own shoulders to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By Mom2Two
Can you afford to cut back on one of the...

Can you afford to cut back on one of the stressful families? Making it easier for a while could help you to get back to your groove.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Mom2Two
I'm having crazy wishes of wanting to copy these...

I'm having crazy wishes of wanting to copy these parents on this thread somehow. I know it's crazy...

One tip for that special time is for the parents to get toys that they ALL love. If they can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Mom2Two
The parents need to learn to love. They need to...

The parents need to learn to love. They need to spend special time together each day--reading stories on lap, trips to the park.

The kid isn't a small sized adult. She has developmentally...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By Mom2Two
I would have thought that a center would have a...

I would have thought that a center would have a good camera system. ????

So the cursing then hugging is a thing. It means that she's not stable for whatever reason. Maybe stress or just not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 537
Posted By Mom2Two
Could you ask for a job description that says...

Could you ask for a job description that says "janitor" or something that wouldn't put you in a compromising position with the children?

Idk

But for sure, find a place to get some free food. ...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 08-12-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By Mom2Two
If you haven't read Richard Peck's books, do...

If you haven't read Richard Peck's books, do yourself a favor. They are youth books, but so well written. There's one called "A Long Way From Chicago," first in a trilogy. So funny and clever and ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 735
Posted By Mom2Two
Truth.

Truth.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 735
Posted By Mom2Two
NO KIDDING!!!!! The whole thing is somewhere...

NO KIDDING!!!!! The whole thing is somewhere between hysterically funny and downright scary. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 470
Posted By Mom2Two
When kids here are at that stage, I have them go...

When kids here are at that stage, I have them go at regular intervals--usually the same time I am doing routine diaper changes (I check and change for wetness every two hours).

If he needed help...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By Mom2Two
I only use pnps, with a mini pnp for infants. ...

I only use pnps, with a mini pnp for infants. This is because I use our bedrooms for napping (except for infants <6 mths--line of sight for them). Each child has their own, and I use quilts for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By Mom2Two
likethis and woah!!!! Facebook can tell you...

likethis and woah!!!!

Facebook can tell you some things about personality, but there are those who are pretty fake on facebook.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By Mom2Two
Doesn't your pnp come with a mattress already? ...

Doesn't your pnp come with a mattress already?

You can get fitted sheets on Amazon that are slightly quilted. I have never used them, but they look interesting.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By Mom2Two
My contract lists the normal (contracted) hours...

My contract lists the normal (contracted) hours of care. But it also lists extra charges for extra care. There's one price for extra care that is agreed upon and then there's another, much higher...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,331
Posted By Mom2Two
Truth! Even totally decent families think that...

Truth! Even totally decent families think that stuff doesn't bother us unless we put our foot down about it in one way or another.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By Mom2Two
That is always so nerve-wracking right before...

That is always so nerve-wracking right before vacation, especially one you've shelled out bucks for.

I'm glad it worked out!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By Mom2Two
I agree, let them work it out. Sorry about...

I agree, let them work it out.

Sorry about the stress though!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Mom2Two
I used clear plastic sleeves in a 3 ring binder. ...

I used clear plastic sleeves in a 3 ring binder. I still use it for popping some of my licensing & training certificates in.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Mom2Two
I'm an LLC so I have to keep financial 10 years.

I'm an LLC so I have to keep financial 10 years.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,859
Posted By Mom2Two
I wrote a big paragraph about my true feelings...

I wrote a big paragraph about my true feelings about this level of micromanagement then I erased it. It just came out so negative. Sorry.

And I think our state is going to start QRIS. Words...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Mom2Two
We've had "early-out Mondays" forever. Everyone...

We've had "early-out Mondays" forever. Everyone knows about it and "after school" hours just include this and kindergarten 1/2 day care just includes it. We all know the Mondays are different.

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Mom2Two
likethis Not normal!

likethis

Not normal!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 30,680
Posted By Mom2Two
Well pretty much everyone has said most of the...

Well pretty much everyone has said most of the things I've been thinking as I read the thread over.

The only thing I would add is that I am pretty ticked at whoever is was that started the idea...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Mom2Two
I would just say it and say it nicely. The way...

I would just say it and say it nicely. The way you wrote it does sound nice. Don't worry so much and just spit it out!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By Mom2Two
Grandma sounds like quite the manipulator. ...

Grandma sounds like quite the manipulator.

The wait list offer sounds like a great way to say "no" diplomatically.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By Mom2Two
If a child has rabbit poop that is constipation. ...

If a child has rabbit poop that is constipation. Every single one of those pebble poops is constipation. And constipation is primarily caused by not drinking enough liquid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,047
Posted By Mom2Two
Yay for breaks! I'm glad to hear that you're...

Yay for breaks! I'm glad to hear that you're feeling a bit perked up again. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 766
Posted By Mom2Two
I had never even thought of dck keeping shoes on...

I had never even thought of dck keeping shoes on inside. We are totally shoes off, except for me, since I got plantar fasciitis and need to wear memory foam indoors now. :(

Not trying to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Mom2Two
I think you are not overreacting. If this...

I think you are not overreacting.

If this doesn't get dealt with to your satisfaction, I would get firm with them all up the line of authority, and I would talk to the owner.

That center has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,509
Posted By Mom2Two
OP, how do you not have a record of what you...

OP, how do you not have a record of what you texted?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By Mom2Two
Can you afford the other rent if your plan...

Can you afford the other rent if your plan doesn't work out? Could you not do it in your own home?

My advice for any new business would be to start with as little financial commitment as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By Mom2Two
If they decide to not attend, I would give it...

If they decide to not attend, I would give it back.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Mom2Two
I always make sure that we buy the most basic,...

I always make sure that we buy the most basic, not-concentrated bleach.

For not-concentrated, you would need to use 1/8 tsp to 8 oz water. I use a 16 oz bottle so I use 1/4 tsp.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 990
Posted By Mom2Two
But how do these parents do it? I just plain...

But how do these parents do it? I just plain lost the ability to pick up or carry my son after he was four. He was too darn heavy. Even if I'd wanted to, I was unable to help out. :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By Mom2Two
Maybe have your daughter sub for daycare so you...

Maybe have your daughter sub for daycare so you can go to the appointment.

And hugs. I hope that all turns out well. :hug:lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,091
Posted By Mom2Two
Not asking you first would be a deal breaker for...

Not asking you first would be a deal breaker for me. It's a red flag for crazy parent.

I used a combo of cloth and disposable for my kids, but it sounds like a lot of work in daycare.

I used...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By Mom2Two
Oh, and there's a mirror behind the cedar chest.

Oh, and there's a mirror behind the cedar chest.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By Mom2Two
My toy kitchen is set up on a wooden cedar chest....

My toy kitchen is set up on a wooden cedar chest. I have a solid wooden cooktop toy and then two wicker baskets full of toy food and toy kitchen stuff.

The kids haul it around and play on other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By Mom2Two
Does baby take a paci? Anymore, I don't want...

Does baby take a paci? Anymore, I don't want infants in care who don't take pacifiers.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Mom2Two
Do they at least rotate so that it's not one...

Do they at least rotate so that it's not one teacher bearing the brunt of this situation?

The worst part is that you are burnt out. You shouldn't have to be that way. Are there any other good...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,038
Views: 300,809
Posted By Mom2Two
I just got notice that I am getting a full refund...

I just got notice that I am getting a full refund for my Rock N Play that was recalled. I thought I might just get the company credit option, so I was really happy to get the refund.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,038
Views: 300,809
Posted By Mom2Two
That is awesome! Bonus! I received a $100...

That is awesome! Bonus!

I received a $100 gift card from Lakeshore a few months ago, and honestly, I can't even remember how I got it. I think it was from a health department class I took, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,047
Posted By Mom2Two
Maybe she's away from internet service. Although...

Maybe she's away from internet service. Although I'm not sure how many places are that way anymore.

We've been away too, mostly without internet. But also too busy to check in much.

Hopefully...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By Mom2Two
The ambulance question is a pretty big red flag. ...

The ambulance question is a pretty big red flag. Don't they carry health insurance for their child?

And the talk about avoiding dairy sounds like they're trying to soften you up without actually...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By Mom2Two
Maybe that's different from state to state. I...

Maybe that's different from state to state. I think that in Utah we are allowed to record others. People just are not allowed to record convos between other people that they themselves are not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By Mom2Two
likethis likethis likethis

likethis likethis likethis
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-04-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Mom2Two
Tom, I called that company and they told me that...

Tom, I called that company and they told me that I did have to employ my husband. Wouldn't that cost me more money though, knwim? Wouldn't I/we end up paying into SS and medicaid?
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-03-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Mom2Two
Medical Payments from HRA?

Does anyone (like Tom) know if I pay a big medical bill this year but set up payments, can the payments be deductible from next year's hra?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 577
Posted By Mom2Two
I only use free Kidkare. I don't like...

I only use free Kidkare. I don't like subscriptions.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Mom2Two
I don't potty train. If kids are doing well...

I don't potty train. If kids are doing well enough at home, they can come here in pull ups and I'll take them potty at regular intervals, such as 2 hours, but if that isn't getting anywhere, I won't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Mom2Two
Boo to that parent!

Boo to that parent!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Mom2Two
I'd probably want to teach them to do it just to...

I'd probably want to teach them to do it just to make less work for myself. Maybe some of the 3 yo kids would have a bit of a hard time, but the 4 yo kids should be able to do it.

Also, maybe...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Mom2Two
Okay now I'm feeling motivated to look into this!

Okay now I'm feeling motivated to look into this!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By Mom2Two
Yep. Don't worry about the legality. You are...

Yep. Don't worry about the legality. You are not legally obligated, but if you were you'd be reading it in a doc signed by a judge.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5,322
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 561,643
Posted By Mom2Two
:lol: :lol: :lol:

:lol:



:lol: :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By Mom2Two
I just charge per family. Make sure that your...

I just charge per family. Make sure that your contract is clear about the details and then follow it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 760
Posted By Mom2Two
I'm happy about popcorn! I'm assuming it's a...

I'm happy about popcorn! I'm assuming it's a grain for snack time. ???
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Mom2Two
Sheesh, if a child was so spoiled that they acted...

Sheesh, if a child was so spoiled that they acted this way, I'd consider that serious enough.

It sounds like you just don't have any support from the parents with this very difficult situation.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By Mom2Two
Yes, I draw the kids' menu from out normal diet...

Yes, I draw the kids' menu from out normal diet too. Unless it's expensive and hardly any kid likes it. I love asparagus and salmon, but no way will I serve that to dck when only one or two of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5,322
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 561,643
Posted By Mom2Two
For crying out loud... Donít they believe their...

For crying out loud... Donít they believe their pediatrician?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By Mom2Two
It’s against my policies (and plenty of research)...

It’s against my policies (and plenty of research) to do the kind of academic skills mentioned here. Three year olds have so much to learn socially and with self-help etc, I feel that overt academics...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Mom2Two
likethis If heís acting sick then heís too...

likethis

If heís acting sick then heís too sick to be there, imo.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 694
Posted By Mom2Two
I donít put a number on it. If a child is not...

I donít put a number on it. If a child is not acting like themselves I watch them a little while to make sure of what Iím seeing, then I call it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,378
Posted By Mom2Two
Another option is a fee for unannounced very late...

Another option is a fee for unannounced very late arrivals. In the past Iíve had families who were super inconsistent with drop offs and they were my first family scheduled to arrive in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,284
Posted By Mom2Two
So true! When the kids know that thereís a...

So true! When the kids know that thereís a trusted adult in charge they can feel safe, because thereís a good person who knows about stuff telling them what is okay for them and what is not.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,382
Posted By Mom2Two
@DaveA. Such good news about your chicken! It...

@DaveA. Such good news about your chicken! It sounds like you took great care of her. :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,382
Posted By Mom2Two
That is adorable!

That is adorable!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By Mom2Two
I had a brilliant (not really) idea once to order...

I had a brilliant (not really) idea once to order a case of disposable gloves on Amazon, thinking that surely I could find them for less than what I pay for the Walmart Equate brand. But nope, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By Mom2Two
He will adjust better without mom there. If he...

He will adjust better without mom there. If he is unable to adjust without mom there, then that time comes when we start wondering if the whole situation is going to work out.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,378
Posted By Mom2Two
I would just suck this one up. But if you...

I would just suck this one up.

But if you are not getting enough sleep, could you get to bed earlier or switch to later hours?

DH used to work more swing shifts than he does now, so I used to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,541
Posted By Mom2Two
Ours was found wandering outside too. But it was...

Ours was found wandering outside too. But it was in okay health.

It's health is not certain right now though, since I just discovered it has eaten our roku wire. :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By Mom2Two
Do you have a storage room that you could use to...

Do you have a storage room that you could use to rotate?

I've moved some along over the years, and sometimes they break, but I also have some that go into rotation.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,541
Posted By Mom2Two
Same. I charge a deposit for potential fees on...

Same. I charge a deposit for potential fees on leaving though.

@Mamag I feel so bad to hear about your bunny, and I'm glad it's okay. We got a house bunny too a few weeks ago, and I've been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By Mom2Two
likethis Yeah, really the parent should be...

likethis

Yeah, really the parent should be on top of the problem.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Mom2Two
How is the other development going like speech...

How is the other development going like speech and cognitive? Dramatic play? Cooperative play?

I don't think that this stuff sounds close to typical at all. To me, three year olds are learning...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,626
Posted By Mom2Two
So funny! I can just see it now...answering...

So funny! I can just see it now...answering every question from that type of parent with "Oh, it's just allergies." :lol:
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 05-17-2019, 11:32 AM
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Views: 370
Posted By Mom2Two
It's always so good to read Tom's answers! Thank...

It's always so good to read Tom's answers! Thank you, Tom! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By Mom2Two
To me, if they will only poop in a pull-up, then...

To me, if they will only poop in a pull-up, then they are not ready for underwear.

I charge "underwear accident" fees--it really helps discourage parents from wanting to bring kids in underwear...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By Mom2Two
I was thinking kinda the same thing. How is this...

I was thinking kinda the same thing. How is this legal in a center? Maybe look up your state laws and talk to the director or call your state's licensing.

On the holding and crying, I would hope...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,626
Posted By Mom2Two
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By Mom2Two
I don't think we have to serve gourmet food...

I don't think we have to serve gourmet food though to encourage adaptation to a wide variety. I always served pretty simple food to DS, and he has had a few funny habits, but honestly at this point,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By Mom2Two
I have had to suck it up and choose a different...

I have had to suck it up and choose a different profession due to medical issues for my child. Don't think that you need to bear all the burdens in the world.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mom2Two
Correction; DH subbed once a week.

Correction; DH subbed once a week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mom2Two
Okay here's my list. I have never really termed,...

Okay here's my list. I have never really termed, rather I've pushed back on policies that were violated or I have had to say "no" a lot and some parents have been offended enough to leave. But here...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,626
Posted By Mom2Two
Did he actually show up at 3pm? I just loooove...

Did he actually show up at 3pm? I just loooove it when parents arrange a special pick up, and you get the kid up and ready, and the parent just takes their sweet time. Like as though having grumpy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By Mom2Two
Yeah, doctor's note required for a true allergy. ...

Yeah, doctor's note required for a true allergy.

If a parent sent a note making custom diet requests, and it was a face-to-face convo, I'd probably at least listen and give an attempt at working...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By Mom2Two
I would just give her the formula and when it's...

I would just give her the formula and when it's tossed, put it up.

Keep a sippy of water handy that only you control, and that's just for if you feel kiddo isn't getting enough fluids with the...
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