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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 08:52 PM
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Views: 1,772
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
The floor. I only have 3 kids and they each have...

The floor. I only have 3 kids and they each have their own changing pad that folds up.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-10-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,651
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Checklist

Is there some sort of checklist of what I should take to an accountant to have my taxes done. I did this years ago but sadly many things have changed, I'm sure. I've save receipts from expenses. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 778,220
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
I will not open the door for you any earlier than...

I will not open the door for you any earlier than 7:00. Yes, I was pissed this morning when you showed up before 7:00. You don't like to be left hanging with your classroom kids after school just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 778,220
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Hang in there! I feel the same only I'm sick of...

Hang in there! I feel the same only I'm sick of poop! Sick of the smell, the explosions, using a hundred wipes to clean that nasty mess and the whole process! :( Something exciting will come...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,844
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Yes, tinea something. They are all fungal...

Yes, tinea something. They are all fungal (athletes foot, ringworm, jock itch and etc.). She doesn't even have it on her arms or most of her legs but rather places like between her legs, her back,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,844
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
My daughter is currently battling this only the...

My daughter is currently battling this only the doctor called it something else. Right now her back is covered. It started on the insides of her legs (like jock itch) then spread everywhere she...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 09-09-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,161
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Cooking for one

So, the hubby and I have been low carb since June. He comes home for lunch and it didn't use to be an issue to cook things like homemade mac and cheese, chicken and noodles, pizza, spaghetti and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
I thought it was just me. How could a 10 month...

I thought it was just me. How could a 10 month old have such a temper? LOL
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,053
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Double post

Double post
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,053
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Having worked 5 years in a public school pre-k...

Having worked 5 years in a public school pre-k and kindergarten, we saw this many times. Many kids get it. I have a friend's daughter who has it now. They treated them and they just came back. It...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Temper

At what point do you realize you have a child with a horrible temper. I have a 10 month old and man oh man what a temper to end all tempers. Baby has refused to sleep the last 2 days. Did not take...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 778,220
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Nap time

That almost 10 month old who thinks nap time is not when the others are napping! Ugh! Just sitting in the pack and play letting out a whimper here and there. If I bring her into the living room to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 778,220
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Is it Wednesday yet?

Wah-wah! When one cries, they all cry! 😔 Taking a mini break starting Wednesday! I dislike Mondays!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,291
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Oh, I've had the feeling she has been scooped...

Oh, I've had the feeling she has been scooped right out of the crib without a diaper change loaded up and brought straight to me. �� To top it off dcm works from home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,291
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Pet Peeve

Is it wrong for me to have a pet peeve of a dcm who brings her baby having not fed or dressed said baby yet. Ugh! It's irritating! I fed and dressed my children before I took them to daycare. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,728
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
BTW, I have talked to the parents and I spoke...

BTW, I have talked to the parents and I spoke with dad today. Explained he will create a sleeping monster if he doesn't get this under control. Crying doesn't hurt them if the child's needs have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,728
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Wow she never gave it up. Ugh! So stressful. I...

Wow she never gave it up. Ugh! So stressful. I finally had to hold her after 2 hours. Plus deal with a plumbing problem and the plumbers. Hello Monday. By the time she feel asleep it was time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,728
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Thanks. I didn't know about the not making eye...

Thanks. I didn't know about the not making eye contact. She is so tired right now and her crying has become more of making noise. At some point you would think she would give it up. :rolleyes: I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,728
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Ear Plugs Please

I have this little baby that is 6 1/2 mos old. She is the most stubborn thing!!!!!!!!!! She is very very hard to get to sleep. Cries all during lunch and anytime she isn't being held and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,432
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
From what I've read, they now say whole milk is...

From what I've read, they now say whole milk is better. More omega 3's especially in organic. It also keeps you full longer and you need the fat to absorb the fat soluble vitamins. Therefore, it...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-01-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,728
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Should I use CPA?

I was only in business 4 months last year with one teacher child. I only made $2500. Is it worth it to even have someone do them this year? I've always just done them my self because ours are so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,151
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Me neither. He never went back to sleep and...

Me neither. He never went back to sleep and instead pooped again. I'm glad I changed him twice cause if he would have just pooped once it would have been an explosion!! 💣💣💣
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,352
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
I do the same thing. I don't charge teachers for...

I do the same thing. I don't charge teachers for the summer and breaks. I look forward to that time with my children. I only keep 3 children and look forward to the light load. I do have a parent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 778,220
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Oh my, i have a mouth stuffer too. Sadly, he...

Oh my, i have a mouth stuffer too. Sadly, he poops twice at my house every day and they are nasty!!!! Many explosions too. He's a whopping 31 pounds for an 18 month old and a big eater! Today, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Thegrayghost1966
DCM is picking her child up early today (he is 18...

DCM is picking her child up early today (he is 18 mos) but, he is refusing to nap. She is taking him with her to the doctor. UGH! Oh wait, 40 minutes before she is to get here, he sleeps and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,335
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Wow, thanks for the replies. I have resorted to...

Wow, thanks for the replies. I have resorted to buying the Walmart brand of wipes. They are like Huggies and are a bit rough on the bottom. I like Pampers, yet they are a bit slimy and slide when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,335
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Supplies Diapers And Wipes

Do you supply diapers and wipes? I do and I'm rethinking the wipes thing at least for one boy. I have a toddler who is almost 18 mos. He is a big boy and not yet walking. He weights 32 pounds and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,950
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
My kids were brought up in a school that did Math...

My kids were brought up in a school that did Math Investigations aka TERC. Also known as fuzzy math. It DID NOT give my children a good foundation in math. My daughter has almost failed Algebra...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,950
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Sadly, it isn't a way to test all students. I...

Sadly, it isn't a way to test all students. I have a 7th and 9th grader and they both struggle with test taking and always have. Kids can't be kids anymore but must endure the stress of adults. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,950
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Common Core

I know this is a daycare forum but. I follow a Facebook page that is against Common Core. I am sure you have heard, depending on where you live, things such as kids having to pass a reading test in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,469
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Those Nails!

Do you or would you clip them? I keep a 3 month old and her nails are terrible! She doesn't scratch herself but claws at me constantly. Her hands are always around her face so it's crazy how she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,997
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Where I live, I only make .47/Breakfast,...

Where I live, I only make .47/Breakfast, 1.45/lunch and .19/snack. Is that set by the Gov't. Are the rates the same for everyone?

Plus, trying to get a hold of my sponsor is a pain. They are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,997
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Ok, so it is no more than 3 hours between main...

Ok, so it is no more than 3 hours between main meals and 2 hours between main meal and snack. My husband comes home at 11:00 for lunch so that is why I picked an 11:00 lunch. They give you 15...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,997
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
I thought there could be no more than 3 hours...

I thought there could be no more than 3 hours between meal times?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,997
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Food Program

I am beginning to think the food program isn't worth it. I only have one daycare child, a toddler (he's 1). I have a new baby starting this Monday. The toddler's mother is a teacher so I won't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,733
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 08-08-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,503
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Thank you so much!!

Thank you so much!!
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 08-04-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,503
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Tornado Shelter

So, I live in Oklahoma and we have talked about installing a tornado shelter in our garage. How would that be handled tax wise?

I've lived my whole life in Oklahoma without one but after the...
Forum: Forms - Uploads 08-04-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,702
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Sample Contract Teacher's Child

Is there a sample contract out there for a teacher's child? For now, I'm planning to only keep children of teachers or public school employees. I don't intend on charging for the summer.

Thanks!
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 07-29-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,844
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Talking Paperwork! UGH!

I did daycare 10 years ago and am embarking on getting my license again to keep two children. I kept 1 full-time and 1 part-time 10 years ago but that was because my children were also small. If I...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 06-10-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,234
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Thanks for the welcome!

Thanks for the welcome!
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 06-04-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,234
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Thanks, that isn't the one I remember. It gave...

Thanks, that isn't the one I remember. It gave averages for the entire US broke down by state. Hmmmmmm?
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 06-04-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,234
Posted By Thegrayghost1966
Talking New Here

I'm new here but not new to being licensed to do daycare. It's been 10 years though. The last 5 1/2 I have worked in early childhood at a public school. I am planning to not go back to the school...
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