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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2017, 05:29 AM
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Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Heart12
Why do parents tell lies like: "DCB wont be...

Why do parents tell lies like:

"DCB wont be coming on Friday." or "I'll be picking DCB up early today."

WHHHHHHHHHHHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY?!!!?

We both know that you're always going to bring DCB...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,520
Posted By Heart12
I agree with PP, get it all in writing. I was a...

I agree with PP, get it all in writing. I was a nanny for many years before I opened my own daycare. One of the main reasons I wanted to own my daycare is because I was tired of getting used by...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,589
Posted By Heart12
It sounds like over tiredness to me too. I would...

It sounds like over tiredness to me too. I would lay her down in the morning for a short rest (even if she doesnt go to sleep) & definitely separate if it is disrupting everyone else
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,511
Posted By Heart12
Would you care to share this letter? :)

Would you care to share this letter? :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,344
Posted By Heart12
If I had older kiddos I would probably have a...

If I had older kiddos I would probably have a little party. Right now I only have little ones, & Im trying to find a little art project to send home!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 358,932
Posted By Heart12
One of DCM is a teacher & asked if I would be...

One of DCM is a teacher & asked if I would be open today. I said yes & then thought, damn! Why didnt I take the day off? :lol: She is off, but said she would be bringing DCB & picking up early. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,383
Posted By Heart12
I would get rid of the grace period. Give them an...

I would get rid of the grace period. Give them an inch..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,998
Posted By Heart12
If the whole family was sick, I would have taken...

If the whole family was sick, I would have taken my chances in the cold/rain :D

I understand WHY you went to their house, it sounds like you had bills due immediately. Personally, I wouldnt have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By Heart12
As hard as it is (I am going through this now)...

As hard as it is (I am going through this now) you HAVE to stand firm on your policies. Try not to let these parents make you feel guilty. Once you give them a "free pass" they will continue to ask...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,380
Posted By Heart12
I only take interviews after daycare hours. I get...

I only take interviews after daycare hours. I get nervous about strangers coming to my home when I am alone with the kiddos. When I worked as an assistant at another home daycare, the provider would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,661
Posted By Heart12
I'm trying to figure out how to get one of my...

I'm trying to figure out how to get one of my infant parents out of here faster! Every morning at drop-off she stays for 20-30min & then its the same thing at the end of the day! Lately Ive began...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 889
Posted By Heart12
So rude! I would be putting a sign on the door!

So rude! I would be putting a sign on the door!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6,222
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Heart12
:hug: My "fave" family has been taking full...

:hug: My "fave" family has been taking full advantage of me lately. They got an attitude with me when I finally enforced one of my rules. Lesson learned! Like you, I am trying my best to stay a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By Heart12
Talk To Me

About how you handle early/outside of contracted hours drop-offs?

I wrote in yesterday about a current DCF that asked about early drop-off today & promised to pick up early. I asked for a time but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,276
Posted By Heart12
A cruise? :rolleyes: I am currently learning the...

A cruise? :rolleyes: I am currently learning the hard way, that if you give an inch they will try to take a mile. I have bent over backwards for one of my DCF & now I feel like they are always asking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6,222
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 717,875
Posted By Heart12
Naive Me: Ohhhhh 2 infants that are the same age!...

Naive Me: Ohhhhh 2 infants that are the same age! It's so awesome that they would grow up in my daycare lovethis

4 months later me: I will NEVERRRRRRRRR take another infant. EVER! Things arent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,514
Posted By Heart12
Are you a floater? I worked in a child care...

Are you a floater? I worked in a child care center for 5yrs & every time a floater or a new face came in my room to relieve me for lunch break, the kids would act up. Practice your teacher voice &...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,657
Posted By Heart12
THIS!!! Ps. I cant draw a triangle correctly...

THIS!!! Ps. I cant draw a triangle correctly either. Print a template & cut yourself some slack! :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,110
Posted By Heart12
Thanks for the advice! :D Yesterday was...

Thanks for the advice! :D

Yesterday was ROUGH. 1 baby took a really long nap & it helped him be happy throughout the rest of the day. DCM had even warned me in the morning that he may be off...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,110
Posted By Heart12
Any Tips?

Happy New Year everyone!

I was on Holiday break last week & yesterday. Daycare kids have been here for less then 2hrs & my nerves are already so shot, I am literally shaking. Older DCK are staying...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,315
Posted By Heart12
Last day before Christmas break begins, woo...

Last day before Christmas break begins, woo hoo!!!!

I received a bottle of local wine, a gift card, & a framed poem & some Christmas treats! The families also bought my own child some goodies...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6,222
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Heart12
this!

this!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6,222
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 717,875
Posted By Heart12
[QUOTE=Play Care;619185]I would have put him down...

[QUOTE=Play Care;619185]I would have put him down with the other kids and had mom text me when she was pulling in. I refuse to change the schedule at all. Ever.[/Q

I changed his schedule today...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,444
Posted By Heart12
BC, I wish I had what you have written out a few...

BC, I wish I had what you have written out a few months back when my over bearing DCM was trying her hardest to spend a few hours here to observe me! I was just like, um no. :lol::lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6,222
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Heart12
I cannot wait to get these kids out of the door...

I cannot wait to get these kids out of the door tomorrow & close my doors for 12 glorious days!

DCM says she is going to pick DCB up early today at 1:00. I KNEW it was not going to happen, yet I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By Heart12
Me too! Thanks to this wonderful forum!!

Me too! Thanks to this wonderful forum!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,444
Posted By Heart12
I also dont allow visits when other children are...

I also dont allow visits when other children are here. It creates way too much chaos, (especially with my own child) & it takes my attention away from the children.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By Heart12
Thanks for all of the advice! I explained...

Thanks for all of the advice!

I explained contracted times & that I would need to know if she would be earlier/later in advance & she decided to pass on the interview.

Im fine with that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By Heart12
Advice please :)

I received an email today from someone looking for daycare. In the email she said that she needs care from 8:45-5:30 but- a couple times a month will need to drop off at 7:00, on these days she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,908
Posted By Heart12
I absolutely cannot wait to have 12 glorious PAID...

I absolutely cannot wait to have 12 glorious PAID days off!! happyfacehappyfacehappyfacehappyfacehappyfacehappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,803
Posted By Heart12
this.

this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6,222
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Heart12
Will I ever be able to please these parents?!...

Will I ever be able to please these parents?! :mad:

Last week, DCM was in a tizzy because DCB wasn't eating the pureed food she sent. Even though he was drinking all of the milk she sent, that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,277
Posted By Heart12
This. Its not sanitary to rinse in the sink. I...

This. Its not sanitary to rinse in the sink. I had a family that used cloth diapers & wipes & they told me they had some sort of contraption that allows them to spray it all into the toilet at home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By Heart12
I love this. The past few days I have been trying...

I love this. The past few days I have been trying to give less details & it seems like it has helped!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By Heart12
I do think that it is a little bit of everything...

I do think that it is a little bit of everything with DCM & I've been empathetic because I totally get it. This food thing has just frustrating.

Yesterday I kept it super light at pick up & I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By Heart12
Thank you! Maybe DCM would disagree, but I...

Thank you!

Maybe DCM would disagree, but I feel like I have made it crystal clear that I am not going to give up on this family. Even when I gave the 2 week term notice, through tears, (&...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By Heart12
Also, I just wanted to add that in the beginning...

Also, I just wanted to add that in the beginning when DCB was having such a hard time adjusting, every single day I reminded her that children are different in daycare than they are at home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By Heart12
Thank you all again for the wonderful advice! Im...

Thank you all again for the wonderful advice! Im nervous, but today I am going to try to not say much at all & see what happens.

I've definitely been empathetic to Mom because I know that I was a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By Heart12
Thank you for the advice! I really value my...

Thank you for the advice! I really value my fellow providers experience & advice!

I will definitely try to keep it very basic with telling her how DCB day went. I keep a daily log for my babies,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By Heart12
Exclamation Calling All You Clever Providers

HELP! I have a DCB (6mos) who's parents are starting to drive me insane! Im hoping that some of you OT can help me find something clever to say to put an end to this madness!!!

*quick background*-...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,087
Posted By Heart12
:hug: OP I could've written this exact post!...

:hug: OP I could've written this exact post! Minus the bit about diapers. I had a DCG4 start in October & I felt like all I did was remind the parents to send coats, payments are due, their signed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By Heart12
I take a week vacation in the summer, xmas eve...

I take a week vacation in the summer, xmas eve through new years day & all major holidays off paid
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,459
Posted By Heart12
This will be my daycare's first xmas & I will...

This will be my daycare's first xmas & I will definitely be making these cute salt dough reindeer ornaments that I saw on Pinterest with my infants!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,778
Posted By Heart12
We have a fake one thats about 5-6ft. Its been in...

We have a fake one thats about 5-6ft. Its been in storage for a few years since we dont have a lot of space. so Im not sure how its going to look when we pull it out! I did buy some extra garland to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,785
Posted By Heart12
It would hurt me financially to lose any family,...

It would hurt me financially to lose any family, but no amount of money is worth a family members health being put in danger. Monday is actually the deadline to return paperwork that they have had 30...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,755
Posted By Heart12
OP, we all make mistakes, so try not to beat...

OP, we all make mistakes, so try not to beat yourself up :hug:

This is my first year running my own business & some of my worst mistakes have taught me very valuable lessons!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,785
Posted By Heart12
Eye Roll

The simple "Holiday reminder" that I am sending out today turned into a 2 page policy reminder, along with 2 new added policies. All because of 1 family :rolleyes:

1. No toys from home. Just no....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,245
Posted By Heart12
:hug: So sorry to hear this happened to you! ...

:hug:
So sorry to hear this happened to you!
So glad to hear you & your pets are safe!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 358,932
Posted By Heart12
Oh the things that I can accomplish when EVERY...

Oh the things that I can accomplish when EVERY ONE sleeps at nap time! :lol:

I researched this forum like a mad woman & then applied my newly found info.! I updated my contract, wrote out a list...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,485
Posted By Heart12
:lol::lol::lol: thank you!!!

:lol::lol::lol: thank you!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,485
Posted By Heart12
Outside Toys

I dont currently have a policy on outside toys because none of my DCK have ever brought any. My rule is if you dont want to share it, then dont bring it. My troublesome family allows DCG4 to bring...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By Heart12
2 cranky, teething babies. Oh what a joyous...

2 cranky, teething babies. Oh what a joyous Monday it has been! :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,107
Posted By Heart12
Thank you! I said something very similar to that...

Thank you! I said something very similar to that & she said she would be bringing it by today. :)

DCM drops off every day between lunch & nap. It doesnt bother me. If you want to pay full time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,107
Posted By Heart12
Help!

DCM just texted me at 12:40pm to tell me that DCG wont be coming today. They did not pay me on Friday (I give a Monday grace period). I want to text her back to tell her that she still needs to pay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6,222
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 717,875
Posted By Heart12
so frustrated!

So tempted to call DCM for pick up but I'm trying to push through bc it is 1hr until pick up. All of my DCK went to sleep without any issues almost 2 freaking hours ago. All except for my problem...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By Heart12
perfect! thank you so much!!!

perfect! thank you so much!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By Heart12
Wording

I am planning on sending another Holiday reminder home with the DCK's for the months of December/January. A few months ago I added December 19th to my list of Holidays too.

So in the notice I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By Heart12
So true! Hoping I feel this way tomorrow :lol:

So true! Hoping I feel this way tomorrow :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,382
Posted By Heart12
OMG. THIS!!!! My daughter, (who will also...

OMG. THIS!!!!

My daughter, (who will also be 5 in March ;)) has been in complete rare form this week!! She has had several accidents (still trying to get the pee smell from my couch) this week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,477
Posted By Heart12
Sorry about your party OP! I hope the little...

Sorry about your party OP! I hope the little person without a costume doesnt feel left out :(

I have a small group & decided to just buy cupcakes for the kiddos today & weve been crafting away all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,702
Posted By Heart12
Happy Birthday BC! Happy Halloween Everyone!...

Happy Birthday BC!

Happy Halloween Everyone!

:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 358,932
Posted By Heart12
I have successfully sleep-trained a dcb with no...

I have successfully sleep-trained a dcb with no help from the parents happyface I NEEDED this to happen for my sanity :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,683
Posted By Heart12
I feel like I'm clawing my way to the weekend...

I feel like I'm clawing my way to the weekend :lol:

Saturday we are going to the pumpkin patch & Sunday Im going to make up some sugar cookie dough for the kiddos to make "monster cookies" with on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,142
Posted By Heart12
I'm taking off the December 26th- January 2nd....

I'm taking off the December 26th- January 2nd. All paid of course ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,142
Posted By Heart12
I'm taking off the December 26th- January 2nd....

I'm taking off the December 26th- January 2nd. All paid of course ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,233
Posted By Heart12
No, I dont think it is mean. Daring, & I like it...

No, I dont think it is mean. Daring, & I like it :lol: I only came across this situation with 1 parent over the summer. I took in the child & charged her the $$$.

Did the DCM say anything about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,415
Posted By Heart12
My own child can be like this sometimes & this is...

My own child can be like this sometimes & this is exactly how I normally respond!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,164
Posted By Heart12
A few years ago when I worked in a center, a 4yr...

A few years ago when I worked in a center, a 4yr old in my class was doing the exact same things. If children were building with blocks, he would scream & run over to knock it down. Never played with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,666
Posted By Heart12
I know your frustration because I too, have been...

I know your frustration because I too, have been doing child care for so many years & I know what I have to offer! I'm having the same issue in my area with getting children 2yrs & up in my program....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,090
Posted By Heart12
CC that idea IS GENIUS!!! What do you write...

CC that idea IS GENIUS!!!

What do you write in your friendly reminders? Just something saying, "With cold & flu weather approaching..."
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,104
Posted By Heart12
update

*surprise* no call/no show today. Seriously? Who does that? :confused: At this point this is totally my fault for even continuing to entertain this mess :dislike:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,104
Posted By Heart12
Yes! I definitely made sure to mention those over...

Yes! I definitely made sure to mention those over time fees :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,104
Posted By Heart12
Nervous

Right now I only have 2 infants (& my own preschooler) in my care. Both babies started around the same time so it was pretty rough, but we have finally gotten ourselves into a routine. Im supposed to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,826
Posted By Heart12
Whew! Ok. Thank you! I am friends with a...

Whew! Ok. Thank you!

I am friends with a former provider in the neighborhood & she brought it up to me yesterday & said I should talk with the parents. I wasn't sure if it was too soon to worry...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,826
Posted By Heart12
Concern

I have a DCB (5mos next week) that I am just a little concerned about, as far as milestones. DCB does not roll over, (not even on his side) or grab his feet. Since last week I have noticed him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,246
Posted By Heart12
:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: so true! I have to...

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
so true! I have to try not to abuse my new found power :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By Heart12
Can you tell me more about the bolded?

Can you tell me more about the bolded?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By Heart12
Happy Monday! I'm freeeeziingg. The leaves...

Happy Monday!

I'm freeeeziingg. The leaves are just starting to change here, its a beautiful/crisp day. All of my kids are asleep before 12:30!! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By Heart12
happyfacehappyfacehappyface Can we just take...

happyfacehappyfacehappyface

Can we just take a second to acknowledge that awesome title?! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736
Posted By Heart12
I feel the same way! happyface

I feel the same way! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,592
Posted By Heart12
happyfacehappyfacehappyfacehappyfacehappyface

happyfacehappyfacehappyfacehappyfacehappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,319
Posted By Heart12
Thank you soooo much for the pep talk the other...

Thank you soooo much for the pep talk the other day!! It really opened my mind!!! lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,059
Posted By Heart12
this.

this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,319
Posted By Heart12
Blackcat?

Today I had the dreaded talk with DCM about the baby that wasnt working out in my program. We agreed that she should seek other childcare arrangements.

Im looking to fill this spot & I remembered...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,059
Posted By Heart12
:hug: Not normal. Ive been posting on here for...

:hug: Not normal. Ive been posting on here for the past week or so about the exact same issue with the 4mo in my care. Its been 5wks & nothing has changed, so today I had the talk with Mom about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2016, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Heart12
You all are SO RIGHT. Its not just about me! I am...

You all are SO RIGHT. Its not just about me! I am so grateful for this forum!!!! :hug::hug::hug::hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2016, 09:41 AM
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Views: 1,983
Posted By Heart12
THANK YOU!!!!!! :hug: Youre right about...

THANK YOU!!!!!! :hug: Youre right about everything, & I definitely needed to hear that! All of it.

It really is affecting me (obviously when Im crying infront of other parents :rolleyes:) I know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2016, 09:27 AM
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Views: 1,983
Posted By Heart12
Parents gave me a copy of a cd that they play at...

Parents gave me a copy of a cd that they play at home for her. It has helped her get through some self-soothing difficulties! Although she doesnt like to be reclined or in a bouncy seat...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,983
Posted By Heart12
DCM swears that she is not held all of the time &...

DCM swears that she is not held all of the time & that she is a happy baby at home. I believe that she is not held all day, but now that you mention it I can almost guarantee that they are in that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,983
Posted By Heart12
I have talked to the parents & they swear that...

I have talked to the parents & they swear that she is not held all of the time & that she doesnt scream & cry all day. They have now told me to just do whatever I think is going to help her get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2016, 11:48 AM
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Views: 1,983
Posted By Heart12
Thank you all so much! lovethis I feel so...

Thank you all so much! lovethis

I feel so guilty because the parents are so nice & they dont know why this is going so badly either. I think theyre also getting worried that I am going to term...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,728
Posted By Heart12
I didnt take it as you were saying I should lie...

I didnt take it as you were saying I should lie ;) Thanks so much for your advice!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,728
Posted By Heart12
Thank you for your advice! Youve given me a lot...

Thank you for your advice! Youve given me a lot to think about.

I had talked to Mom yesterday around 11am & asked if she would like to come earlier then our scheduled 5:30pm. She told me then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,728
Posted By Heart12
I am kind of desperate to fill the spot, but I do...

I am kind of desperate to fill the spot, but I do feel like this is a red flag. Like if you cant even message me to tell me youre not coming, are you going to be hard to track down in an emergency or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,983
Posted By Heart12
Thanks for the response. She is here...

Thanks for the response. She is here Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. I only have 3 kids (including her) in my daycare, so it doesnt get too loud or crazy in here. Im at a loss
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,589
Posted By Heart12
UPDATE: Yesterday the parents told me that...

UPDATE:

Yesterday the parents told me that they ended up having to feed her more frequently over the weekend. So they saw what was happening here at home. Today I brought up cereal to the parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,728
Posted By Heart12
WOW! :eek: Thanks so much for the advice!! ;)

WOW! :eek:

Thanks so much for the advice!! ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,983
Posted By Heart12
Advice?

I have posted here before about a DCB (just shy of 5mos) having a rough time in my daycare. I absolutely love the parents but Im not sure how much longer I can handle this.

DCB has been here for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,728
Posted By Heart12
Give Up?

Last week I scheduled an interview & the family did a no call/no show. Later that night I received a text from the Mom apologizing, saying that she & her Husband run an HVAC company & had an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,589
Posted By Heart12
DCB is on medication, but still vomits quite a...

DCB is on medication, but still vomits quite a bit. I just feel like if she didnt want the bottle she would refuse it. But she drinks every last bit. & when I was giving her the bottles back to back...
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