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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,063
Posted By Second Home
I have felt burn out many times in the 17+ years...

I have felt burn out many times in the 17+ years of home daycare. I have noticed that it usually begins when there is a difficult child or parent. When that family leaves it does get better .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,251
Posted By Second Home
Every week I see a few home daycares or centers...

Every week I see a few home daycares or centers having to close due to covid . Whether it's an infected parent , child or provider.
Once a daycare is shut down for the 2 weeks (or a negative test)...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-30-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By Second Home
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-27-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By Second Home
Do I Qualify for Unemployment

When schools closed I lost all 5 of my daycare families .I had zero income for 2 weeks . I then became an emergency care provider through the state of MD . But I only have one child enrolled.
I do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By Second Home
I miss being able to go to my kids events . ...

I miss being able to go to my kids events .

My son plays sports , I love spending time just watching him do something he enjoys. I miss the conversations we have on the way home from the events...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By Second Home
Happy Easter .

Happy Easter .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,601
Posted By Second Home
When schools closed for the first two weeks all...

When schools closed for the first two weeks all of my families decided to keep their kids home , 4 are teachers and the other family was self isolating ( both dcm and dck had been sick) . Now school...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By Second Home
Here in MD we will be able to collect...

Here in MD we will be able to collect unemployment , I'm not sure if it's just a MD thing or Nationwide . The system for self employed is not set up yet and will take a week or two.

My husband...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,144
Posted By Second Home
Yesterday it was announced that a one month old...

Yesterday it was announced that a one month old baby has tested positive , this is in addition to the 10 month old and 5 yr old.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By Second Home
I read every night. I'm going through my...

I read every night.
I'm going through my Stephen King collection again. Currently reading The Dome.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6,102
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 689,347
Posted By Second Home
I am supposed to use a temporal thermometer as...

I am supposed to use a temporal thermometer as children arrive ( I will take current/previous emergency personnel only) , I only have an ear one . So I checked Amazon as there are none of any kind in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By Second Home
My husband has set up in my playroom , it's the...

My husband has set up in my playroom , it's the only room that has the wires/ internet /modem connections that he needs to set up all the electronics and testing equipment he needs.
Luckily or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6,102
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 689,347
Posted By Second Home
In MD we were asked to take extra children of...

In MD we were asked to take extra children of first responders and they were allowing home daycare to go up to 10 ( most are licensed for 6 or 8) as long as they are school age children.
Then the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By Second Home
I'm in MD also . We can stay open until the...

I'm in MD also . We can stay open until the governor shuts us all down , but you can choose to close if you want to .
Informally it was suggested to only care for medical , first responder etc......
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,177
Posted By Second Home
RI has closed it's centers and home based child...

RI has closed it's centers and home based child care.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,661
Posted By Second Home
I had one family offer to mail me a check for my...

I had one family offer to mail me a check for my full amount since they are staying home for the next two weeks .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,812
Posted By Second Home
I have 5 families , 4 are teachers and the other...

I have 5 families , 4 are teachers and the other one is self isolating (and teleworking). So I will not have any dck for the next two weeks .
I told them that I will do the 2 weeks without pay (...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,144
Posted By Second Home
I am required to contact the health department...

I am required to contact the health department and report the illness . I'm going to assume they will contact the family . Hopefully they will also let me know if I need to do anything about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,144
Posted By Second Home
Exclamation I got a message this morning from a dcm , she...

I got a message this morning from a dcm , she said that she is going to keep dck home and they are going to self isolate until they have more information . Dcm and dck had fevers last week and still...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,144
Posted By Second Home
Question I went to Walmart for a car headlight . So I...

I went to Walmart for a car headlight . So I figured I would pick up some allergy meds for my son as he is almost out. The medicine aisle was almost bare . I grabbed 2 bottles since and a woman...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 953
Posted By Second Home
Our regulations say that we can't transport a...

Our regulations say that we can't transport a child to the hospital alone , we must have 2 adults to transport . We must call an ambulance to transport the child .

I also have this information...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,144
Posted By Second Home
And to add that they say people with compromised...

And to add that they say people with compromised health are at a greater risk. They are including medical issues like high blood pressure and diabetes as being at higher risk .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,144
Posted By Second Home
Question So there are now 3 confirmed cases in MD ( not...

So there are now 3 confirmed cases in MD ( not far from me). What concerns me is that they all were on the same trip overseas and arrived back in MD on Feb 20 . They had no health screenings until...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By Second Home
I have seen some reactions to medicine show up a...

I have seen some reactions to medicine show up a week later and even with the last dose taken .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By Second Home
I had a dck who only had spots on the legs. ...

I had a dck who only had spots on the legs. Within a week her brother had it on has legs , face and mouth.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,144
Posted By Second Home
15 plus the 45 that came off the cruise ship /...

15 plus the 45 that came off the cruise ship / flown back to the U.S. So there are currently 60 people infected.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,127
Posted By Second Home
I let everyone who interviews for a spot know...

I let everyone who interviews for a spot know that my family members will be around the daycare kids . My husband and 2 adult children are my subs and may watch the kids .

I once interview...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By Second Home
I have a large backyard , at the very edge of my...

I have a large backyard , at the very edge of my property is a steep dropoff. I was told that I would need the whole backyard fenced .
So I put up the wire cattle fencing in the wooded area and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 926
Posted By Second Home
I am so sorry for your loss.

I am so sorry for your loss.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,472
Posted By Second Home
I hate math but love earlier pick up more .

I hate math but love earlier pick up more .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,472
Posted By Second Home
I do a tiered rate . I let people know that each...

I do a tiered rate . I let people know that each family can have a different weekly rate depending on pick up time , earlier pick up is less. I also let them know that pick up time factors into the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,746
Posted By Second Home
Lack of Available Childcare

I just had my unannounced inspection yesterday . I have a new licensor ( first time meeting her) and we were talking after everything was done . I asked about MD excells ( stars program) . I asked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By Second Home
I have always had many different kinds of pets...

I have always had many different kinds of pets while doing daycare.
Some they can see ( but not touch) in their cage like the lizzards and guinea pig . I only let possible new clients meet my dogs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By Second Home
Dcm asked how to get around me sending dck home...

Dcm asked how to get around me sending dck home when it happens.
She said that she can't leave work every time.

Now dcm says that the Dr has been monitoring dck for reflux since 12 months and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By Second Home
The episodes seem random .It happened once a...

The episodes seem random .It happened once a month ago , then fine the next week ,3 times two weeks ago , once last week.

Of course dcm said it never happens at home but dcd said that it happened...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By Second Home
When Is It Throwing Up vs Spitting Up?

I have a dck who is 15 months old. As an infant she spit up all the time . Then around 9 months it stopped . Now she has begun doing it again .
Because she is eating table food I consider this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Second Home
Our regulations state no more than 30 minutes per...

Our regulations state no more than 30 minutes per week of screen time for children over 2 , zero screen time for children under 2.

I'm not taking any more school aged kids but when I did have a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By Second Home
I have it in my policies that I close if they...

I have it in my policies that I close if they declare a state of emergency.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,206
Posted By Second Home
I am not going to enroll this family . I just...

I am not going to enroll this family . I just feel like she is going to retaliate somehow.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,206
Posted By Second Home
I haven't signed the contract and they actually...

I haven't signed the contract and they actually never even filled out the form completely , just signed the back. No money or anything to hold the spot .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,206
Posted By Second Home
I did contact licensing and she referred it to...

I did contact licensing and she referred it to the nurse . Here licensing does not like to get involved in much other than making sure we are compliant with regulations ( I thought the vaccine would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,206
Posted By Second Home
All my other dck do have vaccine records in their...

All my other dck do have vaccine records in their file . After each vaccine I am given an computer printed copy of the newly given vaccine .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,206
Posted By Second Home
I was willing to work with her when she said a...

I was willing to work with her when she said a vaccine , I just don't know how long it will take to get up to date on that many.

The health Dept nurse said that I can't deny care for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,206
Posted By Second Home
I'm going to have to add a policy about only...

I'm going to have to add a policy about only accepting children with up to date vaccines.
Never needed one until now .

I'm in MD . Here parents can claim religious beliefs to not vaccinate ....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,206
Posted By Second Home
Claiming Religious Exemption and Medical Reasons

I have a family that intervied last week and wants to begin care ( supposed to be today). They signed the contract but I didn't and the contract is not even completely filled out. During the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,272
Posted By Second Home
Two dck today , both families have the day off

Two dck today , both families have the day off
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,519
Posted By Second Home
I have it in my handbook that I may close in a...

I have it in my handbook that I may close in a state if emergency , it's my choice . I once had a parent wanting to bring their child when we were expecting a hurricane .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,254
Posted By Second Home
I type out a letter for each family with the...

I type out a letter for each family with the total amount paid for the year and my tax id info.
The letter must be signed agreeing to the amount paid. We both get a copy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By Second Home
Also , dogs look for their or another dogs scent...

Also , dogs look for their or another dogs scent . So don't clean up all the poop in their new area every time they go.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By Second Home
Here in Md a child must have an action plan from...

Here in Md a child must have an action plan from their Dr if they have allergies or asthma .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,525
Posted By Second Home
Yes .

Yes .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By Second Home
I thank everyone for their responses I talked...

I thank everyone for their responses
I talked it though for a few days with my DH , and he agrees that it is just too much risk and he knows how much of a worrier I am and .
Even with napping in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,289
Posted By Second Home
That is awesome , great job.

That is awesome , great job.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By Second Home
Infant with Reflux

I had 2 interviews for my infant spot within the last week .
Both interviews went well , both want the spot .

The second told me that the baby(5 weeks old ) has reflux . She takes medication for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,588
Posted By Second Home
You could make some wood shelving units to create...

You could make some wood shelving units to create a wall between the entrance area and the kids area . The kids side could be toy storage and the front could have a cubby / bench for the kids to sit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By Second Home
I currently have 4 families out of 6 who work for...

I currently have 4 families out of 6 who work for the school system .
I offer credit for snow days ( easier for me if I don't have to worry about cleaning the walk/driveway) and summer vacations ....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6,102
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 689,347
Posted By Second Home
:eek:

:eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By Second Home
I'm doing the dck's handprints on flower pots and...

I'm doing the dck's handprints on flower pots and planting flowers in them .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,450
Posted By Second Home
I accept cash or checks . 99% of the time it is...

I accept cash or checks . 99% of the time it is handed to me or put on the sign in clipboard while I am standing there .

I have 1 sa kid who sometimes had it in his backpack. He always forgot to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6,102
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 689,347
Posted By Second Home
They probably have insurance which is why they...

They probably have insurance which is why they only have a $100 co-pay . The total bill is going to be probably at least $200 for an urgent care visit.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,558
Posted By Second Home
I charge a flat weekly fee for before / after...

I charge a flat weekly fee for before / after school care whether the child is here or not .
On snow days or school closings there is an additional fee IF I have room to take the child . There is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By Second Home
Something else to consider if you are licensed . ...

Something else to consider if you are licensed .

Are you licensed to do care on the weekends ? Here we must be licensed for weekends , evenings and nights in addition to a regular license.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,645
Posted By Second Home
I have a to go backpack . It has copies of all...

I have a to go backpack . It has copies of all the kids emergency cards , a first aid kit , flashlight, battery powered radio and some other items . I keep it near the garage so if I have to leave I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 251,767
Posted By Second Home
Before they left I changed my contract to cash...

Before they left I changed my contract to cash and personal check only , she wrote in money orders on the contract :lol: . I told her no more money orders cash or check only and she lost it . She...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 251,767
Posted By Second Home
Not really she got fired from the bank .

Not really she got fired from the bank .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 251,767
Posted By Second Home
Some may remember my difficult dcm ( money order...

Some may remember my difficult dcm ( money order weirdness) that terminated care last June because they were moving yet still live down the street . Well she called yesterday to see if I would like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,195
Posted By Second Home
IN MD we don't , but no one is allowed to be...

IN MD we don't , but no one is allowed to be alone with the dck unless a licensed sub . So no visitors can be alone with the dck.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By Second Home
If I didn't offer part time care I would have no...

If I didn't offer part time care I would have no current clients.
I do let all families know that a full time family may possibly replace any part time family . And I would give the part time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,053
Posted By Second Home
Looking for it .

Looking for it .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,053
Posted By Second Home
I am sure all states differ but here in MD we...

I am sure all states differ but here in MD we must allow ( we can not deny any therapy visits) a therapist to visit a child and have therapy in a child care home .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,657
Posted By Second Home
Many HE front load washers do not drain fully and...

Many HE front load washers do not drain fully and water sits in the bottom of the machine . This leads to a mildew smell from the dirty sitting water in the machine . You must manually drain the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,202
Posted By Second Home
In MD we need to keep all children's files for 2...

In MD we need to keep all children's files for 2 years . Check with licensing in your area to see what they require.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,850
Posted By Second Home
HFM just went through all my DCK . I excluded a...

HFM just went through all my DCK . I excluded a minimum of 7 days and until all the blisters had to be dried up . I did offer 1 family half off their fee ( they refused and paid me the full amount) .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,256
Posted By Second Home
Stars is still voluntary here too . But you can...

Stars is still voluntary here too . But you can not accept state pay clients unless you enroll . I always said that I am done when starts becomes mandatory,
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,236
Posted By Second Home
I meant to say at least 7 days from onset of...

I meant to say at least 7 days from onset of symptoms.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,236
Posted By Second Home
I haven't responded to their text yet , I'm just...

I haven't responded to their text yet , I'm just trying to find the right words . I do plan on telling them that he needs have all the blisters dried up before returning, there would be no way to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,236
Posted By Second Home
Second child confirmed with HFM . Though the Dr...

Second child confirmed with HFM . Though the Dr said he is no longer contagious .
If he only started showing spots on Tuesday how is he not contagious on Wednesday .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,236
Posted By Second Home
Yes , I got a note from the Dr stating non...

Yes , I got a note from the Dr stating non infected bug bites .
The spots did not look like any bug bite I have seen that is why I told them they needed to see a Dr .

Is this just a coincidence...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,236
Posted By Second Home
Sooooo . Today I send home 16 month old with...

Sooooo .
Today I send home 16 month old with spots . No visible spots when he got here at 7am . Change his diaper around 9am and a few spots so I put on diaper cream . By 11 am diaper change lots of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,236
Posted By Second Home
So the Dr said it is bug bites . They have seen...

So the Dr said it is bug bites . They have seen many cases of HFM and this is definatly not HFM . So we will see on Friday what it looks like .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,593
Posted By Second Home
I have to log in every time I want to come on the...

I have to log in every time I want to come on the site , it will not remember me even when I check the box .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,236
Posted By Second Home
HFM Question

Does hfm always start on the palms , soles of the feet and in the mouth?

I have a 11 month who had 2 bumps on the top of her foot last week , red but not a bug bite . More like a blister but no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,431
Posted By Second Home
I am usually asked 2 things right away 1. how...

I am usually asked 2 things right away
1. how long I have been doing child care , I reply with Lic since 2003 .
2. what are my rates . I reply with it depends on your child's schedule . And ask...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Second Home
My son had groin hernias ( both sides , though...

My son had groin hernias ( both sides , though you only noticed it on one side),we first noticed it at about a month old .You could see a huge lump sometimes 4-5 inches long under his skin .Sometimes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,854
Posted By Second Home
Here in MD all children under 2 must be in a crib...

Here in MD all children under 2 must be in a crib or pack in play unless I have permission from the parent in writing that their child can move to a cot . So I would have to talk to a parent about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,074
Posted By Second Home
Not 100% true ( per an ADA representative). If...

Not 100% true ( per an ADA representative). If putting in a ramp is not cost prohibited to your business you would be required to have a wheelchair ramp built . So a daycare who has a high income...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6,102
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 689,347
Posted By Second Home
Why is it that when you difficult family leaves...

Why is it that when you difficult family leaves another seems to become the replacement difficult family . It was a nice peaceful summer with the difficult family gone until now.

Ever since...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,006
Posted By Second Home
Here in MD if a child has allergies we must have...

Here in MD if a child has allergies we must have a action plan filled out by the allergist/ Dr with all information , reaction symptoms and medical instructions . It must be on the state form , no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,661
Posted By Second Home
happyface

happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,169
Posted By Second Home
happyface

happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,640
Posted By Second Home
I enrolled a 3 child family when their previous...

I enrolled a 3 child family when their previous provider terminated care because she needed 1 of their spots for a family member . So it does happen .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By Second Home
After hours or on the weekends.

After hours or on the weekends.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,736
Posted By Second Home
This is what I Before/after school care is...

This is what I

Before/after school care is provided for a weekly rate of $________ and includes care for children from 7am until the school bus arrives at approximately 8am and care after the...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-03-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 34,507
Posted By Second Home
I believe you will need a fence around it . You...

I believe you will need a fence around it . You will not be able to just fill it in if it's considered wetlands . So you should check with the county first .
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-03-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 34,507
Posted By Second Home
I am also in MD and I am required to have a...

I am also in MD and I am required to have a fenced in play area .
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 07-31-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,738
Posted By Second Home
For the last few years I compared the actual cost...

For the last few years I compared the actual cost of daycare food bought to the standard deduction allowed on taxes . The standard deduction actually gave me a higher $ amount .

And I am not on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,524
Posted By Second Home
I don't take it personally but sometimes it is...

I don't take it personally but sometimes it is hard not to .

There have been times when I have told a friend ( not a dcp) about all the costs with running a daycare ,the regulations , all the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6,102
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 689,347
Posted By Second Home
Very sad . I love of their music .

Very sad . I love of their music .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6,102
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 689,347
Posted By Second Home
I tell you last week your child needs to be...

I tell you last week your child needs to be accident free here for 2 weeks before we try underwear and since he had an accident that day the 2 weeks starts over .
Yesterday I let you know that you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Second Home
Got it . Thanks !!

Got it . Thanks !!
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