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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By TSDaycare
I LOVE Parents

:lol::lol::lol:

DCB, age almost 3 has big issues when Mom has to get him up and drop him off at 630AM. Dad has different schedule so on his days off he doesn't bring him until 8, so he gets a...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-09-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 609
Posted By TSDaycare
Vehicle Deductions

Are taxes, tags, and title fees deductible on a new vehicle?

I usually do standard rate which for 2017 equals to be $900.
So between insurance, new tires, oil changes, and the new vehicle fees...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-06-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By TSDaycare
New Dining Table

Can a new dining room table & chairs be t/s deducted in one year under the new rule?
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-30-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By TSDaycare
Should I input each appliance in separately?...

Should I input each appliance in separately? Together they total $2581.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-29-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By TSDaycare
Great! Yes it was done in Nov through December,...

Great! Yes it was done in Nov through December, but I'm just remembering we didn't pay the contractor until January.

I also forgot the new kitchen appliances we bought in Nov, how about those?...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-29-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By TSDaycare
Inputting Numbers for Bathroom Update

We purchased all things to remodel bathroom.....new vanity, new flooring, drywall had to be redone because of leak, new paint, trim, lights, everything. Should I add all receipts together then input...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-23-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By TSDaycare
Closing....How to Keep Records???

Everything is stored on Minute Menu. I obviously don't want to pay to renew once I close.

Should I print each years documents to be able to have in case I need wtihin the next 7 years for IRS???...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By TSDaycare
It was definitely a bug, dck#2 was down after...

It was definitely a bug, dck#2 was down after school yesterday. Mom changed her tune once she knew someone else wasn't feeling well, but still said..."well he only had 3 BM's today". Okay that is not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By TSDaycare
Constipation Causing Vomiting Followed By Multiple BM's???

Anyone have experienced this....
Had a toddler wake up from nap very upset, knew he didn't feel good right away. We carry on our schedule and he sits down to eat snack. While eating snack he starts...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,000
Posted By TSDaycare
I personally don't charge, although I don't deal...

I personally don't charge, although I don't deal with it very often here. While it annoys the heck out of me, I am lucky for the most part not to have to encounter that. If the parents seemed pretty...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,500
Posted By TSDaycare
Thanks for all the good recommendations. ...

Thanks for all the good recommendations.

Closing early is not an issue, my husband would prefer I do it sooner rather than wait. I decided to wait until summer so it doesn't shake up my young...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,500
Posted By TSDaycare
How Would You Inform Of Closing????

I'm torn. I know it's going to be bad enough and stress my parents out, but I don't know how to go about it. I don't think a letter is personal enough, plus I don't give letters for anything else....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By TSDaycare
When Do You Conduct Interviews?

I like to do mine during nap time, as not to hold up my evenings. Just curious what everyone else does?

I feel like my parents want to see my program, but inviting them after all my kids are gone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2017, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By TSDaycare
Problem is I generally may not notice until lunch...

Problem is I generally may not notice until lunch time, drop off can be hectic so it doesn't run through my head as they are unloading all their other crap, so waiting for parents to bring lunch is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By TSDaycare
How Many Times???

Do your parents forget children's lunches??
I do not provide lunch for school age children, so during summer and school days off they bring their lunch. Some parents are worse than others, but they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,524
Posted By TSDaycare
These are also the ones looking for cheaper rates...

These are also the ones looking for cheaper rates in my experience.....wanting discounts for less hours, pulling out so they don't have to pay full tuition for summer bc kids are doing this and that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,524
Posted By TSDaycare
Feel Like Some Parents Are Toooo Reliant On Daycare...

Just like kids these days growing up in the electronics era rather than spending time outside, I feel like the parents are going in the same direction with needing a sitter for their kids ALL the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 857
Posted By TSDaycare
Already provided

Already provided
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 857
Posted By TSDaycare
Need Advice On DCG With Odor

I'm at a loss on what else to do with this one....
dcg is 8, has been here for 5 years. Has been peeing in her pants since before I started watching her. Been to specialists, had multiple tests...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By TSDaycare
Exhausted!!!

I'm young, but this job is taking everything out of me. I'm exhausted when I go to bed at 9pm and just as exhausted when I have to wake up at 6am. It takes everything out of me to get out of bed....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By TSDaycare
I've always waited until 2 when they are required...

I've always waited until 2 when they are required by licensing to go on a mat. Never had a problem, they are always so exhausted and ready for sleep, they fall right to sleep. Never had any tried to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2017, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By TSDaycare
Sweet Tea For Lunch!!!!!

Really!!! Mom sends big ole jug of sweet tea with overweight SA daughter's lunch for the 2nd day in a row. I do not provide lunch for my SA's on days off and during summer, they must bring their own....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By TSDaycare
Potty Training Multiple Boys

Need some ideas on how you all go about this. This is new to me, with my kids I just did underwear at home and cleaned up messes as they occurred. But with dc, I can see this being a catastrophe and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2017, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By TSDaycare
The society we live in today....just rudeness!!! ...

The society we live in today....just rudeness!!!
My kids school had signs up at the sign out table, and the same lady did it everyday. She remembered who's kids were whose, but still asked for our...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By TSDaycare
Mine are 8 and 9, totally ridiculous!

Mine are 8 and 9, totally ridiculous!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By TSDaycare
Siblings!!!!

I am at my wits end. Only set of siblings I've ever had. Old enough to know better but still choose to fight, argue, hit, annoy, tease, and everything else to one another while they are at my house....
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-06-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,112
Posted By TSDaycare
Siblings!!

I am at my wits end. Only set of siblings I've ever had. Old enough to know better but still choose to fight, argue, hit, annoy, tease, and everything else to one another while they are at my house....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By TSDaycare
EXTREMELY Emotional 2 Year Old

How do you handle the child who cries about EVERYTHING? In my years, I have never had one quite lile this. He is a quiet lid, likes to play by himself. But he is so emotional, every touch, bump, if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By TSDaycare
YES!!!!! Had this happen recently. Family had out...

YES!!!!! Had this happen recently. Family had out of town family in for a week, Mom was off the entire week, sister got to take off school to do things with them. Brother was dropped off here EVERY...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By TSDaycare
In parent's words "they would rather be at your house"

This makes me cringe! Don't get me wrong, I'm happy they like it here. But is that their excuse to be able to bring them here even though they have nothing to do. No, I do not just want them to come...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By TSDaycare
Spring Break

One more day this week, I can do it!!!!!
Parents sitting in my driveway waiting for me to open my door each morning, 10.5 hour days, pick ups later than normal every day this week. Thank god today...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,632
Posted By TSDaycare
Absolutely do it if you can! I would LOVE that,...

Absolutely do it if you can! I would LOVE that, Friday's are also my light day every week. A lot of parents around here work "condensed" schedules, 9 hrs per day with every other Friday off....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By TSDaycare
I'd just give a letter stating as of.....new...

I'd just give a letter stating as of.....new hours are ....... Hopefully the parents of the late child will make accommodations no questions asked.
I feel you on the toys, I have this in my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,138
Posted By TSDaycare
Why Do Kids Go Wacko When Parent Arrives For Pick Up??!!

I know my dcks aren't the only ones. Half of mine go to get their stuff like they are supposed to, the other half turn into monsters.....running around, hiding, pulling stuff out. And god forbid if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By TSDaycare
Year Long Cough/Runny Nose

I have an older dck who I swear, has a cough and runny nose 365 days a year. No exaggeration!! What makes me crazy is I have to tell her EVERY SINGLE day to cover her mouth or wipe her nose as she is...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-09-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,911
Posted By TSDaycare
Kidkare Issues

It does not give me any opportunity to import any data from MMK Pro. Is it because I selected "NO" to the food program question, bc I do not use the FP. I also have a full year left of MMK, and do...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-28-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,639
Posted By TSDaycare
I'm confused. The cost of the new unit was $3100,...

I'm confused. The cost of the new unit was $3100, minute menu lists my deduction as $1074 which is my T/S, is that correct? I didn't list a depreciation method.
Then add the total of my other home...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-20-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,339
Posted By TSDaycare
QUOTE=TomCopeland;621919]You can't deduct the...

QUOTE=TomCopeland;621919]You can't deduct the first phone line into your home. You can deduct the business portion of all other phone lines. So, designate your husband's phone line as the first phone...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-20-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,339
Posted By TSDaycare
Deducting monthly portion of tablet bill

Instead of outright purchase, added a tablet to use to input stuff to kidkare on my cellphone plan. What category do I deduct that monthly expense in, office expenses??

My tax preparer says I put...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-20-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,639
Posted By TSDaycare
It was $3000. So even though technically it was a...

It was $3000. So even though technically it was a "repair" since the other was fried, I have to considerate it an "improvement" and depreciate??:mad:
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-12-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,639
Posted By TSDaycare
Replacement AC Unit

Had to replace ac unit/heat pump this past Spring. How do I list this in minute menu? I know there were some changes in depreciation rules, does this apply?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By TSDaycare
Adobe Reader Issues with Minute Menu

Is it just me? My reports section has been acting funky recently(but I haven't tried using it for most of the year), now that I'm preparing tax stuff I'm just noticing. Keeps giving me an error and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2016, 05:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,023
Posted By TSDaycare
The Allergy Excuse!!!!!

Why is it that every parent says their child has allergies and can't just admit they have a cold or sinus issues? ? I feel like it's mainly because they don't want to take off and keep them home, ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By TSDaycare
I added this holiday to my list because for 3 yrs...

I added this holiday to my list because for 3 yrs in a row the same child was the only one here. This is also a conference day for our schools and would you believe I have parents ask me to watch...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,101
Posted By TSDaycare
Have this here right now also. Child has very...

Have this here right now also.
Child has very mild reactions to allergens. I stopped providing meals except for breakfast, which is easy enough to track. Mom packs lunch daily during school days...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By TSDaycare
My 11 month old picked it up from somewhere last...

My 11 month old picked it up from somewhere last fall. None of my other kids or dcks got it either. He had a pretty bad case.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By TSDaycare
Sleep Regression

In my 7 years of daycare and 8 babies later, I have never had this big of a sleep issue....I NEED HELP!!!!!

My own soon, who is 17 months old(and my only infant in care right now) has become a...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-14-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,208
Posted By TSDaycare
Landline vs Cellphone

I know that I cannot claim a second phone line, but can I claim my cellphone vs landline since my cellphone is used more for business than my home phone? I communicate with all my parents via...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-03-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,753
Posted By TSDaycare
Deducting Loan Interest

How do I deduct loan interest on a loan that was taken out to pay taxes due? I've had it for 3 years already, but it just occurred to me I may be able to use it as a deduction.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By TSDaycare
Angry Siblings....Ahhhhhhh!!

They make me crazy with all the fighting and bickering!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By TSDaycare
How can kids act so different around parents??!!

I have one that turns into a demon child at drop off and pick up. As soon as mom is gone she is quiet as a mouse, but mom doesn't believe that is her child (she is the same at school as she is in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By TSDaycare
Unfortunately I don't have the capacity of kids...

Unfortunately I don't have the capacity of kids where I can seperate them or give them a buddy. They would be forced to play by themselves instead of with each other. I just know they are VERY...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By TSDaycare
Siblings fighting

How do you all handle? Family of 4 drive each other nuts all day, you would think they would want to play with others but continue to pick at each other constantly!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By TSDaycare
I am usually successful getting her to go once a...

I am usually successful getting her to go once a day on the potty so far. She is very excited when she goes. I thought at first she still needed to pick up on the feeling of having to go, then this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By TSDaycare
Can a 2 Yr Old DCG Purposely Hold Her Urine?

Started potty training last week, accidents as expected. This week she holds her urine, even at home, for hours at a time. As soon as diaper goes on, she fills it up. I put diaper on to go outside,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,795
Posted By TSDaycare
This also drives me crazy! ! I find it very...

This also drives me crazy! ! I find it very inconsiderate of the parents. Common courtesy in my book would tell you it would be nice to inform your provider in case she has something to do., but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,500
Posted By TSDaycare
Tooooo low!!!! I would say $200 is minimum...

Tooooo low!!!!

I would say $200 is minimum per child if they are still in diapers, with you 5 days a week, and you are providing supplies....

My infants are charged $175 and their parents...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 11-07-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,334
Posted By TSDaycare
I started the trainings, getting supplies,etc. to...

I started the trainings, getting supplies,etc. to open my daycare in Nov 2008, I didn't open my daycare until Aug 2009, so I was able to claim everything on my 2009 taxes, everything done in 2008 was...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 10-31-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,747
Posted By TSDaycare
Operating at a loss is common even after the...

Operating at a loss is common even after the first year, once you take into consideration ALL of your expenses (all utilities,food, mileage, not to mention regular things like toys, crafts,etc.) it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 708
Posted By TSDaycare
Coughing Kids!!!!!

I am so done with over half my kids coughing their heads off!!! It's too early in the season for this!

It makes me crazy all the older kids constantly cough all over one another, it is one of my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,513
Posted By TSDaycare
5 of my 6 parents pay cash, but the rate is an...

5 of my 6 parents pay cash, but the rate is an even number so I usually get it in $20 dollar bills. I also have divorced parents who both pay each month, they however pay every other week- so it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,062
Posted By TSDaycare
I am too contemplating on quitting at the end of...

I am too contemplating on quitting at the end of this month. It is more hassle to me to do the online stuff at every meal, have to report everytime I'm off, closed, or if at the spur of the moment...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,733
Posted By TSDaycare
Food Program ???

Im wondering of anyone has withdrawn from the Maryland food program? Im starting to think it really isnt worth the time it takes to prepare for it, log it, and meet all the requirements for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,422
Posted By TSDaycare
Breastfed Baby

What do you guys do with new babies coming in who are breastfed? By this I mean I have a 7 week old who just started-solely breastfed(which I think this is wonderful considering there are 2 other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,365
Posted By TSDaycare
I agree! I have always thought some of the...

I agree! I have always thought some of the regulations were ridiculous and the people who come up with them oughta have to try them out themselves before forcing us to do them!
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-03-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,949
Posted By TSDaycare
Nothing More Annoying.....

This seems to get on my bad side the most!!

When parents arrive early each morning and sit in my driveway!!! I think this is the most irritating and disrespectful thing I deal with here. They are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,698
Posted By TSDaycare
Only 3 Weeks Until School Starts!! YAY

Thank goodness! We need some time apart, we have had enough "together time", nobody can get along anymore. I'm sad summer is getting closer to an end but ready to get back in the swing of school!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,078
Posted By TSDaycare
2 Year Old Daily Sheets

At what age do you stop giving daily sheets for children. I have 2 two year olds that I still have been writing them for but often find them left in their bags the next day. They have both been with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,548
Posted By TSDaycare
I have a family of three boys. I charge full...

I have a family of three boys. I charge full price for the toddler who has been with me since newborn, I charge full time for the pre-k child since he is in my care most of the day except for 2 1/2...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,225
Posted By TSDaycare
Ear issues is what makes me concerned about him....

Ear issues is what makes me concerned about him. He has had alot of Fluid in the ears/ear infections in the past year, which has been brought up to parents by others but myself, but mom says if Dr....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,225
Posted By TSDaycare
When To Approach Parent About Development......

In my care I have 2 boys, both just turning 2 years old. Both have been with me since 6 weeks, they are both full time so they are here everyday.

Boy #1 talks clearly, speaks in sentences,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,821
Posted By TSDaycare
Child comes full time, mom and dad are separated,...

Child comes full time, mom and dad are separated, mom is not working right now- so mom just keeps boy on her days (thanks!) and is still paying so I can't really turn them around. It all works...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,821
Posted By TSDaycare
Gonna Be One of Them Days....

All DCKs are on vacation for the 4th of July weekend except one 2 year old. He is fairly easy, comes around 7 and leaves early. So as Im getting ready, I hear another kid pull into my driveway....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,729
Posted By TSDaycare
Talk with her parents, tell them the babies are...

Talk with her parents, tell them the babies are not allowed to sleep in anything but pack & plays, and that you need to work on this together. Then lay her down awake, you may even try swaddling her,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,154
Posted By TSDaycare
Passed okay! But she was very very thorough, even...

Passed okay! But she was very very thorough, even pointed out a few things that needed to be done that my other specialist never cared about. So every specialist is different, very gray in alot of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,154
Posted By TSDaycare
bump******

bump******
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,154
Posted By TSDaycare
Inspections!!!!!

So this morning I had my 2 year continuing inspection, no biggie-I thought, it was scheduled, everything was ready. I keep everything up to date so didnt even have to prepare much for it. HOWEVER,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,462
Posted By TSDaycare
Yes unfortunately this is what makes it...

Yes unfortunately this is what makes it difficult-mom doesn't want her walking from the bus stop by herself, I'm the 6 house in on a straight street, the bus stop can be seen from my house, and she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,462
Posted By TSDaycare
******bump****

******bump****
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,074
Posted By TSDaycare
I would be having a fit! I would be very afraid...

I would be having a fit! I would be very afraid to let the kids play outside!

Anyways here we have black snakes and copperheads- our trick is to put mothballs out- along your woodsline and all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,462
Posted By TSDaycare
11/12 Year Old Rate???

Need some input- next school year I have my first dcg going into 6th grade, she has been with me for the past 2 years before & after and days school is out. Parents are not comfortable with her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,492
Posted By TSDaycare
How Much Info Do You Give To New Clients....

I have a family needing an infant spot-I know of the people through family, they are very nice and want me to watch their baby starting this summer. They don't even need an interview,etc. I emailed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,766
Posted By TSDaycare
first off yes you are right-the kid has got to go...

first off yes you are right-the kid has got to go home!! But stop the texting! You need to CALL mom at work the first time, then she may get the hint. It is too easy for them to off if you are just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,589
Posted By TSDaycare
I just really dont appreciate her telling her...

I just really dont appreciate her telling her parents she hates this daycare because everyone always blames things on her. I dont directly accuse any of the older kids of anything unless I know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,589
Posted By TSDaycare
Older Kids That Dislike Daycare....

I know its hard, especially since they are starting the teenage years and the drama of starting middle school....but what do you do when a child tells parents they hate your daycare? This all stems...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-19-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,519
Posted By TSDaycare
just actually had a daycare mom do this to her...

just actually had a daycare mom do this to her ex, it is written in the separation papers of who claims each year(they switch every year), she claims she did not know she did it, even though her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,680
Posted By TSDaycare
Have had the shark navigator for a year and a...

Have had the shark navigator for a year and a half now and I love it! It's not too heavy, the only con is the wideness of it's path is not as large as most. But you just have to make a few extra...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,620
Posted By TSDaycare
I would go buy a bottle of the solution the...

I would go buy a bottle of the solution the cleaner recommends, then give mom the rest back that you haven't used- kinda as a "thank you" for letting you borrow it....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,501
Posted By TSDaycare
Need Discipline Help!!!

I have a 18 month old little boy who is the bully of my daycare! He constantly pushes, hits, throws toys, pulls hair of the other toddlers. At home he is the youngest of the siblings, and wrestling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By TSDaycare
mondays!!!

Why are kids so bad on mondays???? I have 2 little boys(brothers) who I have the biggest problem with EVERY Monday! The older one seems to forget all my rules and the younger little guy comes back...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-28-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,929
Posted By TSDaycare
You are right....It's all in the way you label...

You are right....It's all in the way you label yourself, whether you have a legitimate business and if you are following the rules or not. Yes you are supposed to report ALL income, but there are...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-27-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,575
Posted By TSDaycare
Lost My Mileage Log!!!

I don't know what my beginning mileage was for 2010, I thought I had written it in my calendar keeper-but evidentally not. So for my mileage, I just calculated up all my trips by receipt. Is this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,104
Posted By TSDaycare
Clothing Issues

What do you all do when a child arrives to care in clothing that doesn't fit them? I have ran into problems with one older boy who has comes with problems of pants being way too big-so they are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,396
Posted By TSDaycare
I have 6 boys and 1 girl. One of those boys is my...

I have 6 boys and 1 girl. One of those boys is my onw, the rest are daycare. At least my girl that I have is somewhat of a tomboy, she isn't a girlie girl at all or else we would be in big trouble!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,009
Posted By TSDaycare
How Much Food Do You Feed Children Who Want More....

All of my dk's eat what I consider is a normal amount except for one, this little boy is 19 months and will eat as much as a 10 year old if not more! Im talking he has eaten 2 grilled cheese...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,972
Posted By TSDaycare
I have all full timers except 1 part time slot...

I have all full timers except 1 part time slot that is filled by 2 children. The one child does mon & fri, the other child does tues,weds,thurs. All my other kids come mon-fri, but all my other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,604
Posted By TSDaycare
Do you have to use MMK for this service, because...

Do you have to use MMK for this service, because I don't but would be very interested to have direct deposit as an option for my parents......
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,604
Posted By TSDaycare
Do you use a calendar template from the computer...

Do you use a calendar template from the computer or do you hand write it out? I think this is what I am going to do, but I feel like I still must remind....I should just take care of the parents also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,604
Posted By TSDaycare
Soooo tired of having to remind my PARENT.....

I have one parent, who has their son come here 2 days per week- they are my only part time child along with the other boy sharing that spot. Mom pays me 2 weeks at a time, but if I don't remind her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,814
Posted By TSDaycare
My food program lady tells us a very simple idea....

My food program lady tells us a very simple idea. You explain the food program to your parents-simply let them know that you get reimbursed for the healthy meals you supply for their children-add the...
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