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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 587
Posted By NeedaVaca
This could be a solution or it could make the...

This could be a solution or it could make the waters even murkier...They may feel this will be doing YOU a favor, regardless of you paying them. It could backfire just as easily IMO Personally I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 835
Posted By NeedaVaca
I have changed my answer based on each post...

I have changed my answer based on each post :rolleyes: the plot thickens lol, each time you post you add more details, 1st you just don't want to watch the kids, then you say the last day is the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 835
Posted By NeedaVaca
ah, that changes my answer... I'm not sure how...

ah, that changes my answer... I'm not sure how often you watch them or if they are just drop ins but I would wager she will be upset when she sees you are actually open and just not watching her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By NeedaVaca
I agree with BC, I decided before I even opened...

I agree with BC, I decided before I even opened that I would not provide infant care. I just know what I like and I knew having such different age groups was not something I was interested in. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 835
Posted By NeedaVaca
Exactly

Exactly
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By NeedaVaca
I have seen conflicting information on how toxic...

I have seen conflicting information on how toxic the fumes may be, I'm not sure I would want to use them as a candle burning for long periods of time. I would repurpose them and use molds to melt in...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-13-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By NeedaVaca
Thanks SO much!!

Thanks SO much!!
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-11-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By NeedaVaca
Exclusive Use of Room Question

I have a large room that I would like to claim as exclusive use but I'm not positive on the rules. The room itself is ONLY used by daycare, however, when you first walk in the room there is a door...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,150
Posted By NeedaVaca
Exactly. The job I quit was actually at 1st...

Exactly. The job I quit was actually at 1st Steps. In my state parental involvement was mandatory for a certain number of sessions per month or they lost services.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,150
Posted By NeedaVaca
This! I also quit my job to make sure my son had...

This! I also quit my job to make sure my son had everything he needed. I LOVED my job but there was no question, it was the right thing to do. My son has special needs and he comes first. You do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By NeedaVaca
That was me:) We did them last year! So cute!

That was me:) We did them last year! So cute!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By NeedaVaca
I just finished mine today! About $5 per gift. ...

I just finished mine today! About $5 per gift. The poem will go on the back.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,664
Posted By NeedaVaca
I'm not sure what you are communicating here :lol:

I'm not sure what you are communicating here :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,664
Posted By NeedaVaca
There is no way I would offer to open for a...

There is no way I would offer to open for a family that didn't plan ahead on my vacation day or holiday. The money wouldn't be worth it, I look forward to my days off way too much:) I enjoy them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,006
Posted By NeedaVaca
I think a nice keepsake type craft is more than...

I think a nice keepsake type craft is more than enough and a very thoughtful gift they will love for years. I don't actually buy gifts for my daycare parents, its always a keepsake I have made. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,304
Posted By NeedaVaca
Wow, how awesome for you! You get a nice paid...

Wow, how awesome for you! You get a nice paid break:) I bet you are so excited!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,633
Posted By NeedaVaca
I'm off Dec 25-Jan 5 paid. Dec 25, 26 and Jan...

I'm off Dec 25-Jan 5 paid. Dec 25, 26 and Jan 1,2 are paid holidays, the rest are paid vacation days.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,142
Posted By NeedaVaca
Yes, just printed it like regular paper! It's...

Yes, just printed it like regular paper! It's like see through paper/kind of frosted looking, just make sure you let it dry good after printing because it will smudge if you aren't careful. I agree...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,142
Posted By NeedaVaca
I took a picture in front of my tree with the...

I took a picture in front of my tree with the kids wearing the hat and holding the book, black and white, I may have edited the picture a bit to make sure it was a nice tone-not too dark. That was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,142
Posted By NeedaVaca
I made these last year and the parents loved...

I made these last year and the parents loved them! I didn't spend more than $3 each on these!

7 inch glass vase from dollar tree, vellum paper and a battery operated tea light candle. Really...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,142
Posted By NeedaVaca
I'm making these this year!

I'm making these this year!
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 09-26-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By NeedaVaca
I just read The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah-I...

I just read The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah-I cried...very good read, same time frame! Strong women!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,185
Posted By NeedaVaca
lol, I'm watching too:) I've had to delete and...

lol, I'm watching too:) I've had to delete and also type and backspace a few times...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,185
Posted By NeedaVaca
I'm in:) Not really sure what happened, I never...

I'm in:) Not really sure what happened, I never got an email from you but I just tried and it worked all of a sudden..thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,854
Posted By NeedaVaca
Maybe I'm jaded...I don't believe it...

Maybe I'm jaded...I don't believe it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,813
Posted By NeedaVaca
Ask mom for a video.

Ask mom for a video.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-01-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By NeedaVaca
Yes, I am so ready for a long weekend! We are...

Yes, I am so ready for a long weekend! We are taking our son to Chicago Saturday to see Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, we are all so excited! We have backstage passes and Jason is signing his Martin...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,615
Posted By NeedaVaca
I have no problem giving my rates and prefer it...

I have no problem giving my rates and prefer it so no one gets their time wasted if they can't afford it. However, I always ask my questions first to make sure it's even a good fit for my openings. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,138
Posted By NeedaVaca
Definitely this! She should just be your...

Definitely this! She should just be your employee, no way should you pay for your own children in your own house. Plus as Blackcat mentioned, it's wear and tear on your house. Come tax time you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,531
Posted By NeedaVaca
Sorry, we will be too busy planning the party we...

Sorry, we will be too busy planning the party we are having after my rude families leave, the families that respected me enough to understand I am taking a well deserved vacation will be shown my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,531
Posted By NeedaVaca
I always feel so bad when I hear about these...

I always feel so bad when I hear about these kinds of situations:( I have been fortunate that I have never had this happen to me but I think I am very very clear about my time off during the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,236
Posted By NeedaVaca
He sounds exhausting. I never feel guilty for...

He sounds exhausting. I never feel guilty for terming. When I feel it coming and start questioning myself then it's usually time and once I actually term it's always a huge weight lifted off of me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By NeedaVaca
I would type something up to give her and would...

I would type something up to give her and would keep it simple: due to regulations I will be required to let you go so I can stay within my ratio when the baby is born. Last day of care is XX

If...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,436
Posted By NeedaVaca
This was the first thing that stood out to me...

This was the first thing that stood out to me when I read it! I doubt I would say anything at this point but I would want to... I don't "need" support from friends because I have a very successful...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By NeedaVaca
If a holiday falls on a weekend I observe it...

If a holiday falls on a weekend I observe it during the week as well but leave it open as to what day I will use. This year I am observing Christmas eve on Tuesday. It just makes more sense for me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,220
Posted By NeedaVaca
yeah, 30 days notice is a game changer:( good...

yeah, 30 days notice is a game changer:( good luck!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,220
Posted By NeedaVaca
The fact that you are stressing out and exhausted...

The fact that you are stressing out and exhausted from this I would honestly just term. You have tried everything and asked the parents on more than one occasion to seek an evaluation or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By NeedaVaca
I take 2 weeks paid vacation, 1 week paid...

I take 2 weeks paid vacation, 1 week paid personal days and all major holidays off paid. I get paid the same rate 52 weeks per year and I do not give any of my families unpaid vacation time. I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 995
Posted By NeedaVaca
I do not buy birthday gifts, the only time I buy...

I do not buy birthday gifts, the only time I buy gifts in Christmas. During daycare we will sing Happy Birthday and I make cupcakes. I never attend parties.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,138
Posted By NeedaVaca
I was exhausted from just reading that lol, there...

I was exhausted from just reading that lol, there is just no way I would keep a child that was that much work...I would constantly be on edge and stressed wondering when he will plan his next attack....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By NeedaVaca
Agree with this. How many children will you...

Agree with this. How many children will you provide care for?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,279
Posted By NeedaVaca
This is exactly what I was thinking! It says...

This is exactly what I was thinking! It says SICK days lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By NeedaVaca
How many children will you provide care for?

How many children will you provide care for?
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 02-08-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,497
Posted By NeedaVaca
If you didn't notice until you got her ready for...

If you didn't notice until you got her ready for bath then I'm guessing she had long pants on? It's possible that she fell and never cried and daycare didn't see it either if they had changed her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,868
Posted By NeedaVaca
I think that although every situation is...

I think that although every situation is different, at times terming the families can be in the child best interest because the next person they go to will raise the same concerns and maybe after the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By NeedaVaca
It's vellum paper. I got it at Hobby Lobby, 10...

It's vellum paper. I got it at Hobby Lobby, 10 sheets for $3.99 I used double sided tape to stick it on the vase.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By NeedaVaca
hmmm, not sure why the picture ended up sideways!...

hmmm, not sure why the picture ended up sideways! Sorry:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By NeedaVaca
Finished My DCP Christmas Gifts

Gifts for my daycare parents are finally complete! It's been a mad rush this week and I'm happy to have them done, I hope they like them!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By NeedaVaca
You mention your husband made sure the daycare...

You mention your husband made sure the daycare was heavily involved in the mess, that's most likely the root of it. As a daycare provider I don't even want to hear about it, I would term if they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By NeedaVaca
So your set up includes a hill as well? I was...

So your set up includes a hill as well? I was picturing the slide without the hill as being very high.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 893
Posted By NeedaVaca
likethishappyface Me too, can't wait for a nice...

likethishappyface Me too, can't wait for a nice break!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By NeedaVaca
I doubt a slide like that would be allowed if you...

I doubt a slide like that would be allowed if you are licensed. Insurance might not cover it either, looks pretty dangerous.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By NeedaVaca
I take 2 weeks vacation, 5 personal days and...

I take 2 weeks vacation, 5 personal days and major holidays. All paid, I am paid 52 weeks per year.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,100
Posted By NeedaVaca
Oh my goodness those bring back memories! My...

Oh my goodness those bring back memories! My grandma had them at her house and we were always getting hurt playing with them! but...we kept playing with them lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,053
Posted By NeedaVaca
Happy Birthday!! Sounds like you had a great...

Happy Birthday!! Sounds like you had a great day:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,298
Posted By NeedaVaca
I watch live here: ...

I watch live here:
http://www.wsbtv.com/ross-harris-trial

and here you can see a minute to minute breakdown-I think this link is day 14 but to the left you can see where you can click on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,298
Posted By NeedaVaca
I don't need a definition of a history of abuse? ...

I don't need a definition of a history of abuse? I think he's just pointing out that leaving a child in a car is abuse/neglect and the one time it happened resulted in death. One time is all it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,612
Posted By NeedaVaca
I take 2 weeks off using paid vacation days mixed...

I take 2 weeks off using paid vacation days mixed with the paid holidays. Paid Holidays will be observed on Fri and Mon. Next year I'm not sure yet due to the way the dates are. I will probably...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,298
Posted By NeedaVaca
Yesterday when the detective was on the stand he...

Yesterday when the detective was on the stand he was asked if Justin Ross Harris had a history of abuse. His reply was -other than the death of his son?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,298
Posted By NeedaVaca
I don't feel like it's the same thing as taking...

I don't feel like it's the same thing as taking responsibility for parental neglect?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,298
Posted By NeedaVaca
Maybe the car industry doesn't want to take on...

Maybe the car industry doesn't want to take on this liability either. If the seat/alarm what ever they design should fail they would be held liable for the death of the child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By NeedaVaca
I am actually going on vacation and return Monday...

I am actually going on vacation and return Monday evening so I took Tuesday off:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,298
Posted By NeedaVaca
Justin Ross Harris Trial

This case has intrigued me from the beginning, the trial finally started and I've been following it. In the trial groups I'm in I have already seen it mentioned that daycares should have to call...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By NeedaVaca
Yikes! All I keep thinking is that poor teacher...

Yikes! All I keep thinking is that poor teacher that deals with it everyday! How on earth did she get early admittance? Bet they are kicking themselves, sound like this child could have used an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,334
Posted By NeedaVaca
Just stop doing it all together, it's mom's...

Just stop doing it all together, it's mom's job...After what she said I would have a very hard time not saying something when she shows up with a tangled mess of hair each morning. I would probably...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,179
Posted By NeedaVaca
You also don't really need to update your...

You also don't really need to update your policies to term this family, you have been trying for a long time and I doubt it will get better any time soon. Personally I would have to give them a term...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By NeedaVaca
You have to let it run it's course...it's very...

You have to let it run it's course...it's very contagious and I would not let them back into care until the blisters are dried up. Can range from 5-7 days. You need to sanitize everything...
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By NeedaVaca
likethislikethis Seriously! Stop worrying...

likethislikethis

Seriously! Stop worrying about how the parents will feel and think about yourself and your well being as well as the other kids in your care, you are crying...it's time to let...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By NeedaVaca
HFM is possible and doesn't always come with a...

HFM is possible and doesn't always come with a fever...it's also very contagious. I would request parents pick up and get a Dr. diagnosis!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,594
Posted By NeedaVaca
How many kids do you currently have and how much...

How many kids do you currently have and how much do you charge? I would take a good look at your contract and make changes so you are happy. I charge 52 weeks per year regardless of the child's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 825
Posted By NeedaVaca
Happy Birthday Michael

Cheers to a great birthday! Thanks for all you do, love this forum :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,711
Posted By NeedaVaca
:D Yes, my NEW power washer !! haha, could have...

:D Yes, my NEW power washer !! haha, could have worded that better!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,711
Posted By NeedaVaca
DD has her 1st 8th grade dance tonight, after I...

DD has her 1st 8th grade dance tonight, after I get her home I will be drinking wine and binge watching Netflix! If the weather is nice this weekend I will be power washing anything and everything. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,536
Posted By NeedaVaca
I agree with the PP, I have worked in early...

I agree with the PP, I have worked in early intervention and have never heard of a family being denied home visits! If he qualifies for an IFSP he has a right to visits in his natural environment. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,704
Posted By NeedaVaca
I had a mom do something very similar! I warned...

I had a mom do something very similar! I warned her my neighborhood hadn't been plowed and the roads weren't very good...She got stuck twice bringing him, she tells me as she dropped him off, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,704
Posted By NeedaVaca
I don't really care what parents do a long as I'm...

I don't really care what parents do a long as I'm getting paid but I would be insulted that they are posting pictures on Facebook and taking the credit. I would comment each time something along...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,715
Posted By NeedaVaca
Cosmic Kids Yoga- Free and on You Tube

Cosmic Kids Yoga- Free and on You Tube
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By NeedaVaca
Don't feel guilty :) I take more time off than...

Don't feel guilty :) I take more time off than you do and it's all paid! I have never had a problem because of it.
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 08-12-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,438
Posted By NeedaVaca
Yes the sprinkle dry packets over the meat and...

Yes the sprinkle dry packets over the meat and you don't add any liquid. There is plenty of liquid after it starts cooking from the butter and meat.

You can serve it with mashed potatoes (I do)...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 08-11-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,438
Posted By NeedaVaca
Awesome! Let me know what you think! The...

Awesome! Let me know what you think! The pepperoncini is depending on taste, I think too many over powers the roast, I usually stick with 5 :)
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 08-11-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,438
Posted By NeedaVaca
Have any of you ever tried the Mississippi Roast?...

Have any of you ever tried the Mississippi Roast? It was showing up in my newsfeed and the ingredients looked so strange to me and I couldn't imagine it would taste good but the reviews were amazing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By NeedaVaca
I won't even take them that young! I want 12...

I won't even take them that young! I want 12 months or older, criteria is walking, self feeding and one nap per day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By NeedaVaca
I don't blame you one bit and I wouldn't feel bad...

I don't blame you one bit and I wouldn't feel bad about it either! You know what makes you happy :) I won't take infants, even from current families...I have had 3 moms get pregnant in the last 2...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By NeedaVaca
Is she still paying you weird amounts? You have...

Is she still paying you weird amounts? You have had problems with this family for a really long time, why not just let them go and replace them with a new family? Ongoing issues like this is just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 837
Posted By NeedaVaca
Thanks! It's a pretty old thread but still...

Thanks! It's a pretty old thread but still relevant. Now most of the coupon match ups include ibotta or checkout 51 or other similar savings type programs. It's another way to save money and they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 837
Posted By NeedaVaca
Here is a thread I posted a while back, hope it...

Here is a thread I posted a while back, hope it helps!

http://daycare.com/forum/showthread.php?t=52976
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,450
Posted By NeedaVaca
Break it up more and turn it into a mosaic and...

Break it up more and turn it into a mosaic and spell dad, let her paint it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,287
Posted By NeedaVaca
I used to work for the state and wrote IFSP's. ...

I used to work for the state and wrote IFSP's. However, this is just not something you should be doing for a daycare child. You need to be trained first of all, second this is something you do with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By NeedaVaca
I am observing Christmas Eve on the 23rd and...

I am observing Christmas Eve on the 23rd and Christmas Day on the 26th, Jan 2 Observed for New Years. I take 2 weeks every year and the days in between are paid vacation days although this year the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By NeedaVaca
I just use a box fan, they are out within minutes...

I just use a box fan, they are out within minutes and it's loud enough to cover up little coughs and sounds during nap time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,207
Posted By NeedaVaca
Babies can't sleep in car seats either! I...

Babies can't sleep in car seats either! I actually gasped when you said you took a picture of that and sent it to mom. That could put you out of business if the picture gets into the wrong hands or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,356
Posted By NeedaVaca
They are awfully young to be so worried IMO, not...

They are awfully young to be so worried IMO, not even 2 yet...I wouldn't expect them to do circle time or group activities at this age, some kids love it, some kids don't. Speech and autism are also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,608
Posted By NeedaVaca
I agree with the others that I wouldn't do it,...

I agree with the others that I wouldn't do it, it's just not beneficial to the child in the long run. I have to wonder what the parents have been feeding her, they are the ones that most likely...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By NeedaVaca
It wasn't like paragraphs explaining everything...

It wasn't like paragraphs explaining everything it was more like a list
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But please don't feel the need to keep looking lol, I feel kinda bad!:D:o
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By NeedaVaca
Well thanks everyone, sorry if I led everyone on...

Well thanks everyone, sorry if I led everyone on a wild goose chase lol, the links are all great but not the one I was looking for lol, it's ok, maybe one of these days I will happen upon it :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By NeedaVaca
I'm starting to think it was probably a parent...

I'm starting to think it was probably a parent that didn't understand play based learning so this provider made a list of how they are actually learning even when it's just simple day to day stuff...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By NeedaVaca
Thanks but no it wasn't behaviors, it was just...

Thanks but no it wasn't behaviors, it was just activities kids do during the day and I'm thinking a year or more ago.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By NeedaVaca
I'm not sure I remember much more and I really...

I'm not sure I remember much more and I really feel like it was possibly years ago! I don't think I commented. Maybe a parent complaining about not enough learning activities for the kids? So a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By NeedaVaca
Help Me Find a Thread?

Can anyone help? I remember reading something on here that someone wrote explaining all kinds of day to day activities for kids but placing each of those into a "learning category". From what I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,716
Posted By NeedaVaca
I know right? What I find strange in Indiana is...

I know right? What I find strange in Indiana is you can watch 5 kids unlicensed and your own kids do NOT count but if you get licensed they DO count lol, weird...
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