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Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-27-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By laundrymom
And now hes saying I gave them an EIN not a FID ...

And now hes saying I gave them an EIN not a FID

Yes, I texted a pic of the google answer to Whats a FID number
Shocker, an EIN number.
deep breaths. deep breaths. You dont have to deal w them...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-27-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By laundrymom
and now... I'll take a quick look at the...

and now... I'll take a quick look at the forum.....
(I know Ill emerge three hours later. lol)
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-27-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By laundrymom
A peach, yeah. We'll go w that. A peach. I...

A peach, yeah. We'll go w that. A peach.

I only have one left at home who grads this spring. The three oldest have gotten their own sinks to keep clean and fridges to fill.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-27-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By laundrymom
Nice to see you, as well. I hoped you'd still be...

Nice to see you, as well. I hoped you'd still be here. I'm thinking of
"I provided mom with EIN as she was parent who contracted care."
Which was a nightmare as she texted me on a friday morning...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-27-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By laundrymom
Bowing to the great and mighty Mr. Copeland. (Who...

Bowing to the great and mighty Mr. Copeland. (Who we all should get together and send away for a vacation cruise after tax season each year, just sayin)
I will respond this way. Thank you.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-27-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By laundrymom
I've been limiting my social media time to spend...

I've been limiting my social media time to spend with my sweet grandson! I swear, this is so much better than raising kids! Haha. I never knew I could love someone as much as I do him.
And he lives...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-27-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By laundrymom
Oh Cat! I've missed you!

Oh Cat! I've missed you!
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-27-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By laundrymom
Non Contracted Dad Wants EIN

I've been gone for quite some time but I promise, I was an active member. Not a troll. lol
I have a family that I termed on bad terms in december. They wanted me to go against state policy and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,093
Posted By laundrymom
Thanks so much!!!!

Thanks so much!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,794
Posted By laundrymom
Does she use same diapers?

Does she use same diapers?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 03:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,583
Posted By laundrymom
I strive for 66-67. Year round.

I strive for 66-67.
Year round.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,450
Posted By laundrymom
Look her right in the eye. Stare her down. And...

Look her right in the eye. Stare her down. And say... "Julie, every single day I make sure the children potty right before they are picked up. I am certain she can stay dry in the car. Every day when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,497
Posted By laundrymom
I love that I only accept cash payments. In...

I love that I only accept cash payments. In advance. Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,988
Posted By laundrymom
I have one. BARKING in lue of nap today because...

I have one. BARKING in lue of nap today because it got him candy last night when he was dressed as a dog.
I have one who picked up her plate. Held it out to her side. And dumped it on the floor....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,988
Posted By laundrymom
November 1, 2018

I already have it scheduled as a paid personal day. I am not doing today ever again.
Day after trick or treat is NO TREAT!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,890
Posted By laundrymom
I would also wash everyone's hands immediately at...

I would also wash everyone's hands immediately at arrival. And do more hands off activities. Stay up and away as much as possible. Do loads of relaxed play. And clean like a mad person. Lol. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,608
Posted By laundrymom
This. If an infant keeps scratching her face...

This.
If an infant keeps scratching her face I put socks on her hands
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,799
Posted By laundrymom
"Well then little snowflake, you should start...

"Well then little snowflake, you should start eatig the things I write on your sheet so daddy is happier with you"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,737
Posted By laundrymom
I'm so happy to be out of the loop! Lol

I'm so happy to be out of the loop! Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,461
Posted By laundrymom
I would stop bottle until after lunch. And offer...

I would stop bottle until after lunch. And offer milk in a cup all other times. At 12 mo I'd stop bottle too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2017, 04:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,403
Posted By laundrymom
I have heard this but why is baby taking so much...

I have heard this but why is baby taking so much Med?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,024
Posted By laundrymom
I would just send notice that he is to be there...

I would just send notice that he is to be there before 5:30 or care is terminated immediately if it's that huge a deal to you.
I haven't had anyone disrespect me like that in the past 20-25 years...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,369
Posted By laundrymom
"Oh, Jerry!" Called from the door. "I'll...

"Oh, Jerry!"
Called from the door.
"I'll tell junior you are here while you move your car so the drive isn't blocked."
And go inside.
If he does it again
"Oh, Jerry! You've blocked the drive...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,701
Posted By laundrymom
No touch my babies. Ever. And no hugging...

No touch my babies. Ever.
And no hugging unless telling someone goodbye. And never ever ever any kissing.
We give wenis "hi fives" after about 18 mo. Or whenever they can independently do it. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,989
Posted By laundrymom
THis!!!!!!

THis!!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,155
Posted By laundrymom
I attend to cries. I do not attend to yelling. ...

I attend to cries. I do not attend to yelling.
There is a difference.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2017, 03:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,537
Posted By laundrymom
I would have called for pickup if she had no...

I would have called for pickup if she had no extras. Or gone w a pull-up no pants if she wasn't bothered by it. Some kids care. Some don't. No way i would share.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,701
Posted By laundrymom
"No touch my babies" Is my rule.

"No touch my babies"
Is my rule.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,904
Posted By laundrymom
Best answer yet!

Best answer yet!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,904
Posted By laundrymom
"Mom, I realize that you are new to our program...

"Mom, I realize that you are new to our program and may not understand how things work for availability in a small program. I will adjust things this time but can't do it going further. Your reserved...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,561
Posted By laundrymom
"As much as I enjoy having your kids here, I...

"As much as I enjoy having your kids here, I understand your position and will respect your decision if you need to pull them. In this economy I am not able to hold two spots without tuition. It's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,661
Posted By laundrymom
"All childcare families. My family has suffered a...

"All childcare families. My family has suffered a great loss and we will be closed on x&x to attend funeral. Thank you for understanding. "
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,860
Posted By laundrymom
The hiding spot under the lego/train table. They...

The hiding spot under the lego/train table. They will stack two high three deep in there!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,577
Posted By laundrymom
Maybe it would be easier for mom to remember a...

Maybe it would be easier for mom to remember a quick text in the mornings?
That way you have the info and she doesn't have to remember a log
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,854
Posted By laundrymom
This is a great idea. "Mom, Sally really has...

This is a great idea. "Mom, Sally really has trouble w the quinoa self feeding. Perhaps a different item until she masters the concept better? She's not getting as much in as on and she's still...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,511
Posted By laundrymom
I would not. No refunds. No credits for...

I would not. No refunds. No credits for overpayments.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,577
Posted By laundrymom
I used to worry about that. Anymore I just try to...

I used to worry about that. Anymore I just try to feed, change, play, nap, and repeat. I dont worry about what they do at home. Or when they do it. I get them on a schedule that works for me. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,725
Posted By laundrymom
It was a rough week here. Our outdoor time was...

It was a rough week here. Our outdoor time was minutes. So humid and hot and I've got one little guy who gasped and had to have inhaler after a few minutes. Next week will be cooler. I keep reminding...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,736
Posted By laundrymom
I do a walking tour of our downtown farmers...

I do a walking tour of our downtown farmers market in the spring and fall. I buy each child something from one of the vendors and we explore the market as a lazy group. If it gets too hectic or they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,564
Posted By laundrymom
I guess it makes sense. I dont know. I stopped...

I guess it makes sense.
I dont know. I stopped buying purée in about 1991.
I just feed soft foods and tiny pieces from what I feed other kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,564
Posted By laundrymom
Sounds like you are on track. Just keep...

Sounds like you are on track. Just keep repeating. She will get the hang of it. I would seriously consider going to all feed herself sized pieces at every meal. No purée or spoon feeding her. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,612
Posted By laundrymom
Ding ding ding. Have mom do a feed at drop off...

Ding ding ding.
Have mom do a feed at drop off each morning for a week so you can see "how she holds him/bottle/ burps. Etc. "
I also would send home after 30 min of failed feeding.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,714
Posted By laundrymom
That picture was not fair at 10:30 AM as I am...

That picture was not fair at 10:30 AM as I am getting ready to fix the kids their lunch
that was literally cruel to me knowing that I can't even get to the store to get a steak until I get off...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,714
Posted By laundrymom
Bwahahahaha. Yep. But it's the meals they...

Bwahahahaha.
Yep. But it's the meals they have at childcare which are ruining their development. Lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,714
Posted By laundrymom
I serve all types of foods including red meats,...

I serve all types of foods including red meats, fish, pork, etc. but I also have an active program with hours of vigorous gross motor play each day so I would not adhere to this request. I do not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,720
Posted By laundrymom
I think I'd just delete the text. I wouldn't even...

I think I'd just delete the text. I wouldn't even respond. There is no reason you have to discuss it. Care has been terminated. Period.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By laundrymom
"Program participation is terminated immediately...

"Program participation is terminated immediately due to parental behavior. "
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 09-01-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,039
Posted By laundrymom
Usually it's in the claim site and you just print...

Usually it's in the claim site and you just print it out from the program you submit claims on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-01-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,509
Posted By laundrymom
Pestle, that bolded part. O. M. G. ...

Pestle, that bolded part.
O. M. G.

Truth! Straight truth!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,026
Posted By laundrymom
"I realize how frustrating it is when children's...

"I realize how frustrating it is when children's needs change. I suggest waking her a couple hours earlier in the morning to compensate for the hours you want her to sleep at night. It's too...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By laundrymom
"As of October first I am changing my...

"As of October first I am changing my availability to full time only care. I feel it's the best decision for my business at this time.
If your family would like to take advantage of the new program...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By laundrymom
This seems to be the best option. "Mom, I'm...

This seems to be the best option.
"Mom, I'm unable to retrieve boy from the headstart bus. I'm sorry. "
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By laundrymom
I'm blessed. My current inspector I've had for...

I'm blessed. My current inspector I've had for about ten years. She comes after morning snack, stays long enough to do paperwork and rarely even bothers the kids except to see a fire drill. She's in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By laundrymom
----->late to party. Lost on what happened. But...

----->late to party. Lost on what happened. But years on this site and know that one of the posters mentioned is a true veteran w a wealth of knowledge that they freely share when it could help...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,659
Posted By laundrymom
Cacfp requires you to offer formula. The parents...

Cacfp requires you to offer formula. The parents can choose to provide but if they choose not to providers must.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By laundrymom
I would keep it simple "Our new friend is a...

I would keep it simple
"Our new friend is a little girl, 2 yrs old and can't wait for you to meet her"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By laundrymom
I would go outside toys. Climbers. Etc. or a mix...

I would go outside toys. Climbers. Etc. or a mix of dramatic play, manipulative, art supplies. Toddler supplies can be used with a great range of ages. Congrats on the grant!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,039
Posted By laundrymom
I'd mention to your director that she was out of...

I'd mention to your director that she was out of diapers so you used someone else's and maybe she had a reaction. Have her relay to mom to bring diapers in case that's why she was red and move on....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By laundrymom
Like. Beeyansay Lol

Like.
Beeyansay

Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By laundrymom
I get enough back to make it worth it. And I've...

I get enough back to make it worth it. And I've not had a single issue but I'm strictly cash pay.
I dont take ccdf because they require a landline phone.
I use it for meals and receipt tally...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By laundrymom
Kidcare/Kidkare. Virus/Malware

Received notice today that kidcare is a malware site.
Make sure you are using kidkare.
Two Ks.
Just a heads up.
Apparently it's a nightmare for them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By laundrymom
Driveway. Although we can park 8 vehicles in it,...

Driveway. Although we can park 8 vehicles in it, the parents seem to always be in each other's way. Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,283
Posted By laundrymom
I would absolutely have a party!!! I would have a...

I would absolutely have a party!!! I would have a huge "to do" and have mini muffins at afternoon snack. Except for the party girl. She would get a double sized espresso cupcake w some apple juice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,283
Posted By laundrymom
I agree with the others. Take it. Raise...

I agree with the others.
Take it.
Raise your rates to reflect the income loss from being closed and take it unpaid.
If you don't feel comfortable raising them then raise for new clients and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By laundrymom
I gave notice to My child like this and mom opted...

I gave notice to My child like this and mom opted to not return durin notice period. Which is fine. They all pay ahead two weeks.
I was stressed so much when he was here and the kids were so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,156
Posted By laundrymom
Yep. Here too. I'm worth it to them.

Yep. Here too. I'm worth it to them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,807
Posted By laundrymom
I've only been helping children potty learn since...

I've only been helping children potty learn since 1987 so might not have as much experience as some but might have more than others so here's my opinion.
It's awesome that she has learned at home...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By laundrymom
I would just say that "Believe me mom, I...

I would just say that
"Believe me mom, I agonized over the decision but feel jimmy would transition to a new care program easily and quickly. I think this is a great time for him to adjust to a new...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By laundrymom
I call them baby bubbles. Lol

I call them baby bubbles.
Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By laundrymom
And now I do have to pass costs on to the...

And now I do have to pass costs on to the families.
Which makes me look money hungry in their eyes.
No. My food costs just increased and I have to find the mo way somewhere.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By laundrymom
We didn't get a raise but centers did. That...

We didn't get a raise but centers did. That makes no more sense than the reasoning behind our decrease last year. Especially now, because the new regs are costing us more to stay in guideline. I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,034
Posted By laundrymom
I have three options for paying the two week...

I have three options for paying the two week deposit.
Lump sum.
Half.
Or one quarter
Per week until it's paid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By laundrymom
Today is my first day after terming my child like...

Today is my first day after terming my child like this. It's odd how easy today has been. I dont have to say "will G be able to hurt anyone with this toy" prior to setting it in the play area.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,339
Posted By laundrymom
Thorns eventually wither and die. Flowers...

Thorns eventually wither and die.
Flowers bloom among them as well.
You got this. You do. You really do.
You are morphing the old school lazy ditto days daycare into a thriving, engaging,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By laundrymom
I just use a Tupperware container. Lol

I just use a Tupperware container. Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5,283
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 555,332
Posted By laundrymom
When you reach the sticker on the calendar and...

When you reach the sticker on the calendar and decide to have the talk and mom tells you after sending grandma to pickup they won't be here the rest of the week.
I hate breaking up over texts.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,464
Posted By laundrymom
8 pounds of crazy in a four pound box.

8 pounds of crazy in a four pound box.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,094
Posted By laundrymom
She is CHOOSING to be hungry. ALLOW her that...

She is CHOOSING to be hungry.
ALLOW her that choice.
Stop making it an issue and it will stop being an issue. :-)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,471
Posted By laundrymom
My policy::: Parents provide all diapers,...

My policy:::

Parents provide all diapers, diaper wipes, diaper creams, lotions, sunscreen, etc. I will inform you when an item
needs replacing and if parent chooses not to replace I will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,694
Posted By laundrymom
I would charge your standard rate. And if she...

I would charge your standard rate. And if she asks if dad pays you ii would simply say that your rate is $$
And ask if she'd like to see a contract and review your policies.
I wouldnt respond to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By laundrymom
I' would send a term notice. "Due to new...

I' would send a term notice.
"Due to new enrollment policies I will no longer be offering drop in or pay as you go care. All childcare positions will be full time only. If you'd like to be on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,209
Posted By laundrymom
We were out from 7-1045 this morning and will go...

We were out from 7-1045 this morning and will go out again from 330-530 this afternoon. This mom would hate me. Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Wth
Views: 782
Posted By laundrymom
For me it would depend on my relationship w her....

For me it would depend on my relationship w her. If I respect them I am more apt to special favors.
And I'd charge $20-$30 for the early time.
If she was a snowflake I'd refuse.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 03:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 983
Posted By laundrymom
I def would respond with "sorry mom, older son is...

I def would respond with "sorry mom, older son is just too old for our environment." if she asks again.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,188
Posted By laundrymom
This!!!! And then place screamer in a spot...

This!!!!
And then place screamer in a spot that's safe and let them be. Stop giving "the barking dog a cookie!"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,072
Posted By laundrymom
"Mom, I know you've had her to the doctor and I...

"Mom, I know you've had her to the doctor and I know what they've suggested to you but this is an issue that needs addressed. Possibly a different physician, or one who specializes in this field...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By laundrymom
"Mom, during your maternity leave will you be...

"Mom, during your maternity leave will you be dropping off and picking up big bro at regular time or will he be here less hours per day? "
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By laundrymom
I have one who is w grandma on sundays and...

I have one who is w grandma on sundays and wednesdays. She has a rash Monday and Thursday mornings. But sores are different. Sores are an opening for MRSA and ain't NOBODY got time for that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2017, 10:33 AM
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Posted By laundrymom
"Mom, since routine diaper changing and standard...

"Mom, since routine diaper changing and standard bum care isn't helping juniors wounds on his bottom, I'm going to require a doctors visit to rule out a possible underlying condition. Possibly we can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,036
Posted By laundrymom
I allow one week free per year but it must be...

I allow one week free per year but it must be taken all at once and have two weeks written notice.
That's it.
I get two weeks unpaid vacation per year.
Five paid absence days.
Christmas,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,350
Posted By laundrymom
I would serve milk at meals and snacks and water...

I would serve milk at meals and snacks and water between meals.
I offer a snack in the morning. Lunch, and in the afternoon a large snack w all components of a food program "dinner"
I only offer...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By laundrymom
The moment they drive away

The moment they drive away
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,324
Posted By laundrymom
I nap them all in playroom. Sight and sound. From...

I nap them all in playroom. Sight and sound. From enrollment start to the day they leave me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By laundrymom
I would remind mom that your group often picnics...

I would remind mom that your group often picnics in the park and you have no way to warm meals there. That you prefer a cold packed lunch or a thermos if a meal needs served warm.
As for the milk,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,565
Posted By laundrymom
"I'm so sorry but that is actually not acceptable...

"I'm so sorry but that is actually not acceptable practice in child care. Babies are held for feedings and only sleep in a crib with no toys, blankets or stuffed animals. Would you like me to find...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,569
Posted By laundrymom
I would just fill spot. Then forget them.

I would just fill spot. Then forget them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,989
Posted By laundrymom
I allow them to attend but refuse to entertain....

I allow them to attend but refuse to entertain. They are children. They should be able to imagine an afternoon away easily. Loose part toys, and a bunch of fresh air should be all he needs.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By laundrymom
I would call. Let her know you have an opening....

I would call. Let her know you have an opening. If she wants it fine. If she wants to wait call the next name on your list. And add her to the bottom.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,909
Posted By laundrymom
I specialize in birth to kinder.

I specialize in birth to kinder.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,238
Posted By laundrymom
If parents would parent all of this would be...

If parents would parent all of this would be easier. Maybe the state should step into that can of worms. Or would they like us to do that dirty work too?
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