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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Jupadia
I allow parents to park in the drive, but we have...

I allow parents to park in the drive, but we have only 1 car and enough room for a seconed car to pull in. Other then that some parents will park right in front of my house, this would be fine but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5,570
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 599,165
Posted By Jupadia
Stop worrying about if their mad, it's not your...

Stop worrying about if their mad, it's not your problem. If someone says something you dont need to give them a full explanation of why your taking time off and dont have backup that day. For the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 229,181
Posted By Jupadia
I had a kid hide there socks in the front of a...

I had a kid hide there socks in the front of a fire truck. The doors opened on it but you realy could not get much in there. Found them almost two weeks after they went missing. I had torn the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 356
Posted By Jupadia
So sorry for your loss,

So sorry for your loss,
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 401
Posted By Jupadia
No I dont make vegetation meals, but I do alow...

No I dont make vegetation meals, but I do alow parents to substitute food for meals (no tuition change). There is no type of food program for me to follow but I do follow the Canadian food guide for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 376
Posted By Jupadia
My kids are all 12 months to almost years. We do...

My kids are all 12 months to almost years. We do am snack at 9am, lunch at 1130am afternoon snack at 3pm. Exception being at 330 if so some reason I do school pick up, its only my kids so 90% of time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 226
Posted By Jupadia
I would say no as well, I'm not licensed where I...

I would say no as well, I'm not licensed where I am or have any equipment restrictions and would not allow it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Jupadia
Canada here so some of my stat holidays are...

Canada here so some of my stat holidays are different.

Closed paid days

New years day - January 1
Family day - February 17 (third monday of month)
Easter friday
Easter monday (not an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5,570
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 599,165
Posted By Jupadia
My kid was nice enough to wake us up last night,...

My kid was nice enough to wake us up last night, poor thing had to throw up. So hope it's only a 24 hour bug and not the flu. Now he is missing his pajama day at school and his class party. He dose...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5,570
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 599,165
Posted By Jupadia
I've got a memo written out for my patents this...

I've got a memo written out for my patents this year. Two are newer and I've not taken vacation with them here. I charge for stat days but not my own vacation days. This year I've got a mix of both...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 524
Posted By Jupadia
The kids all get a small gift from me that...

The kids all get a small gift from me that includes a book, I try not to spend more then 10. I only have a small group of up to 5 max so it's not to expensive. They also do a small gift exchange...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,083
Views: 318,507
Posted By Jupadia
Congrats

Congrats
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By Jupadia
Ive refunded or rather charged a day less the...

Ive refunded or rather charged a day less the next week. My contract dose not cover personal time for me, and vaction days are unpaid. I've had to take a day off for surgery in the past, while I've...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 507
Posted By Jupadia
I would be highly tempted to give notice on a...

I would be highly tempted to give notice on a least the older girl if not on the family of you could afford to. It's not fair for your own to have to deal with the behaviour of the dcg. I how with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5,570
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 599,165
Posted By Jupadia
None of my kids brought snow stuff today, only...

None of my kids brought snow stuff today, only one parent called to check if it would be alright to still send. I did tell her ok, dont worry about it today. Two of the kids are new (diffrent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By Jupadia
Weekly rate here, payment is due on the Friday...

Weekly rate here, payment is due on the Friday for care the next week.

Use to do some drop ins I charged more then I do weekly (if broken down by day). About $10 more for the day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 906
Posted By Jupadia
I know if I moved it would greatly affect my...

I know if I moved it would greatly affect my parents. Most just live blocks away, and are able to jump right on one of the major highways within a five min drive from me. I could easily see parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By Jupadia
The kids are in costume here, though they have...

The kids are in costume here, though they have been removed for lunch and nap. I'm in costume as well, this year I made it simple, I'm wearing a onsie dragon pajama from walmart.


My kids are at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By Jupadia
Yep, cause their vacation cost them more money...

Yep, cause their vacation cost them more money according to her then expected. I truly doupt they were delayed 3 days. I'm sure they had booked a vaction for a week, but were trying to get out of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By Jupadia
I had a mom back in June go on vacation to Cuba...

I had a mom back in June go on vacation to Cuba with her boyfriend and the sent kid to grandpas for the week and not at daycare. First she asked a few weeks before if payment was due if she went on a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5,570
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 599,165
Posted By Jupadia
We dont know if she's a mouser yet, we live near...

We dont know if she's a mouser yet, we live near the highway so she's mostly indoor, but dose go outdoors on an harness and leash. Unfortunately she was upstairs at the time, I leave her up there for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5,570
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 599,165
Posted By Jupadia
We get them every few years though it's been...

We get them every few years though it's been awhile. Last time we had no cat so it was over two years ago. That is last time till a couple weeks ago when one ran into the daycare room at nap. I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5,570
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 599,165
Posted By Jupadia
This is realy a good thing just thought I'd...

This is realy a good thing just thought I'd update here cause I vented here. The strike was averted last night at 9pm. So my kids get to keep going.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Jupadia
When I use to do pt kids I had them pay for...

When I use to do pt kids I had them pay for holidays if they fell on a regular scheduled day. Just like my full timers
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5,570
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 599,165
Posted By Jupadia
Looks like kids here will be getting a school...

Looks like kids here will be getting a school strike next week. It's going to suck having my own 2 all day. The 6 year old just got out of my hair after summer break a month ago. The 3 year old just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,083
Views: 318,507
Posted By Jupadia
Congrats to your family, hoping for the best on...

Congrats to your family, hoping for the best on your rainbow. Though I had a recent loss, I also have my youngest now 3 who's my rainbow baby.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 918
Posted By Jupadia
Not closing day after but do close by 5pm rather...

Not closing day after but do close by 5pm rather then my usual 6pm, I have it written in contract.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By Jupadia
I close early on Halloween at 5pm instead of 6pm,...

I close early on Halloween at 5pm instead of 6pm, as well I close at 12pm on Christmas eve. Both of these are in my contract and I get regular rate for those two days. I dont charge for vaction or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,938
Posted By Jupadia
Dont tend to take them, but most Canadians if...

Dont tend to take them, but most Canadians if working have at least 12 months of mat leave. I get a couple that may start at about 10 or 11 months. I would take them as young as 6 ish months though...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By Jupadia
Not the only one, till I saw who posted.

Not the only one, till I saw who posted.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5,570
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 599,165
Posted By Jupadia
Thank you all

Thank you all
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5,570
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 599,165
Posted By Jupadia
Ot -- having a miscarriage

I know it's not daycare related but, I'm currently going through a miscarriage. Should be 9.5 weeks and their not even seeing a fetal pole in the yoke sack which puts me at less then 6 weeks. Had a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By Jupadia
I just let parents know the spot is not theirs...

I just let parents know the spot is not theirs till I have a deposit in hand, that till then I'll be still showing the daycare and conducting interviews.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-04-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By Jupadia
You would have to find out what your state or...

You would have to find out what your state or city allowed, sometimes it can even be based on a particular area in a city.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 963
Posted By Jupadia
Mom also may not be able to follow up at home, if...

Mom also may not be able to follow up at home, if they dont wear shoes inside.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By Jupadia
I would refund, because you are changing...

I would refund, because you are changing locations.
First though find out if it matters, I would get an answer from the parent as soon as possible though. That way you know if you have a space open...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,577
Posted By Jupadia
I had a Dcb who last week his mom went through a...

I had a Dcb who last week his mom went through a tim hortons drive through, got her kid a hashbrowns. But he did not want that one, so she went through a McDonalds drive through to get him his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By Jupadia
Currently we are invited to most of the kids...

Currently we are invited to most of the kids birthdays or I should say my boys are, if we are going to the party and cause the gift is coming from 2 kids and me the provider I'll spend around 30ish....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,376
Posted By Jupadia
We got a cordless stick Shark vacum just before...

We got a cordless stick Shark vacum just before Christmas when our old vacum past away.

I love it it's so easy to pull out and do a quick vacum after snack or when we drag to much outside in. We...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By Jupadia
If you have separate contracts in that case for...

If you have separate contracts in that case for each child then I would charge it per child. If the children are on a joint contract then i just charge per family.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By Jupadia
Neither had I till my own youngest. But this kid...

Neither had I till my own youngest. But this kid can feel like he has a fever when you hug him. Heat will radiate from his head like crazy. The rest of his body will feel normal.
Colds, teething...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By Jupadia
I've had parents text me that at end of a similar...

I've had parents text me that at end of a similar text. Mostly I think they do it so I know what's going on and how sick kid is.

Depending on your policys for drop off I would just respond. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By Jupadia
I useally call at 37c or 100f. I take it by...

I useally call at 37c or 100f. I take it by forehead but will sometimes double check under arm (then add degree). But it also depends on child, my youngest always runs a little bit hotter and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Jupadia
This summer I'm taking 5 days vaction (going...

This summer I'm taking 5 days vaction (going camping for the week), no charge.
As well as Canada day (July 1) which is a Monday so it will make a long weekend. Sometimes I will take the in between...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By Jupadia
I did this in a way, kids schedule changed every...

I did this in a way, kids schedule changed every week. So some weeks it was 3 days and some 2. I did know what days months in advance when parent received their schedueal. I only did it at time cause...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By Jupadia
Sorry I had ment to type Pluto it's what I was...

Sorry I had ment to type Pluto it's what I was thinking but not what I wrote
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By Jupadia
We do a movie day once a week, I'll either put on...

We do a movie day once a week, I'll either put on a few episodes of a favorite show like paw patrol, octonuts, or super why. Or some other show ff Netflix, sometimes it's an actual movie.
Other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,412
Posted By Jupadia
I've only termed one family. My ratios changed...

I've only termed one family. My ratios changed and made me include my own kid. So I had to give notice to a parent so I would not be over. I actually gave birth to my seconed two days before the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,526
Posted By Jupadia
And another one ...

And another one
https://globalnews.ca/news/5263497/child-dies-hot-car-burnaby/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By Jupadia
Frozen or reheated milk can change taste as a pp...

Frozen or reheated milk can change taste as a pp has said. It has something to do with the fact in the milk changing.
As for reusing it, what I found when researching it (first child I pumped for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Jupadia
Wish I'd had advise, but the ones I know that...

Wish I'd had advise, but the ones I know that done it have stuck with one time.

-My brother age 6, raisins up nose during a tornadoe, mom had to remove with twizzlers cause was effecting his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By Jupadia
It's not even the government, it's a private...

It's not even the government, it's a private agency.
To be licensed in Ontario you have to go through a provite agency (that the Gov dose gove person to to license home daycares). The agency then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By Jupadia
Where I am I max out at 5 kids and cant do more. ...

Where I am I max out at 5 kids and cant do more.
If I was licensed there would be an opportunity to have 10 kids, but both providers are then run by an agency. The agency also handles payments and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By Jupadia
The only kid I worry about potty training is my...

The only kid I worry about potty training is my own who will be 3.5 in July
He is also on a deadline cause he starts jr. Kindergarten in September.
Other peoples kids and there deadlines are not my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 229,181
Posted By Jupadia
I have a daycare boy just turned 2, which now...

I have a daycare boy just turned 2, which now that its spring is bringing me all the dirt bits he finds. While we are outside.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Jupadia
With my kids we joke about spankings, just a...

With my kids we joke about spankings, just a light tap on bum and our kids laugh about it. One day I had no dks yet and a parent comes in while I'm saying, clean up then mommy will spank you....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Jupadia
Mabey look to having a cut off time for drop off....

Mabey look to having a cut off time for drop off. Here kids are welcome to come up to 11:00am, but I will text if they are not here by snack at 9:00am to make sure they are coming.
If they picked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By Jupadia
I'm another vote for let them sleep in their own...

I'm another vote for let them sleep in their own space. My oldest started in my daycare when I opened at age 1. My youngest at 4 weeks . The oldest always slept in his own room upstairs on the main...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By Jupadia
My oldest just turned 6, but my youngest starts...

My oldest just turned 6, but my youngest starts school this year and will be 4 just after Christmas, so I can advertise for that spot for January.

Right now in full, but have 2 spaces opening in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By Jupadia
Spaces will be easier to fill decently for us....

Spaces will be easier to fill decently for us. Between most family's choosing to take 12 months to 18 months for maternity leave kids daily start before 1 year. Only being allowed 2 under 2 has made...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By Jupadia
Canada - New Ratios for Ontario Providers

So the new changes have passed, for the few of us here from Ontario, Canada.

For unlicensed providers we can now have 3 under 2 with total of 5 kids. As well we can stop counting our own once...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By Jupadia
I do. I have one child that comes tue to fri. But...

I do. I have one child that comes tue to fri. But pays for entire week. I just let parents know that I dont offer part time care, due to my ratios I'm only have 4 spaces, so a pt kid could make me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,336
Posted By Jupadia
In Canada where the walkers have been banned, you...

In Canada where the walkers have been banned, you think parents would get it that it's not safe. But I know of a few people who have smuggled one over the boarder just to have one and many others...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,336
Posted By Jupadia
I loved my swing for my kids, it's a bit more...

I loved my swing for my kids, it's a bit more old style looking with deep seat and tray, and full 5 point harness. I will admit my first did become addicted to falling asleep in it. I put him in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 229,181
Posted By Jupadia
My own guy did this a couple months ago with a...

My own guy did this a couple months ago with a toy drill bit, but he pooped. Oh the fun.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Jupadia
My own kids have cried at drop off. Dad brings...

My own kids have cried at drop off. Dad brings them downstairs to "drop them off". They both did this around age 2 ish.

For parents I tell them that. It's not that they dont want to come, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By Jupadia
I closed today, I have a deltal issue with pain...

I closed today, I have a deltal issue with pain and swelling. It took me forever to decide what to do yesterday then I said **** it. Made an appointment for today, and shut down. I know I've...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By Jupadia
I do a cookie or mini cupcake decorating leading...

I do a cookie or mini cupcake decorating leading up to Easter. I will also on the Thursday serve pizza for lunch (treat lunch). I am planning to send an dollor store Easter cracker home, sticker...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 229,181
Posted By Jupadia
Have bad tooth problem which is giving me a...

Have bad tooth problem which is giving me a migraine so I'm letting the kids watch backyardigins on Netflix.

What I hear show saying cause I was not realy paying attention "we have to get our porn...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5,570
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 599,165
Posted By Jupadia
My mouth is hurting so bad that I've made an...

My mouth is hurting so bad that I've made an emergency dental appointment for tomorrow. It sucks. Closing dor day tomorrow seconed time since starting, first time in 3.5 years. Dont even care what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Jupadia
I tell family's that spots are on a first in...

I tell family's that spots are on a first in basis. That I dont count the spot filled till paperwork and contract are handed in. This sometimes means accepting contracts with deposits in weekends.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By Jupadia
I've invite daycare kids to my boys parties. But...

I've invite daycare kids to my boys parties. But part of this is out of their requests, my first really wanted his friend at his 3rd birthday so I invited the kids. Now it's become tradition with my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By Jupadia
I take all stat days paid, plus easter Monday and...

I take all stat days paid, plus easter Monday and the August long weekend. Close early on Christmas eve at noon and at 5pm (instead of 6) on Halloween. I also take up to 3 weeks unpaid per year....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Jupadia
Do you have to keep him in the same room. ...

Do you have to keep him in the same room.

With my own I dont have to (no regulations). I e had them sleep in their own rooms on different floor. But i do have monitors in their room and bring down...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By Jupadia
During day I'm lucky my MIL lives like 5min car...

During day I'm lucky my MIL lives like 5min car ride away. She already dose pick ups and drop offs to school for my oldest. So I can call her, if it's the older guy I just isolate up stairs.
I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By Jupadia
I've got one guy been here a year now and is...

I've got one guy been here a year now and is great now.

First started at a year, bed shares with parents still, only slept in own bed at home a couple times in last few weeks. But we were able to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By Jupadia
I did have one like this, but I would hear him...

I did have one like this, but I would hear him talking the moment dad came in. He would say words but not often. He was quite till he left for jr kindergarden this year.
I love the idea of the...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-15-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,897
Posted By Jupadia
I'm confused how do you know that the provider is...

I'm confused how do you know that the provider is being a horrible person, as far as we know the only thing they have done is have what most of us consider a long notice period that was played out in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,273
Posted By Jupadia
I dont respond verbally bit I do fill out a small...

I dont respond verbally bit I do fill out a small report "what I did today" sheet to parent of child for the most part is non verbal.
It just lists diaper changes, supplies needed, what they ate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2019, 11:20 AM
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Posted By Jupadia
Sometimes even flags are jo help for stupid...

Sometimes even flags are jo help for stupid people. We were passing by a drive way with a hedge the obscured the top a long drive way, so I did not see car or driver. I start passing pushing a quad...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By Jupadia
Most kids here do use there imaginations while...

Most kids here do use there imaginations while playing. I do have one kid almost 4 who is horablie at playing. Given a chance he mostly just makes a mess (dumps baske) and tries to move on. He ends...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By Jupadia
Best part is this kid will tell parents where so...

Best part is this kid will tell parents where so and so puked point ti area and tell them it either happened all day (code for once today) or it happened yesterday (code for anytime in memory)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By Jupadia
Yes, but only cause I have a small group they do...

Yes, but only cause I have a small group they do notice when someone is not here. But I'll just say they went feeling well, and leave details out, unless they threw up cause then I have a 3.5 year...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By Jupadia
We have a friends who both kids, have pulled...

We have a friends who both kids, have pulled every day (at start) of their care for a couple months each. I bit my tongue and said nothing cause if I had a kid like that there is no way I would have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By Jupadia
I've had kids vomiting without fever before....

I've had kids vomiting without fever before. Everyone fights of viruses diffeent ways. Some kids are fevers, some diarrhea and some puke.

Any vomiting I send home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By Jupadia
I would also ask the parents first, mention that...

I would also ask the parents first, mention that she is complaining of belly pain.
I know I have one kid 3 almost 4 that everything was yesterday. He will tell me he and his friends threw up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Jupadia
I dont save spots for mat leave cause here it's a...

I dont save spots for mat leave cause here it's a year for leave (for most) so most parents are not willing to pay for that time. I would charge full rate if they did deside to pay. As for siblings I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Jupadia
My only non napper is my own, who's 6 he plays in...

My only non napper is my own, who's 6 he plays in his room. I've allowed him to either read, play or use his leapfrog. But this is during the summer or other non school days. All my dks do nap, or at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 229,181
Posted By Jupadia
My youngest has a fever today (not the funny...

My youngest has a fever today (not the funny part) but he is over at his nanas now searching and calling down her heating vents for nijia turtles he thinks it the sewers. We have radiators so no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 229,181
Posted By Jupadia
Birthday

One of my dkb turns 2 today so I put up a banner for him and planned to serve mimi birthday cupcakes for PM snack today as a treat.

First the poor kid ends up being the only one here. I have one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5,570
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 599,165
Posted By Jupadia
I wont lie when you typed your birth year it...

I wont lie when you typed your birth year it actually took me a minute to think adult. I'm only about 11 years older but its the same year as my brother was born. I still have his baby face flash in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By Jupadia
My kids are 6 and 3, so the only u tube the get...

My kids are 6 and 3, so the only u tube the get is with us. My husband dose play animal visors or movie trailers, or things like huge lego builds for them. I play kid songs.
I've read conflicting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 838
Posted By Jupadia
Not most of the time. If I have a kid out sick...

Not most of the time. If I have a kid out sick and payment is due I usually ask when they call or text in how they want to pay. I do offer bank email payments so they don't have to come in. But if 8...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By Jupadia
I try to tell all the kids to put the lid down....

I try to tell all the kids to put the lid down. Both our toilets have the built in potty seat, though just one used for daycare. It only happens sometimes, my husband just just as bad as my boys, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By Jupadia
I've found some kids just dont like the structure...

I've found some kids just dont like the structure activites. I've had some who hate craft time. I'll set them up and let them go. I've mentioned to parents in the past so and so dose not enjoy craft....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,223
Posted By Jupadia
As harsh as it sounds you need to let this mom...

As harsh as it sounds you need to let this mom know, that when you are closed you are closed. That parents are expected to pick up and leave. While you do support her breast feeding g that you cannot...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5,570
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 599,165
Posted By Jupadia
We called our cable when I went on mat leave with...

We called our cable when I went on mat leave with my first, no equipment was needed then so nothing to return the next month I got a bill, called complained they fixed the bill. But never came out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By Jupadia
No, cough drops are medication. As well they dont...

No, cough drops are medication. As well they dont recomend cough syrup for the under 6 crowd (at least in Canada). My own kids I have made honey tea for (after age 1), and it has helped.
I dont let...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By Jupadia
I have backup care for my child 90% of time and...

I have backup care for my child 90% of time and so far have only had to call for an hour early pickup for one child due to my kids being sick. Most times they are not even here but at my MIL 5 min...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Jupadia
I have the majority of my books up high and...

I have the majority of my books up high and unreachable for the kids. The older ones can get them off of me by asking and I'll give them some to read in the coner center (a gated area using a large...
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