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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By BrynleeJean
I’m not sure when he wakes up. I know it differs...

I’m not sure when he wakes up. I know it differs from day to day. Dad said this morning “he slept in a little bit” which is why they arrive at 7:35 instead of 7:15 like normal.
I guess I can start...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By BrynleeJean
Yes Iíve read the eat play sleep schedule on here...

Yes Iíve read the eat play sleep schedule on here so he gets here around 7-7:30 and I feed him around 7:30-8:00 and he plays and usually gets cranky around 9:00.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By BrynleeJean
Infant Screaming to Sleep

Iím so embarrassed :(

My new enrollment, 5 months, and only enrollment so far in this new house

His parents live right across the street and he screams in his crib.
I do the back to sleep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By BrynleeJean
I also have my closures in my handbook because...

I also have my closures in my handbook because they are paid and i expect them to know that ahead of time and sign and agree to that but i also remind them because i still feel that awkwardness when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By BrynleeJean
i have two 100 percent dedicated rooms for...

i have two 100 percent dedicated rooms for daycare though we are usually in other rooms because i need to heat up a bottle in the kitchen or feed the other kids in the kitchen, we are usually in my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 254,550
Posted By BrynleeJean
I went on my first walk today with my DC kids...

I went on my first walk today with my DC kids (one really, and my own two)
its tough because i have one of my own that 3 months and the DCK is 5 months so their schedules clash and little DKB is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By BrynleeJean
wow, no I'm allowed to use CDs here in my state...

wow,
no I'm allowed to use CDs here in my state but i haven't been lately and maybe what i do can help you?
I use a fan recently as my white noise, a big like box fan wind machine. its not that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By BrynleeJean
Ew yay that would frustrate me too but you canít...

Ew yay that would frustrate me too but you canít control what thy do at home so Iíd simply say to whoever picks up yet we are having lots more accidents recently and I was using panties and she was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By BrynleeJean
likethis thanks very much :)

likethis
thanks very much
:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,283
Posted By BrynleeJean
Angry gr unlicensed posing as licensed

:mad:
a mother recommended a woman on a FB group I'm in for child care in my town. said she has a licensed childcare out of her home and has been doing it or 15 years and is awesome.
I've done my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By BrynleeJean
I guess this seems right. I guess Iíd just never...

I guess this seems right. I guess Iíd just never thought about it? This family uses me often for drop in and I donít have a payment contract for this type of abnormal schedule.
They sign and fill...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By BrynleeJean
Drop-in Contract

I have read the other drop in contract post it wasn't exact what i was looking for.
I have a policy handbook for parents to sign which I had the drop in parents sign of course
I also have a payment...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By BrynleeJean
likethis I don't think I've ever had an...

likethis

I don't think I've ever had an issue. This is what I say though.
And we are I'm my living room quite often with two couches in it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By BrynleeJean
IDK why but i was like the healthiest i ever have...

IDK why but i was like the healthiest i ever have been when i was pregnant.
relax and know your body knows what its doing? that what i did
so i guess to make you feel better id say i ran my first...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 454
Posted By BrynleeJean
Well that doesn't sound like a daycare at all ...

Well that doesn't sound like a daycare at all

More like a help center, birthing center, or shelter for homeless moms or moms in need? either way in a previous article the work informal still makes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By BrynleeJean
yea, i get that. if you let them stay in the...

yea, i get that.
if you let them stay in the center its most likely a popular center and then you've started a fire and then everyone is going to say "well you let charlie stay in his center" and...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 09-21-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By BrynleeJean
I'm going to start using it, but its free because...

I'm going to start using it, but its free because I'm part of the food program. maybe look into that??

if i wasn't on the food program and kidkare wasn't free with it id be using MYMAX. they have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By BrynleeJean
When I more than 6 kids usually Iíll split them...

When I more than 6 kids usually Iíll split them into centers. I have usually 3-4 or Iíll create more if I have more kids at any certain time
-1-blocks,cars centers
-2-library books center
-3-...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By BrynleeJean
I actually feel the days drags more when I have...

I actually feel the days drags more when I have less kids. I’d prefer long days with lots of kids with occasional off but no the assistant would be counted in my ratio daily, not really a sub.

But...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By BrynleeJean
Good point likethis Thanks for that :)

Good point
likethis
Thanks for that :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By BrynleeJean
Oh I do definely Iím more so thinking about...

Oh I do definely Iím more so thinking about spending my saturdays catching up on cleaning or paperwork not spending time with my littles or shopping for the daycare or peeping for week to come. And...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By BrynleeJean
Posted on my Nextdoor app for my neighborhood and...

Posted on my Nextdoor app for my neighborhood and surrounding areas and Facebook. It’s only been a few weeks but those inquiry seem to stray at mention of my pricing
I’ll only be open 4 days and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By BrynleeJean
First Clients

How long do you wait when starting up and after advertising to lower rates
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By BrynleeJean
i just found out last week that you can make you...

i just found out last week that you can make you own website on vistaprint.com
AND if you want to make a logo through their site which is like 20 bucks, for your business, its free if you use it on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By BrynleeJean
likethis This is good advice Im...

likethis

This is good advice

Im happy to take it. Anything to make drop offs and pick ups smoother :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 223
Posted By BrynleeJean
I want to get a deck box soon which is just a...

I want to get a deck box soon which is just a large outdoor storage box people use for pool equipment or patio cushions usually. they range around $50-$110ish. i have balls and chalk. no playground...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By BrynleeJean
Wow. i wouldn't enroll my child their either but...

Wow. i wouldn't enroll my child their either but some parents i think just think I'm my kid is happy them I'm happy and junk food makes them happy :rolleyes:
Im surprised they'd do that, I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By BrynleeJean
I'm opening soon and only going to do four days a...

I'm opening soon and only going to do four days a week. I just moved so i had to get a new license, just waiting for the paper license in the mail now, my last home daycare at my last house was 5...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 915
Posted By BrynleeJean
Woah kinda strict. I bet that closed a lot of...

Woah kinda strict. I bet that closed a lot of night care homes
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By BrynleeJean
I talk to my parents like i do anyone else. It...

I talk to my parents like i do anyone else.
It find it difficult to be..idk the word.. well anything but myself 100 percent of the time because then i have to do that act later.
Id honestly just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 915
Posted By BrynleeJean
i don't know of a specific rule against sleeping...

i don't know of a specific rule against sleeping while the kids are sleeping during the day here in my state. I know you have to be in proximity to them so you can hear them to monitor them. They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By BrynleeJean
I actually do have a question. This would be...

I actually do have a question. This would be ideal for my family at this season. Im relicensing my home because we moved so no clients yet and i have a newborn and a 2 year old so fridays off would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By BrynleeJean
Thank you Blackcat31!

Thank you Blackcat31!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By BrynleeJean
Monday Through Thursday

can someone point me to some post about providers who do only Monday-Thursday care?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By BrynleeJean
my inspections last 30 minutes to an hour. i...

my inspections last 30 minutes to an hour.

i haven't had different inspectors yet

i think there is a big difference between inspectors, definitely. I think this because my inspector seems to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By BrynleeJean
wow thats impressive!

wow thats impressive!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By BrynleeJean
Crib Space

Does anyone take care of a lot of crib users?

do you stick them all in the room you use all the time or do you sleep them in another room with a monitor?
or maybe compact the crib and only take...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By BrynleeJean
i provide an apply. though if i didnt my derm...

i provide an apply.
though if i didnt my derm keeps telling (and my kids pediatrician) contrary to my belief all these years of sun exposure boating and whatever, that i only need to apply sunscreen...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By BrynleeJean
You can have a little breastmilk/bottle sized...

You can have a little breastmilk/bottle sized cooler in your freezer ready to go with an ice pack so you can stuff babies breast milk in it on your way out. its another stop by the fridge but if its...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,768
Posted By BrynleeJean
I got my first two families from posting to local...

I got my first two families from posting to local treasure exchange site on FB that linked to a little website i made and a FB page i made for my daycare.
from their it was all word of mouth.
that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By BrynleeJean
What Do You Use For Changing

I used to change on a changing mat on the floor in the bathroom.
Now moving to care requiring me to change 100 percent of the children i bring in I'm thinking thats a lot of up and down.

Besides...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 52,941
Posted By BrynleeJean
It really varies here. Some cheaper homes will go...

It really varies here. Some cheaper homes will go for as low as 130 even 100 for babies or kids younger than 18 months in general. Others are higher at around 170-200 a week for a baby or under 18...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,085
Posted By BrynleeJean
oatmeal :dislike: so basic, so cheap, so...

oatmeal :dislike:

so basic, so cheap, so easy and i guess nutritious, i just can't stomach it

so mushy. i just can't.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By BrynleeJean
here here about the immune system thing. they say...

here here about the immune system thing. they say something like for every percentage of bad germs you kill with the anti bac stuff you kill all those good ones trying to kill those bad ones.

and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 679
Posted By BrynleeJean
I would respond. Im actually surprise i haven't...

I would respond. Im actually surprise i haven't received this same message.
most banks have banking apps for easy deposits. mine does.
I've been known to go a week and forget to deposit any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By BrynleeJean
I'm currently closed about to have a baby in the...

I'm currently closed about to have a baby in the next week actually so i haven't tried this yet BUT i recently heard another provider share her recommendation of just saying if you bring your child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By BrynleeJean
Who is your subscription through? love this...

Who is your subscription through?

love this idea!

i tend to get a bit toy crazy myself :o
I started with what i thought would be enough for all age groups for play and rotations, and over the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By BrynleeJean
I agree with Storybookending's post. keep it...

I agree with Storybookending's post.
keep it simple. looks good :) likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By BrynleeJean
Im trustworthy, dependable, work like a dog,...

Im trustworthy, dependable, work like a dog, never take sick days though i do schedule myself PTO. i have had a couple families leave because they thought they could get the same care elsewhere at a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By BrynleeJean
I haven't. Ive almost had it asked if i would...

I haven't.
Ive almost had it asked if i would in some slight way by some parents, friends of my family who I've watched their kids for a short time, but I've always wanted to keep it business. Im...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 194,076
Posted By BrynleeJean
simply the smile on my sons face as he sits in...

simply the smile on my sons face as he sits in the bucket meant to hold the Duplos, instead of actually playing with the blocks. sigh.. why do i buy toys. He's in an imaginary boat thats apparently...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By BrynleeJean
Not mean at all. :) I've made up such rules...

Not mean at all. :)
I've made up such rules as, make sure you don't leave any white left on the paper unless its white meant for your picture.
Or just one pice a day do with it what you will, get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,524
Posted By BrynleeJean
likethis Yup. I don't think we should be...

likethis
Yup. I don't think we should be responsible for anything that happens to those children off our property. In fact I make it clear in interviews and contracts that I am not responsible for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By BrynleeJean
id use one of the option suggested by Tom. My...

id use one of the option suggested by Tom. My little brother pays me for family style cell phone bill through my bank app each month. super simple and free, we share the same bank though so that may...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By BrynleeJean
I did the tattle bear in a pre k class of mine a...

I did the tattle bear in a pre k class of mine a few years in a row in a center. I think it worked well there because of the consistency in their ages. It starts as a game to them, for almost a week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By BrynleeJean
I give you credit to nipping it in the butt now....

I give you credit to nipping it in the butt now. like this
i say better to take care of it now the later, the parent doesn't seem real respectful of you already so that can only go south.
Id keep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 872
Posted By BrynleeJean
Thats about the same here for 8-10 kids...

Thats about the same here for 8-10 kids unfortunately
love the input
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By BrynleeJean
honestly if the child wasn't doing it because...

honestly if the child wasn't doing it because they were upset, like crying, and they didnt spot when i asked them to, and they should be able to at the age of three, then id have them sit with me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By BrynleeJean
Milk Storage

Where does everyone store their daycare milk?

Ill have a mostly separate space for my infant/toddler daycare come august. Daycare food and meals will obviously be stored in my fridge but because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 845
Posted By BrynleeJean
Popcorn Tree love this my mother sang it...

Popcorn Tree love this

my mother sang it all the time, such a dork. love her lovethis :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By BrynleeJean
Yay! happyface Happy Provider Appreciation...

Yay! happyface
Happy Provider Appreciation Day!
i hope your dcfs make you feel appreciated often :)
i hope you see the difference you make in those children every day
i hope you know that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By BrynleeJean
the first time i was pregnant, my first pregnancy...

the first time i was pregnant, my first pregnancy ever, id only been open for maybe 6 months. i told the families after maybe 3 months. i was bound and determined that it wouldn't effect my level of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By BrynleeJean
Id like to think that be me spending the money...

Id like to think that be me spending the money and precious time to start and run a home daycare the right way and take those trainings like I'm supposed to, thus charging more for my care, i am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By BrynleeJean
very interesting i should look into that! ...

very interesting i should look into that!

And that isn't a bad think to require for infants i wouldn't think and wouldn't violate. My programer always just says i have to offer, for infants she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By BrynleeJean
i had this happen with a little DCG. Shed...

i had this happen with a little DCG. Shed practically brag about her new school to her daycare friends and it would upset them and she would brush them off saying nope I'm leaving and going to have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,144
Posted By BrynleeJean
a family with 2 kids once brought their kids...

a family with 2 kids once brought their kids before the sun was up, i asked the older child aloud if they'd had breakfast, the dad answered and said they might not be hungry, they were snacking on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By BrynleeJean
i personally worked in childcare centers for like...

i personally worked in childcare centers for like 6 years before i opened my home so i got pretty grounded in what each age group/rooms developmental range was, where they started in that age and how...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By BrynleeJean
does she seem rude? i had a parent that would...

does she seem rude?
i had a parent that would do the same things. act like she didnt care for the stuff but then if i didnt do them like want them, never commented back to messages but id i didnt...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By BrynleeJean
Ink Club vs Epson

I'm part of the HP ink club but I'm not really a fan of the HP printer just because I'm impatient but the ink club is reasonably priced. can't complain is all i can say, except for the speed of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By BrynleeJean
just me personally. i would. depending on your...

just me personally. i would. depending on your area and if you think y'all can brave the temp of course.
better snots outside then in your house and I've always though that when the pollen is just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By BrynleeJean
Personal Choice id say. one the one hand i...

Personal Choice id say.

one the one hand i have a brother in law that is a contractor that does so much for us, so many jobs without asking anything in return. we aren't strapped he just uses the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By BrynleeJean
Proverbs 31:26-28 NKJV but really you could...

Proverbs 31:26-28 NKJV
but really you could pick around in the proverbs 31 area. i just shortened with that to make it fit and it was still a bit lengthy :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By BrynleeJean
I have these 12 inch wooden letters i got from...

I have these 12 inch wooden letters i got from some craft store and i painted them white letter M and letter O
and i have the kids take cute pics in the grass in the backyard with the letters. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By BrynleeJean
I would, very soon, change my policies or...

I would, very soon, change my policies or handbook or rates or wherever you have it and state that you only do full time.
That you just can't afford the PT anymore unfortunately and of course give...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By BrynleeJean
Makes sense to me :) Ive felt this way when...

Makes sense to me :)

Ive felt this way when i worked in centers or come across others providers in my area that seems more like besties with their clients that anything else or when my DCPs want...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By BrynleeJean
when i was in a center i noticed that a song, any...

when i was in a center i noticed that a song, any song you want, i used like pour unfortunate souls from the little mermaid or whatever my fav disney song was :p and they knew in their centers that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By BrynleeJean
Four Day Care

i stumbled upon a post about avoiding burnout in the form of going form 5 to 4 day care. A lot of providers seemed to be on board with the idea. A lot more that i would have thought, but I can't seem...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By BrynleeJean
no group right now as i decided to be closed...

no group right now as i decided to be closed during this pregnancy and transition to a new house but what i miss about my last group :rolleyes: hmm?

They picked up all the toys every day at the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By BrynleeJean
We got into this book called MOO i think for a...

We got into this book called MOO i think for a while. the only word in the book was MOO, i had to get creative it was cute
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By BrynleeJean
:hug: Your not alone. :) I think we've all...

:hug:

Your not alone. :) I think we've all been there with a 2 year old.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By BrynleeJean
How do you approach those situations? this is a...

How do you approach those situations? this is a good point. one hand I don't get a break . period . if my kids are sick i may close but i don't have a care provider to watch them for me so i feel no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,026
Posted By BrynleeJean
Im right there with you! it would literally give...

Im right there with you! it would literally give me almost like anxiety problems, thinking about what if a parent wants to walk this far and sees the dishes or the crumbs or the clutter or if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By BrynleeJean
i had a five year old that COULD do things id ask...

i had a five year old that COULD do things id ask him to and he's whine and say "i can't" till it was a full on fit and we had to call mom multiple time.
five is plenty old to be writing. now if he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By BrynleeJean
I've thought about putting this in the prek...

I've thought about putting this in the prek curriculum
id do it in the way that, after they already knew how to read and write fairly well, at least here in my pre k program i did daily tracing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By BrynleeJean
I hear you. I'm in the process of setting my home...

I hear you. I'm in the process of setting my home back up and getting relicensed, the site talks about how the licensors are there to "help you get and maintain your license" :roll eyes:
idk. i...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By BrynleeJean
my policies Closed days: I'm closed all major...

my policies
Closed days: I'm closed all major holidays PAID, and if it falls on a weekend i may close the monday after of friday before PAID. i close when my local ISD closes for weather days ,which...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By BrynleeJean
This is a good post happy face I didnt plan on...

This is a good post happy face
I didnt plan on it, i was strictly professional and i had ZERO kids of my own at the time i was still invited to all my DCKs Bday parties, the parents would tend to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By BrynleeJean
I would that this advice into your childcare...

I would that this advice into your childcare career, especially with the infants because of this issue, put it right in your policies that the first month is a trial period for both you and the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,332
Posted By BrynleeJean
Not that i have kid stuff on accidents all over...

Not that i have kid stuff on accidents all over me every, but that when or if they do i don't wanna be in my clothes.
And even if they don't happen I have this i guess germaphobe way of thinking?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,332
Posted By BrynleeJean
What Do You Wear During Daycare Hours?

? I've heard some wear scrubs, but some think its not professional enough? I'm looking to dress myself and employees(2) similar or kinda uniform to look professional.

i never wore PJs and wearing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By BrynleeJean
LOL idk why you feel guilty! :lol: don't. i know...

LOL idk why you feel guilty! :lol: don't. i know I've already taken my kid to an egg hunt LAST weekend and there will probably be more this weekend and we've seen the easter bunny and all, he's got...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Posted By BrynleeJean
when i worked in centers we saw this way more...

when i worked in centers we saw this way more than once unfortunately. and i did as well in my last round of home daycare kids in a child around the same age.

I think that the talk is going to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,057
Posted By BrynleeJean
yup. i think your just over thinking it. easy to...

yup. i think your just over thinking it. easy to do :ouch:
my husband would hide when daycare families came to the door lol talk about over thinking! he was my sub and super quiet and friendly, i...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By BrynleeJean
Thanks!:D I think we are getting the one story...

Thanks!:D
I think we are getting the one story with two rooms. Iím nervous but think it will be best and this neighborhood in general has an amenity center with a park and maybe a splash park in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By BrynleeJean
My family has their toiletries under the sink in...

My family has their toiletries under the sink in a basket that I can grab and stick on the back of the toilets water tank when needed and the cabinet has those child proof things on them so they are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By BrynleeJean
Daycare Space Advice

To preface: Iím prego and havenít been running my home daycare for two years. I plan to open shortly after baby is born again.
So my DH came to me (weeks after rejecting the idea of having the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 968
Posted By BrynleeJean
If you want to do the cold turkey then you can do...

If you want to do the cold turkey then you can do it like friday night and say here, no more paci on monday morning at daycare because it should only take a few hard days and the weekend should be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By BrynleeJean
my curse replacement is GOOD NIGHT. not just in...

my curse replacement is GOOD NIGHT. not just in child are but everywhere. i got it from duck dynasty as a joke but it stuck and its cute.

Yea id call your Rep for advice and talk face to face...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By BrynleeJean
:lol: likethis ME TOO! glad I'm not the only...

:lol: likethis ME TOO! glad I'm not the only one. :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By BrynleeJean
I didnt the first year and regretted it, as well...

I didnt the first year and regretted it, as well as good friday because i ended up watching like two/seven families. one that was working sales, and one that just thought it would be nice to have a...
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