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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By nanglgrl
Iíve had this happen but only with Children who...

Iíve had this happen but only with Children who were force trained for a long time (usually placed on the potty every 30 minutes over a lengthy time period). I believe itís a result of not learning...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By nanglgrl
I would also point out that you canít just say...

I would also point out that you canít just say what the 2 days is worth to you. Most providers have a weekly rate and you should at least pay the rate you agreed upon for that week if she requests it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,877
Posted By nanglgrl
Sometimes a backwards T-shirt or leggings. I...

Sometimes a backwards T-shirt or leggings. I usually donít figure it out until half-way through the day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By nanglgrl
I find there is no exact age but generally girls...

I find there is no exact age but generally girls in Daycare are between 2.5 and 3 and the boys are between 3 and 3.5. Sometimes a little earlier, rarely much later than 3.5 unless they just started...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By nanglgrl
It really depends. Some parents can be sensitive...

It really depends. Some parents can be sensitive which means I have to go through some photos and crop them/check them before I send them. For instance, I once had a parent get upset because her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,059
Posted By nanglgrl
8. To add to all that parents donít feel capable....

8. To add to all that parents donít feel capable. Quality early childhood experiences? How can they provide that? Their degree is in business. It seems to complex because of all of the advice these...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,059
Posted By nanglgrl
1. Parents are busy. They both need to work to...

1. Parents are busy. They both need to work to provide and donít get a lot of time off after baby is born. I feel like this has left people a little out of touch with their child. In some it also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 865
Posted By nanglgrl
You’re speaking my language. I actually had to...

You’re speaking my language. I actually had to start telling potential clients “please don’t expect your child to bring things home that you will want to show off or hang on the fridge. On the rare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By nanglgrl
I do the same as Blackcat because of Blackcats...

I do the same as Blackcat because of Blackcats advice on here. The only difference is my rates go up every 15/30 minutes after 3:30. The way I determine part time/full time is also different....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4,542
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,696
Posted By nanglgrl
Could you paint over it with modge podge to stop...

Could you paint over it with modge podge to stop the peeling?
We started Christmas photos today. The children all dress as elves and we have a ďSantaís workshopĒ background. No one ever misses a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,949
Posted By nanglgrl
The emergency plans I have to post by every exit....

The emergency plans I have to post by every exit. None of these children can read, I don't have employees. I added plans for volcanic eruption and apocalypse on mine years ago and no one noticed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,387
Posted By nanglgrl
I think this is the under cabinet light I saw at...

I think this is the under cabinet light I saw at IKEA and thought it would make a good light table if you attached it to one of the trofast storage tables. I already had a light table so I didn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,387
Posted By nanglgrl
Do you have an ikea nearby?

Do you have an ikea nearby?
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 11-13-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By nanglgrl
From what I read it sounds like we might have to...

From what I read it sounds like we might have to provide receipts, credit card statements, client list and when they used services with their contact info. This is only if claiming EIC.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,256
Posted By nanglgrl
I'm not sure that it really creates quality care....

I'm not sure that it really creates quality care. I'm my case I can say that my care/space is a little better than it was 10 years ago BUT I think that would have happened naturally because I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,256
Posted By nanglgrl
New Educational Requirements for D.C.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/will-a-college-degree-requirement-lead-to-better-more-respected-preschool-teachers/2017/11/08/5c6d59a8-b50e-11e7-a908-a3470754bbb9_story.html?tid=ss_t...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,134
Posted By nanglgrl
He's outgrown naps (at 18 months).

He's outgrown naps (at 18 months).
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-09-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 70,591
Posted By nanglgrl
You don't HAVE to pay for a spot when your...

You don't HAVE to pay for a spot when your provider is home just like homeowners/renters don't HAVE to pay their rent/mortgage when they're in vacation or not in their home. Just be prepared for your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By nanglgrl
My own children have spiked fevers, been...

My own children have spiked fevers, been lethargic and been fine within hours but it's pretty rare. What's not rare is clients telling their childcare provider this to make her feel bad for sending...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By nanglgrl
I had this same situation. 4 years old, sensitive...

I had this same situation. 4 years old, sensitive child except it was my son he was calling a bully. It was obvious the child was blowing things out of proportion and that the parents were making it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By nanglgrl
http://www.hsidea.org/programs/ece/ Six...

http://www.hsidea.org/programs/ece/

Six colleges participate in this program. I will have a BS when I'm done and even though I'm currently in classes online via Oklahoma State University and Texas...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,506
Posted By nanglgrl
They are planning on changing the QRS level...

They are planning on changing the QRS level requirements in my state. The first way it was set up was great, attainable and did increase quality. The new way is more and more training, paperwork,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By nanglgrl
To add, one of the suggestions that they act like...

To add, one of the suggestions that they act like is a regulation in the mandated new training I took said we should have signs on every piece of outdoor equiptmebt to show which ages can play on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By nanglgrl
I totally understand what you're saying. Every...

I totally understand what you're saying. Every time we speak up to say a reg doesn't make sense we are regarded as not caring about children when in fact we're just not butt-kissers who go along with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By nanglgrl
I had a dad give me an extra $20 cash a week ago,...

I had a dad give me an extra $20 cash a week ago, I informed parents and returned the extra. The next week he gave me an extra $60. I text mom and asked "geesh, how much does he think I charge? If he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,120
Posted By nanglgrl
What happened with this? I for sure wouldn't have...

What happened with this? I for sure wouldn't have let anyone who called and canceled after their scheduled drop off time use it since you were in fact already working and ready/waiting for them.
I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By nanglgrl
Nope I don't have any teacher's kids. Generally...

Nope I don't have any teacher's kids. Generally dad drops off and mom picks up...sometimes the other way around. Most call needing "open to close" and when I explain how my hours work they shorten...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By nanglgrl
What I did was 15 minute increments up until my...

What I did was 15 minute increments up until my ideal time to get off (3:30/3:45/4) and 1/2 hour increments from then on (4:30/5:00) because my reasoning for wanting to close at 4 was to run errands...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By nanglgrl
I always say the love for the children I care for...

I always say the love for the children I care for is shown through all of the planning, research and communicating with parents I do after hours it's not shown through me giving in to parent demands...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By nanglgrl
I don't require it. I just realized the clients...

I don't require it. I just realized the clients that are leaving because of a move, job change, etc. and are in good standing always give me much more than a two week notice. It's the clients that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By nanglgrl
I typed up an awesome, wonderfully thought up...

I typed up an awesome, wonderfully thought up response (at least in my opinion) and there was a network error so it didn't post. I think I only did it to procrastinate going to the gym anyway. Dang...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By nanglgrl
I do 3:30, 3:45, 4, 4:30. My biggest jump is from...

I do 3:30, 3:45, 4, 4:30. My biggest jump is from 4 to 4:30 because my ideal close time is 4 pm. All of my clients pick up between 3:30-4.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By nanglgrl
Ah the problem of us women being afraid to be...

Ah the problem of us women being afraid to be assertive because when a woman is assertive it's called being bitchy. I've never heard a man afraid of this. We've all been there. I finally had to do a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By nanglgrl
That would depend on your area. In my area (in...

That would depend on your area. In my area (in Iowa) standard rate is $25-30 a day or $125-150 a week for up to 10 hours a day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-27-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,975
Posted By nanglgrl
Changing to contracted hours where my tuition...

Changing to contracted hours where my tuition increases for pick up every 15 minutes after 3:30. My base rate starts at 3:30 and then increases. I work less hours because parents use less of my time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By nanglgrl
I agree with the advice above and I would also...

I agree with the advice above and I would also add that many young infants I've had that rule the roost at home never adapt, even after 12 weeks and I've had to term. It didn't used to be this way or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 866
Posted By nanglgrl
Um...I bought a zip line. Lol, it's just for my...

Um...I bought a zip line. Lol, it's just for my kids but I had to!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By nanglgrl
If my payday was normally on Friday I would just...

If my payday was normally on Friday I would just charge $30 for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. If I was unavailable on Friday I wouldn't charge the late fee as long as they paid today since that's...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 12-09-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,122
Posted By nanglgrl
I don't think most people realize that just...

I don't think most people realize that just because a school allows something doesn't mean a daycare provider should. Schoolagers are older and while they do spread illness they are more likely to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,286
Posted By nanglgrl
Sounds like it was purposeful. Either way charge...

Sounds like it was purposeful. Either way charge late fees if it's in your contract, if not consider doing an addendum.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,445
Posted By nanglgrl
A picture of the school lunch for tomorow. The...

A picture of the school lunch for tomorow. The fruit smoothie is nothing more than a snow cone.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 945
Posted By nanglgrl
For me it's gotten easier. No more of my son...

For me it's gotten easier. No more of my son getting blamed by daycare parents because another child (one specifically) said he was mean when in fact the child was just coddled and using it to get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,450
Posted By nanglgrl
Just got confirmation.

Just got confirmation.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4,542
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,696
Posted By nanglgrl
I have one of those too (see what I did there?) 😂

I have one of those too (see what I did there?) 😂
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4,542
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,696
Posted By nanglgrl
I have this 3.5yo dcb. He seems to speak so well...

I have this 3.5yo dcb. He seems to speak so well but his receptive language is almost nonexistent. He knows a lot of vocabulary and facts but couldn't even put on crocs until a few months ago. He...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,861
Posted By nanglgrl
I would quit even though I have pretty great...

I would quit even though I have pretty great clients. I'd want to be done the day I won but I would give notice because karma. I would probably give options: two week notice but you can leave as soon...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,445
Posted By nanglgrl
I have no idea who I'm voting for or even if I'm...

I have no idea who I'm voting for or even if I'm voting for president this election. The one thing I know for sure is that I won't be voting for Clinton. I've always been a democrat but no more. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,831
Posted By nanglgrl
You're absolutely correct. You can also follow...

You're absolutely correct. You can also follow every safe sleep recommendation and have none of the risk factors ands baby can still die of SIDS.
I went to a SIDS support group once put on by a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,831
Posted By nanglgrl
This is the problem in my opinion. Yes most...

This is the problem in my opinion. Yes most parents are aware of the risk of leaving a child in a car on a hot day but they never think they would do it. They never think they'd forget their child so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,831
Posted By nanglgrl
While it is preventable nobody thinks it will...

While it is preventable nobody thinks it will happen to them and there in lies the problem. If you don't think something could ever happen to you then you don't take steps to prevent it. Then a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,831
Posted By nanglgrl
An automated call or even a personal call made...

An automated call or even a personal call made from a school with an actual secretary is vastly different from a home daycare. Parents show up late all of the time, forget to tell us about vacations,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,424
Posted By nanglgrl
I'm taking the 26th-30th off paid. I usually take...

I'm taking the 26th-30th off paid. I usually take Christmas Eve, Christmas, the day after Christmas, New Years eve and New Year's Day off paid but since that all falls on weekends this year except...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,831
Posted By nanglgrl
I don't know anything about this specific trial...

I don't know anything about this specific trial but have read plenty of research on why it happens and believe that unfortunately it's a product of the super busy, incredibly stressed, multi-tasking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By nanglgrl
Funny story here. A parent just posted in a...

Funny story here. A parent just posted in a parenting group on Facebook about starting to train her 1 1/2 year old and was asking for tips. Plenty of parents responded saying it was totally possible...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,831
Posted By nanglgrl
It would be a wonderful thing if car...

It would be a wonderful thing if car manufacturers and childcare providers got on board but I doubt it will happen because of liability. I try to call parents if they're late but I make it a point in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,546
Posted By nanglgrl
The problems I could see are: 1. Waivers won't...

The problems I could see are:
1. Waivers won't protect you if a child gets hurt.
2. Some states require that children have their own helmet of that each helmet goes through a sanitation process...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,574
Posted By nanglgrl
This 100%. I've never had problems with teething...

This 100%. I've never had problems with teething in all my years of childcare. Children are a little fussy sometimes but not enough for me to put them in danger even if it's low risk. A center in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,422
Posted By nanglgrl
A new(ish) client picked up 1/2 hour late without...

A new(ish) client picked up 1/2 hour late without calling and didn't answer the text I sent her. It was before my closing time but I do contracted hours and their rates reflect their contracted pick...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
Posted By nanglgrl
I do the same thing and have a example activity...

I do the same thing and have a example activity related to the book that they can do as well. I use the plastic bags that costumes and wigs come in during Halloween time because they're sturdy and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By nanglgrl
In our state we're told that when in question...

In our state we're told that when in question report it. It's not your job to decided what is/isn't abuse, it's the states job. If you call something in that isn't abuse they won't investigate.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By nanglgrl
My clients always ask "where is so and so" and I...

My clients always ask "where is so and so" and I fit my reply to the reason I termed. They thought they were getting nanny care? "Unfortunately x is no longer attending. The needs of the group...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By nanglgrl
Not one for Samsung even though we had the same...

Not one for Samsung even though we had the same thing happen with a Samsung front loader.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By nanglgrl
1. Shortening hours 2. Selling all of my infant...

1. Shortening hours
2. Selling all of my infant supplies so I'd never even think about accepting another infant.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By nanglgrl
For the last 5 years or so I've mostly had...

For the last 5 years or so I've mostly had singles in my care. There have been a couple with older siblings, in fact I watched the older brother (now 13 yo) of one 2yo I currently watch. The majority...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By nanglgrl
I was going to suggest seizures as well. I had a...

I was going to suggest seizures as well. I had a little just like this, I just thought he didn't get it and might need special services. At 4yo he was diagnosed with irreversible epilepsy. He has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 918
Posted By nanglgrl
In Iowa they will go through every room, closet...

In Iowa they will go through every room, closet and even open up drawers if they feel like it. The flip side is to go unregistered (completely legal here) and not have anyone invading your personal...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,461
Posted By nanglgrl
Good call! I would also help a child with...

Good call! I would also help a child with diarrhea (but I'd also be calling the parents to pick up). I will check a child's bottom when they're new to potty training (or if they haven't been allowed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,476
Posted By nanglgrl
I would do what work for the baby and I would...

I would do what work for the baby and I would tell mom what I was doing. Trying to keep the baby in a crazy strict schedule is insane, babies schedules change all of the time. I would also feed until...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,461
Posted By nanglgrl
Exactly. They learn quickly and can't learn how...

Exactly. They learn quickly and can't learn how to do it better if someone is doing it for them. If your child's not wiping well you should work on that at home and let his time at daycare be his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By nanglgrl
I would do it for free but also let her know that...

I would do it for free but also let her know that you will text her if your son isn't going to school (sick or vacation) so you aren't expected to bring your sick child out to wait for the bus. Also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By nanglgrl
I would give it until Friday to see if it gets...

I would give it until Friday to see if it gets better. In the mean time I would give completely honest information about how the day is going, how much baby is crying, what you've tried to do to calm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By nanglgrl
In the future I would add some holidays off. If...

In the future I would add some holidays off. If you decide to do unpaid or paid that's up to you but providers need breaks to decompress and not burn out. The time between January and June is the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By nanglgrl
At this point I would stay open and just ask her...

At this point I would stay open and just ask her if there is any way she could keep him home since you don't have any other children scheduled. If she really does need care Monday this is cutting it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-01-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,230
Posted By nanglgrl
You're not. I do rather enjoy reading some of the...

You're not. I do rather enjoy reading some of the responses though. Why don't we have a mic drop emoji?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-01-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,576
Posted By nanglgrl
That's too bad Nan. The worst part is even the...

That's too bad Nan. The worst part is even the little bit of work DHS has to do deal with the complainer and the file the false complaint on you takes away services from children who are actually...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,576
Posted By nanglgrl
In Iowa we have registered-rules, unannounced...

In Iowa we have registered-rules, unannounced inspections or unregistered-no inspections, a couple of requirements but no way to enforce them...both legal as long as you're within numbers. If you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By nanglgrl
I hope you responded "no, she needs picked up...

I hope you responded "no, she needs picked up immediately".
I wouldnt even askbecausecthey will just lie. Instead change your policy to if they get sick at home they can return 24 hours after all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By nanglgrl
I'd say your polls from April 16 were spot on and...

I'd say your polls from April 16 were spot on and Sanders was the only one that could beat Trump. There was no election fraud or voter suppression though. :rolleyes: Now most Bernie supporters are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,720
Posted By nanglgrl
I the early 90's when I did my first stint of...

I the early 90's when I did my first stint of home daycare it was much simpler. Most of my clients were lower income but didn't try to take advantage of subsidy. They only had their children in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,280
Posted By nanglgrl
One thing? That's hard. I will always wish I had...

One thing? That's hard. I will always wish I had more space even though my dedicated daycare space is a pretty good size. It would be nice to have a full on kitchen down there and it's doable but I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By nanglgrl
In Iowa an unregistered provider could have 5...

In Iowa an unregistered provider could have 5 infants if she wanted. Unregistered is allowed 5 children but they can be any age...registered can only have 3 under 18 months with a total of 4 under 24...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,155
Posted By nanglgrl
A toddler gave an old man a hug? Where? I need to...

A toddler gave an old man a hug? Where? I need to see this! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By nanglgrl
Or you could just let them play. Nothing wrong...

Or you could just let them play. Nothing wrong with that. They can take months to learn their A,B,C's at 2 years old or a week to learn them at 4 years old. The result is the same. You can push...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By nanglgrl
Yes, over the winter one of my 3yo daycare...

Yes, over the winter one of my 3yo daycare children contracted mumps. I called the health department, the nurse consultant and my registrar. The child was excluded from daycare and quarantined per...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,303
Posted By nanglgrl
Hmmm..I'm not entirely sure. I do shorter hours...

Hmmm..I'm not entirely sure. I do shorter hours (7:30-4). I take plenty of scheduled time off and I don't become part of their extended family.
I think most families chose me because I'm no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,801
Posted By nanglgrl
If they ever need anyone else to review items can...

If they ever need anyone else to review items can you add me to the list?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By nanglgrl
The symptoms you are saying the child has sound a...

The symptoms you are saying the child has sound a lot like RETTS syndrome. I'm not trying to diagnose I just want to put it out there so you can be on the look out because it can be something that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By nanglgrl
How did it go when you told mom?

How did it go when you told mom?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,165
Posted By nanglgrl
I've done this for different situations before...

I've done this for different situations before and every time I can't help but wonder if it actually works because they think I might be off my rocker and are smart enough to know you can't argue...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By nanglgrl
My friend had a client that didn't like the new...

My friend had a client that didn't like the new color she painted her living room and wanted her to repaint it.

I've had people ask to see my bedroom. It's the entire second story of the house...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,357
Posted By nanglgrl
I'm picturing myself replying with the bathroom...

I'm picturing myself replying with the bathroom in the background. Um....:o
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,348
Posted By nanglgrl
In Iowa we also have to post no-smoking signs on...

In Iowa we also have to post no-smoking signs on all of our entrances and exits. I've never had a parent try to walk into my house smoking...not in the last 12 years and not in the 90's when I did...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 5,854
Posted By nanglgrl
Bernie all the way for all of the reasons listed...

Bernie all the way for all of the reasons listed above. I have a crush on that old man I swear. I won't vote for Clinton if it comes down to her and Trump. She makes me cringe.
My 22 year old son...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,450
Posted By nanglgrl
Because we work with children. For some reason...

Because we work with children. For some reason teachers and daycare providers are supposed to sacrifice ourselves for the sake of the children (even if we have our own children who would also have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,450
Posted By nanglgrl
You can't charge the difference in Iowa, they do...

You can't charge the difference in Iowa, they do give us 4 absent days a month we can charge for though. We can also charge late pick up/early drop off fees, any parent fees that DHS sets, absent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,134
Posted By nanglgrl
I admit I didn't go to the website but I have...

I admit I didn't go to the website but I have read what you posted here. You say you're on the low end of rates and that you have a sign on bonus for the first few months. I would get rid of those....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By nanglgrl
I predicted this was going to happen and I'm sure...

I predicted this was going to happen and I'm sure you will be one of many. Since you don't have any CCA clients I can't see why your clients would have a problem with it. The entire thing is destined...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-28-2016, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,164
Posted By nanglgrl
Yes college is considered a temporary absence and...

Yes college is considered a temporary absence and they can still be a dependent...at least I think
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,320
Posted By nanglgrl
Yes, exactly this. My clients are overly cautious...

Yes, exactly this. My clients are overly cautious when their child isn't feeling 100%.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,542
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,696
Posted By nanglgrl
I'm a Girl Scout leader and have to say that...

I'm a Girl Scout leader and have to say that there is a lot of behind the scenes stuff parents don't see. I had a parent throw a fit a few weeks ago (in front of everyone) because we had to change...
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