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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I feel your pain. I started a new girl in...

I feel your pain. I started a new girl in September, who was about to turn four at the end of September. I started experiencing a lot of behavioral issues, similar to the ones youíve described. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5,465
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 581,340
Posted By LostMyMarbles
How are you feeling today?

How are you feeling today?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5,465
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 581,340
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Amen sister!!!

Amen sister!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 464
Posted By LostMyMarbles
We did a full on party, costumes, games, prizes ,...

We did a full on party, costumes, games, prizes , home made pizza, and now nap time. All early pick ups, so they say.

BC , are you going to share your pb cups?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By LostMyMarbles
She probably give him Benadryl to sleep

She probably give him Benadryl to sleep
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 464
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Let the Halloween Day Begin

I wake up at my normal time, do my normal routine, grab my phone and head into the kitchen, only to discover that a parent decided it was OK to text me at 11:57 last night. So far this morning I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Parents donít want to be the bad guys, they tend...

Parents donít want to be the bad guys, they tend to pass that off on us.Not cool
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5,465
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 581,340
Posted By LostMyMarbles
The only time my 10 mo old is happy is when he’s...

The only time my 10 mo old is happy is when he’s being held....or sleeping. (The second one is me tee hee hee)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5,465
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 581,340
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Head lines will read... wife kills hubby over...

Head lines will read... wife kills hubby over rubber ducky lmao
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5,465
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 581,340
Posted By LostMyMarbles
This thread is therapeutic! You can seriously...

This thread is therapeutic! You can seriously bare you soul without judgment. The best part, there is ALWAYS someone or many who have gone through your problem and offer advice.

Todayís...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Who watched the two when you are taking 2 across?

Who watched the two when you are taking 2 across?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Change the word apart to a part.

Change the word apart to a part.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Thanks for the laugh! Great sign!

Thanks for the laugh! Great sign!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By LostMyMarbles
The day after Halloween is the worse day in...

The day after Halloween is the worse day in daycare. I suck it up and work it. Itís just an early nap day here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,078
Posted By LostMyMarbles
You are free to ask your provider anything, you...

You are free to ask your provider anything, you provider is free to accept or deny your request. If you are denied a request you feel strongly about, you should seek other care. If your provider...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,793
Posted By LostMyMarbles
This all the way. Eat it or donít. No your...

This all the way. Eat it or donít. No your problem.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By LostMyMarbles
My parents use ZELLE. Pay. Once in a blue moon,...

My parents use ZELLE. Pay. Once in a blue moon, because it is electronic, there will be a little hiccup. If I do not receive a payment, I simply send a text and ask them if the electronic payment was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 774
Posted By LostMyMarbles
You do not owe them any reasons why. Just inform...

You do not owe them any reasons why. Just inform them all that starting on 9-6-2019 they will be dropping off and picking up at door B. End of story. If they come to door A , donít answer it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 589
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Ditto on NO BAGS! I am not a bag lady, no room.

Ditto on NO BAGS! I am not a bag lady, no room.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 589
Posted By LostMyMarbles
1. Extra outfit. Stored in their bins. I have a...

1. Extra outfit. Stored in their bins. I have a unit mounted to the wall. It has 12 coat hooks and 12 cubbies with bins. Because accidents happen.
2.sunscreen, in their bins, cause sunburn.
3....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I think most of are a go wash your hand person....

I think most of are a go wash your hand person. You can NOT touch your genitals in school, at work, or in public. You end up on a special list. I curb it the minute I see it. My house, my rules. we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,448
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Wait list are needed due to the child care need/...

Wait list are needed due to the child care need/ provider ratio. The are more children than providers. The only thing that could change that is birth control or more providers.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,448
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Why do you assume that the waitlist would drop ...

Why do you assume that the waitlist would drop due to a rate increase? The need for childcare will still be there regardless of a rate increase.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 08-21-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 24,593
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Clearly what she was doing was wrong by not...

Clearly what she was doing was wrong by not reporting it. But Iím sure you were told upon enrollment that she would not be claiming it, and probably gave you a discount due to that. She was wrong,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,448
Posted By LostMyMarbles
This is so true. I had two parents sign wavers to...

This is so true. I had two parents sign wavers to get their children in a year early. The one is so behind as it is. The other has fits when she doesnít get her way and is kind of mean about it. Iím...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Like an above poster, I donít mean to be snarky,...

Like an above poster, I donít mean to be snarky, but it sounds like you made your mind up to take the job. Illegal is just that, illegal.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By LostMyMarbles
My pet peeve... a paci that is tethered to a...

My pet peeve... a paci that is tethered to a child. Thatís unsafe and nasty
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Love the pet idea!! I buy Halloween...

Love the pet idea!!

I buy Halloween costumes at yard sales. Princess, fireman, Star Wars, TMNT, etc. I have a full length mirror mounted on the wall and command hooks near so they can hang them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Omg! Coffee just came out my nose. Thatís the...

Omg! Coffee just came out my nose. Thatís the best thing I have read all day. Thank you CH
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,073
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I only use at nap time here. I, personally, feel...

I only use at nap time here. I, personally, feel it stunts their vocabulary. I feel there is no need to constantly put a plug in it every time a baby makes a noise. I have had parents bring 2,3 and 4...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I interviewed for an open spot a few weeks ago. I...

I interviewed for an open spot a few weeks ago. I lost a great family due to job loss. I did phone interview and then narrowed it down to 2 families. I offered the spot to a family and they were ď...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5,465
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 581,340
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Awe. Thatís rough. Hope things get easier. More...

Awe. Thatís rough. Hope things get easier. More money though.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 913
Posted By LostMyMarbles
We are out from 930-11. My helper and I take...

We are out from 930-11. My helper and I take turns staying in with nappers at noon and The other one takes the non nappers out. Kids are in at 2 and when nappers are up and snack is done, we are back...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By LostMyMarbles
This! If you still have the kids on MOMíS day,...

This! If you still have the kids on MOMíS day, you communicate with mom only. I had a situation like this recently. Mom was mad I would not terminate her ex husbandís-best friendís family from my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 962
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Iíll be the bad guy. Pull your baby from the...

Iíll be the bad guy. Pull your baby from the daycare ASSP AND report daycare for non compliance of sleep safe for infants.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,502
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Truthful response coming. I would not hire you....

Truthful response coming. I would not hire you. Assault to me is violence. You would be a HUGE liability to me. My families could sue me if something happened. It is my job to keep these families...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Texas A&M has Free online courses for daycare...

Texas A&M has Free online courses for daycare credit.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By LostMyMarbles
This is me too. It is not like I am feeding them...

This is me too. It is not like I am feeding them Brussels sprouts or sushi. I feed all kid friendly foods. I have the I donít care if you eat or not attitude. I canít make anyone do anything. If he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Unfortunately you canít tell a parent how to...

Unfortunately you canít tell a parent how to parent their child. The only thing you can do is handle things affectively while the children are in your care. Sometimes I think the parents are very...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Parents can just completely over think things and...

Parents can just completely over think things and create drama. Good grief! I had 3 kids and had no issues getting them in the car.

If you canít be bold, tell mom ďlicensing saidĒ she needs to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Sleep issues with infants suck. I think we have...

Sleep issues with infants suck. I think we have all had an infant we have had to work with getting into a better schedule. I have said it before. Some of you class it up by saying parents donít tell...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Yup. I have this kid too. Somebody will ask what...

Yup. I have this kid too. Somebody will ask what is for lunch. I answer, and my dcb asked whatís for lunch. I say the same thing I just told dcg.

Frustrating for sure. I do the try and remember...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By LostMyMarbles
My my, I had broom Hilda in 2010. Same deal, a...

My my, I had broom Hilda in 2010. Same deal, a sub , even worse A NEWBIE! She rip me apart. I had the most incredible, stupid, yes I used a bad word, non compliances. She said my swings were broken....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Lol sorry .. he was a month shy of 3.

Lol sorry .. he was a month shy of 3.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By LostMyMarbles
This is pretty much my thought process too....

This is pretty much my thought process too. Except you were classing thing up by saying parents padded things up. I say parents flat out lie.

I had a boy, a larger in size boy, who had big stinky...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 648
Posted By LostMyMarbles
The first year I did a star rating, there was a...

The first year I did a star rating, there was a $500 sign up bonus. After that there has been no kind of bonuses whatsoever for renewing your stars. The benefit of the star rating is to help out with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 648
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Itís all about the Benjaminís baby! Lol

Itís all about the Benjaminís baby! Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 648
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Isnít it dishonest to get stuff out for the...

Isnít it dishonest to get stuff out for the inspection then put it away after. The star rating is based on our ďextra or above and beyondĒ. In my area providers get more money per star for state pay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 790
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I think theyíre going to end up trying to find...

I think theyíre going to end up trying to find another daycare that can accommodate their schedule. If this was something that was discussed upon their enrollment, then they have no reason to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5,465
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 581,340
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Monday after holiday.. I am tired of crying, over...

Monday after holiday.. I am tired of crying, over tired crabby kids. The day is almost over.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By LostMyMarbles
[QUOTE=Cat Herder;700961]Most States have an...

[QUOTE=Cat Herder;700961]Most States have an access rule. ;)

Directors and Owners get to decide how to enforce it. likethis

Most go "full access" until something bad happens (like the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,486
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I took a child at 17 months. He was not really...

I took a child at 17 months. He was not really able to stand by himself, walk, and could barely crawl. The reason his mom pulled him out of his previous daycare and put him with me was because the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,169
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I have a lot of children that have skin...

I have a lot of children that have skin sensitivities. Each of my families provide their own sunscreen. I write their names on the can or bottle. Some prefer the lotion, some prefer the spray. Some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Isnít you EIN available through your accountantís...

Isnít you EIN available through your accountantís office? My parents all have mine from former years. I swear we must have the same group of DCPs that were dealing with. I gave all of my parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By LostMyMarbles
We have a running contest . Gets the energy out....

We have a running contest . Gets the energy out. Swings are my outside pet peeve. No, you are not outside to sit. The kids love them, I do not. I have a no swinging until after rest time rule.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I agree with LittleExplorers. If they want to...

I agree with LittleExplorers. If they want to return, they need to pay for the spot so you will not fill it while they are gone.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,164
Posted By LostMyMarbles
My helpers just had to take the sleep safe...

My helpers just had to take the sleep safe course. In it, the Fisher-Price rock and play was specifically named as a do not use item for sleep.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,120
Posted By LostMyMarbles
About the cab....I donít live in a big city. Is...

About the cab....I donít live in a big city. Is calling a cab for your child to go to school common practice in your area?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,120
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Oh my gosh! I am dying laughing about you having...

Oh my gosh! I am dying laughing about you having to hold it in.

On a serious note, I wouldnít keep that family. It sounds like they are going to continue to push the bar.And besides, we donít want...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,164
Posted By LostMyMarbles
My new baby, the 30 minute nap king, has one at...

My new baby, the 30 minute nap king, has one at home FOR NIGHT TIME SLEEPING. Mom brought me one and I never brought it in from the garage. I sent it home Monday. I encouraged mom to stop using the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,790
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Same! No shoes EVER in the house. If you donít...

Same! No shoes EVER in the house. If you donít want to wear socks, donít wear socks. And in the summer, Iím usually the first one with my shoes off outside.

As far is the original poster, if itís...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,125
Posted By LostMyMarbles
When I first glanced at the picture, it looked...

When I first glanced at the picture, it looked like a green egg. That is one massive grape!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,098
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I was subponed many years ago to testify. The...

I was subponed many years ago to testify. The attorney deposed me over the phone to see if I was actually needed so I did not have to close my daycare. At the time I was only licensed for 6 and did...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Sorry you are going through this phase with him ....

Sorry you are going through this phase with him . We have all been there. Hang in there. I am sure it will pass and you will do your best to help him through this tough time. Try distracting with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,848
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I have my lower level as my daycare space. We...

I have my lower level as my daycare space. We also come up during the day and are in the living room. I do not allow the kids on the couch. I continuously tell them you need to get down, and sit on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,178
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I make pans of stuffed shells. They are stuffed...

I make pans of stuffed shells. They are stuffed with ricotta cheese, spinach, and mashed up cauliflower. I then put a meat sauce over the top of them.

Enchiladas are another favorite.

Meatloaf...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,178
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I totally get what you’re saying. I’ve had that...

I totally get what you’re saying. I’ve had that happen myself.The subject has come up many times with my sister. My she has a special needs son who loves sensory bins.It’s interesting to hear the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,178
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I Musta posted my reply late in the game. I...

I Musta posted my reply late in the game. I thought we were talking about the instructor, not you black cat. I wasn’t saying anyone specifically. I was saying in general anyone who makes people feel...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Girl, thank you for the hug for the migraine. I...

Girl, thank you for the hug for the migraine. I have one going today. Hope you have a great weekend.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5,465
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 581,340
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Oh my...

Oh my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5,465
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 581,340
Posted By LostMyMarbles
What is the fascination with butts or the word...

What is the fascination with butts or the word butt with boys. I had one say the word but over and over last week. He was on time out , talked to, reasoned with, you name it. His mom said he was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Would it be easier to provide an extra outfit,...

Would it be easier to provide an extra outfit, then to have to leave work due to having a Nakkid child? Some time I want to look at parents and say duh!

I send a gallon zip lock bag with childís...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,178
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I think that some people take pleasure in...

I think that some people take pleasure in demeaning others for their choices . I am a believer in what works for one, may not work for all. The ďknow it allĒ attitude happens all the time, but it is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Yup....this ! I've had some that will linger and...

Yup....this ! I've had some that will linger and have communications with their kids about their school day. I simply say excuse me, you guys going to have that conversation in your car on your way...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5,465
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 581,340
Posted By LostMyMarbles
We have twins here. The dad also calls them thing...

We have twins here. The dad also calls them thing 1 and thing 2. Its cute. I can feel your pain. Mine are now 10. They are loud. They talk over each other and everyone else. It gets easier with...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-11-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Lol same. I just keep track of what is paid and...

Lol same. I just keep track of what is paid and turn it in. I have no idea what the parents do with the yearly statements I give them. One mom told me they don't use their childcare total on their...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-11-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By LostMyMarbles
In seriously laughing out loud...I pretty much...

In seriously laughing out loud...I pretty much have no clue what that means. I will show this to the couple and they can try and make sense to see who won the bet.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-11-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By LostMyMarbles
2 Questions

1. What is the maximum amount of child care expense a family can claim for 2 children? I have a married couple here that have a bet lol. Mom says $3000 per child..hubby says the whole amount they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By LostMyMarbles
My food rep is so cool, I enjoy her visit too....

My food rep is so cool, I enjoy her visit too. She's always friendly and bubbly and so knowledgeable.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By LostMyMarbles
This exactly. One of my good friends also does...

This exactly. One of my good friends also does daycare. She has the kids provide their own meals. I don't have time to be a microwave slave. By the time you get 6 to 12 kids lunches warmed up, you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5,465
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 581,340
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I'm looking into a camera for my house too. What...

I'm looking into a camera for my house too. What brand do you have?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5,465
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 581,340
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Spurs....are you kidding. Who in their right m8nd...

Spurs....are you kidding. Who in their right m8nd thinks that ok. What did you do?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I switched to Zelle in June. love it. Parents do...

I switched to Zelle in June. love it. Parents do to. And it is free.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-10-2019, 03:42 AM
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Views: 487
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Thanks to both of you. I was on the phone with...

Thanks to both of you. I was on the phone with Brother for 57 minutes the other day. Uninstalled, reinstalled...and its working. I live that thing. Makes my record keeping easy.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-07-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Receipt Scanner

My Brother scanner bit the dust this morning. What scanner do you all recommend for scanning receipts?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,546
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Good job! It's tough when we have to do that, but...

Good job! It's tough when we have to do that, but necessary sometimes. There is another family that's going to come along that will be a perfect fit for your program.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I have one that acts terrible when his mom comes....

I have one that acts terrible when his mom comes. I get him ready before mom comes. I escort him to the door and "BODY BLOCK" him. That means, if he tries to go anywhere but out, I quickly block his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Bye Felicia!

Bye Felicia!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,546
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I do the same as cat herder. About five years...

I do the same as cat herder. About five years ago, I had a family of two, whose parents decided that they were going to be with the grandparents for the summer so they could save money. I told them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By LostMyMarbles
And I would have responded with oh, yeah I don't...

And I would have responded with oh, yeah I don't like getting up at 6 either.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,873
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Sorry that you're having such a hard time with a...

Sorry that you're having such a hard time with a child. It stinks on our end when we try everything we can, and still can't get positive results. Your sanity is more important then the income coming...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5,465
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 581,340
Posted By LostMyMarbles
It is 37 here today. ..child came in sandals. Yup...

It is 37 here today. ..child came in sandals. Yup we are outside. Text to mom informig her about hubbie's inability to dress 3 year old.

Got socks put of extra clothes bin. He looks like a warm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,619
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I write reports for my personal records...you...

I write reports for my personal records...you just never know if you will need it. I write first and last names. I would never remember who DDC1 is. And I agree with BC...my friends have never...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,619
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Lmao...I was thinking the same thing...

Lmao...I was thinking the same thing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had one of those. It was like he needed an...

I had one of those. It was like he needed an engraved invitation to come to Meal Time. The one time I called him for a snack along with all the other kids, and he did not come. I called him twice he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I have my parents supply their own. I only have 1...

I have my parents supply their own. I only have 1 in diapers now. At one point, I had 4 in diapers. Everyone uses something different. I like my sanity. I made it easy for me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,377
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had two girls going at it terribly. They're 7....

I had two girls going at it terribly. They're 7. It went on all day. Finally one of them says you know what I just don't like you. I probably shouldn't have said this, but I did. I told her that's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By LostMyMarbles
When I hear the phrase "joey is not sharing"...(...

When I hear the phrase "joey is not sharing"...( read that with a whiney tone) it is interpreted as I WANT IT AND JOEY WONT GIVE IT TO ME!

When a child is done playing with a toy, it is free...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Strange Thing That Came Out of My Mouth

Sometimes things just fly out of my mouth.

Today it was....DO NOT PULL THE BARBIE"S HEAD OFF, YOU ARE NOT SID FROM TOY STORY.

Please tell me I am not the only one. Share your "that just came...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,112
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I incorporate crafts with my curriculum. So...

I incorporate crafts with my curriculum. So pretty much it's at one craft a day. We were working on primary colors all last week. We mixed paint and made purple, orange, and green,. After we learn to...
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