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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By kitkat
That's what we did also. DH also drilled a hole...

That's what we did also. DH also drilled a hole for a screw so that the umbrella wouldn't spin when it was in the tilted position. The buckets are super heavy once the cement is set, so it's not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By kitkat
Please remember that every kiddo is different and...

Please remember that every kiddo is different and will night time train when their body is ready. DS1 was 6 when he could finally stay dry. DD was 3. DS2 is almost 7 and is consistently wet. Some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By kitkat
I do an annual rummage sale and price things...

I do an annual rummage sale and price things cheap because I want them gone. I don't go to sales, so I'm not sure how much cheaper I am than others. I'd rather it be gone and have a little money in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By kitkat
Mean 4 Year Olds

My group consists of DCB4, DCG4, and DCG3 (will be 4 in 5 weeks). DCG3 is new this year. The other 2 have been with me for 2+ years. DCG3 has definitely thrown off the dynamics we had going on. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By kitkat
Our district does test for all of that. Our...

Our district does test for all of that. Our testing involves one-on-one testing with the child-away from the parent, a detailed parent interview and development paperwork, and information is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By kitkat
That's what I was thinking also! DD did early...

That's what I was thinking also! DD did early entrance and she had to test at a 7 year old level to get in!

Best of luck to you! I hope she'll take a nap for you this week!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By kitkat
FL Carseat Question

We are heading to FL for vacation next month and I was checking the carseat laws. Am I reading the law correctly that in FL children 6 years and older do not have to ride in a booster seat?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 819
Posted By kitkat
Little stinker happily sang the next two times! ...

Little stinker happily sang the next two times! This one is going to be a handful...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 819
Posted By kitkat
Timer should work. I think it's definitely a...

Timer should work. I think it's definitely a control thing.



Being shy was my first thought also, but she is anything but :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 819
Posted By kitkat
Handwashing-New DCG

Dcg, 3yrs 4mths, just started yesterday. Dcg is potty training. When we use the bathroom, we always sing ABCs as we wash hands. Since yesterday was her first day, I sang with her. Today I told...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By kitkat
I told dcm about the meltdown and no more...

I told dcm about the meltdown and no more stickers. She felt bad (genuinely) and brought up a sticker book for home on her own. Thanks again everyone!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By kitkat
I keep reminding myself that this is a home...

I keep reminding myself that this is a home problem and not MY problem. Thanks so much for saying that!

Thanks everyone! I think I just needed some reassurance that I wasn't being a meanie by...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By kitkat
No, she's the youngest.

No, she's the youngest.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By kitkat
Lost Sticker = Meltdown

Dcg3 came in wearing a sticker she earned for staying in her bed all night. It's already lost and she's now having a meltdown. I am so afraid of this happening daily. Do you think it would be ok...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By kitkat
Flannel Board Issues

I have a diy flannel board that I made a number of years ago. It has been lightly used-probably stored more than used. I pulled it out and made some laminated pieces using contact paper. I can't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By kitkat
Thanks everyone for the ideas! I definitely have...

Thanks everyone for the ideas! I definitely have some new strategies to try!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By kitkat
When one says they are done and the other...

When one says they are done and the other follows, I just say ok. The toys are on a low shelf, so they just get another one out to handle, then put away. So should I remove the other toys from the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By kitkat
Playing for 2 Minutes, Then Switching Toys

My 2 dcks are both 3, about 6 weeks apart. They always try to play together, but when they do, it will last 2-5 minutes. Then one will say they are done and the other one follows suit. If I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,222
Posted By kitkat
Could you post a link to the article here also? ...

Could you post a link to the article here also? I would be interested in reading it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By kitkat
It's not just when playing, it's EVERYTHING and...

It's not just when playing, it's EVERYTHING and both of them do it. I just used the playing gently as an example. I wish it were only playing gently because that would be so much easier to deal...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By kitkat
How to respond to dck

Dcb is 3 yrs, 1 month; dcg is two months younger. Below is a very common thing that's happening and it's starting to drive me nuts.

Me: Dcb, please play with the toy gently.
Dcg: I play gently....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By kitkat
He uses the Bjorn at home and dcm says he pees...

He uses the Bjorn at home and dcm says he pees right over the top of it. I have an oval shaped toilet. If he sits backwards and just goes, the potty will make in it the bowl. If I did the same...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By kitkat
Daycare: I thought of you earlier this week! DCB...

Daycare: I thought of you earlier this week! DCB said he had to go potty when dcm was picking him up, even though he went 10 minutes earlier. I put my foot down because I remembered your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By kitkat
Potty Training

DCB is one week shy of 3. He was potty trained last month at home (school year only dcb). We're having some issues here, but the biggest issue is that he won't point his pen*s down when he's going,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 644
Posted By kitkat
Non-infant reflux

Hi everyone-

I started a thread in the off topic/sensitive subject area (the one where you have to sign in, but not the private invite only one) on my DD and her reflux. If you have experience...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By kitkat
I couldn't agree more!

I couldn't agree more!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,640
Posted By kitkat
In WI, not every district offers a 4k program. ...

In WI, not every district offers a 4k program. Public districts that do offer the program do so for free. Private schools charge. Every district is different in how they set it up. A small...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By kitkat
Chewing with mouth open

The sound of someone chewing with their mouth open is like nails on a chalk board to me. I always correct the behavior. However, I have a 2 year old (2 yrs & 4 months) who is one of my greatest...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,593
Posted By kitkat
This is exactly what my concern was and why I...

This is exactly what my concern was and why I haven't corrected. Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,593
Posted By kitkat
Do You Correct Speech?

Dcg is 5 and a half. She is not correctly pronouncing the r sound. I know it takes awhile. Would you start correcting it or just ignore it? The rest of her speech is fine and she is definitely...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By kitkat
Thanks everyone! I have a new family starting in...

Thanks everyone! I have a new family starting in September (teacher family whose provider will be done at the end of the current school year). They will have one day that we know will be longer and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By kitkat
Late fee payment

For those of you who make parents pay ahead of time, how/when do you collect late fees? I'm thinking of switching to paying ahead of time, but am unsure about how to handle late fees. Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,316
Posted By kitkat
Rice Oatmeal oats Fake snow (3 cups baking...

Rice
Oatmeal oats
Fake snow (3 cups baking soda and 1/2 cup hair conditioner; makes a very small batch, but the kids LOVE it)
Potting soil (I don't know who posted that on here, but my ds loves it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,410
Posted By kitkat
I agree, but I tried that already with no...

I agree, but I tried that already with no success.

I get very mixed messages from him. He turned 2 at the end of Sept and came to me then being able to identify his letters. But on the other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,410
Posted By kitkat
The way the seat fits on my chair leaves very...

The way the seat fits on my chair leaves very little room to climb up. It is safer for me to lift him so he doesn't slip and hit his face on the chair or booster; he's not a very agile little guy.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,410
Posted By kitkat
I do not allow them to climb into their seats at...

I do not allow them to climb into their seats at the table. The changing pad is on the floor already so they can work on pulling pants up/down for changes. I am limiting the times I have to pick...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,410
Posted By kitkat
He is not doing it intentionally or because he...

He is not doing it intentionally or because he doesn't want to be lifted. I think it is more of a transition thing. Almost as if he's thinking...oh my gosh, my feet are leaving the ground, oh my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By kitkat
Non-messy art/sensory activity ideas needed

I'm drawing a blank on ideas. Dcb is 2 and cannot handle finger painting or anything messy like that and dcg 2 is not interested in play dough, but loves the messy activities. Any ideas of what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,410
Posted By kitkat
2yr old pinching when lifted

When being lifted, dcb will pinch my arms and it hurts! He's doing it in a way that makes it seem like he's desperate to hold into something. When lifting him into the pack n play, booster seat at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By kitkat
Great idea! I tried this on 2 and liked how it...

Great idea! I tried this on 2 and liked how it looked, so I did all of them with Mod Podge.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By kitkat
Thanks everyone. I don't know why I am always...

Thanks everyone. I don't know why I am always scrambling to get parent gifts done. I know Christmas is coming, yet it always seems to get here way quicker than I planned!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By kitkat
Salt Dough Ornaments

Do I have to varnish salt dough ornaments after painting? If so, how many layers and how long does it typically take to dry? Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By kitkat
I was wondering about his understanding of what I...

I was wondering about his understanding of what I was saying, but I thought maybe I was over analyzing. He gives me the clueless look at other times, so it is something for me to watch.

He did a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By kitkat
Help teaching 2 yr old how to get dressed for outside

DCB is 2 yrs, 2 months. He was drop in, but is coming regularly 3 times a week right now. Due to the weather, we dress in hats/mittens, snowpants, jackets, and boots/shoes. Depending on the day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,530
Posted By kitkat
I had 2 scheduled c-sections. One was on the...

I had 2 scheduled c-sections. One was on the scheduled date, but the other was a week sooner because my water broke. For the first c-section, I think I took 4 weeks off and then slowly added...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By kitkat
Every time I read on here about how bad Halloween...

Every time I read on here about how bad Halloween is, I am always soooo thankful that our community celebrates Halloween/Trick or Treating on the Sunday afternoon before the actual day! There is no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,287
Posted By kitkat
Unbelievable :mad: I am so sorry that you are...

Unbelievable :mad: I am so sorry that you are still dealing with parent issues.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By kitkat
Thank you! I do have all their info documented,...

Thank you! I do have all their info documented, so I am covered there.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By kitkat
WI Regs

I am legally unlicensed in WI. A past client asked if I could watch dcb on a non-school day. On that day I would have kids ages: 2, 5, 7, and my own 3 (3, 6, 9). My understanding is that my kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 739
Posted By kitkat
Please Help

Dcg is 22 months. Came part time last school year and full time this school year. Parting from dcm has been difficult, got better briefly, and is now getting rough again. Drop offs are super...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By kitkat
That's cute! I will have to remember what the...

That's cute! I will have to remember what the silly business...what a nice alternative.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By kitkat
My DS came home from school 2 yrs ago (3rd grade)...

My DS came home from school 2 yrs ago (3rd grade) saying, "What the." My then 2 yr old ds started saying it. I hated it! He eventually stopped when I really put my foot down with my older ds. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By kitkat
OT: Military Ideas Needed

Our local Volunteer Center is trying to get a project going and we need some ideas. They are planning a sock collection for the military and are looking for a way to have kids personalize the socks....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By kitkat
I am legally unlicensed in WI and have a rider(?)...

I am legally unlicensed in WI and have a rider(?) of some sort through State Farm. I honestly am not sure what it covers, but it is daycare related. I have a great agent who set up our insurance 8...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,859
Posted By kitkat
We have something similar to this. Our laptop...

We have something similar to this. Our laptop crashed in April and wasn't backed up. DH got it restarted, bought an external drive, and backed everything up. It completely crashed in May and can't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,207
Posted By kitkat
Do you know what it's called? I would be...

Do you know what it's called? I would be interested in more info!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,207
Posted By kitkat
That is very strange sounding, but I will start...

That is very strange sounding, but I will start saving milk jugs. We have a long front yard, so it will take a while to get enough. If the poop keeps happening, I will definitely try the jugs.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,207
Posted By kitkat
I so needed that laugh this morning!!! Thank...

I so needed that laugh this morning!!! Thank you!

I am guessing the dog is leashed because the poop is not far into the yard. The neighbors that have dogs are usually leashed outside.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,207
Posted By kitkat
WWYD? Dog Poop in Yard

We do not own any pets, so a dog pooping in our yard and the owner not cleaning it up just grosses me out! It has happened twice now within one week. I have not caught the culprit, but have found...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,006
Posted By kitkat
How To Say No?

I have a parent who has approached me twice at my DD's school about providing care for his child who will be 3 in August. The first time he ended up not needing care. This time he needs care for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,034
Posted By kitkat
OT: Thru The Wall A/C Unit

We are debating about putting in a window a/c unit or a thru the wall unit in our only upstairs bedroom (not used for dc). My dad was questioning how drafty a thru the wall unit would be in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By kitkat
DIY Sugar Scrub Question

I made a diy sugar scrub for the first time. It looked great at first and I loved the results on my hands. However, the next day, the top of the container is foamy and it looks like the sugar and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,474
Posted By kitkat
Can you please share your chicken nugget recipe? ...

Can you please share your chicken nugget recipe? I've tried a few different recipes, but the kids haven't like any of them. I think it's the texture. Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By kitkat
This is what I have: ...

This is what I have:

http://www.fisher-price.com/en_US/brands/babygear/products/27475

Super easy to clean. I really like that it has three different heights you can set it to in order to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By kitkat
Thank you! That was very helpful and reassuring!

Thank you! That was very helpful and reassuring!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By kitkat
I don't know about the nasal passage. DD is...

I don't know about the nasal passage.

DD is allergic to dogs, cats, and ragweed. For fun she throws in a little eczema:lol: This same time last year she had what I thought was a sinus infection,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 915
Posted By kitkat
Thank you! I didn't think I was off with that...

Thank you! I didn't think I was off with that expectation, but sometimes something seems so obvious, but when the kids don't do it, it makes me question myself :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By kitkat
OT: Singulair and ENT Questions

Our allergist just put DD on Singulair to see if it will help with this sniffle she's had for 2 months now. I didn't think to ask at the appt how long before we should notice if it is working or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 915
Posted By kitkat
Asking For Help vs Stating a Problem

Is it a reasonable expectation for a just turned 5 year old to be able to ask for help instead of stating there is a problem and expecting me to help without being asked? For example, he needed help...
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 02-28-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,636
Posted By kitkat
Thanks everyone!

Thanks everyone!
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 02-28-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,636
Posted By kitkat
OT: Need Gluten Free Recipe Help

I need a slow cooker recipe for shredded/pulled beef that is gluten free and BBQ sauce free with minimal ingredients. The one I use calls for dry onion soup mix and cream of mushroom soup, but I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,813
Posted By kitkat
Yes, that's what I'm thinking, but I don't know...

Yes, that's what I'm thinking, but I don't know if I want one with a handle. DS could get into trouble with that :) I'm starting to think just a plain exercise one would work best for him.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,813
Posted By kitkat
Sorry, I should have been more specific...it...

Sorry, I should have been more specific...it would be for indoor use. That one looks cool though!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,813
Posted By kitkat
Mini Trampoline Recommendation

Does anyone have a mini trampoline that they recommend? DS will be 3 next week and is a thrill seeker :eek: I was thinking a trampoline might channel his energy. Thanks!
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-23-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,138
Posted By kitkat
If Tax Act doesn't ask for my business...

If Tax Act doesn't ask for my business percentage, then I need to calculate the percentage of business use and enter that amount instead of the whole amount, correct?
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-23-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,138
Posted By kitkat
Depreciation categories help

I use Tax Act and I just want to double check which categories I should use for depreciation on form 4562. All items are used less than 50% business use. Thanks for your help!

Windows and...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-21-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,375
Posted By kitkat
Form 8829 or 4562

The more I read to find the answer, the more confused I'm getting :eek:

Nevermind...I think I just figure it out :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,446
Posted By kitkat
DD, 5, also got one for Christmas. She always...

DD, 5, also got one for Christmas. She always listens to it when she goes to bed. If she is crabby and needs a break, she'll listen to it in her room. We bought a speaker/radio that she plugs it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By kitkat
We've had ours for 8 years. We just use regular...

We've had ours for 8 years. We just use regular pots and don't have a single scratch. We also use Ceramabryte or something similar to clean it. You do have to use a bit of elbow grease if you let...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,818
Posted By kitkat
CeraVe

The dermatologist recommended CeraVe Moisturizing Cream for my DD's eczema. It's called cream, but it feels/looks like lotion, not thick/gooey and it's absolutely AMAZING! Clears up her stubborn...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By kitkat
I love those unexpected days off!! Have a great...

I love those unexpected days off!! Have a great time with your daughter and Santa!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,426
Posted By kitkat
Sending hugs!!!!

So sorry to hear about what you are dealing with! I'm not sure how much advice I can give you.

As far as terming the newer kids, I would do it if you can afford it.

As far as how much do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By kitkat
Just reading your post makes me shudder :lol: ...

Just reading your post makes me shudder :lol: Yuck! I can't stand that noise!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,850
Posted By kitkat
I feel like I need to take a shower just from...

I feel like I need to take a shower just from reading that! Hope the rest of the day isn't so messy!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,153
Posted By kitkat
Yes! Yes! Yes! I wish I would have had an extra...

Yes! Yes! Yes! I wish I would have had an extra hand carving pumpkins with my own kids. I'm a strong believer in thank you notes and after reading about some of the parents that others deal with,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,841
Posted By kitkat
It sounds like you are leaning towards not...

It sounds like you are leaning towards not renewing. I'm in WI also and I've always been legally unlicensed. I have a rider in my homeowners insurance also. Keep in mind that you can still claim...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,352
Posted By kitkat
OT: Thirty One Products

My mom is having a Thirty One party tomorrow night. I love looking at the catalog, but I struggle with how I will use some of the items. I do have some smaller totes that I use for some craft...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,360
Posted By kitkat
At least it's not only me! It just baffles me...

At least it's not only me! It just baffles me when I see it. Hand sanitizer does make some sense.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,360
Posted By kitkat
Handwashing

I've noticed that the kids that come to me when they are older don't know the right order for washing their hands. They all do soap, rub together for a few seconds, then rinse. They obviously have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By kitkat
New 9mth Old Refusing Bottle

New 9mth old is refusing bottle. She uses Plaxtex nurser drop in system with breast milk. I know she will take a bottle because she was in care before. She screamed bloody murder when I tried to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By kitkat
Thanks ladies! I knew someone would have the...

Thanks ladies! I knew someone would have the answer:)

Cat Herder....I agree that it sounds more like a snack menu. Most of the other days were more breakfasty. I just kept staring at it and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By kitkat
Kind Of OT: School Breakfast Program

Our school received a grant to provide breakfast in the classroom. I was reading over the menu and I'm confused. I'm hoping someone who does the food program can explain this to me...one of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,606
Posted By kitkat
I took out 2/3 of my books and a lot of toys and...

I took out 2/3 of my books and a lot of toys and rotate them. It has really helped! I think I have about 15 board books out on a low shelf. Ds is just shy of 2.5 and he still makes a mess, but 15 is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,386
Posted By kitkat
It depends on the toy and if they chose to sell...

It depends on the toy and if they chose to sell it or if I chose. If I chose to sell it because it doesn't get played with, the I keep all money. If thyr chose to sell it and it is a little toy,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,501
Posted By kitkat
I did parts of letter of the week 2yrs ago. I...

I did parts of letter of the week 2yrs ago. I pick and chose things I knew my kids would be interested in. I didn't do flash cards like the program does, but I did do vocabulary words on our...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-22-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,000
Posted By kitkat
Thank you, Tom!

Thank you, Tom!
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-22-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,000
Posted By kitkat
Improvement, I Think

Just want to double check that these would be considered improvements and not repairs:

1. Replaced garage door opener because it was starting to have issues.
2. Replaced garage door because the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By kitkat
I used this website when I was trying to get 3...

I used this website when I was trying to get 3 across in our 09 Corolla and found it very helpful. You can type in a search for your specific car and how many across and a bunch of threads will pop...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By kitkat
This probably wouldn't be of interest to any SAs,...

This probably wouldn't be of interest to any SAs, but the littles would enjoy it. Take a big plastic tarp, lay it on the ground and run the hose over. The water will create puddles for the kids to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By kitkat
Thank you

Thanks everyone! I new I could find some help and reassurance from you guys:)
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