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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,044
Posted By MsMe
Great to hear the new family is so GREAT!!! ...

Great to hear the new family is so GREAT!!! Really makes everything seem so much better when families are so awesome!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,542
Posted By MsMe
I didn't want to to but pulled together a...

I didn't want to to but pulled together a construction paper flower with reason they loved their Mom....I have large group and about halpf of the them are 4 and up so they really had a great time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,751
Posted By MsMe
Ya i think I am heading out the door now. At...

Ya i think I am heading out the door now. At least I git an early start to my day ...right!?

Nice to see you again too. I miss you ladies and maybe I should take a break from the baby making...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,751
Posted By MsMe
I haven't been, since I got married in Decemeber...

I haven't been, since I got married in Decemeber I have been spending too much time on a TTC forum :ouch:lovethis:ouch:lovethis Hopign I get to me a Mommy soon!!!

Daycare things have also calmed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,751
Posted By MsMe
A Few Ruin Everything. Good Friday Vent

Here I sit at work on Good friday......ALONE

This makes me angry because I could be HOME in BED ASLEEP. I don't have kids and I live across town.

I have two families that couldn't make up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,623
Posted By MsMe
I got my CDA from a community college. Our...

I got my CDA from a community college. Our adviser was the instructor, but she did have another prof come to do some of our observations. I was bummed i really wanted her to see my program. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,597
Posted By MsMe
Yes thank you for your thoughtfull PM. I hope you...

Yes thank you for your thoughtfull PM. I hope you had a great anniversary!! I haven't been having any daycare 'issues' the last few months so I have been spending less and less time here...I really...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,597
Posted By MsMe
Thanks ladies!! I was thinking about...

Thanks ladies!!

I was thinking about asking Michael to change my name to MrsMe!!! :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,597
Posted By MsMe
I Could Get Used To This!!

Hi Ladies! I have been MIA for a few months...the holidays are really busy here and I GOT MARRIED in December !!

We had two snow days the Thursday and Friday before Christmas break (2 kids each...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,933
Posted By MsMe
we had a stand off situation here yeaterday too!!...

we had a stand off situation here yeaterday too!! I live in a small midwest town and NOTHING like this ever happens here! Ours ended with the man killing himself in front of police officers :(...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,619
Posted By MsMe
Sounds like you got it straightened out, but...

Sounds like you got it straightened out, but where are you in Iowa?

I have been registered with the state for 8 years. We were at the top of every inspectors pile for the first couple of years...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,893
Posted By MsMe
I was just inspected yesterday and he said...

I was just inspected yesterday and he said nothing about copper wire land lines.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,742
Posted By MsMe
Bummer Jen. I was just onlinesettingup an...

Bummer Jen.

I was just onlinesettingup an account and I got to the choose your school portion...I saw mnay home daycares in my town listed to choose from. I was comming here to ask if I should...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,742
Posted By MsMe
I can not wait to sign up!!! I had no idea this...

I can not wait to sign up!!! I had no idea this was an option! I feel like all my years in daycare have been waisted;) i could have so much cool stuff after 9 years....poo. i only buy books at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,543
Posted By MsMe
LEGIT Baby Fever!

Good Morning ladies!!

This week I started a new baby!!! She is the third child from this daycare family and is as wonderfull a baby as the two before her! Because she comes from a DCF I have had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,771
Posted By MsMe
My first baby born in my daycare is now in 3rd...

My first baby born in my daycare is now in 3rd grade! I also dont halve any of my own and love watching them grow!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,932
Posted By MsMe
I have a DCB who had "monster" the was tiny and...

I have a DCB who had "monster" the was tiny and hreen and lived in a tiny house on their roof. The sometimes rode in the car to daycare, but i dont think he ever came in. I think he occasionally...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,685
Posted By MsMe
Todays Google

Happy Birthday Maria Montessori!!


I am very pleased with myself that I knew the logo was for Maria before I rolled over. I learned something in all thos early childhood development classes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,294
Posted By MsMe
I love when it works out like that!!! You are...

I love when it works out like that!!! You are able to interview have the spot filled without really having to 'hold' the spot.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,751
Posted By MsMe
Update: The DCM checked her online banking...

Update:

The DCM checked her online banking and both checks were deposited!? I compaired the deposite slips to my recored and the totals add up....so looks like both the teller and my Mother over...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,307
Posted By MsMe
I take Christmas eve off early, Christmas, and...

I take Christmas eve off early, Christmas, and the day after.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,036
Posted By MsMe
I dont serve fish,honey,or nuts at my daycare. ...

I dont serve fish,honey,or nuts at my daycare. We are completley pb free and it is save for a cjild with a sever allergy to attend my program. I had a mom a few years ago call in tears that her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,294
Posted By MsMe
I had a mother call before she was pregnant too. ...

I had a mother call before she was pregnant too. Next Tuesday her 3rd baby will start our program :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,751
Posted By MsMe
Missing Check

today I made out a deposit for teh last two weeks (ie. lots of checks)

I put all the checks and slips in an envelope and sent it off to the bank with my Mother.

one check was missing.

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,243
Posted By MsMe
Theee are cases of adults who are transgender...

Theee are cases of adults who are transgender knowing they felt they were the opposite sex from ages as young as four. If the parents are ok with it (even part way) I would gladly except her into my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,195
Posted By MsMe
I also don't allow things from home. I do...

I also don't allow things from home.

I do allow a blanket from home to STAY here.

Many parents buy an identical one and leave it here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,910
Posted By MsMe
Thanks ladies. I took a class last year taught...

Thanks ladies. I took a class last year taught by a preschool teacher eho had taught Kindergarten for 15 years. She made the switch bc she said kids were expected to come into her Kindergarten class...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,384
Posted By MsMe
NEVER BEEN MORE EXCITED...

NEVER BEEN MORE EXCITED EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



I don't have any kids of my own...so it just means that my 6 LOUD 5yr olds will bw going to kindergaten!!!!!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,910
Posted By MsMe
Ready for Kindy?

Are children entering Kindy suppose to be able to reconize all the ABC's?

I have 4 boys going in the Fall (and 1 to Pre-K) and all but 1 can tell me wich letter I am holding up (even the Pre-k...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,346
Posted By MsMe
Blackcat the only room in my daycare home I have...

Blackcat the only room in my daycare home I have not redone is my entry way. I am hoping to do it this Fall. The whole room is floor to celing panel :eek: yuk.

Like you I have a large room...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,950
Posted By MsMe
That is HIGH! My daycare house payment is in...

That is HIGH! My daycare house payment is in the 555 range....bi weekly payment so I hardly notice it at all!! MY electric/garbage/water was the highest ever in 8 years this month 155...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,426
Posted By MsMe
it does really help to vent....my Give me...

it does really help to vent....my Give me strength post was the same thing....Not going to change I just needed to get it out!


I hope next week goes better :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,228
Posted By MsMe
I only allow SA that I have had as full time in...

I only allow SA that I have had as full time in the past that still have a younger sibling still in care. His brother is fallowing right behind him:o Normally they are part time, but two months...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,228
Posted By MsMe
give me strength!

to get through the last week of summer with a school age child who KNOWS EVERYTHING!

He is not "bad" or even "naughty" he just has an opinion on EVERYTHING! Tries to make a dozen rules when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,529
Posted By MsMe
I worked at a hospital when I was in highschool...

I worked at a hospital when I was in highschool (food service) and I knew many CNA's they were all paid to train to get their CNA and our hostipal had many programs to help them with school and to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,577
Posted By MsMe
Good for you!! I want to sell my daycare...

Good for you!!

I want to sell my daycare home and move my daycare into my home when I have children of my own. A basement that can be converted into a daycare will be #1 on our househunting list...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,884
Posted By MsMe
I cook all of my bacon in the oven. You could...

I cook all of my bacon in the oven. You could start cooking the chicken while the psta and bacon were cooking...or put it in the oven to cook too! I don't liek thick cut chicken so I usualy cut mine...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,861
Posted By MsMe
I am 7:30 to 5:15. Most families use all of...

I am 7:30 to 5:15. Most families use all of these hours for work. I just got a family that is here by 4:30 everyday and I LOVE it!!

I do not provide care outside of these hours ever...even when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,509
Posted By MsMe
Welcome to the world of Daycare! I am a two...

Welcome to the world of Daycare!

I am a two provider home so we have 14 or 8 alone.

I feel confident taking 8 walking to a park, library, or lunch. I have a walking rope from Lakeshore (BEST...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,111
Posted By MsMe
I didn't read the artical, but I keep my Alum in...

I didn't read the artical, but I keep my Alum in the bathroom.

We use it when we get a canker sore. Wet your finger, dip it in, apply to sore. We leave it on as long as we can stand (5-10min)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,496
Posted By MsMe
many of you mentioned it being dangerous, unless...

many of you mentioned it being dangerous, unless they are reflux babies, is the risk somehow lower then? Or do you just take the risk bc it helps? Is it a choking risk?

I have never had a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,496
Posted By MsMe
My Mom used to have a cereal bottle...it had a...

My Mom used to have a cereal bottle...it had a large hole in the nipple and you could push up the bottom to force the cereal out. That was 18 years ago and kinda like it used to be tummy to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,605
Posted By MsMe
What sports(s) are they particitating in? Are...

What sports(s) are they particitating in? Are they going to be on TV? That is SO cool!!! We are excited for our 'local' athlete Lolo Jones to run later this week. Shawn johnson is also from our...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,605
Posted By MsMe
Are you watching the Olympics at daycare?

We never have in years past but this morning my 7 DCB asked if we could turn it on instead of the moring show we watch as I greet families. I don't think I would have thougth of it on my own but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,678
Posted By MsMe
I once had a daycare Dad carry in a large beer...

I once had a daycare Dad carry in a large beer can he had found in my front yard. I assume someone had thrown it out the window the night before. I was also embarrassed. I know he knew it wasn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,578
Posted By MsMe
I have a land line for the daycare (state...

I have a land line for the daycare (state required) and I have a cell. My Mother, myself, brothers, and Dad are all on a cell plan paid by the daycare (better rewards and instant rebates on phones...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,847
Posted By MsMe
Advice Needed On Sate Pay Refund To DCP

Leaving out identifing details...I care for a family that uses daycare assistance than went to private pay and is back to assistance..

The only time I get paid on time is from the State. The two...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,388
Posted By MsMe
I don't care if a parent wants to follow their...

I don't care if a parent wants to follow their child around to all of the play equipmant, but my complaint is when they narrate the ENTIRE time.

Good Job Sally
Oh Sally, yes, you are so big
Oh...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,401
Posted By MsMe
I lovethisLOVE LOVE LOVE lovethis my homemade...

I lovethisLOVE LOVE LOVE lovethis my homemade laundry soap!!!


I have been making homemade powder since this winter. My recipe is

1bar Fels Naptha
-I chose this soap bc i thought if I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,769
Posted By MsMe
Smells Like Poop!

I have posted before about how I like Pampers least of all wipes. I had a child bring me a new box of them and have decided I will use them just for wiping faces after meals.

Now that I am not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,811
Posted By MsMe
I watched it too. It wasn't what I expected it to...

I watched it too. It wasn't what I expected it to be. I didn't like that all the nannies were new to the families and it sounded like they jumped around a lot. I thought they would be more perminate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,226
Posted By MsMe
:lol::ouch::lol::ouch: I have had this exact...

:lol::ouch::lol::ouch:

I have had this exact thing happen to me.

I told her the same thing.

She called back a month or so later and tells me "happened first try !!! We're expecting!!"

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,021
Posted By MsMe
We also get our fair share of you're not coming...

We also get our fair share of you're not coming to my pary/birthday/house. It is soooo annying to hear this 20 times a day and then hearing the crying of the child that it was directed to.

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,021
Posted By MsMe
Thank you!!! I had a little boy start saying this...

Thank you!!! I had a little boy start saying this a few months ago....and YES it went on the "do not say" list right away. I just thought he parents were saying it at home. He watches the Cars2...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,993
Posted By MsMe
I also broke my elbow....only I fell while riding...

I also broke my elbow....only I fell while riding my bicycle :( Went to the Dr the next day and had surgery two days later. I too am the proud owner of a large scar and two screws.

I still (1...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,582
Posted By MsMe
ANYTHING other than Pampers!!! Those things...

ANYTHING other than Pampers!!! Those things should be outlawed!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,480
Posted By MsMe
I shared too!! LOVE IT

I shared too!! LOVE IT
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,095
Posted By MsMe
In my eight years I ahve suffered through 2 major...

In my eight years I ahve suffered through 2 major burn out periods. I am just now coming out of the second. I even put the house up for sale this last December!!

Havign to do several interviews...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,597
Posted By MsMe
Thank you so much Blackcat!! I always love your...

Thank you so much Blackcat!! I always love your kind words.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,451
Posted By MsMe
I have each family bring a cloth bag that holds...

I have each family bring a cloth bag that holds swims stuff/snow stuff to be left on each childs hook. I have a few that bring sports clothing for a quick change at the end of the day.

I never...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,829
Posted By MsMe
We built a custom set last year. nothing fancy...

We built a custom set last year. nothing fancy just a wooden A frame set with three swings, two baby swings, and a horse swing that fit twoo kids back to back.

We teach them not to walk in front...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,754
Posted By MsMe
We walk everyday!!! I take a double stroller and...

We walk everyday!!! I take a double stroller and a Lakeshore walking rope and all 9 of us trek around town!! We visit five or so different parks, library, or the pool (on low days :Sunny:)

Today...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,597
Posted By MsMe
Getting My Groove Back

Hi ladies!!

I posted a few weeks ago about the stress I was under to find new DCKs and little personal stress. I am happy to report one new boy started three weeks ago and it is working out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,185
Posted By MsMe
I would prefer that no toys ever came to daycare....

I would prefer that no toys ever came to daycare. I do have the ocasional rule breakers (the same families :rolleyes:) and they bring a toy in show it to everyone and then they have to leave it in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,538
Posted By MsMe
Can't walk to the park:eek::eek::eek: Oh my!! ...

Can't walk to the park:eek::eek::eek: Oh my!!

We walk to the park (several different ones) EVERYDAY we can!

I don't transport by car so if we could not walk we would NEVER leave the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,127
Posted By MsMe
OT: Great Chance To Live Next To The One And Only Nannyde

:ouch:
:p:ouch::D:rolleyes:;)

My boyfriend is selling his house (to move to my townhappyface) and it is less than TWO miles from NannyDe's house.....here is your chance ladies!!!


HAHA all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,235
Posted By MsMe
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What do you wear? I dont think what I wear are yoga pants...but they fall in the same catagory. I have a dozen...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,840
Posted By MsMe
I would really liek to read this artical, but it...

I would really liek to read this artical, but it askes me to send in my email to finish reading :( My daycare computer took nearly 7 minutes just to load that page so I can imagine it will take more...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,202
Posted By MsMe
Thank you ladies. I forgott o post that not...

Thank you ladies.

I forgott o post that not long after Blackcat reponded I got a call for daycare! --my work stress is that in one/two weeks I will have 6 of my 8 spots open :eek::eek::eek:. My...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,202
Posted By MsMe
I can't solve my parent's problems, it directly...

I can't solve my parent's problems, it directly effects me more than most people whos parents are on the verge of divorce bc I work 50/50 with my Mother and she is not 'able' to do her 50%.

Plus...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,202
Posted By MsMe
Need Positive Thoughts Please

Hi ladies,

I havn't been around much the last month. Things are rough and stressfull regarding daycare right now and I just don' have the energy to be as chatty as I normaly am. My own personal...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 30,705
Posted By MsMe
I agree with this. I get really excited for some...

I agree with this. I get really excited for some DCP when they are able to get some time to themselve and others I feel sick when they leave their kids AGAIN.

I try really hard not to judge, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,076
Posted By MsMe
I read this book as a child a lot ad it had the...

I read this book as a child a lot ad it had the opposite effect on me.....I thought I should give my Mom more peace....


Funny how people can take one childrens book so literaly!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,076
Posted By MsMe
copy and pasted from Amazon....the review..... ...

copy and pasted from Amazon....the review.....

I don't understand all the positive reviews for this book. It goes against so much of the parenting we practice in our house. First of all, the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,510
Posted By MsMe
I just agreed to do an overnight in Aug for a DCF...

I just agreed to do an overnight in Aug for a DCF going to Vegas for their anniversary!! Mine is also two kids but for only one night (during the week)

I don't know if I would have agreed to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,076
Posted By MsMe
One Star Childrens Book Review..Funny

Today on facebook a friends status was about tring to take a bath and her three kids not letting her have a monemts peace. It reminded me of a book I had as a child that we still read at daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,923
Posted By MsMe
I am losing two today bc Mom is going to stay at...

I am losing two today bc Mom is going to stay at home, and I have 4 going to kinder in the Fall, and 6 are taking the summer off. I am beinging to freak out. This leaves me with 2 kids!!! Definatly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,519
Posted By MsMe
My contract says I will do them untill 1. I...

My contract says I will do them untill 1. I usualy stop around 6mo when the parents lose interest. When they leave themon the counter more than they take them home I stop making them.

I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,149
Posted By MsMe
Yes, even she knows we don't have the wiggle room...

Yes, even she knows we don't have the wiggle room right now to be offereing anyone a deal...no matter how long they have been a friend. It was also no question bc we do not have an under 2 opening...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,149
Posted By MsMe
Update.

Update.

We never heard anymore from the family friend about watchin gher grandaughter. Tuesday came and they never showed up (not that I wanted her to, with no information)

Mom just got a text...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,571
Posted By MsMe
Many people suggested St Johns Wort and I agree...

Many people suggested St Johns Wort and I agree .... you should not take St John if you are on certian types of birth control...talk to your Dr.

I hope you feel better soon.

Cont to post...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,604
Posted By MsMe
I am going to mostly stay out of this one (bc I...

I am going to mostly stay out of this one (bc I don't have kids of my own) but I agree with Blackcat that it is at least a valid questions for a DCP to ask.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,448
Posted By MsMe
It is different if she had told you she was...

It is different if she had told you she was looking to work while she was in town. :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,697
Posted By MsMe
What if they are not quiet? Wiggling on and off...

What if they are not quiet? Wiggling on and off of mat trying to get to toys/objects around them, humming, singing and mostly doing al of this with a 'idon't care what the rules are' smile on their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,133
Posted By MsMe
I was a slow eater as a child (still kinda am)...

I was a slow eater as a child (still kinda am) although I don't think I was THIS slow:eek:

Maybe try to give her just one part of her meal at a time and set smaller time limits for each? Instead...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,697
Posted By MsMe
Naptime For 5 Year Old

A DCB I have had since birth turns 5 tomorrow. I have never had a 5 in care full time.

I tell him everyday he doesn't have to sleep but he does need to rest. This is the first day I offered to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,448
Posted By MsMe
I agree about the higher price. I think it was...

I agree about the higher price. I think it was rude you asked her to work on her vacation.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,765
Posted By MsMe
I remember many years ago when a DCM called to...

I remember many years ago when a DCM called to tell me her daughter had scarlet fever....we were both so worked up!!! Only time a google/webMD search ever made me feel BETTER ;)

Hope the weekend...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,731
Posted By MsMe
We have AM and PM preschool here too. Funny thing...

We have AM and PM preschool here too. Funny thing is the parent always pick the wrong class! the ones who still need a nap always end up in the afternoon class and the ones who do well without the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,149
Posted By MsMe
All good ideas!! I was just talking to a...

All good ideas!!

I was just talking to a local provider friend (she is never strict a bout money and clomplains constantly about not getting paid) she said, "Well, I would probably be willing to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,927
Posted By MsMe
My local CCR&R got a grant and had classes every...

My local CCR&R got a grant and had classes every Thurs and One sat a month for a year.

There were about 25 in my class and it was a great experiance, I was nervouse about the final test with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,149
Posted By MsMe
Good idea mema! but I doubt that would happen :) ...

Good idea mema! but I doubt that would happen :)

Thank you all for sharing your thoughts....I feel better knowing I am not alone. My Mom did make be feel really heartless last night when I told...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,328
Posted By MsMe
The Great Fork/Spoon Debate

I get meaner by the minute today (see:Am I heartless?)

DCB (5) sat down for lunch today and was WAY mad that he was given a fork instead of a spoon. :eek:


*We are have all 'fork...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 73,803
Posted By MsMe
I am in Iowa....I am blow away our prices are...

I am in Iowa....I am blow away our prices are similar to CA!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,149
Posted By MsMe
offering care @ $90 is what I think a deal would...

offering care @ $90 is what I think a deal would be. I didn't talk to them, but My Mother wants to just let them pay "what they can"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,149
Posted By MsMe
Another problem with this situation is : It...

Another problem with this situation is : It isn't 100% my call. My Mom gets just as much say as I do.

We work opposite of eachother and bc I am taking off an extra day this week....the baby will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 73,803
Posted By MsMe
:eek: :eek: I pay over $3 a gallon :(...

:eek:

:eek:

I pay over $3 a gallon :( for skim!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,149
Posted By MsMe
I am very offened that they asked. Thank you...

I am very offened that they asked. Thank you ladies for your opinions.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,149
Posted By MsMe
This exactly!!! I know $90.00 isn't fun....but...

This exactly!!! I know $90.00 isn't fun....but that doesn't mean you shouldn't have to pay it!!!!

p.s $90.00 is a deal the drop in for a baby should be $120.00.

The daycare is my Mothers...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,149
Posted By MsMe
Am I Heartless?

I feel like a bad person but I am annoyed none the less.

My Mother (my partner) got a call last night from an old friend who was asking for drop-in daycare for her granddaughter 3 days next week....
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