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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,202
Posted By itlw8
also unemployment ins and workmans comp ins

also unemployment ins and workmans comp ins
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By itlw8
and that money is not taxable income but you...

and that money is not taxable income but you also do not count your childrens food in the expenses
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 08-05-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,451
Posted By itlw8
It is my understanding you can count his time BUT...

It is my understanding you can count his time BUT not if you are doing something at that same time. So say you were painting the childcare area. if both of you paint for an hour at the same time it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,537
Posted By itlw8
I started in 1982 and that was never a...

I started in 1982 and that was never a regulation here. it was always 2 of 4 for snack.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,537
Posted By itlw8
yes while states can make the regulations...

yes while states can make the regulations stricter The requirements are a federal guideline.

Do you not have a manual from your sponsor about the requirements. ??? Look up the requirements...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-17-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,798
Posted By itlw8
do not laugh but I just measured it 1/2 poptart...

do not laugh but I just measured it 1/2 poptart has 3/4 teaspoon of fruit /sugar spread.... to even count as 1/2 or a serving it has to be 1/8 cup and served with another fruit.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-17-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,798
Posted By itlw8
1 not 1/2 poptart does count as a grain but it...

1 not 1/2 poptart does count as a grain but it is like a donut it is considered a sweet and only 1x a week. It does need to be served with a fruit and milk the jam inside is no where near 1/4 cup...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,662
Posted By itlw8
as low man on the totem pole you will not get the...

as low man on the totem pole you will not get the money either. do not tell her yet that you will not take them back at all but instead say you will need to pay that before I will provide anymore...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,445
Posted By itlw8
While I saw many things that would not fly with...

While I saw many things that would not fly with licensing I also got many new ideas. the one thing she said was ever changing. That does not mean all the old stays and more is added. I need to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,304
Posted By itlw8
why?? because I do..... If they do not like it I...

why?? because I do..... If they do not like it I suppose I could make some changes to your contract Instead of my full time rate of $100 a week you may pay the drop in rate and not pay for holidays,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By itlw8
wait the child is young enough to be a new walker...

wait the child is young enough to be a new walker and mom wants you to believe when she points at a bruise the baby remembers what happens and clearly says your name ?????

how old is the genius :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,366
Posted By itlw8
Last day is tomorrow and I think they go back Aug...

Last day is tomorrow and I think they go back Aug 18th or maybe 19th
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,319
Posted By itlw8
do not forget that you HAVE to get workmans comp...

do not forget that you HAVE to get workmans comp ins if you have employees and unemployment ins is also required I think
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 05-15-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,215
Posted By itlw8
is she just the rep or is she also a bigwig with...

is she just the rep or is she also a bigwig with the sponsor. If she is just a rep then do you have the email of the sponsor? While we are supposed to contact them if not open or leaving for some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By itlw8
I open at 7 anything before that is extended care...

I open at 7 anything before that is extended care and since they are the only ones it is $10 an hour. per child and at 4:30 It would be a bit higher. starting at 7 it would be regular rate
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,781
Posted By itlw8
our note suggested writing a note to the teacher....

our note suggested writing a note to the teacher. I guess today is school nurse day. Since I am off Friday I will take dgd to school and she can take flowers to her teacher. AND making cupcakes for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,130
Posted By itlw8
daycare center in MO had a policy the child...

daycare center in MO had a policy the child arrives with sunscreen. the child got badly burned.. Not sure if the child had any on or they did not reapply but they were charged with neglect. the...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 05-06-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By itlw8
Most of us use 100% of our home in some way....

Most of us use 100% of our home in some way. Storage in your bedroom or lesson planning there at at desk makes that room count.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,024
Posted By itlw8
people that want quality care do not even bother...

people that want quality care do not even bother contacting programs with rick bottom prices. Why because either the provider will quit with burn out or they think their child will not get the best...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,260
Posted By itlw8
I would not do it for less than $10 an hour

I would not do it for less than $10 an hour
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,011
Posted By itlw8
I do not use slang words but I really do hate...

I do not use slang words but I really do hate when parents teach the child vagina when they are talking about going to the bathroom and not having babies. two different body parts. I would say to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,972
Posted By itlw8
I would say you are welcome to send your child 3...

I would say you are welcome to send your child 3 days a week but you will need to pay for that 3rd day and normal fee is still due when child is not in attendance.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,687
Posted By itlw8
kids in diapers yes because disposables get torn...

kids in diapers yes because disposables get torn up older kids they all do anyway
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By itlw8
I would think it needs to stay in your records....

I would think it needs to stay in your records. If they need a copy then you would need to copy it for them though I would charge for it to cover time, paper
and ink
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-01-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,872
Posted By itlw8
even if you use your SS# you still have to file...

even if you use your SS# you still have to file business taxes. you do schedule C then the total income gets put on your personal form The EIN is linked with your SS# the EIN is on the Schedule C
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,083
Posted By itlw8
It is not a state change it is part of the...

It is not a state change it is part of the proposed changed at the federal level . There are more changes and they are asking for comments by April 15.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,982
Posted By itlw8
Tomato is a plant. The fruit is a familiar...

Tomato is a plant. The fruit is a familiar vegetable, but the fruit, leaf, and vine are used to make medicine.

Tomato is used for preventing cancer of the breast, bladder, cervix, colon and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,982
Posted By itlw8
tomatoes are actually a cancer fighting food. We...

tomatoes are actually a cancer fighting food. We need to eat more of them.

Pictures are a no go but If mom wants to say microwave popcorn, bacon hot dogs, are bad then that is ok I guess
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,160
Posted By itlw8
it will take 24 until the child starts to feel...

it will take 24 until the child starts to feel better and another 24 until he is well enough to attend. fever and sore throat need to be better. The child needs to be able to participate in all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,559
Posted By itlw8
I know this is a year old thread but ABC mouse...

I know this is a year old thread but ABC mouse works fine on Android I have it on my kindle and another android tablet It works wonderful if they are connected to WiFi
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,638
Posted By itlw8
make sure you counter sue for your time and loss...

make sure you counter sue for your time and loss of income going to court for this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,947
Posted By itlw8
they may regret it when they find out they will...

they may regret it when they find out they will actually be paying more LOL:lol:
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 02-09-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,199
Posted By itlw8
the federal program does not require meat at...

the federal program does not require meat at breakfast but it is fine to serve it. SOME states may have added that requirement. The new requirements if they pass may include it a few times a week.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,947
Posted By itlw8
yes recalculate her fee. make sure you set an...

yes recalculate her fee. make sure you set an amount of hours in the day. so 12 1/2 hours... if your day is 9 1/2 hours she pays extra for3 hours. double shift. she pays for those hours. extra...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By itlw8
yes it was a death sentence for some children...

yes it was a death sentence for some children back before vaccines. You might want to research what it was like during outbreaks in the 40's and 50's.

As far as the question I would limit your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By itlw8
many people think if they call it babysitting...

many people think if they call it babysitting they are not a business so they do not have to pay taxes. They are wrong but it is their way to say I will not be paying taxes so you must pay in cash...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,510
Posted By itlw8
I watched the paced feeding video. while some of...

I watched the paced feeding video. while some of it made sense parts made me wince. first I have cared for many babies over the years and the bottle fed babies were not obese at 12 months. nor did I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,510
Posted By itlw8
It is possible the baby only spits up when it is...

It is possible the baby only spits up when it is a bottle not breast So why did they not figure this out before ? They need to find the correct bottle and nipple and position to help baby. or see...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,105
Posted By itlw8
before pull ups and such busy lives it was fairly...

before pull ups and such busy lives it was fairly normal at 18 to 24 months But yes these days it is rare. people are on the go to much
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,027
Posted By itlw8
most kids master night after day so being in a...

most kids master night after day so being in a crib is no big deal as far as toilet training. My boys were in a regular bed at 12 months not by choice but because they were flipping out of the crib....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,443
Posted By itlw8
While I have always believed in 2 naps for the...

While I have always believed in 2 naps for the littles at 8 months the one I have now would not fall asleep anymore. It started when he started standing and never stopped. so I started feeding him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,974
Posted By itlw8
It would not be allowed at school for any reason...

It would not be allowed at school for any reason either So whey should you allow it in a preschool. nope not allowed ever They can play at home like that not at school
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,571
Posted By itlw8
MY ds walked at 8 months so he was more work not...

MY ds walked at 8 months so he was more work not less than the one that was just learning to crawl and remember school age eat more and use more supplies
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,571
Posted By itlw8
It would depend on the reason for the delay If...

It would depend on the reason for the delay If they child is not potty trained because they are not ready or the parents do not want to then yes it would be ok. If the child has developmental delays...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 12-31-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By itlw8
Change in Accounting for Repairs ???

I just got a letter from my tax guy about the change in the deduction for repairs. AND he needs to see all the repairs listed for the last 3 returns. Am I freaking about nothing ???

Yep not so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,827
Posted By itlw8
raise your rates so the vacation is already paid...

raise your rates so the vacation is already paid for... 3 weeks pay divided by 49 and round up then if someone leaves you already have your money You need to bank it AND parents think they get a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,445
Posted By itlw8
do you attend church and does it have a Sunday...

do you attend church and does it have a Sunday School program ??? If so that is a great solution for children to learn to listen to another adult before school starts. My grandson has been in my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,608
Posted By itlw8
That is a lot of food. the problem is not he...

That is a lot of food. the problem is not he needs more food. It may be the fact he is constantly eating so never gets hungry.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,439
Posted By itlw8
It would depend on how many spaces had open. If...

It would depend on how many spaces had open. If I had several open then I might say Well I charge here or not . I can let you do this until I fill your opening.

Or I would say I am sorry...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,440
Posted By itlw8
they can take the time and money for 4 weeks of...

they can take the time and money for 4 weeks of vacation... I would not have given them any free time
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 11-06-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,524
Posted By itlw8
I would just serve dairy free except for the...

I would just serve dairy free except for the drink chicken bites of veggies fruit. you can do pizza make it in individual and put each persons cheese on that they can have. save time by making...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,225
Posted By itlw8
Do not include anything about being non verbal in...

Do not include anything about being non verbal in writing as a reason. That would be discrimination and you can be sued. DO give her these reasons that you stated and how because you are the only...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,344
Posted By itlw8
I would assume you would not have to pay taxes on...

I would assume you would not have to pay taxes on the fee. you would record it as an expense and then it would off set the amount collected so you owe no taxes on it. Yes in theory they could claim...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,951
Posted By itlw8
the child does not have gloves was her excuse for...

the child does not have gloves was her excuse for not paying for a week of childcare ?? how expensive are the gloves she plans on buying ?? LOL Tell her to go to the dollar store, the thrift store,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 832
Posted By itlw8
I am an early childhood educator. I run a small...

I am an early childhood educator. I run a small business out of my home. What I do is important and includes budgeting, recordkeeping . curriculum planning and many more duties related to owning a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,111
Posted By itlw8
asking for proof is useless Yes it they test...

asking for proof is useless Yes it they test positive for celiac then there is proof. but if they are intolerant they still can not have it but do not test positive in the blood test for celiac....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By itlw8
It is not that he is being a booger it is that...

It is not that he is being a booger it is that those are not developmentally appropriate for him at this time. Is he learning from them ? Did he even know what lemon aid is ??

Instead print off...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,534
Posted By itlw8
Here the aids can not get off the bus unless the...

Here the aids can not get off the bus unless the child needs the wheel chair lift. I had to stop taking the special needs preschoolers unless the parents could transport. I used to be able to run...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,127
Posted By itlw8
Many new moms start doing childcare with one or 2...

Many new moms start doing childcare with one or 2 children. If the going rate is $100 a week that would be $400 you could put towards your debts each month. in 10 months you would have paid $4000 of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,913
Posted By itlw8
[ Not all accountants know what they are...

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Not all accountants know what they are doing with family childcare... Yes you need to record attendance at every meal and snack. but not your own children.

I do keep grocery receipts to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,127
Posted By itlw8
you have 14000 in cc debt ??? You can not afford...

you have 14000 in cc debt ??? You can not afford any of that right now. You need to stay where you are and take the $400 you want to pay in extra rent and pay off those cc . YOu need to cut...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,913
Posted By itlw8
Why would you not take your mileage as a...

Why would you not take your mileage as a deduction ???
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,913
Posted By itlw8
I do not separate food. I use the standard food...

I do not separate food. I use the standard food deduction n come out ahead of keeping track..

And YES if you are on the food program you deduct the food. The money you get from the food program...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,988
Posted By itlw8
I wonder if that is an added state of sponsor...

I wonder if that is an added state of sponsor rule because it is not in our handbook
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,477
Posted By itlw8
so you are fine with someone calling your child...

so you are fine with someone calling your child slow minded??? I have trouble seeing how that would ever be appropriate. I guess I must be wrong as I seem to be the only one it bothers.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,877
Posted By itlw8
I have three lines everyone should practice. ...

I have three lines everyone should practice.

Sorry that won't work for me.

Let me think about that and get back to you.

and the last one NO.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,711
Posted By itlw8
no grey area here the state reg says 100 and a...

no grey area here the state reg says 100 and a child shall be moved away from the other children until a parent can pick them up. so if it is 100 they go home no matter what the cause. If there are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,477
Posted By itlw8
not knowing PC words is not that huge of a deal...

not knowing PC words is not that huge of a deal but We also need to think about what we say. Most of us would never allow a child to call another one stupid. But to say a child is slow minded is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,477
Posted By itlw8
I agree you should probably not be working with...

I agree you should probably not be working with them but I do have a HUGE problem with you referring to children as slow minded. Even special needs children wrong the child may have some special...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,137
Posted By itlw8
why shouldn't he do the same things as other...

why shouldn't he do the same things as other children his age. He is trying to tell you that with his climbing out. He is 2 and needs to be treated like a 2 yr old. He may be non verbal but the...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-05-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,023
Posted By itlw8
There is a solution keep the nanny and put in a...

There is a solution keep the nanny and put in a morning preschool 3 days a week. Then meals are at home and your child is there for the important part of the day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 819
Posted By itlw8
Childcare Teacher Awards

I hope this is ok to post. Part of winning this award is getting the word out to other providers so they may enter. I was part of the class of 2013 Yes family childcare providers do win each year ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By itlw8
sorry dcm I have to follow the state regulations...

sorry dcm I have to follow the state regulations and they say your child must be excluded. Besides what the doctor is saying is it won't hurt the sick child to attend But he did not say it won't be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By itlw8
I would say I am sorry sometimes we walk . I have...

I would say I am sorry sometimes we walk . I have room in my childcare for another but I do not transport for other programs. 15 minutes+ out of your way , interrupt your day. nope and if you do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,253
Posted By itlw8
and the only ones to wear clothes ,drive cars, ...

and the only ones to wear clothes ,drive cars, cook our food, the list goes on and on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By itlw8
depends on how many children and adults are not...

depends on how many children and adults are not vaccinated. GEt out the records and start looking make sure everyone has their MMR if not Those families will want to know to look for symptoms. Any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,253
Posted By itlw8
This is really quite simple If you are on the...

This is really quite simple If you are on the food program you have to follow the rules and that means 1% or 1/2 % or skim for 2 and up unless there is a medical need or the parents just want them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,284
Posted By itlw8
31 here so 1026

31 here so 1026
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,443
Posted By itlw8
full time they want and need 5 days. IF they want...

full time they want and need 5 days. IF they want p/t for me it is 3 set days so they would need to NOT bring the child 2 or the other preschool days. And If I had a child going to an outside...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,253
Posted By itlw8
The majority of children get plenty of fat in...

The majority of children get plenty of fat in their diets . In fact they get too much. But if a family is on a low fat diet and only eats lean meat and maybe vegetarian then whole milk would be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,496
Posted By itlw8
not sure of the cost but NAFCC offered health ins

not sure of the cost but NAFCC offered health ins
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By itlw8
you can charge people anything you want BUT you...

you can charge people anything you want BUT you can not charge more for a child on subsidy than you do other clients. The state considers that fraud and you may not charge extra for a child with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,496
Posted By itlw8
do some research pretty sure they can not do...

do some research pretty sure they can not do that. providers in one of the Midwest states... not sure which one got a ruling from the supreme court this summer. It was IL Harris v. Quinn found...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,883
Posted By itlw8
ok I am from a more conservative state but no I...

ok I am from a more conservative state but no I do not think a provider should be using it while caring for children. AND yes I think it should be in the regulations then that a provider should not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,042
Posted By itlw8
welllll actually he is right. I had a dcm report...

welllll actually he is right. I had a dcm report me she said lack of supervision and I did not notify her. Well it was minor and I told dad..

I was cleared of everything but they told me that if a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,590
Posted By itlw8
I would like to see a more prominent before and...

I would like to see a more prominent before and after school care a parent walking by will not notice right away this is school age care. plus put your number on it. If all the tear strips are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By itlw8
3 sq ft or 3ft x 3 ft as in 9 sq feet... still...

3 sq ft or 3ft x 3 ft as in 9 sq feet... still that is rather small it would be like always in a pack and play. fine for tiny babe but restrictive when they start rolling and moving.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By itlw8
I heard of someone that did a messy play day....

I heard of someone that did a messy play day. lots of sensory activites set up for the children to do . That brought people just for that AND some were interested in the childcare after seeing her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,375
Posted By itlw8
her dr will mail them to her ... unless maybe she...

her dr will mail them to her ... unless maybe she owes them money also.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,912
Posted By itlw8
they actually do have a point. You broke the...

they actually do have a point. You broke the contract not them . So They do not have to pay you for any additional time if they do not attend.

As long as it is in your contract about no refunds...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,947
Posted By itlw8
So is she giving notice ??? If she gives you...

So is she giving notice ??? If she gives you notice it is for the last 2 weeks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,947
Posted By itlw8
how does you deposit normally apply... just to...

how does you deposit normally apply... just to hold the spot ?? last 2 weeks of care. first two weeks... just follow what you have written
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,947
Posted By itlw8
You gave her the policies and she gave you the...

You gave her the policies and she gave you the deposit. so you had a verbal contract even if she did not sign the contract.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,989
Posted By itlw8
I guess they will either bring the children later...

I guess they will either bring the children later or pick them up earlier if they only want to pay $50
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,560
Posted By itlw8
by the way you and your staff will not get...

by the way you and your staff will not get shingles from her. If you had chicken pox as a child you already have it in your body and can get shingles at anytime. from yourself not her.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,729
Posted By itlw8
I have a family childcare I got started for $8 I...

I have a family childcare I got started for $8 I needed a pipe to go from the emergency release valve down to the floor on the water heater... now I could not even guess how much I have spent over...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 675
Posted By itlw8
If everyones rates are raised even if they do not...

If everyones rates are raised even if they do not use it then how can that be wrong
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,432
Posted By itlw8
I would say I have a family interested in Fridays...

I would say I have a family interested in Fridays are you going back to f/t ? I wanted to ask before I filled Fridays. If they say we do not know then they either pay for Friday starting when the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By itlw8
You say I am sorry this is not working for me....

You say I am sorry this is not working for me. Occasionally for me is 1 or 2x a month. IF I say yes. If you ask the cost is $10 a half hour per child, if not it is the normal late fee of $1 a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,543
Posted By itlw8
I am going to say 1st time BUT it depends. If a...

I am going to say 1st time BUT it depends. If a child gags and throws up then no I do not send them home. but look sick you are leaving.
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