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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 147
Posted By hwichlaz
Why wouldn't they think they work if they'd been...

Why wouldn't they think they work if they'd been working so far? I wouldn't think to fix something that isn't broken. He obviously needs new nips NOW, but he didn't before KWIM?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 756
Posted By hwichlaz
Oh, and my new higher enrollment rate would be my...

Oh, and my new higher enrollment rate would be my yearly rate, divided by 11 months in case they want to take a month off again.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 756
Posted By hwichlaz
I'd re-enroll if I have space, at my new higher...

I'd re-enroll if I have space, at my new higher rate with a new enrollment fee.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By hwichlaz
It depends on the account. They either get...

It depends on the account. They either get reimbursed, or they can pay with a debit card that is attached to the account.

They'll need a receipt from you for each payment, or a monthly statement.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By hwichlaz
He knows that isn't appropriate. He's not doing...

He knows that isn't appropriate. He's not doing it on purpose, but he does know. It's okay to have a big reaction when someone's hand goes up your dress. I bet a big reaction might help him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By hwichlaz
Or pretend you're on the phone every time. ...

Or pretend you're on the phone every time.

Hey ladies, I can't hear my phone call over your conversation. I'm going to need you to take it outside, thanks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By hwichlaz
I'd write a letter, and I'd chase them out. Hand...

I'd write a letter, and I'd chase them out. Hand them a flyer about why it needs to be quiet in there, and shoo them out, each and every time.

if you want to be nice, suggest a list of places...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 441
Posted By hwichlaz
This is how I do it

This is how I do it
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By hwichlaz
He's 4 years old....and can tie his own shoes. I...

He's 4 years old....and can tie his own shoes. I can't imagine any mitten he couldn't get off.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By hwichlaz
It doesn't have anything to do with it being a...

It doesn't have anything to do with it being a meal, but that we are not to use food as discipline period. So I can't reward good behavior by giving a food treat, or punish by denying a food treat. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By hwichlaz
He spends any time that I'm not right there with...

He spends any time that I'm not right there with them in the baby fence area. This is the first time it's been an issue when I was serving food. He's usually very good at meal time because he loves...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 213
Posted By hwichlaz
I have both. I use the cots in two stacks, each...

I have both. I use the cots in two stacks, each stack with a mat on it, and slip cover them to use as sofas for the kids. I think the mats are more comfy, but they don't have a rigid edge that the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By hwichlaz
No Cupcake for a Pincher?

When natural consequences may not be appropriate what do you do? I have a 4-year-old who can't keep his hands to himself. He pinches other kids covertly, like under the table, behind his own back,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 790
Posted By hwichlaz
I believe children truly do love their...

I believe children truly do love their caregivers. Of course they know what love is. <3 They know what it is because their parents nurture it. I remember looking at my mother as a little kid, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 790
Posted By hwichlaz
Don't you do this because you love kids? It...

Don't you do this because you love kids? It doesn't have to be a deep parental love :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,816
Posted By hwichlaz
I have tiny work gloves, and it's part of our...

I have tiny work gloves, and it's part of our friday routine for the kids to help with yard work....stacking wood, picking up little bits of trash that blew in etc.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By hwichlaz
I check every time I pick them up, change as...

I check every time I pick them up, change as needed.

Potty breaks before and after each meal and before and after playing outside, before and after nap, or going anywhere and coming back. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 520
Posted By hwichlaz
Absolutely, but they'd have to remove their shoes...

Absolutely, but they'd have to remove their shoes to make it onto my carpet. This tends to discourage it a bit.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By hwichlaz
I found a couple of places I trusted..but at the...

I found a couple of places I trusted..but at the time I made $7.50 an hour, which was more than min wage at the time. I dispatched tow trucks. And child care was 3/4 of my check after taxes. We'd...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By hwichlaz
I think it's too short of notice. Personally,...

I think it's too short of notice. Personally, it'd violate my contract. Unfortunately, this is the life of a working parent.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 304
Posted By hwichlaz
10 am for an hour before I start lunch. 430...

10 am for an hour before I start lunch.

430 pm until pick up
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 370
Posted By hwichlaz
They are NOT requirements, but...

They are NOT requirements, but suggestions/allowed before 12 months.

The only thing REQUIRED by the FP before 12 months is mother's milk or formula.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 370
Posted By hwichlaz
Former LC here, and that is NOT true unless it's...

Former LC here, and that is NOT true unless it's outdated milk from the freezer. If she is feeding at the breast and pumping, the most recently pumped milk will reflect the child's changing needs....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 732
Posted By hwichlaz
Exactly. The parent has the right to see their...

Exactly. The parent has the right to see their child right where the child is at any time. But the right to NOT be seen by someone else's parent does NOT exist. You have no right for someone to NOT...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 732
Posted By hwichlaz
It really depends on your regs too. Parents...

It really depends on your regs too. Parents absolutely do have a right to come into any room their child is in, in California. No matter who else is in there. Denying them that right would get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By hwichlaz
I wish mine had one. My 8 year old sits and...

I wish mine had one. My 8 year old sits and reads or colors against the wall in my zumba class. :P
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 732
Posted By hwichlaz
and bad for you, since it's a very serious...

and bad for you, since it's a very serious violation
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 732
Posted By hwichlaz
If you didn't allow me to see exactly where and...

If you didn't allow me to see exactly where and how you are keeping my child when I show up, I'd report you to DHS.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 732
Posted By hwichlaz
You can think it's unacceptable all you like....

You can think it's unacceptable all you like. However, he has the legal right to see his child IN THE ROOM his child is occupying.

I'd have followed you too.

I don't want parents in my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By hwichlaz
My goddaughter gave her newborn up through...

My goddaughter gave her newborn up through openadopt.org. They sent her files to review of pre approved adoptive families. She got to meet the couple she chose first, and got to choose how much...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By hwichlaz
one of my old swaddle cloths for my kids, had a...

one of my old swaddle cloths for my kids, had a tie on it though. The belly in combo with the swaddle would freak me the heck out. So I guess i'd want to see for myself before judging....probably...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By hwichlaz
I'm wondering if the infant was really tied, or...

I'm wondering if the infant was really tied, or swaddled. I think that would be the difference between an arrest and job loss or safety plan.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By hwichlaz
go to openadopt.org. They are great with birth...

go to openadopt.org. They are great with birth mothers and will help you find someone.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,233
Posted By hwichlaz
I need the sheets to NOT prevent the mattress...

I need the sheets to NOT prevent the mattress from being velcro'd down as intended.

Put the sheet suspenders through the button holes in the bottom of the pack n play so that the sheet is held...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By hwichlaz
I'm betting her kitchen just isn't licensed. ...

I'm betting her kitchen just isn't licensed. Mine is in the licensed part of my home...but at my old house it was not. It was gated off and an off-limits area.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By hwichlaz
It was disrespectful of them to spring that on...

It was disrespectful of them to spring that on you AFTER the fact.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By hwichlaz
i have them on site for my own...

i have them on site for my own child....however...if a child's airway is closing I'll risk the criminal charge to save a life. We seriously ran out of money after the recent fires and have ONE...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By hwichlaz
I keep it on hand for emergencies, like liquid...

I keep it on hand for emergencies, like liquid benedryl or fever reducer. I'll give either with a permission text and IF the parent is on the way to pick up... I won't keep a child is they need...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 10-22-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By hwichlaz
I thought we had to keep track only if it was...

I thought we had to keep track only if it was mixed use. My printer is also 100% business. If I need to print anything personal I send it to the printer in my son's room.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By hwichlaz
DRDP has a free app for portfolios.

DRDP has a free app for portfolios.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By hwichlaz
Telling a child that they cannot use the restroom...

Telling a child that they cannot use the restroom when they ask, is a violation of that child's rights.

It's not okay to put a diaper on a child and refuse to let them use the toilet when they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By hwichlaz
Children must arrive within 15 min of a meal time...

Children must arrive within 15 min of a meal time to be served. Food Program rules.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By hwichlaz
You don't HAVE to, unless it's an emergency med...

You don't HAVE to, unless it's an emergency med and necessary for saving life and limb. However, there are many kids that need regular medications that are NOT sick per say. So I'd encourage you to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By hwichlaz
can you put up a mirror, angled, so you can...

can you put up a mirror, angled, so you can supervise both?

Or pick up everyone's plates for a mine, let them keep their milk, while you go deal with it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By hwichlaz
I bet they don't know. A lot of people these...

I bet they don't know. A lot of people these days NEVER balance their checkbooks, especially if they only have one or two places they write checks to.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 470,322
Posted By hwichlaz
I teach pre-k in my program. DCG is 4, will...

I teach pre-k in my program.

DCG is 4, will be 5 in January. Every time mom goes on a business trip dad lets the child oversleep and he keeps her home for at least half of the days mom is gone,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By hwichlaz
They have to pay for their first period of care...

They have to pay for their first period of care to be signed up. So it's going towards that first week/twoweeks/month of care. It depends on what their pay periods are. I charge for care in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By hwichlaz
Luckily that's not the attitude at all here in...

Luckily that's not the attitude at all here in the north.
I have them to protect me against accusations.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By hwichlaz
50% of my home 48% of the time, lol. and 50%...

50% of my home 48% of the time, lol.
and 50% of my home 100% of the time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By hwichlaz
Hmmm I like some of the proposals being...

Hmmm

I like some of the proposals being tossed around in California.

We need our migrant workers, our crops are currently rotting in the fields. There is no one to pick them. What some of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 505
Posted By hwichlaz
See to me, that's mean. I'd feel tortured as a...

See to me, that's mean. I'd feel tortured as a kid knowing my parents were holding my gifts for another day. My behavior would have totally melted down.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 505
Posted By hwichlaz
I agree. The kids know that a party is for...

I agree. The kids know that a party is for visiting and having fun and food with friends if that's what their parents have taught them. If you do bring a gift, please do not expect it to be opened at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 571
Posted By hwichlaz
Do you use kidkare? I use military time in...

Do you use kidkare? I use military time in kidkare because it's easier than remembering to hit a P before I hit enter :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By hwichlaz
I have cameras that do record. But parents do NOT...

I have cameras that do record. But parents do NOT have access. It's for cover my hiney only ;) They connect to an app on my ipad so I can monitor them. I set it up on a kick stand so that I can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By hwichlaz
you go to the community care licensing webside...

you go to the community care licensing webside forms section, and download the application, fill it out for a large facility and mail it in with the fee.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 571
Posted By hwichlaz
Feels nitpicky to me. But if it makes it easier...

Feels nitpicky to me. But if it makes it easier just write it the way you are comfortable with right next to the child's name when he leaves.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By hwichlaz
If your food program uses kidkare (the current...

If your food program uses kidkare (the current version of minute menu) then you can use the menu and attendance parts for free. But you need to pay for the accounting parts.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By hwichlaz
That makes a lot of sense. They were both in the...

That makes a lot of sense. They were both in the 75th percentile for both height and weight. She was throwing bottles of formula and milk into a playpen for them all day, but never letting them out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By hwichlaz
I can't ever be positive that a child isn't being...

I can't ever be positive that a child isn't being abused, but I do know these boys are not being denied nutritious food anywhere. They walk in shoving the last of a breakfast sandwich in their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By hwichlaz
4 yo and his 6 yo brother that eat everything

I have a 4-year-old who will still eat playdough and art supplies. When I catch him eating playdough I remove him from the activity. Then I'll catch him trying to crawl under the table where...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,157
Posted By hwichlaz
While this is true...this overuse of daycare...

While this is true...this overuse of daycare slowly leads to behavior problems that often result in termination of services anyway...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,157
Posted By hwichlaz
I'm like this except for the kids who's parents...

I'm like this except for the kids who's parents try to leave them as long as possible. Part of my job is child advocate. This behavior from parents is damaging to children. I can't bring myself to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,242
Posted By hwichlaz
I'd approach it this way... DCD, do you...

I'd approach it this way...

DCD, do you think it's possible that DCB is just glad to be home after being away all day and wants to stay put for a while? He's here full time and he has tons of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,242
Posted By hwichlaz
Some kids are just homebodies. My son would have...

Some kids are just homebodies. My son would have declined those things as well. I took him anyway, lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 502
Posted By hwichlaz
I'd have a conference with them about the rash. ...

I'd have a conference with them about the rash. That's just plain mean of them to allow that to happen...

I'd call it a brainstorming session....and try to come across as very non...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,157
Posted By hwichlaz
I'd tell her that her contracted hours will be...

I'd tell her that her contracted hours will be based on her work schedule, but for now, while she's job hunting, she can leave him from 8-4. That means she can still make job hunting her full-time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,844
Posted By hwichlaz
No, the new background check packets specifically...

No, the new background check packets specifically say that most MJ charges will no longer be looked at or considered for denying license. I just helped a friend download everything to fill out.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,844
Posted By hwichlaz
See, that's ridiculous. Luckily though, they can...

See, that's ridiculous. Luckily though, they can no longer consider any marijuana-related crimes unless they included violence or theft. So legalizing MJ has helped out there. :P I'm still not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By hwichlaz
I agree. And there are some decent online self...

I agree. And there are some decent online self paced programs. I can finish a 3 unit class in about a week if I only have to do one class at a time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By hwichlaz
Since our county has tried to burn down every...

Since our county has tried to burn down every year for about 5 years now....I'd let them know.

Only you know our local mood.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By hwichlaz
That said, I highly recommend a prep program. ...

That said, I highly recommend a prep program. From what I'm hearing, it's like taking a final exam.

So you'll need to prep for it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By hwichlaz
is this a new requirement or were you teaching...

is this a new requirement or were you teaching with a different credential?

My understanding is that the CDA is a certificate program and you don't need one if you already have an AA or AS in ECE...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By hwichlaz
zip, nadda. It's an extra like flu. Recommended...

zip, nadda. It's an extra like flu. Recommended but not required. It's marketed as prevention for ear infections because the pneomonacoccal (sp) strains it covers actually cause ear infections, not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,844
Posted By hwichlaz
was a potential spouse, we've decided to maintain...

was a potential spouse, we've decided to maintain separate residences until I get my BA so I can teach at a local school once the universal pre-K goes though.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By hwichlaz
in the house/playroom kitchen blocks ...

in the house/playroom

kitchen
blocks
literacy (sometimes this is magnets and cookie sheets with matching papers, other times playdough with laminated letter mats and cookie cutters, or little...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By hwichlaz
This place is a train wreck. You shouldn't be...

This place is a train wreck. You shouldn't be running a classroom without first having been trained. They've set you up for failure.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By hwichlaz
It's been a while since I've been at a...

It's been a while since I've been at a center....but....

Incident reports are for actual injuries. Not every little altercation. Those happen every few minutes in a large center. So if there is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By hwichlaz
It sounds like intentional teaching and...

It sounds like intentional teaching and developmentally appropriate practice are not allowed, so I'd be looking for another job.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By hwichlaz
I'd ask to see the actual reg.

I'd ask to see the actual reg.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 742
Posted By hwichlaz
That's DIP not DAP.

That's DIP not DAP.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By hwichlaz
How would offering while at daycare hurt though? ...

How would offering while at daycare hurt though? He may just not take it, but he can be offered. He's obviously taking in liquids somehow.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By hwichlaz
What's CMV ? I've never heard of it, no OB ever...

What's CMV ? I've never heard of it, no OB ever mentioned it.....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By hwichlaz
I don't allow them in the same area as my living...

I don't allow them in the same area as my living room furniture.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By hwichlaz
Cubbies in hallways outside...

Cubbies in hallways outside classrooms.....handwashing sinks and fountains in each room, access to bathrooms from all rooms and outside, a gross motor room that doubles as a cafeteria.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By hwichlaz
The only thing I can think of is that he's on a...

The only thing I can think of is that he's on a diet specifying exactly how much he gets per day and it's easiest for them to monitor that from home. But I'd still want a note.



I have a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 244
Posted By hwichlaz
It's just a baby fence. you can put it around...

It's just a baby fence. you can put it around the wood stove far enough away that if a little arm stuck through it couldn't touch the stove. I know it's big and in the way, but it's better than a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 244
Posted By hwichlaz
you could also use a hearth gate/baby fence, to...

you could also use a hearth gate/baby fence, to kind of gate off the path to the downstairs....so they don't have access to the rest of the house.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 244
Posted By hwichlaz
Why is a hearth gate not an option? Is it an...

Why is a hearth gate not an option? Is it an issue of spouse disliking it? I'd put a hearth gate around it, but not attach it to the wall, so I could fold it up and put it downstairs during...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By hwichlaz
Sun Chips count as a whole grain for me :) But I...

Sun Chips count as a whole grain for me :) But I don't have them in my menu, I chose whole grain tortilla chips when I serve them, then snap a pic of the label and put it in a file folder on my...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 09-22-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By hwichlaz
Ok, so it looks like the ECE classes would be...

Ok, so it looks like the ECE classes would be deductible if they are NOT part of a degree program....so I should just take all of those first...then in a year or two go back for the general ed?
...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 09-21-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By hwichlaz
Education vs Professional Dev.

I'm working on my AA in ECE because I'm going through QRIS and i want the 5 star rating.

I feel like the CDA is a waste of time if I can get the AA instead, because I won't have to renew my AA...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 09-21-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By hwichlaz
I'm logging it in kidkare monthly. :) every...

I'm logging it in kidkare monthly. :) every single month.

I know what time I start preparing every morning, and what time I stop cleaning every night, and I multiply those by the number of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 530
Posted By hwichlaz
Work isn't coming before your child. Work is how...

Work isn't coming before your child. Work is how you feed your child.

I have been that poor. Job loss of a spouse during my pregnancy made me that poor. I'll NEVER look down on anyone for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 530
Posted By hwichlaz
It was the woman found in the basement with her...

It was the woman found in the basement with her wrists slit, she worked in the facility.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By hwichlaz
I'd really work with him on sneezing into his...

I'd really work with him on sneezing into his elbow. One cold season has most of my 3 year olds completely mastering this skill. Allergies suck, and the little one needs better treatment. My kiddo...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 530
Posted By hwichlaz
someone who will literally starve if they do...

someone who will literally starve if they do not....

my dentist left her 3 week old with me, because her father had died (the other dentist in her practice) and she didn't have back up.
Forum: Forms - Uploads 09-20-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By hwichlaz
California's... ...

California's...


https://cchp.ucsf.edu/sites/cchp.ucsf.edu/files/LIC9221.pdf
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 413
Posted By hwichlaz
Right now, I have a SN kiddo that would choke on...

Right now, I have a SN kiddo that would choke on manipulatives, so I have them out, but up high so they have to ask for them. Then I can take little Y to do something else for a bit. If I had all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 413
Posted By hwichlaz
Only two centers are out all of the time. The...

Only two centers are out all of the time. The play kitchen, and the blocks. Everything else is rotated through based on my current theme and child interest. Well, I guess my reading center is out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 378
Posted By hwichlaz
I have the round version of this one... ...

I have the round version of this one...

https://www.discountschoolsupply.com/Product/ProductDetail.aspx?product=29287&Category=

It's outside, but the bins lift out so I can bring them inside...
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