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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,556
Posted By caregiver
Oh I have many pet peeves also,most of them are...

Oh I have many pet peeves also,most of them are with the parents!
Child comes barefoot,in 40 to 50 degree weather....DCP"She wouldn't let me put her shoes and socks on and it's not worth the fight"...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,780
Posted By caregiver
Just my thoughts..

Hi, I am just expressing my opinion and thoughts on families today. I have been doing daycare for 33 yrs now and going to retire soon, but want to say that taking care of other people's children has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,947
Posted By caregiver
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,756
Posted By caregiver
I live in a metropolitan area and the freeways...

I live in a metropolitan area and the freeways are a mess from 3pm to 6 pm everyday,sometimes it can take over a hour just to get somewhere that ordinarily would only take 15 minutes in normal...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,977
Posted By caregiver
By the way, You need to term this DCB now. His...

By the way, You need to term this DCB now. His behavior is very disturbing for a 5 yr old and he may lash out at another child or even you.
The parents of this child need to know what he is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,977
Posted By caregiver
This sounds like a child I had in my...

This sounds like a child I had in my daycare,tried to deal with his behavior for over a year. Finally had enough as I just could not help him, he needed more then I could give him,decided to term. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,585
Posted By caregiver
I only give my email address. I am very cautious...

I only give my email address. I am very cautious about giving out to much info before I know what they are looking for and if they are serious about my daycare.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,793
Posted By caregiver
Just Curious, What Are Your Thoughts?

I currently have been looking to replace a child in my daycare and have been noticing from ads especially on craig's list what parents are looking for in a daycare.
It just boggles my mind when I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,396
Posted By caregiver
Totally agree with you!likethis

Totally agree with you!likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,456
Posted By caregiver
Thanks everyone for your support with this...

Thanks everyone for your support with this situation! I know I did the right thing and feel in my heart it was the right way to go. Your all right, in this day and age, you do have to protect...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,456
Posted By caregiver
I did term today, it was not well received at...

I did term today, it was not well received at all, which is to be expected. I said Friday would be my last day and they ended it today. Talked to my license rep beforehand and she told me that if I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,456
Posted By caregiver
I am the original poster,so I need opinions if I...

I am the original poster,so I need opinions if I am doing the right thing,
I will be terming this family as of tomorrow. I will be writing a letter today informing them my last day will be tomorrow....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,456
Posted By caregiver
Question What Would You Do......Opinions Please!

This might be long, so I apologize.
Had my daycare Mom come today asking me a question,now to back track, I care for her daughter,3 yrs old full time and part time for the son,who is 4 and a half,he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,604
Posted By caregiver
SO, SO True! I totally agree with you on the way...

SO, SO True! I totally agree with you on the way parents do things today and how it has changed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,604
Posted By caregiver
Yes, to me, it is not that I wanted a gift or...

Yes, to me, it is not that I wanted a gift or anything either, just the thought of a more heartfelt Thank you would have meant more to me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,604
Posted By caregiver
No, a card is not really my point and the fact...

No, a card is not really my point and the fact that they said Thank You was nice, but I guess I should have explained myself better.

The Thank you was as they were walking out the door like it was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,604
Posted By caregiver
I know........ it is a business and it should not...

I know........ it is a business and it should not surprise me with not even being told how much they appreciated what I did, but man, it is frustrating when you give your whole heart to these...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,604
Posted By caregiver
What's Wrong With Parents Of Today And Saying A Thank-You!

Today was the last day for one of my dcg's,who I have had for over 2 years. She now will be going to a all day preschool, closer to their home.

The parents just picked her up, and did say...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,657
Posted By caregiver
My two DCG's come in them also, they are 2 yrs...

My two DCG's come in them also, they are 2 yrs old. Trying to start potty training with both of them and those pants are the worst!
I know they are in fashion, but you would think that parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,187
Posted By caregiver
I used to the kids out in my car to different...

I used to the kids out in my car to different places, but have stopped doing that now as I don't want the responsibility of being liable if something unforeseen happened. I am a very good driver, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,563
Posted By caregiver
Just a Vent.....

It is 51 degrees here this morning, going to get to 75 degrees later, but why do parents bring their child in the mornings in a little spaghetti strap sundress, no sweater covering their little arms...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,046
Posted By caregiver
I have a 4, almost 5 yr old dcb who has huge...

I have a 4, almost 5 yr old dcb who has huge meltdowns on a daily basis. By meltdowns I mean that if he doesn't get his way or is told no, he can not do something, he will start to cry,scream,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,619
Posted By caregiver
I have had people ask me why I have an opening. ...

I have had people ask me why I have an opening. A few times now. As for the other family, they are not just here because of the sibling group,but when I was looking for another child to replace one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,619
Posted By caregiver
The only reason I am concerned about the other...

The only reason I am concerned about the other family leaving if I replace the other 2 is that they like that this dcg, who is 3 yrs old had 2 playmates that was her age,2 & 4 yrs old and if I get a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,619
Posted By caregiver
Need Advice Please....

Okay, here is my situation. I want to term a brother & sister I have full time as soon as possible because of behavioral issue's I have been having with the 4 yr old boy since day 1. I have had them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,305
Posted By caregiver
It is the music video, the original and then...

It is the music video, the original and then there are a lot of other video's on u-tube of the song where it is from different parts of the world and people are dancing to the song. I only let the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,305
Posted By caregiver
You all will love dancing to the song and so will...

You all will love dancing to the song and so will your dck's, I am totally addicted to the song. I played it for my hubby and now he is addicted to it!
It especially helps my spirits the last few...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,305
Posted By caregiver
It will make you want to dance too. likethis

It will make you want to dance too. likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,305
Posted By caregiver
Sorry you don't like the song. I think it is such...

Sorry you don't like the song. I think it is such a uplifting song,personally for myself, it just makes you feel good listening to it and for myself again watching the videos of people dancing to it....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,305
Posted By caregiver
Just for Fun....

I love the song "Happy" from Despicable Me, sung by Pharrel Williams and I have found videos on u-tube of him singing the song and some of the videos are from different countries and has people...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,560
Posted By caregiver
Congrats! I am sure you will love living in...

Congrats! I am sure you will love living in Northwood. I have a college friend that grew up there, moved away and now has moved back there.Her name is Deb,maiden last name is Walser,for the life of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,305
Posted By caregiver
I don't have a 22 month old that will do those...

I don't have a 22 month old that will do those things, I have a 4 yr old DCB that will have major meltdowns almost everyday. He will have meltdowns when he doesn't get his way and he screams and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,616
Posted By caregiver
I Need Advice......

I am thinking about terming a family, a 2 yr old girl & a 4 yr old boy as the 4 yr old boy has behavioral issues that I just can not handle anymore. He can be really sweet when he wants but wants his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,601
Posted By caregiver
I have a 4 yr old DCB who will scream whenever he...

I have a 4 yr old DCB who will scream whenever he does not get his way! He has major meltdowns and screams so loud that even with my windows and doors closed I think the neighbors can still hear him....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,185
Posted By caregiver
I see this behavior from parents too. No...

I see this behavior from parents too. No spanking at home I don't think, but no discipline at home either. Parents let kids run their life. They make excuses for their child's behavior saying...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,375
Posted By caregiver
I think that on the weekends parents don't follow...

I think that on the weekends parents don't follow a schedule like the kids have at daycare and they get so tired on the weekends and come back to us on Monday over tired and crabby. Parents run...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 170,089
Posted By caregiver
I'm sorry, but if your not happy with his current...

I'm sorry, but if your not happy with his current daycare with nap time, change daycare's! It's as simple as that. I give naps to all my children and my parents are told that at their interview. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,975
Posted By caregiver
I guess I do things a little different in my...

I guess I do things a little different in my daycare for families as I only have 2 families. I guess I run more of a, not sure how to phrase it, but more home friendly kind of daycare then run it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,619
Posted By caregiver
AMEN!!!!!likethis

AMEN!!!!!likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,619
Posted By caregiver
I applaud the fantastic job your doing with your...

I applaud the fantastic job your doing with your child! That is wonderful and that's what parents should be doing! He is learning, but in a fun way, no pressure. Many parents today are just to into...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,619
Posted By caregiver
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,619
Posted By caregiver
I see your point also. The parents need to take...

I see your point also. The parents need to take an interest in their child's development for sure,it's saddens me to hear how some parents don't do these things for their child. I'm just talking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,414
Posted By caregiver
Happy Anniversary to both of you!!!! I will...

Happy Anniversary to both of you!!!!

I will be celebrating my 38th wedding anniversary on the 16th of April.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,619
Posted By caregiver
Why is it......

that parents want their children to know how to read,know their ABC's, numbers,how to write their name all before attending preschool? Isn't that what preschool is for, to teach the kids all that. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,355
Posted By caregiver
Since I live in a Metro area, I leave my door...

Since I live in a Metro area, I leave my door unlocked at drop off and pick up, but have it locked the rest of the day. My parents have said that they are glad that I have the door locked all day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,215
Posted By caregiver
I have had parents drop off early, but only about...

I have had parents drop off early, but only about 3-5 minutes early, which to me is no big deal. I am up and ready to go.
My question to you that only get up about 10-15 minutes before your kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,361
Posted By caregiver
Blackcat, Sounds like your going to have a fun...

Blackcat, Sounds like your going to have a fun evening!!!! I like your style!
Enjoy!:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,361
Posted By caregiver
Friday...yay!

I just want to tell everyone....

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,331
Posted By caregiver
I hear ya,but it is no more gross then when I had...

I hear ya,but it is no more gross then when I had to do it with my own kids.
I also have had to do it a few times when my Grandson was visiting,when he was younger.
It is gross, but I just clean...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,109
Posted By caregiver
I want to term a brother & sister 3 & 5 yrs old...

I want to term a brother & sister 3 & 5 yrs old that I have now as the 5 yr old has been giving me some issues. I have had these kids for over a yr now and he still is having issues. Was seriously...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,331
Posted By caregiver
Thank you Black Cat. My other children are 3 yrs...

Thank you Black Cat. My other children are 3 yrs and 4 and a half, so they are old enough to sit and look at books while I am bathing the other child if it happens, who is 2 now herself. It doesn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,331
Posted By caregiver
My house is set up so that I have long hall by my...

My house is set up so that I have long hall by my bathroom and I will have the other 2 kids, if I have 3 at the time, sometimes it is mostly just 2 kids I care for, but anyway I have them sit in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,331
Posted By caregiver
I hear you all and if it is extremely explosive,...

I hear you all and if it is extremely explosive, like maybe it is connected to some sort of bug, I will call the parents to come pick up. But since I run a very small daycare, I have the time to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,331
Posted By caregiver
I have been doing daycare for 30 yrs now and have...

I have been doing daycare for 30 yrs now and have had to handle many a explosive diaper, but my thinking is that it is just part of the job of caring for kids. I have had kids that I have had to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By caregiver
I have recently hired a cleaning person also....

I have recently hired a cleaning person also. With doing daycare, I have no time to really do the cleaning like I would like or really need to do, so my husband also said I could hire someone to come...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,616
Posted By caregiver
Parenting of Today

I have been having a problem with one of my DCG, who is 2 yrs old. She has been hitting & Biting her brother, who I also have in my daycare. He is 4 and a half. I talked with their Mom this morning...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,057
Posted By caregiver
I have had that happen here also. It's like"what...

I have had that happen here also. It's like"what do you mean, he wouldn't let you get him dressed"! Who is the parent here, all you have to do is dress him, the parent is the boss, not the child! ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,249
Posted By caregiver
That is my issue. That I can not physically pick...

That is my issue. That I can not physically pick him up knowing I would be cited for doing that. As a provider these days we have to be SO careful on what we do and so that is my issue. I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,249
Posted By caregiver
What do you do when you have a child that is...

What do you do when you have a child that is older, say 4, almost 5 yr old and they hit and misbehave and you tell them to sit or go in time out and they say No. As a provider there is nothing we can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,397
Posted By caregiver
Do Your DCP's Ever Make You Feel...

guilty when you have to take a day off? I have a set of dcp's who give me a little bit of a hard time, just always say that neither one of them can take a day off of work and keep saying they will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,554
Posted By caregiver
Why is it that some daycare parents just don't...

Why is it that some daycare parents just don't really appreciate the time and effort we go thru to have their child make something special for them for holidays!
I have had one DCD leave a special...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,811
Posted By caregiver
Thumbs up Love your Fridays Blackcat!!!!:)

Love your Fridays Blackcat!!!!:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,811
Posted By caregiver
What Do You Do To Unwind After Your DCK's Leave?

I am just wondering what you do to unwind and regroup after your day is done with dealing with kids. That is of course if you don't have to right away deal with your own family and activities for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,468
Posted By caregiver
I totally agree. Parents don't seem to teach...

I totally agree. Parents don't seem to teach table manner to their kids these days, or any manners! It seems like manners period, even with adults has gone to the way side. It's I WANT or GIVE ME. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,111
Posted By caregiver
I see nothing wrong with what you did. They were...

I see nothing wrong with what you did. They were old enough to sit on your living room floor with a book. You were not leaving them unattended, you were like 10 feet away,in the house with them,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,548
Posted By caregiver
I try to keep it really casual also. I will also...

I try to keep it really casual also. I will also work with the parents on potty training when they tell me they want to start, but the parents and I have to work together and be on the same page for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,111
Posted By caregiver
Well, at my age,50+, I have to go to the bathroom...

Well, at my age,50+, I have to go to the bathroom a lot! I have always had a small bladder I guess and have to go many times during the day.
I have taken a child in the bathroom with me if they are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,830
Posted By caregiver
I can see your point. If it is getting out of...

I can see your point. If it is getting out of hand like pushing and falling down on each other, then I would put a stop to it,you can't have kids getting hurt. I think it is the time of year when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,830
Posted By caregiver
My kiddo's do that all the time too. It does...

My kiddo's do that all the time too. It does drive me crazy also, but with living where I do, the snow and cold this winter, it seems they are going bonkers because it has been too cold to go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,937
Posted By caregiver
I'm with ya!likethis

I'm with ya!likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,907
Posted By caregiver
Wow! I can relate to almost everyone here. I...

Wow! I can relate to almost everyone here. I guess my pet peeve is parents not disciplining,not teaching manners,dressing the kids in too small clothes or layering on clothes, like putting tights on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,594
Posted By caregiver
I have my own personal FB page and my DCP's are...

I have my own personal FB page and my DCP's are friends on my Fb, but I am very cautious and careful when putting anything on my page.
I don't like to give out too much info on myself or what I do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,896
Posted By caregiver
I had a DCM once ask me to not put her 1 yr old...

I had a DCM once ask me to not put her 1 yr old down for a nap at all because she wanted her daughter to be able to go right to bed after dinner so that her and her husband had time to spend the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,427
Posted By caregiver
I hear you all. I guess my point was that I hate...

I hear you all. I guess my point was that I hate it when parents will tell me that their child "won't let them". To me I don't care what they come dressed in, like today, my one daycare girl came in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,427
Posted By caregiver
I gave my children choices too, but not at the...

I gave my children choices too, but not at the age of 2. I'm just talking about a 2 yr old and having a meltdown about getting dressed. It seems to me that parents are too afraid of disciplining and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,427
Posted By caregiver
I Don't Understand Parents Today!

Just a short vent.....I had a DCM drop off her 2 yr old daughter today saying why she was dressed in a Christmas themed outfit today, I think she was embaresst that she had it on. She said I tried...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 932
Posted By caregiver
I also have a dcb, who is 4 just like him. The...

I also have a dcb, who is 4 just like him. The first week I had him I almost quit with him, he didn't listen,had major meltdowns when he didn't get his way where he just screamed at me, would fold...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,482
Posted By caregiver
I agree with you on if the runny nose lasts...

I agree with you on if the runny nose lasts longer then 5 days, then there is more to it especially if it is the green gunk. I wish parents would be more receptive to coming and getting their child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,482
Posted By caregiver
I would love to send a child home with a runny...

I would love to send a child home with a runny nose, but I guess I just keep wiping it and try to deal with it. I do a lot of hand washing! I guess my reason is that parents can't always take a day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,259
Posted By caregiver
I totally agree, it is a lot of nerve to ask you...

I totally agree, it is a lot of nerve to ask you to do this and yes, it is the dad's job,not yours! The child is only 5 months old for heavens sake, why does he need you to do a craft with a child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,789
Posted By caregiver
Hope you feel better! I have written in my...

Hope you feel better! I have written in my contract that when I come down sick and don't feel I can provide quality care for your child and have to take the day off, that its their responsibility to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,320
Posted By caregiver
I'm sorry, but I would also say RUN! Chances are...

I'm sorry, but I would also say RUN! Chances are if are that way with their parents, they will try and be that way with you and you will have your hands full and most likely go nuts. It sounds like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,762
Posted By caregiver
I live in the same state as Blackcat and I was...

I live in the same state as Blackcat and I was seriously thinking about closing today as it was -23 this morning. I only have 2 families at the moment and decided to see if they would use their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,007
Posted By caregiver
Thanks for the suggestion. I will try that and...

Thanks for the suggestion. I will try that and see what he does.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,007
Posted By caregiver
Sorry you are going thru this kind of situation...

Sorry you are going thru this kind of situation also. It is very hard. I am also working with the parents to try and figure out what to do. That is the main reason I am not terming because they are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,007
Posted By caregiver
What Would You Do.........

I know this thread has been on here before, but I really need advice.
I have a 4 yr old dcb whose behavior is very troubling. I am at my wits end and don't know what to do anymore.
He always wants...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,606
Posted By caregiver
No, no one is allowed to play or sit in the...

No, no one is allowed to play or sit in the living room or on the furniture. I used to have to use my living room for daycare years ago as I had no other spare room, my own kids bedrooms were off...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,938
Posted By caregiver
Thumbs up likethislikethis

likethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,938
Posted By caregiver
I deal with this daily!!! I have one 2 yr old...

I deal with this daily!!! I have one 2 yr old dcg who is a only child and has trouble sharing, she always will say"mine". So I tell her all the toys are to share with everyone and I have taken many...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,711
Posted By caregiver
I too agree that taking a risk is part of the...

I too agree that taking a risk is part of the job,as it is with many other jobs also, but being careful about who you let into your home is very important also.
I never do interviews during daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,942
Posted By caregiver
I also like Please & Thank You! So many kids are...

I also like Please & Thank You! So many kids are not being taught manners from their parents today. I have a 4 yr old DCB who is always saying " I want " and I will say to him, what do we say when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,537
Posted By caregiver
s likethis

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likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,537
Posted By caregiver
I have a 4 yr old DCB now who is a handful. I...

I have a 4 yr old DCB now who is a handful. I almost termed with him the first week, but have learned how to handle him. I also have his 2 yr old sister and between the two of them it is very...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,885
Posted By caregiver
I think its absurd too that we have to remind...

I think its absurd too that we have to remind parents about our sick policies. I think parents don't want to take time off of work to take care of their child if they are sick and bring them to us...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,616
Posted By caregiver
I just pick the days off that I want to take and...

I just pick the days off that I want to take and then Parents have to go by my schedule. I tried trying to take the same days off that parents had years ago and it just wasn't working.
So just do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,222
Posted By caregiver
I also provide all the pnp here so that I have my...

I also provide all the pnp here so that I have my own. I would suggest that you buy one for yourself so that you do have one when you need it and don't have to depend on DCP's to bring one. I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,112
Posted By caregiver
Good for you for speaking your mind!happyface ...

Good for you for speaking your mind!happyface

This is kind of off subject, but along the same lines. I will try and make this short.
About 5 yrs ago on the first day of daycare of taking this DCB...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,932
Posted By caregiver
I would only accept cash from her too. This has...

I would only accept cash from her too. This has happened to me a couple times and I make them pay the fee and also tell them that from now on, I will only accept cash for payment.
Also, I have had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,324
Posted By caregiver
I have a 4 yr old DCB who has hit,pushed and has...

I have a 4 yr old DCB who has hit,pushed and has really ugly temper tantrums. I have learned how to handle him when he does these things and he knows now that if he tries to pull this stuff on me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,264
Posted By caregiver
I'm right there with you! Just don't feel...

I'm right there with you! Just don't feel comfortable posting any pics. Everything is so public today.
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