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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,892
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
Closing but Not Sure On Timing

So I decided to close my daycare and I've been interviewing. I have just went through 3 interviews with one company for a high level position and have my 4th tomorrow. I also have my second interview...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,064
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
Advice-Should I Stay Open?

So I opened my daycare 6 months ago. I used to do daycare a long time ago at a center and I remember liking it and not being so stressed out. I decided to have more time with my daughter at home and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,028
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
I do cry it out in 15 min intervals. If they cry...

I do cry it out in 15 min intervals. If they cry longer than 15 min I go get them and bring them out to play for a bit. Must not be tired enough to sleep. I don't think it's possible to do anything...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 881
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
OMG can't stop these crazy climbing babies :)

They seriously would scale my walls if they could! grrrr I got an indoor slide and stuff for them to climb on.... but they'd prefer to climb on my kitchen table, my couch, and my rocking chair...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,147
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
Thanks guys! I'll keep you informed. I am praying...

Thanks guys! I'll keep you informed. I am praying all is OK too!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,147
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
Thanks guys! I'll keep you informed. I am praying...

Thanks guys! I'll keep you informed. I am praying all is OK too!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
I don't believe parents when they tell me child...

I don't believe parents when they tell me child is fine and can go back to daycare after just vomiting. Doctors know that they are the most contagious while vomiting, diarrhea, fever etc and only a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,147
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
Worried Sick

I'm worried sick about one of my dcg's! In the hospital with a bone infection. No idea how she got it. No injuries or wounds. Never knew how attached I was to her until now. I'm worried sick checking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
Yes! I would not work open hours. That is too...

Yes! I would not work open hours. That is too crazy. This family wasn't abusing it too bad but was coming whenever they wanted and sometimes around 9.5-10 hours. She'd always text when on her way...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
Yes I have this in mine too. I am just too nice...

Yes I have this in mine too. I am just too nice and never want to upset anyone. If she responds with how she would like longer hours I will tell her ok but if she contracts for 10 hours per day that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
Mom asking for her contracted hours messaged me...

Mom asking for her contracted hours messaged me back... so if I put 815 what happens if I bring him at 8:00? I am like seriously. Are you just testing me or do you absolutely not understand what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
I know but the mom became friends with my sister...

I know but the mom became friends with my sister who I also do daycare for, so it's awkward. And our kids have play dates and are buddies at school. So it's complicated.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
Feeling Strong today

I get so annoyed with parent things and I just opened a few months ago so I've let some people get away with things. I have 1 family that had an existing contract but terminated full time care to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,844
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
I actually don't have either one of these. I use...

I actually don't have either one of these. I use my computer and link it to the computer for everything so I don't have a radio or anything. I'll just get a noise machine. Thanks for the suggestion...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,844
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
Nap Time

Trying to get everyone to sleep for the amount of time their parents want is maddening! How do I keep the babies quiet when they wake up? I have a daycare girl who wakes up at the drop of a hat and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,797
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
If your handbook does not reference that you are...

If your handbook does not reference that you are closed I would personally not close. I may ask how many planned to attend and if no one is coming then I'd let them all know that since no one is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,436
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
I agree with other poster. I would also ask how...

I agree with other poster. I would also ask how they deal with it. Everyone has had one or multiple. It's normal at 2. Hopefully they go outside, dance, yoga, have indoor slide/ or climber maybe,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,765
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
Really no pain meds?

If I sent home for teething I'd have no kids. I have 4 babies and someone is always teething! My parents would all lose their jobs. Why is it risky to give tylenol or motrin as long as it's dosed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,701
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
I would tell her but I would come up with a plan...

I would tell her but I would come up with a plan first. DCM probably won't know what to do to curb the behavior. Most parents are winging it and by asking them they will come up with a random...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,765
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
sorry

forgot to subscribe to the thread... sorry for 2 posts.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,765
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
Teething No Tylenol

Wondering how everyone reacts when they have kids come to school that are teething and in a decent amount of pain and parents don't bring tylenol. I mean I mention if you want to bring tylenol or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
That was my thought too. Thanks for the second...

That was my thought too. Thanks for the second opinion.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
I'm not worried about the not talking. I am...

I'm not worried about the not talking. I am worried about not pointing, using gestures, and when he does learn a skill he loses it very quickly.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
New to Home Daycare

I used to work in a center so I have experience but I recently opened my own center 3 months ago. So sorry for all of the posts. I have a 15 month old boy who is delayed with language. I have been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,662
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
Not sure why this said unregistered- this was my...

Not sure why this said unregistered- this was my response
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,662
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
reply

No I don't have a trial period for switching enrollment. Only for when you first enroll. So she is here. Also she left her other daycare to come here full time so I would feel bad putting her parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,662
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
New DCG Yells In Babies Faces

So we had a pretty mellow group until my part time (friday only) day care girl started coming here every day (2 days ago). She came on Fridays when there was only 1 baby and 2 older kids. She never...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,231
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
not sure what to do

My issue is I want to make them work if I can because I will have a hole to fill if I let them go. It is hard to fill the over 2 slot. I have 7 babies on the waiting list for under 2 but none for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 254,976
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
what made me laugh today

Boom chicka boom from the learning channel. That guy in suspenders and the hat cracked me up. Funniest kids video ever
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,231
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
What should I make of these parents?

So I had a slot open for Tues Fri and a family needed care only on Fridays. At that time I discussed how even though they only need care from 10:30-5:30 it is still a full day rate which is 40.00 a...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 08-28-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,123
Posted By kristinhomedaycare
What should I make of these parents?

So I had a slot open for Tues Fri and a family needed care only on Fridays. At that time I discussed how even though they only need care from 10:30-5:30 it is still a full day rate which is 40.00 a...
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