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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By sahm1225
I wonder if it makes a difference if youíre O+ or...

I wonder if it makes a difference if youíre O+ or O-.
Iím O- and I rarely get sick. Or if I do, itís usually mild or a super quick bug. I thought it was just because I am
Active and work with kids....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By sahm1225
I have two small Dogs And theyíre favorite time...

I have two small Dogs And theyíre favorite time of the day is when I put the bin with dirty dishes on the stairs to take upstairs during nap. They know lunch is over and the kids are usually in their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,134
Posted By sahm1225
That was my thought too. Why did she take him to...

That was my thought too. Why did she take him to the doctor? Letís be honest that it a child has a low grade fever and zero symptoms, what prompted mom to take the temp? Iím not sure about their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By sahm1225
Which one did you get? I got one thatís touchless...

Which one did you get? I got one thatís touchless and no app but the battery dies after 2 days of temp checks (I counted. 38 temp checks a day and on the second day batteries are drained).

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,460
Posted By sahm1225
She has options. Amazon now offers grocery...

She has options. Amazon now offers grocery delivery service. Walmart and a lot of stores offer pick up service For groceries where you pull up and they bring the groceries to you. Some major grocery...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By sahm1225
Can you set a timer to remind him to go to the...

Can you set a timer to remind him to go to the bathroom? He sounds like heís struggling from the disruption of his routine and dcm is in such denial that it doesnít help.
When he starts To pee, Can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By sahm1225
Can you send it to me too BC?

Can you send it to me too BC?
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 05-13-2020, 03:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,164
Posted By sahm1225
My angel - do you follow tom on Facebook, he...

My angel - do you follow tom on Facebook, he answers there faster.

My understanding for the PPP was that You have to use 75% for payroll and 25% can be utilities and mortgage interest. So multiply...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By sahm1225
I just try to go super fast! Or try to wait for...

I just try to go super fast! Or try to wait for nap.
If there are any that cannot be trusted for 30 seconds, I put them by the bathroom door and have them Ďreadí me abook of Sing with me
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-07-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,722
Posted By sahm1225
Remove what post?

Remove what post?
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 05-04-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,626
Posted By sahm1225
Yea and nothing from the EIDL. But Great news is...

Yea and nothing from the EIDL. But Great news is the PPL came through! I had about 2 more weeks left before Iíd have to stop paying the employees so Iím so grateful! happyface
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 05-03-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,626
Posted By sahm1225
How can you make too much to qualify for...

How can you make too much to qualify for unemployment?
Itís not cheap, but I use Intuit. Itís about $49/month with 2 employees. I love it though because I can pay my taxes through it and print w2s. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,156
Posted By sahm1225
Maybe offer to stay open just for them? Itís...

Maybe offer to stay open just for them?
Itís an unfair position to put us in. Why should we risk everything and still lose in the end (we either lose families, pay, or health).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,156
Posted By sahm1225
This is why we need clear guidance. In Illinois,...

This is why we need clear guidance. In Illinois, daycares are given the option to close. Those who close risk losing families, those who stay open risk getting sick or others getting sick.
Some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By sahm1225
THIS. Your son will remember that you were late,...

THIS. Your son will remember that you were late, mom
Wonít remember and be grateful for it enough to make it worth your while
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,421
Posted By sahm1225
Has anyone found an insurance company that offers...

Has anyone found an insurance company that offers this? I called Assure and they said their business interruption would only be if the location we had the business in was not able to be used (i.e. a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,421
Posted By sahm1225
Amy - is it okay if I used a modified version of...

Amy - is it okay if I used a modified version of your letter above? Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 65,752
Posted By sahm1225
A public high school about 1.5miles from here has...

A public high school about 1.5miles from here has a confirmed case and the school is being shut down for the week
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 972
Posted By sahm1225
Good job enforcing no papers = no daycare. ...

Good job enforcing no papers = no daycare.

These are the types of parents that will crucify you to the media if anything bad ever happens... they will say you KNEW the child needed the epipen and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,421
Posted By sahm1225
Thatís my thought too. I canít afford to take it...

Thatís my thought too. I canít afford to take it unpaid since my bills will still need To be paid.
I was thinking 100% first week, 75% second week, 50% third week, and 25% if it goes past 4 weeks....
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 02-29-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,614
Posted By sahm1225
I didnít see that coming either. I have the...

I didnít see that coming either.

I have the book and plan to read it again, but I really didnít like the ending. The book left me feeling so sad and thinking about the kids that the foster system...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,421
Posted By sahm1225
Pandemic and Contracts

It feels like I always update my contract AFTER something happens, but this time I want to be prepared.

Does anyone have anything in their contract about payments and a pandemic or situation...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 65,752
Posted By sahm1225
Does anyone have a clause in their contract about...

Does anyone have a clause in their contract about what happens if there is a pandemic and we have to close? Would love to see how itís worded..
If we were forced to shut down that would be a big...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 250,237
Posted By sahm1225
Funny conversation today: My dd10 : ds12 got a...

Funny conversation today:
My dd10 : ds12 got a part in the school play! Heís prince dipwad!!
Me: prince WHat?!
Dcg10: prince dipwad. Or maybe itís dipwit?
Dd: no, itís definitely dipwad..
:lol:...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By sahm1225
I got the same vibe (that mom Was trying to be...

I got the same vibe (that mom Was trying to be respectful of providers time) .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By sahm1225
The week before Christmas, my grandmother was...

The week before Christmas, my grandmother was hospitalized. My uncle calls my mom at 6pm and tells her that the doctor said to tell everyone to make arrangements to come say their goodbyes. My mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By sahm1225
Idk. My first thought was that the employee...

Idk. My first thought was that the employee notified them
She couldnít work the rest of the week and at the end of the day, in 10 years, sheíll remember being there for that person vs choosing to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 535
Posted By sahm1225
Help with 2 Year Old - Anxiety?

I have a 2 1/2 year old dcg that chews her shirt, struggles with any transitions, and is starting to get aggressive (hitting & pushing) when not getting her way. Recently, I found a big wad of string...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 905
Posted By sahm1225
I donít have any tips, but wanted to offer my...

I donít have any tips, but wanted to offer my condolences. May Your husband Rest In Peace and May you find a way to grieve the way you need to. Please let us know if you need anything from us. If...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By sahm1225
This. I also have a dd with a compromised immune...

This. I also have a dd with a compromised immune system. What can be a minor cold for them can turn into a hospital stay for her, so I am very strict. I actually termed a family this summer over...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By sahm1225
I donít remember reading the last post, but if...

I donít remember reading the last post, but if this are legitimate safety concerns about the daycare (not just your personal feelings that someone is fake), why donít you file a report with their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By sahm1225
Started late August. Never a good sleeper but...

Started late August. Never a good sleeper but itís been worse the past two weeks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By sahm1225
Infant Sleep Tips

I have a 6 month old that just wonít sleep. Heís not sleeping at home either. Iím at a loss because he screams bloody murder and now no one else is sleeping. Heís in a separate room (monitor) and we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By sahm1225
I am a little confused. You said itís a 1 to 4...

I am a little confused. You said itís a 1 to 4 ratio with you and assistant, right? One got picked up. So you had 7 kids with 2 adults. It sounds like it was chaotic, but with 7 kids, why couldnít...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By sahm1225
Thank you!!

Thank you!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By sahm1225
Final Day Checklist

My licensor recommended that I have my dcf sign a form saying this was their final day. Is there anything else the letter/form should say? Any one have a sample I could see? Thank you!
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-30-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,433
Posted By sahm1225
I was responding to the link by Iblanke. It...

I was responding to the link by Iblanke. It sounded like the child was already attending the daycare when the daycare found out about the allergy.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-29-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,433
Posted By sahm1225
Since when did having allergies become a...

Since when did having allergies become a disability? (I googled and ADA does cover allergies and asthma as disabilities. Who knew?!)?

There seems to be more to this story. A child was expelled...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,905
Posted By sahm1225
I tried. I held him, rocked him, tried...

I tried. I held him, rocked him, tried everything. His screaming reminded me of when my son was a baby and would get nasty ear infections. It was hysterical crying that couldnít be soothed. I even...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,905
Posted By sahm1225
Oops missed a detail -.Sent home Friday for...

Oops missed a detail -.Sent home Friday for diarrhea.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,905
Posted By sahm1225
Was I Wrong?

Child sent home at 11am for diarrhea 3x in 30 minutes. According to parents was totally at home all weekend.
Today was hysterical crying on & off from 8am to 1pm when I called for pick up. Wouldnít...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By sahm1225
If sheís exempt, she doesnít have to apply for re...

If sheís exempt, she doesnít have to apply for re inspection in Illinois. Youíre not under any guidelines or rules when youíre exempt.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By sahm1225
None. Grunts occasionally. I know he can hear me...

None. Grunts occasionally. I know he can hear me when I call him, but he genuinely looks lost when Iím waiting for a response. He does repeat some words occasionally and says mommy. But no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By sahm1225
Teaching Toddlers to Respond

I have a 20month old who cannot respond to any question. He stares at us blankly for any question. Do you want to go outside yes or no? Would you like more milk?

I have other kids in daycare that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By sahm1225
DHS is NOT her employer. She gets paid from the...

DHS is NOT her employer. She gets paid from the state for providing childcare. The families apply for the state subsidy and she watches the kids, then she submits the attendance records monthly.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By sahm1225
A licensed exempt provider is someone who watches...

A licensed exempt provider is someone who watches 3 or less kids in their home. The kids could be related to you but they donít have to be. Iím not sure what you mean by romper room.

Can you just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,162
Posted By sahm1225
Then i think itís time to just decline their...

Then i think itís time to just decline their enrollment. Mom is trying to bully you into things before sheís even enrolled! Imagine how much sheís going to push back on every single policy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By sahm1225
It really depends... What exactly was said? How...

It really depends... What exactly was said? How old is the child? What was the situation?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,649
Posted By sahm1225
But why would a provider want a family who is...

But why would a provider want a family who is showing them up front that they feel the rules donít apply to them? I think you are misunderstanding that a waitlist as a guarantee that the family will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,455
Posted By sahm1225
We have a preschool a few block from my house, so...

We have a preschool a few block from my house, so I often take the kids to/from preschool. Itís only 2h 40min, so pretty much theyíre at school During Nap time.

I usually keep kids until they go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By sahm1225
Tell me about it! Our minimum is now $13/hour....

Tell me about it! Our minimum is now $13/hour. McDonaldís for my family Of 5 is about $40 and thatís buying just food and no drinks. Im my Šrea, centers have almost doubled their rates in the past 5...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By sahm1225
Opinion About Rate Increases

Im increasing rates for the fall. Iíve never increased rates for current families just new families as they were enrolling. Do I explain why Iím increasing rates besides saying increased cost of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By sahm1225
Im very interested foo!

Im very interested foo!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,927
Posted By sahm1225
I can top that. I have a huge 10 year old that...

I can top that. I have a huge 10 year old that mom I sissy he crawls to say goodbye to her :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By sahm1225
Iím not sure what your question is? But for...

Iím not sure what your question is?

But for a cell phone policy, I would also add that they canít take pictures of the kid or post anything on social media that can be tied back to the daycare.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By sahm1225
I have a dcd on the pick up list but not invited...

I have a dcd on the pick up list but not invited to parties. Dcd would show up drunk to our parties and hit on the moms! Dcm thought it was hilarious..:confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By sahm1225
That was my thought too. Itís always Ďpoor meí...

That was my thought too. Itís always Ďpoor meí but they donít mention that details that lead to that decision.

There was an article recently about a woman that was asked to cover up while...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,453
Posted By sahm1225
I never understood why asking rates was a...

I never understood why asking rates was a negative thing. I did An inquiry online for payroll service and my first question was what are your rates. Then the second question was, what does that rate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,346
Posted By sahm1225
Time for a heart to heart with mom. And explain...

Time for a heart to heart with mom. And explain she either abides by your potty training policy, or this isnít going to work.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,346
Posted By sahm1225
In my home daycare, That would mean being in the...

In my home daycare, That would mean being in the bathroom ALL day. Figure 10 kids x 3 minutes to get them in the bathroom, wash their hands, etc. -it would mean by the time I got to the last one, Iíd...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,894
Posted By sahm1225
:cool: Wow :eek:

:cool:


Wow
:eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,894
Posted By sahm1225
Thereís a few articles online that say what...

Thereís a few articles online that say what questions to ask a daycare provider and it always says to ask About insurance. The fact that they elaborated about paying for ambulance makes me think they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,380
Posted By sahm1225
I think it will be fine. Iím going to have...

I think it will be fine. Iím going to have everyone sign a policy update stating that after hour events. The children are their responsibility and to remember to be very diligent since the child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,380
Posted By sahm1225
I have an umbrella policy too.

I have an umbrella policy too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By sahm1225
Kindervan 6 Kid Stroller?

Does anyone have one of those?
https://www.communityplaythings.com/products/outdoor/g649-kindervan-6-with-canopies

Do you like it? Worth it? I found a great price on a used one but not sure how...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,380
Posted By sahm1225
I host a holiday and summer party. Parents have...

I host a holiday and summer party. Parents have been fabulous! I have one that just seems to be very relaxed. If parents are here and itís after hours, arenít they in charge of their kids? I mean...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,380
Posted By sahm1225
Question About Hosting Party for Daycare?

If I host an after hours party for my daycare families, is it tacky to remind them ahead of time that THEY are responsible for watching their little ones?
I have a 'welcome to summer' party every...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By sahm1225
Payroll Companies

For those with employees- who do you use for payroll? I used to use Intuit but the rates are increasing by almost double by Hily :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 250,237
Posted By sahm1225
Dcm: can you just let snowflake run around...

Dcm: can you just let snowflake run around without a diaper to clear up His rash from having diarrhea at home?
Me: No. (silence)
Dcm: (silence). Then ďoh because you have carpetĒ
Me: yes and Itís...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,379
Posted By sahm1225
I have an assistant and pay is really city...

I have an assistant and pay is really city specific so saying what I pay in a big city isnít the same that our next town over would need to pay. I increased my capacity so that helps pay for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By sahm1225
This, but since youíre closing, I donít see how...

This, but since youíre closing, I donít see how youíd be obligated to continue care for the next school year. Have you asked them why they havenít paid? Maybe itís a total oversight
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By sahm1225
Can they put bandaids on them? Like the circle...

Can they put bandaids on them? Like the circle sticky ones that stay on a few days?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By sahm1225
Updates?

Updates?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By sahm1225
Photo Release Form?

For those that use that form, have you ever had parents opt out of having their child's picture taken? I have a generic one on my contract that says parents understand and consent to their child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 773
Posted By sahm1225
Wording for Closing when Schools Close

I live in the midwest, so our public schools rarely ever close because of weather. In the past ten years, we've had maybe 4 closed school days and it was because of the polar vortex (more than 30...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 250,237
Posted By sahm1225
DH - why is the kitten green??? DD 9 - :eek: ...

DH - why is the kitten green???
DD 9 - :eek:

ME: DD9 what did you do???

Apparently our kitten rolled in slime.i spent Sunday morning giving an angry kitten a bath while my DD cried because the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,032
Posted By sahm1225
This. I would exclude. My youngest has...

This. I would exclude. My youngest has accompromisef immune system so when she got bronchiolitis it went from fine at pediatrician in the morning to ER by the afternoon, to a 3 day hospital stay....
Forum: Forms - Uploads 02-26-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,147
Posted By sahm1225
Can I get it too BC?

Can I get it too BC?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,771
Posted By sahm1225
This 100%. Absolutely ridiculous that the mom...

This 100%. Absolutely ridiculous that the mom feels anxiety all the time. That’s not normal!! Kids need to be kids! And I’m Sorry, from the families I have in daycare and I’ve been doing this 10...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By sahm1225
Itís not showing up when I click on the link...

Itís not showing up when I click on the link boo!!
Just another set for 35.99
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,199
Posted By sahm1225
I probably shouldíve added that my dd was the...

I probably shouldíve added that my dd was the last to get hfm when the daycare had an outbreak.
I also read it as child wasnít part of the daycare but lived in the home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,199
Posted By sahm1225
Hand, foot, and mouth isnít a disease you need to...

Hand, foot, and mouth isnít a disease you need to report and I highly doubt a doctor would say to close and report to licensing.
I stayed open when my daughter had hfm and my husband stayed with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,049
Posted By sahm1225
Yes yes and yes!!!!

Yes yes and yes!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,492
Posted By sahm1225
Ohnno! My moms pipe burst. My dishwasher froze...

Ohnno! My moms pipe burst. My dishwasher froze and the motor burnt out when I didnít realize it and turned it on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By sahm1225
I think the taking time off was to make me feel...

I think the taking time off was to make me feel guilty. Dcm told me her work was closed because it was around -45 with the windchill. Even the post office closed and it was declared a state of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By sahm1225
She explained how bad her kids were and how she...

She explained how bad her kids were and how she canít keep taking days off. Because of course that makes me want to take them on an unexpected day off!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By sahm1225
She never replied back. I texted back that since...

She never replied back. I texted back that since everyone confirmed early on that they were staying home, I used the opportunity to dump out all the toys to clean them and get ahead on daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,263
Posted By sahm1225
Iím wearing shorts when it hits 40 on Sunday...

Iím wearing shorts when it hits 40 on Sunday here:lol:
Ours is usually set at 67 and 61 at night.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By sahm1225
No One Scheduled to Come Today

Weíre having horrible weather and most jobs closed. All parents confirmed no one coming today to avoid going out. This morning dcm texts kids are bored and want to come hang out. How do I politely...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,215
Posted By sahm1225
Arrow Im sorry but Im not getting what your vent is?...

Im sorry but Im not getting what your vent is? They announced they were closing and then apologized. Whereís the problem?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By sahm1225
Coat Storage

I use lockers instead of cubbies (think square lockers that can fit one of those shoebox boxes for their back up clothes).

I was with other daycare providers today at a training and they told me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,476
Posted By sahm1225
Thanks! Iím curious if I could still use a...

Thanks! Iím curious if I could still use a toothbrush cover on the toothbrushes. Do you just leave the suction on the wall & take Dow the toothbrushes?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,476
Posted By sahm1225
BCcan you post a picture of your toothbrush...

BCcan you post a picture of your toothbrush holder? I have a lot of part timers, so I need something that holds at least 12 at a time.
I have toothbrush covers on them in a big cup but was hoping...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-27-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,056
Posted By sahm1225
I started sending xmas cards to old families this...

I started sending xmas cards to old families this year and I received cards from 3 families and was so excited! Seeing how big the kids were was just beautiful. One mom
Didnít send me a card but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,219
Posted By sahm1225
I still Charge for next two weeks for B&A even if...

I still Charge for next two weeks for B&A even if they donít come. If they DO attend (assuming I have room), then they pay a higher rate.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By sahm1225
Help with wording - updating contract

Silly me, I didnít have it in my contract that if they use their vacation week during a closed paid holiday, that the holiday wouldnít be discounted. So Xmas week where Iím
Closed Monday & Tuesday I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,226
Posted By sahm1225
The nurse assistant at urgent care (after...

The nurse assistant at urgent care (after diagnosing my dd with hfm) said that since the sores were in her mouth and no where else, that she could go to school & daycare since they wonít notice :eek:...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,289
Posted By sahm1225
Thank God i ordered just the 5lbs!

Thank God i ordered just the 5lbs!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,607
Posted By sahm1225
That is very rude, but Iím having one of those...

That is very rude, but Iím having one of those weeks where everyone has been rude or inconsiderate that maybe Iím over exaggerating. But I think at this point, you need to be direct andask him NOT to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,289
Posted By sahm1225
6/1 ratio as in you get 6 ornaments from 1lb?...

6/1 ratio as in you get 6 ornaments from 1lb? Good to know that you can keep using it too. I have the 25lb on my amazon shopping cart. But would rather not end up making a million ornaments just to...
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