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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 463
Posted By Annalee
My boys didn't play with them much...

My boys didn't play with them much either.....totally wished I hadn't spent so much money on them. Ended up giving them to their younger cousins. :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 463
Posted By Annalee
Years ago, I took my sons to...

Years ago, I took my sons to build-a-bear.....decided after that we could have went on a mini-vacation.:lol: entirely too expensive!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 281
Posted By Annalee
likethisA provider friend shared with me if you...

likethisA provider friend shared with me if you have a late fee for payment in the contract, it means you will accept late payments just like if you have a late fee for pickup, parents will think...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By Annalee
:lol: I hear ya! I am from the south so my words...

:lol: I hear ya! I am from the south so my words are too many times what I "didn't say" :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 492
Posted By Annalee
"LOGIC" is definitely lacking in society today...

"LOGIC" is definitely lacking in society today with EVERYONE:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 492
Posted By Annalee
This was before 2012. Wait, double check, it...

This was before 2012. Wait, double check, it was 2014. The police dept came out and told me it was legal. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 492
Posted By Annalee
This should be reported definitely simply because...

This should be reported definitely simply because of being a mandated reporter! I reported a dcd for picking up his dcb4 on a motorcycle once and was told as long as the child had a helmet this was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By Annalee
I guess I am one of the few that didn't grow up...

I guess I am one of the few that didn't grow up watching Mr. Rogers.....my dad wasn't a fan of sesame street or anything else on PBS, plus we didn't watch that much TV growing up.:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By Annalee
A family at church has a child with ADHD and the...

A family at church has a child with ADHD and the school has been trying to get the family to medicate him which they didn't want to do. The pediatrician told them to give him a cup of coffee each...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By Annalee
Whatever you decide to do, do so professionally...

Whatever you decide to do, do so professionally in a non-negotiable way. My motto is "I want 12 families that will follow my contract/policies".....I tell them all when they have questions "I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 247,829
Posted By Annalee
Enjoy your time off!happyface

Enjoy your time off!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 310
Posted By Annalee
Yep.. I was just googling for the name cause I...

Yep.. I was just googling for the name cause I couldn't remember:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 310
Posted By Annalee
We like going to that place you get all those...

We like going to that place you get all those fried pies and fruit where they intertwine the pear-apple trees. We rent a cabin and there is usually 20-30 of us so it is a good time for all! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 310
Posted By Annalee
I will be coming to Blue Ridge Ga in August...it...

I will be coming to Blue Ridge Ga in August...it is decoration and we have lots of Family buried there. My grandparents were raised there but migrated to Tennessee before I came along. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 247,829
Posted By Annalee
Today is my last day until July 5. ...

Today is my last day until July 5. happyfacehappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 723
Posted By Annalee
likethisYEP, Totally agree with this.....too many...

likethisYEP, Totally agree with this.....too many have let their license go but kept the same ratios and parents think they are still licensed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By Annalee
Tell her you are the one in charge of all drop...

Tell her you are the one in charge of all drop offs and pickups.....that her job is to be with the children during this time....and ALL COMMUNICATION is to be done by YOU. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By Annalee
When I had my own two children, I told clients at...

When I had my own two children, I told clients at each time I would close seven working days from the time I had my child.....and I got paid and did not lose any clients over it...Licensing is so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By Annalee
Thats what I was thinking.

Thats what I was thinking.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By Annalee
I have recently started doing this as well, and...

I have recently started doing this as well, and it has made a difference in my outlook and also how I deal with clients.....At the end of the day, I am a business.....nothing more, nothing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,414
Posted By Annalee
Tennessee

Tennessee
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,414
Posted By Annalee
In my state for family and group. I have not...

In my state for family and group. I have not looked at the center rules so not sure about that. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,414
Posted By Annalee
Thanks for the ideas! :)

Thanks for the ideas! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,414
Posted By Annalee
In the new rules, we have to have a documented...

In the new rules, we have to have a documented monthly activity for parent engagement:confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By Annalee
New regs just came out, just got them thru email...

New regs just came out, just got them thru email Thursday last week.....go into effect July 30. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By Annalee
What part of TN are you from? :)

What part of TN are you from? :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,476
Posted By Annalee
Suicide is a selfish act, in my opinion, and an...

Suicide is a selfish act, in my opinion, and an act I do not understand, either, but those that decide to take lives of others while on that suicide mission really leaves my wondering how could...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,020
Posted By Annalee
I LOVE IT! YEP it is a business and I see that...

I LOVE IT! YEP it is a business and I see that more and more every day due to me being "OLD":lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By Annalee
Exactly, I always tell therapist they can come...

Exactly, I always tell therapist they can come from 6-7 or 4-4:30....those times aren't convenient for them, either and it can be distracting for the child receiving therapy and the children in care....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Annalee
I also think many parents want to see the same...

I also think many parents want to see the same caregiver all the time. Too many times, even FCC has turnover with assistants or the primary caregiver is gone too much. That doesn't happen here,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By Annalee
At least monthly or before if the interest isn't...

At least monthly or before if the interest isn't there for the kids! ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Annalee
likethisthe bolded is also the same for me...I...

likethisthe bolded is also the same for me...I live within a mile from where I grew up and everyone know everyone here! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Annalee
likethisI like to think there is "no pretense"...

likethisI like to think there is "no pretense" with my child care program....they can take it or leave it....just know up front what is expected when you enroll. I do have issues arise but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Annalee
I take the school holidays, I take 3-5 (usually...

I take the school holidays, I take 3-5 (usually work two days one week and three days the next to split it up) days off around memorial day/july 4/labor day, closed week of christmas - new years,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Annalee
The biggest compliment I feel I get is when...

The biggest compliment I feel I get is when clients or even clients that choose not to enroll is when they tell others "clients know what to expect and ms. xxxx is adamant about her contract". I do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By Annalee
Yep, subsidy is having a large problem, they...

Yep, subsidy is having a large problem, they aren't paying providers timely enough, sometimes for months.....those receiving FP monies will have a big choice to make...either get licensed or stop...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 508
Posted By Annalee
Most times, mom and i shop together but would...

Most times, mom and i shop together but would never grocery shop with dh:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By Annalee
It is 4 here with no license but they are...

It is 4 here with no license but they are cracking down on it....effective in the fall there will be hoops for them to go through if they receive federal funds of any kind....food program or subsidy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 508
Posted By Annalee
I do like grocery shopping simply because I like...

I do like grocery shopping simply because I like cooking and preparing food for others. We just came back from the river and my primary "chosen" responsibility was the food. My dad always said if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 508
Posted By Annalee
I used to get up bright and early every Sat...

I used to get up bright and early every Sat morning to grocery shop. I was home before most were even out of bed, but not anymore. I generally go on Thursday evenings now. I like having Friday and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,470
Posted By Annalee
I got yelled/cussed at years ago by a policeman...

I got yelled/cussed at years ago by a policeman dcd and dcm whom worked at the health dept.....they were continuously late for dropoff and pickup.....One morning, they called after 10 asking if they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 622
Posted By Annalee
In the past, I took everything to heart and...

In the past, I took everything to heart and worked too much on emotion....not anymore.....have learned too many lessons the hard way! At the end of the day, this is a business.....I think about them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By Annalee
With FCC, I think it depends on each...

With FCC, I think it depends on each situation....being off 7 days when my dad died and the ordeal I went through (had already decided I would not make them pay, then a client decided to call...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,791
Posted By Annalee
Yep, Yep and Yep.....not that I agree but this IS...

Yep, Yep and Yep.....not that I agree but this IS what is happening! :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,791
Posted By Annalee
Been there, done that MANY TIMES! Child Care is...

Been there, done that MANY TIMES! Child Care is on the low end of the totem pole when it comes to discussions.....so state leaders are for anything in the name of "education" without fully...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,791
Posted By Annalee
Many are operating here without a license, some...

Many are operating here without a license, some legal/some not. One of the new proposals is to go through certificate and food program persons that are taking care of children and requiring them to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,791
Posted By Annalee
FCC is on a spiral trend downward! Morale is at...

FCC is on a spiral trend downward! Morale is at an all time low for FCC providers.....many like myself, too old to move on elsewhere and can't financially make the salary made now, and I loathe...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,791
Posted By Annalee
You are spot on!!!!!!:ouch:

You are spot on!!!!!!:ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,791
Posted By Annalee
We had over 3000 when QRIS started in 2000 but...

We had over 3000 when QRIS started in 2000 but now we have 614 FCC providers....and they wonder why???? :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 594
Posted By Annalee
Providers here have suggested Licensing perform...

Providers here have suggested Licensing perform our assessments since they visit us all 4-6 times a year and actually know what we are doing/who we are.....Right now, the assessor is a degreed person...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 594
Posted By Annalee
Yes, and those transitional/wait times really...

Yes, and those transitional/wait times really affect the scoring..... I think assessors should work in FCC before becoming an assessor..... No ONE book has an answer for a complete "typical" day in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 594
Posted By Annalee
The Assessment is not only an unreliable tool,...

The Assessment is not only an unreliable tool, but is left to the assessor's perception of that tool. The grievance process here is worse than the actual assessment because it takes so long and if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By Annalee
That they are all gone by 4:15 every day:lol: ...

That they are all gone by 4:15 every day:lol: Actually, I have a good crew right now with the occasional issue but pay, drop-off and pick up are spot on so I can't complain! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Annalee
DEFINITELY, introduced to this from a daycare...

DEFINITELY, introduced to this from a daycare parent before I had my own kids and believed in it from the first usage. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,476
Posted By Annalee
To the bolded quote I would have replied, "do you...

To the bolded quote I would have replied, "do you have cable, cell phone, internet....did you eat out this week, do you buy cigarettes, alcohol, etc..." That $100 could have come from many places,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,476
Posted By Annalee
The maturity is why I held back, not the...

The maturity is why I held back, not the learning. My nephew was able to skip first grade and go straight to second grade from kindergarten....about 4th grade, his parents regretted it but did not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By Annalee
This has TERM written all over it.... :ouch:

This has TERM written all over it.... :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,476
Posted By Annalee
Mom started me in first grade when I was 4 (my...

Mom started me in first grade when I was 4 (my birthday at that time barely made the cutoff in October and kindergarten wasn't going at that time)...so I graduated at 17....my own sons birthdays were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,476
Posted By Annalee
My first colonoscopy is scheduled for saturday. ...

My first colonoscopy is scheduled for saturday. Not looking forward to it but one of those special things I get to do since I turned 50:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Annalee
Many meetings have taken place over the state...

Many meetings have taken place over the state lately and I like to think providers have been heard but the end result is what benefits the state with the most funding.....providers have been loud but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Annalee
Education/trainings are raising the bar here...

Education/trainings are raising the bar here beginning in the summer and other rules will be implemented over a three year span. I think this is happening everywhere to a certain extent. I got no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By Annalee
The fire marshall dictates my railings, etc. ...

The fire marshall dictates my railings, etc. Licensing has no input on that. Railings are included in my fire codes. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 189,536
Posted By Annalee
:lol:I had a dcg4 in the past to call another...

:lol:I had a dcg4 in the past to call another child a "butthead"....I told her that wasn't a very nice thing to say and she replied "but she IS a butthead". and I couldn't hold my laughter either! ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 765
Posted By Annalee
"Use your words" ms. xxxx nor your friends...

"Use your words" ms. xxxx nor your friends understand crying or whining and we can't read your mind...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 31,505
Posted By Annalee
That was me on a thread from the past but not...

That was me on a thread from the past but not sure if it was this one. These parents never cease to amaze me.:confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 31,505
Posted By Annalee
I know this is an old post and I have posted this...

I know this is an old post and I have posted this before (even on this thread maybe), but I enrolled a nonvax family ONCE and will never do that again....their views just weren't my views at all. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By Annalee
Health Dept Monitor requires us to have kitchen...

Health Dept Monitor requires us to have kitchen gated off due to the stove so my kids aren't allowed free will to the fridge and I have never even had a kid ask. I did come in from outside play once...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 247,829
Posted By Annalee
have fun! I am taking thurs and fri off next...

have fun! I am taking thurs and fri off next week for Spring Break with my sons. happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By Annalee
Yes....this is why I dislike QRIS or some...

Yes....this is why I dislike QRIS or some education classes because similarly to core curriculum in schools, all children are placed in the same box, but there is always that EXCEPTION that a child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By Annalee
I agree with you....as providers, we know our...

I agree with you....as providers, we know our kids and while PLAY is the essence of childhood there are THOSE kids who enjoy workbooks, coloring books, etc. When I was doing my CDA observation, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 816
Posted By Annalee
Wow, even if it was legal here (and it's not), I...

Wow, even if it was legal here (and it's not), I would NOT want to be responsible for that many babies.:eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By Annalee
We had to come up with a place at least 3 miles...

We had to come up with a place at least 3 miles away. We have been told transportation rules will not apply within an emergency...
Forum: Daycare Insurance 02-27-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By Annalee
When DCI stopped servicing my state a few years...

When DCI stopped servicing my state a few years ago, I went with Assure and the one thing I liked was their customer service....talked with them multiple times before enrolling. Have been with them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,333
Posted By Annalee
The schools get federal money here so they want...

The schools get federal money here so they want the classroom full; if a child misses too many days they get booted to fill with a full-time slot. And I don't feel it is about education for parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,333
Posted By Annalee
FWIW, I am not cold-hearted, just put all I've...

FWIW, I am not cold-hearted, just put all I've got into my business and teach, train, etc. all for someone to tell me I can't prepare a kid the final year of daycare for Kindy so they go to Prek at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,333
Posted By Annalee
Here the income qualified come first but then...

Here the income qualified come first but then they offer to anyone....When it first started, I had parents come in crying and blaming it on the opposite spouse.....Now I am like um...no....keep your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,333
Posted By Annalee
When the prek system first began, it did offend...

When the prek system first began, it did offend me for my dck to go and made me sad amd frustrated, but now it just is what it is....no matter what I offer, I can't compete with FREE.... and more and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,089
Posted By Annalee
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,089
Posted By Annalee
Too many do NO discipline in the name of "don't...

Too many do NO discipline in the name of "don't abuse kids".....I tell my clients discipline doesn't have to be something physical. I think they are so afraid of the physical part that they do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,089
Posted By Annalee
My 49 year old brother remembers the day (he was...

My 49 year old brother remembers the day (he was 8) he told an adult at church the "he wasn't his daddy and he didn't have to mind him"...:lol: We laugh about that story now but it wasn't funny...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,089
Posted By Annalee
I grew up in the "whipping" generation....I am in...

I grew up in the "whipping" generation....I am in my 50's...BUT I do NOT remember those and I know I got some, but my brothers got more:lol:. What I remember is when my parents said it they meant it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,089
Posted By Annalee
I have a dck4 now that I am working with the...

I have a dck4 now that I am working with the parent on choices/consequences. He thinks "spanking" is the only alternative and he doesn't spank so it is a constant "yes" to this kid. she gets what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,089
Posted By Annalee
From that littlest child in the house......I...

From that littlest child in the house......I wanna talk about me, wanna talk about my, wanna talk about number one oh my me my.....Yep just like the song by Toby Keith, these kids are all about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 929
Posted By Annalee
I met with my advisor today at the local...

I met with my advisor today at the local community college....I am four classes from having an Associates for K-5....this program collaborates with a four year college and I could continue to get my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,331
Posted By Annalee
I had a few parents ask if grandparents could...

I had a few parents ask if grandparents could come by and give their grandchildren balloons and visit for a while. I said "only if they are picking up for the day"......no balloons were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By Annalee
Despite my venting, maybe I am blessed to have so...

Despite my venting, maybe I am blessed to have so many visits yearly because they aren't so tedious to detail due to being in my daycare so often (depending on the licensor:lol:) I have the highest...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 985
Posted By Annalee
Two years ago, I had a client run across my porch...

Two years ago, I had a client run across my porch with flip-flops on in the rain while on the phone and did not use the rail and fell down my outdoor 3 steps. My Insurance told me that now they look...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 929
Posted By Annalee
I know of people who now teach who used this one....

I know of people who now teach who used this one. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 929
Posted By Annalee
The local community college here. We have state...

The local community college here. We have state assistance set up at multiple colleges across the state. I chose the one closest to me. I am going to research the distance learning BC mentioned...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 929
Posted By Annalee
There is education assistance help here but they...

There is education assistance help here but they dictate which college can be used. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 929
Posted By Annalee
The four year college I transferred to does not...

The four year college I transferred to does not offer what I needed online. It is also a 2+2 program with the community college but nothing offered that I needed close to home. Kind of made me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 929
Posted By Annalee
My ECE class professors worked with providers...

My ECE class professors worked with providers like this but the other classes would not.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 929
Posted By Annalee
I completed my AS ECE degree mostly online. I...

I completed my AS ECE degree mostly online. I only attended 8 classes for 60 AS degree hours + 12 CDA hours. My classes were in the evening that I attended. I took two classes at a time even in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By Annalee
I don't exclude family members generally but I...

I don't exclude family members generally but I only have singles in care at this time. I do have a child diagnosed with flu right now and told them 5-7 days which is what the local pediatric doctor...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,147
Posted By Annalee
I was texting with a provider friend yesterday...

I was texting with a provider friend yesterday about this on a different level. We were discussing how we as providers are ready for our 3 and 4 year olds to become independent and helpers but they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 835
Posted By Annalee
Yes; I charge fees 52 weeks a year regardless of...

Yes; I charge fees 52 weeks a year regardless of closures. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 247,829
Posted By Annalee
About 40 of us were gathered to watch this and I...

About 40 of us were gathered to watch this and I had went to the kitchen to get a plate of food....and everyone started screaming and yelling and other things:lol: There were many saints fans so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Annalee
likethis YEP, that, too! :D

likethis YEP, that, too! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,301
Posted By Annalee
:rolleyes:This is the argument here....with the...

:rolleyes:This is the argument here....with the new rules coming (and they are here just awaiting the date to be implemented), is the state/federal going to pay for education to diagnose such issues...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Annalee
Not sure about the neglecting anything, but I...

Not sure about the neglecting anything, but I feel the kids today do not "retain" things because they don't use their brains enough. Forget that I grew up without all the technology but I also grew...
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