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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By newtodaycare22
Birthday Parties During Daycare?

Most of my kids have birthday parties on the weekends, with their families. This week I have a girl turning 4 and mom asked if she could just bring cake to celebrate. It's FREEZING here this week (I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By newtodaycare22
Infertility and Daycare-Anyone?

Anyone had to deal with this? I'm currently going through infertility testing and I know this must be a horrible experience for everyone who must, but it seems 100% worse that I've chosen a job that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,799
Posted By newtodaycare22
I've used them and do the pdf online-easy!

I've used them and do the pdf online-easy!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By newtodaycare22
What would you do?

I have a *generally* good group of parents. Communication is pretty good but usually slacks around this time of the year (until they get hit with the new handbooks/contracts as reminders next...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,608
Posted By newtodaycare22
I did the baby jar thing a few years ago and it...

I did the baby jar thing a few years ago and it made me nervous, even with epoxy. FYI: Ac moore has picture snow globes (for the kids faces:ouch:). Regularly 2.99, one sale here for 2 and then you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,292
Posted By newtodaycare22
Handwashing

So I had a food program workshop last night and they are getting strict about kids washing their hands. I'm strict on them with washing after the bathroom but I'll admit, I usually use sanitizer for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By newtodaycare22
As I Redo My Handbooks...

Are there any major issues that you guys discovered this year, that you never had to address before? This is my 3rd year doing it and I think I've included most things except 2 changes that I've...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,091
Posted By newtodaycare22
Thanks guys. Starting in January it will be a...

Thanks guys. Starting in January it will be a flat rate and parents seem on board!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 483
Posted By newtodaycare22
My kids are getting physical-ugh

I have 3-5 year olds and apparently it's the time of the year for hurting each other!I had a problem over the summer, where a 4 year old was starting to hit people (even punch in the face!). He had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By newtodaycare22
I get what you are saying and I think that may...

I get what you are saying and I think that may work with some kids, but it wouldn't with mine. If my kids know I'm 'empowering them' in that way, they will get on this girl about EVERY thing. They'll...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By newtodaycare22
Taking Away Fun Stuff From A 3 Year Old

I have a 3 year old who has good days and bad days, but lately more bad! The parents are such nice people and I will never understand where her rudeness comes from. Today, she's teasing her friends,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
Posted By newtodaycare22
she's in a pull up today and now...she ripped it...

she's in a pull up today and now...she ripped it off. I went to check on her and it's off. I thought she peed but it's dry.She said she needed a new one because she ripped it. I told her Oh well you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
Posted By newtodaycare22
Nap Time 'Accidents' When Awake?

Dcg is 3 and has been potty trained for approx 2 months. In undies, no issues...til this week. Yesterday, she had a little pee pee accident in the morning (in the bathroom, didn't quite make it on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By newtodaycare22
Fyi-Roomba Vacuum deal

http://www.groupon.com/deals/gg-irobot-roomba-560?utm_medium=email&utm_source=channel_goods-deals&sid=11273132&user=ffec8967683accb0efb1996b8cd576bffd9aa28085c4f62d5ebbffaeda68f223&utm_campaign=112731...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By newtodaycare22
Putting Coat Hangers Inside Existing Closet?

I have a regular coat closet inside my front door, which has a high (Adult) bar with coat hangers for coats. I"m thinking of using 3m hooks (or something similar) and sticking them inside the closet...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 10-11-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,540
Posted By newtodaycare22
Good to know-thanks!

Good to know-thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By newtodaycare22
Meeting With Current Dcp-How To Handle It?

One of my current dcp asked to come over and talk tonight. It's a long story, but I am 90% sure it's about a health condition that has recently developed with mom. I would think that 'asking to talk'...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 10-10-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,540
Posted By newtodaycare22
Would This Help Me Or Hurt Me With Taxes?

Right now, my parents pay me 170 per week. This is the amount that I give them at the end of the year that I claim as income, as well as what they can claim for child care expenses. If we do field...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,217
Posted By newtodaycare22
Even if you ask parents to provide it, you can...

Even if you ask parents to provide it, you can put it in their backpack (to make it seem like its 'from school' happyface)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By newtodaycare22
I seriously checked to see if it WAS a full moon....

I seriously checked to see if it WAS a full moon. goodness- I hope it gets better for the both of us! I feel like I'm talking to a wall all day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By newtodaycare22
Anyone Else's Kids Off The Wall??

Omg, its like a full moon the past 2 days. I've had kids telling me NO when I tell them to do something and sticking their tongues out at each other....teasing...it's all been ridiculous. Now, to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,131
Posted By newtodaycare22
Yes, she says a lot of things like that. "Thank...

Yes, she says a lot of things like that. "Thank you" or "More please". But baby girl doesn't mimic. Sometimes she'll get a babble-sometimes nothing.

She doesn't sign. Someone suggested it and she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,131
Posted By newtodaycare22
With walking kind of late....yes I can totally...

With walking kind of late....yes I can totally see that. She was held a lot/in the bouncer and not let to explore on her own much. But she's always been talked to and exposed to a ton of language, so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,131
Posted By newtodaycare22
I'm not assuming anything..I have degrees in...

I'm not assuming anything..I have degrees in psychology and education but certainly not medicine. I just feel as though a visit to a dr. could only benefit. If nothing is wrong, great! What's a visit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,131
Posted By newtodaycare22
Well, I was there when she was born and she was...

Well, I was there when she was born and she was quickly taken away, evaluated and called a premie. Mom had a C section and couldn't see her til the next day because she couldn't leave the premie...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,131
Posted By newtodaycare22
Yes, she does all of those things. She's really...

Yes, she does all of those things. She's really tiny (her brother is 11 months younger than her and they are in the same size diaper...) so she just appears younger, so it people think nothing of her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,131
Posted By newtodaycare22
Non Dc Related- Concern About A Friend's Baby...

My best friend has a little girl who is 19.5 months. She was born premie-4 weeks early. So, adjusted age is 18.5 months, right?

She hasn't said any words yet. She'll do the 'mamamamam' or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,091
Posted By newtodaycare22
All Inclusive Rates vs. Field Trips Separate?

I'm considering changing the way that I charge my parents, but I'd like your opinion.

Parents pay me 170 every Monday, for the week's regular rate. One week a month, it's 180 (because it includes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By newtodaycare22
Sleeping with Stuffed Animal?

Ok, all of my preschoolers (3-5) are allowed to pick a stuffed animal to sleep with. They cuddle up, and go to sleep. Except one...she makes it dance, talks to it, etc....and of course doesn't sleep....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By newtodaycare22
I was able to hide a lot of the ones under the...

I was able to hide a lot of the ones under the bed, so I think that helped. I have a closet but its like the accordion door that I don't know how to child proof with a latch :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By newtodaycare22
Shes 3yo.......

Shes 3yo.......
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By newtodaycare22
Child-Proofing A Workout Room?

So, one of my rooms is licensed for only napping....but I never use it. When child care approved it, she saw it as it is now: just a filing cabinet, printer, futon, and my husband's weights that he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By newtodaycare22
If Kids Were Politicians...

We went to the grand opening of a new park today and one of my kids introduced himself to the mayor. He gave him a piece of the ribbon from the ribbon cutting ceremony and the kid was as happy as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By newtodaycare22
Outdoor Play In The Fall?

I have preschoolers, ages 3-5. In the summer, they LOVE water play. We had water days with bathing suits and all, but I just mean mixing the water with dirt to make 'potions' or giving the tricycles...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,448
Posted By newtodaycare22
I'm curious....is he actually going potty today?

I'm curious....is he actually going potty today?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By newtodaycare22
Maybe I'll add a "p.s. leave packages at the...

Maybe I'll add a "p.s. leave packages at the door" lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By newtodaycare22
Is This Sign Too Rude?

I posted previously about a nap time sign. I love the 'you wake em, you take em...' but not for daycare. I feel bad saying that about kids who aren't mine. lol. I made a sign that reads......
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By newtodaycare22
Would You Offer A Discount?

Most of my kids are full timers except I take 1 part timer. She comes only for preschool, 3 mornings a week (but they pay for 3 full days). Today, dad asked if she could stay extra in the afternoons...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,254
Posted By newtodaycare22
Signs For The Front Door?

Anyone have these? Things like "kids napping" or "around back?"

thought I'd check before attempting to be creative. Thankshappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,498
Posted By newtodaycare22
Good point. I'll let her try to handle it. Shes...

Good point. I'll let her try to handle it. Shes the baby of the group and tries to milk it for everything its worth. lol I'll tell her the rules and we'll let her decide the next step!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,498
Posted By newtodaycare22
When To Leave The 'Lovey' At Home?

Only 1 of my dcg has a special lovey that she brings everyday, which is a stuffed animal. My kids are all ages 3-5 but she was my exception and started at age 2, and she dragged the animal around...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By newtodaycare22
I just wrote a similar post. How old is the kid?...

I just wrote a similar post. How old is the kid? I know the feeling and I feel your pain!:confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,275
Posted By newtodaycare22
Advice For 3 Year Old Whining/Crying

I've had a dcg for about 3 weeks now. She turned 3 in April. Very articulate and she can obviously express herself with an extensive vocabulary. However, she has tantrum fits like that of a 1/2 year...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,219
Posted By newtodaycare22
Try McDonalds or a local fast food place with a...

Try McDonalds or a local fast food place with a play area. I experience the same thing with alot of kids coming to the park as we leave (also around 1130) but sometimes there are more kids in Chic...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,769
Posted By newtodaycare22
I use blogspot.com and I updated it daily at nap...

I use blogspot.com and I updated it daily at nap time with pictures and stories.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,997
Posted By newtodaycare22
Got it on Saturday....24.99 in Md!!! I also wish...

Got it on Saturday....24.99 in Md!!! I also wish it didn't slide (and every other mat/rug!) Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By newtodaycare22
Check out Bob Books too

Check out Bob Books too
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,768
Posted By newtodaycare22
On tiles or carpet?

On tiles or carpet?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 785
Posted By newtodaycare22
Pee regression once mastering poop?

Sorry to be so descriptive. lol I have a 3 year old who has been pretty much trained in regards to pee for the past couple weeks (occasional accidents). The past 2 days, we've finally been pooping on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,536
Posted By newtodaycare22
I do photo albums. Kids like to look through them...

I do photo albums. Kids like to look through them and see themselves as 'babies' (mine started here at 3 and leave at age 5) and the parents love them as a keepsake!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By newtodaycare22
Nap prob. child in their own room?

I have a just turned 3 year old who has been fighting naps for the past 6 months (slept GREAT prior to that). She's very much tired and literally shakes her body to stay awake if necessary. My kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,493
Posted By newtodaycare22
yep, it mops too! My cat tried to attack it a...

yep, it mops too! My cat tried to attack it a little...then she gave up. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,787
Posted By newtodaycare22
In Md, you have to be licensed and the max for a...

In Md, you have to be licensed and the max for a small family home daycare is 8 (any child you have of your own takes away from that number) and the large family daycare is 12.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,493
Posted By newtodaycare22
It worked great! There were very few crumbs left...

It worked great! There were very few crumbs left but I mean..it's a machine, so I didn't expect human success. lol It comes with a little navigation cube so it bumps around the furniture and finds...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,490
Posted By newtodaycare22
The 3rd seat in my Expedition is what we call...

The 3rd seat in my Expedition is what we call "the flippy seat". My oldest kid goes there because it bends back for everyone to enter the next row, and you can access them easily that way. Then, you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,490
Posted By newtodaycare22
I have an Expedition that holds 6 kids (and 2...

I have an Expedition that holds 6 kids (and 2 adults in front) and I love it. :o)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,403
Posted By newtodaycare22
She's 3. I totally dont suspect and problems at...

She's 3. I totally dont suspect and problems at home. I don't want mom to think I'm accusing her if I mention the story, because I'm really not.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,403
Posted By newtodaycare22
Would you mention this story to mom?

New dcg (2nd day) tells everyone at breakfast that mom killed daddy with a knife and he's dead. She said it nonchalant and the rest of the kids jaws dropped. I told her that's not funny to joke and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,493
Posted By newtodaycare22
The Mint (Automatic Floor Cleaner)

Does anyone else have this? I splurged yesterday and bought it for the kitchen. I just set it down when everyone finishes lunch and by the time the kids are sleeping, the kitchen floor is clean. It's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By newtodaycare22
Thanks guys! Now here's to hoping the weather...

Thanks guys! Now here's to hoping the weather cooperates and the storms wait until over nighthappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By newtodaycare22
Park after dinner?

I'm having 'kids night' tonight. They usually leave at 5 and they're staying til 10. We're going out to dinner at 5/530. I'm considering taking them to a park after, to run out their energy before we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,585
Posted By newtodaycare22
This is what I have: First Day Report for...

This is what I have:


First Day Report for _______________

Successful Highlights:

-Quick to make friends with the other kids
-Willing to take turns and share
-Treats toys respectfully
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,585
Posted By newtodaycare22
First day report?

Does anyone have form they fill out on a kids first day? Kind of like a daily report thing? I started a new kid today and it's my first time in a year. I forgot how hard it is to teach rules:ouch:....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By newtodaycare22
I spoke to her about it this afternoon. It was...

I spoke to her about it this afternoon. It was 99.5 and no fever today. I reminder mom of the policy though. Thanks guys
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By newtodaycare22
What would you have done (fever mentioned casually)

My policy is 24 hour fever free before returning (state law actually).

Yesterday, dcg (3) was extremely cranky all morning. Other than that, no signs of illness. She was a mess with crying and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,405
Posted By newtodaycare22
This depends on the state. In Maryland, I'm...

This depends on the state. In Maryland, I'm required to.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By newtodaycare22
I do it twice a year, for current daycare kids...

I do it twice a year, for current daycare kids and their siblings. 5pm-10pm on a Friday. 30 dollars for 1 kid or 50 for two kids. In December, it's right around the holidays to help with holiday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By newtodaycare22
I have a bowling party each year to send my kids...

I have a bowling party each year to send my kids of to kindergarten. AMF has free summer bowling for kids, so you just have to pay for shoes. happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,575
Posted By newtodaycare22
Right!! Ugh.

Right!! Ugh.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 998
Posted By newtodaycare22
Teaching Manners

Lord help me-my kids have completely lost their minds the past week or so. Manners are non existent. I have 3-5 year olds who know exactly how to say, please, thank you, etc. They used to do it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,575
Posted By newtodaycare22
Same situation here. I have one kid whose mom...

Same situation here. I have one kid whose mom says "I only get to see her so much, so I don't make her nap on the weekends." Ok, I appreciate you wanting to spend time with your child,really. But...
Forum: Daycare Insurance 07-27-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,212
Posted By newtodaycare22
I don't have any advice but I feel your pain (or...

I don't have any advice but I feel your pain (or I will). We're trying to conceive and I'll also have to be going the assistant route through pregnancy and then after the baby is born. My dr. is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,779
Posted By newtodaycare22
I hope another good family pops up for you too!!

I hope another good family pops up for you too!!
Forum: Forms - Uploads 07-22-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,250
Posted By newtodaycare22
hahaha thanks-this is why I post things!!happyface

hahaha thanks-this is why I post things!!happyface
Forum: Forms - Uploads 07-21-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,250
Posted By newtodaycare22
Wording To Offer A Position?

I interviewed a few families last week and I told them I'd get back to them when I made my decision ( I only have 1 spot coming available next month). How does this sound?

For the family I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,779
Posted By newtodaycare22
Thanks everyone. I met with a new family last...

Thanks everyone. I met with a new family last night and the parents were great....which reminded me how much I didn't like the other dcm. I'm not going to torture myself:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,826
Posted By newtodaycare22
I'm full and I live close to Washington Dc. Many...

I'm full and I live close to Washington Dc. Many in my area are not full though.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By newtodaycare22
Last year I had a 4 year old who tried to tell me...

Last year I had a 4 year old who tried to tell me that she couldn't wipe herself. I told her she's going to kindergarten soon and she HAS to learn. She told me "But my arms are too short!!!" and I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 664
Posted By newtodaycare22
Interview ?S

What do you try to find out from parents during interviews? I already know the following before I even schedule it:

-They nap! lol
-They are potty trained
-They were in another daycare and their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,779
Posted By newtodaycare22
Well, because I only take preschoolers, I'm used...

Well, because I only take preschoolers, I'm used to the high turn over rate. I generally lose 2 or 3 of my kids to kindergarten every year. I'm not surprised by it, and I generally have the spots...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,779
Posted By newtodaycare22
Taking Back An Old Client W/A Not So Great Family?

Have you done this before? I've done it in the past when a family lost their job and left....then returned a few months later.

This time, I had a dcg leave back in March. She gave me the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,137
Posted By newtodaycare22
How would you approach the parents with that...

How would you approach the parents with that suggestion? It stinks because its not like he has regressed per say. Hes not pooping his pants and not caring...hes trying to hold it in. so unhealthy :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,197
Posted By newtodaycare22
Hmm wipes warmer-I'll have to look into that! I...

Hmm wipes warmer-I'll have to look into that! I have no kids of my own and I only take potty trained, so I've never had this experience! lol One of my kids is currently regressing (story in another...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2012, 11:40 AM
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Posted By newtodaycare22
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Wow, your schools go late! My kids around here have been out since June 8th!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,137
Posted By newtodaycare22
Rash Caushing Potty Training Regression-Pt 2

I posted about this a while back-I'm trying again for advice because the problem is still here!

One of my dck just turned 4 but he's developmentally delayed. His mind is that of a 2-3 year old.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,197
Posted By newtodaycare22
Best Wipes?

What's your fav. type/brand of wipes for those WHOA NOW type of poops? :lol: I have Bj's right now and it's not cutting it for me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By newtodaycare22
Yeah that ratio sounded good to me too. For all...

Yeah that ratio sounded good to me too. For all functional purposes! We don't have strict guidelines except pools have to have filters (we can't use baby pools in our back yards :rolleyes:).

The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By newtodaycare22
Pool Trip?

Am I crazy? One of my dck has a small community pool and invited us to go for a field trip. It'd be myself, dc mom, and dc dad...and the life guard. I have 6 kids:
-one 3 year old (daughter of these...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By newtodaycare22
Thanks guys. I talked to dcm tonight. She...

Thanks guys. I talked to dcm tonight. She apologized for the situation she put me in and filled in the dad on everything. I knew it was never her intentions to make ME a liar, but it was what was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By newtodaycare22
Thanks. At first I think its not my business but...

Thanks. At first I think its not my business but u worded it great. Shes putting me in a bad situation
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By newtodaycare22
Parents Lying To Each Other About Behavior Issues?

So I have a dcm who makes dad 'the bad guy' by saying things like "You don't want your father to hear this!"

Well, last week there was a behavior problem that warranted a discussion of a previous...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By newtodaycare22
What Would You Charge?

Dck started with me in Jan. 2011. My rate was 160 per week. His sister started coming in the summer of 2011 and I gave them a slight discount-150 for her. In the fall of 2011, I raised my rate to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,616
Posted By newtodaycare22
Fathers Day Ideas?

Any ideas of things the kids can make? Mothers day I was prepared for...but this one snuck up on me! Last year we made homemade trophies.:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By newtodaycare22
Thank You Gift For A Parent?

So I have a parent that's gone above and beyond the past couple days. I was sick and had to close, and was hesitating taking an extra day to recoupe. She knew that it was because of a single mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,318
Posted By newtodaycare22
Thanks. The only problem right now is my throat,...

Thanks. The only problem right now is my throat, which is fantastic compared to yesterday (when I was actually open part of the day). lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,439
Posted By newtodaycare22
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002RAYVKG/ref=oh...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002RAYVKG/ref=oh_details_o05_s00_i01

I have this potty and it's been a life saver. It folds like a suitcase and you carry it by the handle. When the kids have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,300
Posted By newtodaycare22
I'm a corner lot with exposure to the street so...

I'm a corner lot with exposure to the street so licensing says I have to be full fenced....yet fire marshal says I can't lock the gate lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,318
Posted By newtodaycare22
Working With A Sore Throat?

How do you guys manage??

Here's my story. Sunday night I started getting a fever (chills, shaking etc). It was too late to call parents so I crossed my fingers I'd be ok. Yesterday morning, my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,438
Posted By newtodaycare22
Thanks everyone. I may have reacted a little too...

Thanks everyone. I may have reacted a little too sternly but I was just so frustrated about the lying. You guys are right though-she's probably being punished at home so even though I ask her to tell...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,438
Posted By newtodaycare22
I've had a dcg with sudden accidents and it was a...

I've had a dcg with sudden accidents and it was a UTI. But that was practically all day and a LOT of pee.

This girl just seems like she doesnt want to stop playing on most occasions and then...
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