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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By jenboo
More info: So the issue I'm having is during...

More info:
So the issue I'm having is during morning nap when the 3 month olds are napping and the 12+ month toddlers are playing. DCG is 14 months adjusted but developmentally closer to my almost 1...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 212
Posted By jenboo
Yeah her hearing is fine. She was born 23 weeks...

Yeah her hearing is fine. She was born 23 weeks :eek: and has everything followed closely.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 212
Posted By jenboo
Do you have any really loud kids? I havent had...

Do you have any really loud kids? I havent had any issues until now. This little girl is just so loud and the babies cannot sleep through it.
For clarification, its the morning naps that are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 212
Posted By jenboo
Its the morning naps that are getting interrupted...

Its the morning naps that are getting interrupted while the screecher plays. Screecher only takes an afternoon nap.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 212
Posted By jenboo
So you would nap the 3 months old down the hall...

So you would nap the 3 months old down the hall and in a bedroom? I want to make sure I'm understanding.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 212
Posted By jenboo
Napping Babies near Other Children

Im going to try to describe this the best I can.
My living room and daycare room are separated by a wall but the doorway is open. I like to nap the littlest babies in the livingroom so they are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 169
Posted By jenboo
I use the kinder lime app for "daily sheets" and...

I use the kinder lime app for "daily sheets" and parent communication. I send invoices through it as well. The parents can pay through the app. I have the option to put the small fee on their end...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By jenboo
I would try to get them back to sleep when they...

I would try to get them back to sleep when they wake up. Don't pick them up but jiggle the crib a little to soothe or jiggle them with your hand. A lot of babies have a hard time getting past the 30...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By jenboo
I rinse and put them back in their bag to go home.

I rinse and put them back in their bag to go home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 112,961
Posted By jenboo
What about your state bird or tree or something...

What about your state bird or tree or something along those lines. A preschool near me is Bluebird Preschool.... that's our state bird. I prefer simple names over cutesy creative names.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 908
Posted By jenboo
You need to take control of your business. Do...

You need to take control of your business. Do you a handbook? Did you charge large fees for those late payments? Never open early or stay open late for a parent. If you give parents an inch, they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 276
Posted By jenboo
Well my kids take up spaces at my in home daycare...

Well my kids take up spaces at my in home daycare so I'm out the money I could have if I filled the spots with daycare children... So im essentially paying for them.

When I worked in a center, ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By jenboo
Fyi for those using venmo.... Venmo does not...

Fyi for those using venmo....
Venmo does not allow their app to be used for business. So if a parent reverses a payment, venmo will side with the parent and you will be out your money because you...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-30-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By jenboo
Thanks! I don't provide care to this child...

Thanks! I don't provide care to this child anymore so I'm not going to go out of my way. I gave them all the info but their account wanted it in a PDF.... oh well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By jenboo
Can you meet her right at the door and not her...

Can you meet her right at the door and not her inside. Just hand the kids off and close the door
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-29-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By jenboo
End of Year Statements

Hi! I sent out end of year statements that included the total amount paid and my EIN.
I have always done it this way.
I had a parent respond saying their accountant needs the year end statement...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By jenboo
I think America focuses way too much on protein. ...

I think America focuses way too much on protein.

I only serve whole food plant based meals.

Beans are great. If you get white beans, you can blend them into so many things.

My kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By jenboo
I will rejoin the food program once they remove...

I will rejoin the food program once they remove the milk requirement and update the infant feeding guidelines. Until then, I'm enjoying less paperwork and inspections :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By jenboo
Welcome to childcare :ouch: In my...

Welcome to childcare :ouch:

In my experience, the majority of centers are going to be very similar. I would start looking for other jobs.... maybe look for jobs with adults who have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By jenboo
I agree! I serve a full whole food plant based...

I agree!
I serve a full whole food plant based menu.
All my families consume animal products at home.

Meatless meals are generally so much cheaper too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By jenboo
I sent a notice home when it started to interfere...

I sent a notice home when it started to interfere with my husband needing to leave. It was no big deal and everyone parks on the street now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 465
Posted By jenboo
I serve a plant based menu with no oil. My...

I serve a plant based menu with no oil.

My kids love whole wheat pasta with hummus as the sauce. I usually serve broccoli with it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By jenboo
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By jenboo
I was going to recommend a sand time. I LOVE...

I was going to recommend a sand time. I LOVE them! They are such an awesome visual for younger kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By jenboo
Anyone can call themselves a preschool here. It...

Anyone can call themselves a preschool here. It usually means they only take kids 2-5 or 3-6 years old.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 443
Posted By jenboo
I have one who is falling sleep at lunch most...

I have one who is falling sleep at lunch most days. If I let her sleep at all in the morning, she doesn't take the long afternoon nap age needs and is miserable in the evening.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2020, 03:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 443
Posted By jenboo
Do they have issues making it to pick up without...

Do they have issues making it to pick up without getting overtired?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 443
Posted By jenboo
I dont do a morning snack. I also find that if I...

I dont do a morning snack. I also find that if I give the toddlers a quick morning nap,, they don't sleep well in the afternoon and start crashing before pick up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2020, 03:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 443
Posted By jenboo
Poor kiddos. Sounds like a hot mess!

Poor kiddos. Sounds like a hot mess!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 443
Posted By jenboo
Lunch and Nap Schedule

Im thinking of possibly tweaking things and would like to hear what works for you.
For those who have kids approx 12-24 months, what time is lunch and nap.

Im currently doing lunch at 1130...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By jenboo
If you decide to continue early drop offs, make...

If you decide to continue early drop offs, make sure you add a hefty fee.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By jenboo
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By jenboo
in my opinion unless you get into a really really...

in my opinion unless you get into a really really good early childhood center (like the ones at colleges) you most likely will be underpaid and not feel fulfilled working there after a few months....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By jenboo
How Does One Become an "Expert"

I am very interested in learning more about infant development especially when it comes to daycare.
I am all about respectful caregiving, loose parts play etc. I would love to one day give...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By jenboo
Venmo cannot be used for business. They state it...

Venmo cannot be used for business. They state it in their agreement. If there is ever a discrepancy with a payment, they will side with the parent because you broke their terms of service. Also,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By jenboo
I only do paid holidays since I get them and the...

I only do paid holidays since I get them and the families are still paying regular tuition.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By jenboo
I close for all Idaho state holidays (paid) ...

I close for all Idaho state holidays (paid)
Black Friday, Christmas eve, new years eve, a couple random days off and two weeks off unpaid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By jenboo
How do you deal with having given many years of...

How do you deal with having given many years of your life to people of an age where they will forget you - and maybe, parents who will forget you too or who dont think you're that important because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By jenboo
Happy 2020 and happy 9th anniversary to my hubby...

Happy 2020 and happy 9th anniversary to my hubby and I lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By jenboo
Oh I'll always be full :lol:

Oh I'll always be full :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By jenboo
Right?! On the last day, she asked if she could...

Right?! On the last day, she asked if she could bring him as a drop in when needed :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,245
Posted By jenboo
Same! How rediculous

Same! How rediculous
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,245
Posted By jenboo
Funny how that works huh?

Funny how that works huh?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By jenboo
Yeah it sucks but oh well. I would rather not...

Yeah it sucks but oh well. I would rather not have a family who jumps from DCB throws toys a couple times a day to withdrawing from care.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By jenboo
Oh for sure. It just sucks getting blamed for it.

Oh for sure. It just sucks getting blamed for it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By jenboo
They are actually withdrawing from daycare over...

They are actually withdrawing from daycare over this. I had about a 2 min conversation with dcd about a couple things dcb does not thinking much of it since it's all typical behavior. Then dcm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By jenboo
How to Explain to a Parent....

I have a parent who is upset that I have not been telling them every negative behavior their child does while with me.... i.e, that they throw toys a couple times a day. I want to explain that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,245
Posted By jenboo
Give them a nap, tell the parents you didn't and...

Give them a nap, tell the parents you didn't and see if they magically start going to bed on time again :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By jenboo
Which brands do you have

Which brands do you have
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By jenboo
I have a Braun ear one currently but the readings...

I have a Braun ear one currently but the readings are all over the place.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By jenboo
Is it a mouth one?

Is it a mouth one?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By jenboo
What Thermometer Do You Use?

I searched and it's been a couple years since one these threads had been posted.
Im in the market for a new thermometer. I only care for babies 0-24 months. Im looking for something that gives...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By jenboo
It is! Our wages are super low and everyone...

It is!
Our wages are super low and everyone has been moving here making our COL higher than most can afford.
I actually am the second highest when it comes to tuition with just one center that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By jenboo
$250/week for 5 days $55/day for part time...

$250/week for 5 days
$55/day for part time (1-4 days).

I looked at what centers were charging and how high the need for care is.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By jenboo
When I was donating breastmilk, the milk bank...

When I was donating breastmilk, the milk bank told me the dishwater isn't an adequate sanitizer so I had to buy an electric sanitizer.

I still use my dishwasher to wash toys
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By jenboo
I closed the same time a couple years ago (I've...

I closed the same time a couple years ago (I've reopened since then) and gave notice mid nov
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By jenboo
Just give a 2 week notice and be done. ...

Just give a 2 week notice and be done.

DCGs contract at XX daycare will be terminated on 11/20/19. Tuition is due during this period whether or not DCG attends. The number for R&R (or whatever...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,170
Posted By jenboo
If I had to put my own baby on formula, I would...

If I had to put my own baby on formula, I would use a European one. They are much better. I would use Holle or HiPP
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By jenboo
Raspberries or tomatoes? Possibly even milk?

Raspberries or tomatoes? Possibly even milk?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By jenboo
Happy birthday BC!!! I just have my own two...

Happy birthday BC!!!

I just have my own two kids and one DCBaby. Easy day for me!... which is good because I was up until 3am making our costumes for tonight. :o :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By jenboo
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By jenboo
Daycare Insurance

I know there is a thread somewhere with a list of daycare insurance companies but the search feature is letting me down. Can anyone help?
Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By jenboo
That's a good way to put it. I made the mistake...

That's a good way to put it. I made the mistake when I left it at 24 hrs. I didn't specify that drop off cut off is 9am.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By jenboo
They ended up keeping him home!

They ended up keeping him home!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By jenboo
Not harsh at all. It's the truth. I know what...

Not harsh at all. It's the truth.
I know what I did. I knew better. I know I'm going to be regretting it later.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By jenboo
I've never seen ones that tuck into the corner....

I've never seen ones that tuck into the corner. It is a newer one that meets the current regulations? I wish mine did both :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By jenboo
Send Help... or a Backbone....

Ugh I'm doing exactly what I told myself I wouldn't do after reopening my daycare.

DCM texted me tonight on my separate daycare phone number. I made the mistake reading it but didn't respond. DCB...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By jenboo
Interesting. I've owned graco and cosco and baby...

Interesting. I've owned graco and cosco and baby trend and they all have snaps on the bottom of the mats. I'll post a picture tomorrow when I have them out.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By jenboo
They all have snaps on the under side of the...

They all have snaps on the under side of the mattress things. The snaps are on a little piece of material. You feed it through the a slit in the bottom of the pack n play and then they snap to the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By jenboo
Totally makes sense and I totally agree!

Totally makes sense and I totally agree!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By jenboo
Are you snapping (not velcroing) the pad down?

Are you snapping (not velcroing) the pad down?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By jenboo
Tell mom me isn't napping anymore and see if he...

Tell mom me isn't napping anymore and see if he magically starts going to bed to on time again :lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By jenboo
I send out a calendar in nov/dec for the...

I send out a calendar in nov/dec for the following year with all the days I'm closed and which ones are paid.

Maybe just make a holiday calendar outlining them?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By jenboo
Only actually holidays are paid for me. I...

Only actually holidays are paid for me. I increased my rates by $10 a week and stash that $10 in savings savings. This covers all my time off.
Im still getting paid, parents think they aren't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By jenboo
I close all state holidays, a few 3 day...

I close all state holidays, a few 3 day weekends, Christmas eve,, the Friday after Thanksgiving, the week between Christmas and new year's eve, and a week in summer.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,079
Posted By jenboo
I taught my DS to sit backwards too. 1. They feel...

I taught my DS to sit backwards too. 1. They feel more secure and don't feel like they are going to fall in. 2. He didn't understand how to push his penis down and would pee out of the toilet.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By jenboo
my own DS will tell me "Aye Aye Aye Child" :lol: ...

my own DS will tell me "Aye Aye Aye Child" :lol:
I say that to him often
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By jenboo
Couldn't agree more!I had a 1 year old who would...

Couldn't agree more!I had a 1 year old who would sleep the day here with me if I let him because he was so tired. He barely slept at night because the parents insisted on co sleeping and he would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By jenboo
Same. I only take infants and toddlers. ...

Same.

I only take infants and toddlers. Once I know when I have my next opening coming up, the family who wants it can give me a two week deposit to lock in that spot. Once the space is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By jenboo
I don't allow them to come inside.

I don't allow them to come inside.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By jenboo
Mine are all under 24 months. When they...

Mine are all under 24 months.

When they are finished eating, I take their bibs and plates and put them in a bucket. I wipe the child down with a washcloth then send them to the reading corner. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By jenboo
Only take kids under 24 months. I. Feel....

Only take kids under 24 months.

I. Feel. Your. Pain.

:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By jenboo
I have a little boy I watch who drank water no...

I have a little boy I watch who drank water no problem but mom decided to mix juice in every cup all of a sudden. Now he won't drink plain water anymore. So frustrating.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By jenboo
They don't line up right to latch and it doesn't...

They don't line up right to latch and it doesn't fit on the insert.

We do have some kind of weather stripping but it doesnt do much.

Our slider is original from the 70s. I can't wait to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By jenboo
We used to have one installed in the wall which...

We used to have one installed in the wall which is my favorite option. It was just the cheapest one we could find on Amazon and it worked great!
Now we have a slidding door insert one and its...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By jenboo
The not rolling sounds pretty weird! I know some...

The not rolling sounds pretty weird! I know some kids don't crawl
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By jenboo
It sounds like the size you are using are too...

It sounds like the size you are using are too big.

Are the marks bothering the child? I get marks from my underwear but I don't even feel/ notice them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By jenboo
So true :lol:

So true :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By jenboo
This is good. Right now on my schedule I have...

This is good. Right now on my schedule I have nap listed as 1230-230 but no one is ever awake before 3. They will all sleep until 4 if I let them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By jenboo
What's the Latest...

You let kids nap?

My husband calls me the nap whisperer. I usually have to wake the kids up or they will keep sleeping.

How late would you let naptime go on a regular basis? Is 330 too...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By jenboo
I learned this from the group: When a parent...

I learned this from the group:

When a parent asks for something, say "I'll get back to you on that". That way you have time to think about it and you aren't put on the spot.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,689
Posted By jenboo
I do a flat rate and list mine on my website.

I do a flat rate and list mine on my website.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 21,033
Posted By jenboo
That's crazy! How would anyone make an income on...

That's crazy! How would anyone make an income on that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 21,033
Posted By jenboo
I have an infant/toddler daycare. I take...

I have an infant/toddler daycare.
I take babies 6 weeks to 24 months.

I am just reopening after a 2 year break. Once we have enough interest, my husband will join me at the daycare. We can take...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By jenboo
Are you getting her down about 15 min before she...

Are you getting her down about 15 min before she shows tired signs? Is she getting enough wake time? How's her schedule with you compare with hers at home?

I feel like maybe she is overstimulated...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By jenboo
Im similar to cat herder. I have one rate and...

Im similar to cat herder.
I have one rate and I'm open 730am-530pm Monday thru Friday.

I have late pick up fees and late payment fees.

I have the highest rates in our city, including...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By jenboo
If the kids have access to the pets, I think the...

If the kids have access to the pets, I think the parents have a right to meet them.

If kids do not have access to the pets (like in my case), I don't think the parents need to meet them. My dogs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By jenboo
Valid point. I actually supply all diapers and...

Valid point.
I actually supply all diapers and wipes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By jenboo
Same over here.

Same over here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By jenboo
Awesome! Thanks!

Awesome! Thanks!
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