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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,184
Posted By godiva83
Thank you scribbles ;) will do

Thank you scribbles ;) will do
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,184
Posted By godiva83
Address with her about her comment? Or with...

Address with her about her comment? Or with someone else.

I have documented everything and taken photos. I know it's hard to believe biting can happen so fast ... And never should have pulled him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,184
Posted By godiva83
Thanks everyone RIGHT! Why oh why does it...

Thanks everyone

RIGHT! Why oh why does it have to be 'that' kid
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,666
Posted By godiva83
Eek! I mean good for her for breast feeding, but...

Eek! I mean good for her for breast feeding, but I don't know how comfortable I would be with another breast feeding my son
Maybe a friend if it was needed
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,184
Posted By godiva83
Thanks everyone! I am always so hard on my...

Thanks everyone!

I am always so hard on my self. I love the idea of printing out
A pamphlet on biting! Great idea.

And you are absolutely right, if she isn't understanding a wee bit
Perhaps...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,184
Posted By godiva83
Thanks, he is 20 months. I texted the DCM...

Thanks, he is 20 months. I texted the DCM explaining the situation and wrote out a detailed accident report

DCM was not happy with me at all, and very blaming.
"How could you let this happen?" ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,184
Posted By godiva83
Can't figure how to attach picture

Can't figure how to attach picture
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,184
Posted By godiva83
Stressed Over BITING

Okay, so I know biting happens with kids especially toddlers
BUT my son bit one of my daycare boys today so so badly (broken skin)
He wasn't provoked, we were all building a tower he leaned over...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,923
Posted By godiva83
Thanks ladies, I never thought she is...

Thanks ladies,

I never thought she is giving him a laxative - hmmm
He is only with me Wed/Fri and I have never witnessed any constipation of signs of struggling.

Blandino, it actually sounds...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,923
Posted By godiva83
Happy Friday, Here Is A Poop Question for You lol

Hi there,

Just wondering if you all think that this is okay ....
I have a DCB who is 18 months who has several BM's a day.

He arrives at 7:30 and by 9 he is on his 4th BM of the day

DCM...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,621
Posted By godiva83
I read that it will effect a lot of the...

I read that it will effect a lot of the Montessori schools as well and they will have to abide by the ratios like everyone else (even tho I believe most do now anyway)

If passed I wonder when it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,621
Posted By godiva83
No, right now it would be nice to live in Cali,...

No, right now it would be nice to live in Cali, but I am from the frigid Great White North. Lol Canada Ontario
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,621
Posted By godiva83
Black cat, for some reason I ccan't get that link...

Black cat, for some reason I ccan't get that link you posted to go thru :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,621
Posted By godiva83
Thank you ladies. If passers do you know if...

Thank you ladies.

If passers do you know if we will receive a ' grace' period of sorts?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,621
Posted By godiva83
Canadian Providers - Bill 143

Hi there,

I have been hearing contradicting information regarding Bill 143.

I have heard it has passed, it's coming to a 2nd reading come February, you can only have 2 under 2 as of January...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,028
Posted By godiva83
Thanks everyone! I needed to calm my nerves I am...

Thanks everyone! I needed to calm my nerves I am so very angry and need to get it on check.
The thing is she knew I had my brothers wedding she knew for months, I needed to close earlier to make...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,028
Posted By godiva83
So it was my Brothers Wedding last weekend and .....

I MISSED IT!!!

A DCP knowingly brought their child Friday with the stomach flu. He is so little and was so sick all over me I knew what the outcome was for me. I have never been more sick :(...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,363
Posted By godiva83
Oh man if I was rich off of daycare WOULD LOVE...

Oh man if I was rich off of daycare WOULD LOVE IT!!
Nobody has ever said, " I do daycare because of the GREAT PAY."

I wish every parent would sit down before they complain about cost and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,363
Posted By godiva83
People sometimes just have no class, tact, or...

People sometimes just have no class, tact, or know when to mind their business.

Thankfully my hubby is the major bread winner and we live in a very modest home but we are able to afford other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,355
Posted By godiva83
My old group of dck's were amazing but I took a...

My old group of dck's were amazing but I took a year off for Maternity leave and got myself a brand new group who are just awful. One DCB had no routine DCM said he would just fall asleep whenever...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,140
Posted By godiva83
Thanks again all very solid advice. I am...

Thanks again all very solid advice.
I am going to stick to my guns. You are right she has offered a lot and I never doubted she appreciated me but it's almost a little too late, where were these...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,140
Posted By godiva83
Thanks everyone, your support is very much...

Thanks everyone, your support is very much appreciated. She called in tears again just not knowing what to do and now she wants to try all my advice like sending him more than twice a week with out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,140
Posted By godiva83
I Had To Term My First Child ;(

Well, I just handed over my termination papers to one of my DCP. This is the first time in over 10 years of running a centre where I had to let someone go.

This boy was p/t and 16 months and all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,447
Posted By godiva83
Thanks for the advice :o) typing out letters...

Thanks for the advice :o) typing out letters tonight to hand him to tomorrow.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,447
Posted By godiva83
New Part Time Boy Is A Big Screamer

Well, I am back at it! After being off for about a year and a half I have decided to do my small home daycare p/t only and boy WHAT A BIG MISTAKE.
I offer Mon-Wed-Fri and have 3 boys those days...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,077
Posted By godiva83
I Am Back And So Excited

Hi everyone,

I have been fortunate enough to be on Maternity leave since May :)
However, one of the Mum's that had her child here called and was desperate for care for her baby and preschooler!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,106
Posted By godiva83
A cute set of nursing pajamas with a little robe,...

A cute set of nursing pajamas with a little robe, it's always nice to have something cute and comfy to hang out in after the babe comes. Maid service is a great idea
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,112
Posted By godiva83
Mine is a gray with white trim and blue and green...

Mine is a gray with white trim and blue and green accents - I love it
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,815
Posted By godiva83
I have my diploma in ECE, and BA in...

I have my diploma in ECE, and BA in psychology/sociology and ABA certified.
During my Maternity leave I hope to take a course on becoming a practitioner and becoming a fertility spe******t
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,440
Posted By godiva83
I have those shelves as toy storage in my family...

I have those shelves as toy storage in my family room! I used the expedit shelves from Ikea - cheap and cheerful and just sewed the seat cushion!
They work great, my family room is easy to keep neat...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,988
Posted By godiva83
I totally agree with the flip up and down tables....

I totally agree with the flip up and down tables. I use one in my laundry room for ironing and folding, in my daycare area for arts and my DH made one in the lunch area just for infants where he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,718
Posted By godiva83
Thanks everyone, I guess it's avoided for a...

Thanks everyone, I guess it's avoided for a reason and I just won't risk it! But, I will continue to use them for a break here and there and keep an eye on breathing.
Thanks black cat that is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,718
Posted By godiva83
Why Is It Babies Can't Sleep In Swings?

Okay, so this may seem like kind of a question I really should no the answer to BUT LOL I don't and google is giving a lot of different reasons.
I have never accepted infants in my care, children...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,658
Posted By godiva83
My mind is sadly not working and I am coming up...

My mind is sadly not working and I am coming up blank lol

Have you searched Pinterest for ideas yet?

What about making sun visors using foam paper, or decorating flip flops I know Old Navy had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,408
Posted By godiva83
It depends on your pregnancy if it's a typical...

It depends on your pregnancy if it's a typical pregnancy you go every month till I think 30 weeks than every 2 weeks till 36 weeks than once a week till delivery
Plus regular ultrasound, blood work,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,157
Posted By godiva83
No IMO you are doing nothing wrong, you are...

No IMO you are doing nothing wrong, you are simply following your policies which were signed previously by the girls parents.
You are not with holding food, just not offering. The girl like you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,726
Posted By godiva83
What about art supplies? I find I am constantly...

What about art supplies? I find I am constantly restocking paints, papers, glue, stickers, brushes, glitter, feathers, markers, yarn, embroidery thread, gimp, crayons ect
They are also somewhat...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,774
Posted By godiva83
Luckily my washroom is right off the main...

Luckily my washroom is right off the main playroom and has the barn door style door where you can close the bottom but leave the top open! It gives me semi privacy but am still able to keep an eye...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,146
Posted By godiva83
I think it is so important to take CPR and first...

I think it is so important to take CPR and first aid courses and often renew them! I take one every 2 years - I think if your well versed in the practice and it's repeated often you are more apt to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,546
Posted By godiva83
That just shows us how 'Catholic' this man is!

That just shows us how 'Catholic' this man is!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,561
Posted By godiva83
No open toe shoes of any sorts! Being a Director...

No open toe shoes of any sorts! Being a Director of a larger centre I have simply seen way too many accidents due to flip flops!!

Closed toe sandles, or you are not allowed to run, play, play on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,953
Posted By godiva83
What got me most about this TIME article and...

What got me most about this TIME article and cover,was the phrase, " are you MuM
enough."
I really really struggled with breast feeding my son, he was very sick and my milk just never came in! I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,216
Posted By godiva83
As much as you need to abide by your own polocies...

As much as you need to abide by your own polocies so others will as well, you do need tO go with your gut! You know what's best and need to looks out for all your other kiddos.

I would call and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By godiva83
Running a daycare is hard work and add the extra...

Running a daycare is hard work and add the extra stress of doing it pregnant it can make it even more taxing.
However, it isn't safe or professional to 'nap' while on the clock IMO.
Anything can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,477
Posted By godiva83
The exhaustion is the worst! I made sure to...

The exhaustion is the worst!
I made sure to eat a lot of high protein foods, stay away from carbs, simple excercise and rested as much as possible.
Sadly, I let the house work slide and as of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,825
Posted By godiva83
I too am going thru the same thing! I would...

I too am going thru the same thing!
I would just reassure them that they will be okay, it may take time to transition but when they get used to the new routine they will simply love it!

Perhaps...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,968
Posted By godiva83
Thanks I am pretty excited for Friday to roll...

Thanks I am pretty excited for Friday to roll around :)

I am pretty blessed to live in Ontario where we are entitled to 50 weeks of paid maternity leave at 55% of our pay. Sure not a great deal...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,218
Posted By godiva83
Lol oh man... I totally get how you could confuse...

Lol oh man... I totally get how you could confuse the two have you seen the Kinect remote that looks a little kinky BUT seriously
Let's use our judgement Mr. Utility man!

Hope it really doesn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,118
Posted By godiva83
I agree, I don't think $100 is an absurd amount...

I agree, I don't think $100 is an absurd amount plus she offered it!
It's your weekend after all, and I agree it's precious cargo for over night care - most DCP's wouldn't think twice spending that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,914
Posted By godiva83
Well, to me it seems like you have way too much...

Well, to me it seems like you have way too much on your plate - no wonder you hate it!
First off good for you for cutting hours down even though 12hrs is still a long day and being pregnant on top...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,874
Posted By godiva83
This is tricky!! Being pregnant and doing...

This is tricky!!

Being pregnant and doing home daycare I was always eating with the kids - not good as they are always snacking
And because they are under 2 it's all still high fat cheeses,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,968
Posted By godiva83
Thanks all :) baby boy is not set to be here till...

Thanks all :) baby boy is not set to be here till end of June early July if I can keep him in.
I will let everyone know all the details when he arrives.

Blackcat, I hope you are right. DS loves...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,968
Posted By godiva83
Last Week Of Daycare!

So this is my last week doing daycare :(
I have officially been asked to stop because of pregnancy related issues.

It is so bitter sweet as I will miss most kiddos and my DS will miss his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,910
Posted By godiva83
You guys always have such great ideas!!! I am...

You guys always have such great ideas!!!
I am off on a watering can hunt lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,927
Posted By godiva83
That happened to me as well, however with a girl...

That happened to me as well, however with a girl friend.
She asked to refrence my handbook and website and of course being friends I wanted to help as much as I could - she would never tell me the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,903
Posted By godiva83
My husband works for the police and works nights...

My husband works for the police and works nights on a rotating basis -- he has no problems sleeping during the day I think he is just so exhausted he simply passes out lol

He does use a fan, black...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,452
Posted By godiva83
Congrats to all the expecting Mummas out there....

Congrats to all the expecting Mummas out there. And my fingers are crossed you get a big + sign soon.

I have had rather difficult pregnancy and have had many appointment from the get go! I just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,842
Posted By godiva83
Touch wood I have never been sued!!! However,...

Touch wood I have never been sued!!! However, with today's society and their 'sue the pants off everyone' mentality I wouldn't risk it!!!
Grin and bear the paper work would be my advice. Also, that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,802
Posted By godiva83
My hands ecspecially in winter months can get...

My hands ecspecially in winter months can get awfully chapped awfully fast with all the hand washing, you washing, dishes ect.

I use Aveeno daily hand lotion, glycomed - in the white and green...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,880
Posted By godiva83
My sister and brother in law are constantly late...

My sister and brother in law are constantly late for work! I really don't know how they haven't been fired!! To me it is inconsiderate to your coworkers ecspecially as my sister is an ECE and her co...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,273
Posted By godiva83
Thanks everyone! I love all my DCK's and am...

Thanks everyone!

I love all my DCK's and am usually a big old Mumma bear and I just was in such shock!

I think if it is to happen again I will have a sit down with the parents, but this time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,306
Posted By godiva83
Lol sorry me again, Perhaps a new rule...

Lol sorry me again,

Perhaps a new rule should be made, only water will be given in a bottle... If you want juice or milk you need to use a cup maybe it will push him to use a cup if he isn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,306
Posted By godiva83
Wow also Juice again IMO should never be given in...

Wow also Juice again IMO should never be given in a bottle!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,306
Posted By godiva83
I would think so!! Is it he just doesn't...

I would think so!!

Is it he just doesn't get the opportunity to use a cup or sippy cup, or is there something physical like a cleft lip or his tongue isn't functioning?
Some kids, and parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,692
Posted By godiva83
First off congrats :) I think having some...

First off congrats :)

I think having some form of working with children prior is great! You already have some good hands on know how; HOWEVER, lol home based child care is very different than...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,273
Posted By godiva83
Thanks for the great advice. You are right, I...

Thanks for the great advice.
You are right, I needed to walk away instead of lay into her!

She also doesn't need to know that this child has Autisim - there really is no excuse for the ignorance...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,273
Posted By godiva83
So Disappointed in Myself :(

So I really just wanted to vent!
I have a child whom I work with twice a week and do ABA therapy with, this child is on the 'Autisim Spectrum' he is pretty high functioning, but non verbal.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,931
Posted By godiva83
I would just be straight forward with them,...

I would just be straight forward with them, chances are they won't read the letter, it will hang around in the bottom of the bag and you will become more frustrated with the lack of respect!

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,715
Posted By godiva83
I understand normal wear and tear, but there...

I understand normal wear and tear, but there really shouldn't be too much damage!

Coloring on my walls would have a serious consequence and the kiddos I hope would never dream to do that! The pee,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,719
Posted By godiva83
Ugh sounds exactly like a DCB I have here, he...

Ugh sounds exactly like a DCB I have here, he always had rashes, several loose BM's and just a mess!! I insisted he was lactose or had a sensitivity and to have these many loose BM's is not right....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,078
Posted By godiva83
Can't wait to try this! Thanks

Can't wait to try this!
Thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,188
Posted By godiva83
This is always so hard when working with a group...

This is always so hard when working with a group of kids from different situations!
I second the idea of making it a celebration for Grandmom too or 'in memory'

When my Mum left us, because it...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 04-25-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,576
Posted By godiva83
Welcome, it really is a great group to belong to....

Welcome, it really is a great group to belong to.

How did your daughter enjoy growing up in a daycare? I always worry my son (s) are going to rebel because of growing up in a day home
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,017
Posted By godiva83
That is awesome :) Have a blast and yes...

That is awesome :)
Have a blast and yes pictures are mandatory!

Man what a forum we have here, perhaps a good book in the making lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,657
Posted By godiva83
Silver I would LOVE to know what you did...

Silver I would LOVE to know what you did differently for the birth of your son!!

I am hoping I am not induced early again, want to stay away from stitches and hemroging this time! If possible.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,657
Posted By godiva83
I have had a very hard pregnancy this time...

I have had a very hard pregnancy this time around, with bed rest and now high blood pressure ... If I didn't have help I would have had to close the doors!

I think you just never know how things...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,287
Posted By godiva83
We usually invest it someway or another, go on...

We usually invest it someway or another, go on yearly vacations, put it back into our house ect
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,585
Posted By godiva83
I give you girls so much credit for going back to...

I give you girls so much credit for going back to daycare so soon! Daycare is hard and busy enough without just had having a baby.

First you need to apply for your self employed EI number online...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,585
Posted By godiva83
Can you apply for the self employed EI benefits...

Can you apply for the self employed EI benefits that the Canadian gov't has to offer??
You need to apply at least 1 year in advance before planning to submit a claim and you pay when you do your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,774
Posted By godiva83
I just found the school bus on my local Craig's...

I just found the school bus on my local Craig's lists for $75
I am very tempted to go get it tonight!

Is it really, really large and is it worth it?
I will attempt to get it down to $60
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,126
Posted By godiva83
How heartbreaking - my prayers are definitely...

How heartbreaking - my prayers are definitely going out to all of you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,049
Posted By godiva83
I think if your daycare arrangement upstairs is...

I think if your daycare arrangement upstairs is working and working well for you, don't change it! Don't fix what isn't broke sort of deal.

However, if you want to move into the basement I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,640
Posted By godiva83
The house I grew up in as a child would have been...

The house I grew up in as a child would have been perfect!

I think it was a back or side split. I would live in the top 2 floors where it was a spacious 4 bedroom 3 washroom house and the above...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,292
Posted By godiva83
I also would call mum ASAP and get the baby back...

I also would call mum ASAP and get the baby back to the doctors!

My son when he was 1 week was misdiagnosed with just a wee cold, when infact it was RSVP and it went down hill very fast, by the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,294
Posted By godiva83
Awesome! Enjoy your vacation and I love that you...

Awesome! Enjoy your vacation and I love that you put it all away so it's not looking at you all vacation. Smart move lady
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,190
Posted By godiva83
I hear/ read complaints of that often. My DS...

I hear/ read complaints of that often.
My DS is still 2 so it is easier and my DH takes him to a lot of different things, which I do get sad I miss out on.

Could you choose one night a week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By godiva83
Lol WHY!! My 2 yearold son asks 'Why' to...

Lol WHY!!
My 2 yearold son asks 'Why' to everything -- I still find it amusing and agree that it is such an important question, and one that should always be asked. More adults need to remember to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,470
Posted By godiva83
Thanks for everyone's support and advice... I am...

Thanks for everyone's support and advice... I am definitely will speak to this DCM and tell her that if she feels, " something is not right," I suggest she find another daycare. I will however, stand...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,470
Posted By godiva83
Advice And Opinions Greatly Appreciated

Hi everyone,

I have a little situation on my hands that is completely stressing me out and I am not sure how to approach it or what I should do, as something like this has never happened to me.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By godiva83
Lol I love it - my DH finally realized how hard...

Lol I love it - my DH finally realized how hard it was do take care of the house, kids, cooking, shopping ect when I was recently placed on bed rest... He kept saying, " I don't know how you do it, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,918
Posted By godiva83
My hours are 8:00- 5:30 but luckily all my kids...

My hours are 8:00- 5:30 but luckily all my kids are picked up by 5:15
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,391
Posted By godiva83
In between 16 - 20 months. It depends a lot on...

In between 16 - 20 months. It depends a lot on the child and expectations at home. My DS was able to follow easy one step directions by 1 and by 18 months he knew the rules and what was expected...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,119
Posted By godiva83
Wow sounds awesome! I agree larger rubber...

Wow sounds awesome!
I agree larger rubber tires that will make it easier to pull.
Maybe a tag along trailer for times you need to pack a picnic or other supplies.

Please post pictures when you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,077
Posted By godiva83
P90-X every other day either first thing in the...

P90-X every other day either first thing in the morning or before bed.

I am pregnant now so I am just doing prenatal yoga classes once per week at 6, and a walk after dinner

And I am trying to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,002
Posted By godiva83
I think you should totally try it! I have a...

I think you should totally try it! I have a little nook under the stairs I am dying to transform but we lack storage.

Perhaps use it as a 'special' earned privledged.
Only open for 3 kids at a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,361
Posted By godiva83
Usually when I hired employees it all depended on...

Usually when I hired employees it all depended on the amount of interviewees I had. I would either say, " I will contact you by this date if you are the successful candidate, if you don't hear from...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 04-02-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,022
Posted By godiva83
Home made chicken pot pie and gluten free...

Home made chicken pot pie and gluten free chocolate cake lol mmmm
I love making it also.

Also, really anything to do with pasta or rice.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,142
Posted By godiva83
Really, I doubt she will listen if you say...

Really, I doubt she will listen if you say anything anyway so you may be wasting your breath with her.

However, I would say something along the lines of,
Your son is craving attention and I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,816
Posted By godiva83
Amazing centre, I love what your program stands...

Amazing centre, I love what your program stands for and I am sure the kids learn and grow a lot in your care. Your classrooms are also beautiful, may I ask where you bought your furniture and supplies
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,406
Posted By godiva83
Thanks everyone. Would you bring up her not...

Thanks everyone.

Would you bring up her not following policies and how important it is tonkeep sick kids home to stop the spread... I guess by now she knows and doesn't care. I will just send home...
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