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Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-11-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,668
Posted By thecrazyisout
Would You Do Daycare Pictures?

Hi there Everyone, I am almost done transitioning my daycare into a full time photography business! I am so excited! I would like some opinions on targeting in-home daycares.....

1. Do you do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,263
Posted By thecrazyisout
Daycare Pictures

Hi there Ladies, I am almost done transitioning my daycare into a full time photography business! I am so excited! I would like some opinions.....

1. Do you do "school" pictures with your kids?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,822
Posted By thecrazyisout
www.jennifergermanphotography.zenfolio.com is my...

www.jennifergermanphotography.zenfolio.com is my non official site still under construction! feel free to visit if you like!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,822
Posted By thecrazyisout
Closing Shop to Open.....

My full photography business! So excited getthing my portfolio together and what not!!!!! Daycare has been a great adventure, but I have learned that photographing children is much more fun than...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,637
Posted By thecrazyisout
well, maybe we could start one.....is there...

well, maybe we could start one.....is there interest?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,637
Posted By thecrazyisout
MN Ladies.....Facebook Group?

Any Mn ladies belong to a facebook group for providers? If not, I would be happy to start one if there is any interest!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,599
Posted By thecrazyisout
How did you do the silouettes?

How did you do the silouettes?
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 10-25-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,444
Posted By thecrazyisout
I do all of the above, and add cauliflower or...

I do all of the above, and add cauliflower or butternut squash to grill cheese sandwiches.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By thecrazyisout
Yes, he is signing now. He will do more, please...

Yes, he is signing now. He will do more, please and eat.....working on a few more!

THanks though..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By thecrazyisout
A 15 Month Old Boy Who Cries ALL THE TIME

So, I am trying to figure out discipline with this child that is both age appropriate and effective, I have tried EVERYTHING PEOPLE. I MEAN EVERYTHING...the positive discipline thing read many...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By thecrazyisout
That's nice to have. I have parents the same...

That's nice to have. I have parents the same way. They are pretty casual and actually want their kids to get colds and what not so they are hopefully healthier later. BUT< this stuff (HFM), is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By thecrazyisout
YES! This is what is going around. Docs are...

YES! This is what is going around. Docs are saying it is insane this summer. I had 2 kids get it (NOT FROM MY HOUSE), while they were each on vacation (gone for 2 weeks). They ended up with the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,329
Posted By thecrazyisout
Help With 3 Year Olds

IT is so funny because every new age group is new for me. My crew of little ones are starting to turn 3 in the next few months starting with my son recently.

I am just looking for any advice you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,876
Posted By thecrazyisout
Do you have a parent handbook with the policies...

Do you have a parent handbook with the policies and a signature stating they understand the policies? THat will help. Also, have you thought about sending the letter through email as well?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,394
Posted By thecrazyisout
Helping Lonliness....

Hi there,

Today I am having a tough day....sometimes it is just so lonley talking to toddlers all day. What are you tactics to help lonliness...?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,137
Posted By thecrazyisout
Is she ready for potty training???

Hi there,

So, I have my own son who is potty training so I only have experience potty training him. Funny, I know! But, I have a DCG that has dry diapers for hours and then suddenly it will be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,457
Posted By thecrazyisout
Kids SICK A Lot This Year

Anyone else having this problem with their group...I have kids that have been sick constantly. My mom said her doctor told her there is a virus going around lasts about 6 weeks.....

Any tips? I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By thecrazyisout
MN Folks..looking for school suggestions

Hi there,

Looking to maybe go back to school for an early childhood education degree of some sort...any school suggestions (online is an option too).

Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,374
Posted By thecrazyisout
Sometimes you can term a child...

Sometimes you can term a child mutually...meaning, sit with the mother and come out with a "behavior improvement plan." If by your suggested date, this behavior does not improve, then you and mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,988
Posted By thecrazyisout
The group I use provides all of the ammenities of...

The group I use provides all of the ammenities of Minute Menu for free. So yes, I use it for everything, recording expenses, billing parents, submitting food program claims, and now you can use it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,355
Posted By thecrazyisout
Please elaborate on Cookie extravaganza..is this...

Please elaborate on Cookie extravaganza..is this family/friend thing, or something you do with your families?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,578
Posted By thecrazyisout
I was thinking of getting some spray bottles so...

I was thinking of getting some spray bottles so the kids can paint snow with water color.....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,934
Posted By thecrazyisout
I have a total of 5 kids, but a two kid stroller...

I have a total of 5 kids, but a two kid stroller (the little ones ride and the 2 year olds walk...which may be also a challenge in itself with winter gear on for them..
Forum: Forms - Uploads 10-27-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,652
Posted By thecrazyisout
This is nice and all, but as a former HR person,...

This is nice and all, but as a former HR person, I would suggest you also add some sort of goals and objectives for her to fill out and also have her fill to assessment out on herself. It allows her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,934
Posted By thecrazyisout
Has Anyone Converted Their Stroller Wheels Into A Sled?

Hi there,

Just figuring out my options for winter and taking kindys to the bus stop. I think this might be doable to convert a stroller bottom by adding some sort of sled to each side. I have a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,379
Posted By thecrazyisout
What Is With The Colds Already???

Already (since July), I have had four colds that each have lasted three weeks.....I consider myself very paranoid about spreading colds and washing hands, but this year I can't seem to get rid of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,642
Posted By thecrazyisout
Wink Thanks, Will do and I have tried to make to...

Thanks, Will do and I have tried to make to whole process as positive as possible. We reward the accomplishments and if there is an accident, I tend to make no big deal about it. It is just so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,356
Posted By thecrazyisout
I admire all of you ladies that are OCD...I am...

I admire all of you ladies that are OCD...I am ADHD and everything is so overwhelming some days...I can keep up one day and the next I have clutter and messes everywhere......I wish I had some sort...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,642
Posted By thecrazyisout
Potty Training Regression? Or Step Forward? Confused..

So my own Son is 2 years and 3 months. We started talking about the potty at the age of 2 and he really caught on to SOME of the aspects.... for about 6 weeks. Until recently he has been telling me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,759
Posted By thecrazyisout
[QUOTE=thecrazyisout;155644]I am a former HR...

[QUOTE=thecrazyisout;155644]I am a former HR person, and I am curious why we don't consider contracting their work out and they can worry about paying taxes, etc. Maybe this is something Tom can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,759
Posted By thecrazyisout
I am a former HR person, and I am curious why we...

I am a former HR person, and I am curious why we don't consider contracting their work out and they can worry about paying taxes, etc. Maybe this is something Tom can address......

Thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,210
Posted By thecrazyisout
Interactive and/or Exercise DVD Recommendations???

Hi there,

since winter is approaching quicker than we like, I am looking for more activities to keep the kids moving even while we are inside....I thought if I could find some good DVD's, this may...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,721
Posted By thecrazyisout
If you have an Iphone or an Ipod Touch, you can...

If you have an Iphone or an Ipod Touch, you can download an app called White Noise..there is a free one and one that you pay for. It has many options. I put that on for myself at night, and just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,375
Posted By thecrazyisout
Books and Links

Here is a link to the forums..

http://www.babywhispererforums.com/index.php?topic=164027.0

and I think you can find the title of her books.

I have been doing this with my new infant for two...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,375
Posted By thecrazyisout
The babywhisperer has several books out and one...

The babywhisperer has several books out and one of my parents used it prior to having their children in my care. It is Eat Activity Sleep Yourself time. It guess it helps with a routine...... I Was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,375
Posted By thecrazyisout
E.A.S.Y. Method

Hi there,

Anyone every use the easy method with their infants? I have a new three month old that does not use this and is not on a schedule. If you have used it, what are your thoughts and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,594
Posted By thecrazyisout
Those With Kindergarteners And Bus Stop

Hi there,

Do you all let the kinders walk to the bus stop with out you? I like how meeting them and dropping them off gets us away from the house more, but in MN, I don't think that will fly when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
Posted By thecrazyisout
I understand where you are coming from...I assume...

I understand where you are coming from...I assume he is delayed since he will be turning 2 soon and I can hardly understand anything he is saying. In addition, his words are few and far between. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
Posted By thecrazyisout
Working on Developing Speech for Child

Hi there,

I have a child that has a minor delay in his speech. Looking for suggestions on how I can help him and work with him through out the day. He isn't to the point where he should be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,421
Posted By thecrazyisout
After time, they also realize that it isn't as...

After time, they also realize that it isn't as much fun to be up with you and start making the connection that physical retaliation = time away from play with the other kids. This won't happen until...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,421
Posted By thecrazyisout
Yes, I would put her in the highchair with me in...

Yes, I would put her in the highchair with me in the kitchen and give her cooking supplies (spoon, bowl measuring spoons etc,) and have her help me cook lunch.....This give her a little of one on one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,936
Posted By thecrazyisout
I email them a pdf and they print it if they like.

I email them a pdf and they print it if they like.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,421
Posted By thecrazyisout
I have to disagree with this.....Sorry, but...

I have to disagree with this.....Sorry, but children that young are not biting out of resentment towards someone..they have a lack of communication which they are trying to hurdle. So, I would not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,950
Posted By thecrazyisout
I bought a small parachute from discount school...

I bought a small parachute from discount school supply for 15 bucks, and they love shaking it to make noise,...It is great in the winter when you are trying to get some energy out....they mostly like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,898
Posted By thecrazyisout
I feel for you..I have a 13 month old that all he...

I feel for you..I have a 13 month old that all he does is cry...I try to keep him busy with other things though...I move him from one thing to another.....play pen, outside of the play pen, high...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,775
Posted By thecrazyisout
Out of curiosity, what county is everyone in? ...

Out of curiosity, what county is everyone in? Dakota Here
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,618
Posted By thecrazyisout
I would also make pear sauce and freeze it....you...

I would also make pear sauce and freeze it....you can make it just like applesauce.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,733
Posted By thecrazyisout
I agree. There are days where I am having a hard...

I agree. There are days where I am having a hard day and it bugs me, but that is my own issue to get through. They pay me for a service. I do not judge them because I have been on both sides. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,179
Posted By thecrazyisout
Yeah, the before lunch thing was working too for...

Yeah, the before lunch thing was working too for me because I have hungry boys.....I think I will do the clean up, outside time, lunch nap....reversing some things might be best!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,396
Posted By thecrazyisout
No idea...I am just getting ready for my 2 yo to...

No idea...I am just getting ready for my 2 yo to transition, he is starting to realize he can try and climb out of the crib....so, I have no advice, but I fear the same pain you are going through....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,556
Posted By thecrazyisout
Nope...only if they are going to school or part...

Nope...only if they are going to school or part of a work program that requires their attendance,, which would mean they would need daycare.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,179
Posted By thecrazyisout
Clean Up Time....Taking So Long!

So, I have tried everything and my 2 boys can not focus on cleaning...they have realized that cleanup is before lunch..which is before quiet/nap time...so, they have linked taking a long time to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,775
Posted By thecrazyisout
Filing for a Variance in MN

Hi there,

For those of you in MN, how easy is this? Mine would be for 4 wks (temporary). Any idea on what the process is like and tips?

Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,676
Posted By thecrazyisout
Also, I don't mean this to be a thread to...

Also, I don't mean this to be a thread to complain...I really want it to be constructive and thoughtful if you could! I think you all have some of the best input, but some outside readers my think...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,676
Posted By thecrazyisout
What Do Parents NOT Know About You..

I am wondering what you think parents should know about you, but don't. Or those things you do for their children that they would never realize you do constantly for their child...

Mine is....I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,247
Posted By thecrazyisout
I am starting to organize all of my things. I am...

I am starting to organize all of my things. I am actually going to do a 3 Ring Binder for every month, and then the months are planned for the next year. I will have a Table of Contents of projects...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,789
Posted By thecrazyisout
I wouldn't feel bad, I would probably would have...

I wouldn't feel bad, I would probably would have done the same thing. Sometimes with my son when he doesn't get what he wants and throws his food or cup, I will take it and put it out of reach where...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,930
Posted By thecrazyisout
I follow the flylady system and it helps so much!...

I follow the flylady system and it helps so much! Ever heard of her? She sends you one assignment a day, you cut your house into zones and you focus on that zone for the week. It has seriously...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,344
Posted By thecrazyisout
Didn't it go from punishment --->Discipline --->...

Didn't it go from punishment --->Discipline ---> not Guidance...what is guidance going to turn into???
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,434
Posted By thecrazyisout
ADDING Part Timer..Need Help Hashing Out Details

Hi there,

I am adding a part-timer, but they need flexibility. Most days would be three days a week, but other weeks would be 2-5 depending on her mother's availability....this is what I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,594
Posted By thecrazyisout
That's why I feel so terrible, because I felt...

That's why I feel so terrible, because I felt like I should trust them, and come to find out I couldn't. I feel like I knew that deep down, but thought we could try it. I guess it becomes trial and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,258
Posted By thecrazyisout
I totally understand this and it is my own...

I totally understand this and it is my own opinion as well, and I usually felt this way until my own 2 yo began to do this! I feel like the parent that doesn't know how to control their child in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,594
Posted By thecrazyisout
Thanks for the support! I have such a big heart...

Thanks for the support! I have such a big heart for the two of them, but they really need to go! I understand now why providers tend to not bring school agers in. Looks like I will have to come...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,594
Posted By thecrazyisout
Ugh...Why Are Boys So Destructive

Hi there,

So DK Boys (5 YO) are so destructive and I can't seem to get it through their heads that they need to respect other people's things. I just started DK at the beginning of the year and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By thecrazyisout
I envy you :) Quiet is what I need and it is way...

I envy you :) Quiet is what I need and it is way too long until quiet time...

:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,258
Posted By thecrazyisout
2 Year Olds And Circle Time

Hi there....

Curious to know tactics to help younger children stay focused during circle time. My own 2 year old is having problems at gymnastics and not wanting to sit and listen to the teacher....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,092
Posted By thecrazyisout
Lessons About Bullying

Hi there,

any good resources out there to teach preschoolers on the subject???

Thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,904
Posted By thecrazyisout
Heck yes you should send them an invoice...and...

Heck yes you should send them an invoice...and another...and anothere....along with your policies saying you could persue this in a legal manner. Don't let them walk all over you like that. You...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,009
Posted By thecrazyisout
I had the EXACT same thing about a month ago from...

I had the EXACT same thing about a month ago from the Netherlands...it was wierd....I only gave him information that was public already.....meaning what was on my website...It is scary to think that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,308
Posted By thecrazyisout
Add the experience before you were home. I used...

Add the experience before you were home. I used to be in HR as my "career" job before I decided to do this. If you like, finish it up and I can look at it...sometimes it is the way you word things...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,336
Posted By thecrazyisout
Thanks so much for the advice. It is helpful. ...

Thanks so much for the advice. It is helpful. Sounds like I am on the right track. Currently we are having mom give a quick hug and kiss, say good bye and then off she goes...I think it will work,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,336
Posted By thecrazyisout
New Child Crying When Mom Drops Off

Hi there,

I have an 18 month old who cries everytime mom drops them off.....Mom says he has been doing this since he was 6 months old. I would like some suggestions to see if we can "cure" this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,667
Posted By thecrazyisout
Out of curiosity, who are you getting your degree...

Out of curiosity, who are you getting your degree with?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,960
Posted By thecrazyisout
OMG...Just Stepped On Lego...

:eek:I MY GOSH! I stepped on a lego this morning and curled up in a ball in pain for about ten minutes. I usually have tennis shoes on during the day because of Plantar Fasciitis (SP?), but the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,913
Posted By thecrazyisout
Reduced Rate For Multiple Children

:DHi there,

Just wondering if you have a reduced rate for families with multiple children in your care.

Thanks a bunch!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,159
Posted By thecrazyisout
Helper Pay..Responsibilities And Hours Too!

Hi there,

I am considering a helper this summer since all my kids will be here full time. I have a few qeustions for you?

How many hours are your helpers with you per week?
How much do you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,668
Posted By thecrazyisout
Child Spills Drink EVERY DAY...

:)Hi all! It's been a while since i have been on! It has been crazy busy in my home lately and I still have the same amount of children!

So I have a 4.5 yo boy who spills his milk EVERY...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,936
Posted By thecrazyisout
Fruit muffins banana bread yogurt smoothies...

Fruit muffins
banana bread
yogurt smoothies and graham crackers to dip

and ditto for most of the things above
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,575
Posted By thecrazyisout
So happy for you! And, Jealous!! I seriosly...

So happy for you! And, Jealous!! I seriosly need ALL of what you got.....

Hopefully soon!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,563
Posted By thecrazyisout
Bouncy House??

Do any of you have a bouncy house for out doors? What are your thoughts behind them. I do not have a swing set, so looking for an easy activity for outside when they need to burn energy.....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,584
Posted By thecrazyisout
So, please clarify...they want to unionize...

So, please clarify...they want to unionize providers so I can collectively bargain with myself?? I am the only employee of my business. Do I complain to myself that I don't provide myself medical...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,879
Posted By thecrazyisout
I was thinking of getting this...do you have it...

I was thinking of getting this...do you have it in your hallway??
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,279
Posted By thecrazyisout
I have furniture, and NEVER allow the children to...

I have furniture, and NEVER allow the children to sit on it. There may be times where I have one family and the older of the two is bored, so I will sit on the couch with them and play a game or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,440
Posted By thecrazyisout
Number 2

SIGH###, every day child waits until their diaper is clean, lays down for nap, then goes number 2...some days it doesn't bother me because I have learned to time it will I am preparing the other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,326
Posted By thecrazyisout
HILARIOUS...so funny when the kids know you so...

HILARIOUS...so funny when the kids know you so well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,326
Posted By thecrazyisout
Dieting

I hate it.......my vent for the day I guess.....I feed the kids healthy meals generally, so I should eat more healthy too, right? I do generally, but still have those cravings....

It is so much...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 04-13-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,965
Posted By thecrazyisout
First thing that comes to mind....for now: ...

First thing that comes to mind....for now:

Mayday to the Rescue...I have gone through three of these...the kids read it over and over and over...it is pop up, so you cant leave it with a toddler...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,556
Posted By thecrazyisout
I am planning to raise rates as well. I am...

I am planning to raise rates as well. I am increasing my current families slightly, and then any new families will be the most current rate which I compare to area providers.....(I get this one my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,042
Posted By thecrazyisout
I just hide things in foods that the children...

I just hide things in foods that the children LOVE...I also serve them as a side to make sure they know to try somethings new....For example, in my spaghetti, I puree butternut squash into the sauce,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,584
Posted By thecrazyisout
This is exactly why I have such a terrible taste...

This is exactly why I have such a terrible taste in my mouth when it comes to this subject....I have somewhat of a labor relations background, and too many times did I see things like this....yes, if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,521
Posted By thecrazyisout
My PHB is 17 pages long...probably adding more to...

My PHB is 17 pages long...probably adding more to it soon. I just think it is good to have things in writing so there is no confusion and areas where a parent may have confused what you offer. Then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,584
Posted By thecrazyisout
UGH, Unions.....I get so turned off by the whole...

UGH, Unions.....I get so turned off by the whole thought of this.......I was a part of a union a while back and it was a crock...I find it offensive that I HAD to pay dues and HAD to be part of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,469
Posted By thecrazyisout
First Summer Outside!!!!

So, I had been in the corporate world for about 8 years, and I always missed this time of year when the weather turned beautiful...I am so happy to be outside more and loving it...I think I need to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,821
Posted By thecrazyisout
I will do yard work if the kids are occupied and...

I will do yard work if the kids are occupied and are having a good time outside (which is every time we are out!), AND I will pick up and clean the floors and etc etc....I think it is important to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,768
Posted By thecrazyisout
I too have been advised to not consume aspartame...

I too have been advised to not consume aspartame because of my ADD, once I was able to take it out of my diet and use sugar instead, I did feel a huge difference in my thought process and what not. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,484
Posted By thecrazyisout
Considering Adding Two More...

Hi All! I have been with four DCK's for a few months now along with my son..I feel like I am in a groove now and thinking about adding one-two more....any advice? Or, do you think once a newbies...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,207
Posted By thecrazyisout
Here;s a vote for pandora....I put on ENYA radio...

Here;s a vote for pandora....I put on ENYA radio when the kids are sleeping...they fall asleep in a blink of an eye....one of my kids asked if I could stop playing old people music at nap time.....I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,207
Posted By thecrazyisout
BTW, I found mine on Craigslist for 10.00 and...

BTW, I found mine on Craigslist for 10.00 and sturdy school chairs for 1.00 each.......MAN I LOVE CRAIGSLIST
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 04-07-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,739
Posted By thecrazyisout
I did not know this. I just finished the...

I did not know this. I just finished the positive discipline book for the first three years and I love it. The preschoolers one is next. I will look it up! Thanks for the info!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,812
Posted By thecrazyisout
thanks....actually the nine month old has learned...

thanks....actually the nine month old has learned so much in the last week..he has already figured ouit how to sit himself down.....:) but i do have thw pnp away from the wall! good reminder. so.....
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