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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By grandmom
Make this Veteran's Day With Me?

This Veteran wants 100 birthday cards on his birthday. How about cards from around the world. Please send him a card. Have your childcare children send him one too? His birthday is June 6. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By grandmom
I think the problem is 2 days per week. If you...

I think the problem is 2 days per week. If you have room without going over capacity, require the mom to bring him every day. At least till afternoon nap. For about 3-4 weeks. He will adjust...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By grandmom
Found it thanks.

Found it thanks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By grandmom
Is there a link someone could share. I'd...

Is there a link someone could share. I'd appreciate this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,306
Posted By grandmom
Wow. I feel your pain in your words. You are...

Wow. I feel your pain in your words. You are brave to work so hard. I got chills too when you mentioned Stephen King's cover. Ugh.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,586
Posted By grandmom
Late fees work. They start at 5:30. Money talks.

Late fees work. They start at 5:30. Money talks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,570
Posted By grandmom
Since it's over $600 you'll have to pay taxes on...

Since it's over $600 you'll have to pay taxes on it. Just keep that in mind.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By grandmom
My question is: Why would you not use these...

My question is: Why would you not use these diapers? Who cares how old they are. It's not like they expire? I'd use them in a heartbeat.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By grandmom
Original Poster, I'd cut the length of the...

Original Poster,

I'd cut the length of the letter in half at least. the less said the better at this point.

Also, edit your post to get the mom and child's name off. It could be used against...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,036
Posted By grandmom
Read "The Gift of Fear" by Gavin deBcker! If you...

Read "The Gift of Fear" by Gavin deBcker! If you can't afford the $5.15 used book price on Amazon, pm me and I'll buy it and ship it to you.

This man can turn dangerous in a breath and you need...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By grandmom
http://do1thing.com/ ...

http://do1thing.com/

https://training.fema.gov/emiweb/is/is36/student%20manual/is-36_complete_sm_feb2012.pdf

http://www.backdoorsurvival.com/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 842
Posted By grandmom
I charge $150, non-refundable. I only get...

I charge $150, non-refundable. I only get serious folks that way. Why have people on the list who aren't truly interested.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,062
Posted By grandmom
Write the contract to say M-Th, $XX then she...

Write the contract to say M-Th, $XX then she won't bring the kid on Fridays. And No, there should be no discount. Would you be willing to take a child only one day a week to fill that spot?
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-29-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,860
Posted By grandmom
I disagree with each asking each parent to pay...

I disagree with each asking each parent to pay half. Because of your last question Cat Herder. What happens when one doesn't pay? I would require payment from one parent, provide one receipt, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By grandmom
Black Cat, usually I agree with you. But not on...

Black Cat, usually I agree with you. But not on this one. If that child is still in my yard, I am in charge. I model for the parents what they should do, but I never give up my authority in my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,239
Posted By grandmom
If you're thinking of terminating, and are asking...

If you're thinking of terminating, and are asking for permission, you have my vote.

Really.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By grandmom
They do it because we allow it. Well, I...

They do it because we allow it.

Well, I don't. I use a firm voice, provide direction, and follow through. It only takes a couple times.

If the child is old enough to run around as you've...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By grandmom
Do what it takes to reduce your stress.

Do what it takes to reduce your stress.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By grandmom
I use an Excel spreadsheeet. Column headings...

I use an Excel spreadsheeet.

Column headings are time, in 30 minute increments

1st column down is numbers 1-10 (my license capacity)- repeated 5 times for Monday through Friday so that I never...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,801
Posted By grandmom
Someone said on the new program it locks you out...

Someone said on the new program it locks you out after midnight.

Is that for recording meals only, or also for recording parent sign-out times?

Thanks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,801
Posted By grandmom
Someone said on the new program it locks you out...

Someone said on the new program it locks you out after midnight.

Is that for recording meals only, or also for recording parent sign-out times?

Thanks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By grandmom
Tom Copeland Please

Tom,

Tax question. Can I write a check from my business account to a parent who is no longer here and call it "reimbursement"?

I want to give more than the $25 allowed "gift" to a family who...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By grandmom
I would start by suggesting a change in words for...

I would start by suggesting a change in words for you.

Payment is due (the morning of) ______. Any payments after that date are charged $__ per day.

Frankly, they don't care if you can't pay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By grandmom
Go back and verify that every paper is correct -...

Go back and verify that every paper is correct - sign in and out times, child counts, etc. I'd stop the fp till it was cleared up. It's not worth the cost of licensing coming in and doing an audit.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,102
Posted By grandmom
I remember the Dr. Phil episode! It was obvious...

I remember the Dr. Phil episode! It was obvious to everyone in the audience that she was taken. But that poor woman was so sad. She's lucky she didn't loose everything.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,977
Posted By grandmom
Wow. So sorry to hear of the chaos. Stay...

Wow. So sorry to hear of the chaos.

Stay calm. Do one thing at a time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,124
Posted By grandmom
I used to have the same trouble. Then I started...

I used to have the same trouble. Then I started being so proactive, they couldn't avoid me. I sent an email at the beginning of the year, write it on the calendar the month before, and then in big...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By grandmom
She's getting what she wants when you sit next to...

She's getting what she wants when you sit next to her in time out.

Move her away from the project she's working on, put her somewhere with a toy she isn't fond of, isolate her.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By grandmom
I'm curious, under what circumstance would you...

I'm curious, under what circumstance would you lower prices?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,156
Posted By grandmom
Once a child can use the toilet they are taught...

Once a child can use the toilet they are taught to wipe, not use too much t-paper then they're on their own. I don't wipe. Never had. They learn quickly.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,620
Posted By grandmom
wow. Just WOW.

wow. Just WOW.
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 09-02-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,160
Posted By grandmom
I plan lunch - about an hour before its due to be...

I plan lunch - about an hour before its due to be on the table. Hmmm what's for lunch today? I can't imagine having a menu a month in advance.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-25-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,077
Posted By grandmom
Honestly, there are so many things wrong with...

Honestly, there are so many things wrong with your concerns. Children learn to use the same toy in different ways as they mature. They do not need a new set of toys. They need time and space to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By grandmom
Why would they care that your children aren't...

Why would they care that your children aren't there? Its when you have children you shouldn't that they care. Right?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By grandmom
Check with your program first. They may not...

Check with your program first. They may not allow you to charge for your closure days. I can't.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By grandmom
Is this your first inspection? In my state the...

Is this your first inspection? In my state the only time you know they are coming is the first time. After that, it's anytime, unannounced.

Don't back down with the supervisor. We are bullied...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 942
Posted By grandmom
If he allows you to take him home, then put him...

If he allows you to take him home, then put him in the car and take him out of state. Done. Or get a gun.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,106
Posted By grandmom
Teachers pay the full amount. In the past...

Teachers pay the full amount.

In the past I've offered a discount if I filled their spot with another child. But then, the other child sometimes didn't actually come, or wanted to pay only for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,017
Posted By grandmom
I say take them back to the park and make them...

I say take them back to the park and make them sit the entire time.

In my "dreams" I'd make them hold a sign that said:

I spit in someone's face yesterday here at the park. Please let me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,199
Posted By grandmom
If licensing requires it, that makes it tax...

If licensing requires it, that makes it tax deductible. Keep your receipts.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By grandmom
That's on receiving gifts.

That's on receiving gifts.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By grandmom
Gift Question for Tom Copeland

Tom, I know we can only gift $25 per child per year.

Can I deduct $25 toward a high school graduate who grew up in my daycare?

Thanks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By grandmom
No, I didn't put a higher price on special. ...

No, I didn't put a higher price on special.

Sorry for the confusion over the title.

haha
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By grandmom
Nannyde, No More Special!

I thought it would work. The family has been here almost 2 years and we've had a good relationship.

But they asked for "special" during the summer. I worked it all out and made an offer to...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-31-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,321
Posted By grandmom
Exactly. Tell her about this site. We'd like to...

Exactly. Tell her about this site. We'd like to hear her side.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By grandmom
Exactly what Cat Herder said. This is a...

Exactly what Cat Herder said. This is a business. Operate it like a business.

"Mom, I've been thinking about what happened the other day. I've even talked with some other providers. I'm not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By grandmom
Get a copy of the form she will use. Make...

Get a copy of the form she will use.

Make 2 copies.

Copy one, make your notes for yourself on what needs to be done.

Copy two, hand to her when she walks in. Note on this one where she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By grandmom
Legacy is definitely more than his other books. ...

Legacy is definitely more than his other books. It's the next step, not rehashing what you already know. Good for you for reducing your debt.

I don't have to worry about college funds either. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By grandmom
Grandma is coming to town and she doesn't want to...

Grandma is coming to town and she doesn't want to pay?

I'd be looking for a replacement.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-26-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By grandmom
Did you tell them you were new? If so, I'd say...

Did you tell them you were new? If so, I'd say that's the majority of the problem. Families who are in the hard-to-deal-with category often move from new provider to new provider. Partly because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By grandmom
The Legacy Journey by Dave Ramsey

Someone asked recently if anyone had read Mr. Ramsey's new book. I just finished it. It was wonderful.

The Legacy Journey is written for folks who are looking ahead at the future, not just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,263
Posted By grandmom
Sad :hug:

Sad
:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,502
Posted By grandmom
It's good to know what your state requires. If I...

It's good to know what your state requires. If I have no kids, and I let them in, they go forward as if I have kids. So if it's my day off and I let them in, but have toothpaste out, they can cite...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,257
Posted By grandmom
Blackcat! What system do you have? I'm...

Blackcat! What system do you have? I'm especially interested.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,322
Posted By grandmom
Where in the 2nd Ammendment is that possible? ...

Where in the 2nd Ammendment is that possible? How can a licensing agency top a Constitutional right?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By grandmom
:hug:

:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By grandmom
I have monthly payments only. I require a month...

I have monthly payments only. I require a month notice. Seems to go together.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,069
Posted By grandmom
Annalee What state? I'm curious how they...

Annalee

What state? I'm curious how they added it to the rules. Thanks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,397
Posted By grandmom
Ask if they follow the "U.S. Department of...

Ask if they follow the "U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service February 2012" document. If they do, it says on page 24

"For example, if a child does not want a food component,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,397
Posted By grandmom
According to my monitor, the child doesn't have...

According to my monitor, the child doesn't have to sit at the table. I just have to ask them (twice) if they want the meal. If they say no, I claim them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-29-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By grandmom
Don't want to pick up toys? Fine. When you are...

Don't want to pick up toys? Fine. When you are finished picking up, your lunch will be ready.

I'd do as others said, one piece of food at a time. Or maybe spoon feed her? Want snack? Oh first...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-29-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By grandmom
This. How do we know who was really on the other...

This. How do we know who was really on the other end of the phone?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,413
Posted By grandmom
NO NO NO. You cannot let them come one day a...

NO NO NO.

You cannot let them come one day a week if they follow the rules. They don't have boundaries and they will be there every day.

You have to set the boundary and stick to it.

NO NO...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,076
Posted By grandmom
I used Black Cat's letter once too. It had great...

I used Black Cat's letter once too. It had great results. The parents knew they could not use me in the middle. Thanks for sharing it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,716
Posted By grandmom
ALL the above. PLUS, send her a text that if...

ALL the above.

PLUS, send her a text that if 2 weeks advance notice is not paid tomorrow at drop off, please do not bring child. This is your policy, stick to it. If you take the child, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By grandmom
All you can do is ask. Unfortunately, family...

All you can do is ask. Unfortunately, family providers face this if they have young children, or get sick themselves. The option is for you to find a person to work in your place if this happens...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,010
Posted By grandmom
I increase rates substantially with new families....

I increase rates substantially with new families. So a family with an infant who started here 6 months ago pays less than one who starts this week. Then I raise rates a little bit every year in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By grandmom
Read your own post out loud. You know what you...

Read your own post out loud. You know what you need to do.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,684
Posted By grandmom
Have her child ready to go. Meet her at the...

Have her child ready to go. Meet her at the door. See you tomorrow sweetie!

If you don't have any other kids tomorrow, have your keys in your hand and drive around the block and then come home. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,062
Posted By grandmom
Can you email it? Then when they loose it next...

Can you email it? Then when they loose it next time, forward the last email.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By grandmom
I have a four year old who (I think) purposefully...

I have a four year old who (I think) purposefully puts a wad of food in his mouth before trying to talk. It subsided quite a bit as soon as I told him I'd excuse him from the table - and then did...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By grandmom
I have four families that are school employees. ...

I have four families that are school employees. All pay full time during the summer. They can come (with a schedule) or stay home. I shouldn't get penalized for the days they have off.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,854
Posted By grandmom
FRY verb cook (food) in hot fat or oil,...

FRY

verb

cook (food) in hot fat or oil, typically in a shallow pan.

synonyms: cook, sauté, sear, brown, sizzle, frizzle, pan-fry, deep-fry, flash-fry
"fry the onions in the skillet"
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,072
Posted By grandmom
You are fighting an uphill battle. I ditto Play...

You are fighting an uphill battle. I ditto Play Care (above).

The only other suggestion is to insist the child comes 5 days a week for at least 3-4 weeks. Then be firm as suggested. After he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 703
Posted By grandmom
Tom: Food Program Question Please

Tom, I'm told I can have a category for taxes called "treats" that includes un-claimable things like popcorn, mayonnaise, ketchup, etc. Is this true? I've always counted them as part of "food",...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,000
Posted By grandmom
Sitting. No option. They can stand at home. ...

Sitting. No option. They can stand at home.

I don't use a potty seat or small potty. When they are big enough for the big potty they can use it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,390
Posted By grandmom
Do it every day, with a good attitude. Don't...

Do it every day, with a good attitude. Don't give him any attention for his tantrum, just go on with your day. He'll get it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,944
Posted By grandmom
You didn't mention it so I will. They (both of...

You didn't mention it so I will. They (both of them) MUST sign a contract that does not have the X on it. Do not let that slide.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,858
Posted By grandmom
Here's a face book page to read. ...

Here's a face book page to read.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Childcare-providers-who-are-Happy-to-Be-Union-Free/181095595292446?ref=br_tf

The union in my area does not represent us. They...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-02-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By grandmom
I'm thinking repairs is fixing something that...

I'm thinking repairs is fixing something that broke - the fence post. The coffee pot, etc.

Paint is maintenance. You maintain the condition by painting it so that you don't have to repair it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,667
Posted By grandmom
My wait list requires: 1. An in-person...

My wait list requires:

1. An in-person interview, just as if there was a current opening.
2. $100 non-refundable deposit

If an opening comes up, they can take it or remain on the list.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By grandmom
I wouldn't send a certified check or money order....

I wouldn't send a certified check or money order.

You contacted them. If they want their money back they can come to you. You sent them a check. If they don't cash it in time, it will not be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By grandmom
Washington state: 30 minutes every day unless...

Washington state: 30 minutes every day unless it's 20 or below. The rules say nothing about ages, or parent objections.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By grandmom
It takes a long time. Just be patient. Tell...

It takes a long time. Just be patient. Tell everyone you know that your are in business. And be patient.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 10-31-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,575
Posted By grandmom
Tell her it's your plan for him to go home...

Tell her it's your plan for him to go home hungry. That way he will sit and eat dinner with his mom and dad.

Snack is snack. Dinner is a meal with mom and dad.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By grandmom
They can take as many days as they want. I take...

They can take as many days as they want. I take the same rate every month. No discounts for any reason. All holidays and 2 weeks vacation paid for all children.

It really boils down to what you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,082
Posted By grandmom
I know you aren't but: ARE YOU KIDDING ME? ...

I know you aren't but: ARE YOU KIDDING ME? There is no stinking way I'd adhere to these rules. Oh don't get me started. How sad for the kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,609
Posted By grandmom
I incorporated, reducing my taxes by hundreds...

I incorporated, reducing my taxes by hundreds each month.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,765
Posted By grandmom
Are you kidding me? 4? For pity sake. 1/2". ...

Are you kidding me? 4? For pity sake. 1/2". I'm beyond belief.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By grandmom
http://extension.psu.edu/youth/betterkidcare

http://extension.psu.edu/youth/betterkidcare
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By grandmom
I'd just be glad they were gone and count my...

I'd just be glad they were gone and count my blessings.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By grandmom
Interview now! Even if you never see them again,...

Interview now! Even if you never see them again, they could tell someone else about this great place they visited.


And if you don't want them, now is the time to say so, instead of when you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,891
Posted By grandmom
Do some research on the benefits of pacifiers and...

Do some research on the benefits of pacifiers and SIDS. Then make your decision.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,468
Posted By grandmom
Ditto for comments about employee. Talk to...

Ditto for comments about employee.

Talk to her face to face. "I'm thinking you aren't happy right now" and then let her talk. Don't say a word, till you're ready to negotiate, apologize, or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,988
Posted By grandmom
GET A COPY OF THAT POLICE REPORT. Sorry to yell...

GET A COPY OF THAT POLICE REPORT. Sorry to yell at you.

Get a restraining order. She threatened your animals in front of the children. They are fearful.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,146
Posted By grandmom
My school teacher parents pay full price to hold...

My school teacher parents pay full price to hold their spot during the summer. Why should you take a cut in pay because they aren't working?
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-17-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By grandmom
If you know the basics of Excel and the...

If you know the basics of Excel and the withholding requirements for your area, you can do this yourself. It will take time. But I've perfected my Excel program to the point that it provides all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,295
Posted By grandmom
I totally get it. Thank you so much.

I totally get it. Thank you so much.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,295
Posted By grandmom
Nannyde, I totally agree with you. I need...

Nannyde,

I totally agree with you. I need more information.

So my response is to throw him completely off balance. Give him FOREIGN response. Give him something he's never seen before... but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By grandmom
I would just wait till the child is a year. By...

I would just wait till the child is a year. By then holding the sippy cup is much easier, and the bottle just disappears when the birthday cake arrives, never to be seen again.
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