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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By jenboo
I don't nap infants and toddlers in the same...

I don't nap infants and toddlers in the same room. Obviously it is all going to depend on the situation. Infants always napped in the room with me and I would get up and check on the toddlers in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By jenboo
True. Assuming its approved by licensing, I...

True. Assuming its approved by licensing, I don't see why it would be dangerous.
Im a big advocate of floor beds ��
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By jenboo
My son has slept on a twin mattress since birth. ...

My son has slept on a twin mattress since birth. It is about 6in high. He rolled off maybe once as a baby and didn't even wake up. Their bodies learn to stay on just like ours do. I know when I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By jenboo
Why isn't that safe sleep? My son slept a twin...

Why isn't that safe sleep? My son slept a twin mattress on the floor from birth. I've had infants nap on firm mats. It's all within licensing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 233
Posted By jenboo
Parents just walk in. If I'm the other room i...

Parents just walk in. If I'm the other room i will yell hello to them, finish what I'm doing and come and greet them and get the kiddo. I think it would be weird to not greet the parents.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By jenboo
I would charge the new prices for the incoming...

I would charge the new prices for the incoming babies. Once you stop worry about the parents think you will be a lot happier.

I would state something like current infant rates are x per week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 353
Posted By jenboo
Most babies who aren't propped up dont sit until...

Most babies who aren't propped up dont sit until after they can they crawl. They kinda have to get in that crawling position in order to get in a sitting position.

No advice on the rolling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By jenboo
I had 5 kids under 2 alone. Routine and...

I had 5 kids under 2 alone. Routine and separate. Make sure they babies have a separate safe area to go in when you need to use the bathroom etc.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 482
Posted By jenboo
We have a lot of daycares around here with...

We have a lot of daycares around here with similar menus... its cheap and convenient. No prep needed. It can all be stored in cabinets vs the fridge....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 405
Posted By jenboo
I closed in dec but I had a 10:2 ratio. All kids...

I closed in dec but I had a 10:2 ratio. All kids under 24 months
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 663
Posted By jenboo
Instead of having them pay x amount for 3 days a...

Instead of having them pay x amount for 3 days a week, I would have them pay a part time rate (which totally can be the same as your 3 day rate ;)). I would ask for their schedule ahead of time and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By jenboo
oh thats pretty cute without being too cutesy.

oh thats pretty cute without being too cutesy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By jenboo
I have the easiest going toddler... until daycare...

I have the easiest going toddler... until daycare turned him into a monster. I opened it when he was 9 months. by 18ish months it was getting rough. My husband did the daycare with me too. We both...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By jenboo
😂😂😂 That's the best feeling

😂😂😂
That's the best feeling
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By jenboo
I added it into my regular tuition.

I added it into my regular tuition.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By jenboo
When I worked at a preschool in vegas, all the...

When I worked at a preschool in vegas, all the kids had to keep their shoes in case of emergency because you cannot just run outside barefoot when the ground is 120+ degrees.

i would hate to nap...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By jenboo
I would totally use Holy Terrors if I knew...

I would totally use Holy Terrors if I knew parents would still bring me their kids :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By jenboo
I'm Back!!!!

I thought I would be gone from childcare forever (my dream field I worked hard for) after closing my daycare at the end of 2017 but here I am.... planning my next one :eek::rolleyes:

in the 8...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By jenboo
Same here

Same here
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By jenboo
My DS is almost 3 and doesn't care for parks. He...

My DS is almost 3 and doesn't care for parks. He loves to swing and slide but isn't much of a park kid. He asks to go and then asks to leave after a few minutes. He is super independent, had been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By jenboo
I added "taking a child to the bathroom at timed...

I added "taking a child to the bathroom at timed intervals means the parent is trained, not the child".

I think I got that from blackcat
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,473
Posted By jenboo
Oh I'm totally judgemental. I'll totally admit...

Oh I'm totally judgemental. I'll totally admit it. Definitely not my best trait :ouch: It's one reason why I needed to close my daycare. I could care less what people do with their kids (as long as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By jenboo
Books on cd. No way would I give a tablet.

Books on cd. No way would I give a tablet.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By jenboo
Pack n plays. I fold them and store in a closet...

Pack n plays. I fold them and store in a closet after each use. I can set up and tear down 6 in under 2 minutes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By jenboo
I don't make anyone share, myself included.

I don't make anyone share, myself included.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 675
Posted By jenboo
I bought while milk. Parents provided their...

I bought while milk. Parents provided their specialty milks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By jenboo
Changing mat on the floor in the hallway outside...

Changing mat on the floor in the hallway outside the bathroom.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,176
Posted By jenboo
Define older school ways.

Define older school ways.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By jenboo
I had to change my son every 2 hours. For naps, ...

I had to change my son every 2 hours. For naps, I really had to stuff the diapers extra. At bedtime, it got to the point where his diaper was so stuffed, we couldn't get jammies one him so we used...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By jenboo
Same here as well

Same here as well
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By jenboo
I've had kids to a total 180 three weeks in out...

I've had kids to a total 180 three weeks in out of no where.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By jenboo
I did under 24 months. I loved the smaller sge...

I did under 24 months. I loved the smaller sge range.
First it was just me with 5 kids then we expanded to add my husband and 5 more.

You just need a great system and routine. All the kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By jenboo
Try adding in a morning nap. She might need more...

Try adding in a morning nap. She might need more sleep if she isn't getting enough at home.


When she wakes up screaming at nap, leave her until the end of nap. They always catch on. Even if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By jenboo
My ds was 9.1 at birth and didn't double his...

My ds was 9.1 at birth and didn't double his weight until after a year old. At 2.5 years old, he weighs 24lbs. He eats like a hardball m garbage disposal though 😂
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By jenboo
Decide what nap times you think would work best...

Decide what nap times you think would work best for you and her and stick with it.
All my infants were in bed from 9-11am and 1-3pm. It didnt matter if they slept or not. They went in their bed at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 955
Posted By jenboo
I had a little locking box i put on a shelf. The...

I had a little locking box i put on a shelf. The parents would put their tuition in it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By jenboo
there are lots of franchises too that you can buy.

there are lots of franchises too that you can buy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By jenboo
We love our indoor playground! They have a lot of...

We love our indoor playground! They have a lot of loose parts and imaginative toys.

We go in the summer when its over 100 degrees, in the winter when we are burnt out on the snow (or when my son...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By jenboo
I used a Google voice number. I give the parents...

I used a Google voice number. I give the parents that number. It's all forwarded to my cell phone. I can set a do not disturb message with the Google voice number and my regular cell phone number...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By jenboo
this. Ive also known some babies who just...

this.

Ive also known some babies who just don't nap.

I would put the kiddo down for a nap and get them up when nap is over. I don't stress about how much a child sleeps as long as they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 816
Posted By jenboo
I worked at one where employees got free...

I worked at one where employees got free childcare.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By jenboo
My own DS tells us everytime he has to go potty....

My own DS tells us everytime he has to go potty. Now that the weather is warmer, he has been playing in the backyard. He has an accident almost every time he is in the yard. I have no idea why????...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 975
Posted By jenboo
We have breakfast, lunch, atter nap snack and...

We have breakfast, lunch, atter nap snack and dinner. ds usually isn't hungry outside of those times. When he gets older, I'm not sure how ill handle snacking. He is very independent. I had to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 726
Posted By jenboo
Ive always left it in the shower and medicine...

Ive always left it in the shower and medicine cabinet. I have never had to remove anything from my bathroom.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 904
Posted By jenboo
Is he actually attached to it or is it more...

Is he actually attached to it or is it more habit?
There have been many times where i just didn't give a kid their paci and they didn't even notice... but as soon as the parents show up, they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 894
Posted By jenboo
In my state, the ratios allow a home daycare to...

In my state, the ratios allow a home daycare to have 10 kids under 24 months with two adults.

I ran an infant toddler daycare with my husband with 10 kids under 24 months and it was fine. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 868
Posted By jenboo
10 under 2 but one is my own...with an assistant....

10 under 2 but one is my own...with an assistant. Before I expanded, I had 5 under 2 on my own.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 868
Posted By jenboo
When i was doing daycare last year, i spent $500...

When i was doing daycare last year, i spent $500 a month on groceries but this was for my family of 3 plus the daycare... 9 kids under 2.

I spent $80 a month on diapers and wipes... i didn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By jenboo
They just drop off on the first day. I send...

They just drop off on the first day. I send pictures the first couple days.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By jenboo
I've had babies drink anywhere from 6oz every 2...

I've had babies drink anywhere from 6oz every 2 hours to 3oz every 4 hours. I always base it off their cues. For food, we do baby led weaning so they are served food at mealtimes and eat what they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By jenboo
I had parents bring already made bottles for the...

I had parents bring already made bottles for the day. They brough them in a resuable shopping bag. After the baby drank the bottle, i rinsed it as tossed it in the bag. So much less work for me. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By jenboo
Do you have anywhere you could move the baby away...

Do you have anywhere you could move the baby away from the other kids?
I would lay the baby down, say goodnight and leave. Then come back at the end of nap time and get the baby up.

Baby...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By jenboo
I'm by a college and post on their online job...

I'm by a college and post on their online job board
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By jenboo
I had 10 kids under 2... no diaper bags and no...

I had 10 kids under 2... no diaper bags and no carseats allowed. Best decision ever.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By jenboo
does licensing prohibit him sleeping in his own...

does licensing prohibit him sleeping in his own room?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By jenboo
If a child is on a mat, that's a whole different...

If a child is on a mat, that's a whole different ball game. I sit next to them and keep them laying down until nap is over. In this case, 99% of the time they go back to sleep.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By jenboo
B because a never works and i just get frustrated

B because a never works and i just get frustrated
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By jenboo
I find that most infants wake up crying because...

I find that most infants wake up crying because parents get them up at the first little sound they make.
I teach the babies not to cry when they wake up.
I do this by leaving them in their beds...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By jenboo
what about something like 0- walking, walking to...

what about something like 0- walking, walking to 18 months and 18 months-2 yrs
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
Posted By jenboo
I sent an email and had them all respond so i had...

I sent an email and had them all respond so i had proof that everyone was notified. I'm also chicken so i couldn't do it in person.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,603
Posted By jenboo
When i used the tv to play youtube music, i...

When i used the tv to play youtube music, i always covered it with a blanket lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-27-2017, 04:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By jenboo
I just sold ours. I got so tired of chasing all...

I just sold ours. I got so tired of chasing all the balls down. If i did it again, i would get a little blow up pool instead of the ball pits
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,603
Posted By jenboo
Screen free here so it wouldn't bother me.

Screen free here so it wouldn't bother me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By jenboo
My two a day nappers sleep from 9-11am and 1-3pm....

My two a day nappers sleep from 9-11am and 1-3pm. Occasionally a little longer. One also takes a third nap from 445-515pm.

My one a day nappers sleep from 12-3... sometimes 4pm.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,079
Posted By jenboo
If they can get it into their mouth, i take it...

If they can get it into their mouth, i take it off.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By jenboo
I don't use high chairs at all. Once the infant...

I don't use high chairs at all. Once the infant is crawling and can sit up, i put them in the tiny infant/toddler chairs at the table. Sometimes i have to wait a little longer depending on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By jenboo
Glad mom picked up! My niece put her teeth...

Glad mom picked up!
My niece put her teeth through her lip and the doc said there is nothing to do. It will heal on its own.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By jenboo
I have the hp envy 5660 and instant ink and love...

I have the hp envy 5660 and instant ink and love it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By jenboo
The breastmilk babies never have solid poop. It's...

The breastmilk babies never have solid poop. It's always liquid. The formula babies have solid poop.
So it depends on what's normal.

Most of the toddlers don't really have solid poop either...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,499
Posted By jenboo
I do tours during daycare hours. That's the...

I do tours during daycare hours. That's the parents chance to see how things go.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,761
Posted By jenboo
Play yard gate. We have a white one

Play yard gate. We have a white one
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By jenboo
68... sometimes 70 first thing in the morning

68... sometimes 70 first thing in the morning
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,310
Posted By jenboo
I start about 9 months/ when they can sit up in...

I start about 9 months/ when they can sit up in the chair.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,298
Posted By jenboo
happy birthday yesterday!!!

happy birthday yesterday!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,334
Posted By jenboo
Im only infant care. Its the norm here to have...

Im only infant care. Its the norm here to have the infant at one daycare and older sibling at another.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By jenboo
We do open cups at the table and 360 cups the...

We do open cups at the table and 360 cups the rest of the time. They greatly improved ones we got the 360 cups.

I also don't drink from an open cup. 99% of the time i drink from a spouted water...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By jenboo
I had a parent provide it. There are so many...

I had a parent provide it. There are so many milks now... pea milk, nut milk, coconut milk etc.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,582
Posted By jenboo
I have a 6v month old who does 4oz bottles every...

I have a 6v month old who does 4oz bottles every 2 hrs on the dot.

Starting solids can definitly cause constipation. Its often advised to give an oz oe two of water with solid meals to help.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,308
Posted By jenboo
I pay my assistant $8.50/hr and it actually costs...

I pay my assistant $8.50/hr and it actually costs me about $10/hr after you add in all the taxes. My insurance didn't go up to add her onto the policy either
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By jenboo
Seriously!! I almost didn't ask for the money...

Seriously!! I almost didn't ask for the money because i was worried about what she might say.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By jenboo
I told her this morning and she was like "oh, i...

I told her this morning and she was like "oh, i was wondering why there was so much money in the account". :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By jenboo
It's not just one week though... it's $525.... 3...

It's not just one week though... it's $525.... 3 weeks worth.

I printed out their patment history and I'm just going to show them so they know before i send an invoice for that much. I don't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By jenboo
I just had a new kid start who pays monthly vs...

I just had a new kid start who pays monthly vs weekly so my total bigger than normal, even without the dck missing payment.

I must have paused it one week when their total was different (i had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By jenboo
Billing Mistake... What To Do?

I have invoices set up to automatically send out each week. Well today i realized one families plan was paused. They haven't received an invoice in 3 weeks.... which means im out $525. Next week is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,732
Posted By jenboo
We must have hot running water in my state for...

We must have hot running water in my state for handwashing so it would have been illegal in my state to operate like that.

When i worked at a center in san diego, we had a massive power outtage...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,460
Posted By jenboo
It depends on your state. In my state, it would...

It depends on your state. In my state, it would be commercial because you do not live in that building and its not connected to your house
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,634
Posted By jenboo
likethislikethis

likethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,812
Posted By jenboo
Wal-Mart still sells walkers

Wal-Mart still sells walkers
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,550
Posted By jenboo
There are good nannies out there too! I was one :)

There are good nannies out there too! I was one :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,768
Posted By jenboo
My husband and i have 10 kids under 2 in our home...

My husband and i have 10 kids under 2 in our home daycare. 8-12 weeks is my favorite age to start a child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,635
Posted By jenboo
My brother wore pull ups for sleeping until about...

My brother wore pull ups for sleeping until about 5th grade so I'm always sympathetic if its during sleep. He ended up needing some type of medication.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,298
Posted By jenboo
I hate these things! Everyone i know has their...

I hate these things! Everyone i know has their baby sleeping in it... they also tend to get flat heads because they can't move it side to side
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,722
Posted By jenboo
this! Ask for videos of him doing all the stuff...

this! Ask for videos of him doing all the stuff at home so you can see how he is at home so you can try to replicate it at your house.


This way it doesn't look like you are calling them a liar...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By jenboo
No advice but this seems to be how all the kids i...

No advice but this seems to be how all the kids i keep getting are. I'm so over the hours of crying a day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,125
Posted By jenboo
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By jenboo
Right now i cry most days 😂 i have a really...

Right now i cry most days 😂 i have a really challenging infant... but usually it's pretty chill. Most of our kids are aging out and are being replaced with infants which is a hard transition.
There...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By jenboo
Yes!! I have 10 kids and under 2. Half have older...

Yes!! I have 10 kids and under 2. Half have older siblings. Those half have crazy schedules with sports and other events... up late, drug all over town, napping in the car etc. Its been crazy. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By jenboo
Always during business hours. I generally...

Always during business hours.
I generally schedule them between 9-11am and 4-5pm. These are the calmest part of the days. I do a lot of tours and do not want to give up my family time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By jenboo
Ive been seeing a ton of late walkers lately......

Ive been seeing a ton of late walkers lately... generally due to parent's holding them 24/7 and not giving them a chance to learn
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By jenboo
This is what I do in these situations. I tell DCM...

This is what I do in these situations. I tell DCM I have one spot open and will let her know when someone is interested in it. If I have another family wanting the spot, I offer it to DCM at full...
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