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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 604
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Funny that you said all that Black Cat. I have...

Funny that you said all that Black Cat. I have taken two families in my care that came from a daycare where the provider used to call for pickup, stating that a child had a fever. When the parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Maybe I'm just being a ding dong but can't you...

Maybe I'm just being a ding dong but can't you buy them on the link that you shared with us?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Call your food program rep. Mine us positively...

Call your food program rep. Mine us positively awesome. Our internet in the area went out. I could not submit on time. I got a call from my rep the next day asking if I had an issue. She said to let...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By LostMyMarbles
California must be brutal. Where I live, my...

California must be brutal. Where I live, my licensing consultant is awesome. She comes once a year for an unannounced visit. She understands that there's kids here and I have a job to do. She is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,509
Posted By LostMyMarbles
4564 No words except this...

4564
No words except this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,509
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Do these cameras record every day? And if so how...

Do these cameras record every day? And if so how do you store the video and how long can you keep the stored video?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By LostMyMarbles
This...its very specific us our state licensing...

This...its very specific us our state licensing that all bedding is to be cleaned daily. Highly doubt snowflakes blanket is fresh out if the dryer each morning.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 954
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Ditto. It is a placebo effect. I have one who...

Ditto. It is a placebo effect. I have one who "rested today" when mom asks if he slept. She never asked what rested ment. Amazing how he sleeps much better now that he is resting instead if napping...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 721
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had a parent who was a heavy smoker. I told her...

I had a parent who was a heavy smoker. I told her that her daughter's belongings needed to be put and sealed in a plastic bag upon arrival, due to her coat smelling of smoke. I explained that when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 445
Posted By LostMyMarbles
What? You mean everybody is not going to get a...

What? You mean everybody is not going to get a trophy?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I have the "Miss lostmymarbles, l did it" kid....

I have the "Miss lostmymarbles, l did it" kid. Allllllllll dang day long. I can relate and feel your pain.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 445
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Cooke zero in my yeti cup about once a week. ...

Cooke zero in my yeti cup about once a week.
Werthers originals while I am washing dishes.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 02-06-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 36,686
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Seriously , why would you want to leave you child...

Seriously , why would you want to leave you child in a place you clearly take issue with.

I would term anyone who filed a complaint about me. It is obviously not a good fit for you and the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 852
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I have many inquiries from FB as well. I took two...

I have many inquiries from FB as well. I took two families from referrals from FB.... never again. I find it is mostly young moms who complain about their last provider terribly after you enroll them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 760
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Back to the OP 's question....With that history,...

Back to the OP 's question....With that history, if you we or weren't innocent, I would err on the side of caution and not hire you. I have kids to protect.

I turned in an employee of a center in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 536
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Well, I think you know what you need to do to run...

Well, I think you know what you need to do to run a successful business and just want reinsurance. So you got it. Fire her. I bet there is someone out there who would like to work for you. ( if you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Same here. In my state we have to have open door...

Same here. In my state we have to have open door policy. I strongly encourage 12-3 to be avoided. If they need to go at that time, I sneak the child out.

The parent agree with the quiet time, as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 891
Posted By LostMyMarbles
We will decorate bags a couple of days a head...

We will decorate bags a couple of days a head for the Valentine Exchange. We play games that have a lot of pink Foo-Foo hearts, like pin the heart on Cupid. We decorate heart-shaped cookies. And...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By LostMyMarbles
That's exactly what I was going to say. Racism is...

That's exactly what I was going to say. Racism is learned it's not something we're born with. Obviously that child is hearing it from one of her parents. I would definitely terminate that family.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-29-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I was told pretty much the same thing by my...

I was told pretty much the same thing by my licensing consultant. A backup is somebody that is not regularly employed, but used very very occasionally, like if you have a doctor's appointment once a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 882
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Inquiring minds want to know....what happened?...

Inquiring minds want to know....what happened? Did you report to licensing?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I termed a family who I barely have in care and...

I termed a family who I barely have in care and had to fight over payment. (Guess I won the last battle)

Organized my cirrculum.

I am making plans to put an egress window in downstairs and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By LostMyMarbles
It was not offensive. It was casual and friendly....

It was not offensive. It was casual and friendly. Non treating. Good job! Great communication.

Only thing I would add is to encourage hand washing by all, wether its at your place, home and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 614
Posted By LostMyMarbles
We do all kinds of arts and crafts for ages 1 on...

We do all kinds of arts and crafts for ages 1 on up. Today we made penguins. It was not a huge deal for me to take time cutting for my 2 year old. The one on one time was nice.

I think everyone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 233,967
Posted By LostMyMarbles
happyface happyface

happyface

happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,161
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Oh yea...there is this one tiny piece of light...

Oh yea...there is this one tiny piece of light blue crayon
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,161
Posted By LostMyMarbles
The footstool...why?

The footstool...why?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,031
Posted By LostMyMarbles
It is not just nap time that is an issue now a...

It is not just nap time that is an issue now a days, it behavior as well. I have been doing day care for 28 years. Time outs do not work, oh wait, do we call them time to think now so we do not hurt...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,161
Posted By LostMyMarbles
None of us believe it. Been there done that. ...

None of us believe it. Been there done that. Stopped taking infants after that last one.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4,179
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 406,713
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Parents who lie upon drop off about ill children...

Parents who lie upon drop off about ill children just piss me off!

Mom:I didn't know his nose was running
Me......realllllly? Cause those white marks on the sleeve of his navy long sleeve shirt...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,047
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Love the book club idea...

Love the book club idea...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,519
Posted By LostMyMarbles
You are not on the good program , I wouldn't...

You are not on the good program , I wouldn't worry about it. There are many ways to serve a balanced meal. I'm sure you will do your best.

Have you thought about joining the food program.? If you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had a parent like that. So I turned the tabels....

I had a parent like that. So I turned the tabels. Every morning I would point out every scratch, blotch, mark ( even if it was from sleeping), puffy eyes, hang nail , you name it. She got that shizit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I have half who do not nap. When my little are...

I have half who do not nap. When my little are napping, I get good quality time with my non nappers. Its time to bust out the manuplatives with smaller pieces, legos, paints, or games. I am not one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,526
Posted By LostMyMarbles
[B][COLOR="Red"] Bahaha...love...

[B][COLOR="Red"]

Bahaha...love this....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Double edged sword. I wished I was warned about a...

Double edged sword. I wished I was warned about a prior family. It would have saved me much stress.

Would it matter. Probably not. We all run differently and what works for one may not work for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,591
Posted By LostMyMarbles
How did things go today with mom?

How did things go today with mom?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,380
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Amen sister

Amen sister
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4,179
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 406,713
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I agreed to take a family 30 minutes early two...

I agreed to take a family 30 minutes early two days this week. Today mom show up 12 minutes earlier than the agree time. Seriously? I am helping you out with allowing them to come at 645 as it is,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2016, 03:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,380
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Maybe on the way to your lockers, you and the...

Maybe on the way to your lockers, you and the other junior high girls can find another person you are envious of. Seriously, it's not your job or anyone else's to tell an adult how to wear make up,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Posted By LostMyMarbles
You guy are way more tollerant than I am. Hell to...

You guy are way more tollerant than I am. Hell to the no would I suffer
through anyone older than 3 in diapers. I had a 4 year old vegetarian in diapers. I would dry heave changing her. I told her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Yes, this.....if you can't play like a big kid,...

Yes, this.....if you can't play like a big kid, you don't get big kid toys..they learn quickly
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By LostMyMarbles
What is CIO?

What is CIO?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had a dad who insisted his 3 1/2 year old nap....

I had a dad who insisted his 3 1/2 year old nap. I mean INSISTED. I told him if I could MAKE a child nap I would be worth millions, correct that, billions, and I would not be doing child care. He...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,682
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Ohhhh myyyy goodness......best answer ever....I...

Ohhhh myyyy goodness......best answer ever....I just had my coffee coming out of my happyface nose from laughing
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,682
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I would text them all..yup text! And I would be...

I would text them all..yup text! And I would be to busy doing the happy dance that I would not, I repeat, NOT, give any notice. Let's be honest, they would not give notice. I agree with BC. They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 875
Posted By LostMyMarbles
If you are mean, so am I then. I have a...

If you are mean, so am I then.

I have a family that comes at 715 four days a week. The other day I start at 7:30.

On a day that I didn't have the early family, a dad randomly showed up at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had one of those one day..I put her and her...

I had one of those one day..I put her and her clothes in a pack n play in a bedroom and told her she could scream till her heart is content, but she was not going to disrupt our day. We were going to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 22,596
Posted By LostMyMarbles
To original poster, what do you want to do?...

To original poster, what do you want to do? 1,2,5,3? It is all up to you. Do what is best for you and you littles. Have fun.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 22,596
Posted By LostMyMarbles
The beauty of owning our own business, is that we...

The beauty of owning our own business, is that we can decide what works for our group. Some love to paint, others hate the mess. Some love play dough, other had that mess. Water sports, again, your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,716
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Well said.

Well said.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,716
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I am puzzled that the police officer called...

I am puzzled that the police officer called instead of going to your house. Must be an area thing. In my area, you would have gotten a visit.

We are not in any way aloud to be legally...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By LostMyMarbles
This for the most part. I do a phone interview...

This for the most part. I do a phone interview first. I can tell if we are going to click on the phone..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I would reach out to bigger cities or those who...

I would reach out to bigger cities or those who commute to bigger cities for work. In my area, people don't use nannies. It's easier to pay 4-4.50 an hour than 12-15 for a nanny. Just another...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Grand parents can say no. Use and abuse,...

Grand parents can say no.

Use and abuse, maybe a little harsh. I have grandparents who WANT to be involved in their grand chidren's lives. I think if people are given the choice to have grand...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I use minute menu for attendance. ONLY because my...

I use minute menu for attendance. ONLY because my state requires us to check in/check out for food program. They want to make sure we are all on the up and up. (Seriously I am sure people do still...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Milk in a sippie and water in the bottle. They...

Milk in a sippie and water in the bottle. They throw the bottle and reach for the milk cup.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,390
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Well said. I want to ad, while that presenter is...

Well said. I want to ad, while that presenter is working our job, we can go at her with her "rules and suggestions" and see how she copes.

I am sitting at a table with three playing a game. Three...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,423
Posted By LostMyMarbles
:confused: happyface

:confused:

happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,423
Posted By LostMyMarbles
....rate is $160 a week for CUPCAKE lmao...Da...

....rate is $160 a week for CUPCAKE lmao...Da heck do people think.

I thought my difficult parent situation today was stupid, but mine is ungrateful. Your situation is stupid. Difinately NOT in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Interesting how the first family was concerned...

Interesting how the first family was concerned about the cost of child care, but proceeds to pull their child and put him/her in Montessori. I am thinkin they are probably full of it.

Second...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 761
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Paper plates More activities at tables ( they...

Paper plates
More activities at tables ( they are less likely to be wild)
More group activities( let's build tall towers with these blocks)
More preschool activities and reading (burns up all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Redirect, rinse and repeat (as black cat says) ...

Redirect, rinse and repeat (as black cat says)

I had to put a gate up to block my kitchen due to a shadow child. I could not cook without fear of him getting burnt. He would stand at he gate and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I clench my jaw ...my doc told me to stop....less...

I clench my jaw ...my doc told me to stop....less migraine....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I would send home and require a note from the dr...

I would send home and require a note from the dr upon return. It is not up to the parent or provider to diagnose anyone. The child is could be ill.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,491
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had a dck who wanted a @ucker....aka sucker ...

I had a dck who wanted a @ucker....aka sucker
And one who wanted wee wee water...aka kiwi water
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,039
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Smile I go all in while potty training. I have the...

I go all in while potty training. I have the parent put undies on WITH rubber pants on over. (You know, those plastic type undies that you put over cloth diapers.) That way when a child starts to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,247
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I think you already know what to do. Leave. Find...

I think you already know what to do. Leave. Find a non violent day care to work at. Lesson learned by all . Maybe you could ask at the next interview about the kids at the center, any dicilpince...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By LostMyMarbles
This is true in my state as well. I don't use my...

This is true in my state as well. I don't use my garage for day care . I had a consultant that tried to bust my chops about a dirty diaper I was disposing of. I have a garbage pail in my garage,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Linus isn't the problem. Linus' parents, however,...

Linus isn't the problem. Linus' parents, however, are. In my contract I have instilled a no contact before 7am or after 7pm. ONLY in case of emergency, i.e. Hospitalization, serious illness, death....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I'm hyper sensitive about privates. Reason being,...

I'm hyper sensitive about privates. Reason being, years ago, I had a 5 year old girl who was always talking my ear off and followed me everywhere. Even to diaper changes. She was aware of male...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I redirect too. Bathroom things are private. I...

I redirect too. Bathroom things are private. I don't feel comfortable exposing anyone to being watched during a private thing like diapering or potty training or even a trained child on the potty. We...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had a baby that cried all day for the first...

I had a baby that cried all day for the first three days. I flat out told the mom on the 4th day that this is not working and after Friday I was done. I explained that every child need a turn at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,431
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I am laughing so hard I have tears! I will take...

I am laughing so hard I have tears! I will take Mine of penis burger any day....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,431
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Mmmmmiiiiiiiiiiiiiinnnnnnnnnneeeee

Imagine, a peaceful setting. 5 children happily coloring their project. Makers are a plenty, laugher, happiness, and then...then a shrill LOUD MMMMMMIIIIIIIINNNNNNNEEEEEE stops everyone , even the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,575
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I haven't got the faintest idea lmao

I haven't got the faintest idea lmao
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,575
Posted By LostMyMarbles
There is a class action lawsuit going on for...

There is a class action lawsuit going on for women who have ovarian cancer and have used baby powered for feminine hygiene.

HTTPS://www.schmidtlaw.com/johnsons-baby-powder-class-action-lawsuit/
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had a similar situation. One of my girls said...

I had a similar situation. One of my girls said I am not a DCK. I asked her if she knew what that meant. She said no. I explained that I have a day care that she comes to when mommy and daddy are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By LostMyMarbles
In my state we need 6 inches of something under. ...

In my state we need 6 inches of something under. Grass does not count. I could totally not mow my lawn if it did. lol. I use bark chips. There are cheap and easy to replace with a bag here and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By LostMyMarbles
If you are seeking permission to break rules, you...

If you are seeking permission to break rules, you probably won't get that on here. If you choose to do so, watch you back every day. It is only a matter of time before you get caught.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,104
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I have had many thoughtout the years leave for...

I have had many thoughtout the years leave for preschool and come back latter in the day. It's only a couple of hours two or three days a week. I change the full rate...I am a mom. I get schedule...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,736
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Lmao.....this is the funniest thing I have read...

Lmao.....this is the funniest thing I have read on this forum....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,736
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Oh yea...we need our fix

Oh yea...we need our fix
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 917
Posted By LostMyMarbles
None of us have the magic wand that makes biting...

None of us have the magic wand that makes biting disappear. We are all just trying our best to solve the problem. I think we have all delt with a bite at one point in time. Those that say the have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,599
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Same..grabbed a zip up sweatshirt when he drops...

Same..grabbed a zip up sweatshirt when he drops off or picks up. I finally said..how is it you have not gotten sued for sexual harassment before? Be respectful to me and my significant other OR you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By LostMyMarbles
My program told us they want us to implement...

My program told us they want us to implement these changes starting THIS year so we are all on board next year. Why do we need a year notice to be going with? I'm am intelligent woman. I get it. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,736
Posted By LostMyMarbles
g Enquiring minds want to know!

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Enquiring minds want to know!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I laughed so hard at this post! First I spit my...

I laughed so hard at this post! First I spit my coffe all over mu iPad and chocked, then I laughed.....I love it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,736
Posted By LostMyMarbles
You could just let her write her own...

You could just let her write her own contract...I'm kidding...by constantly rewriting a contract for her, she is in control. We can not constantly rewrite a contract for every parent for every thing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I also live in smaller town. Nobody around here...

I also live in smaller town. Nobody around here requires a deposit or registration fees. We only have 2 Centers in my area. The majority of care are home day cares. Guess we are a trusting group.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 925
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Lol..guess you are going to have company...you...

Lol..guess you are going to have company...you aren't shy are you?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,103
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I can appreciate your concern. It's a scary world...

I can appreciate your concern. It's a scary world now a days. I don't feel that I would change my life plans that may affect someone else, who didn't care about others to begin with. I would open my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By LostMyMarbles
We are lucky in Michigan..it is all online!

We are lucky in Michigan..it is all online!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,178
Posted By LostMyMarbles
It would be awesome if we were all experts and...

It would be awesome if we were all experts and everything we did worked. Guess it is trial and error. Lol

I heard back from my licensing consulate....she referred me to this and said I was doing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,178
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Play Pens..Lets Discuss

How do you all fee about play pens?

I have a 23 month old that is not safe when I leave the room. He either hits others, kicks or runs and trips when I need to diaper a child or help with potty...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I have had to limit meal time. I had one who...

I have had to limit meal time. I had one who would take 30 minutes to eat a piece of toast. I would tell her she was the first to start and the last to finish and clearly she isn't interested in her...
Forum: Curriculum 08-18-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,494
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Storing Your Curriculum

How do you all store your ciriculium? I am tired of random bins, boxes, and tubs. I found plastic file storage tubs that look pretty cool. You can put hanging file folders in them too. Any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,964
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Nilla, I am sooooo glad you asked. Go get...

Nilla, I am sooooo glad you asked. Go get yourself some nillawafers and a glass of milk and sit back and read.

So I had a Dcm who was a nut job. She would show up when she wasn't scheduled, not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,313
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I put toys in laundry baskets, and set them in...

I put toys in laundry baskets, and set them in the tub with bleach water. I use lots of Lysol spray and wipes during the day.
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