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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By Hunni Bee
Its not that they don't get along, they get along...

Its not that they don't get along, they get along great lol. Its the choices that they male together that's the problem.

The leader feels emboldened by his new little shadow and makes worse...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By Hunni Bee
Are There Kids In Your Group...

...that you just don't allow to play with each other?

I've got one who is an extreme follower, to the point where he becomes the person he's copying. He likes to glomm himself onto the class...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By Hunni Bee
Thats what's going to cause me to run screaming...

Thats what's going to cause me to run screaming out of here. ALL of mine do that.

We came in this morning to our room. They know which centers are available early in the morning, which aren't....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By Hunni Bee
I have consequences for purposely or relentlessly...

I have consequences for purposely or relentlessly annoying someone. We are 11 people in a small room for 10 hours. Which is stressful enough. Feeling like you can't get away from someone who is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 194,189
Posted By Hunni Bee
One of dcms must own stock in Matilda Jane. All...

One of dcms must own stock in Matilda Jane. All the ruffles, patchwork, pastel clothing you can handle. Dcg has even got PJs and a tote bag in that pattern.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Hunni Bee
Toy Guarding

My group skewed very young this year.

My youngest is turning 4 tomorrow. He had a few issues with speech, processing, emotional regulation etc in addition to being pretty immature. Most of his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4,749
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,938
Posted By Hunni Bee
4/10 kids knocked over their milk/cereal at...

4/10 kids knocked over their milk/cereal at morning snack. ALL because they were playing or not sitting correctly.

Monday retraining is fun, said no one ever.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 350
Posted By Hunni Bee
The customer service rep said (of the blocks)...

The customer service rep said (of the blocks) that's it's just normal wear and tear. I don't think something looking like crap after two weeks of normal to light use is normal wear and tear, but hey....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 350
Posted By Hunni Bee
sorry, just saw you have to use Kaplan. I'd just...

sorry, just saw you have to use Kaplan. I'd just avoid the wood stuff.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 350
Posted By Hunni Bee
I DO NOT recommend this ...

I DO NOT recommend this

https://www.kaplanco.com/product/70903/science-exploration-table?c=9%7CSC1090

I just got this last week and I do not care for it at all. Maybe I have the wrong things in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By Hunni Bee
Never mind - didn't read everything at first

Never mind - didn't read everything at first
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 611
Posted By Hunni Bee
"Parent complaints" are a fictitious cop-out. Not...

"Parent complaints" are a fictitious cop-out. Not because they don't exist, but because in a center, they exist in such volume that they would literally have to let everyone go if that was a deciding...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Hunni Bee
I often die on that hill. With my own and my dck....

I often die on that hill. With my own and my dck.

To me the screaming isn't as much because of frustration/worry over not being able to do the task, because just like with your guy, there's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,230
Posted By Hunni Bee
My daughter is in school now, but I want...

My daughter is in school now, but I want SPECIFICALLY an old-school, strict nonsense teacher. The teacher she had this year was very much like that, and my daughter blossomed. I'm 30.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By Hunni Bee
I have dry erase boards and markers, chalkboards...

I have dry erase boards and markers, chalkboards and chalk, magic slates...they only want to sit and draw these Ninjago characters over and over again with markers, and cut them out. I cut the sheets...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By Hunni Bee
Paper

I got a group of boys going through "drawing ninjas" phase. That's the only thing they want to do. The problem is, they can easily go through 40 sheets of paper in a sitting. :eek: I have paper in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Hunni Bee
Its that one, and a few other ones that were just...

Its that one, and a few other ones that were just passed down from teacher to teacher. They're so specific and made up that I might blow my cover lol. Ill DM you if you want.

I was just super "oh...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Hunni Bee
Mealtime Meltdowns

A fun new Monday treat.

My newest dcb is 5.5, just missed the kindergarten cutoff. He is here about 3 days a week, his mom still has him in his "old" daycare the other 2 days because they want...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4,749
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,938
Posted By Hunni Bee
Soooo tired of smelling farts...

Soooo tired of smelling farts...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4,749
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,938
Posted By Hunni Bee
One of my dcbs (the one who needs a nap most of...

One of my dcbs (the one who needs a nap most of all) has taken to resting his chin in his hands during naptime and just staring at me. Unblinkingly. His eyes follow me all around the room.

Its...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4,749
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,938
Posted By Hunni Bee
Naptime isn't over just because you woke up. ...

Naptime isn't over just because you woke up. :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:

Love the "when are you going to turn the lights on" question.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,245
Posted By Hunni Bee
And please don't let her skip out on her contract...

And please don't let her skip out on her contract either. She sounds like a pill :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,245
Posted By Hunni Bee
That's what stuck out for me! She drags the...

That's what stuck out for me! She drags the child out of bed at 5 am to come back home? I know its not our business what DCPs do when their kid is care but that just seems cruel and unnecessary. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Hunni Bee
Both of my employers use ProCare. I manage the...

Both of my employers use ProCare. I manage the desk some evenings, so I can't tell you how in depth it goes... But everyone (staff and kids) are signed into their respective rooms. On the Dashboard...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By Hunni Bee
I think we had "Superbowl Hangover" too. They...

I think we had "Superbowl Hangover" too. They called a two-hour delay at 5 am Monday morning because of "black ice" :rolleyes: the temp overnight didn't go below 40.

There wasn't any ice.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Hunni Bee
I just say "Yep" or "You sure are ____(standing,...

I just say "Yep" or "You sure are ____(standing, walking, breathing)" in a dull voice without looking up. They stop bothering after a while.

For actual praise-able actions (completing work...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,367
Posted By Hunni Bee
Take this from someone who worked at a facility...

Take this from someone who worked at a facility very similar to the one you work at for WAY too long...please get out. If you are serious about wanting to work in childcare, another job is very easy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
Posted By Hunni Bee
My daughter does this. But she knows we have very...

My daughter does this. But she knows we have very limited time in the morning and she knows I will eventually coach her through every step or do it for her because we. Have. To. Leave!

This...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,654
Posted By Hunni Bee
I use Pandora. I have a subscription to Pandora...

I use Pandora. I have a subscription to Pandora Plus for my own use, so no ads. I just have some stations for the kids - my favorite is the Kira Wiley one. Its only $5 a month and money well spent in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,654
Posted By Hunni Bee
These arent state regs, but our center regs...we...

These arent state regs, but our center regs...we aren't allowed any screen time for kids 3 and under, and 3 hours or less per week for older kids. My kids watch a 10 minute episode of something every...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,402
Posted By Hunni Bee
-Crying at drop off fee - $20 per incident ...

-Crying at drop off fee - $20 per incident
-Failure to provide necessary items (nap mat, cap/mittens, etc) - $10 per item per day
-Not picking up after child has been told a certain time - $5 per...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,596
Posted By Hunni Bee
If a child does not eat the regular snack first...

If a child does not eat the regular snack first here, I will not give them a sugar-filled treat on an empty stomach. I will pack it up to eat at home, though.

As many posters have said, your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By Hunni Bee
Strong Mildew Smell - Should I Say Something?

One of my dcbs has a distinct mildew-y odor about him. He's clean, wears clean clothes and everything seems okay at home. It smells like either they might have a mold problem in their house or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,190
Posted By Hunni Bee
I worked at a center for 5 years that was two...

I worked at a center for 5 years that was two story (three actually) and my classroom was on the second floor. It never was an issue.

We had four rooms and three bathrooms on the second floor. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4,749
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,938
Posted By Hunni Bee
I have been battling a sinus infection since...

I have been battling a sinus infection since Thanksgiving, for some reason its only affecting my throat. I lost my voice last night. It feels like I swallowed at pine cone. :( Tea, honey, cough...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,539
Posted By Hunni Bee
Mine are ordered happyface

Mine are ordered happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,539
Posted By Hunni Bee
I just emailed by director that link begging...

I just emailed by director that link begging :lol:. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,539
Posted By Hunni Bee
I want some for both my classroom and my daughter...

I want some for both my classroom and my daughter at home, but I can't get over the cost. I know they are worth it, but jeez.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,666
Posted By Hunni Bee
The one I expected mayhem from is out sick. The...

The one I expected mayhem from is out sick. The others have been super chilled. This is the best Halloween Hangover Day I've had!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,930
Posted By Hunni Bee
My daughter is a crier. I believe she's got some...

My daughter is a crier. I believe she's got some anxiety issues and she doesn't really have the skills to notice when she starts feeling funny or how to cope, so she looks for things to cry about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,728
Posted By Hunni Bee
I have very few large toys for this reason....

I have very few large toys for this reason. There's most likely only one or maybe two, and for that reason alone its going to be the most coveted. Big trucks, play sets, doll strollers or beds,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,879
Posted By Hunni Bee
So he was just sitting around leaving bad reviews...

So he was just sitting around leaving bad reviews for daycares he'd never been in? :confused::confused::confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,714
Posted By Hunni Bee
It might be a sensory thing - she can deal with...

It might be a sensory thing - she can deal with the slow flow of a sippy cup but doesn't like the feel of liquid flooding her mouth.

I say that because I am like that. Most open-cup drinks I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,994
Posted By Hunni Bee
I don't require them to move if they don't want...

I don't require them to move if they don't want to, but I also don't let the same kids go to the same centers every time. Like I had two boys that spent the entire morning in in sensory center this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,879
Posted By Hunni Bee
Yes, a coworker of mine was disciplined for...

Yes, a coworker of mine was disciplined for "vaguebooking" about being required to come in during snowy/icy conditions. She was justified in her complaints (she lived over an hour away and we have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,749
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,938
Posted By Hunni Bee
Director's kid: "But my mom said..." I'm...

Director's kid: "But my mom said..."

I'm taking it with a grain of salt as of now because this kiddo is manipulative. But so is she, and if she wants an issue with one of her teachers, that's a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4,749
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,938
Posted By Hunni Bee
If my daughter's school does not answer the...

If my daughter's school does not answer the phone, I am going to come through it.

I've been calling for the last hour and the phone is just ringing endlessly. I just want her student ID number so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,994
Posted By Hunni Bee
Just wanted to say that was a brilliant idea. ...

Just wanted to say that was a brilliant idea. The play was much more meaningful this morning because they weren't just running all around the room in a big group. The bracelets definitely reminded...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,994
Posted By Hunni Bee
Making bracelets now!! Thanks!

Making bracelets now!! Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,453
Posted By Hunni Bee
Literally happening as I type. I cut a piece of...

Literally happening as I type. I cut a piece of blue and white fabric into five smaller pieces for baby blankets. Literally identical, except maybe slightly different shapes. I also have other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,994
Posted By Hunni Bee
How To Get Them Stay In Centers

My guys have a hard time playing in the designated centers. I have a small room and small centers, but only seven kiddos. There's enough room in each center for 3 or 4 friends to play, but I have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4,749
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,938
Posted By Hunni Bee
Yes, I'll take NAEYC, licensing, and branding...

Yes, I'll take NAEYC, licensing, and branding inspections in the same month as milestone evals and parent teacher conferences.

And on the side, may I have two field trips, five weeks of my turn...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,757
Posted By Hunni Bee
Im guessing it was less of "she's contagious"...

Im guessing it was less of "she's contagious" than it was "not able to participate in normal activities". She probably didn't feel well and was sluggish but didn't have any exclude-able symptoms. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By Hunni Bee
likethis We have one who does this. He...

likethis

We have one who does this. He isn't trying to tattle...he just has a hard time waiting for his own mom to come and he's also special needs. So he runs up to every parent who comes in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,681
Posted By Hunni Bee
I had undiagnosed fibroids until I was 25 (still...

I had undiagnosed fibroids until I was 25 (still have them, but childbirth took the pain away thank God) and I would pass out, throw up and hallucinate from the pain. I didn't feel comfortable...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,094
Posted By Hunni Bee
Why are people like this?? "I'll continue to...

Why are people like this??

"I'll continue to do the wrong thing forever no matter how rude it is" :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,026
Posted By Hunni Bee
I have a mom like this. On her good days she...

I have a mom like this.

On her good days she will smile and banter back and forth a bit.

On other (most) days she literally pushes dcb into the room while standing in the hallway and is gone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,354
Posted By Hunni Bee
-Asking the same question multiple times -Kids...

-Asking the same question multiple times
-Kids dressed in drab, ugly clothing (come on, this is the time to wear neon and glitter and huge cartoon animals!)
-Parents that act clueless
-Meals that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,383
Posted By Hunni Bee
I haven't seen/heard of this specifically before,...

I haven't seen/heard of this specifically before, but it wouldn't surprise me.

I've always heard that music/singing was a factor in greater retention of material learned. I would guess reverse...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,000
Posted By Hunni Bee
Y'all would be surprised at how many centers will...

Y'all would be surprised at how many centers will "borrow" a child's extra clothing if another child didn't have their own. I've seen multiple teachers do it at multiple jobs. I guess its easy to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,913
Posted By Hunni Bee
We close and call for pickup after an hour of no...

We close and call for pickup after an hour of no power. We close immediately without running water.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By Hunni Bee
All summer my daughter randomly burst into tears...

All summer my daughter randomly burst into tears because of the "the dogs". We have no dog, there were no dogs in the vicinity, nothing resembling a dog was ever around.

So whenever, she'd...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By Hunni Bee
Okay.... 1. I am not well-versed in...

Okay....

1. I am not well-versed in Montessori practices...but I can tell you that NONE of that is developmentally appropriate or best practice. The notebook writing, the hand-over-hand tracing,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By Hunni Bee
I use Google Translate. My Mandarin-speaking...

I use Google Translate. My Mandarin-speaking little one knows how to use it at well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,814
Posted By Hunni Bee
I don't understand that. How is it ugly? The only...

I don't understand that. How is it ugly? The only time you would even see the shorts is if the dress comes up, and then they're doing their job. I feel like little girls should be able to play...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By Hunni Bee
Thanks!!

Thanks!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By Hunni Bee
This is her in her current car seat....its just a...

This is her in her current car seat....its just a economy Cosco seat. But this was on November, she's bigger now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2017, 04:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By Hunni Bee
What I'm saying is, soon she'll be in this...

What I'm saying is, soon she'll be in this quandary of being too heavy for a 5-point harness but not tall enough for a booster.

Her current seat has a weight range of 22-40 lbs and a height max of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By Hunni Bee
OT - Car Seat

So I noticed today my daughter is two pounds away from the max weight (40 lbs) for her car seat.

I'm researching car seats on Amazon and I see the one I want, a convertible. But its a booster for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By Hunni Bee
All of this in the works. Thanks ma'am lovethis

All of this in the works. Thanks ma'am lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By Hunni Bee
Yes that is super helpful. Thank you. She can...

Yes that is super helpful. Thank you. She can answer simple yes/no questions, I've found.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By Hunni Bee
ELL/New Kiddo

I have new dcg who speaks no English, only Chinese as afar as I can tell (her parents don't either). She's sweet as pie.

In order to tell her things, I've been using Google Translate but I just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,109
Posted By Hunni Bee
He is genuinely confused when he gets time away,...

He is genuinely confused when he gets time away, loses a privilege, etc. I don't think he's ever really had to deal with consequences, even though he knows some of his behaviors aren't​ unacceptable,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,109
Posted By Hunni Bee
That was my thought to. Thanks for the...

That was my thought to. Thanks for the affirmation.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,109
Posted By Hunni Bee
Obnoxious/Everything Is Funny

So my newest kiddo is what I would call an entertainer. Hes the youngest in his family, he really is cute, and he's been in the care of grandma/grandpa/auntie while mom was looking for childcare.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By Hunni Bee
My mom makes cornbread with whole wheat flour and...

My mom makes cornbread with whole wheat flour and coconut milk :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,415
Posted By Hunni Bee
Loss of privileges is the best discipline method...

Loss of privileges is the best discipline method in my opinion. It's totally up to them how far they want to go with it.

I've had kids lose every privilege every day for a week until they got it....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4,749
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,938
Posted By Hunni Bee
I had three kiddos left yesterday evening and...

I had three kiddos left yesterday evening and they did an excellent job has had helping to close the classroom. I rewarded with a small treat. One of the dcgs left the treat in her cubby.

Pretty...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,636
Posted By Hunni Bee
She woke up yesterday morning at about 5:30...

She woke up yesterday morning at about 5:30 hiding, screaming, completely freaking out. She sat in a corner for about 10 minutes covering her eyes and screaming "No, no!!"

I think the dehydration...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,636
Posted By Hunni Bee
Thanks. Yesterday was the end of it, thankfully.

Thanks. Yesterday was the end of it, thankfully.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,636
Posted By Hunni Bee
My daughter has it now. We're on day 5. I'm...

My daughter has it now. We're on day 5. I'm starting to get worried.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4,749
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Hunni Bee
Second day of dcg falling asleep at the extreme...

Second day of dcg falling asleep at the extreme end of nap. Yesterday it was 2:55, today 2:51. Grrrr. And she cannot be woken up til I give her at least 30 minutes. She fights sleep so hard and then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By Hunni Bee
Putting Feet On Things

What is with this? Is it a sensory thing?

I have a dcg who has to put her feet on everything. The wall, furniture, toys, other people. She is pretty loose on physical boundaries anyway, but her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,662
Posted By Hunni Bee
That's beautiful stuff. But I am not at a point...

That's beautiful stuff. But I am not at a point in life where I can pay $45 for a top for my toddler and feel okay about it :D. I can try to fake it at Old Navy and Once Upon a Child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,662
Posted By Hunni Bee
Well for all the worrying I did over my daughter...

Well for all the worrying I did over my daughter being tiny/preemie, now she's pretty chunky...45 pounds at 3 and she's in 5T in certain things. She can wear different pants, I just can't find any I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,257
Posted By Hunni Bee
I deal with more dad's than mom's. I wouldn't be...

I deal with more dad's than mom's. I wouldn't be concerned unless he gave you a weird vibe. This isn't the 50s.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,662
Posted By Hunni Bee
And speaking of little girls clothing, does...

And speaking of little girls clothing, does anyone else hate to see a little girl wearing a short top and leggings, and all their little goods are visible :mad:?

I'm not sure why leggings became...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,662
Posted By Hunni Bee
It is hard to shop for girls, but I don't think...

It is hard to shop for girls, but I don't think that's an excuse. Bike shorts are not hard to find.

With my daughter, I keep all her simple cotton shorts from the previous summer that are too...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By Hunni Bee
Yes ma'am :(

Yes ma'am :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By Hunni Bee
That is exactly what it is! :lol:

That is exactly what it is! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By Hunni Bee
Thanks because my has suddenly become the worst...

Thanks because my has suddenly become the worst with this! She doesn't argue about having to do stuff, she argues about ludicrous stuff...."It IS daytime and the stars are out!!" Even if you ignore...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By Hunni Bee
No, You're Wrong!

Hi guys. Haven't posted in a while...

I have a mild situation, but I don't how to curb it.

I have a little friend, I've posted about him before, with lots of small behavior issues. Lately, if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
Posted By Hunni Bee
Some of those are a little more than...

Some of those are a little more than laziness/oversight.

Not enforcing handwashing, allowing the children to climb on furniture, poor supervision, etc are health and safety violations.

If...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4,749
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,938
Posted By Hunni Bee
We thought so. We actually HOPE to get cited so...

We thought so. We actually HOPE to get cited so they would be forced to fix things but it hasn't happened.

Like I know that we have to have at nine inches of loose ground cover under fall zones. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Hunni Bee
This is just for brightwheel. We have a whole...

This is just for brightwheel. We have a whole comprehensive photo release form for advertising, social media, etc because we're part of a corporation.

Parents consent to have their children...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4,749
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,938
Posted By Hunni Bee
We have nothing on our schools playground....

We have nothing on our schools playground. NOTHING. No balls, the sandbox is empty, nothing but a boring play structure. The school will not replace anything because they say the teachers don't do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Hunni Bee
Is It Wrong....

That I don't take/post as many pictures of one of my dcks because I know his mom doesn't use brightwheel?

:o
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,141
Posted By Hunni Bee
My daughter does that as an avoidance technique....

My daughter does that as an avoidance technique. To keep from being disciplined, falling asleep, eating something she doesn't want, etc. She gets out of hand with it, but it's not uncontrollable.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By Hunni Bee
:hug: I do that too! I still have to...

:hug:

I do that too!

I still have to announce that I can't hear the music, but it does work.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,300
Posted By Hunni Bee
My daughter has it. We're AA, and it's a b**** to...

My daughter has it. We're AA, and it's a b**** to manage with thick, curly hair, but I could never let it get that bad. That's weeks of no care.
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