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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By Kaddidle Care
The CPS report should be enough. I wouldn't get...

The CPS report should be enough. I wouldn't get involved unless you get a subpoena to do so.

You don't want to make enemies of these parents. If they beat their own.. well - you don't want to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By Kaddidle Care
State required here as well.

State required here as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,924
Posted By Kaddidle Care
They need to sit his parents down to watch this...

They need to sit his parents down to watch this video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bx_aj3kG_T4

I wish there was a follow up story on this - were they authorities called?

I'm changing the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,924
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Disgusting! I never liked Yucky Cheese because...

Disgusting! I never liked Yucky Cheese because it's crowded and easy to loose your child in the mix. Not good for my anxiety.

This child - the article assumes he's 4 - you all work with children...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Ask her to bring one and be prepared to pay for...

Ask her to bring one and be prepared to pay for it.

If you expect FREE, so will she. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,336
Posted By Kaddidle Care
:eek::eek::eek: No respect? There's the door -...

:eek::eek::eek: No respect? There's the door - don't let it hit ya on the way out!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,278
Posted By Kaddidle Care
He'll stop when she grabs him or starts asking...

He'll stop when she grabs him or starts asking questions about "where's mine?".
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,290
Posted By Kaddidle Care
For sure! I've been known to say "you're lucky...

For sure! I've been known to say "you're lucky you're not mine!" LOL

It's the hardest when it's something that you would never tolerate from your own children and caring for others - you are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,877
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Explain to him that by having other people's...

Explain to him that by having other people's children in your home there can be liability issues. For every additional child you bring in, the less you can watch them because your time is divided...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,853
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Gold Bond or Aveno but.. maybe invest in gloves...

Gold Bond or Aveno but.. maybe invest in gloves to save your hands.

Sterile gloves for changing diapers, a lined rubber set for cleaning and another set for dishes.

I never wash dishes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,869
Posted By Kaddidle Care
It is sad but I can tell you that I watched my...

It is sad but I can tell you that I watched my neighbor's daughter from 18mos - 3 1/2. I treated her like my own - she was the daughter that I never had and she was a total gem of a child.

You...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,297
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Like the others said, if you relay to the...

Like the others said, if you relay to the Director that other parents are starting to talk about pulling their children, she may listen. The other workers need to be on your team for this too.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-24-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,537
Posted By Kaddidle Care
This reminds me of a situation my son had in...

This reminds me of a situation my son had in school. He's a Math geek for sure but the way he learns - he has to know the "whys". I was very disappointed when one Math Teacher told him that she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,297
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Bring him in to the Director and let her handle...

Bring him in to the Director and let her handle him. :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,033
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I think obsessions at 10 is fairly common. Go...

I think obsessions at 10 is fairly common. Go with the flow and encourage him to enjoy it - to a point. He needs to realize that not everyone shares his love of science.

While it's great that he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,380
Posted By Kaddidle Care
(Edited - pressed the wrong "quote" first.) ...

(Edited - pressed the wrong "quote" first.)

And so does giftedness.

#1 - food diary/behavior diary

His new favorite food may be making him bonkers.

If her insurance will pay for it, an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,774
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Awww! The movie Prancer comes to mind. It's...

Awww! The movie Prancer comes to mind. It's really cute!
Tee hee! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTX81yypJ_Y
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,003
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,479
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I have heard that if a place has bedbugs it...

I have heard that if a place has bedbugs it smells like syrup and I noticed that a few of you are detecting that smell.

I think that if you are washing everything and they still come in smelly the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,999
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I think what you are doing is wonderful! Let the...

I think what you are doing is wonderful! Let the Parents enjoy dressing up their children and Trick or Treating with them. (And all that comes with it.)

It sounds like fun without being over the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,047
Posted By Kaddidle Care
The only thing I would worry about is the safety...

The only thing I would worry about is the safety of the child. Perhaps drop a hint that at this age they... or said child is showing signs of readiness...

Just so they don't get too comfortable...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Kaddidle Care
It sounds like a seizure to me. Talk to the...

It sounds like a seizure to me. Talk to the parents - tell them to record it and show it to their Dr.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,483
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Very cute! lovethis

Very cute! lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By Kaddidle Care
My favorite! #1 son is quite the Nerd and we can...

My favorite! #1 son is quite the Nerd and we can relate on so many terms! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,457
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I worked in a non-profit center and we had to...

I worked in a non-profit center and we had to hire a bus for transportation. That was probably half the cost. We had the parents pay and one Daycare worker was left behind to care for any that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,070
Posted By Kaddidle Care
What she said! I know a Kindy Teacher and she...

What she said! I know a Kindy Teacher and she has pressure and stress too being that her kids are supposed to be able to write a paragraph by the end of the school year.

In our town they just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 33,417
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Tell her to contact the formula manufacturer...

Tell her to contact the formula manufacturer directly to see if they can give her coupons/discounts. If she signs up for the new Health Care is it covered?

What a nightmare!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Maybe... next year make it a requirement for...

Maybe... next year make it a requirement for parents to get their children on the bus the first day? I'm hallucinating right? :p :lol:

It's pretty much expected around here the first day - even...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,796
Posted By Kaddidle Care
These diagnosis' are based on evaluation and a...

These diagnosis' are based on evaluation and a parental questionnaire. I had my son tested because I thought he was an Aspie. He was diagnosed ADHD.
He has been asked on more than one occasion by...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,145
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I'm glad you're keeping it open. Sometimes folks...

I'm glad you're keeping it open. Sometimes folks will pop on and ask a question or reply to a thread and sort of get their feet wet.

I did this and personally found it difficult to locate the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,176
Posted By Kaddidle Care
:eek: OOOOHHH! I made a booboo! Wrong person.

:eek: OOOOHHH! I made a booboo! Wrong person.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,176
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Not that new - she's been posting here for about...

Not that new - she's been posting here for about 2 years. She's in my Town but we've never formally met.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,176
Posted By Kaddidle Care
:( Dang. She must have really taken it to heart.

:( Dang. She must have really taken it to heart.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,176
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Plain and simple - kids do stupid things -...

Plain and simple - kids do stupid things - unpredictable things - things that you could never imagine doing yourself as a kid.

Just get after them like white on rice and learn from it.

A kid...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,747
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Wet washcloth frozen in a Ziploc bag. It works! ...

Wet washcloth frozen in a Ziploc bag. It works! Used it for both of my own.

Note: take it out of the bag before giving it to the child. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,586
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I'm guilty of it myself - first time Mom...

I'm guilty of it myself - first time Mom syndrome. My kid was a chunk too. Learned my lesson when I herniated a disc when he was 4!

Warn them that it can do some damage to their backs. Maybe...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,719
Posted By Kaddidle Care
This is what we did when we had children with the...

This is what we did when we had children with the same name.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,294
Posted By Kaddidle Care
This is what I was thinking.

This is what I was thinking.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By Kaddidle Care
22 children when they're allowed 4 as an...

22 children when they're allowed 4 as an unlicensed Daycare? :eek:

No worries, the bad press will put her out of business.

What struck me was the comment from Lorraine Cooke, director of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,773
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Would anyone like some more popcorn? :lol: ...

Would anyone like some more popcorn? :lol:
http://i43.tinypic.com/3586k2u.gif
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,617
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Congrats on your Tiny Tot! happyface Dang.. itty...

Congrats on your Tiny Tot! happyface Dang.. itty bitty but nearly 4lbs. - so good for a preemie. How long will she have to stay in the hospital? Looking forward to pics!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,342
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Yep, yep! My son ALWAYS got sick after he played...

Yep, yep! My son ALWAYS got sick after he played in one of those places.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-04-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,487
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Bye-Bye kid. If you can afford it, it's not...

Bye-Bye kid. If you can afford it, it's not worth the stress.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,897
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Don't be afraid to ask. If you are in need, do...

Don't be afraid to ask. If you are in need, do let your local Pastor know. They are very good about asking the Congregation for items for folks that prefer to remain anonymous.

Clothes and baby...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,883
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Perhaps they're not "skinny jeans" but it's just...

Perhaps they're not "skinny jeans" but it's just that the wee one is a chunky monkey? Either way I would stress to the parent that easy, elastic waist shorts/pants are the way to go for potty...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By Kaddidle Care
$50,000.00... that's a LOT of lawn mowing, window...

$50,000.00... that's a LOT of lawn mowing, window washing, leaf raking, etc., etc.

They should be busy for a long time.

The parent's should pay for the damage and the kids should work to pay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,587
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I wonder what kind of stories she tells about...

I wonder what kind of stories she tells about Mom?

I don't like sneaky - this is the same type of kid that will do something nasty to another kid when your back is turned. Get on her about it. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Excellent idea! Make sure you write her...

Excellent idea!

Make sure you write her name down and what she did so you remember next year when she tries it again. :cool:
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-09-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,961
Posted By Kaddidle Care
If you have any reservation in your gut about...

If you have any reservation in your gut about leaving your child with a provider, find another one.

Some providers can manage that many because they have a group that works and fits well with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I see $$ in your future. Anything after hours,...

I see $$ in your future. Anything after hours, charge per text.

Time to draw up a notice to be signed by all parents. If it's not a "Johnny threw up tonight, he won't be in tomorrow" type text...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,180
Posted By Kaddidle Care
It might be time to clue Social Services in on...

It might be time to clue Social Services in on this family. I'm sorry for the boy - he doesn't deserve people like this in his life. :(

The fact that he was left with no contact (and especially...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-05-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,932
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I'm curious as to whether DCD actually picked up...

I'm curious as to whether DCD actually picked up on time. :cool:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,544
Posted By Kaddidle Care
likethis :lol: I wouldn't leave a group over...

likethis :lol:

I wouldn't leave a group over this loser. hehe! Hope she enjoyed not going.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,598
Posted By Kaddidle Care
"With great power comes a hefty price tag. How...

"With great power comes a hefty price tag. How much does this lifestyle run me each month? My Xfinity bill from Comcast averages around $440."

With great stupidity comes exorbitant bills! With 3...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,615
Posted By Kaddidle Care
likethis likethis likethis Are you sure...

likethis likethis likethis

Are you sure you're not in Jersey? That wouldn't surprise me in the least around here.

I wonder if it's possible they had the pavilion reserved but it is up to the...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-31-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,081
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I don't have a Kindle. Does anyone know where I...

I don't have a Kindle. Does anyone know where I can get this in a paperback?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,032
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Please don't send a Hershey Bar in for your...

Please don't send a Hershey Bar in for your child's breakfast. :rolleyes:
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-26-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,173
Posted By Kaddidle Care
What she said ^ - it's perfect the way it is - no...

What she said ^ - it's perfect the way it is - no additions.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,187
Posted By Kaddidle Care
How about spraying them with clear spray paint to...

How about spraying them with clear spray paint to seal them?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,749
Posted By Kaddidle Care
It always amazes me how people won't leave...

It always amazes me how people won't leave $100.00 (or more) in cash in the care of a total stranger but not think twice about leaving their most precious gift with one.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Why?????

I think every Daycare provider and parent can relate to this stage:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-J9dBXGzrA
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,423
Posted By Kaddidle Care
It's especially hard when family members refuse...

It's especially hard when family members refuse to believe the diagnosis. Especially a know-it-all Sister in Law who doesn't even have children but is the authority on everything. :rolleyes:

My...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,423
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Very interesting article. I think you all...

Very interesting article. I think you all realize that ADD and ADHD is over diagnosed here in the States. There are some children that will benefit from medication but I feel way too many are on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,387
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I know it sounds weird but did they check him for...

I know it sounds weird but did they check him for strep? My son had Scarletina and it was just the weirdest rash ever.

My son had been ill and in a red sleeper all day. When I stripped him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,387
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Going from photos on the net I'd say Fifth...

Going from photos on the net I'd say Fifth Disease too. He sure looks happy anyway. :p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By Kaddidle Care
D'OH! Hmm - how quick can you fill a bucket of...

D'OH! Hmm - how quick can you fill a bucket of water and bring it out there with an old towel or paper towels? (Let them play bubbles first! :D)
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-12-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 17,117
Posted By Kaddidle Care
As I read this my audible "Wows" became louder...

As I read this my audible "Wows" became louder and louder. This IS really scary. I'm in NJ.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,124
Posted By Kaddidle Care
The first thing I would do is eliminate the...

The first thing I would do is eliminate the Facebook account. My son is nearly 12 and he doesn't have one. I have a nephew who is 13 who does and he is careless about what he posts (making it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,321
Posted By Kaddidle Care
You can also buy direct from Green Mountain...

You can also buy direct from Green Mountain Coffee Co. I don't drink enough of it to make it worth my while but if you do - they have decent prices if you buy enough. (last time I looked anyway.)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,011
Posted By Kaddidle Care
My boys are perfect.. they NEVER get dirty! ...

My boys are perfect.. they NEVER get dirty! :lol:

One day they decided it was great fun to pour dirt over each other. BOYS!!! So what did I do? I got the camera. (this is a very old photo)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,011
Posted By Kaddidle Care
This brings to mind a time long ago when we were...

This brings to mind a time long ago when we were having a picnic at a local park. We had a flash rainstorm - it dumped buckets of water and a portion of the park became quite flooded at the end of a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,321
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Bed, Bath and Beyond - they take the expired 20%...

Bed, Bath and Beyond - they take the expired 20% off coupons and you can use more than one coupon per sale (1 for each item).

I haven't bought them in a while but I noticed they have increased in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,590
Posted By Kaddidle Care
:lol: ...

:lol:

http://images2.fanpop.com/image/photos/13700000/OOTP-Animation-rip-severus-snape-13701447-358-273.gif

Alas.. I have been edited.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,590
Posted By Kaddidle Care
If he's sick enough to be taking all of those...

If he's sick enough to be taking all of those meds then he shouldn't be in Daycare.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,459
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Snarky = Cheeky in my book. ;)

Snarky = Cheeky in my book. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,459
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I'm snarky so always read my posts as snarky! ...

I'm snarky so always read my posts as snarky! :lol::D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,617
Posted By Kaddidle Care
A lot of Home Daycare providers are Stay at home...

A lot of Home Daycare providers are Stay at home Moms. They value the time spent with their own children and have a hard time understanding those that don't want to spend time with their children. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,317
Posted By Kaddidle Care
You can put him in the cupboard under the stairs...

You can put him in the cupboard under the stairs and call him Harry. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,168
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Psoriasis? He doesn't have it anywhere else? ...

Psoriasis? He doesn't have it anywhere else? Check behind his ears.. and hairline - that seems to be a spot most people have that.

I agree about pointing it out and having them get it checked at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I didn't either until one of the neighbor kids...

I didn't either until one of the neighbor kids (home schooled) asked me "is that a poisonous caterpillar?" just before I was about to pick up an Io Moth Caterpillar. :eek: Needless to say we just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Glad he has a new "friend". There will be more.....

Glad he has a new "friend". There will be more.. many, many more.

Since he likes to pick them up you might want to seek out the "stinging caterpillars" in your area so that he avoids them. Some...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 04-26-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,655
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Perhaps stuff an article or two in the diaper bag...

Perhaps stuff an article or two in the diaper bag about how pacifiers after age 2 can cause:

"Dental malocclusion (misalignment of the teeth, such as open bite, crossbite, or overjet)'...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,026
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Ahh - I see they are not putting baby with you...

Ahh - I see they are not putting baby with you now so basically using up the money that they already gave you. Please do not let them push you around until the end of May. If they are rude and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,026
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Hold on.. Whoa! If Mama is present then it IS...

Hold on.. Whoa! If Mama is present then it IS her job to control her child. Stop apologizing - you have done nothing wrong except letting these people walk all over you!

Cranky and tired with a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Love it! Looking for a bigger version. It's too...

Love it! Looking for a bigger version. It's too small!

:D http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfxB5ut-KTs
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,151
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Try tacky glue - you get it at the craft store. ...

Try tacky glue - you get it at the craft store. Works well gluing things on fabric as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,206
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Hmm - perhaps making the parents bring the child...

Hmm - perhaps making the parents bring the child back home for the day?

I agree it's disrupting - we had a parent that brought her daughter 45 minutes to an hour late just about every day of Prek....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,206
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I served Detention for being late 3+ times.. IN...

I served Detention for being late 3+ times.. IN HIGH SCHOOL!

This is nuts! I thought it was cute that the Dad sat with her on one of the detentions though. (I know kids that would find a way to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 582
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Dogs and Kids

This article is very helpful and it has photo/flyers you can print out for teaching purposes!

http://herdogblog.com/2012/03/22/dogs-kids/

It's mostly good manners - if you don't do it to a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,858
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Not mean at all - he was warned ahead of time -...

Not mean at all - he was warned ahead of time - he has to learn there are reactions to his actions. (coffee hasn't kicked in - not the exact words I want to use but you get my gist)

It doesn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,837
Posted By Kaddidle Care
When your style/level of parenting is this...

When your style/level of parenting is this different from your clients', it's time to send them packing.

Where did it come from? The "entitled" society of course.

The more people work to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,196
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I don't smoke - I would and have left my child...

I don't smoke - I would and have left my child with a relative that smokes - not very often but she doesn't smoke in her house.

On a daily basis - like a child care provider - no way.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,199
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Academics aren't the problem - it's maturity...

Academics aren't the problem - it's maturity level.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,199
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Shall we compare $$ to $$? Must PM you! haha!

Shall we compare $$ to $$? Must PM you! haha!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,199
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I also find that interesting considering our...

I also find that interesting considering our District has just decided to make our Kindy full time instead of half day - after polling the incoming parents.

They think they are getting "free" -...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,199
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I know someone that's been a Kindergarten teacher...

I know someone that's been a Kindergarten teacher for 25+ years. She highly recommends it for boys. She has never seen a parent regret it.

My personal opinion is that at 5, a 6 month age...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,780
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I would probably PM her and let her know that she...

I would probably PM her and let her know that she could get into trouble for it - so she might want to take those photos down.

From there it's on her.

I run our Daycare's Website and Facebook...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,294
Posted By Kaddidle Care
And I took many years of ballet and also have...

And I took many years of ballet and also have arthritis in my hips. Any unnatural stress in the joints is not a good thing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,458
Posted By Kaddidle Care
Yep, yep - use the crop and only send the parents...

Yep, yep - use the crop and only send the parents photos of their own child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,478
Posted By Kaddidle Care
I wouldn't let Tabitha near any child! Yikes! ...

I wouldn't let Tabitha near any child! Yikes!

The combo might be engaging though. hehe!
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