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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 900
Posted By sunshst
I have a shoe bench outside the front door. Kids...

I have a shoe bench outside the front door. Kids sit and take their shoes off before they enter the house. All drop offs and pick ups are conducted outside. My door only opens to let kids in/out....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By sunshst
This: "Sally, this is becoming a recurring theme,...

This: "Sally, this is becoming a recurring theme, it is now accusatory. If you think your son is not receiving the level of attention you feel he requires, it is time for you to find other care. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By sunshst
I do all of that. In this case unlike any other...

I do all of that. In this case unlike any other family in my care they watch the child through the microscope and even a single most minor thing that pops up is a reason for after hours calls. Last...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By sunshst
How to Talk to Parents About the Unusual Bruises/Marks/Scratches While Playing

Agh, so frustrating. I have a family who always contacts me after hours with questions re their little boy's scratch on his knee, mark on his forehead, etc. All the minor and totally inconsequential...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By sunshst
Yep, that's definitely coming up. They just don't...

Yep, that's definitely coming up. They just don't want to spend any time with their own children.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,820
Posted By sunshst
My contract addresses everything (natural...

My contract addresses everything (natural disasters, epidemics, pandemics, power outages, etc.). Payment is still due regardless unless parents decide to terminate the contract in which case I will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By sunshst
This! "Parents always brought children in to...

This!
"Parents always brought children in to coat area.I would let them know new home new rules.You should stay with the children already there."

-I do this too, day in and day out.
Forum: Forms - Uploads 01-21-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By sunshst
I would start interviewing process immediately. I...

I would start interviewing process immediately. I wish I knew then what I know now when I first started. You need to interview now and have children lined up for start in August. In area where I live...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By sunshst
I'm in CA and child care rates are high in the...

I'm in CA and child care rates are high in the area where I live. My assistant has paid all federal holidays plus 2 weeks of summer and winter vacation (20 days), and 5 pto days/year.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,341
Posted By sunshst
I take both Venmo and Zelle. Prefer Venmo...

I take both Venmo and Zelle. Prefer Venmo actually. If payment is received before 12 pm I will usually get it in my account the same day after I transfer it to my checking from Venmo free of charge.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By sunshst
Due to our licensing regulations we are not...

Due to our licensing regulations we are not allowed to interfere with infant sleep time, keep them awake till certain time, force them to sleep if not sleepy, etc. As simple as that, and it's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By sunshst
I am closed. It's my paid holiday. It's also...

I am closed. It's my paid holiday. It's also listed in my Handbook I distribute to families when they come aboard so everyone knows way ahead of time and can make arrangements. I also do not think...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By sunshst
I would remind mom of originally contracted pick...

I would remind mom of originally contracted pick up hours. If she says it will still be after 4:30 p.m. I would advise her that that pick up time is is outside her contracted hours and extra charge...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,474
Posted By sunshst
I wouldn't bother. First and foremost this is a...

I wouldn't bother. First and foremost this is a business, and as such when it comes to these type of comments I would just let it slide, unless you want her gone, in which case I would just replace a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,077
Posted By sunshst
In my place ALL drop offs and pick ups take place...

In my place ALL drop offs and pick ups take place outside. No one comes inside during these times. This has eliminated all chaos and circus, and misbehaving by both kids and parents I used to witness...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By sunshst
I always take additional insurance so my tickets...

I always take additional insurance so my tickets are fully refundable. Also, I have clearly outlined it in my Handbook that stuff like this is a ground for immediate termination. I make sure to go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,111
Posted By sunshst
Same here, sleep sack!

Same here, sleep sack!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By sunshst
24 hrs is not enough. This is what it says in my...

24 hrs is not enough. This is what it says in my Handbook under "Keep Us Healthy" policy:

"Children are not allowed to attend daycare with eyes that are red, swollen, goopy or crusty, and/or eyes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,722
Posted By sunshst
I would refund and term asap too. My contract...

I would refund and term asap too. My contract states that I can term immediately any time and for any reason. If there was no biting potentially involving my kid I would've termed her on a spot....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By sunshst
This! Exactly as BlackCat described, step by...

This! Exactly as BlackCat described, step by step, until you close that door and she is gone. Only I wouldn't be opening the door again if she knocks/rings a door bell. You never know what kind of...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 11-16-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,081
Posted By sunshst
Why don't you test the waters first by opening a...

Why don't you test the waters first by opening a small daycare and have only your wife work while you still keep your current job? After 1 year of running small daycare if you are full and if you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,484
Posted By sunshst
My rate is posted on my website. It eliminates so...

My rate is posted on my website. It eliminates so many uncomfortable calls, and it always reaches my intended group of clients.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By sunshst
You should add in your Handbook under sick policy...

You should add in your Handbook under sick policy the following: "We reserve the right to temporarily deny any child admittance to child care for reasons of obvious illness, or to request early...
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