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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I teach my kids to say please and thank you when...

I teach my kids to say please and thank you when we serve meals and snacks.

We use our forks and spoons to eat. No fingers unless it is finger foods or something like pizza.

Respect each...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5,390
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,082
Posted By CeridwenLynne
It drives me nuts to see 3.5 to 4 year olds who...

It drives me nuts to see 3.5 to 4 year olds who canít put on their coats, wipe their own noses, or use forks and spoons. What makes it worse is that some of these kiddos are the ones that can recite...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 595
Posted By CeridwenLynne
My center doesnít close for Halloween but it...

My center doesnít close for Halloween but it seems parents pick up earlier to take the kids trick or treating. As to the day after I just expect a lot of the kids to be on a sugar high and or a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 509
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I hate having to move the children from one place...

I hate having to move the children from one place to another when an event is going on or things are chaotic. I always wait until the elementary school kids have left for the afternoon before I take...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By CeridwenLynne
How old is this child?

How old is this child?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,939
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Iíve never had someone ask me to shorten naptime....

Iíve never had someone ask me to shorten naptime. I have had a parent ask me how long naptime is and what we do for a child who doesnít nap. I tell them that all children must lie down on a cot...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 633
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Just because a particular child isnít a good fit...

Just because a particular child isnít a good fit for a program doesnít mean the provider is in the wrong profession. Itís the same way with daycare teachers. Some providers prefer to work from home...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,089
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I work in a large center and I am always counting...

I work in a large center and I am always counting heads especially after transitions. When all the classes are out on the playground we have a chalkboard to write down the names of the children who...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5,390
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,082
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I donít think an employer can require anyone to...

I donít think an employer can require anyone to give a two weeks notice. They can ask that you do and itís always courteous to give notice before you leave but nothing says you have to.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Agreed. There are several things Iíve heard other...

Agreed. There are several things Iíve heard other teachers say to their children that make me cringe. Maybe Iím just being a nit pick but I donít think licensing or a parent would approve of a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5,390
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,082
Posted By CeridwenLynne
We are allowed to have our cell phones on us in...

We are allowed to have our cell phones on us in case of an emergency but we are NOT supposed to use them while supervising children. This particular teacher I mentioned is extremely bad about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I think a teacher telling a child to ďsuck it upĒ...

I think a teacher telling a child to ďsuck it upĒ is wrong. There are better words that can be used in such a situation.
How about ďOh I know you wish mommy could come but isnít it cool youíre...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I make them wash their hands too. If they pick...

I make them wash their hands too. If they pick their nose, touch their privates, or put their fingers in their mouths itís straight to the sink to was with soap and water. I had a child last year who...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5,390
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,082
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Yesterday I had to work in a different classroom...

Yesterday I had to work in a different classroom because the lead teacher was sick with a stomach bug. Her assistant is not yet certified to be alone or work with one of our new subs so I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By CeridwenLynne
What a terrible answer she gave you. ...

What a terrible answer she gave you.

Cursing and swearing is NOT a cultural thing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Thanks everyone.

Thanks everyone.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Iíd probably call and quit. You donít really owe...

Iíd probably call and quit. You donít really owe them a reason but if they ask you could say the place isnít a good fit. Iím glad you are standing up for what is best for these children because it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Thank you for sharing.

Thank you for sharing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By CeridwenLynne
CDA Portfolio Advice

I have been taking all the classes required to earn my CDA and have begun working on creating my portfolio. Iím a bit at a loss as how to begin. I have the book that I got when I completed my hours...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By CeridwenLynne
This^ And these incident reports. Are you...

This^

And these incident reports. Are you referring to the accident reports that are to be filed out when a child is injured? If the teacher is not filling these out Iíd offer to do it myself....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By CeridwenLynne
2-3 year olds should be playing when they are not...

2-3 year olds should be playing when they are not eating or sleeping. Kids can learn through play. My kids are a bit older 3-4 but aside from circle times ( morning and afternoon) they spend the most...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Exactly. I love to take my class outside for at...

Exactly. I love to take my class outside for at least 30-45 minutes. Kids need to get fresh air, run, climb, jump, and get exercise.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By CeridwenLynne
My color coded chart tells children what voice...

My color coded chart tells children what voice level is expected when I hang a certain color ď large paper crayon ď on the big wall. I have talked to them about this and they know that when I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Like others have said this sounds like a teething...

Like others have said this sounds like a teething issue rather than aggression. Iíd just set this child down when he attempts to bite, say NO bite, and give him a teething toy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,030
Posted By CeridwenLynne
And I thought it was ridiculous that a daddy...

And I thought it was ridiculous that a daddy carried in his 3.5 year old everyday.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Noisy Class

Anyone have ideas on how you manage the noise levels in your classroom?
My class this summer is pretty well behaved but they canít seem to understand when they can be loud and when they must be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 719
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Thatís the rule at my center as well.

Thatís the rule at my center as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By CeridwenLynne
It drives me nuts when parents make excuses for...

It drives me nuts when parents make excuses for their childrenís actions. Some excuses I especially hate are ďheís all boyĒ or ďyou know how boys are.Ē

Me: Johnny is having problems playing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I work in a large center and my kids are always...

I work in a large center and my kids are always asking me what’s for lunch and what’s for snack. I have no say in what the kitchen plans for meals and it’s almost like my kids think I can read minds....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By CeridwenLynne
How old are these kids? If she canít pick up both...

How old are these kids? If she canít pick up both of them she could at least hold both their hands while she took them to the car.

Iíd just tell her like it is. No need to be nice. Such behavior...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By CeridwenLynne
No way would this go over with me. My fur babies...

No way would this go over with me. My fur babies are a part of my family.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 308,787
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Sometimes itís the little things that matter....

Sometimes itís the little things that matter. Yesterday of my kids parents took me aside when he picked his child up and told me how much he appreciated me and all that I do not only for his child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Same here. I once had a 4 year old who knew his...

Same here. I once had a 4 year old who knew his entire ABCs, could count up to 20, knew his shapes, colors, print his name but needed help to put on his coat, shoes, wipe himself after using the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I had another chat with mom and dad and explained...

I had another chat with mom and dad and explained the seriousness of the situation. They agreed that we have to nip this behavior in the bud as it had become an issue at home as well. If he uses...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By CeridwenLynne
If itís weather permitting my class goes outside...

If itís weather permitting my class goes outside for a while everydayó morning and evening. Kids need to be outside where they can run and play and develop gross motor skills. Most of my kids love to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I made it myself using poster board and...

I made it myself using poster board and construction paper.
Level 0 (purple) No talking
Level 1 (blue) Whispering/Spy voice
Level 2 (green) Inside/Quiet voice
Level 3 (yellow) Teacher voice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I have color coded charts that tell my kids what...

I have color coded charts that tell my kids what voice level we are at. Level 0 (purple)is no talking at all while level 5 (red) is shouting and should never be used inside the classroom. Most of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Has your assistant had experience working with...

Has your assistant had experience working with young toddlers? It sounds like she is expecting too much of them. As others have said there is a big difference in a child who is 13 months than one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Simple rules stated positivelyó what we should do...

Simple rules stated positivelyó what we should do rather than what we shouldnít do.

Walking feet
Quiet voices
Listening ears
Kind words
Gentle hands
Be nice
Be safe
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Thanks for the advice everyone. Iím going to have...

Thanks for the advice everyone. Iím going to have another chat with mom and dad.

Itís not that he uses them in the right context all the time. Itís mostly just when heís playing and wants to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Heís 4. Iíve talked to his parents and they are...

Heís 4. Iíve talked to his parents and they are aware of the problem. He does the same thing at home and he is being disciplined for using these words. This child has an 8yo sibling who is likely...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Forbidden Words

How do you handle it? Iím not talking about words like poopy or poopy head or even butt. Iím talking about a child who says things like s**t, a**hole, and even the f word in front of me and the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Journals are a great idea for kids that can...

Journals are a great idea for kids that can write. They can draw a picture and then write a story about it.

Kids who canít write yet can use their journal as a book to color or draw.

Jigsaw...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,081
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Iíve used various types of food for sensory play...

Iíve used various types of food for sensory play such as dried beans, rice, pasta, and cornmeal.

Itís sad that you canít use shaving cream anymore Josiegirl. I love to use shaving cream in my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5,390
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,082
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I hate those poo pillows.

I hate those poo pillows.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By CeridwenLynne
If they vomit at daycare they are sent home and...

If they vomit at daycare they are sent home and must not return until they are vomit free for 24 hours. Maybe it isnít a virus but we donít want to take that chance. Iíve been vomited on before. Itís...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,150
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Walking feet. Stop throwing toys. Cover...

Walking feet.
Stop throwing toys.
Cover your mouth when you cough.
Inside voices.
Use your words
Feet on the floor.
Stop tattling.
Listening ears.
Shh. My friends are sleeping.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By CeridwenLynne
If they donít nap or wake up before naptime is...

If they donít nap or wake up before naptime is over I allow them to look at a book or play with a quiet toy on their cots.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Not for the children. Employees can have...

Not for the children.

Employees can have them if they are kept locked up and out of kids reach.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Same here!

Same here!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,891
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Same here. Hand sanitizers are good when you are...

Same here. Hand sanitizers are good when you are unable to get to a sink but nothing can beat washing with soap and water.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I have a couple of kids who donít nap either. I...

I have a couple of kids who donít nap either. I donít require them to sleep but I do ask that they lie quietly and rest for 30 minutes. If they are not asleep by that time I allow them to sit quietly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I donít think you are being harsh. I give a child...

I donít think you are being harsh. I give a child one warning about using potty words then if it continues I take them straight to the classroom bathroom and tell them this is where potty talk...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I tend to make a child who hits, kicks, or...

I tend to make a child who hits, kicks, or pinches go and sit by themselves for a few minutes but I donít call it a time out. I always try to explain to the child why they are being removed from the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Alternatives to Timeouts

Does anyone else think timeouts are not the best way to solve problems? I thought we could talk about other ways we deal with behaviors that are not appropriate besides sending a child to timeout.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,739
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Co-workers who treat 4yos as if they are...

Co-workers who treat 4yos as if they are toddlers. Pre-k kids are capable of wiping up their own spilled water and putting on their own coats. If not we are supposed to be teaching them instead of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Itís always the worst at this time of year. A lot...

Itís always the worst at this time of year. A lot of my kids have runny noses and coughs. The good thing is most of my kids are 4 years old and able to wipe and blow their own noses. However, last...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5,390
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,082
Posted By CeridwenLynne
100% true.

100% true.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I only take pictures or videos of a child if...

I only take pictures or videos of a child if he/she is doing something funny or just of them playing in general. I would never take a picture or a video of a childís misbehavior or temper tantrum.
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 12-24-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,604
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Dean KoontzóI love psychological thrillers with...

Dean KoontzóI love psychological thrillers with just a touch of the supernatural. My all time favorite is Watchers.

Jodi PicoultóShe writes about current social issues in average everyday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2018, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I couldnít even finish watching. How disgusting....

I couldnít even finish watching. How disgusting. Just looking at those dirty nap mats and plates of food makes me sick to my stomach. And the reports of neglect and abuse? This place needs to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Iíve never worked through a stomach bug or...

Iíve never worked through a stomach bug or influenza but I have worked through bronchitis and sinus infections.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I donít intervene if a child is being...

I donít intervene if a child is being disrespectful to his/her parent. What I will do is correct a child who is breaking a classroom rule like climbing on the tables or throwing toys even if mommy or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 108,616
Posted By CeridwenLynne
What a great name. I love it! Some rather...

What a great name. I love it!

Some rather unique names Iíve seen:
Tots of Love
Busy Bees
Lil Folks Academy
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I usually say something generic like ďhe had a...

I usually say something generic like ďhe had a good dayóno timeoutsĒ or ďshe did a great job as class helper today.Ē If a child does something extra nice for a friend I always like to relate that to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I would never withhold any type of food as a...

I would never withhold any type of food as a consequence for bad behavior or use food as a reward for making good choices. What I do if a child can’t keep his hands to himself or makes bad choices ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By CeridwenLynne
At my center anything that leaves a mark gets an...

At my center anything that leaves a mark gets an incident report. When writing up these reports I say things like.

Kyle was running on the playground when he fell and skinned his knee.

Ava...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,411
Posted By CeridwenLynne
We were learning about colors one week so I...

We were learning about colors one week so I decided to have the kids practice mixing colors by using shaving cream and food coloring in plastic bags. I would let them pick 2 colors and we would see...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5,390
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,082
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Not a huge vent but Iím really grossed out. We...

Not a huge vent but Iím really grossed out. We have a teenage girl working in our center who refuses to use gloves when wiping kids snotty noses or cleaning up scraped knees. Ugh! Maybe itís not as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 870
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I think kids drinking caffeine and/or sugary...

I think kids drinking caffeine and/or sugary drinks is far more common than when I was a kid. I hated coffee when I was youngóonly started drinking it when I was in college and needed it to stay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 957
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I agree 100% with rosieteddy. Since you seem to...

I agree 100% with rosieteddy. Since you seem to have a great relationship with this baby and her family I would keep her. If you feel you are not cut out for infant care just donít accept any more...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,536
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I hate taco days. The kids love them but they...

I hate taco days. The kids love them but they make such a mess with the ground beef, shredded lettuce, and rice.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,536
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I donít plan the menus at the center where I work...

I donít plan the menus at the center where I work but if it were up to me I would never serve green peas. I canít stand the smell, the majority of the kids donít like them, some of the kids play with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-26-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,587
Posted By CeridwenLynne
This woman is making way too many demands on you....

This woman is making way too many demands on you. I can understand the dairy-free if such a diet was recommended by a physician due to lactose intolerance or milk allergy or even if the family...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I work in a center so I always respond to a ď my...

I work in a center so I always respond to a ď my truckĒ or ď my ballĒ by saying these toys belong to Ms. R and she wants us to share with everyone.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,507
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I would term immediately. Not only was this woman...

I would term immediately. Not only was this woman rude but unprofessional and disrespectful. Coming to your house after hours, speaking to you like she did, and then using curse words in front of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Thanks for the advice everyone. I think Iím going...

Thanks for the advice everyone. I think Iím going to do the tattle bear but not use him especially for tattling. Iím going to sit a stuffed bear in a corner and let the kids pick a name for him. Once...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By CeridwenLynne
How To Deal With Excessive Tattling

I work with 4 yo pre-k children and have several kids who love to tattle on others hoping to get them in trouble. Iíve tried to explain to them the difference between tattling (telling me or another...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,737
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I have a child who does this all the time. He...

I have a child who does this all the time. He likes to put juice rather than milk on his cereal. The first time I saw him do it I though ďewww grossĒ but then I decided so what. How is this mixture...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 937
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Yes! Thanks to all here!happyface

Yes! Thanks to all here!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 5,390
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,082
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I have a 4yo boy who does the same thing. When I...

I have a 4yo boy who does the same thing. When I ask him to do something he doesnít want to do like pick up his toys or make up his cot he stares at me with this angry face. Heís taken to growling at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,400
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Old McDonald had a Farm Do Your Ears Hang Low?

Old McDonald had a Farm
Do Your Ears Hang Low?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Tate (tater, tatums, tater tot) Kara (care...

Tate (tater, tatums, tater tot)
Kara (care bear)
Sofia (sofie sofe)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,222
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I was just thinking the same thing. I have...

I was just thinking the same thing.

I have a DCB who cries and whines when he doesnít get what what he wants or is asked to do something he doesnít want to do. He is used to his parents giving in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,232
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Pete the Cat and his White Shoes. My kids LOVE...

Pete the Cat and his White Shoes. My kids LOVE this book. Iíve read it so much that Iíve memorized it and so have the kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By CeridwenLynne
This is exactly how I handle situations like this...

This is exactly how I handle situations like this too. I have a 4 year old boy who likes to say ď shut upĒ when another child says something he doesnít like. I tell him ďwe donít say shut up here.Ē...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5,390
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,082
Posted By CeridwenLynne
DCB age 4.5 refuses to try and wipe himself after...

DCB age 4.5 refuses to try and wipe himself after he poops. I try and encourage him to do it for himself and that I will check him afterwards to make sure he gets it all off but he cries and says his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,543
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I donít think I could ever toss out a childís...

I donít think I could ever toss out a childís lovey. Not only are they someone elseís property but a childís security blanket.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,543
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I also have a little girl who brings a lovey to...

I also have a little girl who brings a lovey to school everyday. Sheís 4 and says she had ďkittyĒ since she was a baby. The animal is tattered and worn and obviously a favorite cuddly. In my class...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,434
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Youíre a big boy/girl. You donít need my help.

Youíre a big boy/girl. You donít need my help.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-23-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,437
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Kids do get scratched from time to time but in...

Kids do get scratched from time to time but in your sons case the marks look more like gougesó as if someone scratched him with the intent to do serious harm. I think you did the right thing in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5,390
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,082
Posted By CeridwenLynne
One of my 4 year olds has become an expert...

One of my 4 year olds has become an expert tattletale. He is always coming to me or my co-teacher telling us things to try and get other kids in trouble.

ďR. is using his fingers to eat his green...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,434
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Our hands are not for hitting our friends. ...

Our hands are not for hitting our friends.

Put on your listening ears.

Worry about yourself not what Johnny is doing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5,390
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,082
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Me too! And add poopypants to the list as well.

Me too! And add poopypants to the list as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5,390
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,082
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Ugh! I canít believe the stupidity of some...

Ugh! I canít believe the stupidity of some people. It doesnít take that long to change a diaper. Lazy and so gross. You would think parents wouldnít want their child to sit around in a messy diaper...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,393
Posted By CeridwenLynne
What? A 3 year old with a phone!...

What? A 3 year old with a phone! :confused::confused:
And I thought my friend was being far too lenient when she gave her 11 year old a smart phone for Christmas with the excuse that he needed it to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,532
Posted By CeridwenLynne
Iíve been doing childcare/ teaching for a year...

Iíve been doing childcare/ teaching for a year and a half and plan to keep on doing it as long as I am able. After having worked 15+ years in retail and retail management working with children is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I work in a large center and naptime is from 1-3....

I work in a large center and naptime is from 1-3. This is a good schedule and most of my kids do still nap for at least half this time. A few of them wake up early but will sit or lie quietly on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2017, 05:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,742
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I hate it when parents talk like that in front of...

I hate it when parents talk like that in front of the kids. And then they wonder why jr. has a potty mouth. One time a 4 year old boy accidentally knocked over his milk and says really loudly ďOh!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2017, 04:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By CeridwenLynne
I think a ď book hospitalĒ is a great idea....

I think a ď book hospitalĒ is a great idea. likethis
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