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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By LysesKids
It's none of her business; you told her you were...

It's none of her business; you told her you were going a different direction come fall, end of discussion. If she keeps pushing the issue, you know you avoided future trouble.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By LysesKids
Whenever I get freebie formula (cans or sticks of...

Whenever I get freebie formula (cans or sticks of powder), I save them for my kit, and as was mentioned you can grab one or two of the emergency EBF from the freezer w/a small ice cooler ( I require...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By LysesKids
Omg...

I had an interview a week ago Sunday (out of town family moving here), anyway they asked about why I had so many pics on the CL ad and who the guy was holding babies - Say what?

I am a single...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 435
Posted By LysesKids
The diaper issue would never happen here lol.. I...

The diaper issue would never happen here lol.. I clearly state in my policies that additional fees will be due by pick for each day diapers are not supplied and I have to provide them from my own...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 4,539
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,468
Posted By LysesKids
In my case it's the swarms of nasty little red...

In my case it's the swarms of nasty little red beetles & wasps that come in my door... worse than any old flies lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,577
Posted By LysesKids
Oh I hadn't seen that one yet... still reading...

Oh I hadn't seen that one yet... still reading thru the new stuff. I knew you were already having issues with QRIS crap. Maybe my Monday morning coffee and muffins would count? I've been doing that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 413
Posted By LysesKids
I charge $5 per hr (or part of) for anything over...

I charge $5 per hr (or part of) for anything over 10 hrs daily... its $5 regardless if you need 15 minutes or 55 and the extra fee is paid in advance for entire time requested; non refundable/not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By LysesKids
Annalee, You know, I still run like I am licensed...

Annalee, You know, I still run like I am licensed due to taking Fosters (including background ect), I just don't have to deal with QRIS stuff lol. I jumped all the extra hoops I need to & going...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By LysesKids
I was wondering the same lol... Blossoms needs to...

I was wondering the same lol... Blossoms needs to read thru the new regulations to make sure she wants to go the licensed route.

Also, in some counties in TN you have to get permission & have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By LysesKids
I also have these... you think along the same...

I also have these... you think along the same lines so add these to the collection; Imagination (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0811865835/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1), Dance...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 51,628
Posted By LysesKids
Send the babes my way, it's all I take lol.

Send the babes my way, it's all I take lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By LysesKids
You don't happen to have the board books that are...

You don't happen to have the board books that are called Mini Masters by some chance; my older babes love those. I also own the bigger board books where you can "touch" the art. I love that they show...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By LysesKids
Mine is also on the floor... I keep the wipes &...

Mine is also on the floor... I keep the wipes & diapers on shelves next to where the pad is
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 51,628
Posted By LysesKids
I'm bad... didn't even check the date :lol:

I'm bad... didn't even check the date :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 51,628
Posted By LysesKids
You can't do unlicensed childcare in MD; not...

You can't do unlicensed childcare in MD; not legally anyway. Now here in TN I get 125-150 week and I do under 24 months only
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By LysesKids
See in my case, my policy was put into place...

See in my case, my policy was put into place because it was older siblings (and a parent once) that did the damage, not the children in my care... I was renting at the time & in order for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By LysesKids
When I took older kids (years ago), I had a...

When I took older kids (years ago), I had a written policy that required a parent pay to replace/fix intentionally damage property whether it was mine or someone else - this included stuff broken by...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By LysesKids
Each state has it's own rules for hazardous...

Each state has it's own rules for hazardous plans; best to look up what your state requires
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 818
Posted By LysesKids
That's why I make mini muffins only... not near...

That's why I make mini muffins only... not near the waste & perfect for toddlers lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By LysesKids
I can't use anything pine scented... and stuffed...

I can't use anything pine scented... and stuffed animals are not happening here for the exact reason stated. I use an EPA, hospital grade product called Benefect; Way more spendy than your stuff &...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 818
Posted By LysesKids
I love picked beets... and even better is taking...

I love picked beets... and even better is taking the juice & pouring it over hard boiled eggs in a small jar. Great snack that is quick ( makes for some unique deviled eggs too lol); now you won't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 492
Posted By LysesKids
essentially you download the app for the bank,...

essentially you download the app for the bank, take pics of front & back of the check & follow directions to deposit by mobile. They usually tell you within 15 -30 minutes if it's okayed. If you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4,539
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,468
Posted By LysesKids
Oh, I let the family know upfront that I wasn't...

Oh, I let the family know upfront that I wasn't getting to eat dinner until they left and that I was none to happy about it - I was "hangry" by the time it was all said and done @ 8:15, but I held my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4,539
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,468
Posted By LysesKids
Ended up showing just before 7pm and wanting...

Ended up showing just before 7pm and wanting Drop-in 2 days a week for the summer only (little would have aged out by August anyway). I did have a glass of wine while cooking dinner @ 8:15pm after...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,539
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,468
Posted By LysesKids
I hate people that run late...

I set this Meet & greet for 6pm tonight. 5:30 I get a text asking for 6:30... sure, gives me time to vacuum & take out trash. Now she texts me (like just now) saying she is running behind & it will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By LysesKids
This is me... I have everything on my website...

This is me... I have everything on my website including policies; parents know upfront how I run & what fees are... they don't like it, they don't have to send me their info thru my contact page (I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By LysesKids
I like my small numbers and thankfully everyone...

I like my small numbers and thankfully everyone here in my area knows I am on the up & up; I run as though I am full license and I have pissed a few families off because I wont play "under the table...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By LysesKids
There are already hoops to jump thru for FP,...

There are already hoops to jump thru for FP, taking Fosters and Subsidy, they are just adding more... they are having issues with the subsidy revamp at the moment, its why I won't take it.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 476
Posted By LysesKids
I have that option thru Clicklist, but I don't...

I have that option thru Clicklist, but I don't like some of the produce the pickers have gotten for me lately... there are some good "Clicklist only" coupons thru Kroger if you use the option however...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 476
Posted By LysesKids
I go either Saturday or Sunday mornings early;...

I go either Saturday or Sunday mornings early; it's quieter especially on Sundays at the stores ( I sleep until 8am on weekends)... I make my list & "clip" my digital coupons Friday nights after...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 791
Posted By LysesKids
Here in my area, pediatric allergists are good...

Here in my area, pediatric allergists are good about giving parents the exact printout of allergens and at what level they fall at (mild to severe by #); I get a copy of that from parents before I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 791
Posted By LysesKids
If you are on the food program she can't control...

If you are on the food program she can't control what you serve without a Dr's written paper work specifying the allergy and I wouldn't do it especially if mom isn't doing same at home... two, the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,407
Posted By LysesKids
Oh I know... until I got the ring, it would have...

Oh I know... until I got the ring, it would have been insane to think I could have heard a bell if I was on the far side of my old home lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,407
Posted By LysesKids
This is exactly why I have the Ring doorbell... I...

This is exactly why I have the Ring doorbell... I have my cellphone with me & an extra chime in the hallway on the other end of the house. No matter where I am, even out in back, I will hear it & can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,407
Posted By LysesKids
I actually did call the police on a parent 2.5...

I actually did call the police on a parent 2.5 years ago... I refuse to be threatened and disrespected in my own home especially in front of children. To this day the family is still banned from...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-21-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,029
Posted By LysesKids
I just re-read this and you plan on taking her to...

I just re-read this and you plan on taking her to court for financial compensation? Usually the payment part is geared towards parents paying the provider, not the other way around and 90 days is...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-21-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,029
Posted By LysesKids
I was a provider that had to shut with no notice...

I was a provider that had to shut with no notice 3 months ago, due to health (I was admitted to the hospital for 3 weeks & told I couldn't work for another 2 months after); My parents pay by the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,407
Posted By LysesKids
That would be an immediate term in this home... I...

That would be an immediate term in this home... I use to put up with it years ago, but not now; my business/home, my rules. The fact she showed up after hours without an appointment and had the nerve...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By LysesKids
They will replace with another fruit (with...

They will replace with another fruit (with permission) if the fruit you want is out or doesn't look good. Instacart people will also replace other stuff with a similar item if your pick is out & will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By LysesKids
What BC said. Also, some sunscreens don't work as...

What BC said. Also, some sunscreens don't work as well as they state, especially if a child has fair skin. I am allergic to many of the chemicals in the well known brands, so I buy a brand that uses...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-22-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By LysesKids
When dealing with divorced parents, I only give...

When dealing with divorced parents, I only give the W-10 form to the one that contracted my services; it's in my policies that I am not to be involved in their family/legal issues whether it's $$ or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 782
Posted By LysesKids
Another reason to NOT ALLOW diaper bags to be...

Another reason to NOT ALLOW diaper bags to be bought back & forth lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 782
Posted By LysesKids
This is me, Cash or Credit only (Square also)......

This is me, Cash or Credit only (Square also)... No checks. I hate the hassle of mobile deposit (at least with the new software my credit union uses) and I avoid bounced checks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By LysesKids
You are not a bad person for finding other...

You are not a bad person for finding other care... I understand because just over 2 months ago I was a provider that got very ill & my dcp's had to pick up as the rescue squad was called for me; All...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By LysesKids
likethis... I have done this. I don't allow last...

likethis... I have done this. I don't allow last minute changes. I use to think the $$ was more important & my kids hated me for it for cancelling their plans. You can't get that time back
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4,539
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,468
Posted By LysesKids
This describes my daughter lol... instead of...

This describes my daughter lol... instead of bathroom breaks she would draw or write poems after her work was done; I fought the school for 6 months to test her IQ @ age 9; turns out they wanted to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 410
Posted By LysesKids
Does that Chick never give up?

Does that Chick never give up?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 410
Posted By LysesKids
I'm with Lil Diddle... Contracts & handbooks vary...

I'm with Lil Diddle... Contracts & handbooks vary greatly. In fact some states require specific policies be written in them due to regulations, like illness, discipline, mandated reporter, what to do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4,539
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,468
Posted By LysesKids
I can PM you mine... you can tweak it how you wish

I can PM you mine... you can tweak it how you wish
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By LysesKids
If the ramp is too steep it will defeat the...

If the ramp is too steep it will defeat the purpose also won't it? I mean a toddler could tumble if they don't have proper balance - that's why Ramps are done to code; so you can roll up & down them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By LysesKids
The guys that did my deck & stairs (including...

The guys that did my deck & stairs (including custom gates to keep littles from getting to stairs) said any professional contractor has to build to state code, including ramps; eventually I will be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By LysesKids
Because I can only take 4 babes (I specialize in...

Because I can only take 4 babes (I specialize in under 24 months), I offer FT only when contracting. I will take Drop-ins when a spot is open just to keep a little extra $$ coming in while trying to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By LysesKids
likethis I have the same policy lol

likethis

I have the same policy lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By LysesKids
My contract is one page, handbook is 10......

My contract is one page, handbook is 10... contract is just about the $$ like BC said. I have parents read my website (has a handbook/policies page), then contact me if they agree to all policies,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By LysesKids
I went into the main Ultra Play section & punched...

I went into the main Ultra Play section & punched in ages 0-2... those things go for over 2000 normally; makes me wonder why this one is 95 plus shipping?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 860
Posted By LysesKids
The one thing my oldest daughter told me (as a...

The one thing my oldest daughter told me (as a parent to 4 kids herself), that she would never put her children in a home daycare that was filled with stuffed animals ... "the germs are Nasty Mom, so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By LysesKids
I care for under 24 months only... I have it in...

I care for under 24 months only... I have it in my policies that all children must arrive freshly dressed for the day, including a clean diaper: I have a few babes that will poop on the drive here &...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By LysesKids
I don't do bottles after 12 months unless it's a...

I don't do bottles after 12 months unless it's a special need child... whatever the parent does at home is their business.

I use the 360 miracle cup with water starting at 8-9 months so the babes...
Forum: Daycare Insurance 03-17-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,709
Posted By LysesKids
True, but State Farm will cover a legally running...

True, but State Farm will cover a legally running childcare home for liability up to 6 children (provided you ask & pay for the extra coverage)... been using them for many years , no issues. I just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 30,948
Posted By LysesKids
Read the regulations for your state about non...

Read the regulations for your state about non vaccination in the Health Dept website (for school & daycare); some states have specific paperwork, some require just a written paper based on parent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4,539
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,468
Posted By LysesKids
I told her; she said thanks lol

I told her; she said thanks lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 863
Posted By LysesKids
Yep, my young toddlers can get out their own...

Yep, my young toddlers can get out their own plates & spoons/forks because of where I have them set... I also keep a small table out where I set a their sippies & they all know cups of water sit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4,539
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,468
Posted By LysesKids
I'm not sure my sister got that memo... she told...

I'm not sure my sister got that memo... she told me they only added 3 days to end of year; I'll text her since she's same county
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 616
Posted By LysesKids
In some states it's mandatory to lock up; I...

In some states it's mandatory to lock up; I remember my very first inspection in WV (2000)... got written up for soap on my personal bathroom sink (where kids were not allowed).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,226
Posted By LysesKids
NO... I do littles only, and it's my private...

NO... I do littles only, and it's my private home; other parents don't need access to me changing diapers, private conversations etc either. Never happening... now outside, yes I have the Ring...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 509
Posted By LysesKids
It tells me they didn't read it & I skip them...

It tells me they didn't read it & I skip them lol... everyone that signs with me, tell me that I literally cover everything possible & I get very few questions because they are onboard.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 509
Posted By LysesKids
Oh I know this well... not so worried about the...

Oh I know this well... not so worried about the policies; it's the contract I don't list online... I don't even let it out of my my home for this reason
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 509
Posted By LysesKids
My policies

are listed on my website... I don't schedule an interview until a parent reads thru them, I don't want to waste time interviewing if they don't agree. They have to contact me thru the contact page...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By LysesKids
I took it 23 years ago after being raped; they...

I took it 23 years ago after being raped; they weaned me off quickly because of night terrors and other issues... not going there again. I was a single mom of 3 & couldn't take care of my kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 698
Posted By LysesKids
Only time I eat sweets is when we have a...

Only time I eat sweets is when we have a celebration (King Cake waiting for me next Tuesday), or after kids leave; I have enough issues trying to lose weight lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 187,750
Posted By LysesKids
Little Miss was so excited...

That when mom walked in 15 minutes earlier, she ran to the shoe box, opened it to get her shoes & dived in, right in front of mom mind you... she is only 17 months. Head first & couldn't get back up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By LysesKids
I keep 16oz frozen milk (emergency stash) & then...

I keep 16oz frozen milk (emergency stash) & then moms bring a small cooler with each days BM for the child... no extra baggage
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By LysesKids
I've had no diaper bag, no carseat since 2010...

I've had no diaper bag, no carseat since 2010 lol... started it when the daycare centers had to close for bedbugs in AR; best decision ever
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,085
Posted By LysesKids
Term immediately; she is disrespectful of your...

Term immediately; she is disrespectful of your policies & contract. No signed contract agreeing to the terms means she doesn't want care in my eyes,. Not all parents get that they don't pull the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,022
Posted By LysesKids
This is part of why I accept CC on my phone thru...

This is part of why I accept CC on my phone thru SQUARE APP lol; You forgot the Cash/Check, pull out your Debit /CC card

I also don't give options on how often they pay... you pay monthly on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,302
Posted By LysesKids
I do the King Cake without the babe just because...

I do the King Cake without the babe just because my babes are little ( I actually order it from NOLA)...I stick it one of the pieces I send home with the parents lol; Let them have the fun
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,302
Posted By LysesKids
Yes indeed - Mardi Gras; already have the King...

Yes indeed - Mardi Gras; already have the King Cake lol, masks, beads etc; I do it yearly. My oldest DD's birthday is the 14 & I send a dozen purple roses (it's a family thing that all the women do)....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,193
Posted By LysesKids
In MO , you can do legally licensed exempt up to...

In MO , you can do legally licensed exempt up to 4 kids, however I'm thinking she was getting licensed & didn't follow rules; I did registered care in MO for a year, & they are picky when they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By LysesKids
I do infant only & most mine cannot stand solo......

I do infant only & most mine cannot stand solo... with help, yes (Like I hold their hands); & many don't sit until 7 months... Now I do have the ones that do regular tummy time, can roll across the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By LysesKids
And what if you have a child in care allergic to...

And what if you have a child in care allergic to eggs or thirmosal that can't get the vax (like me because of thirmosal) and yes I'm closed due to the flu
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By LysesKids
I offer half credit on next months fees (for days...

I offer half credit on next months fees (for days missed) if a child needs to be out 5 or more consecutive days for illness; that said I need the Dr's note provided within first 48 hrs otherwise I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2018, 01:12 PM
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Posted By LysesKids
I have mine as 3 days no contact/no show. I don't...

I have mine as 3 days no contact/no show. I don't play games with people. By day 3 I already have an ad on CL looking to replace. The fact it's a subsidy client, means client already broke their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2018, 12:39 AM
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Posted By LysesKids
If this is the subsidy family , from the other...

If this is the subsidy family , from the other post, I would terminate; state only pays for attendance. If it's a different family, they need to be paying regardless of attendance, and yes lighter...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2018, 12:27 AM
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Posted By LysesKids
From what I understand, you only get paid for...

From what I understand, you only get paid for days attended; that said... If parent is not working or going to school FT here they lose subsidy grants. I would call the worker & say hey, whats up; I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2018, 10:22 PM
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Views: 602
Posted By LysesKids
Totally agree... just because # 9 child doesn't...

Totally agree... just because # 9 child doesn't count in ratio, wherever they sleep will be part of inspection; as I said before - you have 2 write ups already for things you didn't think mattered;...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2018, 10:13 PM
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Posted By LysesKids
I would have termed on the spot... I might need...

I would have termed on the spot... I might need my pay, but I don't need snotty parents more; and then where will she go for daycare
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By LysesKids
Here in TN , all littles 12 months or older have...

Here in TN , all littles 12 months or older have to be on nap mats/floor beds... in my case, I have a 15 month that never slept past 30 minutes even at home for nap; she goes @ plays in play room...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2018, 04:41 PM
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Views: 602
Posted By LysesKids
My mistake on earlier posting; I forgot infants...

My mistake on earlier posting; I forgot infants in MO are only to 12 month unlike many other states... that said yes, the PnPs need to be closed down if they are set up in part of the space that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2018, 04:17 PM
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Views: 602
Posted By LysesKids
9 babes under 2yrs isn't allowed in MO even if...

9 babes under 2yrs isn't allowed in MO even if you have a helper... I use to live & do daycare there; you might want to check licensing rules before you take on the ages you have
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,193
Posted By LysesKids
Having done infant only care in MO.... yes, the...

Having done infant only care in MO.... yes, the closed door, without being locked, is a violation because you still had accessible water w/bleach in it mind you & so is the dog poo on the lawn. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,060
Posted By LysesKids
YES indeed... once in awhile drop-in on a...

YES indeed... once in awhile drop-in on a Saturday I will do (like if one of families wants to go to a Vols game or have a rare date), but never on Sundays; yes they pay dearly too lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2018, 04:48 AM
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Posted By LysesKids
I love my families...

My current DC parents are so supportive of my illness policies, but one went so far as to keep little home today because half his office is down with the flu and he doesn't want to expose the rest of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2018, 11:08 AM
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Views: 807
Posted By LysesKids
Wow, I'm glad the 4 families I have worry more...

Wow, I'm glad the 4 families I have worry more about their babes; every one called off today or is working from home because of roads and windchill.They didn't blink when I closed 3 hrs early...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By LysesKids
It's to cold to take babies out - oh wait, all my...

It's to cold to take babies out - oh wait, all my parents called off ; unplanned paid day off today lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By LysesKids
If I am open, you betcha; today I closed by 3pm...

If I am open, you betcha; today I closed by 3pm for safety reasons - even the courts & county offices were closed here... I didn't want my littles getting stuck in crappy rush hour, knowing where...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 677
Posted By LysesKids
The problem with that is filling the empty...

The problem with that is filling the empty hours... if you are limited to just 4 kids, it makes no sense if you can't find someone to fill in
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 677
Posted By LysesKids
I don't have set open/closed... my parents are...

I don't have set open/closed... my parents are contracted based on hours worked plus drive (yes, drive time is included); that said I limit to 10 hours daily & charge extra for early drops/late pick...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,180
Posted By LysesKids
I only allow one drop-off & one pick up per...

I only allow one drop-off & one pick up per day... they pick up early for any reason, child is gone for they day; and what is the DR appointment for? illness or vaccination, 24 hr exclusion applies
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 921
Posted By LysesKids
There is a bad stomach virus going around this...

There is a bad stomach virus going around this year & I already have a paper posted, stating due to last years issues with the stomach bug, all children will be excluded a minimum of 48 hours after...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,539
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,468
Posted By LysesKids
If they ask for receipt/proof of purchase, that...

If they ask for receipt/proof of purchase, that receipt is proof... And my question to you is, how do you know it wasn't already in an accident if you bought it 2nd hand? Are you really, ready to...
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