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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,645
Posted By Indianadaycare
Natural Lice Elimination

Thought I'd share what I read recently about a natural, effective way to eliminate lice...

"The only thing worse than getting head lice may be the complicated process to get rid of them. This...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,113
Views: 348,129
Posted By Indianadaycare
Hey, that's wonderful! :) Congratulations!...

Hey, that's wonderful! :) Congratulations! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,113
Views: 348,129
Posted By Indianadaycare
A nice feeling!

I had a new mom come by today with her 8 week daughter for an introduction, and to bring over the items she'll need to leave at daycare. While there, she asked me if it would be okay if she took a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,080
Posted By Indianadaycare
I used to print mine out and give it to them at...

I used to print mine out and give it to them at the face to face interview, which happens after the phone interview. Mine though was almost 15 pages long (Can you tell I'm detail oriented?) :) and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,766
Posted By Indianadaycare
Meeko, I am so so sorry to hear this. I cannot...

Meeko, I am so so sorry to hear this. I cannot begin to imagine what all you went through in those moments. lovethis It sounds like you did all the right things and my prayer will be not only for the...
Forum: Reggio / Waldorf / Forest Kindergarten / Granola / Natural - Learning Methods 08-27-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,208
Posted By Indianadaycare
BC, what climber do you have? I've wanted these...

BC, what climber do you have? I've wanted these foam large pieces for climbing...
http://www.amazon.com/Constructive-Playthings-Soft-Play-Forms/dp/B0010AN0JC
Forum: Reggio / Waldorf / Forest Kindergarten / Granola / Natural - Learning Methods 08-27-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,208
Posted By Indianadaycare
I'm getting mine at Home Depot. (online only) ...

I'm getting mine at Home Depot. (online only) Acrylic; way cheaper and several sizes to choose from! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,003
Posted By Indianadaycare
That was smart! :) Good idea!

That was smart! :) Good idea!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,371
Posted By Indianadaycare
I put a large blanket (soft one side; waterproof...

I put a large blanket (soft one side; waterproof other side) down under a shade canopy with toys on it. pillows, too. A water table next to the blanket so they can practice standing and splash in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,273
Posted By Indianadaycare
:lol::lol:

:lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,273
Posted By Indianadaycare
Good point Black Cat and finsup. I will have to...

Good point Black Cat and finsup. I will have to "fine tune" my policy handbook about symptoms and not illness/diagnosis, and make parents aware. There had been no one sick for months; almost a year!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,273
Posted By Indianadaycare
I was curious about the same thing. However my...

I was curious about the same thing. However my dck are 10-17 months. The first one came with clear drainage and within days, they all had it! Now the 10 month dcg is draining constantly, snot...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,439
Posted By Indianadaycare
I have it in my contract no drop offs past 8:30...

I have it in my contract no drop offs past 8:30 and preferred no later than 8:00. If parents complain or ask why, I tell them it's too disruptive and their child will miss important interaction with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By Indianadaycare
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By Indianadaycare
I love Janet Lansbury and follow her on Facebook,...

I love Janet Lansbury and follow her on Facebook, as well as read some of her books. The main philosophy is teaching self confidence through unhindered play; meaning no contraptions that contain them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,942
Posted By Indianadaycare
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,462
Posted By Indianadaycare
What would you do?

I have a 12 month old who is here for just a few weeks while his main caregiver (Gma & Gpa) are on vacation. He took a while to adjust (understandably) but came with a runny nose, and within a week,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,748
Posted By Indianadaycare
Agree! likethis

Agree! likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,046
Posted By Indianadaycare
Exactly my opinion. This is why I will no longer...

Exactly my opinion. This is why I will no longer take part time babies/toddlers unless it is for at least four consecutive days. I've made exceptions to my gut feeling here, and I've regretted it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,788
Posted By Indianadaycare
In my experience, there are some people who will...

In my experience, there are some people who will take, take, take. I too, am a soft hearted person, willing to befriend someone who has "needs". I must have a sign on my forehead or something :) ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,173
Posted By Indianadaycare
Thanks Laurel! Using a coffee table or similar...

Thanks Laurel! Using a coffee table or similar height really wouldn't help in my situation... it would still put a strain on my sore back. :( It's a good idea, though, if it wasn't for that part. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,173
Posted By Indianadaycare
I looked for one with more steps, specifically...

I looked for one with more steps, specifically for the reason you gave, and couldn't find them ~ at least the steps that were not part of a changing table. Do you know where I could find them? Where...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,173
Posted By Indianadaycare
Does Anyone Use Toddler Stairs?

for the changing table - something like this?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,210
Posted By Indianadaycare
That is fantastic! :D Good for you!happyface ...

That is fantastic! :D Good for you!happyface

When my own kids were little, I would do something similar. During summer time, they loved going to the neighborhood pool, so I would have a "chore" to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,155
Posted By Indianadaycare
In an email: "Dear _____, I realize that I gave...

In an email: "Dear _____, I realize that I gave an impression that I would be able to care for _____ for two weeks. However, when I thought about it more carefully, I realized this will not be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,076
Posted By Indianadaycare
[QUOTE=mommyneedsadayoff;549575]I wouldn't feel...

[QUOTE=mommyneedsadayoff;549575]I wouldn't feel bad. He is tired and you are actually doing him a great favor by teaching him how to soothe himself to sleep. In the past ten years, most of my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,979
Posted By Indianadaycare
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,532
Posted By Indianadaycare
That's awesome! It's great having other input,...

That's awesome! It's great having other input, isn't it? :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,098
Posted By Indianadaycare
I do this too. I tell BF moms that it eliminates...

I do this too. I tell BF moms that it eliminates waste of their breast milk if they bring freshly pumped milk in a pourable sports-like bottle each day. That way, I pour just what is needed from the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,105
Posted By Indianadaycare
Need Help and Encouragement!

I have a 14 month girl who is having a hard time adjusting. This is the start of her fourth week. She arrives (carried in by her mom even thoug:h she can walk) at 7:40 and gets picked up either at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,460
Posted By Indianadaycare
My toddlers LOVE green smoothies. We have them...

My toddlers LOVE green smoothies. We have them 2-3x week for snack. I have a couple recipes but the one below is the one most often made.

2 cups filtered cold water
1/2 cup any kind of milk (I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,460
Posted By Indianadaycare
Thanks for posting the link! :)

Thanks for posting the link! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By Indianadaycare
This is how I've done it as well. Works well for...

This is how I've done it as well. Works well for me! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,170
Posted By Indianadaycare
Essential Oils Diffuser

I'm going to be using/diffusing some YL essential oils, and want to purchase a diffuser. I have heard/read lots of differing reviews on which one to use. Even a really expensive diffuser from YL got...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,062
Posted By Indianadaycare
Thanks for giving me my first laugh of the day!...

Thanks for giving me my first laugh of the day! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,215
Posted By Indianadaycare
Depending on how many kids she has (sounds like a...

Depending on how many kids she has (sounds like a small group) you can make a couple of "meals" on Sunday and freeze to serve later. I do this with most of mine. Healthy soups (kale/bean, lentil,...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 05-18-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,804
Posted By Indianadaycare
soups: kale and bean soup, lentil soup, vegetable...

soups: kale and bean soup, lentil soup, vegetable soup, etc My dc toddler loves these! Recipes can be found online.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,428
Posted By Indianadaycare
What helpful information! Thanks so much! I, too,...

What helpful information! Thanks so much! I, too, am looking for subs. I found one through a closed group on Facebook of local child care providers. I asked around in that group, and got the name of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,509
Posted By Indianadaycare
The demand IS crazy high! I know just from...

The demand IS crazy high! I know just from looking for one! My dilemma though, is how would I transition from owning my dc (3-4 littles) to subbing? It's a big risk (financially) to close daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,509
Posted By Indianadaycare
Dave, I've considered doing this actually instead...

Dave, I've considered doing this actually instead of having my own daycare. How did you go about getting your name out there as a sub? I'm assuming you did not have your own dc at that point? In...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,509
Posted By Indianadaycare
I'm curious, too. Although in my case, I just...

I'm curious, too. Although in my case, I just need a sub for four hours once weekly so I can go to appointments when needed or just have a break! I have no assistant, so this is important to my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,175
Posted By Indianadaycare
thank you!

I learn so much from all of you! thanks everyone for your input. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,491
Posted By Indianadaycare
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,491
Posted By Indianadaycare
One of my kids FAVORITE things to do is get out...

One of my kids FAVORITE things to do is get out the plastic bin of scarves and play with them. Endless fun playing peekaboo, dragging around, placing over everything! (they are toddlers) I bought...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,717
Posted By Indianadaycare
Love this idea! My 13 and 15 month dcks are...

Love this idea! My 13 and 15 month dcks are needing more activities now, and this sensory table stuff fits the bill. Outdoors I also have a sand box, wading pool, climber, water table. But it's the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,101
Posted By Indianadaycare
LOVE this! :)

LOVE this! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,943
Posted By Indianadaycare
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,896
Posted By Indianadaycare
That's what I do too. likethis

That's what I do too. likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,273
Posted By Indianadaycare
That's what I was thinking too. Seems all my...

That's what I was thinking too. Seems all my babies get fussy around 8 months. Maybe because they want so badly to be more mobile, but can't quite yet. It helps mine when I rotate the toys in front...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,182
Posted By Indianadaycare
I would not get him up until your nap time period...

I would not get him up until your nap time period is over. He will cry to get up. It might even wake the others. But IMO, not for too long. I had one or two that did that; they were used to napping...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,182
Posted By Indianadaycare
Sounds like a wonderful routine! :) Love the...

Sounds like a wonderful routine! :) Love the idea of sitting (with back turned) for five minutes and then leaving.
Curious what the others do when your new dcb is screaming in his pnp those first...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,068
Posted By Indianadaycare
Thanks everyone. You've been very helpful. The...

Thanks everyone. You've been very helpful. The method I've used/described was taken step by step from a highly regarded daycare/preschool in Nashville TN, where my daughter worked for a time. Right...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,068
Posted By Indianadaycare
I have three babies, and that's exactly what I...

I have three babies, and that's exactly what I was wondering; if it was too much bleach for ingestion and also if it's considered disinfected if I am wiping and not letting it air dry.

And yes, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,182
Posted By Indianadaycare
I have had the same issue several times. The way...

I have had the same issue several times. The way I've handled it is to make sure I have a consistent, nap "ritual" that I follow EVERY TIME. Even though baby is new, and he won't be familiar with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,068
Posted By Indianadaycare
Is this safe for babies?

Hi everyone :) I have a couple of babies that are mouthing everything. I keep a one gallon bucket close by with one capful of bleach to use for disinfecting the toys that are mouthed.
Do you think...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,748
Posted By Indianadaycare
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,084
Posted By Indianadaycare
Congratulations! That is wonderful news! Best of...

Congratulations! That is wonderful news! Best of luck to you.happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,822
Posted By Indianadaycare
:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: I came on...

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

I came on looking for help with a term letter, and came across this thread. Need I say how much of a needed laugh you all gave me?! :lol::lol::lol::lol:

Oh, thank...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,458
Posted By Indianadaycare
Leigh, sorry I spelled your name wrong! :)

Leigh, sorry I spelled your name wrong! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,458
Posted By Indianadaycare
Actually.... that gives me an idea. I am...

Actually.... that gives me an idea. I am traveling next week, so I'll check out any Menard's stores along the way. :) Thanks!

Leah, thanks for your ideas, too. I don't have any room for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,458
Posted By Indianadaycare
Where Can I Buy A Toddler Swing?

Anyone know where I can purchase a toddler swing?

Specifically the kind with a frame that holds a toddler swing; the kind that can be folded and stored when not in use. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,363
Posted By Indianadaycare
Love Pandora! For playtime: either Toddler...

Love Pandora!

For playtime: either Toddler Radio, James Taylor Radio, Baby Einstein or similar.

For feeding and bottle time before naps: we listen to Lullabye Radio, Piano Radio or Relaxation...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,020
Posted By Indianadaycare
I would let them cry, but in a safe place away...

I would let them cry, but in a safe place away from everyone. I have a pack n play set up in an adjoining room that does not get used for daycare. I have the lights on and put one toy in there with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,354
Posted By Indianadaycare
Also, we do have a signed agreement that states...

Also, we do have a signed agreement that states the hours and tuition. The hours would change to one less hour available, but tuition would stay the same. Everyone has had the same hours available...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,354
Posted By Indianadaycare
Changing Hours?

Hi everyone :) It feels good to be back on here! As I'm reading through recent posts, I'm again thankful for the input and care that everyone on here gives... I should hop on here weekly just for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,575
Posted By Indianadaycare
First, let me encourage you that you are NOT...

First, let me encourage you that you are NOT ALONE! It's so easy to feel isolated in this work. Isolation itself can lead to sadness and depression. I'm so sorry that you are going through this....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,159
Posted By Indianadaycare
Isn't that a good feeling? :) Good for you! ...

Isn't that a good feeling? :) Good for you!

I just went through this. Family wants me to hold a spot, so at the interview, I explained that in order to hold a spot, they would need to agree with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,457
Posted By Indianadaycare
Hang in there! She will continue to adjust to you...

Hang in there! She will continue to adjust to you and her new surroundings. At her age, she is old enough to do fine on a set routine. Decide the routine (nap time, etc) and stick to it. It may...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,139
Posted By Indianadaycare
This is what I do. If it's messy and can't be...

This is what I do. If it's messy and can't be flushed, I wrap tightly in grocery bag and put in another trash bag that gets tied up and taken out at days end.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,355
Posted By Indianadaycare
Absolutely agree!! I would terminate immediately...

Absolutely agree!! I would terminate immediately or risk losing everything you've worked 20 years for. Good luck! I'm sorry you've had to deal with this. :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,659
Posted By Indianadaycare
Great I put - thank you all! I decided to...

Great I put - thank you all! I decided to interview before the spot opens. Your comments are ways so helpful. 😊
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,659
Posted By Indianadaycare
Starting a Waiting List.... question

Hi all,
I currently have no openings and I am just now starting a waiting list because I have a family that wants to place their child in my daycare due to a recommendation. We've never met (she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 858
Posted By Indianadaycare
I took the plunge!

and bought a Quad Runabout today! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,486
Posted By Indianadaycare
Love this! :)

Love this! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,589
Posted By Indianadaycare
likethis:)

likethis:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,973
Posted By Indianadaycare
I'm sorry it's been so stressful for you. Sending...

I'm sorry it's been so stressful for you. Sending a hug your way! :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,809
Posted By Indianadaycare
Have a wonderful time! :)

Have a wonderful time! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,589
Posted By Indianadaycare
Thanks everyone! :)

Thanks everyone! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,589
Posted By Indianadaycare
I have only the three and that's how it will stay...

I have only the three and that's how it will stay until they are about two yrs old. Right now my days are filled with feedings, diapering, some play time and napping. :) It really isn't an issue of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,599
Posted By Indianadaycare
When baby is very small, I have her in a pnp in...

When baby is very small, I have her in a pnp in the main room with plenty of noise so she knows it's not nap time. In the pnp I have an infant mirror leaning against one side where she can turn and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,589
Posted By Indianadaycare
Teaching baby to hold her bottle

How do you teach your dcb to hold her/his bottle? Any props used? When I have to feed three babies, it sure would help if they could learn to hold their bottle! I would remain sitting next to them,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,371
Posted By Indianadaycare
Thank you MV! That info was incredibly helpful!...

Thank you MV! That info was incredibly helpful! :) I appreciate, too, the photo you attached, bc it showed clearly the way your four fit into the quad.
My decision has to be based on flexibility of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,371
Posted By Indianadaycare
Question Runabout Quad Stroller; Can it be used for infants?

In the market for a quad stroller, and I've read all the threads on here about which stroller you like, etc.

I've narrowed it down to the Runabout...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,653
Posted By Indianadaycare
:lol::lol::lol:

:lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By Indianadaycare
Yes! :) And congratulations!

Yes! :) And congratulations!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,136
Posted By Indianadaycare
Hmmm.... showing up without an appointment? Then...

Hmmm.... showing up without an appointment? Then complaining about the care the child is currently receiving? I had a family who did that in an interview years ago - they blasted the current daycare....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,940
Posted By Indianadaycare
Perfect! :lol:

Perfect! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,411
Posted By Indianadaycare
SO sorry you've had to go through this! They took...

SO sorry you've had to go through this! They took advantage of your kind attitude all along. I had a dcf like this years ago. I had a "bad feeling" during the interview, but took them anyway. Bad...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,506
Posted By Indianadaycare
likethis:lol:

likethis:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,435
Posted By Indianadaycare
I am struggling with this. 3 month dcb in his...

I am struggling with this. 3 month dcb in his second week here. Mom breastfeeds and holds him/pats him to get him to sleep at home. She also picks him up and nurses him whenever he fusses even a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,524
Posted By Indianadaycare
I agree that preschool curriculum would not be...

I agree that preschool curriculum would not be appreciated in my home daycare, so I decided not to even offer it. I do do a craft for toddler 2x week, but that's it. I just have 3 dck and two are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,013
Posted By Indianadaycare
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,013
Posted By Indianadaycare
Excellent letter! This is how I would handle it...

Excellent letter! This is how I would handle it from here out.

I too, had a casual friend who brought her child to my daycare. They are not a "detail oriented" family. :) I spent a lot of time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,361
Posted By Indianadaycare
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,361
Posted By Indianadaycare
HFMD; Can Spots Be On Side of Abdomen?

or just on the hands, feet and mouth?

Three red spots found on side of belly of 13 month dcb. Mom says they are mosquito bites. He is miserable today with cough, sneeze, drool, can't sleep due to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,863
Posted By Indianadaycare
I've been emailing dcm tonight, and she is...

I've been emailing dcm tonight, and she is wonderful! Will keep her home until I say she can come back; "I wouldn't want other moms bringing their sick kids to daycare..." etc. Oh, i wish all dcp...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,863
Posted By Indianadaycare
I just found out I am dealing with this as well....

I just found out I am dealing with this as well. :( Four month old dcg would not drink her bottle 2x today and was just miserable. When mom picked her up, I told her she might have an ear infection...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,264
Posted By Indianadaycare
I'd love to see your pics too if you would! :)

I'd love to see your pics too if you would! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,264
Posted By Indianadaycare
I have posted some pics of my daycare in my...

I have posted some pics of my daycare in my profile. I too, am geared for babies and toddlers, but honestly, don't have much "baby" equipment except for an infant swing and a playmat. The swing goes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,310
Posted By Indianadaycare
update: After his nap, he was fine and happy...

update:
After his nap, he was fine and happy until I wasn't able to hold him/play with him. Then the crawling after me began and crying, then screaming started. I tried the technique nannyde...
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