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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By Ariana
I sometimes wonder what would happen if something...

I sometimes wonder what would happen if something really serious happened to me during daycare! I fell down the stairs a few months ago and really injured my arm. Luckily I didnít hit my head on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By Ariana
I also start new families with the new rate. It...

I also start new families with the new rate. It is just easier.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By Ariana
People just donít think. He probably slept in...

People just donít think. He probably slept in that!

I have a child who comes in short summer socks and it is winter here. Her socks come off EVERY time she put her boots on to go outside and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By Ariana
We had a big dump of snow so I brought out the...

We had a big dump of snow so I brought out the slides and we did some sledding around the yard and she had a blast!! We were out for an hour with very minimal crying :)

Thank God for this forum...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By Ariana
These are some great ideas! I have a sled and a...

These are some great ideas! I have a sled and a wagon that might help. Maybe if I can get her to have fun and enjoy herself without being in my arms she will start to enjoy being outside in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By Ariana
She started walking a few weeks ago and outside...

She started walking a few weeks ago and outside time up to that point was miserable because she HAD to touch the ground to crawl and explore....so she preferred to whine and cry while sitting in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 634
Posted By Ariana
Isnít it funny how he started this right after...

Isnít it funny how he started this right after you told him not to? I would send a termination letter after I got paid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By Ariana
Crying Outside

Now that itís cold and we have snow I have a 14 month old that cries the ENTIRE time we are outside. Every year itís the same thing. Winter hits and I have a kid who cries outside every time.

So...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Ariana
All of this! At this age kids lack impulse...

All of this! At this age kids lack impulse control and this is pretty much how they learn it, through thoughtful persistent discipline. This is why 0-5yrs is when kids learn the most.

Hang in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 726
Posted By Ariana
The worst is the guilt you have when you have to...

The worst is the guilt you have when you have to take a sick day. My yearly alottment runs from January to December and I get 5 paid sick days and 5 paid personal days. I structure it that way...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 629
Posted By Ariana
I think this is why it is hard for us to...

I think this is why it is hard for us to understand. Nearly all of us gave up good careers outside of the home to stay home with our kids. Going to work was unbearable. I think DCPs are a special...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 629
Posted By Ariana
If you have, or can fake a mental illness you are...

If you have, or can fake a mental illness you are golden! I donít mean to trivialize mental illness but I personally know someone taking advantage of the system big time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 397
Posted By Ariana
I agree with this. I used to do the compliment...

I agree with this. I used to do the compliment sandwich but it is just a waste of time.

I only discuss negatives if it really serious and something I need the parent to help me with. Otherwise I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 923
Posted By Ariana
I would let them know that withdrawal for any...

I would let them know that withdrawal for any length of time without payment is considered termination. You do not have any obligsgion to hold a spot for them, this is YOUR income! If they wanted...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Ariana
This is similar to my daughter. She is a highly...

This is similar to my daughter. She is a highly sensitive child and gets her feelings hurt very easily. I am reading a book about it now. I do know that a healthy diet and lots of sleep helps and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Ariana
I had the same kid last year, undiagnosed ADHD...

I had the same kid last year, undiagnosed ADHD but SLP hinted at it and dad has it. Anyway what worked for me was pictures and social stories. I found the pictures and social story online and read...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 629
Posted By Ariana
I currently do not have parents like this but...

I currently do not have parents like this but have had them in the past. I also have a friend like this. Her and her husband were both off not working while their child went to daycare and she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Ariana
My current 15 month old DCG just had her checkup...

My current 15 month old DCG just had her checkup and the DR said she should be saying at least 3 words. It seems the milestones are getting further and further behind. She says more than 3 words...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By Ariana
I think making weekly goals for myself is a good...

I think making weekly goals for myself is a good way to grow as a person. It much more intrinsically motivated though since it is not really furthering my career. I am also trying to have the best...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By Ariana
If I had my time back I never would have persued...

If I had my time back I never would have persued childcare. Now I am in my 40ís with two kids and feel I donít have much freedom to do anything else. If you are feeling burnt out after two years...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 394
Posted By Ariana
I do this too!

I do this too!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 394
Posted By Ariana
When I was at a centre you could not lose your...

When I was at a centre you could not lose your temper for obvious reasons. So I came up with a strategy to hum or sing out loud when I was about to lose it. My go to song is whistle while you work,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By Ariana
I usually get them a bottle of wine and then get...

I usually get them a bottle of wine and then get their kids a book. Last year I got one family a movie voucher for two with the wine but only because they are awesome parents!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 287
Posted By Ariana
I had two sibling daycare boys with this. What...

I had two sibling daycare boys with this. What are the chances they both had some sort of hernia? I always wondered about it.

I think I would be inclined to wipe it with a diaper wipe and then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By Ariana
Can you give him another bottle in between so he...

Can you give him another bottle in between so he doesn’t get too cranky before 9am? Maybe sit him in his high chair with it while you answer the door? Or give him a few baby puffs? I do this with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By Ariana
I address all of this stuff face to face and have...

I address all of this stuff face to face and have even told parents to stop and let the kid do it him/herself. “Show mommy how you can put on your own shoes” for example. I just had a conversation...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By Ariana
I would add a little bit of bleach as Cat Herder...

I would add a little bit of bleach as Cat Herder suggested and then heal the wood with oil. I get water marks on my wood coffee table all the time and oil repairs it. I use Method wood oil. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By Ariana
I would also only do it for newly enrolled...

I would also only do it for newly enrolled families.

For currently enrolled families you could require two week notice tuition to be paid upfront.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 455
Posted By Ariana
If your contract states that they can use it...

If your contract states that they can use it whenever they want then yes they can use it whenever they want.

Hopefully your contract states that vacation days are to be used outside of statutory...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By Ariana
Can you be creative in ways to keep them on?

Can you be creative in ways to keep them on?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Ariana
Individual wet soapy cloths for every meal that...

Individual wet soapy cloths for every meal that goes in a bin once they’re done.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By Ariana
Big puffy mittens with no thumbs. Worked for me...

Big puffy mittens with no thumbs. Worked for me before in a toddler room. Make sure he cannot pull then off. Once the habit is broken then you can use the threat “do you need the mittens again” and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Ariana
He goes to bed for a few minutes everytime he...

He goes to bed for a few minutes everytime he does it. It is not a funny game and no one needs to put up with it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Ariana
Me too for tne most part and it is no small feat...

Me too for tne most part and it is no small feat and something YOU should be proud of. It is because of YOU taking yourself seriously that they are now doing it!

happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 209
Posted By Ariana
In that case head to the dollar store and get...

In that case head to the dollar store and get their mittens and gloves. This is what I do for my own kids. They lose them constantly so I buy a bunch and they are so cheap! Keep the waterproof...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Ariana
You do enough for these families! Do not feel...

You do enough for these families! Do not feel guilty.

I might do the same thing next year.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 209
Posted By Ariana
I like mittens that fit well, not too puffy so...

I like mittens that fit well, not too puffy so they can hold onto stuff and something that can be tucked into the jacket so they canít take them off. The ones that go waaaaay up the arm is overkill...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 806
Posted By Ariana
I didnít say you had any power over how I feel...

I didnít say you had any power over how I feel about this topic. Youíre not that awesome BC :ouch: I was simply playing devils advocate to what you were implying :Dlovethis

Peanut butter rocks...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 806
Posted By Ariana
So if I say I love you to many people it means...

So if I say I love you to many people it means the word loses it’s meaning? Or because you withhold saying it, it somehow it means more when you do say it? I don’t think saying I love you back to a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 806
Posted By Ariana
Of course! We all have a right to our own...

Of course! We all have a right to our own thoughts and feelings on any subject :). I also donít want imply that Dave ďshouldĒ say anything he does not want to say, I just donít see the big deal and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 806
Posted By Ariana
I always say ďI love you tooĒ because a kid NEEDS...

I always say ďI love you tooĒ because a kid NEEDS to hear that from their caregiver and there is not enough love in the world!!! Even if you donít quite feel it I donít see the harm in it :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Ariana
Totally agree! A 3 year old knows better and...

Totally agree! A 3 year old knows better and there seems to either be no discipline at home or there is a Developmental delay. Either way it is not your problem. I would discuss the issues with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By Ariana
My handbook contains all of my policies and...

My handbook contains all of my policies and procedures and then parents sign an agreement saying they will abide by those policies and procedures. The agreement they sign pretty much like yours, it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Ariana
Similar here as well. Costumes and pumpkin...

Similar here as well. Costumes and pumpkin pancakes and some crafts. Maybe balloons if I can find orange ones.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 316
Posted By Ariana
I did this over the summer for sure but it is...

I did this over the summer for sure but it is freezing here right now so no go! Big bulky coats, hats, mits, splash pants and then food? Nope :lol: we are done nap at 3pm and my first child gets...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Ariana
It is so true! Parents are the number one...

It is so true! Parents are the number one influance in childrens behavior.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 292
Posted By Ariana
We had chicken, cheese and bell peppers...

We had chicken, cheese and bell peppers quesadilla with salsa :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 316
Posted By Ariana
I say both of you can swing it but afternoon is...

I say both of you can swing it but afternoon is great if you live in a climate where it’s warmer in the afternoon and morning in summer when afternoons get hotter.

I have a bunch of slow eaters so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Ariana
From my experience as an ECE in a Centre and...

From my experience as an ECE in a Centre and doing placements in multiple centers I knew without a doubt I would not be putting my child in care. The only place I would consider would be where I had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 386
Posted By Ariana
Her breast milk changes over time to accommodate...

Her breast milk changes over time to accommodate the baby growing but itís not something that would affect him on a daily basis so I am not sure what she is thinking an extra ounce would do!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By Ariana
I have a chikd who eats yogurt popsicles for...

I have a chikd who eats yogurt popsicles for breakfast so I get it, but it is not my problem!

It really depends on what you are comfortable with and what your schedule allows for. It sounds super...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By Ariana
I donít typically like the handprint ideas too...

I donít typically like the handprint ideas too much but this is cute! Maybe fill it with one of thise hot chocolate in a jar recipes or cookies in a jar. I might do that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 749
Posted By Ariana
Agree with this! I would err on the side of...

Agree with this! I would err on the side of compassion for dad worried about his child and pat myself on the back for being one of the good ones with nothing to hide!
:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By Ariana
I have done white chalk drawing on black paper...

I have done white chalk drawing on black paper before...gives a spooky feel and we call them ghosts. I also have done orange painting and then I just cut the painting in the shape of a pumpkin.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Ariana
It is very important in a nanny share to cover...

It is very important in a nanny share to cover your butt if one family backs out of care, if one child gets sick and misses a day and vacations for you and the parents. I would write up a contract...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 559
Posted By Ariana
:hug::hug: I have been there but managed to turn...

:hug::hug: I have been there but managed to turn it around this year. I read an articke that someone posted on here about caregiver burnout and the one piece of advice that stood out was ďlook at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By Ariana
Totally agree! Fill it with whoever you can in...

Totally agree! Fill it with whoever you can in the moment and look to replace. You may even find more part timers to offset this kid. Do what works for today, donít plan too much for tomorrow!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By Ariana
It might make moms life easier but it makes the...

It might make moms life easier but it makes the kids life harder and my job is to help the kids, not the mom ;). Mom is an adult.

I have two parents that pop soothers in their kids mouth at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By Ariana
I give meds and have a permission slip for it. I...

I give meds and have a permission slip for it. I have only ever had to give antibiotics but even most antibiotics can be done by parents at home every 12 hours. It depends on what you are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,128
Posted By Ariana
You guys really wouldnít notice a surplus of...

You guys really wouldnít notice a surplus of nearly $400? I find that crazy :lol: i know pretty much what my biweekly balance is going to be and if it is off I go digging to see why!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,128
Posted By Ariana
If you cash it now it is going to be a tight...

If you cash it now it is going to be a tight month for them so they might learn their lesson. Personally I wouldnít say anything because what is the point? They were trying to get away with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By Ariana
Parents bring extra clothes and I change them...

Parents bring extra clothes and I change them during free play. Stripping them down or art smocks work too.

I put 5-6 towels on the floor to soak up the water and keep the kids from slipping.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By Ariana
I am lucky because my door knob is sticky and it...

I am lucky because my door knob is sticky and it takes muscle to open it. Thought about fixing it with some WD-40 but I kinda like the kids not being able to open it!!

I think child proof knob...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By Ariana
I tell them to check back closer to that date. ...

I tell them to check back closer to that date. Let her know exactly what is going on and she will understand. I am pretty straightforward with parents about spots. My current DCM asked for a spot...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By Ariana
Just to be clear I was only suggesting a quicker...

Just to be clear I was only suggesting a quicker hand washing routine in this one instance to solve your supervision problem. It is not an ideal situation and supervision trumps 20 second hand...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By Ariana
wow what a crazy lady!! Why would you even want...

wow what a crazy lady!! Why would you even want to send your kid?? It is clearly an awkward situation!

My contract states that the deposit is applied towards the last two weeks of care once the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By Ariana
I send them to do their business and then they...

I send them to do their business and then they yell out when they are done. I go and wipe super quick, wash my own hands quickly and go back to the table where I have plenty of soapy cloths. Then I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Ariana
This is part of the bonding process. Every 12...

This is part of the bonding process. Every 12 month old I have started reacted this way for the first few weeks. They will eventually get used to you and feel secure with you. The best thing to do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Ariana
Sounds a lot like the little ASD boy I had for...

Sounds a lot like the little ASD boy I had for sure and my current DCG. She is current,h meeting her milestones so I am not going to say anything just yet. Keep an eye one it and eventually you can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Ariana
We have the exact same 20 month old! I asked a...

We have the exact same 20 month old! I asked a similar question and most people said it is not a big deal that they cannot ask for what they want. I disagree to some extent.

I honestly think...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 510
Posted By Ariana
I felt like a moron when I showed up to a Ďno...

I felt like a moron when I showed up to a Ďno giftí party and was the only one who didnít bring a gift :rolleyes::o
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By Ariana
I think secure kids can absolutely sleep without...

I think secure kids can absolutely sleep without these things. We lost my daughters beloved doll at an airport and she went to sleep that night. I was more upset than she was. My kids both also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4,798
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 472,269
Posted By Ariana
We better not get snow, I am NOT ready for it! ...

We better not get snow, I am NOT ready for it! And who doesnít go outside when it snows?! :eek:

DCM sent 3-4T mittens for a 19 month old. She is ALWAYS sending clothes that is way too big. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Ariana
Do you have a loud fan or sound machine? That...

Do you have a loud fan or sound machine? That might help drown out the sound a bit.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By Ariana
In group care, bringing one child to the potty at...

In group care, bringing one child to the potty at regular intervals hoping they will pee is just not feasible. The child has learned to release in the toilet but not HOLD it which is the most...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By Ariana
How do you normally being up concerns or make...

How do you normally being up concerns or make reminders? If it is face to face you could say ďdid you get the payment reminder I sent you? I noticed it had been read but no payment has been made,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By Ariana
Exactly this! If you don’t want his spirit...

Exactly this! If you don’t want his spirit squashed then stay home and raise him?? Don’t dictate to me how I run my daycare!

Whenever parents get on with this type of thing (and luckily they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,167
Posted By Ariana
Absolutely charge her a premium price for 10.5...

Absolutely charge her a premium price for 10.5 hours. I charge my premium price for anything above 8 hours and am only open 10 hours. It is a looong day for little ones. I have two families that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By Ariana
I definitely do give advice especially with this...

I definitely do give advice especially with this kind of stuff. Kid had a diaper rash and to me it looked like yeast so I used Canesten and told mom where to buy it etc. I think I just have that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Ariana
I have been there sooooo many times! I am lucky...

I have been there sooooo many times! I am lucky because I get ENORMOUS satisfaction from being uber fakey nice to annoying people.

ďOh little johnny I sure am gonna miss you, all the best...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Ariana
This is absolutely ridiculous! Why are parents...

This is absolutely ridiculous! Why are parents such idiots :(. This poor kids development is being stunted for sure and they missed the window for easy training. Now they will have to undo this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By Ariana
Yes it is the pneumonia vaccine I am pretty sure....

Yes it is the pneumonia vaccine I am pretty sure. You can Google it too. I am trying to get my husband to get it because he has asthma but it is only recommended for patients over 50 here so unless...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By Ariana
The parents donít care and are avoiding you. So...

The parents donít care and are avoiding you. So you need to make sure they stop aboiding you. I can guarantee this is not the first they have heafd of him hitting which is likely why they drop him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By Ariana
Are these parents also allowing her to sleep in...

Are these parents also allowing her to sleep in or putting her to bed too late? Getting up and playing for two hours is just not normal at this age.

If a child sleeps in, in the morning it will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Ariana
This age and a couple of goof kids is hard to...

This age and a couple of goof kids is hard to stop without making their lives miserable and they are just wanting to have fun. Maybe give a verbal warning when it is getting too intense that the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By Ariana
I guess as long as you are bending over backwards...

I guess as long as you are bending over backwards for them and have zero needs of your own, like a day off they are happy. True colors come out when you enforce your contract or take days off. This...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By Ariana
I wouldnít advertise it for privacy reasons. I...

I wouldnít advertise it for privacy reasons. I am sure they can figure it out!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Ariana
Thank you for sharing!! My niece is...

Thank you for sharing!!

My niece is overweight at 11 and I feel it is because she was forced to eat as a child and was belittled and shamed for not eating. Now she sneaks food and hides it :(. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 359
Posted By Ariana
My contract states that I have 5 paid sick days...

My contract states that I have 5 paid sick days and 5 paid personal days. I also have 4 weeks of vacation and all stat holidays.

I typically take less than 5 sick days, rarely take personal days...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Ariana
Are they just being goofs or are they being rough...

Are they just being goofs or are they being rough or something? I am not sure this would bother me that much if it was just noises.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Ariana
Most of my kids start out this way at first...

Most of my kids start out this way at first unless they are not an only child and are used to some chaos. The only advice I have is to wait it out and hopefulky he adjusts again. I think being off...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Ariana
I handle it the same way I would handle a sibling...

I handle it the same way I would handle a sibling squabble that is driving me bonkers and tell them both to knock it off or consequences for both. This way you are not taking sides.

As long as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By Ariana
I have one like this too. Upstairs, downstairs,...

I have one like this too. Upstairs, downstairs, lunch time, snack time, bed time....she just stands and stares. At one point we were going upstairs for lunch and everyone was already up so I turned...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Ariana
Is it your brother or your sister or your...

Is it your brother or your sister or your husbands? Either way I would pick up the phone and ask for the payment plus late fee.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Ariana
It looks like you will have to sleep train him...

It looks like you will have to sleep train him and tell the parents you have to do it and they have to stop putting him in a swing at home. It is terrible when parents feel that not dealing with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 752
Posted By Ariana
I have had kids poop 3-4 times a day and multiple...

I have had kids poop 3-4 times a day and multiple diaper rashes as well. No blowouts though! My own 5 yr old poops 3-4 times a day, eats like a horse and is only 37 pounds!!

Might be some sort...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Ariana
Holding fees are non refundable since it is...

Holding fees are non refundable since it is paying to hold the space which has already occurred before enrollment.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By Ariana
When I took a child abuse class a few years ago...

When I took a child abuse class a few years ago this qualifies as abuse/neglect. I would absolutely bring it up to dad and find out what is going on. A single dad might be depressed and need help. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 598
Posted By Ariana
I agree with some of the other thoughts...

I agree with some of the other thoughts mentioned. Knowing this info creates animosity. If this mom hasnít told you this you would have no idea and carried on as usual so the information is not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By Ariana
Thank you for the resource! I am reading a bunch...

Thank you for the resource! I am reading a bunch online and it seems that as long as it stops around 2 years old itís all good. I think the Echolalia in and of itself is not the only concern so I...
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