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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 03:33 PM
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 07:40 AM
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 07:39 AM
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 07:37 AM
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 05:03 PM
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 09:39 AM
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By 284878
I don't want to sound like a downer but you need...

I don't want to sound like a downer but you need to lower your expectations of other people. Don't expect them to care and if they do show appreciation then love it.

I never announce purchases,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 08:35 AM
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 08:13 AM
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I have a tunnel named Gus you can climb through and come over and on. I have a car bed that the kids get in pretend to play and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By 284878
Same here she is barely two and behind verbally...

Same here she is barely two and behind verbally but everytime she sees a toy dog, she says doggie in such a sad way. It breaks my heart.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By 284878
Thank you, I suggested looking at the sesame...

Thank you, I suggested looking at the sesame street site and Daniel Tiger site.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 97
Posted By 284878
What is the bag for?

What is the bag for?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,468
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Is the new site down? I keep getting an error...

Is the new site down? I keep getting an error when I click on a thread title.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,468
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Go to the new website and create an account. ...

Go to the new website and create an account.

https://forum.daycare.com/

You don't need to use your old username or password but you can if you want.


I changed mine to alwaysgreener, look...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,468
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Go to the new website and create an account. ...

Go to the new website and create an account.

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You don't need to use your old username or password but you can if you want.


I changed mine to alwaysgreener, look...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By 284878
Check with your current home and auto company...

Check with your current home and auto company first. I had Liberty mutual when I opened daycare and they limited the number of children I could have. AAA won't even consider you even for home or auto...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By 284878
Dog Passed

Dcg dog passed, I think over Easter weekend. At first she still looked for the dog at home but since stopped.
This week she has brought every book with a dog on the cover to me to read. Ds got out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,468
Posted By 284878
Hey I was wondering what the status is on this,...

Hey I was wondering what the status is on this, what did you decide Michael?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 294
Posted By 284878
No field trips. Good thing that is not one of my...

No field trips. Good thing that is not one of my rules, I would not be able to take DCB to the bus stop or get him off. I have a shared driveway, the front I only have the right way to, so I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 294
Posted By 284878
No MI. But I have always wanted to visit WI. Pine...

No MI. But I have always wanted to visit WI. Pine trees and dead trees, lol. That neighbor knows that they are dead but won't take them down. On the other side, it is my dad's property and it is just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 294
Posted By 284878
My backyard has a natural fence (the neighbors...

My backyard has a natural fence (the neighbors planted trees) and I was not required to fence anything. I have since put up a cheap fence that keeps the kids coraled in the playground area but it was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By 284878
I aim for part-time kids. Before the pandemic hit...

I aim for part-time kids. Before the pandemic hit I had two on Tuesday and Thursday only, two on Monday only, two on Tuesday Wednesday Thursday only, two on Monday Wednesday only. The two on Monday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 262,119
Posted By 284878
My kids toys out side, not in the playground. DCB...

My kids toys out side, not in the playground. DCB says "I see ds toy, it is underneath the sky."
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 262,119
Posted By 284878
Ds, almost 3, is playing with two toys this...

Ds, almost 3, is playing with two toys this weekend. I am busy working, so I don't catch all of what he says but I do catch... "I love you, Dcg" then he has the one you toy kiss the other toy (not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,582
Posted By 284878
They do but not on Sunday. Siblings were...

They do but not on Sunday.
Siblings were exposed to Gma. Gma was exposed on last Sunday and now has Covid-19 as of Saturday. Siblings were tested but still waiting on the results. Siblings were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,582
Posted By 284878
Questions what is the CDC requirements if you are...

Questions what is the CDC requirements if you are exposed after one shot? (Possible exposure happened one week after first shot)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By 284878
Ben there on both sides. Fostered for 3.5 years,...

Ben there on both sides. Fostered for 3.5 years, sometimes the foster parent has no choice in times that others have access to kids but other times they do.

I have also had foster kids in care...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 262,119
Posted By 284878
Gma (Dcm Mil) dropped off the kids today. She...

Gma (Dcm Mil) dropped off the kids today. She talking about Dcm and says, " I love her but she is flalky", I keep looking forward to keep from laughing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 262,119
Posted By 284878
Sold our couch before we replaced it. DCB has...

Sold our couch before we replaced it. DCB has been looking for it all day. :lol: Maybe I should not of said it was hiding.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 262,119
Posted By 284878
DS to DCG "I sit next to you, I hold your hand"...

DS to DCG "I sit next to you, I hold your hand" as he grabs her hand. - should I be worried. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6,241
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 723,849
Posted By 284878
I think I offended DCM. Due to covid, the...

I think I offended DCM.

Due to covid, the school keeps losing bus drivers and not replacing them. So routes keep changing. In January we got a new driver and she comes later than the other driver....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6,241
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 723,849
Posted By 284878
Yes, be grateful that you get to go. We get...

Yes, be grateful that you get to go. We get nothing.



That explains why they do this. When I started DC I thought I would be able to go to things and I found out when dd started school that I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By 284878
lol, I would do that too. I have a...

lol, I would do that too.

I have a commercial-type faucet. There is one lever that gets pushed on to turn on the water and it shuts itself off. The hot and cold are mixed together, so it is never...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,582
Posted By 284878
My arm itches and I think my tongue feels weird....

My arm itches and I think my tongue feels weird. They made me sit for 30 minutes because of my previous reactions to other vaccines. I was the last appointment for the day, so I got to sit all alone....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By 284878
Yesterday a family didn't show up and I texted to...

Yesterday a family didn't show up and I texted to find out what happened, (mom pregnant, so I was trying not to think the worst) they had went on vacation and they each thought the other one had told...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By 284878
I have contacted the parent before but have...

I have contacted the parent before but have removed the promise to do so from my handbook to remove liability from me.

I had one of DCM's boyfriend show up 30 minutes early, I told him he was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,111
Posted By 284878
You got this, you are a great mamma. You...

You got this, you are a great mamma.

You know best.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By 284878
I have the one bc linked for my door. It lets me...

I have the one bc linked for my door. It lets me know when some one gets to the door. I don't use it much anymore because I have ring but I do recommend it for a cheap, quick temp or permanent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,111
Posted By 284878
OP this is great. I hear ya on loving telling her...

OP this is great. I hear ya on loving telling her no, I love it too, it is like a buzz/high when you are assertive and don't back down. When she leaves you may miss that feeling, haha but not her.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By 284878
I got some car tires I want to put in the...

I got some car tires I want to put in the playground but
We have farm tractor tires, they are a bit smaller than what you have pictured, lol: We put them in the ground, upright (they are outside my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By 284878
Yes, that is the food I was talking about. This...

Yes, that is the food I was talking about. This is what my little tikes shopping cart looked like. My food may be buried in my parent's yard. :lol: My dad dug up my dustpan once.

That was the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By 284878
I like the target one, it's what I'm looking for....

I like the target one, it's what I'm looking for. Thank you
The first Walmart one I had, the wheels cut pop it off so I sold it.
My kids tend to use the wagons and the shopping carts in races...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By 284878
Playground Fence and More

1. --- I currently have a fence up around the playground, we did it quickly and at low cost just before the snow fell a few years ago. I am considering upgrading the fence from the chicken fence to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By 284878
I bet you feel so much better now. I know I...

I bet you feel so much better now. I know I would.

I agree with BC too, the better I get at recognizing crazy the better the kids I get.
However, I don't do the 2-week trial for a few reasons...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By 284878
I feel each situation is different, based on...

I feel each situation is different, based on parents, child, (the rest of the crew), and time of the day. This would be a no-go for me even though, I have done 1/2 days in the past.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By 284878
Simplay3 Discount

I was just looking around on the Simplay3 site and I found that child care providers get a 10% or more discount on all orders purchase through their biz account plus they have free shipping on any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,111
Posted By 284878
I feel for you, this is stuff that my sister will...

I feel for you, this is stuff that my sister will pull and she is bi polar. She doesn't get it when I tell her that there has to be a line, she disagrees with me and tells me that there shouldn't be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By 284878
I had that family once, after signing the...

I had that family once, after signing the paperwork and marking no in the box for special conditions, Dcm let's it slip that the SA child has adhd. I struggled with her for months and could not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2021, 06:38 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,582
Posted By 284878
How ironic, people don't want to be cooped up so...

How ironic, people don't want to be cooped up so they go somewhere that is over crowded and they have a harder time to move around and no fresh air, just like a chicken in a chicken coop.

When I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By 284878
Not from WI but it took me 8/9 months from app to...

Not from WI but it took me 8/9 months from app to license but there were some delays. I also could not open until licensed. So I would think that you being license exempt already would speed things...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By 284878
That is not how dcb use to do it. He would have...

That is not how dcb use to do it. He would have to remove everything, including his socks, and then hop on, sitting backward but upright. In the process my floor/rug, back of toilet lid, and his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By 284878
The problem with straddling is that the kid has...

The problem with straddling is that the kid has to full undress and in the process some will start to go before they get on. Hence still pee on the floor.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By 284878
Sorry no advice. Just have to say seriously...

Sorry no advice.
Just have to say seriously DCB you don't need to talk to me while you're peeing. Every time you talk the flow stops. Just finish up wash your hands and then come talk to me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By 284878
Sadly I have no wall space in my entry way to...

Sadly I have no wall space in my entry way to hang hooks. I have on one side dryer, cabinet (with spare clothes and paperwork inside plus a tray on top for shoes/boots), washer and then closet. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By 284878
Well that back fired. I use dh fb account to...

Well that back fired. I use dh fb account to respond to another person looking for care for one child a couple days a week on the 9th. Then on the 16th told her my availability had changed. Now on...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-20-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 596
Posted By 284878
Your kidding right?? If a tornado damage...

Your kidding right??

If a tornado damage your house that is being built, YOUR construction/homeowners insurance would cover the damage not the contractor or his insurance.

The contractor...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By 284878
Lol my brother banged his head to get to sleep at...

Lol my brother banged his head to get to sleep at night, he did this from a young child and into his teens. ( I would have to ask his wife to see if he ever stopped) He once as a grade school...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By 284878
I bought a dozen (various colors) drawstring...

I bought a dozen (various colors) drawstring backpack and personized for each child. Then cramped there winter gear into them. Parents loved it and brought them every day. Their things were all there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By 284878
Rule of thumb never send home the original. ...

Rule of thumb never send home the original.

Here is what I would do, message a reminder that the paperwork is late and due in the morning or their child can't stay/attend until it is completed. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,582
Posted By 284878
I go back and forth. I was looking to get it and...

I go back and forth. I was looking to get it and then I heard a pointless report that said xx% of Trump voters are not going to get the vaccine and only x% of Biden voters are not going to get the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 360,576
Posted By 284878
Doesn't it feel great to have an early Friday?

Doesn't it feel great to have an early Friday?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By 284878
I skip all parties too. If I ever consider...

I skip all parties too.

If I ever consider having one, I just remind my self of all the stress and work that some of you have just do something that none of the parents appericate.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2021, 04:35 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,582
Posted By 284878
You're not the only one I haven't gotten either.

You're not the only one I haven't gotten either.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By 284878
Okay sometimes just make my post short and sweet....

Okay sometimes just make my post short and sweet. I don't put in all of the stories, I just do highlights.

So here are more of the highlights...

DCM said dcg4 did not nap but that she would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By 284878
Thank you, I need a ghostwriter sometimes. I...

Thank you, I need a ghostwriter sometimes. I should have just cut it off when I found out about the napping issues. But instead, I tried to discourage her by recommending other providers. As you can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By 284878
How Does This Sound

I have someone contact me, I told them that I was going to have an opening in June after school gets out and dcm delivers the baby but... (then I found out that the child is a non-napper and I just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By 284878
8-4 in would love that too. My current hours are...

8-4 in would love that too. My current hours are 830-6 M&W and 7-53 T&TH. I feel more worn out on M&W, that last 30 minutes suck.

When I was pregnant for ds, my hours were 930-415 two days and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,582
Posted By 284878
How did you find out what you were getting before...

How did you find out what you were getting before you got there?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By 284878
I have allowed time changes, as long as they ask...

I have allowed time changes, as long as they ask with enough notice, not tell, and pick up early. A request for an hour early means they have to up an hour early or $1 late fee applies.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By 284878
Sorry, you did not get an answer, you could...

Sorry, you did not get an answer, you could message Tom Copeland on here or on his blog at www.tomcopelandblog.com and he should be able to give you some kind of answer.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By 284878
DCM says he only did it once at school. She...

DCM says he only did it once at school.

She says this morning, DCB says he is not scared to come to dc anymore. She asked if anything changed here. I did not tell her but I just termed a new dcb...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,177
Posted By 284878
I recently had this happen to me. As I was...

I recently had this happen to me. As I was changing dcb he started screaming, "you hurt me" when I lifted his feet to wipe. Then he started kicking me. I ignored him and did not react, keep going...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By 284878
Oh sorry if that is what it sounded like, Dcm is...

Oh sorry if that is what it sounded like, Dcm is not blaming me at all. I was just trying to see if we were missing something that was causing his crying. (He has an ear piercing cry, so I really...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By 284878
He started the crying here first then with gma...

He started the crying here first then with gma from what I understood from dcm.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By 284878
Change in DCB

DCB has changed, he recently has been really clingy on his mom and cries at drop-off. He will stop shortly after she leaves and goes to the bathroom, even if he does not go.

DCB comes here M and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 777
Posted By 284878
:hug::hug::hug:

:hug::hug::hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 777
Posted By 284878
My late bil attempt to do this for his son, but...

My late bil attempt to do this for his son, but the chemo treatment got the better of him and he just never had the energy.
I never thought about doing this with my parents, they both are 79.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By 284878
Yes in my first post I said that. To us adults,...

Yes in my first post I said that. To us adults, we see the long term effects but the toddler that bites is the same as a child that hits. They are doing it to get their way, as a way of self defense...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By 284878
I feel for you and agree with others, TERM the...

I feel for you and agree with others, TERM the screamer now! I just termed a dcb that brought nothing but stress to my ds, I gave them 2 weeks and it was a long 2 weeks. I did it to be kind but I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By 284878
I was listening to a radio program once, the...

I was listening to a radio program once, the guest said that most people will punish only the child that ... first and never the one that ... back. He said that both kids should be punished equally....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 262,119
Posted By 284878
My ds and DCB do not get along. DCB pushes ds. I...

My ds and DCB do not get along. DCB pushes ds. I stopped ds from pushing back. I tell him to use his words and tell me what he wants. DS says "I want to push DCB down" I of course did not let him but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By 284878
I agree with BC. The act of biting is on...

I agree with BC.

The act of biting is on the same level as a child that hits, pushes, kicks, licks, spits or scratches. To the child they see no difference, All of this behaviors are a cry for...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-25-2021, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By 284878
Oh my that is so funny. It reminds me of my...

Oh my that is so funny. It reminds me of my Grandma ingenious. She would only fill the wash side of the sink with a little bit of water to start. As she washed she would turn the water on to rinse...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2021, 12:04 PM
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Posted By 284878
Any veggies that grows in ground will do well in...

Any veggies that grows in ground will do well in shade.

Carrots would be great because you could wash them off and eat them outside. You can also start them in April and they can stay in the...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-24-2021, 11:57 AM
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Views: 241
Posted By 284878
You should message Tom Copeland on this.

You should message Tom Copeland on this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2021, 11:34 AM
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Posted By 284878
Dear DCB Sometimes I start questioning my...

Dear DCB

Sometimes I start questioning my decision to term you but then you remind me by keeping me hostage in my living room during nap time. Thank you very much for the reminder, only one day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2021, 09:18 AM
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Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By 284878
Dcm that I gave two weeks notice to, drops off...

Dcm that I gave two weeks notice to, drops off this morning and says they are going to pick up early because they are going to meet with the new provider....awkward. But I guess it is to be expected.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2021, 08:47 AM
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Views: 427
Posted By 284878
Depends on how much I like the child or parents.

Depends on how much I like the child or parents.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By 284878
Our library has a book suggestion quiz on there...

Our library has a book suggestion quiz on there website. Could perhaps your library have something similar?

Or maybe just search for one on the web.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2021, 10:52 AM
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Views: 612
Posted By 284878
I have one SA plus my own dd. SA had a sibling in...

I have one SA plus my own dd. SA had a sibling in care. What kind of restrictions are you thinking about?

Here is some rules I have in place...

He must read for 20 minutes at the beginning of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2021, 10:32 AM
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Posted By 284878
I like this idea but would worry more about the...

I like this idea but would worry more about the strainers breaking and cutting a child then the wooden spoons being used elsewhere.

I got drum set and rain wheel last summer to add to my bells...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2021, 09:18 AM
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Posted By 284878
Their reply was about finding a provider to tour...

Their reply was about finding a provider to tour with this week. Either a virtual tour or in person. Since I could not tour on the days they wanted me to.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-21-2021, 08:13 PM
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Views: 236
Posted By 284878
Business. I have one a 1099-NEC too and I use...

Business. I have one a 1099-NEC too and I use turbo tax and placed it under the business income.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6,241
Sticky: Venting Thread
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I get a call from dc over a week ago from a dad,...

I get a call from dc over a week ago from a dad, they need care Tuesday, Thursday, and Fridays and I am only open M-TH. I let them know how to find care and tell them to call me if they have any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 816
Posted By 284878
Yes, I like it and would recommend it. It works...

Yes, I like it and would recommend it. It works well with home daycares. I would recommend trying it (just use a different email than your business one) and checking it out, you may decide to start...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-18-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By 284878
If the door is exclusive for child care then...

If the door is exclusive for child care then maybe but if anyone uses it, then no.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 02-17-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By 284878
Wow this, I wish someone said that to me when I...

Wow this, I wish someone said that to me when I opened.
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 02-15-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By 284878
Yes we use the local library. We started in 19...

Yes we use the local library. We started in 19 the day dd got out of school. I go weekly now, or as much as I can. I use the online site to request books and dvd for the kids and once a week go pick...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By 284878
Sorry no, I do not have one. My advice...

Sorry no, I do not have one.

My advice would be to look around your place and make a list of what needs to be done. Run through your day in detail on paper.

Here are a few things that I would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2021, 09:05 PM
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Views: 104,356
Posted By 284878
Exclamation Um did you call the cops and report the theft of...

Um did you call the cops and report the theft of the missing items?

So a friend of a friend took some stuff that was at "the curb" and the homeowner called the cops on them for theft, he got...
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