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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 404
Posted By MomBoss
Claiming my late fees! If they read the contract...

Claiming my late fees! If they read the contract they should know to pay- i shouldnt have to chase my money!
But i feel awkward asking for $2 for being 2 min late..ugh
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By MomBoss
Ok i guess i have a family that already does...

Ok i guess i have a family that already does this. But they didnt ask me, they just bring in a form eveey couple if months for me to sign to verify. So i thought it was weird for this family to ask,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By MomBoss
FSA Account

Has anyones had parents pay with an FSA account? What is it and how would you be paid?
A parent is asking if i accept this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 278
Posted By MomBoss
Close to my inspection time, I have a dream my...

Close to my inspection time, I have a dream my licensor comes and its all bad news lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
A teething fever at most would be 100. And it...

A teething fever at most would be 100. And it happens the day before a tooth comes in and the day of. Mayo clinic says the body temp may go up 1 degree and anything above 100 would be illness not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 659
Posted By MomBoss
Ive been doing daycare for 3 years and it amazes...

Ive been doing daycare for 3 years and it amazes me how fast these kids ruin toys. My own kids respect their toys but these kids it seems deliberate. I dont let them have books because all they do is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 801
Posted By MomBoss
I completely agree! I feel very awkward saying I...

I completely agree! I feel very awkward saying I love you back. So i say thank you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
Late payments. I understand you forgot...but...

Late payments. I understand you forgot...but there is a late fee. I dont care that you are so sorry. Theres a late fee.
I shouldnt have to remind you that if you pay the day after it is due, you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 530
Posted By MomBoss
I say yes. But i think its weird that they didnt...

I say yes. But i think its weird that they didnt go to the bathroom before leaving work and.. they cant wait til they get home?
I have a very small bladder and never leave the house without using...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By MomBoss
Halloween for Under 2

I need ideas for a Halloween party, crafts, and games. All my kids are 2 and under. I am drawing a blank with what to do with them. Their fine motor skills are poor so finding projects that wont...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,123
Posted By MomBoss
I do. I had a parent give me a couple extra...

I do. I had a parent give me a couple extra dollars..when i mentioned it she said it was a tip. I also dont charge for my vacation days and a family accidently paid me for a full week when i was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By MomBoss
At lunch time i say "Ok everyone lets sit down...

At lunch time i say "Ok everyone lets sit down for lunch!" And i have one boy who every time says "can i sit down too".
Well..yes..i did say everyone..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 747
Posted By MomBoss
Ive never though of that..hmm..i guess parents...

Ive never though of that..hmm..i guess parents arent concerned. I was thinking some kind of food dye or too many dark berries. Its not every time. Maybe a couple per week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
I leave for vacation on wed and i feel like im...

I leave for vacation on wed and i feel like im coming down with a cold! Im hoping its just because my house is cold and thats why my nose is a little runny and im just being paranoid. Ive taken a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 747
Posted By MomBoss
All mine poop min of 2 times a day as well....

All mine poop min of 2 times a day as well. Sometimes 3 poopy diapers within 6 hour span. Also will leak if not caught immediately. Whats weird is one has jet black poop. Literally black poop. I cant...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 534
Posted By MomBoss
But you were still with your baby right? I...

But you were still with your baby right?
I personally could not leave my baby that young. When i had my first child, I made sure i had enough money to take off 3 months. My last pregnancy I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 534
Posted By MomBoss
Who leaves their 3 day old baby?!?!

Who leaves their 3 day old baby?!?!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By MomBoss
Do you update your policy every year? I have...

Do you update your policy every year? I have parents sign a new handbook & contract the first of the year and have it in my policy that my policys are subject to change. If parents dont agree with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By MomBoss
When I had a new baby start, i felt so bad for...

When I had a new baby start, i felt so bad for the other kids. I didnt realize that this baby was always held, doesnt sleep, and was going to cry all day!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 879
Posted By MomBoss
This happened to me when making a cake with the...

This happened to me when making a cake with the kids. Sneezed right into it. Makes me so mad when kids dont cover or look away when sneezing. And it never fails that when im sitting on the floor with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
Was throwing up last night. My first thought was...

Was throwing up last night. My first thought was “who brought their child to daycare after throwing up?!” :(:mad:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By MomBoss
Im non confrontational about added fees. Anything...

Im non confrontational about added fees. Anything more than tuition fees i always feel weird askig for but i know we need these policies to avoid being taken advantage of. Im asking for $50 for NSF...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By MomBoss
I have in my policy a $50 inconvenience fee for...

I have in my policy a $50 inconvenience fee for NSF checks. This covers bounced check fees and any overdraft fees i may have now. Im so non confrontational so i have to do this over a text message lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By MomBoss
Return Check

I got my first returned check. Checked my bank account this morning and found i was missing money. Looked and saw a check was being returned. Whats confusing is that the check was cleared and in my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,057
Posted By MomBoss
I snap the middle one or 2/3 of the buttons and i...

I snap the middle one or 2/3 of the buttons and i dont care if they go home like that. Who cares! If a parent had a problem with it id tell them not to send their child in onesies, then they wont...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
Why do children repeat something until you...

Why do children repeat something until you aknowlege them? "Teacher the light is off, teacher the light is off, teacher the light is off..." 20 more times later..
"OK!"
ugh drives me crazy! Lol. Im...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By MomBoss
This is a great excuse and its true! At least for...

This is a great excuse and its true! At least for my insurance. I have to say how many kids I have and pay accordinfly. It wouldnt cover anyone but the kids I watch.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By MomBoss
For the dad that awkwardly lingers..i have a dad...

For the dad that awkwardly lingers..i have a dad like that , he stands there like he wants to say something but doesnt know what to say. So what i say is “DCB had a good day! *looks at dcb* ill see...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
Its funny how when parents stumble across these...

Its funny how when parents stumble across these situations, insted of it triggering the thought "oh yeah I forgot she said shes closed today"..they think you forgot to unlock the gate.
The locked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By MomBoss
I do. So they can look out for symptoms, try not...

I do. So they can look out for symptoms, try not to blame their childs sickness on something else (like teething) when another kid had the same sickness, and not get mad at you when they ask if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By MomBoss
How Do I Word This?

A former dcp (left in june) asked me to watch her 3 yr old a couple times this summer. Im low in ratio so i said sure no problem. Well i have new child (infant) starting one of the days she asked and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 707
Posted By MomBoss
Wow..and they could go to Goodwill and buy a...

Wow..and they could go to Goodwill and buy a similar bear for $1. 7hrs for a stuffed animal? Nope!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By MomBoss
Yes. I guess i was more offended that they said...

Yes. I guess i was more offended that they said my rate was unreasonable. So yea i guess they will get what they pay for lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By MomBoss
So you would choose a dirty daycare over a bettrr...

So you would choose a dirty daycare over a bettrr provider who is $5 more a week? :-/
When i say quality i dont Just mean the curriculum. When i searched for daycares i walked into homes that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By MomBoss
It makes me wonder why i put so much into my...

It makes me wonder why i put so much into my program if all they care about is the price. I could be $10 cheaper if I cut out some of my “quality”.
I couldnt afford my sons daycare either so i...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By MomBoss
Price Over Quality?

Ive noticed parents are more interested in the price of the daycare over quality..which is crazy because this is your child! Parents care more about a deal than quality, cleaniness, and the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By MomBoss
Ok thanks! This is what he sleeps in so it should...

Ok thanks! This is what he sleeps in so it should help part of the problem.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By MomBoss
Is this ok? ...

Is this ok? ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By MomBoss
For swaddling i read that it cant restrict the...

For swaddling i read that it cant restrict the arms? Unless i read wrong. He needs his arms restricted lol
Edit: nevermind, its the hips/legs. Does a sleep sack count as restricting the legs?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By MomBoss
When Your Own Child Is Not Safe Sleep Ready

Anyone experience this?? He does not like to sleep flat because of colic. He likes to be almost sitting up and swaddled super tight. I have him sleeping in a bouncer at night. I wish licensing rules...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
Tired of people responding to my ad asking about...

Tired of people responding to my ad asking about me and my rates but when i email back...they dont respond. My rates are the lowest in the area and centers are $400/week. If my rates are the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By MomBoss
How Did You Raise Rates?

How did you raise rates on current families? Did you gradually add the money in each week? How did you talk to parents about it and how did the parents respond?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By MomBoss
OMG! Im not sure how i would have continued to do...

OMG! Im not sure how i would have continued to do care for them.. lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By MomBoss
I love the people i just had an intervie with...

I love the people i just had an intervie with (sibling group). They were so easy to talk to and understoof everything in my policy. If they want to go with me, im deff taking them. The other family...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By MomBoss
I didnt give a specific time frame, i basically...

I didnt give a specific time frame, i basically said in order for the spot to be held, it has to be paid. So they should assume the spot is not held for them yet? I think im going to wait to contact...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By MomBoss
Not Sure What To Do - Holding An Infant Spot

I have an infant opening and have been doing interviews. The first interview i did they got back to me within 5 min of leaving saying they wanted the spot. Originally i was going to wait to make a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By MomBoss
Im wondering if it was a canker sore since it was...

Im wondering if it was a canker sore since it was inside the mouth?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By MomBoss
I tell parents they can put my check in my...

I tell parents they can put my check in my mailbox if they arent bringing their child the day tuition is due. Otherwise if they bring it the next day, theres a $10 late fee.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 846
Posted By MomBoss
Annnnnnnd weve been outside for 30min and already...

Annnnnnnd weve been outside for 30min and already had to retie them 3 times. Double knotted even :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 846
Posted By MomBoss
I regret working til my due date. I didnt think...

I regret working til my due date. I didnt think it would be this hard or that i would be carrying so low with a huge baby. They are predicting 9lbs.
If the child is ready to learn how to tie shoes,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 846
Posted By MomBoss
Lol i guess im also speaking in terms of being 9...

Lol i guess im also speaking in terms of being 9 months pregnant and having a hard time bending/moving as im in so much pain! When we still had snow i dreaded getting them ready for outside. Nobody...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 846
Posted By MomBoss
All the children i have (7) are 3 and under. So...

All the children i have (7) are 3 and under. So it already takes awhile to get ready for outside since most dont know how to put on their own shoes or jacket. It would just make my life easier if i...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 846
Posted By MomBoss
Tie Shoes

Do you allow laces? Dcp brought child who is 2 with new shoes for summer, he says "unfortunately you have to tie them"
I know that wasnt their only option, so why would they think i want to tie and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By MomBoss
I use instacart at least twice a week. I pay for...

I use instacart at least twice a week. I pay for a monthly delivery fee so im not paying the 5.99 everytime. Its an okay service. I use it mainly for daycare things or when im just too lazy to go out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By MomBoss
In my state, you cant pick up an infant unless...

In my state, you cant pick up an infant unless youve had AHT training. So i would just say that to someone who tried picking up a baby that wasnt theirs.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
Husband is sick with a cold, therefore the whole...

Husband is sick with a cold, therefore the whole house will be in a bad mood because of his bad mood. Hes mean when hes sick. Great.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By MomBoss
You could always have your child go to the center...

You could always have your child go to the center for now and then go back to her when she starts doing care again. But depending on what the illness was, you have to figure out if its possible she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,291
Posted By MomBoss
But did she say they were looking for transport...

But did she say they were looking for transport back to your daycare specifically?
I think what everyone is trying to say is that you dont know what this families plans are because THAT FAMILY did...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,836
Posted By MomBoss
I never understand when parents say "they wont...

I never understand when parents say "they wont let me..."
Whose the adult? & arent you bigger?
There seems to be a lot of these parents nowadays.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
When parents text u about something after hours...

When parents text u about something after hours that is dumb and could have waited until they saw u the next day! Thanks for interrupting time with my family!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
2 ft of snow in yard, i dont care im not taking...

2 ft of snow in yard, i dont care im not taking the kids outside today. I have 1 and 2 yr olds...im not listening to them cry the whole time because their stuck in the snow or their boot fell off. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By MomBoss
Then just pay her for the 2 days. Yes 2 days. It...

Then just pay her for the 2 days. Yes 2 days. It doesnt matter if it was a half day, your child was still part of her ratio regardless if they were their all day. Also, based on everything you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,122
Posted By MomBoss
IMO if that little policy which shouldnt be a big...

IMO if that little policy which shouldnt be a big deal, is a big deal for them...how many other policies of yours are they going to have a problem with someday?
New carseat at walmart is $50. You...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By MomBoss
If there was no contract nothing signed , then...

If there was no contract nothing signed , then yes you shouldnt have to pay for 2 weeks of care BUT you do need to pay for the 2 days of care you recieved.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By MomBoss
Huge Tantrum Because Of Change In Schedule

DCM dropped off DCG at 12:15 right after a dr apt.
All the other kids just layed down for a nap. After her mom left, dcg spent the next hour & 1/2 screaming and throwing a tantrum. Throwing herself...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By MomBoss
I think parents give way too much milk at home....

I think parents give way too much milk at home. My group has so many BM issues...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
Parent asked me last night if i could watch her...

Parent asked me last night if i could watch her child til 5:15 the next day. I close at 5. I said sure but you would have to pay the late fee of $15 and asked if that still worked. They said no, they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By MomBoss
They didnt always keep them cut and every time...

They didnt always keep them cut and every time she scratched i would make her parents feel bad for it by telling them that the mom of dcb was really upset. It annoyed me that they knew she was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By MomBoss
I had this same problem. This little girls nails...

I had this same problem. This little girls nails were always long and when she scratched, it looked horrible. The victims mom would get really upset and all i could really do is tell her i would talk...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
Why is it when a child is sick, the first...

Why is it when a child is sick, the first question parents ask "anyone at daycare have...?"
Like theres no other way a child can get sick
Plus this child has pink eye...literally so many situations...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,120
Posted By MomBoss
In the morning i make sure the carpet is vacuumed...

In the morning i make sure the carpet is vacuumed and the toys are picked up. In the afternoon idc what the parents see because ive had 6 kids here all day, the parents need to expect a mess.
The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
He was very mature for his age, just when he was...

He was very mature for his age, just when he was bored..he found a way not to be bored. To this day he is the most responsible person i know and ironically is afraid to get in any sort of trouble lol...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
My brother was a child that could have been in...

My brother was a child that could have been in school sooner than he should have. He was super bored because he was ahead of everyone else, so he got in trouble. It wasnt until about 5th grade my mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
I need one too! Please share! I havent figured...

I need one too! Please share! I havent figured out how to write one without sounding like a ***** lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,549
Posted By MomBoss
Not sure where u are from, but here we are not...

Not sure where u are from, but here we are not allowed to know a childs medical history unless the parent wants to share that info. Prevents staff from treating the child differently. Although i feel...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
I wish parents could be faster gettind their kids...

I wish parents could be faster gettind their kids ready and out my door! Why can i put your kids boots and coat on in less than a minute but it takes you 10min?
Especially when its your last kid and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,549
Posted By MomBoss
My worst experience was when i worked at a center...

My worst experience was when i worked at a center and a child fell and hit his face. My reaction was to pick him up and comfort him...not realizing he was having a massive bloody nose all over my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,549
Posted By MomBoss
I care for a lot of little ones 2 and under and...

I care for a lot of little ones 2 and under and most recently the infant likes to crawl over , climb on me, and put her mouth on me..leaving a nice circle of slobber :)
I also have some major...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,549
Posted By MomBoss
What kind of shorts do you wear in the summer? I...

What kind of shorts do you wear in the summer? I didnt wear shorts the first two summers because i didnt want to seem inappropriate. I am young in this business and worried about how it looked. But...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By MomBoss
Closing When Only Expecting 1 Child

Anyone close when they are only expecting one child?
I was thinking of adding that to my policy, one child can make a day long and doesnt really seem worth it to be open. Especially when its...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By MomBoss
Its like every month i find something new to...

Its like every month i find something new to write in my contract. But i only give an updated contract once a year...grr. wish i had it all right the first time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,549
Posted By MomBoss
Yoga pants and a tshirt. Ive had a lot of bodily...

Yoga pants and a tshirt. Ive had a lot of bodily fluids on me over the years, its not worth ruining my nice clothes. What i wear doesnt determine how good of job i do. I work with kids, people should...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By MomBoss
2 Week Notice, Do You Prorate?

I have a childs last day on a tuesday in june. They gave a 2 week deposit that applies to the last 2 weeks of care. Since they want their last day to be a tuesday, how does that work? My rule was you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By MomBoss
I did the same thing when i first started just to...

I did the same thing when i first started just to get clients. You will start to resent them and regret doing it. I eventually had to change my hours and let them go (after a year) becausw the burn...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
Grrr

:mad:
When i inteviewed this family last august, they said they may keep their child home or be part time in the summer because she is a teacher. I told them i dont have a part time rate, they would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By MomBoss
He is very social with the parents when they have...

He is very social with the parents when they have seen him so they are aware of him,but he never watches the kids for me or anything like that. If we are outside playing, he is sometimes outside too...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By MomBoss
Husband "Visiting" During Daycare Hours

Does anyones husband “visit” them during daycare hours? My husband isnt seen by the parents much as my daycare is in the basement and has a seperate entrance, but when hes done working he likes to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,092
Posted By MomBoss
I would not respond to texts/calls after business...

I would not respond to texts/calls after business hours. Like other businesses there wouldnt be someone there to answer. Respond when you open the next morning. A forgotten stuffed animal is not an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,060
Posted By MomBoss
I got one once "what did jane have for snack...

I got one once "what did jane have for snack today? Shes trying to tell me but i cant undersrand what shes saying"
......................really? Why was that so important to know.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 942
Posted By MomBoss
Hands to yourself!!!!

Hands to yourself!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
This happens to me all the time. Its the same...

This happens to me all the time. Its the same child. I even texted parent letting her know that noone else will be here..implying it would be a long day for both me and her child since her child...
Forum: Forms - Uploads 03-20-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By MomBoss
Similar to you, i also want to add that we start...

Similar to you, i also want to add that we start to wean children off bottles a month before their birthday in hopes to be bottle free by 12months.
Forum: Forms - Uploads 03-20-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By MomBoss
Your Child Is Turning 1 Form

Does anyone have a Your Child is Turning 1 form?
Need some ideas. I have an infant about to turn 1 soon and would like to prep parents on what is expected after infancy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By MomBoss
Wet and muddy likethis

Wet and muddy likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By MomBoss
I have parents like that! Thats why i asked. Same...

I have parents like that! Thats why i asked. Same parents every day ask if we went outside. Im starting to think parents dont take their kids outside.
If its important to them, they should take...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By MomBoss
Snow is Melting

What do you guys do when the snow is melting and your yard is a swamp? Do you still take the kids outside?
Going on a walk is not an option.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,468
Posted By MomBoss
So in the afternoon, i take my kids outside (in...

So in the afternoon, i take my kids outside (in the snow) from 3-4pm. At 4 we come inside to take our winter gear off and play til parents pick up. I have them come inside before parents pick up so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By MomBoss
Ill be advertising that my services will end when...

Ill be advertising that my services will end when their child turns 4. I guess they would have to be ok with that before enrolling. For current families, im not sure how they will take this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By MomBoss
I have a 10month old, two 1 year olds, one 2 yr...

I have a 10month old, two 1 year olds, one 2 yr old, and three 3 yr olds. One of the 3 yr olds will be leaving for full day preschool because they will be 4 next month, one will be leaving for half...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By MomBoss
I wouldnt do a specialized license. I would still...

I wouldnt do a specialized license. I would still do a C1 , but have 1 under 12months, 2 between 12-24months, and the rest 24 months to 4 yrs. And then just have it in my policy that they will age...
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