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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,646
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I will not charge my parent for all the days he...

I will not charge my parent for all the days he is furloughed. When they return to work, if he is reimbursed for those days off than I will be reimbursed too. Not great but I am winding down with my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,399
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
Mine pay me every other week for the weeks care...

Mine pay me every other week for the weeks care has already been given. Sometimes a parents wants to pay every week and that is fine too. Never had to do pre pay and I have never been stiffed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,946
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
Family dinner starts at home!!! If its not done...

Family dinner starts at home!!! If its not done at home no one knows how to react when out to dinner!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,726
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
If I had to clean up the mess that little girl...

If I had to clean up the mess that little girl wouldn't see those beads for a really long time!!!!!!;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,432
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I agree with the $125. It is weekend pay!!

I agree with the $125. It is weekend pay!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,628
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
My matchbox cars are from my sons ages 24 and 22....

My matchbox cars are from my sons ages 24 and 22. I have never had a wheel come off of one of them!! I am aware they are considered a choking risk though!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,994
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
They wouldn't be able to afford me!!! $200 a day...

They wouldn't be able to afford me!!! $200 a day minimum!!!! Crazy a** parents!! Thats coming to my house too!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,503
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I have been doing home day care for 27 years. A...

I have been doing home day care for 27 years. A few months ago a new Mom asked if she could come at lunchtime to nurse her baby and I have allowed it. This is the first time in all my years that a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,940
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I have had to flat out tell the parents "NO, I...

I have had to flat out tell the parents "NO, I will not do that. The child is not ready" My 27 years of potty training and their 2yrs have to account for something. I absolutely refuse if I feel a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,315
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
Put 'FREE-TAKE ONE" on each folder!!!!

Put 'FREE-TAKE ONE" on each folder!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,935
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
Try replying to one of her posts with "having a...

Try replying to one of her posts with "having a rough day?" Maybe than she will realize how it comes off on fb. Like I said, I would never post stuff I will regret later. I type and sometimes I just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,935
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I am friends on fb with some of my parents. I...

I am friends on fb with some of my parents. I never post about my daycare day!!! Oh how I would love to say something like " Boy, am I glad this week is over. The kids have been bonkers all week!" I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,439
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
Post a sign that says "Babies sleeping-do not...

Post a sign that says "Babies sleeping-do not disturb".
It works!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,850
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
The are going to test you and test you!!! Just...

The are going to test you and test you!!! Just like the kids! LOL I am sure you will do great...just stick to your rules and don't let anyone take advantage of you! Good luck!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 19,303
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
The Sheriffs office here just put out a flyer on...

The Sheriffs office here just put out a flyer on this same thing. We have the right to say no and tell them to leave our property. If they don't listen, we are to call the sheriff right away. I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,099
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I had a parent bring 10 sippy cups for one days...

I had a parent bring 10 sippy cups for one days worth of drinks. All color coded for each type of drink for 2 kids!! Those kids better have all those liquids gone or they were in trouble when Mom got...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-26-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,136
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I finally have my almost 6 month old dck on a...

I finally have my almost 6 month old dck on a schedule!!! Mom can't believe how long baby sleeps!! Well, its because I don't pick up for every little noise baby makes and now it is a solid 2 hour nap...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 05-26-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,483
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
Sectional Sofa

I purchased a sectional sofa during 2010 it is in my main day care room but it is also my family room. I know to use the % ratio but is it better to depreciate or use the whole total for 2010? The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,885
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I am in my 27th year of day care. I started doing...

I am in my 27th year of day care. I started doing day care as a way to stay home with my new daughter. I couldn't stand the thought of leaving her!! I have since had 4 more children and they all grew...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 18,157
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I have to agree with you there! All my parents...

I have to agree with you there! All my parents are within 15 minutes of my house.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 18,157
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
A cold shouldn't exclude a child from day care....

A cold shouldn't exclude a child from day care. This child just happens to get sicker than most and will take longer to recover. His contagious period is no different than any other child in dc. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 18,157
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
The way I used to tell other parents is..."your...

The way I used to tell other parents is..."your kids cold is my kids nightmare". Granted, he probably is sick. Just not sick enough to send him home. Once the lungs get inflamed from the virus, they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 18,157
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I just read your other posts. I am no...

I just read your other posts. I am no doctor...just a Mom with 5 children who suffered through RAD and asthma as younger kids. I really think he is not controlled and that is the problem!! He is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 18,157
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I think if you are not comfortable giving the...

I think if you are not comfortable giving the nebulizer it would be best to
term him. Its not fair to you or your group or the little boy and his family. My son was diagnosed with RAD and used his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 18,157
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
The child may have asthma that is not very well...

The child may have asthma that is not very well controlled. I have never excluded a child from my dc because they needed a nebulizer ( with a drs note). I have my own children with asthma and if the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,380
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
Once a baby is done drinking at the breast, the...

Once a baby is done drinking at the breast, the suck changes and than it becomes like a pacifier. I BF all 5 of my own children adn this is what I have noticed. I have a BF baby now too and I would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,164
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I have a one year old who had a doctors note...

I have a one year old who had a doctors note saying he is allowed back to day care with runny stool and that I should be vigilant in HANDWASHING!!!!!!:eek:
He had that for over a week. I felt I had...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 04-12-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,113
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
Anyone who has a child in a home day care MUST...

Anyone who has a child in a home day care MUST have a reliable backup!!! I have had a few times in my 25+ years of day care where I have been sick enough to be hospitalized. The last thing I wanted...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,151
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
My thinking is...would you allow dck into your...

My thinking is...would you allow dck into your home if they had same symptoms? I would close tomorrow and go to the doc and ask if you are OK to do dc. I have gone to urgent care on a Sunday just to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,783
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
ME TOO!!!!!! :lol:

ME TOO!!!!!! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,702
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I like to do outside before lunch and get them...

I like to do outside before lunch and get them nice and hungry. Mine are so ready for nap after lunch! I can't wait for the warm weather. We live outside except for naptime...that is until the hot...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,826
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I have a dcg who would hold it for so long and...

I have a dcg who would hold it for so long and than do a masive pee. It would always seem like I hadn't changed her in a really long time! Her Mom knows this so she always checks to see if she has a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,157
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
Taken from a Catholic website. I am Catholic and...

Taken from a Catholic website. I am Catholic and we serve pizza on Fridays...than again...pizza is ALWAYS served on Fridays!! LOL

[For Catholic children, fasting and abstaining from eating meat...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,562
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
Maybe its a whopping sinus infection. When my ds...

Maybe its a whopping sinus infection. When my ds was in 4th grade he had one so bad he was on IV antibiotics at home for a month!!! Hope your little one gets the correct treatment and is feeling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,562
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
The test for the flu is by way of a nasal swab....

The test for the flu is by way of a nasal swab. It may feel funny but it is by no means painful.
Any fever lasting more than 3 days needs to be evaluated by a doc again. Thas what I was always told...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-07-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,792
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
Thank you!!

Thank you!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,028
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
What was the diagnosis on the white poop? Hope...

What was the diagnosis on the white poop? Hope dck is OK now!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,698
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
This is why I still am home! I do love doing day...

This is why I still am home! I do love doing day care and have been for 26 years. My youngest is 15 and has 3 more years of HS...than I will retire!!!:Sunny:
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-07-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,792
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
Cell Phone Usage

Can I write off a portion of my cell phone bill for day care? I carry my phone where ever we go since it has all my daycare parents contact info in it. It is the number I give to all my parents as my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,028
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
Hopefully this will open their eyes!!!

Hopefully this will open their eyes!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,890
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I had a day like that last week. I just wanted to...

I had a day like that last week. I just wanted to cry it was such an off day. It has been a few year since I have felt this way myself!!! Wonder if its the end of winter is near and the kids are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,096
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I have had to do that before. I am happy you...

I have had to do that before. I am happy you stuck to your rules!!!!! You did the right thing!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,873
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I would discuss it NOW so you both know where...

I would discuss it NOW so you both know where each other stand. Leaving it to pay day, she may assume the prior arrangement and than you would have a hard time changing it. I bet once she realizes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,651
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I give each child a specific kind of toy to pick...

I give each child a specific kind of toy to pick up. We call the bins the buses and the buses go to each bus stop to pick up their toys!! Cars, littlpe people, ponies, etc...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-10-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,292
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
FAFSA has you take all your figures off of your...

FAFSA has you take all your figures off of your 1040. I do my taxes and than follow up right away with the FAFSA. The FAFSA will even tell you what line of your 1040 you will get your number from. Is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,583
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
If a dcp starts the process at home, I tell them...

If a dcp starts the process at home, I tell them I will put the child on the potty....
1)If they are dry at diaper changing time and the child is willing to go.
2)If the child asks to go potty.
I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,307
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
When my kids were young enough to have to be in...

When my kids were young enough to have to be in my day care, I would ask myself the question "If a dck has this illness would I allow them to come to DC?" If my answer was "no" I would close and not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,121
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
Did they give her an epipen for emergencies? I...

Did they give her an epipen for emergencies? I have a son who is allergic to peanuts and many other nuts as well. I would refrain from giving her any type of nuts until she had allergy testing done.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,844
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I feel for you! I am on my 4th machine since...

I feel for you! I am on my 4th machine since 1994!!!! Made sure I got the extended warranty with this one!!LOL Good luck! Best laid plans too....I always try to do something constructive when my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 23,462
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I always keep an extra days worth of BM in the...

I always keep an extra days worth of BM in the freezer. I have been known
to spill a whole bottle of precious milk while transfering them from the storage bag to a bottle! I will be starting a BF...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,657
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I am the same way. I will ask a child and if they...

I am the same way. I will ask a child and if they say yes they go if they say no than I let it be and child doesn"t go!! If a diaper is dry when I go to change them I will try to get them to go but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,821
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
After 26 years of day care I FINALLY have a group...

After 26 years of day care I FINALLY have a group of dck's who have solid backups!!! First time I can take a day off and not feel guilty!!!:lol:
Last year I was sick in the hospital and a Mom called...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,558
Posted By GG~DAYCARE
I want to say hello as this is my first post. I...

I want to say hello as this is my first post. I have been doing home day care for 26 years while raising my own 5 children.

I jokingly say to that parent "Wow, Sally's allergies are contagious...
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