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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,765
Posted By Christian Mother
Holy Cow...my big mouth would get me in trouble...

Holy Cow...my big mouth would get me in trouble if he said anything like that to me...Try reading your Bible front to back Mister!:rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,882
Posted By Christian Mother
Willow!! So proud of you..and you said you where...

Willow!! So proud of you..and you said you where afraid of confrontation!! I think you are totally gaining a backbone and taking charge!! Keep up the hard work and keep strong in your dealings with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By Christian Mother
I was just thinking the same thing....if he...

I was just thinking the same thing....if he doesn't adjust well and she wants him to come back..will u except him?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By Christian Mother
Reading this just made me happy and sad...bawling...

Reading this just made me happy and sad...bawling my eyes out...

We are doing the same things we normally do and another art activity...their last...Trying not to show tears around the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By Christian Mother
I know...I am really attached to these families...

I know...I am really attached to these families and their children. I've been really blessed with some many great families...hopefully I send them off well behaved and ready for a new daycare. :) One...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,236
Posted By Christian Mother
I switch to 10 hrs to accommodate one family but...

I switch to 10 hrs to accommodate one family but all the others are 8-9 hrs.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By Christian Mother
Pick up went well..poor little guy couldn't...

Pick up went well..poor little guy couldn't understand the tears. It made him feel uncomfortable so he wouldn't really look at me but gave me a nice hug good bye. :Kiss:

Tomorrow will be the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By Christian Mother
Feeling Sad...

It's my last day for one of my little guys...:(

They gave me a special letter of appreciation with a movie gift card. I have been suppressing my feelings all week. I just can't handle it. :( ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,019
Posted By Christian Mother
I wonder what part time consists of for $300 a...

I wonder what part time consists of for $300 a month...less then 3 days a wk? I don't see to much problem with it. When I started I didn't charge registration fees and don't charge for days not in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By Christian Mother
Maybe discuss with the parents about video taping...

Maybe discuss with the parents about video taping him during the day? Discuss with dcb and the parents so all are aware of what your doing and then provide them with the copy so you can go over and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,456
Posted By Christian Mother
I guarantee your friend will be calling to vent...

I guarantee your friend will be calling to vent to you about this family...it's going to happen . Now you can be there for her and lend support and advise but be happy your not having to deal or put...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,176
Posted By Christian Mother
I watch a 6 mo old little dcb...he's...

I watch a 6 mo old little dcb...he's 27-28pds...wears 12 mo clothes and not breastfed at all. He's as big as a 12month old..don't know how tall he is... Mom and dad are 6 ft something...grandma is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,034
Posted By Christian Mother
This totally! I think I would try this and...

This totally!

I think I would try this and if they still want to take dcg's side then ...bye bye!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,973
Posted By Christian Mother
This was said very well!!! likethislikethis ...

This was said very well!!! likethislikethis

Meeko...how heart breaking..I can't imagine your pain and what your going through ...what you've gone through. My heart goes out to you and your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,479
Posted By Christian Mother
How long have you had the family? A yr...? ...

How long have you had the family? A yr...?

Hmmm...that's a hard one in deed. :cool:

I think that I would sit down with her and find out what exactly she needs. It sounds like she would need a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,446
Posted By Christian Mother
I allow 45min also. So far no ones abused this...

I allow 45min also. So far no ones abused this time frame so I haven't had to add late fees to my phb. If the parents where not here in 45min. I'd make another call...but normally my parents are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,289
Posted By Christian Mother
Sounds like a shock to get the 2 wks notice. :(...

Sounds like a shock to get the 2 wks notice. :( Sorry girlie...often it's the parents and not the children we have problems with even though you noted your having some behavior issues with the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,000
Posted By Christian Mother
I agree w/everyone...ask the parents in put... ...

I agree w/everyone...ask the parents in put...

I think with you being a Nanny i wouldn't. I never did when I was a nanny.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,311
Posted By Christian Mother
I am sure it was a shock to learn that your dog...

I am sure it was a shock to learn that your dog peed on the car seat and with the dcp cussing at you ...you prob. wasn't even able to get in a word edgewise!

Time to start building your back bone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By Christian Mother
I've done that before..baby and I where...

I've done that before..baby and I where crying..:(

Makes you feel so awful! I just make a note on their daily's to the parents and let them know what happened and show them. I have a 2 yr old...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,173
Posted By Christian Mother
I think it's about finding out how the parents...

I think it's about finding out how the parents deal with his behavior at home. What works for them.

I like that you have the "Thinking Mat" established!! I think time out and sitting out or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,734
Posted By Christian Mother
Parents are "invited to leave their children with...

Parents are "invited to leave their children with us for a considerable period of leave from one week to one year :eek:

Holy smokes!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By Christian Mother
Spud-sorry,...just now getting back to this...

Spud-sorry,...just now getting back to this thread..

I am moving to Tucson...excited..scared..all so new as I've been in our home for 10 yrs..

We will be renting and I'm taking the summer off...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,219
Posted By Christian Mother
yup, I am the same way...no nap no daycare.... ...

yup, I am the same way...no nap no daycare....

I have a dcf that when they first contacted me said that their son does not nap and that they have a very hard time getting him to sleep at night so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,432
Posted By Christian Mother
I'd be upset too specially with everything you...

I'd be upset too specially with everything you just stated. It's def. a slap in the face.

At this point try not to take it too personally...you know your a wonderful provider and the little dcb...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,426
Posted By Christian Mother
It's hard losing one but it's still a couple...

It's hard losing one but it's still a couple months a way so you can spend some time with dck. :) I am glad thought that you send out that letter...it def. made her respond. Maybe not in the way...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,410
Posted By Christian Mother
The Lord always gives us a choice...will it lead...

The Lord always gives us a choice...will it lead directly to Him is the one he is hoping for.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,850
Posted By Christian Mother
likethislikethis This exactly... I...

likethislikethis

This exactly...

I termed a family last summer for continually showing up late. When it became clear that this family didn't care about me or my rules I talked to them about it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,403
Posted By Christian Mother
I've never had a late fee slip to sign.... ...

I've never had a late fee slip to sign....

Normally I will call/text after 15min if their late. Then at pick up i inform them of their late fee. They all know that at exsactly their contract hrs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By Christian Mother
Honestly....I really have great parents! :) I...

Honestly....I really have great parents! :) I think like you said every group has a fruit loop in it...lol!! Loved that term...

I'm the fruit loop I think bc I get spacy some times special when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,708
Posted By Christian Mother
Ohhh honey...pull ups all the way... When...

Ohhh honey...pull ups all the way...


When I potty train I will always make sure the parents have a full bag of pull ups just for nap time and I will determine when they are ready to nap with out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,269
Posted By Christian Mother
I'm really sensitive too...:( I bet it is...

I'm really sensitive too...:(

I bet it is hard that you both where on such good terms and then this happens.

The mom is just extremely upset to have heard from her daughter that she would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,123
Posted By Christian Mother
Wow!! This is great news!! And a baby in Oct...

Wow!! This is great news!! And a baby in Oct too!! I love babies!! :) When will they let you know?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,453
Posted By Christian Mother
This exactly!! No sibling discounts here. :)

This exactly!! No sibling discounts here. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By Christian Mother
This is a great question!! I would perhaps ask...

This is a great question!! I would perhaps ask them how they'd like to celebrate Mother's Day..what they normally do for Mother's Day....Grandmother? Perhaps make something for grandma? :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,552
Posted By Christian Mother
Oh love don't feel get to down on your self. I...

Oh love don't feel get to down on your self. I think most of us "thought" by doing daycare we could devote a lot of time to our families. Just doesn't work out that way does it?... LOL!!

My...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,339
Posted By Christian Mother
I love that!! Great ideal!!happyfacehappyface

I love that!! Great ideal!!happyfacehappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,797
Posted By Christian Mother
This had me laughing...I think I would attempt...

This had me laughing...I think I would attempt this if I got good and mad...but I don't have this problem bc of the type of home I have. The door is on the side of the house and the house is gated....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,237
Posted By Christian Mother
Next Fri. is my last week too...I am beyond sad...

Next Fri. is my last week too...I am beyond sad and the closer I get the more I am wish I could prolong it! It's def. going to be bitter sweet!! :(

Congrates on your baby boy....End of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,958
Posted By Christian Mother
I do that too...I do that with CL also as I don't...

I do that too...I do that with CL also as I don't want anyone just popping in when ever. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By Christian Mother
Ohhh my goodness!! That is sooo awesome!! :)...

Ohhh my goodness!! That is sooo awesome!! :) happyfacehappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,132
Posted By Christian Mother
That is a very good ideal!! I need a tip...

That is a very good ideal!!

I need a tip sheet :lol::lol:!!

One of my parents is a teacher and we've both been preparing little guy for preschool...he is full aware of where he will be going...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,132
Posted By Christian Mother
Comforting Parents

Most of my parents are switching over to facilities as I will not longer be offering daycare due to moving. Perhaps I will during the school yr but I've decided to take the summer off..

A lot of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,030
Posted By Christian Mother
ohhh me too!! I will have to try that also... ...

ohhh me too!! I will have to try that also...


Did the "Soap Cloud" activity with my children and they loved it!! Messy but not to bad. Next time I'll just put it in a big bowl first. :) I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By Christian Mother
I have a policy that's in my handbook that says I...

I have a policy that's in my handbook that says I will not except non nappers. Nap time for the little's is really important not just for them but me as well. I need that time for my self to relax...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,030
Posted By Christian Mother
Ohhh PoooooH!!! I bought Dove soap instead of...

Ohhh PoooooH!!! I bought Dove soap instead of Ivory...I'll go to the store tonight and pick some up. Some you think one bar of soap will make at least 4-5 little soaps? I would like to make at least...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,327
Posted By Christian Mother
Ohhh yes!! I would love that!!likethislikethis

Ohhh yes!! I would love that!!likethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 925
Posted By Christian Mother
I charge $5 after the min. their late based off...

I charge $5 after the min. their late based off their contract. Most parents will notify me that they're running late. My parents are all really good about being on time and most are early. But...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,341
Posted By Christian Mother
Ohhhh MY GOSH!! Spitting cookies out of my...

Ohhhh MY GOSH!! Spitting cookies out of my mouth!! Sorry, that was to funny...I don't mean to laugh I know it totally NOT funny..but!!

I could tell you I would of been calling that utility guys...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,228
Posted By Christian Mother
I am sorry Silver!! I will be praying for your...

I am sorry Silver!! I will be praying for your family....I understand completely what your going through we just went through the exact same thing although I'm not pregnant. It so scary, so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 35,419
Posted By Christian Mother
My ex sister in law is a nurse she does not...

My ex sister in law is a nurse she does not vaccinate her children and the children are in perfect help. Always has been....I don't have a problem with children not being vaccinated although with me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,030
Posted By Christian Mother
I bought the scented kind...I plan to try it out...

I bought the scented kind...I plan to try it out on my kids tomorrow night before bath time..heheh!! How many bars makes small soaps...I don't know if I need to grab a few more...I bought a 6 pack of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,809
Posted By Christian Mother
I loved the teapot craft...we did it last yr and...

I loved the teapot craft...we did it last yr and the parents really loved it!! I ashually printed up a cute tea pot page and had the kids color it and then I cut in side the lid and had a tea bag...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,636
Posted By Christian Mother
Your doing awesome girlie..keep it up!! I wish I...

Your doing awesome girlie..keep it up!! I wish I was 114 pds...I looked GOOOOOD!! heheh!! Seriously...I had meat in all the right places and I had some great curves...now...hmmmm and when I went to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,030
Posted By Christian Mother
I was going to just say also that that poem made...

I was going to just say also that that poem made me cry!! Soooo sweet we are totally using that!!

The soap cloud activity is off of pinterest also!! But the link from Daycare forum that was posted...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,030
Posted By Christian Mother
ohhh these are all good!! What I did was...

ohhh these are all good!!

What I did was had colored construction paper and had the littles places there hands in paint all over the paper...then when it drys I will wrap it up in that. :) sorry...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 30,082
Posted By Christian Mother
This spread as a wild fire though my daycare even...

This spread as a wild fire though my daycare even some of the parents got it. My family never got it...? It's a miracle that not one of us got it!

Not one of my dcf's where given antibiotics....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By Christian Mother
God is good and he will provide for you!! Keep...

God is good and he will provide for you!! Keep your eyes up girlie I am a living testimony of God Good Plan!! I will lift you and your family up tonight in prayer!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,403
Posted By Christian Mother
I think it looks good!! I changed up some of...

I think it looks good!!

I changed up some of the wording and corrected spelling but I like!! likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,636
Posted By Christian Mother
Girl...I am trying to gain weight..lol!! I...

Girl...I am trying to gain weight..lol!!

I am tiny, very petite...not trying to rub it in but...I'm the one everyone always makes fun of for being to skinny. :lol:

Water, no soda...eat small...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,161
Posted By Christian Mother
The north side...heck that will be by where I...

The north side...heck that will be by where I live...but I would not give a sib. discount and they'd have to pick up by 4:30pm....and it would be $125 a wk per child....no transportation...ohhh...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,030
Posted By Christian Mother
Soap Cloud Mother's Day Activity

We are doing that cute Soap Cloud Activity for Mother's Day. I decided that the kids and I would make the soaps together to put into little baggies tied with decorative ribbon. And we would wrap up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,278
Posted By Christian Mother
Breezy...my husband texted me a picture of a Bull...

Breezy...my husband texted me a picture of a Bull Snake slithering on the front drive way...I have never come a crossed snakes or scorpions here in Mesa....I am really going to have to get used to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,831
Posted By Christian Mother
This is the way I started also sweety...don't get...

This is the way I started also sweety...don't get down on your self....we live and learn! :)

What I normally do is call after daycare kids leave and follow up with the parents asking how little...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,403
Posted By Christian Mother
It's frustrating not know when, what, how.. ...

It's frustrating not know when, what, how..

My advise honestly is to find a replacement for this child. Did you say you are only offering full time care now but you don't believe she will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,681
Posted By Christian Mother
Do we have the same kiddo? :) Mine is 3 yrs...

Do we have the same kiddo? :) Mine is 3 yrs old..I've had him since he was 3 months. He's always been just as you've stated but it got really bad during moms pregnancy and also when she had him. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,438
Posted By Christian Mother
Ohh girlie...I am sorry you had a rough day!!...

Ohh girlie...I am sorry you had a rough day!! This week for me has been like that for me so I understand what you going though. :( Thank goodness for assistants!!

For me..mother nature decided...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 53,344
Posted By Christian Mother
AZ is really low right now w/all the layoffs and...

AZ is really low right now w/all the layoffs and no work prospects there is quiet a bit of home daycares and everyone that runs them are competing against one another. I used to see $150 for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,045
Posted By Christian Mother
2 months out of the yr my husband will be working...

2 months out of the yr my husband will be working 3rd shift also. It will be the first yr he will be doing this. But my husband is a sound sleeper. Nothing wakes him..lol!! It's something we talked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,075
Posted By Christian Mother
How cute Texas!! :) Sounds like you have quiet a...

How cute Texas!! :) Sounds like you have quiet a bit of older little ones..mine are all around the same age. 2 1/2 - 3yrs.

The little guy I was talking about just turned 3 yrs end of March. So...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,831
Posted By Christian Mother
I had walking pneumonia and was told by my doctor...

I had walking pneumonia and was told by my doctor i could not be around anyone for 72 hrs. I needed to be confined to bed and rest. Even though dcg is on med's she's going to still need at least 3...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,278
Posted By Christian Mother
Scorpions...EKKKK!!! So far I haven't...

Scorpions...EKKKK!!!

So far I haven't discovered even one here at the house but when we move to Tucson....man....I really don't like critters!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By Christian Mother
YEA!! Have a Wonderful 3 day long relaxing but...

YEA!! Have a Wonderful 3 day long relaxing but fun weekend!! :) happyfacehappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,075
Posted By Christian Mother
Exactly!! And today for breakfast...McD's...

Exactly!!

And today for breakfast...McD's again...

Sigh.....:cool:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,075
Posted By Christian Mother
It would appear that way...but it's the opposite....

It would appear that way...but it's the opposite. He doesn't get enough attention at all. If anything I think guilt plays a factor as moms a teacher and dads a engineer. Both work a awful lot...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,080
Posted By Christian Mother
Go with your gut...I'd be errked also...not even...

Go with your gut...I'd be errked also...not even started yet and lying...nope not having it. I'd let them know that Your sorry but, but when it comes to taking care of children whether it be theirs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 24,249
Posted By Christian Mother
I know that a lot of people on here ask not to...

I know that a lot of people on here ask not to judge the parents...and you are right...but it is SOOO hard..specially when we care for them 50+hrs a week. Why should we care or exspress a feeling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,075
Posted By Christian Mother
Out Growing Daycare....

At what age do you think children out grow daycare?

I have a newly 3 yr old dcb who I consistently have problems with. I am sure everyone on here hates to continually talk to the parents on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,569
Posted By Christian Mother
I would tell them or even a write up a letter...

I would tell them or even a write up a letter letting the parents know that May 25th you will be unavailable to care for their child. This will give at least a couple of wks for them to prepare for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By Christian Mother
I was going to mention that although the almost 3...

I was going to mention that although the almost 3 gets some services...when she is 4 she will be able qualify for more. My daughter is special needs and she started when she turned 4 yrs she is now 5...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2012, 02:09 PM
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Views: 22,214
Posted By Christian Mother
I agree,...it's hard not to worry how the parents...

I agree,...it's hard not to worry how the parents react to telling them that you have decided to stop doing daycare. I had to also do that with my daycare parents and the reactions varied...I can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 24,249
Posted By Christian Mother
Can I join in on this...What is with Vegas? ...

Can I join in on this...What is with Vegas?

I too have a family going on vacation to Vegas beginning of July. I thought it would be the 4th through the 8th turns out it is only the 5th through the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
Posted By Christian Mother
LOVE IT!! likethislikethis Dave...I have...

LOVE IT!! likethislikethis

Dave...I have people tell me ALL the time..and I'm a woman...I DON'T KNOW HOW YOU DO IT!!.....

I look back like "This is normal for me." What others can't tolerate we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,016
Posted By Christian Mother
I've never had a family who worked for CPS but a...

I've never had a family who worked for CPS but a good friend of mine who is a provider cares for a 4 yr old dcb and she says it's challenging for her to work with the mom who works for CPS bc she is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,975
Posted By Christian Mother
Well,...you could pick up flowers and if someone...

Well,...you could pick up flowers and if someone asks about them just say they where given to in honor of provider appreciation day,..heheh!!

No, I don't say anything to parents about it..I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 33,564
Posted By Christian Mother
Imagine my horror when my sons teacher called me...

Imagine my horror when my sons teacher called me and said that one of the little girls in the class room came to her with that my son said "Holy S**T"....:eek:

He wasn't send to the principle..he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,635
Posted By Christian Mother
Neither do I but I am thinking for them it had to...

Neither do I but I am thinking for them it had to do with not being able to catch up on sleep and they where going nutz. But then when I had them...lol!! I knew what she was talking about bc we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,155
Posted By Christian Mother
Did you attempt calling them after 15min of being...

Did you attempt calling them after 15min of being late...I'd be blowing up their phone and what about emergency contacts. After 45min of no call no show I'd be calling the police to pick up dcg. And...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,635
Posted By Christian Mother
Def. hadn't said yes yet...originally she had...

Def. hadn't said yes yet...originally she had asked for the last weekend of July and I said sure no prob. but the next day she asked if she could move it to the 4th of July weekend. And I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,635
Posted By Christian Mother
For as long as I can remember she doesn't have...

For as long as I can remember she doesn't have much family out here that helps. Her mother lives further out and is a dog trainer. She doesn't like having the kids at the house bc it's always a mess....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By Christian Mother
i'd just call them...i don't mind if other...

i'd just call them...i don't mind if other daycares called me asking questions...I'd prob. welcome talking to someone other then kids..heheh!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,635
Posted By Christian Mother
I didn't even think of that...to be honest I...

I didn't even think of that...to be honest I think I am going to just tell her that we have plans on the 4th. She said she can be flexible but my husband has been working a lot lately including...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,635
Posted By Christian Mother
Afraid to Give Anwser...

One of my parents just asked me if I'd watch her two children (3 yrs and 5 mos) July 4th-8th overnight while her husband and her self go to Vegas on their Annv. They normally do this each yr but I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,172
Posted By Christian Mother
1 day a wk is def. hard to accommodate each week....

1 day a wk is def. hard to accommodate each week. I would start looking to replace the parents that are less then 2 days a week. You don't need to tell the families right off that your looking to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,226
Posted By Christian Mother
I think by just not answer the door or even if...

I think by just not answer the door or even if their children come riding up on their bikes and knock or ring the door bell that you answer but firmly state that your sorry but daycare hrs are now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,933
Posted By Christian Mother
I agree. i would call and let them know she's...

I agree. i would call and let them know she's really uncomfortable and can't sleep...on and off crying. Best to come and get her asap.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,089
Posted By Christian Mother
As for the kids starting full time, ***** and I...

As for the kids starting full time, ***** and I talked about it and we are going to try the pickup at 4. I'm hoping that if the 4 o'clock pickup doesn't work for us then we will be able to change our...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By Christian Mother
I understand what your saying..and I too believe...

I understand what your saying..and I too believe that it first needs to be dealt with in daycare. If the behavior isn't getting better and you want to work as best as you can and not term. You need...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,226
Posted By Christian Mother
I am sure it is kind of a pain..but on the bright...

I am sure it is kind of a pain..but on the bright side...she thinks the world of you..:ouch:

It's kind of a nice compliment I am thinking. :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By Christian Mother
Saved and totally going to start using!! Thanks...

Saved and totally going to start using!! Thanks for sharing!!
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