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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By sahm2three
I found my receipts, and before shipping I paid...

I found my receipts, and before shipping I paid $182 for the play yards all together. So is $100 too much? I hate to take such a hit. They look like they just came out of the box!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By sahm2three
How Much Would You Sell This For?

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Step2-Canyon-Road-Table-Lid/4837473
It is just the table, not top.

And I have two of these gate systems and one add on. I couldn't find it on the Toys R Us website...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4,746
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,446
Posted By sahm2three
Wow. Why are you doing this job?? Is it all for...

Wow. Why are you doing this job?? Is it all for the money?!?!?! Must be! I have had a rough time with some tough kids, but I can't imagine saying the things you have said! Your daycare kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 25,363
Posted By sahm2three
Any news? Hoping all turns out ok. HUGS TO YOU!

Any news? Hoping all turns out ok. HUGS TO YOU!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By sahm2three
I had the flu, and it is miserable. I didn't get...

I had the flu, and it is miserable. I didn't get the flu shot. But, I am hearing that it doesn't matter if you got it or not. Doesn't seem to make a difference. Just make sure you get plenty of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,453
Posted By sahm2three
I use my basement as the main daycare area. The...

I use my basement as the main daycare area. The part used for daycare is about 1200 sq ft. It has been a wonderful set up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,680
Posted By sahm2three
I Have Made The Decision To Close

I will be giving my families notice next week. I plan to close by the 1st of February. I feel such a weight lifted from my shoulders and am glad to be making a commitment to pursue a career that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4,746
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,446
Posted By sahm2three
5 1/2 to 6 more hours of the terror!!! Then...

5 1/2 to 6 more hours of the terror!!! Then peace will be had by all tomorrow in daycare land! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4,746
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,446
Posted By sahm2three
How many times can you warn them that if they get...

How many times can you warn them that if they get down from the snack table that tells me they are done eating??? So why do you act surprised when I pick your snack up when you have gotten down?!?! ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By sahm2three
How do you know she HASN"T worked with him?? ...

How do you know she HASN"T worked with him?? Assuming this is wrong. I have a biter too and have done EVERYTHING that is suggested to do with biters. Unless you are willing to wait them out, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4,746
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,446
Posted By sahm2three
The countdown continues, 4 days left after today...

The countdown continues, 4 days left after today and the termed child will be gone. It will be like an early Christmas present! Ha ha! She is at her Monday best today! Oy!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,567
Posted By sahm2three
My kids MUCH prefer this over any other OTC med!

My kids MUCH prefer this over any other OTC med!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By sahm2three
Previous provider moved. And YES, I would LOVE...

Previous provider moved. And YES, I would LOVE to be a fly on the wall at the new place! She is a nightmare, so I am anxious to find out how it goes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 779
Posted By sahm2three
I LOVE this time of year!!!!

I am HUGE on crafts, and this time of year is the BEST! My husband always says I was an elf in another life, because I LOVE Christmas so much!!! We have had the best time making fun projects. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By sahm2three
Need advice

Ok, I have already termed this child, but I still need to get thru the next week +. I have a 2 yo dcg who I believe has been stunted by the last daycare she was in. They treated her like a 6 month...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4,746
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,446
Posted By sahm2three
Six days after today and my problem child will be...

Six days after today and my problem child will be GONE. Thank GOD! She makes life miserable here for all of us! She refuses to sit at the table to eat, wants to walk around and eat as she did in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,567
Posted By sahm2three
Here is a recipe I use and it not only helps the...

Here is a recipe I use and it not only helps the symptoms but it helps cure the cold too.

¼ teaspoon Cayenne
¼ teaspoon Ginger
1 Tablespoon Cider Vinegar (an organic one, like Bragg’s, is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By sahm2three
Nose Picking and Hand Sucking/Licking

How do you break kids of this? We all just keep passing the same crud around, even with the steralizing of toys and door knobs, handles, anything hands touch. It HAS to be made 3000x worse by the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4,746
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,446
Posted By sahm2three
Two more weeks. Two more weeks until my problem...

Two more weeks. Two more weeks until my problem child is done. I can do this. Light at the end of the tunnel!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,542
Posted By sahm2three
Bueller? Bueller??

Bueller? Bueller??
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 658
Posted By sahm2three
So hoping next week is better.

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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By sahm2three
Same here. Someone has been sick constantly...

Same here. Someone has been sick constantly since September here too. I am on my 3rd cold, we have had stomach flu twice. I am worn out!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4,746
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,446
Posted By sahm2three
Kids and destruction. And one that doesn't...

Kids and destruction. And one that doesn't listen to any directions. Not sure if she understands or not. Talks well but doesnt' seem to comprehend the spoken word. Ugh.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,591
Posted By sahm2three
I just feel bad for dcb. They are all so excited...

I just feel bad for dcb. They are all so excited to show mom and dad, and most of the parents are so excited to see what they have done. This little guys face just dropped when she reacted that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,591
Posted By sahm2three
OMGosh! I LOVE that! I am going to do this! ...

OMGosh! I LOVE that! I am going to do this! This time of year, however, we do a LOT of projects. Today we made plastic cup turkeys. We talked about the colors we used to make the feathers, how...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4,746
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,446
Posted By sahm2three
LOVE this! I think it sould be added our regular...

LOVE this! I think it sould be added our regular smilies!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 254,587
Posted By sahm2three
We were doing our "I am thankful for" pages...

We were doing our "I am thankful for" pages today, and one of my dcb's added coming to my house as one of the things he is thankful for! It was mommy, daddy, sister, my house, then snack! LOL! It...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,591
Posted By sahm2three
Parent Complained About All My Crafts

We do a LOT of crafts/projects. That is how I teach. I send something home every day. Sometimes something as little as a white piece of paper that we drew shapes on and traced our hands. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,024
Posted By sahm2three
Woohoooooo! Keep us posted as to when the dates...

Woohoooooo! Keep us posted as to when the dates are! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 254,587
Posted By sahm2three
When being dropped off this morning, one of the...

When being dropped off this morning, one of the dcm's said, "X was singing a song on there way here about coming to your house! He was so excited when we pulled up in the driveway!" It made my day!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By sahm2three
I don't really do themes, except for seasons and...

I don't really do themes, except for seasons and holidays and stuff. Or if we are working on colors or shapes, I work my themes around those things.

Outside time is most of the time a free for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By sahm2three
Circle time varies, depending on their moods. If...

Circle time varies, depending on their moods. If they are really crazy and wild acting, we do shake our sillies out, maybe a couple other songs like the wheels on the bus and old macdonald had a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By sahm2three
Will You Look At My Schedule?

Here is my schedule, am I off somewhere or does it look ok?

~Breakfast 7:30 to 8:30 (kids that arrive before look at books or play quietish toys)
~Circle Time 8:30 to 9:00
~Babies nap from 8:30...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,354
Posted By sahm2three
Thank you very much for the thoughtful,...

Thank you very much for the thoughtful, non-judging message. I am going to look for sturdy storage boxes/baskets of some kind this weekend to see if that will help.

I have a basket of things...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,354
Posted By sahm2three
The reason why I said we are entering a phase, is...

The reason why I said we are entering a phase, is because it is newish behavior. They used to be able to play with eachother without following me around with questions. They used to follow the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,354
Posted By sahm2three
It wasn't an empty basket. It was half full of...

It wasn't an empty basket. It was half full of toys. It is not safe for him to do this and has tipped it over many a time because he is constantly climbing into things. I have climbing things...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,354
Posted By sahm2three
We Have Entered a Phase

We have entered a phase where we can't seem to play with our friends during free play, and there seems to be little to no brains between our ears when we are told something. OMG! They constantly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,360
Posted By sahm2three
Not really sure. I have no formal education in...

Not really sure. I have no formal education in the way of college. I would love to go back to school, and I think I know what I want to do, but it doesn't look like I can do online classes, looks...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,360
Posted By sahm2three
Not Feeling Full Filled In This Job, And Trying To Decide What Else I Want To Do

I am just burned out. I feel like I get nothing but hard kids (although I was told by another provider that it isn't just me getting them, kids are getting harder because they lack discipline and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4,746
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,446
Posted By sahm2three
Things that are rubbing me the wrong way today: ...

Things that are rubbing me the wrong way today:

1. Constant questions. I mean never ending. Things like, "What's this?" and "Where is X?" About everything and everyone. And not just from one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,235
Posted By sahm2three
Ok, they were AWFUL 90% of the nap. I got almost...

Ok, they were AWFUL 90% of the nap. I got almost no break frrom them. So, I was making a special treat (popcorn) for them for snack. Do I still give it to the misbehavors or do I give them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By sahm2three
How Long Does The Average 18 Mo Sleep?

I have an 18 mo dcb who sleeps about 30 minutes on a good day. Is that normal?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,384
Posted By sahm2three
It wasn't too bad until today. SA kids are being...

It wasn't too bad until today. SA kids are being piles. Ugh. So glad it is Friday!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,235
Posted By sahm2three
What Do You Do With SA's During Cold Weather During Nap Time???

I have a bunch who are serverely testing me today. I can't send them outside because it is too cold, and they are refusing to be quiet. I am so close to calling parents! I gave them the option to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,559
Posted By sahm2three
Not too bad. They all seem a little tired today,...

Not too bad. They all seem a little tired today, and are not listening the greatest, but I was prepared for that. It has been much worse in the past, so I am thankful that it is going as well as it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By sahm2three
No advice, just hugs! I have a little one who...

No advice, just hugs! I have a little one who licks each toy before they put it away! I don't know how to break that habit. I tried giving them a wipe and having them wipe each toy, and that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By sahm2three
7 Month Old "Hold Me" Baby

I keep getting plagued with these kids. Probably because word is out that I keep all the kids, even the hard ones. Ugh. This little guy (and I use little, but he is HUGE!! He is 7 months and over...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By sahm2three
Yeah it's definately not to gain information, it...

Yeah it's definately not to gain information, it is most definately attention seeking. And yes it really is that bad. It is constant. If he is awake, he is asking the same questions over and over...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,200
Posted By sahm2three
OMG, you made me LOL! I have joked with my...

OMG, you made me LOL! I have joked with my husband that I wanted him to build me one of those suction things like banks have to send your deposit or whatever in to them from the drive thru, you know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 254,587
Posted By sahm2three
I was snuggling with my little 1 year old dcb and...

I was snuggling with my little 1 year old dcb and his sibling came up to me and patted me on the back and said, "Johnny loves you!" It made my morning! lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By sahm2three
Repetition

How much repetition is normal from a 2 year old? In this, I mean, I have a 2 year old who repeats himself over and over and over and over. It doesn't matter how many times I answer him, he will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,002
Posted By sahm2three
Just got a text from the 1 year olds mom saying...

Just got a text from the 1 year olds mom saying kids are super cranky so here is your heads up. Great....thanks. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By sahm2three
What the heck was up with the day today? Sounds...

What the heck was up with the day today? Sounds like it was going around!! I had two who screamed all day long, one who refused to follow any of our basic rules and refused to clean up at clean up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,002
Posted By sahm2three
After I got my 1 year old at 8 weeks old, I...

After I got my 1 year old at 8 weeks old, I decided no more babies. Then I decided to let my assistant go and trim down my kids. Then after I did that I had two families move, and I lost 3 more...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,002
Posted By sahm2three
I only have 6 kids!!! I had 10, and cut down to...

I only have 6 kids!!! I had 10, and cut down to 6! I just should have known better than to take on a baby. I have a BAD track record with babies. I seem to get all the colicky ones. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,002
Posted By sahm2three
So Tired Of The Constant Screaming!

:( I have a 1 year old and a 7 month old that scream constantly. They have both taken turns during nap just screaming bloody murder. Ugh. I am so worn out. I just set up a bed in one room and am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,802
Posted By sahm2three
Not a clue, because I have a 1 year old and a 7...

Not a clue, because I have a 1 year old and a 7 month old who scream all day long because that is all they want too. I am so worn out, I could just cry.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By sahm2three
Having A Movie Day!!! :)

It is coooooooold and windy today! So we are having a movie while the babies are sleeping, and I get to snuggle up with the kiddos and relax! :) Yay!!! Great day!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,856
Posted By sahm2three
I bought orange paper plates and printed out...

I bought orange paper plates and printed out jackolantern faces and let the kids pick out their faces and helped the glue them on. We went on a nature walk and got leaves and acorns and pinecones...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,505
Posted By sahm2three
These grandparents see this dcg at least every...

These grandparents see this dcg at least every other weekend, if not more. And I can always tell when they have been here because she is a nightmare.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,505
Posted By sahm2three
This EXACTLY! The world doesn't work like that. ...

This EXACTLY! The world doesn't work like that. So giving in to everything they want only teaches them that the world revolves around them and that they are entitled to anything they want. Believe...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,505
Posted By sahm2three
NO! They are supposed to love them to pieces and...

NO! They are supposed to love them to pieces and snuggle them. But they are NOT supposed to over rule the parents! They favor the girl and hardly pay attention to the little brother. She can hit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By sahm2three
Its been a nightmare here for the last few weeks....

Its been a nightmare here for the last few weeks. I don't know what is going on. I am worn out though.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,505
Posted By sahm2three
She has already informed me that she will scream...

She has already informed me that she will scream and not let anyone sleep again today. So, I am at this moment rearranging my sleeping area so that she is free to do that. I am so tired of all of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4,746
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,446
Posted By sahm2three
GOD I hope I am just premenstrual and just being...

GOD I hope I am just premenstrual and just being sensitive to things, because so help me, if this is how this place is going to be, I can't do it. These kids are driving me completely crazy! They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,834
Posted By sahm2three
One of my daycare kids gave me a Willow Tree...

One of my daycare kids gave me a Willow Tree "Thank You" angel. I love it and think of her each time I look at it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,606
Posted By sahm2three
I don't have an Ipad, but I do have a Kindle...

I don't have an Ipad, but I do have a Kindle Fire, so maybe it could work for that too?? :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,505
Posted By sahm2three
The issue, per mom, with the grandparent visits...

The issue, per mom, with the grandparent visits is that the child is NEVER told "no" when they are around. She gets anything she asks for, has no rules, and no schedule. The dcdad won't let mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,505
Posted By sahm2three
3 Year Old Girl Refusing To Be Quiet At Nap

She screams and screams and screams and I don't know what to do with her. And it only happens after spending a weekend with her grandparents. She woke up the babies today, that desperately needed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4,746
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,446
Posted By sahm2three
Any way I can tell parents that the grand parents...

Any way I can tell parents that the grand parents are NOT allowed to visit the child for the entire weekend?! This family lives in my neighborhood and I cringe when I see that grandparents are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4,746
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,446
Posted By sahm2three
OMGosh! This full moon can go away ANY time. I...

OMGosh! This full moon can go away ANY time. I don't know what else to blame the kids' crazies on!!! I can't get them to follow ANY of my rules, that a few weeks ago they had NO trouble following....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,606
Posted By sahm2three
I would LOVE this! He should really make it into...

I would LOVE this! He should really make it into an app!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,602
Posted By sahm2three
A hanger. Yes, a clothes hanger. It was one of...

A hanger. Yes, a clothes hanger. It was one of those plastic toddler ones. It was pink and the little girl wouldn't let go of it. I just took it after mom left and told the little girl we would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,063
Posted By sahm2three
I had a boy who stole countless things from my...

I had a boy who stole countless things from my home while here. When we found out, we talked to him and told him it wasn't ok, made him apologize and then when it happened again, the mom and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By sahm2three
I am going to have to give this some thought. So...

I am going to have to give this some thought. So so tired of nap time issues on top of everything else. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By sahm2three
I hear you. I am in the same boat. I think I am...

I hear you. I am in the same boat. I think I am just going to put them all in the same room and let them all scream together. I just have no idea how an 18 month old can go all day with no nap!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By sahm2three
18 Month Old Will Not Sleep

I have had him for a month now, and I am LUCKY to get him to sleep for a half hour. Then he screams the entire 2 hours more that everyone else is sleeping. I have tried EVERYTHING to get him to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,996
Posted By sahm2three
I can't even begin to tell you how sorry I am. I...

I can't even begin to tell you how sorry I am. I can't imagine being in your position. I am so so sorry. My prayers are with you and your family.

I would just give your families a heads up,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,774
Posted By sahm2three
I agree, I don't do time outs for kids under the...

I agree, I don't do time outs for kids under the age of 2. But, it is this kind of thinking that, in my opinion, is ruining kids! They are growing up thinking they run the show, they don't have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,538
Posted By sahm2three
Refusing To Clean Up

I have a little dcb who used to be the BEST cleaner upper. Now, he flat refuses. Today, we are getting ready to paint, and I told him that if he does not clean up, he doesn't get to paint. "I no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,561
Posted By sahm2three
JUST Turned 3 Year Old Decided He Was DONE With Naps

So, I am hoping it is just some weird thing in the air, and not going to be the new norm. I have a 3 year dcb who has decided today that he was NOT going to nap, or be quiet. And he KNEW there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2012, 11:51 AM
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Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,446
Posted By sahm2three
OMGosh!!! Two year olds are going to do me in!!!...

OMGosh!!! Two year olds are going to do me in!!! I honestly think it's my least favorite age, 2 and 3. And it's the age I have the most of! Ugh! They are so unreasonable and seem so out of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By sahm2three
"I'm Bored"

I have a newly turned 5 year old, who is the oldest regular in daycare. The next oldest is 3. He constantly asks to play the Wii, which I only allow on very rare occasions. We have plenty to do,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By sahm2three
Ugh, and I forgot to mention that the two of them...

Ugh, and I forgot to mention that the two of them both refuse to clean up, so they lost a bunch of toys today that they were playing with. I honestly feel like I am losing control here. They know I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By sahm2three
I have done the toy time out thing too. That...

I have done the toy time out thing too. That doesn't really work, they just move onto something else. And once they are in fight mode, it doesn't matter if they really want the toy/item or not,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By sahm2three
I am constantly saying things like this to them. ...

I am constantly saying things like this to them. But I guess I just don't understand why anyone, even a little 2 year old, would CHOOSE to fight. It upsets them both, so why do they do it? And...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By sahm2three
CONSTANT Fighting

I have two 2 year olds who fight from the second they are in the same room together. They take things from eachother, even if it isn't something they would normally play with. For instance, the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4,746
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,446
Posted By sahm2three
AAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG...

AAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Is it Friday yet?!?!?!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By sahm2three
The Child Who Cries When I Leave His Sight

If he can't see me, he screams. He is about 18 months. I knelt down to pick something up under the table and he freaked out because he couldn't see me. I will warn him and say be right back, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,225
Posted By sahm2three
I want them to stop asking because it is just...

I want them to stop asking because it is just habit. Why follows every other question they ask. You can tell by the way they say it, it is a total habit. And they can have just asked me why and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,225
Posted By sahm2three
If it were curiosity, then I would be ok with...

If it were curiosity, then I would be ok with that. It isn't. It is the question why abotu EVERYTHING. What color is this? Why? What are you doing? Why? What is this? Why? And it is ALLLLLLL...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,225
Posted By sahm2three
This is what I say the first 500 times, then I am...

This is what I say the first 500 times, then I am beyond irritated and just shoot them a look. Ugh. I wish they weren't all in the why stage at the same time!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,225
Posted By sahm2three
What Do You Do About Constant "Why"?

Do you ban the word? Or do you answer them every time? What do you do?? OMG, the why is going to drive me bonkers! UGH!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By sahm2three
Sorry, not meaning to sound snarky.

Sorry, not meaning to sound snarky.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By sahm2three
Hmmm...but what does that have to do with the...

Hmmm...but what does that have to do with the kids being crazy? Cute idea, but it wasn't so much me as it was the kids driving me bonkers.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4,746
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,446
Posted By sahm2three
I am so stressed! Kids are being terrible! I am...

I am so stressed! Kids are being terrible! I am about to put them to bed for the day!!! They are being defiant, mean to eachother, and totally not listening to me. They have been in time out so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By sahm2three
Oh My! It's Going To Be An Early Naptime Today!

The kids are driving me batty! They seem incapable of playing. And "why" is the word for the day!!! We were coloring a US flag today (in rememberence without talking about the significance of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By sahm2three
Can't Stand Food Waste!!!

My dck's are really at it today, and they messed around at lunch and after about 40 mins I said enough is enough and cleaned them up and put the to bed. They didn't eat much, so what I am thinking,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,042
Posted By sahm2three
Tgif!

Holy wow! My dck's are being awful today! They have been in destructive mode, breaking toys, breaking crayons, tearing books, throwing things, fighting, biting, and on and on! I just cannot wait...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,924
Posted By sahm2three
I have sippies and regular cups for the big kids...

I have sippies and regular cups for the big kids available at all times with water in them and at their request they get a drink. No one is allowed to walk around with a cup.
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