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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By TXhomedaycare
He does well with the other kids and follows...

He does well with the other kids and follows directions well. His gross and fine motor skills are fine but he is not potty trained and I have asked mom about it and I can't tell if it is her or him....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Speech Delay Question

I have a 2 year old dcb who is almost 3 and says about 5 words I can understand and besides that makes noises but is pretty quiet all day. His mom has talked to his doctor but he is not worried but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I think I will offer her the spot. What is a...

I think I will offer her the spot. What is a reasonable holding fee amount? For the one teachers kid that I watched in the past the fee was 50% for spring break and winter break but not for the full...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Help Me Think This Through

I have a 3 yo dcg that I have been watching since the beginning of the year. Her family has had issues with paying on time since they started (and issues with following the handbook). So I sent them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I have a dcg that is 2 that was the exact same...

I have a dcg that is 2 that was the exact same way when she started. She could stand in the restroom and not wash her hand but just wait for me in front of the sink. Her mom said she was potty...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Daycare Fundraiser?

Have you done a fundraiser for your daycare? I came across a post on a daycare provider facebook page stating they do a fundraiser each year. I have not thought about doing it but I am not sure. Any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,345
Posted By TXhomedaycare
likethis yes. This is the underlying issue and...

likethis yes. This is the underlying issue and the funny thing is the home daycare was his idea and he is here during daycare hours and sees how things go (I don't let the kids go crazy and tear...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,345
Posted By TXhomedaycare
yes last month was the first month that we did...

yes last month was the first month that we did that and it was rough trying to figure everything out. We will work on April's budget together this week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,345
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I find your response interesting. I was raised...

I find your response interesting. I was raised old fashion as well and was told to keep our money jointly and my parents did except that my mom hid money from my dad :lol: . My husband and I met...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,345
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I do track my expenses really well for personal...

I do track my expenses really well for personal and tax reasons but it is the unexpected stuff I think I struggle with. My rates are a little low for my area but I started 3 years ago with no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,345
Posted By TXhomedaycare
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,345
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I love this idea! My husband and I talked about...

I love this idea! My husband and I talked about this a few weeks ago but nothing since :rolleyes:. It has taken 9 years of marriage plus 6 years of dating before to finally get my husband to start...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,345
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I didn't say it was impossible but knowing my...

I didn't say it was impossible but knowing my husband this would make our situation worse. We are trying to follow the Dave Ramsey plan to get out of debt and our church also says married couples...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,345
Posted By TXhomedaycare
After almost 10 years of joint accounts that...

After almost 10 years of joint accounts that would not work. I would be paying for everything outside of our fixed expenses (kids clothes, eating out etc).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,345
Posted By TXhomedaycare
My Biggest Mistake

Dh and I were just talking during nap time about the backyard and he is fustrated about how expensive the daycare is in general but also the upkeep. He hates that the kids play with the rocks that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,539
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I've been waiting for them to start charging but...

I've been waiting for them to start charging but mine is still free. Since I only have 6 full time kids I would be willing to pay for it but next year I will be raising my rates and I will keep that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By TXhomedaycare
He doesn't whine or fuss he only cries and is a...

He doesn't whine or fuss he only cries and is a big boy when he plays and does learning time (most of the time). He cries for a short period of time to the point that he would never be in the crying...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Sensitive Child

I have a 3.5 yo dcb that I have been watching for almost 3 years and he is the most sensitive child I have ever met. He cries a lot throughout the day. He gets his feelings hurt easily and takes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I did a report for the dcg that got hurt but do I...

I did a report for the dcg that got hurt but do I send home a note to the parents of dcb that threw the rock ?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By TXhomedaycare
My First Incident

We decided to walk up to the park and eat lunch today since it is spring break. My husband went with us since he was off. Dcb 3 yo threw a rock while we were at the playground and I told him to not...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-13-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,631
Posted By TXhomedaycare
My husband sprays the yard and I always plant...

My husband sprays the yard and I always plant citronella plants or any kind of plant that naturally repels mosquitos and that works well for us.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I do require a 2 week deposit and they paid it...

I do require a 2 week deposit and they paid it over the first 2 months but I was thinking the same thing. Term if they are late again. I don't have it in my handbook how many times I will allow...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Have You Done This Before?

I have a 3 yo dcg that started at the beginning of this year and I have had nothing but issues since she started. The issues are small and they are all parent related but I am still considering...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By TXhomedaycare
likethis I wish I had somewhere to send my kids....

likethis I wish I had somewhere to send my kids. My parents work and so does my mother in law. My husband is off on Wed. and Thurs. and he usually does woodwork on his off days so most of the time I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I See the Light...

At the end of the tunnel

My husband is off during the week and very rarely takes my son (2yo) when he leaves but today he took him early this morning to run errands and will not be back till...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By TXhomedaycare
likethis I did commercial property management ...

likethis I did commercial property management before I did in home daycare and lets just say the fire Marshall was the worst part about doing construction. He has the final say. You will have to...
Forum: Daycare Insurance 02-28-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I recently wanted to see if I have the lowest...

I recently wanted to see if I have the lowest rate for home insurance and now it seems like every company asks if you have a home daycare and if you answer yes your premium will be greatly increased...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I would never use this on a child that is not...

I would never use this on a child that is not mine.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,338
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I require girls to wear shorts or leggings under...

I require girls to wear shorts or leggings under their skirt or dress (in my handbook). I have only had one family that sent their child without anything under her skirts and mom was offended when I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Thank you for the feedback guys. I was really...

Thank you for the feedback guys. I was really concerned. I will remove the toys and detox these girls :lol: I know one of them is acting out what she sees at home. She is one of those kids that was...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-15-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,684
Posted By TXhomedaycare
happyface I hope we don't owe, getting something...

happyface I hope we don't owe, getting something back would be the cherry on top.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Why Does This Bother Me So Much?

I have been doing home daycare for 3 years and have mainly had all boys (almost 2 years straight with 6 boys). I have 2 yo and 6 yo sons and my life is mostly boy world between my kids and my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I used that company last year and they were fine...

I used that company last year and they were fine but they no longer offered insurance in my state so they offered me another company and did not renew my policy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 664
Posted By TXhomedaycare
likethis You can make an informative website...

likethis You can make an informative website that doesn't need to be managed much but Facebook needs to be managed a little more than a website. I have both and got rid of care.Com and other ads...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I live in Texas and insurance isn't required but...

I live in Texas and insurance isn't required but I have insurance through Assurance Childcare Insurance (there are only like 2 companies that offer insurance in TX). I have never used it before.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,027
Posted By TXhomedaycare
likethis :lol: so true I have a few...

likethis :lol: so true



I have a few kids who are the only child and they are the only ones who have trouble during drop off and pickup. I noticed once parents get out numbered they tend to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By TXhomedaycare
likethis I do mostly the same by setting their...

likethis
I do mostly the same by setting their expectations and having them ready but in my case the parents don't talk long it is usually a melt down if they are not going home or if the parent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I have had all boys before and they would all be...

I have had all boys before and they would all be terminated at some point for the things they try and act out. I have noticed all of my kids girl or boy with older siblings bring a level of play to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Thanks for the feedback! I am not going to accept...

Thanks for the feedback! I am not going to accept her. I was trying to convince myself that it would work but I don't do field trips and I have recently just got to the point that I am enjoying my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By TXhomedaycare
likethis :hug: I had the same issue with my son...

likethis
:hug: I had the same issue with my son outside and inside after I started my daycare. He always was my worst child but now he is in kindergarten happyface (he does great there). It's hard...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By TXhomedaycare
SA Kids for the Summer

My son is 6 and will be finishing his first year of school and will be off for the summer in June. I have a 3 yo dcg who has a sibling that is 6 and will be out for the summer also and I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I needed this information too thanks likethis

I needed this information too thanks likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I do 14 days including weekends

I do 14 days including weekends
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Would You Step In?

I have a 3 yo dcb that has been with me for 1.5 years and has recently started becoming an issue during drop off and pick up. At drop off he has run around the car and into the neighbors yard, he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By TXhomedaycare
We watch Go Noodle and Just Dance on YouTube and...

We watch Go Noodle and Just Dance on YouTube and those are a great workout for me and the kids
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 951
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Wow 10 years and everyone has given 2 weeks...

Wow 10 years and everyone has given 2 weeks notice that is great. I have been doing this three years and I recently had to start requiring a 2 weeks non refundable deposit on top of the first week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Great ! All funds are due in advance

Great ! All funds are due in advance
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By TXhomedaycare
:hug: This family is taking advantage of you...

:hug: This family is taking advantage of you (your being too nice. If payment is not received by Monday morning AM than by Monday evening PM hand them a $10 late fee notice and have them include the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,428
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I use Venmo which is affiliated with paypal....

I use Venmo which is affiliated with paypal. There are no process fees unless you use a credit card and my dcp love it. I believe a few other providers on here have used PayPal and used the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By TXhomedaycare
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By TXhomedaycare
likethis yep. I recently had a 2 yo dcb that...

likethis yep. I recently had a 2 yo dcb that started here that has the same issue except he also has a pacifier and I found myself constantly looking for the pacifier when he would drop it and it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I have a link to my parent handbook on my website...

I have a link to my parent handbook on my website but none of those items are listed on my website except my rate. I have lots of warm and fuzzy stuff, pictures and general information but not a lot...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Dcm just text me that they did not find any bed...

Dcm just text me that they did not find any bed bugs (they meaning her and her mother) but they are going to wash everything and pest control is coming out tomorrow. She wants dcb to come for half a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Vacation Policy

My current handbook says if you give me 3 weeks notice that your child will not attend a full week than I accept 50% tuition that week to hold the spot. I currently want to get rid of this policy or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Y'all Go Make Me Lose My Mind...

3 yo dcb walks up to me scratching his chest and nec and said "I itch". I tell him to come here and let me check it out. He has medium-sized cluster of red dots next to his nipple and a trail of red...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I have been using Brightwheel for almost a year...

I have been using Brightwheel for almost a year and I like it a lot. I don't use the accounting porton since it takes 2-3 days to get funds and the processing fee is higher than square (I now use...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 846
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I have used Google voice since I opened 3 years...

I have used Google voice since I opened 3 years ago and I like it and it is free. You can control when you get calls and if you manage your contacts it announces the callers name. I also like the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,240
Posted By TXhomedaycare
These are great! I had a dcp that wanted me to...

These are great! I had a dcp that wanted me to basically document her child's full day. She wanted to know what and how much of each item 3 yo dcb ate and what he said and did. She even came one day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By TXhomedaycare
likethis thanks doing that from now on.

likethis thanks doing that from now on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I was kind of thinking that but I still feel...

I was kind of thinking that but I still feel there should be a cut off time for her to keep changing her mind. If I hadn't verified with her if he was going to be here she would have just showed up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Flaky Parent

This might seem like a silly question but that's not going to stop me from asking. I have a dcp that told me mutilated times this week that her son is not coming on Thursday and Friday this week and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Just ask her. Hey miss director I am getting the...

Just ask her. Hey miss director I am getting the feeling from you that you might have handled that differently or I would love your feedback in this situation. I am surprised how many people are in a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 848
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I'm not sure all parents are liars but they are...

I'm not sure all parents are liars but they are passing the tough work on to us and they are not in tune with their child and their needs. I have a lot of parents who have no clue their child is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I would charge $40. My contract says I have a$10...

I would charge $40. My contract says I have a$10 late fee and after 5 days of no pay I terminate our contract.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 753
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I would check and see the maximum amount of...

I would check and see the maximum amount of unrelated kids you can watch in your state and start there. If you can watch 2 or 3 do that and save a little money to get started. In Texas it cost about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By TXhomedaycare
yes I do everytime

yes I do everytime
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,696
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I don't but I have been thinking about adding...

I don't but I have been thinking about adding it. Anytime I have kids show up after 10 they have a hard time joining the group as if they are in vacation mode. They usually take a nap bu since I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,221
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I had that issue here a year ago. I had ago 4 yo...

I had that issue here a year ago. I had ago 4 yo dcb who was 1 of 8 siblings and he was the youngest and shared ago room with his 16 yo old brother. He was exposed to everything and talked about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Yes about a year ago and I received a few...

Yes about a year ago and I received a few referrals but in my part of Texas the market is so flooded there are too many daycares to compete with on that site and between the nannies and other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,328
Posted By TXhomedaycare
likethis I was thinking along the same lines....

likethis I was thinking along the same lines. Sometimes I feel people are too quick to term. I don't think grandma's intent was bad she just handled a situation poorly. She definitely needs to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,211
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I have it in my handbook that I follow the school...

I have it in my handbook that I follow the school districts inclement weather policy. I live in Texas so rain can cause issues not to mention ice. I also don't want kids sleeping over which is why...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I bought an Exergen temporal artery thermometer...

I bought an Exergen temporal artery thermometer at Costco last year and I love it. It is the same thing they use at my kids doctor's office.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 824
Posted By TXhomedaycare
likethis I agree with this. I used to have 6...

likethis

I agree with this. I used to have 6 full-time boys and 4 of the 6 were very active and wanted to be physical. We spent a lot of time outside. When we were inside I separated them and made...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By TXhomedaycare
This crossed my mind but his mom put on his about...

This crossed my mind but his mom put on his about my child form that he sometimes took a nap (about an hour) and she confirmed at enrollment which I thought was weird but I see more and more kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Sorry if I wasn't clear. If I let him sleep...

Sorry if I wasn't clear. If I let him sleep earlier than everyone else he won't sleep during nap time. I figured most responses would be to ask if I have anywhere he can quietly nap in the morning...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Tired Child

I have a new 2 yo dcb that just finished his 2 weeks and everything has been going great (this is his first time in childcare). Last week his mom and grandmother started to say he is not sleeping at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By TXhomedaycare
likethis only 3 years here but exactly the same....

likethis only 3 years here but exactly the same. I always tell the kids eat what you like and you can have seconds but then your done. No issues ever :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I had no power and my licensing office said I...

I had no power and my licensing office said I could be open :ouch:. There is not much they tell you to close for because they want you to use your best judgment if it is not spelled out in their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Thanks for the responses. I am okay with blankets...

Thanks for the responses. I am okay with blankets for nap time but not all day drag around. I told grandma at pickup and she said he cannot live without that blanket and he will cry all day (she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Security Blanket and Pacifier

I have a new 2 yo dcb that started on Monday who came walking in the house with his security blanket and pacifier clipped to his shirt. This is his first time in daycare so I was surprised that he...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 10-26-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Welcome happyface

Welcome happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Yes they have a cat that is usually outside all...

Yes they have a cat that is usually outside all day and comes in and sleeps with dcb at night.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I just sent him home after reading your message....

I just sent him home after reading your message. I was trying to ask this yesterday about fleas because I was not going to accept him today but I wasn't sure how bad they are. I did a search on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I am because yesterday when she picked him up I...

I am because yesterday when she picked him up I told her that they are not mosquito bites and she asked me what they were and I told her I am not sure but she needs to have them checked out. Then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By TXhomedaycare
My husband said they are flea bites also. Dcm...

My husband said they are flea bites also. Dcm said this morning that dcb has been sleeping with their cat and the cat does have fleas so she is going to treat it today. I just wanted to know how to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By TXhomedaycare
What if it is fleas. Do I send him home? Make him...

What if it is fleas. Do I send him home? Make him stay home 24 hours? Tell my other parents? Last week I had a dcp say they think their daughter had flea bites and said they have no pets and was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Red Dots - Not Bug Bites

How would you handle this? Dcb is 3 yo and was here yesterday and was totally fine with little or no bug bites at all. He showed up this morning covered in red dots and bug bites. His mom said a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By TXhomedaycare
When I raised my rate last year I called it my...

When I raised my rate last year I called it my 2015 rate increase so I charged my new clients my increased rate and when my current clients hit their anniversary date I increased their rates also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 11:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I talked to mom yesterday and laid everything out...

I talked to mom yesterday and laid everything out for her about how things are going and that her son did not seem ready for care and she agreed and said she would discuss with her husband. She...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,052
Posted By TXhomedaycare
likethis ISFJ PERSONALITY (“THE DEFENDER”) ...

likethis

ISFJ PERSONALITY (“THE DEFENDER”)

The ISFJ personality type is quite unique, as many of their qualities defy the definition of their individual traits. Though possessing the Feeling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Nope this family is interesting they have one car...

Nope this family is interesting they have one car and mom works about 45 minutes away. Dad does not work and has literally walked here (they live about 3 miles away) to pick up and drop off this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By TXhomedaycare
His mom said he had no schedule at home and...

His mom said he had no schedule at home and would take a nap sometimes. He goes to sleep at nap when we do but sleeps for 30-40 minutes wakes up and cries and I put him back to sleep. If I let him...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-06-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,836
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I would call up their like an adult and tell the...

I would call up their like an adult and tell the director what happened and let them handle the rest. If you are concerned for your child's safety or that she might retaliate then I wouldn't keep my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Yes he is 5 days a week. I decided to try out the...

Yes he is 5 days a week. I decided to try out the crying area while I read a few books since we have not been able to read (he is loud) and he threw elmo and started hit his head on the wall. After...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Yes I do

Yes I do
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Thanks BC do you have anything I could give to...

Thanks BC do you have anything I could give to mom about how to prepare your child for care? I know I found an article online a while back but I can't seem to find it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By TXhomedaycare
How Do You Decide?

I have a new dcb I have previously posted about that has cause me to start thinking about how to decide if a child is ready for care or not. He is 20 months old and has never been in care or away...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Thanks. The only reason I am wondering what is...

Thanks. The only reason I am wondering what is causing it is because if I send him home for 24 hours I will have to start all over again with the crying and he will be stressed again repeating the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By TXhomedaycare
Stress and Poop?

I have a new 20 month old dcb that has never been in daycare before and has cried all day the first 2 days but yesterday he pooped 3 times like diarrhea and has started doing the same thing today....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By TXhomedaycare
I would. Your giving almost 2 weeks notice. I...

I would. Your giving almost 2 weeks notice. I have in my contract that I take 10 unpaid vacation days and I would totally use one for that as long as I could give good notice.
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