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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,768
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
The grocery set is a heavy plastic?? Like if a...

The grocery set is a heavy plastic?? Like if a young toddler got a hold of it that the plastic wouldn't cave in. I love the idea of having dishwasher safe food!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,768
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
What Kind Of Play Food Do You Have??

Hello,
I'm in search of new play food for my kitchen. I want food that lasts longer than the cheap sets sold in bulk that is the soft plastic. What kind do you have? Is Melissa and Doug worth the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,180
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
You could do dyed green rice instead? Like the...

You could do dyed green rice instead? Like the link below..

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-JAOmpaovWcU/T3eowhK4C9I/AAAAAAAABfs/eL-Gdliv4y8/s1600/IMG_0709.JPG
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Congrats!!! I'm waiting patiently for mine to...

Congrats!!! I'm waiting patiently for mine to show up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,776
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I'm off Good Friday (Paid) like every year. It's...

I'm off Good Friday (Paid) like every year. It's in my contract under holidays happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I tell one of my dck's 100 times daily to "please...

I tell one of my dck's 100 times daily to "please use our hands to read our books, not our feet" I don't think your being nitpicky at all.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,274
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Not sure if this will help ... ...

Not sure if this will help ...

http://greatstartforkids.org/content/great-start-quality-rating-and-improvement-system
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Enjoy your days off!! happyface I also have...

Enjoy your days off!! happyface

I also have a very small daycare space. I do daycare in my own living rm/dining rm. I don't have extra space. So I don't have a great set up but really wish I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,188
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I have in my contract that they are not allowed...

I have in my contract that they are not allowed to bring toys from home and if it gets brought in it gets left in there cubbies. I do allow napping items. I have a dck who's attached to their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,860
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Mine is an individual account and everything is...

Mine is an individual account and everything is private. I even made it where the friend list is private and can only be seen by me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,368
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
In my area someone was moving and I got my Little...

In my area someone was moving and I got my Little Tykes castle for $12!! Yup, $12!!! I love it!!! happyface I love outdoor play houses... wish my house was bigger to put one in the house for the kids
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,919
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I'm not sure yet this year. I always get the...

I'm not sure yet this year. I always get the 24/25th and 31st/1st off as those are paid holidays for me. My current dcks will be gone the 24th - 28th week on vac so.. I'm thinking of taking Jan 2 -4...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,884
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Where's Your Cry Out/Chill Out/Time Out Spot?

I seen a couple different posts about a Cry out/Chill out spot... Where is your spot?? Sleep Mat? Floor Mat? Corner? Is the spot in the same spot? In the same rm your in? End of Hall? I've heard of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,077
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Yes, I do. But I do TONS of field trips (with...

Yes, I do. But I do TONS of field trips (with permission slips signed by parents every time) and my daycare parents left me a base. So, they just bring the car seat with the baby everyday and the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I think because he's so little I would just let...

I think because he's so little I would just let Mom know that you have noticed the cough and it sounds barky. Just in case. I would also let her know he's in a happy mood and has no fever.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,045
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Not harsh... I'm glad I have someone who can...

Not harsh... I'm glad I have someone who can relate to what's happening and kind of know's the outcome. I've have to work with the family as terming isn't an option as my family counts on this income...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,496
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Bigger diapers? Maybe he needs a bigger size.

Bigger diapers? Maybe he needs a bigger size.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
All children nap in my daycare. The only one that...

All children nap in my daycare. The only one that doesn't is my own child, who is normally outside playing/playing in their own room/downstairs playing. When I had SA last year I still had them lay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,979
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I guess that depends on where you are located....

I guess that depends on where you are located. Here the latest school dismissing is at 4:10. But if she still closed at 5 and she only had teachers kids maybe that would work?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,045
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
This is almost 100% the child. But the child is...

This is almost 100% the child. But the child is not aggressive (here). Just crys when doesn't get their way. The dcm sees the problems and is trying to work with me but if anything is brought up to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,979
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Is there anyway you could close like 10 mins...

Is there anyway you could close like 10 mins before you close now? That way if they are late you still time before you have to be out the door. Plus, if they all do get picked up on time then your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,737
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Cereal in a Bottle

I was talking to another provider and we got to talking about parents who put cereal in a bottle. So, I was wondering...

Have you ever had a parent ask you to put cereal in a bottle?

Would/Do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,045
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Do you do centers? or specific areas or toys...

Do you do centers? or specific areas or toys available at different times? Like if your closing soon and you have Books/Coloring or X available and the child says I'll play with X (which is something...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,045
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Older toddler who doesn't listen to you

Have you ever had a child (older toddler age) that just does not listen to you? Like if you ask "Susie/Billy, please go play with X or X" and the child responses "No, I will do/play with this".
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,493
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Thank You!! :)

Thank You!! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,493
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Thank You !! :)

Thank You !! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,493
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
The child is 3 and gets here between 7 - 7:30....

The child is 3 and gets here between 7 - 7:30. When the child finally played today we made a huge tower out of cube plastic blocks and then played with wooden blocks... the child had a blast and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,493
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Would you let the child have their...

Would you let the child have their blanket/special item that they nap with?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,493
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Yup, that's what this child is like and would sit...

Yup, that's what this child is like and would sit there expecting it to come on. I decided after reading a past thread on here that I needed to get rid of all the TV watching (which was very little...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,493
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I like this. I'll try this tomorrow morning.

I like this. I'll try this tomorrow morning.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,493
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
The child would stay there ALL day. Thinking the...

The child would stay there ALL day. Thinking the TV would come on. The child was fully awake as the child was telling me to get the remote. :eek: Yeah didn't happen. I think no more couch period as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,493
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
What To Do With A Very Strong Willed Child?

I had some changes to my daycare routine this week. Normally when children arrive I have the TV running well I decided to take the TV watching out in the morning and do a couple of quiet free choices...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Yup! I have both ages and we do field trips...

Yup! I have both ages and we do field trips weekly. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
So jealous!!! I so wish I could take my own kids...

So jealous!!! I so wish I could take my own kids to Legoland/ Sea World/ or Whale watching!!

That's so awesome!! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I had to buy more liability insurance for my...

I had to buy more liability insurance for my house but not for my vehicle. The daycare kids are covered and we do go out quite a bit for trips. Like today we hit an awesome museum with dino bones....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,548
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
happyface happyface

happyface happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I'm in the same position. I live 30 + mins from...

I'm in the same position. I live 30 + mins from anything. Today we are taking a field trip and it's 45 mins away. Parent were notified last week and none of them care and really like that I take them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
My insurance policy covers my kids in my van. I...

My insurance policy covers my kids in my van. I called and checked before putting them in my van and they said it covers mine. Now, I know someone posted (not this tread) in the same state as me and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,902
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I have a 4 month old dcb and he would only sleep...

I have a 4 month old dcb and he would only sleep 20 mins period.... I'm not allowed ANYTHING in the crib including a swaddling blanket. So, I started by putting him in bed awake... he cried for 4...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,548
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I'm ready for the end of my Friday right now!...

I'm ready for the end of my Friday right now! I've listened to the teething dcb scream for 2 hrs and it's only 9am!! It's going to be a LONG day! :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,646
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Just wondering, what you do when one of your...

Just wondering, what you do when one of your current parents has a baby?
I do understand why you only take older kids. I have a new baby and I work 11 hrs a day now!! He use to sleep in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,031
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
My daycare family goes on vacation this year......

My daycare family goes on vacation this year... so I'm paid for 24th and 25th and I won't close because I know they are gone and will pay me for the other 3 days :) The week after I'll get paid for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,020
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I give my daycare families months + notice of...

I give my daycare families months + notice of when I'll be closed. I do have in my contract that I may have to close for illness, emergency's..etc if something happens.

I just let my families...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,644
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I love the whole open ended concept. I'm lucky...

I love the whole open ended concept. I'm lucky the 2 of them don't put anything in their mouths (they would still use it under supervision). I think I'm going to buy it :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,644
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Do You Have This Sorter?

I'm looking for new open ended learning toys for my older dck and my own son. They are both 3 yrs old. Do any of you have this toy?
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,728
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
What did you use to make it stay on the wall? I...

What did you use to make it stay on the wall? I repinned this a while ago and wanted to do it so bad.. but I didn't want to permanently fix it to the wall.

You did an awesome job!! Love it! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,357
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I made this a couple months ago...kids had a...

I made this a couple months ago...kids had a BLAST! But there was a huge mess afterward....it would be great for outside or a sand table with covering under. We did it at kitchen table with cover.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,040
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Do you take your kids outside when it's this warm?

Do you take your kids outside when it's this warm?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,833
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I post many times a week with pictures of what we...

I post many times a week with pictures of what we are doing -- arts and crafts we have done, us baking, playing inside and out, field trips, and anything else cute. Plus, Closing reminders and any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,018
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I would like an invite to please :)

I would like an invite to please :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,750
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Just turned 4 months this week. I'm wondering if...

Just turned 4 months this week. I'm wondering if the swaddling blanket is allowed in my state. As, I'm not allowed to place anything but the baby in a pnp.

I've never had to do CIO before as my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,750
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
At What Age Do You Start CIO??

I'm just wondering at what age do you start CIO? or another way to get an infant to take a nap?

What is the MAX time you'll allow a baby to cry before getting them up?

What do you do if under...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,533
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Took the 4th (paid) and 5 & 6th off... :D -- I'm...

Took the 4th (paid) and 5 & 6th off... :D -- I'm on vacation at 6pm!! happyface happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,479
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
This is what I do :) I've found that using a...

This is what I do :) I've found that using a tablecloth contains the mess and then when all the kids are done I fold it up and shake outside then store for another day :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,990
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
We do bike washes with buckets of water, homemade...

We do bike washes with buckets of water, homemade sidewalk paint, sprinkler, a couple of different lakes (I'm allowed as long as there is a lifeguard on duty), baby pool, sand and water table, and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,727
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
In the state I live in it's against my licensing...

In the state I live in it's against my licensing rules and reg to run daycare without power and running water. My license lady would be upset if she came to visit and we didn't have power and I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,727
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I threw a ton out... I was not taking any...

I threw a ton out... I was not taking any chances!!! :D I threw what I could in my freezer (thank goodness is still working!!) and then put a stuff in a cooler with ice. Seems to be working :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,727
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Yes, everything is in the cooler right now and is...

Yes, everything is in the cooler right now and is filled with ice. We are looking into a new fridge right now. I wish this stuff would happen on the weekends :)

Oh, and I wish we could have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,727
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
What Would You Do??

What do you do if your fridge dies during daycare hrs? I went to make breakfast and my brand new gallon of milk is barely cold... :( I bought 2 cans of ice teas and the outside is a tiny cold but the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,800
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Talking I let the child go free this afternoon so that...

I let the child go free this afternoon so that the rash would get air. My doctor told me when my oldest was little to use a blow dryer on cold on low to dry it out -- I've done it on this child to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,800
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
The child's parent says that the child has a...

The child's parent says that the child has a reaction to Desitin and I've never seen powder on the child. I would be afraid if I add powder it might make it worse. Maybe not?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,800
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I haven't thought of that but I'll bring it up to...

I haven't thought of that but I'll bring it up to Mom today at pick-up. Thank You
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,800
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Diaper Rash

I have a daycare child who is 18 months who seems like has diaper rash almost every week. If this child is not changed as soon as this child goes poop then the child breaks out immediately. I'm not...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 04-12-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,139
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
How do you sign up to receive Scholastic at your...

How do you sign up to receive Scholastic at your house? Around here I can only get it if I'm a teacher and it's sent to a school.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,231
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I have a wooden basket.... but I want to do...

I have a wooden basket.... but I want to do this... seems very easy to make to hold all kinds of books.. plus the fabric can be any kind of color fabric..

The Book Sling...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 04-12-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,139
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I get my daycare books (board books) as I have...

I get my daycare books (board books) as I have toddlers from my local library that does a book sale once a year... it's fill a bag for $3 and fill a big box for $5 - I've walked out with a box stuff...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,466
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Awesome Craft For Older Kids/Adults

A friend of mine just posted this on facebook. Thought I would share for providers who have older kids... or even for yourself.. I think my daycare kids (who are younger) would love to use these to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,594
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I have a awesome neighbor who does daycare, too!!...

I have a awesome neighbor who does daycare, too!! I don't know sometimes what I would do without her. I moved to 4 yrs ago and didn't have anyone. But, once I discovered my neighbor (who lives behind...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,248
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I have to say my least favorite age is SA. I...

I have to say my least favorite age is SA. I won't take them anymore.

I LOVE infants and toddlers :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,873
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Thanks for sharing... Love this!! Can't wait to...

Thanks for sharing... Love this!! Can't wait to share it with my kids :)
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 03-30-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,020
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Hello and Welcome!! :D

Hello and Welcome!! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,294
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
What Do You Think Of The New Baby Doll?

I got up this morning and the news was just going on and on about a new breastfeeding baby doll. I'm just wondering how you feel about the doll?

I think girls (and some boys) are going to mimic...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,001
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Parent Upset

So, I've had a couple of great weeks with daycare until today. Last week I had a child have an accident on Monday.. because this child has had so many accidents I informed dcd that the rest of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,619
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I have 4 dc girls!! Every time I advertise I get...

I have 4 dc girls!! Every time I advertise I get another girl... I feel bad for my own boys... but they really don't mind all the girls around :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,579
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I REALLY like this!!! My whole family got sick...

I REALLY like this!!! My whole family got sick from one of my dck that the parent brought sick and masked the symptoms. Once the child said they had been given "pink medicine" I called dcp for pick...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,144
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I have a new LG front loading dryer... and I LOVE...

I have a new LG front loading dryer... and I LOVE IT!!! It dries loads faster than my washing machine can wash a load. It's AWESOME!! :D I posted a picture of my dryer on facebook when I got it. I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,955
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I have a bounce dryer bar and LOVE it!! But, I...

I have a bounce dryer bar and LOVE it!! But, I have to say it's only lasted half the time. I bought the 4 month one and it's only been in for less than 2 months and will need to be replaced soon. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
So, it ended GREAT! I didn't really term... but...

So, it ended GREAT! I didn't really term... but me and dcm had talked many times before about this child going to a preschool program. I guess her mom has been looking and found one that she likes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
LMBO!!! I had to read that twice because I...

LMBO!!! I had to read that twice because I laughed so hard the first time I read that!! :D

Yes, I do need to grow a backbone. I know my business and family will be A LOT better.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Yes, I've had her get upset because I was sick...

Yes, I've had her get upset because I was sick and didn't know if I would be open the next day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
When I give them the notice I still have them...

When I give them the notice I still have them come back for 2 weeks. Oh, I'm sooo nervous.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I'm SCARED to death!!! I'm scared the parent is...

I'm SCARED to death!!! I'm scared the parent is going to freak out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Oh yes having major issues with a parent. But I...

Oh yes having major issues with a parent. But I wasn't sure if I just said "I'm sorry this really isn't working out" was ok?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Terming Question

Do you HAVE to give a reason why you are terming/letting a family go?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,205
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Update: So, today she did it AGAIN! This...

Update:

So, today she did it AGAIN! This time she was in a pull-up! Thank goodness!! I was a "tad" bit upset.. I didn't get mad but I did tell her in a "deeper mommy voice that it's not ok to poop...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,745
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
This is what I'm going to do today. Because I...

This is what I'm going to do today. Because I feel like I'm going to waste a lot of milk (I know it's only 1 day a week). She'll say "no" and I can still use it for someone else or me :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,745
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I think this is a great idea!! :D

I think this is a great idea!! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,745
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I do give her a tiny amount and then water......

I do give her a tiny amount and then water... which I have covered with her each time she is here. Now, she has dcd coming in and telling me that she doesn't like it... because I guess if he says it,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,745
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Food Program Question

I have a dcd that showed up this morning for drop off with his SA and informed me that this child doesn't like milk or peanut butter. Now, I've had this child for 3 months and only comes on Fridays....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,205
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Thank you!! I like the chart/sticker idea and for...

Thank you!! I like the chart/sticker idea and for my sanity she's going to have to go back in pull-ups. I've never gotten mad.. but I did have to walk away when I had discovered the BM. Just to get a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,205
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
My hallway is lit up with light.. it's very short...

My hallway is lit up with light.. it's very short and I have a huge window in living room and huge slider in my dining room which gives off lots of light that goes down the hall. I could understand...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,205
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Accidents Happen...but...

I have a dcg that started in Jan who is 3 1/2. She was potty trained in Dec. So, she came to me in underwear. She is my first dck that is potty trained. (I have my own kids who are potty trained I...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-08-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,483
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
Can I Claim?

I was just wondering. I live in my boyfriends house and I run my licensed daycare out of our home. But, if the mortgage, car insurance, cell phones...etc are in his name can I claim them on my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,918
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
My son at that age got hurt ALL the time. The...

My son at that age got hurt ALL the time. The smallest thing would throw his balance off and he would hit his head in the corner of everything!! His first year pictures he had a massive bruise in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,260
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
My kids love the kitchen, drawing...

My kids love the kitchen, drawing boards/whiteboards, books, shopping cart, stroller with baby, and blocks - peek-a-boo, wooden, cardboard - craigslist $10 for 100 of them :)

As for list (I live...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,255
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
:lol::lol::lol: This is funny!!! My families...

:lol::lol::lol: This is funny!!! My families would SOOOO fail! Hmm... that would be a great raise for me :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,819
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
My kitchen kinda looks just like the one you have...

My kitchen kinda looks just like the one you have and my kids LOVE it! But I've learned to switch out my toys. So, I had the kitchen out for a couple months then switch it with something else for a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,271
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I would love to have a neighbor like that......

I would love to have a neighbor like that... everyone on my block is at work (it's not a very big block) and my neighbor behind me is home but she's a licensed daycare provider, too. She can't really...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,271
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
I took all of your awesome much needed advice and...

I took all of your awesome much needed advice and went to Target.. we ran in quick and got supplies (not even in the store for 15 mins). I didn't run into any parents but I would have been honest.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,271
Posted By My Lil' Monkeys
What If...

What if you had to close for the day because your own child was sick and you ran out of meds. and needed to run to Target/Rite Aid..etc. Your only choice was to take your child with you. Then you run...
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