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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By Country Kids
I have to send in a lesson plan for each of these...

I have to send in a lesson plan for each of these areas from a curriculum that is aligned with the QRIS program. I just took a page from my Mother Goose lesson plan book to include.

Also for our...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 516
Posted By Country Kids
One of the articles I read did call it a...

One of the articles I read did call it a "Maternity Center" so maybe it is something like this. All the babies were under a month old.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By Country Kids
Also, just let them play!!! To many children...

Also, just let them play!!!

To many children (not saying anyone here does this) are being followed, observed, having directive from adults that they honestly do not know how to play.

I let mine...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,306
Posted By Country Kids
A lot of providers are not doing infant childcare...

A lot of providers are not doing infant childcare anymore due to all the new rules that go into effect Sept. 30.

People are scrambling to find care!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,015
Posted By Country Kids
In our state we can sleep when the children are...

In our state we can sleep when the children are here for the night but do have to be awake during arrival and departure.

I'm not sure what the difference would be to take a nap during the day or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,891
Posted By Country Kids
The baby who was left in a car at INTEL in...

The baby who was left in a car at INTEL in Portland Oregon and I believe the father was initially charged with the death, it has been determined the baby did not die from extreme heat.

The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 708
Posted By Country Kids
We have several banks in our area that go by your...

We have several banks in our area that go by your fingerprints for your accounts.

Many buildings are now requiring finger print ID for employees/clients to get in. My friend worked at a childcare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 708
Posted By Country Kids
I do have to say I wasn't a fan as it took...

I do have to say I wasn't a fan as it took forever to get ours done (hubby and mines) because the scanner couldn't read them.

The guy said over time fingerprints do wear down on our fingers so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 708
Posted By Country Kids
Our state just changed background checks and...

Our state just changed background checks and fingerprinting till every 5 years.

Since it is going into effect this month and I had mine done last year I won't have mine done for 7 years.

They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By Country Kids
Yes I have had to for years when kiddo's started...

Yes I have had to for years when kiddo's started arriving with these items.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,027
Posted By Country Kids
The $400 might be significant though for that...

The $400 might be significant though for that provider as that money maybe earmarked for something else already.

We have bills like anyone else so to add something on top of us that we are maybe...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By Country Kids
A lot has to do with the logging in our area from...

A lot has to do with the logging in our area from my understanding and if I could learn about it on layman terms and not political, I would understand it though.

Several of the fires have been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By Country Kids
Meth houses are unfortunately sold to buyers all...

Meth houses are unfortunately sold to buyers all the time and it doesn't have to be disclosed about it.

Have a case going on in my state right now about this. Family is living in out buildings on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By Country Kids
Last year it was so bad here. All outdoor...

Last year it was so bad here. All outdoor activities were cancelled-no sports, no practice, outdoor concerts, etc.

We couldn't go outside for weeks as we were surrounded by 2-3 of the biggest...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,214
Posted By Country Kids
I'm sure the 12 year old isn't considered a...

I'm sure the 12 year old isn't considered a caregiver but a volunteer and there is no age limit for that it looks like.
Forum: Forms - Uploads 08-03-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By Country Kids
Preschool/Pre-K Form

I looked through the form area and can't find what I'm looking for and may need to make my own up as I can't find anything on the computer either.

Looking for a form to have parents to fill out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Country Kids
Does your state not require you to still have the...

Does your state not require you to still have the kiddo's lunches to be USDA components even if they bring their own lunch?

I would start there, with healthier eating, and back away from the PT...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By Country Kids
Our state just tried to pass a rule on babies no...

Our state just tried to pass a rule on babies no longer than 20 min in a stroller, high chair, walker, swing, etc.

It didn't pass-a lot of examples given from providers of why it wasn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,891
Posted By Country Kids
I'm of the generation that started becoming...

I'm of the generation that started becoming parents in 1994. I don't think any of the things you mentioned really started being a "problem" till 10 years ago.

We had no computer till the 1997 and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,891
Posted By Country Kids
Doing some quick research, it looks like hot car...

Doing some quick research, it looks like hot car deaths "started" or at least being recorded in 1994. There have been 804 since then which averages 34 a year-almost 1 a state. Ages range from very...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,891
Posted By Country Kids
I so get the auto pilot thing-has happened twice...

I so get the auto pilot thing-has happened twice to me in the last month. With in 30 seconds of getting in my car I totally spaced where I needed to be going and went the way I usually went....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,891
Posted By Country Kids
A three month old little boy was left in the back...

A three month old little boy was left in the back seat of a car yesterday in Ohio and passed because of the heat.

Authorities have stated they will not file charges because she made a mistake and...
Forum: Daycare Insurance 07-31-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,328
Posted By Country Kids
I'm shopping for new insurance because Farmers...

I'm shopping for new insurance because Farmers won't cover me for more than 6 kiddo's and I'm allowed 10.

They also carry no daycare commercial policies so we have been shopping around. Been with...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 07-31-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Country Kids
Lunch serving is an awful lot of yogurt! I...

Lunch serving is an awful lot of yogurt!

I will stick with snack serving.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By Country Kids
Our friends had to evacuate the Carr fire in the...

Our friends had to evacuate the Carr fire in the Northern part of Ca to Klamath Falls in Oregon.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,891
Posted By Country Kids
The oldest child on this list was FIVE YEARS...

The oldest child on this list was FIVE YEARS OLD!!!! Does anyone know the story behind that story? A five year old should be able to open the door, yell, scream, get out somehow.

Why does no one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Country Kids
Yes :Sunny: Not sure why I have a double...

Yes :Sunny:

Not sure why I have a double post :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Country Kids
You need to connect to your childcare. My...

You need to connect to your childcare. My daughter had hers done a year ago in March and when I had my surprise inspection she didn't show up as having it done because the state hadn't linked her to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Country Kids
You need to connect to your childcare. My...

You need to connect to your childcare. My daughter had hers done a year ago in March and when I had my surprise inspection she didn't show up as having it done because the state hadn't linked her to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,090
Posted By Country Kids
It is not just childcare providers-teachers can...

It is not just childcare providers-teachers can give you an earful also.

Parents that can never get there child to school on time

Parents that can't even get there children to school (big...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,891
Posted By Country Kids
Yes, she is an emergency room nurse. He was...

Yes, she is an emergency room nurse.

He was ok thankfully!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By Country Kids
Stories are conflicting then, as the one I posted...

Stories are conflicting then, as the one I posted said 10 years and the one you posted says 10 months. I'm thinking 10 years is more likely but no jail time leaves me speechless!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By Country Kids
Daycare Provider Given 10 Years’ Probation After Trying To Hang Toddler

A Minneapolis daycare owner was Sentenced Monday to 10 years of probation for trying to kill a toddler in her home by hanging him!!!

http://m.news9.com/story.aspx?story=38658875&catId=112032
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,909
Posted By Country Kids
No wouldn't be by county so not sure why she has...

No wouldn't be by county so not sure why she has had to do it since 2010?

They are rolling it out Sept. 31, 2018 according to everything I have read in emails, classes and then the training I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,909
Posted By Country Kids
Yes, it is just now becoming mandatory for us to...

Yes, it is just now becoming mandatory for us to have these plans. They probably had it on there for who knows what as it's actually documents for Louisiana childcares and centers.

I will look it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,909
Posted By Country Kids
Thank you!!! I will check it out a bit more...

Thank you!!!

I will check it out a bit more during rest time.

We have to have a plan for each type of emergency that has a med - high possibility in our area.

This weekend we worked on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,909
Posted By Country Kids
Our own county has no emergency preparedness plan...

Our own county has no emergency preparedness plan that we can even pull from. We may have to have a committee of providers to work with them to help plan for emergencies.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,909
Posted By Country Kids
That isn't even for childcare as it hasn't been...

That isn't even for childcare as it hasn't been released yet so imagine what our lusts will look like-Sept is when we have to have everything ready to go. We are just now putting together the lists...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,818
Posted By Country Kids
It is frustrating! I sometimes feel just...

It is frustrating!

I sometimes feel just making the lunch and turning around and throw it away in the garbage.

Also, if parents make lunches they have to meet the USDA guidelines or you have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,909
Posted By Country Kids
Emergency Supply List

Took the emergency procedure class and now starting to put together the supply lists, procedures, etc. By the end of this they said our binders will likely be 5 inches big so buy a huge binder.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,891
Posted By Country Kids
Another child was left in a car about 2 hours...

Another child was left in a car about 2 hours north of me. Dad went into the courthouse to pay a fine and forgot child was in the back of the car.

Thankfully a passerbyer saw the child and broke...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 704
Posted By Country Kids
I loved riding in the rear window of the car...

I loved riding in the rear window of the car growing up!! Also my friends parents had a VW bug and rode a lot in the little back area of it on the way to and back from California as a teenager.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,891
Posted By Country Kids
Since the death we had here in our town, I know...

Since the death we had here in our town, I know of three more cases of children left in the car in our town but it didn't result in a death (Thankfully)!

One the dad had no idea as when he came...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By Country Kids
I'm up to four and if I get anymore kids that...

I'm up to four and if I get anymore kids that need "special" milk I will literally need to buy another refrigerator.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,047
Posted By Country Kids
Now we do not need to give parents a copy of our...

Now we do not need to give parents a copy of our license.

The state will be sending us paperwork stating the parent has seen the license and is signing off the paperwork to confirm this. It then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By Country Kids
So the parents bring all the milk for the...

So the parents bring all the milk for the childcare but they rotate when to bring?

Honestly, I would just buy the milk. Not a headache I would want to deal with on a weekly basis.

I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By Country Kids
Depends on your state and the rules listed. ...

Depends on your state and the rules listed.

Usually if they are staying over 14 days you will need to have them complete a background check and have their fingerprints put on file.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 992
Posted By Country Kids
I think where the confusion started is you saying...

I think where the confusion started is you saying to the op something about interviewing others for the spot and from her post it doesn't look as if she was going to be interviewing others for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,047
Posted By Country Kids
I guess now after they sent out a email last week...

I guess now after they sent out a email last week stating we need to start handing them out starting July 1, they are taking a vote on it.

WHY THEN SEND AN EMAIL SAYING WE HAVE TO DO THIS IF IT...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 555
Posted By Country Kids
No, where we live can get extremely cold and...

No, where we live can get extremely cold and snowy depending on where you live in the state but where I live it is more a damp, rainy cold. Kids still wear pretty big jackets, raincoats or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 992
Posted By Country Kids
If you do have more interviews, than let them...

If you do have more interviews, than let them know and interview the others. If you don't then why lie? That is what I don't understand. People are given a lot of no's in life and the more it's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 992
Posted By Country Kids
Tom you answered straight to the point and this...

Tom you answered straight to the point and this is excellent business practice.

If a provider doesn't think it is a good fit, no reason to beat around the bush, especially if the family is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By Country Kids
This little boy is 8 years old and his dad is...

This little boy is 8 years old and his dad is going to be in the hospital all summer and then released to a nursing home and his mom also died three years ago.

I wouldn't be worried about money...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 555
Posted By Country Kids
Most people still keep the children in coats I...

Most people still keep the children in coats I believe. Most of mine pop out with theirs still on. Maybe this is why we don't read about children dying in the cars in the winter because they are so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,047
Posted By Country Kids
My preschool toilet clogged first time in 21...

My preschool toilet clogged first time in 21 years. Plumber came out and unpluggled-10 min work for 95 dollars. Had to have it done though as I wasn't about to clean out my entire private bathroom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 555
Posted By Country Kids
Ah, I see what you mean. I was very...

Ah, I see what you mean.

I was very pregnant during the holidays with three of my children and between working 11 hour days, running after the others, trying to get ready for the baby/holidays,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 555
Posted By Country Kids
I think though in a child, hypothermia would set...

I think though in a child, hypothermia would set in much quicker. Especially sitting all day in a car all day without a coat on.

Yes, all states don't get cold enough but there are states that do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 555
Posted By Country Kids
These children usually are found till after work...

These children usually are found till after work if left in the car or are left all day before parents go back to the car.

It seems after 8-10 hours the child would have hypothermia setting in or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 555
Posted By Country Kids
The thing is though, these children can be quite...

The thing is though, these children can be quite older-I think up to 4 I have seen, so it is not entirely little newborns being left. The one in our community was 2.

It also seems the holiday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 555
Posted By Country Kids
Children's Car Deaths in the Summer versus Winter

Since last week when we had a child left in car and passed away, there have been numerous articles being posted about hot car deaths, don't leave your child in the car when it's hot, etc.

I began...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,047
Posted By Country Kids
This is what I'm thinking-why daycare providers...

This is what I'm thinking-why daycare providers and not everyone who holds a license to work in their profession.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,047
Posted By Country Kids
Nail/Hair Stylist-many run these out of their...

Nail/Hair Stylist-many run these out of their homes and how would I know if they are licensed through my state to do hair/nails and if they have a license to run out of their home
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,047
Posted By Country Kids
Lots of other professions need a license but do...

Lots of other professions need a license but do not need to hand them out, they just post on their walls for clients to see.

Doctors, Dentist, Nail Techs, Plumbers, Electrician's, Car Mechanics,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,047
Posted By Country Kids
My husband said to put it into my handbook but...

My husband said to put it into my handbook but this starts July 1 and I'm not redoing handbooks for everyone.

I have never asked another profession who has to be licensed to have a copy.

It...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,047
Posted By Country Kids
Parents Having A Copy of Your License

So just received an email from the licensing dept. As of July 1 all parents need to be provided a copy of our license for the childcare.

We all ready have to have one hanging on our wall-that to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,891
Posted By Country Kids
Thank you Cat Herder! This family has been on my...

Thank you Cat Herder! This family has been on my mind all day long.

Mom is being charged with Manslaughter from what I have read. The look on her face in the mugshot is of distraught and so much...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,891
Posted By Country Kids
Last evening we had a 2 year old found in her...

Last evening we had a 2 year old found in her mothers car. It sounds as if mom forgot the little one and didn't drop off at childcare. I'm not totally sure as the story is still being put together. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By Country Kids
Your Too Big!!!!

Had a schoolager cram into one of the preschool riding toys and bust off the steering wheel :mad:

Ugh-just got it earlier last month, late April and now broke.

$$$$ down the tubes

If you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By Country Kids
Ours has to be under childproof lock, so once...

Ours has to be under childproof lock, so once applied it has to go back into the cabinet.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By Country Kids
I am changing my policies in January. My rates...

I am changing my policies in January. My rates are going to be year round no matter what your career is and if it is a teacher and they want to hold their spot for the summer than they will need to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By Country Kids
Well I did some checking yesterday for sunscreen...

Well I did some checking yesterday for sunscreen for our state.

1. I don't have to log when I put it on.
2. Parents can request you not to put it on-all mine want it on though.
3. It does have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By Country Kids
Here are some ideas I thought of real quick! ...

Here are some ideas I thought of real quick!

Art/puzzle time: Do at the kitchen table and put the 21 month old in a high chair. This way she can do what the big kids are doing and not run away...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By Country Kids
Sunscreen

What is everyone's policy's on sunscreen?

I was wanting parents to put it on before arrival but then all my parents put it on at 6:00 AM and we don't go out till 9:00. So I guess by that time the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 837
Posted By Country Kids
Can you link me to what milks aren't approved? ...

Can you link me to what milks aren't approved?

I looked on the CACFP site but not finding a list of approved non approved milks and I would like to have one so I can put with my food program...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 837
Posted By Country Kids
Not sure, but was told ONLY if it is a parent...

Not sure, but was told ONLY if it is a parent choice can they provide it.

If the child has a disability from dairy the parent cannot supply it but we have to supply it and there has to be a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,401
Posted By Country Kids
The thing is though, even after having thorough...

The thing is though, even after having thorough inspections from different agencies there have been horror stories from some childcare's. We have one in our area and for some reason there was no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 837
Posted By Country Kids
Funny how each food sponsor is different in their...

Funny how each food sponsor is different in their rules.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 837
Posted By Country Kids
Talking to my food program just now here is what...

Talking to my food program just now here is what I found out:

If it is the parents choice to have them on a different milk, they may supply it and you can still claim the meal.

If needing a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 837
Posted By Country Kids
For those who have the parents supply the milk...

For those who have the parents supply the milk how are you reimbursed on the food program?

We can't claim if the parents are supplying items.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 837
Posted By Country Kids
How Many Different Kinds Of Milk Do You Buy?

As of last nights newest client I'm up to buying four different kinds of milk and it isn't cheap!!!!

1%-5 Gallons
Almond-1 Gallon
Goat Milk-1 Gallon
Soy-1 Gallon

Is there any other type of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,401
Posted By Country Kids
Since I'm in the STARS program, my parents are...

Since I'm in the STARS program, my parents are encouraged to come in and participate in my program. Parties, story time, sharing family culture, meals, etc. Parent involvement is very encouraged.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4,786
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 468,427
Posted By Country Kids
When you ask parents to make sure to bring a...

When you ask parents to make sure to bring a water bottle that I can keep here since weather is turning hot and also make sure to apply sunscreen to child before dropping off in the mornings.

5...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,401
Posted By Country Kids
Has nothing to do with the baby napping-they do...

Has nothing to do with the baby napping-they do not want them in a stroller for longer than 20 min (awake or not).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By Country Kids
Yes and because of their fail, we providers are...

Yes and because of their fail, we providers are being put under a microscope. Good thing yes, but now providers that have done this for years are being not written up but "noted" on things that are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,401
Posted By Country Kids
So what happens if you go on a walk that last...

So what happens if you go on a walk that last longer than 20 min? Our walks are generally 30 min-45.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By Country Kids
I don't believe DHS was involved-we are through...

I don't believe DHS was involved-we are through the Dept. of Education. Licensing and DHS are two strictly different areas.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,401
Posted By Country Kids
My parents come in, drop off and at pick up come...

My parents come in, drop off and at pick up come into the preschool room, kids get shoes, coats, etc and then out the door-total time 10 min if that?

This way I'm always present with the kiddo's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,401
Posted By Country Kids
Thank you for posting this-I don't know how to...

Thank you for posting this-I don't know how to link stories. This is a very, very scary situation and our state is implementing tons of new rules and we think because of this story is why.

Some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,401
Posted By Country Kids
No-different state

No-different state
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By Country Kids
Childcare Shut Down In My State-State Licensing Fail

Last week a childcare was shut down in my state and quite the licensing fail.

She had been shut down in two other states and then moved here.

Was the "perfect" childcare till the story broke!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,401
Posted By Country Kids
Huge news story from my state broke just last...

Huge news story from my state broke just last week about an in home childcare that wasn't allowing parents in the home.

She talked smooth, had all the credentials, beautiful home, assistants,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 654
Posted By Country Kids
Thank you everyone for your responses! We go to...

Thank you everyone for your responses! We go to Church Sunday mornings and try to just have a quiet afternoon that day. Saturday's like I said I just want one day I'm not rushed to be up and having...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By Country Kids
Our state is talking about making it a felony if...

Our state is talking about making it a felony if you are caught doing childcare illegally.

We can only watch 3 children without a license here.

Our own children count in our numbers until they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 654
Posted By Country Kids
When Do You Do Grocery Shopping?

This is something I have been wrestling for awhile and decided to seek out and see when everyone else does there shopping.

We usually go Friday night right after I close but it's starting to wear...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By Country Kids
Private Messages about Childcare

Is anyone else on here receiving private messages for childcare?

I have received two in the past couple weeks, appears to be members asking for care. One was for care for a school age child and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Country Kids
I had one that just recently had an allergic...

I had one that just recently had an allergic reaction but just on the hands mainly and a little on the arms but no where else.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By Country Kids
In the morning yes, afternoon no as we are...

In the morning yes, afternoon no as we are usually busy with a project or something is going on.

In the morning I can find out how their night was, anything else may have happened, etc.

In...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By Country Kids
Thank you!!! I'll message him real quick!

Thank you!!!

I'll message him real quick!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By Country Kids
Can An Admin Message Me Please?

I need to ask a question but not sure who admins are besides BC and not wanting to bother her today.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-17-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Country Kids
Should say one class a term-wouldn't let me edit.

Should say one class a term-wouldn't let me edit.
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