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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By Luna
I have a tattle book. When they come to me to...

I have a tattle book. When they come to me to tattle, I tell them to draw a picture of their story and I hand them the book and the pencil. Theyíre able to get it out, and they feel Iím giving their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,092
Posted By Luna
I didnít used to allow the kids on the couch, but...

I didnít used to allow the kids on the couch, but then they questioned why. I told them they could sit on the couch, but only sit. On their bum. No toys. No books. It turns out they arenít interested...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,548
Posted By Luna
I ave kids like this too. At first I was taking ...

I ave kids like this too. At first I was taking their temp right after nap, let mom know it was elevated, and have them picked up. By the time mom arrive temp was back to normal.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,601
Posted By Luna
As soon as the children sit down at the table,...

As soon as the children sit down at the table, they round up their spoons and forks and drinks right to the space right in front of themselves, so I have nowhere to put their plate. Every time!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,039
Posted By Luna
A green bangle. One of about fifteen bangles,...

A green bangle. One of about fifteen bangles, four of them being different shades of green.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2017, 03:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,663
Posted By Luna
This is pretty much exactly what I do too. Along...

This is pretty much exactly what I do too. Along with chatting or singing during lunch, I read to them. We read Ramona the Pest over the summer, so each day the kids looked forward to hearing the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,890
Posted By Luna
Exactly. You can't tell. Diarrhea is diarrhea, no...

Exactly. You can't tell. Diarrhea is diarrhea, no matter what caused it. She needs to stay home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,114
Posted By Luna
I AM daunted by the business details, so there's...

I AM daunted by the business details, so there's that. But also, the support I get is a lifesaver and immeasurable.We all know this work can be very isolating, so it's good to know help is just a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,114
Posted By Luna
I have been with Wee Watch in Ontario for about 8...

I have been with Wee Watch in Ontario for about 8 years.
I believe the no smoking policy is a ministry licensing regulation, not a Wee Watch policy, but I could be wrong. I can tell you that no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 231,286
Posted By Luna
I couldn't tell who exactly was stinky so I just...

I couldn't tell who exactly was stinky so I just told everyone to follow me to the diaper changing area so I could change everyone. When we got there I turned around and said "oh I see everyone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,620
Posted By Luna
I'm very sorry for your loss.

I'm very sorry for your loss.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 231,286
Posted By Luna
My 16month old granddaughter saw the new...

My 16month old granddaughter saw the new Halloween cat decoration and gave him a big loud "Mooooooo!!!"
I love this thread. Sometimes a little chuckle is just what is needed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,757
Posted By Luna
I took on a child temporarily while mom was...

I took on a child temporarily while mom was expecting, then kept him part time while she was on mat leave. I didn't want to continue when she returned to work because she had horrible hours, so she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,441
Posted By Luna
Happy Birthday, Michael! I hope your day gets...

Happy Birthday, Michael! I hope your day gets better likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,144
Posted By Luna
If the problem is that the kids are forgetting to...

If the problem is that the kids are forgetting to shut the door, I'm not sure how a lock would help. Maybe a spring that makes the door shut automatically?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,853
Posted By Luna
You and the child's family have my deepest...

You and the child's family have my deepest sympathies. You will find a way to get through this and find peace. I can't imagine your pain.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,829
Posted By Luna
Baseboard Heat in the Play Area?

I don't have any experience with baseboard heating, so when my daughter asked I thought this would be the place to ask. She's setting up a play space for her little one and they have baseboard...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By Luna
My group enjoyed the Beverly Cleary books, Beezus...

My group enjoyed the Beverly Cleary books, Beezus and Ramona, and Henry's New Bike (or something like that). Lots of dated stuff in there, but it gave us an opportunity to talk about how things have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,516
Posted By Luna
Am I the only one who takes littles into the...

Am I the only one who takes littles into the bathroom with me? I do things differently depending on who I have in care, but my dcb1.5 comes in with me. He sits on the step stool and looks at a book...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,571
Posted By Luna
I disagree. Once they cancel, it isn't theirs...

I disagree. Once they cancel, it isn't theirs anymore. They changed the scheduled arrangement, not you. If you change your plans and let them have the day now, that says you're ok with them changing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,334
Posted By Luna
My house rule is the same - here's your food, eat...

My house rule is the same - here's your food, eat it or don't, see you at the next meal. However, they need to keep their thoughts about their food to themselves, meaning no "this is gross" or the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,007
Posted By Luna
:hug:

:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,947
Posted By Luna
The hours. 5:50am to 5:00 pm :( I'm in bed by...

The hours. 5:50am to 5:00 pm :( I'm in bed by 8:30, so there isn't much time for "real" life.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,882
Posted By Luna
Good for you! It is not easy to stand your ground...

Good for you! It is not easy to stand your ground at a time like that, but you did it. Well done! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By Luna
Haha I'm picturing two women looking at each...

Haha I'm picturing two women looking at each other like :confused::confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,826
Posted By Luna
Well done! You are going to feel so much better...

Well done! You are going to feel so much better :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,826
Posted By Luna
I can't imagine why you are having a hard time...

I can't imagine why you are having a hard time deciding. You know they don't care about your potty training policies, you know they don't care that you can't reach them in an emergency, you know they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 231,286
Posted By Luna
DCG walked into the kitchen with me to make snack...

DCG walked into the kitchen with me to make snack and said, "It's pretty foody in here!"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,619
Posted By Luna
I also sewed some long sock cuffs to some mittens...

I also sewed some long sock cuffs to some mittens for the kids...I'm thinking I read it on this board! I've used them for 3-4 years now, and they are awesome.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,432
Posted By Luna
I had one like that too. If she stayed still for...

I had one like that too. If she stayed still for any length of time there'd be a puddle of slobber there. I wished for some kind of bucket to attach under her chin to catch it all, and the poor thing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,699
Posted By Luna
My sister had a terrible neighbour who poisoned...

My sister had a terrible neighbour who poisoned every pet in her neighbourhood. Please keep your eye on your dog when she is outside, and be sure she doesn't pick up anything from the ground and eat...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,192
Posted By Luna
There are a bunch of "just music" stations on TV...

There are a bunch of "just music" stations on TV and I put the kids music channel on during free play. Every year they sacrifice the kids music channel for Christmas music and it switched over this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,854
Posted By Luna
How thoughtful! What a nice surprise happyface

How thoughtful! What a nice surprise happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5,609
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,814
Posted By Luna
Our local library has a wonderful drop-in story...

Our local library has a wonderful drop-in story time with stories, songs, crafts, and a snack. My beef is that the craft is always adult participation required :( I have 2 who are too young to do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,163
Posted By Luna
I pick up robeez at yard sales and thrift shops...

I pick up robeez at yard sales and thrift shops whenever I see them, so I have a nice supply now. My hardwood floors are too slippery for socks and too cold for bare feet. Some parents have brought...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 231,286
Posted By Luna
Dcg3 was in the bathroom with me while I brushed...

Dcg3 was in the bathroom with me while I brushed my teeth. I told her I needed to use the potty so please give me some privacy.
"Sure! Where are they?"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5,609
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,814
Posted By Luna
Let me guess. Three year-old? :lol: They're so...

Let me guess. Three year-old?
:lol: They're so cute :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,015
Posted By Luna
I asked for advice for the very same issue here....

I asked for advice for the very same issue here. The thing that worked for me was telling him he can keep some of those thoughts to himself. Repeatedly. It took a week or so, but it did work. I know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 991
Posted By Luna
I've taken the toys away too, in frustration....

I've taken the toys away too, in frustration. It's temporary though, because really, how can they learn to play with the toys together if they don't have them?
:hug: I hope your day got better.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,960
Posted By Luna
My crew that just went off to school was great at...

My crew that just went off to school was great at free play. These new kids I have will need to learn how to play. They need to be in my face, actually blocking my view of the little ones. They want...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,741
Posted By Luna
likethis I like this thinking. I really have a...

likethis I like this thinking. I really have a problem with a parent spending 10 minutes explaining why the child needs their coat on, only to give in and leave without it. I have to walk away from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,019
Posted By Luna
Well done! happyface

Well done! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,144
Posted By Luna
That doorbell thing would have done me in. You...

That doorbell thing would have done me in. You shouldn't have to cover and put a note on your doorbell to tell adults not to behave like babies. Good grief. I think I'd be done with her.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,876
Posted By Luna
Funny story: years ago...I was changing my...

Funny story: years ago...I was changing my daughters diaper and my son was watching. The expected observations, and I told my son this is what girls look like and boys look like you and daddy. Nope!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,539
Posted By Luna
I do this all the time. I call one of my dcks...

I do this all the time. I call one of my dcks Caleb, and I don't even know a Caleb!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 321,535
Posted By Luna
I only had one dcb today and our neighbourhood...

I only had one dcb today and our neighbourhood put on quite a show today for him! We walked to the end of our street and he saw the car repair shop around the corner. They had a car up on the hoist...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By Luna
I have four going off to kindergarten, and one...

I have four going off to kindergarten, and one had his last day today so we had a parade around the block. They all made a sign that said "Off to School" and a crown, and they could wear anything...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,885
Posted By Luna
I used to have a DCG who did that. I did trip...

I used to have a DCG who did that. I did trip over her more than once, too. What I did was, tell her what I was doing. "I'm going to step into the kitchen to grab my phone and I'm going to step right...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 231,286
Posted By Luna
I'm reading Beverly Cleary's "Henry and the...

I'm reading Beverly Cleary's "Henry and the Clubhouse", written in 1962, to the kids during meals. They have lots and lots of questions.
"What's a typewriter?"
"Why didn't Henry use his cellphone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,142
Posted By Luna
I think there are a few of us who would jump at...

I think there are a few of us who would jump at an opportunity like that! Best wishes to you in your new adventure and congratulations happyface
My group and I would also like to thank you for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By Luna
I have to agree with this too. I haven't had to...

I have to agree with this too. I haven't had to use it but when I've brought it up as an option, behaviour problems at the door magically disappeared!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By Luna
Posts that have made a difference for you?

There have been a couple of posts that have made a real difference in the way I do things and I'm sure this is true for everyone.
For me, a post by Tdhmom referring to Cosmic Kids Yoga on youtube...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By Luna
:hug: I have the boy versions of your dcgs....

:hug:
I have the boy versions of your dcgs. Loud versions.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,917
Posted By Luna
Tap, tap, tap...

Tap, tap, tap...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,111
Posted By Luna
Orange is the New Black Breaking Bad Dexter ...

Orange is the New Black
Breaking Bad
Dexter
Boss
Justified
Sons of Anarchy lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,827
Posted By Luna
I would have to tell mom what happened. There's...

I would have to tell mom what happened. There's no way I could keep it to myself, it would eat me up! Maybe do some research on what resources are available to her locally, so you could point her in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-04-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,458
Posted By Luna
If you add milk or yogurt, you've got your two...

If you add milk or yogurt, you've got your two components. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,877
Posted By Luna
[/B] Me too! ...

[/B]

Me too!
http://www.pinterest.com/tracymw/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,351
Posted By Luna
Applause and Thank you! And to the OP, I...

Applause and Thank you!
And to the OP,
I wouldn't leave a dirty bum either. I'd worry about a rash.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,641
Posted By Luna
We did it with topsoil. You could build your...

We did it with topsoil.
You could build your own beach right in your backyard! :lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,068
Posted By Luna
I wouldn't either. I have a DCG who falls...

I wouldn't either.
I have a DCG who falls asleep during quiet time once every 3 weeks or so. Every single day, mom texts me and says she's on her way and how was dcg's day? All she really wants to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,114
Posted By Luna
I saw a onesie that said "Drunk on Boob Juice."...

I saw a onesie that said "Drunk on Boob Juice." :lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,841
Posted By Luna
We don't see many wild lizards here in Ontario,...

We don't see many wild lizards here in Ontario, but I think it would creep me out. Spiders are my problem. I have to hold my breath and scoop him up in tissues and flush it.
Our rotten cat brought...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 231,286
Posted By Luna
Me: Let's put on our shoes and go outside now. ...

Me: Let's put on our shoes and go outside now.
Dcg3: I can sing to all the creatures!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,497
Posted By Luna
It has crossed my mind too. When I mentioned it...

It has crossed my mind too. When I mentioned it to my adult DD, she pointed out that I'd be doing most of the things I do now, but with bigger people. Feeding, changing, cleaning...with those things,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 41,047
Posted By Luna
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By Luna
I made the big mistake of agreeing to let DCG...

I made the big mistake of agreeing to let DCG watch tv at quiet time. Her parents would like her to not nap because she isn't tired:rolleyes:. We've been watching the "Moving Art" series on Netflix....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,112
Posted By Luna
I wouldn't call the police. When I read your...

I wouldn't call the police. When I read your story I immediately thought of the episode of "Cops" where one guy called the police because the other guy took off the money he paid him for drugs. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,745
Posted By Luna
Well then. That is stuck in my brain now and I...

Well then. That is stuck in my brain now and I won't ever read it any other way again :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,649
Posted By Luna
We are doing the egg carton/pipe cleaner/button...

We are doing the egg carton/pipe cleaner/button flowers on canvas that I saw posted on another thread, and making a card and doing a Mother's Day questionnaire. The only thing I needed to buy was the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,108
Posted By Luna
Well mine at least tosses things in the direction...

Well mine at least tosses things in the direction of the garbage can. It doesn't matter because it's probably full anyway.
Somehow his shoes are always in my way.
He's more of a picky eater than...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5,609
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,814
Posted By Luna
Minor, minor vent. I have some very sensitive...

Minor, minor vent. I have some very sensitive kids here who are easily frightened by many things they see on tv - so no Disney, no dinosaurs, an episode of Caillou scared them because he was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,400
Posted By Luna
For what it's worth, my husband has never driven...

For what it's worth, my husband has never driven and I rarely drive him anywhere. He walks, takes the bus, pays someone for a ride, etc. I don't have time to be driving a grown man all over town. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,964
Posted By Luna
I think this is perfect. Call her and read this...

I think this is perfect. Call her and read this over the phone, or text it to her, or copy/paste and email it to her, print it out and put it in her hand...this is the information she needs.
I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,903
Posted By Luna
People used to park in our driveway at our last...

People used to park in our driveway at our last house all the time, so I feel your frustration. The police absolutely did not care unless the car was parked blocking the sidewalk, and the tow trucks...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 231,286
Posted By Luna
Omg :lol:

Omg :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 231,286
Posted By Luna
This morning my group took turns oh-so-carefully...

This morning my group took turns oh-so-carefully carrying around a broken eggshell they found under a tree, oohing and ahhhing over it. I didn't have the heart to tell them it was a piece of paper.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,477
Posted By Luna
I have a feeling that if you went inside, those...

I have a feeling that if you went inside, those same children would be complaining they were bored. I had one like that, and what he really wanted was to lay on the couch all day and watch tv, like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,302
Posted By Luna
I forwarded the link to my home visitor and she...

I forwarded the link to my home visitor and she says she doesn't consider it standing water. I'm glad to hear it because it looks like something my crew will love!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By Luna
:hug: Welcome!

:hug:
Welcome!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,998
Posted By Luna
We have this sand/water table but use it for sand...

We have this sand/water table but use it for sand only:

http://www.step2.com/p/Naturally-Playful-Sand-Water-Activity-Center

And this is our water table:
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,998
Posted By Luna
We have two sand tables and we love them. If...

We have two sand tables and we love them. If you're okay with using baby powder, it can be used to "wash" sandy hands. We have a water table that gets heavy use too...faaaar away from the sand...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By Luna
I tell myself I'm cleaning for some important...

I tell myself I'm cleaning for some important guest (Queen Elizabeth, usually) and that helps me change my viewpoint. When something has been sitting out of place for a long time, it just becomes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,331
Posted By Luna
:hug: Glad you're here! Stay strong and keep up...

:hug:
Glad you're here! Stay strong and keep up the good work,and for crying out loud, take a rest when you need to!
You have such a great attitude and you are inspiring to those of us (me) who...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,900
Posted By Luna
Enjoy your weekend, but we want to see you here...

Enjoy your weekend, but we want to see you here first thing Monday morning!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 321,535
Posted By Luna
happyface things you only think about when you...

happyface things you only think about when you don't have them!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,028
Posted By Luna
I might try agreeing with him. "I know, right?"...

I might try agreeing with him.
"I know, right?" We never get to go out!"
It's no fun arguing with someone who agrees with you. "I wish we could be outside all the time! Why does it have to be so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,995
Posted By Luna
Not at all rude. I have a piece of blue tape on...

Not at all rude. I have a piece of blue tape on the floor that may only be crossed by the one whose ride is at the door.
The little stinkers tried to outsmart me though.
Whispers..."Friends, we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,041
Posted By Luna
I have one set of teacher parents - both teach...

I have one set of teacher parents - both teach high school - and they are my most consistent boil on my butt. Other families have had occasional flare ups, but these two are steady PITAs. They often...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,835
Posted By Luna
Pretending stupidity? There has got to be a word!...

Pretending stupidity? There has got to be a word! It's a family trait! If I end up making up a word, I'll use their family name :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,835
Posted By Luna
What's The Word I'm Looking For?

When a child is acting like he cannot do something that you know darn well he can do...acting like he doesn't understand what you're talking about but he does...what is the word?
Junior is trying...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,026
Posted By Luna
It means use twice as much of one ingredient as...

It means use twice as much of one ingredient as you do the other ingredient. Example, 1 cup of A with 2 cups of B. Or 1 tablespoon of A and 2 tablespoons of B. Or 1 gallon and 2 gallons.
HTH!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,873
Posted By Luna
I thought it was funny...from afar. I wouldn't...

I thought it was funny...from afar. I wouldn't want to be his caregiver.
Btw, about using his mother's first name, there are probably lots of good reasons but here's one...our neighbours are a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,988
Posted By Luna
Guts know what they're talking about. Listen to...

Guts know what they're talking about. Listen to them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,636
Posted By Luna
Two dishwashers! :lol::lol::lol:

Two dishwashers!
:lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 321,535
Posted By Luna
After 3 weeks of what feels like nonstop stress,...

After 3 weeks of what feels like nonstop stress, the stars have realigned themselves. One by one, all of my families have decided to use the last 3 days of March Break to spend time with their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,466
Posted By Luna
I bet she doesn't do it again! likethis

I bet she doesn't do it again! likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 231,286
Posted By Luna
I was off Friday for dental work so dcb3 went to...

I was off Friday for dental work so dcb3 went to backup care. Mom sent me a picture Friday morning...dcb had put a huge package of pork chops in his daycare bag to bring to me. She said he had a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,123
Posted By Luna
Honestly, I'd just try to separate them or change...

Honestly, I'd just try to separate them or change the subject quickly and send them on a different track when it starts.
"You're 3?!?! I remember when you were 2! I used to be 2 too, then I had a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,384
Posted By Luna
Sometimes it all seems within reason until you...

Sometimes it all seems within reason until you write it down or talk to someone about what's happening. More than once, I've typed out my issue and solved it myself before actually posting. Just...
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