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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2020, 12:16 PM
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Posted By Annalee
We have a program here that pays for us. During...

We have a program here that pays for us. During my time, I had to pay the extra for the online classes because that's the path I took with the exception of 6 classes. Now, I think providers pay $50...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 317,854
Posted By Annalee
The local college here doesnít offer the tech...

The local college here doesnít offer the tech certificate so I went on to get my associates after the CDA. I have renewed once but am not renewing in June this year as it is too much hassle. My...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 01-11-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Annalee
Oh yes; we never forget that first termination. ...

Oh yes; we never forget that first termination. Mine was a family member and it was on a Friday evening. An immediate dismissal. I will never forget that Saturday morning when
I woke up and I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 317,854
Posted By Annalee
This is only my second year to do the health dept...

This is only my second year to do the health dept immunization audit. It is for group child care. Family child care that keeps under 7 is exempt from this and licensing does their check. I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 317,854
Posted By Annalee
Yayyyy!!!! I still lack my licensing...

Yayyyy!!!!

I still lack my licensing re-evaluation, fire marshall visit and health dept immunization check. Then Iím
Done!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By Annalee
https://www.mitsubishicomfort.com/products?gclid=C...

https://www.mitsubishicomfort.com/products?gclid=CjwKCAiA3uDwBRBFEiwA1VsajAfK1ElIo7S3e24SksuMe5rHkIvaMRE9EZ80RwlN45rFabAgcpKY7RoCxNwQAvD_BwE

This is similar to what I have
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By Annalee
I have a 24 x 32 attached room and we installed a...

I have a 24 x 32 attached room and we installed a single central air unit so we control the heat and air only in the daycare. It was economical, too. Many here are
Putting these in their new houses...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 352
Posted By Annalee
My brother used venmo when his kids were in...

My brother used venmo when his kids were in college and several daycares use it around here. Right now, all pay with check or cash but I know checks will gradually become extinct. I give each...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 352
Posted By Annalee
Whatís the difference between Zelle and Venmo? ...

Whatís the difference between Zelle and Venmo? Do either Charge a fee? Thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By Annalee
I understand! Itís a culture of...

I understand! Itís a culture of no-responsibility and an entitlement expecting others to always agree with them. Itís a me generation with no regard of how their actions affect others. Iím...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Annalee
I have taken sibling foster kids one time. ...

I have taken sibling foster kids one time. Countless visits, calls, drop off, pickups, supervised parent visits, state personnel, etc. I was paid by the state which led to an audit which I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Annalee
Cat herder, it's too bad we can't earn money from...

Cat herder, it's too bad we can't earn money from our spot-on analysis because we don't have a PHD attached to our name:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Annalee
I understand.;) They stare because their minds...

I understand.;)
They stare because their minds can't process what to do at the time, what to do next, and so on and so on. Their minds are not growing. It is different with my own 16 and 18 year...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Annalee
I agree with this likethis But by the same...

I agree with this likethis
But by the same token, so many kids now know only how to sit and look at a screen of some sort. Magnatiles turn into computers. Flexi-blocks turn into cell phones. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By Annalee
Happy New Year!happyface

Happy New Year!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-25-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By Annalee
Had a Christmas gathering on the 14th, 20th,...

Had a Christmas gathering on the 14th, 20th, 23rd, 24th and today. Everything went well for all, but I'm ready to get the tree down and prepare for our trip to the mountains....leaving Friday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 317,854
Posted By Annalee
Today is my last day until Jan 6th and ALL...

Today is my last day until Jan 6th and ALL parents come in this morning with their pay for this week and their pay for next week since I'm closed. No begging, pleading,etc.

I even closed Friday,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 228,574
Posted By Annalee
Dcg4 is crying having a bad day and dcg3 says to...

Dcg4 is crying having a bad day and dcg3 says to dcg4 "do you have a cavity or something?" LOL
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 228,574
Posted By Annalee
i want some!

i want some!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 858
Posted By Annalee
happyfacehappyfacehappyfaceHappy for you! :)

happyfacehappyfacehappyfaceHappy for you! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 858
Posted By Annalee
Maybe I'm just an old fuddy-duddy mom but I have...

Maybe I'm just an old fuddy-duddy mom but I have fretted about this Christmas as my sons are 16 and 18 and what can I come up with for Christmas Day morning. While I have figured it out for another...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 858
Posted By Annalee
So sad, but so true! :rolleyes:

So sad, but so true! :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5,550
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 596,904
Posted By Annalee
And I donít see this way of thinking getting...

And I donít see this way of thinking getting better. Some text I get lately make me want to start drinking and Iíve never drank in my life:lol: My mamaw has some pain reliever cream and I told her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 858
Posted By Annalee
:hug:Never count on the parents to do anything,...

:hug:Never count on the parents to do anything, just fix your contract like you want it. I was originally closed Dec. 20 thru Jan 1, but this past week, I sent out a memo and changed it to Dec....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 512
Posted By Annalee
"You're killing me, Smalls!" :lol::lol:

"You're killing me, Smalls!" :lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 512
Posted By Annalee
Not sure about head start in your state, but I...

Not sure about head start in your state, but I have some friends that work at headstart here. They, generally,do well on their assessment because headstarts gear more toward "what the child wants no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 512
Posted By Annalee
:lol::lol:Oh yeah ^^^^^^ That's what I'm talking...

:lol::lol:Oh yeah ^^^^^^ That's what I'm talking about! :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 512
Posted By Annalee
Where the state stays with you 4-6 ours grading...

Where the state stays with you 4-6 ours grading you on many different areas and then gives you a report card.....don't you wanna be a part of that??:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 512
Posted By Annalee
The dollar tree had packs of 6 foam ornaments so...

The dollar tree had packs of 6 foam ornaments so I got three kinds for my 12 kids. They will make those then we made an ornament where you make the bow out of a piece of yarn the length of your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By Annalee
Yep, yep and yep! Not only with our children...

Yep, yep and yep! Not only with our children but with any loved one. My grandma is staying with us and hasn't progressed as quickly as she would like making her irritable because she can't go home...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By Annalee
She is probably stressed to the max from school...

She is probably stressed to the max from school issues and can't balance her home responsibilities. But I think we have all been there, or I have anyway??? :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By Annalee
AMEN! I have dcb1 that is always sickly but no...

AMEN! I have dcb1 that is always sickly but no one listens to me but when his older sibling has a scrape they go to the ER. Dcb1 drives me nuts because he whines all the time. He is the "I'm Sorry,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By Annalee
I think kids act like this at pickup sometimes...

I think kids act like this at pickup sometimes because their moms are fake about really wanting to see them. Parents can be so busy and career oriented that the child senses that and don't know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5,550
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 596,904
Posted By Annalee
I understand! I live in a small town as well. ...

I understand! I live in a small town as well. My aunt attended a High School basketball game last Friday Night and she said a lady she was sitting beside realized she was kin to me and was talking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 927
Posted By Annalee
I understand. The dynamics of the home has...

I understand. The dynamics of the home has affected child care and school immensely. The government implementing QRIS in child care and core curriculum in schools has changed the child care...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 317,854
Posted By Annalee
It would be even more heavenly if I could make my...

It would be even more heavenly if I could make my last mortgage payment:p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 448
Posted By Annalee
the "parenting" is exactly what my personal email...

the "parenting" is exactly what my personal email from my licensor was about! She taught me to use the same consequences and expectations as the daycare kids with my oldest son during daycare time....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 317,854
Posted By Annalee
The countdown is on.....9 more working days then...

The countdown is on.....9 more working days then off 24th-January 3rd. I'm feeling ithappyfacehappyface

Going to the mountains for a few days during this time as well but mostly "chilling" with ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 448
Posted By Annalee
FYI, my oldest was 7 months old when I did my...

FYI, my oldest was 7 months old when I did my first QRIS assessment and he's now 18 years old:ouch::eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 448
Posted By Annalee
^^^^agreed! Some of my family members would get...

^^^^agreed! Some of my family members would get my kids occasionally, too, plus my husband was always off at least one day a week and he would keep them then too. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 448
Posted By Annalee
Yes; I made sure to NEVER be holding my own or my...

Yes; I made sure to NEVER be holding my own or my niece/nephews when they were small and in my child care. I worked 8 years before having my own and that was a specific concern from current and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5,550
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 596,904
Posted By Annalee
Oh my goodness!!!:rolleyes: Good for you...

Oh my goodness!!!:rolleyes:

Good for you sending her down the street:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 317,854
Posted By Annalee
happyfacehappyface

happyfacehappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By Annalee
It amazes me what my county charges, then the...

It amazes me what my county charges, then the county up above me nearly doubles and the next county after that increases greatly as well. Most of my clients work in these neighboring counties but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By Annalee
Same here! ;)

Same here! ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 317,854
Posted By Annalee
My niece's baby will be a girl! I really thought...

My niece's baby will be a girl! I really thought it was a boy and so did she:eek: This was one gender reveal party where many were stunned. Happy, but stunned! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5,550
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 596,904
Posted By Annalee
I have a couple kids that if I was open Christmas...

I have a couple kids that if I was open Christmas day, they would be here:confused::rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By Annalee
I would rather have the longer daylight in the...

I would rather have the longer daylight in the evenings than the morning. It was nice to wake up to daylight today but I will hate it this afternoon. So wish the time had not changed! :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Annalee
I had a child like this with acidic poop and a...

I had a child like this with acidic poop and a red bottom all the time. Her family only ate organic. I found that odd. Plus they used the new brand cloth diapers. After many doctor visits, they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5,550
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 596,904
Posted By Annalee
So sorry! :hug: My own 16 year old woke up at...

So sorry! :hug: My own 16 year old woke up at 5:00 throwing up. He is trying to sip on gatorade but throws up with that. I am afraid he will be dehydrated by the time I close. May be making a run...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 664
Posted By Annalee
Mine has the corner things and a velcro-stick...

Mine has the corner things and a velcro-stick instead of a snap thing and it's a graco.?:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Annalee
:hug:Hang in there, live and learn! :)

:hug:Hang in there, live and learn! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 317,854
Posted By Annalee
Last day of the work week for me! Attending...

Last day of the work week for me! Attending training Friday and Saturday! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By Annalee
In my contract I list personal, professional,...

In my contract I list personal, professional, holidays, and vacation time with unlimited emergency days (some years I use many emergency days, some years none)

I then put (list is not limited to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By Annalee
Hopefully it is over! :hug: Count it as a lesson...

Hopefully it is over! :hug: Count it as a lesson learned making sure all paperwork is in order before enrolling along with payment. Not sure I would brought other daycare families into the mix...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,138
Posted By Annalee
likethisTrying to convince a fellow provider of...

likethisTrying to convince a fellow provider of this right now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Annalee
My opinion about the needing more sleep is...

My opinion about the needing more sleep is because these kids are co-sleeping with multiple family members. Everyone is sleeping but NO ONE IS RESTING! So the child can't self-regulate due to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Annalee
Amen, Amen and Amen! :ouch:

Amen, Amen and Amen! :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By Annalee
dcg3 sibling to dcb11months "you are just a butt...

dcg3 sibling to dcb11months "you are just a butt baby; you came out of the butt". :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5,550
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 596,904
Posted By Annalee
Bless your heart:hug::hug::hug: Hope you feel...

Bless your heart:hug::hug::hug: Hope you feel better soon! lovethislovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 817
Posted By Annalee
My nephew's birthday (22) is today and mine is...

My nephew's birthday (22) is today and mine is Friday (53 for me:eek:).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 817
Posted By Annalee
I have 10 today and one with a birthday very...

I have 10 today and one with a birthday very excited. So far everything seems good for me, too. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 817
Posted By Annalee
that's definitely a milestone. 2 of my 12 are in...

that's definitely a milestone. 2 of my 12 are in diapers. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 817
Posted By Annalee
My Monday is good thus far. Only have 7 today. ...

My Monday is good thus far. Only have 7 today. It is fall break here so I am only working thru Wednesday....so a long weekend for me. happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 317,854
Posted By Annalee
Staying motivated has not been my strongpoint...

Staying motivated has not been my strongpoint over the past few years. It was hard to even make myself vacuum the floor at end of day. But yesterday, I had some pics developed and added to some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 899
Posted By Annalee
Halloween is not a big deal around here. Most...

Halloween is not a big deal around here. Most families have a fall party church event or go to the local school's "trick or trunk" to play games and have refreshments. These events have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Annalee
I hear ya! I have dcb11months and he poops all...

I hear ya! I have dcb11months and he poops all the time because he drinks so many bottles of milk at home. They don't feed him food. Drives me nuts! :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,595
Posted By Annalee
THe thread is a few years old so maybe her setup...

THe thread is a few years old so maybe her setup was appropriate back then.... :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By Annalee
Yes, mine looks like a lot when I am going...

Yes, mine looks like a lot when I am going through the contract/policy during interview and I take a deep breath every time I get to that part :eek: Some do not even flinch and some stop listening...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By Annalee
This is exactly what I did as well. Today is a...

This is exactly what I did as well. Today is a do nothing day for me but it started with my own kids years ago :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By Annalee
Do what works for you! I find each month I'm...

Do what works for you! I find each month I'm counting down to the that one day or several days I am off....everyone needs time to catch up,regroup or to simply do nothing. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 317,854
Posted By Annalee
Today is my Friday! Since my own children have...

Today is my Friday! Since my own children have been in school, I take all school days and they close for "fair day" tomorrow. Nope, not going to the fair with my kids as they are older now, but I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By Annalee
52 weeks pay a year for me, no matter what! :)

52 weeks pay a year for me, no matter what! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By Annalee
Whether I allow kids to sleep longer or not...

Whether I allow kids to sleep longer or not depends on my mood for that particular day:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Annalee
My setup is very similar. I have one large room,...

My setup is very similar. I have one large room, though, and my preschool tables and manipulatives, art, is set up where the children eat beside the small kitchen. Most table toys do not have lids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By Annalee
i have found that clients can make it work if...

i have found that clients can make it work if they want your services. My nurse mom contacts me every four weeks about the following months schedule for me as she plans her work schedule. While I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Annalee
Re-direction is what we are supposed to do, but I...

Re-direction is what we are supposed to do, but I just don't see how removing a child from one activity but allowing them to choose another activity is helpful. It is like rewarding bad behavior. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By Annalee
Yep it is and it's even sadder I didn't choose...

Yep it is and it's even sadder I didn't choose the "psychology field" for a job:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By Annalee
Alot of these delays, in my opinion, are from the...

Alot of these delays, in my opinion, are from the child's home environment.

In the past, the child care environment with a good provider could make changes in a child's life quickly and we still...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,908
Posted By Annalee
The State requires infants be 6 weeks before...

The State requires infants be 6 weeks before beginning daycare in my state. I only take infant siblings at this time. Just too many restrictions when it comes to infants for me. BC has an awesome...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By Annalee
Respecting each other's space and choices is my...

Respecting each other's space and choices is my biggie right now
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Annalee
I have more busy/stem boxes than I ever have...

I have more busy/stem boxes than I ever have during my child care career. This works better for the kids I have now. Some have little building materials (little legos, bolts and nuts from tractor...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By Annalee
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 228,574
Posted By Annalee
This past Saturday, I planned a "unwind, regroup"...

This past Saturday, I planned a "unwind, regroup" day for myself and stayed in my pajamas all day. I was folding clothes when my son come in about noon and he said, "mom, is somebody here", and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By Annalee
:lol:That is so funny! When we do exercises...

:lol:That is so funny!

When we do exercises or dancing with music, I find they do what I do, even if I scratch my arm or face. Almost like "follow the leader". I have lots of fun with this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Annalee
I have dcb11mos. He began here at age 6 months...

I have dcb11mos. He began here at age 6 months and a sibling of one I have in care already. He weighs 25-30lbs and is a very large child. Anyway, he started not sleeping at normal nap time so I cut...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 09:33 AM
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Posted By Annalee
I don't know how many of these are able to get up...

I don't know how many of these are able to get up and put on their own clothes....anything beyond that really amazes me:rolleyes::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 05:43 AM
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Posted By Annalee
I take alot of days off and I get paid 52 weeks a...

I take alot of days off and I get paid 52 weeks a year. When you add them up, it looks like alot but it's really no different than if I worked at another job....i.e. state holidays, extra days...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2019, 07:25 PM
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Posted By Annalee
I am finding parents today need "boundaries" more...

I am finding parents today need "boundaries" more than the kids do. :lol: If I was open 6-6, I would have the same kids 6-6. Did that years ago! Have now went to 6-4:30 with a 9.5 hour limit not to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2019, 10:40 AM
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Views: 566
Posted By Annalee
You just made me laugh out loud and my babies...

You just made me laugh out loud and my babies just went to sleep:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2019, 10:16 AM
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Views: 566
Posted By Annalee
I wish I had done city name child care and...

I wish I had done city name child care and preschool due to "preschool" being the name of the game now. "preschool" is a "draw" here. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2019, 08:14 AM
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Views: 996
Posted By Annalee
My door is locked at 8. Only takes once and they...

My door is locked at 8. Only takes once and they get it :D:ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2019, 05:30 AM
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Views: 566
Posted By Annalee
If I had it to do over, I would have named my...

If I had it to do over, I would have named my child care program after my city or street in my community. PR reasons as when people google the daycare in the area it always picks up the center...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 953
Posted By Annalee
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5,550
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Annalee
I had a parent tell me when I asked how much TV...

I had a parent tell me when I asked how much TV their kid watched to say "he don't watch TV, only Netflix":eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 953
Posted By Annalee
There is a metal sign at the dollar store that...

There is a metal sign at the dollar store that says ďno stupid people beyond this pointĒ so if I hang it on my door no one should ever come in, right?:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 953
Posted By Annalee
Booyah!!!!!:D

Booyah!!!!!:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 11:07 AM
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Views: 953
Posted By Annalee
^^^ and legislators just listen to "appease"...

^^^ and legislators just listen to "appease" providers for the time-being. Just like state entities. Each specific dept (QRIS, Licensing, Food Program, Health dept, Fire, etc.) can't even get on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 953
Posted By Annalee
Yep, Yep and Yep. Pretty much sums it up with...

Yep, Yep and Yep. Pretty much sums it up with child care across the U.S. :confused::rolleyes::eek::mad:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By Annalee
I use Pinterest as well to compliment my Funshine...

I use Pinterest as well to compliment my Funshine and also use a piece of Zoo Phonics. So all curriculum can use "tweeking". :)
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