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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By girlmomma
I remained open since the 4th falls on a Sunday....

I remained open since the 4th falls on a Sunday. I now regret not closing because all of the good firework shows are on the 4th and I have to get up early to open :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2021, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By girlmomma
I wouldn’t charge extra for changing one pull up...

I wouldn’t charge extra for changing one pull up a day.

Here is food for thought, would you rather: 1) the child get up during nap time, risk waking all the other children, so he could pee in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By girlmomma
I wouldn’t mind either, my oldest wet the bed...

I wouldn’t mind either, my oldest wet the bed until she was about 6 1/2. If she did get up, she’d almost always mess on the way.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,685
Posted By girlmomma
At birthdays, I go to the Dollar Tree and buy...

At birthdays, I go to the Dollar Tree and buy them the character things they like, puzzles, books, chalk, coloring stuff, etc. I usually spend about $20. I do this for my toddlers. My SA kids will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 47,887
Posted By girlmomma
I once had a young lady reach out to me when I...

I once had a young lady reach out to me when I first opened. She asked my hours, at the time they were 6-6. She said she would need care from 6-6 three days a week and asked for a discount. I said...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,380
Posted By girlmomma
RUDE! I don’t like when parents think that just...

RUDE! I don’t like when parents think that just because they pay us X amount of money and judging by the number of children we have, they think we’re millionaires and we’re expected to deal with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By girlmomma
I will definitely say this forum has helped me...

I will definitely say this forum has helped me and my business so much!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,380
Posted By girlmomma
I had to term a 7 month old because the child...

I had to term a 7 month old because the child would not stop crying. She too was developmentally delayed.

The mom was young, first time mom, lived at home with her parents. On more than one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By girlmomma
Angry Thank you for all of the responses. I am just...

Thank you for all of the responses. I am just going to stick it out until May 27th - I say that now because DCB isn’t here this week so I’m not dealing with all of the changes LOL

I plan to let...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By girlmomma
How do you guys tell parents you think there are...

How do you guys tell parents you think there are developmental delays? I have a 3 year old DCB that I suspect he is autistic, but mom and dad both live in a fairytale world.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,102
Posted By girlmomma
I close for all state holidays, Good Friday and...

I close for all state holidays, Good Friday and the day after Thanksgiving - all paid! I have three weeks of contracted vacation time with a 30 day notice for myself that I may or may not take during...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By girlmomma
Did you ever get to the point you wanted to tell...

Did you ever get to the point you wanted to tell the family they needed to do pick ups from their own home? My frustration is more so that the Foster Mom is at home and I am the one dealing with all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By girlmomma
I run a home daycare so when DCS wants to come...

I run a home daycare so when DCS wants to come and get DCB, it’s usually when we’re ready to be outside. It wouldn’t be a big deal, but my backyard is fenced in with an 8’ privacy fence. I’m afraid I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By girlmomma
Experience with Foster Kids/Parents?

Do any of you have experience with foster children and their foster parents? This is my first ever experience and I am actually disappointed and will likely never enroll any foster children again.
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By girlmomma
Oh, The Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss :)

Oh, The Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,400
Posted By girlmomma
Biting

Looking for advice on whether or not to term a biter.

This started last November with a DCB who is now 21 months old. I advised DCM in December (after the third incident) that if it happened...