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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,023
Posted By Sunshine44
Scarlet and jerry odonell?

Scarlet and jerry odonell?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,869
Posted By Sunshine44
I didn't read all replies

But even if the students get lunch doesn't mean teachers do. This is often their planning time, they have scheduled meetings and other stuff to do.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,535
Posted By Sunshine44
:-)

Lol too funny
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,547
Posted By Sunshine44
I agree

I agree with the spray. It works for my daughter with "bad dreams". I took a body spray scent from some store I didn't care for and use that as our bad dream spray, you could even add some glitter. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,367
Posted By Sunshine44
I wouldn't.

I wouldn't do it. I have done it in the past and it was awful. It ended the friendship.

I am sure some could do it, but I think it is risky.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,173
Posted By Sunshine44
:) I hope you have a great time with your family....

:) I hope you have a great time with your family. I know you will be so happy for the time you are taking!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,469
Posted By Sunshine44
I think it can work if you put it in the right...

I think it can work if you put it in the right places. I have used word of mouth for the last four years and it seems to have worked. Most of my clients were here the whole time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,830
Posted By Sunshine44
Very glad to hear this. I cannot believe someone...

Very glad to hear this. I cannot believe someone would leave the children alone and go shopping.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,477
Posted By Sunshine44
Yea! So glad to hear it.

Yea! So glad to hear it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,380
Posted By Sunshine44
I haven't read all of the replies, but I do...

I haven't read all of the replies, but I do struggle daily to keep up with everything. It is difficult. Maybe you could change some things, maybe you can't at the moment. I totally get that. I can't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,338
Posted By Sunshine44
I would definitely say something. I might...

I would definitely say something. I might actually push them nicely out of the way and close the door for them every single time. Send a note home saying exactly what you've told us and then put a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,732
Posted By Sunshine44
Yeah, I was harsh. I apologize, but honestly I...

Yeah, I was harsh. I apologize, but honestly I feel it is the truth. I had the same situation with my own child when I started this. I delt with it and so did my child. I had to be super strict and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,732
Posted By Sunshine44
Personally, I think you are letting your DD rule...

Personally, I think you are letting your DD rule your life and that just isn't right. She can't handle being home with you AND other kids? Is she an only child? I mean, come on!

If you can afford...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,096
Posted By Sunshine44
Yep, this!

I think the same thing Country. I feel so bad for OP having to go through this, but to me, it seems they are looking for a way out. If I were you I'd find someone else asap and let them know it just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,606
Posted By Sunshine44
Jmo

Just my opinion, but if someone 'takes' your child while walking anywhere, they will more than likely dump the phone they will no doubt find on your child.

I hope nothing like this ever happens...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,420
Posted By Sunshine44
me too

I feel for ya! I just started two infants and it is starting out a little difficult, though I have done it before. I'm giving it time for us to all adjust.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,661
Posted By Sunshine44
I didn't read all previous responses, but no ONE...

I didn't read all previous responses, but no ONE bottle for a baby for nine hours is NOT enough and that is why this baby is upset. Babies I've had have a bottle at least every four hours. I think...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,038
Posted By Sunshine44
From someone who has been there and just got rid...

From someone who has been there and just got rid of a "special" family...Do NOT do it! Let them go or tell them no. Seriously, nothing is worth it and nothing will change these I'm special, my child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,868
Posted By Sunshine44
I have one

I have one, fit four kids at the table, but it is small...no smaller than other tables like it (little tikes and such). I can stand on the table (I have!) and. It cleans great and has been great. Had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,879
Posted By Sunshine44
:(

I've had two kids like this. One the parents were oblivious. They wouldn't give much 'sugar' or non organic things, but made sure to load the child up with starches and grains. And the child ate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,861
Posted By Sunshine44
ok...

I personally think that if you are making parents provide a lunch from home that you should have no say in what they pack. Each person needs to jive with their provider, if they decide your rules are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,235
Posted By Sunshine44
Countrygal, I get what you are saying, but you...

Countrygal, I get what you are saying, but you should not have to wait for money that is YOURS! It is not our problem that our daycare parents don't have any money. They have a bill to pay and need...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,681
Posted By Sunshine44
I don't agree with everyone

I really think it was rude for you to invite SOME of the family to the non family party, but not others...even if they aren't the same age. Seems really rude imo and I wouldn't have done it.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,770
Posted By Sunshine44
I totally 100% agree with meeko! Just because you...

I totally 100% agree with meeko! Just because you have done it, doesn't mean it is safe.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,470
Posted By Sunshine44
Ok, I don't want to come off as mean, but you...

Ok, I don't want to come off as mean, but you need to stand up for yourself. You are WORKING. They have to play by YOUR rules or get out. Tell them nicely they cannot do that, you are working, it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,290
Posted By Sunshine44
I agree with both previous posters. RUN! Hide!...

I agree with both previous posters. RUN! Hide! haha. Crazy lady. Sorry she caused you that much hassle before!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,522
Posted By Sunshine44
:( Sorry your morning started off that way....

:( Sorry your morning started off that way. Hopefully your day gets much better. And poor kid, he probably loves cuddling with mom while he isn't feeling well. And go you for standing your ground and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,400
Posted By Sunshine44
I have a dcp that sends them in their child's...

I have a dcp that sends them in their child's bag, but we never bring them out because it becomes a fight over them, they don't leave them on and almost always almost get broken. Not worth it to me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 62,585
Posted By Sunshine44
yep, you never touch a fuzzy catepillar!!

yep, you never touch a fuzzy catepillar!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,499
Posted By Sunshine44
I probably wouldn't pick a family that had that...

I probably wouldn't pick a family that had that as a worry. None of my families have ever had an issue with this and our children are the same ages. I think that if they are already worried/making...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,953
Posted By Sunshine44
I think two pc suits are cute and I don't think...

I think two pc suits are cute and I don't think it is right for you to tell a parent not to send a two pc suit. Some kinds are really long in the torso and one pc suits do not fit, they go up the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,029
Posted By Sunshine44
Glad to hear it is going decent. 3 out of 4 isn't...

Glad to hear it is going decent. 3 out of 4 isn't bad, but I uderstand the need for something to catch the pee. Also, someone said Kindy's are in pull ups? Where do you live? Here you have to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,757
Posted By Sunshine44
I wouldn't pick her up at all. I would not hold...

I wouldn't pick her up at all. I would not hold her at all. I would only pick her up when absolutely necessary, like diaper changing and such. Let her play on her own all day, after a few days (maybe...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,548
Posted By Sunshine44
I agree with Silver. I think you should have at...

I agree with Silver. I think you should have at the very least mentioned something to mom in person. I would be seriously upset if my daycare provider did not say a word to me and then sent me a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,954
Posted By Sunshine44
I've always heard you are contagious for up to...

I've always heard you are contagious for up to like seven weeks after...especially feces. You can pass it on anytime in that time frame...it just depends on the strain.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,075
Posted By Sunshine44
Call her asap and tell her something has come up...

Call her asap and tell her something has come up and you cannot take on her child. Apologize for the short notice, and don't feel too bad. You don't really have to give her a reason, just tell her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,507
Posted By Sunshine44
Doubt a lawsuit will ever happen. It is pretty...

Doubt a lawsuit will ever happen. It is pretty much the same terms of service that every social media site has these days. Look up Facebook, it has the same stuff, you put something on Facebook and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,824
Posted By Sunshine44
I would straight up say, "Why did you give him...

I would straight up say, "Why did you give him Tylenol?" When she says runny nose, promptly tell her Tylenol does nothing for a runny nose. Read the label woman. It does not say relieves runny nose.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,876
Posted By Sunshine44
Ok, she said she knows the baby stresses you out?...

Ok, she said she knows the baby stresses you out? How does she know this? Have you said it? Does the baby stress HER out?

ALSO, she said it worries HER that the baby stresses you out??

If she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,849
Posted By Sunshine44
I'd have a term paper waiting if you can afford...

I'd have a term paper waiting if you can afford it. Show them they can't do that to people. Tell her you assumed that was her notice.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,876
Posted By Sunshine44
Honestly, I think I'd be addressing the issue...

Honestly, I think I'd be addressing the issue that she is 'worried' about you being stressed with the newborn!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,514
Posted By Sunshine44
My issues with NON vaccinated children are them...

My issues with NON vaccinated children are them bringing in disease to babies who are too young to be vaccinated.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,060
Posted By Sunshine44
I haven't decided what I would do if I have...

I haven't decided what I would do if I have another boy, but it isn't covered under insurances as it is comestic only now. Even books (medical) are saying it is not necessary to do it anymore. It is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,467
Posted By Sunshine44
And I also understand the getting all the sleep...

And I also understand the getting all the sleep you can stuff, but I think it would save you a lot of hassle to just be ready by 7am every morning. And if they don't come at 7, well, great you can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,467
Posted By Sunshine44
I can understand why this would bother you, it...

I can understand why this would bother you, it would bother me also. I would normally let it go because we cannot micromanage dcf's and things happen in the morning that we sometimes do not forsee....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,477
Posted By Sunshine44
Ok, so I don't agree with the 'normal, doesn't...

Ok, so I don't agree with the 'normal, doesn't know you - transition' stuff. I got a new two yr old this year, from a home nanny (never in childcare) and this child never acted that way.

And I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,138
Posted By Sunshine44
In all honesty, I wouldn't have said anything or...

In all honesty, I wouldn't have said anything or even cared. They had a long night, did not get home until late and the had to be up early. I'd cut them some slack this time. If it happens again with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,856
Posted By Sunshine44
:( Honestly with what you described I would not...

:( Honestly with what you described I would not send her home. I'd suck it up, keep her away from the others and just let dcm know at pick up that she wasn't feeling well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,463
Posted By Sunshine44
I completely agree with JoJo. I get that you are...

I completely agree with JoJo. I get that you are trying to keep yourself from some liability issue, but in my opinion, you are adding one rule on top of another and that just gets old to parents. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,819
Posted By Sunshine44
Arriving early, bringing toys or jewelry that I...

Arriving early, bringing toys or jewelry that I have to take away, or instructions from parent.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,746
Posted By Sunshine44
Take off, and take him somewhere special. :)

Take off, and take him somewhere special. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,586
Posted By Sunshine44
laughing and gagging at the same time. YUCK!

laughing and gagging at the same time. YUCK!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,924
Posted By Sunshine44
I agree with Silver. Kids pick out Valentine's...

I agree with Silver. Kids pick out Valentine's based on what they like, they naturally want to keep one themselves and at this age they do not know any different. All of my kids sent things for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,551
Posted By Sunshine44
I wouldn't take what she said to mean she gets...

I wouldn't take what she said to mean she gets put in time out all the time for accidents. You do not truly know, so I wouldn't assume. I know it is hard, but maybe she does the same things over and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,826
Posted By Sunshine44
I would definitely close and go with my husband....

I would definitely close and go with my husband. You need to be there for your family. The business can wait. If they are mean towards you about it, well, I believe in karma.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,074
Posted By Sunshine44
I suggest giving yourself a date...a month from...

I suggest giving yourself a date...a month from now maybe? And if it isn't better by then, I would term. I know other may not agree, but I had one like that and they cried for over a year. I did not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,261
Posted By Sunshine44
I don't usually unless it is something really...

I don't usually unless it is something really bad. I learned early on that it for one doesn't make a difference to the parents around here and two they seem to wonder why it is happening here only...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,319
Posted By Sunshine44
I have stayed out of this one so far, but have to...

I have stayed out of this one so far, but have to say GO NAN!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,057
Posted By Sunshine44
Why don't you refuse to take him back into care...

Why don't you refuse to take him back into care until she has a doctors note? Sounds like too much liability for you! What if its somethign serious and he does it again?? or worse??
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,022
Posted By Sunshine44
Honestly, I'd term for that behavior.

Honestly, I'd term for that behavior.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,511
Posted By Sunshine44
I'd like to know the update! Did he get a fever??

I'd like to know the update! Did he get a fever??
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,498
Posted By Sunshine44
Yikes, no advice, but I hope it works itself out...

Yikes, no advice, but I hope it works itself out soon. I can see how it would cause issues with them paying and not paying on time. Whatever you work out, let us know for others in the future.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,691
Posted By Sunshine44
hahaha! Go you!! I am laughing so hard right now....

hahaha! Go you!! I am laughing so hard right now. Thanks for making my day better.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,929
Posted By Sunshine44
That is awesome news! Great to hear it! You must...

That is awesome news! Great to hear it! You must be really good. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,777
Posted By Sunshine44
I'm a lot more strict on my own child than the...

I'm a lot more strict on my own child than the daycare kids. If he has an accident, ok, but sometimes they aren't accidents and yes, he'd get in trouble. And I do not let my child sit around and cry...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,285
Posted By Sunshine44
I used to tell my families, now I don't. It isn't...

I used to tell my families, now I don't. It isn't any of their business really. This is a daycare after all.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,196
Posted By Sunshine44
I agree that I couldn't spend that much. I don't...

I agree that I couldn't spend that much. I don't have elaborate dinner meals for my own family.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,644
Posted By Sunshine44
In this day and age, with cell phones and...

In this day and age, with cell phones and technology there is really nothing you can do.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,521
Posted By Sunshine44
I don't think it is a wise idea, but I think it...

I don't think it is a wise idea, but I think it depends on the person, lic'd or not, your relationship with the family...and such.

If I sent my daughter somewhere I'd probably be upset if they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,644
Posted By Sunshine44
I would do nothing. I doubt he would be filming...

I would do nothing. I doubt he would be filming and if he is, it is because of the kids on his driveway. I'd probably do the same thing to show the school board what is going on. IF you have the kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,520
Posted By Sunshine44
Why are they taking him BACK to the doctors? If...

Why are they taking him BACK to the doctors? If my child had pink eye and the drops ran out, I'd just call the doc and have them call in another prescription...

Sometimes I just call and say they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,209
Posted By Sunshine44
I personally would just do it for them.

I personally would just do it for them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,322
Posted By Sunshine44
I think holding off on nap for 30 minutes would...

I think holding off on nap for 30 minutes would be your best best. Good luck!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,045
Posted By Sunshine44
That stinks! All of mine were sick the last two...

That stinks! All of mine were sick the last two weeks and now my own kid is sick. It's irritating for sure.

Lysol, lysol, lysol!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,832
Posted By Sunshine44
I totally agree with Kaddidle Care on this one. I...

I totally agree with Kaddidle Care on this one. I don't know the other things that have gone on that have you at your terming point with this one, but I wouldn't hold it against the child. It was an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,712
Posted By Sunshine44
In my opinion, if you did not want to do a bath...

In my opinion, if you did not want to do a bath you should have said so flat out in the interview. If the mother kept saying (like you said she did) that the kid has a bath and then falls...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,643
Posted By Sunshine44
Stomach flu Question

How long do you have children out for stomach flu after last bowel movement or vomitting episode?

What if this child hasn't been around so no one else is at risk. Do you allow them to go the day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,436
Posted By Sunshine44
Not ok!

If she is outside, she takes the child.

Walk her child to the door with their stuff and make her come get the child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,310
Posted By Sunshine44
Good morning

The kids all played nicely together- no fighting. They actually played.

I put my tree up yesterday, none of them touched it today! :)

We decorated a gingerbread house and colored this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 36,926
Posted By Sunshine44
also

Also, with the salt dough you can have the kids paint them and then spray paint acrylic on it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 36,926
Posted By Sunshine44
Handprint salt dough

We did handprint salt dough ornaments last week and they turned out great!

2 cups flour, 1 cup salt, 1 cup water

I pressed their palm down onto the dough and baked on 300 for 2 hrs. Once...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,393
Posted By Sunshine44
Sounds like you are pushing a little bit. If she...

Sounds like you are pushing a little bit. If she doesn't like you..too bad...move on and let the director deal with her.

When she walks in in the afternoon I'd yell "Hey everyone, say hi to Mrs....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,426
Posted By Sunshine44
1. I would have called the police while he was...

1. I would have called the police while he was there using my cell phone.
2. I'd fix the doors pronto. That situation could have been a lot worse than it was. If they don't come clean, call Lic.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,140
Posted By Sunshine44
So Silver- what should they be doing? Throwing...

So Silver- what should they be doing? Throwing toys and fighting is not acceptable and that seems to be all they do. All day I'm stopping them from throwing and fighting. If they do stop fighting and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,140
Posted By Sunshine44
Thanks Cheer, I don't have any way of separating...

Thanks Cheer, I don't have any way of separating them. :( How long should they be able to sit and play?

I have blocks out and the little ones throw them around, then the big ones dump the bucket...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,140
Posted By Sunshine44
What about 2 yr olds? I'm not so worried...

What about 2 yr olds?

I'm not so worried about the 1 yr olds, I know they are young. I feel 2 yr olds, almost 3 yrs should be able to find toys and play, use their imagination in some way. Not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,140
Posted By Sunshine44
I should add that I have cut back what they have...

I should add that I have cut back what they have available to them and they have been a bit better, but still not actually playing.

They usually dump things out of buckets and play with the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,140
Posted By Sunshine44
They do not know how to play...

How do I get my daycare kids to play? Use their imaginations?

I have two 1 yr olds, some 2 year olds and a 3 year old. The 3 year old can do some activities and comes up with games to play,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,843
Posted By Sunshine44
I would...

I would just make it a party during daycare hours for the kids. Less hassle and fuss. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,376
Posted By Sunshine44
Ignore it

My advice is to ignore it. She will stop eventually. Just redirect to something else.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,403
Posted By Sunshine44
Thanksgiving Crafts?

I am sorry if this has been mentioned before, but do you have any favorite craft ideas for Thanksgiving week??
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,426
Posted By Sunshine44
Term if you feel you should

Term if you feel you should. I would be upset, but wouldn't term. I'd find more ways to control the kid and keep a better eye on her.

Yes, three year olds can sometimes play or do stuff alone,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,841
Posted By Sunshine44
Baby zone age?

What age do you put inside the baby zone? I have half and half. Half older kids who can play nicely and half younger and not so great with playing nicely kids. They are not infants. Curious as to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,469
Posted By Sunshine44
I stayed open

When we all had HFM we stayed open. The CDC says there is no reason to exclude the kids with it. Just my experience.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 777,747
Posted By Sunshine44
I'm so depressed and overwhelmed right now....

I'm so depressed and overwhelmed right now. Between the daycare and life in general. Pray it gets better quickly.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,596
Posted By Sunshine44
Sounds to me like you just put a sign up this...

Sounds to me like you just put a sign up this morning saying payment is due by the end of the day??? If that's the case, you are in the wrong in my opinion. You can't just spring this on them. That's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 46,107
Posted By Sunshine44
If three of your kids have it, everyone has or...

If three of your kids have it, everyone has or will have it. Once you get it, you usually do not get it again. You CAN, but it isn't likely. Adults usually do not get it, but can. I think your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 46,107
Posted By Sunshine44
I know of a few adults that have caught it from...

I know of a few adults that have caught it from kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,149
Posted By Sunshine44
They seem dumb to me. I definitely have a harder...

They seem dumb to me. I definitely have a harder time putting a pull up on an toddler than a diaper so I cannot imagine it being any easier on an infant!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,500
Posted By Sunshine44
Schools here cannot use it at all because it is...

Schools here cannot use it at all because it is danerous to kids.
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