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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By Ariana
How long has he been going to preschool? I...

How long has he been going to preschool? I typically look for what is NEW to see why the new behaviour. Maybe he is feeling overwhelmed at preschool? Maybe there is a jerk at preschool? Maybe the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Ariana
Such a wonderful idea! With my husband sudden...

Such a wonderful idea! With my husband sudden death all I have are random videos where mainly our kids are the main focus. It would have been so nice to have something like this for our children. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 835
Posted By Ariana
Option #1 OR #3.

Option #1 OR #3.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By Ariana
I am so sorry Michael :(. Death seems to be all...

I am so sorry Michael :(. Death seems to be all around us now and so many people in my widow support group have spouses who died of Covid. It is heart breaking.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Ariana
It is way too early for any kind of evaluation. ...

It is way too early for any kind of evaluation. If the child was speaking in full sentence then maybe but from what I am hearing this child is not gifted or intelligent.

I had parents like this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By Ariana
I would only accept a negative test in order to...

I would only accept a negative test in order to return.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,521
Posted By Ariana
Look up some of my threads regarding a crazy...

Look up some of my threads regarding a crazy texting neurotic mother. I dealt with her for over a year. It was the worst. I tried to lay many many boundaries and in the end I closed due to Covid...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By Ariana
I had a parent like this and no amount of talking...

I had a parent like this and no amount of talking to her about it helped so at the end of the day I just did what worked for me and kept her out of the loop. It made us both happier and the kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,965
Posted By Ariana
I have followed RIE for many years but agree that...

I have followed RIE for many years but agree that balance is key. It’s mostly just about respect, treating your child like a whole person and love. Sure bouncies and exersaucers are not great but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6,234
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 719,163
Posted By Ariana
This is exactly why I have been closed since...

This is exactly why I have been closed since March. I just can’t deal with this and I know a few families that would pull this stunt. I would terminate care!

Sorry you are having to deal with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By Ariana
How old is he?

How old is he?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By Ariana
I also use Bluetooth from my phone to a Bluetooth...

I also use Bluetooth from my phone to a Bluetooth clock radio in case I want to listen to radio as well. I can also physically plug my phone into it to play music which was important to me because my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 26,238
Posted By Ariana
I worked with a woman who did this. She had to...

I worked with a woman who did this. She had to supply with our centre to make ends meat as she was not in high demand in a city of 1 million people!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By Ariana
Favorite Christmas movies: The Family Man and...

Favorite Christmas movies: The Family Man and Scrooge (with Alistair Sims)

Favorite Christmas song: Silver Bells and Good King Wenceslas

Favorite Christmas candy: Chocolate covered cherries
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Ariana
I use a regular round dining table with space...

I use a regular round dining table with space saver high chairs and/or booster seats that attach to dining chairs. I don’t like the idea of using kid sized because they can get up and run away from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 7,204
Posted By Ariana
That is so great!!

That is so great!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Ariana
I am a member of two FB groups for providers in...

I am a member of two FB groups for providers in my area and it’s a lot of fun! I also manage the local COVID-19 FB page and to be honest there isn’t too much drama. Just set the rules (which are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,239
Posted By Ariana
Typically I do a Christmas book and we do...

Typically I do a Christmas book and we do Christmas themed crafts. I don’t typically do crafts so it is a real treat for the parents. Last year I also bought chocolates for the parents as part of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 7,204
Posted By Ariana
I am really happy it’s an mRNA vaccine because it...

I am really happy it’s an mRNA vaccine because it means my body is making it and it’s not material being injected into me. The people who had allergic reactions are the same people who have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By Ariana
If she is breaking the law her contract is null...

If she is breaking the law her contract is null and void.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 927
Posted By Ariana
Hugs to everyone :hug: Annalee I think this...

Hugs to everyone :hug:

Annalee I think this woman was SO lucky to have poured her soul out to you! Your response was perfect and compassionate and many people might have made her feel like a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By Ariana
I took 3 weeks off last Christmas for sanity...

I took 3 weeks off last Christmas for sanity reasons. No one was real happy about it, especially teacher mom but guess what? She never left so who cares :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By Ariana
:lol::lol:

:lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By Ariana
I use this ALL.THE.TIME because it's actually...

I use this ALL.THE.TIME because it's actually true and my memory doesn't work very well :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Ariana
Have you spoken to him about it? Maybe see where...

Have you spoken to him about it? Maybe see where this is coming from and try to get him to understand that he is his own person and doesn't have to copy.

I have never had this issue, it sounds...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Ariana
:lol::lol::lol: I wish these were daycare...

:lol::lol::lol:

I wish these were daycare specific but it's still funny!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By Ariana
"I'm sorry but you will have to refresh my...

"I'm sorry but you will have to refresh my memory, when did we have this conversation?" Maybe throw in an "I'm getting old joke as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 7,204
Posted By Ariana
I feel pretty confident in the vaccine but we...

I feel pretty confident in the vaccine but we aren't likely going to get it for a while. I am leaving it up to everyone's choice.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,091
Posted By Ariana
This thread is everything :lol::lol::lol:

This thread is everything :lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By Ariana
My old dog mostly stays away now but LOVES...

My old dog mostly stays away now but LOVES mealtimes! Not sure what I am going to do when he dies, my floors will be a mess because he is better than Hoover!

My kitty just loves being in on any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By Ariana
This is how I feel as well. Too much work and...

This is how I feel as well. Too much work and 99% of the time the kids are oblivious to what holidays are happening so it feels forced. I don’t typically do theme/adult lead activities either so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By Ariana
I am really liking this idea! I have wondered...

I am really liking this idea! I have wondered previously how to bring up if certain people celebrate certain Christian holidays or not. I think going forward I may cut out all cultural celebrations...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Ariana
Then term immediately! It’s up to you. I am...

Then term immediately! It’s up to you. I am just saying what works and what usually happens. Calling for pickup each time will not help because he is still not learning to self soothe. Self...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By Ariana
Oh and... Morning Show (Amazing storyline and...

Oh and...
Morning Show (Amazing storyline and great acting)
Ted Lasso (funny, American in Britain kind of humour)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Ariana
I don’t call for pickup because it reinforces the...

I don’t call for pickup because it reinforces the crying. I cry, I get to go home, so why stop! Give it two weeks and if you see absolutely no improvement terminate care. You should see some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By Ariana
Killing Eve Handmaids tale Fleabag Homeland...

Killing Eve
Handmaids tale
Fleabag
Homeland
House of Cards
Unbelievable
(Currently watching the Queens Gambit but so far not impressed 3 episodes in).

Any and all crime documentaries (Making...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By Ariana
It is so odd isn’t it! Maybe trying to cover up...

It is so odd isn’t it! Maybe trying to cover up the smell of smoke? I had a daycare mom that would come in occasionally reeking of perfume (and smoke) and I knew she smoked even though she said she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,487
Posted By Ariana
It honestly sounds like you have tried...

It honestly sounds like you have tried everything! When I am outside with the kids I am hyper aware that their noises are bothering the neighbours but my group is not loud at all unless I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By Ariana
I personally would get the kid some clothes to...

I personally would get the kid some clothes to change into at my house and wouldn’t address it at all! I would just feel too bad to bring it up!

I had a kid who’s clothes smelled so strongly of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Ariana
When I transition I typically cut the amount that...

When I transition I typically cut the amount that their first nap is until they no longer need it to get to lunch. At 30 minutes though it is my opinion they don’t need it and I would cut it out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By Ariana
My husband used to do this as well and it is a...

My husband used to do this as well and it is a form of self soothing, kind of like sucking on a pacifier, rubbing a blanket, rubbing your ear etc. Unless he is harming himself I wouldn’t worry too...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By Ariana
Could it be a sensory issue? Does he have any...

Could it be a sensory issue? Does he have any other sensitivities? I ask because for my daughter it is sensory. She tastes thing much stronger than other people. My other daughter loves veggies,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,817
Posted By Ariana
I think I would simply say "have you read the...

I think I would simply say "have you read the contract"? There is absolutely no reason she should be confused about what she is missing if she read the contract. This is a person who is used to not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By Ariana
My option choice as well :lol: seriously...

My option choice as well :lol:

seriously though I would quit and take a year! It is pretty much what I am doing right now but without the $500-$1000 because my husbands money is my money and vice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,533
Posted By Ariana
I have been closed since March and even though I...

I have been closed since March and even though I knew I was stressed I honestly had no idea until I closed. I figured after a while I would miss it, feel rested and ready to go back but every time I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By Ariana
I only raise to new clients as well but to be...

I only raise to new clients as well but to be honest my rates are very similar to what they were when I first opened. With new providers popping up with super low rates and a provider on every...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6,234
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 719,163
Posted By Ariana
With my kids is virtual learning I can see and...

With my kids is virtual learning I can see and hear everything the teachers are doing. Now I think teachers are paid way too much here in Canada :cool:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6,234
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 719,163
Posted By Ariana
Dry cold is so much better than wet cold if that...

Dry cold is so much better than wet cold if that makes sense! Wet cold gets to your bones as we say here ;). Where I grew up it was -45C regularly (typical winter day) and our school wasn’t...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By Ariana
She deliberately took them and now wants to keep...

She deliberately took them and now wants to keep them. I would ask her to pay for them!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By Ariana
My parents still have to pay.

My parents still have to pay.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By Ariana
Same! Precovid I had a zero tolerance for...

Same! Precovid I had a zero tolerance for diarrhea.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 761
Posted By Ariana
He would no longer be served breakfast and he can...

He would no longer be served breakfast and he can cry all he wants ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By Ariana
I charge teachers a higher rate all year and then...

I charge teachers a higher rate all year and then have their child attend part time over the summer. It works for me because I have my own kids home all summer and want less kids. You have to do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By Ariana
What do you hope to gain by telling the parents? ...

What do you hope to gain by telling the parents? I guess in my mind there is no point because they will likely get mad at him and now you’ve betrayed his trust. I think I would just leave it and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By Ariana
I found this site early on too and it has helped...

I found this site early on too and it has helped me soooo much as well!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By Ariana
I would give them another chance personally. ...

I would give them another chance personally. It’s their first time at daycare so you need to teach them how to treat you. Enforce your policies, be professional but firm and they will start...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,042
Posted By Ariana
I think it’s a reaction to the possibility of...

I think it’s a reaction to the possibility of death and someone else stepping in?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 957
Posted By Ariana
This was my second child! Nothing I did worked. ...

This was my second child! Nothing I did worked. One day at 5 she decided she was ready and started pooping on the toilet. Looking back I wish I hadn’t gotten so stresssed. She is now 7 and she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 875
Posted By Ariana
It is great but I mostly wanted to be done...

It is great but I mostly wanted to be done earlier :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 875
Posted By Ariana
I have parents that don’t seem to care and just...

I have parents that don’t seem to care and just pick the most expensive option!! 9.5-10 hour days no matter what so I am going to have to reduce my hours.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By Ariana
Knowing colours and letters and numbers is not...

Knowing colours and letters and numbers is not age appropriate for 2 years old. This is more of a 4-5 year old (maybe 3 yrs for colour).
Milestone. Eating with his hands is a bit concerning but he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,318
Posted By Ariana
Is there a gate you can pass them through?

Is there a gate you can pass them through?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By Ariana
I make them buy the ones I need ;)

I make them buy the ones I need ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By Ariana
I use pull-ups and if the child is potty trained...

I use pull-ups and if the child is potty trained they don’t really go in them. If you get to a point that a pull-up is leaking (which has never happened to me) then they need diapers. Pull-ups also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By Ariana
It’s one of those stupid political messages meant...

It’s one of those stupid political messages meant to divide people into categories of RIGHT and WRONG and I hate self righteousness and virtue signalling, especially when using a kid to do it. This...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Ariana
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likethislikethislikethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,560
Posted By Ariana
A fever, an infection, a DR visit and...

A fever, an infection, a DR visit and antibiotics? He would not be allowed in my house. I have 48 hrs after First dose of antibiotics because that’s how long they take to work and 24 hours after...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By Ariana
You have to detach and let it go. Is it true no...

You have to detach and let it go. Is it true no one can do it as good as you can? Thats a lot of pressure to put on yourself. Many people are capable and so are these kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By Ariana
I would ask that any questions from her employer...

I would ask that any questions from her employer be directed to me personally through telephone. If the employer calls which they most likely won’t, i will explain that the mom told me child was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Ariana
I had two kid go through daycare and no issues...

I had two kid go through daycare and no issues with either in terms of bullying. I did not treat my kids the same and they got special privileges like the ability to use their own toys in their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,052
Posted By Ariana
I typically send a reminder on paydays with the...

I typically send a reminder on paydays with the new total amount owed due to late fees. “Hi DCM just a reminder that payment this week is $X to include late fees from X date, thanks”
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By Ariana
Will definitely check it out!! Congrats on such...

Will definitely check it out!! Congrats on such a big accomplishment happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By Ariana
Next time get actual concrete proof and then no...

Next time get actual concrete proof and then no one can deny the allegations.

Like others have said, you need to move on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,948
Posted By Ariana
So funny how she assumes daycare providers: A)...

So funny how she assumes daycare providers:
A) Are not also parents and
B) Do not work full time or have spouses that work full time

:lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By Ariana
I always say “yeah my house has tons of rules and...

I always say “yeah my house has tons of rules and no tv so of course they want to stay home”! Seems to work for me.

In your case I would just say she is adjusting to being without her bestie, she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By Ariana
I had a cockatiel as a child and I loved him! ...

I had a cockatiel as a child and I loved him! Yes he pooped when I let him out of his cage but it is easy to clean. I used to bathe him regularly in a bowl and he loved being dried with the hair...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By Ariana
It sounds like she wants to play but doesn’t know...

It sounds like she wants to play but doesn’t know how to get invited into play? Maybe give her some things she can say, asking to play or asking for a toy etc. There are a ton of kids like this who...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By Ariana
I also find boys want to “work” so giving them...

I also find boys want to “work” so giving them chores and making them help you do things works brilliantly!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By Ariana
Oh goodness I am so sorry this happened to you :(...

Oh goodness I am so sorry this happened to you :(

Whenever I read a bad review I always see what the business owner has to say and if they make logical sense then I never ever believe the bad...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By Ariana
I would immediately implement a health screening...

I would immediately implement a health screening tool before admittance. Some providers here have made online ones that parents must answer before entering the home. ANY covid symptom is exclusion...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By Ariana
I correct by repeating the statement with the...

I correct by repeating the statement with the correct grammar but like I am asking a question. I don’t get the child to repeat as a SLP told me not to do that.

Johnny “Her is going outside...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,412
Posted By Ariana
Good for you! Such disrespect to deliberately...

Good for you! Such disrespect to deliberately put everyone at risk and try to hide it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,412
Posted By Ariana
I like bringing this stuff up face to face as it...

I like bringing this stuff up face to face as it gives them less time to think of a response!

I would have said “sally keeps talking about her teachers at daycare, is she in daycare?” and see what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By Ariana
Best Buy staples Amazon

Best Buy
staples
Amazon
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By Ariana
I don’t typically do product art or adult lead...

I don’t typically do product art or adult lead art unless it is Christmas or during craft week in the summer. My go to is always collages. Glue and any and all types of materials. Kids love glue! ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 14,877
Posted By Ariana
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likethishappyfacelikethishappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 822
Posted By Ariana
I would start scheduling one on one time with her...

I would start scheduling one on one time with her and then you can differentiate by saying it is “time to play now” vs “its mommy cuddle time now”. She is 4 so keep it simple but definitely set...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 849
Posted By Ariana
It sounds like you learned some valuable lessons...

It sounds like you learned some valuable lessons and thankfully have a chance to work with little ones again! Best of luck :)

I reported abuse and similarly nothing was done. That teacher got...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By Ariana
Just a note that anything over 30 is not really...

Just a note that anything over 30 is not really true! SPF 50 doesn’t really exist.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,188
Posted By Ariana
Sleep training! Get the book The Sleep Easy...

Sleep training! Get the book The Sleep Easy Solution and do what they book says. Total life saver!

He has to stay in his bed no matter what. Let him cry for 30 minutes, then when he wakes up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By Ariana
My portfolios are basically milestones based on...

My portfolios are basically milestones based on each developmental domain. It includes the milestone domain and a picture of the child engaged in the activity with an explanation and I do them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By Ariana
I don’t really do themes and my circle time is...

I don’t really do themes and my circle time is pretty flexible depending on what the kids are into. I follow an emergent curriculum. There is a lady on FB that goes thrift shopping for all kinds of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,683
Posted By Ariana
Breastfeeding is natural and normal and anyone...

Breastfeeding is natural and normal and anyone who has an issue with it can go elsewhere! :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,819
Posted By Ariana
I feel like home providers will be exempt, they...

I feel like home providers will be exempt, they are here in my City. Who can enforce someone wearing a mask in their own house?!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,540
Posted By Ariana
Wow :eek: who doesn’t feed their kid until...

Wow :eek: who doesn’t feed their kid until 9:15am?? My kids are fed as soon as they wake up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,540
Posted By Ariana
I serve snack at 9:30am after everyone has...

I serve snack at 9:30am after everyone has arrived. Makes it much easier!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,221
Posted By Ariana
THIS! Somehow he is learning that he is a...

THIS! Somehow he is learning that he is a special snowflake that needs special privileges. I would be shutting that down really fast. Quiet time during daycare (GROUP CARE) happens at nap time and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ariana
How old are they? My advice is put them to work....

How old are they? My advice is put them to work. When my kids are fighting it means they are bored so it is time to work. Clean something, tidy up, organize etc etc. The more times I do this the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-04-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,580
Posted By Ariana
This is awesome! I say 50% of the wrong things!...

This is awesome! I say 50% of the wrong things! Haha
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-04-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,819
Posted By Ariana
I am in Canada and my City just announced...

I am in Canada and my City just announced mandatory masks for anyone over 2 when inside. Of course people are exempt who have issues where they cannot wear a mask like autism.

My advice to people...
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