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Forum: Forms - Uploads 02-08-2011, 07:48 PM
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Posted By lvt77
I_______________________, hereby agree that this...

I_______________________, hereby agree that this deposit of $100.00 is to hold a spot for my child at the ***X Daycare, owned and operated by XC***. Should a situation occur and I will no longer...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,934
Posted By lvt77
ditto... tomboy at heart... i love my slippers...

ditto... tomboy at heart... i love my slippers too I only dress up for back to school night and when we have are annual christams pagent/party
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,938
Posted By lvt77
Extended Absences What’s Your Policy?

can you tell me what your policy is on extended absences?
Do you allowed for the children to use the DC while on leave???
How long do you give?
what do you charge?
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 02-08-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,330
Posted By lvt77
wow someone seriously had some time on their...

wow someone seriously had some time on their hands to make this happen. how sad of a person they must be to spend all of their time to do that...

I am very sorry that this happened to you and my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,140
Posted By lvt77
more than likely this child always get his way at...

more than likely this child always get his way at home and is trying to see if you will give in. I say let him pout about it and stand your ground. He needs to learn that this is your house and he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,406
Posted By lvt77
depends. so if you offer one family to open at...

depends. so if you offer one family to open at 7am but your hours are stated in your contract at 8am, you will have to offer this to all families. There are ways around it, by having each family...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,898
Posted By lvt77
very good point. I think that maybe becuase we...

very good point. I think that maybe becuase we are all "cool" with each other that we wont mind or wont care. Fact is that I dont care what DCD does in his off time, but when it comes to my house...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,898
Posted By lvt77
hmm yes you are right... I used to be in law...

hmm yes you are right... I used to be in law enforcement I should have known better.. lol I guess that it comes down to morals.... which I guess in this case i would have to allow dcd to take...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,898
Posted By lvt77
Under The Influence

Long story short…

Yesterday I had a DCB dad come 20 min late to pick up. What DCD did not know is that mom had already picked up the DCB.
When the dad arrived, he barged through the front door...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,828
Posted By lvt77
omg you are too funny... your jokes are much...

omg you are too funny... your jokes are much needed...at least for me they are....I have not even had my coffee yet and I am already in a good mood thanks to your jokes...
thank you
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,615
Posted By lvt77
I dont tell them that they need to sign in, i...

I dont tell them that they need to sign in, i just add it to the publication folder that I give them when they come to their second interview. It has two choices 1. accept 2. decline.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,901
Posted By lvt77
hmm this sounds a lot like my son, who is just...

hmm this sounds a lot like my son, who is just spolied...

but my son is potty trained....age 3.4
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,087
Posted By lvt77
zoo phonics.... love the program

zoo phonics.... love the program
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,369
Posted By lvt77
great Idea abagil!! congrats

great Idea abagil!! congrats
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,532
Posted By lvt77
if you are looking for something that wont have...

if you are looking for something that wont have to supervise 100% of it, sit the kids at seperate tables and give them playdough... I pair up the kids that I know wont cause issues with each...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,637
Posted By lvt77
my personl fav is anything by frank leto.. ...

my personl fav is anything by frank leto..

what can we do today my fav

second is you can tell how i feel by the look on my face also frank leto
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,532
Posted By lvt77
so it sounds like the shadow idea would work. I...

so it sounds like the shadow idea would work. I also do a thing called crazy colors..

when someone is acting up and just going nuts, I get out the crayons and paper. depening on how crazy they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,532
Posted By lvt77
when I have one child that acts up all the time...

when I have one child that acts up all the time and is the ring leader of trouble, I make them my shadow for the day. help with lunch, set the table, get the plates, get the forks and etc. this way...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,087
Posted By lvt77
other than a few typos and font sizes that are...

other than a few typos and font sizes that are different it all sounds pretty good.
also, why dont you charge for holidays? you deserve a day off with pay...you work hard.
also, I think it is nice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,690
Posted By lvt77
so here is waht I do: i have two tables. ...

so here is waht I do:

i have two tables. one is my baby table and the other is my big kids table.

my kids range from 2.5 to 5

For those that can sit and use proper table manners, they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,690
Posted By lvt77
so here is waht I do: i have two tables. ...

so here is waht I do:

i have two tables. one is my baby table and the other is my big kids table.

my kids range from 2.5 to 5

For those that can sit and use proper table manners, they...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 02-07-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 79,016
Posted By lvt77
lol I agree 100%.. i read on here that someone...

lol I agree 100%.. i read on here that someone once wrote in their PHB half way through it " if you read this message tell the secret password is discount"

I know for a fact that more than half...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,406
Posted By lvt77
I am not sure what state you are in , but I had a...

I am not sure what state you are in , but I had a lawyer look over my contracts and PHB. I was told that you many not offer one service to one family and not to another. or have different rules for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,406
Posted By lvt77
rules have to be the same for every family across...

rules have to be the same for every family across the board. otherwise they could find you guilty of discirimination.
I update my PHB yearly and make revisons as I see fit. Usually I have to make...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,503
Posted By lvt77
do you mind if I ask what your pros and cons...

do you mind if I ask what your pros and cons are??

I ask myself sometimes why do i do this again when I am having a bad day?? but then I remind myself this:


who else can you spend your day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,785
Posted By lvt77
how do you control the days off? If your child...

how do you control the days off? If your child is sick no payment, but going to grandmas then they pay?? If i were at parent at your DC then I would always use this as the excuse to get out of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,690
Posted By lvt77
how many tables do you have in your house for...

how many tables do you have in your house for eating at?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,532
Posted By lvt77
it just sounds like you need some structured...

it just sounds like you need some structured play. My day is so filled with things to do that I never have these kind of issue. I am very active in the things that they do, so I am always in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,468
Posted By lvt77
here is what you can do about the time issue.. ...

here is what you can do about the time issue..
get an atomic clock..can buy one at walmart or target for about 25 bucks. set it by the sign in sign out log book.; tell the parents set your watch,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,504
Posted By lvt77
lol trust me, I agree with you guys. I would do...

lol trust me, I agree with you guys. I would do this with my own child. I was just saying what I was told. I also wanted to add that I was also told that all kids have to be offered the same amount...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,504
Posted By lvt77
hey there... so I would have done the same thing...

hey there... so I would have done the same thing HOWever.... I just had a visit from the food program and i was told that we are never allowed to take away food as punishment... I had this issue...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,776
Posted By lvt77
i would like to be inculded in the software...

i would like to be inculded in the software trials..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,132
Posted By lvt77
you have NO idea how hard it has been to just...

you have NO idea how hard it has been to just bite my tongue...I have taken a lot of good advice from all of you and especially nannyde... after nannyde told me that I would be living a 2 weeks of...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 02-07-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,297
Posted By lvt77
Holy cow spanking? that is against the...

Holy cow spanking? that is against the law...daycare providers are not allowed to punish kids with physical discipline... I would report this


glad you made a wise decision to move your kids.......
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,132
Posted By lvt77
lets just say this family could get their own...

lets just say this family could get their own reality TV show....lol issues up the waaazoo!!
so this is a blessing that it is ending
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,132
Posted By lvt77
lmao i cant stop...

lmao i cant stop laughing.........................that was awesome....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 23,764
Posted By lvt77
ditto I agree with pammie on this 100% that is...

ditto I agree with pammie on this 100% that is neglect.. and so not fair poor baby.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,132
Posted By lvt77
4.5 In Pull Ups Funny Update!

hi all,





So I know some of you who frequent the form have read and helped out with the issue that I was having with a DCB age 4.5 still not potty trained. The family decided to term care. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,779
Posted By lvt77
I use it for preschool. They do have an infant...

I use it for preschool. They do have an infant program to age2 I think.
My ages are 2.8 yrs to 5. The older ones tend to do better with it. It's not my favorite program, so I use other programs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,309
Posted By lvt77
I went to the cradt store and bought felt...

I went to the cradt store and bought felt squares. Each morning after breakfast the kids wash hands and then go straight to the circle time box choose a square and then sit on the red carpet on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,738
Posted By lvt77
I have always made it a point to go to the DCK...

I have always made it a point to go to the DCK bday parties. When I go, I still keep it business. No drinking, no personal stories etc. I mostly do what I do everyday....play with the kids... ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,144
Posted By lvt77
I would not have asked, I would tell them met the...

I would not have asked, I would tell them met the newest member of our family. we have a cat, but she lives in the garage in a cat palace. She is NOT part of the daycare and is not allowed in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,457
Posted By lvt77
ugghhhh and the wait continues.....lol Im sorry

ugghhhh and the wait continues.....lol Im sorry
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,457
Posted By lvt77
I have had 3 parents do the same to me. let them...

I have had 3 parents do the same to me. let them dig all they can, you have nothing to hide, but they dont know you and need to find out for themself. Remember its not a dog they are asking you to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,076
Posted By lvt77
We do a lot of finger painting with pudding. Safe...

We do a lot of finger painting with pudding. Safe to eat and easy to color.
Also non toxic bubbles in very shallow trays. Use lots of cups for them to fill up and dump out. Make sure it is small...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,710
Posted By lvt77
Talk to nannyde. Aka the godmother. Lol

Talk to nannyde. Aka the godmother. Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,901
Posted By lvt77
i have one that i can p.m you if you want it

i have one that i can p.m you if you want it
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,623
Posted By lvt77
Very good point... I don’t feel that at all, in...

Very good point... I don’t feel that at all, in fact I feel the opposite. I guess I feel like if I were to say ok youre done today, then its playing a game of I am mad at you for leaving my DC.....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,623
Posted By lvt77
no... im just trying to honor my contract i...

no... im just trying to honor my contract i live in a smal town and have a good name so i want to uphold my end.....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,623
Posted By lvt77
damn it woman...lmao I hate it that you are so...

damn it woman...lmao I hate it that you are so right....lol:D

I do have in my contract that if I have to provide care outside of their contracted hours that I will charge $1.00 per min.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,798
Posted By lvt77
I have a whole page on communication, but this...

I have a whole page on communication, but this family has obviously NEVER read myb PHB. I am starting to feel a lot better thanks to all of everyones help..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,623
Posted By lvt77
nannyde.... I wish I had your backbone... so...

nannyde.... I wish I had your backbone... so much of me wants to term today, however this is what I am doing.. I decided to honor my contract and carry out the two weeks. If at any time they fail...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,623
Posted By lvt77
lmao that cracks me up.. so I now know not...

lmao that cracks me up..

so I now know not to share any information, I guess I am also just worried about the whole 2 weeks getting crazy. Already this morning they were 30min ealry. Something...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,623
Posted By lvt77
Thank you all for the advice. My group is small...

Thank you all for the advice. My group is small and so is the town that I live in. The kind where everyone knows your business. I think I will just tell them that they had family issues, which is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,711
Posted By lvt77
my sisters son has to be one of the most...

my sisters son has to be one of the most intelligent toddlers I have ever met in my whole life. The kind of kid that you will see on the johnny carson show.

He was 4 when he finally decided ok I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,336
Posted By lvt77
I am not sure how old your DCK are, but we had an...

I am not sure how old your DCK are, but we had an issue like this awhile back. My kids are ages 2-5. I sat everyone down at circle time and we talked about our feelings and when someone hurts us...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,711
Posted By lvt77
I think that potty training has to happen as...

I think that potty training has to happen as natural as walking when it comes to being ready. If the child is not showing signs of readiness, then you are going to create a long term up hill battle....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,623
Posted By lvt77
great question.. where do we draw the line?

great question.. where do we draw the line?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,798
Posted By lvt77
wow thank god I found this site.. Thank you so...

wow thank god I found this site..
Thank you so much for taking the time to write all of that. Seriously, you should start writing books. What wonderfull knowledge you have and so powerful.
I feel...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,623
Posted By lvt77
1st Time Getting Termed

This is the first time I have ever been termed. All had to do with my other post about DCB 4.5 still inb pull-ups.

So My question is, what do I say to the other parents, because I know that they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,798
Posted By lvt77
thanks for responding... You are correct. I...

thanks for responding... You are correct. I just need to let it go and be happy that it is finally over. I could not have gone one more day of having to change a poop of a 4.5 year old child.
I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,798
Posted By lvt77
Should I ride out the two weeks or should I just...

Should I ride out the two weeks or should I just end it now. I have not even talked to the DCM yet about any of this because I wanted some advice from you experienced ladies out there....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,798
Posted By lvt77
very very good point. I thought about that after...

very very good point. I thought about that after i talked to the dad that I should have tried again via email or another letter.

One of the main issues is that the communicatoin was very poor. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,798
Posted By lvt77
DCB 4.5 Still In Pull-Ups *Update*

So yesterday I posted an issue that I was having with a 4.5 DCB that is still in pull ups and had soiled my carpet in my DCR. After getting advice from everyone I deided to talk to the family about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 20,500
Posted By lvt77
Nannyde do you mind if I ask how you approach...

Nannyde do you mind if I ask how you approach the parents with this and impliment it?? What do you say to them? I know that i have some parents i would love to do this with, however, I know it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,775
Posted By lvt77
I guess I really dont care if people keep asking...

I guess I really dont care if people keep asking over and over. I was once needy way back in my day and now am very happy that I am in a position that I can give back....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,540
Posted By lvt77
So I called the dad cuz mom was not returning my...

So I called the dad cuz mom was not returning my calls. I told them that I felt uncomfortable changing his diaper as his age and that we needed to work together to resolve the issue by Feb 20th. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,540
Posted By lvt77
I think this is the route that I will take... ...

I think this is the route that I will take... the DCM has been advoiding me due to all of the issues and has been having her mom or gma pick up dcb... I have tried calling her all week, but no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,427
Posted By lvt77
who do you take your classes through online??

who do you take your classes through online??
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,540
Posted By lvt77
lol I really see your point the issue is that I...

lol I really see your point the issue is that I only have 1 other child in diapers here and she is 20 months old. I potty trained the rest of them 2.5-4.5 is my age group. He is the only one not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,775
Posted By lvt77
Freecycle-----Free Stuff

Hi guys I just wanted to share this with all of you.
I belong to a group called freecycle.org. it is through yahoo groups.

It is a progam designed to keep reuseable things out of the land fill. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,540
Posted By lvt77
I see where you are coming from, but if i can...

I see where you are coming from, but if i can change the 2 yr old diapers then I know the mom will ask why cant i change her sons?? Someone said something about getting into Age inappropriate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,540
Posted By lvt77
lmao you guys are great!! I know I am crabby as...

lmao you guys are great!! I know I am crabby as I just got back from the doc yesterday with a UTI...gggeeerrrrr.... This is why I needed to get advice on this becuase I dont want my bitterness to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,540
Posted By lvt77
I took him on with the impression that he was...

I took him on with the impression that he was potty trained so this just adds fuel to the fire....
At this point I dont think that I care about getting the money for the carpet cleaning...I just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,927
Posted By lvt77
is it spit up or throw up? I have a dcb who is 7...

is it spit up or throw up? I have a dcb who is 7 m and when he was about 5 mnths he would puke up an entire bottle of milk. suck it down in seconds flat and then puke. turned out that he was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,540
Posted By lvt77
DCB 4.5 Still In Pull-Ups

I have a 4.5 year old dcb that is still in pull-ups. I have talked to mom about it, no response. I have talked to G-ma about it, she says talk to mom. I have a lot of issues with this family and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 20,500
Posted By lvt77
I feel like I met the daycare godess.... lol on...

I feel like I met the daycare godess.... lol on my knees taking a bow....lol
I was just trying to explain this to one of the parents here whos kids turns into the little devil when she arrives and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 20,500
Posted By lvt77
wow where did you gain this knowledge from? ...

wow where did you gain this knowledge from? Book, experience, school? That was some wonderful stuff you wrote..
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 02-03-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,297
Posted By lvt77
I am in the middle of the road on this.. ...

I am in the middle of the road on this..

From her perspective maybe she had a really bad day and felt the need to vent about it... All of us do it on here, she just did it on face book..

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 20,500
Posted By lvt77
I would send the letter first as an icebreaker if...

I would send the letter first as an icebreaker if you are not comfortable talking to him. Then after you gave it to him discuss it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,739
Posted By lvt77
I would not take it personal at all. Maybe he is...

I would not take it personal at all. Maybe he is having issues at work or in his own personal life and is having a hard time coping. I would let it pass and if he still continues to be an A** to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,404
Posted By lvt77
Yes, when the parents cant follow the rules in my...

Yes, when the parents cant follow the rules in my PHB i will term them.. So far only one has been term for not following the rules. It was extreme breaking of almost all of the rules
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 20,500
Posted By lvt77
I sent this to a DCD who did the same thing. I...

I sent this to a DCD who did the same thing. I then talked to him about it, how it also affects the other kids as well, becuase all of the kids act crazy when someone else is in the house. I tell...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,296
Posted By lvt77
please let me know if you like the funshine...

please let me know if you like the funshine better. I use MGT as well and have been wanting to change. I am not a huge fan of MGT but it is working for us right now..

thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,982
Posted By lvt77
omg this has brought me to tears... So sad and...

omg this has brought me to tears... So sad and so scary.....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,668
Posted By lvt77
this does happen sometimes, but they fall on the...

this does happen sometimes, but they fall on the foam or the carpet so no one gets hurt. I dont allow rough play, so it does not happen often. I added the 1x1 boarder and wrapped it in foam as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,668
Posted By lvt77
they wont stay in place on the carpet, this is...

they wont stay in place on the carpet, this is why i did the plywood and glue..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,668
Posted By lvt77
the markers are only out when we are doing art. ...

the markers are only out when we are doing art. I do have to put them up. I make the kids do it. Its a game. everyone picks a color that they love.. we set the timer and I say ready set go... ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,497
Posted By lvt77
Isnt if funny how we over worry sometimes for no...

Isnt if funny how we over worry sometimes for no reason at all?? lol I am queen of it..

I hope that it works out well for you.. Sounds like it went pretty good!!
:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,668
Posted By lvt77
I hope you are able to see them ok. So I...

I hope you are able to see them ok.

So I bought the child foam playmats for about $40.00. I then went to home depot and bought a huge sheet of ply board. About $30.00. I glued down each piece...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,668
Posted By lvt77
HOw do i post a pic? I wanted to show you the...

HOw do i post a pic? I wanted to show you the foam play mat/board that I have on my floor.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,668
Posted By lvt77
I used a shower curtain with an old sheet on top....

I used a shower curtain with an old sheet on top. This way if there is a spill of paint, I can just throw the sheet in the washer and it will have something to absorb into. I love the shower...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,671
Posted By lvt77
Since they are already gone, why dont you give it...

Since they are already gone, why dont you give it a day and then place a call thanking them for their time and considering your program. Let them know that if they have any questions that you are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,804
Posted By lvt77
You might want to mention that u will give...

You might want to mention that u will give medication as instructions direct for OTC. For prescribed meds: the medication must be in the original container At the time of prescription , have your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,605
Posted By lvt77
Lower case. Only 5% of letters are upper case...

Lower case. Only 5% of letters are upper case letters when you read.
Check out zoo phonics. Great program
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,856
Posted By lvt77
I think it’s a preference. I know that some...

I think it’s a preference. I know that some people prefer younger care takers that are using more modern cutting edge ways of raising this era of toddlers, Some families are old school and will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,575
Posted By lvt77
great question, I will be dealing with the same...

great question, I will be dealing with the same thing here in a few months..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,084
Posted By lvt77
Try using salt. I heard this works on dark liquid...

Try using salt. I heard this works on dark liquid spills
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,312
Posted By lvt77
Parents are always sensitive when it comes to...

Parents are always sensitive when it comes to their children. They know that their child is not perfect and they don't want to have to be told this. You just have to remember that this is a place of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,551
Posted By lvt77
OMG so funny.... ROFL...take pics of her face at...

OMG so funny.... ROFL...take pics of her face at pick up...Now that would be a priceless commerical...

I had a super embarrassing thing happen to me a few months back. I did my laundry during...
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