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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,309
Posted By laundrymom
Does she use same diapers?

Does she use same diapers?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 03:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,193
Posted By laundrymom
I strive for 66-67. Year round.

I strive for 66-67.
Year round.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,750
Posted By laundrymom
Look her right in the eye. Stare her down. And...

Look her right in the eye. Stare her down. And say... "Julie, every single day I make sure the children potty right before they are picked up. I am certain she can stay dry in the car. Every day when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,664
Posted By laundrymom
I love that I only accept cash payments. In...

I love that I only accept cash payments. In advance. Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,487
Posted By laundrymom
I have one. BARKING in lue of nap today because...

I have one. BARKING in lue of nap today because it got him candy last night when he was dressed as a dog.
I have one who picked up her plate. Held it out to her side. And dumped it on the floor....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,487
Posted By laundrymom
November 1, 2018

I already have it scheduled as a paid personal day. I am not doing today ever again.
Day after trick or treat is NO TREAT!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,527
Posted By laundrymom
I would also wash everyone's hands immediately at...

I would also wash everyone's hands immediately at arrival. And do more hands off activities. Stay up and away as much as possible. Do loads of relaxed play. And clean like a mad person. Lol. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,267
Posted By laundrymom
This. If an infant keeps scratching her face...

This.
If an infant keeps scratching her face I put socks on her hands
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By laundrymom
"Well then little snowflake, you should start...

"Well then little snowflake, you should start eatig the things I write on your sheet so daddy is happier with you"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,161
Posted By laundrymom
I'm so happy to be out of the loop! Lol

I'm so happy to be out of the loop! Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,907
Posted By laundrymom
I would stop bottle until after lunch. And offer...

I would stop bottle until after lunch. And offer milk in a cup all other times. At 12 mo I'd stop bottle too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2017, 04:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,422
Posted By laundrymom
I have heard this but why is baby taking so much...

I have heard this but why is baby taking so much Med?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,544
Posted By laundrymom
I would just send notice that he is to be there...

I would just send notice that he is to be there before 5:30 or care is terminated immediately if it's that huge a deal to you.
I haven't had anyone disrespect me like that in the past 20-25 years...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,940
Posted By laundrymom
"Oh, Jerry!" Called from the door. "I'll...

"Oh, Jerry!"
Called from the door.
"I'll tell junior you are here while you move your car so the drive isn't blocked."
And go inside.
If he does it again
"Oh, Jerry! You've blocked the drive...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By laundrymom
No touch my babies. Ever. And no hugging...

No touch my babies. Ever.
And no hugging unless telling someone goodbye. And never ever ever any kissing.
We give wenis "hi fives" after about 18 mo. Or whenever they can independently do it. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,530
Posted By laundrymom
THis!!!!!!

THis!!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,569
Posted By laundrymom
I attend to cries. I do not attend to yelling. ...

I attend to cries. I do not attend to yelling.
There is a difference.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2017, 03:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,784
Posted By laundrymom
I would have called for pickup if she had no...

I would have called for pickup if she had no extras. Or gone w a pull-up no pants if she wasn't bothered by it. Some kids care. Some don't. No way i would share.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By laundrymom
"No touch my babies" Is my rule.

"No touch my babies"
Is my rule.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,492
Posted By laundrymom
Best answer yet!

Best answer yet!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,492
Posted By laundrymom
"Mom, I realize that you are new to our program...

"Mom, I realize that you are new to our program and may not understand how things work for availability in a small program. I will adjust things this time but can't do it going further. Your reserved...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,681
Posted By laundrymom
"As much as I enjoy having your kids here, I...

"As much as I enjoy having your kids here, I understand your position and will respect your decision if you need to pull them. In this economy I am not able to hold two spots without tuition. It's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,383
Posted By laundrymom
"All childcare families. My family has suffered a...

"All childcare families. My family has suffered a great loss and we will be closed on x&x to attend funeral. Thank you for understanding. "
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,298
Posted By laundrymom
The hiding spot under the lego/train table. They...

The hiding spot under the lego/train table. They will stack two high three deep in there!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,199
Posted By laundrymom
Maybe it would be easier for mom to remember a...

Maybe it would be easier for mom to remember a quick text in the mornings?
That way you have the info and she doesn't have to remember a log
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By laundrymom
This is a great idea. "Mom, Sally really has...

This is a great idea. "Mom, Sally really has trouble w the quinoa self feeding. Perhaps a different item until she masters the concept better? She's not getting as much in as on and she's still...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By laundrymom
I would not. No refunds. No credits for...

I would not. No refunds. No credits for overpayments.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,199
Posted By laundrymom
I used to worry about that. Anymore I just try to...

I used to worry about that. Anymore I just try to feed, change, play, nap, and repeat. I dont worry about what they do at home. Or when they do it. I get them on a schedule that works for me. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,182
Posted By laundrymom
It was a rough week here. Our outdoor time was...

It was a rough week here. Our outdoor time was minutes. So humid and hot and I've got one little guy who gasped and had to have inhaler after a few minutes. Next week will be cooler. I keep reminding...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,353
Posted By laundrymom
I do a walking tour of our downtown farmers...

I do a walking tour of our downtown farmers market in the spring and fall. I buy each child something from one of the vendors and we explore the market as a lazy group. If it gets too hectic or they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By laundrymom
I guess it makes sense. I dont know. I stopped...

I guess it makes sense.
I dont know. I stopped buying purée in about 1991.
I just feed soft foods and tiny pieces from what I feed other kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By laundrymom
Sounds like you are on track. Just keep...

Sounds like you are on track. Just keep repeating. She will get the hang of it. I would seriously consider going to all feed herself sized pieces at every meal. No purée or spoon feeding her. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,281
Posted By laundrymom
Ding ding ding. Have mom do a feed at drop off...

Ding ding ding.
Have mom do a feed at drop off each morning for a week so you can see "how she holds him/bottle/ burps. Etc. "
I also would send home after 30 min of failed feeding.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,668
Posted By laundrymom
That picture was not fair at 10:30 AM as I am...

That picture was not fair at 10:30 AM as I am getting ready to fix the kids their lunch
that was literally cruel to me knowing that I can't even get to the store to get a steak until I get off...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,668
Posted By laundrymom
Bwahahahaha. Yep. But it's the meals they...

Bwahahahaha.
Yep. But it's the meals they have at childcare which are ruining their development. Lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,668
Posted By laundrymom
I serve all types of foods including red meats,...

I serve all types of foods including red meats, fish, pork, etc. but I also have an active program with hours of vigorous gross motor play each day so I would not adhere to this request. I do not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By laundrymom
I think I'd just delete the text. I wouldn't even...

I think I'd just delete the text. I wouldn't even respond. There is no reason you have to discuss it. Care has been terminated. Period.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By laundrymom
"Program participation is terminated immediately...

"Program participation is terminated immediately due to parental behavior. "
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 09-01-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,464
Posted By laundrymom
Usually it's in the claim site and you just print...

Usually it's in the claim site and you just print it out from the program you submit claims on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-01-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By laundrymom
Pestle, that bolded part. O. M. G. ...

Pestle, that bolded part.
O. M. G.

Truth! Straight truth!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,191
Posted By laundrymom
"I realize how frustrating it is when children's...

"I realize how frustrating it is when children's needs change. I suggest waking her a couple hours earlier in the morning to compensate for the hours you want her to sleep at night. It's too...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By laundrymom
"As of October first I am changing my...

"As of October first I am changing my availability to full time only care. I feel it's the best decision for my business at this time.
If your family would like to take advantage of the new program...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By laundrymom
This seems to be the best option. "Mom, I'm...

This seems to be the best option.
"Mom, I'm unable to retrieve boy from the headstart bus. I'm sorry. "
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By laundrymom
I'm blessed. My current inspector I've had for...

I'm blessed. My current inspector I've had for about ten years. She comes after morning snack, stays long enough to do paperwork and rarely even bothers the kids except to see a fire drill. She's in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By laundrymom
----->late to party. Lost on what happened. But...

----->late to party. Lost on what happened. But years on this site and know that one of the posters mentioned is a true veteran w a wealth of knowledge that they freely share when it could help...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,193
Posted By laundrymom
Cacfp requires you to offer formula. The parents...

Cacfp requires you to offer formula. The parents can choose to provide but if they choose not to providers must.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By laundrymom
I would keep it simple "Our new friend is a...

I would keep it simple
"Our new friend is a little girl, 2 yrs old and can't wait for you to meet her"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By laundrymom
I would go outside toys. Climbers. Etc. or a mix...

I would go outside toys. Climbers. Etc. or a mix of dramatic play, manipulative, art supplies. Toddler supplies can be used with a great range of ages. Congrats on the grant!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By laundrymom
I'd mention to your director that she was out of...

I'd mention to your director that she was out of diapers so you used someone else's and maybe she had a reaction. Have her relay to mom to bring diapers in case that's why she was red and move on....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By laundrymom
Like. Beeyansay Lol

Like.
Beeyansay

Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By laundrymom
I get enough back to make it worth it. And I've...

I get enough back to make it worth it. And I've not had a single issue but I'm strictly cash pay.
I dont take ccdf because they require a landline phone.
I use it for meals and receipt tally...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By laundrymom
Kidcare/Kidkare. Virus/Malware

Received notice today that kidcare is a malware site.
Make sure you are using kidkare.
Two Ks.
Just a heads up.
Apparently it's a nightmare for them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By laundrymom
Driveway. Although we can park 8 vehicles in it,...

Driveway. Although we can park 8 vehicles in it, the parents seem to always be in each other's way. Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,242
Posted By laundrymom
I would absolutely have a party!!! I would have a...

I would absolutely have a party!!! I would have a huge "to do" and have mini muffins at afternoon snack. Except for the party girl. She would get a double sized espresso cupcake w some apple juice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,242
Posted By laundrymom
I agree with the others. Take it. Raise...

I agree with the others.
Take it.
Raise your rates to reflect the income loss from being closed and take it unpaid.
If you don't feel comfortable raising them then raise for new clients and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By laundrymom
I gave notice to My child like this and mom opted...

I gave notice to My child like this and mom opted to not return durin notice period. Which is fine. They all pay ahead two weeks.
I was stressed so much when he was here and the kids were so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By laundrymom
Yep. Here too. I'm worth it to them.

Yep. Here too. I'm worth it to them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By laundrymom
I've only been helping children potty learn since...

I've only been helping children potty learn since 1987 so might not have as much experience as some but might have more than others so here's my opinion.
It's awesome that she has learned at home...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By laundrymom
I would just say that "Believe me mom, I...

I would just say that
"Believe me mom, I agonized over the decision but feel jimmy would transition to a new care program easily and quickly. I think this is a great time for him to adjust to a new...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By laundrymom
I call them baby bubbles. Lol

I call them baby bubbles.
Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By laundrymom
And now I do have to pass costs on to the...

And now I do have to pass costs on to the families.
Which makes me look money hungry in their eyes.
No. My food costs just increased and I have to find the mo way somewhere.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By laundrymom
We didn't get a raise but centers did. That...

We didn't get a raise but centers did. That makes no more sense than the reasoning behind our decrease last year. Especially now, because the new regs are costing us more to stay in guideline. I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By laundrymom
I have three options for paying the two week...

I have three options for paying the two week deposit.
Lump sum.
Half.
Or one quarter
Per week until it's paid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By laundrymom
Today is my first day after terming my child like...

Today is my first day after terming my child like this. It's odd how easy today has been. I dont have to say "will G be able to hurt anyone with this toy" prior to setting it in the play area.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,675
Posted By laundrymom
Thorns eventually wither and die. Flowers...

Thorns eventually wither and die.
Flowers bloom among them as well.
You got this. You do. You really do.
You are morphing the old school lazy ditto days daycare into a thriving, engaging,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By laundrymom
I just use a Tupperware container. Lol

I just use a Tupperware container. Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4,404
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,727
Posted By laundrymom
When you reach the sticker on the calendar and...

When you reach the sticker on the calendar and decide to have the talk and mom tells you after sending grandma to pickup they won't be here the rest of the week.
I hate breaking up over texts.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,078
Posted By laundrymom
8 pounds of crazy in a four pound box.

8 pounds of crazy in a four pound box.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 542
Posted By laundrymom
She is CHOOSING to be hungry. ALLOW her that...

She is CHOOSING to be hungry.
ALLOW her that choice.
Stop making it an issue and it will stop being an issue. :-)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,794
Posted By laundrymom
My policy::: Parents provide all diapers,...

My policy:::

Parents provide all diapers, diaper wipes, diaper creams, lotions, sunscreen, etc. I will inform you when an item
needs replacing and if parent chooses not to replace I will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,336
Posted By laundrymom
I would charge your standard rate. And if she...

I would charge your standard rate. And if she asks if dad pays you ii would simply say that your rate is $$
And ask if she'd like to see a contract and review your policies.
I wouldnt respond to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By laundrymom
I' would send a term notice. "Due to new...

I' would send a term notice.
"Due to new enrollment policies I will no longer be offering drop in or pay as you go care. All childcare positions will be full time only. If you'd like to be on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 693
Posted By laundrymom
We were out from 7-1045 this morning and will go...

We were out from 7-1045 this morning and will go out again from 330-530 this afternoon. This mom would hate me. Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Wth
Views: 549
Posted By laundrymom
For me it would depend on my relationship w her....

For me it would depend on my relationship w her. If I respect them I am more apt to special favors.
And I'd charge $20-$30 for the early time.
If she was a snowflake I'd refuse.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 03:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By laundrymom
I def would respond with "sorry mom, older son is...

I def would respond with "sorry mom, older son is just too old for our environment." if she asks again.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By laundrymom
This!!!! And then place screamer in a spot...

This!!!!
And then place screamer in a spot that's safe and let them be. Stop giving "the barking dog a cookie!"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By laundrymom
"Mom, I know you've had her to the doctor and I...

"Mom, I know you've had her to the doctor and I know what they've suggested to you but this is an issue that needs addressed. Possibly a different physician, or one who specializes in this field...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By laundrymom
"Mom, during your maternity leave will you be...

"Mom, during your maternity leave will you be dropping off and picking up big bro at regular time or will he be here less hours per day? "
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By laundrymom
I have one who is w grandma on sundays and...

I have one who is w grandma on sundays and wednesdays. She has a rash Monday and Thursday mornings. But sores are different. Sores are an opening for MRSA and ain't NOBODY got time for that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By laundrymom
"Mom, since routine diaper changing and standard...

"Mom, since routine diaper changing and standard bum care isn't helping juniors wounds on his bottom, I'm going to require a doctors visit to rule out a possible underlying condition. Possibly we can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By laundrymom
I allow one week free per year but it must be...

I allow one week free per year but it must be taken all at once and have two weeks written notice.
That's it.
I get two weeks unpaid vacation per year.
Five paid absence days.
Christmas,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 774
Posted By laundrymom
I would serve milk at meals and snacks and water...

I would serve milk at meals and snacks and water between meals.
I offer a snack in the morning. Lunch, and in the afternoon a large snack w all components of a food program "dinner"
I only offer...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By laundrymom
The moment they drive away

The moment they drive away
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By laundrymom
I nap them all in playroom. Sight and sound. From...

I nap them all in playroom. Sight and sound. From enrollment start to the day they leave me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By laundrymom
I would remind mom that your group often picnics...

I would remind mom that your group often picnics in the park and you have no way to warm meals there. That you prefer a cold packed lunch or a thermos if a meal needs served warm.
As for the milk,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By laundrymom
"I'm so sorry but that is actually not acceptable...

"I'm so sorry but that is actually not acceptable practice in child care. Babies are held for feedings and only sleep in a crib with no toys, blankets or stuffed animals. Would you like me to find...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,204
Posted By laundrymom
I would just fill spot. Then forget them.

I would just fill spot. Then forget them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,085
Posted By laundrymom
I allow them to attend but refuse to entertain....

I allow them to attend but refuse to entertain. They are children. They should be able to imagine an afternoon away easily. Loose part toys, and a bunch of fresh air should be all he needs.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By laundrymom
I would call. Let her know you have an opening....

I would call. Let her know you have an opening. If she wants it fine. If she wants to wait call the next name on your list. And add her to the bottom.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,582
Posted By laundrymom
I specialize in birth to kinder.

I specialize in birth to kinder.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,193
Posted By laundrymom
If parents would parent all of this would be...

If parents would parent all of this would be easier. Maybe the state should step into that can of worms. Or would they like us to do that dirty work too?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By laundrymom
I enroll new families at new rate. Not many of...

I enroll new families at new rate. Not many of mine pay the same. Those here longer are paying less. Right now I have one family who pays $40 less per week than the one just enrolled. I never raise a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By laundrymom
My play yard is complete shade until 10 am and...

My play yard is complete shade until 10 am and after 4 pm so I apply after snack. Then again after nap.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By laundrymom
I have one who took a vacation day to watch...

I have one who took a vacation day to watch brothers kids today. He sent pics of them playing and having a grand time. His kids are here.
I don't mind, I'm paid either way but I wish I didn't know....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By laundrymom
I think a lot of my response has to do w income. ...

I think a lot of my response has to do w income.
I make the money. Hubs works for insurance.
He had a routine surgery two yrs ago.
I had my adult kids work my daycare that day
Came home. All...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 997
Posted By laundrymom
Am I the only one who doesn't have them sign in...

Am I the only one who doesn't have them sign in or out?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By laundrymom
What is your seat made of if not plastic?

What is your seat made of if not plastic?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By laundrymom
I would have them buy bigger diapers. Or switch...

I would have them buy bigger diapers. Or switch brands. And I'd stop sitting her on her rear. I'd lay her on tummy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By laundrymom
"new mom, please accept my apologies for the...

"new mom, please accept my apologies for the other moms behavior. Her enrollment is only until school is out."

As for the control mom, I would just elect to not have room when she came calling. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By laundrymom
Send a text :: "Parents. In order to avoid the...

Send a text ::
"Parents. In order to avoid the damaging the new sod please ensure that you and your children do not walk or play on it until we are given the all clear from the installer. Any costs...
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