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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,653
Posted By sweetcinna
I take some laundry soap with me to the local...

I take some laundry soap with me to the local do-it yourself carwash! I find that the high pressure of the water really gets them clean.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,182
Posted By sweetcinna
I started at 10 a day but quickly changed it to...

I started at 10 a day but quickly changed it to $25 a day. In my contract it states that I am to be paid on Friday no later than 6pm. A $25 a day late payment fee will be assessed if your fee is not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,913
Posted By sweetcinna
I also buy them a special nap time blankie too!!

I also buy them a special nap time blankie too!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,913
Posted By sweetcinna
I know you guys will think I'm crazy but........I...

I know you guys will think I'm crazy but........I buy the children their own stuff. Everyday they use their own lil cup and their own lil plate and their own sliver! When they come to my care i buy...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-17-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 169,089
Posted By sweetcinna
Wink Yep you heard me right.......Substandard pay! ...

Yep you heard me right.......Substandard pay! I've been in the daycare field for 16 plus years and don't plan on finding another profession! Maybe you should register and maybe we might just care...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,123
Posted By sweetcinna
Smile I too had a parent that took it upon herself to...

I too had a parent that took it upon herself to change some things in my contract and all the other paperwork i gave her. I only keep a small group so when a problem arises i address my group as a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,160
Posted By sweetcinna
I think I'm with ChickenHauler on this one too....

I think I'm with ChickenHauler on this one too. Good luck!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 31,287
Posted By sweetcinna
I think i have to agree with the rest of the...

I think i have to agree with the rest of the providers here......All children in my care are strapped into their chairs anytime they sit in them. Here's a lil story for ya.....Had a lil boy in my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,553
Posted By sweetcinna
OOPPS! :o I guess this just goes to show you...

OOPPS! :o I guess this just goes to show you just never know who may be watching! Sometimes that "matter of fact" and "Its my opinion and and i don't care if you like it" adittude can turn around...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,378
Posted By sweetcinna
As far as Horror Storys...............

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With HP wireless printers, you could have printed this from any room in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,378
Posted By sweetcinna
Miss Aimee let me just say, I respect your...

Miss Aimee let me just say, I respect your opinion and that is your opinion. That is your right.
However i am I am fully aware how the food program works and i choose not to particpate. Also my...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-03-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,063
Posted By sweetcinna
I've had one parent that would always give me a...

I've had one parent that would always give me a 50 gift card on my b-day and 50 at x-mas. And on my 5th year wedding anniv. she gave me double my pay, cause we were going to Hawaii and she and her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,772
Posted By sweetcinna
I usually wait till the temp is bout 101. But...

I usually wait till the temp is bout 101. But with a new baby in the house......I think i would send him home also. They tell you not to even bring your child into the docs office now a days unless...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,378
Posted By sweetcinna
Some of my reasons for not being licensed...

A. I have 2 children who are vegetarians and one that has Celiacs. And mom brings their lunch. I could not do this if i were on the Food program. This mother was turned away from 3 different licensed...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-02-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,063
Posted By sweetcinna
Awww, that was nice. I love getting all the lil...

Awww, that was nice. I love getting all the lil extras. I got flowers the other day........no reason. Just a big beautiful bundle of flowers!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,378
Posted By sweetcinna
You know Mac i try to let all the hits ( I.E "you...

You know Mac i try to let all the hits ( I.E "you must have something to hide") comments roll off my back. There are some people in this world that need that "Atta Boy" to let them know that they are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,378
Posted By sweetcinna
Listen I've been a daycare provider(in a center,...

Listen I've been a daycare provider(in a center, in my home and a nanny) for 16 years and have never been licensed, and in the state that i live in, if you keep under 5 children, you don't have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-01-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,989
Posted By sweetcinna
I feel ya!! When i first started daycaring, i...

I feel ya!! When i first started daycaring, i was open 6 days a week, 24 hours a day. Well after the first year i stopped doing the 24 hours a day cause i only had one family that needed care until...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,753
Posted By sweetcinna
When we get the, "Its mine" I remind them that...

When we get the, "Its mine" I remind them that no, its Mrs. cinnas toy and you are just playing with it for the day and that in order to play with Mrs. cinnas toys you have to share with your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,429
Posted By sweetcinna
I also do not charge a no call/no show fee. I...

I also do not charge a no call/no show fee. I charge a flat rate whether your child is here or not, I also have set times for breakfast, lunch and snacks, if your child is not here during those...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,918
Posted By sweetcinna
Don't stress.......

Listen, my advice to you is to do your homework........Read up on what is required in a license center and hold yourself to that standard and don't break any rules. Here in the state i live in you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,241
Posted By sweetcinna
My hubby had a great idea..............He said he...

My hubby had a great idea..............He said he would have soaked that sucker in the sink for the day!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,241
Posted By sweetcinna
I would also make it very very clear that you do...

I would also make it very very clear that you do not allow these type of devices in your home and if you find it again(in the two weeks of course) she can pick her spying device up on your front...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,241
Posted By sweetcinna
I think that if you feel that you cant trust your...

I think that if you feel that you cant trust your provider that much that you need to spy on him/her, then you need to find a new provider or do daycare yourself. I have nothing to hide, however i...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,566
Posted By sweetcinna
We lived in New Hampshire for awhile and i did...

We lived in New Hampshire for awhile and i did exactly that.....i called around and of course there are some that wouldn't give me a quote over the phone but there are some that will. so keep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,331
Posted By sweetcinna
Very well said. I too have never "denied" a...

Very well said. I too have never "denied" a parent their child. It is about respect and lets just face it, there is too little of it in this business.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,989
Posted By sweetcinna
I too suggest that you give her a notice, letter...

I too suggest that you give her a notice, letter of some sort. That way there is no miss communication and you can always refer to the letter if an issue comes up. I put ALL of my communication in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,824
Posted By sweetcinna
Oh you better believe i put a clause like this in...

Oh you better believe i put a clause like this in my contract!!! Come on July 3rd is should say! lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,331
Posted By sweetcinna
I too have nothing to hide and i also have a open...

I too have nothing to hide and i also have a open door policy, I also have a policy that i do not allow drop offs or pick ups during nap time, you examine my contract and you sign, then you agree to...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-21-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 356,820
Posted By sweetcinna
Just yesterday they had a report on a child that...

Just yesterday they had a report on a child that had died in a New York Licesned Daycare. I wish i had the link.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-21-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,661
Posted By sweetcinna
Now i do leave to option open for the mother,...

Now i do leave to option open for the mother, however the baby has to be "bottle broke" and I only allow a 15 min window, If she doesn't make it within 15 min then the baby will be fed with a bottle....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,824
Posted By sweetcinna
I have been looking forward to this since the...

I have been looking forward to this since the beginning of the year!! Whoo hoo......a paid day off. Of course it still didn't stop one parent from asking if i was open (even though i have kept her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,854
Posted By sweetcinna
Do not and i repeat do not cash the check.....and...

Do not and i repeat do not cash the check.....and take her to court. Just because it says paid in full doesn't mean it is. FYI- IT IS illegal for ANYONE to put anything in your mail box other than...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,407
Posted By sweetcinna
I make it very clear to my parents at the...

I make it very clear to my parents at the interview that i do not take special needs children because i don't have the training to do so. Now it seems to me that this parent has decieved you and that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 46,260
Posted By sweetcinna
If you have a signed contract with them........I...

If you have a signed contract with them........I would have no futher contact with them and i would take them to court to file a small claims case doesn't cost that much and no you don't have to be a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,144
Posted By sweetcinna
I second that motion!:D

I second that motion!:D
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 04-16-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,960
Posted By sweetcinna
For the record sweetcheeks, I am registered here...

For the record sweetcheeks, I am registered here and i post quite often. I suggest that you register here also if you plan to continue to insult providers on this board............I still don't get...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 04-16-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,846
Posted By sweetcinna
What does my being a daycare provider have to do...

What does my being a daycare provider have to do with it? This is a Daycare board! ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,144
Posted By sweetcinna
Just for the record....

I was the one that started this post. And I thank all you providers out there that support me on this issue. I have alot of years in this business and in that time i have been threatened, pushed,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,806
Posted By sweetcinna
It sounds to me that you are off to a good start,...

It sounds to me that you are off to a good start, however it also sounds as though you feel a bit taken advantge of? Right? Well, lets do the math......20 a day for 3 children= 5.12 a day per...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,790
Posted By sweetcinna
Are you planning to pull the child? I would...

Are you planning to pull the child? I would think yes that you would cause it is a legal contract and it would hold up in court. Even though she has be undependable. I think that i would talk to the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,688
Posted By sweetcinna
He is 2. I do only give him a small amount of...

He is 2. I do only give him a small amount of food. Like i said before i have tried just about everything. Yes this child does have issues at home, just a lil info on the child.........2 years old,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,688
Posted By sweetcinna
eating issues

Here is the issue...I have a dcc that will pretend to eat! This child will eat maybe 2 or 3 bites of food, but then he will stuff his mouth and pretend to chew and hold the food in his mouth! If it...
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