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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By MomBoss
That will be the first thing i do! It was...

That will be the first thing i do!
It was going to be like a Week and 1/2 notice. So not too far off of 2 weeks. All the kids are 3 and over so i know they wont have problems finding care.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By MomBoss
Thank you! Im so excited to move. My contract...

Thank you! Im so excited to move.
My contract says they have to pay the 2 weeks regardless if they attend or not, but really how can i enforce that unless I take them to court. Which i wont do. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By MomBoss
Im just looking at all options and scenarios that...

Im just looking at all options and scenarios that I might come across. The person who COULD come with me wont get a 2 week notice from me, she will get a different letter. The others wont have an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By MomBoss
Provider 2 week notice?

So i have in my contract a 2 week notice must be given by provider or parent when terminating care. Buuuuuut i may have an opportunity to start my daycare at my new home sooner, and it would be less...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
Why do i have to cry when im frusterated or mad....

Why do i have to cry when im frusterated or mad. Why cant i just be mad lol its impossible for me to talk when i am mad or frustrated because i will just start crying. I put in a claim for my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By MomBoss
I probably wont mention ill give the money back...

I probably wont mention ill give the money back until they say it wont work for them. But i do feel i should give it back. I have in my contract 2 week notice for both parties. So im not going to say...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By MomBoss
Give Back Holding Fee or No?

My teachers kids are required to give me a holding fee to hold their childs spot for the summer so they can return in september. Ill be moving 5 miles north of my current home at the end of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By MomBoss
I get what your saying. I just have parents that...

I get what your saying. I just have parents that dont leave right away and the last time i handed out a letter, they all asked what it was and i ended up reading it for them. So the letter was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By MomBoss
Should I Send My Closing Letter in a Text?

Since Im moving and starting my daycare over, Ive been working on a daycare closing letter. Would it be ok to send via text message? I feel like if i hand them a letter, ill end up explaining it in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By MomBoss
I would maybe allow the temp spot and just charge...

I would maybe allow the temp spot and just charge the family that is pregnant a holding fee. Like 2 weeks tuition. Just to ensure they will enroll their infant.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By MomBoss
For the things you listed, no i dont tell the...

For the things you listed, no i dont tell the truth. I termed a child due to agressive behavior and told the parents I was changing my hours, knowing they couldnt accomodate. My other families picked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
First time parents that use the excuse "im a new...

First time parents that use the excuse "im a new mom" for why they freak out about everything..i cant. They make my job stressful. I put sunscreen on a 2 yr old who decided he didnt like it and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By MomBoss
Daycare Facebook Page - Who Has One?

Ive been thinking about creating a FB page for my daycare as a place for communicating with parents, updates, optional payment plan, & posting pictures vs texting parents individually. I just have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By MomBoss
So i have a weird question. Can i tell parents i...

So i have a weird question. Can i tell parents i dont carry liability insurance (not required where i live) have them sign the form thats required stating i dont have it. BUT actually have it in case...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By MomBoss
I agree I was just going to say the same. I...

I agree I was just going to say the same.
I was spanked A LOT as a child, it no way made me aggressive. I never had issues with keeping my hands to myself.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
What bothers me the most is my daycare is in the...

What bothers me the most is my daycare is in the basement and at the end of the day we go outside for parent pick up and i have to carry a pile of sweaters, along with the child who doesnt walk, plus...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
Why do parents dress their kids in layers (tshirt...

Why do parents dress their kids in layers (tshirt under sweater) and ask us to take off their clothes if they get too hot? Why cant they dress them appropriately? Its 80 degrees outside. Why did you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By MomBoss
I want to get this. I just wasnt sure if there is...

I want to get this. I just wasnt sure if there is a rule on this or what can be on a crib.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By MomBoss
My licensor hates them personally, so she goes...

My licensor hates them personally, so she goes out of her way to find issues with it. I couldnt find the hole she said i had in one.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By MomBoss
Stop Biting the Crib!

How do you keep babies/toddlers from biting the crib and ruining the wood? Licensing is really strict on pack and plays so i got rid of them. But they also dont approve of the "rough wood" on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 471
Posted By MomBoss
I love to put the blame on licensing and say that...

I love to put the blame on licensing and say that I cannot have unauthorized people spending time with the children. They would have to do a background check at their expense.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By MomBoss
I have a 3 stall driveway, my dh parks on the 1st...

I have a 3 stall driveway, my dh parks on the 1st stall and i park between stall 2 and 3, im not good ar parking and since it is MY driveway, i will park as crooked as i please :)
This prevents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By MomBoss
Pullups

I need to send DCM a message about her dcb 2.5yrs. She sent him with pullups that do not have the open and close sides. So a bit annoying to put on and off as now he has to completely undress to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By MomBoss
This!

This!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By MomBoss
Its a changing pad with a box of diapers and...

Its a changing pad with a box of diapers and wipes. They have to walk right past it to get to the children. Its an enclosed patio they have to walk thrpugh to get to the back yard and i would have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By MomBoss
What Would You Do?

We are outside playing during pickup time. I have a changing pad diapers and wipes on the patio. Since we are outside i cant smell if someone poops. The parent picks up and realizes their child has a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 578
Posted By MomBoss
I would almost bring up the mold you saw and say...

I would almost bring up the mold you saw and say that you cannot give unsafe food and drink to the kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,767
Posted By MomBoss
They still want you to go after you said you wont...

They still want you to go after you said you wont say anything negative about him and will stay neutral for the child? Did you ever make that clear?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,206
Posted By MomBoss
I completely agree with you.

I completely agree with you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,767
Posted By MomBoss
If you dont get a subpoena then you dont have to...

If you dont get a subpoena then you dont have to go. If you do, tell what you saw but explain you dont feel he is harmful to the kids otherwise you would have reported it. He shouldnt be mad at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By MomBoss
I have a pair of obnoxious printed pattern pants...

I have a pair of obnoxious printed pattern pants ment for a 7yr old boy that they have to wear if they dont have extra clothes here. Looks pretty funny on a 2 yr old girl. Once the parents see that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,402
Posted By MomBoss
I dont allow shoes inside. And Im not in the...

I dont allow shoes inside. And Im not in the business of looking for socks all day, so if they take them off, i put them in their cubby and they can be barefoot all day. I have a mixed age group and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
Theres no way i would have responded nicely to...

Theres no way i would have responded nicely to that lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By MomBoss
I had this problem since I was 3 yrs old due to...

I had this problem since I was 3 yrs old due to anxiety. I still pee every 30min lol. Partly because of anxiety, partly because i dont like the feeling of anything in my bladder especially when im...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
Whats with all the food allergies nowadays? Every...

Whats with all the food allergies nowadays? Every single dck is allergic to something, making meal planning a headache...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
Right. Not a special day. Ill use it to organize...

Right. Not a special day. Ill use it to organize paperwork as the child plays all by himself.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 692
Posted By MomBoss
I guess until im able to ask the questions " why...

I guess until im able to ask the questions " why are you bringing your kid if you have off? Dont you want to spend time with your child?"..i will forever be frustrated with this, because i just cant...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 692
Posted By MomBoss
One of the newer families i have, paid for my...

One of the newer families i have, paid for my vacation. The contract i gave them did not say anything aboutt paid vacations or my time off.
I did this on purpose to see if she would ask. When i...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 692
Posted By MomBoss
Im thinking of adding paid vacations too. How...

Im thinking of adding paid vacations too. How much do you allow yourself?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 692
Posted By MomBoss
How Many Of You Are Off Today?

Providers- are you taking a paid holiday today?
All my parents are off today but one still brought their child. Im thinking of adding MLK day and Presidents day to my paid holidays since all my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
When a parent doesnt work because of a holiday...

When a parent doesnt work because of a holiday and still brings their child knowing he will be the only one alone in daycare because the other parents have off ..
How sad.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By MomBoss
No cold. No cough, nothing. He just started...

No cold. No cough, nothing. He just started doing this 2 weeks ago.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By MomBoss
But there is nothing there, his nose isnt running...

But there is nothing there, his nose isnt running at all. So i dont know what i would be sending home for.:confused: i just find the whole situation annoying, it would be one thing if he actaully...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By MomBoss
Phantom Runny Nose

Every 30sec-1min dcb 2 asks me to wipe his nose. There is nothing there!! I humored him a couple times and wiped his nose. But its really taking up my time now, time away from doing activities with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
I wish i would have posted this sooner, thats a...

I wish i would have posted this sooner, thats a good text to send!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
Major snowstorm. We knew about this since 8pm...

Major snowstorm. We knew about this since 8pm last night that the snow will fall til friday morning. All kids still show up. Roads are horrible HORRIBLE . So currently trying to figure out how to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,012
Posted By MomBoss
I live in the city. There have been so many break...

I live in the city. There have been so many break ins and robberys lately in my area its crazy. I onced lived in a safe neighborhood. I am questioning that now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
Phantom runny nose. Every 30sec-1min dcb 2 asks...

Phantom runny nose. Every 30sec-1min dcb 2 asks me to wipe his nose. There are no boogers. I humored him a couple times and wiped his nose. But its really taking up my time now and if i wash my hands...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,012
Posted By MomBoss
All my kids are 2 and under so they wouldnt be...

All my kids are 2 and under so they wouldnt be able to open the door anyway if something happened to me. I keep my phone on me at all times and my front (non daycare door, parents use a different...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
Lorex, battery- wireless

Lorex, battery- wireless
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
I have a camera that points to the front of the...

I have a camera that points to the front of the house so i can see when parents arrive. One child left and I see his aunt just sitting in the car. I want to be done with my day, come get your nephew!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By MomBoss
Do You Still Spoon Feed a 12month Old?

I have an infant that will be 12 months in March. I want to give the parents a heads up that at 12 months i will no longer spoon feed, as they bring pureed food from home. The child knows how to use...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By MomBoss
Dad is home sick/resting. Child is 19 months. ...

Dad is home sick/resting.
Child is 19 months.

I need to add in my sick policy where it states that if the child cant participate in daily activity..to include unable to nap or rest quietly.

Im...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By MomBoss
Sleeping In

A child that had been on vacation for 1 & 1/2 weeks was scheduled to come back today. Parents let the child sleep in and didnt come until 10am. Our nap time is at 12 noon and i was told since the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By MomBoss
I had the stomach bug when I made the OP. The...

I had the stomach bug when I made the OP. The last time I threw up was 4am. I didnt throw up during daycare but 2 kids ended up being sick shortly after dropping off and sent home. At least I didnt...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By MomBoss
Have You Worked While Sick?

Not just a cold ..but like strep, vomiting, flu..type stuff?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By MomBoss
I have a child that brings a stuffed animal...

I have a child that brings a stuffed animal blanket combo thing everyday back and forth from home. How do i expalin that he cant have his comfort item here? I was thinking of saying she needs to buy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By MomBoss
Anyone else start itching?! I worked at a...

Anyone else start itching?!

I worked at a center that had a big problem with lice. Lots of organic families that would treat with organic recipes. Im sorry..but if im trying to kill something, i...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By MomBoss
Have you tried making them sit out for not...

Have you tried making them sit out for not listening? I put mine on the patio where there is no snow and tell them they have to stay there if they wont listen.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By MomBoss
Stuffing their cheeks is very common with that...

Stuffing their cheeks is very common with that culture, in my experience. I used to work at an all indian center. We were expected to spoon feed/force feed 4 year olds. They had a lot of problems...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
I hate how slow parents are getting their kids...

I hate how slow parents are getting their kids ready to go home. Just throw their coat and shoes on dang!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By MomBoss
I agree to taking a test! Theres a lot of people...

I agree to taking a test! Theres a lot of people i feel this way about. Even some of my daycare parents im thinking they really shouldnt have any more kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By MomBoss
Yes people are really that dumb. Just like the...

Yes people are really that dumb. Just like the person who put their cat in the microwave to dry them after a bath. Thats why their are warning labels. Do not ingest bleach...oh really.. lol
I just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By MomBoss
Im not sure how I feel about this situation. The...

Im not sure how I feel about this situation. The difference between the death of a child with a caregiver vs parent is that a caregiver, if legally licensed, has to have training on safe sleep. If a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,487
Posted By MomBoss
I wish i could terminate immediatly for some of...

I wish i could terminate immediatly for some of my kids, but i cant afford it :( They make me hate my job. Thankfully they are part time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
I find it very disrespectful that this parent who...

I find it very disrespectful that this parent who is suppose to drop off at 8:15, decided to haVe her child go with to a dr apt and didnt tell me they will be late. An hour after he was suppose to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By MomBoss
Thats what im worried about. That the parent will...

Thats what im worried about. That the parent will think its not that serious.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By MomBoss
Never Ending Goodbye

How do you handle this? The child and mom say goodbye/i love you a million times, even as we are walking away from the entyway and into the kitchen, she keeps yelling it back and takes forever to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
Inconsistant drop off times....i just...

Inconsistant drop off times....i just cant!!!!!:mad:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,173
Posted By MomBoss
Claiming my late fees! If they read the contract...

Claiming my late fees! If they read the contract they should know to pay- i shouldnt have to chase my money!
But i feel awkward asking for $2 for being 2 min late..ugh
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By MomBoss
Ok i guess i have a family that already does...

Ok i guess i have a family that already does this. But they didnt ask me, they just bring in a form eveey couple if months for me to sign to verify. So i thought it was weird for this family to ask,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By MomBoss
FSA Account

Has anyones had parents pay with an FSA account? What is it and how would you be paid?
A parent is asking if i accept this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By MomBoss
Close to my inspection time, I have a dream my...

Close to my inspection time, I have a dream my licensor comes and its all bad news lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
A teething fever at most would be 100. And it...

A teething fever at most would be 100. And it happens the day before a tooth comes in and the day of. Mayo clinic says the body temp may go up 1 degree and anything above 100 would be illness not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By MomBoss
Ive been doing daycare for 3 years and it amazes...

Ive been doing daycare for 3 years and it amazes me how fast these kids ruin toys. My own kids respect their toys but these kids it seems deliberate. I dont let them have books because all they do is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,201
Posted By MomBoss
I completely agree! I feel very awkward saying I...

I completely agree! I feel very awkward saying I love you back. So i say thank you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
Late payments. I understand you forgot...but...

Late payments. I understand you forgot...but there is a late fee. I dont care that you are so sorry. Theres a late fee.
I shouldnt have to remind you that if you pay the day after it is due, you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 830
Posted By MomBoss
I say yes. But i think its weird that they didnt...

I say yes. But i think its weird that they didnt go to the bathroom before leaving work and.. they cant wait til they get home?
I have a very small bladder and never leave the house without using...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By MomBoss
Halloween for Under 2

I need ideas for a Halloween party, crafts, and games. All my kids are 2 and under. I am drawing a blank with what to do with them. Their fine motor skills are poor so finding projects that wont...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,488
Posted By MomBoss
I do. I had a parent give me a couple extra...

I do. I had a parent give me a couple extra dollars..when i mentioned it she said it was a tip. I also dont charge for my vacation days and a family accidently paid me for a full week when i was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By MomBoss
At lunch time i say "Ok everyone lets sit down...

At lunch time i say "Ok everyone lets sit down for lunch!" And i have one boy who every time says "can i sit down too".
Well..yes..i did say everyone..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By MomBoss
Ive never though of that..hmm..i guess parents...

Ive never though of that..hmm..i guess parents arent concerned. I was thinking some kind of food dye or too many dark berries. Its not every time. Maybe a couple per week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
I leave for vacation on wed and i feel like im...

I leave for vacation on wed and i feel like im coming down with a cold! Im hoping its just because my house is cold and thats why my nose is a little runny and im just being paranoid. Ive taken a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By MomBoss
All mine poop min of 2 times a day as well....

All mine poop min of 2 times a day as well. Sometimes 3 poopy diapers within 6 hour span. Also will leak if not caught immediately. Whats weird is one has jet black poop. Literally black poop. I cant...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 928
Posted By MomBoss
But you were still with your baby right? I...

But you were still with your baby right?
I personally could not leave my baby that young. When i had my first child, I made sure i had enough money to take off 3 months. My last pregnancy I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 928
Posted By MomBoss
Who leaves their 3 day old baby?!?!

Who leaves their 3 day old baby?!?!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By MomBoss
Do you update your policy every year? I have...

Do you update your policy every year? I have parents sign a new handbook & contract the first of the year and have it in my policy that my policys are subject to change. If parents dont agree with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By MomBoss
When I had a new baby start, i felt so bad for...

When I had a new baby start, i felt so bad for the other kids. I didnt realize that this baby was always held, doesnt sleep, and was going to cry all day!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By MomBoss
This happened to me when making a cake with the...

This happened to me when making a cake with the kids. Sneezed right into it. Makes me so mad when kids dont cover or look away when sneezing. And it never fails that when im sitting on the floor with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
Was throwing up last night. My first thought was...

Was throwing up last night. My first thought was who brought their child to daycare after throwing up?! :(:mad:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By MomBoss
Im non confrontational about added fees. Anything...

Im non confrontational about added fees. Anything more than tuition fees i always feel weird askig for but i know we need these policies to avoid being taken advantage of. Im asking for $50 for NSF...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By MomBoss
I have in my policy a $50 inconvenience fee for...

I have in my policy a $50 inconvenience fee for NSF checks. This covers bounced check fees and any overdraft fees i may have now. Im so non confrontational so i have to do this over a text message lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By MomBoss
Return Check

I got my first returned check. Checked my bank account this morning and found i was missing money. Looked and saw a check was being returned. Whats confusing is that the check was cleared and in my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,410
Posted By MomBoss
I snap the middle one or 2/3 of the buttons and i...

I snap the middle one or 2/3 of the buttons and i dont care if they go home like that. Who cares! If a parent had a problem with it id tell them not to send their child in onesies, then they wont...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
Why do children repeat something until you...

Why do children repeat something until you aknowlege them? "Teacher the light is off, teacher the light is off, teacher the light is off..." 20 more times later..
"OK!"
ugh drives me crazy! Lol. Im...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By MomBoss
This is a great excuse and its true! At least for...

This is a great excuse and its true! At least for my insurance. I have to say how many kids I have and pay accordinfly. It wouldnt cover anyone but the kids I watch.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By MomBoss
For the dad that awkwardly lingers..i have a dad...

For the dad that awkwardly lingers..i have a dad like that , he stands there like he wants to say something but doesnt know what to say. So what i say is DCB had a good day! *looks at dcb* ill see...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5,230
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 543,108
Posted By MomBoss
Its funny how when parents stumble across these...

Its funny how when parents stumble across these situations, insted of it triggering the thought "oh yeah I forgot she said shes closed today"..they think you forgot to unlock the gate.
The locked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By MomBoss
I do. So they can look out for symptoms, try not...

I do. So they can look out for symptoms, try not to blame their childs sickness on something else (like teething) when another kid had the same sickness, and not get mad at you when they ask if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By MomBoss
How Do I Word This?

A former dcp (left in june) asked me to watch her 3 yr old a couple times this summer. Im low in ratio so i said sure no problem. Well i have new child (infant) starting one of the days she asked and...
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