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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,539
Posted By Doodlebug
I understand your situation

I lost my first post so I hope this doesn't post twice.

I've had parents that have felt this way and sometimes you have to let them know you are willing to give their suggestion a try but since...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 51,652
Posted By Doodlebug
I was a conference where Tom Copeland was a...

I was a conference where Tom Copeland was a presenter and he made a wonderful suggestion that I am going to try to implement. That their two weeks final payment up front. Some parents would freak...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,936
Posted By Doodlebug
Mummy Cans

If you want to before the kids work on the cans you can spray them with a white primer. Have the kids paint glue on the outside of the can and wrap them in cheese cloth. Glue two wiggly eyes to the...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 10-12-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,904
Posted By Doodlebug
I don't think the food program would approve...

I don't think the food program would approve cooking with wine. If you are part of that program you should ask your food rep.

Do your daycare parents know you are considering food options with...
Forum: Curriculum 10-12-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,554
Posted By Doodlebug
Curriculum Subscriptions and Magazines

I am looking for some good magazines and subscriptions for curriculum ideas. I already get Mailbox Magazine and love it! Are there anymore out there?

Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,936
Posted By Doodlebug
If she has given you permission to transport her...

If she has given you permission to transport her child, put a note on the door and go to a park so she has to chase you around a little bit. If she says something just tell her you didn't think she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,998
Posted By Doodlebug
I do have a lot of teacher's kids but it I would...

I do have a lot of teacher's kids but it I would be sure to have a contract where it is crystal clear what they are expected to pay for. I live in Minnesota and we had a lot of snow days last year,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,531
Posted By Doodlebug
Thank you! All of your ideas were very helpful! ...

Thank you! All of your ideas were very helpful! Time to get my info on the internet for sure!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,531
Posted By Doodlebug
Advertising Your Daycare, What Do You Do?

Our licensor seriously frowns on us using the internet or FB to promote or advertise and our business openings.

I've never had a referral from Child Care Resource and Referral. When I advertise...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,867
Posted By Doodlebug
Unhappy Licensor says NO to FB

Our licensor says it is a breach of confidentiality to post pix of the kids even if it is a "closed" account for my business and invitation only.

What do your licensors think about it?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,628
Posted By Doodlebug
I have a DCM that subs in the school lunch room...

I have a DCM that subs in the school lunch room and she talked about the day that the cook tore up left over hamburgers from the day before and added it to beef broth with the leftover vegetables. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,378
Posted By Doodlebug
I can see if you just sprung it on them they...

I can see if you just sprung it on them they might be a little shocked, but I agree you should be paid the friday before.

Post that your payment policy is changing and let them know this is the...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 09-30-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,744
Posted By Doodlebug
Could you maybe deduct it if you the subscription...

Could you maybe deduct it if you the subscription comes in your business name? Also, I was told it was ok to deduct since I use it to find out the names of the new borns from our hospital and I send...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,894
Posted By Doodlebug
If you let them get by with it once, then it will...

If you let them get by with it once, then it will happen again.

If you want to be paid next time, bill them this time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,498
Posted By Doodlebug
Biting...Biting...Biting...Biting...

I have a two year old who is biting and I've tried everything I can think of. She is a child with a feisty temperament. Her parents are the nicest people and are just as worried and frustrated and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,684
Posted By Doodlebug
I feel so bad for you. First you are worried you...

I feel so bad for you. First you are worried you are going to miss out on something for your kids, then the parent immediately says they are going to report you... another whole form of worry. Why...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 257,734
Posted By Doodlebug
A three year old little girl today was having a...

A three year old little girl today was having a hard time remembering the name of another child, so I reminded her of the name. She put her fingers in her ears and closed her eyes and said "It just...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 09-10-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,081
Posted By Doodlebug
An idea

When you interview potential clients, tell them you need X amount of money when they say they will take the spot. You can use that money to credit their account for their first week of care or some...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 07-14-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,491
Posted By Doodlebug
You have every right to have your individual...

You have every right to have your individual expectations for your child at daycare. As a parent you are your child's advocate and understandably want the very best for them. It is extremely...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 257,734
Posted By Doodlebug
We were learning about the presidents Lincoln and...

We were learning about the presidents Lincoln and Washington and I was informed by a 3 year old that they were NOT our presidents... "The Rock and Bama was"! It was all I could do to keep a straight...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,135
Posted By Doodlebug
Its also my understanding that you have to offer...

Its also my understanding that you have to offer the child the milk even though they don't like it to count it on the food program. If you want to put the kabosh to the whole fiasco tell the parent...
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