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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,387
Posted By pigletsmommy
Thanks for all the advice. I'll be looking for a...

Thanks for all the advice. I'll be looking for a long sleeve shirt for him for the sandbox to sew up 2nite.

And DCMom, your right... so relieved this did not happen here! From what I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,387
Posted By pigletsmommy
Playing Outside With Broken Arm

I have a 4 yr old dcb with a broken arm. He has a cast from hand to elbow.

If this child was brought to your home how much would you let him do outside?

Obviously anything to do with water is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,291
Posted By pigletsmommy
It Happened Again

I swear... every post I start is about Diarrhea! :eek:

I posted a few weeks ago about a dcg (20 months) who has diarrhea often & is very overweight (34lbs at 18 mo check up). I got some good...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,957
Posted By pigletsmommy
I am open, but no one is coming:p

I am open, but no one is coming:p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,273
Posted By pigletsmommy
I have a mom that stays too long at pick up. I...

I have a mom that stays too long at pick up. I have tried every hint in the book. Even straight out told her that she needs to pick the kids up & go.

Her oldest (boy, just turned 4) is good...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,310
Posted By pigletsmommy
Yeah! I hope it comes through for you!

Yeah! I hope it comes through for you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,296
Posted By pigletsmommy
I know the mom is aware of it. She has made...

I know the mom is aware of it. She has made several comments. But they are more like she is embarrassed than concerned.

I think it was her 15 month check up that they switched her to skim...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,310
Posted By pigletsmommy
Last summer we were in a similar situation as you...

Last summer we were in a similar situation as you are. Thats when I went into childcare.

When you advertise at craigslist do you advertise your price? I found I get more responses when I leave...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,296
Posted By pigletsmommy
Thank you. It never does get easier. I just...

Thank you. It never does get easier. I just learn to breath to get thru the week.

As for the dcg... well I don't know. She is almost 20 months. Actually she & my daughter are 3 days apart. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,296
Posted By pigletsmommy
Getting My Family Sick

Wow...It seems like every time I come in here someone else is going through something similar. I was reading someone else's thread about not being able to reach parents for sick children and was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,746
Posted By pigletsmommy
She's 18 months old... her attention span is...

She's 18 months old... her attention span is almost nothing now, as it is.

How long should time outs be at this age?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,628
Posted By pigletsmommy
I charge a daily rate as all my dck are part time...

I charge a daily rate as all my dck are part time but one. I think this is something we all must go thru in the beginning. Once you get experience and your name is 'known" then you are more likely...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,053
Posted By pigletsmommy
My DH & I learned very quickly not to have...

My DH & I learned very quickly not to have "discussions" infront of one dcb, 3 yrs old.

DH & I have a ongoing disagreement regarding his tobacco use. Its gross, unhealthy...blah blah blah. He...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,746
Posted By pigletsmommy
Thanks everyone. I will pullout an extra pack n...

Thanks everyone. I will pullout an extra pack n play and use that. I get frustrated when putting her in time ou because i have stand right there with her.

I do try to make sure I give her exta...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,746
Posted By pigletsmommy
My Daughter is the Bad Kid at my Daycare

Help...I'm at a loss.

I finally have a good group of kids that I enjoy being with and everything runs smoothly...except for my own DD. She is almost 19 months old and is turning into the mean...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,011
Posted By pigletsmommy
Normally I do not send home if its due to...

Normally I do not send home if its due to antiobiotics.

However, last month I had a dcg who had explosive diarrhea. She was sitting in a corner playing with another child when all of a sudden...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,117
Posted By pigletsmommy
I was having this problem too and getting really...

I was having this problem too and getting really frustrated. I am, slowly, starting to get seperate daycare toys. The "yard sale" time is starting now so I plan on heading out on Saturday mornings...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,411
Posted By pigletsmommy
I can sympathize. I just lost a family of 2, kind...

I can sympathize. I just lost a family of 2, kind of unexpectively.

I knew mom was having a hard time at work and wanted to quit but didn't give me any real notice. She told me on Saturday that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,977
Posted By pigletsmommy
I agree, check with your state before you make...

I agree, check with your state before you make any plans. In TN we can only have 4 infants at one time.

I don't think its necessarily a bad idea. It would be very nice to have a teacher's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,092
Posted By pigletsmommy
I have had this problem too, and its been over...

I have had this problem too, and its been over the last 6 weeks or so. I am not good at confrontation. The worst part is the mom & I are (or used to be) very good friends. Last weekend she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,504
Posted By pigletsmommy
I'm with you... TGIF! The best part of my...

I'm with you... TGIF!

The best part of my week is finding out that my problem family is leaving... today. I'm just happy not to worry about getting paid on time any more.

The worst part is a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,083
Posted By pigletsmommy
Well I don't have a problem with diarreah or...

Well I don't have a problem with diarreah or loose stools, as long as its from medication of course. This child has a history of loose stools during teething and diarreah when on antibiotics. I've...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,083
Posted By pigletsmommy
Thank you both. I know...its just been a bad...

Thank you both. I know...its just been a bad week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,083
Posted By pigletsmommy
Sick Kids

I'm sorry, I'm sure this has been discussed b4 but I'm so frustrated I just need to vent.:mad:

Tuesday morning I got a text that one of my dcg (18 months)would not be there because she is sick. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,984
Posted By pigletsmommy
Manic Mondays

This morning has already been awful. I sure hope this week gets better.

I have 4 children here and every single one of them has been in time out before 10am.

I took them out to play and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,955
Posted By pigletsmommy
Oh I forgot to mention... Yesterday was her...

Oh I forgot to mention...

Yesterday was her pay day again. She came in got the kids and turned around to leave. I asked her for the money and....surprise surprise... she forgot to stop at the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,955
Posted By pigletsmommy
Thanks! I'm going to call in the morning and see...

Thanks! I'm going to call in the morning and see if there is any regulations regarding renting. The housing market is all over the place where I am at and I'm just still not that comfortable buying...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,955
Posted By pigletsmommy
Thx!

Thanks for the responses.

First I guess I should clarify... currently there is no contract and I dont really considered this a business (except for tax purposes). All but one parent pays me in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,583
Posted By pigletsmommy
I started out by watching a friends children. ...

I started out by watching a friends children.

Personally, it has been a huge mistake. I never have any problems out of the parents I have never met before. They pay on time and are very...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,955
Posted By pigletsmommy
Issues With Parents and the Kids

Hi! I'm new here but I found this forum about a week ago and have been reading thru all the posts. Its nice to see I'm not alone in some of these issues.

A little about me... I'm 30, married for...
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