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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By BrynleeJean
sounds great! Good luck! :hug:

sounds great!
Good luck! :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 223
Posted By BrynleeJean
These are all great points. My policy states I...

These are all great points. My policy states I close for severe weather days that the local ISDs do just because I know local daycares do that and when i think about it i wonder why. Ive heard one of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By BrynleeJean
likethis Love this :lol: my backyard is too...

likethis Love this :lol:
my backyard is too small for this, criers probably disturb neighbors three doors down my yard is so small. And no snow here but on particularly cold days, under 40 or so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By BrynleeJean
I seriously feel this more and more :( ...

I seriously feel this more and more :(



This sounds like something id love to do. training can be pricey and i wouldn't be willing to spend a certain percentage of my wages on training because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 234
Posted By BrynleeJean
Im going to oriental trading this year. i...

Im going to oriental trading this year.
i always end up spending so much on supplies and the parents glance at it and its more about the kids making whatever it was. some cute ornament or whatever...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By BrynleeJean
How Do You Grow in Your Job?

i just heard this sort of quote yesterday like you should "work to learn don't work for money or job security" and i used to do that i did this because i loved it and i grew in it and it paid so that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By BrynleeJean
When i get frustrated be it because of the...

When i get frustrated be it because of the shrieking baby while I'm cooking lunch or constant tugging of my shirt by a two year old for my attention to something else I realize I'm getting upset...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By BrynleeJean
i guess I was wondering because they are using a...

i guess I was wondering because they are using a vacation day for a day their child wasnít going to even be in care but if I allow them to use them for my vacations I guess itís all the same. Iíd...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By BrynleeJean
Thanks all! No I donít it written that it...

Thanks all!

No I donít it written that it should be outside of my paid holidays.

I think I will put this in the policies come the new year as well as hopefully avoid this by stating my paid...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By BrynleeJean
Parent Using Vacation Day for My Paid Holiday?

Would you allow this?

They havenít even asked yet but they have one more day to use and Iím assuming they think itís assumed that itís for thanksgiving. But thatís a day Iím closed and paid.
So...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By BrynleeJean
:lol: likethis Agreed. Child ran...

:lol: likethis

Agreed.

Child ran household sounds like.
My handbook states that ill train your child with underwear, lots of it, and send it home each day to wash.
Ive done it both ways I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 649
Posted By BrynleeJean
i agree with rinse and repeat to keep it from...

i agree with rinse and repeat to keep it from happening. kids like the structure. parents may not think it looks stimulating but Im not running a disneyland free for all. I may even find my constant...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 478
Posted By BrynleeJean
oh yea magna tiles they have them all around they...

oh yea magna tiles they have them all around they have them at target too.
duplo blocks are a favorite, i only have one set id get more because one kid can build a whole tower out of them.
Id get a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By BrynleeJean
Im sorry. I have one that does this when their...

Im sorry. I have one that does this when their happy. its starts at a screech and ends with this horse like neigh sounds haha
Maybe try different activities that keep him more engages so he isn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By BrynleeJean
Id keep the child at the table and if they...

Id keep the child at the table and if they touched a child they'd have to leave the table and their yummy cupcake for minute and come stand with me and then id send them back. over and over until...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 550
Posted By BrynleeJean
This! I’d read a another story of an infant...

This!

I’d read a another story of an infant tied up in a similar fashion. Seems like swaddling to me. Which we are allowed to do here but not lay them down after . So i guess we can swaddle to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By BrynleeJean
I had a Muslim family but didnít change my care ...

I had a Muslim family but didnít change my care
I wouldnít if they asked probably, i mean MAYBE move the child into another room if i was already doing that for kids and had the space but if not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By BrynleeJean
in my state we don't need to see them all the...

in my state we don't need to see them all the time.
its visual and/or auditory supervision. so if i know those kids are eating at the table fine and small ones are buckled into chairs and can't fall...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By BrynleeJean
id personally probably be so embarrassed i...

id personally probably be so embarrassed i wouldn't even bring it up.
I completely get forgetting to cash checks. Ive gone until the following payday meaning the next day the parents were supposed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,956
Views: 258,266
Posted By BrynleeJean
After two weeks with new DCB we are finally...

After two weeks with new DCB we are finally getting on a schedule and our days are going so much smoother! happyface
nap times and feeding times are falling in line within a half hour of schedule...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By BrynleeJean
i have those child proof knob things on all the...

i have those child proof knob things on all the doors i don't want the children going through. That includes the front door so the kids can't access it.

But i will say it is a real struggle...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By BrynleeJean
I donít have a written deposit policy really. ...

I donít have a written deposit policy really.
I do have it written that a registration fee of so much is due upon enrollment and that is nonrefundable and I would t refund in this situation either...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By BrynleeJean
I’m not sure when he wakes up. I know it differs...

I’m not sure when he wakes up. I know it differs from day to day. Dad said this morning “he slept in a little bit” which is why they arrive at 7:35 instead of 7:15 like normal.
I guess I can start...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By BrynleeJean
Yes Iíve read the eat play sleep schedule on here...

Yes Iíve read the eat play sleep schedule on here so he gets here around 7-7:30 and I feed him around 7:30-8:00 and he plays and usually gets cranky around 9:00.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By BrynleeJean
Infant Screaming to Sleep

Iím so embarrassed :(

My new enrollment, 5 months, and only enrollment so far in this new house

His parents live right across the street and he screams in his crib.
I do the back to sleep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By BrynleeJean
I also have my closures in my handbook because...

I also have my closures in my handbook because they are paid and i expect them to know that ahead of time and sign and agree to that but i also remind them because i still feel that awkwardness when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By BrynleeJean
i have two 100 percent dedicated rooms for...

i have two 100 percent dedicated rooms for daycare though we are usually in other rooms because i need to heat up a bottle in the kitchen or feed the other kids in the kitchen, we are usually in my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,956
Views: 258,266
Posted By BrynleeJean
I went on my first walk today with my DC kids...

I went on my first walk today with my DC kids (one really, and my own two)
its tough because i have one of my own that 3 months and the DCK is 5 months so their schedules clash and little DKB is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By BrynleeJean
wow, no I'm allowed to use CDs here in my state...

wow,
no I'm allowed to use CDs here in my state but i haven't been lately and maybe what i do can help you?
I use a fan recently as my white noise, a big like box fan wind machine. its not that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By BrynleeJean
Ew yay that would frustrate me too but you canít...

Ew yay that would frustrate me too but you canít control what thy do at home so Iíd simply say to whoever picks up yet we are having lots more accidents recently and I was using panties and she was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By BrynleeJean
likethis thanks very much :)

likethis
thanks very much
:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 470,132
Posted By BrynleeJean
Angry gr unlicensed posing as licensed

:mad:
a mother recommended a woman on a FB group I'm in for child care in my town. said she has a licensed childcare out of her home and has been doing it or 15 years and is awesome.
I've done my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By BrynleeJean
I guess this seems right. I guess Iíd just never...

I guess this seems right. I guess Iíd just never thought about it? This family uses me often for drop in and I donít have a payment contract for this type of abnormal schedule.
They sign and fill...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By BrynleeJean
Drop-in Contract

I have read the other drop in contract post it wasn't exact what i was looking for.
I have a policy handbook for parents to sign which I had the drop in parents sign of course
I also have a payment...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By BrynleeJean
likethis I don't think I've ever had an...

likethis

I don't think I've ever had an issue. This is what I say though.
And we are I'm my living room quite often with two couches in it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By BrynleeJean
IDK why but i was like the healthiest i ever have...

IDK why but i was like the healthiest i ever have been when i was pregnant.
relax and know your body knows what its doing? that what i did
so i guess to make you feel better id say i ran my first...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 529
Posted By BrynleeJean
Well that doesn't sound like a daycare at all ...

Well that doesn't sound like a daycare at all

More like a help center, birthing center, or shelter for homeless moms or moms in need? either way in a previous article the work informal still makes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 412
Posted By BrynleeJean
yea, i get that. if you let them stay in the...

yea, i get that.
if you let them stay in the center its most likely a popular center and then you've started a fire and then everyone is going to say "well you let charlie stay in his center" and...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 09-21-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By BrynleeJean
I'm going to start using it, but its free because...

I'm going to start using it, but its free because I'm part of the food program. maybe look into that??

if i wasn't on the food program and kidkare wasn't free with it id be using MYMAX. they have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 412
Posted By BrynleeJean
When I more than 6 kids usually Iíll split them...

When I more than 6 kids usually Iíll split them into centers. I have usually 3-4 or Iíll create more if I have more kids at any certain time
-1-blocks,cars centers
-2-library books center
-3-...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By BrynleeJean
I actually feel the days drags more when I have...

I actually feel the days drags more when I have less kids. I’d prefer long days with lots of kids with occasional off but no the assistant would be counted in my ratio daily, not really a sub.

But...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By BrynleeJean
Good point likethis Thanks for that :)

Good point
likethis
Thanks for that :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By BrynleeJean
Oh I do definely Iím more so thinking about...

Oh I do definely Iím more so thinking about spending my saturdays catching up on cleaning or paperwork not spending time with my littles or shopping for the daycare or peeping for week to come. And...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By BrynleeJean
Posted on my Nextdoor app for my neighborhood and...

Posted on my Nextdoor app for my neighborhood and surrounding areas and Facebook. It’s only been a few weeks but those inquiry seem to stray at mention of my pricing
I’ll only be open 4 days and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By BrynleeJean
First Clients

How long do you wait when starting up and after advertising to lower rates
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By BrynleeJean
i just found out last week that you can make you...

i just found out last week that you can make you own website on vistaprint.com
AND if you want to make a logo through their site which is like 20 bucks, for your business, its free if you use it on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By BrynleeJean
likethis This is good advice Im...

likethis

This is good advice

Im happy to take it. Anything to make drop offs and pick ups smoother :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 239
Posted By BrynleeJean
I want to get a deck box soon which is just a...

I want to get a deck box soon which is just a large outdoor storage box people use for pool equipment or patio cushions usually. they range around $50-$110ish. i have balls and chalk. no playground...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 595
Posted By BrynleeJean
Wow. i wouldn't enroll my child their either but...

Wow. i wouldn't enroll my child their either but some parents i think just think I'm my kid is happy them I'm happy and junk food makes them happy :rolleyes:
Im surprised they'd do that, I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 957
Posted By BrynleeJean
I'm opening soon and only going to do four days a...

I'm opening soon and only going to do four days a week. I just moved so i had to get a new license, just waiting for the paper license in the mail now, my last home daycare at my last house was 5...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,035
Posted By BrynleeJean
Woah kinda strict. I bet that closed a lot of...

Woah kinda strict. I bet that closed a lot of night care homes
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By BrynleeJean
I talk to my parents like i do anyone else. It...

I talk to my parents like i do anyone else.
It find it difficult to be..idk the word.. well anything but myself 100 percent of the time because then i have to do that act later.
Id honestly just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,035
Posted By BrynleeJean
i don't know of a specific rule against sleeping...

i don't know of a specific rule against sleeping while the kids are sleeping during the day here in my state. I know you have to be in proximity to them so you can hear them to monitor them. They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By BrynleeJean
I actually do have a question. This would be...

I actually do have a question. This would be ideal for my family at this season. Im relicensing my home because we moved so no clients yet and i have a newborn and a 2 year old so fridays off would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By BrynleeJean
Thank you Blackcat31!

Thank you Blackcat31!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By BrynleeJean
Monday Through Thursday

can someone point me to some post about providers who do only Monday-Thursday care?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By BrynleeJean
my inspections last 30 minutes to an hour. i...

my inspections last 30 minutes to an hour.

i haven't had different inspectors yet

i think there is a big difference between inspectors, definitely. I think this because my inspector seems to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By BrynleeJean
wow thats impressive!

wow thats impressive!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By BrynleeJean
Crib Space

Does anyone take care of a lot of crib users?

do you stick them all in the room you use all the time or do you sleep them in another room with a monitor?
or maybe compact the crib and only take...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By BrynleeJean
i provide an apply. though if i didnt my derm...

i provide an apply.
though if i didnt my derm keeps telling (and my kids pediatrician) contrary to my belief all these years of sun exposure boating and whatever, that i only need to apply sunscreen...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By BrynleeJean
You can have a little breastmilk/bottle sized...

You can have a little breastmilk/bottle sized cooler in your freezer ready to go with an ice pack so you can stuff babies breast milk in it on your way out. its another stop by the fridge but if its...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,802
Posted By BrynleeJean
I got my first two families from posting to local...

I got my first two families from posting to local treasure exchange site on FB that linked to a little website i made and a FB page i made for my daycare.
from their it was all word of mouth.
that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By BrynleeJean
What Do You Use For Changing

I used to change on a changing mat on the floor in the bathroom.
Now moving to care requiring me to change 100 percent of the children i bring in I'm thinking thats a lot of up and down.

Besides...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 53,158
Posted By BrynleeJean
It really varies here. Some cheaper homes will go...

It really varies here. Some cheaper homes will go for as low as 130 even 100 for babies or kids younger than 18 months in general. Others are higher at around 170-200 a week for a baby or under 18...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,111
Posted By BrynleeJean
oatmeal :dislike: so basic, so cheap, so...

oatmeal :dislike:

so basic, so cheap, so easy and i guess nutritious, i just can't stomach it

so mushy. i just can't.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By BrynleeJean
here here about the immune system thing. they say...

here here about the immune system thing. they say something like for every percentage of bad germs you kill with the anti bac stuff you kill all those good ones trying to kill those bad ones.

and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 714
Posted By BrynleeJean
I would respond. Im actually surprise i haven't...

I would respond. Im actually surprise i haven't received this same message.
most banks have banking apps for easy deposits. mine does.
I've been known to go a week and forget to deposit any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By BrynleeJean
I'm currently closed about to have a baby in the...

I'm currently closed about to have a baby in the next week actually so i haven't tried this yet BUT i recently heard another provider share her recommendation of just saying if you bring your child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By BrynleeJean
Who is your subscription through? love this...

Who is your subscription through?

love this idea!

i tend to get a bit toy crazy myself :o
I started with what i thought would be enough for all age groups for play and rotations, and over the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By BrynleeJean
I agree with Storybookending's post. keep it...

I agree with Storybookending's post.
keep it simple. looks good :) likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By BrynleeJean
Im trustworthy, dependable, work like a dog,...

Im trustworthy, dependable, work like a dog, never take sick days though i do schedule myself PTO. i have had a couple families leave because they thought they could get the same care elsewhere at a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By BrynleeJean
I haven't. Ive almost had it asked if i would...

I haven't.
Ive almost had it asked if i would in some slight way by some parents, friends of my family who I've watched their kids for a short time, but I've always wanted to keep it business. Im...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 196,319
Posted By BrynleeJean
simply the smile on my sons face as he sits in...

simply the smile on my sons face as he sits in the bucket meant to hold the Duplos, instead of actually playing with the blocks. sigh.. why do i buy toys. He's in an imaginary boat thats apparently...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By BrynleeJean
Not mean at all. :) I've made up such rules...

Not mean at all. :)
I've made up such rules as, make sure you don't leave any white left on the paper unless its white meant for your picture.
Or just one pice a day do with it what you will, get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,926
Posted By BrynleeJean
likethis Yup. I don't think we should be...

likethis
Yup. I don't think we should be responsible for anything that happens to those children off our property. In fact I make it clear in interviews and contracts that I am not responsible for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By BrynleeJean
id use one of the option suggested by Tom. My...

id use one of the option suggested by Tom. My little brother pays me for family style cell phone bill through my bank app each month. super simple and free, we share the same bank though so that may...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By BrynleeJean
I did the tattle bear in a pre k class of mine a...

I did the tattle bear in a pre k class of mine a few years in a row in a center. I think it worked well there because of the consistency in their ages. It starts as a game to them, for almost a week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By BrynleeJean
I give you credit to nipping it in the butt now....

I give you credit to nipping it in the butt now. like this
i say better to take care of it now the later, the parent doesn't seem real respectful of you already so that can only go south.
Id keep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 931
Posted By BrynleeJean
Thats about the same here for 8-10 kids...

Thats about the same here for 8-10 kids unfortunately
love the input
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By BrynleeJean
honestly if the child wasn't doing it because...

honestly if the child wasn't doing it because they were upset, like crying, and they didnt spot when i asked them to, and they should be able to at the age of three, then id have them sit with me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By BrynleeJean
Milk Storage

Where does everyone store their daycare milk?

Ill have a mostly separate space for my infant/toddler daycare come august. Daycare food and meals will obviously be stored in my fridge but because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2018, 01:28 PM
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Views: 880
Posted By BrynleeJean
Popcorn Tree love this my mother sang it...

Popcorn Tree love this

my mother sang it all the time, such a dork. love her lovethis :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By BrynleeJean
Yay! happyface Happy Provider Appreciation...

Yay! happyface
Happy Provider Appreciation Day!
i hope your dcfs make you feel appreciated often :)
i hope you see the difference you make in those children every day
i hope you know that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By BrynleeJean
the first time i was pregnant, my first pregnancy...

the first time i was pregnant, my first pregnancy ever, id only been open for maybe 6 months. i told the families after maybe 3 months. i was bound and determined that it wouldn't effect my level of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By BrynleeJean
Id like to think that be me spending the money...

Id like to think that be me spending the money and precious time to start and run a home daycare the right way and take those trainings like I'm supposed to, thus charging more for my care, i am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By BrynleeJean
very interesting i should look into that! ...

very interesting i should look into that!

And that isn't a bad think to require for infants i wouldn't think and wouldn't violate. My programer always just says i have to offer, for infants she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By BrynleeJean
i had this happen with a little DCG. Shed...

i had this happen with a little DCG. Shed practically brag about her new school to her daycare friends and it would upset them and she would brush them off saying nope I'm leaving and going to have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,172
Posted By BrynleeJean
a family with 2 kids once brought their kids...

a family with 2 kids once brought their kids before the sun was up, i asked the older child aloud if they'd had breakfast, the dad answered and said they might not be hungry, they were snacking on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By BrynleeJean
i personally worked in childcare centers for like...

i personally worked in childcare centers for like 6 years before i opened my home so i got pretty grounded in what each age group/rooms developmental range was, where they started in that age and how...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By BrynleeJean
does she seem rude? i had a parent that would...

does she seem rude?
i had a parent that would do the same things. act like she didnt care for the stuff but then if i didnt do them like want them, never commented back to messages but id i didnt...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By BrynleeJean
Ink Club vs Epson

I'm part of the HP ink club but I'm not really a fan of the HP printer just because I'm impatient but the ink club is reasonably priced. can't complain is all i can say, except for the speed of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By BrynleeJean
just me personally. i would. depending on your...

just me personally. i would. depending on your area and if you think y'all can brave the temp of course.
better snots outside then in your house and I've always though that when the pollen is just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By BrynleeJean
Personal Choice id say. one the one hand i...

Personal Choice id say.

one the one hand i have a brother in law that is a contractor that does so much for us, so many jobs without asking anything in return. we aren't strapped he just uses the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By BrynleeJean
Proverbs 31:26-28 NKJV but really you could...

Proverbs 31:26-28 NKJV
but really you could pick around in the proverbs 31 area. i just shortened with that to make it fit and it was still a bit lengthy :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By BrynleeJean
I have these 12 inch wooden letters i got from...

I have these 12 inch wooden letters i got from some craft store and i painted them white letter M and letter O
and i have the kids take cute pics in the grass in the backyard with the letters. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 527
Posted By BrynleeJean
I would, very soon, change my policies or...

I would, very soon, change my policies or handbook or rates or wherever you have it and state that you only do full time.
That you just can't afford the PT anymore unfortunately and of course give...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 731
Posted By BrynleeJean
Makes sense to me :) Ive felt this way when...

Makes sense to me :)

Ive felt this way when i worked in centers or come across others providers in my area that seems more like besties with their clients that anything else or when my DCPs want...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By BrynleeJean
when i was in a center i noticed that a song, any...

when i was in a center i noticed that a song, any song you want, i used like pour unfortunate souls from the little mermaid or whatever my fav disney song was :p and they knew in their centers that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By BrynleeJean
Four Day Care

i stumbled upon a post about avoiding burnout in the form of going form 5 to 4 day care. A lot of providers seemed to be on board with the idea. A lot more that i would have thought, but I can't seem...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By BrynleeJean
no group right now as i decided to be closed...

no group right now as i decided to be closed during this pregnancy and transition to a new house but what i miss about my last group :rolleyes: hmm?

They picked up all the toys every day at the...
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