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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By Ariana
This thread is everything :lol::lol::lol:

This thread is everything :lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By Ariana
My old dog mostly stays away now but LOVES...

My old dog mostly stays away now but LOVES mealtimes! Not sure what I am going to do when he dies, my floors will be a mess because he is better than Hoover!

My kitty just loves being in on any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By Ariana
This is how I feel as well. Too much work and...

This is how I feel as well. Too much work and 99% of the time the kids are oblivious to what holidays are happening so it feels forced. I don’t typically do theme/adult lead activities either so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By Ariana
I am really liking this idea! I have wondered...

I am really liking this idea! I have wondered previously how to bring up if certain people celebrate certain Christian holidays or not. I think going forward I may cut out all cultural celebrations...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By Ariana
Then term immediately! It’s up to you. I am...

Then term immediately! It’s up to you. I am just saying what works and what usually happens. Calling for pickup each time will not help because he is still not learning to self soothe. Self...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 334
Posted By Ariana
Oh and... Morning Show (Amazing storyline and...

Oh and...
Morning Show (Amazing storyline and great acting)
Ted Lasso (funny, American in Britain kind of humour)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By Ariana
I don’t call for pickup because it reinforces the...

I don’t call for pickup because it reinforces the crying. I cry, I get to go home, so why stop! Give it two weeks and if you see absolutely no improvement terminate care. You should see some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 334
Posted By Ariana
Killing Eve Handmaids tale Fleabag Homeland...

Killing Eve
Handmaids tale
Fleabag
Homeland
House of Cards
Unbelievable
(Currently watching the Queens Gambit but so far not impressed 3 episodes in).

Any and all crime documentaries (Making...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By Ariana
It is so odd isn’t it! Maybe trying to cover up...

It is so odd isn’t it! Maybe trying to cover up the smell of smoke? I had a daycare mom that would come in occasionally reeking of perfume (and smoke) and I knew she smoked even though she said she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By Ariana
It honestly sounds like you have tried...

It honestly sounds like you have tried everything! When I am outside with the kids I am hyper aware that their noises are bothering the neighbours but my group is not loud at all unless I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By Ariana
I personally would get the kid some clothes to...

I personally would get the kid some clothes to change into at my house and wouldn’t address it at all! I would just feel too bad to bring it up!

I had a kid who’s clothes smelled so strongly of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By Ariana
When I transition I typically cut the amount that...

When I transition I typically cut the amount that their first nap is until they no longer need it to get to lunch. At 30 minutes though it is my opinion they don’t need it and I would cut it out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Ariana
My husband used to do this as well and it is a...

My husband used to do this as well and it is a form of self soothing, kind of like sucking on a pacifier, rubbing a blanket, rubbing your ear etc. Unless he is harming himself I wouldn’t worry too...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Ariana
Could it be a sensory issue? Does he have any...

Could it be a sensory issue? Does he have any other sensitivities? I ask because for my daughter it is sensory. She tastes thing much stronger than other people. My other daughter loves veggies,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,005
Posted By Ariana
I think I would simply say "have you read the...

I think I would simply say "have you read the contract"? There is absolutely no reason she should be confused about what she is missing if she read the contract. This is a person who is used to not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Ariana
My option choice as well :lol: seriously...

My option choice as well :lol:

seriously though I would quit and take a year! It is pretty much what I am doing right now but without the $500-$1000 because my husbands money is my money and vice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,063
Posted By Ariana
I have been closed since March and even though I...

I have been closed since March and even though I knew I was stressed I honestly had no idea until I closed. I figured after a while I would miss it, feel rested and ready to go back but every time I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By Ariana
I only raise to new clients as well but to be...

I only raise to new clients as well but to be honest my rates are very similar to what they were when I first opened. With new providers popping up with super low rates and a provider on every...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6,103
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 689,393
Posted By Ariana
With my kids is virtual learning I can see and...

With my kids is virtual learning I can see and hear everything the teachers are doing. Now I think teachers are paid way too much here in Canada :cool:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6,103
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 689,393
Posted By Ariana
Dry cold is so much better than wet cold if that...

Dry cold is so much better than wet cold if that makes sense! Wet cold gets to your bones as we say here ;). Where I grew up it was -45C regularly (typical winter day) and our school wasn’t...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By Ariana
She deliberately took them and now wants to keep...

She deliberately took them and now wants to keep them. I would ask her to pay for them!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 360
Posted By Ariana
My parents still have to pay.

My parents still have to pay.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 360
Posted By Ariana
Same! Precovid I had a zero tolerance for...

Same! Precovid I had a zero tolerance for diarrhea.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 448
Posted By Ariana
He would no longer be served breakfast and he can...

He would no longer be served breakfast and he can cry all he wants ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By Ariana
I charge teachers a higher rate all year and then...

I charge teachers a higher rate all year and then have their child attend part time over the summer. It works for me because I have my own kids home all summer and want less kids. You have to do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Ariana
What do you hope to gain by telling the parents? ...

What do you hope to gain by telling the parents? I guess in my mind there is no point because they will likely get mad at him and now you’ve betrayed his trust. I think I would just leave it and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Ariana
I found this site early on too and it has helped...

I found this site early on too and it has helped me soooo much as well!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By Ariana
I would give them another chance personally. ...

I would give them another chance personally. It’s their first time at daycare so you need to teach them how to treat you. Enforce your policies, be professional but firm and they will start...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 633
Posted By Ariana
I think it’s a reaction to the possibility of...

I think it’s a reaction to the possibility of death and someone else stepping in?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By Ariana
This was my second child! Nothing I did worked. ...

This was my second child! Nothing I did worked. One day at 5 she decided she was ready and started pooping on the toilet. Looking back I wish I hadn’t gotten so stresssed. She is now 7 and she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By Ariana
It is great but I mostly wanted to be done...

It is great but I mostly wanted to be done earlier :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By Ariana
I have parents that don’t seem to care and just...

I have parents that don’t seem to care and just pick the most expensive option!! 9.5-10 hour days no matter what so I am going to have to reduce my hours.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By Ariana
Knowing colours and letters and numbers is not...

Knowing colours and letters and numbers is not age appropriate for 2 years old. This is more of a 4-5 year old (maybe 3 yrs for colour).
Milestone. Eating with his hands is a bit concerning but he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By Ariana
Is there a gate you can pass them through?

Is there a gate you can pass them through?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By Ariana
I make them buy the ones I need ;)

I make them buy the ones I need ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By Ariana
I use pull-ups and if the child is potty trained...

I use pull-ups and if the child is potty trained they don’t really go in them. If you get to a point that a pull-up is leaking (which has never happened to me) then they need diapers. Pull-ups also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By Ariana
It’s one of those stupid political messages meant...

It’s one of those stupid political messages meant to divide people into categories of RIGHT and WRONG and I hate self righteousness and virtue signalling, especially when using a kid to do it. This...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By Ariana
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likethislikethislikethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,201
Posted By Ariana
A fever, an infection, a DR visit and...

A fever, an infection, a DR visit and antibiotics? He would not be allowed in my house. I have 48 hrs after First dose of antibiotics because that’s how long they take to work and 24 hours after...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By Ariana
You have to detach and let it go. Is it true no...

You have to detach and let it go. Is it true no one can do it as good as you can? Thats a lot of pressure to put on yourself. Many people are capable and so are these kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By Ariana
I would ask that any questions from her employer...

I would ask that any questions from her employer be directed to me personally through telephone. If the employer calls which they most likely won’t, i will explain that the mom told me child was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By Ariana
I had two kid go through daycare and no issues...

I had two kid go through daycare and no issues with either in terms of bullying. I did not treat my kids the same and they got special privileges like the ability to use their own toys in their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 765
Posted By Ariana
I typically send a reminder on paydays with the...

I typically send a reminder on paydays with the new total amount owed due to late fees. “Hi DCM just a reminder that payment this week is $X to include late fees from X date, thanks”
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By Ariana
Will definitely check it out!! Congrats on such...

Will definitely check it out!! Congrats on such a big accomplishment happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By Ariana
Next time get actual concrete proof and then no...

Next time get actual concrete proof and then no one can deny the allegations.

Like others have said, you need to move on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,496
Posted By Ariana
So funny how she assumes daycare providers: A)...

So funny how she assumes daycare providers:
A) Are not also parents and
B) Do not work full time or have spouses that work full time

:lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By Ariana
I always say “yeah my house has tons of rules and...

I always say “yeah my house has tons of rules and no tv so of course they want to stay home”! Seems to work for me.

In your case I would just say she is adjusting to being without her bestie, she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-01-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Ariana
I had a cockatiel as a child and I loved him! ...

I had a cockatiel as a child and I loved him! Yes he pooped when I let him out of his cage but it is easy to clean. I used to bathe him regularly in a bowl and he loved being dried with the hair...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Ariana
It sounds like she wants to play but doesn’t know...

It sounds like she wants to play but doesn’t know how to get invited into play? Maybe give her some things she can say, asking to play or asking for a toy etc. There are a ton of kids like this who...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By Ariana
I also find boys want to “work” so giving them...

I also find boys want to “work” so giving them chores and making them help you do things works brilliantly!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 856
Posted By Ariana
Oh goodness I am so sorry this happened to you :(...

Oh goodness I am so sorry this happened to you :(

Whenever I read a bad review I always see what the business owner has to say and if they make logical sense then I never ever believe the bad...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By Ariana
I would immediately implement a health screening...

I would immediately implement a health screening tool before admittance. Some providers here have made online ones that parents must answer before entering the home. ANY covid symptom is exclusion...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 514
Posted By Ariana
I correct by repeating the statement with the...

I correct by repeating the statement with the correct grammar but like I am asking a question. I don’t get the child to repeat as a SLP told me not to do that.

Johnny “Her is going outside...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 986
Posted By Ariana
Good for you! Such disrespect to deliberately...

Good for you! Such disrespect to deliberately put everyone at risk and try to hide it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 986
Posted By Ariana
I like bringing this stuff up face to face as it...

I like bringing this stuff up face to face as it gives them less time to think of a response!

I would have said “sally keeps talking about her teachers at daycare, is she in daycare?” and see what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By Ariana
Best Buy staples Amazon

Best Buy
staples
Amazon
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By Ariana
I don’t typically do product art or adult lead...

I don’t typically do product art or adult lead art unless it is Christmas or during craft week in the summer. My go to is always collages. Glue and any and all types of materials. Kids love glue! ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,401
Posted By Ariana
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likethishappyfacelikethishappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By Ariana
I would start scheduling one on one time with her...

I would start scheduling one on one time with her and then you can differentiate by saying it is “time to play now” vs “its mommy cuddle time now”. She is 4 so keep it simple but definitely set...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By Ariana
It sounds like you learned some valuable lessons...

It sounds like you learned some valuable lessons and thankfully have a chance to work with little ones again! Best of luck :)

I reported abuse and similarly nothing was done. That teacher got...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By Ariana
Just a note that anything over 30 is not really...

Just a note that anything over 30 is not really true! SPF 50 doesn’t really exist.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By Ariana
Sleep training! Get the book The Sleep Easy...

Sleep training! Get the book The Sleep Easy Solution and do what they book says. Total life saver!

He has to stay in his bed no matter what. Let him cry for 30 minutes, then when he wakes up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By Ariana
My portfolios are basically milestones based on...

My portfolios are basically milestones based on each developmental domain. It includes the milestone domain and a picture of the child engaged in the activity with an explanation and I do them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By Ariana
I don’t really do themes and my circle time is...

I don’t really do themes and my circle time is pretty flexible depending on what the kids are into. I follow an emergent curriculum. There is a lady on FB that goes thrift shopping for all kinds of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,392
Posted By Ariana
Breastfeeding is natural and normal and anyone...

Breastfeeding is natural and normal and anyone who has an issue with it can go elsewhere! :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By Ariana
I feel like home providers will be exempt, they...

I feel like home providers will be exempt, they are here in my City. Who can enforce someone wearing a mask in their own house?!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,339
Posted By Ariana
Wow :eek: who doesn’t feed their kid until...

Wow :eek: who doesn’t feed their kid until 9:15am?? My kids are fed as soon as they wake up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,339
Posted By Ariana
I serve snack at 9:30am after everyone has...

I serve snack at 9:30am after everyone has arrived. Makes it much easier!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By Ariana
THIS! Somehow he is learning that he is a...

THIS! Somehow he is learning that he is a special snowflake that needs special privileges. I would be shutting that down really fast. Quiet time during daycare (GROUP CARE) happens at nap time and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By Ariana
How old are they? My advice is put them to work....

How old are they? My advice is put them to work. When my kids are fighting it means they are bored so it is time to work. Clean something, tidy up, organize etc etc. The more times I do this the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-04-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By Ariana
This is awesome! I say 50% of the wrong things!...

This is awesome! I say 50% of the wrong things! Haha
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-04-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By Ariana
I am in Canada and my City just announced...

I am in Canada and my City just announced mandatory masks for anyone over 2 when inside. Of course people are exempt who have issues where they cannot wear a mask like autism.

My advice to people...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By Ariana
I do this too! Depend on the situation. When I...

I do this too! Depend on the situation. When I decided to close until January I didn’t apologized but thanked them for their understanding.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By Ariana
I don’t refer anyone because unless you have...

I don’t refer anyone because unless you have worked with that person or seen her with kids without her knowing you just never know what could be happening behind closed doors! I would not want to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By Ariana
I do! To me it is just a courteous thing to say...

I do! To me it is just a courteous thing to say and I really am sorry for the inconvenience my vacation might pose but I’m still taking it :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By Ariana
My backyard is as boring as it gets! No bikes or...

My backyard is as boring as it gets! No bikes or ride on anything :p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By Ariana
Entrepreneur (dates) Ran my own home childcare...

Entrepreneur (dates)
Ran my own home childcare business from Xdate - xdate. Responsible for managing children, budgeting expenses, following health and safety guidelines (list all responsibilities...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,170
Posted By Ariana
This pretty much proves that once a kid drops nap...

This pretty much proves that once a kid drops nap there is nothing you can do to make them sleep! I tell parents this all the time but they seem to think if a kid gets bored or lays still long...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,013
Posted By Ariana
Moldy food and dirty clothes that have gone...

Moldy food and dirty clothes that have gone moldy. Fun times! Not as fun as finding weapons though :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 757
Posted By Ariana
You are giving your kid special treatment and...

You are giving your kid special treatment and there is nothing wrong with that. They have the choice to stay at home and give their kids special treatment as well but they don’t so I wouldn’t worry...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By Ariana
A lot of people, myself included, chose this...

A lot of people, myself included, chose this career because we like to help people and take care of them. What we fail to realize is that we have to stop being people pleasers and we need boundaries...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 21,053
Posted By Ariana
Our favourite is “will it sink or float”. ...

Our favourite is “will it sink or float”. Everyone chooses objects, I write on a piece of paper everyones predictions and we test the hypothesis.

Food dye and celery (leave a stalk of celery...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By Ariana
I personally would not worry about it. Other...

I personally would not worry about it. Other than saliva aspiration and droplets nothing else really causes infections. Unless every kid is going to be in a bubble while at your house, cleaning the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By Ariana
Is getting kicked in the face by a rubber tennis...

Is getting kicked in the face by a rubber tennis shoe somehow better? I don’t understand the logic.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By Ariana
Buh bye kid! No one kicks a kid in the face on...

Buh bye kid! No one kicks a kid in the face on my watch and if I was not seeing any improvement in behaviour she needs to go. This is going to severely affect the self esteem of the mild mannered...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By Ariana
Does this mean your daycare is going to close for...

Does this mean your daycare is going to close for the time being and they would need to find new care? I definitely see your dilemma! I too would feel like I should refund their money they paid to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,019
Posted By Ariana
I would say something like “I called CPS because...

I would say something like “I called CPS because I had concerns and was then terminated. For legal reasons that is all I can say”. Just the facts. You can’t sue someone for stating facts. Do not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By Ariana
White noise and separate them by bookshelves etc....

White noise and separate them by bookshelves etc. Blackout curtains.

I typically put new kids in my kitchen area until they get used to my schedule and have been sleep trained. Then they move...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By Ariana
It would be sooooo great right now because I am...

It would be sooooo great right now because I am off and my husband can take some vacation. It will really suck if we miss an entire summer. In Alberta they are opening provincial parks to trailers...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By Ariana
Wandering through the grocery aisles or aisles at...

Wandering through the grocery aisles or aisles at Costco. Leisurely looking at produce and new products. Have avoided Costco this entire time.

With click and collect at the grocery store a total...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,347
Posted By Ariana
WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER Except for when...

WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER

Except for when I have to pay my daycare provider :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By Ariana
Agree with the above and mention that some kids...

Agree with the above and mention that some kids express needs in different ways. I would do anything and everything to not make this situation worse for this poor kid :( Breaks my heart thst this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,238
Posted By Ariana
Agreed! Here in Ontario we are not allowed to...

Agreed! Here in Ontario we are not allowed to ask for payments if child is not attending or we are closed AND we have to keep their spot. Thank your lucky stars you are not in my situation!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6,103
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 689,393
Posted By Ariana
It is. I really feel like this pandemic has...

It is. I really feel like this pandemic has shown me parents true colours. I also feel angry that some providers who are not getting paid continue to do zoom story time and learning activities with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,968
Posted By Ariana
My mom and dad both in their 70’s refuse to stop...

My mom and dad both in their 70’s refuse to stop grocery shopping. I told them that if they sent me their grocery list I could get them a pickup time at the grocery store...also sent info on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,968
Posted By Ariana
The thing is, people can choose to open and...

The thing is, people can choose to open and people can choose to go. Same for childcare here. Some of us opened and some of us are still closed. Some people send their kids and some people choose...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,968
Posted By Ariana
It is not logical that something in front of your...

It is not logical that something in front of your face will not block a sneeze or cough. It may not block it 100% but it will block it from reaching up to 10ft which is the reach using nothing. All...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6,103
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 689,393
Posted By Ariana
Parent on one of my FB mom groups continuously...

Parent on one of my FB mom groups continuously complaining about having to pay her provider because her grocery bill has doubled. Asks people for proof from the government that she does not have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6,103
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 689,393
Posted By Ariana
Finally blocked her! She sent me a text of...

Finally blocked her!

She sent me a text of the new outdoor trampoline and the new bike trailer they bought for the kid....you know while I am out of a job and a pay-check. The insensitivity knows...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,968
Posted By Ariana
likethislikethis. You are absolutely right that...

likethislikethis. You are absolutely right that this has been here since January, it just makes logical sense.
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