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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2016, 11:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By Nisaryn
Update

Wanted to update you all, my son has now been through TWO daycare providers...he just won't adjust. Lots of trembling, crying, shaking. Won't eat, won't sleep. I had an interview for another, larger,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,320
Posted By Nisaryn
I'm sorry to butt in here but you guys have NO...

I'm sorry to butt in here but you guys have NO idea how happy its making me to read these! I'm from Knoxville originally, used to live at the Steeple Chase apartments on Central Ave. Pike near...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By Nisaryn
I just started looking into this kind of schedule...

I just started looking into this kind of schedule as well since my son has appointments most evenings now. I've switched to just drop-in and part time care/early hours care. I'm offering 4am to 2pm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By Nisaryn
I sent you a PM we are in San Diego city area,...

I sent you a PM we are in San Diego city area, but he isn't old enough for preschool. He just turned 18 months old so he is still a little guy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By Nisaryn
Actually no thank you so much, and for the FB...

Actually no thank you so much, and for the FB link as well! Since we are so new to this, and with hubby deployed I'm dealing with it all on my own, I simply have NO IDEA what to do or where to go or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By Nisaryn
Yes I knew she had a two week period, I agreed to...

Yes I knew she had a two week period, I agreed to that. So I understand your argument and agree with it too. But he didn't even actually attend a full two weeks I guess is why I'm a bit upset. He...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By Nisaryn
I was an infant only provider so I get this a lot...

I was an infant only provider so I get this a lot as well. However, it wouldn't have hurt to do the interviews anyway and THEN tell this particular lady that you felt she fit best. I mean, what if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By Nisaryn
Yes but the waitlist are all full, we are in San...

Yes but the waitlist are all full, we are in San Diego and everyone is on the waitlist basically. I'm not an official military provider, I'm state licensed only so I don't get support through that. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By Nisaryn
No sorry, I guess I wasn't clear...he hasn't been...

No sorry, I guess I wasn't clear...he hasn't been anywhere for longer than a few hours here and there for hourly care...otherwise he has ALWAYS been with me so I knew it would be rough on him. As a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By Nisaryn
Ah, that's probably were I got confused. The...

Ah, that's probably were I got confused. The workman's comp stuff! It's just too hard for me to figure out. What I've decided might be best is to see about offering non-traditional hours...like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By Nisaryn
I can't afford to have a nanny nor can I afford...

I can't afford to have a nanny nor can I afford to hire extra help. I live in military housing and we are only allowed to keep 3 kids max no matter what our license says (license allows up to 8) and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By Nisaryn
Yes we are currently utilizing our local options...

Yes we are currently utilizing our local options but since we are military and live in military housing we have to get special approvals for in-home visits etc. they have to make sure any providers...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By Nisaryn
I have looked into some playgroups over the...

I have looked into some playgroups over the weekend and found one that meets daily nearby. So I have signed up for that. I can also utilize drop in care at the on-base CDC the problem is that it most...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By Nisaryn
Unfortunately they do not since I was only...

Unfortunately they do not since I was only working for 25hrs a week as a part time appointment. The main reason I aimed for part-time work only was because I knew he might need shorter hours in care...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By Nisaryn
No he does not puke. When I went to pick him up...

No he does not puke. When I went to pick him up though I could hear him through the door. It was one of those whiney, whimpering cries...the kind a kid does when he has hurt himself (not saying he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2016, 11:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By Nisaryn
My Own Child Failed The Two Week Trial Period :'(

Hello everyone, long time no see. A LOT has been going on so here goes...

As most of you know I am a Navy spouse. I have been running and in-home daycare for almost 2 years now. I had my son last...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By Nisaryn
I was just about to mention this! My son was...

I was just about to mention this! My son was diagnosed with SPD (Sensory Processing Disorder in case OP doesn't know what that stand for). And he has issues with texture...he doesn't play in food,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,670
Posted By Nisaryn
Personally I love your preschool and hope that I...

Personally I love your preschool and hope that I can either work in or manage a place like this in the future! Plus, I just LOVE ikea....all of my stuff comes from ikea as well!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By Nisaryn
I have a daycare next door, she does before and...

I have a daycare next door, she does before and afterschool care only so it works. There is another just a few houses down, she does only 2 - 5 only so it works as I'm infant only. I haven't been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By Nisaryn
Sounds like a sensory issue and I recommend they...

Sounds like a sensory issue and I recommend they get an OT opinion. My son is exactly like this, he is 15m old and eats mainly breads and pasta. He now sees an OT for weekly sessions to help him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,345
Posted By Nisaryn
LMAO!!!! I also didn't see the...

LMAO!!!! I also didn't see the date.....derrrrrrrp!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,345
Posted By Nisaryn
I get the most calls right now....cause summer is...

I get the most calls right now....cause summer is starting...and again in August when school is back in session.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By Nisaryn
Thank you everyone! I don't think I'm going to...

Thank you everyone! I don't think I'm going to charge unless she is wanting to come more than once, I do all my interviews during daycare hours so her child was already able to meet and play with the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By Nisaryn
Sooo...Play Dates/Needy Mommies?

Hello everyone! I have two families that are interviewing with me this week. One has already said for sure that she wants to take one of my spaces and is bringing the paperwork and deposit over...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By Nisaryn
Thanks for the help everyone! IKEA!!!! Why do I...

Thanks for the help everyone! IKEA!!!! Why do I always seem to forget about Ikea? Maybe because I've never lived near one before so I keep taking it for granted! But I literally have one that is only...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,654
Posted By Nisaryn
I wear those thing yoga-shoes (the ones with the...

I wear those thing yoga-shoes (the ones with the flexi foam inside) or just some socks with the sticky stuff on the other side to keep from sliding....I step in SO MUCH DROOL throughout the day that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By Nisaryn
It is a boy, he just turned 3 last month so only...

It is a boy, he just turned 3 last month so only just got into that age group. Right now I would have 3 infants with his brother and could have up to 3 toddlers as well but I think I'd rather keep at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By Nisaryn
Help! I'm Getting a 3 Year Old!

Hello everyone, so...a lady recently contacted me about her 10m old. I do have an opening coming up (another family PCSing :/ ) and so I interviewed her. Lo-and-behold she brought along her 3yr old...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Nisaryn
Thanks for the suggestions everyone, I'm going to...

Thanks for the suggestions everyone, I'm going to hang on to the PnPs and see about getting some cots instead.

I don't plan on taking infants ever again since I don't plan to keep running my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Nisaryn
Repurpose PnP?

Hello all! All my kids are now over the 1yr age mark. I believe they should be transitioning to cots correct? I live in CA by the way. I don't really want to get rid of my PnPs and can't really...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,826
Posted By Nisaryn
I had a family with nearly this exact situation!...

I had a family with nearly this exact situation! And I would say NOOOOOO.....the experience with them was awful DCB would NOT nap unless I carried him, would NOT eat unless I spoon fed him every bite...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By Nisaryn
Cot for a 1yr Old?

Hello everyone! Two of my babies just turned 12m and I wanted to see about transitioning them from the PnP to the cots....would save a LOT of space. What types of cot do you find work best? Also, any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By Nisaryn
I do infant only care and love it! I have 4 under...

I do infant only care and love it! I have 4 under 1yr at the moment. Anything to do with "look and find" activities, such as Peek-a-boo books or hiding items under blankets and pulling them off. Also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By Nisaryn
The 2+ Crowd?

So I'm thinking of cutting a part time infant so I can have up to 3 toddlers, what types of toys, equipment etc. should I have? I'm worried all my toys are too babyish for kids over 2.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By Nisaryn
It's probably "safe" but not...

It's probably "safe" but not recommended...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By Nisaryn
All my babies are BF. I require they bring it in...

All my babies are BF. I require they bring it in bottles ready to be warmed each day. Both my current BFing moms bring about 3 bottles a day at 4oz each.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By Nisaryn
Thing is she TOLD me she had already given her...

Thing is she TOLD me she had already given her current provider her two week notice! I hope she had planned on interviewing with other providers but....I'm thinking not since she though she was just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By Nisaryn
I go by Mrs. Nicky but the toddler I used to take...

I go by Mrs. Nicky but the toddler I used to take care of before he moved couldn't say Nicky so he called me Kiki....so Mrs. Kiki just ended up sticking with me. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By Nisaryn
I contacted her and let her know that I've...

I contacted her and let her know that I've decided to go with another family. She was not happy since she was banking on just walking in next week....my NACCRA paperwork hasn't even been reviewed by...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By Nisaryn
I had the interview last night with potential DCM...

I had the interview last night with potential DCM (the NACRRA one). I asked her why she was leaving her current provider and assumed it was b/c she was PCSing (moving) but this was not the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,407
Posted By Nisaryn
See I would LOVE to do this!!! This is great...

See I would LOVE to do this!!! This is great idea, for me it probably wouldn't work out right now. My oldest DCK only just turned 1yr so they would be paying to hold for an entire year! Once he is a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By Nisaryn
Potentially Pushy Parents?

Anyone familiar with NACRRA for the military? I have a family that wanted me to apply for it, which I did since it sounded like something that would be beneficial. So I filled out the application and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,536
Posted By Nisaryn
All the advice everyone already gave you is...

All the advice everyone already gave you is wonderful, I run an infant only FCC and can take up to 4 infants (only 3 actually since one is my own son) but I only keep 3 at a time for safety reasons. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,407
Posted By Nisaryn
YES! This is very common but I won't do it unless...

YES! This is very common but I won't do it unless they are going to be paying me a holding fee every month of the year that they aren't here....which no one ever does! LOL. I offer infant only care...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,133
Posted By Nisaryn
I've only been doing home daycare for only 1yr...

I've only been doing home daycare for only 1yr but I had been working in center care for about three years and as an Elementary teacher for three years before that, I always get sick every year :/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,133
Posted By Nisaryn
Sick all the Time - Starting to Wear Me Down! RANT

Hello everyone, I just need to vent/rant a bit,

So most of you know I do infant only care. I have my son who just turned 1yr plus a 10m and a 8m. I'm having an issue with DC babies...they all keep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,126
Posted By Nisaryn
My sister-in-law was over once and I offered to...

My sister-in-law was over once and I offered to mix her formula for her baby, she reminded me to put a 'baby carrot' in the bottle....she believed she was raising her kids the 'German way' and that a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,379
Posted By Nisaryn
Only recently started doing this since I decided...

Only recently started doing this since I decided to let them 'self feed'. I serve one meal component at a time but this is only because since I take infants only...it can get REALLY messy, really...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,013
Posted By Nisaryn
Oh I know that, it's just it is much more visible...

Oh I know that, it's just it is much more visible in the military communities and we're under a lot more scrutiny, especially where our family currently stationed. I mean it's a big base but the...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-25-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,488
Posted By Nisaryn
Form 4562 Military Housing?

Hello Tom,

I'm looking at Form 4562 and I don't think there is anything I can fill out on it. We live in military privatized housing so we don't pay for any of the repairs, utilities, or any other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,013
Posted By Nisaryn
THIS! I have had two DCMs meet me and then decide...

THIS! I have had two DCMs meet me and then decide they didn't want me to care for their children b/c their husbands would have to pick their kids up and were worried about my 'appearance'....at first...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-23-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,708
Posted By Nisaryn
T/S% Only Was Open for Half a Year

Hello, I just got my Copeland tax book and was looking over how to calculate my T/S but I was only open from June...how would I calculate for half a year? If I follow the rules using the hours for an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Nisaryn
After School Care for P/K?

Hello ladies, who all here offers after school care and how do you work it into your schedules?

I'm considering offering after school care for Pre-K and K only. The elementary school is literally...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 941
Posted By Nisaryn
How would you rate being a childcare provider? ...

How would you rate being a childcare provider?

I love being able to work one on one with the kids, especially since I am doing infant only care all my current kids are under 1yr of age. I love...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By Nisaryn
I'm in CA and am taking classes online through...

I'm in CA and am taking classes online through Saddleback College...they are all 100% online EXCEPT for the practicum. In order to have a license to become a director here in CA you must have 6...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By Nisaryn
^^^THIS!!!! Since I work with infants only (all...

^^^THIS!!!! Since I work with infants only (all under 1 right now) I find myself having to do this a LOT. I am on the floor 90% of the time....the other 10% is diapering, cleaning, feeding, cleaning...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By Nisaryn
Have you spoken with her about it? She might be...

Have you spoken with her about it? She might be fine with just working fewer hours...I know that when I was in college and was working part time I really could have used some extra time to study. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2016, 11:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 44,022
Posted By Nisaryn
In CA (I live in San Diego) a "home daycare" must...

In CA (I live in San Diego) a "home daycare" must be in your home or apartment (the one you LIVE in, it cannot be separate location) with permission from your landlord.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By Nisaryn
Babies go into their Pack-n-Plays, older kids get...

Babies go into their Pack-n-Plays, older kids get to sit with a book or toys, I usually take my son with me or put him in a P-n-P as well. I leave the door open so I can hear them. My down stairs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,771
Posted By Nisaryn
I love your book! I only just got it about 2...

I love your book! I only just got it about 2 weeks ago and I was crying from laughter....and shaking my head with the grief I've already had to deal with. :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By Nisaryn
A lot of it depends on you, I took two months off...

A lot of it depends on you, I took two months off but I had a C-section and I breast-feed so I wanted to make sure I had already established my milk supply and was able to give all my time to those...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,314
Posted By Nisaryn
Hello, I run an Infant only program but I am a...

Hello, I run an Infant only program but I am a family day care home. As others have said on here it would be really difficult to run an Infant only program right off the bat...this is something I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By Nisaryn
I called licensing and nope...there are ZERO...

I called licensing and nope...there are ZERO requirements other than Firstaid/CPR/Safety&health....those three classes with no other educational requirements of any type for anything. Wow, CA really...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By Nisaryn
I'm state licensed but I've never read anything...

I'm state licensed but I've never read anything in the guidelines or been told anything about continuing education. I'm not part of anything like STARS or QRIS because they aren't currently accepting...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 12-31-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,438
Posted By Nisaryn
I'm guessing there might be more going on then...

I'm guessing there might be more going on then you realize since you're not a part of her daycare, you don't work there nor do you have children attending (as far as I could tell). The licensors...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By Nisaryn
Quick question! I read a lot about people needing...

Quick question! I read a lot about people needing continuing education....but what is it for? Is it for you to be accredited? For you to keep your CDA? Or is it actually for your daycare license? I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By Nisaryn
I do Japanese language with my infants, I...

I do Japanese language with my infants, I basically use a lot of the same words over and over in both English and Japanese and I do the same with certain phrases. As they get older I have flash cards...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,200
Posted By Nisaryn
This^ I am in CA and I've never had any issues...

This^ I am in CA and I've never had any issues with using a PnP. I'm wondering if it's just her personal opinion but then, if they would pay for you to get them then why not? Personally I would have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-24-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,436
Posted By Nisaryn
Correct me if I'm wrong but your location is...

Correct me if I'm wrong but your location is listed as "California" next to your name. So if thats the case then you need to look here: http://www.ccld.ca.gov/pg411.htm

You need to get your First...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By Nisaryn
Yes, pictures make a HUGE difference...you don't...

Yes, pictures make a HUGE difference...you don't come off a big strange unknown to people if they already have an idea of what they might see before hand. It takes a lot of their worry away! Before I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,249
Posted By Nisaryn
I only take infants, so I'm only allowed 4 kids a...

I only take infants, so I'm only allowed 4 kids a time in my state. One of which is my own so really it's just 3. I enjoy it, I like being able to watch them grow and feel like I am helping them to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 23,961
Posted By Nisaryn
YES! My son is my hubbys but my daughter was from...

YES! My son is my hubbys but my daughter was from a failed relationship. My husband adopted her when we got married and has raised her as his own from the beginning.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 23,961
Posted By Nisaryn
I bathed with my daughter until she was about 4...

I bathed with my daughter until she was about 4 maybe 5. My son is 9m old so I bathe with him in the tub but I will probably stop bathing with him by the time he is 2 or 3 simply because he is a boy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By Nisaryn
No problem, glad I could help! :)

No problem, glad I could help! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,228
Posted By Nisaryn
Hello! I'm military (Navy) as well here and so I...

Hello! I'm military (Navy) as well here and so I am the same way you are. My hubby and I both keep our FB pages set to friends and family only so that no one else can see our kids pictures...this pic...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,939
Posted By Nisaryn
"They're paid out until next Friday, I think I'll...

"They're paid out until next Friday, I think I'll wait until this Friday to talk to her when she picks him up? And tell her that the unpredictable schedule and late nights are affecting my kid's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By Nisaryn
The most common disabilities identified (in my...

The most common disabilities identified (in my school anyway) were LD (Learning Disabilities) and ADD/ADHD. Of course, that is not taking into account the more obvious ones (children born with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By Nisaryn
Hello! I'm a military spouse and veteran but not...

Hello! I'm a military spouse and veteran but not a military CDH...so I can't help much there. Still in the long background check process required before I can start as a CDH so I just have civilian...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By Nisaryn
I taught Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 5th but I...

I taught Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 5th but I was/am specifically an ESL teacher so I don't think I could be much help. I did work with SPED students though however, the issue with Tennessee (where...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,939
Posted By Nisaryn
ALL of this and everything else everyone has...

ALL of this and everything else everyone has said. Just because your not licensed doesn't mean you shouldn't have rules or a contract. Also, if you do continue to take care of this child...write...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 974
Posted By Nisaryn
This is normal, I freaked out the first time it...

This is normal, I freaked out the first time it happened to me to especially when DCB did it in front of his mother...she wasn't so happy about it. I currently have a 7m old that follows me around...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,561
Posted By Nisaryn
Well said. This is my perspective exactly! I am...

Well said. This is my perspective exactly! I am open 6am to 6pm and whatever parents do during that time is THEIR business not mine. They pay me to be open and care for their kids...not to care about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By Nisaryn
I make much less now than I did as a...

I make much less now than I did as a teacher...but I have an MA degree so I made more money from the get-go than the other teachers I worked with. Plus at that time I was in TN so it was much better...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By Nisaryn
You need to wait till after the classes, it's...

You need to wait till after the classes, it's just easier because they will want you to send copies.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,862
Posted By Nisaryn
Unfortunately this happens a LOT with military...

Unfortunately this happens a LOT with military families...they see that their "free housing" and "free insurance" as a reason to have as many kids as they possibly can. They get used to not having to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,862
Posted By Nisaryn
As an after thought (and to give her the benefit...

As an after thought (and to give her the benefit of the doubt) I DID ask her this...nope, she meant per month. I told her, good luck.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,862
Posted By Nisaryn
I personally know the lady....trust me, she is...

I personally know the lady....trust me, she is just being cheap. Her husband outranks mine and makes 3x his pay and she goes to school and works part-time right now and wants to move to full time but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By Nisaryn
Hey there! I live in San Diego and am a military...

Hey there! I live in San Diego and am a military spouse, I've been licensed since June so I have up to date information. Everyone already basically explained the ratio. Like right now I have an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,862
Posted By Nisaryn
Another One of 'Those' Need Care Emails...

This was on my local FB page, another example of how the military families around here expect you to take less money and, as one told me, "you're not patriotic if you ask for more", :rolleyes:
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,070
Posted By Nisaryn
Amount of kids you can have depends on your...

Amount of kids you can have depends on your license, so you would have to look into it before you could take more kids. As for me, I chose to do infants only because of my sons age. I can have up to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,151
Posted By Nisaryn
I would say no and tell them to find a babysitter...

I would say no and tell them to find a babysitter for that day, I know a lot of teens in our area that would do it. As a veteran and a military spouse I will not work on Veterans day. It's MY day....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,070
Posted By Nisaryn
THAT is your issue right there, they probably...

THAT is your issue right there, they probably feel that since they live so close it's perfectly fine to wait till the last minute to leave the house, check the mail, walk to dog, whatever....before...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By Nisaryn
I started homeschooling my daughter this year for...

I started homeschooling my daughter this year for 5th grade mainly because she was identified as Gifted/Talented in 3rd grade. The school she went to at the time was AMAZING and she had tons of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By Nisaryn
I currently homeschool my 10yr old on top of my...

I currently homeschool my 10yr old on top of my daycare. Since I take infants only I don't really have to worry about any conflicts or anything (I can only have 4). She stays in her 'part' of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Nisaryn
I thought to do that but I don't think licensing...

I thought to do that but I don't think licensing allows us to :/ I need to look into that. I know for sure that I can't keep a child in a high chair unless they are eating no matter what....the PnP I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Nisaryn
I'm all for the stern "NO" used it with my 10yr...

I'm all for the stern "NO" used it with my 10yr old and she is fine (so far, LOL), it just isn't working but then he has only just started to do this....literally, it's only been the past week! I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Nisaryn
Advice with the baby-jellies?

Hello ya'll,

I need a bit of advice. My son recently turned 8 months old and has suddenly developed a HUGE case of jealousy.

I know that they can get this way and that it is normal but....I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By Nisaryn
I had a DCM that was just like this...she would...

I had a DCM that was just like this...she would text me throughout the day (even when her child wasn't with me) would text me funny/fun things they did over the weekend. Then at pickup she would stay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By Nisaryn
Could you try to make your own? I made my own...

Could you try to make your own? I made my own using ideas from Pintrest and scraps of fabric that I had laying around and took of some neighbors hands. I also used buttons (glued down), ropes, items...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Nisaryn
I have all those main things listed above plus...

I have all those main things listed above plus some non-latex rubber gloves and a CPR kit (infant/toddler and adult mask), but since I'm military I'm also required to keep this kit as part of my...
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