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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,715
Posted By JoseyJo
We had a little girl with a milk allergy. She...

We had a little girl with a milk allergy. She drank goat's milk. I used goat milk whenever a recipe called for it, and served it instead of cow's at lunch just for her. Was able to claim her on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,655
Posted By JoseyJo
I love them too- I'm gonna chime in w/ my recipe...

I love them too- I'm gonna chime in w/ my recipe because it is so easy, and the best I have ever tried-

Slice in 1/2 and put in a gallon ziploc.
Add 2 Tbsp oil (I use grapeseed, but any would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,362
Posted By JoseyJo
As long as you know, lol! I would NEVER take a...

As long as you know, lol! I would NEVER take a child without payment in advance. What is the point of having SSNs when you know you would never get a dime out of them if you sued them? If they are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By JoseyJo
Per cdc.gov:Varicella (chicken pox) is highly...

Per cdc.gov:Varicella (chicken pox) is highly contagious. The virus spreads in the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. It can also be spread by touching or breathing in aerosolized virus...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By JoseyJo
Duplicate post

Duplicate post
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By JoseyJo
There is a post on here somewhere about velcro in...

There is a post on here somewhere about velcro in the bins down. I'll try to find it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,976
Posted By JoseyJo
So what's going to happen when he scratches your...

So what's going to happen when he scratches your baby again, but this time gets an eye? A scratch hard enough to bleed could permanently blind your baby. There is NO way I would keep this child.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,145
Posted By JoseyJo
Congenital CMV Infection is NOT the same as CMV....

Congenital CMV Infection is NOT the same as CMV. Congenital CMV means her mother was exposed to CMV for the first time when she was pregnant. It means that the child may have physical impairments due...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,668
Posted By JoseyJo
I don't understand why they wouldn't be expecting...

I don't understand why they wouldn't be expecting a refund, or why you wouldn't expect to give one. You gave them notice, you chose the date, you are not allowing the child to come during the rest...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By JoseyJo
This is why I don't take non-nappers. It is too...

This is why I don't take non-nappers. It is too difficult when they decide not to be quiet.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By JoseyJo
I definitely wouldn't be unknotting her hair. Let...

I definitely wouldn't be unknotting her hair. Let her be proud of it mommy at home while mommy is unknotting it! I am sure mommy would love that, and I bet DCG decides not to do it again :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By JoseyJo
Same here. We had a nice fancy one, and a sturdy...

Same here. We had a nice fancy one, and a sturdy minimal one. The minimal one was used all the time by boys and girls, the fancy one just sat in the corner.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,041
Posted By JoseyJo
IMO, blowouts should be very rare, mostly when a...

IMO, blowouts should be very rare, mostly when a child is sick and has explosive diarrhea. They are definitely (or should definitely) be less-blowout prone than cloth!

The brand does make a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,607
Posted By JoseyJo
I think all of these rules are very reasonable. I...

I think all of these rules are very reasonable. I have all of them myself, the only difference is I make them into larger categories so it seems like less rules :D

We have the rules:

you must...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,919
Posted By JoseyJo
likethislikethis Part of the expenses of running...

likethislikethis Part of the expenses of running a daycare I would think. Just like a landlord cannot charge for normal wear and tear,occasional broken toys are normal wear and tear for children and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By JoseyJo
I skipped crawling too ( did an army crawl...

I skipped crawling too ( did an army crawl instead, but not sure if that counts). I did not walk early- 13 months I believe. I am a voracious reader though, just like my mama :)
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-02-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,676
Posted By JoseyJo
How inspiring Daycare! Thank you for sharing :hug:

How inspiring Daycare! Thank you for sharing :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,780
Posted By JoseyJo
Backwards footed pjs (ala Nanny de!). Just get...

Backwards footed pjs (ala Nanny de!). Just get one size up, and watch her youtube tutorial on how to put them on- its under Tori Fees I think. If that doesnt work she has something else she puts on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By JoseyJo
I had a DCB (preschool aged) who was obsessed...

I had a DCB (preschool aged) who was obsessed with a DCG (also preschool aged) it wasn't like your discription though. He had a MAJOR crush on her (she was very beautiful :)) He always tried to sit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,549
Posted By JoseyJo
likethislikethis This is exactly what I do :)

likethislikethis This is exactly what I do :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By JoseyJo
It sounds like you really have your answer, as...

It sounds like you really have your answer, as little as you may like it. Your health, safety, and sanity HAVE to come before your job and friendships. If they are truely friends they will understand...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,001
Posted By JoseyJo
I would try to replace. DCM pretty much told you...

I would try to replace. DCM pretty much told you she is trying to SAH, and she is obviously not on the same page as you with child rearing, which usually leads to problems.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By JoseyJo
My grandbaby gets a yeast diaper rash pretty...

My grandbaby gets a yeast diaper rash pretty often. Athletes foot or yeast medicine (works the same but athletes is much cheaper) works great. It's not a barrier like diaper rash cream, it just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,318
Posted By JoseyJo
Well, if they know that you will send home after...

Well, if they know that you will send home after 1 (or 2, 3 whatever your policy is) loose stools regardless of the reason, and they understand and agree with you not using washclothes then I don't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,735
Posted By JoseyJo
My parents were not spankers and I also turned...

My parents were not spankers and I also turned out okay :ouch:

I agree that CONSISTENCY is the key, and confidence too. Parents are too wishy washy, always afraid that someone (kid, grandparent,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,046
Posted By JoseyJo
Even though she says "list of concerns" it sounds...

Even though she says "list of concerns" it sounds to me like what she really wants is a list of the reasons on why YOU are concerned enough to term. If you say you are concerned about his speech,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,407
Posted By JoseyJo
TROLL!!! :lol::lol::lol: Called it first...

TROLL!!! :lol::lol::lol:

Called it first :ouch::D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,674
Posted By JoseyJo
I don't think babyish and my 2yo's would LOVE...

I don't think babyish and my 2yo's would LOVE them! Some parent's are just absolutely unthoughtful with no manners :(
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-24-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,698
Posted By JoseyJo
It IS absolutely true that babies are born...

It IS absolutely true that babies are born knowing how to sleep. It is just common sense. Do you think that they don't sleep while they are in utero? They have been self soothing for many months...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 12,010
Posted By JoseyJo
Sounds like you found a solution to your problem...

Sounds like you found a solution to your problem happyface Sometimes we just have to talk it out to find out the answer for ourselves :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,559
Posted By JoseyJo
I went to the Amazon site and marked the...

I went to the Amazon site and marked the unverified, obviously inflammatory, reviews as unhelpful. If enough people do that they will be hidden from view :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,084
Posted By JoseyJo
I second that one- that was gonna be my...

I second that one- that was gonna be my suggestion for places where the kiddos can reach. They are pretty pricy though. I use staples up higher.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By JoseyJo
The only thing that would be an issue for me if I...

The only thing that would be an issue for me if I were interviewing you would be the dog issue. I love dogs, but I wouldn't be okay with leaving my child in a house with a dog that barked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,780
Posted By JoseyJo
:eek: :lol: :lol: :lol:

:eek: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,604
Posted By JoseyJo
Good for you! I am glad you are standing up for...

Good for you! I am glad you are standing up for yourself. I totally agree, you should not be watching this child. It is a danger to yourself, your other children, and your daycare license.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,333
Posted By JoseyJo
We started with 6 months income in savings. It...

We started with 6 months income in savings. It was good to be able to focus on just the daycare. :)

That being said we were full within 1 month. Talk about being blessed!!! That first group was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,758
Posted By JoseyJo
We tried lots of different ways but ended up with...

We tried lots of different ways but ended up with "inside shoes". We provide crocs for each child, they take off their outside shoes and slip into their crocs when they come in. The children can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,452
Posted By JoseyJo
Good luck!

Good luck!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,452
Posted By JoseyJo
I homeschooled my daughter from 7th grade through...

I homeschooled my daughter from 7th grade through high school, and my sons from 3rd to 7th grades.

My boys decided to attend public school in 8th grade because one wanted to play football (they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By JoseyJo
My personal experience is that it is VERY...

My personal experience is that it is VERY difficult to train a child who has been attachment parented to that extent to accept the group care concept. I have not ever accomplished it and have ended...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,842
Posted By JoseyJo
Honestly, at this point I would let it go. She...

Honestly, at this point I would let it go. She is totally paid out except that $10 right? As long as she picks up on time for the rest of the notice period I would be good with that....

Just my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,274
Posted By JoseyJo
Exactly- words are obviously not working, so take...

Exactly- words are obviously not working, so take action. Right now her waking the kids up is YOUR problem. It needs to be a problem for HER so she is more likely to learn from her mistakes :ouch:...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By JoseyJo
Before last week I would have said the "usual"...

Before last week I would have said the "usual" age is around 12-14 months. But a close friend of mine has a 5.5 month old who is talking :eek::eek: She says mama, dada, and hi- actually says hi to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By JoseyJo
we made ours yard and a half long by a yard wide....

we made ours yard and a half long by a yard wide. That way they were long enough to last until kindergarten.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,657
Posted By JoseyJo
DONT give into what she wants. She will just...

DONT give into what she wants. She will just find something else she wants, then something else- because she WANTS you not to be able to care for her baby as well as she could so she can prove she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,547
Posted By JoseyJo
I've been watching Breaking Bad and orange is the...

I've been watching Breaking Bad and orange is the new black. Been getting lots of good exercise in :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By JoseyJo
In the beginning I was much too worried about...

In the beginning I was much too worried about what the parents wanted. I made concessions I thought I would be okay with, to get them to want to go with me.

I realized (like so many other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By JoseyJo
I'm 35 and just started this last spring...

I'm 35 and just started this last spring semester. Congrats!

Online classes are the way to go- but it is A LOT more work than you think it is (or at least than I thought it was). I spend about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,798
Posted By JoseyJo
likethis Perfect!

likethis Perfect!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,576
Posted By JoseyJo
My first set of parents were wonderful! Actually...

My first set of parents were wonderful! Actually for the first 3 years or so the kids and parents were great. After that... not so much. Seems like every parent I enrolled was one of the crazy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,547
Posted By JoseyJo
OT- Need Some TV Series Suggestions!

I just finished Bones and I am looking for something with quite a few seasons on Netflix or Hulu. It has worked pretty well for me to have a good series to watch while I am walking on the treadmill...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By JoseyJo
We have a lot of allergies in our family so we...

We have a lot of allergies in our family so we already use dye/perfume free everything. We have been using johnson's baby wash on her, but we will switch that to something hypoallergenic. She...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By JoseyJo
It wasn't her normal pediatrician, it was another...

It wasn't her normal pediatrician, it was another doctor in his office and she was very young...

She said it defiantly wasn't a virus because babies under 6 months old don't get viruses that cause...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By JoseyJo
We will find out soon. I'm taking her to the dr...

We will find out soon. I'm taking her to the dr in about an hour (mom has an interview). I'll update when I know :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By JoseyJo
Thank you so much everyone! Daughter will call...

Thank you so much everyone! Daughter will call the dr in the AM as soon as they open and I will update with what he says. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By JoseyJo
LOL! That's my grandbaby. She is pretty damn...

LOL! That's my grandbaby. She is pretty damn cute :D

She hasn't had a fever at all, hasn't even been fussy (any more than normal). It started as a very small rash on the sides of her cheeks on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By JoseyJo
Any Ideas What This Is?

We thought heat rash but it got WAY worse overnight. No fever, no fussiness. She is 6 weeks old. Rash is mostly on face but is starting to go onto chest. Nowhere else at all.

I can't post...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,998
Posted By JoseyJo
- Mine used to need to be cleaned daily, but when...

- Mine used to need to be cleaned daily, but when I started enforcing no shoes off the entrance rug it got much much better! I still have to clean mine weekly (they just show everything and I am a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,356
Posted By JoseyJo
We closed the end of December and I have never,...

We closed the end of December and I have never, ever regretted it. Not even for 1 moment!

The families will move on quickly- even the ones you think will keep in touch probably wont (and maybe...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,998
Posted By JoseyJo
I use magic eraser on mine. I fill a little...

I use magic eraser on mine. I fill a little bucket with warm soapy water and dip the ME in pretty often so it says pretty wet. After I wipe each mat down w/ the ME I wipe with a dry cotton...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,099
Posted By JoseyJo
I buy it from the grocery and brew it at home. ...

I buy it from the grocery and brew it at home. I'm too cheap to buy it by the cup! Plus I drink too much of it. I am horrible- coffee until noon then water or crystal light until bed (usually...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,911
Posted By JoseyJo
No way I would take this family back! If you did...

No way I would take this family back! If you did it essentially tells her she can be rude and disrespectful to you, apologize and get away with it. Start fresh when YOU are ready. Since you don't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,099
Posted By JoseyJo
I love...

coffee! Especially this new "blueberry muffin" from Dunkin Donuts :D

The "raspberry filled donut" kind is really good too :lol:

Just wanted to share that with my buds at DC.com this early...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,409
Posted By JoseyJo
Thank you so much NannyDe! That is SO sweet!...

Thank you so much NannyDe! That is SO sweet! Since I posted last I talked to my DD about what ya'll said and about the bland diet website. While she was talking she gave me lots of different info...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,409
Posted By JoseyJo
Can someone give me a list of common offenders? ...

Can someone give me a list of common offenders?

I know dairy, beans, apples, sulfury veges
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,409
Posted By JoseyJo
I agree- I think she has gas, food intolerances,...

I agree- I think she has gas, food intolerances, food allergies, reflux, something like that. What to DO about it? She has taken her into every place she can think of and everyone just poo-poo's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,409
Posted By JoseyJo
I agree totally with the sleep issue- I don't...

I agree totally with the sleep issue- I don't want her to have problems with daycare since I know she will be going there in a few months! The problem is the advice from everyone that if she cries...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,409
Posted By JoseyJo
LOL! That is what I want to hear, just want it...

LOL! That is what I want to hear, just want it to really be true too :D My daughter herself was VERY fussy (we called it colic back then)- we tried everything but nothing helped. She finally...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,409
Posted By JoseyJo
She doesn't want to hold her baby all the time. ...

She doesn't want to hold her baby all the time. She wants her baby to be able to be awake (or asleep for that matter) for at least a few minutes without being held/rocked/walked/snuggled, etc. She...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,409
Posted By JoseyJo
Yes, 19yo and first child! She is staying with me...

Yes, 19yo and first child! She is staying with me for the next month or so, then she will be getting her own place and going back to work. The plan is for me to watch gb for a few months, then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,409
Posted By JoseyJo
Arm Baby- Advice Needed :)

My new grandbaby is 3 weeks old. The doctor, nurses at hospital,breastfeeding clinic, and internet :rolleyes: keep telling her she "can't spoil a newborn" "her needs are same as wants" and that she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By JoseyJo
I am so proud that my daughter is being so safe...

I am so proud that my daughter is being so safe with my new little granddaughter (5 days old now!). She puts her to sleep awake in her bassinet with nothing other than a tight fitted sheet and a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,193
Posted By JoseyJo
Personally- hurt and offended. I am pretty...

Personally- hurt and offended. I am pretty sensitive though! I think the main issue though is how he handles it now that he has thought about it. If he doesn't even look at another that doesn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,599
Posted By JoseyJo
I have a travel lite too- very sturdy, and very...

I have a travel lite too- very sturdy, and very cute :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By JoseyJo
Search "footed" in this forum. It will bring up...

Search "footed" in this forum. It will bring up tons of great info on backward facing footed pj's. Just what the dr ordered for this exact issue :p I think Nannyde even has a video on youtube...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,208
Posted By JoseyJo
As much as I would WANT to email back one of the...

As much as I would WANT to email back one of the other responses, in the end I would stick with this one. Not stooping to her level would make me feel better in the long run. :p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,827
Posted By JoseyJo
My hubby is a graphic artist- he says that the...

My hubby is a graphic artist- he says that the brown background is the best because the contrast between the background and the lettering will be the easiest to read from far away/going faster. But...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 04-09-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,111
Posted By JoseyJo
I am not allergic to bees, but I would not...

I am not allergic to bees, but I would not continue to go through, and take my child through, a bee infested area.

As a parent I would pull my child and expect a refund. I would take them to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By JoseyJo
You would think that, but my experience is that...

You would think that, but my experience is that they will. I don't take children under 18 mo. 3 out of 4 families who had another child kept their older children with me, then enrolled the younger...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By JoseyJo
I SO wouldn't do this. Not worth the money,...

I SO wouldn't do this. Not worth the money, time, or inconvenience
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,856
Posted By JoseyJo
Maybe I'm weird on this one- but the next time...

Maybe I'm weird on this one- but the next time the "she doesn't like it when I change her diapers" convo comes up and DCM says the loves it at home I would ask her to change one for me right then so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,746
Posted By JoseyJo
Exactly!!

Exactly!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,960
Posted By JoseyJo
This was my thought- you aren't paid enough to...

This was my thought- you aren't paid enough to have to deal with a child like this. IF the parents are 1000% on board with correcting the issue with them and with you in a way that will work for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 567
Posted By JoseyJo
OT- Prodigy Car Seat

Does anyone have a Summer Prodigy infant carseat they would like to sell? I have the matching stroller and would love to have the set. TIA either way!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,440
Posted By JoseyJo
I think ask yourself these questions honestly:...

I think ask yourself these questions honestly: Will you be happy if she succeeds? Will you be happy if she fails?

If you are her friend, you will be happy if she succeeds. It sounds like you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By JoseyJo
Yep! Because that kid doesn't see his parents...

Yep! Because that kid doesn't see his parents enough and is yearning for attention. The type of parents who leave their child at daycare for extended hours tend to be the types that dont pay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,068
Posted By JoseyJo
My little 4yo dcg told me first thing this...

My little 4yo dcg told me first thing this morning " I LOVE naps!" Last Thursday when I asked her what her favorite part of the day was and she said Nap Time!

She has the biggest grin every day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By JoseyJo
There lots of different options for caring for...

There lots of different options for caring for children in KS. With a licensed daycare home w/ 1 provider the rule are listed under K.A.R.28-4-114 (e)(1) Table 1

These are the options:

Max of...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 02-27-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 61,526
Posted By JoseyJo
Some states require that all children lay down...

Some states require that all children lay down for a quiet time each day. Kansas does. My surveyor said that every child in care, regardless of age, must lay down for a minimum of 30 minutes. If...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By JoseyJo
likethislikethis It is much more work than...

likethislikethis

It is much more work than you think it will be to watch a SA. I have done it twice and I don't think it's worth the money. Even a child that has been here as a preschooler is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,015
Posted By JoseyJo
Boy and I glad someone said that- I just quit...

Boy and I glad someone said that- I just quit home daycare to become an RN in labor and delivery! Saw this post and thought.... oh my, maybe that was a bad choice...:ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,780
Posted By JoseyJo
:ouch::lol:happyface

:ouch::lol:happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,640
Posted By JoseyJo
I may be the odd one out here but I would NOT...

I may be the odd one out here but I would NOT give her back her deposit/holding fee. If she sues you the most she would get was her holding fee back, and you may have to cover part of a day to go to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,780
Posted By JoseyJo
I think above is VERY common - I think it is one...

I think above is VERY common - I think it is one of two reasons, or maybe both in some cases:

1. Child is a handful so parents choose to spend as little times as possible with the child- leaving...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,640
Posted By JoseyJo
Personally I don't think so. I am not a lawyer...

Personally I don't think so. I am not a lawyer or anything but unless the contract specifically says you WONT breastfeed I don't see how she could get out of it because you are.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,244
Posted By JoseyJo
After watching this movie we started saying a...

After watching this movie we started saying a variation of this every day at the end of circle time. It is amazing to see the little ones faces light up when as they say I am kind, I am smart, I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,182
Posted By JoseyJo
Yep! Just walk away... :hug::hug:

Yep! Just walk away... :hug::hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,017
Posted By JoseyJo
Yep, def against regs. St Francis (or maybe it...

Yep, def against regs. St Francis (or maybe it was Stormont) here in Topeka had a "sick care" drop in program a long time ago. It was shut down about 15 years ago because of changing regulations...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By JoseyJo
Both of my playrooms had carpet and I worried...

Both of my playrooms had carpet and I worried that it would be too hard to keep clean (lots of mud in KS!) so we put down foam squares in both rooms. Worked like a charm :) I used these ones:
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,113
Posted By JoseyJo
I just wanted to respond real quick and say good...

I just wanted to respond real quick and say good for you! happyfacehappyface

I think a lot of times we loose focus on why we started doing daycare in the first place and get caught up in what's...
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