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Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-12-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By MelissaP
That would be okay too. I just haven't sat and...

That would be okay too. I just haven't sat and messed with it much.

Thank you!
Melissa
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-12-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By MelissaP
Okay. Thank you! Melissa

Okay. Thank you!

Melissa
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-12-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By MelissaP
Kid Kare Kuestion!

Hey everyone!

I am new to Kid Kare and have done a search but I'm not really sure what the search terms would really be.

Anyways, I am wondering if there's a way to export all my financial...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,780
Posted By MelissaP
Yep.. my favorite is long sleeved onsie and no...

Yep.. my favorite is long sleeved onsie and no pants or socks or anything. Seriously, your kid needs pants/shorts/ and a short sleeved shirt. It's warm out but not half naked warm.

Same kid as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,780
Posted By MelissaP
Seriously Stupid Rant from Me.

Totally made a super cute footprint art today with a 3 month old baby. Handed it to mom at pick up and all that she said was "okay". Well f******** you toooo! She hardly ever response to the photos...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By MelissaP
Thank you everyone. I appreciate all the...

Thank you everyone. I appreciate all the information. :)

Melissa
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By MelissaP
Thank you BC! I would at least like to give it a...

Thank you BC! I would at least like to give it a try. I'm just not sure how to do it. LOL. Where do I start?

Melissa
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By MelissaP
I will probably not take on any school agers and...

I will probably not take on any school agers and be just a teacher friendly place. Not sure yet.

Melissa
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By MelissaP
I had a teacher ask me about that today, that...

I had a teacher ask me about that today, that what happens if they need summer care also (for summer school purposes) and I said that they would get 1st dibs on those summer spots (she has 7 weeks of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By MelissaP
Exactly. :)

Exactly. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By MelissaP
Teacher Friendly?

How do you market to your clientele if you only want teacher's children? I'm not sure on where to begin. The idea is to get the teachers kids during the school year and only have school aged children...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 828
Posted By MelissaP
Divorce hurts everyone, but it's not good for...

Divorce hurts everyone, but it's not good for kids, regardless of age, to stay in a relationship that is not solid. For whatever reason, you feel you need to do this and you need to do whatever is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By MelissaP
My daughter is allergic to most of the name brand...

My daughter is allergic to most of the name brand stuff. She will break out in a red rash, like you are describing. We just use the cheap stuff from Target. Never had a problem with it.

Melissa
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By MelissaP
Did Mom go on any trips in November when the...

Did Mom go on any trips in November when the behavior started? Sounds like some abandonment anxiety to me, but I am not a doctor.

What is she like after drop off and mom leaves?

Melissa
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By MelissaP
Look for my response in the quotes.

Look for my response in the quotes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By MelissaP
I'm wondering why you chose not to accept credit?...

I'm wondering why you chose not to accept credit? There is a fee associated with accepting cards, but why not include that price into your fees (like a retail establishment does)?

I use Square.com...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,049
Posted By MelissaP
Was it this lady? ...

Was it this lady?

http://katu.com/news/local/woman-facing-100-counts-accused-of-leaving-kids-alone-to-tan-go-to-the-gym

Melissa
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,723
Posted By MelissaP
How old is he?

How old is he?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By MelissaP
I would kill for a new fence. Ours is a metal one...

I would kill for a new fence. Ours is a metal one and we have a couple of big dogs next door. Thankfully they are not our during the day but that doesn't make me feel any better.

Melissa
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-10-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By MelissaP
Thank you so much! I appreciate all the help! ...

Thank you so much! I appreciate all the help!

Melissa
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-10-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By MelissaP
Personal tax and Business tax

I am just starting out and I am wondering how this works when it comes to filing taxes.

What is the usually rate that you pay in for either?

Would I have to have a personal tax if I am the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By MelissaP
OMG. The "best friend" argument is just as bad as...

OMG. The "best friend" argument is just as bad as the "My mom/dad" bit. My littlest would say that all the time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By MelissaP
Honestly, I wouldn't either. I know that we can...

Honestly, I wouldn't either. I know that we can get sick and the children in our care can get sick from the children of the sick parent or sibling.. but most of the time, before the symptoms appear,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By MelissaP
My favorite is "My mom" or "My dad"....

My favorite is "My mom" or "My dad". GRRR.
Forum: Forms - Uploads 03-28-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By MelissaP
Emergency Contact Sheet? Incident Report?

I have been looking for an emergency contact sheet that I like and can't find one. I am going to make my own but what kinds of things do you include?

Does anyone happen to have an incident report...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By MelissaP
Wink They are the same. I use both.

They are the same. I use both.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,784
Posted By MelissaP
Absolutely! Nasty habit and makes everyone sick...

Absolutely! Nasty habit and makes everyone sick and smell like @ss. (p.s. I used to smoke, but not around my kids, in my house or my car).

Melissa
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 769
Posted By MelissaP
"Walking feet" "Your mouth belongs on your...

"Walking feet"

"Your mouth belongs on your body only"

and

"Get your hands out of your pants"

Oh and don't forget...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,784
Posted By MelissaP
Nope, it's not illegal in Minnesota to smoke in a...

Nope, it's not illegal in Minnesota to smoke in a car with a child. They tried to pass it but they can't control what your doing in your personal property. You can't smoke with your daycare kids in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,147
Posted By MelissaP
This actually upsets me because not all children...

This actually upsets me because not all children are getting their way when it comes to shoes and clothes. Sometimes, we as parents, choose our battles and yes, sometimes the kid wins. I could...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 01-09-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,418
Posted By MelissaP
This was the best book that I have ever read....

This was the best book that I have ever read. Such a great read and I recommend it to everyone. I hope to see the movie adaptation when I can.

Melissa
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,078
Posted By MelissaP
Thank you for those.. I will for sure be using...

Thank you for those.. I will for sure be using them!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By MelissaP
My daughter was deaf until two, when we got her...

My daughter was deaf until two, when we got her tubes placed and everything else taken out. Please don't brush it off like I did. My girl couldn't hear and would scream everything that she wanted...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,263
Posted By MelissaP
I'd be concerned about Dad's behavior also. I...

I'd be concerned about Dad's behavior also. I would believe that is where her aggression is coming from, she's probably witnessing something and has no other way to verbalize it. Have you notice any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,078
Posted By MelissaP
Thank you all so very much!

Thank you all so very much!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,078
Posted By MelissaP
What's a "Program Reporting Sheet"?

What's a "Program Reporting Sheet"?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,078
Posted By MelissaP
Black Cat Help Please!

BC - What does your chemical use policy look like? I'm not sure I understand this one and "Google Knows All" doesn't give me anything. LOL
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,078
Posted By MelissaP
Thank you everyone for your input! I greatly...

Thank you everyone for your input! I greatly appreciate it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,078
Posted By MelissaP
Welcome Packet

I'm trying to throw together a welcome packet with all the information parents need, along with all the paperwork and information in it. Can I ask you all a question?
What do you put into your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 29,415
Posted By MelissaP
Weird question, but does this also include the...

Weird question, but does this also include the bathroom space?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2017, 06:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,437
Posted By MelissaP
I'm not understanding.

I guess I am not understanding what the "big" issue is here. I've been following this for a few days now to see if I am missing something.
You are concerned that your child didn't get a cupcake. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,190
Posted By MelissaP
Some things to think about.

I've currently got a child that was severally physically abused by his father. He was in a coma and all that. He couldn't use one side of his body when he came to. Fast forward almost a year and he's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 248,010
Posted By MelissaP
A little man and his tubes...

I've got this little guy, 2 years old and he got his tubes placed on Monday. He comes back yesterday and is already talking to much more. Such a night and day difference. Better listening ears and is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,780
Posted By MelissaP
These parents are so wierd. I've never seen a...

These parents are so wierd. I've never seen a child that had issues with cream and if there is an issue, you should probably figure out why. I guess it's the back and fourth that bothers me the most....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,780
Posted By MelissaP
Do you ever have issues with parents paying a...

Do you ever have issues with parents paying a month ahead of time? How do you make that work?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,780
Posted By MelissaP
They message through an app that we have at work...

They message through an app that we have at work on an iPad. So everything is documented. At least from what I can understand about the app.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,780
Posted By MelissaP
The parents have told me that it's because it...

The parents have told me that it's because it irritates her (which I have never witnessed this) and that it's hard to get out of her lady parts (because the girl wont let them do it, they are forcing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,780
Posted By MelissaP
And that's the biggest problem. It her lady bits...

And that's the biggest problem. It her lady bits that get it the worst. The messaged me today to tell me that I now have to make sure to verbally tell them every time she has a rash down under and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,780
Posted By MelissaP
Wish I could. I work at a big box center and have...

Wish I could. I work at a big box center and have no decision making authority. If it was up to me, I would tell mom and dad that she can't come back if she's got the rash and they wont allow cream....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,780
Posted By MelissaP
DCP - Can't use butt cream

I have parents of a DCG that wont let me use cream on her VERY bad diaper rash. Says it's because it may get on her "lady bits". Really?!

This is also a 2.5 year old who can't unzip her own jack...
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