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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By wahmof3
WOo HOo

It's PAYDAY and it's FRIDAY!!! happyfacehappyfacehappyface

Here's to a great day and a great weekend!!! :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,760
Posted By wahmof3
It used to bother me for all of the reasons PP's...

It used to bother me for all of the reasons PP's have stated.

But its something that I can't change- no matter how many times I try.

I refuse to let it ruin my day. ;)

So it is what it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,718
Posted By wahmof3
Be strong and stand your ground!!! I...

Be strong and stand your ground!!!

I remember not to long ago that you had a "left hook" for my issue.....

Well I got one for your DCM......:lol:

YOU GOT THIS!!!! Business is business...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,170
Posted By wahmof3
likethislikethislikethis

likethislikethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
DRUM ROLL PLEASE.......... They are...

DRUM ROLL PLEASE..........

They are returning and at full time status!!!!!

YAY for me!!!

Deep cleansing breath and weight off my shoulders.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
Today is the deadline. Still nothing. Obviously-...

Today is the deadline. Still nothing. Obviously- DCM is ticked.

I have a slew of emotions right now.

I am feeling bad bc I know child care is expensive. (my bills still need paid)

I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,546
Posted By wahmof3
Love!! :)

Love!! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
Well its Deadline Eve...... and nothing yet.

Well its Deadline Eve...... and nothing yet.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,725
Posted By wahmof3
I completed a "free" listing last week and it...

I completed a "free" listing last week and it doesn't come up when I search.

I thought I was doing something wrong, but I have looked over my account. The only thing I can think of is next to my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
Yes she has until 4:30p on Wed August 7. I...

Yes she has until 4:30p on Wed August 7.

I plan on sending her a text at 4:31 if I had not heard anything and then be ready to move on.

I do already have ads out :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
No response. Go figure. She is probably...

No response.

Go figure. She is probably making calls and will let me know something Wednesday or AFTER.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
likethis bingo :rolleyes:

likethis bingo :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
almost 10 hours later.... no response from DCM. ...

almost 10 hours later.... no response from DCM.

Guess I made her mad. :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
Weight.lifted.off.shoulders. I did respond...

Weight.lifted.off.shoulders.

I did respond to DCM. I put it all out there. What she would be paying as a new client, what she is grandfathered into paying, that I only have 6 spaces, etc etc

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,084
Posted By wahmof3
WOW! I would have termed on the spot and not even...

WOW! I would have termed on the spot and not even looked back. Good for you telling her to get out. happyface I am so done with some of these parents
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
Well didn't sleep last night. My mind was racing...

Well didn't sleep last night. My mind was racing with this situation.

The last message from DCM was asking about daily rate. I haven't offered a daily rate in several years. I do however only...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
Thanks so much!

Thanks so much!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
OMG- she won't stop texting me regarding rates....

OMG- she won't stop texting me regarding rates. Its almost enough to say I am so done.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
Well I better start interviewing, gotta gut...

Well I better start interviewing, gotta gut feeling this family will be gone. :(

BUT YAY for me for standing firm and getting paid what I deserve ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
Thanks it means so much! I am so glad I can come...

Thanks it means so much! I am so glad I can come here and get objective help. This job is by no means easy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
FANTASTIC!!! likethis

FANTASTIC!!! likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
DCM response: Ok. So part time is 2 days a...

DCM response:

Ok. So part time is 2 days a week?


:mad::mad::mad:

Should've seen it coming.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
lovethis these are great!!

lovethis these are great!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
LOL!! In reality this is a great DCM. She just...

LOL!! In reality this is a great DCM. She just has a hard time dealing with paying when the child is not in attendance! When I first started I did charge a daily rate. Then after not being able to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
lovethis This actually crossed my mind! ...

lovethis

This actually crossed my mind!

Along the lines of since you are changing the terms of our contract, You will now come in at a much higher rate and I will discount you to $$$. Oh thats...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
Yes I have that letter nicely placed in my...

Yes I have that letter nicely placed in my daycare forms folder- ready to whip out at any time likethis.

I keep telling myself "Their problems are NOT my problems and I can only have 6 spaces"...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
See I totally agree! In fact I pulled up your...

See I totally agree! In fact I pulled up your rate sheet BlackCat to see what you charge... DCM would probably crap herself.

This DCM tried to negotiate a cheaper rate last winter when the newborn...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
Thanks so much!! I love that I can come on here...

Thanks so much!! I love that I can come on here and get help/advice :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,217
Posted By wahmof3
Why Do I Stink At This???

DCM I have had for almost 4 year texts me asking for a discount bc her DCK is going to preschool. :eek:

It only affects my services with her on Mondays.

I already discount her 1 day a week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,405
Posted By wahmof3
I ordered too :)

I ordered too :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,795
Posted By wahmof3
I have ALL teachers DCKs currently and for going...

I have ALL teachers DCKs currently and for going on 6 weeks I have been WITHOUT income. I didn't plan on not having any kids this summer and then lost 3 part time DCKs.

No money in my savings AND...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,211
Posted By wahmof3
Start Up Items

A friend of mine is opening her own home child care happyface

What are the "MUST HAVE" start up items that you could not open your business without??

I have sooooo many suggestions for her that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,116
Posted By wahmof3
Exactly what I was thinking likethis

Exactly what I was thinking likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
Posted By wahmof3
That is awesome! Thanks! happyface

That is awesome! Thanks! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
Posted By wahmof3
So the deal I got in the mail is $3.99/ child---...

So the deal I got in the mail is $3.99/ child--- if you buy 10.

So that is roughly $40, is that per month?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
Posted By wahmof3
Thank you! I will be calling them next week!...

Thank you! I will be calling them next week! likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
Posted By wahmof3
Scholastic- My Big World

Anyone use this in their program?

I received a sample in the mail and I really like it. Its roughly $4-$5 per student for 16 lessons plus extras.

My age group is 3-4 years and 1 infant.

Is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,844
Posted By wahmof3
She is perfect!! Thanks for the pics!!

She is perfect!! Thanks for the pics!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,844
Posted By wahmof3
Congrats!!! Beautiful name!!!

Congrats!!! Beautiful name!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By wahmof3
Thanks!! I have emailed DCF #2. Now I wait to...

Thanks!! I have emailed DCF #2. Now I wait to hear back :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By wahmof3
Decisions, Decisions

Why is deciding which DCF to take is sometimes so hard?

I have 2 full time openings

DCF #1- 2 preschool age DCKs. I cared for them last school year. Love the DCKs and the DCM was super sweet....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,864
Posted By wahmof3
I'm in Ohio too.... Holy High Water..... its...

I'm in Ohio too....

Holy High Water..... its flooding around here.

Hopefully the rains holds off today, but they are "saying" today should be the last for a while :ouch:

"Row, row, row your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,663
Posted By wahmof3
likethis We are the same way. We have...

likethis

We are the same way. We have transitioned over to all apple products. We have a macbook, iPad mini, iphones, iPod, and an apple desktop. I LOVE their products too. :D

I was discouraged...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,663
Posted By wahmof3
I love my MAC and I use Crossover. It works...

I love my MAC and I use Crossover. It works great!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,966
Posted By wahmof3
Potential Client Only Needs Every Other Week Care

I have a potential client only needing care every other week due to shared parenting.

How do you charge for this?

I don't think she can afford to pay for the week she doesn't use, but I think...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,591
Posted By wahmof3
I had this happen. DCB told DCM that he didn't...

I had this happen. DCB told DCM that he didn't like coming to my house (it was not in front of me). I was not aware of this until DCM was running extremely late one day and I addressed the fact that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,677
Posted By wahmof3
This likethis I currently have $5/ 15...

This likethis

I currently have $5/ 15 minutes late and some dcp wait until that 15 minutes is up to get here.

I will be updating to $1/ minute late.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,726
Posted By wahmof3
Silver- hope your ok :) we just had round one:...

Silver- hope your ok :) we just had round one: tornado warning and hail. Hoping its all over
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,726
Posted By wahmof3
Cleaning my basement in prep for the same storm...

Cleaning my basement in prep for the same storm :(

We are forecasted to get hit pretty hard, north of I-70 :(

Hopefully they are wrong and I have a clean basement :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,809
Posted By wahmof3
LOL you said "Crap" in this...

LOL you said "Crap" in this thread......:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: sorry but I had to laugh :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,128
Posted By wahmof3
ROCK ON!!! Love this!!!! All with a smile ;)

ROCK ON!!! Love this!!!! All with a smile ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,969
Posted By wahmof3
Perfect likethis

Perfect likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,223
Posted By wahmof3
Absolutely!!! IME sometimes that's the only...

Absolutely!!!

IME sometimes that's the only way to get the DCP's attention :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,736
Posted By wahmof3
I think you have done something great for this...

I think you have done something great for this child! Sometimes all children hear is the bad things they do- so in my opinion that the only way they know how to behave.

Is there any way you can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,314
Posted By wahmof3
This is EXACTLY how I want to be, but all too...

This is EXACTLY how I want to be, but all too often my adrenaline kicks in and my anger/upset comes out. I want to be the smily upbeat rule enforcer that you discuss here. ;)

I need and will get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,177
Posted By wahmof3
oh my will someone please wake me from this nightmare??

Oh goodness.

I just posted about "passive aggressive/backbone" and decided I was going to revise my policy book.

Then I get a text message from another DCP giving me notice. :eek:

This is a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,314
Posted By wahmof3
Thanks everyone for your thoughts on this. I can...

Thanks everyone for your thoughts on this. I can see where I am often wishy-washy and how by not enforcing policy one time can open doors that I don't want opened.

I will be working on all of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,314
Posted By wahmof3
Both posts make sense- thanks to both of you! ...

Both posts make sense- thanks to both of you!

I do go over policy at my interviews- but I will be fine tuning the process to make sure the DCP understand that my policy's are set for a reason.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,314
Posted By wahmof3
Please Help Me Understand Difference Between Backbone And Passive Aggressive

Happy Tuesday!! :Sunny:

I have been trying to decipher the difference between "backbone" and "passive aggressive". I know it sounds silly, but every time I use my "backbone" I get accused of being...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,995
Posted By wahmof3
I would also use T/O for name calling. I...

I would also use T/O for name calling.

I would try not to say "We don't call our friends names"

I would say "We don't call people names" or "We don't call anybody names"

I once thought that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,846
Posted By wahmof3
Yep likethis

Yep likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5,945
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 681,144
Posted By wahmof3
Dear DCP, Thank you for telling me how...

Dear DCP,

Thank you for telling me how absolutely horrible of a person I am. It was very sweet of you. Never mind the fact that you never paid on time, you were always extremely early- like a 45-...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,854
Posted By wahmof3
Ugh. This is why I "didn't want to do a mother's...

Ugh. This is why I "didn't want to do a mother's day" craft:

I decided to "throw" something together. ONLY because I knew my DCP are expecting something.

Here is what I did:

Pipe cleaners...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,539
Posted By wahmof3
Right back at ya!!! ...

Right back at ya!!!

happyfacehappyfacehappyfacehappyfacehappyfacehappyfacehappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By wahmof3
I do have a 2 week notice in my contract. ...

I do have a 2 week notice in my contract.

But she is on state assistance, so collecting my 2 weeks won't ever happen. :(

I do believe it is a blessing in disguise, but not at a real good time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By wahmof3
How Would You Respond To This:

DCM text me terminating care. Thats it- no reason, nothing.

How would you respond?

I am pretty sure its because I have been enforcing policy lately and she is throwing a tantrum.

BTW- I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,470
Posted By wahmof3
I think its great!!! So cute!!

I think its great!!! So cute!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,780
Posted By wahmof3
If I remember right I tried to seal it with a...

If I remember right I tried to seal it with a spray, but it did something to the paint. It either faded it or smeared it (even after it dried). So that's why we didn't seal it. I could also be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,854
Posted By wahmof3
I'm not feeling it this year either. I always do...

I'm not feeling it this year either. I always do something, usually something that is a step up from the normal crafty projects.

I am really debating on whether or not to do something this year....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,049
Posted By wahmof3
Amazon :)

Amazon :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,780
Posted By wahmof3
AWESOME!!! lovethis

AWESOME!!! lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,365
Posted By wahmof3
I find that interesting. I do know that I would...

I find that interesting. I do know that I would if I could.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,780
Posted By wahmof3
I'm pretty sure I bought the stands at Hobby...

I'm pretty sure I bought the stands at Hobby Lobby or Joanns. They are mini easels

The tiles are 5 3/4 X 5 3/4 (or close to)

They are the cutest things :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,780
Posted By wahmof3
I just used acrylic paint and did not seal it. ...

I just used acrylic paint and did not seal it.

The tile was ceramic, not sure if it was glazed (I would say no)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,780
Posted By wahmof3
2 years ago we did mini-scrap books using brown...

2 years ago we did mini-scrap books using brown lunch sacks- awesome

last year I bought tile at lowes (19 cents each) and put handprint on them and used a paint marker to write happy mothers day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,770
Posted By wahmof3
This is EXACTLY what I will be doing :)

This is EXACTLY what I will be doing :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,770
Posted By wahmof3
Just wanted to update: Breakfast: I...

Just wanted to update:

Breakfast:

I served breakfast and then I took his sippy cup. I replaced it with a dixie cup of apple juice. My thinking was he would "want" the apple juice over the milk....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,770
Posted By wahmof3
Yep several times too and :( he just stares at me.

Yep several times too and :( he just stares at me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,770
Posted By wahmof3
Well that failed.... I wont give up I will...

Well that failed....

I wont give up I will try something else tomorrow :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,770
Posted By wahmof3
Well here we go.... we are having fruit smoothies...

Well here we go.... we are having fruit smoothies for snack in a cup with a straw :)

Lets see if he is interested....

I'll update later
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,770
Posted By wahmof3
Trying the straw at snack time today. He comes to...

Trying the straw at snack time today. He comes to DC with his own sippy and his mom says he is very picky and won't use any other cup. I think its bc he can't :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,770
Posted By wahmof3
I will google it thanks!!

I will google it thanks!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,770
Posted By wahmof3
I am currently trying using dixie cups, but he is...

I am currently trying using dixie cups, but he is not interested :(

I would think at the very least he would try just bc the other kiddos are doing it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,770
Posted By wahmof3
He is speech delayed. I am not sure if he can...

He is speech delayed. I am not sure if he can drink from a straw. I will try it at snack time today. Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,770
Posted By wahmof3
Totally Need Your Thoughts On This....

DCB turned 3 this year and cannot drink out of a cup.

He CAN drink from a sippy cup, but a regular cup- no.

He puts his mouth over the entire circle of the cup and it goes everywhere....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,681
Posted By wahmof3
This is why I no longer offer care for infants. ...

This is why I no longer offer care for infants.

I would term with notice, especially if I didn't need the income and was losing money.

That's just my opinion.

Good luck :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,584
Posted By wahmof3
I am the exact same!! I don't know how providers...

I am the exact same!! I don't know how providers do year round along with different shifts. I am already counting down to end of May- school is out happyface

I will still have kids but only on a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5,945
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 681,144
Posted By wahmof3
Dear DCP- When I text you, please respond to...

Dear DCP-

When I text you, please respond to me.

It only takes a second.

That said when you don't respond to me and then text me something you feel is important don't be pissed when I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Mmk
Views: 1,611
Posted By wahmof3
Yay! I will try it here shortly ;) Thanks!!

Yay! I will try it here shortly ;)

Thanks!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,888
Posted By wahmof3
:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek: ...

:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:

That's all I have got on this one.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Mmk
Views: 1,611
Posted By wahmof3
Mmk

Seriously MMK is updating and unavailable during the first of the month when I need to submit my claim???

Ugh. The site has been down all morning.

Thanks for the vent :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,491
Posted By wahmof3
Whoo-Hoo enjoy your day!! happyface

Whoo-Hoo enjoy your day!! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,397
Posted By wahmof3
Thanks!

I appreciate the responses! :)

It's relieving to know that she is "normal".

I have been trying to boost her self esteem and repeatedly tell her if this is the way your friends are treating you,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,397
Posted By wahmof3
OT Help With My DD

Just want some perspective on what I have been dealing with and if anyone has any advice, please advise ;)

My own DD is recently 10.

Gifted in at least reading, but I honestly think there are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,238
Posted By wahmof3
I lovethis amazon :D

I lovethis amazon :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,670
Posted By wahmof3
My family first. I would close. If they...

My family first. I would close.

If they didn't understand or made a big deal about it.... I wouldn't want them here anyways.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,980
Posted By wahmof3
Here is another idea: The local centers in...

Here is another idea:

The local centers in my area offer a sibling discount if your income is under a certain amount and then its 20% off the first child.

If a families income is under that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,980
Posted By wahmof3
likethislikethislikethis This is right on...

likethislikethislikethis

This is right on the money! I have been and still am struggling with a dcf that I was already giving a significant discount to and then they added child #2 and thought I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,411
Posted By wahmof3
likethislikethislikethis

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