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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 427
Posted By Gemma
likethis This exactly! I thought I was done...

likethis This exactly!
I thought I was done myself, but all I needed was to strengthen my policies, and replace some families
Good luck
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By Gemma
I use the Grab&Go and I love it! I had no...

I use the Grab&Go and I love it!
I had no problem introducing it to the kids, it has velcro straps that can adjust so I let the bigger kids hold the ring, and I strap the wrist of the ones in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By Gemma
likethislikethis This!

likethislikethis This!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2020, 04:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By Gemma
I only raise tuition to new clients.

I only raise tuition to new clients.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 246
Posted By Gemma
I'm a "Little" too and I love it!:) As for...

I'm a "Little" too and I love it!:)

As for your name, why don't you change it?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2020, 04:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Gemma
Good advise! likethis

Good advise! likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 246
Posted By Gemma
I love the logo! About the name, if it was me I...

I love the logo!
About the name, if it was me I would lose the "Lucky" but that's just my preference.
Some might say the "Little" is already overused, and that's their preference...so in the end...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Gemma
I'm surprised the parent didn't call to report an...

I'm surprised the parent didn't call to report an injury like that :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Gemma
Congrats, you started out on the right foot!:hug:...

Congrats, you started out on the right foot!:hug:

Solid policies and a backbone, is the key to success in this business! ..I too have learned from the best!:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Gemma
1. Have you downsized the amount of toys you have...

1. Have you downsized the amount of toys you have out?
Yes!
2. Did you have to get rid of wooden and plush toys?
Yes!
3. Do you disinfect the outdoor play equipment every day?
I do not disinfect...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-07-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By Gemma
Perhaps you could leave a positive review on...

Perhaps you could leave a positive review on google or Facebook?
I know that would make me happier than money...but that's me :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By Gemma
I agree with Snowmom "Short and sweet". ...

I agree with Snowmom "Short and sweet".

Don't feel bad for the families, they'll move on and forget all about you in no time.

good luck!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 557
Posted By Gemma
and mine!:hug:

and mine!:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,166
Posted By Gemma
:ouch: Stay safe!:hug:

:ouch: Stay safe!:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,974
Posted By Gemma
Thank you!:hug:

Thank you!:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,974
Posted By Gemma
I love this, thank you! I wish I could save it,...

I love this, thank you!
I wish I could save it, but it doesn't give me that option
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 504
Posted By Gemma
I'm with BC :)

I'm with BC :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,166
Posted By Gemma
Do parents bring you the test result, or do you...

Do parents bring you the test result, or do you just take their word for it?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Gemma
:hug:

:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By Gemma
In my case I didn't have to say anything to the...

In my case I didn't have to say anything to the other parents, some were present in the morning when I got the news.
I did share the Gofundme link on my Facebook page.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By Gemma
I'm so sorry :hug: I know how you must feel, ...

I'm so sorry :hug:
I know how you must feel, I lost a daycare boy just a few years ago, and I feel selfish saying this, but I'm so grateful he didn't die earlier in the day, at my house
:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By Gemma
Quitting SA is the best thing I've ever done!:)

Quitting SA is the best thing I've ever done!:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By Gemma
My State is doing in person inspections. If we...

My State is doing in person inspections.
If we are open we must let them in. We're advised to wear masks and keep our distance, but we must let them enter the building and do their jobs
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,428
Posted By Gemma
Having family over for dinner Being able to buy...

Having family over for dinner
Being able to buy all that is necessary for home improvement

Other than that I don't mind this way of living, at all
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,849
Posted By Gemma
I wish they would reopen the garden centers even...

I wish they would reopen the garden centers even under tight restrictions, so people could plant flowers and recover a bit of mental health in the process.
I don't see what the difference is since...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By Gemma
Happy Easter!:hug:

Happy Easter!:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,555
Posted By Gemma
I know what you mean! I'm still open with 1-3...

I know what you mean!
I'm still open with 1-3 kids of essential workers, but even the days with 3 kids I don't work any way near what I used to, and I'm really liking this down time...it is giving...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2020, 04:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,555
Posted By Gemma
I'm still open but only 3 of my families are...

I'm still open but only 3 of my families are considered essential, the rest of the families are paying to save their spots. All my DCPs have been cooperative from the start, they're all great, I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,215
Posted By Gemma
I read on here!:D

I read on here!:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By Gemma
1 That I married my best friend, and it actually...

1 That I married my best friend, and it actually worked out
2 That I have 3 kids I can be super proud of
3 That the things I enjoy the most in life, are Free
4 That I learned to manifest my life...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By Gemma
likethis This is me too!

likethis

This is me too!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,306
Posted By Gemma
Most of them did, they just can't get rid of the...

Most of them did, they just can't get rid of the cough, others seem to be on a never ending cycle, they're fine for a few days and then they get all the symptoms back.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,306
Posted By Gemma
No. I (and everyone else around here) don't know...

No. I (and everyone else around here) don't know ANYONE who's been tested, not even friends of friends of friends...so we're all just wondering, guessing, hoping...we cannot know for sure if they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,134
Posted By Gemma
I'm a bit confused by that ruling, what is your...

I'm a bit confused by that ruling, what is your understanding?
Three of my families work in hospitals and other infrastructure, but how can I tell if any of the others are considered essential? Do ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 02:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,306
Posted By Gemma
Yup, they too were tested for the flu and when...

Yup, they too were tested for the flu and when test came back negative they were given a chest xray that revealed the pneumonia..no one that I know of has been tested for COVID=19, even though many...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 929
Posted By Gemma
likethislikethis I agree with the above ...

likethislikethis I agree with the above

There maybe nothing you can do to get this payment, but you can definitely do something to prevent this from happening again. Take the suggestions on this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By Gemma
Nice of you to check in, I'm glad you're doing...

Nice of you to check in, I'm glad you're doing well!:hug:


I'm still open but only for "essential workers". three of my families fall under this category for sure, how can I tell if others do, do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,306
Posted By Gemma
I'm in Oakland County, last time I checked there...

I'm in Oakland County, last time I checked there were over 400 confirmed cases.
I have a DCP that's been struggling since February with viral pneumonia, and a DCK that was diagnosed with pneumonia...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,306
Posted By Gemma
Good to see you! :hug: I'm still open but only...

Good to see you! :hug:
I'm still open but only for parents critical to the infrastructure (learned a new term) and for limited hours x day.
All paper products, along with disinfectants, disappeared...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,218
Posted By Gemma
I'm still open there for I expect payment in...

I'm still open there for I expect payment in full, even from the families that choose to keep their child home.
I did suggest that they use vacation time, since I allow 4 weeks at no charge, I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,442
Posted By Gemma
I would write the policy, and demand a signature,...

I would write the policy, and demand a signature, now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,218
Posted By Gemma
Something of this magnitude has never happened...

Something of this magnitude has never happened (not in our carrier time), you can take this opportunity to write/change your policies to accommodate YOUR needs during this difficult time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,218
Posted By Gemma
likethislikethis This! If this would've...

likethislikethis This!

If this would've happened years ago, I would've been overwhelmed with fear of disappointing/losing families, but not today (Thanks to this Forum:D)!
I'm standing behind my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By Gemma
Very sad :hug:

Very sad :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,442
Posted By Gemma
likethislikethislikethis I agree!

likethislikethislikethis I agree!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,442
Posted By Gemma
"Short and to the point"!... has worked for me...

"Short and to the point"!... has worked for me way better than lengthy explanatory, apologetic texts
CH and BC are good at that!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,442
Posted By Gemma
I learned the hard way that in this business, if...

I learned the hard way that in this business, if you don't demand respect and take charge, you will never be in control.
So "if you want to see a difference" put feelings aside and take charge:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,442
Posted By Gemma
My families pay on Monday for the entire week. ...

My families pay on Monday for the entire week.
As soon as they closed the schools I sent out a reminder that as long as I'm open, tuition is due every Monday, as usual.
So far I've had no problem....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 02:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,969
Posted By Gemma
me too, I guess! Maybe there will be threads...

me too, I guess!
Maybe there will be threads following this webinar and we can learn from those
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,155
Posted By Gemma
I don't understand the logic in closing centers...

I don't understand the logic in closing centers and then overcrowd home daycare.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-16-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,130
Posted By Gemma
Same here!:)

Same here!:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,969
Posted By Gemma
Lucky you! I verbally stated,I followed up with...

Lucky you! I verbally stated,I followed up with written notification that all parents signed....and I still got that question:lol::(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,969
Posted By Gemma
That was my first thought, and all the parents...

That was my first thought, and all the parents would've been on board, but hubby said "Hell no"!

So I tighten my illness policy, removed toys that are not easily sanitized, brought the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,744
Posted By Gemma
I'm sitting here wondering if I should do the...

I'm sitting here wondering if I should do the same, now that they closed All school in the State.
Are we allowed to make the decision to close or do we have to wait till DHS makes the call?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 65,712
Posted By Gemma
I have family in Italy and I'm told the exact...

I have family in Italy and I'm told the exact same thing, they don't know what to believe " it is definitely not what the news is saying"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By Gemma
likethislikethis Having leaned this first hand...

likethislikethis
Having leaned this first hand I totally agree!
Unless you're ready to stand your ground and demand respect for your policies, you will no doubt be taken advantage of until you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By Gemma
Things may be different in your area cause my...

Things may be different in your area cause my personal income has no bearings in whether or not I qualify for tier 1, or 2, it has to do with the school district

Sorry you are going through this,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,012
Posted By Gemma
Sorry! :hug:

Sorry! :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,012
Posted By Gemma
I know right!:rolleyes: I rarely have something...

I know right!:rolleyes:
I rarely have something to complain about but when it comes to unnecessary licensing regulations I totally lose it!I

We give 110% and still come up short, nothing we do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,012
Posted By Gemma
Could you request a new monitor?

Could you request a new monitor?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,012
Posted By Gemma
The never ending ridiculous licensing regulations...

The never ending ridiculous licensing regulations ...like having to sign myself in and out every day, even though I live here! :dislike::dislike::dislike::(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,412
Posted By Gemma
likethislikethislikethis No amount of money is...

likethislikethislikethis No amount of money is worth losing your mind!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By Gemma
I don't allow parents to manipulate my program.

I don't allow parents to manipulate my program.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,279
Posted By Gemma
I do not go outside to help parents bringing in...

I do not go outside to help parents bringing in their kids, they manage just fine on their own just as they would do when they go shopping.

I would send out a "policy change" note, and restructure...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,079
Posted By Gemma
I work! I don't ever take time off actually:)

I work! I don't ever take time off actually:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 902
Posted By Gemma
So sorry for your loss!:hug: Because not...

So sorry for your loss!:hug:

Because not everyone believes in heaven, God etc.. I personally would only say:"He's no longer with us"!
...that way I don't risk upsetting parents for telling their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By Gemma
If I was closing next month, I would give...

If I was closing next month, I would give parents notice right away.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By Gemma
I'd vote YES to stop this back and forth change

I'd vote YES to stop this back and forth change
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,480
Posted By Gemma
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By Gemma
I used to run shifts and stay opened till...

I used to run shifts and stay opened till 12:00am and I stayed awake until all the kids were gone.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,115
Posted By Gemma
So far I've only terminated families that would...

So far I've only terminated families that would not follow my policies, and kids that had obviously outgrown my program, but their parents refuse to move on.

No matter what the reason for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,066
Posted By Gemma
Maybe she just needs some time to warm up to you...

Maybe she just needs some time to warm up to you and feel safe in the new surroundings :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By Gemma
I have a registered name, but that didn't make it...

I have a registered name, but that didn't make it as unique as I thought! ....in fact there are so many daycare with the same name as mine across the States, that people might think it's a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By Gemma
Are you sure you don't have a page on FB? ...

Are you sure you don't have a page on FB?


FB created a page for my business without me even knowing!
I found out I had a page on FB on accident while search for reviews (didn't know I had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,446
Posted By Gemma
No matter what the question, I always answer...

No matter what the question, I always answer honestly!
If they like my answers they enroll with me, and if they don't like my answers, I won't want them to enroll:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,315
Posted By Gemma
I agree that we might not know the whole story,...

I agree that we might not know the whole story, cause it really makes no sense otherwise
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By Gemma
Pretty much what I do as well, and it's in...

Pretty much what I do as well, and it's in writing in my contract, yet I still have to go over this time, and time again with most parents.
My most recent termination was due to potty training, mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By Gemma
Can you please tell me what is the benefit of...

Can you please tell me what is the benefit of signing up to Scholastic? Do you get Free books?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By Gemma
I never served it! Maybe I'm overprotective,...

I never served it!
Maybe I'm overprotective, but I think the texture of coconut itself is too hard and chewy for the young kids in my group,
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By Gemma
I know popcorn and coconut (I would never serve...

I know popcorn and coconut (I would never serve either for fear of chocking) I have no idea what the rest of them things even are ..I feel so uneducated!:ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,337
Posted By Gemma
Hi and welcome to the forum:hug: I don't really...

Hi and welcome to the forum:hug:
I don't really remember how long it took me to enroll the first family, it's been too long, but definitely a few weeks went by.

Do you have a web page? How do you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By Gemma
That would make an interesting OT thread, if we...

That would make an interesting OT thread, if we haven't done it yet :)

As for difficult babies I had one and kept her for 5 yrs!
The thing that helped me, was going from caring for two infants at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,254
Posted By Gemma
likethis Just about all families I've...

likethis

Just about all families I've terminated, was due to disrespectful parents that signed my contract having no intention what so ever of following my policies!
I don't have patience for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By Gemma
:lol:likethis Mine have been picky ( that's...

:lol:likethis

Mine have been picky ( that's their job ) but always nice and supportive.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By Gemma
Thank you and same to you! :hug:

Thank you and same to you! :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,133
Posted By Gemma
Glad they moved on before the situation got any...

Glad they moved on before the situation got any uglier.
Now...got any other stories to tell us?:lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By Gemma
None of my dcks are coming today due to the ice...

None of my dcks are coming today due to the ice storm, it is bad out there!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,136
Posted By Gemma
I'm shocked by: 1) The level of disrespect that...

I'm shocked by:
1) The level of disrespect that some parents can reach.

2) The childish excuses and lies parents constantly give us.
3) The many hoops we have to jump to stay licensed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By Gemma
If I could watch 4 kids legally unlicensed, I...

If I could watch 4 kids legally unlicensed, I would drop my license in a heartbeat!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,214
Posted By Gemma
I use the old fashion receipt book. I give a...

I use the old fashion receipt book.
I give a receipt every time I get paid so every Monday. Parents are responsible for adding them up at the end of the year.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By Gemma
Some people are unbelievably disrespectful! ...

Some people are unbelievably disrespectful!

No consequence= no change so try to be firm on your expectations, and don't be afraid to give her an ultimatum.
:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,857
Posted By Gemma
During my re licensing inspection I asked the...

During my re licensing inspection I asked the kids: "Color or draw" (that's what I usually do) the ones that chose coloring got a coloring page, and the others got a blank page...the inspector...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,857
Posted By Gemma
I didn't mean to be disrespectful towards you, or...

I didn't mean to be disrespectful towards you, or anyone. I apologize if you felt I was.:hug:

I guess I lose it a little every time I read that what I've been doing for years, is no longer ok . I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,857
Posted By Gemma
Another thing I disagree with!

Another thing I disagree with!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,857
Posted By Gemma
I think we just have to agree to disagree on this...

I think we just have to agree to disagree on this one cause I believe not all worksheets are the same, and the way they are used could make a significant difference ...again I mean no disrespect to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Gemma
I think she should close until she gets the...

I think she should close until she gets the permission to be open...seems to me the system is already trying to wipe us out by adding ridiculous rules, going against the law could result in monetary...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,857
Posted By Gemma
Is there a reason why worksheets are considered...

Is there a reason why worksheets are considered no good?
As I said earlier I only teach those kids that are interested and want to learn. I use whatever works including worksheets!
I see nothing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,473
Posted By Gemma
I cook! I don't allow anything from home

I cook! I don't allow anything from home
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,136
Posted By Gemma
I too use 3 ring binders

I too use 3 ring binders
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By Gemma
likethis I agree! I do believe in some cases...

likethis I agree!
I do believe in some cases of true anxiety, but most I've seen has been either the child's way to manipulate, or the parent use it as an excuse for the child's bad behavior
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