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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,253
Posted By VWMom
Yes-the mortgage company WOULD care! Many...

Yes-the mortgage company WOULD care! Many mortgages restrict a dwelling from being rented out! A mortgage on a rental property is a higher interest rate than an owner occupied home. A lot of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,253
Posted By VWMom
Is your mortgage behind? My husband has worked...

Is your mortgage behind? My husband has worked in the mortgage field for close to 30 yrs. when a loan is in arrears, the first thing a mortgage company does is contact the insurance co to do a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2016, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,597
Posted By VWMom
Nope. I'm a cash only provider. I send an...

Nope. I'm a cash only provider. I send an invoice to each parent by text and that way they can have the correct amount with them upon arrival
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,635
Posted By VWMom
27 years. 13 days until my retirement. My...

27 years. 13 days until my retirement. My daughter is taking over the reigns.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,911
Posted By VWMom
I feel ya sister! I LITERALLY had to break up a...

I feel ya sister! I LITERALLY had to break up a fight between two dc brothers this morning who were arguing over if my grandfather clock was a boy or girl! WTH?!?happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,984
Posted By VWMom
liability? Flip flops in a grassy yard? Jeez!...

liability? Flip flops in a grassy yard? Jeez! I've been in business for 27 years. Never had a child even require stitches on my watch-so they must not be too freaking dangerous. Also, OP...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,984
Posted By VWMom
You could be a real hard ass and insist she take...

You could be a real hard ass and insist she take her son with her to buy shoes at 5 am some morning, but is that the bridge you want to die on? Sometimes parents forget. Sometimes shoes at 5 am is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,304
Posted By VWMom
Three Weeks and Can't Wait!

After doing childcare in my home for the last 25 years, I am three weeks away from my retirement
This career came out of necessity. My daughter was six weeks old and I put her in daycare. It was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,846
Posted By VWMom
I got the feeling early on not to count too much...

I got the feeling early on not to count too much on her because I have been doing this job long enough to spot a train wreck a mile away
She was paid up (I require pay in advance for the week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,846
Posted By VWMom
i live directly I front of the school, so I can...

i live directly I front of the school, so I can easily send them on their way, but she lives across town, and with budget cuts the bus stop for them is 5 blocks. What she doesn't understand is-it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2016, 04:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,846
Posted By VWMom
Wonder Why You Can't Keep a Job...

I am truly amazed by the amount of work some parents miss. I have a mom who started work at a factory the first Monday of the new year. Since that day she has only worked three full weeks! ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 22,498
Posted By VWMom
Yep

My day starts at 5:15. I have been in business 27 years. I am one of the only centers offering early morning care and therefore my rate is rarely questioned. I never have to advertise and have a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,550
Posted By VWMom
Pinkeye

I have a dcm who is a young mom (22). Came to me and is a friend of my teenage son And they work together at a local fast food restaurant
She has been a pain in my butt since starting here 6...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,775
Posted By VWMom
??

If you have suggested it, and nothing came from it, then what are you expecting by asking the question here?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,624
Posted By VWMom
Soliciting

I might take slack for this, but I am just as annoyed when they are selling cookies or popcorn or school fundraisers. if I want your overpriced crap I'll buy it when I am hit up by you at the front...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,260
Posted By VWMom
No judgement???

Your headline states no judgement, but, guess what?--your life will be filled with it because you have chosen for it to be. People will constantly scrutinize you from the moment they find out,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,439
Posted By VWMom
Mom is always 'out' of diapers, but her son...

Mom is always 'out' of diapers, but her son ALWAYS has a rash. She started marking diapers, just a tiny number on the rear. Yesterday she changed him twice, in 10 hours. BUT when Mom dropped off she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,713
Posted By VWMom
Marking diaper

The mom is marking the diaper to make sure she is being changed. She wants to be sure the diaper she is sent home in isn't the one she arrived in.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,095
Posted By VWMom
Uptown funk

Yeah-had to "ban" the kids from singing this at my home after a dcg complained to mom that the kids are singing bad words all day
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2016, 02:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,095
Posted By VWMom
More than once daily

I have a dcb who I am sure will end up on an episode of hoarders
"We don't hide all the hot wheels in our pants"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,911
Posted By VWMom
Same here

Currently going through the same issue here. I have a 3yo DCG who is on day #4 with the same sock on. Yesterday her mom didn't send her shoes so she walked out in those socks to the car. Today she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,099
Posted By VWMom
Arriving in Pajamas

I have a child who arrives at my home at 5am. Her mom brings her in pajamas and then she changes into street clothes when she wakes (she is 4).
Lately I have had two different families arriving...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,009
Posted By VWMom
Do Parents REALLY Think That's What Is Going to Happen?

It never ceases to surprise me what parents expect from their daycare provider...I've been doing this for 20+ years, and I still get laughs from new parents "directives" when they leave their child...
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