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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 260
Posted By Gemma
This^^^

This^^^
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By Gemma
This is me :D

This is me :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2021, 05:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 286
Posted By Gemma
For me, it's not about the parents understanding...

For me, it's not about the parents understanding or agreeing, I've done that the first few years and it just does not work. No, like it or not it is about me, and what I see fit for my program!
When...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 286
Posted By Gemma
I used to care for SA while I had my own kids to...

I used to care for SA while I had my own kids to put on the bus and bring back, but just as you said, once they go to kindergarten then no longer fit in the program, so I stopped
Now I care for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6,208
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 706,972
Posted By Gemma
likethis this

likethis this
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 608
Posted By Gemma
My vote is for option 3 as well

My vote is for option 3 as well
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 452
Posted By Gemma
I'm sorry for your loss, Michael

I'm sorry for your loss, Michael
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2021, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Gemma
None of my DCP would even dare to ask me...

None of my DCP would even dare to ask me something like this:eek: ..no way!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2021, 04:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,772
Posted By Gemma
I have to agree with this, after a 6yr old was...

I have to agree with this, after a 6yr old was suspended from Kindergarten, for making a gun out of Legos and pointing it at a classmate.
Zero tolerance at school, means no gun play at my day Care...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Gemma
I have State Farm insurance for my home and for...

I have State Farm insurance for my home and for my Day Care
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Gemma
I agree with the pps, don't feel bad you have...

I agree with the pps, don't feel bad you have been more than patient with this family, let them go and don't look back :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Gemma
Hitting is not acceptable at any age, and must be...

Hitting is not acceptable at any age, and must be corrected.

If that was me, I would discuss the issue with mom and explain how I would handle it on my end, I would without a doubt terminate, if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2021, 04:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Gemma
The first thing I let new parents know about my...

The first thing I let new parents know about my program, is that infants (0-12mo), eat and sleep on their own schedule...and after 12mos, they are on the group schedule (mine)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2021, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By Gemma
Considering the circumstances no, I wouldn't...

Considering the circumstances no, I wouldn't charge them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Gemma
If you don't need it financially you'd be crazy...

If you don't need it financially you'd be crazy not to quit.

I was closed from the birth of my first child, till my third child turned 2yrs old, that was the best time I had with my boys.
No...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Gemma
during an inspection I keep tending to the kids...

during an inspection I keep tending to the kids as always.
I don't think my inspector looks at rooms not approved for daycare, but I do my thing while she's doing hers, so maybe
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2021, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Gemma
Happy 2021!

Happy New Year to all!!
Lets start 2021 with a smile on our faces and hope in our hearts:hug::hug::hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2020, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Gemma
My kids learn soon enough that if they need to...

My kids learn soon enough that if they need to cry, they must do so sitting down on the floor, with nothing in their hands, and no one talks to crying kids until they're happy again, not me, not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Gemma
You may be isolated, but you are not alone..keep...

You may be isolated, but you are not alone..keep letting things out! :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By Gemma
I made a Pandora account on my pc, then I...

I made a Pandora account on my pc, then I downloaded the app on my phone and my account was there
Now I can have Pandora on all my TVs, and I use the phone so we have music in the playground
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By Gemma
I use Pandora

I use Pandora
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 935
Posted By Gemma
I had a parent trying to excuse 103.0 as...

I had a parent trying to excuse 103.0 as teething:rolleyes:

I made it clear to all parents not to medicate their children before drop off.
If the kids have a fever, they must stay home until...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,138
Posted By Gemma
I don't do anything for the kids. I give each...

I don't do anything for the kids.
I give each family a nice box of chocolates (you know, the ones made specifically to use as gifts) and a small ornament personalized with Merry Christmas and the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 824
Posted By Gemma
I find it so uplifting whenever I read notes of...

I find it so uplifting whenever I read notes of gratitude, I wish we had a "Gratitude Thread"
As for your friend, does she know about this board? I know I would not have lasted this long if it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By Gemma
In MI the provider's children do count as ratio...

In MI the provider's children do count as ratio until I believe age 6.
There is a chance though that her over ratio was actually approved by Licensing, due to over demand during this pandemic.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 828
Posted By Gemma
I'm pretty sure to all of us you still are a...

I'm pretty sure to all of us you still are a provider:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 6,172
Posted By Gemma
I want nothing to do with these vaccines, I...

I want nothing to do with these vaccines, I rather take my chances with the virus
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 68,418
Posted By Gemma
Thank you! I'm praying for you and yours:hug:

Thank you! I'm praying for you and yours:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 828
Posted By Gemma
You could start a thread to see what members...

You could start a thread to see what members response is:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 828
Posted By Gemma
I never participated so it wasn't me:D I never...

I never participated so it wasn't me:D
I never entered but it was fun reading about the different gifts everyone got

I think it would be fun to do it again, even though it's late, If it's too...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 828
Posted By Gemma
I do! I've never had a real tree

I do! I've never had a real tree
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 828
Posted By Gemma
The dripping oil was probably meant for the 2...

The dripping oil was probably meant for the 2 missing sticks:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 68,418
Posted By Gemma
Now to stay on topic... I'm not worried,...

Now to stay on topic...
I'm not worried, worrying shuts down the immune system and then you get sick for sure.

...but I was a bit concerned last year, when parents and children in my daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 68,418
Posted By Gemma
Thank you for sticking around Josie! :hug:

Thank you for sticking around Josie! :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 828
Posted By Gemma
I never thought to try cinnamon, I'll have to,...

I never thought to try cinnamon, I'll have to, that sounds awesome!
I got my Fir at Home depot, they had quite a few there, but the packs used to be 8 count, now they're only 6
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 828
Posted By Gemma
likethis They make a big difference don't they:)

likethis They make a big difference don't they:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 828
Posted By Gemma
They are called Scentsicles, they are scented...

They are called Scentsicles, they are scented sticks that come with a hook and you hang on the tree
I use the "Fir"
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 828
Posted By Gemma
Do any of you hang those scented sticks on the...

Do any of you hang those scented sticks on the tree?

I put up all the decorations and it really looked nice but something was missing and I couldn't figure out what it was...it was the "Christmas...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 828
Posted By Gemma
Are you doing the secret Santa this year?

Are you doing the secret Santa this year?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 828
Posted By Gemma
My Christmas will be as always just hubby and the...

My Christmas will be as always just hubby and the kids
We open presents, play games, we chat and laugh a lot probably eat too many cookies and I recently discovered the pleasure of hot cocoa, it's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 6,172
Posted By Gemma
So if getting the vaccine will not control the...

So if getting the vaccine will not control the spread of the virus, why are they suggesting it might became mandatory in some circumstances, for the sake of the population?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 6,172
Posted By Gemma
IMO If it's true that social distancing, wearing...

IMO If it's true that social distancing, wearing a mask and vaccinate can keep one from getting infected, this info should be given as an advise to the vulnerable, the CDC/government should not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 6,172
Posted By Gemma
This is my thinking as well!

This is my thinking as well!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By Gemma
likethis brilliant!:lol: Nope, never happen...

likethis brilliant!:lol:

Nope, never happen to me!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 6,172
Posted By Gemma
I never really trusted vaccines in general,...

I never really trusted vaccines in general, meaning I fear more the side effects than I do the actual disease

I will not get this vaccine, nor require anyone else to
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Gemma
I wish! :lol: ...hek I'd even pay for parents...

I wish! :lol:
...hek I'd even pay for parents to take those classes
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Gemma
I'm thankful for: 1 For my husband and kids...

I'm thankful for:

1 For my husband and kids (I couldn't dream of a better family)
2 that everyone's healthy
3 that our jobs still going good
4 I'm thankful for the dragonfly that kept our yard...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By Gemma
Thank you and.. Happy Thanksgiving to...

Thank you and..
Happy Thanksgiving to All!happyfacehappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By Gemma
I give them 5 business days from the last day...

I give them 5 business
days from the last day in care
If they don't pick up I donate
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By Gemma
All the series I was interested on are on hold,...

All the series I was interested on are on hold, so we started watching Wildfire on Prime, but when we were a season and 1/2 into it, they started asking to submit payment to watch so we dropped...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By Gemma
Thislikethis

Thislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2020, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Gemma
I would definitely take him out of the crib and...

I would definitely take him out of the crib and have him nap on a cot.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Gemma
I use these sippy cups from about 10-18mos ...

I use these sippy cups from about 10-18mos
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,700
Posted By Gemma
I can work with just about any behavior problem a...

I can work with just about any behavior problem a kid might have, but if the parents are not onboard, I'm done!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,700
Posted By Gemma
If they're so disrespectful already on their...

If they're so disrespectful already on their first day, there is little to no chance that they will turn around completely and become a great fit.
You could address your issues with them and give...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,810
Posted By Gemma
I solved my problem by hand sewing between the...

I solved my problem by hand sewing between the panels to keep them from overlapping and shrink the mat. I also had a tailor make me the sheets with fitted corners, so if the child pulls the sheet...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Gemma
I don't know, but I can ask my sponsor if like

I don't know, but I can ask my sponsor if like
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Gemma
Mine follow the school district, whatever tier...

Mine follow the school district, whatever tier they put the school in, I get
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,366
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, 05:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
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, 05:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By Gemma
likethislikethis This!

likethislikethis This!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
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, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
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, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By Gemma
Good advise! likethis

Good advise! likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
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, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
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, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
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, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
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, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
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, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
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, 05:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 897
Posted By Gemma
and mine!:hug:

and mine!:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,505
Posted By Gemma
:ouch: Stay safe!:hug:

:ouch: Stay safe!:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,257
Posted By Gemma
Thank you!:hug:

Thank you!:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,257
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, 03:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 832
Posted By Gemma
I'm with BC :)

I'm with BC :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,505
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, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Gemma
:hug:

:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
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, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
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, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,265
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, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
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, 08:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,691
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, 08:06 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,445
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, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By Gemma
Happy Easter!:hug:

Happy Easter!:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,818
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, 05:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,818
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, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,459
Posted By Gemma
I read on here!:D

I read on here!:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
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, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By Gemma
likethis This is me too!

likethis

This is me too!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
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, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
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, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,311
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, 03:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
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, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
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, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
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, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
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, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
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, 11:28 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,656
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, 03:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,714
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, 11:22 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,656
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.
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