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Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-22-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 57,422
Posted By grateday
been a while

This is a great thread. I especially liked the part about the licensor saying providers should have a weather related policy in place, I like the person that stated that when you are on your own it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,148
Posted By grateday
Right away, I was thinking seizure. My son has...

Right away, I was thinking seizure. My son has them and freezes and turns purple. I used to do CPR too when he was an event. I am sorry you had to witness that, it is traumatizing. I hope the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By grateday
Thank you

I was going to ask if that was ok for me to do that for them-photo book. Great idea with the stuff thing too=)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,041
Posted By grateday
He is sweet

He looks happy and sweet. Meeko, I am glad you are taking it day by day and doing what is best for you:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,226
Posted By grateday
Your kids are not going to like this

You really have to focus more on the hair, than the environment. Everyday you have to section the hair in rows, use a headlamp with magnifier. Go through strands one by one. Use a metal lice comb...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By grateday
You have my group the way they used to be

It seemed like it took forever to teach them - 5 months.

I taught them a lot of words to communicate with one another, watched them intensly. Analyzed what the antecedent was. Analyzed the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By grateday
Hi

Talk to the parents. If you don't like or agree tell them, tell them why. See if you can come to solution together. If not insist on pull ups. If they say no, say they can hire a potty training...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By grateday
Hi

Talk to the parents. If you don't like or agree tell them, tell them why. See if you can come to solution together. If not insist on pull ups. If they say no, say they can hire a potty training...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,714
Posted By grateday
Ooops went to far here but we have more fun outside

Someone said something to me about Rubber mulch. But with the way kids play with regular mulch, I cannot see rubber mulch being a good fit for under slides and swings. They just spread it out in a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,338
Posted By grateday
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,306
Posted By grateday
Thanks

I don't regret taking the time for my family. But I think I regret ever meeting this DCD for that comment. I know I'll get over it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,046
Posted By grateday
Wink Gettin dirty and its ok daycare

Anyone just opening should come up with a certain business name to deter those that want to keep the kids free of dirt.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,306
Posted By grateday
Giving crap for taking a vacation

I just got my first vacation vent from a parent at pick up time today. Just irritates me. I am only trying to get a small "family" vacation in before school starts. Really, I give so much of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,301
Posted By grateday
I get and agree with the purpose but.

I read this document and it follows that person receiving those services into family childcare homes. My interpretations is that we have to follow these intervention techniques all of the time and a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,301
Posted By grateday
DHS positive supports rule minnesota

Has anyone seen this or have a trained understanding of what this rule is that is said to begin Aug. 31st.

I am trying to get an idea as to what this is?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,734
Posted By grateday
Your stories break my heart and I could not take...

Your stories break my heart and I could not take babies if it ever happened to me. :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,760
Posted By grateday
That is such a cute and positive way to go about it cheers

Sometimes reminding them of the rules ahead of time helps the problem
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By grateday
You can make a poster

Make a poster with a grown up cartoon on it
Underneath write Tattling John
Place a phone beneath tattling John

Tell them to call John and let him know what the kids did wrong:D

Or turn it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,139
Posted By grateday
Sounds like you have a little sweetie

Very little to go off of to determine developmental delay. I would not worry. Some kids need a lot more love in there love tank. Maybe she is empty in her bucket. Have you ever heard of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By grateday
Better off without them

Yep, I am understanding that now even with things not related to daycare. The people that cancel frequently, or just dont show up.......

You don't want em anyway
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,392
Posted By grateday
Its a lot to consider here

I am being honest. Children will always need you for something.

I would look at your environment
How much space are you giving them?
Are you far away or close to them?- Children do better...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,552
Posted By grateday
Infant daycare shortage

Phone call after phone call.......I would love to change over to a infant only childcare but my son is preschool age. That is the only thing I can think of to solve the issue.

How can a growing...
Forum: Reggio / Waldorf / Forest Kindergarten / Granola / Natural - Learning Methods 08-22-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,481
Posted By grateday
Toy companies that are minimal plastic

Check out this link I found:

https://naturalbabymama.wordpress.com/2013/03/18/toys-no-plastic/

I know there is more out there but this is a wonderful list and breakdown.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 924
Posted By grateday
Temperments

Anyone have to change the behavior guidance approach with the different temperments and backgrounds of the children?

Or is it always a one size fits all approach with behavior guidance. Because I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By grateday
ugh kiddos

I hope you find something that works for you. I have one that arrives late too does the same thing and has done so. Co sleeps and waits for a parent to pick up at 3 or 4 before sleeping. Is a holy...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-15-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,418
Posted By grateday
Frequency

You are a patient person and understanding person:hug:. I would be concerned and want a plan of action for the center regarding the rules of playground for the different age groups. Seeing those...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,711
Posted By grateday
Electronic Toys

Anyone switch over to non electronic toys almost completely.

I have had a couple electronic toys just break in less than a year. I try to buy quality things and I do spend the money but the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,830
Posted By grateday
you are funny

Yeah...............
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By grateday
Behavioral planning

Ever require one from a parent.

Do you ever require one from a professional psychologist/psychiatrist?

What does such a request look like?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,681
Posted By grateday
What she said

What she said
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,742
Posted By grateday
NO, when this is all over you are going to have a...

NO, when this is all over you are going to have a piece of yourself that belongs to you. Call your licencor, and explain things it really helps when parents get ugly like that (If they are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By grateday
seeker/avoider

I wish I could I am friends with one of the parents (one of my first families too). My son is friends with the seeker. The other avoider I understand, don't see as often but the younger sibling of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By grateday
Its nice to have it done especially if you have daycare in your basement

Yes they were so awesome. They can only come when no kids are around for liability reasons. They put a box in your basement, drill some holes to test in the basement floor. The box reads for a day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,316
Posted By grateday
Man, I feel your pain. I don't know if your like...

Man, I feel your pain. I don't know if your like me but I need a pick me up. I grab some hemp seeds, coffee, chia, cocoa nibs throughout the day. Magnesium helps calm the nerves and these...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,316
Posted By grateday
I have one who mom says they need to put...

I have one who mom says they need to put themselves to sleep, so that one is seperated from the group and sometimes gets really mad, but having them in the same room is too disrupting (stepping on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,316
Posted By grateday
Yes, that is what I do to. I have one though who...

Yes, that is what I do to. I have one though who is 3 and is going through a defiant peeking over the barrier phase though..........
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,316
Posted By grateday
Yep, I understand. A lot of exercise...

Yep, I understand. A lot of exercise helpshappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By grateday
Ever Have This?

I have to very part time SA Spectrum kiddos, but they are opposites. One has extreme sensory seeking behavior and energy and the other is sensory avoidant, the developmental level is different...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By grateday
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By grateday
Sometimes behavior guidance does not work because other issues are at play

That is exactly what I do here too. Usually the ones who are close in age and laymates between the developmental ages of 4-7 years old will get to a point where they seem to have had enough of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,338
Posted By grateday
Poor kids

What was the time of day? UV index? How long were they outside? Why were supplies not checked. If there was not enough sunblock, then they just needed to not go at all. Put the sunblock on...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 07-30-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,931
Posted By grateday
veggie hoorah

That is wonderful. I love it, my kiddos here are doing better at eating veggies from the time they came. I guess it is kind of part of the culture around here. It is grown and picked. I eat it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By grateday
Biting and Strategies to Help the Children

I don't know what to think about this and feel free to offer your opinion here.
I had a child bite another child over a physical trigger over a toy.
They are both at the age of "mine"
I have been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,939
Posted By grateday
I like the other advice on here

I think parents sometimes assume that everyone is actually sleeping at the same time........ It takes time to transition. I start mine at 1pm. But if you have little infants and babies or other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,801
Posted By grateday
parents parents

Wow these parents will stop at nothing. Yes, follow the advice of others on here, document, prepare for investigation. Parents will write things that are exaggerated, but experienced licensors know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-04-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,098
Posted By grateday
replies to all

I am so up in the air about this and I know why. I feel that as a parent I would want to see the childcare/preschool in action. I think though that I have heard so many stories of chaos occurring...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,098
Posted By grateday
thanks

Sometimes I just need that extra advice even though I know it would be a disaster. Thank you everyone
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,098
Posted By grateday
Client Wants To Visit the Home When Children Present

I live in MN and I don't see anything in the rule that says it cannot be done
I have never done it before
Has anyone ever done it in a way so that it works out with the kids
Short time span, right...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By grateday
When a parent says they are going to move

Ok so parents say they are going to move but

House is not on the market yet and it has been months since they said that

I am wondering because I have people calling interested and I am thinking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By grateday
Had a bad day

A kid bit another child ( I have rules about that)
The older child is one of those stand your ground types (good but not with a 2 year old)
Another flushed a toy ( I have rules about potty rooms...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By grateday
That one violent child

The one violent child is gone and vacation. Wow things are calmer. It is so pathetic, but I am enjoying this break from the drama that one causes.

I do everything I can, I teach, I teach, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,880
Posted By grateday
State and ASQ

I wonder if our state is headed that way because I seem to remember filling out a survey regarding whether or not childcare providers should do this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,752
Posted By grateday
Gut health

I would not worry about it just wear gloves, bleach all areas with bleach solution that is fresh daily. Bleach solution breaks down over time and c-diff is killed better with a strong fresh...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By grateday
For your yards

http://www.mosquitobarrier.com/?gclid=CLKxlbyCmMYCFYMDaQodb6UA9Q
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,131
Posted By grateday
Environmental differences in childcare

I have children who are sensitive to other children and noise. Home is quieter because there are less kids. Child does better at home where there are less distractions. When child is in my care...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,413
Posted By grateday
Flex care nightmare

Wow, you guys. So professional. You are so awesome having a cut off time for drop off. I have flex care, but I am learning that bending over backwords is not working out. I cannot do 8:30am drop...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,370
Posted By grateday
Hello QRIS

You could make a plan for my child with special needs if you want. It is my own child. I can send you a message if you want.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By grateday
Don't try to throw up with those scissors

They are large on the ends for not getting stuck in throat.
Fixated on throwing up for a while, and tries to make self throw up by putting the doll scissors down throat.

After eating a big meal...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,354
Posted By grateday
Wink I know this mom well

I have boundaries with the parents, but at the same time I have had the kiddo a while. I have no intentions of terming the child but I want that child to see that what they did was not ok and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,354
Posted By grateday
I actually had to do it

I cannot believe I did it. I actually sent a child home for behavior. It was not the behavior but the inability to teach/reach the child for the hours they were here.

It was with a family...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By grateday
hand nursing

"What are you doing to my hand?"
dck: "ha ha"
"What are you doing to my hand?"
dck: "ha ha"
"Are you missing ma ma?"
dck:"Uh huh"
How bout a drink and nookie
dck:
smiles and says "ok"
"Were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-26-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By grateday
age appropriate intervention

Oh and the mom not being concerned is not good. He could end up with an infection and scarring and the longer the habit goes on the harder it could be to break. Everyone else on here had some good...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-26-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By grateday
Annoying medical background provider

The child most likely has an underlying issue. Observe and see if you can find the trigger. When are they doing it. Are they nervous in situations. Are they nonverbal. See if you can help them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,901
Posted By grateday
Thats enough

I started encouraging bathroom time with my son at 2 years old. I knew about development and at the time he thought it was great. I ended up trying every type of way to work with him but to no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,317
Posted By grateday
I have a parent struggling with this. Goes back...

I have a parent struggling with this. Goes back and forth and has a school age kiddo that has some behavior problems. Parent swears that ilthey don't let the kids get away with stuff at home. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,978
Posted By grateday
sa Its like a wave of irritation on both...

sa

Its like a wave of irritation on both ends but both are going through the motions. I read peoples non verbal cues and expressions with a microscope even when I am not a part of a conversation....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,451
Posted By grateday
If you can get video of them driving by even...

If you can get video of them driving by even better. I have experienced a lot of wacky people in my life and yours sounds really bad. BC is right on here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,009
Posted By grateday
Ok I read this and I think it is time for you to...

Ok I read this and I think it is time for you to really step back from childcare and apply for other simpler work or take a break to grieve if you can afford. Sounds like you are doing good by...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,664
Posted By grateday
Sliding Glass Doors

Thinking of doing some re-arranging of rooms in the home for the childcare.

The room I want to use as a playroom has a sliding glass door though.

I am contemplating the difficulty of this. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By grateday
Wink Open minded

I am worried because it is new to me. Preconcieved notions no just wondering about others experiences....and what I have to do when working with another child who has a child.

I always give...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By grateday
I consider diarrhea and based on age and diet: ...

I consider diarrhea and based on age and diet:

Sometimes you get parents who feed there kids a lot of soups and smoothies.....
That said:

Frequent liquid loose stool
Foul smelling

Age...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,542
Posted By grateday
coaching for quality improvement had it right

Occupational therapy and sensory profile would be helpful here

I worked a lot with anxiety in the past and I have it too, lot of explaining, lot of coaching kids, back rubs at nap, making them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,159
Posted By grateday
Thanks for that

You are right about that, but I cannot help it because it takes a long time to reach the maturity of a 30 year old but having a child definately pushes you there faster.......Who knows they could be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,159
Posted By grateday
LysesKids

Thank you for that piece of information, this is new to me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,074
Posted By grateday
Should be clearer on the frying

Pan fry vs. deep fryer frying.........

Microwaving is not all that great of a way to cook food it changes the molecular make up of the food......

I hope we don't have to microwave...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,074
Posted By grateday
Anyone heard of GAPS

Contrary to popular belief, the fat from cows milk is healthy for children and contributes to there health but doesn't take away from it. Many replacements for fat are in the form of sugar/carbs or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,159
Posted By grateday
Daycare Parent Highschooler

Anyone have any experience when working with a daycare parent who is in highschool.

I am a little concerned in many ways as to how such an arrangement would work and if an arrangement like this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By grateday
Daycare Parent Highschooler

Anyone have any experience when working with a daycare parent who is in highschool.

I am a little concerned in many ways as to how such an arrangement would work and if an arrangement like this...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 01-28-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By grateday
do your research and make a bus plan

Research turnover rates. Research cost of living. Research running own business. Volunteer in a center. Research common operatingcosts. Calculate your student loan repayment into that. If you...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 01-28-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,266
Posted By grateday
infant childcare calls

Responding to infant childcare phone calls when not sure when you will have opening. I really struggle with this. Lots of peolple are really searching and I feel bad and unprofessional not knowing....
Forum: Reggio / Waldorf / Forest Kindergarten / Granola / Natural - Learning Methods 01-28-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,239
Posted By grateday
Forest K

I wish I could run a forest kindergarten it has been a dream of mine. As I meet with my families I realize that such a kindergarten is possibly a culture clash in the area I live. I mean 1 out of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,062
Posted By grateday
appreciation raise please

Yeah it is best not to go into reasons why parents want a discount, it is best to be more straightforward with them.

Really only another daycare provider can appreciate how much we actually spend...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,438
Posted By grateday
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,691
Posted By grateday
not sure what to make of it hope to find out from parents doctor though

I am just know starting to wonder with a child I have in care too but I don't know what to make of it, informed parents though. I was thinking a lot of things:

Endocrine system- If something is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,628
Posted By grateday
The parents might be in denial. Sometimes if you...

The parents might be in denial. Sometimes if you cannot get the kid to comply, or the parents to comply the only option is to term. In the 24 months they had lived, I was there third provider. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,400
Posted By grateday
reply

The state did not say that, and I am sorry if I came across that way, I over reacted. Sometimes when I am tired or angry things may come across wrong. No the state never said that.

I think the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,400
Posted By grateday
sorry for the confusion I am bad at this sometimes

I wrote that post extremely exhausted and tired at night, don't know how I worded it to say that but here is why I don't seek revenge:

It hurts more than the person you intend it to.........
Was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,400
Posted By grateday
Parents Enacting Revenge after Termination

:mad:
Parent termed in February 2014. Parent evaluated me negatively to licensor and now I am pissed because it all came up after drop in inspection which occurred during quiet time. 3 children...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By grateday
Rough And Tumble Play In Family Childcare Mixed Age Groups

Even with rules I don't see how this could work in my house because of mixed age groups. Is there some way to address this with parents without making it look like I am upset. I had issues with it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,825
Posted By grateday
liars

Only one out of the 3 in my 3 years of providing childcare did I feel bad about but I don't regret it. Termed because mother lied and I caught mother in lie because father said something.
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By grateday
Thumbs up likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,430
Posted By grateday
Someone smeared that on some lockers when I was...

Someone smeared that on some lockers when I was in high school it lasted forever. Every morning I only went down that hall if I had too. It was just wrong. Some people sort of just don't seem to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By grateday
Finding a sub off site

I need to find a sub that is off site, does anyone have any ideas on what to do. I am a pretty big introvert, I don't have any childcare providers that I know. I know of one childcare provider with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,535
Posted By grateday
Wink Ages naps parents

Ok so the parent knows this from grumpiness. I had one like that. But I also legitamately had a toddler with an irregular sleep cycle. More often than not it is the parents who royally screw up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,416
Posted By grateday
ok responding to your need not to tell but grow. Look up TASCEI

TASCEI backpackers series has articles for parents.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,695
Posted By grateday
Talking states and parents dont operate logical things

I have a room set up for breastfeeding mothers it has a rocker a ottoman
it has a green hose and the water on and off is outside. The hose goes through a hole in my screen. When its 40 below...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,261
Posted By grateday
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,567
Posted By grateday
If you use it and don't like it maybe repupose it...

If you use it and don't like it maybe repupose it for something or donate. I use a diaper pail for cloth diapers wet method soak. In between launderings with no diapers in it I spray with urine...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,921
Posted By grateday
Thumbs up Exactly

Exactly
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,921
Posted By grateday
I see you are in a position of authority and a...

I see you are in a position of authority and a personal matter now regarding not just you but your own kin has troubled you. First handle it yourself, Second discuss it with the owner. If it does...
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