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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,212
Posted By Persephone
My thoughts

I have to agree that putting a diaper on a child at the end of the day doesn't take all that much time. And at this point you don't know if he can even do it on his own. He might be able too and by...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,915
Posted By Persephone
I agree that you shouldn't have to put yourself...

I agree that you shouldn't have to put yourself out to have him stay with you for a short time.

Can your boys share a room? Or I like the idea of putting your girls bed in the play room and just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,674
Posted By Persephone
Question For Those Who Use Provider Watch

For those of you who use Provider Watch (http://www.providerwatch.com/)

With the $10 fee for the month...will they collect the money due from a parent?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,191
Posted By Persephone
I agree with this! I watched the DVD from the...

I agree with this! I watched the DVD from the library and it was quick and easy to learn!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,271
Posted By Persephone
Just wondering how this went? I heard from...

Just wondering how this went?

I heard from someone else who got a letter like this from a judge show that the show itself pays the claim. So basically if the other person does want to do it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,316
Posted By Persephone
Well the fact that a nit can hang around for 10...

Well the fact that a nit can hang around for 10 days before they hatch is enough not to want it in my house!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,466
Posted By Persephone
I agree that it's not impossible. But since he's...

I agree that it's not impossible. But since he's not showing signs I don't think it's going to happen in one week.

Babies are born with the instinct to not soil themselves. But in this century...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 07-12-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,704
Posted By Persephone
Sorry that I missed that it was a 1 year old. ...

Sorry that I missed that it was a 1 year old. That being said that I don't think I could trust a caregiver to take a group of children to a pool with my 1 year old. That's hard work and a lot of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,316
Posted By Persephone
She acted like when she dropped him off this...

She acted like when she dropped him off this morning that I was crazy to send home for 1 nit. A nit is a nit! It's lice eggs!
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 07-12-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,704
Posted By Persephone
I'm also sorry that your g-son got burned. But I...

I'm also sorry that your g-son got burned. But I agree that it really wasn't the caregivers fault if they were at the pool and his feet got burned walking on the pavement there.

I've never really...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,316
Posted By Persephone
I agree that it just might be better if they...

I agree that it just might be better if they don't come back. I called my husband before I called her and said that I knew she was going to be mad and he said "let her get mad, not like it matters...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,316
Posted By Persephone
Well the mom just came, just under the hour mark....

Well the mom just came, just under the hour mark. She had some young girl in the car with her, so I'm guessing she picked up like a niece or some one to watch them. I have a feeling that they will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,316
Posted By Persephone
Still Lice!!

Here's the first half of this http://www.daycare.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15639

The mom came this morning with just the 5 year old. She left the 9 yera old at home because I told them Friday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,035
Posted By Persephone
I'm a little peeved off at the mom. She...

I'm a little peeved off at the mom. She basically called and was saying that she thought that the kids got it here, because last week they were on vacation at their aunts house out of state and my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,035
Posted By Persephone
Well I hope that they check each others hair. I...

Well I hope that they check each others hair. I know that I told her that I checked my son and when my husband was getting home he was going to check me.

I'm clean and so is my son.

I might...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,035
Posted By Persephone
That's just gross not to use sheets. My SIL was...

That's just gross not to use sheets. My SIL was like that (I'm sure she still is) Grosses me out just thinking of it!


Well the mom called and said that she did have it...I knew she did! And...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,035
Posted By Persephone
Lice doesn't live on hard items. They say you...

Lice doesn't live on hard items. They say you just need to vacuum well and wash bedding, pillows and stuffed animals (or place in a trash bag for 10 days)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,035
Posted By Persephone
Thanks, I quick copied this and changed it to fit...

Thanks, I quick copied this and changed it to fit my needs and printed it out. That way she can't say anything if on monday I have to send them home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,035
Posted By Persephone
Lice

What's your policy on lice?

I'm pretty sure my DCG has lice. Yesterday she was itching and I should have looked then. Then again this morning she said something, but we were in the dark...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,823
Posted By Persephone
Well that didn't go well. The mom didn't even...

Well that didn't go well. The mom didn't even know what time the dad was coming. She was like "They'll leave at 2:00 today" And I quested her and she had no idea. Don't they talk at night?
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,823
Posted By Persephone
I wanted to add that I just looked at the papers...

I wanted to add that I just looked at the papers they signed and I even have it listed right under where they fill in their hours that there is an overtime rate of $5 per family for every 15 mins...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,823
Posted By Persephone
Should I charge them a fee tomorrow? Should I...

Should I charge them a fee tomorrow? Should I call them tonight to remind them?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,823
Posted By Persephone
Staying Later Then Scheduled Time

Since this week is a Holiday week and the sibling group I watch was not here on Monday (It is paid) they are going to stay later on Friday. In my handbook it states:



They signed the contract...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,747
Posted By Persephone
That's a good idea.

That's a good idea.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,747
Posted By Persephone
2 Week Notice Question

So I'm thinking that my sibling group is going to end up leaving. Just have a feeling...I might be wrong but I'm not sure.

They called in sick for today. Said the 5 year old had a fever and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,020
Posted By Persephone
I'm not. Or I could use that.

I'm not. Or I could use that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,020
Posted By Persephone
I might have to do this. I did let the mom know...

I might have to do this. I did let the mom know that she was doing it and I told her (and the mom) that there was no reason to say it when he was clearly eating it right there.

If it happens...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,020
Posted By Persephone
amen!!:):d

amen!!:):d
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,020
Posted By Persephone
As far as the allergies go. I did tell her...

As far as the allergies go. I did tell her before hand that he had allergies and I wouldn't serve a lot of foods. She said something about the boy eating powdered doughnuts every morning and I said...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,020
Posted By Persephone
I'm not going to flame you on the nap time! I...

I'm not going to flame you on the nap time! I need my time too! The mom said that they've not took naps since they turned like 2. She even at the old sitters. She told me she got on the sitters...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,020
Posted By Persephone
This is now my new rule. I just told the kids. ...

This is now my new rule. I just told the kids. They may sit on the bottoms on the couch. No toys on the couch but they may read. No rough housing around on it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,020
Posted By Persephone
Well I just told 9 year old that she could sit on...

Well I just told 9 year old that she could sit on my couch but I didn't think she needed to sit there while she played. She grabs a toy gets on the couch lays back and puts her feet up. Just seems...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,894
Posted By Persephone
I've got the same thing here! These two kids are...

I've got the same thing here! These two kids are SO PICKY it's not even funny!

They don't like many fruits either! What kids doesn't eat fruit???

We had fresh raspberries and they didn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,020
Posted By Persephone
Sometimes I give them mac and cheese. I buy the...

Sometimes I give them mac and cheese. I buy the cheap kind that may have traces of egg and nuts, since it's made in a factory with it. Most pasta is.

So I'll give my son a piece of butter...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,020
Posted By Persephone
Well about the couch and chair I did tell her...

Well about the couch and chair I did tell her that they would be able to today. She agreed that she would talk to the about the way they were on the couch and chair.

My nephew who I watch (is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,020
Posted By Persephone
While that's what I figured! Everything I wrote...

While that's what I figured! Everything I wrote is stuff that I know I read others here have done or did or do.

Very true about the food! We have very little junk food in the house. They didn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2010, 06:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,020
Posted By Persephone
Am I Out of Line?

I've got a set of siblings that I'm watching for the summer (ages 5 and 9)
The mom called me this morning with some issues. Am I out of line with these things? I'm not doing anything anyone else...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,406
Posted By Persephone
Very good point!

Very good point!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,406
Posted By Persephone
LOL! Thanks! Well I figure, if I'm doing the...

LOL! Thanks! Well I figure, if I'm doing the work to find the deals...plus paying to for the gas to get there. Then I should make the extra.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,406
Posted By Persephone
Field Trip Cost?

So I have 2 school age for the summer and we take field trips.

I'm a big time couponer and find coupons all the time for places that I go.

How would you handle coupons for places that you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,224
Posted By Persephone
I told her about that too. I looked on the...

I told her about that too.

I looked on the Dramamine site and children 2 and older can take it. So there really is no reason that he could use it. They even make chewable ones
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,224
Posted By Persephone
Mom seemed okay with it when she dropped him off....

Mom seemed okay with it when she dropped him off. We talked about getting some kind of meds. She's going to look because next weekend they are going on vacation and it's almost 3 our trip there. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,224
Posted By Persephone
I was so back and forth on this. The mom asked...

I was so back and forth on this. The mom asked me to ask him if he was just car sick like before or if he felt like he didn't feel good and he said he didn't feel good at all. So she even thought...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,224
Posted By Persephone
Like I posted either way they would have had to...

Like I posted either way they would have had to take off work for their child being sick. I had no way at that point to know if it was just car sickness or being sick. If I was at home and a child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2010, 04:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,224
Posted By Persephone
Either way, if the child was sick they would have...

Either way, if the child was sick they would have had to take off work.

And basically it was part of their decision to bring their kids here for the summer was to go on field trips.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,224
Posted By Persephone
Thanks everyone. We've got both sides here. ...

Thanks everyone. We've got both sides here.

As far as telling her she needs to make other plans on field trip days...they are the only family that have that I watch (other then my nephew twice a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,224
Posted By Persephone
Thanks for the replies. The Child didn't really...

Thanks for the replies. The Child didn't really perk up to much until about an hour into the zoo and then more once the dad got there. So up till that point it was hard to say? So if things would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,224
Posted By Persephone
What Would You Have Done?? (Sorry Long!)

So I'm watching a sibling set for the summer. (Age 5 and 9) The whole reason I wanted school ages was to be able to do field trips and do things with my son yet for the summer.

So today I had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,452
Posted By Persephone
Can you tell me how? I had two school aged girls...

Can you tell me how? I had two school aged girls last summer part time and they were easy pretty much, one was whiner then my son toddler son but other then that okay.

I also had a k-gartener...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,452
Posted By Persephone
The local YMCA charges like $85 a week with out...

The local YMCA charges like $85 a week with out lunch or snacks. They do local field trips in town (walking), which is just like parks, pool and library.

I'm playing trips to the zoo and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,452
Posted By Persephone
Well the mom who I was just talking to paid last...

Well the mom who I was just talking to paid last summer about $30 less per child (2 of them) for the summer. But she was willing to pay for field trips. She was talking about buying the season pass...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,452
Posted By Persephone
Summer Care Rates

Okay, so I've been wanting to pick up a few kids for the summer, just school age, so we can go places on trips.

I made my rates in the same price range as most caregivers in my area which is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,848
Posted By Persephone
Around here we just put first name and phone...

Around here we just put first name and phone numbers. Some people put what area of town they live in...south side, down town, past Kmart...so on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,037
Posted By Persephone
I was coming to ask the same thing. I have...

I was coming to ask the same thing.

I have a booster car seat from the 5 year old that I watched. She won't return my calls or text messages.

I texted her this past weekend and said to pick...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,965
Posted By Persephone
They have hand brakes on them like a 10-speed...

They have hand brakes on them like a 10-speed bike. You just squeeze and it stops.

And yeah, if your on a big hill it's going to be hard to control...but don't go down a big hill...getting back...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,501
Posted By Persephone
They would need to pay up front. You could be...

They would need to pay up front. You could be out a lot of money come week 4 of the month with no payment and they skip out on you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,965
Posted By Persephone
I've used a 6 seater at the daycare center I...

I've used a 6 seater at the daycare center I worked at before. Pretty easy to use, but I'm not sure of the age of the children you have. It starts getting pretty heavy the bigger you are, and I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,379
Posted By Persephone
We were the same way at the center I worked at. ...

We were the same way at the center I worked at. And one time we did have a fire alarm go off (someone was baking in the staff kitchen and it started smoking) and I had 1 girl in the 5 year old room...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,882
Posted By Persephone
AH HA HA! That's so funny! Some parents!

AH HA HA! That's so funny!

Some parents!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,394
Posted By Persephone
So how do you suggest that he gets control of his...

So how do you suggest that he gets control of his kid?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,964
Posted By Persephone
Wow! That's crazy! How much do they owe you?

Wow! That's crazy! How much do they owe you?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,230
Posted By Persephone
I agree that it's not fair to you to have to pay....

I agree that it's not fair to you to have to pay. I think it sounds right/fair to charge them for the outing if they are part time and not paying full amount.

And the assi. should be paying for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,851
Posted By Persephone
That's a hard one. I'd talk to the parents and...

That's a hard one. I'd talk to the parents and have them pick up early.

I know here in Indiana you can watch up to 5 unrelated children with out a license.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,097
Posted By Persephone
My son is 3 and he can't snap jeans on his own...

My son is 3 and he can't snap jeans on his own yet. That said, I don't put Jeans on him around the house. Only when I know I'll have the time to mess with him. And when he is wearing them I talk...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,443
Posted By Persephone
Well the mom never called with the providers...

Well the mom never called with the providers name. She knew that I would not interview with out talking to the provider first.

I hope the next person doesn't have problems.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,964
Posted By Persephone
Hmm, that's a hard one. I'm not sure. When they...

Hmm, that's a hard one. I'm not sure. When they call or show up I would make sure I remind them of the money. Maybe if they just show up say that you don't have time to find it, but when they come...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,429
Posted By Persephone
WHAT!!?? Now I'm not sure but don't you have to...

WHAT!!?? Now I'm not sure but don't you have to be like 21 to work in the baby room?

I can't believe that she asked the girl to skip school! What did the girl tell the school why she was out?
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-15-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,434
Posted By Persephone
I'm glad someone had a diaper to check. Like I...

I'm glad someone had a diaper to check. Like I said, I checked Luvs and they don't have them.

I would think that they would not have a policy, since I know that the diaper changing records are...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-15-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,434
Posted By Persephone
Do diapers really have serial numbers? Luvs...

Do diapers really have serial numbers? Luvs doesn't? I don't have any Huggies here to even look.

I think a child could go all day with the same diaper on and it not leak through. Depends on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,443
Posted By Persephone
Yeah, this was along the lines of what I was...

Yeah, this was along the lines of what I was thinking.

The mom called back later last night. She said there was some vandalism. One of the other boys at the providers said that "A" done it. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,443
Posted By Persephone
So the mom called while I was out, saying that...

So the mom called while I was out, saying that she was wanting to go with me.

I called and the mom was at the store, so I talked to the step dad.

He said that she will more then likely will...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-13-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,431
Posted By Persephone
I'm still waiting to hear back on this one!

I'm still waiting to hear back on this one!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,443
Posted By Persephone
I figure if she calls back, and the boy didn't...

I figure if she calls back, and the boy didn't have major problems at the other provider (but since he was asked to leave it can't be that good), I will ask for the other sitters number so I can talk...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,443
Posted By Persephone
SHOCKED and a Question

I got a phone call from another provider in town who I talked to about openings and she doesn't really want any more school age. So she called today and said that someone called her last night about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,243
Posted By Persephone
LOL! that's funny!

LOL! that's funny!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,984
Posted By Persephone
Did you click the little button that looks like a...

Did you click the little button that looks like a mountain?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,984
Posted By Persephone
I think because your trying to link to another...

I think because your trying to link to another site, it's not going to work right.


If you look above it's posted how you can post your photos right here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,565
Posted By Persephone
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,565
Posted By Persephone
I've had it happen to me. I was working part...

I've had it happen to me. I was working part time when my son was younger and ds was at a sitter part time. She had too many kids and had to drop some of us, so we were one that she dropped. (Peed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,565
Posted By Persephone
I'd just tell her that you need to take the full...

I'd just tell her that you need to take the full time kids. Normally I'd say offer her to pay the full rate or loose the spot, but since you know that she will not need you for the summer, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,028
Posted By Persephone
I agree. If they were going to a center they...

I agree. If they were going to a center they would have to pay full price. So maybe offer her a lower rate when not there.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,243
Posted By Persephone
Yeah, I agree not to leave the house while the...

Yeah, I agree not to leave the house while the kids are in there. I'd look for a long leash if you think that might work.

Maybe get another potty patch, so there is less area for him to miss. ...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-12-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,431
Posted By Persephone
I agree. We had a doctor family at the daycare...

I agree. We had a doctor family at the daycare and once one their children got and they flipped out saying how dirty a human mouth was. Their skin was not broke and they started an RX on them.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-12-2010, 06:52 AM
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Views: 11,431
Posted By Persephone
I'm shocked also that the other child would bite...

I'm shocked also that the other child would bite him there.

I worked in a center, so I understand the goings on.

Turn over is very high at daycares. And I know that most of the time it just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,724
Posted By Persephone
Your house, your rules. I agree with you. ...

Your house, your rules.

I agree with you. Parents would be made if they had to wash shoes all the time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,359
Posted By Persephone
Yes it is. I figured with spring break...

Yes it is.

I figured with spring break coming people might be thinking about it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,107
Posted By Persephone
10 months?? Why would someone need a spot held...

10 months?? Why would someone need a spot held for so long?

Maybe have something that says that for the deposit of 2 weeks (or 1 month) will hold the spot for like 3 months? If they need longer...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,359
Posted By Persephone
No calls...

So I've ran my ad (today will be day 6) for a week now and had one phone call...which was really odd, the lady acted like she didn't understand.

So I called someone else who was running an ad in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,584
Posted By Persephone
I agree. She might not be happy but you told her...

I agree. She might not be happy but you told her more then once.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,598
Posted By Persephone
I love this!! Good idea!

I love this!! Good idea!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 19,468
Posted By Persephone
I think 6 weeks is more then enough.

I think 6 weeks is more then enough.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,619
Posted By Persephone
I think that's okay if it's something you have...

I think that's okay if it's something you have time to do. I like the fact that you put in there "naptime update".

Maybe ask the parents how they feel about you sending them out?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,598
Posted By Persephone
I don't think it's about respect or rules. It's...

I don't think it's about respect or rules. It's about the child is running the show!!

Once at the center I was working at a little boy come in holding a VCR tape. His mom said "Sorry I couldn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,429
Posted By Persephone
Good for you! What did you put in the letter?

Good for you! What did you put in the letter?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 19,468
Posted By Persephone
Personally I think I would tell them about a...

Personally I think I would tell them about a month before you plan to stop. Since your not just stopping because of the child or anything like.

I think you should do it face to face. Just tell...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,643
Posted By Persephone
WOW! Yeah, after 3 months of the screaming...

WOW! Yeah, after 3 months of the screaming itself, I would call it quits. As for the 3 year old, sounds like she's got some issues going on at home, if she's worse at the start of the week. Are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,035
Posted By Persephone
I think that's totally true. The playgroup that...

I think that's totally true. The playgroup that my son and I go to sometimes is like that. Everyone's going to this one preschool, afternoon classes. (their kids are the kids that don't take...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,314
Posted By Persephone
I'll look into it.

I'll look into it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,035
Posted By Persephone
Maybe remind that family that you do do...

Maybe remind that family that you do do preschool. Maybe they forgot? Seems silly to me to take your child somewhere else when the childcare does it. Why pay more?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,314
Posted By Persephone
I'm not licensed yet, but plan to soon. I have...

I'm not licensed yet, but plan to soon. I have to wait for the next class in my area, which is not until next month. There was one in a town 30 mins from me last month but no one but me signed up...
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