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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Former Teacher
Personally- at that age and the fact that the...

Personally- at that age and the fact that the parents are saying all that-I wouldn't even accept him into care unless he is wearing underwear. Maybe when they are tired of doing laundry something...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,409
Posted By Former Teacher
I was gifted to a huge amount of duplo. I heard...

I was gifted to a huge amount of duplo. I heard that the dishwasher was bad for them.

So guess who handwashed them all lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,521
Posted By Former Teacher
I also tried and got the same message :)

I also tried and got the same message :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 45,463
Posted By Former Teacher
:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,802
Posted By Former Teacher
I FINALLY got my shot today. happyface I had...

I FINALLY got my shot today. happyface

I had been trying for weeks. My county finally had an opening at a mass hub at a local Catholic church. It was extremely well organized and put together.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 559
Posted By Former Teacher
That's how it was my former center. I would open...

That's how it was my former center. I would open the center at 6:30 but get there at 6:15.

We had a parent who worked down the street but she started at 6:30. She asked me if she could drop...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,270
Posted By Former Teacher
I agree. Not calling people out because they are...

I agree. Not calling people out because they are highly respected here but when I was reading this thread (from 2013 by the way) my mouth was :eek:

But we can't always blame the provider. We...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By Former Teacher
I can't roll my eyes enough :rolleyes: ...

I can't roll my eyes enough :rolleyes:

People have way to much time on their hands.

Why is it okay for girls to like and wear the color blue but Heaven forbid the boys who like and wear pink? ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center, we termed a child 2 years...

At my former center, we termed a child 2 years old (give or take) because of the constant biting. We wanted to work with him but his parents were in a bind. It was made worse because the parents...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-24-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Former Teacher
Kinda of off subject-depends on how you look at...

Kinda of off subject-depends on how you look at it :lol:

My sweet father once had a HUGE container of papers that were filled with water.

He told me that instead of shredding (and there was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2021, 06:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 21,115
Posted By Former Teacher
This is why several of the responses say that...

This is why several of the responses say that they require a MEDICAL diagnoses :rolleyes:

And you're right. This is an old thread. That little boy is a teenager now. :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 607
Posted By Former Teacher
I have bottled. Thankfully when I went to the...

I have bottled. Thankfully when I went to the store Saturday I grabbed some.

I am just praying that when this blanky blank thaws, I don't have busted pipes :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 607
Posted By Former Teacher
Still no water :( We have tried everything. ...

Still no water :(

We have tried everything. I am worried sick. Everyone keeps telling me I have to wait but I just want running water.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 607
Posted By Former Teacher
I am in TX and I hear what you are saying! ...

I am in TX and I hear what you are saying!

Everyone around us is having power issues which thankfully we haven't experienced yet. However we now have no water. Several other locals also are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 796
Posted By Former Teacher
I am so sorry :hug:

I am so sorry :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,521
Posted By Former Teacher
I agree! Do 3! I said a rhyme lol happyface

I agree! Do 3!

I said a rhyme lol happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,192
Posted By Former Teacher
This is EXACTLY what my husband said!

This is EXACTLY what my husband said!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Former Teacher
Unless it's changed, Texas allows 50% of staff at...

Unless it's changed, Texas allows 50% of staff at nap.

They also mandate that a caregiver can not work more than 10 hours in direct care a day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Former Teacher
I am a nanny to 2 doctors in the military. ...

I am a nanny to 2 doctors in the military.

The mom told me today that 1 of the doctors was "exposed" to a confirmed COVID person and they still have to quarantine. :(

:hug::hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-24-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By Former Teacher
Personally I never write thank you cards for...

Personally I never write thank you cards for Christmas gifts. A simple thank you is enough.

Birthdays etc gifts yes of course. Christmas...nah :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By Former Teacher
I am thankful for so many things..... First...

I am thankful for so many things.....

First and foremost I am thankful for God. Even my darkest times (2020 to name one time) He is always there for me.

My family esp my husband. He is truly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By Former Teacher
I had a hair appointment Saturday with a new...

I had a hair appointment Saturday with a new stylist that my sister recommended. I had to call her to tell her that I arrived so she could tell me which entrance to go in.

When I called she said...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6,241
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 726,508
Posted By Former Teacher
We solved that at my former center. When we were...

We solved that at my former center. When we were closed for a holiday we had the parents sign an acknowledgement sheet indicting (after they were told WHAT they were signing) that they knew when we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6,241
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 726,508
Posted By Former Teacher
I am curious. You have been a Member here over 2...

I am curious. You have been a Member here over 2 years. Yet you haven't posted anything about the childcare industry. In fact, all your posts/comments (you haven't started any threads) are on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6,241
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 726,508
Posted By Former Teacher
And this is exactly one of the many reasons why...

And this is exactly one of the many reasons why this BS isn't stopping!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By Former Teacher
I posted in the off topic area (so unless you are...

I posted in the off topic area (so unless you are a Member you can't see it :)) about transiting.

I am a nanny to twin boys that turned a year recently. They were on 2 naps also. The morning nap...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 750
Posted By Former Teacher
My husband has to do it for his job. It's an...

My husband has to do it for his job. It's an affidavit so there's a paper trail.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By Former Teacher
I was sitting here reading this and I...

I was sitting here reading this and I thought....wait...I thought CH wasn't even on the FP....then I kept on reading...that usually helps before I think random thoughts! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By Former Teacher
EXACTLY THIS!!! I remember once this...

EXACTLY THIS!!!

I remember once this mother's co-pay for the month was $5. Yes.....5 freaking dollars!

She came in to pick up her son after a 12 hour day of "job searching" :rolleyes: The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,604
Posted By Former Teacher
To answer your question about regrets....my...

To answer your question about regrets....my answer is NO. I am still in the child care field. However it's ONE family. I have no boss, other than the little human(s) and/or furry loves.

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,604
Posted By Former Teacher
Please tell us that you are still planning on...

Please tell us that you are still planning on staying HERE! Like BC said...once they left the business...they left us :(

OP:

I can't really help you. I'm sorry :(

But I CAN tell you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By Former Teacher
Yep...at my former center way back then...we...

Yep...at my former center way back then...we weren't allowed to charge ANY type of an extra fee. Whether it's a late payment fee, late pick up fee, early drop off fee (we didn't have that lol).
...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-18-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 27,514
Posted By Former Teacher
Me too.....I like searching and I will come...

Me too.....I like searching and I will come across a member that was very active way back then and I click to see when they were last active...and it would be 2-3 years ago :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By Former Teacher
That is funny and cute. I once was in a...

That is funny and cute.

I once was in a bookstore. A very quiet bookstore. I walked around the corner and I saw a girl around 3 or 4 years old with her mom. Girl looked at me and I smiled. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 48,853
Posted By Former Teacher
:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 08-29-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,889
Posted By Former Teacher
I have and it's SO good! I love yogurt and...

I have and it's SO good!

I love yogurt and I love fruit but I don't like chunky fruit in my yogurt :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,898
Posted By Former Teacher
** Yes I KNOW this thread is 8 years old ** :lol:...

** Yes I KNOW this thread is 8 years old ** :lol:

I just remember a good/funny story about a child at my former center.

Everyday this child (almost 3 years old -not potty trained) would come in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,711
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center, we never charged an art fee...

At my former center, we never charged an art fee or any other monthly fee besides tuition.

We went on a few field trips during the school year (parents still paid). However it was during the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By Former Teacher
I TOTALLY agree with BC. Why "reward" the...

I TOTALLY agree with BC. Why "reward" the "naughty" kids once the jar is full?

When I did preschool we had the same system Mariposa. You earn tickets. Each kiddo had a pouch. You can only buy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By Former Teacher
I would say you close at 5:15pm to ensure...

I would say you close at 5:15pm to ensure everyone is gone by 5:30 :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6,241
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 726,508
Posted By Former Teacher
I remember once when a 2, almost 3 year old got...

I remember once when a 2, almost 3 year old got bit. The Director told the parent of the child who was bitten. She didn't name names. She just explained there was a fight and before the caregiver...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,584
Posted By Former Teacher
I am so sorry Cat Herder :hug:

I am so sorry Cat Herder :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 54,853
Posted By Former Teacher
Guilty....well sort of :lol: I like...

Guilty....well sort of :lol:

I like searching from years past. I am SO tempted to comment on an old post but I hold off because I don't want to be "THAT MEMBER" :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,566
Posted By Former Teacher
Oh nice! I wonder if she ever knew that!

Oh nice! I wonder if she ever knew that!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,727
Posted By Former Teacher
I might get alot of flack for this but... :o ...

I might get alot of flack for this but... :o

In front of the children is one thing. Like Cat said, the children are there a LONG time. If I was a parent, I would prefer that the provider does...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,858
Posted By Former Teacher
That will be the day when the government will...

That will be the day when the government will tell me what I can and cannot do in my own home. Virus or no virus....that's just pure BS
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,566
Posted By Former Teacher
:lol::lol: Normally I would agree with you...

:lol::lol:

Normally I would agree with you but we weren't on the food program so who knows?

Then again she (Owner/Director) ALWAYS ALWAYS liked to contradict me. Once we were driving to where...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6,241
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 726,508
Posted By Former Teacher
I hear ya! Way back when, we had a 4 year...

I hear ya!

Way back when, we had a 4 year old whose mother told me that I had to spoon feed him lunch otherwise he won't eat :confused:

Long story short, at lunch that day, I told him that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,566
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center, snack was 8:15-8:45 with...

At my former center, snack was 8:15-8:45 with circle time starting immediately at 9:00 am. If they were there prior to 8:45 they ate. Once it's put away, oh well.

On a side note, I remember the...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 07-08-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By Former Teacher
Yes that's the one!! :eek::eek::eek:

Yes that's the one!!



:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 07-07-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By Former Teacher
The House Keeper

Has anyone read this?

Is it any good?

Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By Former Teacher
I agree with the others. As long as she's...

I agree with the others.

As long as she's not doing this on YOUR time, I would let it go. :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By Former Teacher
That's over a month and a half away. Unless...

That's over a month and a half away. Unless something is in writing, I would keep looking :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By Former Teacher
My former center went from casual, scrubs, to...

My former center went from casual, scrubs, to casual.

The Owner/Director thought it was more professional to wear the scrubs. So everyone got in the habit of wearing(and purchasing) scrubs. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By Former Teacher
Cell phones (unless it's the business's)...

Cell phones (unless it's the business's) shouldn't even be allowed.

My husband has to keep his in either his car or his locker. It can not be on his person at any time while he is on the clock.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6,241
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 726,508
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center (at the time), it didn't...

At my former center (at the time), it didn't matter if we made it or the parents.

We once had a father who came in and was a Chatty Cathy to everyone esp me :confused:

Anyway one day he was...
Forum: Curriculum 05-30-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,136
Posted By Former Teacher
To be honest, while I haven't really looked into...

To be honest, while I haven't really looked into a paid curriculum in YEARS, you can get alot of good ideas etc via Pinterest and even online and it's all free happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 21,349
Posted By Former Teacher
It's not science but when I taught Pre-K we were...

It's not science but when I taught Pre-K we were talking about the Oval shape. It just so happened it was around Easter. So...I asked everyone to bring in 1 hard boiled egg. We were going to talk...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By Former Teacher
That would be an immediate termination for me as...

That would be an immediate termination for me as well. Children shouldn't have to worry about whether or not they are going to get hurt at a place where they should be protected. Esp. by an almost 3...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6,241
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 726,508
Posted By Former Teacher
Exactly! I once had a preschooler (!!!) who was...

Exactly! I once had a preschooler (!!!) who was always difficult when he was dropped off. Thankfully we were outside usually at that time so it was easy. One time, she was late dropping him off...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,252
Posted By Former Teacher
You and me BOTH! happyface We have just this...

You and me BOTH! happyface

We have just this week and 2 days next week and that's it.

BUT...... teachers are REALLY pushing it :mad:

I can't wait until this BS is over!
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 05-14-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By Former Teacher
Not center related- one of local sandwich shops...

Not center related- one of local sandwich shops isn't requiring masks. I am in TX.

There are signs everywhere stating that employees aren't wearing masks but if you would rather the person...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,492
Posted By Former Teacher
I totally agree! It's like selling...

I totally agree!

It's like selling something. NO HOLDS....FIRST COME FIRST SERVED.

I would give her a deadline. If she doesn't respond...move on :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By Former Teacher
THIS! I am a nanny to twins (they are 8 now...

THIS!

I am a nanny to twins (they are 8 now but I have had them since birth lovethis) boys.

I remember once about 3 years ago we went to the library for story time. We were early so we waited...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6,241
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 726,508
Posted By Former Teacher
You and me both! I am a nanny to twin 8 year...

You and me both!

I am a nanny to twin 8 year olds. They are in 2nd grade.

When this all went down, the school said that at most you are looking 2-3 hours TOPS. That was a bunch of BS. We...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,707
Posted By Former Teacher
I nearly spit out my milk from my cereal reading...

I nearly spit out my milk from my cereal reading that! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,828
Posted By Former Teacher
I miss eating in restaurants :lol: We do...

I miss eating in restaurants :lol: We do curbside but it's not the same.

On the flip side, my state is allowing restaurants to open at 25% capacity Friday so we and another couple are going out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,820
Posted By Former Teacher
Texas is slowing opening up happyface ...

Texas is slowing opening up happyface

BUT.....schools are closed for the remainder of the year :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,938
Posted By Former Teacher
Parents wanted me to be self quarantined for 14...

Parents wanted me to be self quarantined for 14 days. Then they told me last Friday that I should be okay to come back to work on Tuesday :rolleyes:

Texted today to confirm...it's all good for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 69,518
Posted By Former Teacher
That's another sad thing. Gas is so cheap...

That's another sad thing. Gas is so cheap here....but we have no place to go! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By Former Teacher
I am sorry Susan. If you are unable to pick up...

I am sorry Susan. If you are unable to pick up Snowflake at my closing time, you will either have to have someone else pick up Snowflake or I will consider this your 2 week notice. :Kiss:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By Former Teacher
I don't like it lol. Heck I don't even like my...

I don't like it lol. Heck I don't even like my picture being taken. On my wedding date I had to tell people to hurry up because I don't like it :lol:

That being said...think of it this way. It...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 968
Posted By Former Teacher
I agree with all the others. The mom is welcomed...

I agree with all the others. The mom is welcomed to pick up or keep Snowflake home.

That being said, I would also explain to her that if a child can't participate in ALL activities, then they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By Former Teacher
Whenever/whatever I sell whether it's in FB group...

Whenever/whatever I sell whether it's in FB group or CL...what I do is take what I paid for the item and cut it automatically in half. Then go from there....is it really worn out...what shape etc?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,618
Posted By Former Teacher
My former center had a discount. Granted we...

My former center had a discount. Granted we didn't have "contracts" but parent's couldn't flip/flop.

If they paid weekly, they had to pay by Friday. If they paid monthly (it was due by the 1st),...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,236
Posted By Former Teacher
I am sorry that I really can't be helpful BUT...

I am sorry that I really can't be helpful BUT please read your lease. Before we bought our house we lived in an apartment. Our leased specifically said NO AT HOME BUSINESSES INCLUDING CHILDCARE :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,000
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center, I also would feel silly...

At my former center, I also would feel silly about charging after 1-2 mins. I felt more comfortable after the 3 min mark.

There was this one parent who was CONSTANTLY 1-2 mins. Occasionally it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6,241
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 726,508
Posted By Former Teacher
I am a tyrant when it comes to my FB groups lol. ...

I am a tyrant when it comes to my FB groups lol.

If I get a report of a No-Show, and I get screenshots to prove that a transaction was indeed in place, I will remove them from ALL (there's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6,241
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 726,508
Posted By Former Teacher
It does sound fishy BUT in their defense, I am an...

It does sound fishy BUT in their defense, I am an Admin to a several "garage sale" groups on FB. I have it in the rules that the Seller must actually delete (not mark the ad as sold and/or to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,701
Posted By Former Teacher
I KNOW this is an old thread lol This...

I KNOW this is an old thread lol

This reminded me of a time at my former center. There was this single mom, state paid, completely felt entitled etc. Her payment for 12 hours of care was $5 a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,259
Posted By Former Teacher
When I first taught Preschool, many moons ago, I...

When I first taught Preschool, many moons ago, I also did the Funshine Express. It was good. Then I saw that the crafts were kinda, lack of a better word, cheesy. So I asked the director to stop...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,956
Posted By Former Teacher
A LONG time ago there was a little boy (he was...

A LONG time ago there was a little boy (he was around 2/3 years old) who had the LONGEST hair. It had some curls and waves but mostly it just hung on him. We did our best to him of course but Mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By Former Teacher
Since it's the 3 year olds birthday, can you bake...

Since it's the 3 year olds birthday, can you bake cupcakes or something? lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank you <3 And yes, still with them. ...

Thank you <3

And yes, still with them. They are the best happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By Former Teacher
Do you have a certain time where the child(ren)...

Do you have a certain time where the child(ren) must be dropped off at a certain time?

I ask because at my former center, this one family was on maternity leave and she would bring the other child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank you lovethis

Thank you lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,444
Posted By Former Teacher
In my former center it was 3 diarrheas then they...

In my former center it was 3 diarrheas then they were sent home.

Once, I had a girl had a bad diarrhea, I changed her and all that, went to wash my hands (again) and I came and sat down to play...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By Former Teacher
I remember at my old center, we were having a...

I remember at my old center, we were having a state visit. The inspector walked past the toddler room and the employee was telling a little girl (who was her daughter and was having a bad day) to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank you all! Life has been crazy but I...

Thank you all!

Life has been crazy but I can't complain (I can but it won't help lol)

In Nov 2014 I lost my one of BFF and former fiancé. March 2015 I lost my father. Aug 2016 I lost my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By Former Teacher
Smile I’m Back!

Yes I am back!

It’s been YEARS! However I have been “lurking” as of lately. No reason other than to lazy to sign in 🤷*♀️

Lots have happened privately which is my reason for being MIA. Which...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By Former Teacher
I make my own! When I go to work tomorrow...

I make my own!

When I go to work tomorrow I will take a picture of them. All I do use is a file folder, contact paper, and a snack size ziplock bag (though I have used envelopes glued on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,896
Posted By Former Teacher
I, too, will be voting for Trump. I actually...

I, too, will be voting for Trump.

I actually didn't become a registered voter until 2011 (voted in my first presidential election in 2012) and I am over 40 years old happyface

All my life...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,027
Posted By Former Teacher
I sent you a PM Thrifty!

I sent you a PM Thrifty!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,027
Posted By Former Teacher
I am a nanny to 2 (twins) almost 4 year old boys...

I am a nanny to 2 (twins) almost 4 year old boys and I think they would love this!

Can I still join?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,835
Posted By Former Teacher
My former center director spent a small fortune...

My former center director spent a small fortune on CPR classes, notarized statements, background checks etc. Finally after 3 or 4 people who didn't follow through with an actual employment, she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,250
Posted By Former Teacher
I, also, don't care as long as they eat and they...

I, also, don't care as long as they eat and they use table manners.

When I serve Brussel Sprouts, for some reason, they (I take care of 3 year old twins), like to dip it ketchup. :lol: Certainly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By Former Teacher
Some people have WAY to much time on their hands...

Some people have WAY to much time on their hands these days! :rolleyes:




I call mine Drama Queen :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,625
Posted By Former Teacher
The twins (3 almost 4 years old) that I nanny for...

The twins (3 almost 4 years old) that I nanny for have a very strict routine.

At 7:30 pm they get their jammies on. After everything is cleaned up and put away, they get to watch a 30 minute TV...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,824
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center, I had a girl just like this...

At my former center, I had a girl just like this boy. She would come to daycare in an overnight diaper/pull up (soaked no less) and parents expected us to put her in underwear here. She would be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,590
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank you. I only asked because in your first...

Thank you. I only asked because in your first post you put that she was Caucasian.

Doesn't matter. I still agree that you need to let this family GO like yesterday.
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