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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,583
Posted By llpa
I termed a year ago over this exact situation!...

I termed a year ago over this exact situation! The 4 yo boy had only been here 4 days! I also was worried that he would make up something that could really hurt my business. I think I was on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,150
Posted By llpa
Congrats on a healthy baby! Love her name 😍

Congrats on a healthy baby! Love her name 😍
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,966
Posted By llpa
Jeans and a nice top along w an apron when...

Jeans and a nice top along w an apron when needed;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,647
Posted By llpa
I would give Mom the attendance sheet copy to...

I would give Mom the attendance sheet copy to give her boss. You could leave it at that. Orrrrrr you could say that as a provider you base your allowable daily attendance on your communication with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,142
Posted By llpa
This is seriously awesome!!!happyface

This is seriously awesome!!!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,420
Posted By llpa
My parents pay two weeks in advance so I ask for...

My parents pay two weeks in advance so I ask for a two week notice. As far as vacations, I have one week paid, and 8 paid holiday days as well as the 24th thru Jan 1st off. I have a second vacay week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,950
Posted By llpa
I agree w pp to stop it now and get back to your...

I agree w pp to stop it now and get back to your original closing time or charge a dollar a minute late fee. ( tell mom first unless it's in your handbook)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,985
Posted By llpa
I gave gift cards to the movies last year to each...

I gave gift cards to the movies last year to each set of parents. I did not offer my services tho for that evening :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,846
Posted By llpa
I think a game plan is a necessity with this one...

I think a game plan is a necessity with this one and now is a perfect time to get info to parents etc while it is fresh on the news. Not to alarm, simply to inform. If this gets out of control, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,522
Posted By llpa
I also have a crying rug and same concept as PP...

I also have a crying rug and same concept as PP and it worked for me as well. I give them a couple of weeks and then it's time to face it and move on to having fun :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,503
Posted By llpa
I have a very small center in a rented space and...

I have a very small center in a rented space and my dcks keep bringing illness TO me. Viruses can be picked up anywhere at anytime IMO. There's no way of knowing which is worse, center or home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,663
Posted By llpa
This! Exactly this! likethis

This! Exactly this! likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,298
Posted By llpa
Thank goodness it didn't happen inside :hug: At...

Thank goodness it didn't happen inside :hug:
At least outside its off the hard surfaces and smell will dissipate. You can scrub the stroller etc. It's not in anyone's hair etc. Vent away :lol: if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,875
Posted By llpa
:mad: shame on that Dad for enabling his child's...

:mad: shame on that Dad for enabling his child's anger and sense of entitlement. I would just come out and say " these are for everyone not just some. I made a mistake by letting dcb take it home to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,144
Posted By llpa
I am like pps that are both. Sometimes I can't...

I am like pps that are both. Sometimes I can't wait to get out and socialize. Other times I don't even want to make the effort. I never wish for a co worker tho. Love being in charge and alone :lol:...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,875
Posted By llpa
I agree! Get them out of sight and mind for a...

I agree! Get them out of sight and mind for a while. If he tries to talk about it, I would explain one time that you did allow him to take them when he was the only child there, but you can no longer...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,297
Posted By llpa
I would also research your area's need and your...

I would also research your area's need and your state's rules and regs. Good luck!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,007
Posted By llpa
I had one just like her! Did the above and it...

I had one just like her! Did the above and it took a MONTH. :eek: She was a tough nut! Her mom was very cooperative tho and that helped. I would have termed her if it hadn't worked :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,372
Posted By llpa
Awww I am so sorry you are going thru this. You...

Awww I am so sorry you are going thru this. You need to do what will make you feel comfortable and confident that you can take care of your daughter and yourself, without his help if need be. If you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,639
Posted By llpa
I would like to do so but can't afford it. So I...

I would like to do so but can't afford it. So I focus on bringing the fun to us :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,072
Posted By llpa
:eek: thank you BC for that info! I had no idea...

:eek: thank you BC for that info! I had no idea and while I haven't used beans yet I think I would have at some point!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,259
Posted By llpa
It would definitely bug me, partly because it IS...

It would definitely bug me, partly because it IS disrespectful and just because she pays me to watch her child, she has no right to pee in my bathroom or watch my tv or raid my fridge etcetcetc...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,963
Posted By llpa
Parents are by far the hardest part of the...

Parents are by far the hardest part of the job!:ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,905
Posted By llpa
Ugh! This is why I haven't been on the forum...

Ugh! This is why I haven't been on the forum lately. It's so darn depressing! I am down to one dck ft. I have one pt. i have done everything to get clients. Now advertised to take half day kinder...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,334
Posted By llpa
My hours are 7am - 5:30pm Rates are $40/day...

My hours are 7am - 5:30pm
Rates are $40/day minimum 3days/wk 9 1/2 hrs per day or less. I take 2 1/2 to 6yrs old.
Late fee is $1/minute.
I have 6 paid holidays off and I am paid for the week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,234
Posted By llpa
I get to do two things I love... Teach and be the...

I get to do two things I love... Teach and be the business manager
The dcks are amazing, cute, crazy, funny, loving etcetc.
I laugh my butt off at least once a day at something they say :p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,670
Posted By llpa
I have had dcb, 2, with a severe peanut allergy...

I have had dcb, 2, with a severe peanut allergy and an epipen in my care for a year. I am very concious of what the other children bring for lunch etc. The epi is easy to use, and has instructions...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,091
Posted By llpa
likethis Great way to learn from those you...

likethis Great way to learn from those you admire! What teacher wouldn't want help in her room? Good luck!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,430
Posted By llpa
I have one family who always asks me "how can we...

I have one family who always asks me "how can we integrate what you are doing with dcb during his day at home? What can we do to support/help you"... I love that and they have been consistently like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,074
Posted By llpa
The way you said it sounds just fine :)

The way you said it sounds just fine :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,046
Posted By llpa
Thank you for responding BlackCat! When you put...

Thank you for responding BlackCat! When you put it this way it makes so much sense. I will start practicing Monday! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,014
Posted By llpa
Welcome! And congrats! happyface

Welcome! And congrats! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,046
Posted By llpa
You are exactly right! It is easy for me to...

You are exactly right! It is easy for me to forget this because while I try distancing myself, I am putting it all out there every hour every day. So we end up taking it personally. How did you learn...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,046
Posted By llpa
I feel like parents kinda don't want to get it...

I feel like parents kinda don't want to get it :ouch: it is easier to get out the chicken nuggets, push for more time in childcare and earlier preschool cause then they honestly don't have to be a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,913
Posted By llpa
My half day is 4 1/2 hrs or less for $25. Minimum...

My half day is 4 1/2 hrs or less for $25. Minimum 3days a week. It's working so far :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,571
Posted By llpa
I use t/o only with children old enough to...

I use t/o only with children old enough to understand why they are there. I honestly would separate her every time she hits someone saying "if you hit others then you aren't ready to play with them,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,862
Posted By llpa
Definitely stick to your rate! They are bullying...

Definitely stick to your rate! They are bullying you in a nice way kwim? First the early start, then the "ohhhh, we didn't plan for more than $50" oh, poor them :eek: so what does that nean? That you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,638
Posted By llpa
I hate to say this, but if he had to be told...

I hate to say this, but if he had to be told three times to stop, why didn't the caregiver stop him sooner? If he was repeatedly running, a teacher should have been watching and sitting him down. 30...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,304
Posted By llpa
I totally squeeze every second out of nap time...

I totally squeeze every second out of nap time happyface the kids aren't the only ones who need to recharge :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,816
Posted By llpa
I am on the "point it down" team :D

I am on the "point it down" team :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,005
Posted By llpa
She basically gave you notice :lol: so just tell...

She basically gave you notice :lol: so just tell her that since she mentioned that she would be looking for care somewhere else you went ahead and took on another client :ouch: and that you are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,811
Posted By llpa
I am a firm believer in this also!!

I am a firm believer in this also!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,135
Posted By llpa
Exactly!! Good luck and having six kids to start...

Exactly!! Good luck and having six kids to start is awesome!!!!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,133
Posted By llpa
Ugh! I think it's sad that parents don't know...

Ugh! I think it's sad that parents don't know themselves that it's time to trim them! :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By llpa
I charge $25 for 4 1/2 hrs or less. I contract it...

I charge $25 for 4 1/2 hrs or less. I contract it just like ft. Their committment needs to be at least three days a week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,776
Posted By llpa
I bf all my kids and either dcb would like the...

I bf all my kids and either dcb would like the comforting factor of nursing longer or it's not enough. My guess is not enough. Have mom give you a few extra bottles and offer more milk. I bet she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,349
Posted By llpa
I have this in my contract also, and 8 am is the...

I have this in my contract also, and 8 am is the breakfast cutoff. I provide snacks only so if they have to take the time to pack a breakfast, they might as well feed their child at home :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,103
Posted By llpa
I also wear gloves for each child and each child...

I also wear gloves for each child and each child has his own sunscreen that is left here. It takes just a bit longer. Not that bad.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,937
Posted By llpa
Wow so sorry you are going through this! Not very...

Wow so sorry you are going through this! Not very nice to make you wait even longer :mad: and he was sixteen!!! Geez! Sending a prayer and positive thoughts your way!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,337
Posted By llpa
I really admire your preparedness!! It is...

I really admire your preparedness!! It is something I need to get better at. So glad you have this hopefully out of the way now. :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,000
Posted By llpa
Awww geez! That stinks :( i am sorry it's...

Awww geez! That stinks :( i am sorry it's ongoing. :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,000
Posted By llpa
I agree it is completely frustrating. If he is...

I agree it is completely frustrating. If he is trying to bite you and looking for reaction, try just being completely calm and remove him physically to an area by himself. Don't pay any attn at all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,000
Posted By llpa
I agree they both need separated if you can do...

I agree they both need separated if you can do it. Also, JMO but I do not do sticker rewards for anything. It's like rewarding them for something they should be doing anyway, which is not biting. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,868
Posted By llpa
From what I have read sounds like you put your...

From what I have read sounds like you put your all into trying to get this center started in the right direction! You are only one person and that place should be closed. So sorry but you should feel...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,307
Posted By llpa
That exact thing has happened to me twice this...

That exact thing has happened to me twice this week w the same dcb! His Mom was great about it and I literally had just changed him ten minutes before. She just started for the wipes and I handed her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,284
Posted By llpa
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,061
Posted By llpa
Wow!! One thing you can be proud of is that you...

Wow!! One thing you can be proud of is that you raised an intelligent and insightful daughter who loves you and has compassion for you. lovethis the perfect answer never exists. :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,711
Posted By llpa
So sad for you to go through this! And the...

So sad for you to go through this! And the family. The scary side of our business! Thank you for sharing this story :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,918
Posted By llpa
"Did you just lick her cheek?" "We don't eat...

"Did you just lick her cheek?"
"We don't eat playdough"
" No, we do not eat playdough off your friends' shoes"
"Are you making that face because you ate sand?"
"I can't trust you to play in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,871
Posted By llpa
I loved this one :lol::lol::lol:

I loved this one :lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,258
Posted By llpa
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,265
Posted By llpa
Awesome for you and your kids!!! Enjoy!!happyface

Awesome for you and your kids!!! Enjoy!!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,469
Posted By llpa
Telling her no discount was the right thing to...

Telling her no discount was the right thing to do!! Glad you said no! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,491
Posted By llpa
I have parents pack a lunch. I open at 7 am and...

I have parents pack a lunch. I open at 7 am and our first "snack" if they need it is at 830 for 7am arrivals & is something from their packed lunch. ( parents know this and pack accordingly)
My...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,768
Posted By llpa
Hahahaha love it!!

Hahahaha love it!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,426
Posted By llpa
Wow! Well, to sort it out, first of all you DID...

Wow! Well, to sort it out, first of all you DID give dad the opportunity to say he spit up but he was the one using the words "threw up". Second, if he did throw up, it doesn't matter why! How are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,226
Posted By llpa
That really stinks! I'm sorry:( depending on his...

That really stinks! I'm sorry:( depending on his age I agree that he should ask before moving your personal items at the very least :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,268
Posted By llpa
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,127
Posted By llpa
All I can say is wow!! eek:People can be so...

All I can say is wow!! eek:People can be so rude!! I agree w BC you really should call her on it. It is no one's biz but yours.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,535
Posted By llpa
I agree the statue should have been better...

I agree the statue should have been better secured. At least to withstand a 200lb adult leaning on it. However, I would not have allowed my two year old to climb on it. There have prob been hundreds...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By llpa
We take various classes in PA that expire every...

We take various classes in PA that expire every year or every two years depending on the type of class. Your Degree in ECE or Child Development would not expire, unless state requirements change....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,396
Posted By llpa
Awwww :hug: that new baby is way more important...

Awwww :hug: that new baby is way more important and so is your recovery time than anything that crazy dcm had to say! She is officially nuts for thinking you should take less than you are!! You...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,324
Posted By llpa
Fluent in English but it is sloooowly degrading...

Fluent in English but it is sloooowly degrading into toddler gibberish :lol: I can count in English Spanish French and Taiwanese. I know some words inTaiwanese and Spanish. Can carry on a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,230
Posted By llpa
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,730
Posted By llpa
If this is her extended trial period, I would be...

If this is her extended trial period, I would be calling mom to pick up for good! Honestly? She is like a loaded cannon and the "I just want to go home" is sad. Her mom needs to deal with what is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,735
Posted By llpa
Congrats and good luck!!happyface I, too, would...

Congrats and good luck!!happyface I, too, would give notice now. Not to worry tho! I think you will be happy about this when all is said and done. Take time for your family, regroup! You never know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,134
Posted By llpa
Mine are 2 1/2 and 3 1/2 and they both remember...

Mine are 2 1/2 and 3 1/2 and they both remember 90% of the time to cover happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,390
Posted By llpa
I posted about this not long ago. I have the same...

I posted about this not long ago. I have the same child only dcb. Still screaming daily iff he even hears the word bug! He is two and a half and is also now afraid of the shower ? At home according...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,753
Posted By llpa
I may not make it past end of August because of...

I may not make it past end of August because of this. I have 2 ft dcks and 3 who come only for the summer two half days a week. I am in a rented space because my hubs sleeps days and works nights so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,544
Posted By llpa
In my area, The "star" rating system is becoming...

In my area, The "star" rating system is becoming more visible on sites that parents check to connect w childcare providers. So I almost feel it necessary to become involved in the program to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,325
Posted By llpa
likethis yes

likethis yes
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,483
Posted By llpa
I feel your pain. :hug: I have been open 8 mos...

I feel your pain. :hug: I have been open 8 mos and still only have two ft dcks. I set up a summer part time preschool class just to make a few extra bucks. And I pay rent for my space. So with that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,357
Posted By llpa
I just attained a star one rating. Heading to a...

I just attained a star one rating. Heading to a meeting tomorrow to discuss star two requirements. I will share some answers with you over the next week or so :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,661
Posted By llpa
I second this! As much as I love a long weekend...

I second this! As much as I love a long weekend that first day back is:ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,381
Posted By llpa
Could you ask them if they could pick up early...

Could you ask them if they could pick up early one day a week? That way they aren't inconvenienced every day and you have something to look forward to also. BTW I wouldn't ask I would just say "from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,584
Posted By llpa
Very nice! Congrats!

Very nice! Congrats!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-26-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,673
Posted By llpa
Monday after Easter Memorial day Independence...

Monday after Easter
Memorial day
Independence day
Labor day
Thanksgiving day & black Friday
December 24 thru Jan 1st
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,247
Posted By llpa
I agree you can separate him or call his contacts...

I agree you can separate him or call his contacts and send him home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,300
Posted By llpa
I know it should be about the child only but it's...

I know it should be about the child only but it's about me too :ouch: 1. When I start dreading every day that a child is here. 2. When a child disrupts the learning, play and happiness of all of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,942
Posted By llpa
Actually it is short and to the point. Not rude...

Actually it is short and to the point. Not rude at all :hug: no wonder you are frustrated tho!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,166
Posted By llpa
I am curious to know this too! Glad you asked :o...

I am curious to know this too! Glad you asked :o in order to have an assistant I would need more kids to pay for it. Just doesn't seem worth it. I can take up to 6 on my own if they are 3-5 yo or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,735
Posted By llpa
I asked my licensing rep who said I was right in...

I asked my licensing rep who said I was right in the ball park with others around me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,203
Posted By llpa
After I did this :eek: then I did this :mad: ...

After I did this :eek: then I did this :mad: every time I think I have have heard it all re dcp then something even more horrid comes up. This is child abuse to me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,978
Posted By llpa
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,863
Posted By llpa
I think it just needs the bullet points also......

I think it just needs the bullet points also... Otherwise it looks great!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,183
Posted By llpa
Please let's start over :D So many times we are...

Please let's start over :D So many times we are quick to criticize parents and not care about their feelings. And mostly, I get that. But it was truly nice of you to say that after the many negatives...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,183
Posted By llpa
Why on earth would you think I was being...

Why on earth would you think I was being sarcastic????! I was asking dcks age because if I knew that I may be able to pinpoint better suggestions for you, which is what you asked for, right? And if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,426
Posted By llpa
I do this too :lol:

I do this too :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,538
Posted By llpa
Why couldn't you do that? I think it is a great...

Why couldn't you do that? I think it is a great idea! Or at the very least send info home with them and hope it gets read. :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,183
Posted By llpa
How old is dck? If he does any art projects etc...

How old is dck? If he does any art projects etc you could focus on that rather than on him in general. Also, if he helped you in any way at all that day you could mention that. I love that you really...
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