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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By Ariana
Knowing colours and letters and numbers is not...

Knowing colours and letters and numbers is not age appropriate for 2 years old. This is more of a 4-5 year old (maybe 3 yrs for colour).
Milestone. Eating with his hands is a bit concerning but he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 317
Posted By Ariana
Is there a gate you can pass them through?

Is there a gate you can pass them through?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 208
Posted By Ariana
I make them buy the ones I need ;)

I make them buy the ones I need ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 208
Posted By Ariana
I use pull-ups and if the child is potty trained...

I use pull-ups and if the child is potty trained they don’t really go in them. If you get to a point that a pull-up is leaking (which has never happened to me) then they need diapers. Pull-ups also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Ariana
It’s one of those stupid political messages meant...

It’s one of those stupid political messages meant to divide people into categories of RIGHT and WRONG and I hate self righteousness and virtue signalling, especially when using a kid to do it. This...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Ariana
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,955
Posted By Ariana
A fever, an infection, a DR visit and...

A fever, an infection, a DR visit and antibiotics? He would not be allowed in my house. I have 48 hrs after First dose of antibiotics because that’s how long they take to work and 24 hours after...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Ariana
You have to detach and let it go. Is it true no...

You have to detach and let it go. Is it true no one can do it as good as you can? Thats a lot of pressure to put on yourself. Many people are capable and so are these kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By Ariana
I would ask that any questions from her employer...

I would ask that any questions from her employer be directed to me personally through telephone. If the employer calls which they most likely won’t, i will explain that the mom told me child was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Ariana
I had two kid go through daycare and no issues...

I had two kid go through daycare and no issues with either in terms of bullying. I did not treat my kids the same and they got special privileges like the ability to use their own toys in their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 549
Posted By Ariana
I typically send a reminder on paydays with the...

I typically send a reminder on paydays with the new total amount owed due to late fees. “Hi DCM just a reminder that payment this week is $X to include late fees from X date, thanks”
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By Ariana
Will definitely check it out!! Congrats on such...

Will definitely check it out!! Congrats on such a big accomplishment happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By Ariana
Next time get actual concrete proof and then no...

Next time get actual concrete proof and then no one can deny the allegations.

Like others have said, you need to move on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,739
Posted By Ariana
So funny how she assumes daycare providers: A)...

So funny how she assumes daycare providers:
A) Are not also parents and
B) Do not work full time or have spouses that work full time

:lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By Ariana
I always say “yeah my house has tons of rules and...

I always say “yeah my house has tons of rules and no tv so of course they want to stay home”! Seems to work for me.

In your case I would just say she is adjusting to being without her bestie, she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Ariana
I had a cockatiel as a child and I loved him! ...

I had a cockatiel as a child and I loved him! Yes he pooped when I let him out of his cage but it is easy to clean. I used to bathe him regularly in a bowl and he loved being dried with the hair...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By Ariana
It sounds like she wants to play but doesn’t know...

It sounds like she wants to play but doesn’t know how to get invited into play? Maybe give her some things she can say, asking to play or asking for a toy etc. There are a ton of kids like this who...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By Ariana
I also find boys want to “work” so giving them...

I also find boys want to “work” so giving them chores and making them help you do things works brilliantly!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By Ariana
Oh goodness I am so sorry this happened to you :(...

Oh goodness I am so sorry this happened to you :(

Whenever I read a bad review I always see what the business owner has to say and if they make logical sense then I never ever believe the bad...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Ariana
I would immediately implement a health screening...

I would immediately implement a health screening tool before admittance. Some providers here have made online ones that parents must answer before entering the home. ANY covid symptom is exclusion...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By Ariana
I correct by repeating the statement with the...

I correct by repeating the statement with the correct grammar but like I am asking a question. I don’t get the child to repeat as a SLP told me not to do that.

Johnny “Her is going outside...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 766
Posted By Ariana
Good for you! Such disrespect to deliberately...

Good for you! Such disrespect to deliberately put everyone at risk and try to hide it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 766
Posted By Ariana
I like bringing this stuff up face to face as it...

I like bringing this stuff up face to face as it gives them less time to think of a response!

I would have said “sally keeps talking about her teachers at daycare, is she in daycare?” and see what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By Ariana
Best Buy staples Amazon

Best Buy
staples
Amazon
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By Ariana
I don’t typically do product art or adult lead...

I don’t typically do product art or adult lead art unless it is Christmas or during craft week in the summer. My go to is always collages. Glue and any and all types of materials. Kids love glue! ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 12,541
Posted By Ariana
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By Ariana
I would start scheduling one on one time with her...

I would start scheduling one on one time with her and then you can differentiate by saying it is “time to play now” vs “its mommy cuddle time now”. She is 4 so keep it simple but definitely set...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By Ariana
It sounds like you learned some valuable lessons...

It sounds like you learned some valuable lessons and thankfully have a chance to work with little ones again! Best of luck :)

I reported abuse and similarly nothing was done. That teacher got...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By Ariana
Just a note that anything over 30 is not really...

Just a note that anything over 30 is not really true! SPF 50 doesn’t really exist.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By Ariana
Sleep training! Get the book The Sleep Easy...

Sleep training! Get the book The Sleep Easy Solution and do what they book says. Total life saver!

He has to stay in his bed no matter what. Let him cry for 30 minutes, then when he wakes up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Ariana
My portfolios are basically milestones based on...

My portfolios are basically milestones based on each developmental domain. It includes the milestone domain and a picture of the child engaged in the activity with an explanation and I do them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Ariana
I don’t really do themes and my circle time is...

I don’t really do themes and my circle time is pretty flexible depending on what the kids are into. I follow an emergent curriculum. There is a lady on FB that goes thrift shopping for all kinds of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,026
Posted By Ariana
Breastfeeding is natural and normal and anyone...

Breastfeeding is natural and normal and anyone who has an issue with it can go elsewhere! :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,187
Posted By Ariana
I feel like home providers will be exempt, they...

I feel like home providers will be exempt, they are here in my City. Who can enforce someone wearing a mask in their own house?!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 964
Posted By Ariana
Wow :eek: who doesn’t feed their kid until...

Wow :eek: who doesn’t feed their kid until 9:15am?? My kids are fed as soon as they wake up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 964
Posted By Ariana
I serve snack at 9:30am after everyone has...

I serve snack at 9:30am after everyone has arrived. Makes it much easier!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By Ariana
THIS! Somehow he is learning that he is a...

THIS! Somehow he is learning that he is a special snowflake that needs special privileges. I would be shutting that down really fast. Quiet time during daycare (GROUP CARE) happens at nap time and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By Ariana
How old are they? My advice is put them to work....

How old are they? My advice is put them to work. When my kids are fighting it means they are bored so it is time to work. Clean something, tidy up, organize etc etc. The more times I do this the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-04-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By Ariana
This is awesome! I say 50% of the wrong things!...

This is awesome! I say 50% of the wrong things! Haha
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-04-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,187
Posted By Ariana
I am in Canada and my City just announced...

I am in Canada and my City just announced mandatory masks for anyone over 2 when inside. Of course people are exempt who have issues where they cannot wear a mask like autism.

My advice to people...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By Ariana
I do this too! Depend on the situation. When I...

I do this too! Depend on the situation. When I decided to close until January I didn’t apologized but thanked them for their understanding.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By Ariana
I don’t refer anyone because unless you have...

I don’t refer anyone because unless you have worked with that person or seen her with kids without her knowing you just never know what could be happening behind closed doors! I would not want to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By Ariana
I do! To me it is just a courteous thing to say...

I do! To me it is just a courteous thing to say and I really am sorry for the inconvenience my vacation might pose but I’m still taking it :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By Ariana
My backyard is as boring as it gets! No bikes or...

My backyard is as boring as it gets! No bikes or ride on anything :p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Ariana
Entrepreneur (dates) Ran my own home childcare...

Entrepreneur (dates)
Ran my own home childcare business from Xdate - xdate. Responsible for managing children, budgeting expenses, following health and safety guidelines (list all responsibilities...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By Ariana
This pretty much proves that once a kid drops nap...

This pretty much proves that once a kid drops nap there is nothing you can do to make them sleep! I tell parents this all the time but they seem to think if a kid gets bored or lays still long...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2020, 04:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,548
Posted By Ariana
Moldy food and dirty clothes that have gone...

Moldy food and dirty clothes that have gone moldy. Fun times! Not as fun as finding weapons though :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Ariana
You are giving your kid special treatment and...

You are giving your kid special treatment and there is nothing wrong with that. They have the choice to stay at home and give their kids special treatment as well but they don’t so I wouldn’t worry...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By Ariana
A lot of people, myself included, chose this...

A lot of people, myself included, chose this career because we like to help people and take care of them. What we fail to realize is that we have to stop being people pleasers and we need boundaries...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 20,625
Posted By Ariana
Our favourite is “will it sink or float”. ...

Our favourite is “will it sink or float”. Everyone chooses objects, I write on a piece of paper everyones predictions and we test the hypothesis.

Food dye and celery (leave a stalk of celery...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By Ariana
I personally would not worry about it. Other...

I personally would not worry about it. Other than saliva aspiration and droplets nothing else really causes infections. Unless every kid is going to be in a bubble while at your house, cleaning the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By Ariana
Is getting kicked in the face by a rubber tennis...

Is getting kicked in the face by a rubber tennis shoe somehow better? I don’t understand the logic.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By Ariana
Buh bye kid! No one kicks a kid in the face on...

Buh bye kid! No one kicks a kid in the face on my watch and if I was not seeing any improvement in behaviour she needs to go. This is going to severely affect the self esteem of the mild mannered...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By Ariana
Does this mean your daycare is going to close for...

Does this mean your daycare is going to close for the time being and they would need to find new care? I definitely see your dilemma! I too would feel like I should refund their money they paid to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 877
Posted By Ariana
I would say something like “I called CPS because...

I would say something like “I called CPS because I had concerns and was then terminated. For legal reasons that is all I can say”. Just the facts. You can’t sue someone for stating facts. Do not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By Ariana
White noise and separate them by bookshelves etc....

White noise and separate them by bookshelves etc. Blackout curtains.

I typically put new kids in my kitchen area until they get used to my schedule and have been sleep trained. Then they move...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,249
Posted By Ariana
It would be sooooo great right now because I am...

It would be sooooo great right now because I am off and my husband can take some vacation. It will really suck if we miss an entire summer. In Alberta they are opening provincial parks to trailers...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,249
Posted By Ariana
Wandering through the grocery aisles or aisles at...

Wandering through the grocery aisles or aisles at Costco. Leisurely looking at produce and new products. Have avoided Costco this entire time.

With click and collect at the grocery store a total...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,000
Posted By Ariana
WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER Except for when...

WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER

Except for when I have to pay my daycare provider :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Ariana
Agree with the above and mention that some kids...

Agree with the above and mention that some kids express needs in different ways. I would do anything and everything to not make this situation worse for this poor kid :( Breaks my heart thst this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By Ariana
Agreed! Here in Ontario we are not allowed to...

Agreed! Here in Ontario we are not allowed to ask for payments if child is not attending or we are closed AND we have to keep their spot. Thank your lucky stars you are not in my situation!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5,892
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 672,754
Posted By Ariana
It is. I really feel like this pandemic has...

It is. I really feel like this pandemic has shown me parents true colours. I also feel angry that some providers who are not getting paid continue to do zoom story time and learning activities with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,520
Posted By Ariana
My mom and dad both in their 70’s refuse to stop...

My mom and dad both in their 70’s refuse to stop grocery shopping. I told them that if they sent me their grocery list I could get them a pickup time at the grocery store...also sent info on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,520
Posted By Ariana
The thing is, people can choose to open and...

The thing is, people can choose to open and people can choose to go. Same for childcare here. Some of us opened and some of us are still closed. Some people send their kids and some people choose...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,520
Posted By Ariana
It is not logical that something in front of your...

It is not logical that something in front of your face will not block a sneeze or cough. It may not block it 100% but it will block it from reaching up to 10ft which is the reach using nothing. All...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5,892
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 672,754
Posted By Ariana
Parent on one of my FB mom groups continuously...

Parent on one of my FB mom groups continuously complaining about having to pay her provider because her grocery bill has doubled. Asks people for proof from the government that she does not have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5,892
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 672,754
Posted By Ariana
Finally blocked her! She sent me a text of...

Finally blocked her!

She sent me a text of the new outdoor trampoline and the new bike trailer they bought for the kid....you know while I am out of a job and a pay-check. The insensitivity knows...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,520
Posted By Ariana
likethislikethis. You are absolutely right that...

likethislikethis. You are absolutely right that this has been here since January, it just makes logical sense.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,520
Posted By Ariana
:lol: They are probably paying $8K a month for...

:lol: They are probably paying $8K a month for that space! I will never understand the appeal of living like that in NYC :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,520
Posted By Ariana
Can we just take a moment to pray for our...

Can we just take a moment to pray for our brothers and sisters isolating in tiny 90sqft apartments in NYC? Holy cow they must have the mental stamina of a monk!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,520
Posted By Ariana
Any other mask IS effective at lowering the...

Any other mask IS effective at lowering the spread if YOU are infected. That is the whole point. If you cough or sneeze your spray can go up to 10ft. That is not happening in a mask. The mask is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,520
Posted By Ariana
Great discussions for sure and although I agree...

Great discussions for sure and although I agree with Michael there is validity on both sides.

We are apparently “flattening the curve” here in Canada so we may resume normal life sooner than...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,520
Posted By Ariana
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,520
Posted By Ariana
Isolation is not really winning the war. It is...

Isolation is not really winning the war. It is slowing the spread maybe? Its hard to tell without actual testing and actual numbers. They are saying that everyone will be infected by the time we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,520
Posted By Ariana
My opinion might be controversial but here goes! ...

My opinion might be controversial but here goes!

I think that the economic downfall is not worth the lives we may save. The economy is going into the toilet and small and medium sized businesses...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By Ariana
Awww snuggling with a newborn! Doesn’t get any...

Awww snuggling with a newborn! Doesn’t get any better than that. Enjoy every minute :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,421
Posted By Ariana
I keep getting narcissistic texts from one mom...

I keep getting narcissistic texts from one mom with pics and videos of her kid doing so many wonderful amazing things (all developmentally appropriate things :rolleyes:) and not one word from my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,421
Posted By Ariana
likethislikethis THIS!! Thinking of you...

likethislikethis THIS!!

Thinking of you during all of this and wishing you the best :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 65,224
Posted By Ariana
Our whole city is shut down until June now. No...

Our whole city is shut down until June now. No word on schools yet but I am sure it will follow soon.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5,892
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 672,754
Posted By Ariana
I could but I feel bad about doing that since she...

I could but I feel bad about doing that since she is a client of mine :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5,892
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 672,754
Posted By Ariana
I would love too!! :lol: I respond with 1-2...

I would love too!! :lol: I respond with 1-2 words every few days and she still does not get it!

The other day she texts me complaining that they might be cutting down on her husbands hours at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5,892
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 672,754
Posted By Ariana
Constant text mom is STILL sending me texts! ...

Constant text mom is STILL sending me texts! Every day its a new picture of her kid doing regular kid things that I DO NOT CARE ABOUT. It is so annoying. She is like a thorn in my side. I respond...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5,892
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 672,754
Posted By Ariana
It is hard to work from home with your kid but I...

It is hard to work from home with your kid but I think most employers understand that and are making concessions for their employees because most of them are at home with their kids and it’s not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By Ariana
We have started to wear masks around here. We...

We have started to wear masks around here. We only do groceries every 14 days so anything we can do to minimize risk works for me. We actually found a box of n95 masks under the sink. My mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,421
Posted By Ariana
This has honestly always been my dream, since I...

This has honestly always been my dream, since I was a teenager. I felt too much pressure to “waste my potential” to do it. I guess I chose the next best thing...and still wasted my potential.

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,421
Posted By Ariana
I feel really guilty BUT I am loving life right...

I feel really guilty BUT I am loving life right now :lol: The pandemic is scary as hell and I worry and cry about it on ocassion (so many deaths :( ) but I am loving how simple life has gotten for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,048
Posted By Ariana
Ah this is my kind of book! I am going to look...

Ah this is my kind of book! I am going to look into it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,048
Posted By Ariana
The Killer Across The Table - John Douglas The...

The Killer Across The Table - John Douglas
The Billionaire Murders - Kevin Donovan

I frequently read several books simultaneously!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Ariana
1. I don’t have to deal with parent stress every...

1. I don’t have to deal with parent stress every day! happyface

2. My husband is still earning a full paycheck and will get a bonus.

3. My government is going to pay me for the next 15 weeks...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5,892
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 672,754
Posted By Ariana
Do you guys have a fraudster tipline you can...

Do you guys have a fraudster tipline you can call? We just had one instated here in Ontario Canada. Ridiculous people gouging others.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5,892
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 672,754
Posted By Ariana
Our government just announced funding for small...

Our government just announced funding for small businesses up to $2000 a month for 4 months. It’s taxed income so more like $1800 a month. We are also getting an increase in our child tax benefit. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By Ariana
I am not going to put myself in the position of...

I am not going to put myself in the position of playing “guess that illness” at the door. I closed! If you do remain open, exclude for absolutely everything. If I decide to open back up this will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By Ariana
Even written contracts can be thrown out by a...

Even written contracts can be thrown out by a judge so the absolute best thing to do is get paid upfront either by a deposit or pay before the week of care as others have suggested. This way there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 65,224
Posted By Ariana
Exactly! We are doing this right now. I have a...

Exactly! We are doing this right now. I have a cold so my asthmatic husband is having to do the grocery shopping. We figure the town 30 min away is a safer bet for exposure AND product in stock. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5,892
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 672,754
Posted By Ariana
That is exactly what I told my friends “shoot me”...

That is exactly what I told my friends “shoot me” :lol:

Leave the introverts alone :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Ariana
The main difference is expensive Montessori...

The main difference is expensive Montessori training.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 801
Posted By Ariana
Can he fit in the corner of your bedroom? Just a...

Can he fit in the corner of your bedroom? Just a thought!

I bought my bulbs at Lowes and not this brand but this is the idea:...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,358
Posted By Ariana
She wants childcare AND a tutor. Tutoring rates...

She wants childcare AND a tutor. Tutoring rates here are $20 an hour so I would be quoting her your price.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Ariana
I am not getting paid so NOTHING happyface

I am not getting paid so NOTHING happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By Ariana
There ARE people infected around you, you just...

There ARE people infected around you, you just don’t know it yet because they have not been tested or have not gone to emergency. Close before it is too late. HBP and advanced age are risk factors.
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